A Boy Named Sue "A Boy Named Sue" Premiere Order
"Lab on the Run"
"Dos Boot" Dos Boot
A Boy Named Sue "A Boy Named Sue" Production Order
"Lab on the Run"
"If Memory Serves" If Memory Serves
Lab on the Run
Season 3, Episode 6b
Episode name reference to/pun on: The Paul McCartney and Wings album Band on the Run
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Air date March 29, 2002
Production number 305b
Storyboard by David Smith
Directed by Chris Savino, John McIntyre, David Smith (art direction)

Lab on the Run is the second part of episode 6 in season 3 of Dexter's Laboratory that first aired on March 29, 2002. In this episode, two robots (voiced by Martin Mull and Fred Willard) escape from the lab to live a better life and free from Dexter's tyrannical ways.


Two robots (voiced by Martin Mull and Fred Willard) escape from Dexter's lab in order to have a better life and avoid Dexter's totalitarian rule.



  • This is the only episode in which the usual ending theme does not play during the credits. Instead, a reprise of "You're Ridin' that Hog" plays.
  • The title puns off "Band on the Run" (1973), a song and album by the band Paul McCartney and Wings.
  • Mull name-checks Willard when singing "Riding That Hog": "Get it, Fred!"

Production Notes

  • Although this episode premiered in 2002, it was produced in 2001 according to the credits.
    • This episode completed production in April 2001.[1]


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