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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Detention}}'': a [[TooGoodToLast short-lived]] 1999-2000 animated series that aired on KidsWB.
* ''Detention'': a 2010 SlasherMovie.
* ''Film/{{Detention}}'': a 2011 teen [[SlidingScaleOfComedyAndHorror horror/comedy]] by Joseph Kahn.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Detention}}'': a [[TooGoodToLast A [[ScrewedByTheNetwork short-lived]] 1999-2000 animated series that aired on KidsWB.
* ''Detention'': a A 2010 SlasherMovie.
* ''Film/{{Detention}}'': a A 2011 teen [[SlidingScaleOfComedyAndHorror horror/comedy]] by Joseph Kahn.

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->''"As long as we're in school, we're gonna get in trouble!"''
-->-- The theme song

'''''Detention''''' (1999-2000) is one of the shortest-lived cartoons to ever come out of WarnerBros Animation. Not only did it [[TooGoodToLast last for just 13 episodes]], it wasn't a SpinOff to an earlier production, nor was it ever picked up for cable reruns. And to add insult to injury, it's been accused of ripping off {{Disney}}'s ''{{Recess}}''. In the end, though, it's still pretty dang memorable.

The show centers on a group of preteen students at Benedict Arnold Middle School who engage in all sorts of [[HilarityEnsues wacky hijinks during their everyday lives]]; but try as they may, they simply cannot avoid being put in detention by the end of the school day. There, they are kept under the strict supervision of [[SadistTeacher Eugenia P. Kisskillya]], a former Marine Corps sergeant who is also the school's gym teacher.
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!!The [[FiveManBand kids the show focuses on]] include:
* [[PerkyGoth Shareena Wickett]], a freely-thinking [[LittleMissSnarker Goth-dressed girl]] who prefers to avoid the in-crowd and finds pleasure in the sublime.
* [[TheHero Emmitt Roswell]], a blonde boy with born leadership abilities which are questioned by the fact that [[OnlySaneMan he believes that aliens exist]] and tries fruitlessly to make contact with them. Could also be considered a AgentMulder and or a ConspiracyTheorist.
* [[TheBigGuy Jim Kim]], a shy kid who is a big fan of comic books (particularly {{DC Comics}}, which Warner Bros. owns), to the point that he brings them up in regular conversation and tends to [[LoonyFan think he has their abilities]].
* [[TheLancer Ramone "Gug" Gugleamo]], a short but feisty Hispanic kid who, constantly being left out of competitive sports [[TheNapoleon because of his size]], likes to pick fights with people bigger than him.
* [[TheQuietOne Duncan Bubble]], a boy who [[TheVoiceless never speaks]], instead preferring to [[TalkingWithSigns spell out his messages with his yo-yo]].
* [[ThinkTwins Orangejella]] and [[TheSmartGuy Lemonjella LaBelle]] identical [[BlackBestFriend African-American]] sisters with high intellect and a habit of trying to one-up each other.
* [[TheChick Shelley Kelley]], a [[CheerfulChild perky girl]] who constantly kisses up to Kisskillya and as a result is seen as TheScrappy by the other kids.
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!!This show contains examples of:

