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The Ren and Stimpy Show, putting the "Light" in Lightmare Fuel since 1991!

(Please note that because it has both Nightmare, as well as Nausea Fuelnote , YMMV on how "funny" [or not] these moments really are, especially since some moments were actually not intended to be funny at all [e.g., the infamous "Son of Stimpy" episode], while others are ambiguous as to which is which).

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Original show

  • In the "Big House Blues" pilot, Ren is upset that their cellmate Phil had to be put to "the Big Sleep." Stimpy asks Ren what the "Big Sleep" is, and Ren pulls Stimpy close by the tongue, closes his eyes and begins to whisper in his ear, "It's..." but then suddenly yells "DEAD! DEAD, YOU IDIOT! YOU KNOW WHAT 'DEAD' IS?!"
  • This classic scene from "Stimpy's Fan Club."
  • I AM ADONIS! LORD OF CHAOS!
    • DINNER, DINNER! HURRY UP, BOY, I! WANT! MY! DINNER!
    • I! HATE! LINT-LOAF!
    • Ren making peace with his demise really quickly, assuring Stimpy that he's not mad since he's about to be devoured.
      Ren: "Oh Stimpy. It's ok. Besides, if this monster wasn't going to kill you. I was going to kill you!"
  • "Space Madness" has some of the absolute best moments, with Ren's descent into madness ("It is not I who am crazy. It is I who am mad!") and the ultimate Schmuck Bait, the History Eraser Button.
    • DO YOU HAVE TO KEEP TAPPING LIKE THAT, YOU BLOATED SACK OF PROTOPLASM?!?!?!?!!!
    • I've had this ice cream bar since I was a CHILD! People ALWAYS TRYING TO TAKE IT FROM ME!!! WHY WON'T THEY LEAVE ME ALOOOOOOONEEEE????
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    • 'DON'T MAKE ME USE THIS!!!! ONE STEP CLOSER, I"M WARNING YA!!
      • NOW YOU'VE DONE IT! YOU! FORCED ME TO USE IT (starts brushing only his front teeth)
    • The shot with Stimpy with a toaster on his head as the narrator rants about "thrilling futuristic headgear" and "spine-tingling toast".
    • The nubby-looking spacesuit Ren was wearing on the shot of the planet.
    • Stimpy slapping Ren's posterior with a towel, and Ren says in a totally wussy tone, "Hey, cut it out!" in a way that's so not like him.
    • Ren: "I'll just lie back, and think pleasant thoughts...chicken pot piiiieee.....chocolate covered RAISINS.....eh, glaaaazed hammmm.....ohhh ohhhh...."
    • The Large Ham narrator who introduces the show.
      • "All systems go! Prepare for countdown! 10! 9! 8! 7! 6! 5! 4! 3! 2! 1! Blast off to adventure In the amazing year four hundred billion! With Commander Hoek and his faithful companion Cadet Stimpy, as they roam the endless uncharted regions of space at speeds so fantastic they throttlenote  the imagination!"
      • "Okay, space cadets! Prepare to hurtle through the cosmos! In today's turgid episode!"
    • DON'T TOUCH IT!! IT'S THE HISTORY ERASER BUTTON, YOU FOOL!!
      Cadet Stimpy: S-so what'll happen?
      Captain Ren: That's just it! We don't know! Maaaybe something bad? Maaaaybe something good? I guess we'll never know!! Cuz you're going to guard it! You won't touch it, will you?
    • The Narrator showing up in person!
      The Narrator: Oh, how long can trusty Cadet Stimpy hold out? How can he possibly resist the diabolical urge to push the button that could erase his very existence? Will his tortured mind give in to it's uncontrollable desires? Can he withstand the temptation to push the button, that even now, beckons him ever closer? Will he succumb to the maddening urge to eradicate history, at the MERE! PUSH! Of a SINGLE! BUTTON?! The beautiful shiny button. The jolly candy-like button. Will he hold out, folks? Can he hold out?
      Cadet Stimpy: NO, I CAN'T!
      • Note that the Narrator isn't just narrating. Noooo....he's flat out nudging, shoving, smacking, and pushing Stimpy towards the button, making the temptation to push it even worse.
    • "Oh no! I know what you want! You coveteth my ice cream bar!"
  • In "The Cat That Laid the Golden Hairball", Ren forces Stimpy to hwarf up hairballs for him in order to make money. Production ramps up, and Ren is happily stamping away with dollar signs in his eyes, while Stimpy is gradually running out of places to lick as each body part is getting licked clean, and is getting steadily more exhausted as the hwarfing begins to take its toll. Then Stimpy passes out on the conveyor belt and gets painfully stamped on the butt cheeks leaving a "Grade A" Butt Brand stamped across Stimpy's ass like a Juicy Couture logo.
