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Ooba wooba grooba shmooba?
 
Donut

Questions Answered is the 8th episode of Battle for BFDI, and the 39th episode overall of the Battle for Dream Island series. It was released on March 10, 2018.

Plot

Cold open

Gelatin inspects Fries' fries, stating that some of them seem to be "swollen". Fries gets mad, believing that "swollen" is Gelatin's new slang word for "overweight". Gelatin denies this, but Match walks by, stating that Bubble has been looking swollen lately. Gelatin then says that two of Fries' fries looked "yellowed", "bulbous", and seem to be "wiggling". Fries is now visibly angry, and tells Gelatin to "eat someone else's innards". Gelatin then slides over to Barf Bag, implying that Gelatin wants to eat the barf that is in her, who greets Gelatin while doing the intro pose Four would normally do.

Before Cake at Stake

Donut and Cake look at Clock, who's being used as a Cake at Stake alarm clock. He ticks, and then tocks. When Clock's alarm goes off, Donut says that Cake at Stake is beginning.

Cake at Stake (on the Moon)

On the Moon, which A Better Name Than That and Bleh are still stranded on it, watch Donut broadcasting himself through TV. Donut, calling himself a "bagel brain", announces that he will host the Cake at Stake through there, which makes Lollipop from Bleh laugh since "bagel brain" was the nickname she gave him. Donut's arms pass through the TV screen as he forcefully grabs her lips and shuts her mouth to make her stop. Tennis Ball asks Donut how he's doing this despite him being on Earth. Donut attributes this ability to his new camera, which can also transmit matter along with light. Basketball, acknowledging this, then tells him to get both teams back on Earth, but he can't, for the transmission only goes one way. Lollipop uses that to her advantage and bites Donut's hands. When Donut tries pulling his hands out, they are stuck in the camera and therefore stuck on the moon.

Donut exclaims that he cannot hold this position and then finds out a way to unite the Earth with the moon. Donut clips some grass in between his legs and then starts to warp Earth through his camera. This is successful, as after this is done, the Earth's surface is now right above the Moon. TV comes back to everyone else from space. The camera is floating around earth. The objects then jump back onto Earth, and with ABNTT back, Cake at Stake can continue.

Cake at Stake (on Earth)

Donut begins Cake at Stake near the Lavatories. The whole ABNTT launch themselves into Donut's hole, making it harder for him to speak. 22,238 votes were cast, and the cake for the Cake at Stake is the Firey Speaker Box, chopped up into seven pieces. Firey is shocked, and Donut says it's just "tit for tat", which is a reference to Donut's chopped corpse being used in Get in the Van.

Tennis Ball, Blocky, TV, Grassy and Basketball are all safe, getting Firey Speaker Box pieces. While Robot Flower broke the signal due to an "explosive" that would later kill Remote, she was safe anyways. It narrowed down to Golf Ball and 8-Ball. Donut announces that Golf Ball is safe and 8-Ball is out.

8-Ball is launched between the Earth and the Moon, and Donut teases him for being eliminated in the eighth episode. 8-Ball denies having a favorite number, but Donut interrupts and eliminates him by turning gravity back on. 8-Ball is crushed between the Earth and the Moon and Saw accidentally inhales the fumes from 8-Ball being crushed.

The contest

The contest is a quiz show, and getting one question right would result in the team that answered correctly being safe. As Donut is about to announce the first question, Bubble has a flashback to "Are You Smarter Than a Snowball?" in BFDI, where she remembers Pencil saying that she is so dumb she can't even count to three. However, before she can answer question one, Pen buzzes in the correct answer, making his team, Death P.A.C.T. safe.

As a result, Bubble is belittled by Match and Snowball. After Donut announces question two, Bubble gets nervous, as both Match and Snowball give her the evil eye. When Bubble buzzes her answer, it is wrong, making Match demote Bubble from a "bember" to a "bemb".

Meanwhile, at Free Food, Stapy, instead of answering the question, is building something resembling a buzzer made with a popper, cardboard box, and tape that was removed from Puffball. Cloudy buzzes in his answer, and gets it correct, making BEEP safe and Fries upset. Meanwhile, Barf Bag continues to struggle, despite Donut giving her easy questions, attempting to ensure his team safety. She blames it on her reflexes, but Lollipop states that it's her "barf molecules".

