Teen Girl Squad Issue 7

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Poor Tompkins

The girls reminisce on when they were toddlers.

Cast (in order of appearance): Cheerleader, So and So, What's Her Face, The Ugly One, Tompkins, Fat Man, Bill Bellamy, Mrs. Commanderson, The Man with the Huge Mouth, Thomas (easter egg), Fightgar (easter egg), Gunhaver (easter egg)

Date: August 23, 2004

Running Time: 1:53

Page Title: Diaper School Grads!



NARRATOR STRONG BAD: Teeny tiny girl squad! Cheerleader {fattycakes}, So and So {Polite and Boring}, What's Her Face {Lice and More!}, The Ugly One! {boy or girl?} and Tompkins.

{Music cuts out}

SO AND SO and THE UGLY ONE: Ooncha, ooncha, one-two-three-cha, leave me alone or I'll tell teach-a. Brush your teeth, comb your hair, I saw Tompkins in his under-where are you going, what are you doing, how do you be so short?


SO AND SO: Two Inch!

THE UGLY ONE: Three Inch!

SO AND SO: Four Inch!

THE UGLY ONE: Um, thats as high as I can count.

{Music comes back on}

WHAT'S HER FACE: I can count to G!

CHEERLEADER: That's nothing. I can count to purple backwards!

WHAT'S HER FACE: Here comes Tompkins.

TOMPKINS: Listen up, you undapants! Who wants to get hogtied, and pushed down, into, some snakewater?

THE UGLY ONE: Tompkins, how do you be so short?

TOMPKINS: Heck, I'm taller than you.


TOMPKINS: Waaaahh!

{Tompkins runs off. As he is running, various monstrous doodles threaten his life}

NARRATOR STRONG BAD: AGGH-! GRAGH-! A- he died somehow.

{The deceased Tompkins is in three parts on an Olympic Style podium with the caption "Torso takes Silver"}

{Cut back to the four girls}

WHAT'S HER FACE: Tompkins crinkled when he walked.

SO AND SO: Poor guy never made it out of training pants.

CHEERLEADER: Whatta you kiddos think of my... VERY OWN CHOCOLATE BAR!!

{Cheerleader whips out a chocolate bar that is covered in grains of something, has 2 hairs on it, a fly buzzing around it, and one ant.}

SO AND SO: Looks like you dropped it in the sand.

CHEERLEADER: No, I just dipped it in salt!

WHAT'S HER FACE: That's grosser than gross.

CHEERLEADER: Yeah? Well, my house has a hundred bafrooms!

SO AND SO: You mean your parent's house?

THE UGLY ONE: You mean two bafrooms?


{Large Man in a singlet appears, going down the slide}

NARRATOR STRONG BAD: {coughs and sputters, then sotto voce} squished. {Large Man lands on Cheerleader}

SO AND SO: She led a full life.

WHAT'S HER FACE: She led a full stomach.

{Cut to a standard school bell that says "Bill Bellamy" on it.}


The remaining three girls: NAPTIME!!

{Mrs. Commanderson appears in the sky behind them then swoops down to grab the girls.}

THE UGLY ONE: Thanks Mrs. Commander...son.

MRS. COMMANDERSON: EERRAAAK!! {What's Her Face falls out of Mrs. Commanderson's mouth}

{Cut to modern times. Girls are standing together. So And So is holding a book: 'Old Photos' and Cheerleader's dress says, "coolier than thou."}

ALL: Look at how much we've grown!

{Zoom out to reveal the girls falling through the air, with The Man with the Huge Mouth at the bottom of the screen, mouth wide open as if to catch the girls.}


Easter Eggs

  • As usual, clicking on the O in "It's over!" shows an egg, this one of Mrs. Commanderson introducing Thomas to the class.
    • {A young Thomas stands next to Mrs. Commanderson wearing a cap, with two books piled next to him.}
MRS. COMMANDERSON: Class, please welcome our new student. He's from foreign lands.
{Cut to What's Her Face.}
WHAT'S HER FACE: {thought bubble} I think I have a chance with this guy.
  • Clicking on the exclamation point in "It's over!" displays Mrs. Commanderson with two of The Cheat Commandos.
    • {Mrs. Commanderson stands with Fightgar and Gunhaver, who are saluting her. The normal Cheat Commandos song plays, but with the lyrics: "Mrs. Commanderson, she's some kind of bird-reptile, and she teaches Pre-K!"}

Fun Facts


  • Tompkins's "swear" is the word heck which (along with shut up and stupid) many young kids believe are swears.


  • In keeping with the theme of "returning from the dead", Cheerleader dies in the "past" and is somehow alive again in the present with the other girls.
    • This is the first time where a character has died and come back to life in the same issue.


  • There is no again option at the end of this issue.
  • While So and So and The Ugly One were playing Pattycake, the two blocks on the ground had an "S" and a "D" in that order. In anime this stands for "Super deformed," and this accurately describes the style of these characters.
  • During the segment with the "Teeny Tiny" Girl Squad, the music is a tinkling bells version of the Teen Girl Squad theme. When the comic returns to the grown-up Teen Girl Squad, the music is the usual keyboard version.
  • During the segment with the Teeny Tiny Girl Squad, the paper on which the characters are drawn is the large, dotted style of paper commonly used with small children as they learn to write. When the comic returns to the grown-up Teen Girl Squad, the paper is back to its normal college rule.
  • The lined paper used in the background is darker with lines more widely spaced than the normal binder paper used for Strong Bad's drawings. This is indicative of newsprint, commonly used in preschools, with lines more widely spaced to allow for ease of writing of upper- and lower-case letters.


  • The flower on So and So's dress appears only in the introductions.
  • When Mrs. Commanderson is fully on screen, the foot/claw that has The Ugly One in it is white paper style.
  • This is one of the few Teen Girl Squad toon that doesen't have a replay/again button.

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