For the first time in his life, Billy gets a "B" on a test in school! He's devastated as a result, which once again provides inspiration for Rita. She has Finster create a Grumble Bee monster to attack, exploiting his "B" grade dismay. With the rest of the team tied up on the basketball court, can Trini help Billy overcome his self-doubts?
- Absentee Actor: Subverted, Tommy shows up at the end. Justified, since he has to conserve as much of his temporary powers as possible.
- The B Grade
- Bee Afraid: Grumble Bee, though he's admittedly more comedic than most examples.
- Demoted to Extra: Tommy only shows up in the ending scene due to his limited powers. He's only slightly bummed.
- Incredibly Lame Pun: "See ya, wouldn't wanna 'B' ya!"
- Irony: Billy got a "B" due to getting a bee question wrong.
- Kick the Dog: Bulk and Skull rub the grade into Billy's face.Bulk: "B" stands for bad. You know that, right?
Skull: Yeah, and "B" stands for Bulk also. Doesn't it?
- And of course, Rita decides to make it even worse.
- Kick Them While They Are Down: Rita's sole reason for using a bee-themed monster is to rub Billy's nose in it. As such, it crosses into Evil Is Petty.
- Oh, Crap!: Bulk says if he doesn't pass, six tops students will have tutor him the whole summer. Zack does a headcount and...
- Ripped from the Phone Book: Skull is doing this with his science book, much to Billy and Trini's horror.
- Verbal Tic: Grumble Bee makes a buzzing sound whenever in motion.