Regular Show (season 5)

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Regular Show (season 5)
Regular Show S5 Region 4 DVD.jpg
Region 4 DVD cover
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 40
Release
Original network Cartoon Network
Original release September 2, 2013 (2013-09-02) – August 14, 2014 (2014-08-14)
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The fifth season of the American animated comedy television series Regular Show, created by J. G. Quintel, originally aired on Cartoon Network in the United States. Quintel originally created the series' pilot using characters from his comedy shorts for the cancelled anthology series The Cartoonstitute. He developed Regular Show from his own experiences in college, while several of its main characters originated from his animated shorts The Naïve Man from Lolliland and 2 in the AM PM. Following the success of its fourth season, Regular Show was renewed for a fifth season on November 1, 2012.[1][2] The season premiered on September 2, 2013.[3]

Regular Show's season 5 was storyboarded and written by Calvin Wong, Toby Jones, Andres Salaff (who left to become a supervising director on Adventure Time), Madeline Queripel, Benton Connor, Hilary Florido (who moved on following this season to work on Steven Universe), Sarah Oleksyk (currently storyboard director for Sanjay and Craig), Minty Lewis, Ryan Pequin and Owen Dennis. The writers for this season were J. G. Quintel, Mike Roth, John Infantino, Sean Szeles, Michele Cavin, and Matt Price, who is also the story editor. The season aired the first episodes called "Laundry Woes" and "Silver Dude". This season contains a half-hour Halloween special entitled "Terror Tales of the Park III" that aired on October 21, 2013, a half-hour Thanksgiving episode titled "The Thanksgiving Special" that aired on November 25, 2013, and a half-hour special based on the character Skips named "Skips' Story" that aired on April 14, 2014.

Episodes[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleWritten and storyboarded byOriginal air date [4][5]Prod.
code [6]
US viewers
(millions)
1211"Laundry Woes"Hilary Florido and Madeline QueripelSeptember 2, 2013 (2013-09-02)1017-1232.12[7]
After nearly recovering from a broken heart, Mordecai embarks on a road trip to Margaret's college to return her sweater, taking an objective Rigby along, who wishes for Mordecai to move on, but a hallucination of Margaret gets the better of him.
1222"Silver Dude"Sarah Oleksyk and Owen DennisSeptember 2, 2013 (2013-09-02)1017-1302.12[7]
Mordecai and Rigby try street-performing to earn extra money quickly for a video game, but soon compete with another street performer who uses their act to his advantage.
Guest voices: John Cygan as Silver Dude and Wayne Knight as God of Street Performing
1233"Benson's Car"Calvin Wong and Minty LewisSeptember 9, 2013 (2013-09-09)1017-1242.10[8]
Mordecai and Rigby break Benson's car's windshield and they must fix it before he comes back.
Guest voices: John Cygan as Bring'Em Back Jack, Roger and Cop.
1244"Every Meat Burritos"Owen Dennis and Sarah OleksykSeptember 16, 2013 (2013-09-16)1017-1252.46[9]
Mordecai, Rigby, Muscle Man, and Hi-Five Ghost strive to get Every Meat Burritos, a new special type of burrito, from the Jimbros' Burritos Drive-Thru.
Guest voices: Lex Lang as Barry
1255"Wall Buddy"Calvin Wong and Minty LewisSeptember 23, 2013 (2013-09-23)1017-1292.12[10]
Rigby buys a device that unfairly divides his share of the room in order to avoid cleaning his mess in it.
1266"A Skips in Time"Calvin Wong and Toby JonesSeptember 30, 2013 (2013-09-30)1017-1311.94[11]
After a time-traveling tornado sends an 18th-century Skips to the present, Mordecai and Rigby must help present Skips return his teenage self back to his time or else he will die.
1277"Survival Skills"Minty LewisOctober 14, 2013 (2013-10-14)1017-1341.87[12]
Mordecai and Rigby become lost in the wilderness after retrieving tortillas that they had originally forgotten to bring for the group's trip.
128
129
8
9
"Terror Tales of the Park III"Calvin Wong, Toby Jones, Benton Connor, and Andres Salaff
J. G. Quintel (story)
October 21, 2013 (2013-10-21)1017-121
1017-122
2.29[13]
The group makes a bet over who can tell the scariest story at their Halloween party.
 • "Killer Bed" - Rigby purchases a bed that turns out to actually be a transformed local murderer.
 • "Jacked-Up Jack-o-Lantern" - Mordecai, Rigby, Muscle Man, and Hi-Five Ghost end up in trouble after smashing the wrong pumpkins.