Question three is the result of snow and gasoline being mixed. Barf Bag still can't figure out the answer, and Saw attempts to buzz in "glue", the correct answer, but accidentally says "eight" instead. Book comforts her, saying that everyone makes mistakes occasionally.

Barf Bag is still struggling. Meanwhile, Cake knows the answer, but is scared to buzz his answer in fear due to Loser's elimination and Loser not being there to support him. That's when Pin gives a motivational speech, motivating Cake to buzz in his answer, getting it correct.

Donut tells Barf Bag he can't take her struggling anymore, so he asks her to recall what he sees when he looks at his teammates, which he said in a speech only his teammates heard. Saw says "eight", which is debatably correct, but wrong. Then Barf Bag gets the answers correct, giving Team Ice Cube! safety. Donut is overjoyed, but Stapy complains the question was biased.

Question five is 1 + 1, which even Saw herself can't say due to her only saying "eight". Donut says that his duty as host is to punish Saw for this, and plays an audio tape of Four's screech. However, it does not affect Saw. When Donut points the recorder towards himself, he gets screeched anyway. Golf Ball buzzes in her answer, which is correct.

The sixth question is to name the past tense of "eat". Saw buzzes in "eight" once again, due to 8-Ball's fumes, and Donut is about to call her out for being wrong. However, since the correct answer "ate" and response answer "eight" sound alike, Saw gets it correct.

Final two

The final two teams yet to get an answer a question correctly are iance and Free Food. The final question is to name Donut's favorite season and Stapy guesses winter. He is incorrect, and while Puffball pushes the fake buzzer to iance, he pretends to be dismayed.

Bubble knows the answer, but the fake buzzer doesn't work and gives Stapy time to buzz in the correct answer - summer. Donut announces that iance is up for elimination, but Match objects and shows Donut the footage via Camera of Stapy cheating, resulting in Free Food being Disqualified and up for elimination instead.

Stinger

Fanny approaches Bubble, telling her that Match didn't know the answers either and calls Match a hypocrite. Bubble thanks her for the information, and Fanny says that she hates Match.

Votes

22,238 votes were cast.

Contestant Votes Percentage of votes
TennisBall TeamIcon Tennis Ball 500 2.25%
Blocky TeamIcon Blocky 1,420 6.39%
TV TeamIcon TV 2,578 11.59%
Grassy TeamIcon Grassy 2,737 12.31%
Basketball TeamIcon Basketball 3,035 13.65%
RobotFlower TeamIcon Robot Flower 3,105 13.96%
GolfBall TeamIcon Golf Ball 4,049 18.21%
8Ball TeamIcon 8-Ball 4,814 21.66%

Rankings

These rankings are based on the person who said the correct answer first on their respective team.

  1. DeathPACT - Answered by Pen
  2. BEEP - Answered by Cloudy
  3. Losers - Answered by Cake
  4. TTeamIceCube - Answered by Barf Bag
  5. BetterName - Answered by Golf Ball
  6. Bleh - Answered by Saw
  7. Iance - Answered by Bubble; originally UFE, but declared safe after Match showed the footage
  8. FreeFood - Answered by Stapy; originally safe, but declared Disqualified and UFE after Match showed the footage

Question responses

  • Question 1: Ooba wooba grooba shmooba?
    • Correct Answer: Frooba dwooba. (Answered by Pen)
  • Question 2: Queeky beeky, floop floop?
    • Responses: Zop zap (Bubble)
    • Correct Answer: Gluck gluck hork pork. (Answered by Cloudy)
  • Question 3: What is snow + gasoline?
    • Responses: Eight (Saw, due to 8-Ball's fumes)
    • Correct Answer: Glue. (Answered by Cake)
  • Question 4: What does Donut see when he looks at his teammates?
    • Responses: Eight (Saw, due to 8-Ball's fumes)
    • Correct Answer: Hope, strength, ingenuity, and no one being quite like Firey Jr.. (Answered by Barf Bag)
  • Question 5: What's 1 + 1?
    • Responses: Eight (Saw, due to 8-Ball's fumes)
    • Correct Answer: Two (Answered by Golf Ball)
  • Question 6: What's the past tense of "Eat"?
    • Correct Answer: Eight (Answered by Saw, due to 8-Ball's fumes; although misunderstood as "Ate" by Donut.)
  • Question 7: What's Donut's favorite season?
    • Responses: Winter (Stapy, incorrect intentionally)
    • Correct Answer: Summer. (Bubble and Stapy. Stapy initially earned the point after sabotaging Bubble but lost it due to Match's recording causing his team to be up for elimination.)

