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Odd Squad: The Movie is a theatrical film based off of the TV show Odd Squad. It was a limited-time feature, being screened in 90 Canadian theaters on July 16, 2016 and premiering on PBS Kids two weeks later on August 1, 2016. It takes place during Season 2, and is set after the events of "Oscar Strikes Back".

Odd Squad faces a new threat when a competing, adult-run organization called the Weird Team, led by Weird Tom (Jack McBrayer) and Weird Emily (Hannah Simone), begins solving cases at a rapid-fire pace with the aid of a gadget that can fix any odd problem in existence. As a result, the Big O decides to shut down Odd Squad as an organization, disbanding all precincts and forcing agents to return to their normal lives. As Oprah, Olympia, Otis and Oona struggle with not having Odd Squad to lean on, they soon find that Weird Team's gadget merely covers up oddness as opposed to solving it. Banding together with Olive, Otto and Oscar, who are also out of a job, the group works together to stop Weird Team for good. However, in the process, a new can of worms is opened: Daves — odd-looking orange creatures who can only say their own name — breaking out of their room and escaping into the city, all while multiplying by the second. The seven ex-agents must band together with Weird Tom and the rest of the Weird Team to stop the invasion before the Daves cause mass destruction.

The movie is notable for having Dalila Bela, Filip Geljo, and Sean Michael Kyer reprise their roles as Olive, Otto and Oscar, respectively, which also marks all three actors' final contributions before departing from the franchise entirely. It's also Sinking Ship Entertainment's first theatrical movie, as they would later enter the film market with another Odd Squad movie, Odd Squad: World Turned Odd, in 2018, and Dino Dana: The Movie in 2020.

Watch the trailer here. PBS Kids also has their own promo for the movie which you can watch here.

Odd Squad: The Movie provides examples of:

  • Accidental Misnaming: Ex-agents (as well as Polly Graph) still refer to Oprah as "Ms. O" despite the fact that she's not working at Odd Squad anymore. Ironically, when Weird Tom addresses her as Oprah, it's treated as Malicious Misnaming.
    • Weird Tom refers to a reporter from Channel 4 News as "Kevin" when his real name is "Bradley".
  • Ace Pilot: Olive is able to pilot the ice cream truck spaceship with ease. Doubles as Fridge Brilliance once one realizes that she could very well be the oldest out of the four agents that go up into space with her. note 
    • Oprah can also pilot her own personal helicopter, complete with a license to back her skill up.
  • Actionized Sequel: The movie is a lot more action-packed and has higher stakes compared to the show, presumably since it isn't bound by PBS Kids rules and restrictions. Its official rating is also NR, or not rated. note  In addition, there's a lot more violence, both physical and gadget-related, when compared to the show, which doesn't often have gadgets used on living beings with an intent to harm in some manner.
  • Adults Dressed as Children: When being named an honorary agent of Odd Squad, Weird Tom (now known by his original name, Om) walks onstage dressed in an Odd Squad Investigation agent's uniform. However, since the uniform is tailored to fit kids' sizes and not adults', it ends up being too small for him. Oprah apologizes for it, but Om doesn't mind the fit at all.
  • Affectionate Nickname: Since she can't refer to them as agents anymore, Oprah refers to Olympia and Otis as "little rascals". She later thinks of calling them "scallywags" instead, but decides against it.
  • Air-Vent Passageway: The Main 7 go through one of these to break into Weird Team's Headquarters.
  • Ambiguous Time Period: Averted. According to the Odd Squad Agent's Handbook, the movie takes place in 2016 — specifically, from May 6th to June 7th.
  • And You Were There: Inverted when Otis tells Olympia, who is reciting how Odd Squad became nonexistent after millennia of being in business, that they know what happened because they were there.
  • Answer Cut: Oksana interrupts Oona's rambling about the Daves and asks Oprah what she wants her to do. Cut to the Food and Beverage worker walking down the hallway with a plate of spring rolls in her hands and repeatedly shouting "I'm providing a distraction."
  • Apathetic Clerk: The manager of the smoothie place Otis works at couldn't care less about hiring potential employees. When Otis lists off his strengths, she interrupts him, asks him if he can fit into a banana costume, and when he says yes, she hires him on the spot.
  • Artistic License – Medicine: Debbie is revealed to have been stuck on the same sidewalk for an entire month with nothing to survive on but pizza. When Olympia and Otis come across her, she looks very worse for wear and while her voice sounds dry and hoarse, it still manages to echo a good ways away to where they can hear it. While pizza is a form of food sustenance, Debbie doesn't appear to have any sort of hydration, and a person without it would die in a matter of days. Despite this, Debbie can still talk fine and is alive.
  • Artistic License – Physics: Oprah full-on invokes this with her plan to zap the Daves all at once with the Half-inator. And if Olive's response is any indication, the world of Odd Squad may not even run on physics at all — quite ironic, given that one of the Aesops of the show is science.
    Oprah: I have a plan that is ridiculous, dangerous, and scientifically impossible. And requires a lot of teamwork.
    Olive: So everything we're good at.
  • Art Shift: The opening credits are entirely animated, with Olympia and Otis riding through the tubes (although the balls they ride in are a solid red rather than transparent, and they can't be seen).
    • When Oona explains what happens if the Daves are released into the world, the scene shifts to animated stills of the creatures breaking loose and eating everything, including the Earth.
  • Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: The Ginormouse, which, true to its name, is a mouse the size of a two-story house. It's so big that not even Oprah — one of the strongest agents — can tame it.
  • Attack Reflector: The mirror suits, which are embedded into all agents' outfits, reflect any attack thrown at it. They become a Chekhov's Gun later on and are crucial in combating the Daves invasion.
  • Bait-and-Switch Comment: When Oprah tells Weird Tom that he isn't solving anything, instead of denying the accusation, he tells her that she's right on the money.
    • Near the end, the Big O gives some final words to Olive, Otto, Olympia and Otis, who are still up in space. Instead of praising them, however, he simply tells them to return his ice cream truck to him.
  • Bait-and-Switch Sentiment: After the Ginormouse is beaten, the agents attend the Mayor's cheese festival. The Mayor begins giving congratulations and praise to whom Oprah believes is her precinct, but he addresses the Williams family and their cheese collection instead, congratulating them on winning the cheese competition. An angry growl from Oprah sets him straight, and he then congratulates the agents.
    • A similar situation happens when the Mayor holds a ceremony in honor of Odd Squad saving the world, and begins praising whom appears to be Odd Squad...before once again addressing the Williams family, as they've made snacks in celebration. However, Oprah doesn't join him on stage, and instead, the Big O continues the speech by explaining what they're celebrating.
  • Battle Cry: Oprah gives one as the Half-inator hits her mirror suit and splits into separate beams that manages to echo throughout the entirety of Toronto.
  • Batman Can Breathe in Space: Zig-zagged. When Olive, Otto, Olympia and Otis are doing a Team Power Walk towards the camera, they're holding helmets. However, Oscar interrupts the walk and tells them that they don't need helmets so long as they roll up the windows tight. From then on, they're shown going into space without helmets and can breathe fine.
  • Beauty Is Never Tarnished: Averted. Every one of the Main 7 is drenched in water from their battle with the Dave swarm, and upon returning to Headquarters, they are in disheveled states.
