The kids and Candace on the mechanical bug.
Seizoen: [[Seizoen 2|2]]
Productie code: 213A
Uitzend nummer: 66
Geschreven door:
Jon Colton Barry
Geschreven & script door:
Kim Roberson
Uitzend informatie
Disney Channel NL Première:
July 31, 2009
Disney XD NL Première:
July 18, 2009
Internationale Première:
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"That Sinking Feeling"
Candace tries to bust Phineas and Ferb when, to play a game of indoor "hide and seek", the boys shrink down their friends including their extreme fan, Irving. Meanwhile, Dr. Doofenshmirtz attaches a nanobot to Perry in an attempt to discover where he lives, and sees Phineas, Ferb, Isabella, Buford and Irving while doing so.

Episode SummaryEdit

Linda tells Phineas, Ferb, Isabella, Baljeet and Buford that she will be going over to Vivian's house for a while. Buford asks what sort of fun they could have while it's raining, and the gang seems stumped. Irving suggests Hide and Seek, which surprises everyone. Irving then proceeds to say that he is their biggest fan and shows off his photo album of their Big Ideas. Phineas agrees that this is a good idea, but Buford states that the house is too small for a good game of hide and seek. Ferb suggests that instead of the house being too small, they are too big. This gives Phineas an idea and says, "I know what we're going to do today!" This excites Irving and then asks if he can say, "Where's Perry?" This confuses Phineas, and later frightens him a little as Irving tries to say the line in dramatic fashions.

Meanwhile, in Perry's underground hideout, Major Monogram informs Perry about a series of disturbing messages Doofenshmirtz has left on his answering machine, asking for Perry to come over to stop him from being evil. Monogram tells Perry to stop him while other messages continue to play in the background.

Phineas and Ferb finish their shrinking machine and has everyone touch the red ball on the top of it. Everyone starts examining the world from their new size, starting a montage to the tune When You're Small.

Perry barges in on Doofenshmirtz, whose evil deed for the day is throwing recyclables out in the regular garbage. He says he has seen the evil of his ways and starts to pat Perry on his back to shoo him home. In doing so, he plants a minibot on Perry's back, without him knowing about it.
Phineas declares Candace as it, and everyone hides. Candace, meanwhile, is talking to Stacy on the phone and doesn't notice the gang. She does, however, spot the shrinking machine and rushes to take it to Linda across the street. She picks up an umbrella, which Baljeet is hiding on, and flings him up onto the light fixture. Phineas tries to think of a way to get the shrinker back, and Irving is disappointed when he learns that his heroes are just improvising the whole time. Baljeet feels the chill of the air conditioner blowing down on him.

Perry returns home and goes to sleep on his pet bed. The minibot comes alive and Dr. Doofenshmirtz steers it in the hopes of finding Perry's address somewhere.

As Candace crosses the street, it stops raining. She knocks on the Garcia-Shapiro front door, but accidentally activates the shrinking machine on herself. Vivian answers the door immediately afterward, seeing only the device and takes it inside. Candace then faces the horrors of the front lawn.

The minibot spots the children, but Doofenshmirtz thinks the signals got crossed since they look regular sized. He loses control of the robot, and it chases after the children. They use a sewing basket to tie threads over it and pull it down onto the ground. Ferb reprograms the remains of the bot to be a mini-fly, and Irving takes the opportunity to get a photo of himself with the gang. They go to rescue Baljeet, who survived by hiding in a dead fly's corpse.

Candace is saved from Pinky by Isabella and helped on board the mechanical fly. They soar over to the machine and return to their normal sizes. Candace then runs off to show Linda the inventions.

Doofenshmirtz regains video feed, and Perry spies the camera watching him. He crushes it, which prompts Doofenshmirtz to activate the self-distruct button on his bot. It destroys the shrinker with it, somehow leaving the table and the rest of the kitchen unharmed.

Doofenshmirtz comments on feeling empty that he has no come-uppance after destroying his robot.



Hide and Seek title card
The image gallery for this episode may be viewed here.