* BitingTheHandHumor: ''DawsonsCreek'', a fellow show on TheWB, gets parodied along with the network itself in one episode.
* CantGetInTroubleForNuthin: Shelley Kelley, despite the fact that she spends an entire episode trying.
* CloudCuckoolander (Jim)
* DaddyDidntShow: The focus of one episode. Emmitt waits excitedly, all day, for his dad to show up and hang out with him for the day. He never shows up.
* DarkHorseVictory: The twins get disqualified from the spelling bee in "The Man With the Golden Brain".
* DrillSergeantNasty: Kisskillya. She even calls the students "soldiers" or "privates".
* DuelingShows: [[{{Recess}} Come on, I think you know already]]
* EggSitting: The "babies" are water balloons that cry at random -- permanently if the parent doesn't switch it off in time. Shelley's the only one keen on the project, while most of the guys goof off or play recklessly with their babies. The girls fight back by adding enough water to double the size before handing the babies back. Shareena in particular had to watch the baby all weekend so Emmitt could go camping with his dad, but Mr. Roswell never showed. As a result, Emmitt isn't up for getting into mayhem with the other guys, who all wind up dropping their balloons, forcing three of the four families to do the project over.
* FiveManBand:
** TheHero: Emmitt
** TheLancer: Gug
** TheBigGuy: Jim
** TheSmartGuy: Orangejella and Lemonjella
** TheChick: Shelley
** ActionGirl: Shareena
** TheQuietOne: Duncan
* GoKartingWithBowser: Miss Kisskillya never was ''quite'' as bad as this, but Shareena still dreads having to go on a solo tour of Washington D.C. with her[[hottip:* : It's solo because she didn't feel like following the rest of the gang towards Emmitt's latest theory]]. She's pleasantly surprised when Kisskillya turns out to be a fun and engaging guide.
--->'''Miss Kisskillya''': Well, you can't judge an officer by her stripes.
* HeyItsThatVoice: Emmitt = [[{{Futurama}} Philip J. Fry]] and [[{{Doug}} Doug Funnie]]. And Gug = [[MuchaLucha Rikochet]]'s original voice.
** Shareena is voiced by {{Tara Strong}} and the twins are voiced by real life siblings [[{{Sister Sister}} Tia and Tamera Mowry.]]
* KarmaHoudini: In "Too Good to Be Truant", when Shareena and Shelley are caught playing truant, Kisskillya assumes that Shelley didn't do this voluntarily and only punishes Shareena (well, her and all the other kids besides Shelley, because they were "holding back information"). Contrary to what you would expect in a kids' show, Shelley never admits her guilt, because she doesn't want to ruin her perfect attendance record.
* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: Good luck with that. The show hasn't seen a DVD release, and hasn't been aired on television in years.
* PokeThePoodle: In a decision to assert their free will, the gang sets a bet on who can stay out of detention the longest. Shelley gets in on the bet via the goal of doing something bad enough that she gets ''sent'' to detention. Unfortunately, her ideas of rule-breaking are skipping extra quickly in the halls and chewing gum. Kisskillya doesn't even notice.
* QuicksandSucks
* ShoutOut: Shelley quotes Sally Brown's outburst from ''[[{{Peanuts}} It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown]]'' after waiting for an alien on the school roof with Emmitt during the school dance. (Ironically, Warner Bros. now owns the video rights to the ''Peanuts'' cartoons.)
** ActorAllusion: While her VA wasn't Sally, she was Lucy.
** Duncan Bubble is named after the Duncan yo-yo company.
* YourTomcatIsPregnant: Shareena's pet pig was thought to be male until "he" gave birth to a litter of piglets.
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->''"As long as we're in school, we're gonna get in trouble!"''
-->-- The theme song

'''''Detention''''' (1999-2000) is one of the shortest-lived cartoons to ever come out of WarnerBros Animation. Not only did it [[TooGoodToLast last for just 13 episodes]], it wasn't a SpinOff to an earlier production, nor was it ever picked up for cable reruns. And to add insult to injury, it's been accused of ripping off {{Disney}}'s ''{{Recess}}''. In the end, though, it's still pretty dang memorable.

The show centers on a group of preteen students at Benedict Arnold Middle School who engage in all sorts of [[HilarityEnsues wacky hijinks during their everyday lives]]; but try as they may, they simply cannot avoid being put in detention by the end of the school day. There, they are kept under the strict supervision of [[SadistTeacher Eugenia P. Kisskillya]], a former Marine Corps sergeant who is also the school's gym teacher.
----
!!The [[FiveManBand kids the show focuses on]] include:
* [[PerkyGoth Shareena Wickett]], a freely-thinking [[LittleMissSnarker Goth-dressed girl]] who prefers to avoid the in-crowd and finds pleasure in the sublime.
* [[TheHero Emmitt Roswell]], a blonde boy with born leadership abilities which are questioned by the fact that [[OnlySaneMan he believes that aliens exist]] and tries fruitlessly to make contact with them. Could also be considered a AgentMulder and or a ConspiracyTheorist.
* [[TheBigGuy Jim Kim]], a shy kid who is a big fan of comic books (particularly {{DC Comics}}, which Warner Bros. owns), to the point that he brings them up in regular conversation and tends to [[LoonyFan think he has their abilities]].
* [[TheLancer Ramone "Gug" Gugleamo]], a short but feisty Hispanic kid who, constantly being left out of competitive sports [[TheNapoleon because of his size]], likes to pick fights with people bigger than him.
* [[TheQuietOne Duncan Bubble]], a boy who [[TheVoiceless never speaks]], instead preferring to [[TalkingWithSigns spell out his messages with his yo-yo]].
* [[ThinkTwins Orangejella]] and [[TheSmartGuy Lemonjella LaBelle]] identical [[BlackBestFriend African-American]] sisters with high intellect and a habit of trying to one-up each other.
* [[TheChick Shelley Kelley]], a [[CheerfulChild perky girl]] who constantly kisses up to Kisskillya and as a result is seen as TheScrappy by the other kids.
----
!!This show contains examples of:

