Dexter's Laboratory: Season 5, Episode 0

Rude Removal (22 Jan. 2013)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Animation, Comedy, Family
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When Dexter creates a new invention to get DeeDee's rudeness under control, her foolish antics cause both her and Dexter to end up in the machine, resulting in them becoming polite, and ... See full summary »


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Episode cast overview:
Dexter / Rude Dexter (voice)
Dee Dee / Rude Dee Dee (voice) (as Kathryn Cressida)
Mom (voice)


When Dexter creates a new invention to get DeeDee's rudeness under control, her foolish antics cause both her and Dexter to end up in the machine, resulting in them becoming polite, and their rude, evil counterparts being made. Now, the polite Dexter and DeeDee must find a way to rid of the disrespectful clones of themselves before they cause even more trouble. Written by j-jessie-weaver

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This was an in-house "Dexter's Laboratory" short, which was un-aired because it's "not for kids". It was shown once, in The Los Angeles Comic Book and Science Fiction Convention, where Genndy made an appearance. See more »


When Rude Dexter takes a pie out of the fridge it has a red cherry on it. But when Mom doesn't allow him to have it, the cherry is purple. See more »


Rude Dexter: [the rude Dexter and DeeDee emerge from the tube] Where the f**k are we?
Rude Dee Dee: Beats the s**t out of me.
Dexter: Why you're in Dexter's laboratory silly, I'm Dexter and this golden haired angel behind me is my charming sister Dee Dee.
DeeDee: [does a curtsy] Charmed.
Rude Dexter: Ah f**k off!
DexterDeeDee: [Shocked] Oh dear!
Dexter: Excuse me sir, but we think that was very rude and we are in want of an apology.
[the rude twin prepares to punch him]
Rude Dexter: Here's your f***ing apology!
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24 January 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

At last, the long lost Dexter short is here! In this cartoon, Dexter has become fed up with Dee Dee's rudeness, and has invented a machine that extracts people's rudeness from them. However, due to Dee Dee's usual shenanigans, both her AND Dexter get accidentally tossed into the machine. Their rudeness is extracted and creates two alternate versions of themselves - A good and polite Dexter and Dee Dee, and a bad and rude Dexter and Dee Dee. The rude versions swear, are selfish and are just rude in general. One of the funniest points is when rude Dexter tells polite Dexter "Eh, f!ck off!" Its so sudden and abrupt. They also terrorize their Mom which results in a very funny scene. Based on the animation and art style, it looks as if it were produced near the end of Season 1, or the beginning of Season 2. To sum up, this short was much better than I expected. I highly recommend it to fans of Dexter's Lab and witty animation!

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