History Recap / TheSimpsonsS12E7TheGreatMoneyCaper

11th Jul '17 3:43:33 PM SpideyTerry
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* UnwittingPawn: After the truth comes out in the courtroom that the whole thing was to teach Homer and Bart a lesson:
-->'''Homer:''' I can't believe everyone was in on it.\\
'''Willie:''' WILLIE WASN'T!
25th Apr '17 9:39:33 AM speedyboris
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* INeverSaidItWasPoison: Parodied:
--> '''Blue-haired lawyer''': Will you tell the court your whereabouts at the time of the carjacking?\\
'''Willie''': I was alone in me Unabomber-style shack. I had nothing to do with the carjacking.\\
'''Blue-haired lawyer''': Carjacking? Who said anything about a ''carjacking?'' ''(audience murmurs)''\\
'''Willie''': But didn't ya just say-\\
'''Blue-haired lawyer''': I'll ask the question here, Carjacker Willie!"


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** Also, the judge allows Willie to be nicknamed "Carjacker Willie", which obviously wouldn't be allowed in any normal trial.
23rd Jan '17 5:19:15 PM BobSaget9
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* OhCrap: After Ned starts to catch on to the Bible grift, Homer and Bart book it to the treehouse.
29th Oct '16 6:09:31 AM Slamexo
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*AbusiveParents: Homer abandons Bart at the wharf at night after his magic act only earns 60 cents. [[EasilyForgiven Bart doesn't really hold it against him, though.]]
29th Aug '16 10:42:17 AM speedyboris
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** Devon Bradley is currently performing in ''Theatre/JosephAndTheAmazingTechnicolorDreamcoat'' at the dinner theatre.
29th Aug '16 10:40:24 AM speedyboris
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* {{Foreshadowing}}: In retrospect, Grampa easily getting away on a motorized cart without any pursuit from the "FBI agent" should've been a clue that Grampa was in on the con.
25th Aug '16 10:12:37 AM speedyboris
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* AllPartOfTheShow: Subverted when Marge is attacked by the monkeys in the magic act:
--> '''Announcer''': Folks, this is not part of the act. Please help her.



--> '''Homer''': A good son would come through for his father!\\
'''Bart''': And a good father wouldn't miss his son's little league games!\\

to:

--> '''Homer''': A good son would come through for his father!\\
dad!\\
'''Bart''': And a good father dad wouldn't miss his son's little league games!\\


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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: When Bart does some magic, Homer tells Ned to pony up: "The kid's not turnin' tricks for free." "Turning tricks" is slang for a prostitute having sex with a client.


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* NonAnswer:
--> '''Marge''': Why are you frosting that old throw pillow?\\
'''Homer''': I could ask ''you'' the very same question.
* NotHelpingYourCase: When Willie is grilled on the stand:
--> '''Willie''': I was alone in me Unabomber-style shack.


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** Kent Brockman ends his pay phone call with: [[Series/SaturdayNightLive "Good night, and have a pleasant tomorrow."]]
** Homer and Bart try to con Ned by selling him a Bible with his name on it, but Ned says, "Wait a minute, this seems an ''awful'' lot like that movie ''Film/PaperMoon''."
25th Aug '16 7:58:19 AM speedyboris
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* LatexPerfection: The judge in the trial is Grampa in disguise, who removes the mask when all is revealed.
25th Aug '16 7:50:51 AM speedyboris
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* {{Pun}}: When Homer wants to "scare Bart straight" by requesting Wiggum put him in a jail cell:
--> '''Wiggum''': I'll put you in the Rick James suite. It's "super-freaky".
25th Aug '16 7:49:17 AM speedyboris
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* BrutalHonesty:
--> '''Homer''': A good son would come through for his father!\\
'''Bart''': And a good father wouldn't miss his son's little league games!\\
'''Homer''': I ''told'' you: I find them boring!
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