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* BigNo: Troy upon seeing the troll standing amid the chaos of Timeline 5. [[http://youtu.be/2IxURn_63_I The reasons have to be seen to be believed.]]

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* BigNo: Troy upon seeing the troll standing amid the chaos of Timeline 5. [[http://youtu.be/2IxURn_63_I [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-jVbjtTKVM The reasons have to be seen to be believed.]]


* ShoutOut: Abed has a model of the boulder scene from ''Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk'' in his and Troy's apartment.

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* ShoutOut: ShoutOut:
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Abed has a model of the boulder scene from ''Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk'' in his and Troy's apartment.


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* SplitTimelinesPlot: No less than ''seven'' are ultimately created, depending on who is chosen to go get the pizza.


** The refrigerator resembles [[Recap/CommunityS2E17IntroToPoliticalScience the vending machine that Troy and Abed had gotten stuck in it.]]

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** The refrigerator resembles [[Recap/CommunityS2E17IntroToPoliticalScience the vending machine that Troy and Abed had gotten stuck in it.in.]]


** The [=DVD=] commentary claims that the [=CGI=] sequences showing the die-roll creating new timelines was based on the cosmic schematics shown in ''Film/{{Time Bandits}}.''

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** The [=DVD=] commentary claims that the [=CGI=] sequences showing the die-roll creating new timelines was were based on the cosmic schematics shown in ''Film/{{Time Bandits}}.''


** The [=DVD=] commentary claims that the [=CGI=] sequences showing the die-roll creating new timelines was based on the interdimensional travel sequences in ''Film/{{Time Bandits}}.''

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** The [=DVD=] commentary claims that the [=CGI=] sequences showing the die-roll creating new timelines was based on the interdimensional travel sequences cosmic schematics shown in ''Film/{{Time Bandits}}.''

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* DownerEnding: The end tag displays the aftermath of what happened in Timeline 5 (see above). Also Timeline 6 ends with each member save for Abed having either awkwardness or genuine hatred of one another (and also implies that [[FridgeBrilliance the group wouldn't be friends if not for Abed]]).


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* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Timeline 6 has a few: Britta's downplayed version has her calling Shirley a "pie-pusher" and says [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything "You push pies to get love!"]] Shirley counters herself with calling Britta a "Godless hippie skank" while snatching her pies from her. The worse one, however, is reserved for Pierce, who after gifting Troy a creepy, nightmarish troll figurine out of jealousy (although in this timeline he feels guilty after Troy earnestly thanks him for giving him a place to live and he tries to prevent him from opening it), calls him a "sick, twisted, sad old man" and wishes him to die alone.


* BottleEpisode: Save for the final scene in the study room the episode takes place entirely in Abed and Troy's apartment. Ironically though, according to the DVD commentary it was one of the ''more'' expensive episodes because it took such a long time to shoot.

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* BottleEpisode: Save for the final scene in the study room the episode takes place entirely in Abed and Troy's apartment. Ironically though, according to the DVD commentary it was one of the ''more'' expensive episodes because it took such a long time to shoot.shoot (as in, over six months with three different directors).



* BrokenRecord: Just so the audience understands that we've left one timeline and gone back to the point where the timelines diverged, we hear the door buzzer and Abed explaining the creation of new timelines ''seven times''. There are also several events that happen in almost the same way immediately after those timelines diverge (especially Jeff stopping Britta from singing and hitting his head on the fan when he gets up).

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* BrokenRecord: Just so the audience understands that we've left one timeline and gone back to the point where the timelines diverged, we hear the door buzzer and Abed explaining the creation of new timelines ''seven times''. times.'' There are also several events that happen in almost the same way immediately after those timelines diverge (especially Jeff stopping Britta from singing and hitting his head on the fan when he gets up).



* CallItKarma: Annie in the real timeline, when Jeff hits his head on the ceiling fan.

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* CallItKarma: Annie in the real prime/real timeline, when Jeff hits his head on the ceiling fan.



* ChekhovsArmy: The Study Group from the Darkest Timeline become recurring antagonists in season 3 and 4.

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* ChekhovsArmy: The Study Group from the Darkest Timeline become recurring antagonists in season Seasons 3 and 4.



** Annie is described as a good nurse, a phrase used in "[[Recap/CommunityS2E06Epidemiology Epidemiology]]".

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** Annie is described as a good nurse, a phrase previously used in "[[Recap/CommunityS2E06Epidemiology Epidemiology]]".Epidemiology.]]"



