Gumball revealing that he lost his pants weeks ago and made new ones out of cardboard. Darwin thinks they make him look like he "went to the bathroom in a space suit."
When trying to return the DVD, Gumball and Darwin make a hilarious homebrew version of Alligators on a Train which includes cardboard alligators and hand-written, out of focus credits. The store keeper is not amused.
Nicole's solution to the $700 late fee on the DVD: "RUN!"
Any time Darwin screams. He makes the cutest and funniest little squeak.
The whole chase scene between Gumball, Darwin, and Nicole.
In general, any time Nicole loses her temper, especially since otherwise she's the second most levelheaded character in the show. "The Helmet" in particular has a hilariously epic tantrum as she trashed her bosses' office in the middle of her promotion interview. And then of course there's her in her weekend anger management class in "The Club:"
Nicole (to Gumball, still perfectly calm and motherly): Behind this door I'm a totally different person. Trust me, you don't want to see this. *walks inside* Mr. Small: "Good afternoon, Nicole!" *goes flying through the door and crashes into another door on other side of the hallway* Anais (poking her head out of the door): Could you keep it down out there? Nicole: YOU KEEP IT DOWN!
What she did to Tina Rex's father will forever be a Moment Of Awesome, and one of her funniest over-reactions as well. note She beat a giant T-Rex so badly the building collapsed.
Gumball's attempts to protect Anais in "The Responsible"
From the same episode, Miss Simian asking Nicole, "Are you aware that your husband isn't wearing any pants?"
Nicole: I need you to promise me that you will be responsible. Gumball: I promise to be the most responsible kid and will handle my responsibilities in the most responsible way. Darwin: Yeah, RESPONSIBLE! Nicole: You have no idea what "responsible" means, do you?
Gumball and Darwin: Nah.
From "The Debt", when Anais and Darwin decide to help Gumball repay his debt towards Mr. Robinson for "saving" his life. Darwin throws a brick with a ransom note tied to it at Gumball, smacking into his back. The painful spasms and crying made it all the more hilarious.
Anais: I said throw it near him, not at him!
Gumball and Bobert playing punchies. Gumball hits Bobert with a loud clang, and then Bobert punches Gumball right through a wall.
Not to mention that after he gets over her, he immediately falls in love with a fire hydrant wearing her dress and tiara.
Gumballnowigbattleaxeninja being in Europe.
Gumball imagining what will happen if he doesn't tell Darwin that his love is just him in a dress:
(cut to house, with Gumball smiling and ironing clothes, with blue and orange fish babies everywhere) Darwin, wearing a fedora and holding a briefcase: I WANT MORE KIDS! Gumball: *crying*
Also in that same episode:
Richard: Hey Anais, who's your friend? Gumball: It's me, dad. Richard: Hello, Itsmedad. (whispers to Anais) Is she foreign? [Anais facepalms and groans in frustration]
When Gumball tries to enact his plan with Anais's help.
Anais: (Deadpan) This plan already reeks of failure.
From "The Quest"
"My dad eats trespassers."
Earlier in that episode there's Gumball and Darwin giving Anais a robotic doll to replace Daisy, which walks back and forth talking in a distorted voice before bursting into flames and falling over, revealing its metallic body underneath.
Gumball: Anais, it's only a toy. Anais: (demonic voice) NO, IT'S NOT!
Mr. Small's five-step session with Gumball and Darwin:
Mr. Small: All right Darwin, take a deep breath and let it all out. (Darwin breathes and and begins exhaling a giant bubble) (Mr. Small pokes the bubble) (Cut to a live-action sequence of a house getting blown up)
Gumball and Darwin learn about painting:
Mr. Small: All right who wants to go first? Gumball: OOH OOH ME PICK ME! (gets drenched in pink paint) Mr. Small: The world is your canvas. Now BE the brush! Gumball: ...MY EYES! IT BURNS! (starts running into walls)
Just before that:
Mr. Small: Take a look at this picture. Is this what you think is painting? Gumball: Yeah. Mr. Small: Well...YOU'RE WRONG! (Swats painting onto the floor. Begins beating it with a baseball bat.) THIS IS NOT PAINTING! THIS IS NOT PAINTING! THIS! IS! NOT! PAINTING! (Sets fire to the painting.) Burn you relic of convention!
Richard displaying his "psychic" powers to change the channelnote i.e. pressing buttons on the remote with his butt-crack in "The Laziest".
Darwin: Ahhhhh! Paranormal activity!
From "The Ghost"
Carrie in Gumball's body, going on an eating binge, but pausing to pick the pickle off a burger.
The first-person binge-eating sequence (a parody of The Prodigy's video for "Smack My Bitch Up"), in which Gumball (under Carrie's possession) steals a half-eaten chicken drumstick from a homeless man, knocks over a hot dog cart, and takes a bite out of the Doughnut Sheriff.
"It's a flip-flop, Carrie. A flip-flop!"
The part of "The Prank" where Gumball and Darwin pull the "Put someone sleeping on a raft out in the middle of a lake" prank on Richard, except they send him down a river leading to the sea. When he comes back, he's apparently been out to sea for a long time, evidenced by his beard stubble, sunburn, and lack of clothes (he was using the raft to cover his front). When Darwin asks what happened to his clothes he angrily responds that he ate them.
