Follow TV Tropes

Following

History Main / BabysittingEpisode

Go To



* ''Series/SesameStreet'' has several.
** In one episode, Oscar babysits Natasha but finds it annoying how she keeps kissing him.
** In another episode, Gabi, Carlo and Elmo babysit Natasha and practice on a baby doll named Shirley.
** In one episode, Gordon babysits Snuffy and Alice, the latter of whom is going through "the Snuffle Two's" which is basically a moody phase.
** In one episode, Zoe and Gina babysit Natasha, who is angry because she wants something called a "hoongie".



* An episode of ''Series/{{Dinosaurs}}'' called "When Food Goes Bad" featured Charlene babysitting, only for the Baby to get kidnapped by the food in the refrigerator. It had a bit of a {{Film/Labyrinth}} vibe, which makes sense when you realize they were done by the [[Creator/JimHenson same studio.]]



* ''Series/FullHouse'':
** D.J. babysits Stephanie and Michelle in "Sisters in Crime" and takes them to [[MovieTheaterEpisode the movie theater]] when Steve drops by unexpectedly. When Stephanie and Michelle spend all the money on snacks, they don't have enough money to pay for the tickets. D.J. convinces Kimmy, who works at the theater, to sneak them in, but they are caught by the manager.
** Kimmy babysits Nicky and Alex in "Five's A Crowd". To get out of having to feed the twins and [[TheDiaperChange change their diapers]], Kimmy pays Stephanie to do it for her.
** Kimmy babysits Nicky and Alex again in "Subterranean Graduation Blues". Like her previous experience, this one has disastrous results, this time involving finger paint.



[[folder:Puppet Shows]]
* An episode of ''Series/{{Dinosaurs}}'' called "When Food Goes Bad" featured Charlene babysitting, only for the Baby to get kidnapped by the food in the refrigerator. It had a bit of a {{Film/Labyrinth}} vibe, which makes sense when you realize they were done by the [[Creator/JimHenson same studio.]]
* ''Series/SesameStreet'' has several.
** In one episode, Oscar babysits Natasha but finds it annoying how she keeps kissing him.
** In another episode, Gabi, Carlo and Elmo babysit Natasha and practice on a baby doll named Shirley.
** In one episode, Gordon babysits Snuffy and Alice, the latter of whom is going through "the Snuffle Two's" which is basically a moody phase.
** In one episode, Zoe and Maria babysit Natasha, who is angry because she wants something called a "hoongie".
[[/folder]]



* "[[WesternAnimation/PixarShorts Jack-Jack Attack]]" is a short on ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'' DVD showing what was happening with Jack-Jack and his babysitter while the rest of the family was having the adventure shown in the film.

to:

* ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'':
**
"[[WesternAnimation/PixarShorts Jack-Jack Attack]]" is a short on ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles'' the DVD for the original movie, showing what was happening with Jack-Jack and his babysitter while the rest of the family was having the adventure shown in the film. film.
** "Auntie Edna" is a short included on the Blu-Ray for ''WesternAnimation/Incredibles2'', where Edna Mode babysits Jack-Jack and observes his many superpowers while Mr. Incredible gets some much-needed rest from having to look after him, Violet, and Dash.

Added DiffLines:

* ''WesternAnimation/{{Gasp}}'': In "Fish Stick", Gasp, experimenting with mind-control techniques while babysitting, panics when he thinks he's accidentally turned Winston into a fish stick.

Added DiffLines:

** Season 5 also has Roland being called away on an emergency leaving Roland Jr. at Rose Apothecary with an annoyed David. However, a potential client arrives and assumes Roland Jr. is David's and is delighted, so David plays along despite not knowing anything about babies.

Added DiffLines:

* The ''WesternAnimation/{{Lizzie}}'' episode "Misadventures in Babysitting" had Lizzie Green get a job babysitting a woman's one-year-old son.


** Season 5 sees Johnny and Moira (mostly Johnny) babysitting Roland Jr. after Roland and Joceyln initially did not think they could care for an infant.

to:

** Season 5 sees Johnny and Moira (mostly Johnny) babysitting Roland Jr. after Roland and Joceyln Jocelyn initially did not think they could care for an infant.

