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* LampshadeHanging: Jinx gets what may be one of the funniest examples of lampshade hanging ever when, after a string of failed attempts to find of method of flight, she utters this gem:
--> "How hard can it be to defy the laws of physics? Everybody does it."
** While explaining to Ai how she intends to turn the Titans [[DividedWeFall against each other]], Midnight points out how heroes normally use the same tactic [[EnemyCivilWar against villains]].
** Beast Boy lampshades the CollapsingLair trope when Midnight's lair begins to self-destruct:
--> "And there's the post big fight self destruct."
** Same chapter, Robin explains why he thinks Midnight survived:
--> "[[NeverFoundTheBody No body, no death]], in our line of work."
** When Terra expresses surprise that Jump City has a diamond mine, Cyborg states that the city has a lot of stuff, and that he sometimes still gets surprised. This most likely is in reference to the fact that the city's layout on the show often seemed to change depending on the needs of each episode.
** Jinx at one point wonders why buildings always end up on fire when they're attacked by villains.
* MissingEpisode: Chapter 15 refers to a second encounter with Susano that ended with a "crazed marine" dragging him off into what is implied to be the ''Manga/OnePiece'' world. The author's notes refers to these events as a "Lost Episode" and promises to publish it at some point.
* MythologyGag: When the Titans first meet Guerra, he and Beast Boy get into an argument over the necessity of needing a secret identity when you don't look human. During this argument, Cyborg brings up how Beast Boy wore a mask when he first met the Titans, as shown in the canonical show's origin episode.
** In the "Fear" chapter, after Mumbo gets knocked aside by the EldritchAbomination he summoned, he grouses that the next assistant that he gets will be a rabbit. In one episode of canon, he changed Raven into a rabbit and forced her to be his assistant.
*** In the same chapter, the thing that Beast Boy is changed into in his nightmare is clearly based on the Beast he was changed into in the episode "The Beast Within".
*** Beast Boy also compares said Eldritch Abomination to the monster from the fictional movie "Wicked Scary", which featured in the canonical episode "Fear Itself".
** In the chapter where Guerra first shows up, Midnight realizes that she was better off hiring him than Cinderblock; this is a reference to how Guerra is fulfilling Cinderblock's role on the show.
** At one point, Beast Boy suggests they all dress up in Robin's costume. The B-plot in one episode was the Titans dressing up as Robin while he was away training.
** And in a myth gag for the greater [[TheDCU DCU]], Midnight's ultimate plan is codenamed Operation "Blackfire" -- not after Starfire's sister, but Deacon Joseph Blackfire, the BigBad of ''Comicbook/BatmanTheCult''.
** The breifcase Robin shows Jinx is likely the same McGuffin fought over in the TV episode ''Revved Up''.
** Robin is surprised at how fast Starfire befriends Terra, remembering that it took a lot longer for her to warm up to the other Titans. This implies that the team met in a similar fashion as in the canonical origin episode.
** When Midnight ends up in an alternate universe [[spoiler: (the canon one, in fact)]], she uses the term "{{Elseworld}}", DC's name for its own official alternate universe tales.
* ShoutOut: In one chapter, while drowning his sorrows (during his TenMinuteRetirement) at a rib joint, Cyborg asks -- in a very [[PiratesOfTheCaribbean Jack Sparrow]] manner -- "why are the ribs always gone?"
** At one point, the Titans attend a costume party (for League members and affiliates) dressed as the gang from ScoobyDoo.
** During a flashback to one of Raven and Slade's training scenes, he teaches her to read body language so as to never be deceived by your opponent. The whole thing is very similar to a scene between Arya and Syrio in ''Series/GameOfThrones''[[note]] and by extension, ASongOfIceAndFire[[/note]].
** See MyNameIsInigoMontoya on the main page. All Cyborg was missing from that was "Hello" and "PrepareToDie" (and Midnight lampshaded it asking if that's what he was going to say next).
*** During the following fight, when Starfire becomes TheBerserker, Midnight compares her to the [[Comicbook/TheIncredibleHulk Hulk]].
** When the T-Car is stolen in its premiere chapter, Beast Boy asks Cyborg "[[DudeWheresMyCar Dude, where's your car?]]"
** During one of the WorldBuilding chapters, we see the President talking with his advisors. One of the things they discuss is the case of a Metahuman girl with spider-like abilities, who is the daughter of a Congressman. The Congressman's name? [[{{Spider-Man}} Parker.]]
** There are several references to [[Comicbook/GrantMorrisonsBatman Grant Morrison's run on Batman]].
** The title of the chapter where Mad Mod first appears contains a reference to ''Film/AClockworkOrange'', which was the StarMakingRole for Mod's voice actor Creator/MalcolmMcDowell.
** The opening quotes in many of the chapters.
** The Endless Council is full of shout outs. [[Series/DoctorWho The Doctor]] is a member, the [[Comicbook/DoctorStrange Sorcerer Supreme]] is mentioned as being an agent/associate of theirs, and the assassin they send after Midnight is strongly implied to be an alternate version of [[Comicbook/{{Watchmen}} Rorschach]].
** As noted above, the MissingEpisode apparently involves Susano being kidnapped by a Marine and taken to the ''Manga/OnePiece'' world. Strangely, his recounting of what happened to him afterwards also contains a couple of references to ''FanFic/AShadowOfTheTitans'', implying that the Susano there is the same guy.
** During Midnight's fight with [[spoiler: Canon!Raven]], she gives a speech on darkness similar to [[Film/TheDarkKnightRises Bane's]].
** When Midnight disappears into Warp's portal, Jinx expresses a hope that she ended up in a "[[WesternAnimation/InvaderZim dimension of exploding heads]]".

