History Recap / TheSimpsonsS11E20LastTapDanceInSpringfield

1st Sep '17 7:56:26 AM NESBoy
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* ReTool: ''The Cyborganizer'' does this in the ''first episode''[[note]]the title character starts out working for the N.Y.P.D., then somehow ends up working for a modeling agency and trying to raise a song as a single father[[/note]], much to Homer's dismay.

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* ReTool: ''The Cyborganizer'' does this in the ''first episode''[[note]]the title character starts out working for the N.Y.P.D., then somehow ends up working for a modeling agency and trying to raise a song son as a single father[[/note]], much to Homer's dismay.



* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: Homer leads the audience in giving Lisa standing ovation for her performance, causing her self-tapping shoes to overload and go crazy. In his defense, nobody knew she was wearing them.

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* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: Homer leads the audience in giving Lisa standing ovation for her performance, causing her self-tapping shoes to overload and go crazy. In his defense, nobody knew she was wearing them.them.
* YouGetMeCoffee: After Lisa gets her TrickedOutShoes, she asks Vicki for a spot in the recital other than operating the curtain. Little Vicki tries to discourage Lisa, but then Ralph gets sick from eating the plastic candy props for the recital. Vicki declares that only one person can fill in the leading role left by Ralph, so she turns to Lisa, and asks her to... ''help her into Ralph's costume.''
16th Aug '17 5:53:06 PM NESBoy
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--> '''Coach''': As your wise but alcoholic dance coach, I know that somewhere your father is looking down on you and smiling. Oh, there he is!\\

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--> '''Coach''': '''Coach:''' As your wise but alcoholic dance coach, I know that somewhere your father is looking down on you and smiling. Oh, there he is!\\



* CuttingTheKnot: Lisa's automatic self-tapping shoes go haywire, and soon Lisa is out of control. Almost everybody flees except for Marge and Homer, who saves the day by tripping Lisa.
-->'''Lisa''': Whew! Thanks, Dad.
-->'''Homer''': I didn't think, I just acted.

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* ChekhovsGag: There's an entire bit focusing on Chief Wiggum setting off a cheese-baited mouse trap rigged to a suspended anvil in an attempt to catch the mall rat. After a scene where Professor Frink helps out Lisa, Wiggum releases a mountain lion to hunt down the rat... and the lion immediately goes for the cheese. Cue AnvilOnHead.
-->'''Lou:''' Should I get the backup lion, Chief?\\
'''Wiggum:''' Would you?
* CreditsGag: The entire ending credits sequence was done in the style of old-time movies.
* CuttingTheKnot: Lisa's automatic self-tapping shoes go haywire, and soon Lisa is out of control. Almost everybody flees except for Marge and Homer, who saves the day by tripping Lisa.
-->'''Lisa''':
Lisa.
-->'''Lisa:'''
Whew! Thanks, Dad.
-->'''Homer''':
Dad.\\
'''Homer:'''
I didn't think, I just acted.



--> '''Lisa''': But my parents are counting on seeing me dance. And I've worked ever so hard.\\
'''Vicki''': I'm sorry, Lisa, but giving everyone an equal part when they're clearly not equal is called what again, class?\\
'''Girls''': Communism!\\
'''Vicki''': That's right. And I didn't tap all those Morse code messages to the Allies till my shoes filled with blood just to roll out the welcome mat for the Reds.

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--> '''Lisa''': '''Lisa:''' But my parents are counting on seeing me dance. And I've worked ever so hard.\\
'''Vicki''': '''Vicki:''' I'm sorry, Lisa, but giving everyone an equal part when they're clearly not equal is called what again, class?\\
'''Girls''': '''Girls:''' Communism!\\
'''Vicki''': '''Vicki:''' That's right. And I didn't tap all those Morse code messages to the Allies till my shoes filled with blood just to roll out the welcome mat for the Reds.



--> '''Vicki''': You've just got to turn that frown upside down!\\

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--> '''Vicki''': '''Vicki:''' You've just got to turn that frown upside down!\\



* LogoJoke: The Gracie Films VanityPlate has the logo moving up to show the cat in the instruction video rubbing it's eyes.
* MagicFeather: At the very end, Marge tries to make Lisa feel better by saying that Frink's tap-dancing shoes were deactivated and ItWasWithYouAllAlong. Then Homer (in typical JerkAss InnocentlyInsensitive fashion) brings Lisa's dawning hopes down when he then says that the shoes ''were'' active and shows everybody the switch as proof.
* ReTool: ''The Cyborganizer'' does this in the ''first episode'', much to Homer's dismay.
* ShowWithinAShow: ''The Cyborganizer''.
* TrickedOutShoes: Lisa tries to perform in her class's recital with a pair of automatic self-tapping shoes. Unfortunately, they were designed by [[BunglingInventor Professor Frink]] and end up going haywire.

