Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends

Season 3 Episode 14

Cuckoo for Coco Cards

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Aired Unknown Mar 24, 2006 on Cartoon Network
9.0
out of 10
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51 votes
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When Mac takes his classmates on a field trip to Foster's, everybody loves Coco and Bloo wants all the attention after Coco lays eggs with imaginary friend trading cards. Soon, when Bloo throws eggs at everyone, they run away and now Coco hates Bloo. When all the friends start trading and collecting the cards, soon Bloo gets interested and starts to collect them all. Will Bloo collect all of them without Coco's help?moreless

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SUBMIT REVIEW
  • A bad way to end a season.

    1.0
    "Cuckoo For Coco Cards" is perhaps the worst season finale I had ever seen. Not only did this non-canonical episode almost cross the line to "jumping the shark", but the way it was displayed and how the character acts was simply not right at all.



    The episode starts when Mac takes a group of kids a tour of the house, were Bloo tries to impress them,. However, Coco is the one who does the job well, so much, she had a group of fans, causing Bloo to get jealous. This jealousy lenghtens when Coco begins to create cards of everyone, and at first, Bloo didn't want nothing with them. But soon, Bloo becomes obsess wothj collecting every single one of them, whihc threatens his friendship with Coco.



    Overall, a bad finale, another non-canonical episode and my final score: 1 out of 10.moreless
  • Bloo becomes obbessed with coolecting tradable cards that feature all of the imaginary friends.

    6.9
    I was luaghing so hard when Bloo whined everyone into trading cards with him. The guy can do a lot of stuff and whining for a large amount of time is one of them. I was very proud of Ed in this one. he was proving to everyone that he wasn't just a big scardey cat, that he could be brave just like everybody else. Like eating Broccloi and sleeping without a nightlight, I luaghed out loud when ed screamed as the nightlight was turned off, poor guy but at least he is getting over his fears. And bloo found out for himself what we the viewers knew all along, that he is a jerk.moreless
  • Hilarious and exciting

    9.5
    At the beginning children from Mac\'s school come to Foster\'s. They have coco give them a tour. Bloo gets jealous. Coco lays an egg full of foster\'s trading cards so, to show he is the best Bloo throws eggs at the kid making Coco mad so she makes Bloo the most common card. Bloo then starts to collect the cards without Coco\'s help He collects all the cards then Coco tells him he is still missing 1 card and it turns out to be himself. Eduardo also trys to be less afraid. It is extremely funny and my favorite episode.moreless
  • Very funny and clever

    7.5
    I loved how Bloo uses his wining and trading skills to more and better cards in this episode. Soon, he has all cards except for one: his own! Even though this was the least rarest card, he was still missing it because he ripped it in front of Wilt. I thought that the idea of getting cards in this episode was clever. It was also really funny at the begining when Bloo thought he was the absolute best. So overall, I really did like this episode for humor and good writing and I hope to see it again on TV soon!moreless
  • Very funny!

    8.8
    Again reason why I loved the show

    And that it is a very funny episode

    Bloo can be obnoxious and loud

    But also is funny with it as well

    He tries to have everybody have his card

    Get this of course, nobody wants it at all

    Bloo tries to collect or out collect everybody

    He gets on their nerves

    While trying to outdo everybody

    And nearly ruins his relationship with Coco in the process

    Talented and great show!
Candi Milo

Candi Milo

Coco/Madame Foster

Keith Ferguson

Keith Ferguson

Blooregard "Bloo" Q. Kazoo

Phil LaMarr

Phil LaMarr

Wilt

Sean Marquette

Sean Marquette

Mac

Tom Kenny

Tom Kenny

Eduardo

Grey DeLisle

Grey DeLisle

Frances "Frankie" Foster/Duchess

Candi Milo

Candi Milo

Stanley/Suzie

Guest Star

Keith Ferguson

Keith Ferguson

Binocular Friend/Clumsy/Sunset Junction/Ringo Rango/Chicken Friend

Guest Star

Phil LaMarr

Phil LaMarr

Jimmy/Gumbo

Guest Star

Grey DeLisle

Grey DeLisle

Big Baby

Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

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  • TRIVIA (1)

    • When Bloo says "Then I'm done!" there seem to be 200, but if you count how many there are when Bloo is trying to find out who he's missing, there are less than a hundred.

  • QUOTES (5)

    • Bloo: I'm gonna collect all the cards and without your (Looks at Coco) help! (Next shot shows Bloo on his knees before Coco) Please! Just one card!