  • The anthem of the Royal Canadian Kilted Yaksmen, sung to the tune of "My Country Tis Of Thee"/"God Save The Queen".
    • Our country reeks of trees/Our yaks are reeeeeally large!/And they smell like rotting beef carcasses...
    • And we have to clean up after them/And our saddle sores are the best/We proudly wear women's clothing/and searing sands blow up our skirts!
    • And the buzzards, they soar overhead/And poisonous snakes will devour us whole/And our bones will bleach in the sun!
    • And we will probably go to (fart noise masking the word "hell" which is seen crossed out in the displayed sing-a-long lyrics)/And that is our great reward/For being the Royal Canadian Kilted Yaksmen!
    • After singing, everyone throws their hats, kilts, and intestines in the air.
    • The bear's reaction to the sing-a-long.
    • Ren's yak getting annoyed by Stimpy's singing and screaming, "SHUT UP!!!! I CAN'T STAND IT ANYMORE! ALL THE TIME, SINGING, SINGING! WHY WON'T HE STOP?!?!?!" before his real freakout.
  • "Happy happy joy joy, happy happy joy joy, HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY..."
    • "I don't think you're happy enough."
    • "I'll teach you to be happy! I'll teach your grandmother to suck eggs!"
    • "If'n you ain't the granddaddy of all liars!"
    • "That's very funny, a fly marrying a bumblebee... I told ya I'd shoot! But ya didn't believe me! WHY DIDN'T YA BELIEVE ME?!"
    • Ren's crazy laughter and over-the-top happiness throughout the entire episode. Along with his tortured smile.
    • The look of demented joy on Ren's face as he bashes himself in the head with a hammer to destroy the happy helmet.
    • The little dance routine Stimpy does with his glutes toward the end of the song.
    • Ren's reaction when Stimpy reveals how the stay-put socks work. They're full of glue.
    "You filthy swine! I WILL KILL YOU!!"
    • Ren's Mood Whiplash after finally removing the helmet, storming up to Stimpy, angrier than he's ever been in his entire life, and immediately starts strangling him.
    Stimpy: Ren? You're angry?
    Ren: YER DERN-TOOTIN' I'M ANGRY!!
  • From Ol' Blue Nose:
    Stimpy: Nosey, Nosey, Nosey! We saw you on TV!
    Ren: So we burned it!
  • Ren and Stimpy meeting Wilbur Cobb in "Stimpy's Cartoon Show".
    • "Shhh! The walls have teeth! Us I-talians have to stick together, ya know."
    • "World War I. So there I was, up to my elbows in Nazis. But don't get me wrong. I'll eat just about anything, so long as it is easy to swallow."
    • "NO! Walter Lantz! No account son of a busdriver. Bhehehehe..."
    • "By the way, you should get out more."
    • And finally, the unabashed badness of Stimpy's utter failure of a cartoon, "I Like Pink".
    Poopy: Oh my God, Explodey! It's Peg Pelvis Pete, come to kill us!
    Peg Pelvis Pete: Mmm-hmmm, aha, I'll get the both of you! Aha! Blblblba!
  • From "Who's Stupid Now", when in a case of role reversal, Ren thinks Stimpy is trying to upstage him.
    Ren: I'm on to you pal; I got your number!
    Stimpy: Of course you do Ren, we live together.
  • "Insomniac Ren":
    • "Sleep...maybe I'm too smart to sleep... Yes... that's it... Stimpy's asleep and he's an idiot! Look at him! So peaceful! Dreaming his stupid little dreams!" Gotta love Ren's screwed up demented logic.
    • Ren's annoyance at Stimpy keeping him awake.
    • The faces Stimpy makes during the both times he promptly slides into bed.
    • "You didn't jiggle the handle did ya? Get back in there and JIGGLE IT!"
    • Stimpy snoring.
    • Ren trying to plug up Stimpy's mouth with things to keep him quiet but it fails.
    • "For the last time! I! Want You! To Be! QUIET!!!!!!"
    • "WHAAAAAAAAT?!"
    • "Shhh. Ren's taking a coma."
    • Stimpy's attempt at telling Ren a story.
      Stimpy: Once upon a time, the sky grew black as blood.
      (One hour later)
      Stimpy: And the last word he spoke as his head rolled across the floor was... "AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHH!" And they lived happily ever after!
    • Ren hijacking Stimpy's dream and beating him up. All while Stimpy is dreaming about having a litter of kittens and a puppy. With Ren.
      Ren: What is this?!
      Stimpy: It's just a dream, Ren.
      Ren: How am I supposed to sleep with all this peaceful dreaming going on?!?
      Stimpy: (As the babies start crying) You're scaring the children, Ren!
  • "Blazing Entrails":
    • Stimpy's incoherent babbling (more incoherent than usual, at the least) and constant spasms.
      "I'M NOT OKAY! I'M NOT OKAY!"