* BitingTheHandHumor: ''DawsonsCreek'', a fellow show on TheWB, gets parodied along with the network itself in one episode.
* CantGetInTroubleForNuthin: Shelley Kelley, despite the fact that she spends an entire episode trying.
* CloudCuckoolander (Jim)
* DaddyDidntShow: The focus of one episode. Emmitt waits excitedly, all day, for his dad to show up and hang out with him for the day. He never shows up.
* DarkHorseVictory: The twins get disqualified from the spelling bee in "The Man With the Golden Brain".
* DrillSergeantNasty: Kisskillya. She even calls the students "soldiers" or "privates".
* DuelingShows: [[{{Recess}} Come on, I think you know already]]
* EggSitting: The "babies" are water balloons that cry at random -- permanently if the parent doesn't switch it off in time. Shelley's the only one keen on the project, while most of the guys goof off or play recklessly with their babies. The girls fight back by adding enough water to double the size before handing the babies back. Shareena in particular had to watch the baby all weekend so Emmitt could go camping with his dad, but Mr. Roswell never showed. As a result, Emmitt isn't up for getting into mayhem with the other guys, who all wind up dropping their balloons, forcing three of the four families to do the project over.
* FiveManBand:
** TheHero: Emmitt
** TheLancer: Gug
** TheBigGuy: Jim
** TheSmartGuy: Orangejella and Lemonjella
** TheChick: Shelley
** ActionGirl: Shareena
** TheQuietOne: Duncan
* GoKartingWithBowser: Miss Kisskillya never was ''quite'' as bad as this, but Shareena still dreads having to go on a solo tour of Washington D.C. with her[[hottip:* : It's solo because she didn't feel like following the rest of the gang towards Emmitt's latest theory]]. She's pleasantly surprised when Kisskillya turns out to be a fun and engaging guide.
--->'''Miss Kisskillya''': Well, you can't judge an officer by her stripes.
* HeyItsThatVoice: Emmitt = [[{{Futurama}} Philip J. Fry]] and [[{{Doug}} Doug Funnie]]. And Gug = [[MuchaLucha Rikochet]]'s original voice.
** Shareena is voiced by {{Tara Strong}} and the twins are voiced by real life siblings [[{{Sister Sister}} Tia and Tamera Mowry.]]
* KarmaHoudini: In "Too Good to Be Truant", when Shareena and Shelley are caught playing truant, Kisskillya assumes that Shelley didn't do this voluntarily and only punishes Shareena (well, her and all the other kids besides Shelley, because they were "holding back information"). Contrary to what you would expect in a kids' show, Shelley never admits her guilt, because she doesn't want to ruin her perfect attendance record.
* KeepCirculatingTheTapes: Good luck with that. The show hasn't seen a DVD release, and hasn't been aired on television in years.
* PokeThePoodle: In a decision to assert their free will, the gang sets a bet on who can stay out of detention the longest. Shelley gets in on the bet via the goal of doing something bad enough that she gets ''sent'' to detention. Unfortunately, her ideas of rule-breaking are skipping extra quickly in the halls and chewing gum. Kisskillya doesn't even notice.
* QuicksandSucks
* ShoutOut: Shelley quotes Sally Brown's outburst from ''[[{{Peanuts}} It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown]]'' after waiting for an alien on the school roof with Emmitt during the school dance. (Ironically, Warner Bros. now owns the video rights to the ''Peanuts'' cartoons.)
** ActorAllusion: While her VA wasn't Sally, she was Lucy.
** Duncan Bubble is named after the Duncan yo-yo company.
* YourTomcatIsPregnant: Shareena's pet pig was thought to be male until "he" gave birth to a litter of piglets.
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'''''Detention''''' is one of the shortest-lived cartoons to ever come out of WarnerBros Animation. Not only did it [[TooGoodToLast last for just 13 episodes]], it wasn't a SpinOff to an earlier production, nor was it ever picked up for cable reruns. And to add insult to injury, it's been accused of ripping off {{Disney}}'s ''{{Recess}}''. In the end, though, it's still pretty dang memorable.

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'''''Detention''''' (1999-2000) is one of the shortest-lived cartoons to ever come out of WarnerBros Animation. Not only did it [[TooGoodToLast last for just 13 episodes]], it wasn't a SpinOff to an earlier production, nor was it ever picked up for cable reruns. And to add insult to injury, it's been accused of ripping off {{Disney}}'s ''{{Recess}}''. In the end, though, it's still pretty dang memorable.


