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"Flynnpostor" is sixty-fourth episode of Tangled: The Series. It premiered on February 16, 2020, and is the seventeenth episode in the third season.

Plot

After waking up from a nightmare in which he is forced into a fight with Cassandra, the Captain of the Guards realizes that he cannot face off against his daughter. So with a heavy heart, he decides to retire from his position as Captain of the Guards and appoints Eugene his successor. Having seen how much Eugene has changed over the years, the Captain sees him as the perfect man for the job, and so does everyone else. Eugene, however, does not seem so sure about accepting the position and needs time to think about it. However, his time to think it over is interrupted when a thief who has taken his former identity, Flynn Rider, has stolen Rapunzel's tiara. Unable to think of anything else and feeling insanely upset and jealous, Eugene sets out with Rapunzel, Maximus and Pascal to find and capture the new "Flynn Rider", appointing Lance Strongbow as acting Captain until he returns.

Eugene and the others soon find the impostor and quickly capture him thanks to Rapunzel's frying pan and hair. Unbeknown to them, they are secretly being followed by a mysterious figure who turns out to be the Baron. It turns out that he had been through rough times since their last encounter. He has lost everything in his life and is now seeking revenge on Eugene, blaming him for his misfortune, but captures the impostor instead. Eugene, Rapunzel, Maximus and Pascal follow the Baron to his hideout.

Eugene soon finds himself in a chamber where the Baron has shackled the impostor to a stake. The Baron shackles Eugene to the same stake and floods the chamber, intending to drown both the original and the new "Flynn Rider". At that time, the impostor apologizes and admits he was inspired by Eugene's former life and reputation. He wanted that for himself, believing his life as Brock Thunderstrike meant nothing. Eugene unshackles Brock, but Brock leaves Eugene to drown until Pascal comes to unshackle Eugene. Eugene is again captured by the Baron, who is about finish him off. Just then, Brock returns with a change of heart and knocks out the Baron with the frying pan, saving Eugene.

Afterward, Eugene, with persuasion from Rapunzel, decides to allow Brock to go straight, as long as Brock does not let his real name go to waste. Back at Corona Castle, after throwing the Baron in jail, Eugene accepts his new title as the Captain of the Guard.

Cast

Trivia

  • The title is a play on the word "impostor".
  • This is the last episode where the ending theme, 'More of Me' plays on the end credits.
  • It is revealed in this episode that the reason why Eugene’s wanted posters were painted wrong was because the editor had broken glasses.
  • When Rapunzel says "Talk about your fixer upper." it's a reference to Timon saying it from The Lion King.
  • Lance gets temporary hearing loss during this episode.
  • This episode marks the third time Rapunzel's tiara has been stolen.
    • It also reveals that Eugene's attempted theft of the tiara was so he could give it to the Baron.
  • Rapunzel finally realizes Eugene's intention of bringing her to The Snuggly Duckling when they first met.
  • The Baron mentions Eugene and Stalyan's past relationship
    • Rapunzel also mentions that Stalyan has moved on from Eugene.
  • There are several references to Tangled.
    • Eugene recalls how he had previously stolen Rapunzel's tiara when the crime is re-enacted.
    • When Eugene and Maximus are chasing "Flynn Rider", it is exactly the same as when the Captain of the Guards and Maximus chased Eugene.
    • Eugene knocks out "Flynn Rider" with a frying pan, similar to how Rapunzel knocked out Eugene with the same weapon.
    • Pascal awakens "Flynn Rider" by licking his ear, mirroring how the chameleon did the same to Eugene.
    • Rapunzel ties up "Flynn Rider" with hair, just like how she has done to Eugene.
      • When "Flynn Rider" wakes up and finds himself tied up by the hair, he asks "Is this hair?" This is the same question asked by Eugene when he wakes up and finds himself tied to a chair by the hair.
      • When "Flynn Rider" sees Rapunzel, he says, "Hi. The name's Flynn Rider," and flirts with her, just like Eugene did when he first met Rapunzel.
    • When "Flynn Rider" escapes from The Snuggly Duckling, it is a reference to when Rapunzel and Eugene escaped.
    • "Flynn Rider" confessed about his name to Eugene, similar to how Eugene did the same to Rapunzel in the movie.
    • After "Flynn Rider" knocks the Baron out with a frying pan, he says, "Oh mama, I have got to get me one of these." These are exactly the same words said by Eugene after knocking out the guards.
      • It is also a line said in the movie Independence Day by one of the film's heroes, played by Will Smith.
  • When "Flynn Rider" calls Eugene "Big Ears", it references to when Eugene was addressed by that alias in "The Alchemist Returns".
  • From this episode onward, Eugene begins wearing a royal guard uniform, replacing it as his main outfit for the remainder of the series.
  • Chris Diamantopoulos and Sean Hayes previously worked on the 2012 film reboot of The Three Stooges.

