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  • When Gizmo and Mammoth tease Jade about a Dating Catwoman scenario after she declares BB her Arch-Enemy, she blasts Gizmo with the Dragon Talisman. That's funny in itself, but the fact that Jinx, Mammoth, and the secretary barely even react is even better.
  • The Running Gag of Jinx repeatedly asking Jade if she's part goat or something (because of her Extreme Omnivore diet).
  • Gadjo's Ax-Crazy nature makes him hilarious. See Insane Troll Logic on the main page for his thoughts on relationships, or his list of Berserk Buttons, for starters.
    • Speaking of Gadjo, Jinx's team (minus Jade) trading stories of what he did to another student for bringing up zombies (one of the above mentioned buttons). It's made even funnier when Jade points out that the guy is sitting a couple of tables away!
  • Beast Boy's reaction to Jade declaring him her Arch-Enemy isn't quite what you'd expect (him getting Mammoth thrown on top of him after the initial response in no way diminishes the hilarity).
    • Followed by Cyborg trying and failing to convince him first that they don't actually qualify as archenemies, and then explaining that even if that's the case, BB shouldn't be happy about it.
  • Jade's attempt to grow a new set of eyebrows after a potion accident goes awry, resulting in her getting a mustache. When Jinx laughs, she then gets the rest of the potion thrown in her face, resulting in a pink mustache reaching nearly to her shoulders.
    • During the tournament, there's a scene change to Gizmo, who tried to use a reverse-engineered version to grow hair, but ended up with a mustache as well.
  • When Raven is taken by the Master of Games, BB was apparently trying to perform a magic trick at the same moment. The reaction of Cyborg makes it even funnier:
    Beast Boy stood stunned, wearing a blue magician's hat and holding a plastic wand, looking at the spot Raven had just been standing in. Cyborg leaned forward, glancing between the empty spot and Beast Boy's wand.
    "Beast Boy, what did you just do?" Cyborg calmly demanded.
    "I have no idea," Beast Boy whispered.
    • Later, when the narrative shifts away from the Tournament to show Zatanna showing up to help the Titans find Raven, it's shown that Beast Boy has run himself ragged piecing together a homemade ritual to find her (also a Heartwarming moment). Zatanna's reaction is to magically knock him out; Cyborg thanks her for it.
  • Jade's attempt at building an Amplifier Artifact is the Belt of Awesome, which increases the user's physical stats, but causes them to randomly burst out into song and dance routines. That's funny enough on its own, but the one person we see use it? Mammoth. Cyborg briefly stopped fighting him to stare in disbelief.
    • Gadjo asks to touch the adult Jade's horns. She blasts him through a wall. He offers her fifty bucks to do it again.
    • Due to the Power Incontinence caused by her magical age up, Jade's attempt at shadow teleportation ends up overshooting by whole continents. When someone she calls at the HIVE suggests she use the bus to get home, she points out that she's currently in Portugal.
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    • Aged-up Jade getting drunk from one drink, ending up wailing on the bar's karaoke mic, having somehow knocked the bouncer through a wall when he tried to stop her. Jinx ends up having to knock her out with a bat. Which Jade doesn't even feel.
    • Several of the dreams Jade encounters during her Dream Walker trip:
      • Jinx uses a unicorn launcher to blow up a math test.
      • Mammoth has been forced to be the host of a children's show.
      • Gizmo is on a date with a robot, which Jade blows up just to spite him.
      • When Jade enters her own sleeping body, she finds Tarakudo messing around with her subconscious, but thinks it's just a dream. He plays along with this, using Real Dreams Are Weirder in order to get her to leave — he makes it start raining ducks in top hats and sprouting giant multicolored mushrooms, then turns himself into a basketball with a mustache. And then, once she leaves, he takes the time to check out a picture of her adult form.
      "Now that is what I call a Queen. Check out those horns!"
  • Gadjo goes back in time for no other reason than to Ret Gone Pinky, Elmyra & the Brain.
    • In the same chapter, Blood wants to punish Jade for failure during a mission by sending her to the Pit, only to find out that Gadjo broke it. So he tries to send her to the Chamber of Torment, only to be informed that it's currently undergoing upgrades (in Belgium, for some reason). So he ultimately has to settle for the Chamber of Moderate Annoyance.
    • Captain Hollywood death, both for how sudden it is, and for how casual everyone is about it.
