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Recap / Teen Titans Go S 3 E 37 History Lesson

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Robin tries to teach the Titans about history, specifically history pertaining to Napoleon. Hilarity Ensues as his teammates hijack the lesson and give their own less-than-accurate accounts of various historical events.


Tropes:

  • Accidental Misnaming: Starfire's inaccurate account of Abraham Lincoln has her referring to John Wilkes Booth as John Milks Booth.
  • Ancient Astronauts: According to Raven, aliens visited ancient Egypt and helped build the pyramids.
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  • Artistic License – History: Played for Laughs. The Titans' stories about historic events are all clearly inaccurate.
  • Batman Can Breathe in Space: In Cyborg and Beast Boy's recount of the Apollo 13 Moon landing, the astronauts discovered that the Moon has breathable air.
  • Cheesy Moon: According to Cyborg and Beast Boy, the Moon has cheese oceans.
  • French Jerk: Robin acts like this dressed as Napoleon.
  • Mundane Made Awesome: How was Napoleon able to win over France? He was tall enough to reach the shelves.
  • The Napoleon: The Titans accuse Robin of this, never mind that he comes out dressed as Napoleon.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: Birdarang leaves after Robin beats Beatbox into scrap and kicks him out of the tower.
  • Shown Their Work: While Robin's tale about Napoleon is clearly fabricated, he is correct about how Napoleon was of average height for his time.
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