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Recap / Bobs Burgers S 7 E 11 A Few Gurt Men

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Arch enemies team up as Louise defends Mr. Frond on charges of yogurt theft in school court, and Bob joins Jimmy Pesto in getting even with a guy who scammed them both out of free meals.

  • All for Nothing: Bob and Jimmy's elaborate scheme to get even with the impersonator who conned them both out of free meals fails because Bob failed to read the fine print on the guy's website and he has a strict "no refunds" policy.
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  • Chekhov's Gun: When he first comes in, Judge Conklin has a wet spot on his robe from the water fountain. This later becomes an important piece of evidence.
  • Courtroom Episode: The kids take part in the school's mock trial, which then becomes real when Mr. Frond gets involved.
  • Enemy Mine: The foundation of the A and B plot: Louise defends Mr. Frond in a school court, and Bob and Jimmy team up.
  • Forbidden Fruit: When told that jurors couldn't discuss the case among themselves, Tina starts doing just that with Jimmy Junior in a misguided attempt at getting his attention. She even mentions this trope by name.
  • Getting Crap Past the Radar: The store front in the opening reads Bath Sheet Crazy.
  • Jury Duty: Tina is part of the school court jury. When Jimmy Junior becomes a juror, she starts flirting with him, to his annoyance.
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  • Let Us Never Speak of This Again: Realizing that Judge Conklin had been wasting everyone's time for the past two days just to teach Louise a lesson, Ms. Jacobson asks the kids to not tell their parents what they've been doing.
  • Lost Food Grievance: The main plot comes about when Mr. Ambrose accuses Mr. Frond of eating his yogurt.
  • Never the Obvious Suspect: The yogurt thief turns out to be Judge Conklin.
  • Pet the Dog: Louise at first puts no effort in defending Mr. Frond, but then she starts feeling sorry for him and decides to try and prove he's innocent, because "everyone deserves a fair trial, even a broken down, chewed up, spat out guidance counselor like Mr. Frond."
    Mr. Frond: That's the nicest thing you've ever said about me!
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  • Simple Country Lawyer: Gene adopts this persona while serving as the prosecutor in the class trial. He's told to stop because the thick accent and folksy sayings were confusing the jury.

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