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It's a combination of all the previous contests.

Hurtful! is the 23rd episode of Battle for Dream Island. It was released on November 1, 2011. This is the last episode of BFDI that contains a challenge.


Before the intro

The episode begins with all the contestants being metal after eating the Yoylecake from the previous episode. Firey Speaker Box wants the TLC to be fixed, as the middle section was torn apart by a spaceship in Episode 21. Flower is reading a book, annoyed by the noise and she throws a bowling ball at him, but he easily dodges it, and it destroys her Speaker Box instead.

A message falls from the sky that says an Announcer Recovery Center will be built soon, as read by Bubble. It is signed by FlykydFly (and yummysimon4).

The contestants are then used to fix the TLC with their metal. They are melted in a furnace while debating on who should go first (with Ice Cube added for alloy). After being fixed, the TLC has a bulging body, with the word "LOSER" crudely scribbled on it in red marker. The Firey Speaker Box notices that one contestant in TLC is missing, which is Ice Cube. Leafy apologizes to Ice Cube before she is sent to the TLC.

Cake at Stake

At Cake at Stake, the original announcer comes back from the "Announcer Recovery Center" falling from the sky, popping Bubble. The original announcer thinks Firey Speaker Box is an impostor, but he is just his replacement. A replica of the Firey Speaker says he is his clone, and a few more speaker boxes come in, much to the original Announcer's discomfort. A green one throws spiky balls uncontrollably, and even a Cheese Orb is in the mix.

Cheese Orb is used for Cake at Stake when the Announcer cuts it into 4 pieces. Leafy feels bad that Announcer killed the Cheese Orb, and Firey even states that the Cheese Orb was his friend.

Flower and Firey won immunity last episode so they get cake, and Bubble only received 97 votes and is safe, leaving only Spongy and Leafy. Leafy avoids the ax with 287 votes, while Spongy is then eliminated with a new record of 432 votes.

Contestant Votes Percentage
Bubble TeamIcon.png Bubble 97 11.88%
Leafy TeamIcon.png Leafy 287 35.17%
Spongy TeamIcon.png Spongy 432 (Record) 52.94%


Bubble and Leafy going through all the challenges.

The contest is the previous 22 episodes' challenges combined, one by one:

  • Episode 1a: Go across the balance beam.
    Flower pushes Firey and Leafy down because she "needs MORE space". Firey and Leafy then fall into the water. Firey dies and Leafy continues swimming to another contest.
  • Episode 1b: Choose a boat and sail across the Goiky Canal.
    Flower is first and chooses the first boat, which is a motorboat. Bubble chooses a boxy boat, waiting for the boat to float to the land. Firey chooses the cardboard boat while Leafy chooses the lifeboat.
  • Episode 2: Climb the rock wall. Be careful! There are boxing gloves along the way!
    Flower reaches land, but when she saw the rock wall, she remembered she never did this challenge (because Flower was eliminated at that time), and she says it's unfair. Bubble then arrived at the rock wall with Flower. Meanwhile, Firey is struggling to get back, but Leafy is waiting for him at the boats to help him across. Flower tells Bubble to pick her up to get over the rock wall, but because Bubble denied, Flower popped her. Meanwhile, Leafy was eaten by the sea monster in the sea. When they recovered, they swam through the sea. Leafy saw her original lifeboat and gave it to Bubble. Meanwhile, Flower tries to get Firey to throw her up by saying the same thing she said to Bubble. Firey also declines, which results in Flower pushing Firey towards the edge of the island. Leafy saw what was happening and was about to save him but, due to Firey being fire, Leafy burned to death when she came in contact with him, and Firey died because Leafy was unable to save him from falling into the water. Bubble reached the island again and helped Flower by throwing her up, but Flower gets hit by a boxing glove that popped out of the rock wall. Leafy lets Firey ride on her while she swims because he can't swim. But, Flower, who was sent through the air by the boxing glove, knocked Firey off into the water and he died. While this was happening, Bubble finally climbed the wall and passes on to the next challenge.
  • Episode 3: Pass the test.
    Bubble attempts the test for the first time, but she fails. Firey jumps to Leafy, while she's also helping Flower get across to the rock wall island. Bubble attempts to do the test again but she fails once again. Firey helps Flower up, and they and cross the wall while Leafy gets hit by a boxing glove, and falls. Firey and Flower pass the test while Bubble fails for the third time. Leafy climbs the wall and helps Bubble to pass the test, as well as passing the test herself.
  • Episode 4: Make a cake.
    Flower reaches the challenge first, and pulls a clump of dirt out of the ground, and turns that in as her cake. Firey tells her that Coiny is dumb, and to not follow his methods since he used the same strategy in "Sweet Tooth". However, she ignores him and continues to the next challenge. Firey then wastes time by making an actual cake, instead of taking the easy route. Bubble and Leafy pass the test and put two more pieces of dirt on, leaving Firey there alone. Firey questions what Coiny has done to them.
  • Episode 5: Go across the bridge.

