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Directed by: Sarah Frost
Gary Conrad
Butch Hartman
Written by: Scott Fellows
Steve Marmel
Butch Hartman
Release date: February 13, 2003 (Nickelodeon)

April 9, 2004 (YTV) (Canada)

Running time: 24 minutes
Rating: TV-G
Available on: iTunes
Google Play

"Love Struck!" is a half-hour Valentine's Day episode of the Nickelodeon animated series The Fairly OddParents!, produced as the fourth episode of the show's third season.


It's Valentine's Day and Timmy Turner is celebrating with his fairies in Fairy World, watching a "military parade" of heart shaped vehicles and cherub soldiers led by Cupid. Timmy wants Trixie Tang to be his Valentine, but when he asks Cupid who his special someone is, Cupid told him it is in fact Tootie, much to Timmy's dismay. He vows to prove Cupid wrong, and with Wanda's help, he puts together a musical number for Trixie, complete with a full stage set and dancers. However, Trixie rejects him (it probably doesn't help that she was sound asleep when he came and woke her up) and a catapult launches Timmy and his entire valentine act off her lawn. Every other girl in Dimmsdale sees this and laughs at him, except for Tootie, who declares she loves him and gives him a box of chocolates, which causes the girls to laugh at Timmy harder. He throws Tootie's gift at her and runs away.

Hiding from Tootie, he blames Wanda for his Valentine going wrong and wishes all the girls away from Dimmsdale. The city (and less apparently, the entire planet) is separated into "Himsdale" and "Hersdale". The boys side becomes rough, dirty, and gritty, while the girls side becomes a paradise, and although both sides are happy at first, they realize that something is missing in their life. Meanwhile, the lack of love between boys and girls has caused Cupid to lose his power, and he begins to shrivel up. Timmy, seeing that his wish is killing Cupid, he vows to set everything right.


Using Cupid's love arrows, Timmy is able to bring the girls and boys of Dimmsdale back together. In the end Timmy learns the true value of love. When Trixie accepts his Valentine because she thought it was the best, Timmy sees Tootie crying from being ignored by him, and he rejects Trixie's offer (which ironically actually gets Trixie interested in him, at least until the next episode) and uses one of Cupid's arrows on himself so that he would love Tootie. It ends with Tootie enthusiastically kissing Timmy, and then Cosmo and Wanda share a kiss amongst themselves.


Cover to the storybook adaptation.

  • The episode's original script contained a bit where, immediately following Timmy's mom wanting to name a waffle iron after her husband, Tootie holds up a dollhouse and says "I want to call it 'Timmy'." This oddly does not occur in the finished episode, but does appear in the storybook adaptation.
  • Cupid's "You're gonna need lots and lots of love" scene is a parody of a similar scene in The Matrix.
  • Timmy says "Stop in the name of love!" which is a reference to the hit 1965 release by famed Motown act, The Supremes.


The episode was made available on The Fairly OddParents: Season 3 manufacture-on-demand DVD set, released on May 16, 2011.

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