History Recap / TheSimpsonsS11E9GriftOfTheMagi

16th Jan '18 12:41:18 AM NESBoy
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* ShoutOut: Mr. Burns decided to donate money to save Springfield Elementary School after receiving a visit from [[YetAnotherChristmasCarol three spirits of Christmas]] and Moe gave up his suicide attempt after [[Film/ItsAWonderfulLife an angel showed him what the world would be like if he never existed]]. Both events happened offscreen and were just mentioned by a narrator. The title is named after ''Literature/TheGiftOfTheMagi'', but does not include any elements from the story ([[NonIndicativeName or grifting, for that matter]]).

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Mr. Burns decided to donate money to save Springfield Elementary School after receiving a visit from [[YetAnotherChristmasCarol [[Literature/AChristmasCarol three spirits of Christmas]] and Moe gave up his suicide attempt after [[Film/ItsAWonderfulLife an angel showed him what the world would be like if he never existed]]. Both events happened offscreen and were just mentioned by a narrator. narrator.
*** Another aspect of ''A Christmas Carol'' is spoofed with Gary Coleman saying, "Whatchu talkin' 'bout, everyone?" in the exact same manner as Tiny Tim saying, "God bless us, everyone."
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The title is named after ''Literature/TheGiftOfTheMagi'', but does not include any elements from the story ([[NonIndicativeName or grifting, for that matter]]).
23rd Dec '17 11:14:29 AM Mdumas43073
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--> ''"Bart gets injured playing dress-up and is temporarily wheelchaired."''

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--> ''"Bart -->"Bart gets injured playing dress-up and is temporarily wheelchaired."''"
23rd Dec '17 11:13:47 AM Mdumas43073
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-->''"Let's see, this will be three Christmases [[SavingChristmas I saved]], versus eight I ruined...two were kind of a draw..."''

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-->''"Let's -->"Let's see, this will be three Christmases [[SavingChristmas I saved]], versus eight I ruined...two were kind of a draw..."''"
23rd Dec '17 11:13:21 AM Mdumas43073
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* AluminumChristmasTrees: Krusty wishes his audience "a Merry Christmas, a Happy Hanukkah, a '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.

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* AluminumChristmasTrees: Krusty wishes his audience "a Merry Christmas, a Happy happy Hanukkah, a 'Kwazy Kwanzaa,' 'kwazy' Kwanzaa, a tip-top Tet, and a solemnly solemn, dignified Ramadan." 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.
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.
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