* KickTheDog: Pierce terrorizing Troy with the troll doll in Timeline 4, with him then following that up by calling Abed crazy ''to his face.''

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* KickTheDog: Pierce terrorizing Troy with the troll doll in Timeline 4, with him then following that up by [[HypocriticalHumor calling Abed crazy crazy]] ''to his face.''



* SoundtrackDissonance: The song "Roxanne" by Music/ThePolice (which plays on an iPod speaker in six of the seven timelines) becomes this in Timeline 5 during the chaos that erupts with Pierce being shot and the apartment catching on fire.



** The [=DVD=] commentary claims that the [=CGI=] sequences showing the die-roll creating new timelines was based on the interdimensional travel sequences in ''Film/{{Time Bandits}}.''
* SoundtrackDissonance: The song "Roxanne" by Music/ThePolice (which plays on an iPod speaker in six of the seven timelines) becomes this in Timeline 5 during the chaos that erupts with Pierce being shot and the apartment catching on fire.



** Whenever "Roxanne" by the Police comes on the MP3 player in all but the prime timeline, Britta begins to sing along, but is bluntly ordered not to by Jeff. Essentially, he's acting as the behavior police.

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** Whenever "Roxanne" by the Police comes on the MP3 player [=iPod=] stereo in all but the prime timeline, Britta begins to sing along, but is bluntly ordered not to by Jeff. Essentially, he's acting as the behavior police.


* ShipTease: Troy and Britta have a heart-to-heart in the bathroom in Timeline 3, Jeff and Annie have moments in almost all of the timelines and even make out in Timeline 6, and Jeff/Annie, Jeff/Britta, Britta/Troy and Troy/Abed share googly eyes in another timeline. And of course, everything to do with Troy and Abed's apartment is awash with {{HoYay}}.

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* ShipTease: Troy and Britta have a heart-to-heart in the bathroom in Timeline 3, Jeff and Annie have moments in almost all of the timelines and even make out in Timeline 6, and Jeff/Annie, Jeff/Britta, Britta/Troy and Troy/Abed share googly eyes in another timeline.Timeline 2. And of course, everything to do with Troy and Abed's apartment is awash with {{HoYay}}.


* JerkassRealization: In Timeline 6, after Troy [[FriendshipMoment sincerely thanks him for having let him stay in his mansion last season]], Pierce clearly feels awful about his troll doll "gift" and tries to stop Troy from opening it, with him instead trying to offer waterskis and other ''actual'' presents to make up for it while the two are wrestling over the "present."
* KickTheDog: Pierce terrorizing Troy with the troll doll in Timeline 4, with him then following that up by calling Abed crazy ''to his face.''
** Jeff repeatedly shutting down Britta's attempts to sing along to "Roxanne" in all but the prime timeline, and even then that was only because he wasn't physically in the apartment when it happened.



* PetTheDog: While Pierce doesn't get up from the table and just happily watches his friends (minus Jeff) dancing and singing to "Roxanne" in the prime timeline, he takes the troll doll "gift" he was going to give Troy and Abed and hucks it in the trash, which is then followed by him [[NoKillLikeOverkill taking the doll out of the box and]] ''[[NoKillLikeOverkill throwing it out the window.]]''



* ThePratfall: Annie pulls off a magnificent one that would have made Pierce proud. That is if she hadn't accidentally shot him while doing it.

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* ThePratfall: Annie pulls off a magnificent one that would have made Pierce proud. That proud in Timeline 5. Well, that is if she hadn't accidentally shot him ''shot him'' while doing it.



** In the "darkest timeline," Abed determines that the study group are now [[MirrorUniverse "evil versions"]] of their prime timeline counterparts, and creates [[Recap/StarTrekS2E4MirrorMirror felt beards and moustaches]] to complete their more villainous design.

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** In the "darkest timeline," Abed determines that the study group are now [[MirrorUniverse "evil versions"]] of their prime timeline counterparts, and creates [[Recap/StarTrekS2E4MirrorMirror felt beards and moustaches]] to complete their more villainous design."identity."
* {{Squick}}: InUniverse, Annie comparing Jeff's protective nature concerning her to her dad after they just made out in Timeline 6.


** Downplayed, but Creator/{{Danny Pudi}} is apparently a huge fan of Yahtzee even off the set.

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** Downplayed, but Creator/{{Danny Pudi}} Danny Pudi is apparently a huge fan of Yahtzee even off the set.