Added DiffLines:

* ''Series/SchittsCreek'':
** Season 2 has David babysitting his boss's adolescent step-daughter. It isn't fun for either of them.
** Season 5 sees Johnny and Moira (mostly Johnny) babysitting Roland Jr. after Roland and Joceyln initially did not think they could care for an infant.

Added DiffLines:

* In one arc of ''Manga/JojosBizarreAdventureDiamondIsUnbreakable'', Josuke and Joseph find an abandoned baby - later christened Shizuka - with a Stand that renders her invisible, and the two bond over taking care of her. Which is only rendered steadily more difficult when the baby's uncontrollable stand starts expanding to render other objects invisible, including her stroller, trees, the ground, and Joseph's hands.

Added DiffLines:

* ''Manga/WeNeverLearn'': Chapter 93 involves Mafuyu taking care of her baby cousin Natsume for her aunt while her sister and parents are overseas in America. She finds it to be extremely difficult and has to enlist Nariyuki's help.


* One arc of the ''ComicBook/{{X 23}}'' solo series focused on Laura taking care of [[ComicBook/FantasticFour Franklin and Valeria Richards]] for an evening. Given that the younger of the two inherited her father's brains and retained a three-year old's capacity for mischief....

to:

* One arc of the ''ComicBook/{{X 23}}'' solo series focused on Laura taking care of [[ComicBook/FantasticFour Franklin and Valeria Richards]] for an evening. Given that the younger of the two inherited her father's brains and retained a three-year old's three-year-old's capacity for mischief....



* One chapter of ''Life is a Roller Coaster'', in the ''Fanfic/SkyholdAcademyYearbook'' series of ''Franchise/DragonAge'' stories, has a few of the students at the eponymous school looking after the two [[OriginalCharacter resident babies]]. The chapter in question is even called "Film/AdventuresInBabysitting."



** "Transplant" (season 1): Rose, Dorothy and Sophia take care of baby Danny for their neighbor Ted, who was involved in a waterskiing accident. After his wife Lucy drove him to the hospital, the couple decide to leave Danny in the care of the three ladies while Blanche visits with her sister Virginia.
** "And Then There Was One" (season 2): Rose, Blanche, and Dorothy run a temporary day care for the children of individuals participating in a walkathon for charity; Sophia herself participated in the walkathon. By the end of the day, all of the children have been picked up except for baby Emily, who the girls begin to fear has been abandoned. Emily's father eventually shows up and explains that he couldn't come earlier because his wife had gone into labor, and Emily is now the big sister of triplets. He says that when he phoned to explain, whoever answered the phone had muttered something about a sports award and hung up on him. Sophia says she thought he was calling from Sports Illustrated about her walkathon performance.
** "Not Another Monday" (season 5): The baby in question is that of a couple from Rose's church, and the girls are sitting overnight. The baby develops a fever while they're caring for him, and their pediatrician neighbor Dr. Harry Weston (from Empty Nest) comes to examine him, with Blanche naturally taking advantage of the chance to flirt. Later they memorably sing "Mr. Sandman" in three-part harmony to get him to sleep.
* One episode of ''Series/ClarissaExplainsItAll'' had Clarissa baby sitting "Little Elsie", an absolute monster of a child, who makes it a point to make Clarissa's life a living hell. [[spoiler:Clarissa manages to beat Elsie by goading her into bragging about everything Elsie has gotten away with and [[CaughtOnTape recording it]].]]

to:

** "Transplant" (season 1): Rose, Dorothy Dorothy, and Sophia take care of baby Danny for their neighbor Ted, who was involved in a waterskiing water skiing accident. After his wife Lucy drove drives him to the hospital, the couple decide to leave Danny in the care of the three ladies while Blanche visits with her sister Virginia.
** "And Then There Was One" (season 2): Rose, Blanche, and Dorothy run a temporary day care for the children of individuals participating in a walkathon for charity; Sophia herself participated participates in the walkathon. By the end of the day, all of the children have been picked up except for baby Emily, who whom the girls begin to fear has been abandoned. Emily's father eventually shows up and explains that he couldn't come earlier because his wife had gone into labor, and Emily is now the big sister of triplets. He says that when he phoned to explain, whoever answered the phone had muttered something about a sports award and hung up on him. Sophia says she thought he was calling from Sports Illustrated ''Sports Illustrated'' about her walkathon performance.
** "Not Another Monday" (season 5): The baby in question is that of a couple from Rose's church, and the girls are sitting overnight. The baby develops a fever while they're caring for him, and their pediatrician neighbor Dr. Harry Weston (from Empty Nest) ''Series/EmptyNest'') comes to examine him, with Blanche naturally taking advantage of the chance to flirt. Later Later, they memorably sing "Mr. Sandman" in three-part harmony to get him to sleep.
* One episode of ''Series/ClarissaExplainsItAll'' had has Clarissa baby sitting "Little Elsie", an absolute monster of a child, who makes it a point to make Clarissa's life a living hell. [[spoiler:Clarissa manages to beat defeat Elsie by goading her into bragging about everything Elsie has gotten away with and [[CaughtOnTape recording it]].]]



