KaBlam! "Episode 29" (Formerly unknown 1998 episode


Henry and June, as they appear in KaBlam!.

"Episode 29" is a hoaxed episode of the 1990s Nickelodeon series "KaBlam!"

Origin

The episode first appeared on TV.com and Wikipedia episode guides in the early 2000s when an anonymous user added the episode to both lists. Despite no visual or evidence ever existing, many internet users claimed they had seen the episode, and many fans of the show created their own artwork and fanfiction, allowing the rumor to live on for as long as it did.

Plot

The episode was to be about Henry and June finally ending the comic book series, June kissing Henry (revealing her crush) and saying goodbyes to the audience. This episode was presumably scrapped due to high ratings of the show and was forgotten since they kept making episodes for the show.

Debunking

On December 7, 2015, Henry and June segment creator Mark Marek released a full episode on the KaBlam! Korner section of his website titled "Episode 29". Despite this episode sharing the same title as the rumored Episode 29, it did not contain any of the same plot, but was actually a regular episode from the series titled "Your Logo Here". This means that the episode Mark Marek uploaded was intended to be his response to the rumors that "Episode 29" existed; the episode does not exist in it's rumored form, but rather stands as a regular episode part of the series.

In 2011, Mark Marek also left a comment on a now defunct fansite, declaring that Henry and June do not have feelings for one another, and that the episode is fake. However since a screenshot of the comment was never found this was difficult to prove.

Confusion with Other Episodes

Most people who claim they remember "seeing" the episode describe it as an award ceremony, which is a relevant theme in both "Resistance is Futile" and the "Life with Loopy Gala-Bration" special, so it's possible that they are confusing Episode 29 with these two episodes, as well as some elements that could have stemmed from the rare "KaFun!" and "Just Chillin'" episodes.

It was also commonly believed that Episode 29, the alleged series finale, was removed from airing rotation on Nickelodeon when the show was picked up for another season, and that the Life with Loopy Gala-Bration was created out of the remnants of Episode 29. However, this September 1998 TV guide confirms that the Loopy special was already set to air before Episode 29 would have theoretically premiered

It is possible that this incident is connected to a phenomenon known as the "Mandela Effect," a form of confabulation (the unconscious production of fabricated, distorted, or misinterpreted memories about oneself or the world without the intention to deceive) in which multiple people from the same or similar groups vividly recall nearly identical false memories.

References

Comments


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DeadCody

9 months ago
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Hello
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Anonymous user #1

9 months ago
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test.
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Insultingiguana

8 months ago
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Why Isent this article removed or just moved if the hole things a hoax?
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Radiant Lloyd Firefly

8 months ago
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The only reason why it's still up is because dycaite said if something had a article and later was found out to be fake it could remain listed as a source of information. And this article is from the old wiki so it counts.

I suppose it could use a title change though.
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Insultingiguana

7 months ago
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Well I mentioned that becuse the creator has posted all the missing episodes around that time.
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Anonymous user #2

7 months ago
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The episode isn't Real. The creator of KaBlam! Confirmed this. The real ep.29 Was called "Your Title Here" But however, There was a "Deleted Part" at the end. But, It's not been seen yet.
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Anonymous user #3

5 months ago
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A handful of episodes from this show are considered lost
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Anonymous user #3

5 months ago
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Kablam was not a very popular show which is why they probably made this up
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Anonymous user #4

5 months ago
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HI
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Anonymous user #5

4 months ago
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Mark marek did reveal however there was a scrapped part of the real ep 29
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Anonymous user #6

4 months ago
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Proof?
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