    • The dream Jade is having when Tarakudo is trying to speak with her continues the story's use of Real Dreams Are Weirder. Tarakudo complains this wasn't the case in the Dark Ages, and blames TV for it.
  • Cyborg's idea of how to deal with Robin and Raven's joint Heroic BSoD over what happened to Jade is to lock them in a crate, in the hopes that putting that much Angst in a confined space will cancel it out, in the same vein as multiplying two negatives results in a positive. And if that doesn't work, he's going to stick them in another crate, filled with puppies. And if that doesn't work, he's going to put them in another crate, and ship them to Batman so that he'll fix them. Surprisingly, and luckily, the first crate does the job.
    • Also, when Beast Boy asks Cyborg why he's better qualified to lead the team in their absence, the scene cuts to two minutes later, which has Beast Boy backing down.
  • The Oni Generals being more excited about getting their hands on sake than their conquest of the HIVE.
  • Gadjo knowingly ate the pie that Mother Mae Eye was stuck in. And kept doing so despite the poor taste in order to punish her for being an insult to pies (three toilets will never flush again).This is also funny on a meta level, as this was apparently a Take That! by the author against Mae Eye's character.
  • The Queen repeatedly asking Tarakudo if her hair will grow back. He says it will, but hilariously tells her he won't regrow her eyebrows..
  • The Queen asking why the Oni are going for 879 years of darkness instead of a full thousand.
  • Gadjo having no problem with being referred to as Cannon Fodder.
    • Beast Boy pleading for a better pre-battle Rousing Speech than Gadjo's Blood Knight spiel, with the only response being Raven asking everyone to stay out of her room if she dies.
    • Susano's Laser-Guided Karma in the form of being forced to serve the Oni as a Geisha.
    • Gadjo calling the Sumo General "Irish Sumo Ninja", and then emulating his power up (in a way that makes him look constipated) in order to somehow force himself to grow a mustache.
    • Kagehime anticipating Jinx and the female Titans coming in through the roof, to her initial embarrassment. And then her big "I told you so" moment when they do so later.
  • Most of Evil Dick's Not-So-Harmless Villain moment:
    • Evil Dick's evil machine is actually labeled "evil machine".
    • He's somehow managed to capture Starfire, and is ranting to the alien girl, who is mostly just confused, even asking if Gadjo hitting him has been addressed by the HIVE's medical staff and pointing out the camera Evil Dick was using is on.
    • When Evil Dick uses the classic "who could stop me now" line, the other Titans burst in, with Raven wondering how he could be so cliche without even trying.
    • Evil Dick not knowing about "Star Chan", the product of the Queen being infused with Starfire's chi, being part of the Titans despite the fact that she's been so for two months.
    • How is the machine ultimately stopped? Star Chan pulls the plug. Cyborg Facepalms, and Raven and Beast Boy, in different tones, go "wow, really?" in sync.
  • We're shown some of the HIVE students' special exam projects:
    • Spencer the science villain builds a robot designed for one purpose — trolling fan sites dedicated to Adolescent Adventurers Wow!, because he hates the show.
    • A robot girl has upgraded herself into a Transformer capable of changing into a motorcycle... but can't change back without outside help. A biker villain then hot-wires and rides off with her; when Dr. Gunn asks if they should help, Blood says he'll consider reassigning the girl to the Motor Pool.
    • Gadjo randomly kills a comedian he doesn't like and dumps his body in front of the teachers. He gets a B for effort, Blood saying that he can do better.
  • Raven feeding chips to Jade's missing chi, even trailing some along the floor.
  • Raven has trouble feeding Jade's missing chi back to her until she follows Jinx's suggestion and adds hot sauce to it. Mammoth skedaddles when he learns where the Starfire chi is going to be coming out...
  • Another Take That! towards Teen Titans Go!: When discussing the concept of a Grandfather Paradox with Robin, Cyborg points out that either attempts to change the past must fail, or else there'll be a Reality-Breaking Paradox that'll turn them all into "bug-headed anime knuckleheads obsessed with food and toilet jokes who may or may not actually fight crime".
  • When the League worries that the Titans might need some emotional support, Cyborg is surprised that they sent the Flash. The Flash says that he's The Heart of the League... then mentions that the Martian Manhunter was the first pick, but he passed the buck to him.
  • Jade's reaction to learning that Blood's punishing her by having The Joker serve as an Evil Mentor to her.


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