"The Traitor"
Bandicam 2015-12-28 03-42-51-106
Season: 4
Airing Information
U.S. air date: TV: January 28, 2016
VoD: December 28, 2015
U.K. air date: April 11, 2016
International premieres: Spain: May 7, 2016
Hungary: May 10, 2016
Written by: Ben Bocquelet
Guillaume Cassuto
Tobi Wilson
Nathan Auerbach
Daniel Berg
Joe Parham
Storyboarded by: Adrian Maganza
Episode Chronology
"The Wicked"
"The Origins"
"The Traitor" [1]is a nineteenth episode of Season 4 of The Amazing World of Gumball. It is the 135th episode overall.


When Alan ditches Gumball to do something more fun, Gumball is desperate to track him down, taking revenge and make him pay for his betrayal.




Supporting Characters Edit

  • Alan's Parents

Minor CharactersEdit


  • This episode revealed that Alan's father, Dexter, is a surgeon.
  • This episode was released on the Cartoon Network Video App and Video on Demand before it aired on TV on December 28, 2015.
  • This was Melted Cheese Guy's first speaking role in this episode.


  • It's Christmas Eve plays during the part when Gumball attacks Alan for giving im gloves.
  • This is Alan's fourth major role in an episode, the first three were "The Photo," "The Storm," and "The Saint."

Cultural ReferencesEdit

  • The way Gumball cooked dinner is similar to such shown the Youtube comedy channel HowToBasic's videos.
  • Melted Cheese Guy makes his one liner with sunglasses is a reference to the popular opening scenes of CSI: Miami, where the character Lt. Horatio Caine delivers his one-liners before putting on sunglasses.
  • The way the characters (except Bomb Guy) explode when Gumball runs into them while he chases Alan in super speed is a reference to the Metroid series when the main character gets an ability with the same feature.
  • The music that plays in the scene when Gumball and Darwin are "performing surgery" (while actually making a sandwich) and the fact that one of the "surgeons" lost his watch are both references to the Surgeon Simulator game.


  • When Gumball is making dinner, all of the ingredients are live action, but when he throws it in the oven its animated in 2D.
  • On Gumball's first flashback, Masami, Leslie and Darwin was behind Gumball. On the second flashback, Carmen replaced Masami in the scene they were trying to hold Gumball from Alan.
  • When Gumball and Darwin was viewing a photo of Alan's family in a car passing by the Watterson's house, it is shown in the background that they are viewing the photo before it was published in ElmorePlus.
  • When Alan andf his parents went inside the elevator, Dexter's mustache was missing.


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