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The Buttercup Job
Season 2, Episode 32
Episode name pun on: From the 1978 comedy film The Odd Job.
Airdate: September 24, 2017 (Australia, New Zealand, Phillippines)
March 6, 2018 (Turkey)
March 21, 2018 (Central and Eastern Europe)
April 13, 2018 (UK)
March 30, 2018 (USA online and on demand)
April 15, 2018 (US)
Director: Nick Jennings
Bob Boyle
Story: Haley Mancini
Writer(s): John West
Angela Zhang
See also
"Sugar, Spice and Super Lice"
"A Slight Hiccup"

The Buttercup Job is the thirty-second episode (and the seventy-first episode overall) of Season 2 of the 2016 Powerpuff Girls series. It aired on Cartoon Network on April 15, 2018.


Jemmica returns, asking for help to retrieve an artifact known as the Cube of Doom. Blossom and Bubbles, remembering their last encounter with her, refuse. But Buttercup bored due to the downtime from any crime fighting, offers to help despite Blossom's objections.



  • This episode, along with "Sugar, Spice and Super Lice", aired in Australia, New Zealand & the Phillippines simultaneously before airing in the US.
  • This marks Jemmica's first appearance in the second season and second appearance overall after "Frenemy".
  • Jemmica's line "I love it when a plan comes together" is the signature catchphrase of character John "Hannibal" Smith from The A-Team. Dwight Schultz, who played Captain "Howling Mad" Murdock on said show, and would later voice Lester Van Luster.
  • The Doom Cube was actually a doomsday device.
  • Blossom mentioned to Jemmica about the stellar jet explosion after the events of "Frenemy".
  • The "10 Angry Butlers" Poseidon takes part of Townsville's Community Theatre is a parody of a 1957 drama film 12 Angry Men.
  • "Jerry's Bait Shop" is a reference to "Weird Al" Yankovic's song Albuquerque, as a store with that same name is mentioned.
  • This is the fifth time to have Buttercup's name on the title.
  • Irony: When Buttercup and Jemmica travel Atlantis, they're supposedly wearing their diving suit.
  • Running gag: Jemmica using the smoke bomb.
  • This is the first time Jemmica has yellow-colored subtitles.
  • In the title, it says Jake Goldman instead.
  • This is the second and final episode of a 2 episode streak that stars Buttercup.
ve Episodes
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