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* RealityEnsues: Varian's inventions tend to fail because he has little to no safety procedures, apart from the solvent for the sticky goo that is meant to trap raccoons. He doesn't seem to realize this.


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* SurprisinglyRealisticOutcome: Varian's inventions tend to fail because he has little to no safety procedures, apart from the solvent for the sticky goo that is meant to trap raccoons. He doesn't seem to realize this.


* IAmNotSpock: Varian confuses the adventures of Eugene with the "Flynn Rider" from the book series.

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* IAmNotSpock: Invoked. Varian confuses the adventures of Eugene with the "Flynn Rider" from the book series.series.

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* IAmNotSpock: Varian confuses the adventures of Eugene with the "Flynn Rider" from the book series.

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* PunBasedTitle: What the h... hair?


-->'''Varian:''' Whoa, yes... This, this is... ''[chuckles]'' It's very... ''[grips the magnifying glass with both hands]'' [[CaptainObvious ...long.]]

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-->'''Varian:''' Whoa, yes... This, this is... ''[chuckles]'' It's very... ''[grips the magnifying glass with both hands]'' [[CaptainObvious ...hands]'' ...long.]]

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* BaitAndSwitch: With Varian mumbling importantly into his magnifying glass, you'd think he has something interesting to say about Rapunzel's hair. He doesn't.
-->'''Varian:''' Whoa, yes... This, this is... ''[chuckles]'' It's very... ''[grips the magnifying glass with both hands]'' [[CaptainObvious ...long.]]

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* ExpectingSomeoneTaller: Rapunzel was told Varian can dangerous, and assumes he's going to be some tall figure, but it turns out he's a kid.


* SeriesGoal: This episode begins the arc where Rapunzel tries to solve the mystery of her hair growing back.

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* SeriesGoal: This episode begins the arc StoryArc where Rapunzel tries to solve the mystery of her hair growing back.back.
* TheUnreveal: The test results for Rapunzelís HairReboot were lost in the wreckage, leaving no answers and the mystery will have to be solved another day.

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* SeriesGoal: This episode begins the arc where Rapunzel tries to solve the mystery of her hair growing back.


* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: Pete the guard has a fear of mimes. Cue Ulf the mime.

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* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: Pete the guard has a fear of mimes. Cue Ulf the mime.mime sneaking up behind him.


* DiscardAndDraw: Rapunzel's new hair no longer has the ability to magically heal, and it's traded for indestructibility. That's a bit of good news, because at least it means no one can use her again.

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* DiscardAndDraw: Rapunzel's new hair no longer has the ability to magically heal, and it's traded for indestructibility. That's a bit of good news, because at least it not having her magic healing means no one can use her again.


* DiscardAndDraw: Rapunzel's new hair no longer has the ability to magically heal, and it's traded for indestructibility.

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* DiscardAndDraw: Rapunzel's new hair no longer has the ability to magically heal, and it's traded for indestructibility. That's a bit of good news, because at least it means no one can use her again.


* ChekhovsGun: Rapunzel's hair now being NighInvulnerable saves her and Eugene when Varian's house falls on them.
* DeathGlare: Rapunzel and Maximus give identical ones to Eugene when he starts to gloat about how busted Cassandra is once people find out she sneaked out the princess at night. Maximus also whacks Eugene with his tail.
* DidntThinkThisThrough: It's something that Eugene has to point out: while Varian means well with wanting to deliver running water to the village, the tremors that the heater causes are downright dangerous.



* TheKnightsWhoSaySquee: Varian reacts this way on seeing "Flynn Rider," revealing that he's kept a StalkerShrine. Eugene tries to correct him but is nonetheless flattered that someone idolized his old persona.



* OhNoNotAgain: Varian's father reacts this way when he realizes that Varian's invention has endangered the village and his son again.



* RealityEnsues: Varian's inventions tend to fail because he has little to no safety procedures, apart from the solvent for the sticky goo that is meant to trap raccoons. He doesn't seem to realize this.
* RunningGag: A raccoon keeps stealing the apples that Maximus wants. By the end of the episode, Max freezes it in Varian's goo after being taunted all episode.
* SecretKeeper: Eugene finally learns how Rapunzel's hair has grown back.
* WellDoneSonGuy: Varian wants to please his father, but his father also thinks that his inventions are destructive. Lampshaded when Varian says that if he got the water heater to work, then his dad might be SoProudOfYou following the AngerBornOfWorry.
* WhamShot:
** Varian's hand is still injured after Rapunzel sings the healing song. This means the hair has lost that power.
** Varian showing Eugene the giant water heater, which is causing the tremors in the village.
** The spikes growing just outside the kingdom walls.




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* YankTheDogsChain:
** Rapunzel thinks she has found someone who can figure out why her hair has grown back, and how it's changed. Varian may have the device to test her hair, but Varian's device breaks before the parchment can print the results. Her hair will thus remain a mystery for now.
** Subverted with Eugene, when the one time someone trusts him with a secret turns out to hide a dangerous one. Rapunzel tells him how her hair grew back, and he promises to keep his mouth shut.


* ManBehindTheCurtain: Non-villainous example. He's built up and said to be a wizard who is dangerous and intimidating and wore a mask to give him that appearance, but much to Rapunzel's disappointment, he's just a whiz-kid who happens to be an alchemist. However, he turns out to be a nut-job who doesn't seem to know what he's doing, so in a way, he is dangerous.

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* ManBehindTheCurtain: Non-villainous example. He's Varian is built up and said to be a wizard who is dangerous and intimidating and wore a mask to give him that appearance, but much to Rapunzel's disappointment, he's just a whiz-kid who happens to be an alchemist. However, he turns out to be a nut-job who doesn't seem to know what he's doing, so in a way, he is dangerous.



* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: Pete the guard has a fear of mimes. Cue the mime.

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* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: Pete the guard has a fear of mimes. Cue Ulf the mime.


* AbuseMistake: Eugene thought Varian kidnapped Rapunzel and it looked like he strapped her to a torture device/

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* AbuseMistake: Eugene thought Varian kidnapped Rapunzel and it looked like he strapped her to a torture device/ device.

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