Table

Ooba wooba grooba shmooba? Queeky beeky, floop floop? What is snow + gasoline? What does Donut see when he looks at his teammates? What's 1 + 1? What's the past tense of "eat"? What's Donut's favorite season? Final Results
Death P.A.C.T. Frooba dwooba. Pen TeamIcon
BEEP Gluck gluck hork pork. Cloudy TeamIcon
The Losers Glue Cake TeamIcon
TIC Hope, strength, ingenuity, and no one being quite like Firey Jr. BarfBag TeamIcon
ABNTT 2 GolfBall TeamIcon
Bleh Eight Cubed,saw Eight Cubed,saw Eight Cubed,saw Eight (Ate) Cubed,saw
Iance Zop zap Bubble TeamIcon Summer Bubble TeamIcon
FreeFood Winter (Original Answer) Stapy TeamIcon

Summer Stapy TeamIcon

Legend

     CORRECT - This team answered the question and got it correct.

     INCORRECT - This team answered the question and got it wrong.

     CORRECT & INCORRECT - This team answered the question several times and differently answered correct or incorrect.

     MEANT OTHER ANSWER - This team answered the question correctly, but meant something other than that.

     ALREADY CORRECT - This team already got a question correct, so they didn't need to answer again.

     DID NOT ANSWER - This team did not answer the question that was provided by the host.

     UP FOR ELIMINATION - This team is up for elimination.

     ORIGINALLY UFE - This team was originally UFE but another team was found cheating.

Credits

Voice Acting

Contestants that are currently dead are not present.

An asterisk (*) means that the character doesn't have any lines in this episode.

Deaths

  • Firey Speaker Box is broken into 7 pieces as the cake during Cake at Stake.
  • 8-Ball is crushed by the Earth and the Moon's gravitational pulls and his remains, in fumes, get inhaled by Saw

Continuity references

Cultural references

  • When Grassy enters Donut's mouth, the death sound from Roblox is heard.
    • Similarly, when the rest of A Better Name Than That enters Donut's mouth, the hurt sound from Minecraft Beta is heard.

