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** Steven didn't get that his "sisters" the mayor was referring to are the Gems.

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** Steven didn't doesn't get that his "sisters" the mayor was is referring to are the Gems.


* OurSloganIsTerrible: Ocean City: "No longer on fire!"

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* OurSloganIsTerrible: Ocean City: "No longer on fire!"


* AppealToObscurity: Mayor Dewey mentions an "Ocean Town" that also had to deal with some crisis that lead to mass panic and riots. When Steven doesn't recognize the name, Dewey uses it as an example of why they have to keep Beach City calm, lest it share the same fate. If this trope was the mayor's intent is less clear, as Dewey later mentions Ocean Town in a speech and gets a laughing [[invoked]] 'TooSoon' thrown at him in response.

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* AppealToObscurity: Mayor Dewey mentions an "Ocean Town" that also had to deal with some crisis that lead to mass panic and riots. When Steven doesn't recognize the name, Dewey uses it as an example of why they have to keep Beach City calm, lest it share the same fate. If this trope was the mayor's intent is less clear, as Dewey later mentions Ocean Town in a speech and gets a laughing [[invoked]] 'TooSoon' 'too soon' thrown at him in response.



* DudeNotFunny: Fryman jokingly says it's too soon when Mayor Dewey brings up Ocean Town in his speech.



* TooSoon: In-universe, Fryman jokingly says it's too soon when Mayor Dewey brings up Ocean Town in his speech.


* DressedInLayers: Steven [[LampshadeHanging Lampshade]] his LimitedWardrobe.
--> '''Pearl''' I might have to take some parts [[NoodleImplements out of the washing machine]]. Steven, you might have to wear the same shirt for a while.\\
'''Steven:''' No problem!\\
''(Steven takes off shirt to reveal an identical shirt)''


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* UnlikelySpare: Steven [[LampshadeHanging Lampshade]] his LimitedWardrobe.
--> '''Pearl''' I might have to take some parts [[NoodleImplements out of the washing machine]]. Steven, you might have to wear the same shirt for a while.\\
'''Steven:''' No problem!\\
''(Steven takes off shirt to [[DressedInLayers reveal an identical shirt]])''


* PowderKegCrowd: The citizens of Beach City get angered with Dewey when the power isn't back by dark, and Nanefua convinces several of them to tip his truck while Onion seems ready to start attacking him with a bat.

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* PlotParellel:
* PowderKegCrowd: The citizens of Beach City get angered with Dewey when the power isn't back by dark, and dark. Nanefua convinces several of them to tip his truck while Onion seems ready to start attacking him with a bat.bat.
* PowerOutagePlot: Pearl's weapon experiment knocks out power in all of Beach City, and she has no idea when it will come back. While waiting for it to come back, Steven and Mayor Dewey do their best to prevent a riot.


* LightswitchSurprise: The episode ends with the power returning to Beach City.


* RelativeError: Mayor Dewey thinks the Gems are Steven's sisters.

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* RelativeError: Mayor Dewey thinks the Gems are Steven's sisters. Steven is so ''completely'' baffled, he doesn't even correct him.


* AppealToObscurity: Mayor Dewey mentions an "Ocean Town" that also had to deal with some crisis that lead to mass panic and riots. When Steven doesn't recognize the name, Dewey uses it as an example of why they have to keep Beach City calm, lest it share the same fate. If this trope was the mayor's intent is less clear, as Dewey later mentions Ocean Town in a speech and gets a laughing 'TooSoon' thrown at him in response.

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* AppealToObscurity: Mayor Dewey mentions an "Ocean Town" that also had to deal with some crisis that lead to mass panic and riots. When Steven doesn't recognize the name, Dewey uses it as an example of why they have to keep Beach City calm, lest it share the same fate. If this trope was the mayor's intent is less clear, as Dewey later mentions Ocean Town in a speech and gets a laughing [[invoked]] 'TooSoon' thrown at him in response.



* BigBlackOut: Pearl causes one while testing out her invention.

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* BigBlackOut: Pearl causes one knocks out the electricity in Beach City while testing out her invention.invention and has no idea when it will come back.



* CrushBlush: Mayor Dewey, shortly after referring to Pearl as "the hot one", is blushingly flustered for a second upon encountering her. He starts to speak in a sexy voice before remembering he's here in an official capacity. He has to clear his throat and start over.

