History Recap / TheSimpsonsS12E10PokeyMom

28th May '16 7:33:38 PM RighteousFury
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* BrickJoke: When Marge is baking a cake for the warden in an attempt to help Jack get parole, she agrees to let Bart have a piece, but only if he finishes his ice cream, which he struggles to do. Later, when she's making cupcakes for Skinner in order to bribe him into letting Jack paint the mural, she gives one to Jack, but only if he finishes his ice cream, which he struggles to do.
* TheCameo: Sideshow Bob is seen in the prison infirmary with his face and hair all wrapped up in bandages.


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* {{Foreshadowing}}: After her first day working at the prison, Marge tells Bart that Sideshow Bob sends his regards and that [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS12E13DayOfTheJackanapes he's looking forward to seeing Bart real soon]].
10th Apr '16 9:14:35 AM BoyNinja
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** The title, while not having any material from the source, it's referring to Franchise/Pokemon.

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** The title, while not having any material from the source, it's referring to Franchise/Pokemon.''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}''.
10th Apr '16 9:14:09 AM BoyNinja
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** The title, while not having any material from the source, it's referring to Franchise/Pokemon.
10th Feb '16 4:36:39 PM windyshadow32
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24th Oct '15 8:37:41 PM LtFedora
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* CantYouReadTheSign=/=NotHyperbole: After Homer's accident in the rodeo, Marge asks how he's doing. He replies that he can't complain...before pointing to a sign that says "No Complaining". When the doctor points out it only applies to the prisoners, Homer begins complaining about his back and his life.

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* CantYouReadTheSign=/=NotHyperbole: CantYouReadTheSign[=/=]NotHyperbole: After Homer's accident in the rodeo, Marge asks how he's doing. He replies that he can't complain...before pointing to a sign that says "No Complaining". When the doctor points out it only applies to the prisoners, Homer begins complaining about his back and his life.
24th Sep '15 12:03:21 AM DivineDeath
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* NeverMyFault: When the overly cutesy school mural is met with a overwhelming negative reception, Skinner pins the blame entirely on Jack , even though he was the one who forced Jack to paint it in the first place (and over the more heroic-looking mural he made first).

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* NeverMyFault: When the overly cutesy school mural is met with a overwhelming an overwhelmingly negative reception, Skinner pins the blame entirely on Jack , Jack, even though he was the one who forced Jack to paint it in the first place (and over the more heroic-looking mural he made first).
24th Sep '15 12:00:00 AM DivineDeath
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* AffablyEvil: Jack's a convict with a history of violence and fierce temper. He's also very friendly when he's mellow, appreciates all that Marge does for him, and Apu even claims he was polite after Jack shot him.



* DownerEnding: For all of Marge's efforts to help reform Jack, he still goes back to prison after betraying her trust.
** It also applies to Homer's lucrative chiropractor business being sabotaged by rival doctors with him unable to do a thing about it.

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* DownerEnding: DownerEnding:
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For all of Marge's efforts to help reform Jack, he still goes back to prison after betraying her trust.
** It also applies to Homer's lucrative chiropractor business being sabotaged by rival doctors with him unable to do a thing about it. His plot even references the downer ending of ''Film/{{Chinatown}}''.


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* NeverMyFault: When the overly cutesy school mural is met with a overwhelming negative reception, Skinner pins the blame entirely on Jack , even though he was the one who forced Jack to paint it in the first place (and over the more heroic-looking mural he made first).


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** After the chiropractors destroy Homer's back-fixing garbage can, Moe sadly tells him: "[[Film/{{Chinatown}} Forget it, Homer. It's Chiro-town.]]"
5th Jul '15 3:28:52 AM Wartzanall
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After visiting a prison rodeo, Marge volunteers to teach convicts how to be artists and befriends a prisoner Jack (guest star Creator/MichaelKeaton) who has artistic potential, but is extremely manipulative. Meanwhile, Homer suffers a back injury, visits a chiropractor, and later uses a trash can to fix people's spines...before

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After visiting a prison rodeo, Marge volunteers to teach convicts how to be artists and befriends a prisoner Jack (guest star Creator/MichaelKeaton) who has artistic potential, but is extremely manipulative. Meanwhile, Homer suffers a back injury, visits a chiropractor, and later uses a trash can to fix people's spines...before spines.
25th Jun '15 5:11:40 PM Eddy1215
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* CantYouReadTheSign/NotHyperbole: After Homer's accident in the rodeo, Marge asks how he's doing. He replies that he can't complain...before pointing to a sign that says "No Complaining". When the doctor points out it only applies to the prisoners, Homer begins complaining about his back and his life.

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* CantYouReadTheSign/NotHyperbole: CantYouReadTheSign=/=NotHyperbole: After Homer's accident in the rodeo, Marge asks how he's doing. He replies that he can't complain...before pointing to a sign that says "No Complaining". When the doctor points out it only applies to the prisoners, Homer begins complaining about his back and his life.
25th Jun '15 5:09:03 PM Eddy1215
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* CantYouReadTheSing=/=NotHyperbole: After Homer's accident in the rodeo, Marge asks how he's doing. He replies that he can't complain...before pointing to a sign that says "No Complaining". When the doctor points out it only applies to the prisoners, Homer begins complaining about his back and his life.

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* CantYouReadTheSing=/=NotHyperbole: CantYouReadTheSign/NotHyperbole: After Homer's accident in the rodeo, Marge asks how he's doing. He replies that he can't complain...before pointing to a sign that says "No Complaining". When the doctor points out it only applies to the prisoners, Homer begins complaining about his back and his life.
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