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Krillin: (to Trunks) Be super nice to Goku's wife, she can be a total
Chi-Chi: (swings the door open on Krillin before he can open it) GOHAN—ohhhh... It's you.
Krillin: Yeah, fine, I pretty much asked for that one. (gets a knot on his head)

Original Airdate: April 6, 2014

With no idea where the Androids went to after their fight, Krillin decides it's best if they move Goku away from home so they have some time. However, Bulma sends them something that might change the tide of the battle.

This episode is frickin' tasty! What tropes are in it?

  • Carnivore Confusion: The meal Chiaotzu is serving to Master Roshi and Oolong at Kame House is chashu ramen. Which contains pork. This is also a Call-Back to Revenge of Cooler, where Oolong was almost served pork.
    Oolong: I'm delicious.
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  • Charles Atlas Superpower: Deconstructed when Tien retrieves Chiaotzu.
    Tien: I'm here for Chiaotzu. We need to train.
    Chiaotzu: But Tien, the doctor said if your shoulders get any bigger—
    Tien: That's why we don't see him anymore.
  • Cranial Eruption: Happens to Krillin when Chi-Chi accidentally opens the door of her house on him.
  • Description Cut: When Yamcha asks where Vegeta is, Krillin believes he's out there coping. We quickly see Vegeta in a bad mood.
    • Tien tells the others he should retrieve Chiaotzu from Kame House "before things get weird". Cut to Chiaotzu serving Master Roshi and Oolong food.
  • Did Not Think This Through: When Bulma faxes a photo of a destroyed version of Trunks' ship to the crew as they fly Goku to Kame House, Trunks deploys his ship to prove he has it with him. Inside the plane they're flying.
  • The Door Slams You: Krillin gets the door slammed on him courtesy of Chi-Chi. Cue the Krillin Owned Count.
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  • Right Under Their Noses: Sets up the Running Gag of where to hide Goku. His house is the first place the Androids will look, and Kame House is second.
    Krillin: Androids are coming! Gotta move your dad! Get on the ship!
    Gohan: Where are we going?
    Krillin: Kame House.
    Gohan: Isn't that literally the second place they'll look?
    Krillin: LESS LIP, MORE SHIP!
  • The Stinger: Cuts to the Androids driving along to find Goku, and they turn on the radio to country music. 18 quickly thinks of what the first thing they're going to do after they kill Goku, which is a Call-Forward to The History of Trunks, which in the DBZA universe explicitly states that they destroyed country music in the bad timeline.
  • Vague Age: Master Roshi asks Chiaotzu how old he is. Chiaotzu is actually within two years younger than Goku (Goku's birth year is slightly ambiguous, ±1 year). And Roshi should've known that, since by the Cell Saga, he would've known Chiaotzu for more than 15 years.
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