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* {{Hypocrite}}: Blair, initially suspecting that Drew is simply gay, tries to strike up a relationship with him, telling him about the importance of [[BeYourself being yourself]]. [[spoiler:When he finds out that Drew is also transgender, however, he wants nothing to do with him and is {{squick}}ed out at the fact that he had kissed a boy who was biologically female. Ironically, it's Jessie, who until then seemed like a run-of-the-mill AlphaBitch, who winds up being more accepting of Drew.]] To his credit, Blair eventually realizes that he was being an asshole and starts to accept Drew as well.

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* {{Hypocrite}}: Blair, initially suspecting that Drew is simply gay, tries to strike up a relationship with him, telling him about the importance of [[BeYourself being yourself]]. [[spoiler:When he finds out that Drew is also transgender, however, he wants nothing to do with him and is {{squick}}ed out at the fact that he had kissed a boy who was biologically female.assigned female at birth. Ironically, it's Jessie, who until then seemed like a run-of-the-mill AlphaBitch, who winds up being more accepting of Drew.]] To his credit, Blair eventually realizes that he was being an asshole and starts to accept Drew as well.


* {{Transsexual}}: Drew, who was formerly known as Andrea.

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* {{Transsexual}}: {{Transgender}}: Drew, who was formerly known as Andrea.


* ImmigrantPatriotism: Alex (real name Alexi Fayvinov) is an immigrant from the USSR who's obsessed with the AmericanDream, having seen his father get chewed up by it and vowing not to let the same thing happen to him.

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* ImmigrantPatriotism: Alex (real name Alexi Fayvinov) is an immigrant from the USSR who's obsessed with the AmericanDream, UsefulNotes/TheAmericanDream, having seen his father get chewed up by it and vowing not to let the same thing happen to him.

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* AnachronismStew: That said, a number of viewers have criticized the show's portrayal of the '80s for coming off as essentially 2016 with a coating of older technology and music, in terms of the fashions (there's a distinct lack of EightiesHair, for one), the dialogue, and the values on display. The idea that nobody seems to have a problem with the [[CampGay out-and-proud]] Blair working as a camp counselor, among either his fellow counselors, the children, or the parents, can come across as PoliticallyCorrectHistory to people who remember what [[HeteronormativeCrusader attitudes towards]] [[AllGaysArePedophiles gay people]] were actually like in the '80s.


* NothingIsScarier: We never see what kills [[spoiler:Blotter]] at the end of episode 3.

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* NothingIsScarier: We never see what kills [[spoiler:Blotter]] at the end of episode 3. [[spoiler: In hindsight, this was clearly meant to hide the fact that it was Amy.]]


* ShoutOut: A flashback in "She Talks To Angels" has Cricket offer Blair [[Series/{{Lost}} an Apollo Candy Bar.]]

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A flashback in "She Talks To Angels" has Cricket offer Blair [[Series/{{Lost}} an Apollo Candy Bar.]]]]
** When Jessie outwits Amy in "She Talks To Angels", Amy calls her "[[Film/JurassicPark Clever girl...]]"

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* ShoutOut: A flashback in "She Talks To Angels" has Cricket offer Blair [[Series/{{Lost}} an Apollo Candy Bar.]]


* WhamEpisode: "Home Sweet Home" turns literally everything we knew about the series so far on it's head: [[spoiler: Amy, the resident NiceGirl, is really an AxCrazy psychopath. She ''wanted'' Malphas to possess her and committed all of the murders to ensure that he would be summoned. She even let her only friend die just to ensure that she would be hired at Camp Stillwater.]]

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* WhamEpisode: "Home Sweet Home" turns literally everything we knew about the series so far on it's its head: [[spoiler: Amy, the resident NiceGirl, is really an AxCrazy psychopath. She ''wanted'' Malphas to possess her and committed all of the murders to ensure that he would be summoned. She even let her only friend die just to ensure that she would be hired at Camp Stillwater.]]


* HollywoodSatanism: The devil-worshiping biker cultists. [[spoiler: They're carrying out the murders in an attempt to summon a demon named Malphas.]]

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* HollywoodSatanism: The devil-worshiping biker cultists. [[spoiler: They're carrying out the murders in an attempt trying to summon a demon named Malphas.]]


* BigBad: The mysterious "teacher" who is in charge of the Satanist cult. "Townie" reveals that [[spoiler: it's Syke's boss, Boyd Heelan.]] Though he claims he didn't carry out the murders.

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* BigBad: The mysterious "teacher" who is in charge of the Satanist cult. "Townie" reveals that [[spoiler: it's Syke's boss, Boyd Heelan.]] Though he claims he didn't carry out the murders.Amy.]]

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: In "How To Stay Alive In The Woods", Holyoke tells Joel that someone else will die unless he kills Amy. [[spoiler: As Amy was the one committing the murders, he turned out to be absolutely right.]]


* WhamEpisode: "Home Sweet Home" turns literally everything we knew about the series so far on it's head: [[spoiler: Amy, the resident NiceGirl, is really an AxCrazy psychopath. She ''wanted'' Malphas to possess her and committed all of the murders to ensure that he would be summoned.]]


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* WhamEpisode: "Home Sweet Home" turns literally everything we knew about the series so far on it's head: [[spoiler: Amy, the resident NiceGirl, is really an AxCrazy psychopath. She ''wanted'' Malphas to possess her and committed all of the murders to ensure that he would be summoned. She even let her only friend die just to ensure that she would be hired at Camp Stillwater.]]

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* WhamEpisode: "Home Sweet Home" turns literally everything we knew about the series so far on it's head: [[spoiler: Amy, the resident NiceGirl, is really an AxCrazy psychopath. She ''wanted'' Malphas to possess her and committed all of the murders to ensure that he would be summoned.]]


* {{Cult}}: The camp was once the site of a spiritualist compound that, in 1871, experienced what was apparently a mass suicide. The leader, Holyoke, was the only survivor, at least until an armed mob killed him.

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* {{Cult}}: The camp was once the site of a spiritualist compound that, in 1871, experienced what was apparently a mass suicide. The leader, Holyoke, was the only survivor, at least until an armed mob killed him. "The Devil Inside" reveals that [[spoiler: the "mass suicide" was actually a murder. Holyoke led a benevolent religious group that was attempting to exorcise Malphas from the lake, but the Satanist cult killed them before they could finish and pinned it on Holyoke.]]


* HollywoodSatanism: The devil-worshiping biker cultists. Little is known about what exactly they want so far, though all indications are that it's nothing good.

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* HollywoodSatanism: The devil-worshiping biker cultists. Little is known about what exactly they want so far, though all indications are that it's nothing good.[[spoiler: They're carrying out the murders in an attempt to summon a demon named Malphas.]]

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