History Recap / TheSimpsonsS11E5EIEIAnnoyedGrunt

28th May '16 2:55:23 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* FantasticDrug: Tomacco itself. It tastes terrible, but has powerful addictive properties.


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* LoopholeAbuse: The reason the Laramie execs want to buy the rights to tomacco is because they can't sell tobacco to kids, but their Ain't No Law that prohibits tomacco. (Unfortunately, Homer misinterprets their intents.)


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* TastesLikeFeet: Ralph says tomacco "tastes like grandma".
28th May '16 2:48:55 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* AssholeVictim: After the Laramie executives steal the last plant, they try to flee via helicopter, but a tomacco-crazed sheep has snuck on board. It attacks them, causing the helicopter to crash, killing everyone on board. (Except the sheep, fortunately.)
17th May '16 12:23:52 PM Eddy1215
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* TooDumbToLive: When the southerner was about to forget the duel in favor of a mincemeat pie, Homer reminded him.

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* SmashCut: After Homer makes his ridiculously large offer to the tobacco company, it then cuts to the Simpsons being dumped back onto their farm.
* TooDumbToLive: When the southerner was about to forget the duel in favor of a mincemeat pie, Homer reminded him.him.
* WrongGenreSavvy: Because of monster movies, Homer was under the belief that radiation caused things to grow super fast. Upon checking the field the next day, however, he didn't find the tall crops he was expecting, but rather sprouts.
10th Feb '16 11:37:45 AM Gimere
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* {{Defictionalization}}: It is physically possible to cross-breed tomatoes with tobacco since they're both in the nightshade plant family. A farmer actually did this (even though the plant didn't last very long) after being inspired by this episode. He even got a chance to be on the DVD commentary for this episode.



* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: A sign in the episode says, "Sneed's Feed & Seed, Formerly Chuck's". Replace "eed" with "uck" and you can see why it's so dirty.

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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: GettingCrapPastTheRadar:
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A sign in the episode says, "Sneed's Feed & Seed, Formerly Chuck's". Replace "eed" with "uck" and you can see why it's so dirty.
17th Jan '16 2:51:57 PM LarryGlasses
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* DescentIntoAddiction: The animals that raid the tomacco plantation become extremely addicted to it to the point they go nuts and feral when they have finished eating everything but a small sample the Simpsons are guarding.


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** Ralph Wiggum gets addicted to the tobacco in the tomatoes.
14th Dec '15 8:51:47 PM windyshadow32
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24th Jul '15 4:32:26 PM Eddy1215
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* HalfwayPlotSwitch: The episode starts with Homer randomly doing {{Glove Slap}}s, only to inadvertently end up in a duel with a southerner, which he escapes by hiding out at his family's farm. Unlike other episodes where the previous plotline is forgotten, when the Simpsons return home, Homer finds himself in the duel.

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* HalfwayPlotSwitch: The episode starts with Homer randomly doing {{Glove Slap}}s, only to inadvertently end up in a duel with a southerner, which he escapes by hiding out at his family's farm. Unlike other episodes where the previous plotline is forgotten, when the Simpsons return home, Homer finds himself in the duel.southerner ''still'' waiting for him and ends up dueling.
24th Jul '15 4:30:16 PM Eddy1215
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* HalfwayPlotSwitch: The episode starts with Homer randomly doing {{Glove Slap}}s, only to inadvertently end up in a duel with a southern, which he escapes by hiding out at his family's farm. Unlike other episodes where the previous plotline is forgotten, when the Simpsons return home, Homer finds himself in the duel.

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* HalfwayPlotSwitch: The episode starts with Homer randomly doing {{Glove Slap}}s, only to inadvertently end up in a duel with a southern, southerner, which he escapes by hiding out at his family's farm. Unlike other episodes where the previous plotline is forgotten, when the Simpsons return home, Homer finds himself in the duel.
24th Jul '15 4:25:18 PM Eddy1215
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* HalfwayPlotSwitch: The episode starts with Homer randomly doing {{Glove Slap}}s, only to inadvertently end up in a duel with a southern, which he escapes by hiding out at his family's farm. Unlike other episodes where the previous plotline is forgotten, when the Simpsons return home, Homer finds himself in the duel.
* RunningGag: Homer getting stuck under the tractor.
26th Mar '15 3:03:12 AM mangamanic
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* GloveSlap: Inspired by a corny Zorro movie, Homer goes around slapping people with a glove and challenging them to a duel. No one takes him up on it, so Homer keeps on doing it, until one day he slaps a SouthernGentleman who accepts the challenge.

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* GloveSlap: Inspired by a corny Zorro movie, Homer goes around slapping people with a glove and challenging them to a duel. duel to get whatever he wants. No one takes him up on it, so Homer keeps on doing it, it and getting his way, until one day he slaps a SouthernGentleman who accepts the challenge.
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