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* CrushBlush: Mayor Dewey, shortly after referring to Pearl as "the hot one", is blushingly flustered for a second upon encountering her. He starts to speak in a sexy voice before remembering he's here in an official capacity. He has to clear capacity, clearing his throat throat, and start starting over.



* DressedInLayers: As a fun [[LampshadeHanging Lampshade]] on Steven's LimitedWardrobe.

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* DressedInLayers: As a fun Steven [[LampshadeHanging Lampshade]] on Steven's his LimitedWardrobe.



'''Steven:''' No problem! (Takes off shirt to reveal an identical shirt)

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'''Steven:''' No problem! (Takes problem!\\
''(Steven takes
off shirt to reveal an identical shirt)shirt)''



* EpicFail: Pearl's {{EMP}} prototype. It deactivates ''everything'' but the intended target, a Robonoid that Pearl repaired ''specifically'' for the test.

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* EpicFail: Pearl's {{EMP}} prototype. It prototype deactivates ''everything'' in sight but the intended target, a Robonoid that Pearl repaired ''specifically'' for the test.



* LockedOutOfTheLoop: After an entire season, Steven calls the Gems on this and they finally open the metaphorical lock.

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* LockedOutOfTheLoop: After an entire season, Steven calls the Gems on this leaving him uninformated and they finally open the metaphorical lock.



* TooSoon: In-universe, Fryman jokingly says this when Mayor Dewey brings up Ocean Town in his speech.

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* TooSoon: In-universe, Fryman jokingly says this it's too soon when Mayor Dewey brings up Ocean Town in his speech.

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* ActingUnnatural: While walking to the house, Steven [[ExactEavesdropping overhears the other gems]] worrying about what Peridot will do, and they pretend they aren't worried after noticing Steven.
-->'''Amethyst:''' Look who it is! Iiiit's Steven! Our best friend, Steven! [[AskAStupidQuestion What are you doing here, buddy?]]\\
'''Steven:''' I live here. Is everything okay?\\
'''Pearl:''' Of course.\\
'''Garnet:''' In fact, we were just about to play... cards.\\
'''Pearl:''' Yes! Cards.\\
'''Amethyst:''' [[FreudianSlip Wanna play "War?"]]\\
''(Pearl growls angrily)''\\
'''Amethyst:''' [[VerbalBackspace I mean "Peace?"]]


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* DeadlyEuphemism: The Crystal Gems prepare for when Peridot returns to, in Pearl's words, "meet with" them.

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* BigBlackOut: Pearl causes one while testing out her invention.


* LastNoteNightmare: Following the credits from "The Message", this episode's are ''entirely'' static--already scary enough--with an abrupt crescendo.

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* LastNoteNightmare: Following the credits from "The Message", this episode's are ''entirely'' static--already scary enough--with an abrupt crescendo.crescendo emphasized by a ScareChord.


* JerkassHasAPoint: Mayor Dewey comes off as a jerk when he's blaming the Crystal Gems for shorting out the power to the town, but he's entirely right (there's no reason they couldn't have done their experiments in an unpopulated area, even), and he accurately recognizes just how dangerous the power outage could be. Likewise, while he comes off as a jerk while lying to everyone that things will be all right, in his defense it (while still implied to be not quite the right choice) is at least coherent and reasonable.

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* JerkassHasAPoint: Mayor Dewey comes off as a jerk when he's blaming the Crystal Gems for shorting out the power to the town, but he's entirely right (there's no reason they couldn't have done (even if their experiments are important, they could have done them in an unpopulated area, even), area), and he accurately recognizes just how dangerous the power outage could be. Likewise, while he comes off as a jerk while lying lies to everyone that things will be all right, in his defense it (while still implied to be not quite the right choice) is at least coherent and reasonable.reasonable.
* LastNoteNightmare: Following the credits from "The Message", this episode's are ''entirely'' static--already scary enough--with an abrupt crescendo.


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* SmashToBlack: The episode cuts to credits without an IrisOut over Beach City's lights coming back on.


* AnAesop: It's not lies that keep a people together during the bad times, but trust and good leadership that brings them closer.

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* AnAesop: It's not lies that keep a people together during the bad times, but trust trust, a strong sense of community, and good leadership that brings them closer.

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* AnAesop: It's not lies that keep a people together during the bad times, but trust and good leadership that brings them closer.

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