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...
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(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
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.
A pencil-sketched version of the short (much like other cartoons made at CalArts) is available. See more
Remade as Powerpuff Girls Z