The scene with the bucket stuck to Richard's head is also hilarious.
A music video! A music video! We are in a music video! This is what we call a music video! Oh baby! We're singin'!
The beginning of "The Kiss" when Gumball is first traumatized by Grandma Jojo's kiss.
Later on the scene where Anais tries to get Grandma Jojo's luggage up the staircase using a rock and plank catapult, complete with schematic nailed to the wall. She miscalculates, causing the suitcase to fly out the front door which Darwin just opened, after which it flies into Gumball putting him inside. His scream is what seals it.
Richard trying to cheer Gumball up over not finding a date:
Richard: When I was your age, I needed a date for a party, and what I said to her was, "(mumbles with mouth full of food)". And twenty years later, we're still married! Gumball: Oh dad, you make it sound so easy...
When they get to the party, Penny's just a bit jealous that Gumball's with Tina.
Gumball: So... I didn't realize you were coming with Hector. Penny: I didn't realize you liked lizard breath! * Tina sniffs her breath and realizes it smells bad* Beat Darwin: (oblivious) I feel awkward!
Ms. Simian & Principal Brown crashing the party and busting it wide open.
A TV throwing himself out the window after Jamie tries to throw it out.
Darwin's reaction to Tobias' older sister kissing him on the cheek.
Molly accidentally bursting through the roof.
The Sun: "Hey dude, I'm trying to sleep here!" Molly: "Sorry."
From "The Refund" Gumball attempting to stuff his new game (which looks like an SNES cartridge) into his game system (which looks like either a Super Famicom crossed with a DVD player or a cheap knock-off of an Xbox 360).
Gumball using hypnosis on Larry.
Gumball and Darwin showing Larry a homemade PSA about kids each year not getting refunds, which is followed by the two of them singing a parody of "We Are the World".
The manager beating up Richard.
The ending where Gumball prepares to enjoy his game then it reveals the manager gave them a paper shredder propped up to look like a console.
Scratch that, the entire sequence is just hilarious well.
Mr. Small: Each case will require a specific judgement call depending on who you're talking to and the context of the conver-sayshun! (Gumball and Darwin look stunned)
Richard breaking down and admitting he did indeed eat his sons' homework. When asked why, he responds "I thought it'd make me smart!"
Gumball and Darwin telling Principal Brown and Miss Simian what they really think of their relationship.
Gumball: I can't help thinking that your relationship with Miss Simian could be compromising your professionalism. Darwin: I completely agree Gumball, and frankly, I fear my education is suffering as a result. Gumball: And besides, Principal Brown, you can do so much better than that!
From "The Genius", Gumball holding his breath and causing his head to swell assuming it'll make him smarter.
Gumball using the Internet, where after being assailed by advertisements, he has a literalHeroic BSOD.
The entirety of "The Wand", but in particular there's Richard thinking he's casting a reverse spell on Gumball and Darwin. Gumball repeats his previous line "Its power has overtaken you" as "You overtaken has power its", to which Darwin corrects him saying "Uoy nekatrevo sah rewop sti".
When Richard wishes the sink was unclogged, Gumball and Darwin remove the u-bend pipe, Gumball swallows the sewage, then vomits it on Darwin.
Richard wishing that Mr. Robinson looked ridiculous, followed by Gumball and Darwin putting him in a two-piece swimsuit, then stripping him nude, then putting the swimsuit back on. Richard then wishes that Mrs. Robinson's head was a melon, followed by Gumball and Darwin throwing a melon on her head.
"The only thing supernatural about you is your ignorance."
"The only thing mighty about you is your ignorance. Heheh, I used the same joke again."
Gumball plus Darwin and Ms. Simian's very different reactions to her flipping her car over theirs in "The Ape"
Gumball and Darwin: Coooool! Ms. Simian: Noooot cooooool!
Miss Simian insulting Nicole at every point in her life: her first steps, her first bike ride, her first F on a school project, her first dance, and her wedding day (Ms. Simian wasn't even invited; she just happened to drive by the church and see the wedding as it was ending). It's funny in that Crosses the Line Twice way, in that it's cruel at first, but transcends into hilarity.
In "The Car", Anais and Nicole are coming home, Nicole notices the Robinsons are talking to a police officer next to their burning car. She ducks down as they pass by the house and makes Anais do the same, but Anais's Daisy the Donkey doll is still sticking up, leading to some very confused looks when it appears a doll is driving a car.
Gumball simply touches Mr. Robinson's car with the sponge and it falls to pieces. When he says it can't get any worse, Murphy's Law kicks in and it bursts into flames.
At the end of the "The Curse", the family decide to use their minds to get Daisyland tickets. We're then treated to a scene where a family ticket blows away from a stand, into a car, into a plane, then into the hospital room the Wattersons were in at the time. Specifically, right into the table fan it is shredded into pieces by.
Darwin: Yaaay! I wished for snow!
"The Curse" in general, for maximum Humiliation Conga-ness. High points include Gumball getting stepped on in the middle of a spontaneous bursting-into-song, Gumball finding a "lucky football" and ending up being punted into the distance (where the goal post then falls on him), science and reason going down the drain as the world disproves Anais' claim that bad luck doesn't exist with gusto, and finally the universe going Rube Goldbergian outer limits on Gumball in an all out attempt to destroy him, leading to a climactic Shout-Out to Final Destination.