  • Became Their Own Antithesis: Weird Tom was essentially an antithesis to Odd Squad's modus operandi and values from the start, as instead of taking the time to solve problems and think things through and working together with others (showing their intelligence), he cuts right to the chase and doesn't think at all, prefering to go at things alone. It only manages to get worse when he quits Odd Squad and turns villainous instead.
  • Be Careful What You Say: Weird Tom's former roommate, Gary, had told him that he was going to destroy the world one day. He ends up being right — Tom does indeed put the world at risk at being destroyed, by way of having Daves that he let escape eat it all.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Even the normally sweet, kind Olympia loses her patience with Oona after a while and gives her a dose of Tranquil Fury. Unfortunately for her, the words fall on deaf ears...up until her pleas manage to finally get to the Scientist, who tells her and Otis that there's no gadget to stop the Ginormouse. Cue a small despaired "What?!"
    • Also, don't slander Odd Squad right in front of her. The only thing preventing her from unleashing a world of hurt on Weird Tom is her sheer inability to form a good comeback against his claims of how terrible Odd Squad is.
  • Big Damn Heroes: The Main 7 agents all band together to fight the swarm of Daves hovering around the Mayor, with Oprah going on the offense while the rest of the agents play defense by using their shields. Later on, Olive, Otto, Olympia and Otis go to save the day by rocketing to space and firing the Half-inator at the entire Earth to beat back the Daves.
    • The Soundcheck song "Save the Day", which plays during the aforementioned space trip, is this trope in song form.
  • Big Eater: Oona explicitly refers to the Daves as these, as they are Extreme Omnivores that eat anything and everything in sight with insatiable appetites to match.
  • Big "WHAT?!": The collective reaction of Oprah, Olympia and Otis when Oona tells them that if the Daves double two more times, they'll break out of the room that holds them and begin eating the world.
  • Dropped Glasses: Oscar invokes the trope, dropping his glasses and breaking them intentionally to show Oona a hidden feature of the lab: a scanner that can grant someone the ability to see perfectly. When he uses the scanner on his own eyes, however, it doesn't fix his eyesight at all, and Oona has little use for it since she doesn't wear glasses and has good vision herself. As a result, Oscar becomes Blind Without 'Em and is unable to see Oona even when she's standing right next to him.
  • Blunt "Yes": Oksana gives Oscar a variant of one of these when she explains where she's been for the past six weeks.
    Oprah: What are you still doing in Headquarters?
    Oksana: What do you mean? I've been downstairs for the past six weeks cooking.
    Oscar: Why?
    Oksana: Because you all won't stop eating.
    • A Weird Team boss plays the trope straight when Tom contacts him.
    Weird Team boss: I'm just supposed to walk back into the hardware store and ask for my old job back?
    Tom: Yes?
    [Tom gives an annoyed look]
  • Borrowed Catchphrase: At the cheese festival, Olympia and Otis recite Oprah's "Something very odd has happened" catchphrase when she tells them they'll have to take the cheese they're eating to go.
    • Weird Tom also borrows it for his Villain Song, but intentionally mangles it by replacing "odd" with "weird", so it's "something weird has just happened".
    • Olympia later recites it when trying to convince Otis that there's still oddness going on around her.
    • Like Weird Tom, the trailer also borrows it and intentionally spins it to say that "something very odd will happen", putting it in the future tense instead of the present tense.
  • Brick Joke: When attempting to capture the Ginormouse, the agents spot Mayor Mackelmore holding a cheese festival. Later on, when the Main 7 are rounding up the Daves, he's shown having another cheese festival and tells Oprah that he has three a day.
    • Similar to when he held the cheese festival, the Mayor congratulates the Williams family first instead of Odd Squad.
  • Buffy Speak: Olympia refers to the Weird Team's new Headquarters as "officey".
  • The Bus Came Back: Dalila Bela, Filip Geljo and Sean Michael Kyer reprise their roles as Olive, Otto and Oscar, respectively.
  • Busman's Vocabulary: Coach O tells everyone that Odd Squad must surrender in defeat by explaining a long-winded plan using sports jargon, as though he's a referee at a football game.
  • Bystander Syndrome: Oscar and Oona don't help any of the other Main 7 in beating back the Daves and saving the Mayor, instead choosing to stay put and joining the group once the battle is over. It's justified by the fact that neither Scientist has any gadgets on them that they can use, as Weird Tom and Weird Emily had taken them earlier, and since they presumably don't have shields, they would be thrusting themselves into danger with no way to fight off the Dave swarm.
  • Call-Back: Oscar's tailoring skills, which were only seen in "The Jackies", come into play again as he makes Odd Squad uniforms for himself and the rest of the Main 7 using his sewing kit.
    • Weird Tom is the second villain whose name starts with a T. Odd Todd's name also starts with a T. However, Todd was his name when he was an agent, and he changed it to Odd Todd when he became a villain — Tom's name was originally Om, and he changed it to Tom when he became a villain.
  • Camera Abuse: During his Villain Song, Weird Tom kicks the camera to show off his size-11 loafers, causing the lens to crack. It's completely fine in the next shot, however.
  • Cannot Spit It Out: Averted. Weird Tom has absolutely no issue with admitting to Oprah and the rest of the ex-agents that he and the rest of Weird Team aren't solving anything. Otis lampshades his quick confession.
    Otis: You admitted that way faster than I thought.
  • Catchphrase: Weird Tom has "sha-boom!"
  • Chameleon Camouflage: Dr. O performs a variant of this, having a large patch of grass on her back and crouching down to blend into the grass. When she goes to throw the shrinking cheese, the patch of grass stays on her back, functioning like a turtle's shell.
  • Cheerful Child: Make no mistake — Olympia is as cheerful and adorable in this movie as she is in the show, made quite evident when she fangirls over meeting Olive and Otto for the first time.
  • Chiaroscuro: Lampshaded by Oprah, who commands dramatic lighting for the scene when she, Weird Tom and Weird Emily, the Mayor and the rest of the ex-agents return to Weird Team's headquarters.
  • Child Prodigy: Dr. O is shown working at a real hospital when Odd Squad is shut down, which supports her claim from "Hold the Door" that she went through eight years of medical school to become an Odd Squad Doctor.
  • The Cassandra: Oona attempts to tell Weird Tom and Weird Emily that they're standing in front of a room that contains Daves which will double, break out and eat the world if someone doesn't zap them with the Half-inator. Tom doesn't buy it and believes that she and the others are attempting to take back Headquarters from the Weird Team (he's not wrong, but it's not the ex-agents' priority). Then the rest of the Main 7 attempt to try and convince them in a big fit of Mamet Speak before the Daves double and bust out of their room.
  • The Cloudcuckoolander Was Right: Olympia shows miniscule odd things to Otis in an attempt to convince him that oddness is still abundant and that Odd Squad needs to get back in business. While it's initially brushed off as her going through a brief bout of Sanity Slippage due to her Workaholic tendencies, she turns out to be right on the money when Delivery Debbie is still found to have snail feet.
