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* FlatEarthAtheist: Despite supernatural or magic phenomena being common in this world, the Captain is very dismissive of ghosts, then decides he doesn't care anymore.
* ForegoneConclusion: Since Rapunzel, Shorty, Atilla, Big Nose and Vladimir appear in ''WesternAnimation/TangledEverAfter'' which is set after this, we know beforehand they will not be killed as Ruth threatens.

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* FlatEarthAtheist: Despite supernatural or magic phenomena being common DisproportionateRetribution: For disturbing her sanctum, Ruth intended to doom everyone in this world, the Captain is very dismissive of ghosts, then decides he doesn't care anymore.
Snuggly Duckling forever until they found her song.
* ForegoneConclusion: Since Rapunzel, Shorty, Atilla, Attila, Big Nose and Vladimir appear in ''WesternAnimation/TangledEverAfter'' which is set after this, we know beforehand they will not be killed as Ruth threatens.



* GhostSong [=/=] ImageSong: "Listen Up!" is Ruthless Ruth's.



* LiteralMinded: When the Captain declares he's rusty (at singing), Shorty replies "[[WhosOnFirst Your name's not Rusty!]] It's [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep Captain!]]''
* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: '''Ruthless''' Ruth sounds pretty alarming. She's a ghost with a grudge.
* NiceJobBreakingItHero: The King, in an effort to keep Rapunzel safe, alienates her by having her every move watched by the guards. These guards then are actually what cause Rapunzel to "flee" to the Snugly Duckling... where she ''does'' encounter danger.
** The Captain too. Just as Rapunzel is starting to placate Ruth by playing her song, he takes the club onto which the song is written and throws it into the fire, believing that it's the only true way to stop the ghost. This only makes her angrier and nearly drivers her to kill them all.

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* LiteralMinded: When the Captain declares he's rusty (at singing), Shorty replies "[[WhosOnFirst Your name's not Rusty!]] It's [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep Captain!]]''
Captain]]!"
* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: '''Ruthless''' Ruth sounds pretty alarming. She's a ghost with a grudge.
* NiceJobBreakingItHero:
NiceJobBreakingItHero:
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The King, in an effort to keep Rapunzel safe, alienates her by having her every move watched by the guards. These guards then are actually what cause Rapunzel to "flee" to the Snugly Duckling... where she ''does'' encounter danger.
** The Captain too. Just as Rapunzel is starting to placate Ruth by playing her song, he takes the club onto which the song is written and throws it into the fire, believing that it's the only true way to stop the ghost. This only makes her angrier and nearly drivers drives her to kill them all.


* ForegoneConclusion: Since Rapunzel, Shorty, Atilla, Big Nose and Vladimir appear in Disney/TangledEverAfter which is set after this, we know beforehand they will not be killed as Ruth threatens.

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* ForegoneConclusion: Since Rapunzel, Shorty, Atilla, Big Nose and Vladimir appear in Disney/TangledEverAfter ''WesternAnimation/TangledEverAfter'' which is set after this, we know beforehand they will not be killed as Ruth threatens.



* ShoutOut: One of the books at the bookstore is ''Literature/BeautyAndTheBeast'', which in turn is also a reference to Disney's ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast''.

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* ShoutOut: One of the books at the bookstore is ''Literature/BeautyAndTheBeast'', which in turn is also a reference to Disney's ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast''.''WesternAnimation/BeautyAndTheBeast''.


* FreezeFrameBonus: When Rapunzel and Pascal are in the library at the beginning of the episode, there is a book titled ''[[Literature/BeautyAndTheBeast Beauty and the Beast]]''.

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* FreezeFrameBonus: When Rapunzel and Pascal are in the library bookstore at the beginning of the episode, there is a book titled ''[[Literature/BeautyAndTheBeast Beauty and the Beast]]''.


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* ShoutOut: One of the books at the bookstore is ''Literature/BeautyAndTheBeast'', which in turn is also a reference to Disney's ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast''.


