Just yesterday, [adultswim] posted a lost episode of the classic Cartoon Network animated series “Dexter’s Laboratory” entitled “Rude Removal.” I loved the series as a child and I’m ecstatic to see a (I guess you could say) “new” episode after ALL this time — TEN years, to be precise. Long story short — even though the episode is only 7-and-a-half minutes long — this unaired episode of Dexter’s Lab shows how Dexter’s latest invention could keep Standards & Practices busy with the censor/”bleep” button. Check out the episode after the break.
The story is this: according to series creator Genndy Tartakovsky in a Reddit “As Me Anything” interview, “there was an episode like that called ‘Rude Removal,’ but it was for kids, about Dexter trying to remove the rudeness from Dee Dee, but he ended up making a rude version of himself and Dee Dee. They cursed but it was bleeped! Cartoon Network didn’t want to air it, they thought it was too harsh.”