At the beginning of the montage of Gumball filling the "Gross Jar" in "The Microwave" he's seen blowing his nose and putting the used napkins in the jar. Eventually he sneezes so hard his entire face comes off.
Darwin trying to sneak off whilst wearing a fedora and carrying a briefcase after he learns he's a father.
Gumball: Darwin! Where are you going? Darwin: Um, buy some stuff... at the shop?
Mr. Small sees Gumball's cheerleading tryout in "The Meddler", scribbles something down on a piece of paper, slides it to Principal Brown, and it turns out to be nothing but a large question mark.
Near the beginning of the episode when Nicole is showing why she needs a new microwave she puts a potted flower next to it and turns the microwave on and the radiation causes the flower to disintegrate.
The Bowdlerised version of Captain Punch (a Sin City-esque gritty action comic) in "The Colossus".
"Take this...lovely bunch of flowers!" (handwritten on whiteout over a picture of someone with a hand drawn bouquet)
At the end of the episode Hector sends Gumball and Darwin a friend request. Since he'll destroy the town again regardless of if they say yes or no, Gumball smashes the monitor with a hammer.
When Gumball is in the middle of climbing Hector, Darwin smugly tries to get Gumball to learn a lesson.
Darwin: You know, next time you want to judge other people's life choices, maybe you should take a long hard look at your own. Gumball: Well, maybe you should take a long, hard look at that duck! Darwin: ... duck? (duck comes from offscreen and slams into Darwin)
Gumball prepares to give chase to Hector by grabbing a nearby broom and mounting it, and then he falls face first to the ground. Hector's mom says that the broom is a normal one and she's just an ordinary cleaning lady, then adds that 'the witchy ones are over there', to which Gumball replies with I Knew It.
At the end of "The Knights" when Penny's dad is about to accidentally drive into her Gumball attempts a Diving Save but once he does Penny's dad veers off-course looking like he's about to hit Tobias. He brushes just past Tobias, his mirror comes off and he crashes into the Wattersons' house.
Gumball running out of toothpaste at the beginning and trying to brush his teeth with a bar of soap.
And speaking of that scene, the entirety of Gumball going ballistic on his family so that his study with Penny is perfect.
Gumball's various attempts to win over the respect of Mr. Fitzgerald, including, but not limited to: making him a cake, a mixtape, a ukulele song (complete with an a capella version), wiping the sweat off his forehead while out jogging, and vandalizing a billboard for his construction firm to read "WAtteRson AND Fitzgerland Co.-FRieNDSHip UNLimited"
Gumball's locker opening to reveal that it's stuffed with herbicide, weed killer, and vandalized photos of Leslie.
After trying to subdue Leslie by gluing him to a bench and covering him in worms and slugs Jealous!Gumball makes three bad Bond One-Liners before giving up.
The day after, eating lunch with Penny and Darwin, he says a better Bond One-Liner before switching back to Normal!Gumball and cheerfully adding "Naaaailed iiiiiit~"
"STUPID PINK PETALS! FAT YELLOW FACE!"
When the jealousy is expelled from Gumball's body it goes flying around Carrie's room saying it wants all the stuff she has like a spoiled kid who wants a toy his best friend has. It then starts Body Surfing, jumping into Leslie and saying it wants its own room like Carrie, then jumping into Carrie saying it wants its own body like Darwin, and jumping into Darwin saying it's actually fine with its life.
Leslie's failed Big Damn Heroes moment, where he tries to vacuum the jealousy Ghostbusters-style but ends up vacuuming Carrie's face instead, causing it to become stretched out. She pulls a hair out of her mouth and in a completely deadpan voice says "Gross".
At one point Jealous!Gumball calls Leslie a "neck-to-face, CO2-breathing, self-pollinating, photosynthesizing, soil-eating, root-drinking, deciduous petal-headed punk". Similarly, when Penny becomes jealous of seeing Gumball with Carrie she calls the latter an "undead, ectoplasmic, transparent, paranormal, spooky, floating, French-looking freak".
Banana Joe gets glue on his hand. He keeps getting his hand stuck on things but just makes a bad pun and pulls it off, until his hand gets stuck on his face, and when he tries to get it off he tears his owneye off.
Darwin orders Gumball to get "justice" against Banana Joe by chewing on his jockstrap.
The entirety of "The Job", though to be specific:
Nicole mispronouncing "proud" as "prood".
Gumball and Darwin deliver a pizza to a pair of talking pizzas as it's apparently their newborn child. Black Comedy Burst when the pizza falls out of the box and the couple is traumatized.
Gumball and Darwin give Mr. Small an ad-hoc vegetarian pizza, covered in mud, grass, and some used gum. Mr. Small, who is starved from a diet of sunlight, eats it immediately and faints. Gumball and Darwin assume he's dead, until he blows a bubble.
When the Banana family receive their pizza they start singing, and Richard driving by causes them to go on ad infinitum. When Gumball closes the door and looks at them through the mail slot they're slowed down.