* FreezeFrameBonus: When Rapunzel and Pascal are in the library at the beginning of the episode, there is a book titled ''[[Literature/BeautyAndTheBeast Beauty]] and the [[Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast the Beast]]''.

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* FreezeFrameBonus: When Rapunzel and Pascal are in the library at the beginning of the episode, there is a book titled ''[[Literature/BeautyAndTheBeast Beauty]] Beauty and the [[Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast the Beast]]''.

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* CallBack: At the beginning of the episode, the king looks through Rapunzel's journal and sees some pages depicting some of the more dangerous events from past episodes, and this motivates him to crack down on Rapunzel's security.


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** The Captain too. Just as Rapunzel is starting to placate Ruth by playing her song, he takes the club onto which the song is written and throws it into the fire, believing that it's the only true way to stop the ghost. This only makes her angrier and nearly drivers her to kill them all.


The king suspects that despite Rapunzel keeping her promise to stay in the kingdom, she is still finding danger, so he has his guards keep an eye on her more closely. This leads to Rapunzel running away from them and into a ghost at the Ugly Duckling. This ghost is "Ruthless Ruth" and threatens to kill Rapunzel and the Snugly Duckling thugs if they don't finish her song before the end of the night. A night spent at the Snugly Duckling with singing follows.

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The king suspects that despite Rapunzel keeping her promise to stay in the kingdom, she is still finding danger, so he has his guards keep an eye on her more closely. This leads to Rapunzel running away from them and into a ghost at the Ugly Duckling.Snugly Duckling pub. This ghost is "Ruthless Ruth" and threatens to kill Rapunzel and the Snugly Duckling thugs if they don't finish her song before the end of the night. A night spent at the Snugly Duckling with singing follows.



* CallBack: While in the Snugly Duckling pub, things from the Snugly Duckling sequence in the original movie are referenced:

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* CallBack: CallingTheOldManOut: {{Subverted}}, Rapunzel decides at the end of the episode to tell her father off for having the guards follow her, but one look at his grief-stricken face just before he realizes she's home is enough to convince her otherwise.
* ContinuityNod:
While in the Snugly Duckling pub, things from the Snugly Duckling sequence in the original movie are referenced:



* CallingTheOldManOut: {{Subverted}}, Rapunzel decides at the end of the episode to tell her father off for having the guards follow her, but one look at his grief-stricken face just before he realizes she's home is enough to convince her otherwise.


* CallingTheOldManOut: {{Averted}}, Rapunzel decides at the end of the episode to tell her father off for having the guards follow her, but one look at his grief-stricken face just before he realizes she's home is enough to convince her otherwise.

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* CallingTheOldManOut: {{Averted}}, {{Subverted}}, Rapunzel decides at the end of the episode to tell her father off for having the guards follow her, but one look at his grief-stricken face just before he realizes she's home is enough to convince her otherwise.


* ForegoneConclusion: Since Rapunzel, Shorty, Atilla and Vladimir appear in Disney/TangledEverAfter which is set after this, we know beforehand they will not be killed as Ruth threatens.

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* ForegoneConclusion: Since Rapunzel, Shorty, Atilla Atilla, Big Nose and Vladimir appear in Disney/TangledEverAfter which is set after this, we know beforehand they will not be killed as Ruth threatens.


-->--'''"Ruthless" Ruth"'''

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-->--'''"Ruthless" Ruth"'''
Ruth'''

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* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: '''Ruthless''' Ruth sounds pretty alarming. She's a ghost with a grudge.


The king suspects that despite Rapunzel keeping her promise to stay in the kingdom she is still finding danger, so he has his guards keep an eye on her more closely. This leads Rapunzel to running away from them and into a ghost story at the Ugly Duckling.

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->All I wanted was for them to hear my song!
-->--'''"Ruthless" Ruth"'''

The king suspects that despite Rapunzel keeping her promise to stay in the kingdom kingdom, she is still finding danger, so he has his guards keep an eye on her more closely. This leads to Rapunzel to running away from them and into a ghost story at the Ugly Duckling.
Duckling. This ghost is "Ruthless Ruth" and threatens to kill Rapunzel and the Snugly Duckling thugs if they don't finish her song before the end of the night. A night spent at the Snugly Duckling with singing follows.



