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Napoleon Dynamite Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

Season 1

6 Episodes 2012 - 2012

Based on the movie with the same name, the first season of the animated series "Napoleon Dynamite" finds teenager Napoleon (Jon Heder) believing he is destined for stardom while spending his days in Idaho practicing his ninja skills, drawing ligers and soul dancing. Napoleon lives with his four-wheel riding grandmother (Sandy Martin) and unemployed brother Kip (Aaron Ruell). Rounding out Napoleon's eclectic crew are his best friend, and recently-elected class president, Pedro (Efren Ramirez) and Deb (Tina Majorino) who hopes to marry Napoleon someday.

Episode 1


Sun, Jan 15, 2012 30 mins

The series premiere of an animated take on the absurdist 2004 live-action movie about an Idaho high-school über-nerd, his geeky brother, Kip, and their biker grandmother. In the opener, Napoleon's FDA-unapproved acne cream makes him impervious to pain. Soon he's featured in the main event at the local underground fight club. Meanwhile, Kip begins dating a girl (voice of Amy Poehler) whose taste in boys usually runs from bad to very bad. The movie cast returns as the series' voice cast.

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Episode 2

Scantronica Love

Sun, Jan 15, 2012 30 mins

A teacher who doubles as a matchmaker (voice of Jemaine Clement) inputs the kids' "love data" into a computer, with unpopular results: Napoleon is paired with a Japanese exchange student (voice of Lauren Tom) while Deb is stuck with school bully Don (executive producer Jared Hess). Other voices include Haylie Duff (Summer) and Rita Coolidge (Don's Mother).

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Episode 3


Sun, Jan 29, 2012 30 mins

Napoleon's belief in the general awesomeness of ligers (lion-tiger hybrids) is shattered when he gets a job at a liger farm and finds that they may not be the magnificent beasts he has always imagined. But Deb's sweetness helps to restore his faith.

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Episode 4

Pedro vs. Deb

Sun, Feb 12, 2012 30 mins

Deb tries to save the struggling school paper by interviewing school president Pedro, but her article lands him in hot water and threatens their friendship.

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Episode 5

Bed Races

Sun, Feb 19, 2012 30 mins

Uncle Rico and Napoleon team up for Preston's annual bed races to keep six-time champ Grandma from winning yet again. Still smarting from a high-school-football defeat years earlier, Rico's desperate to return to glory, so he persuades Napoleon to cheat.

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Episode 6


Sun, Mar 4, 2012 30 mins

In the Season 1 finale, Napoleon and Pedro team up for the Future Farmers of America state competition after Napoleon's former partner drops out. Complicating matters further: The FFA queen makes a pass at Napoleon.

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