When Gumball, Darwin, Anais, Nicole, and Larry are chasing Richard one of his World-Wrecking Waves causes them to switch heads. Gumball with Anais' head says he suddenly feels smart, whereas Anais with Gumball's head says she doesn't.
The first thing Darwin does after being turned into a ghost during "Halloween". Kiss Carrie.
Gumball and Darwin then go on a haunting spree that includes an attempt to possess Tina Rex. They botch that when they realize that controlling her seems to look and feel like trying to play QWOP.
When trying to get something out of his parents' room, Gumball bugs his parents into letting him sleep in their bed, gets rolled over by his dad, and spends several seconds completely engulfed by his girth until popping out.
Gumball: (shivers) Oh, that was like being born.
Gumball pointing out the makeshift items they have in lieu of the real thing; instead of an MP3 player they have a calculator with a pair of earbuds taped to it, instead of Kung Fu Panda they have a bargain-bin mockbuster called How to Ratatwang Your Panda, and instead of a blender they have a table fan pointed downward.
Darwin hypnotizes Gumball to make him remember past lives. Gumball flashes back to his previous life as a hypnotist, then hypnotizes Darwin.
In "The Apology", when Gumball hands Ms. Simian his report card with Richard's signature written as "R. Watterson" in highly stylized letters (similar to the logo for the band Metallica), she assumes that it's forged. When they show it to Richard, he replicates it on a suspension form signifying that it actually was his signature, so Gumball and Darwin are off the hook; this being Richard, it's not a surprise.
Gumball's Imagine Spot of a giant Tina fighting a giant defense-mode Bobert.
ALAN VS WILLIAAAAM!!!!!
Gumball: Yeah, I'd watch it. But it'd be better if they were in a cage." *cue Alan and William suddenly in a cage* Darwin: With spikes." *Cage suddenly has spikes. Alan (who is a balloon) and William get scared." Gumball: And on fire." *Alan and William look horrified and start bumping each other rapidly*
Later when Gumball and Darwin are about to fight, Alan mentions that it would be better with poisoned nunchucks.
When Gumball and Darwin try to get into school after hours Gumball has Darwin give him a leg up to get through a window, then when Darwin asks how he gets in Gumball tells him "Give yourself a leg up!" and Darwin briefly defies physics to use the air itself as a platform.
Ms. Simian in a church-like building asking no one in particular whether or not it's right to frame someone you know is a troublemaker...and the reveal that it's actually a natural history museum and she's talking to her father (an ape-like skeleton behind a glass case).
Another from "The Words", Darwin's first song, "What He Thinks About Us", which is one big insult to the backup singers. Calling Carrie an "emo freak", Jamie "half cow, half troglodyte", saying Masami's friends only like her for her money, and that Joe sings like a dog with rabies. Also, the Street Fighter type fight at the end.
Gumball: You have to promise to do exactly as I say, no questions asked. Darwin: (starry eyed) I promise. Gumball: I want you to walk like a dog with an itchy butt. Darwin: (still starry eyed) I shouldn't have promised.
The Deleted Scene (which is only available in the UK airing and on YouTube) in which Gumball, Darwin, and Clayton use shock collars to stop themselves from lying all the time.
In "The Bet" Darwin's ENTIRE Freak Out is hilarious.
When Principal Brown takes Gumball and Darwin to his office, Gumball argues that what he's doing is a violation of the First Amendment, to which Principal Brown informs him that his preventing Bobert from making out with the school defibrillator and cracking jokes about the nurse's mother is not a violation of their freedom of speech. When he sentences them to mow the football field Gumball wishes that he would get lost, so Bobert knocks him out and puts him in a forest. Gumball then has Bobert burn a diagram into the football field reading "glasses + horse's ass = Principal Brown".
Bobert taking all of Gumball's metaphors literally; when he wishes Ms. Simian would chill out Bobert puts her in the cold storage room, when he wishes there were less skaters in the world Bobert shoots lasers at Mr. Small, and when he tells Rocky to get out after Rocky tells him that school is canceled Bobert throws Rocky out the window.
The Band-Aid nurse telling Miss Simian that she's not a mechanic after fixing Bobert for the second time, and Miss Simian's response ("Well, I'm not a floristnote points to Leslie or a meteorologistnote points to Masami or some kind of freakshow ownernote points to Sussie, but you don't see me complaining, do you?").
The Mood Whiplash after the Wattersons run over the hobo who looks like (and turns out to be) Santa. The opening goes from being cheery and very Christmas-like to hilariously awkward.
Richard runs around offering windshield cleanings and distracts Principal Brown, who crashes his car and launches an inflatable tree at an electronic reindeer and it gets jammed, causing the reindeer to burst into flames and traumatizing a little girl in the process.
Nicole telling the kids that if the homeless man touches anything they should clean it with fire.
When the kids try to get the homeless man to be Santa at the mall, they ask him what they want for Christmas. He says no to them and they start wrecking the decorations in anger until eventually he joins in too.
In "The Watch", Gumball's magic hands.
Darwin: *After slipping the watch into Gumball's hand* Now check your hand. Gumball: What, this one? *opens his hand to reveal he isn't holding anything* Or, this one? *opens his other hand to reveal the same* Now check yours. Darwin: *Sees he's still holding the watch* WHAT?! *Sees that Gumball is gone* DOUBLE WHAT!?
