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Buttercup vs. Math
Season 2, Episode 14
Episode name pun on: Science vs Math
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Airdate: July 2, 2017
Director: Nick Jennings
Bob Boyle
Story: Haley Mancini
Writer(s): Jaydeep Hasrajani
Leticia Abreau Silva
See also
"The Bubbles-Sitters Club"
"Home, Sweet Homesick"

Buttercup vs. Math is the fourteenth episode (and the fifty-third episode overall) of Season 2 of the 2016 Powerpuff Girls series. It aired on Cartoon Network on July 2, 2017.


When Buttercup tests into Honors Math, she attempts to avoid being labeled a nerd, while Blossom tries to get her "nerd" back after failing the test.


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  • This episode was aired thirteen years after "Custody Battle/The City of Nutsville" of an episode from the 1998 classic series.
  • Running gag:  Someone chanting at Buttercup for being a "math queen".
  • There's an episode from the classic series episode "Divide and Conquer" that also involves mathematics.
  • In "Sister Sitter", Buttercup is mentioning about going to school like a nerd, but in this episode, she did go to school by dressing like a nerd.
  • Ironically, Buttercup's very bad at math in the 1998 series, but in this episode shows Buttercup being very good at math after being tested into Honors Math.
  • This is the eighth time when the day is saved without the outro.
  • This is the fourth time to have Buttercup's name on the title.
  • This episode reunites Tom Kenny and Greg Proops (who voices Eyesosceles) were previously working in an episode "Saving Snackleberry" from the Nickelodeon show True Jackson, VP since Proops was one of the main cast of the series.
  • Buttercup (2016 TV series)s line before killing Eyesosceles yippi pie yay eyesaucoloser is a reference to die hard
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Season 1
Escape from Monster IslandPrincess ButtercupThe StayoverPainbowHorn, Sweet HornMan UpBye Bye, BellumLittle Octi LostStrong-ArmedPower-Up PuffTiara TroubleThe Wrinklegruff GalsArachno-RomancePuffdora's BoxBlue Ribbon BluesFrenemyOnce Upon a TownsvilleMan Up 2: Still Man-ingViral SpiralBubbles of the OperaSister SitterOdd Bubbles OutPresidential PunchoutCheep ThrillsFashion ForwardIn the Garden of Good and EddieRoad Trippin'The Big SleepThe Secret Life of Blossom PowerpuffHalt and Catch SilicoSecret Swapper of DoomRainy DayThe SquasheningElectric ButtercupProfessor ProofedPoorbucksSnow MonthSomewhere Over the SwingsetPeople Pleaser
Season 2
The Last DonnycornGreen Wing15 Minutes of FameSplitsvilleClawdadSuper Sweet 6A Star Is BlossomMini Golf MadnessSummer BummerThe Tell Tale SchedulebotMusclecupTake Your Kids to Dooms DayThe Bubbles-Sitters ClubButtercup vs. MathHome, Sweet HomesickMemory Lane of PainSpider SenseImagine ThatPhantasm ChasmTooth or ConsequencesMonkey LoveBridezillaFind Your BlissBliss ReminisceBlisster SisterBreaking BlissBlisstersweet SymphonyMidnight at the Mayor's MansionYou're a Good Man, Mojo JojoThe Trouble With BubblesSugar, Spice, and Super LiceThe Buttercup JobA Slight HiccupToy PloyDerby DolliesBubbles the BlueDeb O’NairMan Up 3: The Good, the Bad, and the ManlyThe Blossom FilesNot So Secret Service
Season 3
Never Been BlissedAliverWorshipBlossom3Mojo the GreatTrouble ClefSave the DateCan't Buy LoveLargoBlundercupRagnarock and RollTotal Eclipse of the KartThe Long Skate HomeQuarantineIn the DoghouseSalamanderSmall World: Abra-DisasterSmall World: Stone Cold SpiderSmall World: Maze DazeSmall World: Heart to HeartstoneWitch's CrewThe GiftOh, Daisy!Brain FreezeLights Out!Bucketboy!The FogThe SpoonCat BurglarHustlecupRebel RebelOur Brand is ChaosTagalongBrainLordCheckin Out!Drama BombWatch It!Man Up 4: The Donnyest GameThe Oct-FatherSideline Dad
Who's Got the Power?Air ButtercupBubbles' Beauty Blog (but on Video)Run, Blossom, Run!Ping Pong ZBubbs & Donny Get the MailBedtimeMojo Builds a ShelfI’ll Be BakeBlissfully Unaware