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"Professor Rotwood's Thesis" is the seventh episode of American Dragon: Jake Long.

Synopsis

One night, Professor Rotwood managed to take a blurred picture of Jake and Huntsgirl fighting. In class the next day, he handed out fliers saying he was offering a $500 reward for evidence for the magical creature loose in New York City.

While Jake, Trixie, and Spud were at Trixie's house, they (or Trixie) accidentally broke a vase. The three tried to find a way to buy another one. It also turned out the vase was $600. While trying to earn money, Jake brought up the idea of earning at least five hundred dollars. He decided to give Professor Rotwood a few pictures of himself in dragon form. After the evidence was rejected, he turned in his scales and it was still rejected.

On his way home, Jake spotted Huntsgirl trying to steal the gold from the leprechaun. While the two battled, Huntsgirl knocked Jake into a building and became unconscious. Trixie and Spud were down below trying to find a way to get more money.

While the two were thinking of ways, they spot the dragon, unaware it was also Jake, lying in the alley. They decided to turn him in for money.

When they turned him in to Rotwood, they got rewarded cash. The two decided to go to Jake's house to tell him the news. After Haley let them in his room, they pondered on where he could be. When Spud sat down, he turned on the computer and they both spot images of Jake as a dragon. They even had images of him "dragoning up". They found it unbelievable yet decided to get him back from Rotwood.

When at his residence, he denied a refund. Trixie and Spud then went to Jake's Grandpa's shop. After finding out magical creatures existed, Trixie and Spud got help from Grandpa and Fu Dog. Fu Dog drove a taxi, while the others rode in the back.

After Professor Rotwood put oil behind the taxi, it swerved through the driveway and a traffic jam ed. Meanwhile, Trixie and Spud gave up all their money to a taxi driver to get them to where Professor Rotwood and Jake were.

Right when Professor Rotwood was talking to the other people, Trixie and Spud struggled to free Jake. They got a plan and when Professor Rotwood opened the back of the truck, there was Jake in a dragon mask, which he took off. After they arrested Professor Rotwood, Jake thanked Trixie and Spud for saving them.

Later, Jake was at the shop with Grandpa and Fu Dog. Fu Dog made a mind-erase potion to make Trixie and Spud forget every magical event that ever happened. Just before Jake arrived at Trixie's house, he found the leprechaun who thanked him with a piece of gold. Jake then goes off to buy the replacement vase before getting to Trixie's house.

They affirmed their loyalty and friendship to him. Before Jake went to play with Trixie and Spud, dumping the potion in a plant. Then, he joined his best friends with a video game.

Meanwhile in jail, Professor Rotwood had grown suspicious that Jake was the dragon.

Trivia

  • This is the first episode in which Trixie and Spud know about Jake being the American Dragon.

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Media
Television: American Dragon: Jake Long

Books: The Dragon HunterThe Gnome Eater
Games: All Star Skate ParkRose's Print ShopDangerous DescentJake's Dragon Tile ComboJake's Inferno PinballThe Huntsclan TrapsHigh Risk RescueAmerican Dragon: Rise of the HuntsclanAmerican Dragon: Jake Long, Attack of the Dark Dragon

Characters
Main Characters: Jake LongRoseTrixie CarterArthur SpudinskiLuong Lao ShiFu DogJonathan LongSusan LongHaley Long

Other Characters: Brad MortonHans RotwoodStacey WintergrinTraceyLaceyOlivia MearsCourtneyJasmineMarnie LockjellyDanika HunnicuttNigel ThrallFred NerkKyle WilkinsGregoryAndrewSilverCarol St. CarmineFrederick ButtersleevesJoshuaTrisha"Jake Long Junior"Aunt CathyRose's parentsRose's TwinSara and KaraThe Dragon CouncilCouncilor AndamCouncilor KuldeCouncilor KukulkhanCouncilor OminaPatchouli LongSun ParkDolores DercetoMs. JenkinsMs. McGuireMs. BirchMrs. CarterColonel Hank CarterMs. SpudinskiOfficer MortonVeronicaBrocamasStan LipkowskiBerthaReggie the BrownieClooneySanta ClausJaren MacArthurShaniqua ChulavistaThad Rochefort-ChaiseJasma SancereRon SlamCoach SackersonJudge Glamis CutlerTommy KingThe Witches of WoodstockJack FrostPix McGeeQueen LilianaStrigoiMister KrunkersBennyPetite Messenger FairyHerbert the Goblin
Creatures: DragonsDwarvesTrollsPixiesElfGoblinBrownieTooth MinionsGiantSpriteGremlinGriffinShade DemonsHairball MonstersHobgoblinThe Krylock DemonIceberg MonsterJersey DevilGuardian SerpentAvemetrusSea SerpentGnomesCyclopsShark PeopleNymphsHarpyThe KrakenDjinnKelpieThe Magical Community
Villians: The HuntsmanJohnny WangThe HuntsclanThe Dark DragonCouncilor ChangBananas B.Eli Excelsior PandarusNixHuntsboys 88 and 89Huntsgirl 18Sigmund BrockFuryEuryaleMedusaEvil JakeHook Hand GhostVicky FicklingYan YanShackles JackKumoTiburón
Guest Characters: Monty HallIngrid Third

Episodes
"Old School Training" • "Dragon Breath" • "The Talented Mr. Long" • "The Legend of Dragon Tooth" • "Act 4, Scene 15" • "Adventures in Troll Sitting" • "Fu Dog Takes a Walk" • "Professor Rotwood's Thesis" • "The Egg" • "The Heist" • "Dragon Summit" • "Body Guard Duty" • "Shapeshifter" • "The Ski Trip" • "The Long Weekend" • "Eye of the Beholder" • "Jake Takes the Cake" • "Hong Kong Nights" • "Halloween Bash" • "Fu and Tell" • "Flight of the Unicorn" • "Keeping Shop" • "Ring Around the Dragon" • "The Hunted" • "Bring It On" • "Half Baked" • "The Academy" • "The Doppelganger Gang" • "Something Fishy This Way Comes" • "Breakout" • "Family Business" • "Hero of the Hourglass" • "Dreamscape" • "A Befuddled Mind" • "Fool's Gold" • "Feeding Frenzy" • "Haley Gone Wild" • "Supernatural Tuesday" • "The Rotwood Files" • "Hairy Christmas" • "Switcheroo" • "The Love Cruise" • "Year of the Jake" • "Homecoming" • "Young at Heart" • "Siren Says" • "Shaggy Frog" • "Nobody's Fu" • "Magic Enemy #1" • "A Ghost Story" • "Bite Father, Bite Son" • "Game On" • "Furious Jealousy" • "Being Human" • "The Hong Kong Longs"
Locations
New YorkNew York (state)New JerseyAlabamaFloridaMillard Fillmore Middle SchoolIsle of DracoHong KongSubwayThe Empire State BuildingChinaCamp MugwompMagus BazaarCanal Street ElectronicsIsland of AtlantisCosmopolitan Museum of ArtFamilio Festevedro
Objects
Mark of the HuntsclanThe 13 Aztec SkullsHuntstaffMagical journalsBrockium
Songs
The Chosen OneThe Hubba Hubba Hula