The Tarantula is the upcoming banned episode of "The Amazing World of Gumball". It is set for release in June or July of 2013. This is the first and by so far, the only episode to be uncensored and rated TV-MA-L-V, because of its violence and bad language. This episode will be banned by Cartoon Network, but allowed to be aired on [adult swim] and Comedy Central. This is also the only Amazing World of Gumball episode to be produced by PFFR (or PFFFR) and Williams Street. This marks the final appearance for Mr. Cuddles the Tarantula, and the first appearance of Mr. Cuddles the Tarantula II. The Amazing World of Gumball: Adult Party Cartoon airs on [adult swim] and Comedy Central in 2015.
Gumball knew about Penny's pet, Mr. Cuddles being a tarantula. Gumball is sick of getting poisoned by Penny's pet tarantula, Mr. Cuddles. So this time, Gumball attempts to kill Mr. Cuddles, thus making Penny's little sister cry, thus upsetting the Fitzgeralds, Penny, Mr. Fitzgerald, Mrs. Fitzgerald, and Penny's little sister are all mad at Gumball for killing Mr. Cuddles. Gumball also killed the photo tribute to Mr. Cuddles, making Penny for the first time ever hate Gumball for real, thus making Gumball say a lot of bad words that can only be heard by adults. Gumball finally admits to all of Elmore that he never fought Tina, making all of Elmore very, very angry at Gumball. Gumball got expelled from Elmore Junior High for real. The Fitzgeralds got a new pet tarantula and named it after "Mr. Cuddles", who attempts to kill Gumball. At the end of the episode Gumball went to jail.
- This episode is the first and by so far, the only episode of "The Amazing World of Gumball" to be co-produced by PFFR (or PFFFR) and Williams Street, to be uncensored, to be banned from Cartoon Network, to air on [adult swim] and Comedy Central, and to be rated TV-MA-L-V for violence and bad language.
- The second time Penny's little sister was crying, the first time was in "The Date".
- The first time Gumball killed Mr. Cuddles.
- The last appearance for Mr. Cuddles, but first appearance of Mr. Cuddles II.
- The first time Gumball said a lot of bad words, uncensored.
- The first and only time Gumball & Penny started to hate each other for real.
- The first and only time Gumball went to prison for killing Mr. Cuddles at the end of the episode.
- This is the first episode where Gumball is a good-for-nothing troublemaker, but it's super serious.
- This episode is similar to these profanity filled episodes of kid cartoons:
- "Curses" from The Powerpuff Girls.
- "Sailor Mouth" from SpongeBob SquarePants.
- "The Word of The Day" from Rugrats.
- "Rude Removal" from Dexter's Laboratory.
- "The Bad Word" from Yoko! Jakamoko! Toto!
- "Bleep!" from Arthur.
- "To Bleep or Not to Bleep" from Tiny Toon Adventures.
- "Who Said That?" from Baby Looney Tunes.