      "I wanna banana, Ivana..."
      "Diddle diddle fiddle piddle poodle piddle poodle racky sacky want some seafood mama."
      "You'll never wander all the rest are peanut butter set the Pasadena you know which has the Rose Bowl."
      "Why certainly, dear."
    • "Hey! Can't you wait 'til morning to saw your face off, like everyone else?!"
    • A penny and a corn cob hassle Ren on the subway to Stimpy's stomach: "You think you're so great 'cause you can be digested?!"
  • Firedogs!, where a fat, middle-aged housewife in a burning building tosses various heavy objects onto Ren, including a comically oversized baby ("Save my baby! Save my horse! Save my walrus!"), then shrieks "Save me!" as Stimpy sends Ren up the fire truck ladder at high speed.
  • Stimpy telling Ren he has to do "number three," from "My Shiny Friend."
    Ren: Heh heh... why, I can't remember the last time I did number three. (beat) NUMBER THREE?!?!?!
    • Earlier, Stimpy watches a cooking show and attempts to cook a chicken. Of course, this being Stimpy, he starts a fire. Ren hears a knocking on the door, totally ignoring the fire himself, and opens it...only to be run over by three firemen who just kicked down his door. When he gets up to view the commotion, he looks at Stimpy—and now the three firemen-still watching TV, eating the chicken. But here's the kicker:
    Ren: Now, see here, that's my dinner!
    (Stimpy and the three firemen turn to him, and tell him to "shh" as they go back to watching the TV show)
    • The scene where Ren destroys the TV, in which he holds a shovel and gives a maniacal face at Stimpy, then charges at the TV making war cries, leaps in the air, and blows it up with the shovel. Stimpy watches with a priceless horrified expression as crash after crash is heard, and then he's left an Inelegant Blubbering mess after the TV is reduced to rubble. Worth of mention is Stimpy slowly whining "Must... put it back... together!" as he attempts to fix the TV but just rubs the shards over his face.
  • "Hair of the Cat". All of it, especially Stimpy trying to pronounce "phenomenon".
  • "Sven Hoek". A hilarious episode thanks to Ren's lovable idiot cousin, the eponymous Sven- who's basically a Swedish, chihuahua version of Stimpy. His voice is hilarious, he looks funny... Special mention goes to Sven counting during "Hide and Seek" with the numbers out of order, and randomly saying "Fjord!" in place of a number.
    • The entirety of the fake "Don't Whiz On The Electric Fence" board game ad. The jingle alone is hilarious if only for how incredibly cheery it is!
    • And the episode really goes into high gear when Ren comes home to discover.. "My opera records! COVERED IN BUBBLE GUM! My collection of RARE, INCURABLE, DISEASES! VIOLATED! NOOOOOOOO!!! My dinosaur droppings! PAINTED LIKE EASTER EGGS!!! AHHHHHHH!!!!! YEW EEDIOTS!"
      • YOOOOOOOOOOOOOOUUUUUUU! BOTH OF YOOOOOU!!!! *violently poking Sven in the eye*note 
    • "...Next...I'm gonna...tttTEAR your arms out at the sockets! And you wanna know what else? I'm gonna HIT ya, and you're gonna fall, and I'm gonna look down, and I'm gonna laugh."
    • Oh, you like the game, huh?! Well, how do you like THEES!!! (zips down and whizzes on the electric fence)
      • "So, you whizzed on the electric fence, didn't ya?"
  • A scene from "Rubber Nipple Salesmen" involving Mr. Horse is simultaneously this and Nightmare Fuel. It's a truly horrifying scene, but it's also laugh-out-loud hilarious. Especially since Mr. Horse is acting so out of character.
    Mr. Horse: All right, so I MADE a mistake! ONE MISTAKE! Can't a man start over?! Do I have to keep on PAYING?! HUH?! Maybe I should make another mistake! Maybe TWO more!
    Ren: Please sir! I think one mistake is plenty! Just let me show you what's inside here!
    Mr. Horse: (throws hands up) Don't do it, man! I'm not armed!
    Ren: We really just want to sell you some rubber nipples! See?
    (Mr. Horse winces in fear a few times but then realizes...)
    Mr. Horse: Oh...it is a nipple. (laughs good-naturedly) Oh, what you must think of me. Forget everything I told you.
    • The walrus.
    Walrus: Caaaaaall the poleeeeece.
    • Mr. Pipe with rubber nipples on his knees.
    • Stimpys "Dream" speech:
    Stimpy: I have a dream... I believe that one day, everyone everywhere will know the wonders of my nipples! (Ren hits him in the face)
    Ren: Fine! You keep your dream, and I'll keep the money! Now shut up and drive.
    • After Ren is smashed with a shovel by the Fire Chief:
    Stimpy: I have another dream, Ren.