The study group gets together for a housewarming party for Troy and Abed's new apartment. In particular, they bring attention to a piece of decoration they are very proud of: an Indiana Jones boulder escape scene diorama in the living room. After everyone has shown up, the group starts playing Yahtzee until the pizza arrives and nobody wants to go down to get it. Jeff suggests rolling a six-sided die to decide who gets to go downstairs, and Abed mentions that in doing so he's creating six different timelines. They even come conveniently numbered by the die roll they're associated with.

Just as Abed predicted, the die roll causes the episode to split into six different stories depending on who went down to get the pizza.

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The study group gets together for a housewarming party for Troy and Abed's new apartment. In particular, they bring attention to a piece of decoration they are very proud of: an Indiana Jones boulder escape scene diorama in the living room. After everyone has shown up, the group starts playing Yahtzee until the pizza arrives and nobody wants to go down to get it. Jeff suggests rolling a six-sided die to decide who gets to go downstairs, and Abed mentions that in doing so he's creating six different timelines. timelines (though it's actually ''seven'' if you count the "prime" timeline). They even come conveniently numbered by the order of the die roll they're associated with.

Just as Abed predicted, the die roll causes the episode to split into six seven different stories depending on who went down to get the pizza.



* AlmostKiss: Jeff and Annie in one timeline.
** Subverted in another, where the two successfully make out, only to stop when Annie mentions Jeff reminding her of her father.
* AlternateTimeline: Six different ones are explored during this episode.

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* ActorAllusion:
** Downplayed, but Creator/{{Danny Pudi}} is apparently a huge fan of Yahtzee even off the set.
* AlmostKiss: Jeff and Annie in one timeline.
Timeline 3.
** Subverted in another, Timeline 6, where the two successfully make out, only to stop when Annie mentions Jeff reminding her of her father.
* AlternateTimeline: Six Seven different ones are explored during this episode.



--> '''Evil Troy:''' Clearly, you don't understand anything about defeating trolls.
** In the same scene Jeff's missing arm is represented by one of his expensive suits having a tied-off sleeve.

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--> '''Evil Troy:''' Clearly, ''Clearly,'' you don't understand anything about defeating trolls.
** In the same scene scene, Jeff's missing arm is represented by one of his expensive suits having a tied-off sleeve.



* BeardOfEvil: In the tag, Abed makes fake Evil Spock goatees these for the group since this is the "dark timeline". Only Troy is willing to wear one with Abed.

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* BeardOfEvil: In the tag, Abed makes fake [[Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries Evil Spock Spock]] goatees these for the group since this is the "dark "darkest timeline". Only Troy is willing to wear one with Abed.



** Played for laughs; while everyone else more-or-less laughs off the fact that Jeff was manipulating them in order that he wouldn't have to get the pizza and considers making him go down for them a fitting punishment, Pierce seems genuinely offended and outraged by it.
** Abed does not react well to Shirley's suggestion that they should have her (admittedly ''very'' unappetising) home-baked pizzas instead of getting them delivered like had already been arranged.

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** Played for laughs; {{Played For Laughs}}; while everyone else more-or-less laughs off the fact that Jeff was manipulating them in order that he wouldn't have to get the pizza and considers [[LaserGuidedKarma making him go down for them a fitting punishment, punishment]], Pierce seems genuinely offended and outraged by it.
** Abed does not react well to Shirley's suggestion that they should have her (admittedly ''very'' unappetising) unappetizing) home-baked pizzas instead of getting them delivered like had already been arranged.



* BloodyHilarious: Happens to timeline 5 Pierce.
* BottleEpisode: Save for the final scene in the study room the episode takes place entirely in Abed and Troy's apartment. Ironically, though, according to the DVD commentary it was one of the more expensive episodes because it took a long time to shoot.
* BrickJoke: Several, given the 'alternate timelines' nature of the storylines:

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* BloodyHilarious: Happens to timeline Timeline 5 Pierce.
Pierce when he gets shot in the leg.
* BottleEpisode: Save for the final scene in the study room the episode takes place entirely in Abed and Troy's apartment. Ironically, Ironically though, according to the DVD commentary it was one of the more ''more'' expensive episodes because it took such a long time to shoot.
* BrickJoke: Several, given the 'alternate timelines' "alternate timelines" nature of the storylines:



* CallBack: "Duh-doy!"

