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Recap / Bobs Burger S 4 E 16 I Get Psychic Out Of You

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After a minor tumble and some odd coincidences, Linda becomes convinced she's psychic. But she gets in over her head when she agrees to help Sgt. Boscoe catch the "Little Boy Burglar".


  • Big Eater: Mike at $200 dollars worth of shrimp at the Shrimp Hut, thinking he'd win a shrimp eating contest because Linda predicted he would. Turns out there was no contest and now he's in debt thanks to her.
  • Brutal Honesty: After Linda's prediction about a woman in a yellow dress, Teddy spends the entire day looking for what he thinks might be someone he's supposed to fall for. He calls Bob, asking if Linda thinks a dress with yellow floral patterns qualifies. While he does that, he tells the woman in the dress, to her face, that he's not feeling any chemistry, annoying her.
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  • Contrived Coincidence: What spurs the entire plot is that a series of coincidences leave Linda convinced she's developed psychic powers.
  • Happily Married: Much to her annoyance, Gretchen discovers her ex-boyfriend is married and faithful.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: Linda is confronted by an angry mob of individuals who listened to her predictions and got in trouble because of them.
  • Not So Above It All: Despite scoffing at Linda's alleged psychic powers, when she predicts Bob will fall down the stairs Bob starts to get a little more wary about the basement stairs in the restaurant.
  • Phony Psychic: Linda unwittingly convinces herself (and everyone else except Bob) she has psychic powers.
  • Rejected Apology: Realizing she's not psychic after all, Linda apologizes to everyone. Gretchen responds with throwing a paper ball at her face and snapping at her.
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