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* ForgotAboutHisPowers: Zig-zagged. First subverted when Barry decides to use his super-speed instead of Ralph’s lower-key approach and [[NiceJobBreakingItHero ends up blowing their cover]]. He seems to have learnt his lesson in the climax because neither he nor Ralph use their powers, even when Central City’s at risk of destruction and there’s no reason to remain stealthy at that point.

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* ForgotAboutHisPowers: ForgotAboutHisPowers:
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Zig-zagged. First subverted when Barry decides to use his super-speed instead of Ralph’s lower-key approach and [[NiceJobBreakingItHero ends up blowing their cover]]. He seems to have learnt his lesson in the climax because neither he nor Ralph use their powers, even when Central City’s at risk of destruction and there’s no reason to remain stealthy at that point.



* HoistByHisOwnPetard: Meister doesn't care to unmask the Flash, citing SecretIdentityApathy. Had he done so, Ralph's plan in the climax wouldn't have worked because the man would know who Barry really is.

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* HoistByHisOwnPetard: Meister doesn't care to unmask the Flash, citing SecretIdentityApathy. Had he done so, Ralph's plan in the climax wouldn't have worked because the man would know who Barry really is.wouldn't let him interrupt the auction.



* TheLoad: Barry of all people acts as this throughout most of the episode, being all too eager to just bust in as the Flash, which gets both him and Ralph nearly killed.
* MinorCrimeRevealsMajorPlot: The initial investigation into Sue Dearbon's disappearance leads Ralph and Barry to discover a plot to blow up Central City with a KillSat, which they are able to ultimately foil. However, they ''don't'' even end up finding Sue.

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* TheLoad: Barry of all people acts as this throughout for most of the episode, being all too eager to just bust in as the Flash, which gets both him and Ralph nearly killed.
* MinorCrimeRevealsMajorPlot: The initial investigation into Sue Dearbon's disappearance leads Ralph and Barry to discover a plot to blow up Central City with a KillSat, which they are able to ultimately foil. However, they ''don't'' even end up finding Sue.



* OutOfFocus: Iris West and Ramsey ([[WhamShot until the end]]). Joe and Frost[[note]]whose actress is directing the episode[[/note]] too to a lesser extent.

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* OutOfFocus: Iris West and Iris, Ramsey ([[WhamShot until the end]]). end]]), Joe and Frost[[note]]whose actress is directing the episode[[/note]] too to a lesser extent.



* RealityEnsues: Chester, after being a few weeks off the grid, has been declared dead.

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* RealityEnsues: RealityEnsues:
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Chester, after being a few weeks off the grid, has been declared dead.



* TuxedoAndMartini: [[ReferenceOverdosed You could probably count on one hand the number of times Ralph and Barry's plotline]] ''[[ReferenceOverdosed didn't]]'' [[ReferenceOverdosed reference James Bond.]]

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* TuxedoAndMartini: [[ReferenceOverdosed You could probably count on one hand the number of times Ralph and Barry's plotline]] ''[[ReferenceOverdosed didn't]]'' plotline ''didn't'' [[ReferenceOverdosed reference James Bond.]]Bond]].


** Nash mentions that Allegra reminds her of someone close to him, possibly her {{Doppelganger}}. Perhaps an alternate version of Jesse Quick given their similar age and general appearance.

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** Nash mentions that Allegra reminds her of someone close to him, possibly her {{Doppelganger}}. Perhaps an alternate version of Jesse Quick given their similar age and general appearance.


* BluffTheImposter: January Galore tricks Barry and Ralph by misnaming the host and them going along with it.

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* BluffTheImposter: BluffTheImpostor: January Galore tricks Barry and Ralph by misnaming the host and them going along with it.


* BreatherEpisode: This episode is a LighterAndSofter, fun episode with a Bond parody and some romantic comedy. Much needed in between episodes dealing with [[KnightOfCerebus Bloodwork]] and [[DoomedByCanon Barry’s impending death]].

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* BreatherEpisode: This episode is a LighterAndSofter, fun episode with a Bond parody and some romantic comedy. Much needed in between episodes dealing with [[KnightOfCerebus Bloodwork]] and [[DoomedByCanon [[MarkedToDie Barry’s impending death]].


* LeeroyJenkins: See TheLoad below.

