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Starbright (Part 2): Colliding Stars
Season 1, Episode 7
Jem 07 Starbright Pt 2 Colliding Stars

Jem 07 Starbright Pt 2 Colliding Stars

Air date July 12, 1986
Written by Christy Marx
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Starbright (Part 2): Colliding Stars is the seventh episode of the first season, and the 7th episode overall, of the Jem animated series.

Plot

Horrified at the news of Ba Nee's impending blindness, Jerrica learns from her doctor that there is an experimental laser surgical procedure that could save Ba Nee's vision. However, the cost of the surgery is a staggering $250,000.

Having canceled all their tour dates to star in the movie, Aja comes with the idea to divert funds from Starlight Music to cover the cost of the surgery, but when they arrive there, they find the building closed down and without power. Joanie, the business manager of Starlight, tells the group that Eric Raymond has drained huge sums of money from Starlight Music in order to promote the Misfits' movie. Luckily, Jerrica and the others are able to pay the bills to restore the building's electricity and reclaim their equipment for their music.

Left with no other option, Jem and The Holograms are forced to return to the movie. Eric's demands push the group to their limits once again, especially when Jem nearly falls from a set display suspended several dozen feet in the air because Eric wouldn't provide a stunt double or a safety net in case she fell. Video records the accident hoping to use it to shut down the movie's production, but Jem pleads her not to, because of Ba Nee's surgery.

Songs featured

Quotes

  • Eric: Okay. At the beginning of this shot, Jem, your mark is over there. (Jerrica moves through the background scenery) Nick, your with Jem at that point. There, the camera zooms into a tight close up of you, Nick. (Jerrica peaks around the corner at the Jem hologram, Eric, Nick and Pizzazz) We hold for a beat on you, then Pizzazz enters looking very beautiful. You can't take your eyes off of her. Then suddenly you forget Jem and take Pizzazz into your arms. Got that.

  • Clash: You're wasting tape on those has-beens.
  • Video: What would you know?
  • Clash: I know Jem's greedy and conceited. Everybody does.

  • Jerrica: We have to finish the movie.
  • Kimber: No way!
  • Shana: Not a chance.
  • Aja: Are you kidding?
  • Jerrica: Then who tells Ba Nee she'll be blind?

  • Jerrica: (scolding Rio) Let me make something perfectly clear, buster. Jem is here because I asked her to come back and take Eric's humiliation because Ba Nee needs an operation.

  • Pizzazz: Hey, get back in your cage.
  • Aja: I counted Jem's scenes, Pizzazz. And she's still in two more scenes than you.

  • Rio - No Jem Note!
  • Jem - (Screaming) RIO!
  • Rio - i got ya
  • Nick - Way to go Rio!
  • Jem - Yes
  • Jem and Rio Kissed, Plus let go of the rope

Goofs

  • Kimber's hair turns pink when the Holograms are about to reenter the movie studio.
  • When the explosions go off, Jem's hair is momentarily blue.
  • Near the beginning of "Love Is Doin' It To Me," Aja's outfit "Only The Beginning" is shown to have sleeves.
Episodes
Season 1
The BeginningDisasterKimber's RebellionFrame UpThe Battle of the BandsStarbright (Part 1): Falling StarStarbright (Part 2): Colliding StarsStarbright (Part 3): Rising StarThe World Hunger ShindigAdventure in ChinaLast ResortsIn StitchesThe Music Awards (Part 1)The Music Awards (Part 2)The Rock Fashion BookBroadway MagicIn Search of the Stolen AlbumHot Time in HawaiiThe Princess and the SingerIsland of DeceptionOld Meets NewIntrigue at the Indy 500The Jem Jam (Part 1)The Jem Jam (Part 2)Culture ClashGlitter and Gold
Season 2
The Talent Search (Part 1)The Talent Search (Part 2)ScandalOne Jem Too ManyThe Bands Break UpThe FanFather's DayThe Treasure HuntAztec EnchantmentMusic is MagicThe Jazz PlayerDanse TimeRoxy RumblesAlone AgainKJEMTrick or TechratThe Presidential DilemmaRock 'n Roll ExpressMardi GrasThe Middle of NowhereRenaissance WomanJourney to Shangri-LaJourney Through TimeBritrockOut of the PastHollywood Jem (Part 1): For Your ConsiderationHollywood Jem (Part 2): And the Winner Is...
Season 3
The Stingers Hit Town (Part 1)The Stingers Hit Town (Part 2)Video WarsBeauty and the Rock PromoterHomeland, HeartlandMidsummer Night's MadnessThe Day the Music DiedThat Old Houdini MagicStraight from the HeartA Change of HeartRiot's HopeA Father Should Be...
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