Marvin: *Pushes the watch on Gumball* No, I want you to have it. Gumball: Check your hands... You keep it. Marvin: Check behind your ear... You keep it. Gumball: Now check inside your pants... Marvin: But I'm not wearing any... *looks down to see he's suddenly and inexplicably wearing pants*
Gumball threatens to knock himself out with Marvin's cane and accuse him of doing it, only to end up giving himself brain damage after the first whack.
From the beginning of "The Bumpkin", there's Gumball and Richard's conversation about why people go to school and get jobs while Darwin and Anais are understandably terrified by Richard's driving.
Richard telling Nicole to punish Gumball for being boring.
Nicole and Anais continuing to sit on thin air after Gumball takes the chairs from them.
Richard, Nicole, and Anais tearing up when Gumball says that they have to turn off the TV. Darwin laughs for a few seconds before realizing that Gumball's serious and tears up as well.
When the family is singing Richard manages to break his top tooth in half, then when he talks he whistles through it until it fixes itself in the next scene.
Said wasp then stings Gumball's finger, and when he attempts to suck the venom out his lips swell up.
Gumball's digestive organs expressing their disdain over Gumball eating dirt.
In the opening scene of "The Flakers", Gumball tries to trip up a pursuing Tina by spilling soapy water on the floor. This initially works but then she gets up and we ended up with a skating T. Rex.
When Darwin flakes on Gumball, the latter tells Tina to just do what she's going to do. Cut to them at home with Gumball in a neck brace and a very pissed look on his face. Even more funny when it's seen that Darwin is playing a Legend of Zelda-style video game where a giant, dinosaur-like beast is constantly squashing the hero.
When Gumball drops the computer on Darwin's foot in retaliation for forcing an apology out of him, Darwin lets out a shriek with a pitch-modulation effect so silly and over the top it's hard not to laugh.
Richard acting high from dental anesthetics for most of the episode, specifically Nicole messing with Richard by saying the phone receiver he's using as a showerhead is actually an ice cream cone, Gumball's line about how Richard's driving and parking are better when he's high on anesthetics, and Richard's Mushroom Samba of chasing after a hamburger in a magical world of junk food while three condiment bottles chant, "Sauce! Sauce! Sauce!", which turns out to be Richard trying to eat Rocky and Gumball, Darwin, and Anais yelling, "Stop! Stop! Stop!"
Darwin and Anais's failed attempts to see what Gumball is miming.
Granny Jojo: And this lesson shows that nobody is safe around windows.
Nicole taking her anger of Granny Jojo moving in to help raise the kids out on an I.V. stand, then bending it back to the way it was after the doctor tells her that it costs $300 to replace.
Also in a Freeze-Frame Bonus: While everyone is screaming in Slo Mo, Darwin stops prematurely, and upon realizing everyone is still in midst scream quickly jumps back into it.
In "The Hero", Gumball is being a jerk to his dad while he's trying to rescue him. When Richard seemingly falls to his death, Gumball get teary-eyed and regrets his jerkiness. However, Richard appears behind him a-okay and Gumball goes right back to being a jerk like nothing happened.
Earlier, Richard barged in on a break dance match and started doing his own moves, totally embarrassing Gumball and Darwin.
Apparently, Richard did the same thing during a Career Day presentation that Gumball brought him to.
Gumball and Darwin trying to eat and prepare near-expired groceries.
In "The Sidekick", Gumball uses Darwin as a player character for a real life video game. He glitches Darwin and somehow restarts the world to fix him.
The entirety of the scene where Gumball and Darwin impersonating each other to prove their respective points in said episode.
In "The Storm", Alan is so sad, he deflates and tells Gumball he can't blow himself back up on his own. Cut to Alan happily re-inflated and Gumball walking out of the boys' bathroom with a disgusted look on his face.
Alan: Thanks Gumball! Gumball: Whatever, man.
A great deal of The Storm, but especially bit at the end where Alan keeps trying to give a cliche heartfelt speech to calm down Masami - who has gone Yandere over him while he keeps trying to go back to Carmen - and Gumball keeps nearly ruining it with aside comments.
Gumball: Ok... I think that's enough now. If he keeps looking at me like that I think my head's going to explode. <Scare Chord as camera zooms in on Alan's face>
The look◊ Gumball is making when he figures out Masami's was using him to get together with Alan.
Gumball and Darwin "studying" at the beginning of "The Lesson".
Gumball and Darwin trying to absorb knowledge by eating books. What's worse, they're not even math books. Darwin eats a book on how to speak Spanish and begins speaking Spanish while Gumball eats an Elizabethan poetry book and begins speaking like a character from a Shakespeare play.
Gumball and Darwin finding and laughing at Mr. Brown's pin-up calendar for Ms. Simian.
The punishment for finding and laughing at the pin-up calendar: spend the day listening to Mr. Small's poetry.
Gumball steals the rat kid's rake and his deformed bodyshape makes it obvious that he ate it. When the rat looks at Gumball suspiciously, he points at some other guys, and the rat buys it immediately. Cut to the next scene where the Bomb Guy is waiting outside the bathroom and Gumball hands him the rake he kept in his body.
