Dee Dee Locks and the Ness Monster is the first part of the 5th episode in season 2 of Dexter's Laboratory, which first aired on August 13, 1997. In this episode, Dexter reads a story to a sick Dee Dee. However, Dee Dee spins her own tale after she finds Dexter's story boring.
Dexter's mother asks him to read a story to Dee Dee, who is sick. However, Dee Dee becomes bored of Dexter's story and invents her own story, Dee Dee Locks and the Loch Ness Monster, which is a spoof of Goldilocks and the Three Bears.
One of Dexter's stuffed animals is a smiling Krunk from The Justice Friends.
The episode name is a combination of the fairy tale Goldilocks and the Three Bears and the mythical Loch Ness Monster.
Dee Dee flying with her enlarged ears references the 1941 Disney film Dumbo.
The fairy tales parodied in this story are Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Little Red Riding Hood, The Three Little Pigs, Rub-A-Dub-Dub, The Tale of the Fisherman and the Fish, Jack and the Beanstalk, There was an Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe, The Three Blind Mice and Pinocchio.