    Ren: What's your dream?
    Stimpy: That some day, I will be as good of a salesman as YOU, Ren. (Ren slaps him)
    • When Ren gives Mr. Pipe a hickey with a rubber nipple:
    Mr. Pipe: (examining it in the mirror) Oh man! Wait 'til the guys at work get a lot of this!
    Mrs. Pipe: Do you wanna sleep in the yard?
    Mr. Pipe: You mean for a change?
  • Then there's Mr. Horse's appearance in "Out West": "So. It's the old steal-the-horse bit again, is it? All right, let's do it. If we have to."
    • The cowboys can't hang Ren and Stimpy for their crime. Why? Because Ren doesn't weigh enough and Stimpy doesn't have a neck. Cue a shot of Stimpy with thee noose comically wrapped around his face and Ren blowing like a leaf in the wind.
  • Ren's reactions to Stimpy sculpting the heads of Santa Claus and Fidel Castro on the Lincoln Memorial in "An Abe Divided".
    • "DO IT AGAIN!!"
    • Stimpy sits on the lap of the Lincoln Memorial and starts telling it all the toys he wants.
    Ren: GET DOWN! That's not Santa Claus! It's a memorial!
    Stimpy: A memorial? (tearing up) I didn't know Santa Claus was...DEAD! (bawls)
  • Any time either of the main characters scream. Billy West and John Kricfalusi have the most epic screams of terror in cartoon history.
  • "Hey! I don't need three butts!"
  • Ren's reaction after reading a letter about one of Stimpy's fans who still wets his bed: "You... MAKE ME SICK! YOU PROBABLY WET THE BED ON PURPOSE!"
  • The Haunted House and Fake Dad episodes. From the first, we have the bloody head fairy, the yak tenderizing his food, the ghost killing himself and coming back as a fat black guy. The the second, we have Kowalski, a 9 year old "kid" on what is basically a Big Brother/Big Sister ripoff. Kowalski is serving a 36 year prison sentence for crimes on humanity... and oh hell, here's a picture of him
    • "I'm not yer Daaaaaaaad... I'm only your FAKE Dad, and only through this WEEK-end!"
    • GET HIM A GLASS OF MEAT, WILL YOU, STIMPY?
    • Ren and Stimpy's confused looks as they wave goodbye to the fat black guy in Haunted House.
  • The majority of "Mad Dog Hoek".
    • FLYING BUTT PLIERS!
    • "HEY REN! Pretending to wrestle is the funnest thing ever!"
    • "WE WILL HAVE! OUR! REVEEEEEEEEENGE!"
    • Stimpy's "I Like Darren!" rant is an odd example of this and Nightmare Fuel. Especially towards the end, where he's screaming his lines out like a madman, his voice has an echo effect, and the music is all crazy.
      • Oh, and his tongue flies out of his mouth as he screams the last word.
    • Even funnier? Ren - who's normally rather Ax-Crazy - tries to calm down a raging Stimpy, who's normally rather happy and dopey. Unfortunately, the former gets shoved away.
  • Son of Stimpy: When Ren doesn't think Stinky is real, Stimpy tries to prove he exists by farting a second time. We are then treated to Stimpy bent over and straining, only for nothing to happen. Even with a little more gusto on the second try still nothing happens. After Ren starts to express annoyance, we're treated to the third go. Putting in as much effort as possible there's an up close shot of Stimpy's butt, swelling and straining from the effort. Stimpy's groans reach critical mass before finally gasping and that big, bubbly butt goes all limp and deflated like a pair of balloons.
    Nose Goblin: "The guy talks to farts, man..."
    • Before that, there's the birth of Stinky. Stimpy is watching tv, then there's a up close shot of Stimpy's butt as this percolating sound begins to gradually grow in intensity, accompanied by a dramatic musical score. Then, right as both noises reach their peak, the music cuts off and we are treated to what has to be one of the loudest, longest, most powerful butt bongos ever put in animation, sounding like a balloon releasing air multiplied tenfold. Then Stimpy turns around to see a big scorch mark burned into the carpet from the incident. Easily the most dramatic ripping of ass ever seen.
    • Even the opening narration was hillarious: "Hello boys and girls! This here's a true story that we just made up!"
  • Ren & Stimpy try to rob a bank with a missile.
    Stimpy: Give us a full tank of gas, we're flying this bird to Cuba!
  • The cartoon in "Stimpy's Cartoon Show", starring Explodey and Poopy. It really has to be seen to be believed.
  • Ren auditioning a Classically Trained Extra as a potential replacement for Stimpy during the Sidekicks strike.
    "Can you play Stimpy?"
    "I played Stimpy FOR THE QUEEN!"
    • There was also one replacement, a hillbilly, who really wanted to direct.