In "The Game", Darwin's left arm is forced to do whatever Richard's does, causing him to volunteer for a bunch of unpleasant extracurricular activities with Mr. Small, concluding with an eco-protest where they'll spend forty-eight hours chained to a doomed tree, something even he feels the need to give significant warning for:
Mr. Small: Are you sure Darwin? I'm not gonna lie to ya buddy. We're gonna get maced!
Gumball: "Your guilt is strong, my friend, but it is no match for the power of my selfishness!"
"The Castle": The first scene with Gumball and Darwin freaking out over being late for school, only to realize it's Saturday and Richard is in charge.
The end when Nicole comes back and demands that everyone clean the house and leave in a demonic voice.
Gumball making fun of Darwin's cracking voice (a reference to Kwesi Boakye's and Logan Grove'snote the original voice actors for Darwin and Gumball voices changing, which led to their getting recast in season three).
Mr. Small admitting to the two construction workers wrecking the kitchen that he's only a vegetarian so he can rub his moral superiority of not eating meat in other people's faces.
Anais tossing Tobias's father back in the house after he won't stop poking her.
Gumball trying to call the police about the house party, but the Doughnut Sheriff can't help them — because he's at the party.
Darwin repeatedly failing to give his intro.
The entire introduction segment. "Tobias Wilson as Tobias! Nigel Brown as The Principal! Hector Jötenheim as Hector! Carrie Krueger as Carrie! This guy as...this guy!"
The nature documentary spoof of the Watterson household.
Gumball using the Konami Code only to glitch up and get stuck in a tank.
"IT'S BABY ANAIS, THE LIVING BABY DOLL!"
The entirely of Ninja George II.
"The Sweaters": Gumball's head inflating to massive size, corresponding with his ego.
Gumball and Darwin being Genre Savvy enough to know how the plot of the episode will happen, and it goes exactly as they predicted despite their efforts to make it not happen.
The Coach of the two kids briefly appears to be a voice of reason, but turns out to be insanely childish, practically singing about how they would lose if they got in a fight.
Coach: You scared, little piggies? Gumball: Uh, yeah. You're a fully-grown man screaming at us, and if you continue, I'm gonna call the police. Coach: Just what I'd expect from a couple of cowards like you! Who's the hard-core one now? Gumball: You, I guess. ... Darwin: You know what the worst thing is? This guy is a teacher. Gumball: No, dude. The worst thing is that this guy's got two sweaters and he's not wearing either of them.
Principal Brown's advise when he's told about kids trying to get in a fight:
"Now, fighting is never okay... But let's say he's got his arms around your neck like this. It might seem like a bad spot, but you have to take advantage of your environment. 'Oh, looky what we've got here!' His own shoe! You can just grab that, it's really very easy, most people won't expect it. Now you can throw it across the room, and he will release you, because most people usually really want their shoe back.... Another trick is that most shoes are opaque, so you can use it cover his eyes, effectively blinding him. Seize the advantage, spin him round, and spank him with his own footwear! With a "bang" and a "bam" and a "bim" and a "pow"!"
What is Gumball's heart telling him?
"GET A RESTRAINING ORDER ON THOSE GUYS AND LIVE HAPPILY IN SHAME!!!!"
When a "non-moving" background character is hit with a tennis ball and falls over. The timing was just perfect.
One line in Darwin's song pleading for the Internet to stop making fun of Gumball:
You are adding sombreros and lasers to a kid who looks like he was tasered
The Internet hacking a traffic signal and Gumball and Darwin inadvertently causing a huge pileup.
The Internet is personified as a 1990s-2000s style PC and his mother is a modem who communicates in dial-up noises.
The Internet tries to impede the duo's process by showing the Sheriff a forged police warrant for them, but thankfully for them he takes Police Are Useless to its fullest extent.
"The Plan": When writing a fake e-mail to Daniel Lennard, Gumball gets frustrated by Darwin and Anais repeatedly pointing out that he's doing something wrong and when he's done he ends up writing the subject as "Fake email to Daniel Lennard", which becomes a Brick Joke when it's the reason the latter sees through the kids' ruse. Gumball then imagines himself going back in time to convince his past self to avoid making that mistake, only for past!Gumball to be too lazy to do it and both Gumballs getting into a fight using time as a weapon, such as present!Gumball slipping a mouse trap under past!Gumball's hand, past!Gumball eating candy to give present!Gumball bad teeth, present!Gumball putting Crupac the Barbarian's weapons (another Brick Joke) on the computer seat, and past!Gumball licking the keyboard to make present!Gumball sick.
What makes it even funnier is the fact that they're imagining it!
The first spot of Gumball sneaking into Nicole's room with amazing flexibility, only for Anais to point out how unrealistic it was, then we get a more realistic one where Gumball is portrayed as being much less acrobatic. Gotta love whenever it's brought up how Gumball is out of shape.
Gumball getting a wedgie trying to climb the gate into the park.
"The World". All of it!
Highlights include a table moving to get Gumball to stub his toes, the scene with the talking fish, singing bacteria, and finally the overly enthusiastic hot dog in the microwave.
Anais tells her doll Daisy she's her best friend. Daisy talks back, saying the same, and Anais freaks out and kicks the doll.
