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Recap / The Loud House S 2 E 7 Lock N Loud The Whole Picture

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Lock 'N' Loud: The Loud kids take home security to the next level after getting in trouble for always leaving the front door open.

The Whole Picture: Lincoln accidentally erases all of his old childhood photos, so he and Clyde try to recreate them before Lincoln loses his memories.

"Lock 'N' Loud"

  • Be Careful What You Wish For: Mr. Loud spends most of the episode being annoyed that the children don't lock the front door at night. Near the end, Leni notices the backdoor is unlocked and proceeds to lock it while Mr. Loud is outside. He left the door unlocked to make a quick trip to Mr. Grouse's house.
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  • Big "NO!": Done by Clyde when he hears Lisa say that she wants to test the alligator pit on him.
  • Blatant Lies: Lisa's denial that she installed cameras in the bathroom, immediately after she admitted to have done this. She does this again after she claims to Lori and Leni that she needs "stool samples" from them for security reasons.
  • Brick Joke: Lana spends most of the episode trying to train Charles into being a proper guard dog. At the very end, when he bites Mr. Loud on the butt, she sarcastically praises him for finally doing his job.
  • Butt Biter: At the end, Charles bites Mr. Loud on the tush thanks to him having bacon on his pants.
  • Don't Explain the Joke: Luan tells a pun whenever she put mousetraps all over the ground, only to have her getting snapped by the latter:
    Luan: These will put in "ro-DENT" in the burglar's plans! (laughs) Get it? They're mousetraps!
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  • Food as Bribe: Mr. Loud gives Mr. Grouse a basket of muffins in exchange for pretending to be robbed to spook his kids. Unfortunately for Mr. Grouse, he's allergic to walnuts.
  • Get A Hold Of Yourself Man: Done by Lola to Lori when she panics. Lori thanks Lola for doing so, then immediately threatens to get back at her for it.
  • Getting Crap Past the Radar: Luan says "I think it's the perfect place to dump our stuff" when the Louds decide to hide their stuff in the bathroom, a thinly veiled reference to the bathroom being the place where one "takes a dump" (a phrase used outright in "Intern for the Worse").
  • Gone Horribly Right: Mr. Loud is successful in getting his kids to lock up the house in case of burglars. He just didn't expect how far they'd take his warnings, as shown when finds himself on the receiving end of their precautions when he finds himself locked out of the house.
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  • Imagine Spot: The loud kids imagine a burglar taking away the things they love the most; Luna her axe (guitar), Lana her axe (an actual axe), Lucy her "soulmate" (Edwin's bust), Luan her "soulmate" (Mr. Coconuts), Lisa her life's work (her chemistry set), and Leni her life's work (her favorite puzzle).
  • Police Code for Everything: Lincoln has a copy of the Royal Woods police code book. The following codes are used in the episode:
    • 11-25: failure to pick up dog poop.
    • 10-15: a burglar has been arrested.
  • Running Gag:
    • Mrs. Loud falls in the front yard after Mr. Loud attempts to show her his dance moves.
    • Mr. Loud forgets about his wife after yelling at the kids about not locking the front door.
    • Clyde, Mr. and Mrs. Loud tells Bobby that he has already stated their name and business when he interrogates them outside the Loud house.
  • Shark Pool: Lisa mentions she installed an alligator pit in the house, but Clyde leaves before she can test it on him.
  • Spit Take: Clyde and Lincoln try to drink coffee, but find it so disgusting they immediately spit it out.
  • Sure, Let's Go with That: This is Lisa's response when she claims that she needs Lori and Leni's stool sample for her security system.
  • Surprise Slide Staircase: Lisa turns the stairs in the house into one of these. Clyde ends up activating it.
  • Truth in Television: Lisa says that Royal Woods, Michigan has a very low crime rate and, overall, is a very safe city. Royal Oak, Michigan (the town that Royal Woods is based on) also has a very low crime rate and is consistently ranked as being not only one of the safest cities in the state of Michigan, but in the entire United States.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: When Lola slaps Lori to snap her out of her panic state, Lori angrily tells her that she will get her back, but she was never shown doing so.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Mrs. Loud and the the children are furious at Mr. Loud for his weaselish scheme.

"The Whole Picture"

  • Baths Are Fun: One of the memories Lincoln tries to recreate is of him having a bath with Lynn.
  • Big "NO!": Lincoln lets one out when he realizes he forgot to put film in the camera.
  • Bittersweet Ending: Lincoln may have lost his childhood photos, but his sisters help him keep those memories alive.
  • Continuity Nod: This isn't the first time Mr. Grouse dressed up as Santa Claus.
  • Didn't Think This Through: When Lincoln gets the onscreen message prompting him to make room for a new file, he instantly clicks "yes." This causes all of his photos to be permanently deleted.
  • Fainting: Lincoln does this when he realizes he forgot to put film in the camera before taking all the photos. Clyde also does this, as usual, when he sees Lori. Clyde also faints when he sees himself dressed as Lori in a mirror.
  • Five Stages of Grief: Mentioned by Clyde when Lincoln mourns his lost pictures.
  • Food as Bribe: Lincoln gets Mr. Grouse to take part in his restaged Christmas photo by offering him some of his dad's lasagna.
  • For Want of a Nail: The episode’s plot happens because Lincoln accepted the onscreen prompt to “make room for new file”.
  • Goo Goo Getup: Lincoln dresses himself in a diaper as part of his plan to re-stage some old baby photos that he accidentally deleted off his computer.
  • Human Cannonball: Clyde does this as Lincoln tries to remember who performed at a circus-themed birthday party.
  • Inconsistent Dub: In the Hebrew version of the show, during the scene where Lincoln and Clyde review the staged photos they've taken so far, the nosebleed that Clyde had upon being aroused by the image of himself dressed as Lori was removed, despite every other instance of it being left alone.
  • I Have to Go Iron My Dog: The sisters’ various excuses for not wanting to help Lincoln recreate his pictures.
  • No Plans, No Prototype, No Backup: Lincoln doesn’t have a backup of his photos anywhere, hence the reason why he can't get them back after accidently deleting them. He learns his lesson at the end of the episode, where he explicitly makes a backup when he starts his new library.
  • Poor Communication Kills: A non-fatal example. But when Lincoln asks if his sisters want to help him re-create family photos, he fails to mention he deleted all his childhood memories. Had he done so, they may have agreed to stick around and help.
  • Noodle Incident: Lynn mentions that Lincoln once chipped his tooth, but the details aren't revealed.
  • Nosebleed: Clyde got this not when he saw Lori, again, but when he saw himself dressed as her when helping Lincoln relive his memories of his oldest sister.
  • Pull a Rabbit out of My Hat: Lincoln got scared by a magician's rabbit at his 7th birthday party.
  • Rapid-Fire "No!": By Lincoln when he sees his pictures being deleted.
  • Shouldn't We Be in School Right Now?: The episode is clearly stated to be set on a Monday, yet none of the Loud kids are seen in school and the events evidently take place over the course of a whole day. There's no mention that they're on holiday either. For that same matter, shouldn't Mr. Loud be at work if it's a Monday?
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  • Underwater Fart Gag: Clyde farts in the bathtub to recreate Lincoln's bathtime memories with Lynn Jr., knowing that Lynn, herself, is a constant Gasshole.
  • Wedgie: Lincoln accidentally inflicts a hanging wedgie on himself during a flashback when he climbs the shelf to get some cookies, but loses balance and falls with his pants getting snagged on one of the cupboard doors.


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