Docs grandmother transports Doc to the magical world of McStuffinsville where she will carry on a family tradition by expanding her practice to the McStuffins Toy Hospital. There, on her first day as chief resident, Doc must tend to Stanley, a lonely, brokenhearted toy.
Doc's Diagnosis: Left Behind-itis
This episode provides examples of:
- Pie in the Face: Stanley gets pied by his own trap that he set. He then gets ice cream on the head because it was set to "pie a la mode."
- Shout-Out: When the gang first arrives in McStuffinsville, Stuffy states "we're not in Kansas anymore".
- Unevil Laugh: The half-lion/half-bunny toy Stanley gives a sort of weird barking/coughing laugh when trying for an evil laugh. This become a Running Gag throughout until finally Stanley's broken heart is fixed and he rediscovers his happy laugh, which everyone likes.Tiggley: What was that?Stanley: It's my laugh of evil.Tiggley: Yeah, needs some work.
- Year Inside, Hour Outside: Exaggerated with the McStuffins Toy Hospital world. When Grandma McStuffins tells Doc that she'll probably be spending a lot of time there, Doc wonders about her parents worrying about where she is. As Grandma explains...Grandma McStuffins: No time passes while you're in here. They won't even notice you're gone.