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Double Take is the second episode of Season 4 and the sixty-seventh episode of Code Lyoko.

Synopsis

Jeremie adds brand-new outfits and greatly magnifies the respective abilities and modifies the weapons for Yumi, Aelita, Ulrich and Odd. To have more time to find a way to release William from X.A.N.A.'s control, he creates a clone of himself to take his place in gym.

Ulrich, Aelita and Yumi go to the Desert Region with their newly amplified abilities and weaponry while Odd deals with the X.A.N.A.fied clone. Aelita uses her new angelic wings to save Yumi from falling into the digital sea, and deactivates the tower.

Plot

The episode opens with the Lyoko Warriors in Jeremie's dorm. Jeremie reveals that he has, over the course of several sleepless nights, recreated the remaining Sectors of Lyoko and upgraded the others' weaponry and greatly amplified their abilities. After discussing what to do about William's disappearance, Jeremie uses his voice synthesizer to impersonate William's father and calls the principle, saying William is sick with a fever and will not be coming to school. While the others go to lunch, Jeremie travels to the Factory to do more work.

However, William's real father calls the school a short time later, concerned about not being able to contact his son. Not knowing where William is, the administration begins looking for him around campus, Ulrich calls Jeremie to inform him that the school is looking for William. Already overworked, Jeremie decides to activate a tower in the Desert Sector and create a Polymorphic Clone of himself to attend school while he stays in the Factory.

In gym class, Jeremie's clone excels at track and field, much to Jim's amazement. Meanwhile, on Lyoko, William arrives at Jeremie's tower and attempts to take control of it for X.A.N.A.. William and Jeremie wrestle for control of the tower, causing the Jeremie clone to act erratically.

When Jim tells the clone to see the nurse after falling on the track, Ulrich, Odd, and Aelita volunteer to escort him. Ulrich and Aelita call Yumi, and the three of them travel to the Factory while Odd stays at school. Odd lures the clone into a storage closet and traps it inside to prevent other people from witnessing its erratic behavior.

At the Factory, Yumi, Aelita, and Ulrich are sent to Lyoko, where Ulrich faces off with William. Meanwhile, at the school, X.A.N.A. gains full control of the clone, and it escapes from the closet. After assaulting the principle, the clone then sets off for the Factory. Odd calls ahead to warn Jeremie, and he shuts down the Factory's elevator as a precaution.

Only Lyoko, when the Overwing is shot down by a Tarantula, Aelita uses her new wings to save herself and Yumi. Meanwhile, the clone arrives at the Factory and overrides Jeremie's control of the elevator. In response, Jeremie locks the doors leading into the Lab.

While Yumi and Aelita battle the Tarantulas, Ulrich is devirtualized by William. At the Factory, the clone begins prying the Lab doors open. Meanwhile, Odd finally arrives and uses emergency ladders to get to Jeremie. Odd and the clone arrive in the Lab at the same time, and Odd and Jeremie are thrashed in the subsequent fight.

Aelita manages to enter the tower and deactivate it, saving Jeremie and Odd from the clone. However, William then engages Yumi and attempts to push her into the Digital Sea. It is revealed that the clone damages the interface in the Lab, and Jeremie cannot manually devirtualize her.

In the resulting struggle, Yumi and William thrown each other off the platform. Jeremie manages to virtualize Odd in time to save Yumi, while William willingly retreats into the Digital Sea. Jeremie then performs a Time Reversion to erase Jim's and Mr. Delmas's memories.

Back in the Lab, the group discusses what to do about William's absence on Earth. It is decided that Jeremie will reactivate the tower and create a Polymorphic Clone of William to throw off any suspicion. The clone, though dim-witted, takes William's place at Kadic Academy.

Trivia

  • The original French name for this episode is Mauvaise réplique, which rougly translates to Wrong Answer in English.
  • This is the only season four episode that Ulrich uses Triplicate.
  • The Lyoko Warriors' new avatars are all debuted in this episode. Also, their weapons and special abilities have been enhanced and modified somewhat.
  • This episode marks the first appearances of William's father, James.

Errors

  • At the end of the episode, the tower operating William's clone is shown inside a crater, but in every subsequent episode the tower had been seen in, it has been seen near the edge of a plateau.
  • When Ulrich calls Jeremie's supercomputer telephone, it shows Ulrich's new card and when Jeremie is about to hang up it shows Ulrich's old card. A similar error happens when Jeremie calls Yumi. The factory interface shows her new card but when Yumi shows Jeremie clone, the factory interface shows her old card.

External Links

The original episode summary can be found here.

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