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* TakeAThirdOption: Instead of accepting the Germans' foosball challenge and lowering themselves to their obnoxious level or having to put up with their taunts over losing/forfeiting, Shirley and Jeff show off their foosball skills by expertly managing to position the ball right in the centre of the table where the Germans can't reach it, thus conclusively showing themselves to be the more skillful players win or lose.


** Jeff reminds Shirley of the disturbing something she once did to Pierce's hoagie, which apparently made him almost propose to her.

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** Jeff reminds Shirley of the something disturbing something she once did to Pierce's hoagie, which apparently made impressed him so much that he almost propose proposed to her.her on the spot.


** Jeff reminds Shirley of the disturbing something she once did to Pierce's hoagie.

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** Jeff reminds Shirley of the disturbing something she once did to Pierce's hoagie.hoagie, which apparently made him almost propose to her.


* MonochromePast: Theflashbacks to when Shirley and Jeff were kids is shown in black & white.

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* MonochromePast: Theflashbacks The flashbacks to when Shirley and Jeff were kids is shown in black & white.


* GutturalGrowler: Annie delivers a surprisingly good imitation of Bale's Batman voice, though she concludes it's not convincing enough for faking the commentary.

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* GutturalGrowler: Annie delivers a surprisingly good imitation of Bale's Batman voice, though she concludes it's not convincing enough for faking the commentary.DVDCommentary.


* AsLongAsItSoundsForeign: The Germans use nonsensical words that nonetheless sound German, like "foosenschaften", "freudenk(r)atzen" and "schpankin'".

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* AsLongAsItSoundsForeign: The Germans use nonsensical words that nonetheless sound German, German like "foosenschaften", "freudenk(r)atzen" and "schpankin'".


* BaitAndSwitchAccusation: Abed [[BatDeduction correctly deducts]] that the break-in was an InsideJob. With a stern look at Annie he announces that he thinks he knows what happened. Annie is sure her game is up and starts confessing only to be interrupted by Abed who concludes the landlord did it.

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* BaitAndSwitchAccusation: Abed [[BatDeduction correctly deducts]] that the break-in was an InsideJob. With a stern look at Annie he announces that he thinks he knows what happened. Annie is sure her game is up and starts confessing only to be interrupted by Abed who concludes that it must have been the landlord did it.landlord.


* BaitAndSwitchAccusation: Abed correctly asserts that the break-in was an InsideJob. With a stern look at Annie he announces that he thinks he knows what happened. Annie is sure her game is up and starts confessing only to be interrupted by Abed who concludes the landlord did it.

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* BaitAndSwitchAccusation: Abed [[BatDeduction correctly asserts deducts]] that the break-in was an InsideJob. With a stern look at Annie he announces that he thinks he knows what happened. Annie is sure her game is up and starts confessing only to be interrupted by Abed who concludes the landlord did it.


* PlotInducedStupidity: Why would you leave your newly purchased $299 DVD case on the floor? [[AlternativeCharacterInterpretation To kick off the]] BrokenTreasure plot and live out a sitcom staple?


* ArtShift: To {{animesque}} during Jeff and Shirley's foosball match.


** Britta's [[Recap/CommunityS2E22AppliedAnthropologyandCulinaryArts one-eyed cat]].
** Troy is humming the Muzak from Abed's halloween story in "[[Recap/CommunityS3E05HorrorFictionInSevenSpookySteps Horror Fiction In Seven Spooky Steps]]".



** Jeff refers to gossiping about Vaughn's tiny nipples as [[Recap/CommunityS1E04SocialPsychology one of the times]] Shirley and he bonded.
** Jeff's "art films and well-engineered cars" insult calls to mind his 'complisult' to the nurse in "[[Recap/CommunityS2E16IntermediateDocumentaryFilmmaking Intermediate Documentary Making]]".
** The officer references [[Recap/CommunityS2E09ConspiracyTheoriesAndInteriorDesign his last appearance]] teaching Annie a lesson about fake gun usage.
** The Mexican restaurant Jeff and Shirley eat in is identical to the one that Jeff and Dean Pelton ate in "[[Recap/CommunityS3E07StudiesInModernMovement Studies in Modern Movement]]".
** There's an ''[[Recap/CommunityS3E01Biology101 Inspector Spacetime]]'' poster on the wall in Troy and Abed's apartment.


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* ContinuityNod:
** Britta's [[Recap/CommunityS2E22AppliedAnthropologyandCulinaryArts one-eyed cat]].
** Troy is humming the Muzak from Abed's halloween story in "[[Recap/CommunityS3E05HorrorFictionInSevenSpookySteps Horror Fiction In Seven Spooky Steps]]".
** Jeff refers to gossiping about Vaughn's tiny nipples as [[Recap/CommunityS1E04SocialPsychology one of the times]] Shirley and he bonded.
** Jeff's "art films and well-engineered cars" insult calls to mind his 'complisult' to the nurse in "[[Recap/CommunityS2E16IntermediateDocumentaryFilmmaking Intermediate Documentary Making]]".
** The officer references [[Recap/CommunityS2E09ConspiracyTheoriesAndInteriorDesign his last appearance]] teaching Annie a lesson about fake gun usage.
** The Mexican restaurant Jeff and Shirley eat in is identical to the one that Jeff and Dean Pelton ate in "[[Recap/CommunityS3E07StudiesInModernMovement Studies in Modern Movement]]".
** There's an ''[[Recap/CommunityS3E01Biology101 Inspector Spacetime]]'' poster on the wall in Troy and Abed's apartment.


