History Recap / TheSimpsonsS10E23ThirtyMinutesOverTokyo

18th Jul '17 1:15:11 PM Premonition45
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* AreYouPonderingWhatImPondering: When the Simpson family first sees the Japanese game show.
-->'''Marge:''' "Family Wish Show"? Hmm, that gives me an idea...
-->'''Lisa:''' I think we ''all'' had that idea.
-->'''Homer:''' I didn't. What is it? Lunch?
16th Jul '17 6:46:59 PM Premonition45
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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: A spoof of Creator/WoodyAllen is seen [[{{Japandering}} doing a Japanese commercial]].
3rd Jul '17 4:01:32 PM Premonition45
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* AmusingInjuries: The family participates with a Japanese game show, which are notorious for being sadistic (not on the scale the show has it, but pretty close), or as the host says, "[American] game shows reward knowledge. [Japanese game shows] punish ignorance."

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* AmusingInjuries: The family participates with a Japanese game show, which are notorious for being sadistic (not on the scale the show has it, but pretty close), or as the host says, "[American] game "Your shows reward knowledge. [Japanese game shows] We punish ignorance."
13th Jun '17 5:08:19 PM ergeis
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** This episode was written when the "sadistic game shows" have caught America's attention.
12th Feb '17 7:06:22 PM jenmic
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* GlobalIgnorance: Homer prefers to visit an American restaurant in Japan instead of going to a Japanese one. Then tries to run away when Lisa wants to do something Japanese.
10th Dec '16 3:10:07 PM schoi30
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** Lisa notices the Franchise/HelloKitty factory (even though it's ''Korean'').

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** Lisa notices the Franchise/HelloKitty factory (even though it's ''Korean'').factory.
6th Oct '16 9:50:43 PM Premonition45
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* ThereWasADoor: In Japan, Homer walks straight through the paper doors rather than sliding them open, saying "I don't have time for that!".
6th Oct '16 6:35:41 PM Premonition45
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* BrickJoke[=/=]CallBack: One of the items being sold in the 33 cent store is "Skittlebrau", a supposedly fictional product that Homer had imagined in [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS9E6BartStar "Bart Star"]].

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* BrickJoke[=/=]CallBack: CallBack: One of the items being sold in the 33 cent store is "Skittlebrau", a supposedly fictional product that Homer had imagined in [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS9E6BartStar "Bart Star"]].Star"]].
** The Mr. Sparkle commercial from "In Marge We Trust" plays on the Japanese hotel's TV.



-->"I'm sick of doing Japanese stuff! In jail we had to do this dumb kabuki play about the 47 Ronin, and I wanted to be Oshi but they made me Ori!"

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-->"I'm -->'''Homer:''' I'm sick of doing Japanese stuff! In jail we had to do this dumb kabuki play about the 47 Ronin, and I wanted to be Oshi but they made me Ori!"Ori!



-->"And those beautiful women? They used to be men."

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-->"And -->'''Chuck:''' And those beautiful women? They used to be men."



-->'''Woody:''' So many rice crackers claim to be low-cal, but only Fujikawa rice crackers can make your ''Film/{{Interiors}}'' go ''Film/{{Bananas}}''. [[WhoWritesThisCrap What did I do to deserve this]]? (''beat'') Oh, right.



* LuckyTranslation: the Spanish version of "Hasta la vista, baby!" is "Sayonara, baby!". Sayonara means "goodbye" in Japanese.

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* LuckyTranslation: the The Spanish version of "Hasta la vista, baby!" is "Sayonara, baby!". Sayonara means "goodbye" in Japanese.



--> '''Homer''': Before I go, I want to say something. Game shows aren't about cruelty, they're about greed and wonderful prizes like poorly-built catamarans, but somewhere along the line you lost your way. For shame.

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--> '''Homer''': -->'''Homer''': Before I go, I want to say something. Game shows aren't about cruelty, they're about greed and wonderful prizes like poorly-built catamarans, but somewhere along the line you lost your way. For shame.



* UnexpectedlyObscureAnswer: Subverted. At one point, Link says the next question is about Japan. Homer asks if the answer is "Japan," causing Link to look at the card and see that that is indeed the answer. He then yells at someone offstage ([[BilingualBonus in Japanese]]) "You morons! Who came up with that answer?"

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* UnexpectedlyObscureAnswer: Subverted. At one point, Link Wink says the next question is about Japan. Homer asks if the answer is "Japan," causing Link Wink to look at the card and see that that is indeed the answer. He then yells at someone offstage ([[BilingualBonus in Japanese]]) "You morons! Who came up with that answer?"
11th Mar '16 5:38:43 PM LtFedora
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* CoolAndUnusualPunishment: Homer and Bart's stay in a Japanese jail.
-->"I'm sick of doing Japanese stuff! In jail we had to do this dumb kabuki play about the 47 Ronin, and I wanted to be Oshi but they made me Ori!"


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* UnexpectedlyObscureAnswer: Subverted. At one point, Link says the next question is about Japan. Homer asks if the answer is "Japan," causing Link to look at the card and see that that is indeed the answer. He then yells at someone offstage ([[BilingualBonus in Japanese]]) "You morons! Who came up with that answer?"
3rd Mar '16 4:28:43 PM schoi30
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* AdaptationalVillainy: Gamera and Mothra, both heroes in their respective continuity, are among the kaiju menacing the plane the family's boarded on at the end of the episode.

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* AdaptationalVillainy: Gamera Franchise/{{Gamera}} and Mothra, Film/{{Mothra}}, both heroes in their respective continuity, are among the kaiju menacing the plane the family's boarded on at the end of the episode.
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