    Olympia: Yes!! Haha! This is awesome!! I mean, it stinks for humanity, and for Debbie's feet, but for me being right, it's amazing!! [laughs]
    • For being a Genius Ditz, Oscar is right in that celebrating the success of The Plan is jumping the gun. Unfortunately, Oprah tells him to trust her, as she believes that the plan will go off without a hitch. Naturally, it's a lose-lose situation for both the Main 7 and Weird Tom.
  • Cool Car: Weird Team has one, a sleek Dodge Grand Caravan with a custom license plate ("W13RDTM") that's covered in the red and white theme colors of the organization and has their logo emblazoned on the hood. It's meant to be a direct, adult-oriented counterpart to Odd Squad's cars, which are toy cars with no license plates that can only fit one person.
  • Corner of Woe: When the Main 7, Weird Tom, Weird Emily and the Mayor return to Precinct 13579's Headquarters, the Mayor asks the agents if they have a Curl Up and Cry Room. Emily offers to lead him to it, stating that she uses it all the time (much to the bewilderment of Tom).
  • Creative Closing Credits: The end credits consist of Oscar returning to Precinct 13579's Headquarters and helping Oona repair the lab. Once that's done, he shows Oona some of the secret functions of the lab, which includes a lift with a tuna sandwich on it that can be lowered if someone is hungry, a hand that can emerge from underneath the counter to help with gadget repairs (as well as a foot), a scanner that can give someone perfect eyesight, and a button that ends the movie when it's pressed.
  • Curb Stomp Cushion: While the Main 7 manage to beat the Daves back, the creatures put up quite the fight, and they quickly turn the tables on the agents when the final one of them gets away and multiplies.
  • Damn You, Muscle Memory!: When playing on the playground with another girl following her layoff from Odd Squad, Oprah instinctively commands someone to give her a juice box. The girl tells her to get her own juice, causing Oprah to do a Skyward Scream in frustration.
  • Dancing Is Serious Business: To get past the Laser Hallway, Otis and Otto decide to dance through it. While Otto initially suggests that the song of choice be by Soundcheck, Otis interrupts and decides that it should be a ragtime piano piece instead. What follows is a scene for Filip Geljo and Isaac Kragten to be The Cast Showoffs and dance their hearts out. Hilariously, Otto is shown having trouble keeping up with the beat of the piece, while Otis is nearly flawless, since he isn't used to dancing to ragtime piano.
    • Olive, Otto, Olympia and Otis have a brief celebratory dance party inside the spaceship when they manage to repel the Daves. For Olive and Olympia, though, and later Otis and Otto, it doesn't last long.
  • Deliberately Monochrome: The scenes of Oprah, Otis, Olympia and Oona standing in the middle of a four-way intersection are desaturated to symbolize the depression they're going through over losing Odd Squad. Not only is the background desaturated, but so are the ex-agents' clothing.
  • Determinator: Naturally, Oprah plays this trope straight entirely — even when the Daves are multiplying fast, she refuses to give up because the world isn't destroyed yet.
    • The Big O, and everyone else, averts the trope.
  • Didn't Think This Through: Weird Tom's MO and his Fatal Flaw. Unlike other agents who take their time and nick away at a problem until a viable solution is found, Tom takes shortcuts, whether that means blasting everything in sight with a gadget in an attempt to find a villain, or covering up oddness instead of simply solving it, claiming that he's a "doer, not a thinker". This manages to get him sent back to the Academy at Oprah's suggestion, but his "doer" attitude continues on into his villainy, as he manages to let the Daves escape from their room due to his neglect to fire the Half-inator at them when they multiply, causing them to begin invading the city. When Oprah asks him to contact the heads of the various Weird Team precincts about the Dave invasion, he has a change of heart and decides to put in the work without the use of shortcuts.
  • Disapproving Look: Olive gives a scathing one to Weird Tom and Weird Emily once they open the door to the Daves' room and see the last two Daves escaping, followed by them slowly turning back around.
    • Otis gives Olympia one when she tells Oprah that she doesn't mind going with Olive at all and fangirls over getting more time to spend with her, shaking his head in disapproval.
    • Olympia delivers one to Weird Tom when he explains the flaws of Odd Squad to Debbie, complete with a Kubrick Stare. She and Otis also deliver one to him when he refers to Odd Squad as "Blah Squad".
  • Disproportionate Retribution: Oprah kindly suggests that Om go back to the Academy and get some more training, and when a spot opens for him, he can re-join Precinct 13579. Om responds by turning to the side of villainy instead.
  • The Diss Track: "Something Very Odd Has Happened" is this. It serves as Weird Tom's Villain Song and is essentially him just throwing insults at Odd Squad while claiming that him and his organization are far superior.
  • Dissonant Serenity: Olive attempts to shake the Daves off of the spaceship by flying around in an erratic manner, causing her, Otis, Otto and Olympia to get jostled around. While Olympia and Otis are startled, Otto says "It's not working" with a big smile on his face.
  • Does This Remind You of Anything?: Oprah attempting to tame the Ginormouse by riding its back is very reminiscent of someone riding a bull at a bar — which makes sense, considering she's known as The Alcoholic with juice instead of alcohol.
  • The Dragon: Weird Emily effectively serves as this to Weird Tom.
  • Eldritch Abomination: The Daves, who not only look horrifically ugly, but have the capability to destroy the entire world. There aren't many odd creatures who have such a capability, but the Daves are noteworthy for being a very viable and dangerous threat to the planet, as opposed to close calls in the past (like Robert from "Robert Plant", or the Featherites).
  • Enemy Mine: The Main 7 are forced to team up with Weird Tom, Weird Emily and the rest of the Weird Team in order to combat the invasion of Daves.
  • Enfant Terrible: It's revealed that the Shapeshifter was this even as a child, being a threat to Odd Squad in 1983 as much as she is a threat in the present day.
  • Epic Launch Sequence: Both parodied and played straight when Olive, Otto, Olympia and Otis prepare to take off in their ice cream truck spaceship. They do a rundown of the features and check to make sure the rockets and buttons work fine like with most sequences, then Otto and Olympia bring up things like how the headrests are comfortable and how the buttons are making a satisfying clicking noise before Otis chimes in with "And I'm the last to speak, so I guess we're ready to go." The spaceship then launches by going down a slide and taking off into the sky.
  • Epic Tracking Shot: As Olive tells Oprah to get prepared for her attack, the camera does a quick zoom through traffic in the city, showing off a mass number of Daves, then zooms up a building that's coated in more Daves before resting when it gets to the top of the building and slowly panning left to reveal Oprah looking at the creatures that surround her in every direction.
    • There are also quick zooms across the world that follow the Half-inator beams as they spread to every other agent with their mirror suits activated.
  • Evil Counterpart: Weird Team serves as this to Odd Squad. They have the same goal in mind of beating oddness, but while Odd Squad uses teamwork and perseverance to get things done, the Weird Team does away with teamwork and solves oddness in a snap without the need for perseverance thanks to Weird Tom's gadget. In addition, Weird Team tacks on the "Weird" title to its employees' names in place of the "Agent" title those working at Odd Squad have, they don't follow a letter theme naming for its employees, and while Odd Squad is run exclusively by kids, Weird Team is run by adults only.
  • Evil Gloating: Weird Tom doesn't do this to the extent of other villains, but wastes no time in directing his gloating to Oprah when she and the others confront him in the library.
