- "Now lets start a new day with our friend Jon, whos about to wake up to a big surprise."
Jonathan "Jon" Simon note is just an ordinary man who happens to meet a girl who speaks a foreign language at a fitness club. He soon falls in love with her, being motivated to study the language the girl speaks. His seemingly normal life ends when he gets possessed by a language teacher who forces him to study the language with wacky and corny musical numbers.
Having nothing to do with the movie of the same name, Rush Hour is a series of language learning audio CDs made by Berlitz, available in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and English, with different girls available.
Berlitz Rush Hour provides examples of:
- Bilingual Dialogue: The audio play's premise.
- Colorful Song: "The Colors of My Life"
- Cultural Translation: In Ingles, Jonathan Simon from New York becomes Juan Reyes from Puerto Rico.
- Deadpan Snarker: Jon can be this at some times.Jon: "Is that really you?"Language teacher: *thunder sounds*Jon: "Yeah, that's you."
- Fourth Date Marriage: Jon and the girl plan on a date after meeting in one day.
- Genre Savvy: Even before the language teacher possesses him, Jon happily joins in a musical number.
- Getting Crap Past the Radar: The night after meeting the girl, Jon had "such a beautiful dream".
- The Everyman: Jon Simon.
- Language of Love: Jon is like this to a foreign-speaking woman, and he got motivated to learn said woman's language. Although subverted in that the women can speak English as well.
- Lightning Reveal: Jon's language teacher appears to him like this.
- List Song: Many.
- Love at First Sight: Jon to the girl.
- Mad Libs Dialogue: Except for Ingles, all the language learning related parts of the dialogue changes depending on the language learned.
- My Hair Came Out Green: Jon's sister Melissa wanted to dye her hair blond but ended up being purple.
- Sharing a Body: Jon's language teacher's "voice" went inside his head to help him learn the foreign language.
- Workout Fanservice: With Jon meeting (and being attracted to) the woman in a fitness club, this is likely.