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* LampshadeHanging: Jinx gets what may be one of the funniest examples of lampshade hanging ever when, after a string of failed attempts to find of method of flight, she utters this gem:
--> "How hard can it be to defy the laws of physics? Everybody does it."
** While explaining to Ai how she intends to turn the Titans [[DividedWeFall against each other]], Midnight points out how heroes normally use the same tactic [[EnemyCivilWar against villains]].
** Beast Boy lampshades the CollapsingLair trope when Midnight's lair begins to self-destruct:
--> "And there's the post big fight self destruct."
** Same chapter, Robin explains why he thinks Midnight survived:
--> "[[NeverFoundTheBody No body, no death]], in our line of work."
** When Terra expresses surprise that Jump City has a diamond mine, Cyborg states that the city has a lot of stuff, and that he sometimes still gets surprised. This most likely is in reference to the fact that the city's layout on the show often seemed to change depending on the needs of each episode.
** Jinx at one point wonders why buildings always end up on fire when they're attacked by villains.
* MissingEpisode: Chapter 15 refers to a second encounter with Susano that ended with a "crazed marine" dragging him off into what is implied to be the ''Manga/OnePiece'' world. The author's notes refers to these events as a "Lost Episode" and promises to publish it at some point.
* MythologyGag: When the Titans first meet Guerra, he and Beast Boy get into an argument over the necessity of needing a secret identity when you don't look human. During this argument, Cyborg brings up how Beast Boy wore a mask when he first met the Titans, as shown in the canonical show's origin episode.
** In the "Fear" chapter, after Mumbo gets knocked aside by the EldritchAbomination he summoned, he grouses that the next assistant that he gets will be a rabbit. In one episode of canon, he changed Raven into a rabbit and forced her to be his assistant.
*** In the same chapter, the thing that Beast Boy is changed into in his nightmare is clearly based on the Beast he was changed into in the episode "The Beast Within".
*** Beast Boy also compares said Eldritch Abomination to the monster from the fictional movie "Wicked Scary", which featured in the canonical episode "Fear Itself".
** In the chapter where Guerra first shows up, Midnight realizes that she was better off hiring him than Cinderblock; this is a reference to how Guerra is fulfilling Cinderblock's role on the show.
** At one point, Beast Boy suggests they all dress up in Robin's costume. The B-plot in one episode was the Titans dressing up as Robin while he was away training.
** And in a myth gag for the greater [[TheDCU DCU]], Midnight's ultimate plan is codenamed Operation "Blackfire" -- not after Starfire's sister, but Deacon Joseph Blackfire, the BigBad of ''Comicbook/BatmanTheCult''.
** The breifcase Robin shows Jinx is likely the same McGuffin fought over in the TV episode ''Revved Up''.
