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Recap / Camp Camp S 3 E 5 Dial M For Jasper

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David's acting weird. He's jumping at shadows and seeing things. But when Max and crew find a picture of his days as a Camp Campbell Camper, they notice that one of his friends looks just like that kid who's always on Spooky Island, Jasper.


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  • Big Brother Is Watching You: Agents Miller apparently spy on people via their appliances for a living.
  • The Cuckoolander Was Right: Quartermaster is seen stuffing silverware in a microwave, and is hesitant to discuss Jasper's fate in front of it. At the end of the episode, Agents Miller casually mention that their job involves spying on civilians via their microwaves.
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  • Dynamite Candle: How Jasper died; in the dark cave full of Cameron's stolen goods, he lit what he thought was a candle. Turned out to be a stick of dynamite, and to make matters worse, he threw the stick into a whole pile of dynamite!
  • Eureka Moment: Lil' Davey inspired Cameron's 'camp scam' by remarking on a "camp where you can do anything". In the present, Cameron is trying to use this to pin the blame on David.
  • Famous Last Words: "I really wish I had my LA Gear light-up shoes."
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: Jasper burns his LA Gear light-up shoes in a fit of spite for ruining his shot at the Order of the Sparrow. When he winds up trapped in a dark cave full of dynamite, he lives just long enough to regret it.
  • Internal Reveal: Max, Neil, and Nikki finally learn that Jasper is the ghost of a Camp Campbell camper.
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  • Locked Out of the Loop: Turns out David has no idea Jasper died, and thinks he went home. Cameron covered the whole thing up. Not even Max has the heart to break this delusion.
  • Nervous Wreck: David starts to crack when Jasper's ghostly form haunts him.
  • Parting Words Regret: David is torn up about the fight he and Jasper had that ended their friendship, although he doesn't know that Jasper was blown up - he thinks Jasper's parents picked him up from camp and that Jasper has been too bitter to find him in the years since.
  • The Reveal: We finally learn how Jasper died.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: Max, who loves his Brutal Honesty, can't bear to tell David the truth that his childhood friend is dead.
  • Wham Shot: In-universe, the picture with David and Jasper is this for the Comic Trio.

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