Drummin' Up Trouble with a Big Bad Beat
Episode Number 20
Original Airdate 28 September 1990
KNT episode Ponpoko tanuki de oosawagi!
KNT episode number 21
Episode Staff
Previous episode Samurai Charm School
Next Episode Pizza Bird Delivers!

Big Cheese builds a robot that can bang out a hypnotic drum beat, telling the people of Little Tokyo to call for Emperor Fred's dismissal.


  • This is the last episode to show the "On the Next Pizza Cats..." scene.

Scene CutsEdit

  • A scene at the beginning showing Fred twitching his eye and pulling the rope of a toilet was cut.
  • A shot of the robot of the day, Walkie-Talkie is closed due to the insignias.
  • The restaurant scene cuts where the Pizza cats and Walkie-Talkie give Bad Bird a huge bowl of sake, where Bad Bird goes inebriated and where the Ninja Crows are shown coming out of the floorboards, doors, and lamps before falling from the ceiling.
  • Another restaurant scene cuts where the Pizza Cats and Ninja Crows go way too far on sake, including where a Ninja Crow poses at Speedy and Big Cheese dressed at a girl freaking out everyone, was cut.
  • A shot of Speedy and Guido teasing and pointing at Polly in order to fool the robot was cut.
  • Shots of Bat Cat posing in funny stills was cut for time constraints.