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* DramaticallyMissingThePoint: Butterscotch's life plans are built around the idea that the Beats would happily embrace an anti-intelectual extreme conservative who has never written anything.

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* DramaticallyMissingThePoint: Butterscotch's life plans are built around the idea that the Beats would happily embrace an anti-intelectual extreme conservative who has never written anything. He then spends decades consumed by bitterness that it didn't work out.

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* DramaticallyMissingThePoint: Butterscotch's life plans are built around the idea that the Beats would happily embrace an anti-intelectual extreme conservative who has never written anything.

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* AgeAppropriateAngst: Henrietta's trauma over having her baby taken from her is matched by young Beatrice's trauma over seeing her beloved "baby" doll ripped from her arms and casually thrown in the fire right in front of her.


* ContinuityNod: The painting Beatrice gives to [=BoJack=] is the one that's destroyed in "[[Recap/BojackHorsemanS1E03PricklyMuffin Prickly Muffin]]".

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The painting Beatrice gives to [=BoJack=] is the one that's destroyed in "[[Recap/BojackHorsemanS1E03PricklyMuffin Prickly Muffin]]".Muffin]]".
** When Beatrice gives [=BoJack=] the painting, she refers to Hollywoo as "Hollywood," being that this was years before the "D" disappeared in the first season. Likewise, "Hollywood" is spelled out in full in the background from [=BoJack=]'s house.


* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: Butterscotch's conversations glitch into [=BoJack=], not only symbolizing how they're more alike than they think ,but on how they're both voiced by Will Arnett.

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* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: Butterscotch's conversations glitch into [=BoJack=], not only symbolizing how they're more alike than they think ,but think, but on how they're both voiced by Will Arnett.

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* PutOnTheBus: Chronologically, this is Beatrice's final onscreen appearance prior to her death in Season Five.

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** Though largely due to her current mental health, present-day Beatrice briefly has a moment of lucidity and remembers Bojack, and talks to him much more softly and genially than she arguably ever has her whole life before. This leads to Bojack, rather than tearing into her, giving her a moment of comfort.

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* ContinuityNod: The painting Beatrice gives to [=BoJack=] is the one that's destroyed in "[[Recap/BojackHorsemanS1E03PricklyMuffin Prickly Muffin]]".

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* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: Butterscotch's conversations glitch into [=BoJack=], not only symbolizing how they're more alike than they think ,but on how they're both voiced by Will Arnett.


** [=BoJack=] picked up his "I can see the headline now" line from his equally bitter father, as well as his habit of giving fast food joint numbers to one night stands

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** [=BoJack=] picked up his "I can see the headline now" line from his equally bitter father, as well as his habit of giving fast food joint numbers to one night standsstands.


[[Recap/BojackHorsemanS4E10LovinThatCaliLifestyle As [=BoJack=] is driving Beatrice off to a nursing home for drugging Hollyhock]], we see Beatrice's marriage to Butterscotch Horseman play out within her damaged mind.

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[[Recap/BojackHorsemanS4E10LovinThatCaliLifestyle As [=BoJack=] is driving Beatrice off to a nursing home for drugging Hollyhock]], we see Beatrice's marriage to Butterscotch Horseman backstory play out within her damaged mind.



* AlphaBitch: Clemilia Bloodsworth, to the point where she refused to let anyone other than her and her GirlPosse use the slide when she and Beatrice were children.

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* AlphaBitch: Clemilia Bloodsworth, to the point where she and her refused to let anyone other than her and her GirlPosse use the slide when she and Beatrice were children.children, even going as far to push Beatrice off the ladder. She and her posse also call Beatrice fat, making them and her father the culprits for her adult WeightWoe.



* {{Bookworm}}: A lot of the time skips throughout the episode are marked by Beatrice reading a book. And even before that it's mentioned that Joseph sent Beatrice to college [[MRSDegree solely so she'd meet a husband but instead she got a full-fledged degree]].

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* {{Bookworm}}: A lot of the time skips throughout the episode are marked by Beatrice reading a book.book, two of which are interrupted by her father, who believes reading takes away from a woman's breasts and hips. And even before that it's mentioned that Joseph sent Beatrice to college [[MRSDegree solely so she'd meet a husband but instead she got a full-fledged degree]].



** This also serves as a subtle warning from her father to Beatrice: every time she starts to show individualism or make her father upset ("Remember what we say about crying? Crying is stupid!") Honey's shadow appears, complete with a contrasting white scar as a reminder. This is probably what Beatrice thought her father was going to do ''every time she displeased him.''

