You Have To Explode The Head
You Have To Explode The Head title
You Have To Explode The Head
Appears in Chapter 3
Tagline “the original cog in the machine”
New Goos Sticky Bomb
Goal 4 Goos
OCD 49+ Goos
Time bugs Yes
Music “Screamer”
Previous level Water Lock
Next level Incineration Destination
These must be the robots that built this factory. I thought they had all been torn apart and scrapped for parts years ago. Oh look! There's one left. It's so cute! But the pipe is right behind his head. Well... you can't stop progress.

the Sign Painter
[You Have To Explode The Head]

You Have To Explode The Head is a level in the video game World of Goo. It is the eighth level of Chapter 3. In this level, there is a defunct yellow robot with its spiky rotating head blocking the path to the pipe before building to it. The player must make the Sticky Bomb to explode when it is attached to head to unblock the pipe. There are a few different methods to get to the sleeping Sticky Bomb hanging over the head, some more efficient than others.

Video strategy

World Of Goo You have to explode the head OCD (87)02:17

World Of Goo You have to explode the head OCD (87)


  • The title of this level is a reference to a small game titled You Have To Burn The Rope.
  • This level features a unique style; a yellowish-green background with green turf.

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