Almost every episode of the show ends with a moral or saying that reflects the events of the episode, with most of the early episodes being an exception.

Season 1

Episode Moral Meaning How The Moral Relates to the Episode
Spin Fun Knowin' Ya "Don't forget to floss!" None No relation
House Warming "Smiles are always free!" None No relation
Helping Helps "Don't forget to stop and smell the roses!" To relax; to take time out of one's busy schedule to enjoy or appreciate the beauty of life. No relation
Crazy Ant-ics "Buckle up for safety!" None No relation
Havin' A Ball "Eat your Veggies!" None No relation
Water You Wading For "Don't breathe under water!" None In the episode, Cuddles swims in dangerous waters.
Nuttin' Wrong with Candy "Wash behind your ears!" None No relation
Wheelin' and Dealin' "Look both ways before crossing the street!" None Characters are seen racing on a street.
Pitchin' Impossible "Take your Vitamins!" None No relation
Stayin' Alive "An Apple a day keeps the Doctor Away!" Eating nutritious food will make you healthier. As a result, you won't need to go to the doctor very often. No relation
Treasure Those Idol Moments If Friends were flowers, I'd pick You! None No relation
Chip Off the Ol' Block Plant kindness and gather Love! A good deed is never lost. He who sows courtesy, reaps friendship. No relation
Nuttin' but the Tooth Brush after every meal! None Nutty has a rotten tooth that needs to be removed.
Hide and Seek After the rain comes a Rainbow! None No relation
Whose Line Is It Anyway? Adopt a Pet! None No relation
Boo Do You Think You Are? Don't take candy from strangers! None No relation
Mime and Mime Again Silence is Golden! Used to say that it is often better to remain silent than to speak. Mimes don't speak.
You're Bakin' Me Crazy Watch a Sunrise! None No relation
Tongue Twister Trouble Mind your manners! To make a special effort to be polite. No relation
Meat Me for Lunch Read a Book! None No relation
Sweet Ride Don't Jaywalk! None The episode has characters using skateboards and scooters on a pink road.
It's a Snap You don't need a reason to send Flowers! None No relation
Off the Hook Don't Litter! None No relation
Spare Me Laughter is the best medicine! Said to mean that trying to be happy is a good way to stop worrying. No relation
Snow What? That's What! Never eat the last cookie! None No relation
This Is Your Knife Plant a Tree! None No relation
Happy Trails Pt. 1 Keep your Promises! None Might have to do with the episode ending on a cliffhanger and promosing the second part to come out.

