Ground House Rules

Ground House Rules

Season 1, Episode 8B
February 14, 2005
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Ground House Rules is an episode of Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Friends from season one.

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After Bounce and Dragon interrupt a game of Bug Bridge (and destroy the table), Holley and Miss Spider decides to make a ground house for everybuggy.


  • Dragon's rules were as follows:
  1. No pillbugs allowed.
  2. No ants, bees, ladybugs, or fireflies allowed.
  3. No Bug Bingo in the ground house.
  4. The sun is not out.
  5. No girls allowed.
  6. No grown-ups allowed.
  • The sailboat in the ground house was made from different materials. The base was made out of half a walnut shell, the mast was a stick, and the sail was made out of a leaf.
  • Miss Spider's seed puff snacks resemble marshmallows.


  • Near the ending of the episode, Spiderus said "Good night" to Dragon, but it was not night out.


  • The song that Dragon, Bounce, Squirt, and Pansy were singing, "Blow the Bug Down", was a parody of the song "Blow the Man Down."
  • Dragon's captain name, Long John Silverfish, was a parody of Long John Silver.
  • "The more, the buggier" is a parody of the phrase "The more, the merrier."
  • Dodgebug is a parody of dodgeball.
  • Fleaze tag is a parody of freeze tag.
  • Tick, Tick, Gnat is a parody of Duck, Duck, Goose.