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Recap / Mr Bogus S 3 E 4 Kung Fu Campout

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Tropes found in Kung Fu Campout:

  • Alien Invasion: In the second act.
  • And Your Reward Is Edible: Even though Bogus and Brattus's attempts to have the cake for themselves end up in vain when Mrs. Anybody takes it away, Tommy is kind enough to give them a slice of cake for their troubles, presumably to thank them for keeping Ratty and Mole away from the cake.
  • Bamboo Technology: The flying machine that Ratty and Mole pilot in the third act. The fact that this machine has both wings and a propeller as well as being run by pedal power would really make Team Rocket proud.
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  • Camping Episode
  • Close-Call Haircut: Happens a second time to Ratty in the second act, thanks to a laser blast from the alien spaceship.
  • Enemy Mine: Bogus and Brattus team up with Ratty and Mole, in order to try and stop the aliens.
  • Exit, Pursued by a Bear:
    • Bogus and Brattus both get chased by the aliens at the end of the second act.
    • Ratty and Mole both get chased off by a pair of sentient mousetraps set out by Bogus in the third act.
  • Face Palm: Bogus does this near the end of the third act, when he and Brattus fail in taking the first bite of the cake after Mrs. Anybody takes it away.
  • Failed a Spot Check: A claymation short used after the third act and before the commercial break had Bogus taking a little walk in the garage, before every tool in the garage comes to life and starts following him. At first, Bogus thinks that there's something strange going on about the room, but he just quickly ignores it before going on his way again, while still being followed by virtually every tool in the garage.
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  • Gondor Calls for Aid: Subverted in the second act, where when Bogus uses a drum to summon up some animals to help him and Brattus combat against the aliens, but they outright refuse to help. Though it is played straight afterwards when Bogus has no other choice now but to call on the help of his sworn enemies, Ratty and Mole.
  • Impact Silhouette: Happens to Bogus and Brattus when they get sent flying through the top of the tent, thanks to Ratty and Mole, leaving their outlines behind.
  • Loud Gulp: Bogus does this upon witnessing the alien spaceship landing in the forest.
  • Mole Miner: Besides Mole, the second act also features a star-nosed mole as one of three animals that Bogus tries to call on the help of to stop the aliens, but it refuses.
  • No MacGuffin, No Winner: In the third act of the episode, Ratty and Mole get chased off by a pair of sentient mousetraps while Mrs. Anybody takes the cake away from Bogus and Brattus before they could even take the first bite. Although it is subverted afterwards when Tommy rewards them both with a slice of cake.
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  • Rascally Raccoon: A raccoon is another one of three animals in the second act who also refuses to help Bogus against the aliens.
  • Shout-Out: The Star Trek references that were first used in "Bookstore Bogus" make a return in the second act, especially the return of Bogus's version of the U.S.S. Enterprise. This time, Ratty and Mole serve as members of the space crew.
  • Shrug Take: Tommy does this at the end of the second act, in response to Bogus and Brattus getting chased by the alien spaceship.
  • Spin Attack: Bogus does this in the third act by turning himself into a living tornado, as a tactic to get rid of Ratty and Mole, while he and Brattus fight against them for possession of the cake.
  • Split-Screen Phone Call: Happens briefly between Bogus and Mole in the second act.
  • Squashed Flat: Happens to Brattus in the third act, after a huge pine cone falls on top of him, flattening him into a squashy shape.
  • Surprise Jump: Bogus culminates in doing this, after being scared by Brattus's scary hand prank.
  • Telephone Teleport: Ratty and Mole travel through the telephone to where Bogus and Brattus are at, after Bogus calls on them for help.
  • Unusually Uninteresting Sight: When Tommy tries telling his mother that there's something going on in the sky, she doesn't listen and doesn't even look up at the sky as she just walks away.
  • Wide Eyes and Shrunken Irises: Happens to Bogus, when he is scared by what appears to be a creepy hand, but it actually turns out to be Brattus playing another prank on him.
  • Wipe That Smile Off Your Face: Ratty performs the zipper variant of this trope on Mole in the third act, after Mole said something stupid.


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