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"The Ripple Effect" is the second double-length special episode and the twenty-sixth episode of the first season of Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero. It premiered on July 6, 2015.

Synopsis

When Penn discovers that Phyllis is trying to locate the Most Dangerous World Imaginable to bring his parents back to Middleburg, he takes matters into his own hands leading to catastrophic results, zapping him to the Least Dangerous World Imaginable.

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Characters

Trivia

  • This is the second "tent pole" of four important double-length episodes that "dig a bit deeper and tell a bigger story," of the first season, the first being "North Pole Down".
  • It is revealed that Phyllis has been working on finding the Most Dangerous World Imaginable in order to save Penn's parents.
  • Boone reveals that he is the only one out of the three heroes that Phyllis considers responsible enough to have a key to the Odyssey.
  • When the heroes try to use the MUT without Phyllis, Penn discovers that it is possible to go into another dimension with the MUT without zapping into someone else's body.
  • This is the first episode where Penn doesn't zap into someone else's body.
  • Penn is the first character to get fired from his part-time job, and get re-hired in the same episode.
  • The Zero family name is revealed to come from the fact that the Zeroes have never failed a mission.
  • Penn unofficially applies to become a part-time villain, though he is doing it to get back into the Least Dangerous World Imaginable and fix things.
    • Penn uses the villain's portal in Fish Stick on a Stick, making him the first hero to use it.
    • Phil gets one in "The Ripple Effect", where he hires Penn as a part-time villain, allowing him to use the villain's portal to enter TLDWI and save everyone.
  • The process of becoming a part-time hero or part-time villain includes a job interview.
    • According to Sam Levine, the process also involves signing something.


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Penn Zero Logo
Media
Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero
Characters
Penn ZeroSashi KobayashiBoone WisemanPhyllisBrock ZeroVonnie ZeroAunt Rose and Uncle ChuckRippenPrincipal LarryPhilMayor Pink PandaDr. HissyPrincess Alrgelbaccch BlunkenthorttthhhphCaptain Super CaptainProfessor Evil ProfessorEight BallSheriff Scaley BriggsBlazeGeneral TalonSoda JerkAmber BriggsLady StarblasterOrchidNugThe MilkmanCoach JackieCoach WallaceMr. SnowmanPirate MariaGeneral Bighorn • The Hooded Pixie • Sonny Sonnerstein • Grinkon • Super Amazing Bouncy Ball • Arata, Hideo and YumiVlurgen • The Guardian •
Songs
Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero (Opening Theme)We're Breaking Out of Here for ChristmasTime to Kill • We Can Catch the Milkman • What is a Princess? • Pigoilet • Victory is Mine at Last • The Truth of It Is • Moonlight Bright • This is a Real Song • Boone Reads On • Race to the Top • Race to the Top (reprise) • You're a Karaoke King • High in the Sky • Breath In, Breath Out • Bad Weed • Today's The DayMy Name is Penn ZeroSave the Worlds • In the Splishy Splashy Sea • Come Aboard with Me • Training to Win • Wings of Destiny Song • Sometimes We Need a Friend • Build and Backup Now • The Time Table • Everybody Chillax • Why Won't You Turn Green • It's the Best Friend Song • It's the Best Friend Make Up Song • Grinkon's Song
Episodes
Season One: "North Pole Down" • "Chicken or Fish?/The Old Old West" • "Babypocalypse/That Purple Girl" • "I'm Super!/The Fast and the Floor Rugs" • "Brainzburgerz/Chuckle City" • "Flurgle Burgle/Temple of the Porcelain God" • "Defending the Earth/Number One, Number Two" • "3 Big Problems/Cereal Criminals" • "I'm Still Super!/Balls!" • "The Princess Most Fair/Hail Larry" • "It's a Colorful Life/Larry Manor" • "Lady Starblaster/Amber" • "Totally into Your Body/Fish and Chips" • "The Ripple Effect" • "Where Dragons Dare/Rip-Penn" • "Chuckle City 500/Rock and Roll" • "Plantywood: City of Flora/Boone's Apprentice" • "The QPC/Shirley B. Awesome" • "Massive Morphy Merge Mechs/Ultrahyperball" • "Zap One" • "Save the Worlds"

Season Two: "The Pirates, the Parrot, the Puzzles and the Talking Boats" • "Alpha, Bravo, Unicorn/A Game of Cat and Mouse" • "Wings of Destiny/Sensitivity Training" • "The Bewildering Bout of the Astounding Automatons/Back to the Past of Future Balls" • "A Tale of Two Wizards/Rockullan, Papyron, Scissorian" • "Be My Ghost/The Chinchilla" • "The Kobayashis/Cereal Fugitives" • "The Last Mountain Beast" • "Ninki Ninja Fight Town/My Mischievous Son" • "That Purple Guy/Rootilda" • "The Most Dangerous World Imaginable/Trading Faces" • "13 Big Problems/Mr. Rippen" • "At the End of the Worlds"

Locations
Middleburg • Middleburg Central High • The Odyssey • Fish Stick on a Stick • North Pole • Knight World • Superhero World • Arabian World • Plush Toy World • Clown World • Dinosaur Cowboy World • Cereal World • Old English World • Giant Monster World • Zombie World • Space World • Ocean World • Color World • Musical Fairy Tale World • Caveman Spy World • Future Barbarian World • Ultrahyperball World • Demon World • Alien World • Galaxy World • Temple World • Dragon World • Gothic Mystery World • Plant World • Animal Barbarian World • Toy World • Outer Space Court World • Robot World • Pirate World • Fairymania World • Steampunk World • Ball World • Ghost World • Rock, Paper, Scissor World • Beast World • Anime World • Sitcom World • Nothingness • Most Dangerous World ImaginableLeast Dangerous World Imaginable
Objects
Multi-Universe Hologram Uplink • Multi-Universe Transprojector • Pigoilet • The QPC Unit • Vortex Tops • Specs