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The Middle Of Nowhere
Written by Chris Pelzer

Eric wants to buy land to open a refinery near the Alaskan pipeline, and use the oil to make records more cheaply than any other record company in the world. He has Pizzazz's father convinced to back him up with money. Jem and the Holograms are going to Alaska as a part of their tour, and Ba Nee gets to come along to visit her penpal who's family lives on the island that Eric wants to buy.

Jem/Jerrica and the Holograms, The Misfits, Rio, Eric, Starlight Girls (Ba Nee), Harvey, Uto, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Kenyak, Mr.s Kenyak, George.

Focus on:
Ba Nee

Locations & vehicles:
Gabor business building, Starlight Mansion, Attuk Island in Alaska, airplane, fishingboat, Harvey's airplane, Misfits' snowmobiles, airport, airplane #2.

"In The Land Of The Midnight Sun" Jem and the Holograms
"Makin' Mischief" The Misfits
"Safe And Sound" Jem and the Holograms

Action, Humor, Message, Adventure.

Original airdate:
5 November 1987.

Released on DVD.

Italy: Aired on TV. The episode title was "Viaggio In Alaska" (Journey to Alaska).
France: Aired on TV. Released on DVD. The episode title was "Au Milieu De Nulle Part" (The middle of nowhere).
Venezuela: Aired on TV. The episode title was "Lejos De La Civilización" (Far from civilization).
UK: Aired on TV.
New Zealand: Released on VHS.

Different animation.

Harvey refers to what happened in the episode Starbright Part 3, where Eric ruined his movie studio and he lost millions.

Ba Nee has a penpal in Alaska.

Attuk Island does not exist in real life and is probably based on the largest Alaskan Island called Attu Island.

Apparently Pizzazz doesn't do her own hair, as Eric offers to pay for her next hairstyling.

The song "Makin' Mischief" by the Misfits is re-used. Previously appeared in the episode "Disaster".

In the French dubbing of this episode, the voice of Ba Nee's penpal is male instead of female.

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