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* [[ThinkTwins Orangejella]] and [[TheSmartGuy Lemonjella LaBelle]], identical [[BlackBestFriend African-American]] sisters with high intellect and a habit of trying to one-up each other.

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* [[ThinkTwins Orangejella]] and [[TheSmartGuy Lemonjella LaBelle]], identical [[BlackBestFriend [[TokenBlackFriend African-American]] sisters with high intellect and a habit of trying to one-up each other.


The show is now on iTunes since 2018, after several years of unavailability.

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The show is now on iTunes since 2018, after several years of unavailability.
unavailability. A DVD Release by Warner Archive followed on May 21, 2019.


''Detention'' (1999-2000) is one of the shortest-lived cartoons to ever come out of Creator/WarnerBros Animation. Not only did it [[ShortRunners 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 pull insult to injury, it's been accused of ripping off Creator/{{Disney}}'s ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}''. In the end, though, it's still pretty much memorable.

Also, the show is now on iTunes since 2018, after years of unavailability.

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''Detention'' (1999-2000) is a short-lived animated series that aired on Creator/KidsWB from 1999 to 2000. Lasting for [[ShortRunners just 13 episodes]], it's one of the shortest-lived cartoons to ever come out of Creator/WarnerBros Animation. Not only did it [[ShortRunners 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 pull insult to injury, it's been accused of ripping off Creator/{{Disney}}'s ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}''. In the end, though, it's still pretty much memorable.

Also, the show is now on iTunes since 2018, after years of unavailability.
Animation.



Not to be confused with the 2011 horror/comedy [[Film/{{Detention}} of the same name]]. Also not to be confused with the 2017 horror video game ''VideoGame/{{Detention}}''. Has no relationship with ''WesternAnimation/{{Detentionaire}}'', either.

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The show is now on iTunes since 2018, after several years of unavailability.

Not to be confused with the 2011 horror/comedy [[Film/{{Detention}} of the same name]]. Also not to be confused with the 2017 horror video game ''VideoGame/{{Detention}}''.[[VideoGame/{{Detention}} of the same name]]. Has no relationship with ''WesternAnimation/{{Detentionaire}}'', either.


** When Shelley decides to tag along with Shareena playing hooky, she says the experience will be like ''Film/ThelmaAndLouise''. Also, Kisskillya's attempts in catching Shareena and Shelley in "Too Good to Be Truant" mirror that of [[Film/FerrisBuellersDayOff Ed Rooney]].

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** When Shelley decides to tag along with Shareena playing hooky, hooky in "Too Good to Be Truant", she says the experience will be like ''Film/ThelmaAndLouise''. Also, Kisskillya's attempts in catching Shareena and Shelley in "Too Good to Be Truant" mirror that of [[Film/FerrisBuellersDayOff Ed Rooney]].



* WorkOffTheDebt: Happens to Shareena and Shelley when they can't pay a coffee shop bill.

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* WorkOffTheDebt: Happens to Shareena and Shelley when they can't pay a coffee shop bill.bill in "Too Good to Be Truant".


* GrandFinale: The final episode, "Rule the School", ends with Shareena throwing an anniversary party for her parents. And to top it all off, she threw another party in her bedroom, which she considered "the cool party". Not too bad for a ShortRunner.

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* GrandFinale: The final episode, "Rule the School", ends with Shareena throwing two simultaneous parties at her house: an anniversary party for her parents. And to top it all off, she threw another party in her bedroom, which she considered parents, and "the cool party".party" in her bedroom. Not too bad for a ShortRunner.

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* GrandFinale: The final episode, "Rule the School", ends with Shareena throwing an anniversary party for her parents. And to top it all off, she threw another party in her bedroom, which she considered "the cool party". Not too bad for a ShortRunner.


* MeaningfulName: The surname of the student who believes aliens are real is Series/{{Roswell}}.

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* MeaningfulName: The Emmitt's surname of the student who believes aliens are real is Series/{{Roswell}}.



** When Shelley decides to tag along with Shareena playing hooky, she says the experience will be like ''Film/ThelmaAndLouise''. Also, Kisskillya's attempts in catching the truant students mirror that of [[Film/FerrisBuellersDayOff Ed Rooney]].

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** When Shelley decides to tag along with Shareena playing hooky, she says the experience will be like ''Film/ThelmaAndLouise''. Also, Kisskillya's attempts in catching the truant students Shareena and Shelley in "Too Good to Be Truant" mirror that of [[Film/FerrisBuellersDayOff Ed Rooney]].


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

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* CantGetInTroubleForNuthin: Shelley Kelley, despite the fact that she spends an entire episode the entirety of "The Contest" trying.


* DaddyDidntShow: The focus of "Boys 'N the Parenthood". Emmitt waits excitedly, all day, for his dad to show up and hang out with him. He never shows up.

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* DaddyDidntShow: The focus One of the focuses of "Boys 'N the Parenthood". Emmitt waits excitedly, all day, for his dad to show up and hang out with him. He never shows up.


* BitingTheHandHumor: ''Series/DawsonsCreek'', a fellow show on Creator/TheWB, gets parodied along with the network itself in one episode.

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* BitingTheHandHumor: ''Series/DawsonsCreek'', a fellow show on Creator/TheWB, gets parodied along with the network itself in one episode.the episode "Breaking Out".