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* LeParkour: Lisa ends up doing this once her tap-dancing shoes go out of control.
* LogoJoke: The Gracie Films VanityPlate has the logo moving up to show the cat in the instruction video rubbing it's it is eyes.
* MagicFeather: At the very end, Marge Frink tries to make Lisa feel better by saying that Frink's his tap-dancing shoes were deactivated and deactivated, prompting Marge to tell her ItWasWithYouAllAlong. Then Homer (in typical JerkAss InnocentlyInsensitive fashion) brings Lisa's dawning hopes down when he then says that the shoes ''were'' active and shows everybody the switch as proof.
* ReTool: ''The Cyborganizer'' does this in the ''first episode'', episode''[[note]]the title character starts out working for the N.Y.P.D., then somehow ends up working for a modeling agency and trying to raise a song as a single father[[/note]], much to Homer's dismay.
* PantyShot: A rare one from Lisa is seen while laying on the floor after Homer trips her.
* ShowWithinAShow: ''The Cyborganizer''.
Cyborganizer'', as well as an old Little Vicki movie an envious Lisa watches.
* TemptingFate: Bart and Milhouse note that one advantage of spending a week at the mall instead of camp is not having to hear "stupid camp songs". Then they pass by "Stan's Keyboards", where a man at the store is singing an advertising jingle based on "If You're Happy And You Know It".
* TheEnd: The episode ends by cutting away to a "The End" title card right as Homer is about to [[ItMakesSenseInContext get electrocuted by a weasel ball toy]].
* TrickedOutShoes: Lisa tries to perform in her class's recital with a pair of automatic self-tapping shoes. Unfortunately, they were designed by [[BunglingInventor Professor Frink]] and end up going haywire.
26th Apr '17 12:47:43 PM Golondrina
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After seeing a film about a shy, bookish, Spanish girl who becomes a tango dancer's partner in a contest, Lisa begs Marge to let her take tango lessons, but ends up taking tap lessons from a former 1930s child star modelled after ShirleyTemple and tries to hide the fact that she's terrible at tap from Homer and Marge. Meanwhile, Homer gets laser eye surgery and Bart and Milhouse hide out at the mall after Nelson announces that he's going to summer camp with them.

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After seeing a film about a shy, bookish, Spanish girl who becomes a tango dancer's partner in a contest, Lisa begs Marge to let her take tango lessons, but ends up taking tap lessons from a former 1930s child star modelled after ShirleyTemple Creator/ShirleyTemple and tries to hide the fact that she's terrible at tap from Homer and Marge. Meanwhile, Homer gets laser eye surgery and Bart and Milhouse hide out at the mall after Nelson announces that he's going to summer camp with them.
27th Mar '17 12:24:39 AM marcoasalazarm
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* MagicFeather: At the very end, Marge tries to make Lisa feel better by saying that Frink's tap-dancing shoes were deactivated and ItWasInYouAllAlong. Then Homer (in typical JerkAss InnocentInsensitive fashion) brings Lisa's dawning hopes down when he then says that the shoes ''were'' active and shows everybody the switch as proof.

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* MagicFeather: At the very end, Marge tries to make Lisa feel better by saying that Frink's tap-dancing shoes were deactivated and ItWasInYouAllAlong. ItWasWithYouAllAlong. Then Homer (in typical JerkAss InnocentInsensitive InnocentlyInsensitive fashion) brings Lisa's dawning hopes down when he then says that the shoes ''were'' active and shows everybody the switch as proof.
27th Mar '17 12:24:18 AM marcoasalazarm
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* MagicFeather: At the very end, Marge tries to make Lisa feel better by saying that Frink's tap-dancing shoes were deactivated and ItWasInYouAllAlong. Then Homer (in typical JerkAss InnocentInsensitive fashion) brings Lisa's dawning hopes down when he then says that the shoes ''were'' active and shows everybody the switch as proof.
26th Jul '16 10:00:59 AM speedyboris
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''(coach waves from balcony)''

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''(coach ''(father waves from balcony)''
26th Jul '16 10:00:47 AM speedyboris
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* BaitAndSwitch: In "Tango de la Muerte":
--> '''Coach''': As your wise but alcoholic dance coach, I know that somewhere your father is looking down on you and smiling. Oh, there he is!\\
''(coach waves from balcony)''
26th Jul '16 9:56:59 AM speedyboris
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* ADateWithRosiePalms: During "Tango de la Muerte", a Milhouse-esque character says after being dejected, "Que malo. Once again, I must sugar my own churro."
26th Jul '16 9:54:13 AM speedyboris
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* DirtyCommunists: Referenced:
--> '''Lisa''': But my parents are counting on seeing me dance. And I've worked ever so hard.\\
'''Vicki''': I'm sorry, Lisa, but giving everyone an equal part when they're clearly not equal is called what again, class?\\
'''Girls''': Communism!\\
'''Vicki''': That's right. And I didn't tap all those Morse code messages to the Allies till my shoes filled with blood just to roll out the welcome mat for the Reds.
26th Jul '16 9:52:20 AM speedyboris
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* ReTool: ''The Cyborganizer'' does this in the ''first episode'', much to Homer's dismay.
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