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* TripleShifter: Deconstructed. Marlo is TheInsomniac and it starts to affect her sanity, which becomes a vicious cycle when she [[spoiler:develops a split personality as her own night nanny, and seemingly hardly ever sleeps. Gets to the point that she falls asleep at the wheel and crashes her car.]]

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* AThreesomeIsHot: ZigZagged. Drew requires ''very'' little convincing to have sex with the younger nanny he's never met while his wife watches. [[spoiler:His quick acceptance of this too-good-to-be-true scenario makes sense when we find out it was just him and Marlo.]]


* ShoutOut: Marlo asks Tully what she's been doing, and she responds [[WesternAnimation/PinkyAndTheBrain "Same thing I do every night...try to take over the world!"]]

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* ShoutOut: Marlo asks Tully what she's been doing, and she responds [[WesternAnimation/PinkyAndTheBrain "Same thing I do every night... try to take over the world!"]]

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* ImaginaryFriend: [[spoiler:Tully turns out to be nothing but a product of Marlo's imagination.]]



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* WhamLine: [[spoiler:"What's her maiden name?" “Tully.”]]

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* WhamLine: [[spoiler:"What's her maiden name?" “Tully.”]]”]]
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* Foreshadowing: Tully mentions to Marlo that she's not as young as she looks.

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* Foreshadowing: {{Foreshadowing}}: Tully mentions to Marlo that she's not as young as she looks.

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* Foreshadowing: Tully mentions to Marlo that she's not as young as she looks.


* WhamLine: [[spoiler:"What's her single name?"]]

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* WhamLine: [[spoiler:"What's her single name?"]]maiden name?" “Tully.”]]


* WhamLine: [[spoiler:What's her single name?]]

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* WhamLine: [[spoiler:What's [[spoiler:"What's her single name?]]name?"]]


* ShoutOut: Marlo asks Tully what she's been doing, and she responds [[WesternAnimation/PinkyAndTheBrain "Same thing I do every night...try to take over the world!"]]

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* ShoutOut: Marlo asks Tully what she's been doing, and she responds [[WesternAnimation/PinkyAndTheBrain "Same thing I do every night...try to take over the world!"]]world!"]]
* WhamLine: [[spoiler:What's her single name?]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:[[{{Tagline}} See how the mother half lives]].]]


* AmbiguouslyBi: Marlo is in a stable marriage with Drew, but while drunk she mention having been "in love with" her former roommate Violet.



* TheReveal: [[spoiler:Tully never existed. She was a product of Marlo's sleep deprivation and exhaustion, and everything we saw them doing was just Marlo acting alone.]]

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* TheReveal: [[spoiler:Tully never existed. She was a product of Marlo's sleep deprivation and exhaustion, specifically a projection of her own younger self, and everything we saw them doing was just Marlo acting alone.]]


* ABoyAGirlAndABaby: Marlo has a daughter, Sarah, a son, Jonah, and another baby on the way, who turns out to be a girl named Mia.

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* ABoyAGirlAndABaby: ABoyAGirlAndABabyFamily: Marlo has a daughter, Sarah, a son, Jonah, and another baby on the way, who turns out to be a girl named Mia.


* AmbiguousDisorder: While not explicitly named, Jonah's mannerisms such as constant stimming and sensitivity to sound heavily imply that he has Autism.

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* AmbiguousDisorder: While not explicitly named, Jonah's mannerisms mannerisms, such as constant stimming and sensitivity to sound sound, heavily imply that he has Autism.Autism. Also possibly [[spoiler: Marlo, given TheReveal that she vividly hallucinated Tully as a coping method due to her extreme exhaustion and stress]].


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* ABoyAGirlAndABaby: Marlo has a daughter, Sarah, a son, Jonah, and another baby on the way, who turns out to be a girl named Mia.


* TheReveal: [[spoiler:Tully never existed. She was a product of Marlo's sleep deprivation and exhaustion, and everything we saw them doing was just Marlo acting alone.]]

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* TheReveal: [[spoiler:Tully never existed. She was a product of Marlo's sleep deprivation and exhaustion, and everything we saw them doing was just Marlo acting alone.]]]]
* ShoutOut: Marlo asks Tully what she's been doing, and she responds [[WesternAnimation/PinkyAndTheBrain "Same thing I do every night...try to take over the world!"]]

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