    • Eduardo: I need to check my stats. Now that I've watered those scary plants, I am sure to be no big fat baby anymore! (Reads personality) Personality: Chicken. Yes! Chicken is way better than big fat baby!
      Chicken: (To big fat baby) Cluck, cluck, told you!

    • Bloo: (Asking Mac for Cards) Come OOOOOOON!!!!!!

    • Bloo: Hey Bingo!
      Bingo: What?
      (Grabs a telescope imaginary friend, sees Eduardo on the ramp ready for takeoff down the ramp, and closing in, spots one of his cards)
      Bloo: AHA! A Bloo card!

    • Bloo: I can lay eggs too! (Proceeds to pass wind) OK, so I can't lay eggs.

  • NOTES (14)

    • We learn that the name of the short, stocky yellow friend wearing only clean white jockey underwear and a green outdoors stocking cap with a puffy ball on the top is Bingo.

    • The personalites on the four Eduardo cards were as follows:

      Series One: Big Fat Baby.
      Series Two: Chicken.
      Series Three: Scaredy Cat.
      Series Four: Crazy Idiot.

    • The card that says that Bloo is a "Big Insensitive Jerkface" also says this:

      Height: Two feet nothing.
      Weight: Thirty-one pounds when dry.
      Likes: Hurting people's feelings, being mean, hating Coco, and collecting cards.
      Dislikes: Saying he's sorry, being nice, Coco, not having a Bloo card.

    • When Eduardo was a "big fat baby," he was afraid of spiders, the dark, heights, butterflies, splashy water, cards, exploding cards, potato famine, cars, shoes, napkins, index cards, spoons, three-ring binders, transmissions, rubber bands, rubber chickens, band-aids, pushing, anecdotes, dots, and periods.

    • Life Imitates Art: Real "Coco" Cards and "Bobble Bodies"
      Visitors to the annual Comic Con International in San Diego, California who visited the Cartoon Network booth get a set of real "Coco Cards" in 2006. The cards were of Blooregard, Mac, Wilt, Eduardo, Coco, Frankie, Mr. Herriman, Cheese, Sunset Junction and Jackie Khones. In 2008, Funko created a line of Foster's bobble heads (or in the case of both Blooregard and Eduardo, bobble bodies) that also include Mac and Cheese, no pun intended.

    • Madame Foster appeared in the episode, but without any dialogue.

    • Title Card: The sound of Coco laying eggs.

      If you heard this particular sound effect before, then you may remember it was used in "Go Goo Go" for that episode's title card.

    • Credits: Gumbo still going upward with his bubble through the air.

    • Coco seems to be apt in taking care of children, by the way she kept them happy the entire time they were there.

    • Human Debuts: Some of Mac's classmates.
      Imaginary Friend Debuts: Gumbo, Bingo.

    • Running Jokes: 1) Eduardo's status on the back of his card is updated. 2) The Bloo card is the most common card. 3) Someone shaking their head at Bloo when he tried to be funny in the first scene.

    • We learn the names of some previous seen characters without names in this episode. Among them are Keystone Block, Clambake, Sunset Junction and Fluffer Nutter.

    • Animation Studio: Cartoon Network Studios.

    • We learn that Jackie's last name is Khones.

  • ALLUSIONS (7)

    • Parody: Bobble Bodies
      The "Bobble Bodies" that Coco creates after ending her Coco Cards project are a spoof of the popular bobble heads that are given away at sports events and also sold in sports memorabilia stores.

    • In the game "Earthbound" for the SNES, there' s a part where, to get through a cave, you have to give bubblegum to a monkey who precedes to blow a bubble to float up to the next level so he can flip a switch, thus allowing you to get out of the cave.

    • Bloo: Ringoringo, Ringorango.

      When Bloo is frantically searching through his deck of cards to see if he has all of them, he calls off imaginary friends' names and at one point says "Ringoringo, Ringorango." These two imaginary friends' names our a reference to the former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr.

    • Imaginary Friend: Jackie Khones
      The name, Jackie Khones, is a spoonerism of Cartoon Network Executive, Khaki Jones.

    • Imaginary Friend Names: Fluffer Nutter, Billy Blob Norton
      Fluffer Nutter is named after the sandwich made from peanut butter and marshmallow creme (or Marshmallow Fluff), while Billy Blob Norton is a pun on the name of actor Billy Bob Thornton.

    • Fluffer Nutter: "I'll trade you a George Mucus."
      This is a reference to George Lucas. creator of the Star Wars franchise.

    • Episode Title: Cuckoo for Coco Cards
      The episode title is a reference to the popular slogan of Sonny the Cuckoo "I'm cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs".

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