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'''''Cousin Skeeter''''' was a show that aired on {{Creator/Nickelodeon}} in 1998 and ran for three seasons. In the show Bobby's life is turned upside down when his cousin Skeeter comes to live with him and his family. Skeeter was actually portrayed by a puppet, but he was treated like a real person. Another character in the series was Bobby's best friend Nina who he had a crush on. Later in the series a character named Nicole was added. She was portrayed by a puppet like Skeeter, but was much more polite than he was. She became Nina's best friend.

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'''''Cousin Skeeter''''' [[quoteright:350:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/mv5bowqxztjjmgutmzu1ns00zjgzlwe4ytktzgyzyjy0ytu0ntjkxkeyxkfqcgdeqxvynjexode1mdc_v1.jpg]]

''Cousin Skeeter''
was a show that aired on {{Creator/Nickelodeon}} in 1998 and ran for three seasons. In the show Bobby's life is turned upside down when his cousin Skeeter comes to live with him and his family. Skeeter was actually portrayed by a puppet, but he was treated like a real person. Another character in the series was Bobby's best friend Nina who he had a crush on. Later in the series a character named Nicole was added. She was portrayed by a puppet like Skeeter, but was much more polite than he was. She became Nina's best friend.


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* TheAce: Skeeter. He's able to do anything and everything, his own cousin doesn't get enough attention.


* RealSongThemeTune: The theme song is a rewritten version of 702's "Steelo" which was notably written by Missy Elliott. 702 even makes a cameo appearance in the opening credits.


'''''Cousin Skeeter''''' was a show that aired on {{Nickelodeon}} in 1998 and ran for three seasons. In the show Bobby's life is turned upside down when his cousin Skeeter comes to live with him and his family. Skeeter was actually portrayed by a puppet, but he was treated like a real person. Another character in the series was Bobby's best friend Nina who he had a crush on. Later in the series a character named Nicole was added. She was portrayed by a puppet like Skeeter, but was much more polite than he was. She became Nina's best friend.

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'''''Cousin Skeeter''''' was a show that aired on {{Nickelodeon}} {{Creator/Nickelodeon}} in 1998 and ran for three seasons. In the show Bobby's life is turned upside down when his cousin Skeeter comes to live with him and his family. Skeeter was actually portrayed by a puppet, but he was treated like a real person. Another character in the series was Bobby's best friend Nina who he had a crush on. Later in the series a character named Nicole was added. She was portrayed by a puppet like Skeeter, but was much more polite than he was. She became Nina's best friend.

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* RealSongThemeTune: The theme song is a rewritten version of 702's "Steelo" which was notably written by Missy Elliott. 702 even makes a cameo appearance in the opening credits.


*** Also the title- ''Out of Control'' was one of Nickelodeon's earliest original shows (pre-''Series/DoubleDare'' even).

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*** Also the title- ''Out of Control'' was one of Nickelodeon's earliest original shows (pre-''Series/DoubleDare'' (pre-''Series/DoubleDare1986'' even).

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** It helped that Tollin/Robbins produced both shows.


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*** Also the title- ''Out of Control'' was one of Nickelodeon's earliest original shows (pre-''Series/DoubleDare'' even).


** The title of the episode ''[[Film/MiracleOnThirtyFourthStreet Miracle on 32nd Skeet]]'' however it was not a Christmas episode.

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** The title of the episode ''[[Film/MiracleOnThirtyFourthStreet Miracle on 32nd Skeet]]'' however Skeet]]'', despite it was not being a Christmas episode.



* TaughtByTelevision: subverted in "New Kids on the Planet" where Skeeter tries to show of his "Kung Fu Skills" from watching tons of martial films to aliens. The aliens then pulled an Indian Jones, and just shot near him. Skeeter surrenders immediately.

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* TaughtByTelevision: subverted in "New Kids on the Planet" where Skeeter tries to show of his "Kung Fu Skills" from watching tons of martial films to aliens. The aliens then pulled an Indian Indiana Jones, and just shot near him. Skeeter surrenders immediately.

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* SayMyName: Bobby shouts Skeeter's name whenever he screws up.


* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: The title of the episode where Skeeter, Bobby and Nina learn the lessons of parenting; Sugar Daddy

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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: The title of the episode where Skeeter, Bobby and Nina learn the lessons of parenting; Sugar DaddySugarDaddy


* {{Crossover}}: With another Nick show ''KenanAndKel''.

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* {{Crossover}}: With another Nick show ''KenanAndKel''.''Series/KenanAndKel''.



* IntercontinuityCrossover - In the two part episode "The "Hoo, I'm Wild" Wild West" with ''KenanAndKel''.

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* IntercontinuityCrossover - In the two part episode "The "Hoo, I'm Wild" Wild West" with ''KenanAndKel''.''Series/KenanAndKel''.


