Virtual Stranger is episode 11 of Season 5.
When Sam, Clover, and Alex find themselves under attack at various locations throughout Malibu University, they begin to suspect, because of the nature of the assaults, that past villains are to blame. However, when Jerry informs them that those villains are confined in Prison, the girls are perplexed. It eventually becomes clear that their friend Britney is possessed from an accident involving her virtual training, causing her to change into these villains and even adopt their personalities! Can the spies rid their friend of the virtual demon, and, as a foursome can they defeat this digital menace?
In the B-story, Mandy and Mindy start a smear campaign in an effort to turn everyone in the dorms against Sam, Clover, and Alex; hoping to move into the penthouse. The girls are forced to use disguises and find evidence which can clear their names. They are shown to be successful when Sam says that she hacked into Mandy’s computer and found “something very interesting”, and the other dorm residents realize that Mandy and Mindy were behind what had happened; as a result, Mandy and Mindy are chased by the dorm residents.
- Freeze Bracelet
- Mini Water Wing
- Net Throwing Extendable Rod Mascara
- Wind Tunnel 3000 Tornado Blast Hair Dryer
- Malibu University has a football team.
- Clover has a sweater identical to one of Britney's sweaters.
- Sam and Britney listen to M.C. Diaper Rash.
- The episode's storyline was inspired from the 1993 film "Ghost in the Machine" where the antagonist become warped into the digital world after it got electrocuted, but this episode was also inspired from 2 1980's thriller flms that contains female characters as the deuteragonists. Namely "In the Dead of Night" ("Mirror of Death", 1988) and "Girlfriend From Hell" (1989).
- This episode contains some indirect sexual reference.