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Mr. Hornbill's secret crush on Mrs. Tusk gets exposed to Adam and Jake. Embarrassed that they know, Mr. Hornbill forces them to help him ask her out, or else he'll give them detention.


  • Abhorrent Admirer: Mr. Hornbill to Mrs. Tusk.
    • A minor example, but to a larger extent The Pretties to Adam.
  • Attractiveness Isolation: This was Mr. Hornbill's biggest qualm here.
  • Cowardly Lion: Mr. Hornbill, when it comes to asking out Mrs. Tusk.
  • Despair Speech: Mr. Hornbill makes a few of these, whenever he fails at impressing Mrs. Tusk.
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  • Extreme Doormat: Mr. Hornbill becomes an extreme speed bump, with Mrs. Tusk driving over him with her car.
    Mr. Hornbill: On the road of Mrs. Tusk's life, I am but a minor speed bump.
  • Getting Crap Past the Radar: Adam and Jake read a book on animal mating rituals.
    • Adam and Jake's idea on how to get Hornbill and Tusk together, is to lock them in a small room together. Eventually, something is bound to happen.
    • At the end of the episode, Jake undeniably hints that he ate Mr. Hornbill's poop.
    Jake: Well, I sure learned something today. Whipped cream does not make rhino pie taste any better.
  • Interspecies Romance: Mr. Hornbill, a rhinoceros, loving Mrs. Tusk, an elephant.
  • Literal-Minded: When Adam tells him that his book report "won't write itself", Jake takes that as a challenge and orders the report to write itself.
  • Mating Dance: Adam had a really stupid, hoedown dance, which he planned on using for attracting ladies. Oddly enough, it worked on The Pretties.
  • Mysterious Middle Initial: It's learned Cyrus Hornbill's middle initial is "Q".
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  • Pro Wrestling Episode: The turning point of the plot is a match between Mr. Hornbill and Principal Pixiefrog.
  • Road Apples: Mr. Hornbill tries to woo Mrs. Tusk with a "rhino pie"; it fails horribly. Jake's closing line suggests that he tasted some of it.
  • Secret Diary: Mr. Hornbill has one, where he details his crush on Mrs. Tusk.
  • Sucks at Dancing: Mr. Hornbill.
  • The Talk: Adam and Jake read a book on animal mating rituals, and naturally, were disgusted by the content.
  • Wedding Ring Defense: Parodied. Mrs. Tusk told Mr. Hornbill, she was married, but because she has giant elephant hands, she can't put on a wedding ring.
  • The Worf Effect: To prove how tough he is, Mr. Hornbill tried taking out Principal Pixiefrog, (the most powerful man in the whole school).
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