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1''"Oh, Nathaniel, It's On!"'' is the tenth episode of ''Crazy Ex-Girlfriend'''s third season. It aired on January 26, 2018.²²Rebecca navigates major changes in her professional life and Heather gets a new opportunity.²²!Songs²!!"He's the New Guy" [-(sung by: Rachel Bloom)-]²[[youtube:9QviTd6T6Nw]]²²* CallBack: A reprise of "Who's the New Guy" from [[Recap/CrazyExGirlfriendS2E9WhenDoIGetToSpendTimeWithJosh "When Do I Get to Spend Time with Josh?"]]. ²* ContinuityNod: Rebecca mentions Nathaniel pooping his pants, which happened in [[Recap/CrazyExGirlfriendS2E12IsJoshFreeInTwoWeeks "Is Josh Free in Two Weeks?'"]]²* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: Like the original song, the lyrics are completely meta (this time about Rebecca and Nathaniel's relationship), although it's Rebecca, so it derails towards the end.²-->Why else do you think that\²I'm singing this reprise?\²And by singing this reprise it means\²Whatever, just don't think about it!²* TakeThat: Rebecca takes the fact that Nathaniel's favorite show is ''Series/{{Wings}}'' as a strike against him.²²!!"Horny Angry Tango" [-(sung by: Rachel Bloom, Scott Michael Foster)-]²[[youtube:aqdcuhzzyd0]]²²* AffectionateParody: Of sensual tango numbers [[MatingDance about intercourse and less-than-ideal relationships]]. See also: "The Masochism Tango", by Tom Lehrer. ²* BelligerentSexualTension: The song is all about how Nathaniel and Rebecca are angry at each other, but would still really like to have sex.²* DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale: Nathaniel can't slap Rebecca back because she's a woman, which she points out is a double standard. They admit that it's probably for the best.²* TheMasochismTango: Rebecca and Nathaniel's animosity-filled post-breakup relationship is parodied in this number. Bonus points for being an actual tango.²-->'''Nathaniel''': I want to tear you limb from limb!\²'''Rebecca''': And put your limbs all over my limbs!²* MatingDance: Parodied. Rebecca and Nathaniel really want to bang each other while dancing the tango, but the choreography makes fun of it more than not.²-->'''Rebecca''': This would be better on the floor!\²'''Rebecca and Nathaniel''': This is our horizontal tango!²* SomethingAboutARose: Parodied. Nathaniel has a rose in his mouth at one point.²-->'''Nathaniel''': Ow, thorns!²²!Tropes:²²* CallBack: ²** An instrumental version of "We Should Definitely Not Have Sex Right Now" is heard when Nathaniel confronts Rebecca.²** An instrumental techno remix of "Research Me Obsessively" plays as Rebecca researches Mona and falls into the dark web.²* TheCameo: BJ Novak and Dr. Phil, who had separate cameos in season one, appear while Rebecca is trying to scrounge up funds.²* JerkassHasAPoint: As Rebecca points out, she might have spurred Nathaniel's suing out of a desire to get back at him, but she was also standing up for her former co-workers.²* IllBeInMyBunk: Rebecca is so incensed by the combination of her hormones and Nathaniel's arrival that when he leaves, she announces to an empty house not to disturb her room for the next 8-10 minutes.²* KickTheDog: Darryl's ex-wife only agrees to cooperate with Rebecca's case in return for Rebecca's help in suing the baby next door for disturbing her by crying all the time. [[CrossesTheLineTwice Not the parents, mind you - she specifically wants to sue the baby.]] Rebecca notes that Darryl's ex-wife [[{{Understatement}} isn't a very good person.]]²* LoopholeAbuse: Rebecca tries to invoke this on Nathaniel to get her job back, arguing that she technically never quit it in the first place - her mom resigned on her behalf, which she didn't have a legal right to do. Nathaniel concedes that that's true - [[RealityEnsues and then tells Rebecca that in that case, she's fired.]]²* NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished: In the previous episode, Rebecca decided to give an egg to Darryl. Unfortunately, she has to take hormones as part of the process which make her go crazy again.²* OnTheMoney: Rebecca manages to revert Nathaniel's shares to Darryl's ex-wife, but none of the staff can afford to buy them from her. Luckily, one of the men in her group therapy session has made plenty of money in Bitcoin and offers to buy the shares as a silent partner, because he admires Rebecca's willpower (and needs a tax break).²* PortmanteauCoupleName: Invoked. Heather and Hector's is "Heactor."²-->'''Heather''': Our names go really well together. Our couple name is 'Heactor'. It's like Hector, but with an extra 'a'.²* PsychoExGirlfriend: Rebecca starts to cross this line again as a result of her hormones; she overreacts to Nathaniel's [[OnTheRebound rebound]] girl and nearly orders a hit online for her, but she rescinds by the end of the episode once she's off the hormone treatment.²* VictoriasSecretCompartment: Rebecca pulls her heirloom ring out of her bosom.²* WorkingWithTheEx: Defied; Rebecca thinks Nathaniel will be fine with re-hiring her, but he isn't and fires her. By the end of the episode, they manage to be amicable co-workers for two weeks before going back at it.


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