History Recap / TheSimpsonsS10E4TreehouseOfHorrorIX

17th Jan '17 6:46:12 AM DannWoolf
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* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: The three strikes Snake was executed for were: [[BurnTheOrphanage setting fire at an orphanage]]; blowing up a [[BusFullOfInnocents busful of nuns]] (which Snake declares [[BlatantLies was in self-defense]]); and smoking at a Kwik-E-Mart.
3rd Jan '17 7:13:52 AM axle-k89
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* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: Snake's three crimes that get him sentenced to death in the chair follow this formula: he torched down an orphanage, blew up a bus full of nuns, and smoked inside the Kwik-E-Mart.


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* FanserviceExtra: The two showgirls who escort Snake to the electric chair.


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* HighVoltageDeath:
** Snake is sentenced to death in the electric chair.
** Itchy and Scratchy attempt to inflict one on Bart and Lisa but Homer changes the channel before it can happen and unwittingly saves them.
30th Dec '16 6:04:07 AM axle-k89
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* Played straight with Itchy and Scratchy, as they are actively trying to kill Bart and Lisa.

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* ** Played straight with Itchy and Scratchy, as they are actively trying to kill Bart and Lisa.
30th Dec '16 3:55:32 AM axle-k89
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** Bart and Lisa in the police cruiser when Itchy reveals himself with a chainsaw.
30th Dec '16 3:54:16 AM axle-k89
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** After Snake pulls Moe's heart out with a corkscrew, Moe can only say "Aw, for crying out loud..." before dying.



** After Snake pulls Moe's heart out with a corkscrew, Moe can only say "Aw, for crying out loud..." before dying.
30th Dec '16 3:52:58 AM axle-k89
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* FamilyRealtionshipSwitcheroo: "Homer, Kang is Maggie's father."

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* FamilyRealtionshipSwitcheroo: FamilyRelationshipSwitcheroo: "Homer, Kang is Maggie's father."
30th Dec '16 3:51:21 AM axle-k89
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* ParentalNeglect: On "The Jerry Springer Show", an audience member points out that if Kang is Maggie's father, he's definitely guilty of this, saying "If you're that baby's daddy, where you been at?" Kang is furious at this (Homer is pleased and applauds the question), and [[DisproportionateRetribution disintegrates her for it]].


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* PoliceAreUseless:
** Averted for the most part with Wiggum, Lou and Eddie. They arrest Snake and sentence him to the chair for smoking indoors and having three strikes, take over running the Kwik-E-Mart when Apu is murdered, try to arrest Homer when it looks like he's the murderer, and when Homer announces the hair is the culprit, they take it down pretty quickly.
* Played straight with Itchy and Scratchy, as they are actively trying to kill Bart and Lisa.
* PreMortemOneLiner:
** Snake before murdering Apu: "I know you are, but what am I?"
** Snake again before murdering Moe: "Shut your squeal hole, booze jockey. I'm gonna, like, totally waste you."
** Snake has a third one before attempting to murder Bart with a sledgehammer: "You are so dead."


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* StrippedToTheBone: Bart, below the neck, when Itchy and Scratchy send piranhas at him through a hose. Lisa restores his body by rewinding the action after they get out of the TV.


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* {{Understatement}}: Snake's line, "Yoink!", after pulling out Moe's heart with a corkscrew.


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* VillainsOutShopping: Literally. Before Snake lights up in the Kwik-E-Mart, he is looking to buy a comb.


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* WouldHurtAChild:
** When Snake threatened Bart, he almost killed him when his hair possessed Homer, when he was trapped in Bart's room with him.
** Itchy and Scratchy turn on Bart and Lisa for laughing at Itchy using Scratchy's head as a jack-o-lantern.
30th Dec '16 3:43:17 AM axle-k89
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* BaitAndSwitch: Bart screams as it looks like Snake-possessed Homer is about to smash him in the face with a sledgehammer. He actually hits and smashes Bart's school picture, which Bart points out.



* BigNo: Apu's last words before Snake kills him.

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* BigNo: BigNo:
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Apu's last words before Snake kills him.him.
** Bart when Snake makes Homer attempt to kill him with a sledgehammer.
** Homer when he manages to regain control of himself from Snake, preventing Snake from killing Bart, and rips Snake's hair off his head.
** Scratchy when Marge tells him he's going to be neutered.
* BloodlessCarnage:
** Played straight with Apu and Moe's deaths, despite the latter having his heart pulled out while it was still breathing, and when flesh-eating piranhas devour Bart's skin below the neck, leaving just his skeleton.
** Averted when Itchy severs Scratchy's head and Bart and Lisa get blood splashed on them.
** Averted again when an ax lands on Bart's head and he panics when blood runs out from under it.
** Averted a third time when Itchy severs Scratchy's arms with a chainsaw by accident.



* ChainsawGood: Itchy in the police cruiser attacks Bart and Lisa with a chainsaw, accidentally severing both of Scratchy's arms at one point.



* {{Determinator}}: If Snake says he will kill you, he will do it. Even being dead doesn't stop him.



