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Fame is the first episode of Ben 10: Ultimate Alien.

Plot

A video shows clips of a few of Ben's aliens, such as Wildmutt, Swampfire, Brainstorm, Echo Echo, Jetray, Cannonbolt, Humungousaur, Rath, Big Chill, Chromastone, Goop, and Spidermonkey. The video finally shows the world about Ben's secret identity, with Kevin telling him that he is "busted".

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Ben, Gwen and Kevin watching TV at home

With Ben's identity revealed, the paparazzi makes it hard for him to get out of his house. After they exit Ben's house, Ben transforms into Humungousaur and scares the reporters away. Humungousaur transforms back into Ben and Kevin tells Ben that he should have gone Ultimate, but Ben didn't want to scare himself.

At Julie's place, Ben and Julie watch the Will Harangue Nation, hosted by TV reporter Will Harangue, who hates Ben and is criticizing him.

They go for a ride in Ben's car, and Ben thinks that maybe he can do more good in public than in private. Kevin and Gwen drive up next to them and Kevin reveals that he tracked down the person who leaked Ben's identity. Ben decides to go and get revenge. Gwen thinks that it is a stupid idea. They arrive at the mastermind's house and discover that the so-called "mastermind" is a 10-year-old boy named Jimmy Jones.

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The Rust Bucket 3

Kevin gets mad at Jimmy for ruining Ben's life, but Ben and Gwen forgive him. Jimmy tells Ben that he was looking at pictures of aliens around the world and noticed that most of them came from Bellwood. He found that some of them were wearing the Omnitrix symbol and Jimmy was able to piece together Ben's identity from a picture of him wearing the Omnitrix. Jimmy wanted to just let the world know how cool Ben was, hoping he would like the fame and money. Gwen sees a picture of a red creature and Jimmy shows a video of it attacking two guards. Jimmy tells the team that all of the sightings are in Florida.

This sounds like trouble for Ben and company, so they use Kevin's new jet (standard plumber issue) to travel to Florida. But then, after an incident involving Kevin and the Air Force, Ben transforms into Jetray in order to save one of the pilots, but after Jetray transforms back into Ben, he ends up in jail. He is able to be let out when Gwen and Kevin show the government their Plumber Badges.

One of the officers, Colonel Rozum, tell the team that the creature Jimmy showed them arises from the ocean to collect pieces from NASA's most powerful rocket ship. Ben, Gwen, and Kevin all decide to stop this creature. However, as they fight him, the creature seems too strong for both Gwen and Kevin and as for Ben, the Ultimatrix won't let him transform and starts acting weird.

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Chromastone returns

Ben finally is able to transform after scanning the creature's DNA and transforms into Chromastone, his first re-appearance after his death (with Ben stating that he "wasn't even sure I still had this one") and fights the creature, but it proves too strong for Chromastone as well and defeats him before escaping. When Ben wakes up, Rozum tells the team that the creature got away with the engine for the rocket, which is also a nuclear bomb.

After tracking the creature to an underwater cave, Gwen gets the team underwater and finds the creature fixing his ship, wanting to go home. But the nuclear bomb will destroy all of central Florida, something the creature doesn't feel concerned about. To stop the team from keeping him from leaving, he throws a live cable at Gwen and Kevin, trapping them while Gwen is shielding them. Ben transforms into Spidermonkey to fight, but the creature again overpowers him. To take drastic measures, Spidermonkey transforms into Ultimate Spidermonkey and easily defeats the creature, trapping it with webbing.

After Ultimate Spidermonkey transforms back into Ben, the trio question the creature who tells them his name: Bivalvan. He tells them that he comes from the Andromeda Galaxy and that he, along with four others, were captured by a man called Aggregor. They were able to escape him, but became separated and got stuck on Earth. So to help, Ben calls the Plumbers to help Bivalvan get home and stop the nuclear bomb from exploding.