Season 2

Episode Moral Meaning How the Moral Relates to the Episode
Happy Trails Pt. 2: Jumping the Shark Give but never Give up! None Might have to do with the characters not giving up with their attempts to leave the island.
Eye Candy Keep your Eye on the prize! Remain focused on achieving a positive end result, without being distracted by problems or setbacks. Only relation is the fact that the episode and moral both involve eyes or perhaps Toothy's urge to get his eyeball untied from the tree.
Rink Hijinks What goes around comes around! The consequences of one's actions will have to be dealt with eventually. Disco Bear gets killed for carelessly pushing Flaky across the rink.
Flippin' Burgers You are what you eat! If you eat healthful foods you'll be healthy, if you eat unhealthful foods you'll be unhealthy. The episode involves fried foods like burgers and fries.
Get Whale Soon Don't bite off more than you can chew! Don't try to do something that is too big or difficult to do. Might be a pun involving the whale constantly eating ships and other objects.
Snip Snip Hooray! Don't run with Scissors! Don't act in a reckless, foolish, and/or dangerous manner. Pop stops Cub from messing with a pair of scissors. Later in the episode Cub messes with a razor and sticks it in his mouth.
Eyes Cold Lemonade When life gives you lemons, make lemonade! A proverbial phrase used to encourage optimism and a positive can-do attitude in the face of adversity or misfortune. The episode involves lemons and lemonade.
Milkin' It Don't cry over spilled milk! To worry about unfortunate events which have already happened and which cannot be changed. Milk can be seen when Lifty milks a cow.
Out of Sight, Out of Mime Keep your chin up! Remain cheerful in difficult circumstances. Could possibly involve Mime perking up when he realizes he can get some candy with other trick-or-treaters.
Class Act It's better to give than to receive! It's more virtuous to give things than to get them. The closest involvement between the episode and moral is how the moral can be applied to the Christmas holiday, while the episode is also Christmas-themed.
The Way You Make Me Wheel One good turn deserves another! If someone does you a favor, you should take the chance to repay it. Handy changes Lumpy's tire.
Better Off Bread Time heals all wounds. People eventually get over insults, injuries, and hatreds. Splendid turns back time to fix his bread problem, while Giggles, Toothy, and the animals are left to die.
I Get a Trick Out of You Two wrongs don't make a right! The fact that someone has done something unjust or dishonest is no justification for acting in a similar way. No relation
Shard at Work The glass is always half full! A proverbial phrase, generally used rhetorically to indicate that a particular situation could be a cause for optimism (half full) or pessimism (half empty). No relation
Water Way to Go Keep your head above water. Avoid succumbing to difficulties, typically debt. Cub literally has his head below the water.
Out on a Limb The bigger they are, the harder they fall! When prominent people fail, their failure is more dramatic. A big tree falls.
Keepin' it Reel A picture's worth 1,000 words! A picture tells a story just as well as, if not better than, a lot of written words. Pictures are used on film for a movie.
A Hard Act to Swallow Follow your heart! To act according to one's feelings. The Ants use Sniffles' heart to escape his body.
Let It Slide Don't forget to wear sunblock! None The characters are at a water park.
Icy You Feed a cold, starve a fever! Water, juice, and hot liquids along with food will help fight cold infections by keeping the body well-hydrated and nourished. Nutty's lips and brain feel cold after he chugs a lot of slushie.
Hello Dolly All that glitters is not Gold! The attractive external appearance of something is not a reliable indication of its true nature. Petunia wasn't aware of The Cursed Idol's true nature and only chose to keep it because it looked better then her teddy.
Remains to be Seen Live and let live! You should tolerate the opinions and behavior of others so that they will similarly tolerate your own. The moral says to live despite how the characters in the episode are undead.
Stealing the Spotlight Always look on the bright side of life! Consider the positive aspects of a negative situation. The episode involves bright lights.
Ski Ya, Wouldn't Wanna Be Ya! Put Your best foot forward! Embark on an undertaking with as much effort and determination as possible. Flaky literally uses her foot in order to survive an avalanche.
Blind Date Love is blind! Used to say that people do not see the faults of the people that they love. The Mole knows nothing about who he ends up taking on a date because he is literally blind.
Suck It Up Follow your nose! Trust to one's instincts. Sniffles' wheezy nose requires an invention in order for him to get things without his tongue.
From A to Zoo Don't bite the hand that feeds you! Don't act against those on whom you depend. This moral could be somewhat applied to the zoo animals, despite how none the characters they attack are responsible for feeding them.

