The Transfer Student is Dandy, Baby
Space Dandy Episode 17 Title Card
Episode 17
Air date July 26, 2014 (NA)
July 27, 2014 (JP)
Written By Hayashi Mori
Preceded by Slow and Steady Wins the Race, Baby
Followed by The Big Fish is Huge, Baby

The Transfer Student is Dandy, Baby is the seventeenth episode of the Space Dandy anime.


Dandy infiltrates a high school in the hopes of finding a rare alien.


  • The episode is a reference to the City of Beverly Hills, California.
  • The idea of a musical high school is an obvious parody to most TV shows and movies like High School Musical.
  • In the first song the green alien in the captain's hat flying towards the camera greatly resembles the ghost Slimer from the film and animated series of Ghostbusters.
  • One of the alien jocks looks like a muscular buff version of E.T. from E.T. the Extraterrestrial.
  • The fly teacher is a reference to the sci-fi horror film The Fly (1958), and possibly its 1986 remake.
  • The Hulk is also referenced by the three fusing jocks.


Space Dandy S2 - All Is All (Viva All) - English Version06:23

Space Dandy S2 - All Is All (Viva All) - English Version

Clip from The Episode"The Transfer Student Is Dandy"

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