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** This also serves as a subtle warning from her father to Beatrice: every time when she starts to show individualism or make cries after Joseph burns her father upset ("Remember what we say about crying? Crying is stupid!") baby doll due to her scarlet fever, he tells her to not let her womanly emotions consume her, or she’ll end up like her mother. Honey's shadow appears, complete with a contrasting white scar as a reminder. This is probably what Beatrice thought her father was going to do when starts to show individualism or make her father upset, essentially ''every time she displeased him.''



* HornsOfVillainy: After throwing her toys into the fire, Beatrice's room is engulfed in flames and her father's horse ears curl into devil horns as he [[WouldHurtAChild threatens to lobotomize her]] as he did her mother if she doesn't stop crying.
* ImpliedDeathThreat: Not exactly a death threat, but when Joseph asks Beatrice "You don't want to end up like your mother, now, do you?", there's a clear implication that he'd be willing to get Beatrice lobotomized if she ever got too emotional again.

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* HornsOfVillainy: After throwing her toys into the fire, Beatrice's room is engulfed in flames and her father's horse ears curl into devil horns (due to her dementia affecting her memories) as he [[WouldHurtAChild threatens to lobotomize her]] as he did her mother if she doesn't stop crying.
* ImpliedDeathThreat: Not exactly a death threat, but when Joseph asks Beatrice "You don't want to end up like your mother, now, do you?", as her mother's silhouette with her lobotomy scar highlighted approaches from behind him, there's a clear implication that he'd be willing to get Beatrice lobotomized if she ever got too emotional again.



** Beatrice's father told her never to cry. Henceforth, she told [=BoJack=] the same.

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** Beatrice's father told her never to cry. Henceforth, she told [=BoJack=] and Henrietta the same.



* TheMirrorShowsYourTrueSelf: In her mind, a younger Beatrice still sees her current day self reflected back in mirrors.

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* TheMirrorShowsYourTrueSelf: In her mind, a younger Beatrice still sees her current day self reflected back in mirrors.[=BoJack's=] rear view mirror.



* RealityEnsues: Beatrice and Butterscotch, despite having known each other for all of one passionate night, decide to run off together armed with grandiose dreams of the life they'll have. They're very happy for a time, but the realities of caring for a new baby quickly lead to them resenting each other.

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* RealityEnsues: Beatrice and Butterscotch, despite having known each other for all of one passionate night, decide to run off together armed with grandiose dreams of the life they'll have. They're very happy for a time, but the realities of caring for a new baby and (for Beatrice) living in middle class quickly lead to them resenting each other.



* TruthInTelevision: As disturbing as the scenes of the servants burning all of Beatrice's things was, this was actually done in the times of Scarlet Fever. As this was a particularly contagious disease, not doing so could cause the rest of the household to get infected. It was common practice to burn all of the bedding and possessions from the sick wards and homes of those who contracted Scarlet Fever. It seems especially cruel from the viewpoint of Beatrice, as she would be too young to understand why her things had to go.

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* TruthInTelevision: As disturbing as the scenes of the servants burning all of Beatrice's things was, this was actually done in the times of Scarlet Fever. As this was a particularly contagious disease, not doing so could cause the rest of the household to get infected. It was common practice to burn all of the bedding and possessions from the sick wards and homes of those who contracted Scarlet Fever. It seems especially cruel from the viewpoint of Beatrice, as she would be too young to understand why her things had to go.go, although her father does not go through with burying her belongings in the best way.


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*WeightWoe: Beatrice’s weight is commented on by her school bully and father when she is just a little girl, the latter of whom sees her throat being swollen shut from her scarlet fever as a positive, as she could finally lose some weight. These incidents lead to Beatrice taking weight loss pills daily as an adult in order to keep her slim figure, and her father even still forbids her from having ice cream.
**These factors all led to dementia-affected Beatrice in the present slipping Hollyhock weight loss supplements in her coffee, saying after [=BoJack=] discovers this “It’s only until she learns to take them herself".

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** Despite not finding him interesting (at least at first), Beatrice does defend Corbin Creamerman from {{Alpha Bitch}} Clemilia Bloodsworth.


* ForYourOwnGood: Beatrice says this verbatim as she takes baby Hollyhock away from Henrietta.

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* ForYourOwnGood: Beatrice says this verbatim as she takes baby Hollyhock away from Henrietta. Joseph also used this as justification for burning Beatrice's contaminated things.


* ForYourOwnGood: Beatrice says this verbatim as [[spoiler:she takes baby Hollyhock away from Henrietta.]]

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* ForYourOwnGood: Beatrice says this verbatim as [[spoiler:she she takes baby Hollyhock away from Henrietta.]]


* ForYourOwnGood: Beatrice says this verbatim as [[spoiler:she takes baby Hollyhock away from Henrietta.]]



** Beatrice's father told her never to cry. Henseforth, she told [=BoJack=] the same.

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** Beatrice's father told her never to cry. Henseforth, Henceforth, she told [=BoJack=] the same.

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