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The Greens get into wild mishaps during a visit to the park: Gramma tries to spun Tilly out of jealousy, Cricket shows a man named Wyatt to build a better playground, and Bill tries to retrieve a missing flying disk; Cricket and Tilly try Gramma's homemade biscuts and attempt to get them by no means necessary.

Park Pandemonium:

  • An Aesop:
    • Don't spun others, especially your relatives.
    • When it comes to having fun, don't do anything dangerous.
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  • Air Quotes: Wyatt does these when asking Cricket to teach him about fun.
  • Arc Words: "Fun".
  • Big "YES!": By Bill after he returns the whisbee to the gang.
  • Bland-Name Product: The flying disk is called a Whizbee.
  • Bottle Episode: The entire episode is set at the park.
  • A Good, Old-Fashioned Paint Watching: Gramma just wants to sit on a bench and look at a pothole on the sidewalk... waiting for skaters to trip on it so she can laugh at them.
  • It's the Best Whatever, Ever!: Cricket teams up with Wyatt to make the "best playground ever."
  • Off-Model: Cricket and Tilly's eyes are noticeably smaller than normal throughout the episode.
  • Operation: Jealousy: Tilly gets another old lady to be her grandmother to make Gramma jealous.
  • Pass the Popcorn: Gramma takes out a bucket of popcorn as she sees Officer Keys about to skate down to where the pothole is. She cries a Big "NO!" when she misses his wipeout due to Tilly.
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  • Third Line, Some Waiting: Cricket shows Wyatt how to have fun, Tilly finds another old woman to make Gramma jealous, and Bill tries to retrieve a flying disk for some teenagers.

Cricket's Biscuits

  • An Aesop:
    • Don't use someone to get what you want; you'll only get it when it's time.
    • It's best if some things are kept special.
  • Booby Trap: Gramma's bedroom has dozens of them in every nook and cranny.
  • Call of the Wild Blue Yonder: At one point, Cricket tries to fly like a bird.
  • Imagine Spot: When Cricket and Tilly take a snack of the biscuits for the first time, they suddenly imagine themselves as pats of butter being smeared between layers of the biscuits (also with their faces).
  • Impossibly Delicious Food: Gramma's Feel Better Butter Biscuits, which Cricket and Tilly become attached to.
  • Noodle Incident: When Tilly and Cricket go to Gramma's room to ask for more biscuits, she is welding something.
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  • Show Within a Show: Last Days of our Lives, the soap opera about senior citizens that Gramma watches.
  • Reality Ensues: Even though the Feel Better Biscuits make them feel better, they still have to go to the hospital for all the damage Gramma's booby traps did.
  • Watch Out for That Tree!: While Cricket and Tilly are fiddling around on Bill's tractor at the beginning, he warns them they could hit a tree if they're not careful. Cue the kids doing just that.
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