|Miss Eve, your birthday... reminds me of a puzzle!|
Episode 6: Awkward Moments is the sixth special episode for Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney. The main characters continue their return tour of Labyrinthia with a visit to the Witches' Court to wish Darklaw a happy birthday.
Phoenix Wright, Maya Fey, Espella Cantabella, Hershel Layton and Luke Triton visited the Witches' Court to give Eve Belduke presents for her birthday. The Witches' Court had been converted into a theater, and the Inquisitors' Hall had been converted into the main headquarters for Labyrinthia's reconstruction effort. At the Inquisitor's Hall, they found Belduke asking Zacharias Barnham what he wanted to talk about, pointing out that he had been standing there with his eyes closed for over an hour. Belduke then noticed the visitors, who reminded her that it was her birthday.
Cantabella gave Belduke their childhood photo with a message from her and Arthur on the back. Fey's present was a Mega Burger meal deal, while Wright gave Belduke banana bread. Triton had picked flowers from Red Flower Lake to make a necklace. Barnham explained that he could not bring himself to give his present because of Primstone's negative opinion of presents. After being encouraged to set that aside, he gave Belduke an éclair that he had picked out from the previous day's bakery sale, having insufficient skill to make one of his own. Belduke thanked him for putting his best effort into it.
Wright recalled that Constantine had given an éclair as a present to Eve the cat. While the subject was brought up, Belduke said that she was surprised that Barnham owned a dog after the incident known as "Barnham's Wild Ride". She explained that a large dog had suddenly appeared in front of Barnham during one of the Storyteller's parades, throwing his horse into a frenzy. Barnham had been thrown off, but his ankle had caught on the reins, forcing him to be dragged along with the terrified horse for hours.
Layton then gave Belduke his present: naturally, a puzzle. He solved the puzzle before giving it to her, but it turned out that she had solved the puzzle as well. Fey, Wright, Barnham and Layton encouraged Belduke to do a victory pose. Her flashy victory pose astonished all who saw it.
- The voice clips for Eve Belduke's victory pose are some of the only game resources original to the special episodes.
- When Maya Fey gives Eve Belduke her present, she says, "Zvarri!" This was the catchphrase of the self-styled "Ace Detective" Luke Atmey, who appeared in The Stolen Turnabout. The phrase was previously used by Fey in The Great Witch, A Taste of Despair, Secrets of the Underground Ruins and Flour Everywhere.