The Great Race
Season One, Episode 112a (CA)
Written by Jackie May
Directed by Ridd Sorensen
Episode guide
And the Winner is... (CA), The Ghost Ship of Aberdeffia (US)
Martian Makeover (CA), Poached Egg (US)

"The Great Race" is a Season 1 episode of Atomic Betty.


Betty has a date after school with Dylan, the new boy in her class, but first she must stop Maximus, who has created a new explosive device known as the Shredder, which upon detonation, with destroy the time/space continuum. Now Betty is in a race to defuse the Shredder, save the galaxy and return to Earth in time for her date!


  • DYLAN: Hi. We haven't met, but I hear you're really good at science. You wanna grab some pizza after school or something?
  • BETTY: Sure!
  • PENELOPE: Wait a minute. You're asking her out? BUT I'M STANDING RIGHT HERE!!!!


  • BETTY: To the Wormhole of Nexius, and step on it! I've got a date!
  • SPARKY: Ooh, a date! What's he like? Where'd you meet him?
  • BETTY: Did you miss the part about stepping on it?
  • SPARKY: Oh right.


  • PENELOPE: Ahem! Dylan, maybe you didn't know this, but I like sci-aunce too. It's one of my best subjects.
  • DYLAN: Really? D'you have a favourite star?
  • PENELOPE: Oh, Jennifer Lopez! Ooh, I love her, what about you?
  • DYLAN: Uh, I like the stars in the Lobster Nebula.
  • PENELOPE: Oh! I like those stars too!


  • SPARKY: Gone? They can't be gone! Now who's gonna be a hero and stop that bomb from exploding? Hmmmm.....Now where did I put that bomb-defusing manual again?


  • MINIMUS: Oh, don't worry, boss, we'll get saved! Artilian space monsters fly through here...uh...well...almost every....millenium....or so.
  • MAXIMUS: All I wanted to do was destroy a solar system! IS THAT SO BAD!? Boo hoo hoo hoo hoo!


  • DYLAN: What about the pizza?
  • BETTY: She's wearing it.

Full Summary

to be added


  • First appearance of Dylan