Flower attempts to cross the bridge, but trips on a lump and falls into the ravine below. Everybody else passes the bridge successfully.

  • Episode 6: Go across three islands.
    Bubble and Leafy jump over the 3 islands.
  • Episode 7: Solve a jigsaw puzzle.
    Bubble and Leafy jumble their hands over the jigsaw puzzle and complete it.
  • Episode 8: Run to the tree.
    Bubble and Leafy walk past a tree.
  • Episode 9: Do the three-legged race.
    Leafy and Bubble walk with their legs tied in a knot.
  • Episode 10: Cry, ski, and do a handstand.
    Bubble and Leafy cry, jump on skis across the snow, and do handstands while walking across.
  • Episode 11: Float across with a balloon.
    Bubble and Leafy float with balloons.
  • Episode 12: Climb the ladder.
    Bubble and Leafy climb to the top.
  • Episode 13: Find a red ball.
    Leafy and Bubble speed through the challenges until the red ball contest. Bubble picked a red ball, however...


Oh, wait, this is a maroon ball.
  • Episode 14: Fill the basket with bread and jump over the hurdles.
    Bubble puts bread in a basket, and she jumps over a few hurdles.
  • Episode 15: Stand on the platform above vomit and make a taco.
    Bubble jumps on a platform floating above vomit, and jumps off of it, and fumbles her hands around to make a taco.
  • Episode 16: Knock down all 10 pins.
    Bubble grabs a bowling ball and throws it at the bowling pins, knocking them down.
  • Episode 17: Catch 3 Frisbees.
    Bubble catches 3 Frisbees when they were thrown to her.
  • Episode 18: Don't blink.
    Bubble doesn't do anything but walk to the next challenge.
  • Episode 19: Ride the unicycle.
    Bubble hops on the unicycle and moves around.
  • Episode 20: Get in the spaceship and avoid lasers.
    Bubble jumps in a spaceship and maneuvers it to dodge red lasers.
  • Episode 21: Do the long jump.
    Bubble jumps.
  • Episode 22 (final challenge): Escape the volcano.
    Bubble arrives first, but everyone else somehow got there a few seconds later. Flower and Firey climb the pole, but Flower accidentally drops one of her petals and Leafy tries to dodge it, but she lands on and accidentally pushes the "delete pole" button. Leafy wonders what the button could mean, and she finds out seconds later when Firey falls. Luckily, Firey can withstand lava so when he falls in the lava below the pole, he survives. However, Flower spilled a bucket of water onto Firey, extinguishing him just before she falls in herself and burns to death. After an argument between Bubble and Leafy about their friendship, Flower kills Leafy by pushing her into the lava. Flower orders Bubble to throw her out of the volcano, but she throws Flower into the lava instead. She then creates a pole, with the "create pole" button, climbs out of the volcano, and wins immunity.


Firey lets Leafy know that now that there is an Announcer Recovery Center, and that they can kill the Announcer as much as they want, and he'll still come back to give them Dream Island. A few seconds later, a sugar rush spasm of the four contestants repeatedly killing the Announcer in various ways is shown.

  • Flower jumps on the Announcer to crush/squash him.
  • Bubble swallows the Announcer.
  • Firey just sits there, burning the Announcer.
  • Leafy smashes the Announcer with a hammer.

These actions are repeated many times.


Voice actor Roles
Cary Huang Ice Cube/Spongy/Coiny
Michael Huang Firey Speaker Box/Flower/Bubble/Leafy/Firey/Cheese Orb
AT&T/NaturalReader Mike Announcer
  • Triangle Speaker Box, Purple Round Speaker, Hexagon Speaker Box, and Spike Ball Speaker Box appear; but their voices are provided by an unknown actor.
  • Flower Speaker Box appears; however, she does not speak.


