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Recap / Regular Show S 04 Ep 22 Picking Up Margaret

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Written and storyboarded by Sean Szeles and Kat Morris.

Mordecai volunteers to drive Margaret to the airport, and gets hounded by by a gang of The Warriors-style street thugs who hate cell phones.

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  • Berserk Button: The Wickets really don't like cell phones.
  • Big Damn Kiss: Between Mordecai and Margaret.
  • Bittersweet Ending: Mordecai cheers after Margaret kissed him goodbye, but his victory is interrupted by the sight of Benson's car being towed.
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  • Call-Back: Margaret makes sure that Mordecai offering her a ride isn't some kind of dare or won't devolve into craziness before taking him up on it.
  • Don't Answer That: When Margaret is suspicious of Mordecai for doing her this favor because of a bet like last time. Mordecai asks when has he ever done that. He then immediately tells Rigby, who’s behind him about to answer, to be quiet without looking at him.
  • First Kiss: For Mordecai.
  • Karmic Death: The Wickets meet their end by crashing into a Billboard that advertises cell phones.
  • Shout-Out: The Wickets are a combination of something resembling a gang from The Warriors combined with the droogs from A Clockwork Orange.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Margaret is none too happy that something insane happened, even if it wasn't Mordecai's fault. She forgives him after he still gets her to the airport on time.
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