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Disaster
Written by Christy Marx

Synopsis:
The Countess Danielle Du Voisin invites Jem and the Holograms to a party on her yatch, where they meet the rock video host Lindsey Pierce and the director Anthony Julian. The Misfits manage to get onboard and crash the party.

Characters:
Jem/Jerrica and the Holograms, The Misfits, Synergy, Rio, Eric, Lin-Z, Starlight Girls (Ashley, Ba Nee, Krissie, Deirdre, Terri, Lela, Anne, Marianne, Joellen, Becky, Nancy, Delaree), Howard, Danielle, Anthony, Mrs. Bailey, Zipper, firemen.

Focus on:
Ashley, Shana

Locations & vehicles:
Starlight House, firetrucks, Rio's car, Misfits van, Starlight Express, Starlight Drive-In, Rockin' Roadster, Howard's house, Starlight Music, Howards car, Starlight Mansion, Eric's car, Du Voisin's yacht.

First appearance of:
Starlight Girls (Krissie), Danielle, Lin-Z, Anthony, Starlight Mansion, Howard's house, Howards car, Eric's car, Danielle's yacht.

Songs:
"Like A Dream" Jem and the Holograms
"Click-Clash" Jem and the Holograms/The Misfits
"Makin' Mischief" The Misfits

Instrumentals:
"We Can Make A Difference" by Jem and the Holograms.

Genres:
Action, Drama, Humor, Romance, Message.

Original airdate:
27 October 1985.

Releases:
USA: Aired on TV. Released on VHS. Released on DVD.
Italy: Aired on TV. Released on DVD. The episode title was "Una Nuova Casa Per Jerrica" (A new house for Jerrica).
France: Aired on TV. Released on DVD. The episode title was "La Catastrophe" (Disaster).
Holland: Aired on TV. Released on DVD.
Sweden: Released on VHS. Released on DVD.
Denmark: Released on VHS.
Finland: Released on VHS.
Venezuela: Aired on TV. Released on VHS. The episode title was "Desastre" (Disaster).
UK: Aired on TV. Released on VHS. Released on DVD.
Australia: Released on DVD.

Behind the scenes:
The name Anthony Julian is a injoke on Christy's stephson Julian Anthony.

Trivia:
This episode was made in several different versions. Originally it consisted of three segments, which were later put togheter to form this episode. The titles of the three segments were 4: Nowhere to Go, 5: The Mansion, and 6: The Yacht. It then had retakes made, including extended scenes. Read more about the different versions of the material in this episode on Retakes.

When this episode originally aired, it had the title "Set Backs".

The first time they see Starlight Mansion Jerrica thinks it's "magnificant".

Kimber comes up with the name "Starlight Mansion".

The Starlight Girls each get their own room.

Danielle's yacht is called "Du Voisin".

Jerrica watches Lin-Z's rock video show all the time.

It was Lin-Z who introduced Anthony Julian to Jem and the Holograms.

Jem and the Holograms are featured on magazines like "Rock TV", "Boooo Magazine" and "Quiz".

Jerrica attempts to kiss Rio while she's Jem. And she is even about to reveal her secret, if it wasn't for the Misfits interrupting them.

The music video of "Makin' Mischief" by the Misfits is the one that the Spice Girls ripped off when they released their first single in the 90's.

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