The Takedown is the first episode of Season 5.
|Running time:||10 minutes|
|U.S. air date:||December 17th 2016, 7:30 PM|
|U.K. air date:||December 19th 2016, 7:30 PM|
|International premieres:||All Other Places: December 20th 2016, 9:30 PM|
|Written by:|| Ben Bocquelet|
Episode Director: Antoine Perez
|Storyboarded by:|| Oliver Hamilton|
The Wattersons' House gets destroyed and they need to rebuild it.
[The Episode starts with Gumball and Darwin playing Dodge or Dare.]
Gumball: Okay Darwin, We're close to beating it!
Darwin: LET'S DO IT!!
[A wrecking ball accidentally destroys the Wattersons' House, Richard is then seen taking a bath, Nicole is doing chores and Anais was playing with Daisy. ]
Gumball: WHAT THE WHAT!?
Richard: AHHH!! THE DUST HAS FALLEN INTO ME!
Anais: What the...
Darwin: OUR HOUSE!
Nicole: I AM GOING TO KILL WHOEVER JUST WRECKED THE HOUSE!
[The Construction men are seen with a wrecking ball controller. ]
Construction Man #1: Oh god! Let's get outta here before we get killed!
[Gumball and Richard chase after the Construction Men, While Darwin is freaking out and Nicole and Anais are angry.]
Gumball: HOW DARE YOU DESTORY MY HOUSE!
Richard: I only have a towel on but my house had so many good things! It costed a million bucks! You Monsters!
[The scene is then seen at Nicole and Anais thinking.]
Anais: I know what we can do! Let's find all the money we've saved over the years and let's rent a house we can afford!
[Nicole and Anais search for money but they could only find $300.]
Nicole: Just 300 dollars?! But a house in Elmore costs 1203 and higher!
[Gumball and Richard give up and run back to the house.]
Gumball: We're homeless now! Where will we live now?!
Darwin: Hmmm.... Maybe let's ask one of our friends if we could live with them.
[The Wattersons go to The Fitzgerald's house and ring the doorbell.]
[Patrick opens the door.]
Patrick: Oh. you.... Whaddya want now?
The Wattersons: We're homeless.
[Penny heard what the Wattersons just said.]
[Penny rushes downstairs.]
Penny: You can live with us!
Penny: Can we atleast let them stay for a day dad?
Richard: Please..? I'll share all of my hotdogs but not the mustard ones with you!
Richard: YESSSSS!!!!! [Rushes to the living room and sleeps on the couch.]
Gumball, Darwin, Anais & Nicole: [Facepalm]
[The scene then shows all the shenanigans they had during the day.]
[A day is done.]
Patrick: Well, A day is over now. Now go. You're NOT staying.
[The Wattersons leave.]
[Patrick slams the door.]
Nicole: Well we're gonna have to get money to repair or afford a new house.
Anais: What if we can break into an ATM, and take some money to rebuild our house!
Darwin: Isn't that illegal?
Anais: No, Elmore isn't aware of those stuff.
Gumball: But your gonna have to go in there cause nobody other than you is the smallest to fit in there!
Anais: UGHHHHH, Fine!
[The scene cuts to Food n' Stuff, With the Wattersons buying a rope.]
Nicole: How much is it?
Larry: 12 dollars and 10 cents.
[Nicole grabs money from her wallet and purchases the rope.]
[The Scene then cuts to an ATM.]
Gumball: Alright, So here's the plan, Darwin, Dad and Mom! Make sure nobody sees! I'll hold the rope and Anais will go in and get some cash!
[Gumball takes holds the rope and Anais perfectly fits in.]
[Inside the ATM is seen, Lots of money is there.]
Anais: [shouts] A little more lower Gumball!
[Gumball lowers the rope.]
[Anais grabs the money, In equal she gets 35,020 dollars and 914 cents.]
Anais: [shouts again] Now get me up!
[Donut Sheriff comes and is looking around for criminals.]
Darwin, Richard and Nicole: [gasp] Hurry!
[Gumball uses all of his pressure and gets Anais up, She comes up high, But thankfully Donut Sheriff wasn't looking at the Wattersons.]
Random Girl: [sees them coming with Money] [gasp] SECURITY!
[Donut Sheriff walks to the girl.]
Donut Sheriff: What ya hoodlum?
Random Girl: That family is stealing money from the ATM!
Donut Sheriff: Thats impossible! Tell ya what. I think you wanna play! How about we play a game of Tag? I'll be it!
Random Girl: N--
Donut Sheriff: Run cause here I come!
Random Girl: B-- Ughhh!..
[The girl goes far in the distance as Donut Sheriff chases him.]
The Wattersons: [sigh relieved.]
Anais: Now let's pay for the rebuilding of our house!
[The Wattersons are then seen, Doing what they were doing before their house was destroyed.]
[The episode ends.]
- The Wrecking ball has a medium-sized Sticky note on it saying "...the void is near."
- Gumball's "WHAT THE WHAT?!" in this episode is a lot more louder than usual.
- Linto makes his debut before his major appearance episode.
- This episode along with The Specie were released On-Demand on 1st January 2017, Possibly as a New Year gift.
- This episode was produced during Season 3's run!