The episode starts as Rob interrupts the intro of the episode. It turns out that he took The Internet hostage. Rob talks to the viewer to forget Gumball and tells them to enjoy this episode without him. Rob then plays a video on the VHS to hijack the show. The first video features a live action sock puppet dance, but Rob immediately stops the tape and asks Timmy what was that. Rob then switches the TV source to VHS.
The first video features a baby Banana Joe who was listening to his parents about his future. Then the whole family dances in the style of Shave And A Haircut.
The second video features Tina the Dinosaur, starring Charlie-Ann, Timmy, Kayvon, and the Yogurt Cup Kid. The narrator greets the children, and asks where Tina is hiding. He asks them if she was hiding in the wheel barrel, the kids say no. The narrator then say she might be hiding in the bushes, and the kids say no once again. The narrator says to the kids that she might be in the barn. The children open the barn door, then Tina bursts out of the barn, scaring the children away. Tina then roars at the camera.
The third video features the Cowboy Barcode intro, featuring Larry showing off his numerous jobs.
The fourth video features a cook-off show called Bobert’s Kitchen, starring Bobert and Felicity. Bobert greets the viewer, and demonstrates how he cooks his recipe. First, he scans his protein meat and veggies, crumbling them into cubes. Second, he mixes them altogether with his robotic powers and places them into a bowl. Thirdly, he pours oil into the bowl. Then Bobert and Felicity wait for five seconds, then the food melts into the bowl. Felicity complains that she didn’t sign up for cooking, but Bobert uses a machine to cover up her mouth, and he feeds Felicity the meal. She then comments that it was a strong flavor and asks what oil was it, then Bobert answers it was android oil. Felicity gags as she tries to talk to the audience to tune in next week, then she faints and struggles to get up again.
The fifth video features a cartoon show called Techno Power Teenage Warriors, featuring Carlton and Troy. At the Richwood High tennis stadium, a gigantic tooth-crab-monster hybrid wielding a fork attacks the stadium. Carlton and Troy power up and summon a gigantic mech called Techno Robot. Carlton orders the robot to attack, only to be interrupted by a commercial break. The commercial features a toy version of the Techno Robot. We go back to Carlton, who is confused, then again orders the robot to attack, but Troy tells then they should summon another creature. They summoned a dinosaur/robot hybrid called Techno Dino. Carlton orders the dinosaur to attack, only to be interrupted again by another commercial break, which features the toy version of the Techno Dino. Carlton then asks should they get on with it, but Troy says they need more power and summons a giant Praying Mantis/motorcycle hybrid. As Carlton asks what is the tactical advantage, only to be interrupted by the commercial break for the third time, this time featuring a golden Techno Power credit card. Carlton and Troy continue to summon more giant robots as the giant tooth-crab-monster hybrid destroys the tennis stadium and uses its laser to cause more destruction.
The sixth video showcases a sitcom called William and Tobias. Tobias asks William how he is doing, but William doesn't say anything. Rob suddenly appears and says “Cut!”.
The show about a dog going around in a van with his friends solving mysteries the Internet mentions at the end is clearly intended to be the Hanna-Barbera cartoon Scooby-Doo.
Although he later mentions that show is on another channel, which could be referring to Cartoon Network's sister channel Boomerang, where most of the Hanna-Barbera cartoons air.
Techno Power Teenage Warriors is a spoof of Power Rangers, including how the series is dependent on merchandise sales and the premise of giant monsters attacking a city only to be fought off by a group of young heroes.
One of the mechas that are summoned is a giant bug motorcycle, which resembles Battle Hopper from Kamen Rider Black.
Techno Power Teenage Warriors is also a spoof of Teenage Muntant Ninja Turtles.
Rob's eye color changed in this episode, from the normal mustard yellow to white.
Peggy claims that she does not have teeth, but when she fights with Charlie-Ann over a teddy bear, she does have teeth.
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The Amazing World Without Gumball
[The episode begins with the opening credits being interrupted; it now shows Rob with Timmy]
Rob: [smiling] Your program has been interrupted. With the help of my friend, the Internet, I'm hereby hijacking this broadcast. People of the world, you don't need that false hero! Please enjoy this amazing world! Without Gumball! Trust me it's much better.
[Rob inserts the tape onto the VHS, plays the video, and it plays a live action sock puppet dance]
Rob: [shocked] What? What is that?
Timmy: Well, I'm the Internet. It's kind of what I do.
Rob: Wha- uh, [, sighs and facepalms; switching the TV Source to VHS] let's just run the tape.
