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"Flight of the Bumblebee" (1007)

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Episode title: Flight of the Bumblebee
Episode production code: 1007

Episode # in production code order: 216
Episode # in true US premiere order: 215
Episode # in old US premiere order: 216

US premiere date: October 29, 1995
US premiere time: 9 pm

Written by Calvin Brown, Jr.
Directed by Gerry Cohen

First camera shot: Al is singing "This Is A Man's World".

Synopsis: In order to join the NO MA'AM group, Bud must go through an initiation process where he must crash a televised wrestling match in order to get a photograph with King Kong Bundy. Bud not only gains backstage access by dressing up in a bumblebee suit, he ends up in the ring facing the star wrestler as well.

Recurring character cast:
Griff: Harold Sylvester
Bob Rooney: E.E. Bell
Ike: Tom McCleister
Sticky: Benjamin Lum († 2002)
Frannie: Carol Ann Susi
Louise: Alix Elias

Guest cast:
Bouncer: Michael Clark Duncan
"Nasty" Natalie: Carrie Genzel
Ring Announcer: Jimmy Lennon, Jr.
Referee: Frank Lloyd
Anytime: Neriah Davis
Girl Witch: Kate Weiskpof

Guest star:
King Kong Bundy

General note: Peggy & Al have sex. Kelly appears as Honey at Wrestlepalooza.

Music: The NO MA'AMers sing a variation of "This Is a Man's World".

Bud's girl: "Nasty" Natalie

References: The episode title refers to a piece from the opera "Tsar Saltan" by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov.

Bud, the referee and King Kong Bundy

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