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Recap / Adventure Time S 5 E 23 One Last Job

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Jake Jr. gets captured, and Jake has to reunite with his old gang for one last job to save her.


  • Ass Shove: As usual, BMO playing a VHS tape is played for butt-related humour.
  • Bavarian Fire Drill: The Flying Lettuce Brothers impersonate the Banana Guard commander to get them to leave their posts, and scream to cover up the sound of the vault door being blown.
  • Call-Back:
    • Tiffany from "My Two Favorite People" turns out to be one of Jake's old criminal gang.
    • Jake's past as a thief is explored in more detail.
    • Gareth and The Flying Lettuce brothers were both in Jake's contacts in "My Two Favorite People"
  • Ceiling Cling: Jake does an extreme one, shapeshifting into the ceiling.
  • Chick Magnet: Gareth uses his good looks to draw in female attention.
  • Creepy Twins: The Flying Lettuce Brothers who talk in unison in one voice.
  • The Dog Was the Mastermind: It turns out Jake Jr. had inherited her father's knack for thievery, so set up an elaborate scheme in which she pretended to be kidnapped in order to involve Jake in theft.
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  • Evil All Along: It turns out Jake's old gang were plotting to steal the Shard and leave him to face the music.
  • Hostage for MacGuffin: Jake Jr for the Baker's Shard.
  • Human Notepad: Tiffany writes his intimidating speeches on his arms in advance.
  • I Have Your Wife: Jake Jr is apparently kidnapped by a criminal mastermind.
  • I Taste Delicious: A Banana Guard is tortured by having banana-flavored milk thrown in his face, and this is his reaction to tasting "the forbidden flavor".
  • Karma Houdini: The gang escape with the jewel without being arrested.
    • However the gang might get their comeuppance eventually as Jake tells Jake Jr., "Finn and I bust their apples tomorrow. Or maybe the Banana Guards will get 'em."
  • Mixed Metaphor: Tiffany has an unfortunate tendency to do this.
  • Non-Standard Character Design: Gareth's head is drawn more realistically than that of most characters in the show. It is similar to that of Ricardio, who is also a predatory seducer of women.
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  • One Last Job: The basic concept is parodied.
  • One-Man Band: Finn as a "primitive noise band".
  • Papa Wolf: Once Jake knew Jake Jr was in danger, he immediately adhered to the kidnappers' request to recruit his old team to save her.
  • Platform Game: Jake's journey through the Corridor Of A Thousand Deaths is rendered as a 2-D Platform Game.
  • Running Gag: Jake once again blames his criminal past on not realising it was wrong.
  • Sarcastic Confession: BMO tells Finn exactly what's going on, but Finn thinks it's a joke.
  • Shown Their Work: A bird similar to a peacock has beautiful blue plumage with extravagant tail feathers, while the female is dull and plain looking. This is true of some male birds being more vibrant in order to attract possible females.
  • Soul-Sucking Retail Job: Tonya at the Squeez-E-Mart, who is so apathetic that he hands over the money to the Flying Lettuce Brothers without even looking at them. (Or maybe he hates his boss that much.)
  • Spit Take: Jake when he recognises Jake Jr as the kidnapped person on the tape.
  • Voice Changeling: The Flying Lettuce Brothers can imitate anyone's voice.
  • Voice of the Legion: The Flying Lettuce Brothers speak almost in unison most of the time, but as one single voice when they impersonate people.
  • Wounded Gazelle Gambit: Jake Jr. pretends to have been kidnapped so that she'll have the chance to do crime with her dad.

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