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* CallBack: "Duh-doy!"[[Recap/CommunityS2E10MixologyCertification "Duh-doy!"]]



* CerebusSyndrome: Timeline 5 as it gets incredibly dark by the end. But this is PlayedForLaughs as it has RefugeInAudacity. Also, since it's an alternate timeline, as far as we can know it never happened.

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* CerebusSyndrome: Timeline 5 as it gets incredibly dark by the end. But this is still successfully PlayedForLaughs as by it has RefugeInAudacity.having RefugeInAudacity turned UpToEleven for its events. Also, since it's an alternate timeline, as far as we can know it never happened.



** Becomes more of a ChekhovsArmoury if one considers the boulder, the gun, the high-proof vodka, Britta's [[DrugsAreBad joint]], and the [[ChekhovsGift troll doll]] each as their own ChekhovsGun.

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** Becomes Really, it becomes more of a ChekhovsArmoury if one considers the boulder, the gun, the high-proof vodka, Britta's [[DrugsAreBad joint]], and the [[ChekhovsGift troll doll]] each as their own ChekhovsGun.



** In the aftermath of timeline 5, Shirley becomes an alcoholic again and Annie goes to a mental ward after a nervous breakdown, not unlike her addiction to pills back in high school.

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** In the aftermath of timeline Timeline 5, Shirley becomes an alcoholic again and Annie goes to a mental ward after a nervous breakdown, not unlike her addiction to pills back in high school.



** The refrigerator resembles [[Recap/CommunityS2E17IntroToPoliticalScience a vending machine with Troy and Abed stuck in it.]]

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** The refrigerator resembles [[Recap/CommunityS2E17IntroToPoliticalScience a the vending machine with that Troy and Abed had gotten stuck in it.]]



* CriticalFailure: Abed calls attention to that fact that the dark timeline came about because Jeff rolled a 1.
* DancePartyEnding: In the prime timeline.
* DarkIsEvil: In TheTag everyone is wearing black, reflecting that they are (a) [[TheMourningAfter mourning Pierce's death]], (b) the results of the darkest of the seven timelines and (c) the timeline that Abed suggests should be the EvilTwin-filled MirrorUniverse.

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* CriticalFailure: Abed calls attention to that fact that the dark darkest timeline came about because Jeff rolled a 1.
* DancePartyEnding: In the The prime timeline.
timeline has this.
* DarkIsEvil: In TheTag TheTag, everyone is wearing black, reflecting that they are (a) [[TheMourningAfter mourning Pierce's death]], (b) the results of the darkest of the seven timelines and (c) the timeline that Abed suggests should be the EvilTwin-filled MirrorUniverse.



* DidIJustSayThatOutLoud: Britta in timeline 6. Blame it on the pot.
* DisasterDominoes: Timeline 5. Troy hurriedly leaves the apartment for the pizza delivery — he dislodges the rolling boulder from the "Raiders" set model which lands on the floor — Annie trips on it and falls into the coffee table, smashing Pierce's bottle of overproof rum — Pierce jumps up from the game table and Annie's purse hits the floor — a gun inside it fires, shooting Pierce in the thigh and hitting an artery — as the others frantically try to stop the bleeding Britta steps out of the bathroom, and as she gapes in alarm the marijuana cigarette she's smoking falls and ignites the rum. Eventually, one is dead, one is driven mad from guilt, one lapses into chronic drunkenness, one's larynx is destroyed, one loses an arm in the fire, one thinks they should invade the Prime Timeline, and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking one dyes a strand of her hair blue]].
* EruditeStoner: Britta in timeline 3 is very perceptive of the root cause of turmoil between Troy and Jeff.
* ExpositoryHairstyleChange: In the tag set in the "dark timeline" where Pierce is dead, Annie went insane, Shirley is drunk, Troy lost his larynx, Jeff lost an arm and Britta...

