World of Archie Double Digest #20 [Direct Edition]
(September 2012)

Archie, 2010 Series
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Pages
164
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Published ten times a year (monthly except March and November)
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
Barcode
762816468503 02011
Editing
Victor Gorelick
Color
Color
Dimensions
Digest
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Archie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
Rosario Pena [as R Pena] (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, I'm getting an upset stomach!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Miss Grundy (as balloon only); Svenson
Synopsis
Archie and Betty visit a carnival.
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Belle Ringer! (Table of Contents: 1)

World of Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Mike DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Digikore Studios (credited)
Letters
Janice Chiang (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Reggie Mantle; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Judy; Sandy; Nancy Woods; Chuck Clayton; Dilton Doiley; Ethel Muggs
Synopsis
At a carnival, Archie gives Betty a ring toss ring she dropped. Reggie sees this and spreads the rumor that Archie and Betty are engaged.

All Wet (Table of Contents: 2)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee goes kayaking and proves to be better at it than Archie and Reggie. His secret? His weight puts a hole in the kayak which allows his feet to walk down the river.
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Quick Change Artist (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Mrs. Dunlop; Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Veronica is outraged when mall guards falsely accuse her of shoplifting.
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Everyday Monsters (Table of Contents: 4)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Bob Smith (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Ethel Muggs; Jughead Jones; Smithers; Chuck Clayton; Juanita
Synopsis
Veronica has an everyday monsters party. For example, Archie comes dressed as the Homework Monster, Ethel comes dressed as the Gossip Monster, etc.
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Cool It (Table of Contents: 5)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Alison Flood (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Betty Cooper; Mrs. Cooper; Mr. Cooper; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Disturbed by all the reminders of Archie that Betty has put up around the house -- including a life-size waterproof Archie in the shower, a recording of Archie's voice saying romantic things, and Archie photographs on her ceiling -- her dad tries to convince her to play hard to get.
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Indexer Notes

Kathleen Webb is credited with this story in this digest. The original printing of this story is from October 1969, Kathleen Webb would have been 13 at that time, so this credit is wrong.

The Challenge (Table of Contents: 6)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Howard Bender (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason; Dilton Doiley; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate; unnamed Central High students
Synopsis
Jughead wins an eating contest against a Central High student.
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She's Josie (Table of Contents: 7)

She's Josie / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fernando Ruiz (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
Rosario Pena [as R Pena] (signed)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Josie; Pepper; Melody
Synopsis
Introduction to the She's Josie (Archie, 1963 series) section.

Tennis Anyone? (Table of Contents: 8)

Josie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
Josie, Melody and Pepper want a fourth for tennis, but every person runs away in terror when asked to step out on the courts with them. When Alexandra manages to trick her brother into becoming their fourth, we find out why everyone avoids them: they cause massive injury to any tennis partner.
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Wild Thing (Table of Contents: 9)

Josie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert
Synopsis
After Josie complains about Albert's slovenly appearance, Pepper and Melody take him in for a makeover, and he gets attired and coiffed according to the latest Carnaby Street style: "If you're not London, you're lost!"
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War Is Heck (Table of Contents: 10)

Josie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Josie; Melody; Pepper; Albert; Alexander Cabot III; Alexandra Cabot
Synopsis
Alex borrows a remote-controlled army of toy soldiers and rockets from his father's factory, and uses them to wage total war on Albert. To protect Albert and defeat her brother, Alexandra retaliates with a simpler weapon: a gorilla. Unfortunately, the gorilla falls in love with Josie and knocks out Albert.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Josie Pin-Up / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why don't you like my outfit, Mr. Jones?
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Josie; Albert; Mr. Jones
Synopsis
Albert asks why Mr. Jones doesn't like his outfit.
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Pop Tate's Secret Ingredients (Table of Contents: 12)

