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"Times Circle" is the first segment of the forty-eighth episode of Big City Greens.

Synopsis

Tilly and Remy put on a sidewalk play while Cricket and Bill meet their favorite costumed superheroes.

Plot

The Greens and Remy are at Times Circle to purchase Halloween candy early before the season hits. As Tilly comments on the wonderful surroundings, she notices that people are in line to get tickets for the next show, but all look bored. Having written a play herself, she urges Remy to help put on a show for the passerbys in the hopes of bringing entertainment to them. Cricket spots his three favorite superheroes; America Rat, Doctor Robot and the Incredulous Bulk and he and Bill go and get their pictures taken with them. The superheroes however become frightened by the arrival of the Croblins, their rival street performers and hide. Gramma Alice gets the attention of Tuck Offerman, an obnoxious television show host who runs the show I Hate Everything! Intrigued with Alice's snarky wit, he asks her to be his co-host.

Tilly's play, about a woman who falls in love with a ghost, fails to attract anyone. A little boy asks that they include an airplane. Tilly thinks the boy wants the ghost to be an airplane and changes the story. However, everyone else is still bored, so she and Remy host a census asking people what they would like to see in the play. Cricket tries to encourage the superheroes to get back out there and take on the Croblins, but they refuse as they are ruthless. Bill goes to talk to them, but gets picked on and pushed around. Cricket dons his own superhero costume as Kid Cricket and confronts the Croblins. Tilly and Remy employ the new ideas, but nobody is pleased because the play does not make any sense. They overhear Cricket encouraging the heroes to do what they think is right and decide to have the play back to what it was originally.

Cricket and the heroes battle the Croblins in a stunning display while Tilly and Remy perform the play as originally intended. Tuck Offerman insults the fight and Alice finally insults him and his inconsiderate behavior making him sad. Tilly's play does not get anyone's attention, mostly because the line has moved, but one lady does applaud them and even offers them her bouquet that she had brought for another show. Cricket and the heroes beat the Croblins (who turn out to be two teenagers and an old man) and they escape with Alice tripping them in the trash. The heroes are praised. Cricket attempts to take compensation for the street show, but America Rat stops him.

Cast

Trivia

  • The episode title, and the titular location the Greens visit, are a parody of New York City's famous Manhattan spot, Times Square.
    • Coincidentally, the Greens ended up in a place resembling Times Square in "Welcome Home".
  • The various marquees parody real Broadway shows:
    • Bats is a parody of Cats.
    • The Phantom of the Puppet Show is a parody of The Phantom of the Opera.
    • A Miserable Lady is a parody of Les Misérables.
  • The superhero performers parody the Marvel Comics heroes.
    • America Rat is a parody of Captain America
      • His voice actor, Roger Craig Smith, actually provided the voice of Captain America.
    • Doctor Robot is a parody of Iron Man and Doctor Strange.
    • The Incredulous Bulk is a parody of the Hulk.
  • The Croblins return in this episode
  • The Yodeling Boy from "Greens' Acres" returns, now grown up and with a child of his own.
  • Cricket apparently thought that the superheroes are real.
  • Cricket performs a Kamehameha from Dragon Ball complete with the actual phrase.
  • Upon unmasking the elder Croblin he declares, "And I would've gotten away with it too if it weren't for that meddling kid!" a reference to the recurring phrase from Scooby-Doo.
  • Morals:
    • You can bring out the hero inside you if you never give up.
    • Sometimes trying to please someone will only please yourself instead.
    • The one thing you can't possibly hate is your own family.

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External links

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Media
Big City Greens
Characters
Cricket GreenTilly GreenBill GreenAlice GreenGloria SatoRemy RemingtonNancy GreenPhoenixOfficer KeysBennyKikiWeezieBrettAndromedaChip WhistlerRussell RemingtonRashida RemingtonVasquezAlexander and TerryMiriam ChoJuan PabloCommunity SueMaria MediaMr. GrigorianGwendolyn ZappGabriella Espinosa
Locations
Big City • Greens' House • Big Coffee • Remingtons' Mansion • Nancy's Trailer
Episodes
Season One: Space Chicken / Steak NightCricket Versus / Blue TaterSwimming Fool / Tilly's GoatCricketsitter / Backflip BillGramma's License / Bear TrappedPhoto Op / Remy RescueGridlocked / Mama BirdWelcome Home / RaccoonedFill Bill / Critterball CrisisParade Day / DIY GuysGargoyle Gals / Supermarket ScandalBarry Cuda / Suite RetreatFamily Legacy / Paint Misbehavin'Rated Cricket / Homeshare HoedownCricket's Shoes / Feud FightBreaking News / CyberbulliesTilly Tour / Dinner PartyCoffee Quest / Phoenix RisesBlood MoonBig Deal / Forbidden FelineUncagedHarvest Dinner / Winner WinnerNight Bill / Cheap SnakeHiya Henry / People WatchingValentine's Dance / Green StreetsHurty Tooth / Sleepover SistersTrailer Trouble / Mansion MadnessPark Pandemonium / Cricket's BiscuitsSkunked / Axin' SaxonCricket's Place / Volunteer Tilly

Season Two: Cricket's Kapowie / Car TroubleUrban Legend / Wishing WellElevator Action / Bad InfluencerGreen ChristmasReckoning Ball / ClubbedImpopstar / Football CampHeat Beaters / Bill-ieverShark Objects / Dream WeaverLevel Up / Wild SideGarage Tales / Animal FarmDesserted / The GiftedTime Crisis / Gramma DriverTilly Style / I, FarmbotFriend Con / FlimflammedGreen Acres / Dolled UpGabriella's Fella / Cheap ShowGreen Mirror / Cricket's TicketsTimes Circle / Super Gramma!Present Tense / Hurt BikeQuiet Please / Chipwrecked
Cancelled: Hands-On History

Songs
Big City Greens Main Title ThemeDo It All Again • Fun, Fun, Fun • Tilly's Bird Song • This Day Is A-OK • Barry Cuda • Funtopia • The Best Part of ChristmasGood Deeds Are Good IndeedIf I Can't Have ChristmasChristmas is BustedNo Christmas At All • Miss Tilly's Fun Time TV Hour • Crispy Sundae Challenge
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