Sickly Sam's Big Outing

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Based on the vaudeville stylings of Wibe Chimendez

The Homestar Runner helps Sickly Sam get ready for a date.

Cast (in order of appearance): Mr. Shmallow, The Homestar Runner, Old-Timey Marzipan, Sickly Sam, Old-Timey Strong Bad, Strong Man, The Sneak, Fort Wayne Locomotive, Old-Timey Bubs


Date: Monday, February 11, 2008

Running Time: 4:47

Page Title: Listen Up Short Children!!



{Open on a shot of an old-timey radio. As the announcer talks, cartoon lightning bolts fly out of the speakers.}

ANNOUNCER: {voiceover} Listen up, short children!

{Cut to a title card for "Fluffy Puff Air-Puffed Sugar Delights Presents The Homestar Runner Progrum", with Mr Shmallow dancing in the middle of the screen.}

ANNOUNCER: {voiceover} It's the Fluffy Puff Air-Puffed Sugar Delights Presents The Homestar Runner Progrum! In a color!

{A speech bubble reading "A COLOR!" in pink appears, pointing to Mr Shmallow. Iris wipe to a title shot of each character as the announcer introduces them.}

ANNOUNCER: {voiceover} Featuring The Homestar Runner!

AUDIENCE: {cheers}

ANNOUNCER: {voiceover} His best gal, Marzipan!

AUDIENCE: {cheers}

ANNOUNCER: {voiceover} Diseased orphan, Sickly Sam!

AUDIENCE: {boos}

ANNOUNCER: {voiceover} Dapper thousandaire, Strong Bad!

AUDIENCE: {stronger boos}

{The last title shot features a robot, a Close Encounter-style alien, and an unidentified creature.}

ANNOUNCER: {voiceover} And the rest!


ANNOUNCER: {voiceover} Today's shenanigans: Sickly Sam's Big Outing!

{Title card for the toon features Sickly Sam chasing three pink-colored hearts, with the text "Sickly Sam's Big Outing" and "Based on the Vaudeville Stylings of Wibe Chimendez". Open on The Homestar Runner and Marzipan walking down an empty street. The windows and doors of the houses they pass are broken and boarded up, and there are many cracks in the walls and the road.}

MARZIPAN: This must be skid row.

{They keep walking, and come upon a large box labelled "SOME HAMS".}

MARZIPAN: This must be skid ro—

THE HOMESTAR RUNNER: Wake up, Sickly Sam. Today's the first day of the day of your big outing.

{Sickly Sam exits the box.}

MARZIPAN: Up and at 'em.

{Sickly Sam coughs twice, making dust clouds with the words "AS-" and then "ASBESTOS".}

MARZIPAN: You need some dentifrice!

{Behind Homestar and Marzipan is a garbage can with eyeholes. Cartoony eyes stick out of these holes as Homestar says the next line.}

THE HOMESTAR RUNNER: If you're supposed to go on a big outing, we need to find you up a hot date.

{Zoom in on the can with foreboding music, then cut to inside the can, where Strong Bad, Strong Man and The Sneak are present.}

STRONG BAD: So, that dead kid needs a hot date, eh? The only date he has is the glue factory! {musical sting} Which I will sell him to! {musical sting} For money! {musical sting}

{cut to a room with The Homestar Runner and Sickly sam inside}

THE HOMESTAR RUNNER: First we gotta do something about that old 'tatoe sack.

{The door is knocked}

THE HOMESTAR RUNNER: Uh oh, the doorbe—{the scene quickly cuts to the same spot} There's a knock at the door.

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Fun Facts


  • A skid row is a run-down or dilapidated urban area with a large population of impoverished abusers of alcohol and, often, other drugs.
  • The Fort Wayne Locomotive refers to Sickly Sam as "Sickle Cell", a group of genetic disorders that cause the red blood cells to change shape.
  • A dentifrice is a means of maintaining oral hygiene, such as toothpaste or mouthwash.
  • Asbestos are a chemical that were used to make several things like roofing, fireproofing and gaskets. After discovering asbestos fibers can cause serious illnesses, they have been banned from many countries since the mid-1980s.


  • This is the first full Old-Timey cartoon since 2004's That A Ghost.
  • This is the first full Old-Timey cartoon to include a color: pink.


  • In the TV Time Toons Menu's preview of the toon, the bouquets are completely black and white, whilst in the toon, they are partially pink.

Inside References

  • This toon includes an instance of kicking The Sneak.
  • At one point, The Sneak holds a Big Knife.
  • Old-Timey Strong Bad's pistol, last seen in Parsnips A-Plenty, is another instance of guns.
  • "The Homestar Runner Progrum" is another instance of a progrum.
  • Old-Timey Strong Bad is named at his introduction as a "thousandaire", a reference to suntan.
  • The toon is based on the vaudeville stylings of Wibe Chimendez, a seeming relative of A. Chimendez.
  • Sickly Sam does the same dance he did in Ballad of the Sneak.
  • Sickly Sam is seen in a cardboard box.
  • Old-Timey Strong Bad, The Sneak and the Strong Man hide in a garbage can with cartoon eyeholes

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