"The Rerun"
Season: 5
Broadcast number: 157
Production code: GB501
Airing Information
U.S. air date: September 5, 2016
U.K. air date: November 11, 2016
Written by: Ben Bocquelet
Joe Parham
Nathan Auerbach
Daniel Berg
Tobi Wilson
Storyboarded by: Adrian Maganza
Aurelie Charbonnier
Episode Chronology
"The Disaster"
"The Stories"

"The Rerun"[1] is the first episode of Season 5 of The Amazing World of Gumball. It is the 157th episode overall.


Gumball tries to stop Rob from destroying his life.




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Supporting CharactersEdit

Minor CharactersEdit


  • This episode is a continuation of "The Disaster."
  • This episode was originally titled "The Disaster: Part Two".
  • This episode was supposed to be the first episode to be aired for Season 5, but the second Season 5 episode "The Stories" aired first.
  • This episode once again has several fourth wall breaks:
    • The song which the Wattersons sing in the car has the same tune as the ending theme music.
    • When Darwin once again reads the subtitles, plus Gumball rearranging them, and when Darwin accidentally swallows most of them.
    • When Rob presses the "eject" button and makes Banana Joe explode.
    • When Rob presses the "rewind" button pointing at Gumball's parents, and they get younger.
    • When Rob accidentally hits "zoom," and the camera hits both of them.
    • Once again when Rob changes the brightness, framing, and contrast of the picture.


Cultural ReferencesEdit

  • A cartridge resembling the infamous E.T. Atari game is seen floating in the Void.
  • The scene where Rob and Gumball fight again and Gumball blocks him with ease could be a possible reference to The Matrix.


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