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* ActionPrologue: The opening abduction scene.



* LostInACrowd: At the end Evil Morty disappears in a crowd of Morties.

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* LostInACrowd: At the end end, Evil Morty disappears in a crowd of Morties.



* MistakenFromBehind: Rick and Morty fool their pursuers by dressing up two chairs in their shirts which leads to this trope occuring.

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* MistakenFromBehind: Rick and Morty fool their pursuers by dressing up two chairs in their shirts which leads to this trope occuring.occurring.



* OminousMultipleScreens: Evil Rick has a wall of monitors in his base, displaying the Morties suffering.



* TechnicolorScience: The colorful chemicals Doofus Rick uses to produce ovenless brownies.

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* TechnicolorScience: The colorful chemicals At the garage, Doofus Rick uses to produce is shown creating ovenless brownies.brownies using three test tubes with substances of green, pink and yellow color.


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* ThroatSlittingGesture: This gesture is used by Rick to secretly signal the council members to shut up when they hand him a Morty-replacement voucher while Morty is standing right next to them.


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* YouMonster: Morty calls Rick this and refuses to help him after Rick reveals why he kept Morty around.


* AndThatWouldBeWrong: Rick criticizes Evil Rick's Morty Dome for being overkill and that the same result could be achieved with "five Mortys and a jumper cable". Which, in response to Morty's protests, he wouldn't resort to either.

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* AndThatWouldBeWrong: Rick criticizes Evil Rick's Morty Dome for being overkill and that the same result could be achieved with "five Mortys and a jumper cable". Which, in response to Morty's protests, Morty glaring at him in disgust, he states he wouldn't resort to either.



* BadassInDistress: Rick and Morty get captured by Evil Rick and Evil Morty, and Rick is strapped to a table and pretty much helpless to save himself as Evil Rick prepares to download all his memories and then kill him. Morty is the one who saves the day by starting an uprising among the other Mortys, who defeat the crab monsters and Evil Rick, and freeing Rick himself.



* ContinuityNod: One of the alternate Ricks and Mortys in the Citadel of Ricks is the Cronenberg Rick and Morty from the end of "Rick Potion #9".

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* ContinuityNod: ContinuityNod:
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One of the alternate Ricks and Mortys in the Citadel of Ricks is the Cronenberg Rick and Morty from the end of "Rick Potion #9".



** With the obvious exception of [[ThrowTheDogABone Doofus Rick]], The other Ricks also seem to enjoy making fun of Jerry as much as the Rick they're hunting down.

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** With the obvious exception of [[ThrowTheDogABone Doofus Rick]], The the other Ricks also seem to enjoy making fun of Jerry as much as the Rick they're hunting down.down.
** Speaking of Doofus Rick, "our" Rick is as mocking and dismissive of him as the other Citadel Ricks.



* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Morty doesn't take being Rick's human cloaking device, even as they're sneaking around Evil Rick's hideout.

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* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Morty doesn't take being Rick's human cloaking device, device well, even as they're sneaking around Evil Rick's hideout.hideout, and Rick gives him one of these in response.



** In the end, it's revealed Evil Rick is being controlled by Evil Morty is the real killer.

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** In the end, it's revealed Evil Rick is was being controlled by Evil Morty is Morty, who's the real killer.



* SpannerInTheWorks: Evil Morty apparently didn't count on even one of the other Mortys to actually stand up for themselves, motivating the rest.

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* SpannerInTheWorks: Evil Morty apparently didn't count on even one of the other Mortys (namely, "our" Morty) to actually stand up for themselves, motivating the rest.



* TheStinger: "Our" Rick, C-137, returns home to find Jerry, who's missing his new friend Doofus Rick, in his room, and boots him out in annoyance. Jerry looks out the window to see Doofus Rick across the street, smiles and waves...and then C-137 sees him too and mocks Jerry for being friends with him.



