History Recap / TheSimpsonsS11E4TreehouseOfHorrorX

22nd Jan '18 4:48:24 AM MysteriousZorua1994
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* DrivenToSuicide: In "Life's a Glitch, Then You Die", Homer would rather kill himself and Bart than spend five more minutes with lame celebrities.
* FaceDeathWithDignity: The celebrities on the ship heading for the sun take their impeding deaths quite well. Homer, on the other hand, ejects himself and Bart in a murder-suicide pact to escape five more minutes with them.



* OffingTheOffspring: Homer ejects Bart out of the ship with him in "Life's a Glitch, Then You Die" when he decides to commit suicide to escape five more minutes of lame celebrities.



* {{Patricide}} / YoureNotMyFather: It is clear that Lisa would permanently cut ties with Homer and let him die on earth when told she can only take one parent with her.



''(Presses button and ejects himself and Bart into space)''

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''(Presses ''([[DrivenToSuicide Presses button and ejects himself and Bart into space)''space]])''



--->'''Homer:''' Geez, Marge, tell the neighbourhood!

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--->'''Homer:''' [[NiceJobBreakingItHero Geez, Marge, tell the neighbourhood! neighborhood!]]
* SiblingMurder: In the opening, Maggie disintegrates Lisa when annoyed with her. And in "Life's a Glitch, Then You Die", Lisa forces Bart to stay on Earth to die while she, Marge, and Maggie escape to Mars.
29th Oct '17 7:03:17 AM Medinoc
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* SadisticChoice: When the world ended, there was a rocket sending the smartest people to Mars. Lisa got to go but wouldn't be allowed to take both of her parents. She quickly chose her mother as soon as the soldier mentioned the restriction.

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* SadisticChoice: When the world ended, there was a rocket sending the smartest people to Mars. Lisa got to go was on the list but wouldn't be allowed to she (and presumably, all other selected people) could only take both of her parents. She quickly chose her mother as soon as ''one'' family member along. As the soldier mentioned the restriction.restriction, he had barely finished his sentence that Lisa immediately picked her mother, without a millisecond of hesitation.
4th Oct '17 10:55:46 AM CosmicFerret
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* AdamWesting: Tom Arnold, who admits he's a lousy celebrity.

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* AdamWesting: Tom Arnold, Creator/TomArnold, who admits he's a lousy celebrity.



** The rocket sent on a collision course to the sun with the apparent purpose of getting rid of the worst/most useless people on Earth, which include such celebrities/familiar 1990s faces as Ross Perot, UsefulNotes/DanQuayle, Tonya Harding, Al Sharpton, Music/CourtneyLove, Creator/SpikeLee, Tom Arnold, Pauly Shore, Rosie O'Donnell and Dr. Laura Schlessinger.

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** The rocket sent on a collision course to the sun with the apparent purpose of getting rid of the worst/most useless people on Earth, which include such celebrities/familiar 1990s faces as Ross Perot, UsefulNotes/DanQuayle, Tonya Harding, Al Sharpton, Music/CourtneyLove, Creator/SpikeLee, Tom Arnold, Creator/TomArnold, Pauly Shore, Rosie O'Donnell and Dr. Laura Schlessinger.



* YourHeadAsplode: In "Life's a Glitch, Then You Die", Homer and Bart realize they're on a rocket that's heading into the sun with various washed-up and overall terrible celebrities. Rather than spend another five minutes with Rosie O'Donnell and Tom Arnold, they eject themselves into space, where their heads swell up as they give a blissful sigh of relief and then pop offscreen.

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* YourHeadAsplode: In "Life's a Glitch, Then You Die", Homer and Bart realize they're on a rocket that's heading into the sun with various washed-up and overall terrible celebrities. Rather than spend another five minutes with Rosie O'Donnell and Tom Arnold, Creator/TomArnold, they eject themselves into space, where their heads swell up as they give a blissful sigh of relief and then pop offscreen.
8th Jul '17 4:11:39 PM NWolfman
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* MaleGaze: InUniverse, Lucy Lawless tries to escape the Collector's magnet by undoing her metal bra, then decided against it when all of the nerdy men in the audience whip out their cameras.
5th Jun '17 2:46:32 PM maxwellsilver
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* IAmNotSpock: Invoked in "Desperately Xeeking Xena": She's not [[Series/XenaWarriorPrincess Xena]], she's Lucy Lawless. [[MindScrew Despite dressing like Xena anyway.]]

