|Total Eclipse of the Kart|
|Episode name pun on: Total Eclipse of the Heart|
|Airdate:||August 9, 2018 (Online)|
August 12, 2018 (TV)
August 3, 2019 (IT)
Leticia Abreu Silva
"Ragnarock and Roll"
"The Long Skate Home"
Total Eclipse of the Kart is the twelfth episode (and the ninety-first episode overall) of Season 3 of the 2016 Powerpuff Girls series. It aired on Cartoon Network on August 12, 2018. The episode is a reboot of the 1998 series episode.
The Mayor holds a race for a mysterious chest that he found and all of Townsville's villains join in to win it. The Powerpuff Girls likewise enter to keep them from doing so, but naturally things escalate quickly.
- Professor Utonium
- The Mayor of Townsville
- Mojo Jojo
- Fuzzy Lumpkins (cameo)
- Bianca Bikini
- Barbarus Bikini
- Princess Morbucks
- Cash Money Krew
- Pug-Faced Paulie
- Pug-Faced Paulie's Thugs (gang/boys):
- Charlie Chihuahua
- Dapper Dan Doberman
- Al Cacone
- Poodles Canoodles
- Herman Shepherd
- La Femme Akita
- Two-Tails Mulligan
- The Butt-Sniffer
- The Gnat
- The Rowdyruff Boys (debut; non-speaking cameo)
- The Mayor's Ancient Mage Ancestor
- This episode was supposed to be the series finale of the reboot, but it got pushed back early, making "Sideline Dad" the series finale instead.
- The premise is similar to Whoopass a Go-Go! and The Powerpuff Girls Rule!!!.
- This episode is the third half-hour, two-part episode to air since The Last Donnycorn and Never Been Blissed.
- HIM, The Gangreen Gang, The Amoeba Boys, Sedusa, Silico, and Allegro are the only major recurring villains not to appear in this episode.
- This marks Packrat's first appearance since Strong-Armed, Pug-Faced Paulie's first appearance since The Bubbles-Sitters Club, Poseidon's first appearance since The Buttercup Job and Donny's first appearance since The Last Donnycorn.
- This is The Rowdyruff Boys' first and only appearance in the reboot, and their first appearance overall since their 1998 counterparts' last appearance in the original series season 6 episode, "Custody Battle".
- This cameo appearance has been panned by fans of the show, despite them not having any new voice actors or new designs.
- Unlike in the original 1998 series, Mojo Jojo have a father-sons relationship with The Rowdyruff Boys after created them, but in the Rowdyruff Boys' cameo scene in this episode in the 2016 reboot, Mojo blasted The Rowdyruff Boys and vehicle causing them to be out of the race. It possible that neither Mojo Jojo or even HIM weren't responsible for The Rowdyruff Boys' creation in the 2016 reboot, that someone else must have created them. Probably by Professor Utonium himself either before or after creating The Powerpuff Girls or by a unknown scientist archrival of Professor Utonium.
- Mojo is actually shown as somewhat of an ally to the Powerpuff Girls in this episode.
- The girls are shown singing a parody of Whitney Houston's hit song "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" when Bubbles turns on the radio.
- The dial-up sound effect is heard when the Girls' vehicle slows to a crawl.
- The Shark helmet that Boomer was wearing might be a reference to Sam’s Shark helmet from the Nickelodeon series Rocket Power.
- Even though this was Jemmica's final appearance in the series, and when she changed her original form, this makes Jemoire's first appearance.
- This reveals when the mage who banished Jemoire is actually one of The Mayor's ancestors. Probably a lot more intelligent, serious, wiser, bolder and mature than his modern day descendant. He probably gave her the name, "Jemmica", which she really hates after defeating her and cursing her into a form of a human child and also preventing her human form from ever aging.
- The TownsVille Grand Prix is a spoof of The World Grand Prix from Cars 2.
- When Mojo's gun activates after the sun arises, when it turns on, it has the sound that the Apple computer has when it turns on, too.
- The Lightning Bolt Design On Brick's Helmet Could Be A Reference To Lightning McQueen From The Disney Pixar Cars Franchise.