  • When Leafy gets angry at Bubble, she had crazy eyes.
  • Despite being popped numerous amount of times in previous challenges, Bubble was only killed once in this challenge(s) deliberately by Flower.
  • The number of deaths:
  1. Firey: 5 times
  2. Leafy: 4 times
  3. Flower: 4 times
  4. Bubble: 3 times
  • All of Firey's deaths are caused by Flower. They are all caused by:
    • Flower pushing Firey into the furnace.
    • Flower pushing Firey off the balance beam into the water.
    • Flower pushing Firey into the water after not agreeing to help her.
    • Flower flying off and hitting Firey in the water.
    • Flower pouring water on Firey.
  • Starting this episode, viewers could not recommend characters based on real people or copyrighted characters.
  • Firey became the last male contestant still competing in this episode after Spongy was eliminated.
  • When the test was being taken (as part of the contest), there is a sign reading episode 3 and the contest in episode 3. The sign itself is just a white Woody asset.
  • Spongy is the last person voiced by Cary to be eliminated.

Continuity references

  • Interestingly, the episode's title, "Hurtful!", is actually said in the previous episode, "Don't Pierce My Flesh".
  • The contestants are still made of metal after eating Yoylecake in the previous episode.
  • Flower is reading "How To Be So Very Dumb", a variation of "How To Be Dumb".
  • The Firey Speaker Box fixes the TLC after it was damaged in "The Glistening".
  • Leafy's quote "Ice Cube, come on down! You can be in my alloy!" is a parody of her own quote "Ice Cube, come on down! You can be my ally."
  • The Announcer is recovered after his death in the previous episode.
  • When the votes are revealed to have dropped again, Leafy begs for the Announcer not cry, as he said he wanted to when the votes dropped in "Power of Three".
  • The contest is a combination of all of the previous contests.
  • Flower pushing Firey and Leafy off the balance beam while saying she needs her space is a direct reference to "Take the Plunge/Part 1".
  • Flower gets angry when she reaches the Episode 2 contest because she never did it before.
  • The answers to the test in the Episode 3 segment are a reference to "Are You Smarter Than a Snowball?".
  • Flower, Bubble, and Leafy all submit dirt cakes like Coiny did.
  • Leafy finds a maroon ball during the challenge, a running gag did during episode 13.


  • The message that falls goes behind Spongy's mouth and eyes but in front of his body.
    Error Under Cheak.jpg
  • At 6:26, there is a blue line in the grass.
  • Flower didn't burn when Firey sat on her.
  • At 1:31, the melting metal overlapped the danger line.
  • As Bubble and Leafy put their clumps of dirt on the "Place Cakes Here" sign, they disappear when Leafy and Bubble do the next challenge.
  • When Firey and Flower died, there is lava in place of the "Delete Pole" button.
  • Firey's right arm is clipped through the TLC when he says hi to Coiny.
  • At the end of this episode, in one frame, Bubble's mouth is missing.
  • Despite being terrible at bowling, as shown in "Bowling, Now with Explosions!" where she hit zero pins, Bubble can roll a perfect strike in the challenge.
  • At 4:46, despite using a life preserver, Leafy did not instantly float back up to the surface when the fish monster that pulled her underwater was eaten.
  • At 6:52, the Squashy Grapes puzzle is floating upwards.


  • The Flower Speaker Box was accidentally killed by Flower with a bowling ball.
  • Bubble, Ice Cube, Firey, Leafy, Spongy, and Flower all melt when they fall in the furnace.
  • Bubble is popped by the Announcer's recovery center.
  • The Cheese Orb is sliced into four pieces by the Announcer.
  • Bubble is popped by Flower.
  • A fish is eaten by a monster, followed by Leafy.
  • Leafy is burnt by Firey trying to save him.
  • Firey is extinguished 5 times throughout the challenge.
  • Flower trips over a rock and falls down a gorge.
  • Flower burns in lava twice.
  • Leafy burns in lava.
  • After the end credits, Bubble, Firey, Flower, and Leafy all constantly kill the Announcer thirteen times at an extremely fast pace.
2011 episodes
Don't Lose Your MarblesHalf a Loaf Is Better Than NoneVomitacoBowling, Now with Explosions!The RevealReveal NovumRescissionGardening HeroThe GlisteningDon't Pierce My FleshHurtful!Insectophobe's Nightmare 2
Battle for Dream Island episodes and other videos
TFI: "Crying Contest" • "Balance Beam" • "Mile Run" • "Elimination Volleyball!" • "Rope Climb" • "Dodgeball" • "Spelling Bee" • "Breath Holding Contest" • "Dice!" • "Spinner" • "Bowling 1" • "Bowling 2" • "Stack 1"* • "Stack 2"* • "Hurdles 1"* • "Hurdles 2"* • "Hurdles 3 and 'WETHFPC'"* • "Jumbo" (partially released)

