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Aqua Teen Hunger Force
Air date December 1, 2002
Writer Dave Willis
Matt Maiellaro
Director Dave Willis
Matt Maiellaro

Dumber Days is the eleventh episode of Aqua Teen Hunger Force.


Frylock finds Master Shake and Meatwad in Carl's backyard, and is alarmed to see a bone sticking out of Meatwad, believing it's one of his. Meatwad tells Frylock that he took his brain out to polish it, and forgot where he put it, so he has had to stick a rotisserie chicken in there. Shake has the brain, however, and is using it for "undercover aquatic training." Frylock rips it away from Shake, and discovers the truth... Meatwad's brain is a cat toy!

Upon discovering this, Meatwad suddenly becomes both depressed and unaware of his surroundings. First, Carl throws him out of his window after Meatwad mistakenly thought his bedroom was his, and then he spends the next three days in the doorway of the Aqua Teens' house while ants crawl and build anthills around him. Frylock tries to convince him to come in, but Meatwad says that time and space are a mystery to him because he doesn't have a brain.

Frylock decides that the best way to make Meatwad feel better about himself is to find him a new brain. After Frylock measures the circumference of Carl's skull, Carl catches on and decides to give his friend Terry a call (the same Terry that Dr. Weird called earlier) and get a brain on the black market. Said brain arrives on the Aqua Teens' doorstep in a cooler the next day. Frylock apparently puts the brain into Meatwad's head, and the results are obvious. Meatwad's brain and body slowly grow and grow until they both are ridiculously huge and Meatwad's intellect grows to match.

Things come to a head when an arrogant Meatwad uses his brain to make Carl's car levitate and give kids rides in it for $5. When confronted by Frylock, Meatwad scolds him for getting in the way of his "financial superbrain." Frylock then yanks Meatwad's brain out of his head, revealing that he just stuck his old toy brain in there and left the donor brain in the cooler. Meatwad slowly shrinks back to his normal size, as well as going back to his old dumb self. The child in Carl's car ends up on the roof, and the car falls off the roof and lands in the yard. Also, after Meatwad has lost his intelligence, one of his creations meant to allow matter to pass through walls can no longer function, and was revealed to be just an eggbeater. Meatwad goes in the cooler and looks at the brain, wondering where they got it from...and it turns out to be Steve's brain.




Master Shake, Frylock, Meatwad, Carl Brutananadilewski, Dr. Weird, Steve

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