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* LeeroyJenkins: See TheLoad below.When Nash shows Team Flash the entrance to the Monitor's hideout, Barry rushes and tries to phase, only to be pushed away. In his mission with Ralph he isn't any better, as he is very willing to rush the mission and attack them as the Flash.


* InternalReveal: Nash explains the multiverse to Allegra, and accidentally tells her that Barry is the Flash.

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* InternalReveal: InternalReveal:
** Ralph learns that Barry plans on PassingTheTorch of Central City's protector to him.
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Nash explains the multiverse to Allegra, and accidentally tells her that Barry is the Flash.



** It was [[Recap/TheFlash2014S6E2AFlashOfTheLightning previously hinted]] that there was some mysterious evil organization that was TheManBehindTheMan for Esperanza / Ultraviolet. Here, that organization is seemingly revealed as being Remington Meister's criminal cabal.

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** It was [[Recap/TheFlash2014S6E2AFlashOfTheLightning previously hinted]] that there was some mysterious evil organization that was TheManBehindTheMan for Esperanza / Ultraviolet.Esperanza/Ultraviolet. Here, that organization is seemingly revealed as being Remington Meister's criminal cabal.


** It was [[Recap/TheFlash2014S6E2AFlashOfTheLightning previously hinted]] that there was some mysterious evil organization that was TheManBeindTheMan for Esperanza / Ultraviolet. Here, that organization is seemingly revealed as being Remington Meister's criminal cabal.

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** It was [[Recap/TheFlash2014S6E2AFlashOfTheLightning previously hinted]] that there was some mysterious evil organization that was TheManBeindTheMan TheManBehindTheMan for Esperanza / Ultraviolet. Here, that organization is seemingly revealed as being Remington Meister's criminal cabal.


* TheReveal: Nash mentions that Allegra reminds her of someone close to him, possibly her {{Doppelganger}}. Perhaps an alternate version of Jesse Quick given their similar age and general appearance.

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* TheReveal: TheReveal:
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Nash mentions that Allegra reminds her of someone close to him, possibly her {{Doppelganger}}. Perhaps an alternate version of Jesse Quick given their similar age and general appearance.appearance.
** It was [[Recap/TheFlash2014S6E2AFlashOfTheLightning previously hinted]] that there was some mysterious evil organization that was TheManBeindTheMan for Esperanza / Ultraviolet. Here, that organization is seemingly revealed as being Remington Meister's criminal cabal.


* AbsenteeActor: Carlos Valdes sat this episode out.[[note]] Possibly for more time filming Crisis on Infinite Earths[[/note]]

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* AbsenteeActor: Carlos Valdes sat sits this episode out.[[note]] Possibly for more time filming Crisis ''Crisis on Infinite Earths[[/note]]Earths''[[/note]]



* AuctionOfEvil: Meister hosts one in the climax to find anyone willing to buy a KillSat.

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* AuctionOfEvil: Meister hosts one in the climax to find anyone willing to buy a his KillSat.



* {{Expy}}: [[VillainOfTheWeek Remington Meister]] for many Bond villains but Goldfinger in particular and January Galore for Pussy Galore, both featured in ''{{Film/Goldfinger}}''.

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* {{Expy}}: [[VillainOfTheWeek [[MonsterOfTheWeek Remington Meister]] for many Bond villains but Goldfinger in particular and January Galore for Pussy Galore, both featured in ''{{Film/Goldfinger}}''.



* ImpostorExposingTest: January Galore, one of the guests at the party, tricks Barry and Ralph into revealing they crashed the party by talking about the host, "Meyers", whose name is actually Meister.

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* ImpostorExposingTest: January Galore, one of the guests at the party, tricks Barry and Ralph into revealing they crashed the party by talking about calling the host, host "Meyers", whose name is actually Meister.



* OutOfFocus: Iris West and Ramsey ([[WhamShot until the end]]). Joe and Frost[[note]]Whose actress is directing the episode.[[/note]] too to a lesser extent.

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* OutOfFocus: Iris West and Ramsey ([[WhamShot until the end]]). Joe and Frost[[note]]Whose Frost[[note]]whose actress is directing the episode.[[/note]] episode[[/note]] too to a lesser extent.



** When Ultraviolet is tasked with removing Barry from the stage, his response (again, as part of [[PlayingDrunk the bit]]), is an awed "I love VideoGame/MortalKombat!"

