The Potato Custom is the 8th episode of The Electric Company. It first aired on April 9, 2010.


Jessica becomes the Junior Ambassador to the planet Skelecki, but when Jessica gives her speech, unbeknownst to everyone else, Annie Scrambler switches Jessica's speech papers with other ones that contain words that are extremely insulting to Skeleckians, in Skeleckian language. Now, attemping to fix this, Jessica respects the traditions of the Skeleckians by offering them baked potatoes on sticks. Later, when Annie's secret is revealed, Jessica gets to perform a song instead of Annie, who was going to be the ambassador after the speech mishap. Jessica performs a spoof of the Electric Company closing theme revamped for the Skeleckians.