* In an episode of ''Series/{{Bewitched}}'', Aunt Clara starts babysitting for kids in Samantha's neighborhood. During her evenings with this kids she would casually tell them that she was a witch. Naturally, they would want proof, so she does a few spells for them. The kids ended up loving her, resulting in more parents asking her to babysit as well, but they begin to grow concerned as the kids would tell them that she says she a witch, and have her go through a competency hearing.

to:

* In an episode of ''Series/{{Bewitched}}'', Aunt Clara starts babysitting for kids in Samantha's neighborhood. During her evenings with this kids these kids, she would casually tell tells them that she was she's a witch. Naturally, they would want proof, so she does a few spells for them. The kids ended end up loving her, resulting in more parents asking her to babysit as well, but they begin to grow concerned as the kids would tell them that she says she she's a witch, and have her go through a competency hearing.



** A later episode "Crushed" focused on Arthur bonding with his babysitter Sally, due to the fact that they both love playing a video game called "Dark Bunny 6: Curse Of The Moomy"

to:

** A later episode "Crushed" focused on Arthur bonding with his babysitter Sally, due to the fact that they both love playing a video game called "Dark Bunny 6: Curse Of The Moomy"Moomy."


Added DiffLines:

* In one episode of the Australian cartoon ''The Little Koala'', title character Roobear babysits the young triplet brothers of his friends. They want to swim in the family pool, to which he agrees; however, as they're penguins and he's a koala, they end up exhausting him and have to save him from drowning. He's so humiliated by this that the triplets are able to blackmail him into buying them treats.

Added DiffLines:

* In the ''WesternAnimation/BumpInTheNight'' episode "Baby Snail", Mr. Bumpy has to look after a baby snail while Squishington looks for the baby snail's mother.

Added DiffLines:

* The ''WesternAnimation/DrZitbagsTransylvaniaPetShop'' episode "Horrybaby" has Dr. Zitbag being forced by Officer Deadbeat to look after his infant son Damian.


* WesternAnimation/{{Rubbadubbers}}: Amelia the Babysitter, where Amelia hates being told what to do and wants to be in charge. She then if onlys herself into a cloud world, where she has to babysit the other Rubbadubbers, who are pretending to be toddlers.

to:

* WesternAnimation/{{Rubbadubbers}}: ''WesternAnimation/{{Rubbadubbers}}'': Amelia the Babysitter, where Amelia hates being told what to do and wants to be in charge. She then if onlys herself into a cloud world, where she has to babysit the other Rubbadubbers, who are pretending to be toddlers.toddlers and demand to tell them what to do.


** In another episode, 8-year-old Lisa offers her services as a babysitter, but the only ones who will take her up on it are Homer & Marge, who have her watch Bart and Maggie. Bart does a lot of stupid things mostly for the sake of being contrarian, which eventually lands him in the hospital (she even has to drive him there in a wheelbarrow because he prank-called them earlier), but she still gets work afterward.
** While healing from a work injury, Homer starts a ''Film/DaddyDayCare''–type in-home babysitting service.

to:

** In another episode, 8-year-old Lisa offers her services as a babysitter, but the only ones who will take proving to do a good job of it despite her up on it are age, until Homer & Marge, who Marge have her watch Bart and Maggie. Bart does a lot of stupid things mostly for the sake of being contrarian, which eventually lands him in the hospital (she even has to drive him there in a wheelbarrow because he prank-called them earlier), but she still gets work afterward.
** While healing from a work knee injury, Homer starts a ''Film/DaddyDayCare''–type in-home babysitting service.

Showing 15 edit(s) of 89

Top

Example of:

/
/

Feedback