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Wait, that's it! I'm sleep-inventing!

— Heinz Doofenshmirtz

Candace's plans to hang out with Jeremy are derailed after he becomes interested in playing Phineas and Ferb's newest game, Jetpack Volleyball. Meanwhile, when Dr. Doofenshmirtz discovers he invents "-inators" in his sleep, he decides to go back into his dreams to find out what is happening.

Episode Summary

Candace is in the backyard watching Phineas and Ferb, until Jeremy calls her. Jeremy asks her if she has time to go to his house. To be sure, she asks Phineas what they're going to do, but ends up giving him an idea. Candace then calls Jeremy back and asks him to come to her house instead.

Perry goes into his lair, where he sees a tired Major Monogram on the screen. He apologizes to Perry and explains that he was monitoring Doofenshmirtz all night. Carl wakes him up and tells Perry he should check on Doofenshmirtz.

Meanwhile, Phineas, Ferb, and their friends are getting their jetpacks. Candace goes into the living room where her mom is reading a book and tells her that Jeremy is coming over. When Candace opens the door, she sees Jeremy joining Phineas and Ferb. She can't let Jeremy get into trouble, so she decides to keep Linda inside the house.

At Doofenshmirtz Evil Incorporated, Perry smashes in, interrupting Doofenshmirtz's conversation. Heinz then traps Perry and accuses him of building three inators, but Perry denies. Doofenshmirtz realizes that he built them, so he proceeds to test them. The first one changes his table to confetti, the second changes a chair to a cupcake, and the third hits Norm, causing him to hug Doofenshmirtz.

Meanwhile, the kids and Jeremy begin to play Jetpack Volleyball. Candace is still trying to make Linda not go to the backyard. She pretends that she hurt her finger so her mom can take some time getting a bandage.

At Doofenshmirtz Evil Incorporated, Doofenshmirtz wonders how the inators can be evil, and he then falls asleep. Linda comes back without any bandages and wants to check on the boys. Candace stops her and suggests a game of chess for them to play.

In Doofenshmirtz's dream, his inner version shows him a flashback of how he built the three inators and of his plan of combining them to do evil things and become the ruler of the Tri-State Area. His inner version slaps him after the flashback and Doofenshmirtz instantly wakes up. Norm stops hugging him and drops him on the floor.

Meanwhile, Candace and Linda are still playing chess. Linda has forgotten how to move the knight, so she tries to go outside to ask the boys, but Candace stops her. Candace goes near the slider and pretends that she is talking to her brothers. Linda becomes suspicious of Candace because she isn't trying to bust Phineas and Ferb.

Meanwhile, Doofenshmirtz drags the three inators outside, thinking they are useless, inadvertently making them all like in his flashback. Perry escapes his trap and fights Doofenshmirtz. As Linda tries to go outside, Candace calls the house; Linda goes to the phone, and Candace does a fake voice to tell Linda to stay on the line. The gang finish the game and land on the ground.

At the same time, the first of the inators falls off the balcony, firing a ray. Candace picks up a volleyball, but it is hit and turns into a cake. Norm goes to Doofenshmirtz to give another hug, but he trips and knocks the second inator, which also fires. The ray hits the net, causing it to hug the jetpacks and fly away. Norm throws the last inator after Doofenshmirtz accidentally orders him, which fires and hits the jetpacks, making them explode into confetti. Jeremy goes into the backyard and sees Candace holding a cake. Candace improvises that it's their two month nine day anniversary, and Linda believes her.


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Running Gags

The "Too Young" Line

Dr. Doofenshmirtz: Hey, what are you doing here? This isn't a dream.

Doofenshmirtz's inner-self: Oh, isn't it?
Dr. Doofenshmirtz: No. No, it isn't. (pause)

Doofenshmirtz's inner-self: Aw, crud. (Disappears in a puff of smoke)

Ferb's Line

Jeremy: Wow, you guys are the best. This was truly an amazing day. It's too bad Candace miss the whole thing, and Ferb where did you learn to serve like that?
Ferb: At the Yorkshire Athletic School for In Your Face.

