|Lumpus's Last Stand|
|Season 5, Episode 16|
|Air Date||March 27, 2008|
|Written by||John Infantino Merriwether Williams, Steve Little, and Kaz (story)|
|Directed by||Sue Perrotto|
Lumpus's Last Stand is the sixteenth episode of season five and the one hundred and fourteenth episode on the series.
The time has come for Scoutmaster Lumpus to do the laundry again, but Lumpus is too lazy to do any laundry. Slinkman points out that today's the last available day to actually do it and that the campers have been wearing the same filthy clothes for most of the summer. Lumpus suggests that whenever he's feeling less than fresh the campers simply turn their clothes inside out and let the breeze clean them, but when Lumpus tries doing it to his own clothes, they stink too much for it to work, so Lumpus and the campers go to the laundromat in Prickly Pines so everyone can do their laundry.
Lumpus feels bad about having to do that, but Slink-man attempts to comfort him by putting on his socks. However, Lumpus only has one sock to put on as he might've lost the rest at the laundromat and tells him that one's better than none. Lumpus soon raises a ruckus about his situation. That night, he writes a letter to Slinkman saying that in light of recent events he's going to run off into the woods, where he won't have to worry about the hassles of laundry. But then his bare foot steps into a jar of blue ink, and it matches his one sock. Lumpus decides to try something out. And he knows that it's either going to make him a genius the world has ever known, or make him seen like he's really crazy.
The next day, he presents himself to the Bean Scouts, and none of them notice anything out of place and Lumpus' plan has worked. He then tells the Bean Scouts what's going on. The Bean Scouts will no longer have to wear their threaded clothing, from now on they can paint their clothing on, and they don't even have to be the Camp Kidney uniforms, so the campers begin to do this without hesitation.
However, an owl cop on a motorcycle notices what is going on. Lumpus thinks that he's in big trouble, but to his surprise, the owl cop believes this is a great idea and gets finished it all to himself too. He promises to go out and tell all his friends about this. Soon, the newspaper headlines proclaim Lumpus as a genius, for figuring out an efficient way to clothe at least the town of Prickly Pines, and for freeing up a bunch of free time. mayor Pothole McPucker holds a ceremony for Scoutmaster Lumpus for his innovative breakthrough, which has allowed the mayor essential time to hit the gym. Scoutmaster Lumpus believes thats it's high time someone recognized him for his genius, but then something Lumpus doesn't expect to happens.
Two green moose come through a time machine that was built by one of the Prickly Pine residents, saying that because of Lumpus' breakthrough, world hunger has been solved and no Bean Scout clothing have needed to get washed for 1,000 years. They even bring a giant statue of Scoutmaster Lumpus, holding within it the final batch of unwashed clothing in the futuristic world. Lumpus believes that things can't get any better, but Unfortunately, he's right. A storm rolls in the rain falls down and the rain washes off the paint. Everyone in Prickly Pines is left completely naked where the citizens of Prickly Pines suddenly say that he's no genius at all, he's just crazy and when that happens, the statue from the future disintegrates because Lumpus' claim to fame has been dashed, and the moose from the future lose their antlers and become very thin because of the change in history, so they decide to go back to their own time.
Meanwhile, they scramble to put on the clothing underneath the disintegrated statue, but all of the clothing is stinky because they haven't been washed in a 1,000 years, and if Lumpus thinks the citizens are angry, someone angrier drives up into town and it was the real Scoutmaster of Camp Kidney, a fur-less, shaven steer where it is finally revealed that Scoutmaster Lumpus was an impostor all along who locked him up in the closet for the entire season and he stole his job as the scoutmaster the whole time where Lumpus tricked everyone into believing that he was the real scoutmaster of Camp Kidney.
Lumpus doesn't feel threatened and offended by this fact coming out into the open, until the authorities come and wrap him up in a straight jacket, saying that Lumpus is going to do some hard time for his cruel actions, where Lumpus vows to get revenge on the cow, until the real scoutmaster makes the correction that he's a steer, which the hospital guard drives off with him and he was dragged away by the police. Even though Lazlo is naked, he's still the optimist because today has been a great day. Edward can't see how it can be great, because the moose they thought was their real scoutmaster has been taken away as a deranged lunatic to a funny farm and Edward, along with Lazlo, Samson, Clam and Raj have been left standing in Prickly Pines for being naked and Lazlo says that's the reason why this has been one great summer indeed.
As the episode ends, he then walks away off-screen, joining the others and Samson gets the final line by saying that things officially can't get any weirder.
- This episode is the finale of the series.
- It's revealed that Scoutmaster Lumpus is not the REAL Scoutmaster of Camp Kidney.
- The real scoutmaster of Camp Kidney has various traits and similarities to the character Heifer Wolfe from Joe Murray's previous cartoon, Rocko's Modern Life.
- The fact that corrects Lumpus after the latter called him a cow is a reference to the earlier show. Heifer is somewhat known for insisting that he is a steer whenever he's called a cow.
