Foam Finger
Season 3, Episode 9
Air date October 8, 2005
Written by Dan Schneider
Directed by Roger Christiansen
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Foam Finger is the ninth episode of the third season of Drake & Josh. It aired on October 8, 2005.


Drake and Josh are doing their homework one night. Audrey, Megan, and Walter are watching a Padres game. Josh tells them that eight years ago, some kid started a fight with him over the last foam finger at a Padres game. The kid turned out to be Drake, as they remember the game when they were 8. The flashback goes back to the year 1997 and Drake and Josh both tell their side of the story. Later, Drake and Josh restart the fight and in the process, after arguing and fighting, Josh rips the finger off of the foam finger. Drake then moves out to the living room, then the bathroom, then Megan's room. Later, Megan calls Lenny Spodnick (the man who sold the foam fingers), who comes over and remembered exactly what happened at the game. It turns out that Megan started the fight by throwing a cookie, hitting young Josh in the head. She says "Wow, I was cool even then". When Josh is in his room, Drake moves back in and the two make friends again.


Josh: You want a mouthful of fist?

Drake: You want a butt full of foot?

Josh: Bring it, Parker!

Drake: You bring it!

Josh: You bring it!

Megan: Come on! Boob fight!

Drake: You Know what; I'm not gonna fight you. I got a better idea.

Audrey: Drake!

Josh: What do you mean "better idea"? I'm SPEAKING TO YOU!

Drake: You calling me a liar?!

Josh: I ain't calling you a truther!

Walter: All Right Boys.

Josh: You ruined my first baseball game.

Drake: Oh; Poor Josh didn't get his foam finger.

Audrey: That's enough Drake!

Walter: Stop It Josh!

Drake: I hope they cancel Oprah!

Josh: You take that back!

Josh: That finger should belong to me.

Drake: Yeah, well you can't have it. You know why?

Josh: Why?

Drake: Cause I'm number one!


  • Fred Stoller, who also played Mr. Lowe in Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide and voiced Mr. Beaker in "All Grown Up" and Rusty in "Handy Manny" guest starred in this episode as Lenny Spodnick.
  • When Drake and Josh are fighting that who started the fight about the Foam Finger scene 8 years ago, It occurs in 1997 what happened to Drake and Josh in the flashback. Because in this episode Drake and Josh have been thinking about what happened in 1997 before they remembered in 2005.
  • This is the only episode in which we see Drake, Josh and Megan as children during the flashbacks as well as old people at the end.
  • In Dan Schneider's other show, "Henry Danger", in the episode, "Tears of the Jolly Beetle," a clip is briefly seen of Josh saying his famous line, "I ain't calling you a truther!"


  • Megan says that after Drake and Josh fought over the foam finger, they didn't meet until seventh grade but in Mindy's Back, Drake and Josh say that they met in fourth grade.
  • When Josh tells his version of how he and Drake fought at the Padres game, in the flashback, his shirt is unbuttoned with a blue t-shirt inside, but when Drake tells his version, 8 year old Josh's shirt is buttoned up, without the blue t-shirt showing.
  • When Megan switches the note on the Strudel the second time Josh is facing her full on and could not have missed seeing her do it.
  • When Josh says that there was no little girl from Drake's flashback he says, "What would a dying British orphan be doing at a Padre's game?", even though it was never said that she was an orphan.
  • When Drake gives the foam finger to Josh, he says he fixes it with a hot glue gun, but there is no sign of glue ever being on the finger.
  • When Drake sleeps in Megan's room for the night, she tries to wake him up, but instead he just starts snoring even louder. He could've been awake by then, but he just wanted to start annoying her.
  • In the flashback of what really happened, at one point, young Megan throws her cookie on 8 year old Josh, but when the shot zooms out on Drake and Josh, the cookie is not on the ground.
  • Also, young Drake still has the foam finger as soon as Josh starts beating him up, but when security guards came, Drake seems to have lost the foam finger.


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