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"T.G.I. Tuesday" is the tenth episode in Season 4 (and eighty-ninth episode overall) of Regular Show. It first aired on January 7, 2013.
It begins with Rigby talking to Mordecai about how he's disappointed about the day. Margaret and Eileen then walk over, and he asks the former for her weekend plans. However, she tells them that she uses them to study, so she can be out of junior college. Mordecai asks her when they can hang out, yet she apologizes to him, telling him that despite her last free night, she never thought of anyone who hangs out on a Tuesday. Rigby then expresses his disappointment, and asks if they'll never see her again. This starts to worry Mordecai, making him blank out. Out of what Rigby said, he tells them about throwing a party for Margaret. Rigby and Eileen decide that it is a great idea, so together, they go to the party shop.
At the shop, they find out party materials for every day of the week, yet Tuesday has none of it. Muscle Man then arrives into the scene, and after a little trash talk, agrees to help them invite guests for the party. With the guests out of the problem, they look for a venue, but none are open, or are already booked for Tuesday, even The Box.
Greatly disappointed, they discuss about their situation. Just then, Benson passes by, telling them to stop slacking off, except Eileen, which he questions if she was also a slacker. Mordecai retaliates to him that they are planning something important. However, Benson questions that, and asks if they don't want the special assignment, to which Rigby says yes. When he said about boarding up the old ballroom, they were shocked.
When they arrive at the old building, Rigby slides in a piece of adult humor, but Mordecai quickly punches him. Once inside the ballroom, Mordecai calls Margaret, asking her if she would like to hang out tonight, which she gladly accepts. But when she tries to say it more cool, she blushes instead and speaks a little Spanish, which confuses Mordecai so Margaret decides to drop it, and says that she will be there. As she ends the call, Margaret blushes again, and regrets the Spanish she had said to Mordecai.
The three then start cleaning the ballroom. They make good progress quickly, but everything keeps coming back to its original state whenever it is moved. It turns out there were ghosts in the ballroom putting the things back to were it was before. The three argue with the ghosts, and finally, the ghosts challenged Mordecai, Rigby and Eileen to a dance-off, with the winning team the keeper of the ballroom. The dance-off starts, and each ghost carry on doing the same moves as each other. Mordecai does the robot, and Rigby and Eileen do their own separate dances. After this scene, the 1975 song Ballroom Blitz by the band Sweet plays. However, the ghosts keep winning, and finally, when the dance-off ends, Mordecai argues that the ghosts were doing exactly the same moves as each other, which, after some arguing, the ghosts finally reveal that the reason they were guarding the ballroom was that on the night they died, the three of them were throwing a party for a girl that was having an internship and moving away, but before the girl even arrived, ghosts had partied too hard and died. They believe that Charlene will come back someday but Mordecai tells them that she isn't going to come back because the party has to stop someday. He also told them if they don't use the ballroom, they may never see Margaret again.
In the end, with just a few seconds to spare before Margaret and the others arrive, the ghosts decide to let go of their past, and clean everything up and set up all the party refreshments and supplies, just as everyone comes in. Some rock music then start playing, and Margaret thanks Mordecai, Rigby and Eileen for the party. Then she tells them that she's not going anywhere. Mordecai and Margaret then start dancing together to the rock music, but one of the ghosts turn on a love song and gives Mordecai the thumbs up. Margaret then hugs Mordecai, and the two start dancing, with Margaret on Mordecai's chest. The scene then zooms out to the entire party, and the episode ends.
- Pops (cameo)
- Skips (cameo)
- Thomas (cameo)
- Coffee Shop Manager (cameo)
- Jimmy (Taco'Clock) (cameo)
- Bouncer (cameo)
- Bobby (cameo)
- Charlene (mentioned)
- This is the first appearance of the Parkside Lux Ballroom.
Pop Culture References
- The dancing scene may have been a reference to Wayne's World, as in both endings, "Ballroom Blitz" plays while the main characters wait for the arrival of an important person (in this case Margaret).
One guy says "Tear down this hall" which may be a reference to Reagans famous "Tear down this Wall" quote.
- There were multiple deleted scenes in the episode. The original version can be seen here.
- This is the first Regular Show episode to air in 2013.