This obscure forefather cartoon short to the popular "Powerpuff Girls" TV series has the then-named Whoopass Girls fighting the vile Gangreen Gang.




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In this obscure cartoon short by then-young animator Craig McCracken, the Whoopass Girls (who were ultimately renamed the "Powerpuff Girls" a few years later when Cartoon Network picked up the short), three cute doll-like super girls created by the nerdy Professor Utonium (to create the "perfect little girl," he mixed together the three essential ingredients: sugar, spice, and everything nice, and accidentally added a can of "whoopass" to the concoction, thus resulting in the birth of the three girls: The leader Blossom, the shy Bubbles and the tough & tomboyish Buttercup) fight the then-unnamed Gangrene Gang in the main title sequence, and then in the actual episode, "A Sticky Situation," they fought the then-intelligent Amoeba Boys, who resorted to sticking themselves on the challenging Whoopass Girls, until the Girls find a clever way to get rid of them... Written by John Cassidy <>

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1 September 1992 (USA)  »

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The Whoopass Girls  »

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Did You Know?


Whoopass Stew! (1992)'s date of release, Tuesday, September 1st, 1992, and its remake of The Powerpuff Girls (1998)'s debut on Wednesday, November 18th, 1998, differ 2,269 days, equaling 324 weeks & 1 day. See more »


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Narrator: Sugar, spice, and everything nice. These were the ingredients chosen to create the perfect little girl. But, Professor Utonium accidentally added a can of Whoopass to the concoction. Thus, the Whoopass Girls were born! Using their ultra-super powers, Blossom, Bubbles & Buttercup have dedicated their lives to fighting crime and the forces of evil.
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1 June 2001 | by (Haddonfield, NJ) – See all my reviews

Fans who buy "The Mane Event" DVD will get the chance to see this, Craig McCracken's first student short, which is a hilarious harbinger of things to come. Many of the design elements are already present -- as is much of the opening credit sequence -- but the girls are a bit more sadistic here (which is fitting since they're called the Whoopass Girls). My only complaint is that on the DVD every instance of the word "ass" is bleeped out, but "The Powerpuff Girls" is a kids show, right? Riiight.

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