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Slips joins Mr. Mandrill for a day, as his little "assistant psychologist" and quickly picks up the ways of the school guidance councilor, helping people with their issues, better than Mr. Mandrill used to.


  • Absurd Phobia: Lupe has a fear of French toast and Windsor has a fear of cats.
  • Always Someone Better: Slips was a better guidance councilor than Mr. Mandrill ever was.
  • Berserk Button: Mr. Mandrill hits his breaking point, which is shocking for him, especially.
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  • Brick Joke: An anthropomorphic piece of French toast comes up to Mrs. Warthog, asking her where Lupe is. note 
  • Child Prodigy: Slips instantly picks up the power of psychology and gets a diplomat straight away.
  • Dumbass Has a Point: Slips proved to have a genius understanding of human (and animal) emotions.
  • Enlightenment Superpower: Slips has the ability to solve people's problems, by just saying a single thing to them.
  • Freak Out!: For the first time ever, Mr. Mandrill has this.
  • Funny Afro: When Mr. Mandrill lets his hair tie loose, he has a gigantic, puffy afro.
  • Gainax Ending: Mr. Mandrill gets shown up once more by Slips and finally hits his breaking point. He has a massive freak out, and we suddenly get a spontaneous 60's dance number, complete with psychedelic kaleidoscope backgrounds. Slips quits his job as a councilor and a giant piece of French toast comes up and asks where Lupe is.
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  • Getting Crap Past the Radar: One of the major installments in Mr. Mandrill's office, was a flaming pit, full of monsters and beasts, called "Hellgarvadar".
  • Hidden Depths: Slips is revealed to be a master psychologist.
  • Hippie Teacher: Slips becomes one.
  • Malicious Misnaming: Mrs. Warthog refers to Slips as "Spits" all episode long.
  • Noodle Incident: Slips had a nightmare about a lawnmower and jelly donuts once, as mentioned by Jake.
    • It's possible the dream featured a lawnmower driving over the jelly donuts, destroying them in a way that resembles blood, but at the same time, this is just an assumption.
  • Sad Clown: The Not So Live Entertainment at Mr. Mandrill's office was a fat, stinky, lazy, clown, who sat on the couch and watched TV, sporting a massive, grouchy frown.
  • Vocal Dissonance: Every time a character is enlightened, they'll say "I'm cured doctor!" in a 1950's voice.
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