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The Confounding Concoction of the Crooked Combotato is the 36th episode of The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants.


A fierce game of plot potato takes an unexpected turn when Melvin unleashes one of his most fiendish—and carb-loaded—creations yet.


  • Each of the characters' chapters are drawn in a different art style.
    • Jessica's version is drawn in a anime inspired style. 
    • Stanley's version is drawn in a 2000s Disney XD-ish style
    • Dressy's version is drawn close to the normal art style but much brighter.
    • Erica's version is drawn with a more serious and realistic art style.
    • Gooch's version has flat colors and a lineless style.
  • Moral: It's important to cooperate and contribute when you're part of a team.
  • Captain Underpants picks up Harold and George while they're soaking wet after running through the rain, and he doesn't turn back into Mr. Krupp, possibly all the water on them is touching him, but is not strong enough to turn him back into Mr. Krupp.
  • Shown in the beginning, Everybody has the skills to win a various dangerous camp games on their own except for Melvin. However, if he had some sort of invention, he would probably had succeed.
  • It was revealed Melvin still has a crush on Erica in this episode after 2 seasons.
  • Jessica calls Captain Underpants "Captain Underwear" in her part of the story.
  • When Combotato said, "We will, we will mash you," it was a homage to the song "We Will Rock You" by Queen.
  • When the kids return to the ropes course, Melvin is seen walking with them. This is likely a continuity error.