A Made Up Story
Season 6, Episode 5
Episode name pun on: A make-believe story and make up.
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See also
"Oops, I Did It Again"
"Little Miss Interprets"
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A Made Up Story is the 5th episode of the 6th season of The Powerpuff Girls, which aired in May 14, 2004.


After the "trashy" look gets replaced with the "dull" look, a villain named Mask Scara awakens. She gives the people of Townsville bad makeovers that are seemingly impossible to remove. She puts it on everyone and everything and there is no help in sight. Buttercup is the fist human victim of Mask Scara. This is not at all to Buttercup's liking. The other two Powerpuffs try to remove the make-up from Buttercup's face, but they are unsuccessful. They try finding Mask Scara to strike her down, but they can't. Suddenly Bubbles also falls victim to Masc Scaras horrible game. But she decides to like her new makeover. Mask Scara then goes wild, putting make-up on everybody in Townsville, no matter if they're good or evil. The only one saved is Blossom (and a few citizens), much to Blossoms liking. Near the end, Professor Utonium has successfully created a cream to ridden Mask Scara's horrible make-up. Bubbles and Buttercup starts fighting over it, eventually causing it to spill on Mask Scara which removes her power and makes all her make-up vanish and Townsville is freed. Blossom once again acts stuck up as Masc Scara didn't smear her with makeup. She proudly claims that everyone received the trashy look but not her as she is smarter than the average Townsville citizen. Then she suddenly trips and falls into the mud, the paint, a sack of flour, and foam peanuts. As a result she looks repulsive and everyone starts laughing at how silly she looks, even the narrator.


Blossom and Bubbles trying to remove Buttercup's hard-to-remove make-up from Mask Scara with a hose.


Major Characters.

Minor Characters.


  •  This is the second time when everyone laughs at Blossom, the first being The Mane Event.
  •  This is the second time when Bubbles and Buttercup wear make-up, the first being City of Clipsville.
  • The mayor broke the fourth wall by arguing with the narrator.
  • This is the only appearance of Mask Scara.
  • Sedusa, and Blossom are the only characters never shown with makeup.


True beauty is skin deep.