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The Big Sleep
Season 1, Episode 28
Episode name pun on: From the 1939 crime novel The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler.
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Airdate: September 16, 2016 (online)
September 22, 2016 (television)
Director: Nick Jennings
Bob Boyle
Story: Jaydeep Hasrajani
Letica Abreu Silva
Writer(s): Jake Goldman
See also
"Road Trippin'"
"The Secret Life of Blossom Powerpuff"

The Big Sleep is the twenty-eighth episode of the 2016 Powerpuff Girls series. It premiered on Cartoon Network's website on September 16, 2016, and it aired in United States on Cartoon Network on September 22, 2016.


The girls keep staying up past their bedtime to watch episodes of Space Towtruck. However, the house soon comes under siege by one of the Professor's experiments: A sentient pillow so comfy it can put anyone to sleep. Thus, the Utonium family find themselves on guard as they try to stop it.



Main Characters

Minor Characters


  • This episode was aired 16 years after the classic series episode "Gettin' Twiggy With It" & "Cop Out".
  • Bubbles references Aliens when she says "Game over man, game over."
  • Blossom references Jurassic Park when she says "Clever Pillow."
  • Bubbles mentions a panic room, which is a reference from the 2002 thriller with the same title starring Jodie Foster and Kristen Stewart.
  • It was the Professor who invented Mr. Fluff-n-Stuff to make the Girls falling asleep.
  • Mr. Fluff-n-Stuff was mentioned later in "Secret Swapper of Doom".
  • This episode is included on the The Powerpuff Girls: The Last Donnycorn (V2) DVD.
  • Buttercup telling bad puns and giving Bubbles a high-five.
  • The Girls mentioning Spoiler Sheryl, about spoiling the ending of "Space Towtruck".
  • Buttercup not letting Spoiler Sheryl spoil the ending of "Space Towtruck" was a callback from "Arachno-Romance" when Sapna spoiled the plot of "Space Towtruck and the Infinite Jumper Cable".
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