Join the Club!
Season 5, Episode 10
Air Date 1991
Previous The Wrong Stuff!
Next The Evergreen Election!

Join the Club! was episode 57.

Premise Edit

Bowing to peer pressure, Lisa starts smoking; meanwhile, Cyril Sneer tries to join an exclusive golf club. In the end, the two discuss the merits of individuality.

Plot Edit

While Lisa is an attractive and athletic raccoon, she, like other awkward adolescents, feels the need to fit in with the "in" crowd and thus takes up smoking. Meanwhile, Cyril, trying to break into a prestigious country club, and is excluded. Thus, two individuals who throughout their lives have gotten their way generally, are meeting some unexpected adversity.

While Cyril tries all he can to gain admission to Lock Lynx, Lisa gains acceptance but her victory is proving to be pyrrhic as she engages in behavior she never has before such as lying.

Finally, Cyril gains admission but he refuses to compromise his standards once he realizes Cedric's clubhouse must by decimated if he is to join the club. Meanwhile, he consoles Lisa, who also finds the courage to tell Donna off and live up to her personal integrity.

Characters Edit



  • First and only appearance of Donna, voiced by 17-year old Tara Charendoff, who would later voice Timmy Turner from Fairly Odd Parents and other cartoons.
  • This was the only episode of The Raccoons to be rated TV-PG in the US for depictions of smoking. In Canada, it was still rated C.
  • Cyril reveals that he actually wants to quit smoking, but can't do so, due to how impossible it is for him.
  • This episode shows Cyril's soft side when he shows sympathy towards Lisa Raccoon and gives her some good advice.
  • Cyril calls Lisa Raccoon "kid".


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