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* Irony: Malifishmertz seems to be the inventor of the lawn gnomes, one of the that present day Doofenshmirtz hate most. (although this is just a story, so it's probably not real)


** Malifishmertz is somewhat modeled after Maleficent from ''Disney/SleepingBeauty''. Besides the similar names, Malifishmertz also has Maleficent's horns.

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** Malifishmertz is somewhat modeled after Maleficent from ''Disney/SleepingBeauty''.''WesternAnimation/SleepingBeauty''. Besides the similar names, Malifishmertz also has Maleficent's horns.


* AllForNothing: The quest for the sword Excaliferb is ultimately pointless, as it ends up breaking before it can be used and contributes nothing to resolve the conflict.

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* AllForNothing: The quest for the sword Excaliferb is ultimately pointless, as [[NegatedMomentOfAwesome it ends up breaking before it can be used used]] and contributes nothing to resolve the conflict.


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* AntiClimax: How the final battle with Malifishmertz ends. Monogram is in disbelief that [[NotMakingThisUpDisclaimer it actually happens that way]].


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* ChekhovsGun: The transformation potions Phineas and Ferb were making at the beginning of the story.


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* PlanBResolution: With Excaliferb having fallen apart, the heroes must rely on Phineas and Ferb's shapeshifting potions.


* AllForNothing: The quest for Excaliferb is ultimately pointless, as it ends up breaking before it can be used.

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* AllForNothing: The quest for the sword Excaliferb is ultimately pointless, as it ends up breaking before it can be used.used and contributes nothing to resolve the conflict.



* CuttingTheKnot: Instead of answering the Bridge Troll's riddle to gain access to her bridge, Baljeet points out at the river is shallow enough for them to easily wade through.

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* TheCavalry: {{Subverted|Trope}}. Carl tries to have [[HerCodeNameWasMarySue his self-insert appear in the story to save everybody]], but Monogram forces him to tell the tale as it's written.
* CuttingTheKnot: Instead of answering the Bridge Troll's riddle to gain access earn the right to cross her bridge, Baljeet points out at Phineas and Ferb's gang just walk through the river is shallow enough for them to easily wade through.river that the bridge runs over.


* AllThereInTheScript: Linda's counterpart in this story is named "Linderella", which is only mentioned in the closing credits.
* CuttingTheKnot: Instead of answering the Bridge Troll's riddle to gain access to her bridge, Baljeet points out at the river is shallow enough for them to easily wade through.



* FramingDevice: The story of "Excaliferb" is being told to a sick Major Monogram by Carl. The episode occasionally cuts back to the two for some jokes and commentary.

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* FramingDevice: The story of "Excaliferb" "Excaliferb", the main meat of the episode, is being told by Carl to a sick Major Monogram by Carl.Monogram. The episode occasionally cuts back to the two for some jokes and commentary.



* {{Ladyella}}[=/=]AllThereInTheScript: Linda's counterpart in this story is named "Linderella", which is only mentioned in the closing credits.

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* {{Ladyella}}[=/=]AllThereInTheScript: {{Ladyella}}: Linda's counterpart in this the story is named "Linderella", which is only mentioned in the closing credits."Linderella".


* FramingDevice: The story of "Excaliferb" is being told to a sick Major Monogram by Carl.

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* FramingDevice: The story of "Excaliferb" is being told to a sick Major Monogram by Carl. The episode occasionally cuts back to the two for some jokes and commentary.


* HeroOfAnotherStory: There's a scene with King Arthur receiving Excalibur from the Lady of the Lake, but this story isn't about him.

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* HeroOfAnotherStory: There's a scene with While Phineas and Ferb are talking to the Lady of the Puddle, King Arthur is receiving Excalibur from the Lady of the Lake, but this story isn't about him.Lake.


** Malifishmertz is named after Maleficent from ''Disney/SleepingBeauty''.

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** Malifishmertz is named somewhat modeled after Maleficent from ''Disney/SleepingBeauty''.''Disney/SleepingBeauty''. Besides the similar names, Malifishmertz also has Maleficent's horns.


* HerCodeNameWasMarySue: Carl tries to insert himself into the story he's narrating so he can be the hero and save everyone. Major Monogram quickly puts a stop to it.



* SelfInsert: Carl tries to insert himself into the story he's narrating. Major Monogram quickly puts a stop to it.


Phineas and Ferb go on a quest to defeat Malifishmertz.

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Major Monogram is home sick, so Carl decides to visit and tell him the story of ''Excaliferb'' from a book.

Thus comes the tale of how
Phineas and Ferb go on a quest to defeat Malifishmertz.



* DidNotThinkThisThrough: Malifishmertz tries to use a wicker cage to imprison Parable the Dragonpus. Obviously, Parable just burns his way out.

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* DidNotThinkThisThrough: DidntThinkThisThrough: Malifishmertz tries to use a wicker cage to imprison Parable the Dragonpus. Obviously, Parable just burns his way out.


** The ending -- which involves Major Monogram asking Carl to come back the next and read the story again -- is a parody of the ending of ''Film/ThePrincessBride''

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** The ending -- which involves Major Monogram asking Carl to come back the next and read the story again -- is a parody of the ending of ''Film/ThePrincessBride''''Film/ThePrincessBride''.



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* AllForNothing: The quest for Excaliferb is ultimately pointless, as it ends up breaking before it can be used.



* HeroOfAnotherStory: There's a scene with King Arthur receiving Excalibur from the Lady of the Lake but this story isn't about him.

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* FramingDevice: The story of "Excaliferb" is being told to a sick Major Monogram by Carl.
* HeroOfAnotherStory: There's a scene with King Arthur receiving Excalibur from the Lady of the Lake Lake, but this story isn't about him.



* WitchHunt: When Candevere rants to herself about the orders Linderella gives her, one of them is to "accuse the neighbors of witchcraft".

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* SelfInsert: Carl tries to insert himself into the story he's narrating. Major Monogram quickly puts a stop to it.
* ShoutOut:
** Malifishmertz is named after Maleficent from ''Disney/SleepingBeauty''.
** The ending -- which involves Major Monogram asking Carl to come back the next and read the story again -- is a parody of the ending of ''Film/ThePrincessBride''
* WitchHunt: When Candevere rants to herself about the orders Linderella gives her, one of them is to "accuse the neighbors of witchcraft".witchcraft".
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* {{Ladyella}}: Linda's counterpart in this story is named "Linderella".

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* {{Ladyella}}: {{Ladyella}}[=/=]AllThereInTheScript: Linda's counterpart in this story is named "Linderella"."Linderella", which is only mentioned in the closing credits.

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* RainOfSomethingUnusual: The episode has the two boys' (in the story) Middle-Age adventures by noticing that the rain is fishy by it raining fish.

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Phineas and Ferb go on a quest to defeat Malifishmertz.

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* DidNotThinkThisThrough: Malifishmertz tries to use a wicker cage to imprison Parable the Dragonpus. Obviously, Parable just burns his way out.
* HeroOfAnotherStory: There's a scene with King Arthur receiving Excalibur from the Lady of the Lake but this story isn't about him.
* {{Ladyella}}: Linda's counterpart in this story is named "Linderella".
* WitchHunt: When Candevere rants to herself about the orders Linderella gives her, one of them is to "accuse the neighbors of witchcraft".

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