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Because They Could
Season 3, Episode 5
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Air date July 25th, 2020
Written by Matt Maiellaro
Directed by Matt Maiellaro
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Because They Could is the 27th episode of 12 oz. Mouse overall. It is the sixth episode of Season 3, and aired on July 25th, 2020.


Roostre escapes Spider from the World of Muck and finds himself in a desert with a well-armed precocious monster-killing Kid camping out. Peanut Cop and Golden Joe break out of an underwater prison on jet skis and ride across the ocean on them. Aria, Fitz, and Eye fend off a Tie-Bot attack, to Aria realizing that Professor Wilx is working for Shyd Industries. The Man-Woman witnesses the Box of Worlds opening, that contains an image of Wilx.


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  • The World of Muck is showed to have bodies of water, underwater snake's with blonde hair and rip-cages, three flames of fire, and a underwater trap door the exit is located in the Desert from a dirt pile with two skulls and bones seen.
  • The Kid is shown to hold a dead centipede on a wooden stick when he encounters Roostre for the first time.
  • After being questioned by an unnamed kid about a "squirrel," meaning Skillet, Rooster describes the character as being a "chinchilla clip-art thing."
  • The Kid has a eyeball gun that shoots out a beam.
  • The desert monster that the Kid kills with his eyeball gun has it' heart fall on the ground and the heart flies away with vampire styled wings.
  • Roostre mentioned he got his hook from the hook store when the Kid asked about where he got his hook from.
  • Oddly enough the Tie-Bots are mentioned by the Kid as he would wake them up.
  • Like Golden Joe, when Kiki is shown to be kicked out, and carrying her stereo and finds jet skies in glass, she does start riding jet-skis in order to find his love interest Golden Joe, later in "Prime Time Nursery Rhyme."
  • Golden Joe calls Peanut a "Peanut Head" were both on the two different jet skies.
  • Mouse's flashback is based off the tie-bot attack in "Invictus".
    • While Skillet is mentioned in the episode, he doesn't appear in the said flashback.
  • A video of Mouse, Aria and Eye encountering and facing off the Tie-Bots was released on YouTube on June 11, 2020 and was called "Exclusive Season 3 Clip: Tie Bot Battle."
  • The Tie-Bots are shown to have a tie-bot bomb which later explodes, and causes Aria also to fall in the water.
  • The Eye's arm is used again and he uses a another one to crush a tie-bot.
  • Destroyed parts of T.O.P.A.Z. is shown as the orange car is still severely damaged, the missile is again to explode along with the bullet cannon Fitz uses to destroyed the Tie-Bots.
  • After the Box of Worlds opens and forms the powers of a red triangle, all of the Man-Woman's images scream after the Man-Woman screams along with the one with her and the horse that makes a demonic laughing sound due to her discovering Wilx and Clock in the said box.
  • This is the final episode of the season where the Industry Man's human form doesn't make any appearance in a episode.