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Recap / The Loud House S 1 E 19 Lincoln Loud Girl Guru Come Sale Away

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Lincoln Loud: Girl Guru — Lincoln and Clyde start a business for a school project, and they decide to sell Lincoln's expertise on dealing with girls.

Come Sale Away — The kids learn a painful lesson in competitiveness when they try to out-sell each other at the family's garage sale.

"Lincoln Loud: Girl Guru"

  • And Your Little Dog, Too!: Kat and Joy voice their displeasure over Lincoln “and his weird little friend, too.”
  • Continuity Nod:
    • Lincoln and Clyde sing "Shortnin' Bread" while making the pies.
    • Lily can be seen lying on top of the shirt Lincoln gave her in "Changing the Baby".
  • Didn't See That Coming: This is Lincoln and Clyde's reaction when their angry customers continue to chase them despite getting their money back.
  • Girls Love Chocolate: At the beginning, Lincoln and Clyde try to make chocolate pies, but Lincoln finds that his sisters, all notorious "chocoholics", ate all the bars he needed for them. Also, giving a girl chocolate was the only bit of advice that applied to a girl other than the Loud sisters.
  • Given Name Reveal: Mrs. Johnson's first name is revealed to be Agnes.
  • Hyperventilation Bag: Clyde does this when he's about to get a panic attack, but he accidently grabs the bag holding his lunch first.
  • I Ate WHAT?!: This is Artie's reaction after finding out that he ate a salt and vinegar pie.
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  • Lotus Position: Lincoln does this when he's the "Girl Guru".
  • Mobile Shrubbery: Lincoln and Clyde walk around inside trash cans to get away from the people they gave bad advice to. It fails when Clyde pops out to reprimand a random student for putting a water bottle in his can right in front of their unhappy customers.
  • Pie in the Face: At the end, Lincoln and Clyde's successful business venture is selling pies for people to throw at Lincoln as revenge for his bad advice.
  • Reality Ensues: Lincoln's girl advice relates to what his sisters like, only to discover that what's true for them isn't necessarily true for every other girl or woman. To a lesser extent, just because a guy might have a bunch of sisters, that doesn't automatically make him a "girl expert."
  • Shout-Out: When Kat and Joy talk about Lincoln and Clyde:
    Kat: "The next time I see that Girl Guru, I'll totally destroy him!"
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  • What Could Possibly Go Wrong?: Every time Lincoln and Clyde come up with a new business plan, they ask themselves "How hard could it be?" Needless to say, every plan results in a failure.

"Come Sale Away"

  • Aesop Amnesia: Every time the kids vow to stop competing with each other, they're back at it within a few seconds.
  • Aside Glance: Lily does this at one point.
  • Burping Contest: A flashback shows the kids having a burping competition. Lola, of all people, wins.
  • Competition Freak: In a family as big as the Louds, everything has to be a competition.
  • Crazy Cat Lady: Lucy and Lisa go to an old lady's house to find Lily's blankie, and she has several cats.
  • Exact Words: Lucy tells Flip his business will be booming. The keyword here is "booming", not "profitable".
  • Garage Sale: The main plot of this episode involves Lincoln and his sisters competing to see who can make the most money at their annual garage sale.
  • Happy Dance: The kids, plus their parents, have their own victory dances.
  • Laser-Guided Karma:
    • For their irrational competitiveness, the kids get conned out of their garage sale money while correcting their mistake, and they get grounded by their parents for selling nearly everything in the house.
    • Flip cons the Loud kids out of their money and tries to sell the chemicals he bought from Lisa as windshield wiper fluid only to blow up his gas station.
  • Leaning on the Fourth Wall: Lincoln starts the episode by telling the viewer "You've been with us a while."
  • Literal-Minded: At the garage sale, Leni tries to sell the garage. Later on, when the siblings sell everything in the house, it also includes the garage.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: The kids when they realize they might have sold Lily's blankie in their haste to out-sell each other. Fortunately, they did not.
  • Negative Continuity: Although everything in the house is sold, and it would be too expensive to buy replacements, the problem would be resolved in the next episode.
  • "Shaggy Dog" Story: It turns out that though she's unaware of it, Lily's blankie was in the wash the whole time, and that Flip knowingly conned the Loud kids out of their money with identical fakes.
  • Shaking the Rump: Lincoln's victory dance is shaking his butt. The sisters and the parents do this at the end of the episode as well.
  • Shout-Out: The title is based on the Styx song "Come Sail Away".
  • You Are Grounded: The kids end up getting grounded for selling everything in the house.


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