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Well, at least the gas isn't coming out the other end...

Fleabag Monkeyface is a 2011-2012 Sparky Animation animated series based on the book series of the same name. Gene and Gerald, two friends who enjoy Toilet Humour, decide to enter a contest for their favorite television show Yucky Science. After trying to create gross slop in a toilet made out of moldy bananas, dirty socks, etc., a lightning bolt strikes the slop, and a half-monkey, half-boy named Fleabag is born. Dr. Dirk Spamflex, the host of Yucky Science, discovers Fleabag and repeatedly tries to sabotage Fleabag, Gene, and Gerald's plans to make their own TV show called Gross Out TV in order to get his TV show back on the air (which was lost after he made a giant monster from Fleabag's earwax).

The show is well-known for having lots of Toilet Humour.


  • Aesop Amnesia: You would think by now Frank the TV Producer would be smart enough to not even bother associating with Dr. Spamflex. And yet in every episode, he almost signs a contract that would get Dr. Spamflex's show back, despite knowing who he is and everything he's done.
  • Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: Some of Dr. Spamflex's Evil Plans involving making a giant disgusting monster, such as the earwax monster from the pilot episode.
  • Awesome, but Impractical: Some of Dr. Spamflex's weapons. In one episode, he builds a giant growth ray that can only be used one time. He hits the wrong target.
  • Big "NO!": Frank after his nephew gets kidnapped by the Spamflex clones.
  • Captain Ersatz: Gene and Gerald are just George and Harold with different names.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: Your everyday villain uses giant monsters to aid in their conquest for world domination. But every heinous act Dr. Spamflex commits against Fleabag, Gene, and Gerald is all for the sole purpose of getting a TV show back on the air.
  • Every Episode Ending: I WANT MY TV SHOW BACKKKK!!!
  • Fallen Hero: Spamflex was originally the host of a successful TV show, but turned to villainy after running out of material to cover. Once his first evil scheme came to light, his show was immediately cancelled.
  • Fartillery:
    • One of Fleabag's main superpowers. The other is belching.
    • There's also the weapon called the "Fartzooka," which is exactly what you think it is.
    • Farson the Venus fart-trap attacks by farting from its mouth.
  • Funny Animal: Fleabag's half-boy, half-monkey, but he just looks like a walking, talking primate wearing clothes.
  • Lightning Can Do Anything: Gerald and Gene accidentally create Fleabag via making a gloop for the Yucky Science contest in the Gross-Out Den's toilet, which got struck by lightning overnight.
  • Mundane Utility: After getting hit by a shrink ray, Frank decides to run home and experience his mini bonsai forest as a relatively large one until the effects wear off.
  • Revolting Rescue: Given Fleabag's disgusting nature, he has saved the day with his own bodily functions on a number of occasions. In the very first episode, he stops a giant earwax monster by belching in its face, which causes it to faint.
  • Toilet Humour: Where do we start?!
  • Uncleanliness Is Next to Ungodliness: Averted with Fleabag, who's one of the nicest characters in the show, but also one of the smelliest.
  • You Need a Breath Mint:
    • Fleabag mentions that he has a super power called "Bionic Bad Breath."
    • The giant swamp monster from the episode "Swamp Thing," which has apparently "never heard of oral hygiene."
    • Farson the Venus fart-trap is a plant that can fart. From its mouth. Its breath is capable of making someone pass out before he/she can even say the plant's breath stinks.
    • The Really Abominable Snowman has the same "Bionic Bad Breath" power as Fleabag, which Fleabag figured out after getting a whiff of it.