History Recap / TheSimpsonsS10E2TheWizardOfEvergreenTerrace

16th Sep '17 4:11:45 PM nombretomado
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* RoyaltiesHeir: One of Homer's inventions (an electric hammer) is making millions. Unfortunately, for his family, the invention was credited to ThomasEdison, the royalties went to his "already wealthy" heirs.

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* RoyaltiesHeir: One of Homer's inventions (an electric hammer) is making millions. Unfortunately, for his family, the invention was credited to ThomasEdison, UsefulNotes/ThomasEdison, the royalties went to his "already wealthy" heirs.
26th Jul '17 10:01:34 AM outlander2012
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-->'''Homer''': ''[about Edison]'' We're not rivals: [[NotSoDifferent we're just a couple of dreamers who set the bar a little too high]].
21st Oct '16 10:57:59 PM rwe1138
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* ItWillNeverCatchOn: Marge says that Homer's inventions: the electric hammer, the 'everything's okay' alarm, the make-up gun, and the toilet chair, are terrible and no one would not them. While it's true that the others are bad, Homer's electric hammer proves to be a stunning innovation, even more impressive than the six-legged chair.

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* ItWillNeverCatchOn: Marge says that Homer's inventions: the electric hammer, the 'everything's okay' alarm, the make-up gun, and the toilet chair, are terrible and no one would not want them. While it's true that the others are bad, Homer's electric hammer proves to be a stunning innovation, even more impressive than the six-legged chair.
19th May '16 10:42:32 AM luiz4200
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* {{Foreshadowing}}: [[spoiler:Homer falling over in his chair while the kids were visiting him in his invention workshop.]]

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: [[spoiler:Homer Homer falling over in his chair while the kids were visiting him in his invention workshop.]]
19th Apr '16 4:26:43 PM Eddy1215
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* StrangeMindsThinkAlike: Professor Frink actually had the same idea for 'hamburger earmuffs' as Homer. He's confident he can get his prototype patented while Homer is still struggling with the 'pickle matrix'.
8th Apr '16 1:37:27 PM Eddy1215
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* ItWillNeverCatchOn: Marge says that Homer's inventions: the electric hammer, the 'everything's okay' alarm, the make-up gun, and the toilet chair, are terrible and no one would not them. While it's true that the others are bad, Homer's electric hammer proves to be a stunning innovation, even more impressive than the six-legged chair.
14th Dec '15 6:14:21 PM windyshadow32
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24th Oct '15 10:12:05 PM maxwellsilver
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** The pedestal is then [[RebuiltPedestal rebuilt]] when he see that Edison compared himself to Leonardo Davinci much like Homer compared himself to Edison.

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** The pedestal is then [[RebuiltPedestal rebuilt]] {{rebuilt|Pedestal}} when he see that Edison compared himself to Leonardo Davinci [=DaVinci=] much like Homer compared himself to Edison.



* HomemadeInventions
* ItsBeenDone: After several disasters, the one invention that works turns out to have been invented by Edison himself but apparently unnoticed, prompting Homer and Bart to travel to Edison's workshop to destroy it. Homer decides not to once he sees [[NotSoDifferent that Edison himself also had a "rivalry"]] similar to his with LeonardoDaVinci. Homer decides to split the difference and take both his and Edison's frustrations out on the Eli Whitney museum.

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* %%* HomemadeInventions
* ItsBeenDone: After several disasters, the one invention that works turns out to have been invented by Edison himself but apparently unnoticed, prompting Homer and Bart to travel to Edison's workshop to destroy it. Homer decides not to once he sees [[NotSoDifferent that Edison himself also had a "rivalry"]] similar to his with LeonardoDaVinci.Creator/LeonardoDaVinci. Homer decides to split the difference and take both his and Edison's frustrations out on the Eli Whitney museum.



'''Marge:''' Okay.
* MidlifeCrisis

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'''Marge:''' '''Marge:''' ...Okay.
* %%* MidlifeCrisis



* PeopleFallOffChairs

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* %%* PeopleFallOffChairs



* TranquilFury: "Let's just say I'm sitting in the right chair."

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* TranquilFury: "Let's just say I'm sitting in the right chair.""
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31st Aug '15 8:08:42 PM Eddy1215
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* OhCrap: Homer, when he realizes that the desk drawer he put his files in was actually the dryer.
31st Aug '15 8:05:44 PM Eddy1215
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** Subverted with the electric hammer which is actually a clever idea, just that Homer made it too powerful to handle. In fact, the patent was said to generate millions for Edison's (already) wealthy heirs.
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