Running GagsEdit

The "Too Young" LineEdit


Ferb's LineEdit

Buford: Isn't this house is a little small to play hide and seek?
Ferb: Perhaps the problem is not that the house is too small, but that we are too big.

Whatcha doin'?Edit


Perry's entrance to his lairEdit


Evil JingleEdit

Doofenshmirtz Evil Inco- (It was cut when Perry breaks in the door.)

Memorable QuotesEdit

Buford: What kind of fun can we have when it's raining?

Isabella: We could talk about our feelings.

Buford: OK, I'll rephrase that. What kind of fun can we have when it's raining?

Baljeet: Pfft, what a nerd.
said of Irving's obsession

In reference to Irving's scrapbook

Phineas: Is that a lock of Ferb's hair?

Irving: (slamming book) Don't touch it!

Phineas: Ferb, I know what we're gonna do today!
Irving: *squeals* You said the words!

Irving: Hey, can I say the Perry thing?

Phineas: What?
Irving: You know, when you say, 'Where's Perry?'
Phineas: ...Okay...

Irving: Where's Perry? Wait! Wait! I can do better! Where's Perry? Where is Perry? Wherefore art thou Perry? I wonder where that Perry went. Ooh! Where is that platypus? Where the P-man at?

Baljeet: Hey, somebody take a picture of me next to this dust bunny!

Doofenshmirtz: From now on, I'll be green! I'll be all the shades of green. They'll... they will call me el verde and tell my tale in Greenland.

Irving: Hey, I don't have to digitally insert myself!
Buford:Go tell it to your blog.

Baljeet: Earthquake!

Phineas: It's Candace! Hey everyone, Candace is it! Everybody hide!

Irving: You guys always have a plan!
Phineas: We don't have a plan.

Doofenshmirtz: It will be so delicious to know where Perry lives! I can ring his doorbell, and run away!

Buford: C'mon, fan boy, do you want to live forever?
Irving: Is that an option?

Phineas (to Candace): How you doing, short stuff?

Candace: Who smells like fly guts?
Baljeet: I had to survive, Okay?!

Background InfoEdit

  • This is Irving's first appearance
  • This is the only episode where Dr. Doofenshmirtz is not really defeated.



  • Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: When Candace was in the grass, she experiences similar hardships and attacks that the children did in the film Honey I Shrunk the Kids. Later, they fly on a bee, like in the movie.
  • Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back: Baljeet survives frigid conditions by cutting open a fly and stashing away inside of it, the way that Luke Skywalker did in the film inside a tauntaun on Hoth. Also, the kids conquer Doofeshmirtz's robot by harpooning string around it, the same way Imperial AT/AT Walkers were destroyed by the rebel forces.
  • Romeo and Juliet: The line "Wherefore art thou, Perry?" is an allusion to the famous Romeo and Juliet balcony scene.
  • Moby Dick: During the song "When You're Small" one line says that when you're small "your goldfish is a great orange whale." The "Great White Whale" was the name used for the whale in Moby Dick. Also, while this line is sung, Ferb is shown dressed as Captain Ahab.
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: The music that plays while the gang are tying down the robot bug is reminiscent of the main theme from the movie.
  • Indiana Jones: Phineas saves Isabella swinging on a "whip", with similar music.
  • 2001: A Space Oddysey: The glowing red eye in a black orb resembles HAL from the sci-fi thriller.
  • Gulliver's Travels: Tying the mechanical bug down is similar to how the Lilliputians initially react to Gulliver.
  • Starship Troopers: Buford utters to the "fanboy" (Irving) as they prepare to battle the robot bug, "You wanna live forever, fanboy?" an almost direct quote of a battle cry from the leader(s) of The Roughnecks. This in turn, is a reference to Daniel Daly's battle cry, which originally came from Frederick the Great.


Vorige geproduceerde aflevering:
"Phineas and Ferb's Quantum Boogaloo"
"Hide and Seek" Volgende geproduceerde aflevering:
"That Sinking Feeling"
Vorige uitgezonden aflevering:
"Swiss Family Phineas"
Volgende uitgezonden aflevering:
"That Sinking Feeling"

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