(May 1956)

Archie, 1950 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Close-Up, Inc.
Brand
Archie Series
Editing
Harry Shorten

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah-h! Girls are all alike, Archie!
Genre
teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
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Mask Her Aid! (Table of Contents: 1)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Tom Moore
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Tom Moore
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Tom Moore

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You kids are coming to my masquerade party tonight, aren't you?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Jughead offers to get Betty closer to Archie by having her pretend to be Veronica at a masquerade party.

Pardon My French (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Dan DeCarlo
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Rudy Lapick
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Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You girls have been working hard enough on your homework! Take a break!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
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Double Date (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
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Rudy Lapick
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Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello Betty, this is Arch! How's about a movie tonight...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
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Sleepy Time Gal! (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
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Terry Szenics
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Terry Szenics

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Veronica, I'm babysitting tonight! Why don't you and the gang come over in about an hour and we'll have a ball!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper
Synopsis
The boy Betty is baby-sitting gets the better of her.
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Indexer Notes

The television program the child is watching is Dragnet. The show is also in color, which is impossible since Dragnet episodes in the fifties were shot in black and white.

Some Dish (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
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Rudy Lapick
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Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That was a swell meal you girls cooked!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica must use her alternative when the dishwasher breaks down.

The Right Man (Table of Contents: 6)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Dan DeCarlo
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Rudy Lapick
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Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh Jughead, you're just the man I'm looking for!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is in search of a particular man.

Phoneitus (Table of Contents: 7)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Dan DeCarlo
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Rudy Lapick
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Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
...So I said to her..."see here Jenny, you cant blah blah...blah...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica loses her voice after taking too much on the phone.
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Fee for Two (Table of Contents: 8)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
George Frese
Inks
Terry Szenics
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Terry Szenics

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's what gets me! How does he do it?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead tells Reggie about Archie's secret to stringing along both Betty and Veronica.
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Baited and Dated (Table of Contents: 9)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Frank Doyle ?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
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Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll bet you a million dollars I can trick Archie into dating me tonight!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty tricks Archie into a date.
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To a Fault (Table of Contents: 10)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come on, Veronica, we all have our faults! What is yours?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica admits her greatest fault.

Family Affair (Table of Contents: 11)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Archie! I took the afternoon off!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mary Andrews

Perfection Plus! (Table of Contents: 12)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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If you had your choice what type of man would you like to marry, Veronica?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica details her idea of a perfect mate.
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Stringin' Along (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Say that's a fine parrot! But why are those strings tied to his feet?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead are shown a trained parrot.
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Cowed (Table of Contents: 14)

Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Dan DeCarlo
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Terry Szenics
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Terry Szenics

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie! Help! There's a cow after me!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica is intimidated by a cow.
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Helping Hand! (Table of Contents: 15)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Dan DeCarlo
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Terry Szenics
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Terry Szenics

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty, I'm going over to help the neighbors move in!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty finds a sudden urge to help the neighbors move in.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Veronica Fun Page / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards

Characters
Veronica Lodge

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Bad Connection (Table of Contents: 18)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
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Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello, Archie, this is Betty!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Fred Andrews
Synopsis
Archie can't hear the name of the person who's calling him.
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The Perfect Woman (Table of Contents: 19)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Joe Edwards
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Joe Edwards
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tell the truth, Wilbur, do I have any faults?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Wilbur Wilkin; Laurie Lake; Red
Synopsis
Laurie can't take criticism.

Parakeets Feats! (Table of Contents: 20)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Dan DeCarlo
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Rudy Lapick
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Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is that the parakeet Reggie gave you for your birthday, Ronnie?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica wants to give back the parakeet Reggie gave her.
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Forgetting to Remember (Table of Contents: 21)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Dan DeCarlo
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Rudy Lapick
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Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's the matter, Betty?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty ties a string around her finger to help her remember something but she can't remember what it was.
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Mudder (Table of Contents: 22)

Betty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Dan DeCarlo
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Rudy Lapick
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Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh dear, the road is so muddy and I'm wearing my new dress...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie carries Betty across the road so she doesn't get muddy and then splashes her with his car tries when he pulls off.

