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* ShoutOut: Connie dresses as [[Franchise/CarmenSandiego "Veronica Cucamonga"]] while Steven's "Peter Pizzapopoulous" costume resembles [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros a familiar plumber]].

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* ShoutOut: ShoutOut:
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Connie dresses as [[Franchise/CarmenSandiego "Veronica Cucamonga"]] Cucamonga"]], while Steven's "Peter Pizzapopoulous" costume resembles [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros a familiar plumber]].


* CryingWolf: Onion's mischief-making comes back to bite him, as instead of believing him that he's being chased by someone, they believe it was all him up to his normal troublemaking.

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* CryingWolf: Onion's mischief-making comes back to bite him, as instead of believing him that he's being chased by someone, they believe it was all him up to his normal troublemaking.


* BigShadowLittleCreature: Doug says Onion is too small to have cast the shadow they ran after. Connie demonstrates that his flashlight could cause Onion to cast a deceptively large shadow. [[SubvertedTrope However, the first shadow really didn't belong to Onion]]--it's also a different shape, and came from the larger figure that comes back for Onion at the episode's end.

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* BigShadowLittleCreature: Doug says Onion is too small to have cast the shadow they ran after. Connie demonstrates that his flashlight could cause Onion to cast a deceptively large shadow. [[SubvertedTrope However, the first shadow really didn't belong to Onion]]--it's Onion]] it's also a different shape, and came from the larger figure that comes back for Onion at the episode's end.


Steven and Connie are enjoying an order of Fry Bits on a bench, and Steven is cheerfully saying how nice it is they can just have normal days.

Suddenly, an ominous voice comes over the loudspeaker telling them to stop and drop The Bits. Steven flies into a panic and apologizes that he just couldn't resist them. It turns out, however it's not the real police: it's Doug Maheswaran, Connie's father. He's come to Beach City for a special assignment: there's been vandalism at Funland, and they've requested he stake out the place at night to see if he can catch the culprits. Doug says his job is not as exciting as his wife's job as a Doctor or Connie's job helping Steven save the world, but the kids offer him encouragement.

Steven and Connie ride along in back as Doug explains how dark it gets at his job and that his company equips him with -- a flashlight. Steven and Connie find some clothing and disguise items in a box. Connie calls herself Veronica Cucamonga and Steven calls himself Peter Pizzapopoulous. Connie says that last name sounds more Greek, despite Steven talking in a cartoonish Italian accent.

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Steven and Connie are enjoying an order of Fry Bits fry bits on a bench, and Steven is cheerfully saying how nice it is they can just have normal days.

Suddenly, an ominous voice comes over the loudspeaker telling them to stop and drop The Bits.the bits. Steven flies into a panic and apologizes that he just couldn't resist them. It turns out, however however, it's not the real police: it's Doug Maheswaran, Connie's father. He's come to Beach City for a special assignment: there's been vandalism at Funland, and they've requested he stake out the place at night to see if he can catch the culprits. Doug says his job is not as exciting as his wife's job as a Doctor doctor or Connie's job helping Steven save the world, but the kids offer him encouragement.

Steven and Connie ride along in back as Doug explains how dark it gets at his job and that his company equips him with -- a flashlight. Steven and Connie find some clothing and disguise items in a box. Connie calls herself Veronica Cucamonga and Steven calls himself Peter Pizzapopoulous. Connie says that last name sounds more Greek, despite Steven talking in a cartoonish Italian accent.



As Onion is left alone, a pair of shadows -- one really large and one really small -- loom out of the darkness.

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As Onion is left alone, a pair of shadows -- one really large and one really small -- loom out of the darkness.



* ButtMonkey: Doug suffers a fair bit of comedic abuse. He's hit by a chain link fence, trips on gumballs, and gets his face repeatedly smacked by his flashlight when he throws it in the spaceship ride.



* ButtMonkey: Doug suffers a fair bit of comedic abuse. He's hit by a chain link fence, trips on gumballs, and gets his face repeatedly smacked by his flashlight when he throws it in the spaceship ride.



* CryingWolf: Onion's mischief making comes back to bite him, as instead of believing him that he's being chased by someone, they believe it was all him up to his normal trouble making.

