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* SuspiciouslySpecificDenial: Ms. [=LaBonz=] at one point tells her students that she's going outside "to NOT smoke several cigarettes."

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-->'''Tina''': So Burobu's like Pokemon, but just, everybody's a slug?\\
'''Louise''': Uh, yeah.\\
'''Gene''': Finally.

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* NegativeContinuity: Frond apparently doesn't drink alcohol and judges people who do, which is why he's never invited to Martini Tuesdays. However, way back in the fourth season Frond was seeing purchasing a martini glass set. It's possible this is another example of Frond's hypocritical tendencies if he secretly does drink yet judges others for it for the sake of the moral high ground.

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** To ''Film/TheGodfather'': Linda scolds Tina for telling on Louise, saying that "You never go against the family!", to which Bob responds "Easy now, Don Corleone."


* ProducePelting: The "pickle incident", where Harry throws pickles at Bob because he said they were to sweet, leading Bob to throw one back at him.

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* ProducePelting: The "pickle incident", where Harry throws pickles at Bob because he said they were to too sweet, leading Bob to throw one back at him.



** To ''Film/LethalWeapon'': Murthagh's CatchPhrase "I'm getting too old for this shit" is referenced ''twice''; first by the store next door in the opening (I'm Getting Too Old For This Schvitz saunas for the elderly) and by the Burger of the day (The I'm Getting Too Old For This Shishito Burger).

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** To ''Film/LethalWeapon'': Murthagh's CatchPhrase "I'm getting too old for this shit" is referenced ''twice''; first by the store next door in the opening (I'm Getting Too Old For This Schvitz saunas for the elderly) and by the first Burger of the day Day (The I'm Getting Too Old For This Shishito Burger).


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** Rudy points out that one of the counterfeit Burobu cards has a [[WesternAnimation/DespicableMe Minion]] on it.


Louise goes to great lengths to recover her [=LaBonze=] confiscated Borubu cards. While Bob attends a funeral where he's not very welcome.

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Louise goes to great lengths to recover her [=LaBonze=] confiscated Borubu Burobu cards. While Bob attends a funeral where he's not very welcome.



* BlandNameProduct: Averted. One would think that Burobu was meant to be this to ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' with its theme song and card game, but the first thing Tina says reveals that the popular Nintendo franchise exists in their world. Meaning Burobu is just a knockoff property and happens to be popular with the kids at Wagstaff.



* DrinkingGame: [=LaBonz=] makes up one involving the confiscated Burobu cards.
* ForWantOfANail: The whole A plot wouldn't have happened had Louise gone with her original plan of trading the cards after school. Instead, she gets impatient and tries to do it during study period, leading to her getting caught and the cards confiscated.



* PersonAsVerb: When Tina and Gene go over to [=LaBonz=] to try and convince her to return the cards, she first assumes they're going to ''Film/{{Clueless}}'' her and set her up with another teacher.
* ProducePelting: The "pickle incident", where Harry throws pickles at Bob because he said they were to sweet, leading Bob to throw one back at him.



* ShoutOut: Averted. One would think that Burobu was meant to be this to ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' with its theme song and card game, but the first thing Tina says reveals that the popular Nintendo franchise exists in their world. Meaning Burobu is just a knockoff property and happens to be popular with the kids at Wagstaff.

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* ShoutOut: Averted. One would think that Burobu was meant to be this to ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' ShoutOut:
** To ''Film/MissionImpossible'': Along
with its theme song the episode title, both Louise and card game, but Tina lower themselves by a rope (actually a hose) to retrieve the cards, as Ethan Hunt famously did in the first thing Tina says reveals that movie.
** To ''Film/LethalWeapon'': Murthagh's CatchPhrase "I'm getting too old for this shit" is referenced ''twice''; first by
the popular Nintendo franchise exists store next door in their world. Meaning Burobu is just a knockoff property the opening (I'm Getting Too Old For This Schvitz saunas for the elderly) and happens to be popular with by the kids at Wagstaff.Burger of the day (The I'm Getting Too Old For This Shishito Burger).
** The second Burger of the Day is the [[Music/CrowdedHouse Don't Dream it's Okra]] Burger.


* ShoddyKnockoffProduct: Louise bought some fake Borubu cards to trade for real ones. Everyone points out that they look blurry and smell like gasoline.

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* ShoddyKnockoffProduct: Louise bought brought some fake Borubu cards to trade for real ones. Everyone points out that they look blurry and smell like gasoline.gasoline.
* ShoutOut: Averted. One would think that Burobu was meant to be this to ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'' with its theme song and card game, but the first thing Tina says reveals that the popular Nintendo franchise exists in their world. Meaning Burobu is just a knockoff property and happens to be popular with the kids at Wagstaff.

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* CaptainObvious: The Burobu theme song begins with, "There's only one way to win this fight: beat the other guy. The one rule to climbing the highest heights is to climb up really high."

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* SelfServingMemory: Tina's explanation of why she gave Louise up includes an embellished flashback with Ms. [=LaBonz=] repeatedly slapping her.

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* SpitefulWill: Harry's will actually stipulated that Bob get a pickle thrown in the face at his funeral.


* TheFunInFuneral: Bob has been asked to do the eulogy for Frank the pickle seller, even though they had a falling out due to a pickle-throwing incident. After Bob delivers a surprisingly touching eulogy and apologizes, Frank's lawyer tosses a pickle at Bob and says he's even, as per Frank's wishes.

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* TheFunInFuneral: Bob has been asked to do the eulogy for Frank Harry the pickle seller, even though they had a falling out due to a pickle-throwing incident. After Bob delivers a surprisingly touching eulogy and apologizes, Frank's Harry's lawyer tosses a pickle at Bob and says he's even, as per Frank's Harry's wishes.


* TheFriendNobodyLikes: Frond isn't invited to the staff's Martini Tuesday's.

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* TheFriendNobodyLikes: Frond isn't invited to the staff's Martini Tuesday's.Tuesdays.
* TheFunInFuneral: Bob has been asked to do the eulogy for Frank the pickle seller, even though they had a falling out due to a pickle-throwing incident. After Bob delivers a surprisingly touching eulogy and apologizes, Frank's lawyer tosses a pickle at Bob and says he's even, as per Frank's wishes.
* ShoddyKnockoffProduct: Louise bought some fake Borubu cards to trade for real ones. Everyone points out that they look blurry and smell like gasoline.
* TheStoolPigeon: Tina tells on Louise when [=LaBonze=] confronts her after the fourth graders disappeared. Louise spends the rest of the day mad at her for her betrayal, until Tina makes up for it by taking the blame and also getting the cards back.
* WeNeedADistraction: Louise needs to distract the teachers so she can get the cards. Fortunately, she catches Mr. Frond spying on them and encourages him to make a scene by dancing to "Groove is in the Heart".

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Louise goes to great lengths to recover her [=LaBonze=] confiscated Borubu cards. While Bob attends a funeral where he's not very welcome.
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* TheFriendNobodyLikes: Frond isn't invited to the staff's Martini Tuesday's.

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