* EvilLaughter: Maggie, of all characters.

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* EvilLaughter: EvilLaughter:
** Snake does one when he's about to kill Bart, but then Homer regains control of himself.
** Kang and Kodos as they leave in their spaceship.
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Maggie, of all characters.characters, at the end.



* FamilyRealtionshipSwitcheroo: "Homer, Kang is Maggie's father."



* {{Foreshadowing}}: When Marge shows Maggie's first baby tooth (more like fang, actually), she's slobbering like Kang and Kodos, the first sign she's really Kang's baby.



* GenreSavvy: Bart gets himself and Lisa out of the police cruiser by drawing a button, labeling it "Eject" and pressing it.



* GroinAttack: Marge tells Scratchy he's going to be neutered after seeing he has eyes for Snowball II.
* ImprovisedWeapon: Snake kills Moe with his own corkscrew, which he uses to pull Moe's heart out while it's still beating.
* KidsAreCruel: Bart and Lisa laughing at Scratchy having his head cut off and used as a jack-o-lantwern. Itchy and Scratchy team up against them for it.



* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: Marge does this when she refuses to let Bart and Lisa watch the Itchy & Scratchy Halloween special: "Sorry, but if I let you watch some of these gruesome Halloween cartoons, I'd be a pretty lousy mother!"

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* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: LeaningOnTheFourthWall:
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Marge does this by cutting off Lisa's NarratingTheObvious moment, saying everyone has already figured it out.
** Marge does this again
when she refuses to let Bart and Lisa watch the Itchy & Scratchy Halloween special: "Sorry, but if I let you watch some of these gruesome Halloween cartoons, I'd be a pretty lousy mother!"



* MajorInjuryUnderreaction: After Itchy and Scratchy attack Bart with [[PiranhaProblem piranhas]] that eat his flesh and leave him a skeleton from the neck down, Bart just complains it was going to leave a mark.

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* MajorInjuryUnderreaction: MajorInjuryUnderreaction:
** Itchy, while attacking Bart and Lisa in the police cruiser with a chainsaw, accidentally severs both of Scratchy's arms. Itchy says "Sorry," to him, to which Scratchy simply replies, "It happens," and steers the car with his teeth.
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After Itchy and Scratchy attack Bart with [[PiranhaProblem piranhas]] that eat his flesh and leave him a skeleton from the neck down, Bart just complains it was going to leave a mark.hurt tomorrow.



* NarratingTheObvious: Lisa, as usual, says that Snake's hair must be controlling Homer when she and Marge catch him trying to kill Bart. Marge impatiently cuts her off, [[LeaningOnTheFourthWall saying everyone will have already figured it out]].



* OhCrap: Apu hearing Snake's voice from Homer.

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* OhCrap: NothingIsScarier: Played with, with Apu's murder. It [[GoryDiscretionShot cuts to outside the Kwik-E-Mart]] before Snake kills him, but during the news report the folowoing morning, Apu's legs are sticking out of the top of the squishee machine, implying he was stuffed into it.
* NotMyDriver: After fleeing from Itchy and Scratchy in Itchy's house, Bart and Lisa hop into a police cruiser and both think they are all right, right up until Lisa sees a patch on the seat that reads "To protect and sever". Cue an OhCrap when Itchy reveals himself in police uniform wielding a chainsaw.
* OhCrap:
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Apu hearing Snake's voice from Homer.


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** Bart, when he realises Snake, after killing Apu and Moe, will come after him next.
** Bart in his bedroom when Homer is possessed by Snake, after Homer has just boarded up the door to prevent any murderers from getting in... or out.
** Bart again after Homer rips Snake's hair off his head, before it tries to smother him.
** Bart and Lisa when Itchy and Scratchy turn on them in Itchy's house.
** Lisa, then Bart, when they see Itchy and Scratchy on the ground setting up electric traps for them to fall on.
** All of the Simpsons when Itchy and Scratchy break through the TV screen.
** The rest of the Simpsons when Maggie speaks in Kang's voice at the end.
2nd Dec '16 6:14:05 AM 123456789
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* CallBack: In "Terror of Tiny Toon", [[TheSimpsonsS2E9ItchyAndScratchyAndMarge Marge forbids Bart and Lisa from watching Itchy and Scratchy]].
18th Nov '16 9:13:12 PM Mdumas43073
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-->'''Krusty:''' Tonight I'm going to ''suck''!

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-->'''Krusty:''' Hey, hey! Tonight I'm going to ''suck''!



* ForHalloweenIAmGoingAsMyself: Marge asks Homer if he dressed up as a hobo again for Halloween but he actually had no intention to do so and was just unkempt as usual.

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* ForHalloweenIAmGoingAsMyself: Marge asks sees an unkempt, shabbily-dressed Homer if he dressed up eating from a can of beans:
-->'''Marge:''' Oh, Homer, you're not going
as a hobo again for Halloween but he actually had no intention to do so and was just unkempt as usual.again?
-->'''Homer:''' Going where?
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