    • Don't forget the Baboon. It starts off with the show's traditional title card, with Baboon in the place of Stimpy. Ren looks uneasy and scared on it, rather than his usual self. During the taping, he's trying to act like himself, but is terrified and shaking all the way through.
  • In "I Love Chicken", Stimpy falls in love with a chicken.
    • What makes it even funnier is the context of the episode. The chicken in question is a chicken meant for cooking, as in, without a head or feet and plucked of all feathers and everything...but it's alive and sentient; it can move, it has a mouth on the tip of its neck, it carries Stimpy over the threshold when they get married, it reads the newspaper, etc. Ren's reaction is like that of a jealous lover who just caught his spouse cheating...and yet the way he words it makes it hard to tell if the "spouse" in this situation is supposed to be Stimpy or the freaking chicken!
    • "GRINDY-GRINDY-GRINDY!"
    • "Well, in the future when you're hungry, I'll thank you not to cook my wife!"
    • Stimpy's hilariously feeble attempt at an Armor-Piercing Slap on Ren. The look on Ren's face is priceless.
    • Stimpy saying "Let me spell you for it, mister", followed by letters spelling the word "mister" appearing above Ren's head.
    • As Stimpy grieves for his "wife", Ren yells at him how sick he is of this "chicken widow crap" and orders him to make his dinner. Stimpy replies with a resigned, dopey-sounding "Yes, master." The ending has him sadly putting away the groceries, discovering a goat's head wrapped in plastic, and him running into the living room, dressed as a bride himself and with the goat head with one hand and a bouquet in the other, happily exclaims, "Hey Ren, guess what? I'm engaged!" Ren the cries out a Big "NO!" as the tune of the wedding march is heard in the background.
  • The tear gas scene in "In The Army." Especially to someone who's been through tear gas training. Stimpy's wild takes are pretty much what tear gas really does to you. This also doubles as Nightmare Fuel.
    "And now, no sleep! (laughs) No sleep? No bed! (laughing intensifies) NONONO! BEDBEDBED! (Grabs axe and laughs maniacally before hacking up his bed)"
    "It's all so clear to me! I've got it all figured out! I'm the keeper of the cheese and you're the lemon merchant and he knows it! That's why he's gonna KILL US! We have to get out of here before he sets loose the MARMOSETS ON US! Don't worry, little lady! I'LL SAVE YA!" (Picks up Stimpy and runs off with him piggy-back style)
  • The "Log" commercials.
    • The first "Log" commercial was the first segment of the first episode. It basically set the tone for the series.
  • In "Road Apples", all the characters are sleeping on the large bed. Their snoring is keeping Ren awake. Ren complains, "Everybody's asleep except me! Hey, if everyone's asleep... WHO'S DRIVING THE R.V.???" He looks to find no one is. He screams as the R.V. crashes into the water. The husband and wife puts them outside so they wouldn't wet the bed.
    Wilbur Cobb: The joke's on them, I already wet the bed. HA HA HA HA HA!
  • "A Yard Too Far".
    Ren: "I'm so hungry, I'm wasting away! I'm nothing but skin and bones..." (opens his skin, showing his skeleton)
    Stimpy: "Yeah, I'm nothing but skin and fat!" (opens his stomach, showing fat)
    • "There's no dog, but there is a baboon!"
    • Ren rips Stimpy's skin off and orders it to get the hog jowls. The baboon's owner, thinking it's a jowl fallen off the plate, gives it to the baboon and it starts mauling on it. Skinless Stimpy could only look on and cry.
    • Everything involving the sexy baboon puppet.
  • The "Prehensile nose" gag from "Monkey See, Monkey Don't."
  • As a Call-Back to Space Madness, "Scotsman In Space" has Ren go nuts again and threaten to lick a fly.A mortified Stimpy begs him to stop.
    • Ren uses the Scotsman genie to wish for women and fortune. Stimpy wishes for the world to no longer need material possessions (bye bye, money), for racial equality (bye bye, women and hello middle aged men of varying ethnicity) and live somewhere it's hot and people never grow old (cue the duo hurtling towards the sun, after the heat disintegrates his hand to slap Stimpy, Ren can only sulk and wait oblivion as the similarly melting wide-eyed Stimpy babbles pious jargon).
    Stimpy: Ands lo, on the third day, he did wear of a goat. And it was good. Wear not the hat of unleavened bread, for it is diseased.
  • "Terminal Stimpy":
    • Stimpy's Five Stages of Grief. Especially "Anger"note  and "Bargaining".
    • "I was up all night sleeping like a baby worrying about you!"
    • Early in the episode, Stimpy causes a gasleak in the basement and then lights a match, and we're led to believe that he's going to lose his eighth life that way. He promptly gets crushed by a giant rock that was implied to have been literally crapped out by Mr. Horse (who's a pilot for some reason).