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* DidIJustSayThatOutLoud: Britta in timeline Timeline 6. Blame it on the pot.
* DisasterDominoes: Timeline 5. Troy hurriedly leaves the apartment for the pizza delivery — he dislodges the rolling boulder from the "Raiders" set model which lands on the floor — Annie trips on it and falls into the coffee table, smashing Pierce's bottle of overproof rum — Pierce jumps up from the game table in panic and Annie's purse hits the floor — a gun inside it fires, shooting Pierce in the thigh and hitting an artery — as the others frantically try to stop the bleeding bleeding, Britta steps out of the bathroom, and as she gapes in alarm the marijuana cigarette she's smoking falls and ignites the rum. Eventually, one is dead, one is driven mad from guilt, one lapses into chronic drunkenness, one's larynx is destroyed, one loses an arm in the fire, one thinks [[MultiversalConqueror they should invade the Prime Timeline, Timeline,]] and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking one dyes a strand of her hair blue]].
* EruditeStoner: Britta in timeline Timeline 3 is very perceptive of the root cause of turmoil between Troy and Jeff.
* ExpositoryHairstyleChange: In the tag set in the "dark "darkest timeline" where Pierce is dead, Annie went insane, Shirley is drunk, Troy lost his larynx, Jeff lost an arm and Britta...



* FreudianExcuse: In one time line Shirley eventually admits to Britta that the only reason she bakes excessively is because she feels excluded by the rest of the study group, and baking is her way of feeling needed and included. Unfortunately, this means that Jeff's plan to confront her excessive baking by colluding with everyone to refuse to eat what she cooks unwittingly works to validate her fears of being left out.

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* FreudianExcuse: In one time line Timeline 6, Shirley eventually admits to Britta that the only reason she bakes excessively is because she feels excluded by the rest of the study group, and baking is her way of feeling needed and included. Unfortunately, this means that Jeff's plan to confront her excessive baking by colluding with everyone to refuse to eat what she cooks unwittingly works to validate her fears of being left out.



** In the true timeline, when everyone is dancing, you can spot Pierce taking the troll doll out of the trash and throwing it out the window instead.

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** In the true prime timeline, when everyone is dancing, you can spot Pierce taking the troll doll out of the trash and throwing it out the window instead.



* HighPressureBlood: The fountain of blood coming from Pierce's leg spreads right up into Shirley's face.

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* HighPressureBlood: The fountain of blood coming from Pierce's leg spreads right up into Shirley's face. Likely justified by the bullet having hit an artery.



*** [[AlternateCharacterInterpretation Alternatively]], with Pierce musing "airplane bathroom..." to himself instead of loudly jumping in to tell his story, [[CharacterDevelopment Pierce decided against]] pushing his story that no one wanted to hear. There was a point made to show Pierce smiling in contentment as he delivers the line. In the end, it would mean a lot more to Pierce's episode arc if he ''finally'' got a chance to have his story come up organically, only to realize that there's no need to tell it at all - not him just being too slow and getting cut off. In the same timeline, after all, he throws away the [[UnwantedGiftPlot "present"]] he got for Troy, showing two instances of maturing and being able to let go of things.



* KillingYourAlternateSelf: Evil!Abed upon deducing they occupy an evil timeline: go back to the "prime" timeline, kill their counterparts, and [[KillAndReplace assume their normal lives]].

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* KillingYourAlternateSelf: Evil!Abed hatches this plot upon deducing they occupy an evil timeline: go back to the "prime" timeline, kill their counterparts, and [[KillAndReplace assume their normal lives]].



'''Jeff:''' [=BAKEdown=], I know, I didn't say it on purpose.
* LibationForTheDead: Evil!Shirley pours one out for Pierce. May he [[GallowsHumor Rest In Pierce.]]
* LoveAtFirstSight: Britta and the pizza man.
* MaybeMagicMaybeMundane: We never find out if the alternate timelines truly exist or if they're just part of Abed's imagination. [[Recap/CommunityS3E22IntroductionToFinality later]] [[Recap/CommunityS4E13AdvancedIntroductionToFinality episodes]] with the Evil Study Group leave it ambiguous as well, although the latter suggests it's ''Jeff'' imagining them instead of Abed.
* MileHighClub: In six of the seven timelines Pierce shoehorns in his story about having airplane bathroom sex with Eartha Kitt.
* MissingTheGoodStuff: In Timeline 5 Troy has to go get the pizza, saying "I'm gonna go as fast as I can so I don't miss anything." He comes back to find Pierce shot, the apartment on fire, etc.
* MoodKiller: Troy & Britta and Jeff & Annie bond because Pierce isn't there trying to be the center of attention.