* TranquillizerDart: Used to [[InstantSedation instantly sedate]] and capture Morty in the opening scene.
* TheTropeFormerlyKnownAsX: During the rundown of the unprecedented 'rick-icidal epidemic,' Rick questions the Rick known as "The scientist formally known as Rick."

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* TranquillizerDart: Used to [[InstantSedation instantly sedate]] and capture an alternate Morty in the opening scene.
* TheTropeFormerlyKnownAsX: During the rundown of the unprecedented 'rick-icidal epidemic,' Rick questions the Rick known as "The scientist formally formerly known as Rick."


** One of the Morties looks just like Eric Stolz from ''Film/{{Mask}}''. This is an in-joke to the fact that Rick and Morty are based on Doc and Marty from ''Film/BackToTheFuture'' where Marty was briefly played by Eric Stolz before he was replaced by Creator/MichaelJFox.

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** One of the Morties looks just like Eric Stolz from ''Film/{{Mask}}''.''Film/{{Mask|1985}}''. This is an in-joke to the fact that Rick and Morty are based on Doc and Marty from ''Film/BackToTheFuture'' where Marty was briefly played by Eric Stolz before he was replaced by Creator/MichaelJFox.


* ShoutOut: The small book one of the other Mortys in the cult hands our Morty is a parody of a ''ComicBook/{{Chick Tract|s}}''.

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* ShoutOut: ** The small book one of the other Mortys in the cult hands our Morty is a parody of a ''ComicBook/{{Chick Tract|s}}''.


* AndThatWouldBeWrong: Rick criticizes Evil Rick's Morty Dome for being overkill and that the same result could be achieved with "five Mortys and a jumper cable". Which, in response to Morty's protests, he wouldn't resort to either.



* DoWrongRight: Rick points out that the Morty Dome is needlessly excessive, since you could get the same effect that it provides with only five Mortys and a jumper cable.

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* DoWrongRight: Rick points out that the Morty Dome is needlessly excessive, since you could get the same effect that it provides with only five Mortys and a jumper cable. [[AndThatWouldBeWrong Which he claims he still wouldn't do.]]



'''Rick:''' Yeah, that's right, you are. You're a perfect, impenetrable suit of human armor, Morty, because you're as dumb as I am smart, which is why when I say "shut up," it's really good advice.

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'''Rick:''' Yeah, that's right, you are. You're a perfect, impenetrable suit of human armor, Morty, because you're as dumb as I am smart, which is why when I say "shut up," up", it's really good advice.



* ShoutOut: The small book one of the other Mortys in the cult hands our Morty is a parody of a ''[[ComicBook/ChickTracts Chick Tract]]''.

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* ShoutOut: The small book one of the other Mortys in the cult hands our Morty is a parody of a ''[[ComicBook/ChickTracts Chick Tract]]''.''ComicBook/{{Chick Tract|s}}''.

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* RoboticReveal: When we learn that Evil Rick was just a robot remotely controlled by Evil Morty.


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* SplitScreenPhoneCall: Happens when Ricks prank-calls Leader Rick towards the end.


* WeCanRuleTogether: Averted; Rick assumes that Evil Rick wants them to team up and overthrow the Citadel. Naah, he just wants to drain his brain of its knowledge and kill him. This makes even more sense when we discover that Evil Morty is TheManBehindTheMan.

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* WeCanRuleTogether: Averted; Rick assumes that Evil Rick wants them to team up and overthrow the Citadel. Naah, he Evil Rick just wants to drain his Rick's brain of its knowledge and then kill him. This makes even more sense when we discover that Evil Morty is TheManBehindTheMan.

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* WeCanRuleTogether: Averted; Rick assumes that Evil Rick wants them to team up and overthrow the Citadel. Naah, he just wants to drain his brain of its knowledge and kill him. This makes even more sense when we discover that Evil Morty is TheManBehindTheMan.