 • "The Previous Owner" - Mordecai, Rigby, Muscle Man, Hi-Five Ghost, and a reluctant Pops make a bet over who can stay the night in the house the longest after being told by Benson that the previous owner's ghost is going to return.
13010"Tants"Hilary Florido and Madeline QueripelNovember 4, 2013 (2013-11-04)1017-1332.07[14]
Pops gives Mordecai and Rigby tants – pants that double as tables – which Mordecai and Rigby pretend to like. However, the duo accidentally ruin the tants and try to fix them in order to not hurt Pops' feelings.
13111"Bank Shot"Owen Dennis and Sarah OleksykNovember 11, 2013 (2013-11-11)1017-1351.99[15]
Rigby must beat a challenger at a bank shooting arcade game.
Song: Air on the G String by Johann Sebastian Bach
Guest voices: Julian Dean as Don, Carl Weathers as the Basketball King and Phil LaMarr as Cash Bankis
13212"Power Tower"Benton Connor and Andres SalaffNovember 18, 2013 (2013-11-18)1017-1362.09[16]
Muscle Man wants to win a bodybuilding competition at his gym.
Note: This episode premiered in an unfinished state, leaving many color errors, choppy animation, blurry effects, and over-saturation the entire episode.
Guest voices: David Sobolov as Dale
133
134
13
14
"The Thanksgiving Special"Calvin Wong, Toby Jones, Benton Connor, and Andres SalaffNovember 25, 2013 (2013-11-25)1017-126
1017-127
3.04[17]
Mordecai and Rigby must replace the turkey they accidentally destroyed before their families arrive, so they compete in a Thanksgiving song contest where the winner is given a full Thanksgiving feast — and a Donald Trump-esque billionaire wants the prize for himself so he can brand it.
Song: "Chewing On Freedom" by Jeniffer, Auto T and Dusty B and "What Are You Thankful For? (Thanksgiving)" by Mordecai and Rigby
Guest voices: Terry Crews as Stettman, Chord Overstreet as Dusty B., LeToya Luckett as Jennifer, and Josh Keaton as Auto T.
13515"The Heart of a Stuntman"Calvin Wong and Minty LewisDecember 2, 2013 (2013-12-02)1017-1372.03[18]
Mordecai, Rigby, Muscle Man, and Hi-Five Ghost participate in a stuntman training academy, hoping to obtain a license to perform an act for Benson's nephew's birthday party.
Guest voices: Bobcat Goldthwait as Johnny Crasher
13616"New Year's Kiss"Hilary Florido and Madeline QueripelDecember 31, 2013 (2013-12-31)1017-1281.84[19]
After receiving a message from his future self, Rigby must stop Mordecai from kissing a girl on New Year's Eve.
Guest voices: Linda Cardellini as C.J. and Ali Hillis as Tracy
13717"Dodge This"Benton Connor and Andres SalaffJanuary 13, 2014 (2014-01-13)1017-1322.05[20]
The group wants to win a dodgeball tournament, but Mordecai becomes distracted when he discovers that C.J. is on one of the opposing teams.
13818"Portable Toilet"Toby Jones and Owen DennisJanuary 27, 2014 (2014-01-27)1017-1381.89[21]
Mordecai and Rigby get stuck in a portable toilet at the park after Mordecai takes a dare from C.J.
Guest voices: Tim Russ as Sergeant and Helicopter Pilot, Mark Deklin as Corporal and Rhomeyn Johnson as General
13919"The Postcard"Hilary Florido and Madeline QueripelFebruary 10, 2014 (2014-02-10)1017-1441.89[22]
Hi-Five Ghost hopes to reunite with a lady from his past after receiving a long-awaited postcard from her.
Guest voices: Zosia Mamet as Celia
14020"Rigby in the Sky with Burrito"Hilary Florido and Madeline QueripelFebruary 24, 2014 (2014-02-24)1017-1391.85[23]
With his high school reunion arriving, Rigby tries to accomplish skydiving while eating a burrito, a task he claimed he would do before attending the reunion.
Guest voices: Steven Weber as Jumpin' Jim
14121"Journey to the Bottom of the Crash Pit"Benton Connor and Sarah OleksykMarch 3, 2014 (2014-03-03)1017-1401.48[24]
Mordecai, Rigby, Muscle Man, and Hi-Five Ghost must venture into the park's giant sinkhole in order to find the park's video camera that they lost before the pit is filled in.
14222"Saving Time"Andres Salaff and Ryan PequinMarch 10, 2014 (2014-03-10)1017-1461.86[25]
Mordecai and Rigby play a prank on Daylight Saving Time by setting all of the clocks in the park at the wrong time, which leads to disastrous results.
