2 Stupid Dogs

TBS (ended 1995)
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  • Episode Guide
  • S 2 : Ep 19

    Space Dogs

    Aired 1/21/95

  • S 2 : Ep 18

    The Rise and Fall of the Big Dog

    Aired 1/14/95

  • S 2 : Ep 17


    Aired 1/7/95

  • S 2 : Ep 16

    Inside Out

    Aired 12/31/94

  • S 2 : Ep 15

    Cartoon Canines

    Aired 12/24/94

  • Cast & Crew
  • Frank Welker


  • Brad Garrett (I)

    Big Dog

  • Nancy Cartwright


  • Mark Schiff

    Little Dog

  • Rob Paulsen

    Cubby / Various

  • show Description
  • Two Stupid Dogs follows the lives of two dogs, the overly excited Little Dog(the dachshund) and easy-paced Big Dog(Brad Garrett from "Til Death" and "Everybody Loves Raymond")-the sheepdog. These crazy canines don't know how to fit in the world, and they definitely don't have any know-how. They often find themselves in commonplace situations (going to the drive-in, walking through the mall, working on the farm), some not so common situations (stuck on a space shuttle, a contestant on a game show, getting mistaken for the prime minister), and even in some familiar situations (Little Red Riding Hood, Noah's Ark, and Hansel and Gretel). But no matter the situation, their stupidity usually leads them to calamitous results. The show also featured various returning characters. Hollywood was a big burly man who is always saying "Well isn't that cute, but it's wrong!". Red as the little girl from the Red Riding Hood story on her way to granny's house. Cubby is the nerdy guy who is very passionate about what ever occupation he works at. And finally Kenny, the neurotic school child who's afraid of everything and is always nervous. Each episode included two 10 minute episodes of 2 Stupid Dogs and one episode of Secret Squirrel shown between the two. 2 Stupid Dogs first aired in September of 1993 and last aired in January of 1995. 2 STUPID DOGS and all related characters and elements are trademarks of Hanna-Barbera. 2 STUPID DOGS is now airing Monday-Friday at 7:30am and a repeat airing at 5:50pm on BOOMERANG (Channel 297 - DirecTV). There are also airings on Saturday and Sunday at 5:30pm that are different from the episodes aired during the week. Start times on Saturdays sometimes vary by 5 to 10 minutes.moreless

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (146)

    • Big Dog: Where's the food?

    • Little Dog: It's gotta be cheesecake! I know it's cheesecake! I love cheesecake!

    • Little Dog: Cheesecake! Cheesecake! It's not fake, it's cheesecake!

    • Small Dog: Remember, this is not good-bye! It's just... too-doo-loo!

    • Small Dog: And he keeps telling me lap dog. Lap dog! Can you believe it?! I don't even know what that means.

    • Small Dog: (Puts his head on another hole, he's now stuck too) So, what's so interesting over here, anyway? Big Dog: Nothing.

    • Small Dog: (Crying) I'll never see you again! Big Dog: (Takes head out) Really? Small Dog: Really! Big Dog: Gosh! (puts his head back in the hole)

    • Small Dog: Where's your head?! Where is it?! Where is it?! Where is it?! Big Dog: Here. Small Dog: Here, where?! Big Dog: Here, here. Small Dog: Oh.

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    Notes (29)

    • In the opening credits, it lists 'Tidbits of poor taste supplied by: John Kricfalusi'. John K. is commonly known as the creator of Ren & Stimpy.


      According to an interview, John K. and Donovan Cook were good friends and workers in Spumco for Ren & Stimpy. John gave his opinions about the storyboard done for the Red episodes. Since he did not want to take credit for other peoples' work, Donovan credited his opinions on the show as "tidbits of poor taste".

    • Big dog was waiting for the ice-cream truck all along.

    • The animation of 2 Stupid Dogs is a homage to HB cartoons from the 60s with very limited style. The soundtrack was done in jazz scores by Guy Moon.

    • The show was inspired by Donovan Cook from seeing two stray dogs roaming around his apartment complex. He searched all over Hollywood and made a deal with Hannah Barbera Cartoons to produce it.

    • The Wanger Bangers candy had text that was similar to the font used for previous Craig McCracken shorts No Neck Joe title and the future Power Puff Girls/Dexter's Laboratory shorts TV Puppet Pals title. This is because Craig did character designs for the episode.

    • This episode was banned in circulation since the cars shaking up and down scene are meaning to parents that people are having sex in the cars. The episode aired again with or without the scene edited out in later reruns.

    • First 2 Stupid Dogs episode produced as explained by creator Donovan Cook.

    • Hollywood's various jobs: doorman, hardware salesman, chair saleswoman, hairstylist, suit taylor, waiter.

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    Trivia (20)

    • In one secen Big Dog's nose was blue.

    • Why Didn't Big Dog said "Dog Food"?

    • When Granny yelled at Little Dog her voice changes.

    • While the log is rolling* During one of the time times the log stops rolling, it shows 2 Big Dogs ( the left one frowning and the other one smiling.) The log rolls again, and when it stops, it shows Little Dog on the left and the corn cob on the right.

    • Kenny's family name is Faller.

    • Why would anyone show a dog's stomach at school?

    • The Witch said to the dogs "Fatten her-up",But why didn't the dogs eat the food.

      Reply: They were scared of her. She has a WHIP for crying out loud. After all, shes a witch.

    • It is not in any way possible to see the insides of your eyelids.

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    Allusions (18)

    • The part where they go to the bears' house is a direct allusion to the popular fairy tale: The Three Bears or Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

    • When Red looks at Big Dog, she mistakes him for grandma. The image you see it that of Irene Ryan, who's remembered as the beloved Daisy "Granny" Moses on The Beverly Hillbillies.

    • "Home is Where your Head is", is an allusion to the phrase, "Home is Where the Heart is".

    • Episode title: Hollywood's Ark. This is an direct allusion (and even the plot of the episode is) to the Biblical story of Noah's Ark. where he was instructed by god to built an Ark and take two of each animal.

    • The show that the dogs are on is a parody on The Price Is Right.

    • The character of red, granny, and the wolf is a direct allusion to Little Red Riding Hood a famous tale about a young girl's encounter with a wolf. The most common and Popular version is the one from the Brothers grimm.

    • This was a Spoof of old House of Mouse cartoons.

    • Little Dog: Roses are reddish, boogers are greeny, corn is really corny and Principle Shneider's a winny. I don't get it! This an allusion to the poem: "Roses are red, Violets are blue, Sugar is sweet; And so are you"

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  • Fan Reviews (38)
  • Funny

    By Raven77, Oct 31, 2013

  • Childhood Memories

    By lilcory334, Mar 15, 2013

  • Stupid indeed in a fantastic way!

    By DreadAngelus, Jun 01, 2012

  • Nothing!

    By CartoonKing50, Apr 17, 2011

  • This may be a ripoff from ren and stimpy but doe's it matter? Nope, this is my childhood classic.

    By Kieranmay, Jan 17, 2006

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