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Recap / Big City Greens S 1 E 22

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Bill sends Tilly to buy some paprika for his stew, but Cricket and Gramma want to beat her to the punch. Meanwhile, Nancy helps Bill in the kitchen. / The Greens go to a community center, where Tilly wants to get her own trophy, Cricket tries to find out what’s behind a mysterious door, and Bill brings Gramma to a dance workout.

Harvest Dinner:

  • An Aesop: Every job given, especially if it seems mundane, is really important.
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  • Cassandra Truth: When Bill puts Cricket and Gramma in charge of watching a pie, they assume it's just because he doesn't trust them to buy the paprika. When they return, they learn someone stole the pie.
  • Genre Savvy: Knowing Cricket and Gramma would steal the paprika, Tilly carried it in her pocket and all they stole was an empty container.
  • Hypocrite: Cricket and Gramma initially refuse to buy paprika for Bill's stew but protest against not being chosen for the task when he asks Tilly to do it.
  • Survival Mantra: Tilly repeatedly chants “Paprika for Papa” as she goes to the store.


Winner Winner:

  • Bottle Episode: Most of the episode takes place in the community center.
  • Orbital Shot: Tilly has one during her Training Montage.
  • Victory by Endurance: Tilly unwittingly enters a boxing match and, not wanting to hurt anyone, keeps dodging until her opponent becomes too tired to keep fighting.
  • A Wizard Did It: Invoked. When Cricket finally finds out what's behind the door, he's so disappointed he makes up a story about what's there and says a wizard blocked the entrance so nobody will be able to go there again.

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