* [[TheBigGuy Jim Kim]], a shy kid who is so big a fan of comic books (particularly {{DC Comics}}, which Warner Bros. owns) that he brings them up in regular conversation and tends to [[LoonyFan think he has their abilities]].
* [[TheLancer Ramone "Gug" Gugleamo]], a short but feisty Mexican kid who, constantly being left out of competitive sports [[TheNapoleon because of his size]], likes to pick fights with people bigger than him.

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* [[TheBigGuy Jim Kim]], a shy kid who is so a big a fan of comic books (particularly {{DC Comics}}, which Warner Bros. owns) owns), to the point that he brings them up in regular conversation and tends to [[LoonyFan think he has their abilities]].
* [[TheLancer Ramone "Gug" Gugleamo]], a short but feisty Mexican Hispanic kid who, constantly being left out of competitive sports [[TheNapoleon because of his size]], likes to pick fights with people bigger than him.



* CantGetInTroubleForNuthin: Shelly Kelly, despite the fact that she spends an entire episode trying.

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* CantGetInTroubleForNuthin: Shelly Kelly, Shelley Kelley, despite the fact that she spends an entire episode trying.



* DaddyDidntShow: The focus of one episode. Emmet waits excitedly, all day, for his dad to show up and hang out with him for the day. He never shows up.

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* DaddyDidntShow: The focus of one episode. Emmet Emmitt waits excitedly, all day, for his dad to show up and hang out with him for the day. He never shows up.



* GoKartingWithBowser: Ms. Kisskillya never was ''quite'' as bad as this, but Shareena still dreads having to go on a solo tour of Washington D.C. with her[[hottip:* : It's solo because she didn't feel like following the rest of the gang towards Emmitt's latest theory]]. She's pleasantly surprised when Kisskillya turns out to be a fun and engaging guide.
--->'''Ms. Kisskillya''': Well, you can't judge an officer by her stripes.

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* GoKartingWithBowser: Ms. Miss Kisskillya never was ''quite'' as bad as this, but Shareena still dreads having to go on a solo tour of Washington D.C. with her[[hottip:* : It's solo because she didn't feel like following the rest of the gang towards Emmitt's latest theory]]. She's pleasantly surprised when Kisskillya turns out to be a fun and engaging guide.
--->'''Ms. --->'''Miss Kisskillya''': Well, you can't judge an officer by her stripes.



* KarmaHoudini: In "Too Good to Be Truant", when Shareena and Shelley are caught playing truant, Kisskillya assumes that Shelly didn't do this voluntarily and only punishes Shareena (well, her and all the other kids besides Shelly, because they were "holding back information"). Contrary to what you would expect in a kids' show, Shelley never admits her guilt, because she doesn't want to ruin her perfect attendance record.

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* KarmaHoudini: In "Too Good to Be Truant", when Shareena and Shelley are caught playing truant, Kisskillya assumes that Shelly Shelley didn't do this voluntarily and only punishes Shareena (well, her and all the other kids besides Shelly, Shelley, because they were "holding back information"). Contrary to what you would expect in a kids' show, Shelley never admits her guilt, because she doesn't want to ruin her perfect attendance record.


The show centers on a group of preteen students at Benedict Arnold Middle School who engage in all sorts of [[HilarityEnsues wacky hijinks during their everyday lives]]; but try as they may, they simply cannot avoid being put in detention by the end of the school day. There, they are kept under the strict supervision of [[SadistTeacher Eugenia P. Kisskillya]], a former Marine Corp. sergeant who is also the school's gym teacher.

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The show centers on a group of preteen students at Benedict Arnold Middle School who engage in all sorts of [[HilarityEnsues wacky hijinks during their everyday lives]]; but try as they may, they simply cannot avoid being put in detention by the end of the school day. There, they are kept under the strict supervision of [[SadistTeacher Eugenia P. Kisskillya]], a former Marine Corp. Corps sergeant who is also the school's gym teacher.


* [[TheQuietOne Duncan Bubble]], a boy who [[TheVoiceless never speaks]], instead preferring to [[SignLanguage spell out his messages with his yo-yo]].

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* [[TheQuietOne Duncan Bubble]], a boy who [[TheVoiceless never speaks]], instead preferring to [[SignLanguage [[TalkingWithSigns spell out his messages with his yo-yo]].


* CrowningMusicOfAwesome: The [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uPjehzIHTmM theme song]] of course!! It ROCKS!!


* {{Expy}}: Who does Miss Trunchbull from ''{{Matilda}}'' remind you of?

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