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* AbsenteeActor:
** Despite being part of the Pizza family, Nanefua does not appear in this episode.
** While Garnet appears again after a five-episode absence, Estelle still has no lines.

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* RestaurantOwningEpisode: Steven turns his house into a restaurant at the end, but only as part of his GenghisGambit to end Fryman and Kofi's feud. Afterward, Steven points out he doesn't have time to keep running one.


* ThunderShock: As part of the episode's more-{{Animesque}} -than usual style, Fryman gets one after tasting Steven's creation.

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* ThunderShock: As part of the episode's more-{{Animesque}} -than more-{{Animesque}}-than usual style, Mr. Fryman gets one after tasting Steven's creation.


* ArtisticLicenseLaw: The last Restaurant War ended when Kofi and Fryman agreed not to compete with each other as to drive a third restaurant out of business. In real life, this would probably be considered [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collusion collusion]].

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* ArtisticLicenseLaw: The last Restaurant War ended when Kofi and Fryman agreed not to compete with each other as to drive a third restaurant out of business. In real life, this would probably be considered is called [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collusion collusion]].collusion]], and is illegal.

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* ThunderShock: As part of the episode's more-{{Animesque}} -than usual style, Fryman gets one after tasting Steven's creation.
--> '''Fryman''': The ketchup... [[MundaneMadeAwesome IS INSIDE THE FRIES]]?!?!


** The entire episode is a love letter to [[Manga/ShokugekiNoSoma Shokugeki No Soma]], including the over-the-top reactions to Steven's cooking, detailed descriptions of the food, and the actual Food War itself, sans the gratuitous nudity.

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** The entire episode is a love letter to [[Manga/ShokugekiNoSoma Shokugeki No Soma]], Manga/ShokugekiNoSoma, including the over-the-top reactions to Steven's cooking, detailed descriptions of the food, and the actual Food War itself, sans the gratuitous nudity.



* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: Steven kicks off the feud because Peedee served him mozzarella sticks from the back of the fridge, which Kofi considers competition since bread, cheese, and marinara sauce are the basic elements of a pizza.

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* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom:
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Steven kicks off the feud because Peedee served him mozzarella sticks from the back of the fridge, which Kofi considers competition since bread, cheese, and marinara sauce are the basic elements of a pizza.pizza.
** Ronaldo's girlfriend Jane shows up at the exact moment he and Kiki are faking a romance to get their fathers to stop their feud, which is right on the verge of succeeding, and [[NotWhatItLooksLike misunderstands it all as him cheating on her]], which leads to Ronaldo explaining the point of the whole charade. Jane still doesn't believe him, dumps him and runs off, and Kofi reinstates his feud.


* GaveUpTooSoon: Kofi and Mr. Fryman beg Steven to close his restaurant, which he does on the condition that they end the feud. Steven then points out he could never run a restaurant anyway when Crystal Gem duties could interrupt at any time.


* FeudEpisode: Steven inadvertently starts a feud between Kofi and Mr. Fryman.

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* FeudEpisode: Steven inadvertently starts restarts a feud between Kofi and Mr. Fryman.



* OffscreenTeleportation: While Kofi puts up a "Now serving fries" sign on the window of Fish Stew Pizza, viewers are shown a shot of both restaurants, with no one else but Steven in sight. As Steven reads the sign, Mr. Fryman suddenly appears standing before Beach Citywalk Fries.



* OffscreenTeleportation: While Kofi puts up a "Now serving fries" sign on the window of Fish Stew Pizza, viewers are shown a shot of both restaurants, with no one else but Steven in sight. As Steven reads the sign, Mr. Fryman suddenly appears standing before Beach Citywalk Fries.


* AesopAmnesia: After what happened in "Love Letters" when Steven and Connie interfered with Garnet's blunt rejection letter and when Steven in Lars's body confessed love for Sadie in "The New Lars" only to hurt her feelings, you'd think Steven would be more careful in setting up romantic ploys, even fake ones. To be fair, he too probably didn't believe Rolando about him having a girlfriend.

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* AesopAmnesia: After what happened in "Love Letters" when Steven and Connie interfered with Garnet's blunt rejection letter and when Steven in Lars's body confessed love for Sadie in "The New Lars" only to hurt her feelings, you'd think Steven would be more careful in setting up romantic ploys, even fake ones. To be fair, he too probably didn't believe Rolando Ronaldo about him having a girlfriend.

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* KarmaHoudini: While Steven at least gets called out for creating the overall conflict of the episode (as mentioned above), he isn't called out for ruining Ronaldo's relationship with Jane.


* BrickJoke: When Ronaldo complains about doing deliveries when he doesn't have a car, his father points out his shoes have retractable skates. After Jane breaks up with him, Ronaldo tries to run after her, but the wheels come out by accident and cause him to fall on his face.



* BrickJoke: When Ronaldo complains about doing deliveries when he doesn't have a car, his father points out his shoes have retractable skates. After Jane breaks up with him, Ronaldo tries to run after her, but the wheels come out by accident and cause him to fall on his face.



* ChekhovsGunman: Viewers wondered why the box office girl from "Lion 2 The Movie" was hanging around Ronaldo and the cool kids in "Beach City Drift". This episode reveals that she was his girlfriend.



* ChekhovsGunman: Viewers wondered why the box office girl from "Lion 2 The Movie" was hanging around Ronaldo and the cool kids in "Beach City Drift". This episode reveals that she was his girlfriend.



* GaleForceSound: Kofi's yell ruffles Jenny's hair.



* GaleForceSound: Kofi's yell ruffles Jenny's hair.



* ShoutOut: Kofi references the '90s Bagel Bites jingle, "When pizza's on a bagel, you can eat pizza anytime."

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Kofi references the '90s Bagel Bites jingle, "When pizza's on a bagel, you can eat pizza anytime."

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** The entire episode is a love letter to [[Manga/ShokugekiNoSoma Shokugeki No Soma]], including the over-the-top reactions to Steven's cooking, detailed descriptions of the food, and the actual Food War itself, sans the gratuitous nudity.


Steven settles a feud between restaurant owners.

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When Peedee offers Steven settles some mozzarella sticks he found in the back of the freezer of the Fry shop, this ignites a feud war between restaurant owners.Mr. Fryman and Kofi Pizza, which Steven and their kids must figure out how to break up.


* DidntThinkThisThrough: Kofi and Mr. Fryman when begging Steven to close his restaurant fail to account for the fact that the Gems are often protecting the Earth, and Steven doesn't run on a set schedule. This works in Steven's favor, fortunately.


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* GaveUpTooSoon: Kofi and Mr. Fryman beg Steven to close his restaurant, which he does on the condition that they end the feud. Steven then points out he could never run a restaurant anyway when Crystal Gem duties could interrupt at any time.


* AesopAmnesia: After what happened in "Love Letters" when Steven and Connie interfered with Garnet's blunt rejection letter and when Steven in Lars's body confessed love for Sadie in "The New Lars" only to hurt her feelings, you'd think Steven would be more careful in setting up romantic ploys, even fake ones.

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* AesopAmnesia: After what happened in "Love Letters" when Steven and Connie interfered with Garnet's blunt rejection letter and when Steven in Lars's body confessed love for Sadie in "The New Lars" only to hurt her feelings, you'd think Steven would be more careful in setting up romantic ploys, even fake ones. To be fair, he too probably didn't believe Rolando about him having a girlfriend.

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