3.26 Strangers in Paradise
Gary and Wyatt are suspicious of a guy in a blond wig and peach
leisure suit who seems to be watching them. Turns out, it's Chett. He’s been
following the guys, hoping to catch them with Lisa so he can get a wish.
Lisa is getting weary of all Chett's wishes since he found out
she was a magic genie (see "Master
Chett"). But he promises this is his ultimate wish and
he'll never bother her again. He wants to be stranded on a deserted island and live like a man against the elements. Lisa agrees and takes him
to the tropical island at the coordinates he gave her. However, she can’t
leave because the island is in the Bermuda Triangle, which is
notorious for messing with electricity -- and Lisa's magic depends
When Lisa realizes Chett picked the coordinates on purpose, she gets
angry. He suggests they pass the time by taking a ride on the "Chett
Donnelly love flume" (complete with swivel-hipped dance moves).
They argue and eventually storm off in separate directions. He warns her she’s going to be
eating worms and begging him for help, but he’s the one who ends up eating worms
and sleeping with snakes while she’s catching fish for dinner and
lounging on the beach.
One day her foot gets caught between two rocks and she has to call
for help. Chett strolls by and taunts her. She refuses his help at
first, "Jerk." But she's stuck so she calls him back when
he walks away. Turning back, he says, “Did I hear a please after that command? Must have gotten lost in the breeze.”
One please later and he's helping his fellow castaway. He pulls
her foot free, but pulls a groin muscle. They help each other back
to Lisa's hut. Later, they talk and start getting to know each other
and Chett reveals hidden depths. (Including flashbacks that explain
why he's so mean to Wyatt.) Chett and Lisa eventually realize their attraction to each other and kiss.
Then, the radio breaks in with a report -- in Spanish -- about a
killer hurricane on the way. Chett doesn't understand what it's
saying and sighs to Lisa, "Spanish is such a romantic
With the storm approaching, the two take shelter in the hut. Lisa
is upset and snappy, prompting Chett to remarks. “Ever since we heard about this hurricane, you. have. been. in. a.
Lisa then realizes that she can use the lightning from the storm to harness her power. Chett is worried she might get fried and takes away the antennae she’s using as a
lightning rod. He gets zapped and she kisses him to harness the electricity. He says, “Whoa, that was some kiss. My whole body feels like a bumped funny bone.”
And then they zap back home.
Back at home, they have an awkward but serious moment where they decide to forget what happened on the island. They both seem kind of heartbroken by it and it’s a very sweet moment. It’s nice to see another side of Chett.
Chett spends much of his time on the island shirtless in ripped camo shorts. Definitely worth a peek.
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Chett and Lisa
stranded on island
The Chett Quotient:
Chett Guh Factor: 9.5
Chett Intensity: 10
Chett Humor: 7