Aye Aye Eyes

Aye Aye Eyes

Production Code:
February 18, 1998
Storyboard & Art Direction:
Craig McCracken
Directed By:
Genndy Tartakovsky

Aye Aye Eyes is the first part of 27th episode of season 2, which first aired on February 18, 1998. In this episode, Dexter meets a creepy eyed girl who refuses to leave him alone after he does something nice to her.


When a little girl with her stuffed bunny, while Dexter was walking down the lane behind her, the little girl was walking by, her stuff bunny gets snagged and left behind while the girl kept on walking. Dexter trips over the bunny but notices that the bunny belong to the girl. He catches up to the little girl and returns the bunny to her, but when she opened her eyes, Dexter realizes how creepy she is, and then the Creepy Eyed Girl suddenly follows Dexter everywhere he goes even to the point of falling in love with him, until a boy similar to her Creepy Neighborhood Boy, goes out into the sunset.




Animation Goofs

  • After class Dexter retrieves his red science book from the locker, yet in another frame before he closed it, the Science book is seen still leaning against his English book.
  • While the locker is open,one of Dexter's conical flasks from his lab is seen at the top. 
  • An unused "History of the World" book is seen in the locker while it's open, but disappears when the locker is viewed from the inside..


  • This episode is a rare case of Dexter using a locker to store his supplies and books.
  • This episode, Mom, Dad and Phillips Luzinsky doesn't appear
  • When Dexter freaked out in his lab and the little girl said she loves him, his science book disappears.
  • At the start, Dexter drops his book when he goes to return the creepy girl's bunny, but the next day, after the test, he has it back in his locker.
  • The cute eyed girl and boy are references to chibi (miniature-cute eyed) style anime/manga that was popular among teens. 


Cultural References

  • The song "Aye Aye Eyes" is a parody of pop songs found in 1960s-1970s cartoons such as the Scooby Doo chase scenes.

Production Notes