"Checkers" is the forty-sixth episode of Lilo & Stitch: The Series. It aired on March 4, 2005.


Lilo's hula school is building a Merrie Monarch parade float, and Lilo is upset that the others do not like her ideas. However, when a crown-shaped experiment sits on her head, its power causes everyone to treat her like a queen. After she sees the consequences of her rulership and decides to step down, Gantu takes Checkers and makes himself king.

Experiments mentioned


  • Moral: You can't have your way all the time, and with great power comes great responsibility. 
  • Gantu is apparently a good chef, as he was seen cooking pasta.
    • Ironically, in "Finder", Reuben ridiculed Gantu's ability to make sandwiches.
  • Reuben has a pet cockroach named Jimmy.
  • Gantu is revealed to hate insects and attempted to kill Jimmy upon first seeing him.
  • When the experiments rebel against Gantu, Deforestator has a third leg and Elastico's tail is in the wrong place.
  • Reuben appears with the other experiments when they all volunteer to help rebuild the float, but when they are actually fixing it, he disappears.
  • This is one of the only two episodes where Yin appears without Yang, the other being "Shoe".

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.