Pop Tate / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Pop Tate
Synopsis
Unscramble the words below to discover the secret ingredients in some of Pop's recipes.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Scarpelli; Craig Boldman
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli; Craig Boldman
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Careful where you play...
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
Archie and Jughead play ball while Mr. Andrews is gardening.
Reprints
  • from Archie newspaper strip from unknown date

Clueless (Table of Contents: 14)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Betty is angry because Archie forgot her birthday.
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Decibel Destiny (Table of Contents: 15)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge is tired of hearing Archie's car horn, so he goes boating.
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Un-suit-able (Table of Contents: 16)

Mr. Lodge / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Mr. Lodge; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie helps Mr. Lodge by preventing him from investing in a bogus company.
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Poetic License (Table of Contents: 17)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Harry Lucey (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Jughead Jones; Reggie Mantle; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
When Veronica accuses him of lacking poetry and romance, Archie brushes up on poetry and starts talking in flowery language all the time.
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Indexer Notes

Poems referred to in the story include Longfellow's "A Psalm of Life" ("Footprints on the sands of time"), Kipling's "The Female of The Species" and Kipling's "The Vampire" ("A rag and a bone and a hank of hair").

Diet Riot (Table of Contents: 18)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee
Synopsis
Archie helps Mr. Weatherbee exercise so he can lose weight.
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Keywords
jogging; skateboarding

Robin Hood Winked (Table of Contents: 19)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Al Milgrom (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper [as herself and as Marion]; Veronica Lodge [as herself and as Princess Veronica]; Archie Andrews [as himself and as Archie Hood]; Jughead Jones [as Friar Juk]; Moose Mason [as Little Johnny]; Dilton Doiley [as Dil Scarlet]; Reggie Mantle [as The Sheriff Of Nuttyham]
Synopsis
Bored with watching Veronica and Archie attempt archery, Betty has a daydream that she is in the middle of the Robin Hood legend.
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Keywords
archery

Appreciation Day (Table of Contents: 20)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartley (credited)
Pencils
Al Hartley (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mrs. Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie gets his mom flowers.
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A Work of Art! (Table of Contents: 21)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Dan Parent (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jack Swift; Brenda
Synopsis
Archie watches a caricature booth while the artist buys some food, and a girl demands a drawing from Archie.
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Tropical Heat Rave (Table of Contents: 22)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Bill Vigoda (credited)
Inks
Terry Szenics
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
On a hot day, Reggie annoys Archie by asking "hot enough for you?" and then gets the other kids to say the same tired old phrase to the sweltering Archie.
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Indexer Notes

Feature changed from Reggie to Archie. Line changed on page 6 from "Beggars can't be choosy!" to "Beggars can't be choosers!". The colors have also been changed from the original story.

A Date For All Seasons (Table of Contents: 23)

Archie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Bob Bolling (credited)
Inks
Jim Amash (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Jughead helps a broke Archie set up a romantic birthday date with Betty.

Topside Trauma (Table of Contents: 24)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo Jr. (credited)
Inks
Jim DeCarlo (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Fred Andrews; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis
Archie's frisbee gets stuck on the garage roof. When he tries to retrieve it, Mr. Andrews yells at him. Later, Mr. Andrews gets stuck on the garage roof retrieving his frisbee.
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Pre-School Jitters (Table of Contents: 25)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot; Jughead Jones; Svenson; Coach Clayton
Synopsis
Mr. Weatherbee hires Archie to prepare the school for September, but Archie only causes chaos.
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Lingering Summer (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie and his Pals / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Miss Grundy tries to teach her class, but the class is still daydreaming about summer.
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Svenson Cleans Up (Table of Contents: 27)

Archie and the Gang / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Svenson; Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper; Jughead Jones; Mr. Weatherbee; Miss Grundy; Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Svenson wins the lottery and donates the money to the school.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

Coach Clayton / activity / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whew!
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Coach Clayton
Synopsis
Circle every other letter to discover what Coach Clayton found in Jughead's locker.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

Archie's Madhouse / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fernando Ruiz
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I...I can't hold them back any longer!
Characters
Archie Andrews; Clyde Didit; Captain Sprocket; Mighty Chick; Super Snail; Captain Pumpernik
Synopsis
Introduction to the Archie's Madhouse (Archie, 1959 series) reprint section.