* EntertaininglyWrong: Abed deduces that the landlord must have been stealing valuables from the tenants since he had both means and opportunity. He is only incorrect about his motive because of the lie fed by Annie who was unknowingly FramingTheGuiltyParty. He had in fact been stealing women's shoes in the exact manner suggested by Abed.



* FakingAndEntering: Annie's over-the-top [[TakeAThirdOption solution]] to the BrokenTreasure dilemma. It takes Batman!Abed [[BatmanDeduction about three seconds to work out]] it was an InsideJob, which he [[EntertaininglyWrong blames on the landlord]].

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* FakingAndEntering: Annie's over-the-top [[TakeAThirdOption solution]] to the BrokenTreasure dilemma. It takes Batman!Abed [[BatmanDeduction [[BatDeduction about three seconds to work out]] it was an InsideJob, which he [[EntertaininglyWrong blames on the landlord]].



* RightForTheWrongReasons: Abed deduces that the landlord must have been stealing valuables from the tenants since he had both means and opportunity. He is only incorrect about his motive because of the lie fed by Annie who was unknowingly FramingTheGuiltyParty. He had in fact been stealing women's shoes in the exact manner suggested by Abed.


* FakingAndEntering: Annie's over-the-top [[TakeAThirdOption solution]] to the BrokenTreasure dilemma. It takes Batman!Abed about three seconds to work out it was an inside job, which he blames on the landlord.

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* FakingAndEntering: Annie's over-the-top [[TakeAThirdOption solution]] to the BrokenTreasure dilemma. It takes Batman!Abed [[BatmanDeduction about three seconds to work out out]] it was an inside job, InsideJob, which he [[EntertaininglyWrong blames on the landlord.landlord]].



* FlashBack: To when Shirley and Jeff were kids, 12 and 10 years old, respectively.



* HurricaneOfPuns: Nearly every insult that Jeff and the Germans trade back and forth is some sort of pun on a German word or phrase.

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* HurricaneOfPuns: Nearly every [[VolleyingInsults insult that Jeff and the Germans trade back and forth forth]] is some sort of pun on a German word or phrase.


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* MonochromePast: Theflashbacks to when Shirley and Jeff were kids is shown in black & white.


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** The German jerk notes that their feud has become very much like ''Franchise/DonkeyKong''.





* AsLongAsItSoundsForeign: The Germans use nonsensical words that nonetheless sound German, like "foosenschaften", "freudenk(r)atzen" and "schpankin'".



* BaitAndSwitchAccusation: Abed correctly asserts that the break-in was an InsideJob. With a stern look at Annie he announces that he thinks he knows what happened. Annie is sure her game is up and starts confessing only to be interrupted by Abed who concludes the landlord did it.
* BrickJoke: Leonard reviewing frozen pizzas is mentioned early on. The Tag shows a clip of him doing it.



* DangerousForbiddenTechnique: Shirley is afraid that teaching Jeff proper foosball may corrupt him.



* {{Fetish}}: Abed, Annie and Troy's landlord seems to have one for women's shoes and has been stealing them from his tenants and keeping them in his closet.



* {{Fetish}}: Abed, Annie and Troy's landlord seems to have one for women's shoes and has been stealing them from his tenants and keeping them in his closet.



* GutturalGrowler: Annie delivers a surprisingly good imitation of Bale's Batman voice, though she concludes it's not convincing enough for faking the commentary.



* IgnoredConfession: When Annie finally comes out confessing about her plot, Abed doesn't believe her thinking she is just trying to protect him.



* MirroredConfrontationShot: Of Jeff and Shirley in the {{Animesque}} sequence.



* PlotMandatedFriendshipFailure: Shirley and Jeff have a fall-out half-way through but make up in the third act.



* ThePowerOfHate: Apparently anger is the secret to Shirley's foosball skills which she then teaches to Jeff.



* SingleIssueLandlord: Apparently all he cares for is woman shoes.



* VictoriasSecretCompartment: Where Annie hides the shard of broken DVD before planting it in the landlord's closet.



* VictoriasSecretCompartment: Where Annie hides the shard of broken DVD before planting it in the landlord's closet.


* ComedicSociopathy: Most of what happens at the foosball table. The German foosball jock pretends to be unfamiliar with the redirect term [[GermanLanguage "Schadenfreude."]]

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* ComedicSociopathy: Most of what happens at the foosball table. The German foosball jock pretends to be unfamiliar with the redirect term [[GermanLanguage [[UsefulNotes/GermanLanguage "Schadenfreude."]]

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