** Robin is surprised at how fast Starfire befriends Terra, remembering that it took a lot longer for her to warm up to the other Titans. This implies that the team met in a similar fashion as in the canonical origin episode.
** When Midnight ends up in an alternate universe [[spoiler: (the canon one, in fact)]], she uses the term "{{Elseworld}}", DC's name for its own official alternate universe tales.
* ShoutOut: In one chapter, while drowning his sorrows (during his TenMinuteRetirement) at a rib joint, Cyborg asks -- in a very [[PiratesOfTheCaribbean Jack Sparrow]] manner -- "why are the ribs always gone?"
** At one point, the Titans attend a costume party (for League members and affiliates) dressed as the gang from ScoobyDoo.
** During a flashback to one of Raven and Slade's training scenes, he teaches her to read body language so as to never be deceived by your opponent. The whole thing is very similar to a scene between Arya and Syrio in ''Series/GameOfThrones''[[note]] and by extension, ASongOfIceAndFire[[/note]].
** See MyNameIsInigoMontoya on the main page. All Cyborg was missing from that was "Hello" and "PrepareToDie" (and Midnight lampshaded it asking if that's what he was going to say next).
*** During the following fight, when Starfire becomes TheBerserker, Midnight compares her to the [[Comicbook/TheIncredibleHulk Hulk]].
** When the T-Car is stolen in its premiere chapter, Beast Boy asks Cyborg "[[DudeWheresMyCar Dude, where's your car?]]"
** During one of the WorldBuilding chapters, we see the President talking with his advisors. One of the things they discuss is the case of a Metahuman girl with spider-like abilities, who is the daughter of a Congressman. The Congressman's name? [[{{Spider-Man}} Parker.]]
** There are several references to [[Comicbook/GrantMorrisonsBatman Grant Morrison's run on Batman]].
** The title of the chapter where Mad Mod first appears contains a reference to ''Film/AClockworkOrange'', which was the StarMakingRole for Mod's voice actor Creator/MalcolmMcDowell.
** The opening quotes in many of the chapters.
** The Endless Council is full of shout outs. [[Series/DoctorWho The Doctor]] is a member, the [[Comicbook/DoctorStrange Sorcerer Supreme]] is mentioned as being an agent/associate of theirs, and the assassin they send after Midnight is strongly implied to be an alternate version of [[Comicbook/{{Watchmen}} Rorschach]].
** As noted above, the MissingEpisode apparently involves Susano being kidnapped by a Marine and taken to the ''Manga/OnePiece'' world. Strangely, his recounting of what happened to him afterwards also contains a couple of references to ''FanFic/AShadowOfTheTitans'', implying that the Susano there is the same guy.
** During Midnight's fight with [[spoiler: Canon!Raven]], she gives a speech on darkness similar to [[Film/TheDarkKnightRises Bane's]].
** When Midnight disappears into Warp's portal, Jinx expresses a hope that she ended up in a "[[WesternAnimation/InvaderZim dimension of exploding heads]]".
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** When Midnight ends up in an alternate universe [[spoiler: (the canon one, in fact)]], she uses the term "{{Elseworld}}", DC's name for its own official alternate universe tales.



