Remember the Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy episode "Who Killed Who"? In the episode, Mandy retrieves some dice from a house; there is a scene where she meets a woman named Ms. Doolin (voiced by Betty White). She is, of course, and elderly woman who converses with Mandy over what Billy had said to Mandy. At the end of the episode, we discover that Ms. Doolin actually beat the Grim Reaper in a staring contest. After she and Mandy scared away Billy, Mandy exits the house. Mandy then looks back and discovers that Ms. Doolin was really a ghost. In the final scene, we discover from a portrait that Grim knew her for quite a long time, and had finally come to reap her soul.
What's more unsettling is the fact that Ms. Doolin had known Grim for so long, almost as if Grim was her friend throughout her entire life...just like Mandy. The similarities are quite shocking, no? Just look at how Ms. Doolin says she constantly beat death, and how Mandy constantly wins over Grim in every episode, such as in arguments or situations. Also, if you look at the pendant that Ms. Doolin is wearing, you can see that it is in fact a spider. Mandy always had an affinity towards spiders, and showed no fear towards Jeff the Spider. Furthermore, look at how Ms. Doolin reacted when Mandy said that Billy didn't allow Mandy to play "Who Killed Who", simply because Mandy was a girl. Ms. Doolin reacted violently, but never really stated why. What if she is remembering those exact words when Billy told her all those years ago?
It should also be noted that at the very beginning of the show, Mandy could have beaten Grim in a staring contest, but in reality she beat him in a limbo competition. Due to Ms. Doolin's old age, she could have confused the staring contest that she had with Billy and the limbo contest that she'd had with Grim.
Mandy could be a very senile old woman who is remembering her child hood memories in the form of Ms. Doolin, and she has begun to imagine what she experienced as a child. However, instead of normal people, she remembers monsters, as she is schizophrenic. Have you not noticed how the show progressively gets weirder and weirder? This could be due to the fact that she is slowly losing her mind, but yet in her imagination, everything that is going on is perfectly ordinary. For example, in S6EP10, the plan to force obedience upon Mandy backfires, and Mandy seemingly takes control of the people around her by simply commanding them to do so. This points to Mandy being the controller of the world, just like a child playing pretend; it also shows what Mandy will inevitably become: an old woman who's soul shall be reaped by Grim.
In her last dying breath, she realizes that Grim had finally won.
I loved this show.
Is it just me or does it seem like Cartoon Network is just using Boomerang to play their old shows. And when they do play old shows it's the same basic ones like tom and Jerry and occasionally looney tunes and the flinestones. They need to bring back shows like billy and Mandy and samurai jack and just like shows from the early 2000s.
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