* BilingualBackfire: Skeeter had just...knocked over a T-Rex skeleton or something. A couple of women say-I believe in Portuguese-"The short one is in trouble" as they laugh amongst themselves. Skeeter replies in Portuguese "Hey! I'm not short! I'm still growing!"

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* BilingualBackfire: Skeeter had just...knocked over a T-Rex skeleton or something. A couple of women say-I believe say in Portuguese-"The short one is in trouble" as they laugh amongst themselves. Skeeter replies in Portuguese "Hey! I'm not short! I'm still growing!"


* DeadpanSnarker: Nicole, but only when she talked to Skeeter

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* DeadpanSnarker: Nicole, but only when she talked talks to Skeeter

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* UnusuallyUninterestingSight: The fact that Skeeter is a puppet is never acknowledged on the show.

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'''''Cousin Skeeter''''' was a show that aired on {{Nickelodeon}} in 1998 and ran for three seasons. In the show Bobby's life is turned upside down when his cousin Skeeter comes to live with him and his family. Skeeter was actually portrayed by a puppet, but he was treated like a real person. Another character in the series was Bobby's best friend Nina who he had a crush on. Later in the series a character named Nicole was added. She was portrayed by a puppet like Skeeter, but was much more polite than he was. She became Nina's best friend.

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* BerserkButton: Being called short for Skeeter.
* BigApplesauce: The show is set in New York.
* BigEater: Skeeter
* BilingualBackfire: Skeeter had just...knocked over a T-Rex skeleton or something. A couple of women say-I believe in Portuguese-"The short one is in trouble" as they laugh amongst themselves. Skeeter replies in Portuguese "Hey! I'm not short! I'm still growing!"
* {{Crossover}}: With another Nick show ''KenanAndKel''.
* DeadpanSnarker: Nicole, but only when she talked to Skeeter
* DisguisedInDrag: Skeeter when he pretends to be a girl, gets into a popular all-female singing group.
* EmbarrassingNickname: Skeeter's was "Sugar Booger" in elementary school.
* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: The title of the episode where Skeeter, Bobby and Nina learn the lessons of parenting; Sugar Daddy
** At the beginning of the pilot episode a sign for a liquor store can be seen.
** Skeeter gets away with NWordPrivileges in "The Feminine Ms. Skeet."
* TheGreatestStoryNeverTold: In [[spoiler:"New Kids on the Planet" Skeeter had warped his friends on a space-faring adventure, thwarted a stereotypical bug queen overlord, and even planted a mole so that her 50,000,000 year old plot for world domination will be thwarted in the long run]]. Then his friends get [[spoiler: neuralized by [[Film/MenInBlack Kay]]. IN GOLF PANTS. Skeeter was with them when this happened, but he was not looking at the neutralizer]]. He rolled a natural 20 on dodge, the others call him stupid.
* {{Hellevator}}: Used in the TV movie New Kids On The Planet
* HomeAloneAntics: In an episode, the main characters worked in a toy store that was later robbed by a couple criminals. They use the toys to fight them off.
* ImOkay: Always said by Skeeter after he crashes into something.
* IntercontinuityCrossover - In the two part episode "The "Hoo, I'm Wild" Wild West" with ''KenanAndKel''.
* KidAnova - Skeeter
* MotorMouth: Nina.
* ObliviousToLove: Nina
* RubberForeheadAliens: In the TV movie "New Kids On The Planet"
* SaveTheVillain: In the "New Kids On The Planet" the villain is about to fall into what looks like an incinerator. The protagonists make a run for it, except Skeeter, who runs back for him while yelling "I got a conscience, man, I'm sorry!" and tells the villain to [[TakeMyHand take his hand.]] The other characters go back to help pull when it looks like Skeeter isn't strong enough. The villian ends up doing a HeelFaceTurn.
* {{Schemer}}: Skeeter
* ShoutOut: Whether it was intentional or not the second episode was called "Skeeter's ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory''"
** The episode Out of Control about a bringing a speeding bus to safety is one for Speed
** The title of the episode ''[[Film/MiracleOnThirtyFourthStreet Miracle on 32nd Skeet]]'' however it was not a Christmas episode.
** After "New Kids on The Planet," the gang is neuralized by [[{{Expy}} Expies]] of [[Film/MenInBlack Agents Jay and Kay]].
* TaughtByTelevision: subverted in "New Kids on the Planet" where Skeeter tries to show of his "Kung Fu Skills" from watching tons of martial films to aliens. The aliens then pulled an Indian Jones, and just shot near him. Skeeter surrenders immediately.
** However, Bobby did manage to fly a NASA rocket ship thanks to a flight simulator video game.
* TitleDrop: Happened a few times, but it wasn't out of the ordinary, as Bobby would introduce Skeeter to people saying "This is my cousin Skeeter."
* VagueAge: Skeeter
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