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* HeroBall: The Noops waste a bit too much time giving Frizz and Nug [[GoodIsNotSoft a long, painful and ironic enough punishment]] before trying to capture them, costing themselves the upper hand.

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* HeroBall: GoodIsNotSoft: A rare case of it being to such an extremity it backfires. The Noops waste a bit too much time giving Frizz and Nug [[GoodIsNotSoft a long, painful and ironic enough punishment]] punishment before trying to capture them, costing themselves leaving time for the effects of Urpgor's shrink funnel to wear off and the Urpneys to gain the upper hand.



* SlowPacedChase: At one point during the climax, Frizz and Nug try to evade the heroes on a carousel. Cue a short awkward sequence of Rufus weakly trying to reach them as they rotate around, pulling faces at them.



* ATasteOfDefeat[=/=]TeamRocketWins: The Urpneys succeed in ruining the dreams of several Noops for one night. The following attempt Albert catches on and stops them, however not before Frizz and Nug manage to perform their task on one Noop. The heroes take their revenge, but suffer a small humiliation in the process.

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* ATasteOfDefeat[=/=]TeamRocketWins: The Urpneys succeed in ruining the dreams of several Noops for one night. The following attempt Albert catches on and stops them, however not before Frizz and Nug manage to perform their task on one Noop. The heroes take their revenge, but suffer a small humiliation in the process.after they go overboard with it.


* IndecisiveDeconstruction: Given the serious narrative and music accompanying the heroes, it's hard to tell if their scare was meant to be karmic or not, especially since it flips around and punishes Frizz and Nug last second.


** RestrainedRevenge: Frizz and Nug's retribution on the Noops on the other hand is to...scare them away, causing them a mild pratfall compared to the lengthy HumiliationConga they inflicted them. And they ''still'' don't catch a break since the Dream Maker then pops the bubble over the lake in response.

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** RestrainedRevenge: DisproportionateRestitution[=/=]RestrainedRevenge: Frizz and Nug's retribution on the Noops on the other hand is to...scare them away, causing them a mild pratfall compared to the lengthy HumiliationConga they inflicted them. And they ''still'' don't catch a break since the Dream Maker then pops the bubble over the lake in response.


** DisproportionateRestitution: Frizz and Nug's retribution on the Noops on the other hand is to...scare them away, causing them a mild pratfall compared to the lengthy HumiliationConga they inflicted them. And they ''still'' don't catch a break since the Dream Maker then pops the bubble over the lake in response.

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** DisproportionateRestitution: RestrainedRevenge: Frizz and Nug's retribution on the Noops on the other hand is to...scare them away, causing them a mild pratfall compared to the lengthy HumiliationConga they inflicted them. And they ''still'' don't catch a break since the Dream Maker then pops the bubble over the lake in response.

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* PaperTiger: The heroes when their MookHorrorShow backfires for once. Apparently when the Urpneys stopped being afraid of them and actually threatened to fight back, the heroes were kind of out of strategies.


* BullyHunter: Of the HeWhoFightsMonsters sort. After finding out Frizz and Nug have been (unwillingly) ruining kids nightmares, the heroes corner them in the dream and teach them a good hard lesson. This is taken too far however, ending up giving the two the upper hand and making the Noops look like cowardly bullies instead.
* CurbstompBattle: Deconstructed. The Noops start one against Frizz and Nug as per usual. When it stops being this for once, the former ''retreat terrified'', unequipped to fighting a real challenge.

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* BullyHunter: Of the HeWhoFightsMonsters sort. After finding out Frizz and Nug have been (unwillingly) ruining kids nightmares, the heroes corner them in the dream and teach them a good hard lesson. This is taken too far however, ending up giving the two the upper hand and making the Noops look like cowardly bullies instead.
* CurbstompBattle: Deconstructed. The Noops start one against Frizz and Nug as per usual. When it stops being this for once, the former ''retreat terrified'', unequipped to fighting the two offering a real challenge.


* HeroBall: The Noops waste a bit too much time giving Frizz and Nug [[GoodIsNotSoft a long, painful and ironic enough punishment]] before trying to capture them, costing themselves the upper hand.



* IdiotBall[=/=]JerkassBall: The heroes plan to capture Frizz and Nug would have almost certainly have worked had they not decided to give them a lengthy revenge beating first.
** Or better yet if the Dream Maker hadn't [[ForgotAboutHisPowers forgotten he could literally just magic away the bubble]].



* KarmaHoudiniWarranty: An arguable downplayed case for the Noops, who suffer a small humiliation for another KickThemWhileTheyAreDown tactic. They noticeably rarely use DisproportionateRetribution again after this episode.

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* KarmaHoudiniWarranty: An arguable downplayed case for the Noops, who suffer a small humiliation for another KickThemWhileTheyAreDown tactic. They noticeably rarely use DisproportionateRetribution again tactic. They noticeably are far more pragmatic after this episode.



* VillainBall: A rare example of the ''heroes'' of a story holding it, losing the opportunity to finally capture two of the RoguesGallery because they wanted to give them [[GoodIsNotSoft a long, painful and ironic enough punishment]] first.


* WildTake: A rare case the heroes provide one when Frizz and Nug scare them off.

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* WildTake: A rare case the heroes provide one when Frizz and Nug scare them off.off.
* YouShallNotEvadeMe: When Frizz and Nug try to evade the Noops inside the dream, they use it's mechanics to torment them automatically. They waste a little too much time doing so however, and when Frizz and Nug start growing back, it's the Noops' turn to evade in terror, albeit successfully.

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* VillainBall: A rare example of the ''heroes'' of a story holding it, losing the opportunity to finally capture two of the RoguesGallery because they wanted to give them [[GoodIsNotSoft a long, painful and ironic enough punishment]] first.

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* BullyHunter: Of the HeWhoFightsMonsters sort. After finding out Frizz and Nug have been (unwillingly) ruining kids nightmares, the heroes corner them in the dream and teach them a good hard lesson. This is taken too far however, ending up giving the two the upper hand and making the Noops look like cowardly bullies instead.

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* ThrowTheDogABone: Inverted. After Frizz and Nug are caught by the heroes, they begin their punishment and are ready to haul them off, when the two Urpneys start growing inside the dream, scaring the heroes into letting them go. The bubble as such floats away and pops. Over the river just as the previous time.

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* AllPowerfulBystander: The Dream Maker once again tasks the Noops with taking out Frizz and Nug, only stepping in to use his far easier method once they fail.


* IndecisiveDeconstruction: Given the serious narrative and music accompanying the heroes, it's hard to tell if their scare was meant to be karmic or not.

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* IndecisiveDeconstruction: Given the serious narrative and music accompanying the heroes, it's hard to tell if their scare was meant to be karmic or not.not, especially since it flips around and punishes Frizz and Nug last second.

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* IndecisiveDeconstruction: Given the serious narrative and music accompanying the heroes, it's hard to tell if their scare was meant to be karmic or not.

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* BondVillainStupidity: The ''heroes'' fall victim to this when they decide to use the dream to torment Frizz and Nug before capturing them. Note this isn't the first time in the series they've directly chosen the "[[GoodIsNotSoft slower and painful]]" approach, but it is the only time it's backfired on them.

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