  • Extreme Omnivore: The Daves, and how. They eat anything and everything, from teddy bears to asphalt, and according to Oona, they have the capability of eating the entire planet of Earth.
  • Face Palm: Olympia does one when Ohlm explains that "Weird Team" with its letters rearranged spells "wired meat", and again when Oscar, Oona and Oprah arrive at the confrontation between Odd Squad and the Weird Team with party supplies to celebrate with. Fittingly, both are similar to Olive's trademark facepalm, which is a frequent Character Tic of hers.
    • Otis later does one when Oona informs him and the rest of the group that Daves double faster in sunlight.
  • Fangirl: Olympia meets Olive and Otto for the first time, and is so starstruck by them that she can't even form a coherent sentence, leading Otis to handle introductions.
    • Otto attempts to invoke the trope with Otis, as he believes that Otis idolizes him in the same way that Olympia idolizes Olive. In reality, Otis views Otto as an ally, but Otto still gives him a signed autograph anyway.
  • Faster-Than-Light Travel: The movie ends with Olive driving the spaceship in this manner, going further away from Earth.
  • Fighting Back Is Wrong: Implied to be the case with Oprah when the Big O orders all Odd Squad precincts to shut down permanently and Weird Team begins moving their stuff in. Otis and Olympia, desperate to keep their jobs, turn to Oprah and tell her that she has to step up and do something, but since she has no hierarchial power as an Odd Squad Director anymore, she sadly goes along with the Big O's orders and says that Odd Squad and its agents aren't needed anymore.
  • Flanderization: Despite having gone through Character Development and becoming smarter over the course of Season 1, Otto still acts like an idiotic Cloudcuckoolander at times. It isn't super-prominent, however, and he serves as no hindrance to the rest of the group.
  • Flying Books: Mr. Fonts and Dustin encounter these at the library, which the latter swats away using a net with little success.
  • Flying Face: The faces of Soundcheck are framed like this, appearing above the spaceship and singing, "Now would be an excellent time to save the day..."
  • invoked Follow the Leader: In-universe. There are numerous people and organizations that have copied Odd Squad, including the Strange Stoppers, the Peculiar Pack, and Rod Squad. While the Strange Stoppers deal in plumbing and Rod Squad deals in curtain rods, the Peculiar Pack is a more saccharine, watered-down version of Odd Squad as a show, and possibly functions as a Take That! to PBS Kids and their own shows of that nature (whereas Odd Squad is one of the more mature shows on the network). Weird Team is an example of another blatantly-copied organization, but unlike the others, it's an Effective Knockoff and causes Odd Squad to shut down permanently, leaving its employees out of a job.
  • Forgetful Jones: Weird Tom calls up a Weird Team boss and forgets why he called him to begin with. It's not until the boss says "ladder" that Tom remembers, and tells him to find every Odd Squad agent, give them their suits, and send them to various areas around the world.
    Weird Team boss: How did you get that from "ladder"?
  • Friendship-Hating Antagonist: Weird Tom and his Weird Team is the antithesis of Odd Squad. Whereas Odd Squad practices friendship and teamwork, Weird Team believes in the I Work Alone mentality and doesn't believe in friendship nor in teamwork. Weird Tom even openly admits this when he gets interviewed by the media, stating that he tells his employees not to talk to nor help other folks, and if they have a problem, they should fix it themselves instead of relying on friends to help.
  • The Friends Who Never Hang: Otto lampshades the trope, asking Otis and Olympia when they're going to have another chance to hang out with him and Olive. Since Olive and Otto are Directors while Olympia and Otis are Investigation agents, his question is perfectly justified. note 
  • Gadgeteer Genius: Weird Tom built a gadget known as the Hologram-inator that presumably solves any oddness imaginable. However, it took him 34 years to make — 15 spent on the gadget, and the rest of them doing other things like traveling and house renovations. It's eventually revealed that Odd Squad had plans to build such a gadget, but for some reason it was never made.
  • Gender-Equal Ensemble: Averted with the Main 7, which consists of three males (Otto, Oscar and Otis) and four females (Olympia, Olive, Oona and Oprah).
    • Played straight when Oprah splits up the Main 7, with two groups being Olive and Olympia (female) and Otis and Otto (male). Oprah's own group averts the trope, as it's Two Girls and a Guy.
    • Played straight again at the climax, with Olympia and Olive (female) and Otto and Otis (male) going to space.
  • Get Out!: When Rod, a member of Rod Squad, shows up in Hopkins' house, he becomes unnerved and asks him to leave. Rod responds by going through the window instead of the front door.
  • Gold-Colored Superiority: The space outfits of Olive, Otto, Olympia and Otis are all predominantly gold.
  • Grief Song: "The Saddest Song in the World of All Time", a new song by Soundcheck that is a mournful ballad about experiencing a great loss and not knowing what to do next. While it's full of the usual Word Salad Lyrics most Soundcheck songs have, it also has its heavy hitters and draws direct parallels to Olympia, Otis, Oona and Oprah losing their jobs at Odd Squad as they turn to other impactful hobbies to fill their lives, but finding it hard to break away from the binds of the organization.
    No point in goin' to sleep
    Why bother, with no dreams left to dream?
  • Hates Wearing Dresses: While it's been established that Olive hates wearing any sort of girly clothing, the movie has a very subtle example with her space outfit, as instead of wearing what looks to be a golden pair of girls' briefs for bottoms like Olympia, she wears a pair of shorts that are different in design to Otis' and Otto's, being more like short shorts than anything else.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Tom pulls one of these at the end, and is named an honorary agent of Odd Squad. Emily also pulls one, but is shown standing in the audience and doesn't receive any recognition from Odd Squad.
  • Hero with Bad Publicity: Weird Tom manages to convince the entire town that Odd Squad agents are the bad guys who cause oddness rather than fix it. As a result, when people see Olympia, Otis, Oona and Oprah, they flee from them.
  • Hidden in Plain Sight: Oprah smuggles an Oddometer out of Headquarters by burying it deep under the sand at the playground, making it look like it's a regular patch of sand.
  • Horrible Judge of Character: Oprah believes that Weird Team isn't an enemy to Odd Squad because Weird Tom sent her a video that consists of him being nothing but polite to the organization, saying that he respects them. Even Olympia and Otis view him in a positive light, despite having him antagonize them a short while ago. Oona then comes in and asks Oprah if she saw the rest of the video, and it's then that she realizes Weird Tom's true nature.
  • How We Got Here: The movie opens up with Oprah, Olympia, Otis and Oona standing in the middle of an intersection and expressing their sadness at Odd Squad going out of business. When Oprah mentions how she went through all the trouble to get a license to fly her helicopter, the scene cuts to her and the rest of Precinct 13579's agents attempting to stop a rampant Ginormouse, and the movie explains how Odd Squad went out of business to begin with.
  • Human Ladder: Not a ladder, but a pyramid — the agents of Precinct 13579 form one and activate their mirror suits to make one large mirror.
  • Huddle Power: Olympia, Olive, Otto, Otis and Oprah all huddle together while fighting off the Daves as they swarm them. Not a second later and they break through the swarm with a hearty Battle Cry.
