History Recap / TheSimpsonsS11E9GriftOfTheMagi

5th Dec '17 3:19:04 PM Psyclone
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** Many fans see Gary Coleman's job as a security guard as another aspect of his CloudCuckoolander character. In reality, Gary Coleman did work as a security guard, which was brought to the public eye the previous year when he assaulted a fan that kept pestering him.
1st Dec '17 3:50:35 PM PeruAlonso
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* ButtMonkey: Poor Lisa falls victim to this trope, from getting detention for doing math to being brushed off by people who want Funzo in spite of its dangerous method.
27th Nov '17 9:58:31 PM NESBoy
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** [[InvokedTrope As part of the play the students give for Mr. Burns]], Dr. Ralph decapitates Mr. Burns with one blow of a saw... while trying to take out "[[TooDumbToLive [his] liver bone]]".

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** [[InvokedTrope As part of the play the students give for Mr. Burns]], Dr. Ralph Stupid (Ralph) decapitates Mr. Burns with one blow of a saw... while trying to take out "[[TooDumbToLive [his] liver bone]]".
9th Nov '17 8:03:24 AM axle-k89
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* OhCrap: Bart when he and Milhouse are dressed in drag and Homer, outside the bedroom, tries to open the locked door. This causes him to fall off the bed and land on a bowling ball. Ouch.
16th Jul '17 8:13:21 PM Premonition45
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** The burning Funzo rising out of the tire fire parodies ''Film/TheTerminator''.
27th May '17 12:43:39 AM LtFedora
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* AluminumChristmasTrees: Krusty wishes his audience "a Merry Christmas, a Happy Hanukkah, a Kwazy Kwanza, a tip-top Tet, and a solemnly dignified Ramadan." Because Islam runs on a lunar calendar, it is possible for Ramadan to coincide with the other December holidays, and it actually did in 1999 when this episode aired.

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* AluminumChristmasTrees: Krusty wishes his audience "a Merry Christmas, a Happy Hanukkah, a Kwazy Kwanza, 'Kwazy Kwanzaa,' a tip-top Tet, and a solemnly dignified Ramadan." Because Islam runs on a lunar calendar, it is possible for Ramadan to coincide with the other December holidays, and it actually did in 1999 when this episode aired.
27th May '17 12:23:45 AM LtFedora
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* AluminumChristmasTrees: Krusty wishes his audience "a Merry Christmas, a Happy Hanukkah, a Kwazy Kwanza, a tip-top Tet, and a solemnly dignified Ramadan." Because Islam runs on a lunar calendar, it is possible for Ramadan to coincide with the other December holidays, and it actually did in 1999 when this episode aired.
12th Jan '17 11:42:43 PM The_Glorious_SOB
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* OpeningShoutOut: When Lisa is caught doing math while brainstorming a name for a toy, we see her WritingLines in a shot very similar to the opening sequence, complete with the camera panning in through a window. Compare [[https://frinkiac.com/gif/S11E09/14360/15360/ the real opening]] with [[https://frinkiac.com/gif/S11E09/669360/671160/ the immitation]].

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* OpeningShoutOut: When Lisa is caught doing math while brainstorming a name for a toy, we see her WritingLines in a shot very similar to the opening sequence, complete with the camera panning in through a window. Compare [[https://frinkiac.com/gif/S11E09/14360/15360/ the real opening]] with [[https://frinkiac.com/gif/S11E09/669360/671160/ the immitation]].imitation]].
29th Dec '16 1:50:08 AM SpideyTerry
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* TakeThat: When Gary Coleman catches Homer, Bart, and Lisa destroying the Funzo toys.
-->"Well, well, well. If it isn't the biggest rip-off since ''Series/{{Webster}}''."
21st Dec '16 3:52:05 AM NESBoy
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* OpeningShoutOut: When Lisa is caught doing math while brainstorming a name for a toy, we see her WritingLines in a shot very similar to the opening sequence, complete with the camera panning in through a window.

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* OpeningShoutOut: When Lisa is caught doing math while brainstorming a name for a toy, we see her WritingLines in a shot very similar to the opening sequence, complete with the camera panning in through a window. Compare [[https://frinkiac.com/gif/S11E09/14360/15360/ the real opening]] with [[https://frinkiac.com/gif/S11E09/669360/671160/ the immitation]].
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