The Little Lulu Show

Trivia, Quotes, Notes and Allusions

Quotes (8)

  • Mrs. Moppet: Lulu! You're all green!

  • Lulu: Oh Annie, you're so beautiful, I'll bet you'll win the beauty contest.

  • GLORIA: That new girl obviously never learned any manners. LULU: That's no new girl, that's old Tubby.

  • Mr Moppet: I need my lucky gold piece!

  • Lulu: Y'know, just once I'd like to get through an episode without one of us having to dress like a ghost!

  • TV Host: Tubby Tompkins, you have taken the art world by storm, and at such an early age. You must be extremely dedicated. Tubby: (dressed, and acting like a beatnic) Well, what can I say, my art is my life. TV Host: Now, how to you respond to critics who compare you to a young Kandinsky? Tubby: WHAT?! Is that any way to talk on TV? My mom is watching you know!

  • Lulu: Someone must've left the door to one of the cages open. Tubby: Oh, so that's what was in that room. Mr. Moppet: (irritated) Tubby...did you have something to do with this? Tubby: Mmmmmmaaaaaaybe...

  • Miss Feeny: We're going to settle this dispute like adults. Tubby: You mean we're going to get to go on one of those trashy-talk-shows?!

Notes (24)

  • Lulu has the first line in the series.

  • This is the first appearance of Mr. Moppet.

  • This is the first appearance of Annie Inch.

  • This is the first episode that features "Tubby the Spider", Tubby's alter ego when he goes into detective business.

  • This is also the first appearance of Eddie Simson.

  • "Jr. Detective Tubby" was adapted from a 1940's Little Lulu comic strip in which Lulu catches Tubby writing "Lulu Loves Tubby" on walls.

  • Starting with this episode, Jane Woods takes over the role of Little Lulu.

  • This is also the first appearance of Officer McNab (who doesn't have an accent in this episode).

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Trivia (9)

  • In this episode, Alvin lives on another block, but in other episodes, he lives next door to the Moppets.

  • Lulu pours Annie a glass of lemonade. If this is the case, why was the liquid black?

  • In "Jr. Detective Tubby", we learn from Lulu that Annie is too young to write. Well, if that's true, what's Annie doing is Lulu's SIXTH GRADE class.

  • During the hockey game, Willie's pants turn green for a scene.

  • Wilbur had green shorts in this episode.

  • Lulu says Alvin is blond. Well, if that's the case, how come every since episode 1, he appears to be a carrottop? Maybe he's strawberry blond, I don't know.

  • Marty the Midget didn't recognize Iggie, Eddie, nor Mrs. Tompkins, all of which he made contact with while masquerading as Tubby. Tubby didn't recognize Marty's prisoner buddies, which he made contact with when he replaced Marty in prison.

  • Lulu says penquins live in the arctic, but technically, they live in the antarctic. It's polar bears that live in the arctic.

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Allusions (1)

  • Marty the Midget: "I would've gotten away with it, if it wasn't for you meddlin' kids!" This is a line said by ALL of the villains at the end of each Scooby Doo, Where Are You episode. This version of Scooby Doo started in 1969, and is the first Scooby Doo series ever.