|Better Off Ed|
|Episode name pun on: the phrase "better off dead"|
|Airdate:||October 19, 2007|
"Ticket to Rod"
"The Little Peas"
"Better Off Ed" is the 11th episode of Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends season 5.
In this episode, Eduardo tells fibs about things he has done to the young imaginary friends to feel better about himself, but when he discovers his favorite one, Scrappy, is being let into a new room in the house, he has to stop him before he discovers the truth (Or tells Bloo).
SPOILER: Plot details follow.
Eduardo tells the young imaginary friends stories (flashbacks to previous episodes are seen) about some of his activities. When Frankie comes in, the children tell her as she notices plot holes in the stories since Bloo did those things but Eduardo begs her not to tell the truth. Frankie sees his facial expression and goes along with it, though tells Eduardo to just be honest.
The next day, he discovers his favorite one, Scrappy, is being let into a new room in the house. Eduardo is worried and rushes out while Scrappy is talking to Jackie Khones who also notices the stories inaccuracy (he tells Scrappy off-screen).
Finally realizing he is at a loss, Eduardo admits to the young friends that he lied about himself and reveals that Bloo isn't the baby but he is. Pleased by this, Bloo has him admit that the paintball thing was his plan but sees this was a mistake after Mr. Herriman and Frankie punish him. The young friends are taken back while stating they had fun with Eduardo and acknowledge while Bloo isn't a baby he is jerk, something Frankie acknowledges.
Spoilers end here.
APM Music Identification
- Safety Scenery A - Eduardo can't find Scrappy anywhere.
- Episodes from which Eduardo's stories are drawn:
- Scrappy shares a name with Scrappy-Doo, the cartoon nephew of Scooby-Doo.
- Duchess makes a cameo in this episode.
- Mac only appears at the end of this episode.