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A Boy and His Bug

A Boy and His Bug
Season: 2
Season Episode: 26b
Overall Episode: 39b
Original Airdate: February 11, 1998
Written by: Jason Butler Rote
Directed by: John McIntyre
Storyboard by: Genndy Tartakovsky
Art Direction: Craig McCracken

A Boy and His Bug is the second part of the 26th episode of the second season in Dexter's Laboratory. In this episode, Dexter's metal-eating termite, Timmy, is designed to eat everything that Dee Dee destroys in the lab. When he becomes neglected, he eats everything in the lab to spite Dexter. The boy genius must stop Timmy before the entire lab is devoured.


Episode Connections

Cultural References


  • When Dexter looks at the screen with the magnifying glass, he does not have his glasses on for the first two views. However on the third view, he does have his glasses on.
  • The name is a pun on the 1975 film A Boy and His Dog.

Production Notes

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