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* AngerBornOfWorry: The Gems to Steven when they find out they could've killed him because he was messing about in Peridot's pod.

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* AngerBornOfWorry: The Gems to are angered with Steven when they find out they could've killed him because he was messing about in Peridot's pod.pod. They lighten up with the Cool Kids point out how much pressure Steven's been under.



* BeamSpam: Peridot's escape pod is remarkably well-armed for a temporary, single-occupant vehicle.
* BlankWhiteEyes: Steven gets [[http://the-world-of-steven-universe.tumblr.com/image/114712127466 these]] after being freed from the pod.

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* BeamSpam: Peridot's escape pod is remarkably well-armed for a temporary, single-occupant vehicle.
vehicle, and is able to shoot energy beams in at least three separate direction simultaneously.
* BlankWhiteEyes: Steven gets [[http://the-world-of-steven-universe.tumblr.com/image/114712127466 these]] Steven's eyes turn white]] after being freed from the pod.



** At the end, Garnet finally agrees to restore Steven's TV privileges, which he lost after his actions in "Fusion Cuisine".

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** Steven mentions how he has been grounded from TV for 1000 years after his actions in "Fusion Cuisine". At the end, Garnet finally agrees to restore Steven's TV privileges, which he lost after his actions in "Fusion Cuisine".privileges.



** Steven mentions how he has been grounded from TV for 1000 years. At the end Garnet finally ungrounds him.
** When talking to the gang, Steven also mentions, among other things, the events of "The Return" and "Jail Break" to them, leaving them stunned.

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** Steven mentions how he has been grounded from TV for 1000 years. At the end Garnet finally ungrounds him.
** When talking to the gang, Steven also mentions, among other things, the events of "The Return" and "Jail Break" to them, leaving them stunned.



** When first approaching the crash site, Sour Cream comments that that the eerie green glow is "as bright as, like, 600 glowsticks". In [[Recap/StevenUniverseS1E37AloneTogether Alone Together]], he was giving out glowsticks as party favors at the rave he was hosting.

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** When first approaching the crash site, Sour Cream comments that that the eerie green glow is "as bright as, like, 600 glowsticks". In [[Recap/StevenUniverseS1E37AloneTogether Alone Together]], "Alone Together"]], he was giving out glowsticks as party favors at the rave he was hosting.



* DisappointedInYou: Garnet says this to Steven for not contacting the Gems about finding Peridot's escape pod.

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* DisappointedInYou: Garnet says this to shames Steven for not contacting the Gems about finding Peridot's escape pod.



* EvilTwin: Jenny describes herself as this to Kiki, though it's more a case of FoolishSiblingResponsibleSibling.
* FlareGun: The escape pod shoots one which bursts into a giant diamond pattern, allowing the Crystal Gems to locate it.
* FreudianSlip: As they're defending Steven, Sour Cream blurts out "Just let him be a DJ!"

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* EvilTwin: Jenny describes herself as this to "the evil twin" between herself and her sister Kiki, though it's more a case of FoolishSiblingResponsibleSibling.
* FallingIntoTheCockpit: Played with. When Steven first activates the pod, it functions as a simplistic walker which Steven controls through hand movements, which Steven gets the hang of pretty quickly. When he accidentally triggers the cockpit shield, however, it enters flight mode and goes berserk. The only function Steven manages to use is the signal flare, and that's entirely by accident.
* FlareGun: The escape pod shoots one a flare which bursts into a giant diamond pattern, allowing the Crystal Gems to locate it.
* FreudianSlip: As they're the Cool Kids are defending Steven, Sour Cream blurts out "Just let him be a DJ!"



* GoThroughMe: Jenny jumps in between Garnet's fist and the pod to save Steven, who was inside it.

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* GoThroughMe: Jenny jumps in between Garnet's fist and the pod to save Steven, who was inside it. Garnet stops in time and Jenny explains what's actually going on.



* InstantExpert: Played with. When Steven first activates the pod, it functions as a simplistic walker which Steven controls through hand movements, which Steven gets the hang of pretty quickly. When he accidentally triggers the cockpit shield, however, it enters flight mode and goes berserk. The only function Steven manages to use is the signal flare, and that's entirely by accident.



