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The next destination for the Total Drama plane is the birthplace of the Olympics, Ancient Ro- er, Greece! After a series of Olympic-style challenges, Tyler reveals his secret to Courtney, ruining her friendship with Gwen and relationship with Duncan. All part of Alejandro's plan...

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  • Always Second Best: Owen lampshades Canada's reputation of getting silver medals in the Olympics at the beginning of the episode.
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  • Ancient Grome: Chris initially thought that the Olympics originated in Rome, due to his intern’s shoddy research. Because of this, many of the props in the challenge are Roman-inspired.
  • Bad Boss: Chris throws his interns out of the plane after their incompetence gets on his nerves by the end of the episode.
  • Bears Are Bad News: Duncan and Gwen are forced to get a gold medal from a bear dressed as a Erymanthian Boar. Said "dress" is simply boar tusks taped to the sides of its mouth.
  • Big "WHAT?!": Courtney when she hears Tyler saying what Gwen and Duncan did.
  • Cannot Keep a Secret: Tyler admits that he's not very good at keeping secrets.
  • Control Freak: Courtney seems to have learned nothing after her and Duncan's experience in Action's "Top Dog". This time, she has created a chart of 47 things she wants Duncan to correct, in order to make him the perfect boyfriend.
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  • Et Tu, Brute?: Courtney upon learning her best friend and boyfriend have been cheating on her.
  • Everyone Can See It: Sierra knew full well that Gwen and Duncan were into each other.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: Courtney as usual, though in this case, her jealousy is warranted.
  • It Amused Me: Why Chris keeps Duncan on the show and ignores the votes, as he wants to keep the fun going.
  • Laser-Guided Karma; Courtney is entirely nasty to Cody all episode. Naturally, when she asks him to throw the challenge to take out Gwen, he silently refuses and wins it handily.
  • Let's Duet: The episode's song is a duet between Gwen and Duncan.
  • Naked People Are Funny: Subverted. When Chris mentions that the Greeks did the Olympics naked as a fun fact, Owen, with little hesitation begins taking his clothes off, only for Chris to backtrack and say they won't be doing that.
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  • Offhand Backhand: Cody gives this to Duncan. Courtney also gives one to Gwen.
  • Pet the Dog: Heather does her level best to console Courtney after such an emotional day for her, promising to help her through this.
  • Poorly Timed Confession: Alejandro invokes Tyler into doing this during the competition to create a rift between Gwen and Courtney. Before the tie breaker match can begin, when Tyler reveals the kiss to everyone, Courtney became furious at Gwen.
  • Punctuated! For! Emphasis!: Courtney's line "YOU ARE SO ELI MI NA TED!" upon learning of Duncan and Gwen's relationship.
  • Secret Keeper: Tyler is the only one who knows about Duncan and Gwen's kiss until Alejandro pressures him into revealing what was bothering him at the end of the episode.
  • Speak in Unison: Chris and Owen say "World Tour" at the same time when going to the commercial break.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Cody when he knocks Duncan out with one punch.
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