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* CryingWolf: Onion's mischief making mischief-making comes back to bite him, as instead of believing him that he's being chased by someone, they believe it was all him up to his normal trouble making.troublemaking.


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* {{Eyedscreen}}: Happens when Doug dramatically declares that he'll be at Funland all night on a stakeout.


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* SinisterSilhouettes: The mysterious individuals after Onion are depicted solely in this manner.


Steven and Connie ride along in back as Doug explains how dark it gets at his job and that his company equips him with -- a flashlight. Steven and Connie find some clothing and disguise items in a box. Connie calls herself Veronica Cucamonga and Steven calls himself Peter Pizzapopoulous.
Connie says that last name sounds more Greek, despite Steven talking in a cartoonish Italian accent.

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Steven and Connie ride along in back as Doug explains how dark it gets at his job and that his company equips him with -- a flashlight. Steven and Connie find some clothing and disguise items in a box. Connie calls herself Veronica Cucamonga and Steven calls himself Peter Pizzapopoulous. \n Connie says that last name sounds more Greek, despite Steven talking in a cartoonish Italian accent.


* ContinuityNod: When confronting Onion at the fair, two posters can be seen on the wall in the background, one of which is Steven's [[Recap/StevenUniverseS1E9TigerMillionaire Tiger Millionaire and Purple Puma]] promotional poster and the other is Buck Dewey's [[Recap/StevenUniverseS2E6ShirtClub "Vote For My Dad"]] drawing.

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* ContinuityNod: ContinuityNod:
** The episode opens as Connie and Steven recount the events of the ''Out of This World'' arc.
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When confronting Onion at the fair, two posters can be seen on the wall in the background, one of which is Steven's [[Recap/StevenUniverseS1E9TigerMillionaire Tiger Millionaire and Purple Puma]] promotional poster and the other is Buck Dewey's [[Recap/StevenUniverseS2E6ShirtClub "Vote For My Dad"]] drawing.


d Doug are chasing the unknown intruder(s) through Funland, two different silhouettes that are ''definitely'' not Onion's appear, first when the chase begins, then before the fence in front of a booth is knocked over onto Doug. Both occasions are accompanied by [[ThemeSongReveal new, distinct snippets of music]].

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d * BlandNameProduct: Connie's Franchise/CarmenSandiego {{Expy}} is Veronica Cucamonga, named after a ''different'' city in southern California.
* CassandraTruth: Onion claims that it wasn't him who broke the fence to get into Funland at night. No one believes him, and when they leave, two unknown Gems come up behind him...
* {{Cliffhanger}}: Right after the others leave, Onion is left alone while some SinisterSilhouettes come into view.
* ContinuityNod: When confronting Onion at the fair, two posters can be seen on the wall in the background, one of which is Steven's [[Recap/StevenUniverseS1E9TigerMillionaire Tiger Millionaire and Purple Puma]] promotional poster and the other is Buck Dewey's [[Recap/StevenUniverseS2E6ShirtClub "Vote For My Dad"]] drawing.
* CryingWolf: Onion's mischief making comes back to bite him, as instead of believing him that he's being chased by someone, they believe it was all him up to his normal trouble making.
* ADayInTheLimelight: Doug gets some spotlight in this episode.
* DramaticIrony: The ending is notably one of the few divergences from Steven's POV, as we're shown Onion is in danger that Steven missed entirely.
* {{Foreshadowing}}: When Steven, Connie, and
Doug are chasing the unknown intruder(s) through Funland, two different silhouettes that are ''definitely'' not Onion's appear, first when the chase begins, then before the fence in front of a booth is knocked over onto Doug. Both occasions are accompanied by [[ThemeSongReveal new, distinct snippets of music]].