* JustAKid: Inverted and deconstructed. The Gems forget that Steven is still a child who just endured a severely traumatic experience and don't give him time to relax. At the same time, Steven forces himself to be more serious in order to reach their expectations. The Cool Kids can sympathize with Steven since they're teenagers with families always trying to impose their will over them, and encourage him to goof around and have a little fun; after all, he's still a kid.

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* JustAKid: Inverted and deconstructed.enforced. The Gems forget that Steven is still a child who just endured a severely traumatic experience and don't give him time to relax. At the same time, Steven forces himself to be more serious in order to reach their expectations. The Cool Kids can sympathize with Steven since they're teenagers with families always trying to impose their will over them, and encourage him to goof around and have a little fun; after all, he's still a kid.



* PhotoMontage: Three times. First with the escape pod, second with Steven in the pod when it starts going crazy, and the last one with the group having fun.

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* PhotoMontage: Three The screen becomes of a series of pictures taken with a phone three times. First with the escape pod, second with Steven in the pod when it starts going crazy, and the last one with the group having fun.



* TroubledFetalPosition: Steven goes into this when the Gems attack the pod.

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* TroubledFetalPosition: Steven goes into this eventually crawls in a ball when the Gems attack the pod.


* OffModel: Sour Cream's shirt can be seen through part of Steven's hair at one point.

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* OffModel: OffModel:
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Sour Cream's shirt can be seen through part of Steven's hair at one point.


* BreathableLiquid: Peridot's escape pod fills with a sparkly liquid when it goes rogue, presumably to cushion acceleration. The liquid turns out to be breathable--which is convenient, considering a gem wouldn't need to breath.



* DrowningPit: Peridot's escape pod fills with a sparkly liquid when it goes rogue, though the liquid turns out to be breathable, similar to the oxygenated liquid from ''Film/TheAbyss''.


* EnterStageWindow: Steven gets ''pizza slices'' thrown at his window to get his attention.



* WindowPain: Steven gets ''pizza slices'' thrown at his window to get his attention, [[SubvertedTrope but they're too soft to do any damage]].


* ToxicFriendInfluence: A very mild example, but the Cool Kids convince Steven to have some fun with Peridot's pod instead of bringing it to the Gems, with disastrous results. The rest of the episode is an inversion, as them compelling him to have some fun is shown as a ''good'' thing.

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* ToxicFriendInfluence: A very mild example, but the Cool Kids convince Steven to have some fun with Peridot's pod instead of bringing it to the Gems, with disastrous results. The rest of the episode is an inversion, Their other interactions are more PositiveFriendInfluence, as them compelling him to have some fun is shown as a ''good'' thing.

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* GenreSavvy: Steven is quick to realize the pod is potentially dangerous, and he turns out to be right when he gets stuck in it.


* AdultFear: The Gems actually attack Steven in the pod because they believe he's Peridot, and they are clearly horrified when she sees Steven in there.

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* AdultFear: The Gems actually attack Steven in the pod because they believe he's Peridot, and they are clearly horrified when she sees they see Steven in there.


* AdultFear: The Gems actually attack Steven in the pod because they believe he's Peridot, and Garnet is clearly horrified when she sees Steven in there.

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* AdultFear: The Gems actually attack Steven in the pod because they believe he's Peridot, and Garnet is they are clearly horrified when she sees Steven in there.

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* OffModel: Sour Cream's shirt can be seen through part of Steven's hair at one point.
** Steven loses his pupils when Garnet breaks open the pod.


* ArbitrarySkepticism: Completely averted: when Steven elaborates on the various troubles his life has, despite merely being thirteen years old, the Cool Kids are astounded but immediately believe and accept what Steven has said.

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* ArbitrarySkepticism: Completely averted: when Steven elaborates on the various troubles his life has, despite merely being thirteen years old, his age, the Cool Kids are astounded but immediately believe and accept what Steven has said.



* JustAKid: Inverted and deconstructed. The Gems forget that Steven is still a 13-year-old who just endured a severely traumatic experience and don't give him time to relax. At the same time, Steven forces himself to be more serious in order to reach their expectations. The Cool Kids can sympathise with Steven since they're teenagers with families always trying to impose their will over them, and encourage him to goof around and have a little fun; after all, he's still a kid.