    • Similar to the above, Stimpy lost his sixth life by going out "with wet hair, during the Blizzard of '69". He aimlessly walked outside into the frigid weather right after taking a shower and forgetting to dry off, leading us to believe that he froze to death. He just wandered into the street and got hit by a bus instead.
    • Stimpy listing the things that could cause his death for the 9th and final time: "Germs, bacteria, buses, pink chicken, ex-girlfriends..."
  • In "Dinner Party", Ren finds a huge mole on the side of his face, before removing it with pliers.
  • "The House of Next Tuesday":
    • The episode opens with a salesman giving a comically-long spiel about the features of the eponymous house, like an over-sized Solar-Powered Magnifying Glass for warding off giant ants, a system that involves luring said giant ants to get rid of "door-to-door sales-bots", and an elaborate climate-control system with "air you can breathe" (in the apparently-likely event that the Earth's atmosphere is "polluted to the consistency of giblet gravy"). Then he ends his spiel with "But why let ME go on about it?! Experience it for yourself!"
    • Ren's various screams of agony when he's sucked into the jerky machine and then tenderized and shredded.
    • Ren looks suitably disgusted when Stimpy wets the bed... the dehydrated bed, which swells up further until it fills the bedroom, leaving the two pressed uncomfortably against the ceiling.
  • In "Friend in Your Face", Ren tries to get rid of his head parasite by sucking him up with a vacuum cleaner, only to ensnare and beat up his own brain instead.
    • He even sends a leech into his brain. Only for the head parasite to cook it and eat it.
  • Pretty much anything involving Old Man Hunger from "The Great Outdoors", including the Running Gag of his loving Skinny-X'ing and the various Scenery Censors that are employed, including a sign reading "No ball play".
    • One of the highlights is the scene where Ren sets himself on fire trying to start a campfire and Old Man Hunger stomps on him to put him out.
    • Ren eating a dehydrated meat pill without adding water. The pill reacts to his saliva, causing Ren's body to expand into a very suspicious horse-shape. The horse then says "No sir, I don't like it".
    • The duo's eyes going wide and bloodshot in utter horror (coupled with a glass-shattering sound effect), when Old Man Hunger invites his wife to join in on the skinny dipping.
  • "The Boy Who Cried Rat" - SQUEAK! Squeak, I tell you, SQUEAK!
    "That's the ugliest mouse I've ever seen. And he's beating up on our cheese!"
    • The bit where Ren and Stimpy are chased away by a George Liquor prototype.
    George: Keep outta my trash! I'm tellin' ya for the last time! (to audience) A man works hard for his filth, only to have vagrants come and steal it. (sniffs) It's a crying shame.
  • "Bell Hops":
    Man in trash can: Psst. Hey buddy, I'll give you $5 for a photograph of the mysterious man in the penthouse suite.
    Stimpy: Daaaahhhhh...
    Man in trash can: Okay okay, a million dollars. But that's as high as I go. Whaddya say?
    Stimpy: Nooooo! I have taken the bell hop oath! I must respect the preversity of my guests! Take this, Satan's minion! (dumps garbage on him) (singing) Onward bellhop soldiers, dah dah-dah-dah-daaaaaah...
  • Although "Ren's Brain" has immense Nightmare Fuel in the beginning, it becomes funny how Ren's brain materializes into a living being. With the fact that Ren doesn't even notice! Stimpy meanwhile is having fun with Idiot Ren, who's an absolute drooling yokel at this point. Brain Ren comes home to find them together and accuses Stimpy of entertaining another chihuahuha. All while not even realizing that it's his own body!
  • "Bass Masters" has Ren calmly talking to the audience while he's preparing to go fishing before waking up Stimpy.
    Ren: Well, it's five A.M. Time to wake up my assistant, Stimpy.
    * Beat*
    Ren: HEY, LAZY BONES! DRAG YOUR WORTHLESS BUTT OUT OF BED NOW! AND DON'T FORGET THE WORMS!
  • Literally any time Sid the circus midget from "Stimpy's Pet" opens his mouth is this. Helped by the fact that he's voiced by Phil Hartman.
    Sid: Oh, I see. The pink mosquito wears the pants in this family. Fine, I'm taking it to the street. But, don't be surprised when tomorrow YOU FIND MY FROZEN, BLOATED CORPSE ROTTING IN THE NOON-DAY SUN!!!
    • This bit:
    Sid: (sniffing Ren's butt) Hmm, smooth butt. I've heard of that. (bites Ren's butt)
    Stimpy: Oh good, he's teething!
  • The episode where Stimpy was addicted to the television, as he was flipping the channels, you could hear loud as day voice clips from The Three Stooges and a clip of Homer from Treehouse of Horror II moaning out, "Ohhh, I hate having two heads!"
