Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends

Season 5 Episode 11

Better Off Ed

Aired Unknown Oct 19, 2007 on Cartoon Network



  • Trivia

    • End Credits: Madame Foster is still sleeping the turkey sandwiches off until the sound of a grandfather clock wakes her up. She then complains because she wanted to participate in Bloo's paintball event.

  • Quotes

  • Notes

    • Animation Studio: Cartoon Network Studios.

    • Running Gag: Sandwiches. Turkey sandwiches made by Blooregard make Madame Foster sleep. Madame Foster is Bloo's sleeping victim of turkey sandwiches due to the tryptophan in the turkey. The other involves Jackie Khones asking Eduardo to make him a sandwich, albeit unsuccessfully.

    • Imaginary Friend Debut: Scrappy.

    • The opening scenes are based were based on past episodes ("Cookie Dough", "Bus The Two of Us", "Sweet Stench of Success", "Eddie Monster".) In all those cases, Eduardo was the protagonist and Bloo was in Eduardo's role.

    • Title Card SFX: Kids chant "Eddie! Eddie! Eddie!"

  • Allusions

    • The elephant in the nursery is similar to Camp Lazlo's Raj.

    • The character, Scrappy, is a play off of Scrappy-Doo from the show, Scooby and Scrappy-Doo.

    • Episode Title: Better Off Ed

      A parody of the phrase "Better off dead." Additionally, it plays off titles from the now-closed CN series Ed Edd 'N Eddy by using the word "Ed" in the title.