** As noted above, the MissingEpisode apparently involves Susano being kidnapped by a Marine and taken to the ''Manga/OnePiece'' world. Strangely, his recounting of what happened to him afterwards also contains a couple of references to ''FanFic/AShadowOfTheTitans'', implying that the Susano there is the same guy.

to:

** As noted above, the MissingEpisode apparently involves Susano being kidnapped by a Marine and taken to the ''Manga/OnePiece'' world. Strangely, his recounting of what happened to him afterwards also contains a couple of references to ''FanFic/AShadowOfTheTitans'', implying that the Susano there is the same guy.guy.
** During Midnight's fight with [[spoiler: Canon!Raven]], she gives a speech on darkness similar to [[Film/TheDarkKnightRises Bane's]].
** When Midnight disappears into Warp's portal, Jinx expresses a hope that she ended up in a "[[WesternAnimation/InvaderZim dimension of exploding heads]]".


** During a flashback to one of Raven and Slade's training scenes, he teaches her to read body language so as to never be deceived by your opponent. The whole thing is very similar to a scene between Arya and Syrio in ''Series/GameOfThrones''[[hottip:*: and by extension, ASongOfIceAndFire]].

to:

** During a flashback to one of Raven and Slade's training scenes, he teaches her to read body language so as to never be deceived by your opponent. The whole thing is very similar to a scene between Arya and Syrio in ''Series/GameOfThrones''[[hottip:*: ''Series/GameOfThrones''[[note]] and by extension, ASongOfIceAndFire]].ASongOfIceAndFire[[/note]].


** The title of the chapter where Mad Mod first appears contains a reference to ''Film/AClockworkOrange'', which was the StarMakingRole for Mod's voice actor MalcolmMcDowell.

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** The title of the chapter where Mad Mod first appears contains a reference to ''Film/AClockworkOrange'', which was the StarMakingRole for Mod's voice actor MalcolmMcDowell.Creator/MalcolmMcDowell.


** As noted one the main page, the MissingEpisode apparently involves Susano being kidnapped by a Marine and taken to the ''Manga/OnePiece'' world. Strangely, his recounting of what happened to him afterwards also contains a couple of references to ''FanFic/AShadowOfTheTitans'', implying that the Susano there is the same guy.

to:

** As noted one the main page, above, the MissingEpisode apparently involves Susano being kidnapped by a Marine and taken to the ''Manga/OnePiece'' world. Strangely, his recounting of what happened to him afterwards also contains a couple of references to ''FanFic/AShadowOfTheTitans'', implying that the Susano there is the same guy.

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* MissingEpisode: Chapter 15 refers to a second encounter with Susano that ended with a "crazed marine" dragging him off into what is implied to be the ''Manga/OnePiece'' world. The author's notes refers to these events as a "Lost Episode" and promises to publish it at some point.


** And in a myth gag for the greater [[TheDCU DCU]], Midnight's ultimate plan is codenamed Operation "Blackfire" -- not after Starfire's sister, but Deacon Joseph Blackfire, the one-time BigBad of a Batman miniseries from the late 80s.

to:

** And in a myth gag for the greater [[TheDCU DCU]], Midnight's ultimate plan is codenamed Operation "Blackfire" -- not after Starfire's sister, but Deacon Joseph Blackfire, the one-time BigBad of a Batman miniseries from the late 80s.''Comicbook/BatmanTheCult''.


** Jinx at one point wonders why buildings always end up on fire when they're attacked by villains.



** See MyNameIsInigoMontoya above. All Cyborg was missing from that was "Hello" and "PrepareToDie" (and Midnight lampshaded it asking if that's what he was going to say next).

to:

** See MyNameIsInigoMontoya above.on the main page. All Cyborg was missing from that was "Hello" and "PrepareToDie" (and Midnight lampshaded it asking if that's what he was going to say next).



** As noted above, the MissingEpisode apparently involves Susano being kidnapped by a Marine and taken to the ''Manga/OnePiece'' world. Strangely, his recounting of what happened to him afterwards also contains a couple of references to ''FanFic/AShadowOfTheTitans'', implying that the Susano there is the same guy.

to:

** As noted above, one the main page, the MissingEpisode apparently involves Susano being kidnapped by a Marine and taken to the ''Manga/OnePiece'' world. Strangely, his recounting of what happened to him afterwards also contains a couple of references to ''FanFic/AShadowOfTheTitans'', implying that the Susano there is the same guy.

Added DiffLines:

