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Sideline Dad
Season 3, Episode 40
Episode name pun on: None
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Airdate: June 16, 2019
August 2, 2019 (UK)
Director: Nick Jennings
Bob Boyle
Story: Kyle Neswald
Jaydeep Hasrajani
Writer(s): Jake Goldman
See also
"The Oct-Father"

"Sideline Dad" is the fortieth and final episode of Season 3 of The Powerpuff Girls. It is also the one-hundred nineteenth episode of the series and the series finale altogether. It premiered on Cartoon Network on June 16, 2019.


When the Girls start playing soccer, the Professor goes overboard.




  • Robin (cameo)
  • Citizens Of Townsville
  • Coach Darby
  • Professor Utonium Clone
  • Robo-Referee


  • The plot of this episode may be a reference to the 1998 episode "Powerprof". and the 2016 reboot episode "Professor Proofed", because they both have a strong focus on either the Professor fearing for the Girls safety, or in the latter being the Girls fearing about the Professor’s safety.
  • Robin Snyder is referred to by a fellow player as Candice, it is unclear why this occurs.
  • The versions of the Professor in his mind is a reference to the Disney • Pixar film Inside Out.
  • This is one of the few episodes written by Jake Goldman that doesn't feature Jared Shapiro.
  • Previously, there was controversy over whether this episode marked the end of the reboot because no new episodes aired for 2 years after this episode, and there was no official announcement saying that the reboot was over. However, as of February 9, 2021, The CW Television Network has ordered a pilot for its live-action PPG show, leading most to come to the conclusion that no further content involving the 2016 iteration of the series is being produced as of 2021.
  • Total Eclipse of the Kart was originally going to be the series finale, but it got pushed back early, making this episode the series finale instead.
  • This is the latest episode to air in the franchise until Powerpuff (Upcoming Series) premieres.
  • Due to the fact that this is the final episode of the series, it is also:
    • The final episode produced by Cartoon Network Studios as the live-action series won’t be produced by mentioned studio.
    • The final appearances of Blossom, Bubbles, Buttercup, The Mayor of Townsville, The Professor, and the citizens of Townsville in the 2016 series.
    • The final episode to have all voice actors featured in this episode as part of the voice cast.
    • The final episode to air in 2019.
    • The final episode of Season 3.
    • This is the second and final time the girls are part of a sports team since they were on two Kickball teams in "Little Octi Lost", and the only time they are in the same sports team together.
    • The final episode to air on Cartoon Network.
    • The final episode where Tom Kane voices the Professor due to the fact that he has been suffering a stroke as of October 2020, which left him with right-sided weakness and damage to his speech, writing, and reading capabilities.
  • Although the 2016 iteration of the series has ended after this episode, Cartoon Network is yet to announce more Powerpuff Girls content in the future, whether it would be a new series, a theatrical film, web shorts, or spin offs, but technically not a 4th Season for the reboot.
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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 SisterBlisster SisterBlisstersweet 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

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