Toast of the Town
Season 5, Episode 3A
Episode name pun on: The idiom with the same name
Airdate: September 12, 2003
Director: Randy Myers
Story: Lauren Faust
Craig Lewis
Craig McCracken
John McIntyre
Amy Keating Rogers
Writer(s): Chris Reccardi
See also
"Octi Gone"
"Divide and Conquer"
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Toast of the Town is the first part of episode 6 of Season 5. It aired on September 12, 2003.


The Mayor wants the Professor to fix his toaster so he can have toast but when the Mayor finds Chemical X, he grows big, so it's up to the girls to save him from a fate worse than running out of pickles.


When the Mayor gets a craving for toast, he discovers his toaster's broken, so he gives it to the Professor to fix, but he accidentally discovers the Professor's secret stash of Chemical X, which the Mayor uses as a hair growth formula. But instead it makes the Mayor grow huge and it's up to The Powerpuff Girls to stop him.


Mayor: Is it done yet?
Professor Utonium: No.
Mayor: How about now?
Professor Utonium: No!
Mayor: Now?
Professor Utonium: No!
Mayor: Now it's done!
Professor Utonium: No, no, no, it's not done.

Professor Utonium: Mayor? He's being too quiet.
(he peeks inside to see what the mayor is doing)
Professor Utonium: Mayor? What are you DOING?!
Mayor: Mayor got hair! Mayor got hair! Yummy X powder made Mayor's hair grow!

Blossom: Professor! What's going on?
Professor Utonium: Oh, it's the Mayor, girls. He got into my Chemical X so I scolded him, and now he's run off pounding.

Mayor: Whaaa!!!!! Mayor too high! Mayor wants to get down! Mayor wants to get down!


  • The scene where Mayor carries Ms. Bellum up the building is a parody of the film King Kong.
  • While snooping around the Professor's lab, Mayor quotes Dee Dee's famous line from Dexter's Laboratory: "Ooooooooh! What does this button do?"
  • The phrase "Toast of the Town" means "A person who is widely admired."
  • In this episode, the Mayor's true incompetent colors are revealed, he's a big spoiled baby in an old short man body.  Even some children about under 10 years old are more mature, responsible, independent and patient than the Mayor.
  • Chemical X and Antidote X also comes in different forms, powder and jelly.
  • The Professor and Miss Bellum act like parental figures to the Mayor in the episode, even though they're both much younger than the Mayor.