Man's Pest Friend (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Malmgren (credited)
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Doctor Fink-Stein; Egad
Synopsis
Egad wants a girlfriend, so Doctor Fink-Stein brings a wooden mannequin to life for him.

Indexer Notes

Dan DeCarlo is not listed in the credits.

Count Congo (Table of Contents: 31)

Mad House / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir (credited)
Pencils
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Inks
Samm Schwartz (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Samm Schwartz

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Count Congo; unnamed kid
Synopsis
A kid and his giant gorilla look for work in New York City.
Reprints

It Blowed Up Real Good! (Table of Contents: 32)

Professor Flutesnoot / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Professor Flutesnoot
Synopsis
Cross out the letters in the odd-numbered boxes to discover the first law of chemistry.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Scarpelli; Craig Boldman
Pencils
Henry Scarpelli; Craig Boldman
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archie, I think we're lost!
Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Archie won't stop for directions.
Reprints
  • from Archie newspaper strip from unknown date

It's A Gas (Table of Contents: 34)

Reggie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Reggie Mantle; Ms. Beazly; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Reggie asks for a bicarbonate of soda.
Reprints

Being Flip (Table of Contents: 35)

Archie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Ms. Beazly; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Archie has a fly in his soup.
Reprints

Torpedo The Sub! (Table of Contents: 36)

Archie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Stan Goldberg (credited)
Inks
Mike Esposito (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
teen; humor
Characters
Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Ms. Wilson; Jughead Jones; Nancy Woods; Moose Mason; Chuck Clayton; unnamed children
Synopsis
Reggie has a great time giving substitutes a hard time-that is, until the tables are turned.
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Everything's Archie (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Archie, I'm getting an upset stomach!"]
    Archie
  2. 1. Belle Ringer!
    World of Archie
  3. 2. All Wet
    Archie
  4. 3. Quick Change Artist
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Everyday Monsters
    Archie
  6. 5. Cool It
    Betty
  7. 6. The Challenge
    Archie and the Gang
  8. 7. She's Josie
    She's Josie
  9. 8. Tennis Anyone?
    Josie
  10. 9. Wild Thing
    Josie
  11. 10. War Is Heck
    Josie
  12. 11. ["Why don't you like my outfit, Mr. Jones?"]
    Josie Pin-Up
  13. 12. Pop Tate's Secret Ingredients
    Pop Tate
  14. 13. ["Careful where you play..."]
    Archie
  15. 14. Clueless
    Archie
  16. 15. Decibel Destiny
    Mr. Lodge
  17. 16. Un-suit-able
    Mr. Lodge
  18. 17. Poetic License
    Archie
  19. 18. Diet Riot
    Archie
  20. 19. Robin Hood Winked
    Betty and Veronica
  21. 20. Appreciation Day
    Archie
  22. 21. A Work of Art!
    Archie
  23. 22. Tropical Heat Rave
    Archie
  24. 23. A Date For All Seasons
    Archie
  25. 24. Topside Trauma
    Archie
  26. 25. Pre-School Jitters
    Archie
  27. 26. Lingering Summer
    Archie and his Pals
  28. 27. Svenson Cleans Up
    Archie and the Gang
  29. 28. ["Whew!"]
    Coach Clayton
  30. 29. ["I...I can't hold them back any longer!"]
    Archie's Madhouse
  31. 30. Man's Pest Friend
  32. 31. Count Congo
    Mad House
  33. 32. It Blowed Up Real Good!
    Professor Flutesnoot
  34. 33. ["Archie, I think we're lost!"]
    Archie
  35. 34. It's A Gas
    Reggie
  36. 35. Being Flip
    Archie
  37. 36. Torpedo The Sub!
    Archie
  38. 37. Everything's Archie
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