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Managing Murphy's Law
Big Finish
Season: 2
Production code: 207b
Broadcast order: 49
Written by:
Joshua Pruett
Storyboards by:
Lauren Andrews
Directed by:
Bob Bowen
Synopsis
Amanda helps Milo, Zack, and Melissa prep for an afternoon concert.
Broadcast Information
U.S. Premiere:
February 16, 2019
International Premieres:
see below
Paired with
"The Ticking Clock"
Story arc(s)
Just Getting Started Arc
Milo and Amanda Arc
Octalians Arc
P.I.G. Arc
I should know, I'm your new manager.

Amanda Lopez

"Managing Murphy's Law" is the thirteenth episode of the second season of Milo Murphy's Law.

Amanda assigns herself as the new manager for Milo, Melissa and Zack's band, and helps them prepare an afternoon benefit concert. Unbeknownst to them, Milo is being spied on by aliens for his negative probability ions. Meanwhile, Dakota and Cavendish get affected by an alien amnesia device and find themselves in various places.

Plot

While Milo, Zack, Melissa, and Mort are preparing to go to Zack’s house for snack and video games, Amanda tells them they are playing at the Forget the Llamas, Save the Alpacas benefit concert and that she is their manager. They say they don’t have their equipment or power to play them, but Amanda enlists Chad and Lydia to help with that.

Meanwhile, at Slushy Dawg, Cavendish and Dakota arrive to take care of Alien Amnesia Device, which is broken. They speak with Jeremy Johnson about it.

Back at Jefferson County Middle School, Just Getting Started is practicing until they are forced to leave and go to Milo’s house. They are unknowingly being watched by an alien craft that decide to observe Milo due to his Negative Probability Ions.

Back at Slushy Dawg, Cavendish and Dakota woke up with missing time and fast food wrappers all over the place. They drive past the devic three more time and come to play a racing game at Harry Hamster's, performing acrobatics without a net, and jostling on Segway with pool noodles. Each time ordering more food and angering and annoying Jeremy.

At Milo’s house, they are thinking of new names when the garage collapses. They make it out and his parents arrive. Milo goes to get the instruments when the alien ship goes haywire and causes a truck carrying dancing ponies to crash. Milo takes out a radio and throws it while the ponies follow. Amanda has Brigette drive the group to the concert.

Back at Slushy Dawg, Cavendish and Dakota realize they are dealing with a device that causes temporary insanity and memory loss. They unknowingly drive right into it.

At the Natural History Museum, Just Getting Started prepares to go on.

At Slushy Dawg, Cavendish and Dakota wake up and see a message telling them not to drive through as the device is there. They find it and plug it up with wrappers. Just then Milo and company drive by and thank them for the fireworks.

An hour ago at the concert, Milo tries to talk Amanda out of the concert but she refuses, saying that she's learned from Milo to never quit. They perform and stick with their current name. The aliens watching them bearly escape and Amanda was the one who texted Cavendish and Dakota about the fireworks. After the show Amanda says being a band manager is hard but they are “just getting started” and kisses his cheek, much to Milo’s surprise and enjoyment.

In the atmosphere, the aliens decided to further study Milo.

Transcript

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Songs

Gallery

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Videos

Trivia

  • Aliens have discovered Milo's negative probability ions. This is the second time these negative probability ions are brought up. ("The Phineas and Ferb Effect")
  • This is the third episode in which Milo's band performs and the second time they perform under the name 'Just Getting Started'
  • The "Forget the Llamas, Save the Alpacas" benefit concert began around 18:30/6:30pm.
  • Chad disappears following the first scene while Lydia isn't seen at the concert.
  • Dakota doesn't like fish sandwiches.
  • This is the first episode where Amanda kisses Milo.
  • This episode marks the first appearance of the Octalians.
  • Lydia is afraid of ponies.
  • Candace was originally planned to appear in this episode, but was cut for time.

Continuity

Allusions

  • Phineas and Ferb - The song "Everything's Better with Perry" is played as an instrumental when Milo stops the horses.

Errors

  • When the Ringmaster is saying "What a show folks! I don't know who these two lunatics are, but they fearless! And without a net!" some of the audience members mouths are synced up to his line.

