The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy

Season 4 Episode 7

Dream Mutt / Scythe For Sale

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Aired Friday 8:30 PM Jun 17, 2005 on Cartoon Network
8.7
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Dream Mutt / Scythe For Sale
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Dream Mutt: Billy searches for a new dog, but he likes all four. So Grim merges the four to make one big (Hanna Barbera-like cartoon) dog with an attitude.

Scythe For Sale: Billy accidentally sold Irwin the scythe.

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  • Love 'Scythe For Sale'

    7.3
    I think the episode 'Scythe For Sale' is really, really funny! 'Dream Mutt' was okay, 'cause Billy thanked his father for what Grim did. In 'Scythe For Sale', some guy out in the open keeps calling Irwin a dork. The part of 'Scythe For Sale' I really like was when Billy told Grim that he sold his scythe to Irwin, then Grim yells, 'You what?' really angrily in Billy's face. Billy told him again after that, except he was scared. Using the scythe, Irwin hypnotizes Mandy into loving him, and turns Grim into a slug. In the end, Mandy beats up Irwin, Grim gets his scythe back and is returned to normal, and Billy got his own sea critter.



    Grades for episodes:

    Dream Mutt - C

    Scythe For Sale - Bmoreless
  • Pretty good

    9.0
    It was actually pretty good, and also funny, of course, as almost 99% of the time - the Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy episodes are funny, In Dream Mutt, one Wiggy Jiggy Jed comes with a hat that I would want to wear, he gets on Billy's nerves and decides to destroy him. In Scythe for Sale, here comes the Dork Reaper, Irwin!
  • Funny

    9.3
    This is so funny I ran out of breath just watching it, also, I learned an important lesson from the episode sythe for sale, that when you see a sycthe don't pick it up ask a grim reaper or a grownup to pick it up. lol, and the other episode wasn't that quite funny though.
Pat Fraley

Pat Fraley

Wiggy Jiggy Jed

Guest Star

Steven Jay Blum

Steven Jay Blum

Man / Hunky Guy / Geek / Sea Critter

Recurring Role

Roger Rose

Roger Rose

Lil' Porkchop

Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

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  • TRIVIA (2)

  • QUOTES (9)

    • Billy: Pleeeeease!
      Billy's Dad: The answer is no Billy. Owning a dog is a great responsiblity.
      Billy: But they're free and cute! Besides you know it's been my lifes dream to have four dogs!

    • Grim: I guess if it kills me, I won't have to deal with you anymore. (chews on baguette and starts lisping) Billy, whash you make thish with? Thish ish as hard as a rock.

    • Mandy: Where is that creepy laughter coming from?

    • Billy: (sleeping) Yeah, Wiggy Jiggy Jed is my dream mutt...But if that filthy mutt ever tries to sleep in my bed again...I'll spank him with a turkey leg...

    • Mandy: Face the facts, Billy. You and pets just don't mix.
      Billy: Duh huh huh huh huh.
      Grim: Yeah remember what happened last time?
      (Flashback to Billy well dressed sitting at the dinner table)
      Billy: Eat all your vegetables then you can have some water.
      (Lil' Porkchop dressed formally sitting at the table breathing hard staring at a pitcher of water)

    • Billy: Thanks, Dad!
      Billy's Dad: No problemo, son.
      Grim: Hey! What about me?
      Mandy: What about you?

    • Mandy: You know, Irwin? The thing about crushes is they always hurt in the end. That's why they're called crushes.

    • Dumpster Grouch: You see, kids. Playing with scythes isn't cool, or fun.
      Guy in a Broken Car: It's dangerous!
      Dumpster Grouch: So, if you ever should see a scythe, don't pick it up.
      Guy in a Broken Car: Tell an adult immediately!
      (both nod to each other)

    • Grim: Hey, Billy. Have you seen me scythe?
      Billy: I just sold it to Irwin for a crummy, smashed amusement park penny.
      Grim: (angrily) You what?!
      Billy: (scared) I...just...sold it to...Ir-r-r-rwin.
      Grim: Do you realize what could happen if me scythe gets into the wrong hands?!
      Billy: I sure do! I mean, no!
      Grim: It could cause mass destruction and chaos, creating an imbalance in the universe, and bringing about the end of time as we know it!
      Billy: You make funny faces when you're angry.

  • NOTES (7)

    • We learn that Mandy collects napkins.

    • Billy's fish from Lil' Porkchop makes a cameo in this episode during the flashback of how Billy treated the last pet he had.

    • Credits: Iriwn gradually runs out the field to meet the mesmerized Mandy. He trips and drops the scythe. The scythe fell on his head. Irwin is having a picnic with Mandy. He spreads the butter on the toast with the scythe. Then it shot bolts at the hive, and Irwin runs around and slams himself to the tree with the beehive on his head.

    • Running Gags:
      1) Billy thanks his dad for what Grim did.
      2) Grim complains about wanting a little gratitude, and Mandy disses him off.
      3) Wiggy Jiggy Jed keeps calling Billy, "Ugly."
      4) Some guy out in the open calls Irwin a "dork."
      5) Irwin turns red in anger.

    • When Mandy was mesmerized by the scythe's magic, she almost smiled in this episode.

    • The full name of Wiggy Jiggy Jed is Sir William Wexell Wingding Whizzlebang the Third. It's quite a coincidence that he resembles to Auggie Doggie.

    • We learn Billy's dad was formerly a NAVY seal.

  • ALLUSIONS (5)

    • Wiggy makes a series of comical noises as he walks. This is a throwback to earlier cartoons where whacky noises are used for everything including simply walking.

    • Wiggy: ...we'll beat any price or your mattress is free!!

      This is an allusion to the Sit 'n' Sleep mattress chain in Los Angeles which features radio spots of owner, Larry Miller, driving his accountant, Irwin, crazy by making such guarantees. Irwin caps the spot with his wail, "You're killing me, Larry!"

    • Wiggy: So you can lick my candy-striped...

      This is a Futurama reference. Bender's catchphrase is "Bite my shiny metal ***!"

    • Wiggy: So you can just lick my candy-striped--

      When Billy and Wiggy and arguing about the bed, Wiggy says this while holding a candy cane. Many have speculated that this is a jab at Michael Jackson's genitellia, reported by many witnesses as being "striped like a barber pole."

    • Character: Garbage Muppet

      In the episode "Scythe for Sale," Billy was searching for Grim's missing weapon in the dumpster. A green character pops out and exclaims, "Get out of my house!" He resembles to Oscar the Grouch from Sesame Street.

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