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* AccidentalTimeTravel: Thanks to Fry.


* InventionalWisdom: Fry buys Enos a pinup calendar that for no apparent reason alternates between female and male models. Lampshaded in the commentary, when they wonder who would buy such a calendar (and [[BiTheWay the obvious answer]] doesn't make sense given this was the [=1940s=]).

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* InventionalWisdom: Fry buys Enos a pinup calendar that for no apparent reason alternates between female and male models. Lampshaded in the commentary, when they wonder who would buy such a calendar (and [[BiTheWay [[UsefulNotes/{{Bisexual}} the obvious answer]] doesn't make sense given this was the [=1940s=]).


* AndIMustScream: Subverted: Bender didn't mind being stuck in the past for a thousand years.
-->'''Fry''': Bender, what was it like lying in that hole for a thousand years?
-->'''Bender''': I was enjoying it until you guys showed up!



* GetAHoldOfYourselfMan: After Fry freaks out about being his own grandpa, Leela does this...by punching him in the stomach multiple times, giving the impression it's a DopeSlap.

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* GetAHoldOfYourselfMan: After Fry freaks out about being his own grandpa, Leela does this...by punching him in the stomach multiple times, giving the impression it's a DopeSlap.smacks some sense back into him.

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-->'''Farnsworth:''' Choke on that, causality!


* {{Squick}}: an in-universe example as Leela and Bender check up on Fry and are sickened to find that Fry had slept with his grandmother.

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* {{Squick}}: an in-universe example as Farnsworth, Leela and Bender check up on Fry and are sickened to find that Fry had slept with his grandmother.

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* UnusualEuphemism: Fry bragging to his team that he's still alive because he did "do the nasty in the past-y!".

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* IncestantAdmirer: When Mildred starts to come on to Fry, he is understandably disgusted since he knows (and she doesn't know) she's his grandmother. Of course, after foolish calculations of how he's still alive and that meant Enos and Mildred couldn't possibly be his grandparents, they end up sleeping together.


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* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Fry's reaction after realizing he slept with his own grandmother.


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* {{Squick}}: an in-universe example as Leela and Bender check up on Fry and are sickened to find that Fry had slept with his grandmother.


* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodSandwich: Fry and his supposed-to-be-Grandfather order a coffee and meal respectively from Fry's will-be-Grandma, but after panicking over the potential hazards inherent in the diner Fry and co. run out before ever receiving their order. Notable for showing the will-be-Grandma's upset reaction to this.

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* TheyWastedAPerfectlyGoodSandwich: Fry and his supposed-to-be-Grandfather order a coffee and meal respectively from Fry's will-be-Grandma, but after panicking over the potential hazards inherent in the diner Fry and co. run out before ever receiving their order. Notable for showing the will-be-Grandma's upset reaction to this.


* RoswellThatEndsWell: The TropeNamer, [[CaptainObvious as you can tell]].

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* RoswellThatEndsWell: The TropeNamer, [[CaptainObvious as you can tell]].tell.


* BrickJoke: We first see Enos Fry being ordered by his sergeant yelling that he wanted to toilet bowl so clean he could eat on it, because he literally inteded to. Near the end when Leela stole the microwave antenna, she took the roof we it. And we see the sergeant eating his lunch on the latrine.

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* BrickJoke: We first see Enos Fry being ordered by his sergeant yelling that he wanted to toilet bowl so clean he could eat on it, because he literally inteded intended to. Near the end when Leela stole the microwave antenna, she took the roof we with it. And we see the sergeant eating his lunch on the latrine.


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* MisplacedRetribution: For some reason, when the Planet Express Ship took the roof of the latrine, the Sergeant blamed Enos.
-->'''Sergeant:''' ENOS!\\
'''Fry:''' ''(Distantly)'' He's dead!

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* MajorInjuryUnderreaction: Zoidberg was ''disturbingly'' okay with being dissected alive, not even bothered by them removing one of his hearts (he had four them). The only time he drew the line was when the scientists were about to cut the organ that let him speak[[note]]Hearing this provoked them to saw even faster[[/note]].

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* GetAHoldOfYourselfMan: After Fry freaks out about being his own grandpa, Leela does this...by punching him in the stomach multiple times, giving the impression it's a DopeSlap.


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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Fry's attempts to protect Enos [[{{Irony}} end up getting him killed by a nuclear explosion]].


-->"Don't touch that! I need that to speak!" (Surgeon saws even faster)

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-->"Don't -->'''Dr. Zoidberg''': (one of the surgeons is sawing something) Don't touch that! I need that to speak!" (Surgeon speak! (the surgeon pauses, then saws even faster)



* HistoricalDomainCharacter: UsefulNotes/HarryTruman.
-->[interrogating a captured Zoidberg] If you come in peace, surrender or be destroyed! If you come to make war, we surrender!

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* HistoricalDomainCharacter: UsefulNotes/HarryTruman.
-->[interrogating
UsefulNotes/HarryTruman becomes a prominent figure in the narrative after the Army gets ahold of Bender's body and Dr. Zoidberg.
-->'''Harry Truman''': (interrogating
a captured Zoidberg] Zoidberg) If you come in peace, surrender or be destroyed! If you come to make war, we surrender!



* OhCrap:
** It is quickly made apparent that Fry's incident with the microwave did ''something'' when the Planet Express ship is returning to Earth: there's no traffic, Earth now has an ozone layer, and there's no longer a global positioning signal, meaning the ship begins to crash.
** Fry is understandably shocked when his attempt to save his grandfather's life results in him being blown up in a nuclear test:
--->'''Bender''': [[{{Jerkass}} And you are outta here!]]



* RoswellThatEndsWell: The TropeNamer.

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* RoswellThatEndsWell: The TropeNamer.TropeNamer, [[CaptainObvious as you can tell]].


-->'''Professor:''' "Let's just steal the damn dish and get back to our own time!"
-->'''Fry''': "But, but won't that change history?"
-->'''Professor''': "Oh, a lesson on not changing history from Mister 'I'm My Own Grandpa'. Let's just get the hell out of here already! Screw history!"

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-->'''Professor:''' "Let's Let's just steal the damn dish and get back to our own time!"
time!
-->'''Fry''': "But, But, but won't that change history?"
history?
-->'''Professor''': "Oh, Oh, a lesson on not changing history from Mister 'I'm My Own Grandpa'. Let's just get the hell out of here already! Screw history!"history!


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** Fry eventually manages to reach the conclusion that he did nothing wrong, since the waitress at the diner ''clearly'' can't be his Grandma. He only learns this is ''not'' the case '''after they have sex'''.

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* TemptingFate: When Leela proposes just straight up stealing the army's microwave radar dish, Farnsworth is quick to shoot it down:
-->'''Farnsworth''': No! That would alter history. Above all else, it is our sacred duty to preserve the past exactly as it was.
-->'''Fry''': (walks into frame carrying Bender's head) Well, I killed my grandfather.

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