"Bart Oates"
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Season 4, Episode 10
Original air date December 3, 2006
Production code 407
Written by Matt Maiellaro
Dave Willis
Guest star(s) Bart Oates (himself)
Jay Edwards (Chicago band member)
William Snyder FAIA (Chicago band member)
Featuring Carl Brutananadilewski, Bart Oates
Also Appearing Frylock, Meatwad, Shake, Jimmy Tree Wizard
Parental Advisory TV-MA (Original Rating)

TV-14-DLSV (First Re-rating) TV-14-DLV (Second Re-rating)

Aqua Teen Hunger ForceSeason 4
"Dirtfoot" · "Boost Mobile" · "Deleted Scenes" · "Dickesode" · "Hand Banana" · "Party All the Time" · "Global Grilling" · "Grim Reaper Gutters" · "Moonajuana" · "Bart Oates" · "Antenna" · "Ezekial" · "Carl Wash"

"Bart Oates" is the tenth episode of the fourth season of Aqua Teen Hunger Force and the 65th episode overall.


Meatwad and Master Shake call Frylock late at night, having been thrown in jail for a D.U.I. while driving Carl's car. The next morning, Carl discovers his car missing, finds a post-it note on the curb saying "Thanks for car, M.S.", and tries to peddle shoddy Giants uniforms he commissioned to be made to Frylock. Later in Carl's room, Bart Oates appears, much to Carl's excitement. Carl recounts his stats and the many games of Oates' he watched, then reveals how he had hoped Oates would become injured after he transferred to the 49ers. Oates reveals that it was because of this that he had to get knee surgery and retire. Bart reappears several more times, giving Carl advice on how to be a better person and improve his life. He tutors him on being polite to Frylock, convinces him to bail Shake and Meatwad out of jail, and forces him to apologize to the grave of an elderly man he ran over, and to the band Chicago, who he swindled by selling counterfeit Chicago shirts (they weren't even good counterfeits, as they said "Chicano" instead of "Chicago"). Oates finally leads Carl to Linda Hamilton's house, and instructs Carl to kill her, so she won't give birth to John Connor, who will lead the resistance to the rise of the machines. Bart claims he's been sent by them, and reveals how when he got his surgery, he was implanted with computers. Bart rips apart his skin, revealing his insides, and Carl notes that most of his interior work is just old garbage, a discovery that dismays Bart Oates. Alarms go off at the house and Carl flees.

Sometime later, Frylock picks a BB pellet out of Carl's brain, wondering how it got there. In a flashback, we see that Bart Oates convinced Shake to shoot Carl from outside his house. The episode ends with Meatwad says he need to smuggle a daiquiri up his butt.


  1. Carl is killed after Master Shake shoots a pellet into the inside of his brain.


  • During the jail scene when Shake is on the phone, in the background is a man stabbing another man repeatedly, and later he is lying on the ground with blood all over his chest.
  • When Carl was younger, he had the same hair as his wig from "The Clowning".
  • The hobo from "Spirit Journey Formation Anniversary" and "Gee Whiz" makes a third appearance in this episode, he was also in jail and told Meatwad to smuggle a daiquiri up his butt.
  • In this episode, one will notice that Bart Oates' number on his jersey is 6.5. His actual number while on the Giants was 65.
  • This episode is the only MA-rated episode to have it's rating lowered.
  • This is the first episode in which a jail is shown.
  • Frylock mentioned not liking sports before in Super Bowl.