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* CompensatingForSomething: Crow describes the Firebird II as "the Extension of My Manhood Car!"


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** ''Theatre/AChorusLine 2: [[Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan The Wrath of]] Music/ChakaKhan''


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** [[Creator/KurtVonnegut "Happy birthday, Wanda June."]]
** From the short: As the model emerges through stage fog, Mike starts singing "Black Diamond" by {{Music/KISS}}.


* RhymesOnADime: Nuveena doesn't speak, she just sings... until Mike pisses her off.

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* RhymesOnADime: Nuveena doesn't speak, she just sings... until Mike pisses her off. She also only responds to singing, meaning Mike has to try to sing and rhyme as well.


* RealityWarper: Nuveena teleports and turns the 'bots into appliances.

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* RealityWarper: Nuveena teleports Nuveena, in the short and out of it. She teleports, breaks the in-universe fourth wall, and eventually turns the 'bots into appliances.appliances as part of her evil scheme to... have the perfect kitchen.



* StylisticSuck: Mike, channeling the male lead from "Design for Dreaming", sings in a deep and deeply goofy vibrato.



* UncannyValley: Nuveena. Mike's gut reaction to her is that she's some sort of "potentially evil specter." He's kind of right.

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* UncannyValley: Nuveena.Nuveena, in-universe, after zapping out of the short and onto the SOL. Mike's gut reaction to her is that she's some sort of "potentially evil specter." He's kind of right.


* BitchInSheepsClothing: Nuveena seems nice and all (if genuinely terrifying), and urges them to come to her futuristic utopia, but turns the Bots into appliances, and believes they should be put on the shelf. It takes a refusal from Mike for her to leave and things to return to normal.

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* BitchInSheepsClothing: Nuveena the "weird singing lady from the future" seems nice and all (if albeit genuinely terrifying), terrifying ("...AT FIRST!"), and urges them to come to her futuristic utopia, but turns the Bots into appliances, meant to serve humans and believes they should be put on the shelf. nothing more. It takes a refusal point-blank rejection from Mike for her to leave and things to return to normal.normal.
-->'''Mike:''' ''[singing]'' Nuveenaaa, even though it breaks my heaaart, I'm going to have to ask you to depaaaarrrt.\\
'''Nuveena:''' ''['''not''' singing for the first time]'' ...Well get bent, you robot-loving turd! ''[teleports away]''
* BrooklynRage: Nuveena, when she stops singing, speaks in pitchy New York accent and tells Mike off with the Italian hand-under-the-chin salute.



* ForcefieldDoor / InSpaceEveryoneCanSeeYourFace

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* ForcefieldDoor / InSpaceEveryoneCanSeeYourFaceForcefieldDoor:



-->''"...which forms a protective shield over our faces..."''

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-->''"...which forms a protective shield [[InSpaceEveryoneCanSeeYourFace over our faces...faces]]..."''



-->'''Nuveena:''' Robots are machines like anything else. They're meant to be used and put on the shelf!\\
'''Tom:''' Hey, that's anti-robot!



* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: Nuveena turns out to be an anti-robot racist.
* RealityWarper: Nuveena teleports and turns the 'bots into appliances.



* RhymesOnADime: Nuveena doesn't speak, she just sings... until Mike pisses her off.



-->'''Forrester:''' [[TranquilFury Thank you, TV's Frank.]] Y'know, there's - after a [[SarcasmMode beautiful tribute]] like that, there's only one thing I can say, and that's- ''[Punches Frank in the gut]'' And, in conclusion- ''[Punches him again]'' I knew I should have hired Red Buttons.

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-->'''Forrester:''' [[TranquilFury Thank you, TV's Frank.]] Y'know, there's - -- after a [[SarcasmMode beautiful tribute]] like that, there's only one thing I can say, and that's- ''[Punches ''[punches Frank in the gut]'' And, in conclusion- ''[Punches conclusion -- ''[punches him again]'' I knew I should have hired Red Buttons.


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* UncannyValley: Nuveena. Mike's gut reaction to her is that she's some sort of "potentially evil specter." He's kind of right.


* ALittleSomethingWeCallRockAndRoll: Invoked by Mike.



* ALittleSomethingWeCallRockAndRoll: Invoked by Mike.



* TheRoast: Parodied in the beginning of the episode when TV's Frank attempts to hold a roast for Dr. Forrester, only to devolve into giving actual insults instead of comedy. Clay doesn't take it well.
-->'''Forrester:''' [[TranquilFury Thank you, TV's Frank.]] Y'know, there's - after a [[SarcasmMode beautiful tribute]] like that, there's only one thing I can say, and that's- ''[Punches Frank in the gut]'' And, in conclusion- ''[Punches him again]'' I knew I should have hired Red Buttons.



* TheRoast: Parodied in the beginning of the episode when TV's Frank attempts to hold a roast for Dr. Forrester, only to devolve into giving actual insults instead of comedy. Clay doesn't take it well.
-->'''Forrester:''' [[TranquilFury Thank you, TV's Frank.]] Y'know, there's - after a [[SarcasmMode beautiful tribute]] like that, there's only one thing I can say, and that's- ''[Punches Frank in the gut]'' And, in conclusion- ''[Punches him again]'' I knew I should have hired Red Buttons.


* NoodleImplements: After delivering a beating to Frank during Mike's invention exchange, Dr. Forrester asks him to wrap some oranges in a towel. The implication is that he's going to beat him with them, but then there's this couple of lines which looks like it comes out of a dominatrix's playbook...

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* NoodleImplements: After delivering a beating to Frank during Mike's invention exchange, Dr. Forrester asks him to wrap some oranges in a towel. The implication is that he's going to beat him with them, but then there's this couple of lines which looks like it comes out of a dominatrix's playbook...playbook.[[note]]It's actually a reference to the infamous "bag of oranges" scene from ''Film/TheGrifters''.[[/note]]

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* ShoutOut: [[Film/TheGrifters "Just call me Bobo."]]


* ALittleSomethingWeCallRockNRoll: Invoked by Mike.

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* ALittleSomethingWeCallRockNRoll: ALittleSomethingWeCallRockAndRoll: Invoked by Mike.


* ALittleThingCalledRockNRoll: Invoked by Mike.

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* ALittleThingCalledRockNRoll: ALittleSomethingWeCallRockNRoll: Invoked by Mike.


* ALittleThingCalledRockAndRoll: Invoked by Mike.

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* ALittleThingCalledRockAndRoll: ALittleThingCalledRockNRoll: Invoked by Mike.

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* ALittleThingCalledRockAndRoll: Invoked by Mike.


* FreudWasRight: Invoked by Servo and averted by Crow

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* FreudWasRight: Invoked by Servo and averted by CrowCrow.



-->"I saw that one first -- I name it Bobs Rock!"

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-->"I saw that one first -- I name it Bobs Bob's Rock!"


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* RunningGag: Portraying the mission control room as the phone bank for a public broadcasting fund drive.
-->'''Mike:''' If ''Series/AreYouBeingServed'' is the kind of programming...


* FreudWasRight: Invoked by Servo and Crow

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* FreudWasRight: Invoked by Servo and averted by Crow

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* JustAMachine: Nuveena's opinion of the 'bots.

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* FreudWasRight: Invoked by Servo and Crow
-->'''Tom Servo:''' I wonder what Freud would make of that sun hat!
-->'''Crow:''' Well, sometimes a sun hat is just a sun hat.

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