Motown Magic (2018) s01e17 Episode Script

Smiling Faces Sometimes

-["ABC" playing]
-[children singing]
You went to school to learn, girl ♪
Things you never, never knew before ♪
Like I before E, except after C ♪
And why two plus two makes four ♪
Now, now, now, I'm gonna teach you ♪
Teach you, teach you ♪
All about love, yeah ♪
All about love ♪
Sit yourself down and take a seat ♪
All you gotta do is repeat after me ♪
A, B, C ♪
Easy as one, two, three ♪
Or simple as do, re, mi ♪
A, B, C
One, two, three ♪
Baby, you and me, girl! ♪
A, B, C, it's easy ♪
-It's like counting up to three ♪
-One, two, three ♪
-Sing a simple melody ♪
-Do, re, mi, A, B, C ♪
That's how easy love can be! ♪
[Ben] Every year,
I enter the school bake-off.
So far, my cakes have, uh,
been sort of a disaster
A catastrophe.
Well, they're getting better every time.
But this year,
I'm gonna make my best cake ever.
[both panting and grunting]
-[Ella laughing] Huh?
-[Marvin] Whoa, now!
Age before beauty, Ella! [laughs]
What's that mean, Grandpa?
Oh, it means 'cause he's old
and he thinks he deserves
first slice, sweetie. [laughs]
I knew there had to be perks
to gettin' old. [laughs]
Come, come, come, come!
Whoa. Huh?
-[Ben] Wait!
You can't devour
Er, consume
Please don't eat it!
[all sigh]
Oh, mmm, that is so, so delicious.
But nobody touch it.
It's for Benny's school bake-off.
But just one bite, please!
Sorry, but I'll guard it all night
if I have to.
Nothing will take me away from this cake!
[Ella gasps]
[both] Motown Mysteries!
[both laughing]
[chuckles] Nothing except
his favorite TV show.
They all look suspicious,
but this is my prime suspect, Winston.
Who's the suspect? Who's the
Shh. We're about to find out.
He can't be the suspect, Holmes.
He's the security guard.
-He can't be a suspect!
-Can he be a suspect?
Yes, but, Winston,
smiling faces sometimes tell lies.
-[both] Yeah!
-He's the best!
[Ben] Ahhh!
[all panting]
[Ben] No, no! Ahhh!
What's wrong, Ben?
[Ben] My cake!
Somebody ate it!
-[all gasp]
-Oh, my goodness.
Does anybody know
what happened to his cake?
Mmm-mmm. I was inventing in my shed.
And I was sleeping like a log.
Mmm, well, no log I ever met
snored like that.
Well, whoever ate it
sure is one lucky guy.
[stammering] But, uh, it wasn't me!
[singing] Smiling faces ♪
Smiling faces tell lies ♪
This kitchen is a crime scene!
I know one of you ate it,
and I'm gonna solve this case!
Yeah, we're gonna solve this case!
Thanks, Ella, but I work alone.
Yeah, we work alone!
[Ben] Hmm
it had to be an inside job.
I gotta figure out what happened.
I think it was an inside job.
We gotta figure it out.
[Ben] The question is, how?
-And what I wanna know is, how?
-[both grunt]
Ella, why don't you go guard the kitchen?
I got a great idea!
I'll go guard the kitchen!
Hmm, know what I need, Harmony?
A partner, with a mind like a
a computer!
ABC, easy as one, two, three!
My senses detect a mystery
that needs solving!
[Ben singing]
Smiling faces sometimes ♪
Pretend to be your friend ♪
Smiling faces show no traces ♪
Of the evil that lurks within ♪
Can you dig it? ♪
Smiling faces ♪
Smiling faces sometimes ♪
They don't tell the truth ♪
They all look suspicious,
but this is my prime suspect.
[Ella] You mean
[beatboxing] If that really is his name.
Next to dogs,
cookies are a man's best friend.
[Ben] Hold it right there!
Unh. Huh?
Whoa, whoa! Is that
Is that you, Benny?