- It was later confirmed that the steer in the episode was supposed to be Heifer. However, due to Rocko and Lazlow being on different competing television networks, alongside the slightly more risqué quality of Rocko, the idea wasn't allowed to be fully realised.
- The character that looked like Heifer Wolfe said that Lumpus tied him up at the beginning of the summer, but scoutmaster Lumpus has been scoutmaster for five years.
- Eighth and last time when Clam didn't speak.
- O' Hare is the last name of Mark O'Hare.
- This is the only time Lazlo, Clam, Edward, Dave, and Ping-Pong have officially appeared naked on-screen, second and final time that Chip, Skip, and Harold have appeared naked, third and final time that Raj has appeared naked, and the fourth and final time that Samson has appeared in his birthday suit.
- This is the only time the Prickly Pines citizens appeared naked.
- This is the final appearance of every character who's appeared throughout the series.
- End Credits: Meanwhile, Scoutmaster Lumpus' key for his truck falls into the house of a fish family in Leaky Lake, and a male fish named Stanley thinks that it's a sign from the Heavens of male superiority. Then a female fish named Helen tells asks him to take out the garbage. To which he agrees.
- This episode is also Lumpus' second and final time being naked. The first time was Nudist Camp.
- Lumpus: Let me just start by saying how surprised I am. Surprised you have an honor to be sooner I mean I was telling people that I've been a genius for years. But perhaps I am not here to point fingers. (Suddenly rain clouds appeared in the sky) There are some people that I like to thank for helping me. (The thunder's rumble is heard) Oh no, wait! I did it all myself.
- (Lumpus laughs hysterically as the lightning crashes. then it began to rain washing all of people's painted clothes off)
- Lumpus: That's me, the exulted one. Worship me of the universe.
- (Lumpus laughs hysterically as the rain washes his painted clothes off. The rain stopped and Lumpus looks down)
- Lumpus: DDDAAAAHHHHH!!!
- Owl Cop: (gasps) Hey! He's naked... (looks down)
- (All of the Prickly Pines citizens begin panicking. Tarson grabs one of the citizens to cover his naked body. The two green moose walk away from each other and Lazlo and the Bean Scouts feel uncomfortable)
- Owl Cop: Now what are we going to do? We destroyed our clothes!
- Lumpus: Oh, that's just a minor setback.
- Professor Lion: It's a disaster! And you're the crazy person, We never should've listened to you.
- (The citizens tells Lumpus that he's no genius at all. Suddenly the statue of Lumpus from the future disintegrates turning back into everyone's clothes who haven't been washed in a thousand years)
- Lumpus: (gasps) NNNNNNOOOOOOO!!!!
- (The two green moose from the future turned into present day guys losing their antlers and become very thin and skinny)
- Futuristic Moose 1: Well, there goes the future.
- Futuristic Moose 2: Hey, I'm starving.
- Futuristic Moose 1: Let's grab a bite.
- (They both went into the time machine)
- Owl Cop: Quick, let's get our clothes on!
- (The citizens put their stinky clothes on)
- Prickly Pine citizen: (groans) They stink.
- Owl Cop: Well, they haven't been washed in a thousand years! THANKS FOR LOT, GENIUS!
- (The citizens run towards to Lumpus until they hear the police siren from the distance. The police car and the hospital van came to a stop. Heffer Wolfe and the police officer steps out of the police car)
- Police officer: Sir, Is that the moose who locked you up in the closet all summer and stole your job as the scoutmaster?
- Real Scoutmaster (Heffer Wolfe): Uh-huh, uh-huh! That's him, officer! That's the bad moose who locked me up in the closet all summer and he stole my job as scoutmaster. (off-screen) He fooled all of you! (on-screen) He's an impostor, a fake, and worse, he is no scoutmaster of Camp Kidney!
- Bean Scouts: WWWHHHAAAATTT???
- Lumpus: Yeah, so? (A hospital guard walks up to Lumpus) What are you doing? (A hospital guard puts a straight jacket on him) Take your hands off me! (The hospital guard then picks him up and walks off with him) I'll get you for this, cow!
- Real Scoutmaster (Heffer Wolfe): Steer!
- Lumpus: I'm a genius, you know! (the hospital guard drives off with him) I'M A GENIUS!
- Lazlo (after Lumpus was dragged away by the police): Bye,Scoutmaster Lumpus! Get some rest now! (Lazlo, Raj, Clam, Samson, and Edward are standing around naked) Boy, what a happy ending this has been.
- Edward: Lazlo, we're standing here in Prickly Pines naked and the moose we thought was our scoutmaster had just got hauled off as a deranged lunatic to a funny farm.
- Lazlo: Yeah! What a great summer! Whoo! I can't wait for next year!
- (Everyone except for Samson walks off-screen)
- Samson: Okay. I think it's just officially-got-to-the-point where it can't get any weirder. (He then walks off-screen, joining the others)
- (During the credits)
- Stanley: Hey Helen! Look what fell from the roof! It's a sign from the heavens of male superiority!
- Helen: That's nice, Stanley. But can you take out the garbage now?
- Stanley: Uh, yes, okay.