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* TheTropeFormerlyKnownAsX: During the rundown of the unprecedented 'rick-icidal epidemic,' Rick questions the Rick known as "The scientist formally known as Rick."


* MoralEventHorizon:
-->We both know that if there's any truth in the universe, it's that Ricks ''don't care about Mortys''.





* AsYouKnow: Lampshaded by Morty who complains that Rick keeps telling him about the [[MistakenFromBehind shirt trick]] over and over.
* AudienceMurmurs: Lampshaded by Rick when the crowd at the council starts murmuring after being insulted by Rick.
-->"Yeah, murmur it up, d-bags."



* TheCallsAreComingFromInsideTheHouse: Invoked as a PrankCall to Jerry by Rick's hunters.



* TheDogWasTheMastermind: The real villain is not Evil Rick, its his ''Morty''.

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* CrystalSpiresAndTogas: The Citadel of Ricks has this vibe.
* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: The pamphlet "The Good Morty" handed out by evangelical alternate Morties look like Christian educational material for kids.
* TheDogWasTheMastermind: The real villain is not Evil Rick, its it's his ''Morty''.


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* EyepatchOfPower: Evil Morty wears one. Turns out it concealed a transmitter to control Evil Rick.


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* LostInACrowd: At the end Evil Morty disappears in a crowd of Morties.


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* MistakenFromBehind: Rick and Morty fool their pursuers by dressing up two chairs in their shirts which leads to this trope occuring.


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* NoMoreForMe: One homeless Chair drops his [[QuickNip flask]] after seeing Rick and Morty walking by.


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* PhoneTraceRace: Jerry is told to keep Rick on the phone for 30 seconds to be traced down by Rick's hunters. Apparently, it was just part of a [[TheCallsAreComingFromInsideTheHouse prank]].


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* PunBasedTitle: This episode's title is a pun on ''Film/CloseEncountersOfTheThirdKind''.
* PungeonMaster: Rick and an alternative self of him throw VolleyingInsults at each other based on the word "Rick".
-->'''Other Rick''': Save your anti-Rick speech for the Council of Ricks, terror-Rick.
-->'''Rick''': Hey, save your Rick rules for the [burps] sheep-Ricks, Rick-pig.


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* RousingSpeech: Morty delivers one to his other Morty inmates.


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* ShoutOut:
** One of the Morties looks just like Eric Stolz from ''Film/{{Mask}}''. This is an in-joke to the fact that Rick and Morty are based on Doc and Marty from ''Film/BackToTheFuture'' where Marty was briefly played by Eric Stolz before he was replaced by Creator/MichaelJFox.
** Some of the captured Morties look like Aang from ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender''.


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* SpikesOfVillainy: Evil Rick's lair has huge spikes sticking out.


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* TechnicolorScience: The colorful chemicals Doofus Rick uses to produce ovenless brownies.


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* TranquillizerDart: Used to [[InstantSedation instantly sedate]] and capture Morty in the opening scene.


Rick has a run in with alternate Ricks, resulting in a fall out with Morty.

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Rick has a run in with alternate Ricks, resulting in a fall falling out with Morty.


* AmbiguousSituation: Rick C-137 assumes Evil Rick wants to overthrow the Council of Ricks, which he agrees to, but Evil Rick doesn't really say if that's his plan or not. He doesn't even explain why he needs C-137's memories.



** Rick reveals that Morty can hide his presence to other entities of the universe

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** Rick reveals that Morty can hide his presence to other entities of the universeuniverse.


-->-- '''insert character here0'''

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-->-- '''insert character here0'''
'''Council of Ricks Officer'''


* ShoutOut: The small book one of the other Mortys hands Morty is essentially a ''[[ComicBook/ChickTracts Chick Tract]]''.

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* ShoutOut: The small book one of the other Mortys in the cult hands our Morty is essentially a parody of a ''[[ComicBook/ChickTracts Chick Tract]]''.

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