Joseph A. Banana's Afterschool Stories
[The tape then plays "Joseph A. Banana's Afterschool Stories" (which entails Banana Joe's life)]
Banana Bob: [screen at Banana Joe] Um, son, I know this might be difficult to understand, but, your mother and I, we like, need some distance between us.
Banana Barbara: Nothing will change between you and I. It's just between ourselves.
Banana Bob: Son...
Banana Barbara and Banana Joe: We're splitting up!
[Banana Bob and Banana Barbara literally split up from being united, and soon start dancing with Banana Joe]
Tina the Dinosaur
[Tape cuts to next spinoff: "Tina the Dinosaur", a children's show. Kayvon, Charlie-Ann, Peggy, and the Yogurt Cup Kid are in front of a farm backdrop]
'Kayvon, Charlie-Ann, Peggy, and 'Yogurt Cup Kid: Hello!
Narrator: But what is going on? Where is Tina? [The kids look around] Could she be in the wheelbarrow?
'Kayvon, Charlie-Ann, Peggy, and 'Yogurt Cup Kid: Hahaha! [They look there; no Tina] No!
Narrator: Maybe she's in the bushes!
'Kayvon, Charlie-Ann, Peggy, and 'Yogurt Cup Kid: Ha ha ha! [They try the bushes; no Tina there] No...
Narrator: Well, maybe in the barn!
[The kids open the barn doors. Tina jumps out roaring, and the kids scream and run off crying as Tina destroys the set. She roars at the screen, which breaks.]
[Tape cuts to the next spinoff: Barcode Cowboy, an anime-style intro featuring Larry. He shoots his scanner, mops the floor, wheels crates, flips a "Closed" sign around, and uses the sprayer as words run across the background. He strikes various poses as his name flashes across the screen. Then, he gets ready to deliver some pizza: he hangs up the phone, puts his helmet on, and revs up his motorcycle. The words "Delicious Pizza" come onscreen. He takes off! Next he does some more odd jobs: delivering mail, washing windows, serving food, unclogging a toilet. Some shots of him in different hats. Then, he shoots at various purchases with his scanner while running. He blows on his smoking scanner and aims it at the screen. The title comes on: BARCODE COWBOY. Cut to reality: he is scanning some items for the Dolphin Lady while looking very bored.
Larry: That'll be $12.99.
[Another fanfare as the title comes on again.]
[Tape cuts to next segment: Bobert's Kitchen, a cooking show. Various live-action shots of food, and then the title comes on. Fade to Bobert and Felicity in a kitchen]
Bobert: Good morning and welcome to Bobert's Kitchen.
Felicity: And what will you be preparing today, Chef?
Bobert: Today I will communicate information on the process required to prepare fuel for a carbon-based life form.
Felicity: Oh, b-b-b-but... uhhh, that sounds delicious!
Bobert: Start by processing your proteins and carbohydrates, using your hyper-pulse laser. [He fires his laser at all the ingredients, dicing them.] Use your quantum beam to place the result in a heat-resistant item of cookware. [With a beam, he gathers all the ingredients and drops them into a bowl.] Next, add the oil [adds oil] and cook for 6.72 seconds at 18,700 degrees Centigrade. [Nothing happens.]
Felicity: Uh, what are we waiting for?
Bobert: [The ingredients melt into slush] The operation is complete.
Felicity: Oooooh! Heh-heh!
Bobert: I used my atomic core to irradiate the surroundings.
Felicity: Ooh--is that safe?
Bobert: Affirmative. It is perfectly safe. For me. [Felicity shudders] Then add more oil and the remaining ingredients.
Felicity: Just a second. I did not sign up for this! [A hand grows on her finger] Ah-ah-aaahhhh!!!! [A feeding tube comes out of the food processor and attaches itself to her mouth. She lets out a muffled scream]
Bobert: Then begin the feeding process. [The food goes through the feeding tube all at once. Felicity swallows it forcefully and pulls off the tube.]
Felicity: That was such a...strong flavor! What kind of oil was that?
Bobert: Android oil.
Felicity: Oh, and what part of the world does it come from?
Bobert: It is locally sourced. [He turns around, holding an empty glass in front of him. When he turns back, it is full of oil. Felicity is speechless] I also switched to beef for a more sustainable breed of protein.
Felicity: Oh, sustainable! Very good!
Bobert: Rat meat. But remember to first remove the teeth and claws.
Felicity: Well, that's the-[gags]-the end of our-[gags]-our show. Please tune in-[gags]-tune in next week for our-[gags]-next episode. [She faints]