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"The Dream Warrior" is the seventh episode in Season 8 (and two hundred and twenty-fourth overall) of Regular Show. It aired on September 30, 2016.


The guys help Pops overcome his nightmares.




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  • This marks the first appearance of Anti-Pops, although not named until "Space Escape."
  • The plot for this episode was inspired from a plot idea that J.G. Quintel received via Facebook direct message from a fan, which also inspired the plot for "Sleep Fighter."

Episode Connections

Cultural References

  • The title and the plot may refer to the Nightmare on Elm Street sequel "Dream Warriors", and the Dokken song written for said sequel.
    • This may have a connection with Robert Englund, known for playing Freddy Kruger, portraying Anti-Pops.
  • The song played by Dr. Sweet Dreams is by singer and guitarist Joe Satriani, titled "Always With Me, Always With You."
  • Mordecai and Rigby try to calm Pops down by watching an old cartoon called "Funky Wunky and the Groovy Gang", which is a parody of Hanna-Barbera's "Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!".

Production Notes

  • This marks the seventh and last episode to air during the fourth "Regular Show Bomb."


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