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Broad City' Recap: Season 4, Episode 4 — 'Mushrooms

 

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This week, Broad City returns with a trippy, partially-animated episode appropriately called "Mushrooms."

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When they’re making the shrooms:

Lindsay: What are they making? Food or drugs?

Danielle: Are they putting the shrooms in the food?


Lindsay: I don’t know any of these names they’re saying.

Danielle: Oh no. where are they going? … oh, like a drug trip. Because “Mushrooms” is the name of the episode.

Lindsay: Ew. They just ate mushroom yogurt.


When they become cartoons:

Danielle: She has no feet! HOW ARE THEY IN PUBLIC RIGHT NOW!?

Lindsay: I don’t think Ilana’s cartoon hair is curly enough for me.

Danielle: They’re completely animated! Is it the whole episode now?!

Lindsay: What can be animated after this? Do you think they’ll be Claymation at some point?

Danielle: They’re going to turn blue in another second.

When they jumped down a tunnel:

Lindsay: Do you think the tunnel is going to take them to another planet?

Danielle: I think they’re gonna die.

Lindsay: Do you think they’re in the sewer?

Danielle: I don’t know. But there’s no water there.

Lindsay: But it looks like a sewer.


Danielle: ARE THEY IN A LITERAL RIVER!? What if they’re just in a puddle of pee?

Lindsay: What if they came out of the trip and they floated to Jersey?

Danielle: I don’t think that’s possible.


Lindsay: If a dog can win a basketball championship, they can float to Jersey.

Danielle: Wait, you mean Air Bud?

Lindsay: Yup, I do.

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When they turned into cartoon cucumbers:

Danielle: How did they become cucumbers?

Lindsay: Because they said “cool as a cucumber” and if you believe it, you can achieve it.

Danielle: You ever see that show Bananas in Pajamas? What if that’s what they turned into later?

When they’re picking out macaroons:

Danielle: Isn’t this macaroon store the one that was really popular in France and then came to New York?

Lindsay: I really don’t know much about macaroons.

 When Ilana is propositioned:

Danielle: Threesome.

Lindsay: You totally called that.

Danielle: Are they going to have a sex scene or is it too sexy for cable? What if this isn’t real?


Lindsay: Oh no she’s going to have a threesome with different people than she thought. Or fall asleep.

Danielle: This is such a bad idea.

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When Abbi’s boss offered her a promotion:

Lindsay: Can you throw up from shrooms?

Danielle: Why?

Lindsay: What if she throws up on her boss and ruins it and gets fired?


Danielle: Is that a thing where a boss asks you to dinner after work?

Lindsay: Yeah.

Danielle: Hmm.

When they vape:

Lindsay: What happens when you mix shrooms and weed?

Danielle: Nothing good.

When Abbi killed the cat:

Danielle: Oh no!

Lindsay: This is worse than I ever expected.


Danielle: Why is it smushed?


Lindsay: Throw up would have been much better than that.


Danielle: I knew something was going to go wrong.


Lindsay: You don’t kill a pet.


Danielle: There’s no going back from that.


Lindsay: Who names a cat Amanda?


Danielle: Wait. You let cats out, right?


Lindsay: I mean, there are outdoor cats.

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Lindsay and Danielle are Philadelphia-based freelance writers. Midwest native Lindsay's work, which you can learn more about on Twitter, has appeared on Care2, the Huffington Post, and One Green Planet among others. Wannabe Midwest native Danielle's work, which you can learn more about at daniellecorcione.com and on Twitter, has appeared in Teen Vogue, Esquire, and more. 

 

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