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"Monkey Love" is the twenty-ninth episode of season 1 from The Penguins of Madagascar.


The penguins hijack an incoming zoo delivery truck that they think is stocked with fish. However, it turns out to be a new female chimpanzee for the chimp habitat. They drop it off and the new chimp, Lulu, is introduced to Phil and Mason. Phil instantly falls in love with Lulu. She is only visiting for a few days while her habitat in the Hoboken Zoo is renovated. Phil wants Mason to help him win her heart but Mason knows nothing about courting so they go to Marlene for help.

Marlene is delighted that they came to her and offers good advice. The penguins interrupt her and attempt to take control of the mission, on the grounds that Mason said the word "capture". The chimps decide the penguins' proposed methods aren't the way to a chimp's heart so they have Mason talk to Lulu for Phil. Before he can get the right words out, Lulu assumes that Mason is asking her out and agrees.

The penguins regroup and come up with a new plan. They will have Phil show off how macho he is by saving Lulu. They stage a desperado robbery on Mason and Lulu, but before Phil has a chance to help Lulu beats up all the penguins herself.

The penguins try again by dropping a heavy crate on Lulu so Phil can save her but Phil tackles Lulu out of the way too early.

They decide to try "love potion #37" which is flamingo sweat and garlic. This attracts the flamingos and not Lulu.

They go to King Julien for the "romantical advice" and he proposes a roller disco to impress Lulu. It impresses her temporarily until dogs are released instead of doves.

Lulu goes back into her crate and Phil goes after her and speaks with her himself through sign language. She listens to him and the two go walking off together. Skipper is shocked that just talking actually works and Kowalski said the data had indicated.