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Now That's a Stretch
Season 2, Episode 19b
Now Thats a Stretch
Air date November 19, 1997
Storyboard by Nora Johnson
Directed by Genndy Tartakovsky

(Art Direction): Craig McCracken

Now That's A Stretch is the second part of the 19th episode of season 2 in Dexter's Laboratory. It first aired on November 19th, 1997. In this episode, Dexter combines himself with bubblegum to combat his short stature.

Animation Goofs

  • At one point, the staircase was on the left side when Dexter stretched his arms to the kitchen to make a sandwich. When Dee Dee went downstairs to confront Dexter later in the episode, the staircase was seen on the opposite side. (cartoon logic)
  • Dexter expected to make a peanut butter & jelly sandwich, but mistakenly made a honey & fish paste sandwich.



  • The TV show that Dee Dee and Dexter watch is The Justice Friends episode "Things That Go Bonk in the Night". The Puppet Pals can be heard in the background, and at one point Major Glory can be heard saying "Quit bonking our friend!"
  • The sound of the chewing gum stretching seems to have been created using the same instrument as the opening guitar riff from Looney Tunes, a steel guitar.