Old Best Friend
Season 1
Episode 3A
Written By Mirith JS Colao
Directed By
Sherie Pollack
Original Airdate September 27, 1997
Previous "Food Barn"
Next "Crunch Pod"

Old Best Friend is the A part of the third episode of Season 1 of Pepper Ann. It was paired with "Crunch Pod" and first aired on September 27, 1997.


Pepper Ann's old friend Brenda is moving to Hazelnut. The two spent lots of time together at Cubby Camp, and Pepper Ann is very excited that she's going to get to see Brenda again.

However, Pepper Ann quickly finds out that she and Brenda have nothing in common anymore, and tries her hardest to avoid having to say so.


She changed everything.
Brenda's moving van pulls up and she jumps out
Brenda: EEEE! Cubby hug!
Pepper Ann: These are my best friends Nicky and Milo and they're gonna hang out with us the whole time, okay?!

Brenda: Great! You can show me around!
Brenda puts on a conductor hat

Brenda: All aboard, the Brenda Express! Woo-wooo!! Chugga-chugga, chugga-chugga, chugga-chugga, chugga-chugga! I can't hear you!
Brenda: After school, would you come over and
Pepper Ann gets detention for talking in class

Brenda: Mr. Carter, may I have detention too?
Mr. Carter: We don't just give out detention willy-nilly in these parts, missy. You have to earn--
Brenda throws a paper airplane at Mr. Carter's head
Mr. Carter:
Brenda: We'll suffer together.

Pepper Ann: Oh goody...
Nicky: Pardon my alliteration, but this boxcar's bailin' at 'Boringville'."
Brenda: Video games? Gee, I think I know how to waste my time for free, thanks.
Pepper Ann: Right. Like I'm that mature!
Brenda: I have to be honest with you, Pepper Ann. We just don't have anything in common anymore. Oh, don't feel bad. I've grown and you've...changed.
Pepper Ann: (Sings) Brenda, Brenda, Brenda

The Desk Gag Edit

"Ooh, five bucks!"

Notes, Goofs, and TriviaEdit