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Mario and company visit King Koopa, Bigmouth, and Kootie Pie's circus, where they discover the audience is about to become some hungry dinosaur's next meal!

Episode Info


Episode number: 1x3
Airdate: Saturday September 28th, 1991

Writer: Martha Moran


Recap

Mario and Princess are playing Tennis (which Mario is losing at) with Fireballs from a Fire Plant, while meanwhile, Bigmouth and Kootie Pie are putting up signs for the Circus (Ran by Koopa) which the Cavepeople get excited about and go down the warp pipe leading to the Circus...

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Episode Notes
This is the only time the Koopa Clown Car appeared in the Mario Cartoons.

Kootie Pie doesn't speak, but she does play a minor role.

When Mario battles Koopa at the end when he is in the Clown Car, this is a re-enactment of the final battle of Super Mario World for the Super Nintendo

When Mario battles Koopa at the end when he is in the Clown Car, the actual final battle music for Super Mario World for the Super Nintendo is playing.



Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
NintendoThe Greatest Show in the World 


Episode Quotes
Princess: Poor Mario!
Luigi: Poor Dinosaur! he doesn't know the indigestion he's in for.

Koopa: This is easier than talking Kootie-Pie into a shopping spree



Episode Goofs
When Mario jumps on the cube closer to the end of the episode, hes not actually on the cube until a second later.

When the Rex's rip of there Clown disguises, one of the Rex's is coloured Green instead of Blue, this happens numerous times to many charecters during all of the Mario series.

Mario (Caped Mario) spins away a Mecha Koopa with his Spin attack, but on the game this is not possible.



Cultural References
"The Koopaling Brothers Circus" is an obvious Take-Off of the all-famous "Ringling Brothers Circus"



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