Ham-Burglar! (Table of Contents: 23)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Dan DeCarlo
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Vincent DeCarlo
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Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There, the table is all set! Now all we have to do is wait for Jughead to bring the hamburgers back from the sweet shop!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Betty hosts a dinner and makes the mistake of sending Jughead to pick up the food.
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Auto Suggestion (Table of Contents: 24)

Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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There's something wrong with my car! Will you look at it please?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie tells Veronica that her car needs a new head for the driver so she takes the car to a mechanic.
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Second Fiddle (Table of Contents: 25)

Betty / text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz
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typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In every girl's life a little rain must fall.
Characters
Betty Cooper; Hal Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty grows tired of playing second fiddle to Veronica where Archie is concerned, but it doesn't stop her from accepting a date when he asks.
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[Statement of Ownership] (Table of Contents: 26)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

STATEMENT REQUIRED BY THE ACT OF AUGUST 24. 1912, AS AMENDED BY THE ACTS OF MARCH 3. 1933. JULY 2, 1946 (Title 39, United States Code, Section 233) SHOWING THE OWNERSHIP, MANAGEMENT, AND CIRCULATION OF ARCHIE'S GIRLS BETTY AND VERONICA, published Bi-Monthly at St. Louis, Mo. for October 1, 1955.

1. The names and addresses of the publisher, editor, managing editor, and business managers are:
Publisher, Louis H. Silberkleit, 241 Church Street, New York 13. N.Y.
Editor, John L. Goldwater, 241 Church Street, New York 13. N.Y.
Managing editor, Richard H. Goldwater. 241 Church St., New York 13, N.Y.
Business manager, Maurice Coyne, 241 Church Street, New York 13, N.Y.

5. The average number of copies of each issue of this publication sold or distributed, through the mails or otherwise, to paid subscribers during the 12 months preceding the date shown above was: (This information is required from daily, weekly, semiweekly, and triweekly newspaper only)



---No numbers were given for the circulation in this Statement of Ownership.
-John

Not Wanted (Table of Contents: 27)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Dan DeCarlo
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Rudy Lapick
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Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I guess I'm about the most unpopular guy in this school!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Reggie Mantle: Geraldine Grundy
Synopsis
Reggie feels isolated at school.

From the Mouths of Babes (Table of Contents: 28)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Dan DeCarlo
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Rudy Lapick
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Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Reggie! This is my cousin Herman!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Reggie accuses Archie of poisoning the attitude of a child against him.

Stropped Short (Table of Contents: 29)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Bill Vigoda
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Terry Szenics
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Terry Szenics

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's disgraceful, that's what it is!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Schultz
Synopsis
Veronica thinks it's disgraceful that the janitor Schultz is so unkempt.

Hat's Enough (Table of Contents: 30)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Dan DeCarlo
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Rudy Lapick
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Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look at that lovely hat, Betty!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica and Betty shop for a new hat.

Indexer Notes

A different story than the one in Archie's Pals 'n' Gals 4 with the same title.

Cat Nip (Table of Contents: 31)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz
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Samm Schwartz

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hmph! There goes that hussy, Fifi La Mode!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Fifi La Mode
Synopsis
Betty makes catty comments about another girl.

You Drive Me Crazy! (Table of Contents: 32)

Betty / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Frank Doyle
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George Frese
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Would you like to go ice-skating with me, Betty?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie tells Betty that he wouldn't let her or any woman drive his car because women are such terrible drivers because they talk too much and stare at shop windows while driving.

While pushing a shopping cart in the supermarket Archie gets into numerous accidents because he's too busy talking rather than watching where he's going.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Ah-h! Girls are all alike, Archie!"]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Mask Her Aid!
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. Pardon My French
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. Double Date
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Sleepy Time Gal!
    Betty
  6. 5. Some Dish
    Betty and Veronica
  7. 6. The Right Man
    Veronica
  8. 7. Phoneitus
    Veronica
  9. 8. Fee for Two
    Betty and Veronica
  10. 9. Baited and Dated
    Betty
  11. 10. To a Fault
    Betty and Veronica
  12. 11. Family Affair
    Archie
  13. 12. Perfection Plus!
    Veronica
  14. 13. Stringin' Along
    Archie
  15. 14. Cowed
    Veronica
  16. 15. Helping Hand!
    Betty
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Veronica Fun Page
  18. 17. ["If youse can lick our -chuckle!- new member..."]
    Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream Oil
  19. 18. Bad Connection
    Betty
  20. 19. The Perfect Woman
    Wilbur
  21. 20. Parakeets Feats!
    Betty and Veronica
  22. 21. Forgetting to Remember
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. Mudder
    Betty
  24. 23. Ham-Burglar!
    Betty and Veronica
  25. 24. Auto Suggestion
    Veronica
  26. 25. Second Fiddle
    Betty
  27. 26. [Statement of Ownership]
  28. 27. Not Wanted
    Reggie
  29. 28. From the Mouths of Babes
    Reggie
  30. 29. Stropped Short
    Betty and Veronica
  31. 30. Hat's Enough
    Betty and Veronica
  32. 31. Cat Nip
    Betty and Veronica
  33. 32. You Drive Me Crazy!
    Betty
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