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"Dipper and Mabel vs. the Future"[1] is the 17th episode of the second season of Gravity Falls, and the thirty-seventh overall. It premiered on October 12, 2015.[1]

Official overview

Mabel decides to plan for her and Dipper's 13th birthday party. Meanwhile, Dipper ventures below the town to find its most shocking secret.[1]

Synopsis

Stanford tells Dipper that the Rift is cracking, and the only way they could fix it is from a UFO that landed in Gravity Falls millions of years ago.

Credits

Production notes

See also: List of allusions and List of goofs.

Character revelations

  • Dipper and Mabel were born on August 31, 1999.
  • When they were younger, Mabel used to glue googly eyes to her chin and talk as Mr. Upside-downington, but she hasn't done that since third grade (4 years ago)
  • Ford has 12 Ph.Ds

Series continuity

Trivia

Cryptograms

  • The cryptogram in the episode's credits reads, "ETX CPI ASTD GI?" Once decoded using the Vignère key BLUEBOOK, it reads "DID YOU MISS ME?"
  • The cryptogram in the episode's end page reads, "4-16-19 8-6-9-8-16-19-21-25 5-19-19-11-19-20 18-23-6 23-1-23-25 22-3-4 18-15-10-23-12-12-25 1-19'2-19 6-19-23-21-16-19-20 4-16-19 20-23-25 17-15-2-19 3-8 4-16-19 8-23-5-4. 19-11-22-6-23-21-19 4-16-19 5-4-6-23-10-17-19. 19-2-19-6-25-4-16-15-10-17 25-9-3 21-23-6-19 23-22-9-3-4 1-15-12-12 21-16-23-10-17-19." Once decoded using the combined cipher it reads, "THE PROPHECY SEEMED FAR AWAY, BUT FINALLY WE'VE REACHED THE DAY, GIVE UP THE PAST. EMBRACE THE STRANGE. EVERYTHING YOU CARE ABOUT WILL CHANGE."
  • The symbols inside the UFO (that Dipper took a selfie with) are written in Bill's symbol substitution cipher. (Semicolon indicates line break)
    • In black writing: probability drive engine; probe atorium; blerg bloth and beyond; used thatens half price
    • In brown writing: specimen has; escaped; is changing; forms

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 October 2015 Programming Highlights. Disney–ABC Television Group. Archived from the original on September 30, 2015. Retrieved on September 30, 2015.

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