"Circus Midgets" is the third episode of the third season of The Ren & Stimpy Show, and aired on November 26, 1993.




Ren and Stimpy learn why you should never hitchhike with psychotic circus midgets. In the end of the episode, Ren and Stimpy get punched by the firefighter because they were circus midgets.


  • 2000 (Nickelodeon)
  • 2005 (Nicktoons)

DVD CommentaryEdit

A DVD commentary is included on the Seasons Three and a Half-ish boxset, featuring in-character comments by John Kricfalusi as Ren and Eric Bauza as Stimpy.

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The Ren and Stimpy Show S3 E03 - Circus Midgets

The Ren and Stimpy Show S3 E03 - Circus Midgets


  • This is the first out of three episodes to feature commentary by Ren & Stimpy. The other two were Big Flakes and Stupid Sidekick Union.
  • The singing whale from "The Royal Canadian Kilted Yaksmen" makes a cameo appearance in this episode.
  • Besides To Salve And Salve Not being the first episode not having anything to do with John K or Spumco in terms or pre-production, this is the first official episode of the show that isn't based on an idea left over from Spumco.
  • This is Jim Gomez's directorial debut.

Banning from NickelodeonEdit

Due to the word "midget" potentially being offensive to many viewers, this episode is banned from Nickelodeon.

Episode List
Big House Blues (Pilot)
Season 1
Stimpy's Big DayThe Big ShotRobin HöekNurse StimpySpace MadnessThe Boy Who Cried RatFire DogsThe Littlest GiantMaroonedUntamed WorldBlack HoleStimpy's Invention
Season 2
Ren's ToothacheRubber Nipple SalesmenSven HoekHaunted HouseMad Dog HoekIn The ArmyMan's Best FriendBig Baby ScamDog ShowMonkey See, Monkey Don'tPowdered Toast ManFake DadOut WestStimpy's Fan ClubThe Great OutdoorsThe Cat That Laid the Golden HairballSon of StimpyA Visit To AnthonyThe Royal Canadian Kilted Yaksmen
Season 3
To Salve And Salve NotA Yard Too FarCircus MidgetsNo Pants TodayRen's PecsAn Abe DividedStimpy's Cartoon ShowLair Of The LummoxJimminy LummoxBassmastersRen's RetirementJerry the Bellybutton ElfRoad ApplesHard Times for HaggisEat My CookiesRen's Bitter Half
Season 4
Hermit RenThe House of Next TuesdayA Friend in Your Face!Blazing EntrailsLumber JerksPrehistoric StimpyFarm HandsMagical Golden Singing CheesesA Hard Day's LuckI Love ChickenPowdered Toast Man vs. Waffle WomanIt's a Dog's LifeEgg YölkeoDouble HeaderThe Scotsman in SpacePixie KingAloha HöekInsomniac RenMy Shiny FriendCheese Rush DaysWiener BaronsGaloot WranglersSuperstitious StimpyTravelogue
Season 5
Ol' Blue NoseStupid Sidekick UnionSpace DoggedFued For SaleHair of the CatCity HicksStimpy's PetRen's BrainBell HopsDog TagsI Was a Teenage StimpyWho's Stupid Now?School MatesDinner PartySammy and MeBig FlakesTerminal StimpyPen PalsThe Last TemptationReverend JackA Scooter for Yaksmas
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