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Recap / Bobs Burger S 5 E 20 Hawk And Chick

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The Belchers set out to reunite a retired Japanese actor with his estranged daughter.


  • Affectionate Parody: The Hawk and Chick series seems to be this to Lone Wolf and Cub.
  • Answer Cut: Bob wonders why the tape player is low on batteries. Flashback to Gene rewinding and fast-forwarding the player repeatedly.
  • Cool Old Guy: Koji is this to Bob and Louise.
  • Envy: Tina gets the mayor's lines to read. Linda is oddly jealous.
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  • Gilligan Cut: Bob tells Louise they can't stalk Koji by following him on a bus. Cut to Bob and Louise seated behind Koji on the bus.
  • Growing Up Sucks: One look at how Yuuki grew up (Specifically not speaking to her father for 30 years) has Louise worry that could happen to her.
  • Hong Kong Dub: Provided by the Belchers.
  • Huddle Shot: The Belcher family huddle together planning to reunite Koji with his daughter. Koji himself enters the huddle.
  • Putting the Band Back Together: Bob and Louise organize a clandestine Hawk and Chick festival to reunite Koji and Yukki.
  • Shout-Out: The store next door in the opening is The Seven Year Itch couples dermatology.
  • Squee!: Bob and Louise give some very hushed squees when they recognize Hawk.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: Bob doesn't seem to pay for the jicama he was holding when they spot Koji, which he holds onto while they follow him.
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