Cast and Characters


International Airings

  • Germany, UK: September 18, 2018
  • India: November 12, 2018
  • Japan: January 27, 2019
  • Southeast Asia: March 28, 2019
  • Ukraine: September 3, 2019
Previous:
"The Ticking Clock"
Episodes Next:
"Milo's Shadow"


v - e - d Episodes
Season 1 Going the Extra MiloThe UndergroundersRooting for the EnemySunny Side UpThe Doctor Zone FilesThe NoteParty of PerilSmooth Opera-torWorked DayThe Wilder WestFamily VacationMurphy's LardSecrets and PiesAthledecamathalonThe SubstituteTime OutWe're Going to the ZooSchool DanceBattle of the BandsThe Math BookThe Little Engine That Couldn'tThe Llama IncidentMissing MiloStar StruckDisaster of My DreamsA Clockwork OriginPerchance to SleepwalkSome Like it YachtBackward to School NightWorld Without MiloThe RaceLove TobogganThe Island of Lost DakotasFungus Among UsMilo Murphy's Halloween Scream-A-Torium!A Christmas Peril
Season 2 The Phineas and Ferb EffectSnow Way OutTeacher FeaturePicture DayAgee Ientee DiogeeGame NightPace Makes WasteCake 'Splosion!Lady KrillersDoof's Day OutDisco Do-OverThe Ticking ClockManaging Murphy's LawMilo's ShadowSick DayField of ScreamsSpy Little Sister!Dog Walker, Runner, ScreamerNow I Am a MurphyFreefallMilo's WorldAbducting Murphy's LawThe Goulash LegacyThe Dog Who Knew Too MuchAdventure BuddiesRide Along Little DoggieLook At This ShipCast PartySafety FirstCavendish UnleashedFirst ImpressionsThe Speech and Debate League of Death and Destruction Cross Town Explosion Event‎The Mid-Afternoon Snack ClubParks and WreckEscapeMilo in SpaceSphere and Loathing in Outer Space
v - e - d Secondary Story Arc Episodes
Llama Incident Arc The UndergroundersRooting for the EnemyMurphy's LardWe're Going to the ZooBattle of the BandsThe Llama IncidentMissing Milo
Milo and Amanda Arc Smooth Opera-torSchool DanceCake 'Splosion!Managing Murphy's LawSpy Little Sister!Ride Along Little Doggie
Mr. Drako Arc AthledecamathalonWe're Going to the ZooSchool DanceThe Math BookSome Like it YachtBackward to School NightMilo Murphy's Halloween Scream-A-Torium!Picture Day
Just Getting Started Arc Secrets and PiesSchool DanceBattle of the BandsDisaster of My DreamsManaging Murphy's Law
Lost Dakotas Arc Backward to School NightLove TobogganThe Island of Lost DakotasThe Phineas and Ferb EffectSnow Way Out
Episodes in Italics indicate an episode that doesn't center around the subject of an arc but is still related to it.
v - e - d Primary Story Arc Episodes
B.O.T.T. Introduction Arc The Doctor Zone FilesSmooth Opera-torWorked DayFamily VacationMurphy's LardSecrets and PiesThe SubstituteTime Out
Counteragent Arc Time OutWe're Going to the ZooSchool DanceThe Little Engine That Couldn'tStar StruckMissing Milo
Pistachions Arc The SubstituteThe Llama IncidentMissing MiloPerchance to SleepwalkThe RaceFungus Among UsThe Phineas and Ferb Effect
Doofenshmirtz Arc The Phineas and Ferb EffectAgee Ientee DiogeeCake 'Splosion!Doof's Day OutDisco Do-OverThe Ticking ClockSpy Little Sister!Milo's ShadowSick DayAbducting Murphy's LawThe Goulash Legacy
P.I.G. Arc Snow Way OutPicture DayGame NightLady KrillersDisco Do-OverManaging Murphy's LawField of ScreamsMilo's ShadowFreefallDog Walker, Runner, ScreamerAbducting Murphy's LawParks and Wreck
Octalians Arc Managing Murphy's LawMilo's ShadowSick DayAbducting Murphy's LawMilo in SpaceSphere and Loathing in Outer Space
Forsaken Perry Arc Sick DayAbducting Murphy's LawThe Dog Who Knew Too MuchAdventure Buddies
Rogue Cavendish Arc Abducting Murphy's LawLook At This ShipCavendish Unleashed
Episodes in Italics indicate an episode that doesn't center around the subject of an arc but is still related to it.
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