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Review of the Episode Called "The Ruby" in the Cartoon Inspector Gadget

Updated on September 24, 2019
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Ara is a Journalism graduate from California State University Northridge who is looking to always explore his writing opportunities.

Introduction to the Episode The Ruby

“The Ruby” which is the 10th episode in the cartoon Inspector Gadget marks the first time since the episode called “The Amazon” that the lovable, bumbling police inspector and his family take an international trip together.

By this point, readers should be able to see that what follows is not a straight up summary of these episodes but why they are important. There is discussion about the plot in a way but critical analysis is also used as well.

Inspector Gadget Gets Himself Into & Out of Trouble

In this episode, Inspector Gadget is assigned to travel to India to investigate the reasons why Dr. Claw has stolen a ruby to use it in a super laser. However, upon his arrival to India, Inspector Gadget gets himself into trouble by touching a cow. In India, the cow is a very sacred kind of animal. He also hits a statue of Shiva, causing him to be thrown into prison. But he does not stay there for long as he uses an elephant to get himself out of that jail cell.

The Ruby Known as Big Red in This Episode

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Memorable Quotes from the Episode The Ruby


“I’ve heard of getting your foot in the door but this is ridiculous.”

“Gadget, what are you doing? (Chief Quimby speaking as he sees his top agent clinging onto the metal bar of the laser).

How Does Dr. Claw Make His Return?

After a memorable episode in which Inspector Gadget and Dr. Claw were involved in a very close auto race in the episode “Race to the Finish,” The Ruby sees the return of Dr. Claw as he plans to use a ruby known as “Big Red” in order to destroy US communications satellites. A professor who works on the building of the laser gives a demonstration of what this powerful weapon can do.

On its first use, the laser narrowly misses Inspector Gadget, damaging a part of the bridge. Inspector Gadget thinks that this was the sound of thunder and that it must have been one of those sudden tropical storms which is a typical assumption by the Inspector in the series. The second shot from the laser lands right in front of the Inspector, ruining the bridge even further.

Why Does Inspector Gadget Need the Help of Penny and Brain This Time? Here Are the Reasons Why

If there was ever a time when Inspector Gadget really needed the help of Penny and Brain, this episode clearly shows this. Dr. Claw uses a series of weapons to try and eliminate Inspector Gadget including:

  1. The Super Laser
  2. Four Bengal Tigers
  3. Robot Monks which tie him up
  4. Glue

"The Ruby" Inspector Gadget Goes To India

How Penny Saves Gadget From a For Sure Demise

None of these methods are successful in getting rid of Inspector Gadget as he stumbles along in his mission while his niece Penny makes it all the way to the laboratory. She notices that her uncle is al tied up as Dr. Claw begins making preparations to use the laser on him. Penny uses her computer book just in time by overriding the professor’s controls and putting one of the robot monks in the way, causing the shot from the laser to destroy the monk instead of Inspector Gadget. Even if this trip to India might have been dangerous for Penny to have been involved in, it was necessary for her to be there otherwise her uncle definitely would have met his demise for sure. Penny uses a fake ruby that Brain has and she replaces Big Red with that imitation ruby, thus the laser gets destroyed. Meanwhile, Inspector Gadget spent much time thinking that the laser is a telescope that requires money to use in order to see.

What is the Safety Tip in the Episode The Ruby?

The end of the episode has an especially important safety tip. This tip is that we should all be careful about what we do around fire, especially when using a barbecue grill to make hot dogs as Inspector Gadget is doing and he burns his glove while trying to pick up one of the hot dogs.

© 2019 Ara Vahanian

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