The overdramatic burger, fries, and soda, who act like they're in a war.
"The Finale". Everyone in town going after the Wattersons because their antics affected everyone else's lives.
Gumball shoving Mr. Small into an envelope, folding it, then mailing him to the smallest country in the world.
"The Kids" referencingGumball and Darwin's change in voice actorsnote from Logan Grove and Kwesi Boakye to Jacob Hopkins and Terrell Ransom, Jr. by having their voices suddenly screw up, particularly Gumball declaring "Our voices are broke!" in a deep voice that causes the bathroom to reverberate.
The anticlimax of the scene with the store security guard. "Actually, I'm not allowed to do anything but ask you to leave the premises peacefully..."
The doctor telling Gumball and Darwin that they'll grow up to be strong like Richard, then they briefly turn into him.
Mr. Fitzgerald channeling Bryan Mills when he mistakes Gumball for a prank caller.
Darwin: I'm trying to look at what you're pointing to. Explanation With Gumball's now triangular head on his thin body, he ends up looking like an arrow.
When Gumball tries talking to Penny but lost his voice, Mr. Fitzgerald rolls up her window and starts giving the same speech again. Gumball, annoyed, opens Mr. Fitzgerald's door, rolls his window up, and slams the door back in his face.
The entire rap segment. ALL OF IT.
One highlight is Nicole in tears as Larry cuts up her credit card when it's rejected.
"The Fan" has Sarah's suckyfanart of Gumball and Darwin.
During the beginning, Gumball and Darwin are chasing the Rainbow Factory and Sarah keeps showing up, and after dodging her for a few times, Gumball then resorts to pushing her out of the way a lot. At one point, they run past her and Gumball runs back just to push her and say "We don't have the time!"
Sarah's tape recorder. And the Running Gag of Gumball throwing it out of annoyance.
When Sarah is trying to find out how she can fit into Gumball and Darwin's lives:
In "The Coach" when Gumball tries to exercise his organs start flipping out, and when it looks like gallons of sweat are pouring out of him he states that it's his organs crying.
The Mass "Oh, Crap!" in response to Coach forcing Jamie to apologize to Gumball. And everyone's mouth stays open until the next day.
At the end when Coach is revealed to be Jamie's mom Gumball and Darwin are more shocked that Coach is a woman.
We flashback to some of Jamie's worst acts of bullying: feeding Anton (a piece of toast) to ducks, chewing off Teri's leg and spitting it at her, and turning Banana Joe and Sarah G. Lato (from "The Fan") into an ice cream sundae.
At the beginning of "The Joy" there's Richard's "Wonder Hug", which has the appearance of a miniature rainbow-colored nuke.
Gumball trying to stop smiling by ripping off his mouth and putting it back on upside down, only for his head to horrifically rotate and turn his mouth back to its original position.
When the nurse tells Ms. Simian that she's been shining a flashlight in Gumball and Darwin's eyes for half an hour Ms. Simian asks what time it is, then the Running Gag time stamp prompt hits her.
When the virus breaks out Tobias asks the infected girls to contaminate him, only for them to attack Leslie.
Gumball and Banana Joe are chasing Penny into a dead end in the library, only for Gumball to first push then kick Banana Joe away so he can infect Penny himself.
Tina has Miss Simian cornered, and is about to infect her with the Joy (similar to what happened to Ripley on Aliens), but Tina can't hug her because of her short T-Rex arms!
Just the entire episode in general, a parody of zombie apocalypse/survival horror/found footage horror movies and video games. And it's not a "cheesy" parody either. This episode would be downright terrifying if all the "infectees" didn't have goofy grins and drool rainbows.
"The Puppy" has Richard entering the house with a box and a sandwich. He then explains how he saw a commercial about washing powder that made him wonder how much he'd need to wash a monkey. Then he thought about how cute monkeys are with their furry little faces, and then he thought about how puppies are cuter than dogs. So he bought a sandwich.
Anton's death montage in "The Recipe" (which includes getting crushed by a bowling ball, suffering a heart attack after seeing an Internet video, getting stomped on by Tina Rex, Tobias eating him as part of his lunch, getting blown up in chemistry class, getting hit in the face with a baseball, getting a door slammed on him, getting put through a paper shredder, exploding while playing a slide whistle, and getting pecked to death by the birds that emerge from his locker).
When Gumball and Darwin see Anton reincarnate in his home, their minds are literally blown.
In "The Name", Gumball makes Richard sign away his position of man of the house. This causes Richard to slowly dress more and more feminine, including make-up, a jacket, and a wig as well as act like a stereotypical woman.
From "The Extras": The scene with the two stiffly-animated crowd members from "The Sweaters" where first friend discovers that he can actually move, but ends up angering the crowd because he's "different" and ends up carrying his second friend out of the stadium.
The flashback of how Gumball and Darwin ended up wearing body-painted clothes: Richard mistakes the dishwasher for the washing machine.
Said clothes result in Principal Brown telling Gumball and Darwin that they can't walk around school looking like they went to sleep at an art students' party.
The awkward slumber party Principal Brown has with Gumball and Darwin, where he tries to tell them stories about his relationship with Miss Simian and realizes how inappropriate that is mid-sentence, followed by him throwing himself out the window and landing in a dumpster.