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Ben welcomed as a hero at school

The next day, when Ben goes to school, he's scared that his classmates will hate him too, since most people have been watching the news. But decides to go in after a kiss on the cheek from Julie, as encouragement. When Ben comes in, his classmates actually applaud him for his help, including his old bullies, Cash and J.T.

Meanwhile, Bivalvan (who is still hanging in the webbing) hears something and expects the Plumbers, but instead, to his horror, it is Aggregor who tells Bivalvan that "no one escapes him", and approaches the helpless alien. Bivalvan is then heard screaming offscreen.

Noteworthy Events

Major Events

Ultimatrix Alien Debuts

Character Debuts

Minor Events

  • Julie gives Ben a kiss for the first time.

Characters

Villains

Neutral

Aliens Used

Video Footage Aliens

Quotes

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Kevin: Sometimes I think the only reason why you guys used to hang with me was because I was the only one who could drive.
Ben: Maybe at first...
Gwen: Ben!


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Kevin: Earth technology is so primitive, I'm embarrassed to tell my friends I'm from here.


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(Talking about the Rust Bucket)
Kevin: Supersonic in atmosphere. Subspace, hyperdrive for effective FTL. Bonus gizmos I've acquired here and there.
Ben: Sweet. This is going to be the coolest thing I ever crashed!
Gwen: (Looks at a computer screen) Extranet access! We can use our Plumbers' badges to access any database on Earth. Even secure ones!
Ben: Boring! (Turns to Kevin) Make it go!


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Kevin: Dude, you are not gonna cry.
Gwen: Stop being mean Kevin. Seriously.
Kevin: Whatever.


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Jetray: (Surrounded by several soldiers) Umm... Take me to your leader?
Soldier: If you so much as twitch, you're going down!
Jetray: Whoa! Easy guys! (Transforms back into Ben) I'm the famous Ben Tennyson. I'm a superhero. You have heard of me, right? (Cuts to Ben stuck in jail) I'm pretty sure I'm supposed to get a phone call!


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After the Ultimatrix has finished scanning his DNA
Bivalvan: What did you do?
Ben: Oh, now you want to talk? (Activates the Ultimatrix and transforms into Chromastone) Chromastone! I wasn't even sure I still had this one.


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Bivalvan: There is nothing you can do to stop me.
Spidermonkey: Maybe not me. But my new Ultimatrix comes with some new features. There's a time to go hero, and there's a time to go Ultimate! (slaps down on his Ultimatrix symbol on his chest) Ultimate Spidermonkey!


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(Julie sees Ben standing in front of the high school entrance)
Julie: You have to go in sometime.
Ben: I could drop out.
Julie: Last night, you were two feet from an atomic bomb. You can't be scared of your classmates.
Ben: Everybody knows my secret, Julie. And if they've been watching the news, everybody hates me.
(Julie kisses Ben on the cheek)
Julie: Not everybody.


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(Bivalvan is inside the cave, still hanging from the ceiling inside Ultimate Spidermonkey's web and hears someone coming)
Bivalvan: Hello? Are you the Plumbers? Ben said you'd be here quickly but I didn't think- (Sees it's Aggregor) Aggregor!
Aggregor: No one escapes me, Bivalvan! (Approaches him, then Bivalvan starts screaming in agony)


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Naming and Translations

Language Name Origin
Hungarian A hírnév The Fame
Portuguese (Br) Fama Fame
Spanish (HA) Fama Fame
Spanish (Spain) Fama Fame

Cast

Voice Actor Role(s)
Yuri Lowenthal Ben Tennyson
Ultimatrix
Soldier #1
Ashley Johnson Gwen Tennyson
Greg Cipes Kevin Levin
Dee Bradley Baker Jetray
Humungousaur
Chromastone
Spidermonkey
Ultimate Spidermonkey
Bivalvan
Pilot
John DiMaggio Aggregor
Will Harangue
Colonel Rozum
Vyvan Pham Julie Yamamoto
Mrs. Jones
Scott Menville Jimmy Jones
J.T.
Soldier #2

Trivia

References

Crew Statements

Eugene Son

Ben 10: Ultimate Alien Episodes
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