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Recap / The Loud House S 1 E 22 Dance Dance Resolution A Fair To Remember

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Dance, Dance Resolution: Lincoln tries to avoid being asked out by Ronnie Anne to the Sadie Hawkins dance, but Luna, Luan, Lynn, and Lucy each hook him up with a date.

A Fair to Remember: When Lincoln and Bobby become friends, Lori feels left out so she decides to bring Clyde as her date to the county fair in order to make Bobby jealous.


"Dance, Dance Resolution"

  • Alliterative Name: Polly Pain.
  • Ass Kicks You: Lincoln gets bumped by both Polly and Mrs. Johnson's butts. In the case of the latter, it's accidental.
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  • Big "WHAT?!": When Lincoln claims that Ronnie Anne didn't ask him to the dance, the sisters react as such.
  • Birds of a Feather: Lincoln's friends end up getting dance partners for the Sadie Hawkins dance this way, such as Clyde and Haiku realizing that both of them have a crush on somebody who's much older than they are. In Lincoln's case, it turns out Ronnie Anne also wanted to go to the arcade.
  • Brought to You by the Letter "S": Polly has the letter P on her vest.
  • Crash-Into Hello: Lincoln meets Polly when she deliberately bumps into him.
  • Crazy-Prepared: Clyde. To help Lincoln get through the dance, he brought an ear piece to stay in touch with him, and detailed info about all four girls in order to assist Lincoln with how to act around them.
  • Cute Bruiser: Polly, the date that Lynn set up for Lincoln. She introduces herself by hip-checking Lincoln across the room, and then picking him up and twirling him around.
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  • Expy: The four dates his sisters set him up with are very similar in personality to the sisters that picked them; Luna’s date for Lincoln is a girl that likes rock music, Luan’s date is a clown girl, Lucy’s date is a goth girl, and Lynn’s date is a sports fanatic.
  • Facepalm: Lincoln does this when Ronnie Anne reveals the real reason why she was looking for him.
  • Gone Horribly Right: Lincoln lies to his sisters that Ronnie Anne didn't ask him to the dance so they wouldn't get mad at him, but this caused them to feel sorry for him and hook him up with four dates. To add insult to injury, it turns out they wouldn't have minded if he did tell them the truth.
  • Green Around the Gills: Clyde, once his fear of heights really starts to get the better of him.
  • Hyperventilation Bag: Clyde does this while up on a high place, since he's afraid of heights.
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  • Impossible Shadow Puppets: Lincoln does shadow puppets with Haiku, and she ends up forming an image of the Grim Reaper.
  • Irony: Lincoln tried to avoid being asked by Ronnie Anne to the dance so he can go to "2-for-1 Night" at the arcade. It turns out that she was looking for him so she could ask him not to be her date, but to go to the arcade with her.
  • Mobile Shrubbery: To avoid being seen by Ronnie Anne, Lincoln moves around in a trashcan.
  • Perpetual Frowner: Haiku is described as not wanting to be around boys who smile so much.
  • Poor Communication Kills: Luna, Luan, Lynn, and Lucy forget to tell each other that they are already planning to arrange a date for Lincoln, and thus all four of them get him a date.
  • The Prankster: Giggles, one of the four girls Lincoln dates, is a clown and loves practical jokes.
  • Rearrange the Song: The Theme Tune is arranged '70s disco style.
  • Shout-Out: This episode's title is a Just for Pun one to Dance Dance Revolution.
  • Skunk Stripe: Tabby has a purple stripe in her hair.
  • Suspiciously Specific Denial: When Ronnie Anne asks Lincoln’s friends if they have seen him, Rusty nervously answers he’s “definitely not under the table”. Naturally, she immediately looks there.
  • Tempting Fate: Just when Lincoln announces to Clyde that he’s got his four-timer date under control, Ronnie Anne shows up.
  • Two-Timer Date: Lincoln unwillingly enters a four-timer date.
  • Undesirable Prize: The raffle prize is lunch with Mrs. Johnson in the teachers' lounge. Only Liam wants it, but only because he wants to see the inside of the teachers' lounge. Lincoln ends up winning it.

"A Fair to Remember"

  • Absentee Actor: None of Lincoln's sisters other than Lori, Leni, and Lucy appear.
  • Big Brother Worship: With a substitue brother that is; Lincoln openly calls Bobby “the big brother he never had”. Bobby inverts it right back when Lori says that he called Lincoln "The little brother he never had".
  • A Day in the Limelight: Lori is the star of this episode.
  • Everybody Laughs Ending: Lincoln, Lucy, and Bobby does this when Lincoln says that Clyde's his bro when the latter passes out after receiving a gift from Lori.
  • Gone Horribly Right: When Lori doesn't want to go with Bobby to a monster truck rally, she suggest that Lincoln should with him go instead. The two end up having a great time together and start hanging out more often.
  • I Want My Beloved to Be Happy: When Lincoln sees how broken up Lori is because of him hogging Bobby, Lincoln tells him that they should end their friendship for her sake.
  • Kick the Dog: Downplayed concerning Clyde's "date" with Lori. While he does lament being unconscious throughout it, he's satisfied that the opportunity even presented itself.
  • Ocular Gushers: Lori when she thinks that Bobby has left her for good.
  • Of Corpse He's Alive: Lori puppeteers an unconscious Clyde when she brings him to the fair.
  • Operation: Jealousy: Lori plans on doing this with Clyde.
  • Out of Focus: While he has more screentime here than in "House Music", Lincoln's presence is still slightly diminished compared to Lori's.
  • Pet the Dog: Downplayed and Played for Laughs. Clyde ends up having another nosebleed and faints again after he receives a gift from Lori.
  • Photo Booth Montage: Lori drags the unconscious Clyde into the photo booth in an attempt to make Bobby jealous. At the end, Lori gives him the picture strip as thanks for "helping" her.
  • The Scottish Trope: To stop Clyde from nosebleeding, Lucy calls Lori "the sister who cannot be named".
  • Secret Hand Shake: The bro-fist, which Lincoln and Bobby come up with when they start bonding. The first time they perform it, they just keep going since neither of them knows when to stop.
  • Third Wheel: When Lincoln starts accompanying Lori and Bobby on their dates, it's Lori who ends up being the third wheel.

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