    • Also, while he was up, Ren put a thumbtack on his chair in the hopes of scaring him away. Instead, he not sits on it without a fuss, but he gets up again and we see it for ourselves in a Gross-Up Close-Up.note 
  • From the Salve episode, we get an exchange that basically sums up Ren and Stimpy's relationship in a nutshell.
    Stimpy: Hey Reeeen! Guess what I did!
    Ren: Let's see...am I gonna have to KILL YOU?
    Stimpy: (giddy with excitement) Maybe!
    • Stimpy buys a vacuum cleaner and demonstrates how powerful it is. It sucks a monkey through a garden hose, the garden hose itself, and eventually Ren himself, stripping him of his hair and organs, and eventually his bones too.
    Ren: Must! Save! The Braaaaaain!
    • The salesman character in general.
    Salesman: Lemme ask you a question: How do you think George Washington fit into his party dress? (Stimpy breathes in to answer...) SAAAALLLVVVVEEE!! (picks up Stimpy and gently rubs his head) Let me ask you a personal question. How do you think Columbus discovered scurvy, hmm?
    Stimpy: (hesitantly) S... salve?
    Salesman: That's absolutely KEE-RECT!
  • From "Powdered Toast Man":
    "Quick man! Cling tenaciously to my buttocks!"
    "Both of them? (squeeze...faceplant)
  • "I'VE HAD IT UP TO HERE WITH THE LIKES OF YOU PEOPLE!"
    • "Oh, I'm sorry. I thought you were circus midgets."
  • "Superstitious Stimpy": Stimpy's first instance of superstition for getting good luck is nailing a boar's head to the wall. When Ren confronts him about it, Stimpy tells him, "Come on, kiss the pig on the mouth."
    Ren: You are a brainless spaz! Don't you know an old husband's tale when you hear one? Cooked up by the boar's head industry to make money off of suckers like you!
    • Later in the episode, Ren is revealed to The Unlucky Beast. How is this revealed? Because he suddenly has a birth mark on his face (which isn't seen in any other episode), has webbed toes, and a giant horn protruding from his head (again, not featured in any other instance).
    • After Ren is struck by lightning:
    Stimpy: Gee Ren, I guess you didn’t know it was bad luck to-
    Ren: GET IN THE HOOUUUSE!
    Stimpy: Yessir.
  • "Farm Hands":
    • When Ren and Stimpy introduce themselves to Abner and Ewalt:
    Ewalt: Gawd, Abner, those are the ugliest young'iiiins, ever I did seeeee!
    Abner: Well, nothin' a few trips to the thresher won't fix.
    • After Abner pulls out all of Ren & Stimpy's teeth:
    Abner: Well, Ewalt, now you can finish that necklace you started.
    • When Abner tells Ren and Stimpy to clean the outhouse:
    Ewalt: Be careful down there; Abner's been kinda sickly lately.
  • The musical number of the "Billy the Beef Tallow Boy" sketch is pure hilarity, with highlights including the girl's father commenting that the deep-fried teeth taste like beef after putting them in his mouth as well as struggling to swallow the deep-fried Buick at the end of the song.
  • "Hard Times for Haggis":
    • The build up to Haggis's TV show is a big anti-climax: "The Scotsman Beats His Dog" is him just tapping his dog on the head lightly. End of episode. Cue Haggis watching at home, laughing hysterically.
    • An insecure Haggis grills his butler:
    Haggis: Who's the funniest cartoon on TV?! Huh?!
    Butler: Duhhh... Rodney and Bullwinkey?
    • When the salesman character kicks Haggis out of his mansion:
    Salesman: Excuse me, Mr. Haggis, but wouldn't you be more comfortable... say... OUT IN THE STREEEEET!!!
    • After Haggis does an exaggerated cry upon being kicked out of his mansion: "Get ahold of youself! Are ye not a man? Are ye not wearin' a dress?!"
    • A kid approaches Haggis sporting Ren & Stimpy underwear. Haggis grabs it and rips it up. The kid calls for his dad:
    Fire Chief: So, a circus midget, eh? I've been lookin' forward to this, for a loooooong tiiiiiime...
  • "Untamed World": The scene where a vicious-looking seagull swoops down on a baby Stimpy turtle and looks ready to devour it, but...
    Seagull: (in surfer voice) Uh, say mac, could you, like, spare some change for, like, a bite to eat?
    Turtle: (in early George Liquor voice) WHAT?! Eggghhh.... (reaches in his pocket and pulls out a coin) Here. Now go on! SCRAAAAAAM!
    Seagull: Like, bless you, sir.
    Turtle: Deadbeat...
    • The scene where Ren, chasing a yak to tag, is accidentally tranquilized by Stimpy, and gets slower and slower, complete with Letting the Air Out of the Band.
    Stimpy: Oh boy! I got one, I got one! (tags Ren's ear)
    • The gag where the frilled Ren lizard somehow defies gravity to avoid touching the hot sand.
