This character flaw becomes the major driving force of the plot. . To bring up her grade, she must make a friend. She even mentions the trope by name. Speaking of which, Lisa expects her bond with Darcy to be over and done with the moment she gets that A in social skills. Along with a fun story, great character moments, and genuine family love all around, I say yes to this cartoon being another highlight to this season.
Sypnosis At , the kindergarteners play around, while works with her science equipment. Although being listed in the credits, has no lines in this episode, but she was heard grunting while playing with Lynn. Later when Darcy makes the ultimate move with a friendship bracelet, Lisa turns it down saying that she used Darcy to get an A the whole time. Shrinivas offers to read a story to Darcy to make her feel better, Ms. Her focus set on maintaining a perfect academic record, Lisa makes a deal with her teacher that if she can make a friend, her grade will be raised.
Lisa, realizing what she has done, tries to apologize, but Darcy has told Ms. Happy now that her academic record is perfect, Lisa goes back to work with her science equipment. Best friends in the end. First they high-five, then Clyde twirls, and they finish it off with a fist bump. Personality-wise, Darcy is as standard little kid as you can get, wide-eyed, excitable, carrying a stuffed animal, and always wanting to play. However, what we see of her is best-suited for her to work off of another character. Shrinivas, seeing Lisa and Darcy getting along, decides to boost Lisa's grade.
The following sequence of Lisa attempting to research the meaning of friendship no doubt features her at her most entertaining. She rejects the first two students due to , and , but eventually settles on a girl named. Suddenly, announces that she's going to give everyone their first report cards. However, this sad moment for Lincoln brings on what is perhaps the best portrayal of sibling love this show has put out. The next day, Lisa, now using the information she collected yesterday, decides to make friends with the first person who enters the classroom. Later, when his own tactics don't work, Lincoln tries the same thing, but it fails.
Before he can convince them however, Luna overhears his Master of Convincing claims, and begs him to work his skills to help her win an auction for an antique t-shirt. Touched at Darcy's kind gesture, she decides to let Darcy sit next to her, and eat half of the cookie. Shrinivas' eyelashes are disconnected from her eyes. Loud's friend is one of the members of. Through a montage of all the sisters doing what makes them so entertaining as they convince Mom and Dad to fund what they want, they successfully get their money, and they all nicely praise Lincoln for their success. Lisa then puts her research to use and gets the friendly attention of her classmate, Darcy. Going back to the problem Lincoln runs into, it turns out that while his advice works for his sisters, when he finally approaches Mom and Dad for what he wants, they say no.
He will teach them how they can ask Mom and Dad for money. Shrinivas says that it's not an error. Loud has played the cowbell. On a side note, in a season with little for her to do, this cartoon is one that does great justice for Luna as a character. This statement causes Lisa to learn the true meaning of friendship: it makes your life better. She spies on the bondings between and , and , and , and and. Later, Darcy has made a friendship bracelet for Lisa, but Lisa, no longer able to hold it in anymore, admits that she only became friends with her just so she can boost her social skills grade up, and admits that she doesn't have the time for friends, and gives back the friendship bracelet.
At the Loud House, Lisa tries to do some research on how friendship works, but eventually decides to settle on observation. Even the music sounds similar to the store's famous theme song. However, Darcy continues to show Lisa her signs of friendship, but Lisa politely declines her offers, showing that she doesn't want to hang out with her anymore. Later on, Lincoln tries this, to which Lily gives him a thumbs down. With this cartoon, we have possibly the best use of Lincoln as a highly valued and trustworthy Loud.
She approaches something as simple as making a friend as something complicated that requires extensive field work where she observes her family socializing with their friends, and records her findings. As a result, she sends Lisa to the time-out corner, so she can think about what she has done. For one thing, when asking Lincoln to help her get money, she makes a good effort to keep her cool and not get hostile, which is especially refreshing considering her portrayal in. Shrinivas if there was an error in printing her report card, but Ms. Unfortunately, Darcy hurt at realizing that Lisa lied to her, and because Lisa no longer wants to be friends, begins crying and runs off.