History Recap / TheSimpsonsS10E3BartTheMother

11th Feb '18 5:12:13 PM plcthecd
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* ChewOutFakeOut: After Bart reveals that he began taking care of the dead bird's eggs, Marge looks a bit disapproving at first and prepares to scold him... but then she couldn't bear herself to do it [[SoProudOfYou and gives Bart a hug]].

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* ChewOutFakeOut: After Bart reveals that he began taking care of the dead bird's eggs, Marge looks a bit disapproving at first and prepares to scold him... but then she couldn't bear herself to do it [[SoProudOfYou and gives forgives Bart by giving him a hug]].



* HeelFaceRevolvingDoor. In the span of the episode, Marge goes from somewhat sympathetic and reasonable to bitter and spiteful to kind and loving again.

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* HeelFaceRevolvingDoor. In the span of the episode, Marge goes from somewhat sympathetic [[JerkassHasAPoint sympathetic]] and reasonable [[RageBreakingPoint reasonable]] to bitter and spiteful to kind and loving again.



* IHaveNoSon: Marge realizing that her constant punishments of Bart never sink in and coming to the conclusion that he can do whatever he wants has this sort of effect.

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* IHaveNoSon: [[DownplayedTrope while she didn't really disown Bart nor kick him out of the house]], Marge realizing decides that her constant punishments of Bart never sink in and coming to the conclusion that he can do whatever he wants has this sort of effect.effect. It wasn't until she discovers Bart taking care of the eggs as a way of repentance is when she forgives Bart.



** While storming to Bart's treehouse, Marge unplugs the cord connecting to Bart's incubator, which could have seriously endangered the eggs. Granted, she did not know about this.

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** While storming Marge has every right to be [[DisappointedInYou angry and disappointed]] towards her son, but she alsostorms Bart's treehouse, Marge unplugs the cord connecting to Bart's incubator, which could have seriously endangered the eggs. Granted, she did not know about this.



* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Bart feels very muchj this way after accidentally shooting and killing the bird, especially as he hadn't wanted to and tried not to do it when coerced. He tries to repent by looking after the eggs until they hatch.

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* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Bart feels very muchj much this way after accidentally shooting and killing the bird, especially as he hadn't wanted to and tried not to do it when coerced. He tries to repent by looking after the eggs until they hatch.
16th Nov '17 2:24:16 AM axle-k89
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* {{Squick}}: One of the birds in Bart's ImagineSpot tells Bart they're knee-deep in their own droppings, so they want him to put fresh newspaper on the tribunal floor.
-->'''Eagle''': We're knee-deep in our own droppings. It's disgusting.
16th Nov '17 2:21:08 AM axle-k89
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* BadassBoast: Bart announces he's going to Nelson's after Marge explicitly told him not to, telling Lisa, "She doesn't scare me. I do what I want, when I want."
* BaitAndSwitch: When Bart and Marge bring the lizards to Skinner, Burns tells Skinner, "Kill the horrid beasts... and do away with their lizards."



* ImagineSpot: After accidentally killing the bird, Bart imagines himself in a courtroom full of birds and confesses to killing an innocent bird. The judges react with horror, saying they only wanted Bart to put fresh newspaper on the tribunal floor, as the birds are up to their knees in their own droppings. But in light of Bart's confession, the birds decide to peck Bart's face off.
* InfantImmortality: Averted. Bolivian tree lizards devour bird eggs without the mother's knowledge and lay their own in the nest to replace them.



* KickTheDog: While storming to Bart's treehouse, Marge unplugs the cord connecting to Bart's incubator, which could have seriously endangered the eggs. Granted, she did not know about this.

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* KickTheDog: Nelson does this a lot. He mocks Bart for refusing to shoot the bird, coercing him into doing it. Nelson then suggests throwing the dead bird into a car full of girls and starts slapping Bart because he's bored. Then there was his earlier comment of "Cram it, ma'am" when talking to Marge.
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While storming to Bart's treehouse, Marge unplugs the cord connecting to Bart's incubator, which could have seriously endangered the eggs. Granted, she did not know about this.



* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Bart feels very muchj this way after accidentally shooting and killing the bird, especially as he hadn't wanted to and tried not to do it when coerced. He tries to repent by looking after the eggs until they hatch.



* NeverMyFault: Averted. Bart never tries to shift the blame for killing the bird and is deeply shaken that he did it, even telling Marge he knows he deserved to be punished for it.



* NoYou: Lisa points out that what hatched from the eggs are lizards because 1) they don't have beaks, 2) they don't have feathers, and 3) [[ShapedLikeItself they're lizards]]. Bart tells Lisa that she's a lizard.
* OhCrap: Bart after he kills the bird by accident, and again when Marge shows up, as he knows she's very angry with him.



* SpringtimeForHitler: Bart never wanted to kill the bird, and tries to intentionally miss the bird when he goes to shoot it after being coerced by Nelson, only to accidentally land a direct hit on it because of the crooked sight.
* {{Squick}}: One of the birds in Bart's ImagineSpot tells Bart they're knee-deep in their own droppings, so they want him to put fresh newspaper on the tribunal floor.
-->'''Eagle''': We're knee-deep in our own droppings. It's disgusting.