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'''Jeff:''' [=BAKEdown=], I know, I didn't say it on purpose.
purpose!
* LibationForTheDead: Evil!Shirley pours one out for Pierce. May he [[GallowsHumor Rest "Rest In Pierce.]]
"]]
* LoveAtFirstSight: Britta and Toby the pizza man.
* MaybeMagicMaybeMundane: We never find out if the alternate timelines truly exist or if they're just part of Abed's imagination. [[Recap/CommunityS3E22IntroductionToFinality later]] Later]] [[Recap/CommunityS4E13AdvancedIntroductionToFinality episodes]] with the Evil Study Group leave it ambiguous as well, although the latter suggests it's ''Jeff'' imagining them instead of Abed.
* MileHighClub: In six of the seven timelines timelines, Pierce shoehorns in his story about having airplane bathroom sex with Eartha Kitt.
* MirrorUniverse: Parodied by "Evil Abed" in the "darkest timeline," with him even making [[Recap/StarTrekS2E4MirrorMirror felt beards for everyone]] to complete the look.
*
MissingTheGoodStuff: In Timeline 5 5, Troy has to go get the pizza, saying "I'm gonna go as fast as I can so I don't miss anything." anything! He comes back to find Pierce shot, the apartment on fire, etc.
and generally everything having gone to Hell in a handbasket.
* MoodKiller: Troy & Britta and Jeff & Annie bond because in Timeline 3 since Pierce isn't there trying to be the center of attention.



* NightmareFuel: InUniverse, Pierce's Norwegian troll doll which literally gave Troy nightmares when it was placed outside his bedroom at Pierce's.
** Abed's attempt at a smile, which looks more like barely restrained murderous rage.

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* NightmareFuel: InUniverse, Pierce's Norwegian troll doll which literally gave Troy nightmares ''nightmares'' when it was placed outside his bedroom at Pierce's.
** Abed's attempt at a smile, which looks more like barely restrained murderous rage.
Pierce's.



** CrossesTheLineTwice: Abed then decides that since this is obviously the worst of all possible timelines, they should go full MirrorUniverse and become evil, complete with [[BeardOfEvil goatees he made out of felt.]]
* ReliablyUnreliableGuns: The plot demands that Annie's gun goes off after her purse falls down. "Safety on", my dear.

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** CrossesTheLineTwice: Abed then decides that since this is obviously the worst of all possible timelines, they should go full MirrorUniverse and become evil, complete with [[BeardOfEvil goatees he made out of felt.]]
* ReliablyUnreliableGuns: The plot demands that Annie's gun goes off after her purse falls down. "Safety on", my dear.Apparently, the safety being on doesn't mean a damn when the {{Rule of Drama}} is afoot.



* SchrodingersGun: A literal interpretation of the trope, the gun only goes off in one timeline.
* ShipTease: Troy and Britta have a heart-to-heart in the bathroom, Jeff/Annie have moments in almost all of the timelines and make out in one, and Jeff/Annie, Jeff/Britta, Britta/Troy and Troy/Abed share googly eyes. Also, everything to do with Troy and Abed's apartment is awash with {{HoYay}}.

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* SchrodingersGun: A In a literal interpretation of the trope, the gun only goes off in one timeline.
Timeline 5.
* ShipTease: Troy and Britta have a heart-to-heart in the bathroom, Jeff/Annie bathroom in Timeline 3, Jeff and Annie have moments in almost all of the timelines and even make out in one, Timeline 6, and Jeff/Annie, Jeff/Britta, Britta/Troy and Troy/Abed share googly eyes. Also, eyes in another timeline. And of course, everything to do with Troy and Abed's apartment is awash with with {{HoYay}}.



* ShoutOut: Abed has a model of the boulder scene from ''Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk''.
** The whole episode was inspired by the German film [[Film/RunLolaRun Run Lola Run]].
* {{Squick}}: Jeff is greatly turned off when Annie tells him that his protective instinct reminds her of her father. [[invoked]]
* StatusQuoIsGod: In the Prime timeline all the conflict, ShipTease and CharacterDevelopment of the other timelines is avoided.

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* ShoutOut: Abed has a model of the boulder scene from ''Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk''.
** The
''Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk'' in his and Troy's apartment.
** {{Word of God}} has stated that the
whole episode was inspired by the German film [[Film/RunLolaRun ''[[Film/RunLolaRun Run Lola Run]].
* {{Squick}}: Jeff is greatly turned off when Annie tells him
Run]].''
** In the "darkest timeline," Abed determines
that his protective instinct reminds her the study group are now [[MirrorUniverse "evil versions"]] of her father. [[invoked]]
their prime timeline counterparts, and creates [[Recap/StarTrekS2E4MirrorMirror felt beards and moustaches]] to complete their more villainous design.
* StatusQuoIsGod: In the Prime prime timeline all the conflict, ShipTease and CharacterDevelopment (well, virtually for the lattermost) of the other timelines is avoided.



