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We’ve All Been Saying Zenon’s Catchphrase Wrong And Everything Is A Lie

My world is melting.

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If you're a '90s kid who grew up watching Disney's Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century, then you probably know Zenon's iconic catchphrase: Zetus lapetus!

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But guess what? APPARENTLY WE'VE BEEN SAYING/SPELLING IT WRONG THIS ENTIRE TIME.

According to an official copy of a script BuzzFeed obtained from Disney, the spelling is actually "Cetus-Lupeedus." WHAT IS HAPPENING?
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According to an official copy of a script BuzzFeed obtained from Disney, the spelling is actually "Cetus-Lupeedus." WHAT IS HAPPENING?

At this point you're probably like, "But her name starts with a 'Z,' and it only makes sense that her amazing catchphrase would also start with a 'Z.'"

(Honestly, it's pretty logical.)
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(Honestly, it's pretty logical.)

You're also probably like, "But Urban Dictionary says it's 'Zetus Lapetus,' and Urban Dictionary NEVER lies."

(Again, logical.)
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(Again, logical.)

But, in reality, we're (partially?) wrong, and we just have to accept the facts (that I googled):

— When you google "Zetus," only Zenon results pop up.

— But when you google "Cetus," Constellation-Guide.com lets you know that it's the name of one of the largest constellations in the sky. (Space = Zenon, Zenon = Space.)

— The only problem is that when you google "lupeedus," the results are like, hey, this isn't a word, did you mean "lupinus/lupus/lapidus/lepidus"?

— But when you google "lapetus," you find out from NASA that it is the name of Saturn's third largest moon. (Again, Space = Zenon, Zenon = Space.)

Basically, what I have learned from this deep dive into Zenon slang is that we may never know the ~truth~ behind the catchphrase, and that, more importantly, listening to the below video over and over again will only make "Zetus lapetus/Cetus-lupeedus" lose all meaning.

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But, WHATEVER — we all get to dance along to "Supernova Girl" during the epic Disney Channel Original Movie four-day marathon, so everything is going to be OK, guys.

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♫ Zoom zoom zoom, make my heart go boom boom, my supernova girl ♫

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