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* OnlySaneMan: Fry, who isn't the smartest tool in shed already, is this when everyone else [[TookALevelInDumbass Takes a Level in Dumbass]]. Which admittedly isn't saying much.


* BigNO: Stupid!Leela does this when Fry dies in the book he writes, while the Big Brain gives an EvilLaugh.

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* BigNO: BigNo: Stupid!Leela does this when Fry dies in the book he writes, while the Big Brain gives an EvilLaugh.


* BigNO: Stupid!Leela does this when Fry dies in the book he writes, while the Big Brain gives an EvilLaugh.



* TheHypnotoad: The toad in question is introduced he[=ALL=] [=GLORY=] [=TO=] [=THE=] [=HYPNOTOAD=].

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* TheHypnotoad: The TropeNamer toad in question is introduced he[=ALL=] [=GLORY=] [=TO=] [=THE=] [=HYPNOTOAD=].


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* RewritingReality: Fry does this to beat the Big Brain by trapping it in the book he writes, "full of plot holes and spelling errors". Currently provides the page image.


*DisabilityImmunity: As the Brainspawn render people stupid by attacking the Delta Brainwave that facilitates higher intelligence, Fry is immune to their influence as he doesn't have a Delta Brainwave, but has somehow cobbled together a random assortment of other brainwaves into a working mind.



* IdiotBall: Everyone on Earth becomes stupid due to the Brain Spawn. Fry, who is already TheDitz, is the only one immune.

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* IdiotBall: Everyone on Earth becomes stupid due to the Brain Spawn. Fry, who is already TheDitz, is the only one basically immune.



* LotusEaterMachine: The Head Brain's tactic to stop Fry and Leela is to strand them mentally inside a book. Fry uses this to defeat the Head Brain, trapping him in a book he wrote.

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* LotusEaterMachine: The Head Brain's tactic to stop Fry and Leela is to strand them mentally inside a book. Fry uses this to defeat the Head Brain, trapping him his foe in a book he wrote.Fry wrote himself.



* TheUnreveal: Nibbler explains how the universe began to Leela, something that proves every major religion wrong, but since he's speaking his own language, we don't hear the explanation.

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* TheUnreveal: Nibbler explains how the universe began to Leela, something that proves every major religion wrong, but since he's speaking his own language, we don't hear the explanation.explanation (and Leela apparently forgets it after the crisis is over).


* AFormYouAreComfortableWith: Nibbler's true name takes longer than the lifespan of one. ''Trillion''. Universes. To say, so curt Earth names while time is of the essence. Leela thinks that's adorable. Nibblonian is also understood by her as English.

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* AFormYouAreComfortableWith: Nibbler's true name takes longer than the lifespan of one. ''Trillion''. Universes. To say, so curt he chooses to go by his Earth names name while time is of the essence. Leela thinks that's adorable. Nibblonian is also understood by her as English.



** Nibbler telling the story of the creation species causes Leela to remark "So every religion was wrong!"

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** Nibbler telling the story of the creation species of the universe and the meaning of existence causes Leela to remark "So every religion was wrong!"

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** Nibbler telling the story of the creation species causes Leela to remark "So every religion was wrong!"

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* TheHypnotoad: The toad in question is introduced he[=ALL=] [=GLORY=] [=TO=] [=THE=] [=HYPNOTOAD=].

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* TheReveal: Nibbler isn't an animal, but a benevolent EldritchAbomination.


* AFormYouAreComfortableWith: Nibbler's true name takes longer than the lifespan of several universes to say, so curt Earth names while time is of the essence. Leela thinks that's adorable.

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* AFormYouAreComfortableWith: Nibbler's true name takes longer than the lifespan of several universes to one. ''Trillion''. Universes. To say, so curt Earth names while time is of the essence. Leela thinks that's adorable. Nibblonian is also understood by her as English.

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* AFormYouAreComfortableWith: Nibbler's true name takes longer than the lifespan of several universes to say, so curt Earth names while time is of the essence. Leela thinks that's adorable.

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* MedalOfDishonor: At the pet competition, Leela and Nibbler get the prize for Dumbest Pet in Show.


* TranslatorMicrobes: When Nibbler arrives at the Nibblonian home world, he and the other Nibblonians alter their speech pattern so that it sounds like English to Leela.



* TranslatorMicrobes: When Nibbler arrives at the Nibblonian home world, he and the other Nibblonians alter their speech pattern so that it sounds like English to Leela.


* HoistByHisOwnPetard: [[spoiler:Fry uses the Head Brain's PortalBook powers against him, writing his own book about how the Brain wins and leaves Earth for no reason, and tricking it into acting it out.]]

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* HoistByHisOwnPetard: [[spoiler:Fry Fry uses the Head Brain's PortalBook powers against him, writing his own book about how the Brain wins and leaves Earth for no reason, and tricking it into acting it out.]]



* LotusEaterMachine: The Head Brain's tactic to stop Fry and Leela is to strand them mentally inside a book. [[spoiler:Fry uses this to defeat the Head Brain, trapping him in a book he wrote.]]

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* LoopholeAbuse: Given Captain Ahab and Queeg-Queeg both assume the Giant Brain is a whale, Fry throws some of Tom Sawyer's white paint over it. This is enough to convince them he's now the White Wale, and start waling on him.
* LotusEaterMachine: The Head Brain's tactic to stop Fry and Leela is to strand them mentally inside a book. [[spoiler:Fry Fry uses this to defeat the Head Brain, trapping him in a book he wrote.]]


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* OverlyLongName: According to Nibbler, his actual name is this.

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* NotSoImaginaryFriend: After Fry comments about how much he loves the invisible dog leash gag, the invisible dog bites him.

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** {{Justified}} they were using fake names for Leela's benefit.

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