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"The Case of the Disoriented Drone" is the nineteenth episode of The InBESTigators.


After a little girl's drone is blown away, the Inbestigators must prove that a boy in a neighbouring house has claimed it as his own.


Cast & Characters

Actor Character
Anna Cooke Maudie Miller
Aston Droomer Ezra Banks
Abby Bergman Ava Andrikides
Jamil Smyth-Secka Kyle Kilmson
Annie Jones Zoya
Jamie Foster Ali
Melanie Lockman Kate
Felix Star Higson-McBrearty Angus



  • Australia
    • Unnamed Residential Area
      • Granny Flat


  • Notebook
  • Zoya's drone
  • Walkie-Talkies


  • The InBESTigators
    • Maudie Miller
    • Ezra Banks
    • Ava Andrikides
    • Kyle Klimson

Report Details


  • Maudie Miller
  • Kyle Klimson

Crime Details


zoya her drone was stolen



angus he got greedy and took the drone



  • This is the third episode which Maudie and Kyle reports the case together and also the last episode in the first season which the two reports.

Cultural References

  • One of the stores that Ezra had gone to buy research equipment for the agency is Spy Emporium.
    • The store Spots Gadgets is a reference to Spot Gadgets.
  • The main characters' nicknames is similar to cultural members:
    • Ezra's nickname, Falcon, references a fictional superhero of the same name which appears on Marvel Comics' books.
    • Maudie's nickname, Nightingale, refers to a species of bird of the same name and a song of the same name sung by Demi Lovato.
    • Ava's nickname, Jonathan, references the character Jonathan Byers from the horror and science fiction series Stranger Things.
    • Kyle's nickname, Captain Karate, refers to a film called Captain Karate: Katulong Ng Batas, first released in 1965, as also the titular character of the same name.
  • Ava's non-permanent nicknames are similar to other pop-culture members:
    • Diamond Moon, is similar to the name of the character Diamond Head, from the animated franchise series Ben 10.
    • Mystic Rainbow, which references the band Mystic Rainbow Project.
    • Dazzle Diablo, which the word "Dazzle" referenced the cosmetics brand of the same name and one of the members of the band Dazzle & Jolt.
  • Kyle's catchphrase "It's Karate Time" references a song of the same name from Travis Wammack.
  • The scene that Kyle records Maudie's audio is similar to an episode of The Mentalist in which the characters record everything the woman responsible for killing a woman had said to her husband.
  • Kyle's mustache is similar to the mustache from the character Mario.
  • The moustache that Maudie was wearing is similar to the moustache of the famous actor Charlie Chaplin, seen in the film Modern Times.


  • During the case report, the Franklin Locks and Security logo is shown, referencing "The Case of the Pestering Prank Caller".
  • Kyle again shows his karate skills in "The Case of the Problematic Party".
  • This episode shows once again a letter, where this letter was written by Angus. Furthermore, the first letter seen was in "The Case of the Sad Little Sister", in which Ava writes as a way to apologize to Ezra for deceiving him and Maudie to be able to tell the case that Poppy's hat is missing.