Stink, Stank, Skunk! is an episode from the fourth season of The Garfield Show.
Stink Stank Skunk


Garfield gets painted to look like a skunk, thinking that it would make life easier for him.


Nermals is watching tv and remarking on how uncute all the animals he sees on tv are. Garfield and Odie are unhappy with Nermal being in their house and Garfield asks him to remind how long he is planning to overstay his welcome. Nermal says that he was staying for Cutest Pet Pagent and after he won he would depart. Then the news comes on and mentions that a skunk is on the loose in the city. Nermal expresses disgust, saying he hates skunks to which Garfield remarks that he is sure skunks aren't crazy about Nerma either. When Nermal says he is worried that if a skunk were to ruin his fur he would lose the Cutest Pet Pagent and could never live down the shame and have to leave town forever. Garfield says he likes the sound of that.

Then the newscaster describes skunks as being the size of a house cat with black fur and a white stripe down their back. This gives Garfield an idea. He paints himself to look like a skunk and then jumps in full garbage cans to give himself a bad smell. Then he goes inside to get Nermal out. Nermal and Odie notice that something stinks and when he sees Garfield, Nermal reacts with terror and runs away, unfortunately so does Odie. Jon comes back and runs away too when he sees Garfield this makes Garfield enjoy stinking. He goes out around town and causes trouble until a police team tries to capture him. He runs away but doesn't escape until a skunk helps him hide. Then he and the skunk have a little chat, the skunk revealing that skunks do not normally smell bad, they use a stinky perfume to defend themselves. Garfield says he owes the skunk and the skunk tells him not to mention it.

Garfield asks the skunk if being smelly gets a bit lonely and the skunk says it wasn't a problem as skunks are solitary by nature but he mentioned that he would like to win the Cutest Pet Pagent, as he wanted to be known for something other than his bad body odor. Garfield then says that he might be able to help him win it if he helps him get the paint off. Later on Nermal goes backstage before the final judging but before he gets there.

Garfield and the skunk replace Nermal's perfume bottle with the skunk's skunk stink perfume bottle and they both snigger. Nermal puts it on and briefly notices the stench before going back on stage and the stink makes the other two competitors, a pair of dogs faint and it also makes the judges decide he loses and they take him away and then Garfield sprays the skunk with Nermal's perfume and sends him out. At first the judges are terrified but then when they realize that the skunk doesn't stink so they give him the victory and the trophy.


Main Characters

Major Characters


Cultural References

  • The title of the episode is a play on the "Stink, Stank, Stunk" line from the How the Grinch Stole Christmas! song "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch".

The Garfield Show

Season 1: "Pasta Wars" "Mother Garfield" "Orange and Black" "Freaky Monday" "Bone Diggers" "The Robot" "Catnap" "Agent X" "A Game of Cat and Mouse" "Perfect Pizza" "King Nermal" "Desperately Seeking Pooky" "High Scale" "Jon's Night Out" "Not So Sweet Sound of Music" "Turkey Trouble" "Pup in the Pound" "Odie in Love" "Pet Matchers" "Lucky Charm" "Curse of the Were-Dog" "Meet the Parents" "Down on the Farm" "The Pet Show" "Curse of the Cat People" "Glenda and Odessa" "Underwater World" "Family Picture" "Time Twist" "Time Master" "Fish to Fry" "Little Yellow Riding Hood" "Fame Fatale" "Virtualodeon" "It's a Cat's World" "Mailman Blues" "Extreme Housebreaking" "Heir Apparent" "Caroling Capers" "From the Oven" "Neighbor Nathan" "History of Dog" "Up a Tree" "It's a Cheese World" "Nice to Nermal" "Out on a Limb" "Super Me" "Mastermind" "The Amazing Flying Dog" "The Last Word" "Iceman" "T3000"

Season 2: "Home for the Holidays" (Part 1, Part 2), "Ticket to Riches" "Gravity of the Situation" "The Art of Being Uncute" "Night of the Bunny Slippers" "Blasteroid" "The Big Sneeze" "The Spy Who Fed Me" "Meet Max Mouse" "The Haunted House" "Which Witch" "Cyber Mailman" "Odie for Sale" "Farm Fresh Feline" "Dog Days" "Planet of Poultry" "With Four You Get Pizza" "The Bluebird of Happiness" "Inside Eddie Gourmand" "Fido Food Feline" "Everything's Relative" "Honey, I Shrunk the Pets" "Garfield Astray" "History of Cats" "Black Cat Blues" "Cuter Than Cute" "Great Pizza Race" "Master Chef" "Guest from Beyond" "Depths of a Salesman" "Night of the Apparatuses" "Land of Hold" "Penny Henny" "A Gripping Tale" "Wicked Wishes" "Jumbo Shrimpy" "Pirate Gold" "Me, Garfield and I" "Detective Odie" "Stealing Home" "Full of Beans" "Love and Lasagna" "True Colors" "Mind Over Mouse" "The Big Sleep" "Pampered Pussycat" "Parrot Blues" "Rain or Shine" "The Mole Express" "Unfair Weather" (Part 1, Part 2)

Season 3: "Furry Tales" (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4) "Kind to Kittens" "Little Angel" "Prehistoric Pup" "Land of Later" "Laugh in a Can" "The Non-Garfield Show" "The Caped Avenger Rides Again!" "The Superhero Apprentice" "Teddy Dearest" "Bath Day" "What a Difference a Pet Makes" "Garfield Gets Canned" "Partners in Mime" "Boris the Snowman" "Long Lost Lyman" (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4), "The Golden Lasagna Awards" "Pawparazzi" "It's About Time" "Online Arbuckle" "Muscle Mouse" "The Write Stuff" "Cupid Cat" "The Control Freak" "Every Witch Way" "Revenge of the Cat People" "The Garfield-Only Show" "Filthy Fugitives" "Smartest Dog in the World" "Farmer Garfield" "More Than Meets the Eye" "Fast Friends" "Where's Odie" "Doggone Jon" "The Mysterious Machine" "Fitness Crazed" "Little Trouble in Big China" (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4) "My Friend, Nermal" "Take a Ferret to Lunch" "Bride and Broom" "Problems, Problems, Problems" "Two Times the Trouble" "The Great Trade-Off"

Season 4: "Lion Queen" (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5) "Bewitched" (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5) "The Mean Machine" (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5) "Glitter Gulch" (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5) "Against All Tides" (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5) "Lasagna Tree" (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5) "Into the Wild" (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5) "Double Vision" "My Cousin Petunia" "Barking Mad" "Garfception" "For Mice" "The Six-Can Solution" "Silence of the Sheep" "Bulldog of Doom" "Mother Owl" "Home Sweet Home" "Whatever Happened to Aunt Ivy?" "Delicious Donut Day" "Little Miss Mouse" "Stink, Stank, Skunk!" "Jon 2" "My Dog, the Cat" "World Without Me" "Fraidy Cat" "Very Very Long Night"

Season 5: "Rodent Rebellion" (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4)

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