  • "Space Dogged": Ren orders Stimpy to burn all objects on the spaceship for fuel. But when Stimpy goes for a painting, he makes an exception.
    Ren: (protecting it) Not the Mattise!
    • The ending, where Ren and Stimpy (portraying Russians in this episode) accidentally crash land in America, but are passed off as the American astronauts by a high-ranking official so he doesn't get in trouble. They hold a "We're number one!" parade... meanwhile, back in Russia, they're holding a "We're number two!" parade.
  • "Aloha Hoek": Ren's facial expressions when he snaps at Stimpy for complaining about living in a whale carcass.
    Ren: "Ren, it's hot and stinky. I don't like it." Of course it's hot and stinky. It's a WHALE CARCASS ROTTING IN THE SAAAAND!!! I am so SICK of your whining!

Marvel Comics

  • Stimpy gets visited by the Beaver Fairy as the pizza hut is about to go over a cliff and offers him one wish. Stimpy wishes for world peace.
  • The end of the comic "Alien Attack" after a yak smashed the spaceship window and chased them.
    Stimpy: That was weird.
    Ren: You said eet, pal!
    Stimpy: No, I mean that hole! All scientific laws say that we should get sucked out to perish in the dark, cold vacuum of space.
  • The end of "Yule Time Log" is a reversal of the mistletoe scene in Son of Stimpy, only this time it's Stimpy pointing to the mistletoe, and Ren goes into full Tsundere mode and slaps the cat silly.
  • The final issue's cover. It needs to be seen to be believed. [1]
  • A rejected "Ask Dr. Stupid" comic consisted of the eponymous character showing how Gritty Kitty Litter is made. It goes on to be pure Nightmare Fuel before Ren steps in to call out the audience and explain that it's a cartoon. A joke. Not real.
    • The next part of it features how Powdered Toast Man is made. It happens in the same sequence, with Dr. Stupid being horrified and Ren stepping in AGAIN to stop the madness.
    • Having had enough, Ren takes Stimpy to show him how Powdered Toast is REALLY made. Which turns out to be from Gritty Kitty Litter.
    • On top of that, Ren addresses him by his full name.
  • "Raiders of the Lost Yak" consist of the duo seeking out a treasure, Indiana Jones style. They eventually find the relic, but come to see that it consists of a wish-granting genie. Stimpy takes the first wish, which is to be happy. Ren is furious at this before he inadvertently makes a wish that Stimpy be smart and think more like him. It ends up working too well, as Stimpy now acts just like he does. He even smacks Ren! It's absolutely hilarious to see Stimpy, of all people, acting just like Ren does. The two have an argument over who gets the last wish, before they end up wishing the other didn't get it at all.
  • The issue where Spider-Man guest stars - yes, really; the webslinger squares off against a mind-controlled Powdered Toast Man. The epilogue has Ren & Stimpy auditioning to be Spider-Man's sidekicks by showing off their super powers - Ren's involves his eyeballs and Stimpy apparently has mastery over hairballs. Spidey just about barfs in his mask as he swings away, stage right.
  • The end of "The Croco-Men from the Planet Zed!" has Ren and Stimpy return to earth and destroy Space Command after bungling a mission where they had to infiltrate the Croco-Men. The Chief and the rest of Space Command arrive... and reveal themselves to be Croco-Men. The following ensues when Ren and Stimpy tear off their masks.:
    Ren: Aha! We're really Croco-Men, too!
    Stimpy: Double agents sent to test your loyalty!
    Chief: Yeah? Well, we really are Earthlings!
    Ren: Yeah? Well, we're mice!
    Chief: Yeah? Well, we're cats!
    Ren: Well, we're dogs!
    Chief: Horses!
    Ren: Yaks!
    Chief: Mudskippers!
    Ren: Logs!
    Chief: Presidents!
    [Ren and Stimpy tear off another mask to reveal themselves to be Laurel and Hardy]
    Ren: Movie stars!
    Chief: Stooges!
    Ren and Stimpy: Hah! We were really Ren and Stimpy the whole time!
    Ren: Hey, I thought I was gonna end up being you.
    Stimpy: Me, too.


Other media

  • The Stimpy's Invention video game:
    • The various actions Ren and Stimpy can do to each other.
      • Stimpy can throw Ren like a boomerang and hit him like a croquet ball. Ren can make Stimpy spit hairballs complete with a "Wharf!" sound bit, bowl Stimpy like a bowling ball or use Stimpy like a jackhammer to dig.
      • One jumping move has Ren squeezing Stimpy who farts, accompanied by a squeaking sound effect.
      • Stimpy can squeeze Ren, making him burp. Ren can smack Stimpy and yell "You stupid idiot!" at him.
    • The last part of the second level has Ren and Stimpy inflating themselves with helium. Guess how you move them.
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