* BlandNameProduct: Connie's Franchise/CarmenSandiego {{Expy}} is Veronica Cucamonga, named after a ''different'' city in southern California.
* CassandraTruth: Onion claims that it wasn't him who broke the fence to get into Funland at night. No one believes him, and when they leave, two unknown Gems come up behind him...
* {{Cliffhanger}}: Right after the others leave, Onion is left alone while some SinisterSilhouettes come into view.
* ContinuityNod: When confronting Onion at the fair, two posters can be seen on the wall in the background, one of which is Steven's [[Recap/StevenUniverseS1E9TigerMillionaire Tiger Millionaire and Purple Puma]] promotional poster and the other is Buck Dewey's [[Recap/StevenUniverseS2E6ShirtClub "Vote For My Dad"]] drawing.
* CryingWolf: Onion's mischief making comes back to bite him, as instead of believing him that he's being chased by someone, they believe it was all him up to his normal trouble making.
* ADayInTheLimelight: Doug gets some spotlight in this episode.
* DramaticIrony: The ending is notably one of the few divergences from Steven's POV, as we're shown Onion is in danger that Steven missed entirely.
* {{Foreshadowing}}: When Steven, Connie, and Doug are chasing the unknown intruder(s) through Funland, two different silhouettes that are ''definitely'' not Onion's appear, first when the chase begins, then before the fence in front of a booth is knocked over onto Doug. Both occasions are accompanied by [[ThemeSongReveal new, distinct snippets of music]].

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* BlandNameProduct: Connie's Franchise/CarmenSandiego {{Expy}} is Veronica Cucamonga, named after a ''different'' city in southern California.
* CassandraTruth: Onion claims that it wasn't him who broke the fence to get into Funland at night. No one believes him, and when they leave, two unknown Gems come up behind him...
* {{Cliffhanger}}: Right after the others leave, Onion is left alone while some SinisterSilhouettes come into view.
* ContinuityNod: When confronting Onion at the fair, two posters can be seen on the wall in the background, one of which is Steven's [[Recap/StevenUniverseS1E9TigerMillionaire Tiger Millionaire and Purple Puma]] promotional poster and the other is Buck Dewey's [[Recap/StevenUniverseS2E6ShirtClub "Vote For My Dad"]] drawing.
* CryingWolf: Onion's mischief making comes back to bite him, as instead of believing him that he's being chased by someone, they believe it was all him up to his normal trouble making.
* ADayInTheLimelight: Doug gets some spotlight in this episode.
* DramaticIrony: The ending is notably one of the few divergences from Steven's POV, as we're shown Onion is in danger that Steven missed entirely.
* {{Foreshadowing}}: When Steven, Connie, and
d Doug are chasing the unknown intruder(s) through Funland, two different silhouettes that are ''definitely'' not Onion's appear, first when the chase begins, then before the fence in front of a booth is knocked over onto Doug. Both occasions are accompanied by [[ThemeSongReveal new, distinct snippets of music]].


Steven and Connie are enjoying an order of The Bits on a bench, and Steven is cheerfully saying how nice it is they can just have normal days.

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Steven and Connie are enjoying an order of The Fry Bits on a bench, and Steven is cheerfully saying how nice it is they can just have normal days.



* BlandNameProduct: Connie's Carmen Sandiego {{Expy}} is Veronica Cucamonga, named after a ''different'' city in southern California.

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* BlandNameProduct: Connie's Carmen Sandiego Franchise/CarmenSandiego {{Expy}} is Veronica Cucamonga, named after a ''different'' city in southern California.



* CliffHanger: Right after the others leave, Onion is left alone while some SinisterSilhouettes come into view.

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* CliffHanger: {{Cliffhanger}}: Right after the others leave, Onion is left alone while some SinisterSilhouettes come into view.


* OvershadowedByAwesome: As mentioned in IJustWantToBeSpecial, Doug feels like his job is boring compared what to his wife and Steven and Connie get up to.

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* OvershadowedByAwesome: As mentioned in IJustWantToBeSpecial, Doug feels like his job is boring compared what to his wife and Steven and Connie get up to.


They don't have to wait long to find their culprit, despite the way the fence was broken seeming to indicate otherwise. There's a brief chase, but when it's all over, all Doug, Steven and Connie find is Onion, who attempts to protest his innocence. Unfortunately no one but Vidalia understands Onion, so his attempt to communicate is misunderstood. Doug is no hardcase, though. He asks Onion if he's learned his lesson, and if he'll stay out of Funland after closing time. Onion seems a little out of sorts, but answers in the affirmative. Doug lets him go. He drives off with Steven and Connie.