14323"Guitar of Rock"Andres Salaff and Ryan PequinMarch 17, 2014 (2014-03-17)1017-1412.05[26]
When Benson accidentally breaks Mr. Maellard's autographed guitar, Mordecai and Rigby try to help him replace it.
144
145
24
25
"Skips' Story"Calvin Wong and Minty LewisApril 14, 2014 (2014-04-14)1017-1472.72[27]
Skips tells Mordecai and Rigby the story of how he became immortal.
Songs: "Forever Young" by Alphaville and "Just Can't Get Enough" by Depeche Mode
Guest voices: Grey DeLisle as Mona
14626"Return of Mordecai and the Rigbys"Calvin Wong and Minty LewisApril 21, 2014 (2014-04-21)1017-1422.67[28]
Mordecai and Rigby revive their band with the rest of the group and compete in a battle of the bands in order to win an air conditioner during a massive heat wave.
14727"Bad Portrait"Owen Dennis and Toby JonesApril 28, 2014 (2014-04-28)1017-1431.96[29]
After an important portrait of Benson is ruined, Mordecai attempts to repaint it before it is awarded to him.
14828"Video 101"Benton Connor and Sarah OleksykMay 5, 2014 (2014-05-05)1017-1452.14[30]
Mordecai, Rigby, and C.J. help Eileen make a music video for her college filmmaking class.
14929"I Like You Hi"Toby Jones and Owen DennisMay 12, 2014 (2014-05-12)1017-148N/A
Mordecai ponders over his feelings towards C.J. after he sends an auto-corrected text message to her saying that he likes her.
Guest voices: Rich Fulcher as the Keepers of the Voicemail
15030"Play Date"Hilary Florido and Madeline QueripelJune 5, 2014 (2014-06-05)1017-1492.12[31]
Mordecai has a date with C.J., but he unfortunately also has to babysit Death's 300-year-old son, Thomas.
Guest voices: Michael Dorn as Thomas
15131"Expert or Liar"Benton Connor and Sarah OleksykJune 12, 2014 (2014-06-12)1017-1501.73[32]
Rigby is humiliated on the game show Expert or Liar and sets off to redeem himself by locating the show's host and making another appearance.
15232"Catching the Wave"Calvin Wong and Minty LewisJune 19, 2014 (2014-06-19)1017-1571.86[33]
Pops strives to learn how to surf in order to reconnect with nature after having a bad day with it.
Song: "Wipe Out" by The Surfaris
15333"Gold Watch"Andres Salaff and Ryan PequinJune 26, 2014 (2014-06-26)1017-1512.11[34]
Benson's chance of winning a gold watch at the park is jeopardized when he eats too many buffalo wings.
Guest voices: Liam O'Brien as Tango and Travis Willingham as Stash
15434"Paint Job"Toby Jones and Owen DennisJuly 3, 2014 (2014-07-03)1017-1531.90[35]
When Mordecai and Rigby ruin the park house by throwing pizza pouches at it, they're forced to repaint it.
15535"Take the Cake"Hilary Florido and Madeline QueripelJuly 10, 2014 (2014-07-10)1017-1542.18[36]
Mordecai and Rigby have to bake a cake for Mr. Maellard's surprise birthday party after the original cake is ruined.
Song: Flower Duet by Léo Delibes
15636"Skips in the Saddle"Benton Connor and Sarah OleksykJuly 17, 2014 (2014-07-17)1017-1551.68[37]
Skips tries to find his soul mate on a dating show after seeing how happy everyone else is in a relationship.
15737"Thomas Fights Back"Andres Salaff and Ryan PequinJuly 24, 2014 (2014-07-24)1017-1562.00[38]
Thomas tries to save his job and prove his worth by retrieving the park founder's statue after he overhears Benson say that he will be fired due to his lack of work as an intern.
15838"Bachelor Party! Zingo!!"Toby Jones and Owen DennisJuly 31, 2014 (2014-07-31)1017-1591.89[39]
The guys help Skips throw a bachelor party for his cousin Quips.
15939"Tent Trouble"Hilary Florido and Madeline QueripelAugust 7, 2014 (2014-08-07)1017-1601.79[40]
Mordecai accidentally destroys C.J.'s brand new tent and needs help fixing it before she finds out.
Song: "Takin' Care of Business" by Bachman–Turner Overdrive
16040"Real Date"Calvin Wong and Minty LewisAugust 14, 2014 (2014-08-14)1017-1581.85[41]
Mordecai and C.J. want to go on a romantic date.

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