-Detective Benny to you!
Who's your pal, kids?
We're askin' the questions, ya d-d-dig?
I d-d-dig. I mean, I mean, I dig.
Hmm, got a sweet tooth, huh?
Um, well, I guess.
And on the night of
The other night, that sweet tooth
made you devour, demolish
Um, eat up my cake!
I'm innocent, I tell you! I'm innocent!
Then, uh, why are you sweating?
Yeah, you's really sweaty, Daddy.
[stammering] Well, it's super hot
under the lights and, uh
and I really need to go get
that bulb replaced.
Uh, gotta go, kids!
Oops! I'll fix that later!
Hmm, suspicious.
Very suspicious.
We still gotta rule out
the others as suspects, team!
Smiling faces ♪
Smiling faces sometimes ♪
-They don't tell the truth ♪
Smiling faces ♪
Smiling faces tell lies ♪
And I got proof ♪
-It must be Dad.
-Has to be.
-But it could be Grandpa.
-It's totally Grandpa.
[Ben] I think it's Dad.
It's definitely him!
But we got no evidence,
so we need to set up a sting.
Like a bee sting?
-But I'm allergic to bees!
-Yeah, sounds painful!
No, a sting is like a
a ruse, a trick, a trap!
We make another cake,
and when Dad comes back for seconds,
we got him!
Hey, honey, are you sure you don't want me
to lock this new cake up safe?
Uh, no, Mom.
Leave it out here.
I really hope no one eats it this time.
It's so delicious!
[smacks lips]
When the thief turns up tonight,
he better smile for the camera!
Great! The trap is set!
-[alarm rings]
Exactly as I expected.
Don't worry about fingerprints, Ella.
We recorded the whole thing.
-Right, Dancing?
-Um, yeah.
[yawns] Sorry, still powering up.
Hey, everyone! Wake up!
Oh, now,
what's the big fuss, Benny boy?
[Ben] Somebody ate my cake again,
but this time, I know who did it.
-Benji, wait!
-Not now, Ella!
-Since when do we own a projector?
Ow! Must be one of Rod's inventions.
Benji, I already know who did it!
So do I, Ella. So do I.
We are about to catch Dad
I mean, uh, the cake criminal, in the act.
[chuckles softly] Mmm.
[continues humming]
-[Harmony] Meow!
-[all gasp]
-Oh, goodness!
[continues chomping]
I've heard of sleepwalking,
but never sleep-eating.
[chuckles] More like sleep-stuffin'!
That boy's eating like he's in a contest!
Huh? It was me, all along?
I tried to tell you, Benji.
I found your fingerprints, see?
Wow, you cracked the case, Ella!
I did? Yeah, I cracked it!
I cracked it!
[in sing-song voice]
I cracked it, I cracked it, I cracked it!
Now I gotta make another cake.
Sorry, Benny, but it's way too late
for the bake-off.
I know, but this cake isn't for that.
This is for everyone,
to say sorry for thinking
your smiling faces told lies.
Um, especially you, Dad.
Hey, I would have suspected me too, son.
[Marvin] Mmm. Mmm.
So good, so good.
Mmm. That is objectively,
provably delicious!
Mmm, my taste buds are singing!
[laughs] Whoa, that's some good cake.
-Ooh, good Lord. Mmm.
-Case closed.
[all laughing]
A, B, C, it's easy ♪
-It's like counting up to three ♪
-One, two, three ♪
-Sing a simple melody ♪
-Do, re, mi, A, B, C ♪
That's how easy love can be! ♪
Come on, come on
Let me show you what it's all about! ♪
A, B, C, it's easy ♪
-It's like counting up to three ♪
-One, two, three ♪
-Sing a simple melody ♪
-Do, re, mi, A, B, C ♪
That's how easy love can be! ♪
A, B, C, it's easy ♪
-It's like counting up to three ♪
-One, two, three ♪
-Sing a simple melody ♪
-Do, re, mi, A, B, C ♪
That's how easy love can be! ♪
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