After forgetting Mother's Day by playing video games, the teacher pits the students against each other to make the best card. But one kid makes a simple homeade card that makes all the difference, and the teacher gets his comeuppance.




Izzy does a parody of Pac-Man.


Voice actor Role(s)
Deven Mack Chef Hatchet
Alana Bridgewater Chef's Mother
Sarah Gadon Beth
Kristin Fairlie Bridgette
Wyatt White Cody
Emilie-Claire Barlow Courtney
Drew Nelson Duncan
Lilly Bartlam Gwen
Darren Frost Harold
Cory Doran Noah
Scott McCord Owen
  • Izzy appears in the ending credits; however, she has no lines
  • Harold's mother and Gwen's mother can be heard screaming; however they have no lines.
  • A parrot named Steven and a biker speak; however, it's unknown who voiced them.



  • Duncan mentions he doubts he's his mother's favorite, suggesting he may have siblings like in the main continuity.
  • The dining room in Gwen's flashback also appears in Gwen's video message from home where her mother and brother are having a meal with a girl paid to play as her.
    • Said flashback also reveals that in the spinoff, Gwen's teal hair is her natural color and she inherited it from her mother.


  • The angry cat from Cone in 60 Seconds can be seen again in this episode, playing video games with Chef.
  • Harold's Mother's Day Breakfast in Bed carving of his mother's face is a callback to his older self's burrito carving of Leshawna in The Princess Pride.


  • The name of Chef's cat, Catnip Everdeen, is a reference to the protagonist of the Hunger Games franchise, Katniss Everdeen.
  • The quote "Fly my pretties! FLY!" called by Beth as she released her bees is a reference to the Wicked Witch of the West.



See also

Total DramaRama episodes
Venthalla | Duck Duck Juice | Cluckwork Orange | Free Chili | The Date | Aquarium for a Dream | Cuttin' Corners | Sharing is Caring | Ant We All Just Get Along | Germ Factory | Cone in 60 Seconds | The Bad Guy Busters | That's a Wrap | Tiger Fail | A Ninjustice to Harold | Having the Timeout of Our Lives | Hic Hic Hooray | Bananas & Cheese | Inglorious Toddlers | Not Without My Fudgy Lumps | Paint That a Shame | Snots Landing | Know it All | A Licking Time Bomb | From Badge to Worse | Snow Way Out | All Up In Your Drill | Toys Will Be Toys | Stay Goth, Poodle Girl, Stay Goth | Gum and Gummer | Invasion of the Booger Snatchers | Wristy Business | Melter Skelter | The Never Gwending Story | There Are No Hoppy Endings | Too Much of a Goo’d Thing | The Price of Advice | Mother of All Cards | Duncan Disorderly | Soother or Later | Camping is In Tents | Mutt Ado About Owen | Simons Are Forever
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