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"Matchmaker, Match Breaker"

Matchmaker, Match Breaker

1206-7

Season/Series: 12
Number in season: 6B
Original Airdate: Flag of the United States April 20, 2009[1]
Flag of the United Kingdom April 21, 2009[2]
Credits
Written by: Allan Neuwirth
Storyboard by: Zhigang Wang
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"Matchmaker, Match Breaker" is the second half of the sixth episode in the twelfth season of Arthur.

Summary

Francine and Muffy scheme to set up their teenage siblings Chip and Catherine. If the two got married, that would make the girls sisters!

Plot

When Muffy's brother, Chip, comes back from College for a visit, Muffy plans to have a dinner party and invites the Frensky family over. During the dinner, Catherine and Chip mingle. Francine and Muffy see the teens and go too far thinking that they will become sisters if Chip and Catherine were to get married. They agree to go to the theater and ask Chip and Catherine to take them. During the movie, Muffy gets unhappy at Francine for Catherine not sharing the arm rest with Chip, and Francine gets offended at Muffy because of Chip not getting Catherine a drink. They stay calm and over hear Chip asking Catherine to hang out after the movie. Muffy comes by with good news saying that they are going to hang out at the Chickin Lickin' the next afternoon. Francine and Muffy disguise themselves and observe Chip has brought along Angi, one of Catherine's friends. They start to disagree and blame each other for the incident at the movies, then leave. At home, Francine chooses to write a letter to Catherine from Chip saying that he is moving to Alaska, whereas Muffy makes Bailey call Catherine for a survey and later edit it. Chip and Catherine receive the messages and plan to go to each other's homes. The pair realizes that it was Muffy and Francine, and notify them by saying that they are just good friends.

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Trivia

  • This is the debuting episode of Chip Crosswire on screen. Previously he was just mentioned.
  • Leafblower Three could be a parody of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (franchise)|The Texas Chainsaw Massacare and Saw (franchise)|Saw..
  • The "Frenskwire Sisters" segment in the episode is a parody of the sitcom Laverne and Shirley.
  • In real life, Muffy and Francine would be distant marital relatives if anything were to take place.

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