My Gym Partner's a Monkey is an American animated television series created by Timothy and Julie McNally Cahill and produced by Cartoon Network Studios. It premiered on Cartoon Network on December 26, 2005, and on The WB Television Network on January 7, 2006. The story revolves around Adam Lyon, a human who, after a clerical error listed his surname as "Lion," is forced to transfer to Charles Darwin Middle School, a school for local anthropomorphic zoo animals, where he is partnered with Jake Spidermonkey in gym, with whom he quickly becomes best friends.
Adam joins his friends for their annual field trip, but disaster strikes when the bus crashes, and members of the group are lost in the woods and unable to find their way home.
In a satire of the "High School Musical" craze of the time, Jake’s wish to live in a real, live musical comes true after he knocks the wish granting fish, David Coppertrout, out of the Central Stream. He soon realizes that he can't sing and doesn't have rhythm. He wants to take back his wish, but he can't until he gets musically talented.
Jake keeps trying to pass a note to Adam. Then, Adam gets caught holding Jake's note and takes the blame and Mr. Blowhole writes a letter to Adam Lyon in detention.
Adam and Jake are sentenced to cafeteria duty for accidentally lighting a stick of dynamite.
During class, Adam struggles to find a bathroom to use, but Mr. Hornbill tells him to wait until the bell rings.
Instead of dodgeball class, the students are assigned to dance. As Adam starts to dance, he attracts all the females in the class (who mistake his moves for a mating ritual). Adam attempts to flee unsuccessfully as the girls in class amorously pursue and tackle him.
Dickie Sugarjumper advertises a new trinket called "Pocket Clam." Everyone wants to get one, Adam however thinks they're all worthless.
Bull goes head-to-head against Henry for the title of #1 Grandson, but loses and is given the title of #2 Grandson.
It's the Charles Darwin Middle School's Picture Day and everybody has to be smiling for the camera, because Principal Pixiefrog takes pictures during the hall school day.
When Adam's place at the lunch table is occupied by Bull Sharkowski, he must find himself another place to sit.
Adam and Jake try to stay up all night to pass the test in hibernation class.
Jake and friends try to remake Adam's locker to be banana-themed. But when Adam opens his locker, it turns out to just have a banana in it.
Mr. Hornbill starts to give everybody detention when he doesn't get his cup of swamp-muck coffee.
Mr. Mandrill discovers that the students don't need his guidance. He tries to create problems for them, but only ends up creating a big problem for himself.
It is Animal Punned Poem day and After Adam said the Penguin is mightier than the Swordfish, everyone laughs uproariously with the Penguins while the Swordfish plan to clobber Adam.