Recap / Phineas And Ferb Ask A Foolish Question

Phineas and Ferb build a super computer so that they can find the perfect way to do something nice for their mom.

In the meantime, Dr. Doofenshmirtz searches for the key to his All-Purpose-inator, an invention that he believes to be extremely evil despite not knowing what it does.

Tropes present:

  • Captain Obvious: The super computer. It may have cryptic meanings, but the ending had it be this way.
  • Exact Words: Candace tries to exploit the Super Computer to bust Phineas and Ferb but she phrases her question vaguely. Candace hangs an indirect lampshade on this by realizing what happened at the end of the episode.
  • Made of Explodium: The super computer explodes upon hitting the Doofenshmirtz Evil Inc. building. This causes the roof of the building to explode shortly after. Twice.
  • Noodle Incident: With the Tri-State area itself. With all the gladiator helmets Doofenshmirtz unearths, you'd expect that there was some sort of war fought there before.