"Store Wars" is the first episode of the first season of the animated comedy series BlooJ's Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends. It originally aired on The Bloo DeTour, Nick at Nite and MTV in the United States on August 18, 2000. The episode follows the day of Madame Foster's birthday coming around and Frankie has forgotten to buy streamers, so Mr. Herriman orders her to go get some. Mac, Bloo, Eduardo, Wilt, Coco, Ren, Stimpy, SpongeBob, and Shrek tag along, but wander off while in the mall and get into various scrapes, slowing Frankie down.

"Store Wars" was written by Matthew Chaudhary and directed by Peter Avanzino, both firsts in the BlooJ's Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends series. The title "Store Wars" is a reference to Star Wars. This episode was rated TV-14.



Cultural references

  • Coco is seen working at "Wiener on a Stick" while wearing a red blue yellow and white carnival style uniform is a parody of "Hot Dog on a Stick".
  • This episode's title is a reference to Star Wars.
  • Frankie: (To Herriman) "Here's your streamer, Bugs." This is a reference to the popular Warner Brother's character, Bugs Bunny.
  • The Victorian Indescribles lingerie store at the mall is a spoof of Victoria's Secret.
  • The Seared store at the mall is an obvious spoof of the famous department store, Sears.


Reviews for the episode were generally positive

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