History Recap / GravityFallsS1E8IrrationalTreasure

22nd Apr '17 6:56:17 PM Civanfan
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* IdTellYouButThenIdHaveToKillYou: Subverted. The narrator of the government film says that President Trembley's term is so top secret that he is to be killed when the recording complete. The camera crew corrects him, much to his glee.

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* IdTellYouButThenIdHaveToKillYou: Subverted.Possibly subverted. The narrator of the government film says that President Trembley's term is so top secret that he is to be killed when the recording complete. The camera crew corrects him, much to his glee.glee, but they may well be lying to him.
6th Apr '17 6:55:32 AM Fallout123
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[[caption-width-right:350:The Northwest Cover Up]]
22nd Sep '16 5:36:59 AM Andyroid
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* AlwaysWithYou: Parodied; before he leaves Trembley assures Dipper and Mabel "I'll always be right here... on the negative-twelve dollar bill."
21st Sep '16 7:08:40 PM BatmanKalEl
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* AbsenteeActor: The first episode without Soos.
27th Feb '16 1:11:10 AM TheRoguePenguin
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* SpoofAesop: Mabel decides not to spring the knowledge that Pacifica's ancestor is a fraud on her, being content with herself. Dipper, on the other hand, gladly does so, and declares that "Revenge is awesome!"

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* SpoofAesop: Mabel decides not to spring the knowledge that Pacifica's ancestor is a fraud on her, being content with herself. Dipper, on the other hand, gladly does so, and declares that "Revenge revenge is awesome!"awesome.
27th Feb '16 1:10:44 AM TheRoguePenguin
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* SpoofAesop: Mabel decides not to spring the knowledge that Pacifica's ancestor is a fraud on her, being content with herself. Dipper, on the other hand, gladly does so, and declares that "Revenge is awesome!"
26th Feb '16 9:42:31 PM TheRoguePenguin
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! This ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'' episode provides examples of:

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! This ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'' episode provides examples of:
!!Tropes in this episode:
26th Feb '16 5:50:01 PM TheRoguePenguin
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* WeaponizedMonument: The heads of Mount Rushmore are actually robots that will protect America in its greatest time of need.

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* WeaponizedMonument: WeaponizedLandmark: The heads of Mount Rushmore are actually robots that will protect America in its greatest time of need.
26th Feb '16 5:49:39 PM TheRoguePenguin
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* AndThereWasMuchRejoicing: According to the document about Nathaniel Northwest, "He was hated by everyone who knew him. He will not be missed."



* CaligulasHorse: President Trembley appointed babies to the Supreme Court. In TheStinger he is seen pleading his case to them.

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* CaligulasHorse: President Trembley appointed babies to the Supreme Court. In TheStinger TheStinger, he is seen pleading his case to them.



* ItsAllMyFault: Mabel after being trapped in the crate. It results in a short HeroicBSOD

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* ItsAllMyFault: Mabel after being trapped in the crate. It results in a short HeroicBSODHeroicBSOD.



* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Mabel's wrappers are what allows Blubs and Durland to track down the twins and Trembley's hiding spot.

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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Mabel's wrappers are what allows allow Blubs and Durland to track down the twins and Trembley's hiding spot.


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* SealedEvilInACan: The document warns of an "enormous, evil, time-devouring baby from another dimension" frozen in a glacier in Antarctica. "[[TemptingFate Fortunately glaciers never melt, so we should be fine.]]"


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* TemptingFate: Stan taunts the cops about putting him in the stocks. Cut to just that happening.
* TotemPoleTrench: Thomas Jefferson was two kids in an overcoat.


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* WeaponizedMonument: The heads of Mount Rushmore are actually robots that will protect America in its greatest time of need.
28th Jul '15 3:42:37 AM Silverblade2
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* BrickJoke[=/=]ContinuityNod: In [[Recap/GravityFallsS1E2TheLegendOfTheGobblewonker "The Legend of the Gobblewonker"]], Stan criticized the kids for poor craftsmanship while counterfeiting $100 bills, stating that Ben Franklin looked like a woman. Mabel finds a trove of national secrets, including that "Ben Franklin really WAS a woman!"



* ContinuityNod: In [[Recap/GravityFallsS1E2TheLegendOfTheGobblewonker "The Legend of the Gobblewonker"]], Stan criticized the kids for poor craftsmanship while counterfeiting $100 bills, stating that Ben Franklin looked like a woman. Mabel finds a trove of national secrets, including that "Ben Franklin really WAS a woman!"



* FakeUltimateHero[=/=]HistoricalBadassUpgrade: Nathaniel Northwest, known as the founder of Gravity Falls, in reality a waste-shoveling village idiot who the government used to hide the existence of its 8th and a 1/2 president and the real founder of Gravity Falls, Quentin Trembley.

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* FakeUltimateHero[=/=]HistoricalBadassUpgrade: FakeUltimateHero: Nathaniel Northwest, known as the founder of Gravity Falls, in reality a waste-shoveling village idiot who the government used to hide the existence of its 8th and a 1/2 president and the real founder of Gravity Falls, Quentin Trembley.
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