Panther and the Thunderbolts
During an upcoming competition with rival rock band Slam, the band needed to find a replacement for their lead drummer after he had overloaded himself with chili dogs. Donkey Kong then appeared inside the studio and played a drumbeat which impressed Pai and caused her to hire Donkey Kong as the backup drummer. After receiving a haircut and subsequently being hypnotized by Harry and Dee-Dee to hide Slam's instruments, Donkey Kong took part in the performance, during which he was de-hypnotized by Mario and Pauline to return the instruments. Efforts by Harry and Dee-Dee to prevent the de-hypnotization failed, and Pai soon found out what the duo was up to; she fired Harry from his position, making clear her desire for a fair competition.
During the end of the episode, it is revealed that Panther and the Thunderbolts won their competition with Slam.