|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)
Leticia Abreu Silva
"A Slight Hiccup"
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.
- Mojo Jojo
- President Dinosaur
- Monsieur Ducky
- Professor Utonium (cameo in flashbacks)
- Jared Shapiro (cameo in flashbacks)
- 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.