*not released yet

BFDI1.png BFDI: "Take the Plunge/Part 1 • "Take the Plunge/Part 2" • "Barriers and Pitfalls" • "Are You Smarter Than a Snowball?" • "Sweet Tooth" • "Bridge Crossing" • "Power of Three" • "Puzzling Mysteries" • "Cycle of Life" • "Insectophobe's Nightmare" • "Crybaby!" • "Lofty" • "A Leg Up in the Race" • "Don't Lose Your Marbles" • "Half a Loaf Is Better Than None" • "Vomitaco" • "Bowling, Now with Explosions!" • "The Reveal" • "Reveal Novum" • "Rescission" • "Gardening Hero" • "The Glistening" • "Don't Pierce My Flesh" • "Hurtful!" • "Insectophobe's Nightmare 2" • "Return of the Hang Glider"

BFDIA2.png BFDIA: "Yeah, Who? I Wanna Know" • "Get Digging" • "Insectophobe's Nightmare 3" • "Zeeky Boogy Doog" • "Get in the Van" • "BFDIA 5b" • "No More Snow!" • "It's a Monster" • "The Long-lost Yoyle City"

IDFB3.png IDFB: "Welcome Back"

B.F.B.png BFB: "Getting Teardrop to Talk" • "Lick Your Way to Freedom" • "Why Would You Do This on a Swingset" • "Today's Very Special Episode" • "Fortunate Ben" • "Four Goes Too Far" • "The Liar Ball You Don't Want" • "Questions Answered" • "This Episode Is About Basketball" • "Enter the Exit" • "Get to the Top in 500 Steps" • "What Do You Think of Roleplay?" • "Return of the Rocket Ship" • "Don't Dig Straight Down" • "The Four is Lava" • "The Escape from Four" • "X Marks the Spot" • "Take the Tower" • "How Loe Can You Grow?" • "A Taste of Space" • "Let's Raid The Warehouse" • "Who Stole Donut's Diary?" • "Fashion For Your Face!" • "The Game Has Changed" • "The Tweested Temple" • "The Hidden Contestant" • "Uprooting Everything" • "B.F.B. = Back From Beginning" • SOS (Save Our Show) • "Chapter Complete"

TPOT Abbreviated.png BFDI:TPOT: "You Know Those Buttons Don't Do Anything, Right?"

Shorts: "Thanks for 4 years!" • "BFDI Is Back" • "Paper Towel" • "Ballers" • "Thanks for 4 years of Thanks for 4 years!" • "HELP US get to VIDCON 2019" • "Happy Birthday, Battle for BFDI!" • "BFDI's Road to Half a Billion Views" • "You're A Loser, But..." • "Thanks for 600,000 subscribers!" • "Aw, Seriously?" • "BFB Contestants React to Wiki Comments" • "Thanks for 800,000 subscribers!" • "PUMPKIN 2.0 - BFDI Halloween Shorts" • "If Among Us Was a BFDI Challenge" • "If X-MAS in Among Us was a BFDI Challenge" • "Thanks for 900,000 subscribers!" • "Thanks for 1,000,000 subscribers!" • "Thanks for 4 years of Thanks for 4 years of Thanks for 4 years!

Reanimated specials: "BFDI 1a+1b Reanimated! Fan-made MAP (Multi Animator Project)" • "BFDIA 1 Re-Animated By 95 People! - (Fan-Made)" • "IDFB 1 Re-Animated By 108 People! (Fan-Made)"

Cancelled: Yoylecake Winning Celebration CartoonDecember 2016 ShortBFDIA 6


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