"Slapstick! Miyuki's Mother's Day Challenge!!" (ドタバタ!みゆきの母の日大作戦!! Dotabata! Miyuki no Haha no hi no Daisakusen!!?) is the 15th episode of Smile Pretty Cure!, the 14th episode of Glitter Force, and the 404th episode of the Pretty Cure franchise overall. The English title is "Mother's Day Crunch".


Miyuki attempts to help her mother around the house while trying to come up with a good gift for Mothers Day. Eventually she learns from the others that presents can come in all shapes and sizes, as long as there is love behind it.


The girls are making things in their secret base, and Miyuki is wondering what the rest are doing. When they reveal that they're making presents for Mother's Day, Miyuki panics upon realizing she didn't prepare anything for her own mom, Hoshizora Ikuyo. To make up for it, Miyuki heads straight home to try to help out with the household chores.


Miyuki holding the necklace she made for her mother

However, each time she ends up making a mess, such as putting salt in coffee, using the wrong detergent in the laundry machine, tripping on the vacuum, and accidentally allowing the bed covers to fly away.

Miyuki decides to get some pointers from the others and pays them each a visit. She sees Yayoi making a portrait with paint, while Akane is sewing a decoration onto an apron. Nao is making a tissue cover and Reika is using her pottery skills to make a cup. They attempt to help Miyuki when she decides to make a necklace using a bead jewelry machine.

After she finishes, she is less than happy with the results, so Yayoi suggests she gets a greeting card to go along with it. When Miyuki agrees, they head back home.

Wolfrun holding Ikuyo's necklace

Meanwhile, Wolfrun sees people celebrating Mother's Day. Irritated by this, he creates a Bad End space and sucks Bad Energy from them. When the girls spot this, they quickly transform into Pretty Cure and he uses a red nose to create an Akanbe from a carnation flower. The Precures began to battle, and in the midst, Candy accidentally drops Miyuki's necklace. Wolfrun picks it up and comments on how ugly it looks, which causes Cure Happy to become shocked and momentarily makes her stop fighting. 

Luckily, March and Sunny are able to get the necklace back for her, claiming to him that it's the thought that counts. They return it to Happy and she realizes how right they are, so with the aid of the others, she purifies the Akanbe with Happy Shower.


Ikuyo wearing the necklace

With things back to normal, Miyuki returns home and presents the gift to her mother. It is a bit broken from the battle, but her mother is delighted with the gift and accepts it, wearing it right away for her daughter. She then thanks Miyuki, who happily admires her mother and the necklace before embracing her as the other girls spend the day with their mothers and give them their gifts.





Secondary Characters


  • When Miyuki went back to her room, a shelf with dolls that look like Piplup from Pokemon could be seen.
  • This is the first episode where all the Cures' mothers were shown.

Edits in Glitter Force

  • Like in last episode, the candy Majorina/Brooha gives to Wolfrun/Ulric is changed from natto gyoza candy to mustard-and-garlic taffy.
  • Kelsey (Akane)'s apron for her mother says "World's Best Mom & Chef" instead of "Okonomiyaki Akane" like in the original.
  • Chloe (Reika)'s pot for her mother has leaves painted on it rather than the Japanese characters in the original.
  • Footage of Cure March/Glitter Spring blowing away leaves with her wind powers is darkened.


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