TV Series

Episode Moral Meaning How The Moral Relates to the Episode
The Wrong Side of the Tracks If a job is worth doing, it's worth doing right! None Lumpy fails to do his job as an amusement park owner correctly, especially when it comes to building the rides.
From Hero to Eternity It all comes out in the wash! Used to say that a problem is not serious and will be solved in the future. Splendid is doing his laundry at the laundromat.
And the Kitchen Sink Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater! To not throw something valuable away with something that is undesirable. Cub is given a bath in both sink and bathwater.
Party Animal Life's a party and everyone is invited! Life is full of friendship and fun and everyone is allowed to join in. The episode is about throwing Flippy a birthday party
Ipso Fatso The way to one's heart is through their stomach! A humorous way of saying that a women can make a man love her by cooking good meals. The episode points out how Disco Bear is overweight and has a larger stomach than usual.
Don't Yank My Chain A chain is only as strong as it's weakest link! No matter how strong something is, its weakest point can break it down anytime. The epsiode revolves around Handy and The Mole chained to a heavy ball running away from Lumpy.
Doggone It Let sleeping dogs lie! Means to not disturb someone. The episode revolves around a dog called Whistle.
Concrete Solution Take the bitter with the sweet! The moral means to accept the bad things as well as the good things that happen. The whole episode is about a bag of sugar Nutty stole from the diner.
Sea What I Found There's plenty of fish in the sea! Means that there are lots of potential mates in the world. This saying is often used to console a person who has lost a girlfriend or boyfriend. The episode takes place on the sea and on the seashore.
Easy For You to Sleigh Give until it hurts! Means that you should always help everybody until it starts to do you bad. This is a Christmas themed episode focused on presents.
Wishy Washy Wash behind the ears! None The episode revolves around Petunia cleaning herself.
Who's to Flame? If you can't take the heat, stay out of the kitchen! Stay out of dangerous situations if you can't handle them well. The fire that destroyed the town literally started in a kitchen.
Every Litter Bit Hurts A new broom sweeps clean! People newly appointed to positions of responsibility tend to be eager to make big or far-reaching changes. For the meaning, Giggles is puts herself in a position to exceed in cleaning the park with her group. For the actual moral, the episode involves cleaning.
As You Wish Be careful what you wish for! If you get things that you desire, there may be unforeseen and unpleasant consequences. The characters wish for things that end up backfiring on them.
Take a Hike Walk a mile in someone else's shoes! Before judging someone, you must understand his experiences, challenges, or thought processes. The characters walk for a long time through the desert woods.
Snow Place to Go A Friend-Ship never sinks! None A ship with several friends is destroyed.
Dunce Upon a Time The sky's the limit when your heart's in it! There is nothing in the way, there is nothing limiting how far you can go. When your heart is in it, you are completely and totally committed to it. The beanstalk causes a house to rise into the sky.
Gems the Breaks Pressure makes Diamonds! A situation where a person is under pressure gives them a chance to demonstrate their potential. The episode involves a gem called kryptonut.
A Change of Heart Absence makes the heart grow fonder! You feel more affection for those you love when parted from them. The episode has a lot to do with hearts.
A Hole Lotta Love Anything worth doing is worth doing well! None A well is seen in the episode.
Mime to Five Keep your nose to the grindstone! Work hard and continuously. Mime tries as hard as possible to earn and succeed at a single job.
Blast From the Past Time heals all wounds! People eventually get over insults, injuries, and hatreds. The episode involves time travel.
Chew Said a Mouthful Keep a stiff upper lip! Act as though you are not upset. Do not let unpleasant things upset you. A lot of the episode involves Nutty's mouth getting torn apart.
See What Develops A picture is worth a thousand words! A picture tells a story just as well as, if not better than, a lot of written words. Pictures are taken for the newspaper.
Idol Curiosity Step on a crack, break your mother's back! None A crack chases Sniffles for most of the episode.
Home Is Where the Hurt Is Charity begins at home! One's first responsibility is for the needs of one's own family and friends. The characters were willing to help build a house for Giggles.
Aw, Shucks! Friends are flowers in the garden of life! None No specific relation
A Sight for Sore Eyes When the outlook isn't good, try the uplook! None No relation
Wipe Out Don't make waves! Don't cause difficulty. The episode involves surfing and waves.
Letter Late than Never Good things come in small packages! Said to emphasize that something does not need to be big in order to be good. The episode involves Lumpy delivering packages. Another way of looking at the moral is despite how the tortoise looked small and harmless, it turned out to be a vicious predator.
Wingin' It Look before you leap! Think carefully about what you're going to do before you do it. The episode has Lumpy jump out of a plane. Flaky later jumps on a slide without taking notice of her quills.
Tongue in Cheek Don't make a mountain out of an ant-hill! Don't make a big issue out of a smaller one. The episode involves Sniffles trying to attack the ants in an anthill.
Easy Comb, Easy Go Don't split hairs! Don't quibble, try not to make petty distinctions. The episode involves Disco Bear losing his hair.
I've Got You Under My Skin It's what's inside that counts! A person's personality is more important than their physical looks. A majority of the episode is spent in Lumpy's insides.
In a Jam He who pays the Piper calls the tune! If you are paying for someone's services, you can dictate exactly what you want that person to do. The episode involves music.
Junk in the Trunk A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush! It's better to be content with what you have than to risk losing everything by seeking more. Lumpy loses his elephant. Lifty and Shifty end up losing everything after they successfully fit the elephant in the van.
Hear Today, Gone Tomorrow Actions speak louder than words! What someone actually does means more than what they say they will do. Lumpy loses his ability to hear.
Double Whammy Part I Two heads are better than one! It's helpful to have the opinion or advice from a second person. Flippy is shown trying to control his second personality.
Hear Today, Gone Tomorrow Two is company, three is a crowd. A way of asking a third person to leave because you want to be alone with someone. Flippy spends the entire episode at war with Fliqpy, his evil self.

