The Worst Episodes of The Amazing World of Gumball: When the Fun Goes Wrong

Are you a fan of The Amazing World of Gumball? Do you love watching the misadventures of Gumball and his friends in the whimsical city of Elmore? Well, we’ve got some bad news for you. While the show is a fan favorite, there are a few episodes that just didn’t quite hit the mark. From cringeworthy musical numbers to bizarre storylines, we’ve rounded up the worst episodes of The Amazing World of Gumball. So grab your popcorn and get ready to cringe as we take a deep dive into some of the most forgettable episodes of this beloved show.
The Extras

The Extras

Season 3 – Episode 8

Air Date: 2014-07-17

Skits about the random extra characters seen throughout the series.

The Nobody

The Nobody

Season 3 – Episode 36

Air Date: 2015-03-05

Gumball and Darwin investigate the disappearance of the family’s stuff only to find out some stranger is living in the house with them.

The Downer

The Downer

Season 3 – Episode 37

Air Date: 2015-04-05

When Gumball’s family tries to cheer him out of an inexplicable lousy mood, he wishes they would all disappear.

The Egg

The Egg

Season 3 – Episode 38

Air Date: 2015-04-05

Anais has a play date with a classy family.

The Triangle

The Triangle

Season 3 – Episode 39

Air Date: 2015-04-12

Gumball grows jealous of Darwin’s new talent.

The Crew

The Crew

Season 4 – Episode 3

Air Date: 2015-08-13

When Gumball and Darwin decide to join a crew, they are determined to prove their worth to senior citizens.

The Others

The Others

Season 4 – Episode 4

Air Date: 2015-08-20

After learning what grade Anais is in, Gumball and Darwin learn that there is a whole new world of students.

The Signature

The Signature

Season 4 – Episode 5

Air Date: 2015-08-27

When Richard learns of Granny Jojo’s plans to marry, he sets out to adopt Louie so he can forbid the wedding.

The Check

The Check

Season 4 – Episode 6

Air Date: 2015-08-31

Gumball, Darwin and Anais are delighted when Grandpa Louie gives them a check for $5000, but the family soon fights over how to spend it.

The Pest

The Pest

Season 4 – Episode 7

Air Date: 2015-09-01

When they find Anais training herself for a brutal showdown, Gumball and Darwin realise that their sister is being pestered at school by an annoying kid: Billy. They try to teach her how to resolve the problem peacefully, but Billy has other ideas.

The Sale

The Sale

Season 4 – Episode 8

Air Date: 2015-09-02

Gumball and Darwin are crushed to learn that Mr. Robinson is selling his house and moving away, and when trying to make their final moments together last doesn’t work, the duo decide to sabotage the sale.

The Gift

The Gift

Season 4 – Episode 9

Air Date: 2015-09-03

After they receive an extravagant invitation to Masami’s birthday party, Gumball and Darwin are anxious to find just the right gift for her. However, they’re not the only ones: it turns out every kid in Elmore is competing to get Masami the perfect present.

The Routine

The Routine

Season 4 – Episode 11

Air Date: 2015-10-05

Richard’s trip to the store to find mayonnaise for the family’s burger night turns into a Neverending Story-meets-Conan the Barbarian-style quest where he squares off against Tina Rex’s father, Mr. Rex.

The Upgrade

The Upgrade

Season 4 – Episode 12

Air Date: 2015-10-06

Gumball and Darwin upgrade Bobert the robot – and discover that his new operating system is full of buggy and useless applications and is prone to crashing.

The Comic

The Comic

Season 4 – Episode 13

Air Date: 2015-10-07

Sarah creates a comic of Gumball as a superhero named LaserHeart, prompting Gumball to act like one in real life.

The Romantic

The Romantic

Season 4 – Episode 14

Air Date: 2015-10-08

Fearing that she may be sick of him due to a missing emoji on her message to him, Gumball sends Penny on a romantic quest to rekindle their love, which turns into a disaster when Penny gets lost in the woods.

The Uploads

The Uploads

Season 4 – Episode 15

Air Date: 2015-10-09

Gumball and Darwin get hooked on watching Elmore Stream (the show’s version of YouTube) and viewers get a look at the different online videos the residents of Elmore have uploaded on the Internet.

The Apprentice

The Apprentice

Season 4 – Episode 16

Air Date: 2016-01-07

Gumball tags along with Patrick Fitzgerald (Penny’s father) as Patrick prepares to pitch plans for a new hospital to the CEO of Chanax — and ends up roping him into a golf game with the CEO.

The Hug

The Hug

Season 4 – Episode 17

Air Date: 2016-01-14

To prove to Darwin that he can be unpredictable, Gumball decides to hug the first person he sees — an anthropomorphic hot dog — and Gumball ends up in over his head when he and the Hot Dog Guy can’t stop bumping into each other.

The Wicked

The Wicked

Season 4 – Episode 18

Air Date: 2016-01-21

After being framed for feeding coffee- and prune juice-laced nuts to the squirrels, Darwin tries to prove to Gumball that Mr. Robinson’s wife, Margaret, is a good person underneath her destructive, sociopathic tendencies, but when Darwin sees just how evil Margaret is, the duo decide to catch her committing grand theft auto.