He also shouts "Jetpack!" during the song.

What'cha doin'?


I know what we're gonna do today

Candace:Uh, Phineas, do you know what you're gonna do today?

Phineas: No.
Candace: No jetpacks? No volleyball? No "Where's Perry"?
Phineas: Nope, nothing yet.
Candace: (At phone) Yeah, I think I'm free. I'll be right over.
Jeremy: Cool! See ya in a bit! (Hangs up)
(Candace walks out and closes the gate)
Phineas: (Off-screen) Hey Ferb, I know what we're gonna do today! (Close up of Candace, who is wide-eyed) Let's build jetpacks...
Candace: Oh! (Bends down)

Phineas: (Off-screen) ...And play Volleyball!

Hey, where's Perry?

Phineas: Uh, Candace, have you seen Perry?
Candace: Oh!

Oh, there you are, Perry


Perry's entrance to his lair

He sits on a recliner and falls into his lair.

Evil Jingle

Doofenshmirtz Evil Incorporated!

Memorable Quotes

(Candace's cell phone rings)
Candace: (thinking) Ooh, it's Jeremy! I know who it is!
Candace (thinking) Now, that's bustable behavior! You should tell Mom! Stop telling me what to do!
Doofenshmirtz: (eating cake) Ah, chocolate. Such an evil flavor for-- (sighing) Who am I kidding? This is delicious.
Doofenshmirtz's inner self: That's it, just a little more. Not so hard, you'll over-tighten it! Like your brain! Now, let's get a glimpse at what this baby can do.

(Cake-inator fires)
Skateboarder: Ugh, dude, what happened? Dude, is this cake?
(Hug-inator fires)
Woman: The cake is hugging us!
Man: Don't worry, it's not so bad! We can eat our way out!
(Confetti-inator fires)

Ugh! I can't eat it now, it's covered in paper!
(Doofenshmirtz is seen walking in his dream with a platypus tail and a fedora)
Dr. Doofenshmirtz: Oh, man. This had better be a dream because I don't like where this is going.
(After Doofenshmirtz's inner self explains Doofenshmirtz about the inators)

Dr. Doofenshmirtz: Wait a minute. Now, was that just a fantasy inside a flashback inside a dream?

Doofenshmirtz's inner self: Well, let me put it this way. (He slaps Doof in the face as he wakes up)
Dr. Doofenshmirtz: Why don't you just throw the third one over?

Norm: If you insist! (he does so)

Dr. Doofenshmirtz: NO!
Candace: (thinking) Nice going! You busted yourself! Quiet, you.

Background Information


Production Information

  • This episode aired on Disney Channel On Demand on June 1, 2012.

International Premieres

  • July 14, 2012 (Family Channel)
  • July 24, 2012 (Disney XD Canada)
  • August 16, 2012 (Disney Channel Latin America and Brazil)
  • October 7, 2012 (Disney Channel Asia)
  • October 28, 2012 (Disney XD Spain)
  • November 2, 2012 (Disney Channel Portugal)
  • December 23, 2012 (Disney XD Latin America)
  • September 8, 2013 (RCTI Indonesia)


  • When the inators are being pushed off the balcony, the Confetti-inator becomes the Cake-inator, the Cake-inator becomes the Hug-inator, and the Hug-inator becomes the Confetti-inator.
  • When Perry is leaving his lair, his eye is still in his chair and is not ejected along with his body.
  • When Perry arrives at Doofenshmirtz's building, some debris are seen on the floor. When Perry gets trapped, the debris disappear.
  • Near the end, when Jeremy says "Oh, great", his eyebrows disappear.
  • When the gang finish playing jetpack volleyball, the Fireside Girls disappear.



  • Inception - Doofenshmirtz questions his fantasy in a flashback within a dream, which is likely a reference to the plot of this film.
  • Pavlov's Dog - Linda mentions having a "Pavlovian go outside" response, alluding to the Pavlov's Dog experiment.



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