** Whenever "Roxanne" by the Police comes on the mp3 player, Britta begins to sing along, but is bluntly ordered not to by Jeff. Essentially, he's acting as the behaviour police.
* SuperReflexes: Abed catching the die in midair is much more impressive when you consider that he did it after coming to the conclusion that the group shouldn't fight against the chaos of the universe, and that Jeff was manipulating them so he wouldn't have to get the pizza. And he had roughly 3 seconds to come to these revelations.
* [[TakeAThirdOption Take Another Option]]: In the 'true' timeline, Abed grabs the die before it hits the table, noting that A: too much of their lives is run by fate already and B: Jeff is a [[MagnificentBastard conniving son of a bitch]] for using a method that ensures he'll never have to get the pizza.

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** Whenever "Roxanne" by the Police comes on the mp3 player, MP3 player in all but the prime timeline, Britta begins to sing along, but is bluntly ordered not to by Jeff. Essentially, he's acting as the behaviour behavior police.
* SuperReflexes: Abed catching the die in midair is much more impressive when you consider that he did it after coming to the conclusion that the group shouldn't fight against the chaos of the universe, and that Jeff was manipulating them so he wouldn't have to get the pizza. And Furthermore, he had roughly 3 '''3''' seconds to come to these revelations.
* [[TakeAThirdOption Take Another Option]]: In the 'true' ''true'' timeline, Abed grabs the die before it hits the table, noting that A: too much of their lives is run by fate already and B: Jeff is a a [[MagnificentBastard conniving son of a bitch]] for using a method that ensures he'll never have to get the pizza.



* VaporTrail: Britta causes a fire in timeline 5 this way.

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* VaporTrail: Britta accidentally causes a fire in timeline Timeline 5 this way.



* WhamLine: Abed tells Annie "You should move here".

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* WhamLine: Abed tells telling Annie "You should move here".here!"


* BittersweetEnding: One way to interpret the last timeline. The last thing we see is Jeff obliviously smiling, unaware that it is because of his absence that the group got the happiest timeline. All the while hinting that he may become the new [[ButtMonkey Pierce]] for this season.


* ShipTease: Troy and Britta have a heart-to-heart in the bathroom, Jeff/Annie have moments in almost all of the timelines and make out in one, and Jeff/Annie, Jeff/Britta, Britta/Troy and Troy/Abed share googly eyes. The apparent offer for Annie to move in with Abed and Troy also helps the chances of Abed/Annie and Annie/Troy happening in the future. Also, everything to do with Troy and Abed's apartment is awash with {{HoYay}}.

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* ShipTease: Troy and Britta have a heart-to-heart in the bathroom, Jeff/Annie have moments in almost all of the timelines and make out in one, and Jeff/Annie, Jeff/Britta, Britta/Troy and Troy/Abed share googly eyes. The apparent offer for Annie to move in with Abed and Troy also helps the chances of Abed/Annie and Annie/Troy happening in the future. Also, everything to do with Troy and Abed's apartment is awash with {{HoYay}}.

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* GoldenEnding: The prime timeline. There may be no shipping, but there’s also no conflict. Britta sings her song, Annie decides to move in with Troy and Abed, Pierce throws away the Norwegian troll doll.


* MaybeMagicMaybeMundane: We never find out if the alternate timelines truly exist or if they're just part of Abed's imagination. [[spoiler: [[Recap/CommunityS3E22IntroductionToFinality later]] [[Recap/CommunityS4E13AdvancedIntroductionToFinality episodes]] with the Evil Study Group leave it ambiguous as well, although the latter suggests it's ''Jeff'' imagining them instead of Abed.]]

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* MaybeMagicMaybeMundane: We never find out if the alternate timelines truly exist or if they're just part of Abed's imagination. [[spoiler: [[Recap/CommunityS3E22IntroductionToFinality later]] [[Recap/CommunityS4E13AdvancedIntroductionToFinality episodes]] with the Evil Study Group leave it ambiguous as well, although the latter suggests it's ''Jeff'' imagining them instead of Abed.]]

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