* LampshadeHanging: Jinx gets what may be one of the funniest examples of lampshade hanging ever when, after a string of failed attempts to find of method of flight, she utters this gem:
--> "How hard can it be to defy the laws of physics? Everybody does it."
** While explaining to Ai how she intends to turn the Titans [[DividedWeFall against each other]], Midnight points out how heroes normally use the same tactic [[EnemyCivilWar against villains]].
** Beast Boy lampshades the CollapsingLair trope when Midnight's lair begins to self-destruct:
--> "And there's the post big fight self destruct."
** Same chapter, Robin explains why he thinks Midnight survived:
--> "[[NeverFoundTheBody No body, no death]], in our line of work."
** When Terra expresses surprise that Jump City has a diamond mine, Cyborg states that the city has a lot of stuff, and that he sometimes still gets surprised. This most likely is in reference to the fact that the city's layout on the show often seemed to change depending on the needs of each episode.
* MythologyGag: When the Titans first meet Guerra, he and Beast Boy get into an argument over the necessity of needing a secret identity when you don't look human. During this argument, Cyborg brings up how Beast Boy wore a mask when he first met the Titans, as shown in the canonical show's origin episode.
** In the "Fear" chapter, after Mumbo gets knocked aside by the EldritchAbomination he summoned, he grouses that the next assistant that he gets will be a rabbit. In one episode of canon, he changed Raven into a rabbit and forced her to be his assistant.
*** In the same chapter, the thing that Beast Boy is changed into in his nightmare is clearly based on the Beast he was changed into in the episode "The Beast Within".
*** Beast Boy also compares said Eldritch Abomination to the monster from the fictional movie "Wicked Scary", which featured in the canonical episode "Fear Itself".
** In the chapter where Guerra first shows up, Midnight realizes that she was better off hiring him than Cinderblock; this is a reference to how Guerra is fulfilling Cinderblock's role on the show.
** At one point, Beast Boy suggests they all dress up in Robin's costume. The B-plot in one episode was the Titans dressing up as Robin while he was away training.
** And in a myth gag for the greater [[TheDCU DCU]], Midnight's ultimate plan is codenamed Operation "Blackfire" -- not after Starfire's sister, but Deacon Joseph Blackfire, the one-time BigBad of a Batman miniseries from the late 80s.
** The breifcase Robin shows Jinx is likely the same McGuffin fought over in the TV episode ''Revved Up''.
** Robin is surprised at how fast Starfire befriends Terra, remembering that it took a lot longer for her to warm up to the other Titans. This implies that the team met in a similar fashion as in the canonical origin episode.
* ShoutOut: In one chapter, while drowning his sorrows (during his TenMinuteRetirement) at a rib joint, Cyborg asks -- in a very [[PiratesOfTheCaribbean Jack Sparrow]] manner -- "why are the ribs always gone?"
** At one point, the Titans attend a costume party (for League members and affiliates) dressed as the gang from ScoobyDoo.
** During a flashback to one of Raven and Slade's training scenes, he teaches her to read body language so as to never be deceived by your opponent. The whole thing is very similar to a scene between Arya and Syrio in ''Series/GameOfThrones''[[hottip:*: and by extension, ASongOfIceAndFire]].
** See MyNameIsInigoMontoya above. All Cyborg was missing from that was "Hello" and "PrepareToDie" (and Midnight lampshaded it asking if that's what he was going to say next).
*** During the following fight, when Starfire becomes TheBerserker, Midnight compares her to the [[Comicbook/TheIncredibleHulk Hulk]].
** When the T-Car is stolen in its premiere chapter, Beast Boy asks Cyborg "[[DudeWheresMyCar Dude, where's your car?]]"
** During one of the WorldBuilding chapters, we see the President talking with his advisors. One of the things they discuss is the case of a Metahuman girl with spider-like abilities, who is the daughter of a Congressman. The Congressman's name? [[{{Spider-Man}} Parker.]]
** There are several references to [[Comicbook/GrantMorrisonsBatman Grant Morrison's run on Batman]].
** The title of the chapter where Mad Mod first appears contains a reference to ''Film/AClockworkOrange'', which was the StarMakingRole for Mod's voice actor MalcolmMcDowell.
** The opening quotes in many of the chapters.
** The Endless Council is full of shout outs. [[Series/DoctorWho The Doctor]] is a member, the [[Comicbook/DoctorStrange Sorcerer Supreme]] is mentioned as being an agent/associate of theirs, and the assassin they send after Midnight is strongly implied to be an alternate version of [[Comicbook/{{Watchmen}} Rorschach]].
** As noted above, the MissingEpisode apparently involves Susano being kidnapped by a Marine and taken to the ''Manga/OnePiece'' world. Strangely, his recounting of what happened to him afterwards also contains a couple of references to ''FanFic/AShadowOfTheTitans'', implying that the Susano there is the same guy.

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