Episode name reference to/pun on: The idiom "Down in the dumps", referring to depression.
November 5, 1997
Robert Alvarez Craig McCracken (Art Direction)
Down in the Dumps is the third part of the 17th episode in season 2 of Dexter's Laboratory, which aired on November 5, 1997. In this episode, Dee Dee uses her stuffed teddy bear Mr. Fuzzums to annoy Dexter. He then takes the stuffed animal on a pretend trip, which causes Mr. Fuzzums to land at the city dump.