|101 Dalmatians: The Series|
|Season 1, Episode 6B|
|Air date||October 25, 1997|
"The High Price of Fame"
A Thunderbolt executive orders the Dearly Farm be used for the next episode of Thunderbolt. Lucky is overjoyed at the news. Despite this, when Lucky learns Thunderbolt doesn't do all his own stunts, which causes him to lose faith in his hero. Meanwhile, Cruella attempts to play a part in the production.
- Ideas from this episode are also used in 101 Dalmatians II: Patch's London Adventure, but with Patch in place of Lucky's role.
- This episode has some similar aspects relating to the Rescue Rangers episode "Flash the Wonder Dog", with Dale meeting his canine idol, who doesn't do his own stunts either.
- Lucky refers to the events of "Close But No Cigar" in this episode, when he mentions meeting Thunderbolt at the Gruteley County fair.
- Mr. Dallas, the director, is voiced by John O'Hurley, who hosted Family Feud before 2010 and also played J. Peterman in Seinfield.