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

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



* JoinsToFitIn: In one episode, Shelley plans to get landed in detention in a bid to get the rest of the class to accept her.

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* JoinsToFitIn: In one episode, "The Contest", Shelley plans to get landed in detention in a bid to get the rest of the class to accept her.



* SpellingBee: In one episode, six of the kids aim to win a Get Out of Detention Free card. Shareena practices with morbid words, Shelley learns cheerful words, and the twins one-up each other with long words. During the bee, Shareena and Shelley fail to spell words from each other's practice books, Duncan's yo-yo string snaps trying to pronounce one letter too many, [[spoiler:the twins get double-disqualified when one of them interrupts the other's spelling of "rivalry" and Gug wins by spelling a word that he heard the twins spell during practice]].

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* SpellingBee: In one episode, "The Man With the Golden Brain", six of the kids aim to win a Get Out of Detention Free card. Shareena practices with morbid words, Shelley learns cheerful words, and the twins one-up each other with long words. During the bee, Shareena and Shelley fail to spell words from each other's practice books, Duncan's yo-yo string snaps trying to pronounce one letter too many, [[spoiler:the twins get double-disqualified when one of them interrupts the other's spelling of "rivalry" and Gug wins by spelling a word that he heard the twins spell during practice]].


''Detention'' (1999-2000) is one of the shortest-lived cartoons to ever come out of Creator/WarnerBros Animation. Not only did it [[ShortRunners 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 Creator/{{Disney}}'s ''WesternAnimation/{{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 Creator/WarnerBros Animation. Not only did it [[ShortRunners 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 pull insult to injury, it's been accused of ripping off Creator/{{Disney}}'s ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}''. In the end, though, it's still pretty dang much memorable.


''Detention'' (1999-2000) is one of the shortest-lived cartoons to ever come out of Creator/WarnerBros Animation. Not only did it [[ShortRunners 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 Creator/{{Disney}}'s ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}''. In the end, though, it's still pretty dang memorable. Also, the show is now on iTunes since 2018, after years of unavailability.

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''Detention'' (1999-2000) is one of the shortest-lived cartoons to ever come out of Creator/WarnerBros Animation. Not only did it [[ShortRunners 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 Creator/{{Disney}}'s ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}''. In the end, though, it's still pretty dang memorable.

Also, the show is now on iTunes since 2018, after years of unavailability.


''Detention'' (1999-2000) is one of the shortest-lived cartoons to ever come out of Creator/WarnerBros Animation. Not only did it [[ShortRunners 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 Creator/{{Disney}}'s ''WesternAnimation/{{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 Creator/WarnerBros Animation. Not only did it [[ShortRunners 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 Creator/{{Disney}}'s ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}''. In the end, though, it's still pretty dang memorable.
memorable. Also, the show is now on iTunes since 2018, after years of unavailability.


* MeaningfulName: The surname of the student who believes aliens are real is Roswell.

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* MeaningfulName: The surname of the student who believes aliens are real is Roswell.Series/{{Roswell}}.


* [[ThinkTwins Orangejella]] and [[TheSmartGuy Lemonjella LaBelle]] identical [[BlackBestFriend African-American]] sisters with high intellect and a habit of trying to one-up each other.

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* [[ThinkTwins Orangejella]] and [[TheSmartGuy Lemonjella LaBelle]] LaBelle]], identical [[BlackBestFriend African-American]] sisters with high intellect and a habit of trying to one-up each other.



* 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.

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* 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.him. He never shows up.



* 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.

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* 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 their 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.



* IWasQuiteALooker: Kisskillya, believe it or not. When the kids find a cave used by previous detention classes, we see an Evolution Line of her going from svelte and attractive, to...Kisskillya.

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* IWasQuiteALooker: Kisskillya, believe it or not. When the kids find a cave used by previous detention classes, we see an Evolution Line of her going from svelte and attractive, to... Kisskillya.



* 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.

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* 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 of 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.



* QuicksandSucks
* ShoutOut: Shelley quotes Sally Brown's outburst from ''[[ComicStrip/{{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.)

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* QuicksandSucks
* ShoutOut:
ShoutOut:
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Shelley quotes Sally Brown's outburst from ''[[ComicStrip/{{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.)



* SpellingBee: In one episode, six of the kids aim to win a Get Out of Detention Free card. Shareena practices with morbid words, Shelley learns cheerful words, and the twins one-up each other with long words. During the bee, Shareena and Shelley fail to spell words from each other's practice books, Duncan's yo-yo string snaps trying to pronounce one letter too many, [[spoiler:the twins get double-disqualified when one of them interrupts the other's spelling of "rivalry," and Gug wins by spelling a word that he heard the twins spell during practice]].

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* SpellingBee: In one episode, six of the kids aim to win a Get Out of Detention Free card. Shareena practices with morbid words, Shelley learns cheerful words, and the twins one-up each other with long words. During the bee, Shareena and Shelley fail to spell words from each other's practice books, Duncan's yo-yo string snaps trying to pronounce one letter too many, [[spoiler:the twins get double-disqualified when one of them interrupts the other's spelling of "rivalry," "rivalry" and Gug wins by spelling a word that he heard the twins spell during practice]].

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