Gumball pulling a pair of high heels out of Principal Brown's safe and concluding that that's how he (a furry slug with no visible feet) can make noise while he walks.
Principal Brown is trying to blow up the school, and Mr. Small eagerly tries to block his path (a la the protesters of the Tiennamen Square Massacre, even grabbing some grocery bags to look more like Tank Man), but ends up getting walked on like the Extreme Doormat he is.
When Nicole states she only gets five days off a year, we get a montage of what happened on the other four days: on Christmas, she slipped when Richard decorated the house with whipped cream in place of artificial snow, on the Fourth of July, Richard used a firework that went up and came back down destroying their backyard, the day Granny Jojo came to visit and she made Nicole follow an incredibly strict schedule for driving her around town, and on Halloween, Richard was in a werewolf mask when greeting Nicole when she was coming out of the shower, so she instinctively kicked him down the stairs. When she realizes her error, he comments that there's liquid in his lungs.
The entire episode "The Void," can be considered one, since it's all one big lampshade hung over the fact that Molly was phased out of the show after the first season. Apparently the universe decided that she was a mistake because she was too boring, so it sent her into a blank void and wiped everyone's memory of her.
Among the terrible ideas relegated to "The Void" are jorts, the mullet, Rob (the blue cyclops background character who Gumball and Darwin couldn't remember in "The Pony"), disco, 1980s hairspray, the Microsoft Word paper clip assistant, and The Crazy Frog ringtone mascot.
Gumball: Run him over.
Then Crazy Frog gets chased down by 2 dodos. They wince, followed by Mr. Small saying this:
One of Tobias's many failed attempts to hits on girls in "The Move" resulted in Teri splashing her glass of water in his face, but he insists it was because "She knew I was hot." So Penny takes her glass and dumps it out on the floor.
"Say hello to DARKWIN!"
Tobias talks about Clayton dating sextuplets all at once and Gumball deadpans back "Sounds complicated. And repetitive."
Doughnut Sheriff scaring people with his sirens on "The Law." They jump so fast they disappear, but after about the dozen one they all start coming down at once.
Sheriff, Darwin, and Gumball get the Orange Woman off the road using a PIT maneuver. She was driving an ice cream truck. They were driving a baby carriage.
When Masami gets a brain freeze, she starts snowing and Idaho catches it on his tongue before realizing where the snow came from and trying to scrape it off.
In "The Allergy," Teri's latest hypochondriac fit has the Band-Aid nurse prescribing two weeks off from school and some heavy sedatives—for herself. Also, the Band-Aid Nurse casually mentioning that when she's not treating patients, she sits under her desk curled up in the fetal position and trying to revise her career choices.
Mr. Small bursting through the door when Gumball suggests an alternate approach to curing Darwin of his sneezing.
The sheer amount of abuse Banana Joe's mother goes through in "The Mothers" puts Anton's death montage to shame.
Banana Joe: You're the super-est, mom. At least in my heart. Mrs. Banana: (slurring) No, you're the super-est mom!
At the end of the episode, Tobias pulls out the card he was making for his mom at the beginning of the episode... then tears it apart in front of her because she got showed up by Nicole again.
Nicole paying for the computer and the damages done to the store with a cracker
Richard's reading Nicole's card after being asked if Mom forced him to lock the computer (including the threat that he'll be sleeping on the couch if he doesn't read the card).
Richard revealing that he's been behind the door all night just to make that dramatic entry (and not once went to the bathroom).
Gumball and Darwin draw portraits of each other, but Gumball is confused as to why his has a horrifying clown in the background. So he turns around...Turns out the clown is a telegram delivery man—Nicole apparently really wanted to make an impression with her reminder to take the trash out.
Gumball meowing chasing a laser on 4 legs with orchestra music playing... Then clawing his face snarling at the laser and jumping out the window while playing a cat scream.
After giving Penny's dad a well-deserved talking down for how he'd been treating his daughter, Mr. Fitzgerald apologizes. Gumball then tells him not to beat himself up over it either because "Parenting is hard!", and he's still yelling like when he was calling him out.
Nicole gets shot by the pest controller's tranq dart (paralyzing one half of her body), so she tells Darwin and Anais to "teach him a lesson", which they do by grabbing her limp arm and leg, stretching them out like noodles, and slapping him in the face with them.
Principal Brown giving himself a wax job for Miss Simian, only for his hair to grow back immediately.
Gumball and Darwin's horrified reaction to Principal Brown's temporarily hairless body.
The twist on the old "Running from an explosion" trope seen in many action movies when Gumball and Darwin jump at the wrong time, fall on the their faces, and get burned (non-fatally).
In the third issue, Gumball challenges Jamie to a game of tag, which is Serious Business in Elmore. Darwin tries to talk him out of it.
Gumball: Dude, it's just a game! Darwin: Is Russian Roulette just a game? Gumball: No, Russian Roulette is an important multicultural game that bridges the subtle divide between Russia and Las Vegas.
The tweet Ben Bocquelet put up a few hours before "The Shell" aired.
I'm hiding in a bar cos I'm worried you guys are gonna go nuts and twitter murder me.