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"Worked Day" is the ninth episode in the first season of Milo Murphy's Law. It first aired on October 27, 2016.[1]

It's Career Day, and Milo is having a hard time deciding what his career should be. He tries to decide while visiting the waterworks, fire department, and hospital. But of course, everything goes wrong. Meanwhile, Dakota and Cavendish try and make sure a shipment truck full of pistachios make it to the pistachio warehouse.


It's Career Day for the students of Jefferson County Middle School, and Milo finds himself struggling to identify what he wants to do for his future career. He and his class visit his father Martin Murphy, who is a city safety inspector, a job that mostly involves him visiting various sites and observing as Murphy's Law unfolds. Meanwhile, Balthazar Cavendish and Vinnie Dakota have been assigned to ensure that a truckload of pistachios gets to a storage facility, with Vinnie Dakota all the while wondering what they're going to do for lunch afterward. The pair - or rather just Cavendish - end up driving the truck to the wrong address in Danville, while the facility Milo's class is touring floods.

Milo's class then visit Melissa's father, the chief firefighter, at a fish hatchery. Mr. Chase wonders if Milo might have been involved in the fire earlier, is shocked when he hears Milo's passing interest in being a firefighter, and then watches as Milo tries out the fire hose only to end up causing a new fire. The class then visits the hospital where Zack's mother, Doctor Eileen Underwood works, only for an MRI machine to overload and start attracting metal from all over the city, including Balthazar and Dakota's truck. Milo then travels home to see his mom, who is a stay-at-home architect, and she encourages him to try everything and not worry about deciding on what he wants to do with the rest of his life just yet.


For a full transcript of "Worked Day", click here.

Diogee, Go Home!

(Diogee walks up, stuck in a hard hat) Milo: Diogee. (Milo shakes him out of the hard hat) How did you get in here? Martin: Diogee, go home. (Milo places the hard hat back on his head) Milo: You heard him boy, on your way. (Diogee stumbles blindly into the water treatment plant manager on his way out)
Milo: Diogee. (Milo shakes him out of the hard hat) How did you get in here?
Martin: Diogee, go home.
(Milo places the hard hat back on his head) Milo: You heard him boy, on your way.
(Diogee stumbles blindly into the water treatment plant manager on his way out)
Milo points out Diogee on a high platform above them)
Everyone: Diogee, go home!
(Diogee jumps off the platform and land on the inflatable snowman, launching everyone else back into the water)
(Diogee sniffs the models)
Milo: Diogee, go ho... oh, wait a minute. You are home. Good boy.


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International Airings

  • January 19, 2017 (Spain)
  • February 5, 2017 (Latin America)
  • February 17, 2017 (Japan)[2]
  • March 3, 2017 (Southeast Asia)
  • May 27, 2017 (Hungary)[3]
  • July 6, 2017 (Israel)


  • Despite Mort saying in "Party of Peril" that Melissa's dad works as a paramedic, he appears as a firefighter; most likely he is a firefighter-paramedic.
  • The MRI machine took a hammer, flashlight, saw, pickaxe, frying pan, fire extinguisher, and an anchor out of Milo's backpack.
  • It was revealed that Melissa wanted to be a Journalist/Queen of the Universe.
  • This is the third episode to premiere on Disney Channel before airing on Disney XD. (The other two were the most previous episodes).
  • Milo references (and unintentionally makes fun of) the show when he says that he does not know what animator is, adding that it must be a typo.
  • This is the first episode where someone other than Milo tells Diogee to go home.
  • One of the jobs on Milo's list is "Survivor".
  • We never see the anchor come out of Milo's backpack.
  • The main school building seems to have the same damage that is caused by Cavendish driving into it in Missing Milo, even though that comes after this episode.
  • This episode shows how close Milo is to his mother, Brigette.


  • Neither laboratory technician or city safety inspector is on the career forms we see Milo and Zack holding.
  • The job "Animator" is on both sides of Milo's paper.
  • The jobs on the Career Day list continuously change places.
  • Melissa's dad told Milo that he was the first person to start a fire with water, though the fire was actually started when Milo knocked down a power line. As this initiated a chain reaction that began with a spray of water, Mr. Chase 's comment may have been meant to be ironic.
    • It has been known for centuries a fire can be started by pouring water onto boiling fat.
  • The MRI magnet attracts Eunice's glasses and some keys and a pen from Dr. Underwood's pocket, yet the next scene shows a scalpel flying towards the magnet.
  • Just before everyone evacuated the MRI operation room, one girl's neck goes through her hair.
  • The parts Brigette is seen gluing onto her model don't seem to match up with the background she places them on and onward from the very next shot, her additions vanish.
  • At the fish hatchery, the first time the bus is seen there is nobody on board, but the second time, Mr. Hartoonian is sitting in the driver's seat.
  • Mr. Hartoonian's yellow badge changes which lapel it is fastened to from scene to scene.
  • As Milo boards the bus at the hospital, the children inside are arranged differently when seen from outside than when seen from inside.
  • When Zack gets another hard hat, Melissa has another hard hat, but she was meant to have one.


  • When Melissa asks Milo how he had fit an anchor in his backpack, he answers "you don't know everything about me", which is a phrase that is occasionally used on Phineas and Ferb.
  • During the scene with the teens with the piercings, a song that sounds similar to Nirvana's Smells Like Teen Spirit can be heard.


Additional voices


"Smooth Opera-tor"
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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 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.