History Recap / TheWildWildWestS2E21TheNightOfTheBrain

4th Apr '13 4:20:00 PM Tarlonniel
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Jim and Artie receive fake newspapers that predict the deaths of their friends which the agents can't prevent from happening. Their investigation pits them against an evil super-genius.

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Jim and Artie receive fake newspapers that Newspapers are delivered to the agents which predict the deaths of their various friends which the agents can't of theirs. These predictions come true, despite their efforts to prevent from happening. Their them, and investigation pits them against an evil super-genius.
leads to the shop which printed the papers. From there the trail leads to a tarot card reader and then to a self-declared supergenius named Braine, who is possessed of a souped-up wheelchair, a nasty lieutenant named Leeto and a desire to take over the world.



* AllPartOfTheShow: Double-subverted. Jim and Artie think that the bomb that just appeared onstage is real, but the performer reveals that it's just a gag prop. Then it explodes anyway.
* CartoonBomb: One of these kills the stage magician Almeric.

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* AllPartOfTheShow: Double-subverted. Jim and Artie think that the bomb that just appeared onstage on-stage is real, but the performer reveals that it's just a gag prop. Then it explodes anyway.
* CartoonBomb: One of these kills the stage magician Almeric. It even pops out a little flag with the word "bang" written on it, to complete the cartoon effect. It then explodes for real.



* LatexPerfection
* MeaningfulName: Mr. Braine.
* ObfuscatingDisability: The titular villain in "The Night of the Brain" starts out in a steam-powered wheelchair, but it is then revealed that he uses it because he believes that literally every ounce of a person's energy should be devoted to thinking.
* OutGambitted: [[spoiler:Artie out gambits the villain via layering of [[LatexPerfection disguises]].]]

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* LatexPerfection
LatexPerfection: This is how Braine passes off Leeto as Artie [[spoiler:and how he plans to pass off his impostors as various world leaders. Artie makes use of the same trope to turn the tables.]]
* MeaningfulName: Mr. Braine.
Braine, the supergenius.
* ObfuscatingDisability: The titular villain in "The Night of the Brain" starts out in a steam-powered wheelchair, but it is then revealed that he uses it because he believes that literally every ounce of a person's energy should be devoted to thinking.
* OutGambitted: [[spoiler:Artie out gambits the villain via layering of [[LatexPerfection disguises]].disguises]] - he disguises himself as Leeto disguised as Artie.]]
21st Jan '13 11:31:47 AM Tarlonniel
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Jim and Artie receive fake newspapers that predict the deaths of their friends which the agents can't prevent from happening. Their investigation pits them against an evil super-genius.

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!!Tropes present in this episode:
* AllPartOfTheShow: Double-subverted. Jim and Artie think that the bomb that just appeared onstage is real, but the performer reveals that it's just a gag prop. Then it explodes anyway.
* CartoonBomb: One of these kills the stage magician Almeric.
* DiegeticSwitch: Artie whistles a little tune while he and Jim break into a printer's shop. As he holds the final note it transitions seamlessly into the background music which plays as they search the place.
* GambitRoulette: Mr. Braine's plots are this. His scheme to kill Colonel Arnette, for example, depends upon the Colonel offering a drink of brandy to West without trying any himself.
* AGodAmI: Mr. Braine compares himself to Zeus. West mocks him mercilessly for it.
* LatexPerfection
* MeaningfulName: Mr. Braine.
* ObfuscatingDisability: The titular villain in "The Night of the Brain" starts out in a steam-powered wheelchair, but it is then revealed that he uses it because he believes that literally every ounce of a person's energy should be devoted to thinking.
* OutGambitted: [[spoiler:Artie out gambits the villain via layering of [[LatexPerfection disguises]].]]
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