  • If You Taunt Him, You Will Be Just Like Him: When Olympia tells Debbie that she too has a shirt that, while using it as a duster, she can give to her (as a way to top Weird Team), Otis quietly tells her not to stoop down to Weird Tom's level.
  • I Got Bigger: Otto grew quite a lot between the events of "O is Not For Over" and the movie, to the point where Olive now reaches a little ways past his shoulders. Compare this shot from the finale to this shot from the movie.
  • I Love the Smell of X in the Morning: The first thing Oprah says as she steps out of her helicopter is, "I love the smell of cheese in the morning."
  • Immediate Self-Contradiction: Oscar suggests to Oprah that it's too early to go to Room 100. Oprah assures him that the plan she has in mind will work...just before she angrily orders him and the rest of the ex-agents to make the plan work.
  • Imperial Stormtrooper Marksmanship Academy: Played for laughs with Weird Tom's T-shirt cannon — he tells Debbie to have a T-shirt of his, aims it at the sky, and fires. The shirt goes flying, and it's never shown landing anywhere. Otis tells Tom that he aimed too high, and he just asks his employees to hand Debbie one.
  • Innocently Insensitive: Hopkins calls Odd Squad not because he has an odd problem, but so they can deliver a thank-you note to the Weird Team. Of course, it's justified since Hopkins is one out of many idiotic adults.
  • Insane Troll Logic: The Big O orders for the ice cream truck to be returned to him immediately. Otis, for some reason, believes that if they follow his orders, they'll get in trouble, despite the fact that they just saved the world minutes before. As a result, he and the other agents decide to disobey the Big O and use Faster-Than-Light Travel to head to another undefined part of space.
    • Weird Tom firmly believes that because Oprah suggested he go back to the Odd Squad Academy and get some more training before becoming a full-fledged agent, she stole Odd Squad from him — hence, he's stealing it back from her. He doesn't bother to listen to Oona or Olympia when they tell him that Oprah didn't steal Odd Squad from him at all, nor has he listened to anyone else who's told him the same thing.
  • Instantly Proven Wrong: When Oona screams at Weird Tom that the number of the Daves in the room has doubled, he starts to say that nothing happened. He doesn't even get to finish his sentence before a loud boom causes everyone to stumble in shock, and the number of Daves in the room dips down to 0.
    • Upon seeing Weird Tom's broadcast painting Odd Squad in a bad light, Oprah laughs and says that no one's going to believe what he says. Whip Pan transition to a man who points out her and the rest of the ex-agents and runs away from them, saying that they're going to turn him and everyone else in the vicinity odd.
  • I Regret Nothing: Subverted. Olympia brings up the Odd Squad Choir as one of the things she misses. When Otis tells her that she wasn't in the Odd Squad Choir, she laments about how she has so many regrets.
  • I Resemble That Remark!: When Weird Tom says that he calls Odd Squad agents "trouble", Oona immediately says that they're in trouble. However, it's not because of his broadcast — it's because of the door he's leaning on, which contains the Daves.
  • It Has Been an Honor: Oprah tells Olympia, Otis and Oona that it was an honor to work with them and that she wishes them luck in wherever their lives may take them before departing.
  • I Work Alone: One of Weird Tom's modus operandis is this, as he doesn't believe in teamwork and tells his employees not to talk to or help other folks, and if they have a problem to fix it themselves. This is in stark contrast to Odd Squad, whose modus operandis are The Power of Friendship and Team Spirit.
  • Kansas City Shuffle: Double-subverted. Weird Tom eventually gets wind of what the Main 7's plan is, and he and Weird Emily go to confront them in front of the door leading to the room with the Daves. However, Weird Tom mistakenly believes that the ex-agents are there to steal his T-shirts, when in fact, they're there to stop the Daves from breaking out of their room. When they tell him that's not their plan, he then believes that they're trying to regain control of Precinct 13579's Headquarters — which is part of their plan, but isn't their top priority.
  • Keeping Secrets Sucks: During the end credits, Oscar reveals to Oona that there's secret stuff in Precinct 13579's lab. Oona doesn't even try to keep it a secret, made even more hilarious by the fact that they appear to be the only two agents in Headquarters.
    Oona: [loudly] There's secret stuff?!
    Oscar: Shh-shh-shh-shh-shh!
    Oona: [whispering as she leans towards Oscar] There's secret stuff?
    Oscar: Uh, split the difference.
    Oona: There's secret stuff?
    Oscar: Bingo, heh!
  • Kneel Before Frodo: It's common courtesy for Odd Squad agents greeting the Big O to kneel. The pose is similar to the Thinker Pose, only done kneeling instead of sitting and with a fist to the forehead instead of resting on the chin.
  • Lame Comeback: Weird Tom taunts Odd Squad by telling Debbie that they never gave her a T-shirt, whereas Weird Team was happy to gift her one for free. Olympia fires back by saying that she has an extra shirt in her desk...that she uses as a duster, but is still willing to give to Debbie anyway.
  • Laser Hallway: The switch to control the security cameras is guarded by one of these, which Otto and Otis get to by dancing through the lasers. Once they flip the switch downwards, the cameras and the lasers turn off.
  • The Last of These Is Not Like the Others: As the agents are performing a Team Power Walk, the camera pans to the left to show Olive with a frown, Otto with a small smile, Otis with a frown...and Olympia with a big grin.
  • Leaning on the Fourth Wall: When the Main 7 pose and look directly into the camera, there's a brief moment of silence as they hold their poses before Oscar asks, "How long do we have to hold this pose for?"
  • Lethally Stupid: The Big O is a child that's younger than a majority of agents we've seen, and because of his immaturity, he's incredibly incompetent. He's willing to put all of his employees out of a job because he believes that fighting against Weird Team is a losing battle. Not only that, but he sold Precinct 13579 in particular to a shoe company of all things, which in turn was bought by Weird Tom.
    • Although it turns out to be Obfuscating Stupidity later on, Ohlm nearly botches the plan of zapping all the Daves at once by not only failing to activate his mirror suit, but also failing to stand directly under the Half-inator beam as it's right next to him. It takes Otto calling him twice in order for Germany — where Ohlm is situated — to be cleared of Daves entirely.
  • Lock-and-Load Montage: One occurs when the Main 7 all put on their Odd Squad uniforms to break into Headquarters and take it back from the Weird Team. It's a sort of Internal Homage to the beginning of "Odd Squad Needs You" commercials, which also feature the main cast (Olive, Otto, Oscar and Oprah in Season 1, and Olympia, Otis, Oscar, Oona and Oprah in Season 2) suiting up.
  • Locked Out of the Loop: Oksana has no idea what's happened to Odd Squad because she's been downstairs in Headquarters cooking food for the past six weeks.
    • While Olive, Otto, Olympia and Oscar are aware that Oprah was alive in 1983, Oona and Otis do not, and express their surprise and confusion at the reveal. Oprah tells them to "just go with it".
  • Luckily, My Shield Will Protect Me: When Oprah enlists Owen's help to get a net to trap the Ginormouse, he arrives carrying a shield that's part of his riot gear outfit.