Trivia

  • This is the second BFB episode not written by Michael Huang. The first being Four Goes Too Far.
  • Barf Bag triggers the intro for this episode, making her the first female to do so.
    • She is the fifth contestant to do that as well. The first four are Snowball, Spongy, Grassy and Bomby.
    • She is also the third Team Ice Cube! contestant to do it.
  • This marks the first time A Better Name Than That lost a member.
  • 8-Ball was the third male contestant eliminated in a row, along with Loser and Roboty.
  • 8-Ball's elimination is coincidental, considering that the number 8 is on him and that he was eliminated in BFB 8. This would be the second coincidental elimination in a row.
  • The least and most voted contestants, Tennis Ball and 8-Ball are both voiced by Cary Huang. They also appear to both be balls.
  • Death P.A.C.T. Is the first team to ever get 3 wins and get 2 wins in a row.
  • Additionally, BEEP has gotten second place twice in a row
  • This episode has the person with the most votes as having the smallest proportion of all total votes, at just 21.6% and 4814 votes.
  • Pen and Cloudy are the only members of their respective teams to have speaking roles in this episode.
  • This is Barf Bag and Lollipop's first fight since Why Would You Do This on a Swingset.
  • This is the second time voting icons have been revealed of contestants who weren't up for elimination in the episode. The first time was in Getting Teardrop to Talk with Book and Ice Cube's icons.
  • In iance's voting screen, the letters aren't ABCDEFG, but IJKLMNO.
  • This is the first time in BFB that the votes have gone down.
  • Although some of the contestants are still dead and most of them haven't changed (like in BFB 7), Needle somehow managed to detach herself from Naily.
  • This is the first BFB episode where a character breaks the fourth wall (not including when the ones that are UFE are revealed).
  • When Saw answered question 4 with "Eight", Donut said, "Debatably correct, but no" Cary explained in a Humany video that this is because, at the time there were 8 members of Team Ice Cube (Including himself) that Donut can see.
  • This is the first even-numbered episode of Season 4 without Recommended Characters.
  • Around 3:20, the Liar Ball made a cameo on TV during the Cake at Stake.
  • It is revealed in this episode that Match is flexible.
    • Although, this doesn't make any sense because she's made out of wood.
    • She is possibly made of Pinewood, a type of wood that is flexible.
  • Match pushing the voting screen and jumping out may be a reference to Thanks for 4 years!, because in that video Pen does something similar.
  • Despite Donut's favorite season being summer, he was eliminated back in Get Digging, which happened in Summer 2012.
  • This is the second time Camera appears in the season, but they look angry.
    • You can also hear the BFB OST "The Show" playing from the camera's recording.
  • The dead characters from the previous episode — Taco, Remote, Naily, Balloony, and Bell — have not been recovered and are therefore absent in this episode.
  • This is the first episode where Four makes no appearance.
    • His screeching is present though, but recorded.
  • This episode marks the first time that Earth and Moon together can be seen in one scene.
  • Donut's snap is the same sound from Ballers.
    • Another sound is when Saw inhales the fumes, which is the 'snatch' sound from BFDI 1a
  • 8-Ball is the first ball to be eliminated from BFB.
  • Cloudy saying "Gluck Gluck Hork Pork" is a reference to one of the Cake at Stake songs (hork hork hork glorp glorp...).
  • In the .fla files when Match shows Donut the footage at the end of the episode, there is an extended version of Donut watching the footage.
  • This is the first episode to be released on Saturday in the Pacific Time Zone.
  • When Saw replies 8 to the question involving the team speech, Donut refers it to debatably correct, as his team consists of 8 members during the speech.
  • While Donut was displaying the 8th challenge, Bozo's asset could be seen when A Better Name Than That's buzzer appears.
  • Lollipop has Spongy's BFDI asset when Donut jams her lips closed.
  • This was the first episode in which an eliminated contestant, in this case being 8-Ball, was confirmed to be killed during his elimination.
  • This is the first Pacific Time Saturday Episode.

Goofs and Errors

  • At 4:55, Woody has no arms.
  • Match from 0:10 switched places from the bottom left screen to the top right screen in 0:26.
    • Pie can also be seen with no limbs, and Basketball has no legs.
      • This could be because Pie was sitting and facing inside the pedestal.
  • Donut's camera didn't return to normal size after transporting the Earth through the moon.
  • When Lollipop appeared on screen to ridicule Donut for referring to himself as "Bagel Brain," a couple of frames showed the stars from the background in the foreground over her eyes
    • This could be possibly be intentional though, as they could just be a glistening effect.
  • When Lollipop realizes that the camera screen is only a one way passage, Basketball is in the background. However, when Lollipop bites Donut’s hands, Basketball and TV vanishes.
  • During the beginning of the challenge, Flower looks a bit smaller than usual.
  • During the beginning of the challenge, Firey is not burning.
  • For a brief frame at 5:41, Bubble's mouth is not colored in.
  • At 5:49, Donut loses his arms and Bubble has no mouth. However, this might of been to add drama through their appearance.
  • From 5:48 to 5:56 Bubble has no legs.
  • When Donut is saying the question is supposed to be easy, Barf Bag was talking without moving her lips.
  • When Saw says "Oh, this is easy!", for a brief moment, her mouth is not colored.
  • At 6:35-6:48, Puffball's face is larger than normal.
  • At 9:41-9:50, Bubble's mouth is gray.
  • At 10:02, Match is bigger than usual.
  • You can hear a thump at the end of one of Match's schedules.

Soundtrack

Timestamp Soundtrack name
0:00 - 0:27, at the beginning of the video. Flop
0:31 - 0:50 - MUSIC OF FOUR'S 3D HAND -, The intro of BFB.
1:07 - 2:51, a song composed by Michæl and Cary. Ballers
3:02 - 4:09, 5:18 - 5:48, 6:06 - 6:22, a song which frequently appeared throughout this episode. Branchless
4:20 - 4:29 Unknown
4:42 - 4:47 Unknown
4:56 - 5:05 Unknown
7:22 - 7:58 Hush
8:24 - 9:04 - CONSY -
9:11 - 9:55 - BLACKCOMB -
9:55 - 10:01, 10:13 - 10:38 The elimination song. Lade
10:08 - 10:11 The Show


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