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|"The Dome Experiment"|
|Season 7, Episode 5|
|Premiere date:|| August 27, 2015 (US)
April 2, 2016 (UK)
"Local News Legend"
Benson is determined to prove he was right about the date of the "Dome Experiment".
Benson makes an announcement during a normal park meeting: the Park is going to be sealed in a dome for a month in order to create a contained ecosystem.
- Muscle Man
- Hi Five Ghost
- Mr. Maellard
- Dr. Dome
- Thomas (mentioned)
- Audrey (mentioned)
- Techmo (mentioned)
- This is the first half hour special of Season 7.
- Rigby keeps a stash of pizza pouches under his trampoline.
- According to the calender in the episode, the episode takes place in October and it may take place in 2009 or 2015.
- More areas of the Park is shown, such as the Park having a river.
- The documents Benson finds in the lab share the same insignia of those seen on the uniforms of the future park workers in the movie.
Character revelations Edit
- Benson's last name revealed to be Dunwoody. Matt Price came up with Benson's last name at the top of his head and they felt that the name felt right and they couldn't think of any other names.
- Benson is revealed to print every email he receives.
- Mr. Maellard's email address is M.Maellard@thepark.biz
Episode Connections Edit
- A reference to "The Real Thomas" is made by Mordecai in this episode.
Cultural References Edit
- This episode is a reference to the CBS television series, Under The Dome, in many ways.
- A big dome was put over the park.
- A smaller dome was put in the big dome.
- The park workers personality changes when they were under the dome.
- Secret organization living in the dome as well.
- The story also resembles the Simpsons movie, which also has a dome with prisoners personagens.
- The Visual benson, with long hair, camouflage and red headband is a reference to the character Rambo, played by actor Sylvester Stallone
- This episode was announced as, "The Dome Experiment" but when it aired the episode was titled, "The Dome Experiment Special".
- When Pops says he's scared his head is slightly smaller than normal.
- When Benson told everybody to weapon up and they all pull out their knives, Rigby is missing his mouth.