    • Olive, Otto, Olympia and Otis all pull out their shields from their Hammerspace spines in order to defend Oprah from the Daves as she zaps them with the Half-inator, using them as impromptu weapons in lieu of gadgets. When the second swarm of Daves arrive, they don't bother to fight back with the shields, and instead use them to protect themselves (with Olive and Otto protecting Oprah with their own shields, since she doesn't have one).
    • Mayor Mackelmore uses cheese from his cheese festival as a shield against the second Dave swarm.
  • Malicious Misnaming: Weird Tom refers to Odd Squad as "Blah Squad" shortly after fixing Debbie's snail feet. Weird Colin, his Yes-Man, lampshades it by telling them that he said the organization's name wrong on purpose, as if Olympia and Otis are too dumb to get it.
  • Manipulative Editing: Weird Tom edits footage of Otis exposing Debbie's snail feet by dropping sand on her shoes to make it so he's actually causing her snail feet.
  • Match Cut: As the camera zooms away from Olympia's despaired face following Oprah's comment of how Odd Squad isn't needed anymore, the scene dissolves to her face still in a despaired expression as she recites how she, Otis, Oprah and Oona left Precinct 13579's Headquarters and met up at a four-way intersection in the road.
  • Military Salute: Weird Tom gives one to Oprah when she orders him to contact all the heads of the Weird Team in every single precinct and have them re-instate Odd Squad agents, treating her like a head military officer. She tells him that while Odd Squad doesn't do that kind of thing, she appreciates the gesture regardless.
  • Minor Living Alone: Olympia appears to have a fully-furnished house, but her parents aren't seen, implying that she might live alone. Otis and Oona aren't seen with parents either, but it's implied that they have homes (justified in Otis' case, as his home and family is established in the Season 2 finale, but he can't return there). Oprah was established to have a home in "The Briefcase", but it was implied that she also lives alone and it's unknown if she has parents or not. On that note, the homes and/or parents of Olive, Otto, and Oscar aren't seen or mentioned at all.
  • Mundane Made Awesome: Oona tells the others to take a look at her Calculator-inator, but since she doesn't have the gadget, she pulls out a regular calculator instead from her Hammerspace spine. Olympia points out that it's just a regular calculator, only for her to yell "Just let me have this one!"
  • Must Have Caffeine: Invoked by Olive as part of her and Olympia's ploy to get the Half-inator gadget back, as they leave a trail of biscotti that leads to a table with coffee orders for every Weird Team employee in order to distract them.
  • Non-Indicative Name: Lampshaded by Weird Tom, who says that despite his organization being called Weird Team, no one works as a team and teamwork is the antithesis of their modus operandi.
  • Noodle Implements: The things that agents pass to each other when helping with the creation of the ice cream truck spaceship go from vehicle parts to food items to a chicken. It's never explained what anything other than the vehicle parts are used for.
  • No-Sell: Om uses the Handcuff-inator to trap the Shapeshifter. Oprah warns him too late that those won't work on her, as she is able to shapeshift out of them.
  • Not Quite Flight: Oprah is revealed to have the ability to glide using wing flaps hidden in her suit.
    • Similarly, the Daves can glide using their floppy ears.
  • Not the Fall That Kills You…: Played with. Oprah falls off of the Ginormouse's back onto the ground and is shown struggling to get on her feet for a good while, but when she gets up after the creature shrinks, she's completely uninjured and isn't in any pain.
    • Subverted in the case of Oprah's Secret Underground Passage entrance, which is 1000 feet below ground and has a Trap Door. When Polly sends her, Olympia, Otis and Oona down the entryway, they're shown falling straight down, but seconds later, they're shown to be sliding down, which breaks their fall and helps them to avoid injury. It's the same case for Olive, Otto and Oscar, who go through the trap door in the same manner.
  • No, You: Olive, being her usual smug and cocky self, delivers one to Weird Tom and Weird Emily. Of course, said cockiness immediately ends up backfiring on her and the other agents as per usual.
    Weird Tom: Well done, Odd Squad, you got pretty far! But now, you're done.
    Weird Emily: So done.
    Olive: No, you're done. Because as we speak, Ms. O, Oscar and Oona are carrying out Stage 3 of our plan.
    [Ms. O, Oscar and Oona run up to the group cheering before immediately stopping when they see Tom and Emily]
  • Oh, Crap!:
    • When Oprah explains how she, Olympia, Otis and Oona have to get in front of a large crowd and attract everyone's attention, they find out that Weird Tom has already beaten them to it, slandering them in public view of everyone in the vicinity.
    • The Main 7's reaction when Olive points out the second swarm of Daves, who are multiplying at a rapid pace and are about to attack them.
    • This is Olive's reaction when a Dave flies onto the spaceship's windshield and begins to double, which weighs down the vehicle and makes it descend. A Dave also manages to knock an engine clear off, causing everyone to panic more.
  • Orbital Shot: The Daves taking over the town is shown using one of these.
    • One is seen as Olive, Otto, Olympia and Otis use music to blast away the Daves from the spaceship.
  • Overcrank: Employed for Otis and Otto's dancing as they shut off the security cameras.
    • It's also used for the first battle against the Daves.
  • Overly Polite Pals: Oscar and Oona begin arguing about who will pull the lever that will send the spaceship blasting off. After a moment, Oprah gives an eyeroll and pulls the lever herself.
  • Parental Bonus: Weird Tom calls Odd Squad agents "tax deductions" while slandering them via public broadcast. Parents who have filed for taxes and/or are well-versed in finance may be well aware that there are child tax credits in both the United States and Canada that they can apply for if they have children.
  • Phrase Catcher: Olive is notable for directing her "let's go" catchphrase towards Otto, but it isn't uncommon for her to direct it to other characters as well. Unlike most others, however, who don't mind the phrase being said to them, Olympia — being the one that idolizes Olive — goes nuts when the ex-Director says "let's go" to her.
    Olympia: She just said "let's go"! To me!!
  • Plot Allergy: Oona is revealed to have a sensitivity to dairy, which is why she isn't present at the Ginormouse fight. It's not stated whether she's straight-out allergic to dairy, or is lactose-intolerant.
  • Plot Tailored to the Party: It's subtle, but Oprah splits up the Main 7 into groups with talents and abilities that are best suited to overcome various obstacles. Otto and Otis, being the most agile, are sent to shut down the security cameras by going through a Laser Hallway, while Olive and Olympia, being The Smart Girls, use their wits and knowledge about the world around them to distract the Weird Team and get the Half-inator gadget. Oprah, Oscar and Oona don't really get a chance to use their own abilities, but are a crucial part of the plan anyway, by way of grabbing celebration supplies from Room 100 to celebrate Odd Squad's victory. They also use their smarts and employ Oksana's help in distracting the guard to get to the room without being seen.
  • Pokémon Speak: The Daves can only say their own name, which is how Odd Squad agents came to name them.
  • The Power of Rock: Olive, Otto, Olympia and Otis use the ice cream truck spaceships' speakers to blast music loud enough to blow the Daves clear off the ship.
  • Pre-Mortem One-Liner: Dr. O gives a badass one before she throws the shrinking cheese at the Ginormouse.
    Dr. O: Take this. Doctor's orders.
    • The Main 7 (sans Oscar and Oona) all simultaneously give a classic one before engaging in fighting off the Daves.