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** When Ultraviolet is tasked with removing Barry from the stage, his response (again, as part of [[PlayingDrunk the bit]]), is an awed "I love VideoGame/MortalKombat!"Franchise/MortalKombat!"



* TheWorldIsNotReady: Nash explains this as the reason why knowledge of things like the multiverse aren't known to the public. The ones who do discover that such things are real tend to be able to process it without being overwhelmed but outright revealing these things as public knowledge would be too much for most to handle.



* WhereTheHellIsSpringfield: Central City’s varying location has been usually put as Missouri and [[DependingOnTheWriter either hundreds of miles away from or in the same county]] as Star City, which itself is either somewhere on the West Coast or the Midwest. The KillSat map [[ContinuitySnarl puts Central City roughly where real-world Richmond, VA is.]]

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* WhereTheHellIsSpringfield: Central City’s varying location has been usually put as Missouri and [[DependingOnTheWriter either hundreds of miles away from or in the same county]] as Star City, which itself is either somewhere on the West Coast or the Midwest. The KillSat map [[ContinuitySnarl puts Central City roughly where real-world Richmond, VA is.]]is]].
* TheWorldIsNotReady: Nash explains this as the reason why knowledge of things like the multiverse aren't known to the public. The ones who do discover that such things are real tend to be able to process it without being overwhelmed but outright revealing these things as public knowledge would be too much for most to handle.


* OutOfFocus: Iris West and Ramsey ([[WhamShot until the end]]). Joe and Frost too to a lesser extent.

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* OutOfFocus: Iris West and Ramsey ([[WhamShot until the end]]). Joe and Frost Frost[[note]]Whose actress is directing the episode.[[/note]] too to a lesser extent.


%%Dead-end link. What trope do you mean?* ThereWouldBeAPanic: Nash explains this as the reason why knowledge of things like the multiverse aren't known to the public. The ones who do discover that such things are real tend to be able to process it without being overwhelmed but outright revealing these things as public knowledge would be too much for most to handle.

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%%Dead-end link. What trope do you mean?* ThereWouldBeAPanic: * TheWorldIsNotReady: Nash explains this as the reason why knowledge of things like the multiverse aren't known to the public. The ones who do discover that such things are real tend to be able to process it without being overwhelmed but outright revealing these things as public knowledge would be too much for most to handle.

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** When messing around in S.T.A.R. Labs, Chester finds a “[[CaptainErsatz sonic wrench]]” and [[BriefAccentImitation attempts a bad English accent]] to say “Hello governor, [[IAmTheNoun I’m the]] [[Series/DoctorWho Doctor]]!”


* ADayInTheLimelight: Recurring characters Chester and Allegra get a decent amount of focus. Especially notable since the only regulars this episode follows are Barry, Ralph, and Cecile.[[note]] Like last week, this is probably another RealLifeWritesThePlot to have actors film scenes for the multi-episode Crisis. [[/note]]

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* ADayInTheLimelight: Recurring characters Chester and Allegra get a decent amount of focus. Especially notable since the only regulars this episode follows are Barry, Ralph, Nash, and Cecile.[[note]] Like last week, this is probably another RealLifeWritesThePlot to have actors film scenes for the multi-episode Crisis. [[/note]]



* LeeroyJenkins: See TheLoad below.



** Ralph notes the “Ring of Fire” is probably not a Music/JohnnyCash reference.



* ThereWouldBeAPanic: Nash explains this as the reason why knowledge of things like the multiverse aren't known to the public. The ones who do discover that such things are real tend to be able to process it without being overwhelmed but outright revealing these things as public knowledge would be too much for most to handle.

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* %%Dead-end link. What trope do you mean?* ThereWouldBeAPanic: Nash explains this as the reason why knowledge of things like the multiverse aren't known to the public. The ones who do discover that such things are real tend to be able to process it without being overwhelmed but outright revealing these things as public knowledge would be too much for most to handle.


* RealityEnsues: Chester, after being a few eeks off the grid, has been declared dead.

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* RealityEnsues: Chester, after being a few eeks weeks off the grid, has been declared dead.


* GoodOldFisticuffs: This is how Ralph battles Meister, while Barry’s more of a CombatPragmatist.

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