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* IAmNotSpock: Invoked in "Desperately Xeeking Xena": She's not [[Series/XenaWarriorPrincess Xena]], she's Lucy Lawless. [[MindScrew Despite dressing like Lawless (she was in costume for a Q&A). An important distinction is: Xena anyway.]]can't fly, but Lucy Lawless ''can'', apparently.



* OminousFog
* SadisticChoice: When the world ended, there was a rocket sending the smartest people to Mars. Lisa got to go but wouldn't be allowed to take both of her parents. [[SubvertedTrope She quickly chose her mother as soon as the soldier mentioned the restriction]].

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* %%* OminousFog
* SadisticChoice: When the world ended, there was a rocket sending the smartest people to Mars. Lisa got to go but wouldn't be allowed to take both of her parents. [[SubvertedTrope She quickly chose her mother as soon as the soldier mentioned the restriction]].restriction.



-->'''Homer:''' Geez, Marge, tell the neighbourhood!

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-->'''Homer:''' --->'''Homer:''' Geez, Marge, tell the neighbourhood!



* YourHeadAsplode: In "Life's a Glitch, Then You Die", Homer and Bart realize they're on a rocket that's heading into the sun with various washed-up and overall terrible celebrities. Rather than spend another five minutes with Rosie O'Donnell and Tom Arnold, they eject themselves into space, where their heads swell up as they give a blissful sigh of relief and then pop offscreen.

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* YourHeadAsplode: In "Life's a Glitch, Then You Die", Homer and Bart realize they're on a rocket that's heading into the sun with various washed-up and overall terrible celebrities. Rather than spend another five minutes with Rosie O'Donnell and Tom Arnold, they eject themselves into space, where their heads swell up as they give a blissful sigh of relief and then pop offscreen.offscreen.
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15th Apr '17 4:45:32 PM Asue
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* ContinuityNod: During the opening sequence, all the Simpsons are dressed as various creatures they've been turned into during several past Treehouse episodes.

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* ContinuityNod: During the opening sequence, all the Simpsons (barring Lisa) are dressed as various creatures they've been turned into during several past Treehouse episodes.
17th Jan '17 7:52:27 AM LtFedora
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* LaughTrack: Kang and Kodos open the episode with a comedy show. However, their jokes fall flat on the audience, who are unamused despite canned laughter.
2nd Jan '17 6:44:18 AM LtFedora
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* TooDumbToLive: Homer in "I know What You Diddily-Iddly-Did" provides the page quote.



* KilledOffscreen:

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* KilledOffscreen:KilledOffscreen[=/=]GoryDiscretionShot:


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* TooDumbToLive: Homer in "I know What You Diddily-Iddly-Did" provides the page quote.
2nd Jan '17 3:13:10 AM LtFedora
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* KilledOffscreen: Unusually, it's Homer who was killed offscreen by a werewolf Flanders eating him.

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* KilledOffscreen: KilledOffscreen:
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Unusually, it's Homer who was killed offscreen by a werewolf Flanders eating him.
9th Nov '16 6:49:38 PM Paranoia
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Later, Lucy Lawless is answering questions about ''Series/XenaWarriorPrincess'' while dressed as the titular character, when she is abducted by the Collector (Comic Book Guy), who puts her in a mylar bag and plans to marry her. Stretch Dude and Clobber Girl run to the rescue, but are defeated by the Collector, and put into a DeathTrap. In the meantime, Lucy Lawless tricks the Collector, knocks him into his own death trap, and saves the superheroes. She then flies off into the sunset with them. Clobber Girl protests that Xena can't fly, to which Lucy replies that [[IAmNotSpock she's not Xena]], she's Lucy Lawless.

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Later, Lucy Lawless is answering questions about ''Series/XenaWarriorPrincess'' (and providing the TropeNamer for AWizardDidIt) while dressed as the titular character, when she is abducted by the Collector (Comic Book Guy), who puts her in a mylar bag and plans to marry her. Stretch Dude and Clobber Girl run to the rescue, but are defeated by the Collector, and put into a DeathTrap. In the meantime, Lucy Lawless tricks the Collector, knocks him into his own death trap, and saves the superheroes. She then flies off into the sunset with them. Clobber Girl protests that Xena can't fly, to which Lucy replies that [[IAmNotSpock she's not Xena]], she's Lucy Lawless.
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