Season 3

Episode Moral Meaning How The Moral Relates to the Episode
Read 'em and Weep Don't judge a book by its cover! You shouldn't prejudge the worth or value of something, by its outward appearance alone. Pop actually would have been better off judging the book by its literal cover, considering what happens when he reads it.
Can't Stop Coffin Don't be afraid to get dirt under your fingernails! None Lumpy works with burying coffins. Cuddles also ruins his fingers after he scratches the lid of the coffin too much.
We're Scrooged! A great man is hard on himself; a small man is hard on others! None No relation
A Sucker for Love Part 1 Take the bitter with the sweet! The moral means to accept the bad things as well as the good things that happen. The whole episode is about Nutty falling in love with various types of candies.
A Sucker for Love Part 2 The more you judge, the less you love! The moral means that the more energy you put into judging, the less energy you have to love. Nutty falls in love with a chocolate box.
Just Desert You can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink! Means that you can present someone with an opportunity, but you cannot force him or her to take advantage of it. Lumpy spends a part of the episode bathing in an oasis, which turns out to have been a hallucination all along.
Peas in a Pod Two is company. Three is a crowd! Often pointed towards relationships of couples, where both make each other company, but when a third one comes and interrups their relationship, things sometimes go messy. Lumpy keeps cloning Pod Lumpys throughout the entire episode, which starts trouble.
Wrath of Con No good deed goes unpunished. Criminals always get punished for their crimes. This is one of the Splendid episodes where Splendid doesn't deal with criminals. This moral was most likely just chosen because of the fact that Splendid is a superhero.
All Flocked Up Birds of a feather flock together! People of one kind always stick together. Throughout the entire episode, Lumpy tries to put a bird back in its nest.
Something Fishy Teach a man to fish and you feed him for life! Teaching someone something can help that someone survive in life. Russell brings his pet fish to school.
Without a Hitch The road to hell is paved with good intentions! Promises and plans must be put into action. Otherwise, they are useless. The entire episode is spent on the road. Flippy also never meant to harm Flaky in any way.
Swelter Skelter Don't sweat the small stuff! Something that you say in order to tell someone not to worry about things that are not important. The characters get very hot and sweaty in this episode.
I Nub You The spaces between your fingers are there for someone to fill them. A simple way of saying that a person is the one who's chosen to be the love of another. Handy and Petunia both lose their arms, making the moral pretty ironic.
A Bit of a Pickle We don't see things as they are, we see things as we are. Our preconceptions can dramatically alter the way we perceive the world. Everything Mr. Pickels does could possibly be a result of Lammy's mind.
See You Later, Elevator There is no elevator to success. You must take the stairs. "Taking the stairs" simply means making effort, daily efforts that need to occur in order to hit the pinnacle or apex of success. To "take the elevator" means trying to bypass the hard work and consistent effort needed to make it in sales.
Clause For Concern Ignorance is bliss. If you do not know about something, you do not worry about it. Pop acts very ignorant throughout episode.
The Chokes on You The optimist sees the doughnut. The pessimist sees the hole. Do not take things for granted. The episode involves doughnuts.
Royal Flush Take the plunge! To commit oneself to a course of action about which one is nervous. Flaky is flushed down a toilet. She also makes use of a plunger in the episode.
Brake the Cycle Life is riding a bicycle, in order to keep your balance you must keep moving. People are like bicycles. They can keep their balance only as long as they keep moving. It is the same with people as it is with riding a bike. Toothy rides a bicycle.
Random Acts of Silence There are times when silence makes the loudest noise. None Despite being a mime, Mime makes a lot of noise in a library.
Breaking Wind It's an ill wind that blows no good. That few things are so bad that no one profits from them. A tornado causes havoc for the characters.
All In Vein Be positive! None A reference to the blood type B positive (since Lumpy is a vampire).
Bottled Up Inside Don't bottle up your feelings. Don't contain or suppress your emotions. Russell gets injured and killed by bottles.
No Time Like the Present A hug is a great gift - one size fits all and it's easy to exchange! None The closest involvement between the episode and moral is how the moral can be applied to the Christmas holiday, while the episode is also Christmas-themed.
By The Seat Of Your Pants Put your pants on one leg at a time. To be an ordinary person; to be a mere mortal. Lumpy's leg skin is treated like pants in the episode.

