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#5205-34
The Bands Break Up
Written by Marv Wolfman and Cheri Wilkerson

Synopsis:
Kimber leaves Jem and the Holograms after she feels they neglect her and don't listen to her. Also Stormer leaves her band, the Misfits, after a fight. Kimber and Stormer happen to meet each other at a club called The Scene, where they are encouraged to do a performance togheter.

Characters:
Jem/Jerrica and the Holograms, Rio, Misfits, Eric, Lin-Z, Starlight Girls (Ashley, Ba Nee), Limp Lizards, owner of the club The Scene, promoter Dave Danielson promoter at Can't Dance Music, Eric's recording engineer at Flash Recording Studios, Joe Lin-Z' cameraman, Johnny Deacon, Luna Dark.

Focus on:
Kimber, Stormer.

Locations & vehicles:
Starlight Mansion, Misfits Music, The Scene club, Stormer's car, concert stage, concert stage #2, concert stage 3#, restaurant, VTV, Gabor mansion, concert stage #4, Flash! Recording Studio, concert stage #5, Stormer's porsche.

First appearance of:
Stormer's porsche.

Songs:
"I'm Okay" Kimber and Stormer
"Bad Influence" Jem and the Holograms/The Misfits
"Gettin' Down To Business" Jem and the Holograms

Part of songs:
"Broken Glass" by the Limp Lizards, "I'm Okay" by Kimber and Stormer.

Instrumentals:
"Gettin' Down To Business" by Jem and the Holograms, "I'm Okay" by Kimber and Stormer, "Bad Inlfuence" by Jem and the Holograms/The Misfits, "Safe And Sound" by Jem and the Holograms, "There's a Melody Playin'" by Jem and the Holograms/There Ain't Nobody Better by the Misfits, "Jam All Night Long" by Jem and the Holograms, "There's a Melody Playin'" by Jem and the Holograms.

Genres:
Drama, Message.

Original airdate:
28 September 1987.

Releases:
Released on DVD.

International:
Italy: Aired on TV. The episode title was "Kimber E Stormer" (Kimber and Stormer).
France: Aired on TV. Released on DVD. The episode title was "Un rythme endiablé" (A fast pace).
Venezuela: Aired on TV. The episode title was "Dueto De Compositoras" (Composers duet).
UK: Aired on TV.

Trivia:
Kimber writes the lyrics for the Holograms.

Everyone else in the Holograms is older than Kimber.

The Holograms and the Misfits are two of the biggest bands in town.

We get to hear a new lead singing voice, which is the same for both Kimber and Stormer though.

For the first time ever, Stormer makes songs that are meaningful and sensitive.

Stormer has never in her life experienced sincere friendship before she became friends with Kimber. Kimber and Stormer promise each other to be friends forever.

Eric owns Can't Dance Music.

Kimber owns half of Starlight Music.

Kimber knows nothing about business.

When Kimber and Stormer listen to what they've recorded, the melody we hear is actually the Jem and the Holograms song "There's A Melody Playin'", which the Misfits stole and recorded as "There Ain't Nobody Better". So now the same melody is actually used a third time.

Starlight Music packaged and promoted Kimber and Stormer's album, which was called "Back to Back". It went double platinum.

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