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They don't have to wait long to find their culprit, despite the way the fence was broken seeming to indicate otherwise. There's a brief chase, but when it's all over, all Doug, Steven and Connie find is Onion, who attempts to protest his innocence. Unfortunately no one but Vidalia his family understands Onion, so his attempt to communicate is misunderstood. Doug is no hardcase, though. He asks Onion if he's learned his lesson, and if he'll stay out of Funland after closing time. Onion seems a little out of sorts, but answers in the affirmative. Doug lets him go. He drives off with Steven and Connie.


* {{Foreshadowing}}: When Steven, Connie, and Doug are chasing the unknown intruder(s) through Funland, two different silhouettes that are ''definitely'' not Onion's appear, first when the chase begins, then before the fence in front of a booth is knocked over onto Doug. Both occasions are accompanied by [[MusicalSpoiler new, distinct snippets of music]].

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: When Steven, Connie, and Doug are chasing the unknown intruder(s) through Funland, two different silhouettes that are ''definitely'' not Onion's appear, first when the chase begins, then before the fence in front of a booth is knocked over onto Doug. Both occasions are accompanied by [[MusicalSpoiler [[ThemeSongReveal new, distinct snippets of music]].


They don't have to wait long to find their culprit, despite the way the fence was broken seeming to indicate otherwise. It turns out to be Onion, who attempts to protest his innocence. Unfortunately no one but Vidalia understands Onion, so his attempt to communicate is misunderstood. Doug is no hardcase, though. He asks Onion if he's learned his lesson, and if he'll stay out of Funland after closing time. Onion seems a little out of sorts, but answers in the affirmative. Doug lets him go. He drives off with Steven and Connie.

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They don't have to wait long to find their culprit, despite the way the fence was broken seeming to indicate otherwise. It turns out to be There's a brief chase, but when it's all over, all Doug, Steven and Connie find is Onion, who attempts to protest his innocence. Unfortunately no one but Vidalia understands Onion, so his attempt to communicate is misunderstood. Doug is no hardcase, though. He asks Onion if he's learned his lesson, and if he'll stay out of Funland after closing time. Onion seems a little out of sorts, but answers in the affirmative. Doug lets him go. He drives off with Steven and Connie.


Suddenly, an ominous voice comes over the loudspeaker telling them to stop and drop The Bits. Steven flies into a panic and apologizes that he just couldn't resist them. It turns out, however it's not the real police: it's Doug Maheswaran, Connie's father. He's come to Beach City for a special assignment: there's been vandalism at Funland, and they've requested he stake out the place at night to see if he can catch the culprits. HHe says his job is not as exciting as his wife's job as a Doctor or Connie's job helping Steven save the world, but the kids offer him encouragement.

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Suddenly, an ominous voice comes over the loudspeaker telling them to stop and drop The Bits. Steven flies into a panic and apologizes that he just couldn't resist them. It turns out, however it's not the real police: it's Doug Maheswaran, Connie's father. He's come to Beach City for a special assignment: there's been vandalism at Funland, and they've requested he stake out the place at night to see if he can catch the culprits. HHe Doug says his job is not as exciting as his wife's job as a Doctor or Connie's job helping Steven save the world, but the kids offer him encouragement.


Suddenly, an ominous voice comes over the loudspeaker telling them to stop and drop The Bits. Steven flies into a panic and apologizes that he just couldn't resist them. It turns out, however it's not the real police: it's Doug Maheswaran, Connie's father. He's come to Beach City for a special assignment: there's been vandalism at Funland, and they've requested he stake out the place at night to see if he can catch the culprits.

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Suddenly, an ominous voice comes over the loudspeaker telling them to stop and drop The Bits. Steven flies into a panic and apologizes that he just couldn't resist them. It turns out, however it's not the real police: it's Doug Maheswaran, Connie's father. He's come to Beach City for a special assignment: there's been vandalism at Funland, and they've requested he stake out the place at night to see if he can catch the culprits.
culprits. HHe says his job is not as exciting as his wife's job as a Doctor or Connie's job helping Steven save the world, but the kids offer him encouragement.

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