Detention (TV series)

Genre Comedy
Created by Bob Doucette
Developed by Julie McNally-Cahill
Tim Cahill
Michael Maler
Voices of Tara Strong
Pamelyn Ferdin
Steve Franken
Kathleen Freeman
Mary Gross
Tamera Mowry
Tia Mowry
Carlos Alazraqui
Billy West
Bob Doucette
Composer(s) Steve Rucker
Thomas Chase
James L. Venable
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 13 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s) Jean MacCurdy
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Warner Bros. Animation
Original network Kids' WB
Audio format Dolby Surround
Original release September 11, 1999 (1999-09-11) – March 25, 2000 (2000-03-25)

Detention is an American television series that premiered on Kids' WB on September 11, 1999 and was created by Bob Doucette. The TV series is about a group of eight troubled students from Benedict Arnold Middle School who continually find themselves in detention.

The kids are constantly trying to stay out of detention and out of trouble.[1]


Series overview

Season Episodes Originally aired
Season premiere Season finale
1 13 September 11, 1999 March 25, 2000


In the fall of 1999, the show aired on Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.EST. In the spring of 2000, the show moved to 11:30 a.m. EST on Saturdays. Reruns of the TV series aired on the Kids' WB Friday afternoon lineup from September 8, 2000 until August 31, 2001.

No. in
TitleOriginal air date
1"Shareena Takes The Cake"September 11, 1999 (1999-09-11)
Shareena misses her chance to get tickets to a rock concert because Miss Kisskillya gives her detention. So she decides to team up with Shelley in the Home Economics Bake-Off to get even with her by creating a volcano cake. Meanwhile, Emmitt, Gug, Jim, and Duncan try to get Duncan's yo-yo back from Miss Kisskillya.
2"The Man With The Golden Brain"September 18, 1999 (1999-09-18)
The gang represents the school in a spelling bee. But when Lemonjella and Orangejella start to get competitive with each other, the gang has to intervene.
3"What Did You Séance?"September 25, 1999 (1999-09-25)
The gang holds meetings to receive spiritualistic messages.
4"The Contest"October 9, 1999 (1999-10-09)
The gang has a contest to see who can stay out of detention, except for Shelly, who tries to get in detention instead.
5"Too Good To Be Truant"October 23, 1999 (1999-10-23)
Shareena and Shelley decide to skip school and Miss Kisskillya tries to find them. Meanwhile, Emmitt and Gug try to compete for class president, throwing Jim in between.
6"Breaking Out"November 6, 1999 (1999-11-06)
Shareena hears that the star of the hit WT show "Lawson's Lake" is going to be at the library, so they break out of school to see him, even going far enough to use a bulldozer.
7"Comedy of Terrors"November 13, 1999 (1999-11-13)
Shareena auditions for a part in a school play, but it is Gug who lands the role, sparking jealousy in Shareena.
8"Little Miss Popular"November 20, 1999 (1999-11-20)
Shareena prepares for a television quiz show and starts to hang out with popular girls, much to the dismay of the others.
9"Capitol Punishment"December 4, 1999 (1999-12-04)
All of the kids, except for Shelley, go to Washington, D.C. with Miss Kisskillya. Meanwhile, the kids begin to wreak havoc in the hotel with antics such as Jim going on the loose stealing ice and Shelley goes to great lengths to get to Washington.
10"The Blame Game"January 8, 2000 (2000-01-08)
The gang constantly blames each other when one of them loses something.
11"Boyz 'N The Parenthood"February 5, 2000 (2000-02-05)
The gang gets paired with each other to take care of water balloons as an assignment for parenting. But while Shareena is stuck with the "baby", Emmitt tries to wait for his father.
12"A Friend In Greed"March 4, 2000 (2000-03-04)
The kids try to find treasure, but their focus on greed forces them to lose it to Mrs. Kisskillya.
13"Rule The School"March 25, 2000 (2000-03-25)
When Emmitt and Jim become tied as Principals for the Day, they begin to take things too far, even causing the LaBelle twins to get detention. Tired of Jim and Emmitt's antics, Gug teams up with Miss Kisskillya to strip them of their newfound power.


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