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Toy Ploy
Season 2, Episode 34
Episode name pun on: The word ploy rhymes with toy. May also be based on the 1998 episode Ploys R Us, which is a pun on Toys R Us.
Airdate: December 8, 2017 (Australia, New Zealand and Southeast Asia)
March 26, 2018 (Central and Eastern Europe)
March 30, 2018 (US, online and on demand)
April 22, 2018 (US)
Director: Nick Jenning
Bob Boyle
Story: Jaydeep Hasrajani
Leticia Abreu Silva
Writer(s): Haley Mancini
Jake Goldman
See also
"A Slight Hiccup"
"Derby Dollies"

Toy Ploy is the thirty-fourth episode (and seventy-third episode overall) of Season 2 of the 2016 Powerpuff Girls series. It aired on Cartoon Network on April 22, 2018.


Mojo, tired of a string of failures, decides to try and find the girls' weaknesses by taking their prized toys and using a machine to allow them to talk. However, getting the toys to spill their deep secrets turns out to be harder than he thought.



  • This episode title is a reference to an episode "Ploys R' Us" from the original 1998 series.
  • Each of the Girls' snuggle toys, respectively:
    • Blossom - President Dinosaur
    • Bubbles - Octi
    • Buttercup - Monsieur Ducky
  • Coincidentally, the Girls' snuggle toys make an appearance during the intro.
  • Monsieur Ducky is making its first appearance in this episode. In "Secret Swapper of Doom" it has been mentioned by Buttercup.
  • This episode marks Octi's first speaking role unlike its 1998 counterpart in the original series.
    • Technically in "Octi Evil", Bubbles believes Octi can talk, but it turned out it was HIM who manipulated and took over Octi.
  • There's a running gag when Mojo has suffered numerous defeats from the Girls is similar in "The Rowdyruff Boys" from an episode of the original series.
  • This episode shows the second time of Bubbles' pimento allergy. The first being Power-Up Puff.
  • Blossom reveals in her flashback that she got President Dinosaur as a Christmas present.
  • Like the Girls, Mojo is also shown to have a snuggle toy at the end of the episode.
  • Gwen from the episode Viral Spiral makes a cameo appearance in the coffee shop.
  • Running gag: Hairydactyl keeps showing up attacking Blossom while she easily takes him down.

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