  • Purple Is Powerful: While it's well-established that Oprah is connected with the color purple since it's her department's color, all of her civilian outfits are also predominantly purple.
  • Put on a Bus: The movie marks the final appearances of Olive, Otto and Oscar before they officially depart from the show. It also marks the final appearance of Polly Graph.
  • Rage Against the Reflection: Played with. The Ginormouse doesn't hate how it looks; rather, it's afraid of itself, so having another Ginormouse interact with it would terrify it. Olympia and the other agents form one combined mirror out of their mirror suits to trick the large Ginormouse into thinking there's another one of it, which distracts it long enough for Dr. O to throw a wedge of shrinking cheese into its mouth, causing it to shrink back down to the size of an average mouse.
  • Rage Breaking Point: Otis manages to hit his when Weird Tom, celebrating another solved case, blasts a T-shirt at him, Olympia, Ohlm and Orchid with his T-shirt cannon. Ohlm catches it, but Otis yanks the shirt out of his grasp, throws it onto the ground, and kicks it around in anger. While Ohlm and Olympia are taken aback by this sudden display of anger, Orchid is completely unfazed and doesn't even react.
    • Olympia lets out her fury when Oona suggests that they break down the problem as they usually do. When Oona asks what they're trying to figure out, Olympia calmly answers the question, then follows up with an anger-laced addendum.
    Oona: And...what are we trying to figure out?
    Olympia: How to fix odd stuff as fast as they fix odd stuff, but only using one gadget instead of the thousands of ones that we use. Also, win back all the hearts and minds of everybody in town, even though they won't even look at us when we're standing right next to them because all they see... [whispering] is their free Weird Team T-shirt.
    Otis: [places a hand on her shoulder] It's okay, partner.
  • Ret-Canon: The movie, and by extension the events of it, are now canon in the world of the show as of the Season 3 premiere, "Odd Beginnings: Part 1".
  • Riddle for the Ages: Oksana believes that everyone is gone from Odd Squad because they grew up into adults (hence the Weird Team). At the time of the movie's release, immortality was an often-discussed topic among fans, since it was never established if everyone who works for Odd Squad has the ability to remain immortal or if they grow up into adults eventually with no immortality to speak of. Oksana's comment somewhat confirms the latter, and while we've since gotten a hint on aging ability ("Odd Beginnings: Part 2"), the jury is still out on whether those who aren't the Big O age or not.
  • Sanity Slippage: Of all the agents affected by Odd Squad's closure, Olympia is arguably the one that's hit the hardest — fitting, considering she was an extreme Workaholic who dedicated pretty much her entire life to her job as an Investigation agent of the organization. Her mental state is so far gone that she attempts to convince Otis that a leaf looks like a cat despite it looking like a normal leaf — and her apparent paranoia actually ends up being legitimate when she and Otis find out that Weird Team has been covering oddness up and not solving it.
    • Oona also goes through a brief bout of losing her sanity when explaining to Olympia, Otis and Oprah how the Daves will keep doubling and destroy the world, yelling at them and hamming up her explanation of how doubling a number works.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here: Two Weird Team employees leave Obfusco's suit on the steps of his house and book it upon getting a taste of his Word Salad Philosophy. He then remarks that he thought they'd never leave.
  • Secret Underground Passage: It's revealed that Oprah has dug one of these as a secret entrance to Precinct 13579's Headquarters, which is how she and the rest of the ex-agents get inside while avoiding the Weird Team.
  • Seen It All: Precinct 13579 takes down a Ginormouse in about 7 minutes and with a great amount of difficulty. Oprah calls it "one of our easier missions", and everyone else agrees.
  • Self-Duplication: The Daves can do this, which makes it hard for the Main 7 to zap them one by one. As a result, they're forced to go up into space to zap the Daves all at once.
  • Series Continuity Error: Despite the movie taking place during Season 2, Olive and Otto are depicted as Investigation agents rather than Odd Squad Directors. Similarly, Oscar isn't depicted as President of the Scientists like he should be, and instead wears the outfit a regular Scientist would wear. Oprah averts this trope entirely, however, and is depicted correctly as an Odd Squad Director.
  • Shock and Awe: Weird Team has a lightning motif, which is represented in their logo, as well as the gadget used to solve all odd problems, which shoots out a beam that is similar to a lightning bolt.
  • Shout-Out: The smoothie place that Otis works for has a logo that has the same colors as the Dunkin' Donuts logo. Bonus points for the fact that Dunkin' Donuts actually does sell smoothies. Similarly, Otis dresses up as a banana, and Dunkin' Donuts had iced coffee, donut, and coffee walkarounds.
  • Skewed Priorities: The Mayor would rather have his cheese festival continue even with a rampaging Ginormouse instead of running away.
    • He also would rather keep his cheese than flee from a swarm of trapped Daves who are multiplying rapidly by the second.
    • When a Dave knocks off an engine, Otto asks which engine they lost. Olive's response is to scream at him, "Does it matter?!"
  • Skyward Scream: Oprah does one during the Grief Song "The Saddest Song in the World of All Time" when a girl tells her to get her own juice.
  • Slower Than a Snail: Debbie is struck by snail feet, and as a result, she is pretty much frozen in place.
  • Space Plane: The Main 7 modify an ice cream surveillance truck to be one of these, with the Half-inator on the hood and ice cream cone fixtures for rockets. While it's primarily used to go up into space, "End of the Road" would later reveal that it can also be used as an airplane for international travel if needed.
  • Stalker Without A Crush: Weird Team delves into this territory when two employees are shown standing right outside of Hopkins' window, spying on him and Odd Squad.
  • Stealth Hi/Bye: Olympia, of all people, pulls off one of these when she greets Otis at his job, which manages to startle him.
  • Stereotype Flip: If Otis's answer to Olympia is any indication, he's got some cheerleader blood in him.
  • Stock Animal Diet: Precinct 13579's agents attempt to trap a Ginormouse by using cheese placed under a net to lure it in. It ends up making a mad dash for the cheese at Mayor Mackelmore's cheese festival instead.
  • String Theory: Oona makes one using the threads in her sweater.
  • Subverted Catchphrase: Oprah puts a spin on her "Well, what are you waiting for? Go" catchphrase and instead says:
    Oprah: Well, what are we waiting for? Let's get our Squad back.
    • She later puts another spin on the catchphrase, but instead of simply saying "go", she says, " space!"
  • Technobabble: Hilariously parodied with Oona talking about the Daves. It's not technobabble since we know exactly what she's saying, but Olympia and Otis don't understand her at all (or they're not bothering to listen). It's implied that this happens often, as the phrase "you're getting Oona'd" is coined for it.
    • It's also parodied when, directly after Oona goes off on Otis, he hands the phone back to Olympia, and Oona tells her that she "just got Otis'd".
  • Team Power Walk: Olive, Otis, Otto and Olympia all do one that's a clear-as-day parody of The Right Stuff.
  • Tempting Fate: Oprah says that fighting off the swarm of Daves wasn't too bad of a fight. Seconds later, Olive turns around, sees another swarm of Daves rising between two buildings and multiplying quickly, and lampshades the trope.
    Olive: I don't think we should be allowed to say stuff like that.
