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Season 1, episode 16 (Production order); Episode 16 (Overall)

Season 1, Episode 16
Episode name pun on: A portmanteau of the words friend and enemy
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Airdate: May 19, 2016
Director: Nick Jennings
Bob Boyle
Story: Kyle Neswald
Benjamin P. Carow
Writer(s): Haley Mancini
Jake Goldman
See also
"Blue Ribbon Blues"
"Once Upon a Townsville"

Frenemy is the sixteenth episode of the 2016 Powerpuff Girls series. It aired on Cartoon Network on May 19, 2016.


The girls make friends with a cool new girl at school who uses them as an accomplice in her crime.




Major Characters

Minor Characters

Magical Artifacts

  • The Rabbit
  • The Otter
  • The Bejeweled Mouse Lemur


  • Frenemy is a combination of friend and enemy; which translates to either "one who is your friend but is, in truth, your enemy" or "an enemy who acts as your closest friend and confidant, but is in fact your greatest adversary or rival."
  • The civilization of the Hasrajanis is named after series story editor Jaydeep Hasrajani.
    •  The map also shows there's a place called Mancini's Mountains, it was named after series story editor and had writer Haley Mancini.
  • When the Girls and Jemmica explore the Tomb of the Hasrajanis, it's a reference to the Indiana Jones franchise.
  • One of the ancient language of the Hasrajanis inscription when Professor Utonium read "Gina Ippolito" was also one of the writers in the series.
  • This marks Jemmica's debut appearance in the series.
    • This was her first and last appearance in the first season. She wouldn't appear again until the second season episode, "The Buttercup Job".
  • Jemmica's name is based off of the word "Gem" and the name "Jessica".
  • Jemmica and the plot might be a possible reference of the Indiana Jones franchise.
  • Jemmica dresses more like Indiana Jones and uses a whip to swing just likes him, but she acts more like Indiana Jones' power-hungry archenemies, René Emile Belloq and Sturmbannführer Arnold Ernst Toht from Raiders of the Lost Ark because of her lust of artifacts with destructive powers.
  • This aired a day before The Oddbods Show aired in Disney Channel Asia.
  • Moral: Be careful when to choose friends.
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