|The Exchange Student from Metropolis Island|
|Dr. Slump & Arale-chan episode|
|Airdate:||October 14th, 1981|
|Rōmaji:||Tokai-tō kara no tenkōsei|
|Manga Counterpart:||The Big-City Student|
|Previous:||Arale's Big Change!!|
|Next:||The Great Arale-Eye Caper!!|
The Exchange Student from Metropolis Island" is the 25th episode of Dr. Slump & Arale-Chan.
A student from Metropolis Island named Skop moves to Penguin Village and joins Ms. Yamabuki's class at Penguin Village Middle School. While underwhelmed by the unintelligent students and the towns strange culture that is he is surrounded by, Arale proves him wrong by easily doing his challenging homework. Seeing her intelligence, Skop becomes friendly and goofy like everyone else (believing that it is a secret to intellect). At the end, Skop and Skop's Parents move out of Penguin Village.
Differences from manga
- In the manga, Skop does not leave Penguin Village afterwards.