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* GeniusBonus: If you know anything at all about communism (which the Cloak clearly does not), the plot becomes even more funny:
** The Cloak becomes suspicious upon hearing Yorick's name, suspecting him to be Russian and therefore a communist, but is relieved when he learns that it's actually a Polish name. Poland was a Communist-governed socialist republic at the same time that Russia was, and of course, neither of them are any longer.
** The Cloak accuses a corporate CEO of being a communist- patently ridiculous, since the central tenet of communism is that companies should by owned and managed collectively by their workers, not by one powerful person.

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* GeniusBonus: If you know anything at all about communism (which the Cloak clearly does not), the plot becomes even more funny:
** The Cloak becomes suspicious upon hearing Yorick's name, suspecting him to be Russian and therefore a communist, but is relieved when he learns that it's actually a Polish name. Poland was a Communist-governed socialist republic at the same time that Russia was, and of course, neither of them are any longer.
** The Cloak accuses a corporate CEO of being a communist- patently ridiculous, since the central tenet of communism is that companies should by owned and managed collectively by their workers, not by one powerful person.


* ShoutOut: In the Toy Barn, you can see toys from CharlieTheUnicorn and Mr. Happy Face, as well a characters from a video that didn't exist at the time, Bino the Elephant.

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* ShoutOut: In the Toy Barn, you can see toys from CharlieTheUnicorn WebAnimation/CharlieTheUnicorn and Mr. Happy Face, as well a characters from a video that didn't exist at the time, Bino the Elephant.


* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: The Cloak, Robert, and possibly the cheery Mormon CEO.

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* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: The Cloak, Robert, and possibly the cheery Mormon CEO.basically, almost everyone with more than three lines of dialogue.


* BlackCloak: The Cloak is show to be a animate talking cloak rather than a person wearing a cloak.

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* BlackCloak: The Cloak is show to be a actually an animate talking cloak rather than a person wearing a cloak.

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* DeliberateValuesDissonance: Set up with Cloak's PatrioticFervor, then slowly peeled away. He hates communists and at first he seems to believe that he lives in a [=McCarthy=]-era Red Scare where Soviet Spies were just waiting to subvert everything. Before long he's shown to actually believe communists are shapeshifting demonic/alien monsters trying to secretly take over the world in a David Icke kind of conspiracy. As the 'toon rolls on it becomes clear he's just a murderous asshole nutjob.

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* TheAlcoholic: Robert, though he doesn't seem to get drunk off it all. [[RealityEnsues Then again, he doesn't seem to digest it in the first place]].


* AnAxeToGrind

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* AnAxeToGrindAnAxeToGrind: Cloak's "Axe of Capitalism".



-->And that's what you get. You get my Ax of Capitalism... right in your face.
* BlackCloak

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-->And that's what you get. You get my Ax Axe of Capitalism... right in your face.
* BlackCloakBlackCloak: The Cloak is show to be a animate talking cloak rather than a person wearing a cloak.



* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: the Cloak, Robert, and possibly the cheery Mormon CEO.
* EverythingFades[=/=]ThisWasHisTrueForm: Spoofed with the CEO of Toy Barn.
* [[spoiler:TheHeroDies: Both the heroes actually, assuming you could call them that.]]

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* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: the The Cloak, Robert, and possibly the cheery Mormon CEO.
* EverythingFades[=/=]ThisWasHisTrueForm: Spoofed with the CEO of Toy Barn.
Barn. Cloak was expecting him to turn into a "giant red squid of some sort" or otherwise just dissolve.
* [[spoiler:TheHeroDies: [[spoiler:TheHeroDies:]] Both the heroes actually, assuming you could call them that.]]



* [[spoiler: RocksFallEveryoneDies]]

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* RocksFallEveryoneDies: [[spoiler: RocksFallEveryoneDies]]Cloak and Robert are killed by a SWAT team.]]


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* UnexplainedRecovery: Cloak's office seems to be the only thing that wasn't actually damaged by the city-wide inferno that started out in the very same office.


* YouExclamation

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* YouExclamationYouExclamation: "Yes, meeeee... can I help you?"

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* [[spoiler:TheHeroDies: Both the heroes actually, assuming you could call them that.]]


The Cloak is an original web animation created by the master of random comedy, [[CrazyAwesome Jason Steele]], at FilmCow Productions. The plot is pretty simple: the Cloak (self described "[[PrivateDetective private investigator]] and [[ConspiracyTheorist life-long fighter of the international Communist conspiracy]]") teams up with his sidekick, the [[NightmareFuel disembodied head]] of film-noir legend Robert Mitchum. Together, they set out to destroy the [[DirtyCommunists evil forces of Communism]], as well as many [[InnocentBystander innocent bystanders]].

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The Cloak is an original web animation created by the master of random comedy, [[CrazyAwesome Jason Steele]], at FilmCow Creator/FilmCow Productions. The plot is pretty simple: the Cloak (self described "[[PrivateDetective private investigator]] and [[ConspiracyTheorist life-long fighter of the international Communist conspiracy]]") teams up with his sidekick, the [[NightmareFuel disembodied head]] of film-noir legend Robert Mitchum. Together, they set out to destroy the [[DirtyCommunists evil forces of Communism]], as well as many [[InnocentBystander innocent bystanders]].


* HeroicSociopath

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-->Dearest me, I've forgotten my tulips.

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* TheCuckoolanderWasRight:
-->'''The Cloak:''' Well it seems the law has been laid down, Robert.
-->'''Robert:''' What's "the law?"
-->'''The Cloak:''' Harsh and unforgiving, and now we're on the lam, outcasts of society. Pushed away from the large, warm bosom of Lady America. It's not fair, Robert, ''I want that bosom''!
-->'''Robert:''' Well you did ''axe up two innocent people''!

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* SuspiciouslySpecificDenial: 'I have shrimp for sale, none of which I've licked.'

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