* ThisIsUnforgivable: Marge's reaction upon learning Bart shot the bird.

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* ThisIsUnforgivable: Marge's reaction upon learning Bart shot the bird.bird, even though it was an accident.
10th Nov '17 7:02:30 PM schoi30
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* HeelFaceTurn: If she was cruel for deciding to neglect Bart and then meddling with him afterwards, then Marge reconciling with him and helping to raise the lizards qualifies.

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* HeelFaceTurn: If she was cruel for deciding to neglect Bart and then meddling with him afterwards, then HeelFaceRevolvingDoor. In the span of the episode, Marge reconciling with him goes from somewhat sympathetic and helping reasonable to raise the lizards qualifies.bitter and spiteful to kind and loving again.
15th Oct '17 1:39:39 AM outlander2012
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* AdultsAreUseless: Before Marge goes after Bart, she tells Homer to punish Lisa for lying about his whereabouts (she knew he'd gone to Nelson's). Homer's punishment involves sending Lisa to the Kwik-E-Mart to pick up some beer and snacks for himself (as well as giving her a little extra to get something for herself).
9th Oct '17 5:02:58 AM LtFedora
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* ArtisticLicenseAstronomy: PlayedForLaughs. Homer proclaims that he hasn’t been this excited “since Halley’s Comet collided with the moon.”
-->'''Lisa:''' ...that never happened, Dad.\\
'''Homer:''' Suuuuure it didn’t.
10th Sep '17 9:04:54 PM schoi30
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** While Marge's resentment towards Bart is chalked up to RageBreakingPoint and at least [[JerkassHasAPoint understandable]], she ends up having this when she barges in on what Bart's doing due to suspicions he's up to no good again, [[{{Hypocrite}} right after deciding to ignore him from then on]], and she doesn't even bother to listen to him. Of course, Homer didn't exactly help by suggesting Bart could be operating a drug lab in his treehouse.

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** While Marge's resentment towards Bart is chalked up to RageBreakingPoint and at least [[JerkassHasAPoint understandable]], she ends up having this bordering into jerkassery when she barges in on what Bart's doing due to suspicions he's up to no good again, [[{{Hypocrite}} right after deciding to ignore him from then on]], and she doesn't even bother to listen to him. Of course, Homer didn't exactly help by suggesting Bart could be operating a drug lab in his treehouse.
10th Sep '17 9:04:15 PM schoi30
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** While Marge's resentment towards Bart is chalked up to RageBreakingPoint and at least [[JerkassHasAPoint understandable]], she ends up having this when she barges in on what Bart's doing due to suspicions he's up to no good again, [[{{Hypocrite}} right after deciding to ignore him from then on]], and she doesn't even bother to listen to him. Then again, Homer didn't exactly help by suggesting Bart could be operating a drug lab in his treehouse.

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** While Marge's resentment towards Bart is chalked up to RageBreakingPoint and at least [[JerkassHasAPoint understandable]], she ends up having this when she barges in on what Bart's doing due to suspicions he's up to no good again, [[{{Hypocrite}} right after deciding to ignore him from then on]], and she doesn't even bother to listen to him. Then again, Of course, Homer didn't exactly help by suggesting Bart could be operating a drug lab in his treehouse.
10th Sep '17 9:02:22 PM schoi30
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* HeelFaceTurn: Assuming if she was cruel for deciding to neglect Bart and then meddling with him afterwards, Marge reconciling with him and helping to raise the lizards qualifies.
* {{Hypocrite}}: Marge comes across as this for meddling with what Bart is doing in his treehouse, given how she declared earlier that she's not going to put off with him or his shenanigans.

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* HeelFaceTurn: Assuming if If she was cruel for deciding to neglect Bart and then meddling with him afterwards, then Marge reconciling with him and helping to raise the lizards qualifies.
* {{Hypocrite}}: Marge comes across as this for meddling with what Bart is doing in his treehouse, given how she declared earlier that she's not going to put off up with him or his shenanigans.



** Nelson. While this is usually par the course for him, this episode depicts him at his absolute worst since "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS1E5BartTheGeneral Bart the General]]." His treatment of Milhouse at the Family Fun Center and his bullying taunts to Bart are more mean-spirited than usual, and he tops it all off by insisting that Bart shoot a bird and expressing absolute glee when its killed. No wonder Marge wanted Bart to stay away from him.

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** Nelson. While this being a jerk is usually par the course for him, Nelson, this episode depicts him at his absolute worst since "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS1E5BartTheGeneral Bart the General]]." His treatment of Milhouse at the Family Fun Center and his bullying taunts to Bart are more mean-spirited than usual, and he tops it all off by insisting that Bart shoot a bird and expressing absolute glee when its killed. No wonder Marge wanted Bart to stay away from him.
10th Sep '17 8:59:37 PM schoi30
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* DisappointedInYou: Marge, after Bart kills the bird, and just ignores him. She forgives him after discovering the birds' eggs.

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* DisappointedInYou: Marge, after Bart kills the bird, and just ignores him.him (unless if she suspects he's up to no good again). She forgives him after discovering the birds' eggs.
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