Season 3 Episode 8

This Pun for Hire/Star Truck/Go Fish/ Multiplication Song

Aired Saturday 10:00 AM Nov 04, 1995 on The WB



  • Trivia

    • Freakazoid makes a cameo in this episode.

    • When shown on Nickelodeon, the shot of Yakko & Wakko greeting Hello Nurse as a "femme fatale nurse" was cut out. The "Give me the bird!"/"We can't, this is a family show" exchange was also cut.

  • Quotes

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • Yakko: The mink is working for Fox, the pair of legs is working for Paramount, and the guy who needs rehearsal is working for Universal.
      Dot: Thank you, Dr. Seuss

      Fox, Paramount, and Universal are movie studios. Also, Dr. Seuss, or by his real name, Theodore Geisel, was a writer and illustrator of children's books.

    • Yakko: The stuff Dreamworks are made of.

      The group of men that Yakko is referring to (including Steven Speilberg) are the founders of the (brand new, at the time) studio: Dreamworks.

    • Plot: This Pun for Hire

      This cartoon is mostly a parody of the film "The Maltese Falcon" starring Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman and Peter Lorre. It also spoofs the whole genre of "Whodunit?" films that were popular in the 1940s and early 1950s.