!Tropes:
* AbsenteeActor: Cassandra (who was injured) and Eugene are not in this episode.

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!Tropes:
!!This episode provides examples of:
* AbsenteeActor: Cassandra (who was injured) injured in the previous episode, and might be presumed to still have bedrest) and Eugene are not in this episode.



* BaitAndSwitch: Big Nose starts telling a ghost story with an evil-looking lady, turns out it was about his date last week.

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* BaitAndSwitch: Big Nose starts telling a ghost story with an evil-looking lady, but turns out it was about his date last week. week.
* CallBack: While in the Snugly Duckling pub, things from the Snugly Duckling sequence in the original movie are referenced:
** An outline of a corpse (as shown in modern-age detective movies) is briefly shown on the floor just like at the beginning of "I've Got a Dream".
** Pascal is again scared by the pub rats.
** The hatch door leading to an underground tunnel escape route through which Rapunzel and Eugene escaped in the original movie, is again shown.
** Rapunzel plays on the piano HookHand played on during "I've Got a Dream".



* FreezeFrameBonus: When Rapunzel and Pascal are in the library at the beginning of the episode, there is a book titled ''[[Literature/BeautyAndTheBeast Beauty &]] [[Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast the Beast]]''. Whatever this means is up to your interpretation.

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* ForegoneConclusion: Since Rapunzel, Shorty, Atilla and Vladimir appear in Disney/TangledEverAfter which is set after this, we know beforehand they will not be killed as Ruth threatens.
* FreezeFrameBonus: When Rapunzel and Pascal are in the library at the beginning of the episode, there is a book titled ''[[Literature/BeautyAndTheBeast Beauty &]] Beauty]] and the [[Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast the Beast]]''. Whatever this means is up to your interpretation.Beast]]''.



* LiteralMinded: When the Captain declares he's rusty (at singing), Shorty replies [[WhosOnFirst "Your name's not Rusty! It's Captain!"]]
* NeverSayDie: Averted in Ruth's song.
* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Twice, actually.
** First the King in an effort to keep Rapunzel safe alienates her by having her every move watched by the guards.
** The Captain destroying Ruth's club just as Rapunzel and the UD patrons were calming her spirit.

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* LiteralMinded: When the Captain declares he's rusty (at singing), Shorty replies [[WhosOnFirst "Your "[[WhosOnFirst Your name's not Rusty! Rusty!]] It's Captain!"]]
* NeverSayDie: Averted in Ruth's song.
[[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep Captain!]]''
* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Twice, actually.
** First the King
The King, in an effort to keep Rapunzel safe safe, alienates her by having her every move watched by the guards.
** The Captain destroying Ruth's club just as
guards. These guards then are actually what cause Rapunzel and to "flee" to the UD patrons were calming her spirit.Snugly Duckling... where she ''does'' encounter danger.
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* AbsenteeActor: Cassandra (who was injured) and Eugene are not in this episode.


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* HalloweenEpisode: It's an episode about spooky ghosts and aired in October, though it's still relevant to the plot/character arcs.


* LiteralMinded: When the Captain declares he's rusty (at singing), Shorty replies "Your name's not Rusty! It's Captain!"
* NeverSayDie: Averted hard in Ruth's song.

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* LiteralMinded: When the Captain declares he's rusty (at singing), Shorty replies [[WhosOnFirst "Your name's not Rusty! It's Captain!"
Captain!"]]
* NeverSayDie: Averted hard in Ruth's song.

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* FreezeFrameBonus: When Rapunzel and Pascal are in the library at the beginning of the episode, there is a book titled ''[[Literature/BeautyAndTheBeast Beauty &]] [[Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast the Beast]]''. Whatever this means is up to your interpretation.


* NestedStory: At the beginning when Rapunzel is in the library, there's a book titled ''[[Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast Beauty and the Beast]]'', indicating that either the events of the Disney movie are fictional or an autobiography, or in this world, the book is just a different story with the same title.

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