    • Oona contacts Olive, Otto, Olympia and Otis and tells them that agents are spreading around the world as she speaks, and all they have to do is get to space and fire the gadget and nothing can go wrong. Not even a second later and a Dave flies and lands on the windshield, startling the four. Directly after that, Otto attempts to provide assurance by saying that there's only one Dave...and then the Dave doubles into two, then four, and so on until the van is covered and begins to descend.
  • There Is No Kill Like Overkill: Tom decides to simply blast everything when looking for the Shapeshifter, which causes people to flee. It's implied that he has a tendency to do this often, to the extent that even Ronald Reagan sent a complaint to Precinct 13579.
  • They Call Me MISTER Tibbs!: Weird Tom drops the "Weird" title from his name when asking the other Weird Team bosses to re-instate all Odd Squad agents.
  • This Is No Time for Knitting: Olympia calls Oona to enlist her help in fighting the Ginormouse. However, Oona's priorities are set on keeping the Daves under control in their room, which Olympia and Otis both reprimand her for, believing the Ginormouse to be a bigger issue. She turns out to be right on the money when the Daves escape thanks to Weird Tom's neglect to keep the amount in their room below 8,192.
  • Time Skip: After Oprah, Otis, Olympia and Oona are laid off from their jobs and go back to their regular lives, a month passes before they take action against the Weird Team. The movie's events as a whole take place in the span of about a month, from May 6, 2016 to June 7, 2016.
  • Title: The Adaptation: Odd Squad: The Movie.
  • Trap Door: Oprah, Otis, Olympia and Oona go through one of these to get to the former's Secret Underground Passage, traveling 1000 feet below ground.
  • Tremor Trampoline: Downplayed. The first sign that the Ginormouse is approaching the cheese festival is the ground shaking, which causes the attendees to begin stumbling around. When the creature rises above some trees, everyone makes a run for it.
  • Tube Travel: The opening credits consist of Olympia and Otis riding the tubes to their next case. However, what's most notable about them doing so is the reveal of the tube entrance, and likely other tube entrances, appearing like two side-by-side curtains, allowing him, Olympia and other agents to go through it easily.
  • Vague Age: Averted for Weird Tom. The credits list him in the flashback to The '80s as "12-year-old Tom". Considering the flashback takes place in 1983, and the Odd Squad Agent's Handbook lists the movie as taking place in 2016, this would put him at 36 years old.
  • Villain Song: "Something Weird Has Just Happened", a song by Weird Tom which is essentially one long diss track aimed at Odd Squad. It comes with a music video as well, which shows the Weird Team continuously stealing Odd Squad's thunder as they beat them to cases.
  • Vocal Dissonance: Agent Om still keeps Jack McBrayer's original voice, versus having the voice of Sam Ashe Arnold, Om's actor.
    • Otto's voice is a lot deeper due to Filip Geljo hitting puberty, which is jarring considering that his voice in "O is Not For Over" was more higher-pitched (the only time Otto went baritone was in "The Potato Ultimato").
    • Olive's voice also sounds deeper than it was in "O is Not For Over", due to Dalila Bela also hitting puberty. It's not baritone like Otto's is, however.
  • We Need a Distraction: Oscar, Oona and Oprah employ Oksana to use as a distraction for the guard standing in front of the door to the celebration room. Oksana being who she is, she walks around and repeatedly shouts that she's "providing a distraction".
  • Wham Line: Weird Tom delivers one when Oprah, Otis, Olympia and Oona confront him.
    Oprah: You're not really solving anything.
    Weird Tom: You're right.
    [cue dramatic music sting]
  • Wham Shot: Olive and Otto sliding down another slide into the Secret Underground Passage Oprah built and revealing themselves.
    • Oscar sliding down the same slide Oprah, Oona, Otis and Olympia slid down and revealing himself also qualifies. Even Olive and Otto are surprised by his appearance.
  • What Would X Do?: A variant — Olive suggests that she and Olympia think the way grown-ups think, and asks what they love more than anything else in the world. The answer: biscotti and coffee.
  • Where the Hell Is Springfield?: Averted. When Olive, Otto, Olympia and Otis fire the Half-inator beam at Oprah, they aim it at a spot that, when compared to a map, looks like Toronto, which is where the show is filmed. Furthermore, when the beam hits Oprah and spreads, an establishing shot can be seen of Toronto's cityline. This more or less confirms that both Seasons 1 and 2 of the show take place there, something that fans have accepted as canon for years.
  • Won the War, Lost the Peace: Oprah and co. fail to get the final remaining Dave captured in time before it flies away — so once they begin celebrating, Olive has to inform them that their troubles are far from over, as the Dave multiplies and begins advancing on them. While Weird Tom manages to freeze them using his gadget, in the end, all of the agents stumble back to Headquarters completely wiped out and at a loss on what to do.
  • World-Healing Wave: The beam from the Half-inator manages to reach Oprah and reflects off her mirror suit, splitting it into several beams that extend around the world to re-merge the Daves back into one being.
  • The World Is Just Awesome: When Olive, Otto, Olympia and Otis arrive in space and head towards the Earth, they take a moment to marvel at how gorgeous space looks. Then they express their displeasure over seeing their planet covered in Daves, represented by all the countries slathered in orange.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Most, if not all, villains qualify for the trope, but Weird Tom is a downplayed example. He doesn't bring physical harm to any Odd Squad agent, but has no issue in roughly shoving them out of the way or forcefully picking one up and moving them. He also has no remorse about Odd Squad agents losing what is essentially their jobs and livelihoods.
  • Wrench Wench: Like Olive and Oprah, Oona is also revealed to be quite the skilled mechanic, working together with Oscar to turn an ice cream surveillance truck into a spaceship.
  • Yes-Man: Weird Colin appears to be this to Weird Tom, as his schtick is repeating everything his boss says as a form of agreement.
  • You Are Better Than You Think You Are: Otis asks how the group is going to get past Weird Team with no gadgets. Oona says that he raises a good point — since she, him, and the others aren't Odd Squad agents, they're just kids who can't do anything. Oprah, Olive and Otis set them straight and mince no words doing it.
    Oprah: Is that really what you think? Odd Squad isn't about what we have. It's who we are.
    Otto: And it's never giving up, even when it's the only thing you want to do.
    Olive: It's failing, and rising up from failure, better and stronger than you were before.
    Oprah: It's working together, all seven of us.
  • You Are Too Late: Oprah, Otis, Olympia and Oona leave Weird Tom to find a place where they can expose him and his misdeeds to the world. In the midst of their search, they realize that he's already beaten him to it, as he's made a video framing them so they become the bad guys in the eyes of everyone.
  • "You!" Exclamation: A variant occurs when Weird Tom attempts to jog Oprah's memory by explaining that he is a former agent-in-training of Odd Squad named Om and asking her to remember him. When it dawns on her, she whispers, "It's you."
  • Your Princess Is in Another Castle!: Olive, Otto, Oprah, Olympia and Otis all fight the swarm of Daves invading their town and manage to succeed in re-merging them back into one singular Dave. However, said Dave flies off before anyone can capture it, and as a result, the ex-agents' victory is short-lived as it begins to multiply and advance on them.

Oona: Hey, what does that button do?
Oscar: Oh, uh, this one? It ends the list of tropes.