|Episode of Hey Arnold!|
|Season 2, Episode 36b|
|Written by: Jonathan Greenberg|
|Air date: September 24, 1997|
|IMDb • TV.com|
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Gerald's Secret is an episode in the Hey Arnold! TV Series.
Gerald confesses to Arnold that he never learned how to ride a bike, and Arnold has to train him before he competes in the Bike-a-thon. The other kids tease him about it, but Gerald eventually proves them wrong.
- Helga wears her hair ribbon over her helmet.
- The Johanssens once lived in an apartment on Hillcrest Street.
- Martin tried, but failed, to teach Gerald how to ride a bike.
- A little girl with a tricycle lives next to Arnold’s boarding house.
- According to the Bikeathon announcer, this is the third time the Bikeathon has taken place.
- Coincidentally, as Harold wrecks and cries "Mommy!" he lands in a store called Baby Town.
- At one time, Helga used to believe in world peace.
- Helga is the only kid who rides a bicycle without fastening the strap on their helmet.
- Gerald riding at night without lights is not only dangerous, but it's also illegal.
- During the scene after Arnold says "We've got to work on your speed", Gerald momentarily moves forward on this bike for a few frames, then snaps back and moves forward again.
- The announcer says the bikeathon begins "at the gun", but then somebody sounds an air horn to start the race.
- During the race, Harold's tires are shown shifting from flat to full, before the bike wrecks.