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Media
Films: Tangled (video/soundtrack/score) • Tangled Ever AfterTangled: Before Ever After

Shows: A Poem Is...Tangled: The Series (soundtrack one/soundtrack two/soundtrack three) • Chibi Tiny Tales
Video games: Tangled (video game)Disney Infinity seriesKingdom Hearts IIIDisney Crossy RoadDisney Enchanted TalesDisney Emoji BlitzDisney Heroes: Battle Mode
Books: The Art of TangledComic BooksRapunzel and the Lost LagoonRapunzel and the Vanishing VillageRoyal Weddings
Cancelled projects: Rapunzel Unbraided

Disney Parks
Fantasy SpringsDisney Animation BuildingCastle of Magical DreamsFairy Tale ForestGarden of the Twelve FriendsIt's a Small WorldPrincess PavilionLe Pays des Contes de FéesVoyage to the Crystal Grotto

Entertainment: Disney's WishesDisney Dreams: An Enchanted ClassicFantasmic!Fantasy FestivalMickey's Magical CelebrationMickey's Magical Music WorldMickey's Royal Friendship FaireMickey and the Magical MapMickey and the Wondrous BookRoyal TheatreTangled: The MusicalThe Forest of Enchantment: A Disney Musical AdventureThe Golden MickeysThe Starlit Princess Waltz
Restaurants: Tangled Tree Tavern
Parade: Disney Magic on ParadeDisney Pirate or Princess: Make Your ChoiceDisney Stars on ParadeDreaming Up!Dreams.... And Shine Brighter!Festival of Fantasy ParadeMickey's Soundsational ParadeMickey's Storybook ExpressMickey and Friends CelebrationPaint the Night ParadeTokyo Disneyland Electrical Parade: DreamLights
Firework: Celebrate the MagicDisney Dreams!Disneyland ForeverDisney EnchantmentHappily Ever AfterThe Magic, the Memories and YouMomentousOnce Upon a TimeRemember... Dreams Come TrueILLUMINATE! A Nighttime Celebration
Halloween: Let's Get Wicked
Christmas: World of Color: Winter DreamsRoyal Christmas Wishes

Characters
Original: RapunzelFlynn RiderMother GothelPascalMaximusStabbington BrothersHook HandBig NoseVladimirAttilaUlfShortyPub ThugsCaptain of the GuardsKing FredericQueen AriannaCastle Guards

TV series: CassandraFidellaOwlPete and StanLady CainePocketHook FootVarianRuddigerQuirinOld Lady CrowleyMontyDaleWreck MarauderLance StrongbowFriedborgNigelKing TrevorFernanda PizazzoAndrewSeparatists of SaporiaXavierFeldsparAngry and RedThe BaronAnthony the WeaselRuthless RuthAxelWillowZhan TiriLord DemanitusSugracha the EternalUumlautKing EdmundAdiraStalyanVexCaptain QuaidVigorMadame CanardistCalliopeMother and FatherLorbsSeraphinaHectorTromusHamuelLittle Big GuyBrock Thunderstrike
Deleted characters: BastionClaire and VinceBeau

Episodes
Shorts: "Checkmate" • "Prison Bake" • "Make Me Smile" • "Hare Peace" • "Night Bite" • "Hiccup Fever" • "Snowball" • "Hairdon't" • "Unicorny"

Season One: "What the Hair?!" • "Rapunzel's Enemy" • "Fitzherbert P.I." • "Challenge of the Brave" • "Cassandra v. Eugene" • "The Return of Strongbow" • "In Like Flynn" • "Great Expotations" • "Under Raps" • "One Angry Princess" • "Pascal's Story" • "Big Brothers of Corona" • "The Wrath of Ruthless Ruth" • "Max's Enemy" • "The Way of the Willow" • "Queen for a Day" • "Painter's Block" • "Not in the Mood" • "The Quest for Varian" • "The Alchemist Returns" • "Secret of the Sun Drop"
Season Two: "Beyond the Corona Walls" • "The Return of Quaid" • "Goodbye and Goodwill" • "Forest of No Return" • "Freebird" • "Vigor the Visionary" • "Keeper of the Spire" • "King Pascal" • "There's Something About Hook Foot" • "Happiness Is..." • "Max and Eugene in Peril on the High Seas" • "Curses!" • "The Eye of Pincosta" • "Rapunzel and the Great Tree" • "The Brothers Hook" • "Rapunzel: Day One" • "Mirror, Mirror" • "You're Kidding Me!" • "Rapunzeltopia" • "Lost and Found" • "Destinies Collide"
Season Three: "Rapunzel's Return" • "Return of the King" • "Who's Afraid of the Big, Bad Wolf?" • "The Lost Treasure of Herz Der Sonne" • "No Time Like the Past" • "Beginnings" • "The King and Queen of Hearts" • "Day of the Animals" • "Be Very Afraid" • "Pascal's Dragon" • "Islands Apart" • "Cassandra's Revenge" • "Race to the Spire" • "A Tale of Two Sisters" • "Flynnpostor" • "Once a Handmaiden..." • "Plus Est En Vous"

Locations
Rapunzel's TowerThe Snuggly DucklingCoronaCorona CastleOld CoronaThe Dark KingdomVardarosThe SpireTerapi IslandThe Great TreeThe House of Yesterday's TomorrowCassandra's StrongholdGothel's Cottage
Songs
Film: When Will My Life BeginMother Knows BestI've Got a DreamI See the LightHealing IncantationSomething That I Want

Musical: Flower of GoldWanted ManWhen She Returns
TV Series: Life After Happily Ever AfterWind in My HairMore of MeFriendship SongListen UpI've Got ThisLet Me Make You ProudSet Yourself FreeReady As I'll Ever BeNext Stop, AnywhereIf I Could Take That Moment BackView From Up HereHook Foot's BalladBuddyWaiting in the WingsLivin' the DreamWith You by My SideEverything I Ever Thought I KnewCrossing the LineStronger Than Ever BeforeBigger Than ThatThe Girl Who Has EverythingNothing Left to LoseThrough It AllI'd Give Anything
Deleted: What More Could I Ever Need

Objects
Rapunzel's Frying PanSundrop FlowerRapunzel's Magic HairRapunzel's CrownLanternsRapunzel's JournalBlack RocksDemanitus DeviceAttitude-Reversing PotionAutomatonRapunzel's CaravanIdol of VershaftsbezeigungengienThe Graphtic ScrollMoonstone Opal
See Also
As Told by EmojiLorbsRapunzel Unbraided
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