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* JustAKid: Inverted and deconstructed. The Gems forget that Steven is still a 13-year-old child who just endured a severely traumatic experience and don't give him time to relax. At the same time, Steven forces himself to be more serious in order to reach their expectations. The Cool Kids can sympathise sympathize with Steven since they're teenagers with families always trying to impose their will over them, and encourage him to goof around and have a little fun; after all, he's still a kid.


* ArbitrarySkepticism: Completely averted: when Steven elaborates on the various troubles his life has, despite merely being ten years old, the Cool Kids are astounded but immediately believe and accept what Steven has said.

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* ArbitrarySkepticism: Completely averted: when Steven elaborates on the various troubles his life has, despite merely being ten thirteen years old, the Cool Kids are astounded but immediately believe and accept what Steven has said.



* JustAKid: Inverted and deconstructed. The Gems forget that Steven is still a 10-year-old who just endured a severely traumatic experience and don't give him time to relax. At the same time, Steven forces himself to be more serious in order to reach their expectations. The Cool Kids can sympathise with Steven since they're teenagers with families always trying to impose their will over them, and encourage him to goof around and have a little fun; after all, he's still a kid.

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* JustAKid: Inverted and deconstructed. The Gems forget that Steven is still a 10-year-old 13-year-old who just endured a severely traumatic experience and don't give him time to relax. At the same time, Steven forces himself to be more serious in order to reach their expectations. The Cool Kids can sympathise with Steven since they're teenagers with families always trying to impose their will over them, and encourage him to goof around and have a little fun; after all, he's still a kid.


* ToxicFriendInfluence: A very mild example, but the Cool Kids convince Steven to have some fun with Peridot's pod instead of bringing it to the Gems. The rest of the episode can be considered an inversion, as them compelling him to have some fun is shown as a ''good'' thing.

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* ToxicFriendInfluence: A very mild example, but the Cool Kids convince Steven to have some fun with Peridot's pod instead of bringing it to the Gems. Gems, with disastrous results. The rest of the episode can be considered is an inversion, as them compelling him to have some fun is shown as a ''good'' thing.



* WhatTheHellHero: A ''double'' example -- The Gems chastise Steven for not bringing the escape pod back to the temple as soon as he found it, but in return the Cool Kids call them out for not giving Steven a break from all the stuff he's been through.
* WindowPain: Subverted. Steven gets ''pizza slices'' thrown at his window, but not hard enough to break it.

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* WhatTheHellHero: A ''double'' example -- The Gems chastise Steven for not bringing the escape pod back to the temple as soon as he found it, but in return the Cool Kids call them out for not giving Steven a break from all the stuff he's been through.
* WindowPain: Subverted. Steven gets ''pizza slices'' thrown at his window, window to get his attention, [[SubvertedTrope but not hard enough they're too soft to break it.do any damage]].


* ThePollyanna: Buck Dewey, after hearing steven talk about his problems, [[DiscussedTrope mentions how suprised he is that]] Steven still seems so upbeat in the face of everything [[Laconic/BreakTheCutie he's been through]].

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* ThePollyanna: Buck Dewey, after hearing steven Steven talk about his problems, [[DiscussedTrope mentions how suprised he is that]] Steven still seems so upbeat in the face of everything [[Laconic/BreakTheCutie [[BreakTheCutie he's been through]].


* StepfordSmiler: Buck Dewey [[LampshadeHanging lampshades]] how Steven still seems so upbeat in the face of everything [[BreakTheCutie he's been through]].



* ThereAreNoTherapists: Although talking to Connie helped a little, it's painfully clear here that Steven still has some unresolved issues; the idea that the Gems resent him for Rose's death is only the tip of the berg.

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* ThePollyanna: Buck Dewey, after hearing steven talk about his problems, [[DiscussedTrope mentions how suprised he is that]] Steven still seems so upbeat in the face of everything [[Laconic/BreakTheCutie he's been through]].
* ThereAreNoTherapists: Although talking to Connie helped a little, it's painfully clear here that Steven still has some unresolved issues; the idea that the Gems resent him for Rose's death is only the tip of the berg.iceberg.

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