Robot Chicken

Season 1 Episode 3

Gold Dust Gasoline

Aired Sunday 11:30 PM Mar 06, 2005 on Cartoon Network

Episode Recap

1. Old People Karma: A man in a walker has a heart attack. Then a man with a cane walks by and laughs at the man lying dead on the ground. Ironically that man has a heart attack and dies. Then another man walks by and the same thing happens. Ultimately over a dozen people are lying on the ground dead due to their Ironic heart attacks. The moral of this segment is well…You shouldn't laugh at others' misfortune. 2. Dr. Ratchett: A big time executive in a business suit named Dr. Patchet stereotypically sits back at his desk and lights his cigar with a burning $100 bill. 3. Late Unicorns: The mythical animals, including unicorns, dragons, cyclopses, centaurs, merpeople, giraffe, and pixie fairies, that Noah didn't allow on his ark try to survive the flood by building their very own ark. Basically to get right down to the point… Their ark sucked and they drowned Except for the Mermaid was beheaded by a dragon. That is why we don't see any of those animals today. 4. Alien Mini Invasion: Basically a UFO lands next to a man raking his yard. A stereotypical little green man walks out and pulls down the man's pants. The alien declares victory and then leaves. 5. Drain All: A man drinking a new product called Drain All. 6. Ape Stink Finger: How can I say this? Um… an ape smells his finger. 7. Spine Splitter: A man jumps off the roof of a building. The suicide attempt is made much more successful by the fact that the impact causes his spine and skull, still attached, to be expelled from his body. 8. That 00's Show: Basically, an updated episode of That 70's Show. The difference is that this one includes technology such as, iPods, laptops, the internet, picture phones, text messaging, and also a reference to the now more accepted metrosexuality. 9. Santa Coroner: Santa clause outside peoples homes yelling, "Bring out your dead!" That is what body collector yelled out when they were making their rounds during the Black Plague. 10. Dodgeball: A girl who isn't very good at the game well… you can figure the rest out. 11. Chess Strategy: A pawn runs away just before being taken by a knight because as he says, "I'm not about to die for a cause I don't believe in." 12. Stock Crash: A business man goes crazy after seeing that his company is going down the toilet. 13. The Best Cowboy: It starts off with the Princess eating the Robots carrots. The robot finds out and decides to cook the princess in a big pot. The cowboy comes to save the day. A struggle ensues. It ends with the Princess, the Cowboy, and the Robot getting married. 14. Circus Accident: Trial and error is not always the best strategy. The moral of this story is that Practice doesn't always make perfect. 15. Super Race: A Cannonball Run style race featuring the following racers: A monster truck named "LARGE FOOT", The Ghostbusters, Batman & Robin in the old batmobile, Speed Racer in his Mach 5, Michael Knight riding in KITT, Evil Knievel on his motorcycle, Mario & Luigi on their Mariokarts, Wario in his kart, Bo & Luke Duke of The Dukes of Hazzard in the General Lee, Jon Baker and Frank 'Ponch' Poncherello from CHiPs, Armed Force Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors, Matt Trakker, his son Scott and the Robot T-Bob. Ultimately, the race ends with a beheaded Ponch winning the Race. He receives a gift package that includes a gift card to best buy. He falls dead at that point and Vin Diesel steals his prize.