Season 4

Episode Moral Meaning How The Moral Relates to the Episode
You're Kraken Me Up If you love something, set it free. If it comes back, its meant to be. None Could relate to the squid "loving" the attention it gets from Lumpy.
All Work and No Play If it ain't broke, don't fix it! Leave something alone; avoid attempting to correct, fix, or improve what is already sufficient. Lumpy destroys a playground.
Buns of Steal A half-baked idea is okay as long as it's still in the oven. No specific meaning. The episodes involves buns, a food that's baked in an oven.
Pet Peeve Home is not home without a pet. None Sniffles creates his own pet.
A Vicious Cycle A wheel that turns gathers no rust. A lively person barely ages. Tricycles have wheels.
Put Your Back Into It Success depends on your backbone, not your wishbone. Success can only be achieved by hard work. Disco Bear forces his backbone out of his body.
Spare Tire Bad leadership is like a flat tire. You can't go anywhere without changing it. None The Mole gets a flat tire.
Camp Pokeneyeout Sticks and stones may break bones but words will never hurt you. While physical activity may cause you pain and suffering, words, no matter how harmful or offensive, can't hurt you. The characters shoot and injure each other with rocks.
Dream Job Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today. None The episode revolves around Sniffles' dreams.
Going Out With a Bang Laughter is the fireworks for the soul. None The episode involves fireworks.
A Handy Nanny It's easier to build strong children than to repair broken adults. None Handy tries to care for Cub.
An Inconvenient Tooth You don't have to brush your teeth, just the ones you want to keep. None The episode revolves around Toothy's teeth.
Just Be Claus To give somebody your time is the greatest gift you can give. None Splendid finishes Lumpy's job as Santa after he kills him.
In Over Your Hedge Hedges between keep friendships green. Friendships are more likely to be successful when there is a level of space and privacy between the friends. The episode involves Lumpy trimming a bush.

The Irregular episodes have random messages at the end as opposed to morals. The messages serve as puns or jokes based on what happened in its episode.


Episode Message Pun/Meaning How The Message Relates to the Episode
Reindeer Kringle Hope you get a kick out of the holidays! None Petunia gets kicked by The Reindeer.
Kringle Tree Wish you have a Merry Axe-mas! Wish you have a Merry Christmas! Giggles is killed by an ax.
Kringle Feast Warmest Wishes! None The characters die in a "warm" explosion.
Kringle Karols I only have Ice for you! I only have eyes for you! Cuddles is killed by an icicle.
Ski Kringle I hope I run into you this Season! None Lumpy skis into Toothy and Sniffles.
Kringle Presents Keep track of all your blessings! None Cub is electrocuted by a toy train track.
Strain Kringle Don't strain yourself this holiday season! None Toothy is killed by a strain.
Chill Kringle Will you chill out with me this winter? None Petunia freezes to death.
Sight Kringle Don't lose sight of the true meaning of the holidays! None Giggles has small glass pieces land in her eyes.
Star Kringle Make it a point to have a Merry Christmas! None The tip of the star impales Toothy's head.

Love Bites

Episode Message Pun/Meaning How The Message Relates to the Episode
Cold Hearted We just don't see eye to eye anymore! A line said when two people can no longer agree about anything. Giggles loses her eyes.
Sea of Love I think we should sea otter people! I think we should see other people. A break up phrase very commonly used to get out of a relationship. Russell is a sea otter.
I Heart U You broke my heart! To cause someone great emotional pain. Mime blew a heart at Petunia, which shatters on impact.
On My Mind Get it through your head, we're done! None A rose is forced through Giggles' head.
My Better Half I think we should split up! None Handy and Petunia are split in two.


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