History Recap / TheSimpsonsS14E5HelterShelter

7th Sep '16 1:05:02 AM trixus
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* ImmediateSelfContradiction: When the Simpsons ask the writers of the show for food, they comment they're not allowed to interfere with the show, just ''after'' they had put the Simpsons' house in a river.

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* ImmediateSelfContradiction: When the Simpsons ask the writers of the show for food, they comment they're not allowed to interfere with the show, just ''after'' they had put the Simpsons' house in a river. And just to rub salt he orders to have the house remains burned.
10th Jul '16 2:41:41 PM NESBoy
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* EndOfAnAge: This is the last episode produced in traditional ink and paint to air on the show.
30th Aug '15 7:14:27 PM JamesAustin
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The family ends up on an ''1800 House''-type reality show after Lisa's newly-obtained hockey stick from a Russian player infests the house with termites.

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The family ends up on an ''1800 ''The 1900 House''-type reality show after Lisa's newly-obtained hockey stick from a Russian player infests the house with termites.



* ShoutOut: The exterminator company's name was "A Bug's Death" and their truck had a design that resembled WesternAnimation/ABugsLife.

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* ShoutOut: ShoutOut:
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The exterminator company's name was "A Bug's Death" and their truck had a design that resembled WesternAnimation/ABugsLife.''WesternAnimation/ABugsLife''.



* ToiletHumor: One of the more interesting and literal examples in the series
--> '''Bart''': {He opens the kitchen door and the termite-damaged knob comes off.} Hey, Mom. Our crapshack's going to Hell.
--> '''Marge''': {offended} Bart, watch your potty mouth!
--> ''Homer suddenly falls through the ceiling onto the kitchen table while still seated on the toilet.''
--> '''Homer''': {notices Marge and Bart} Hey, get out! I'm in here! {beat} Oh.

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* ToiletHumor: One of the more interesting and literal examples in the series
series:
--> '''Bart''': {He opens ''[opens the kitchen door and the termite-damaged knob comes off.} Hey, Mom. Our off]'' Hey Mom, our crapshack's going to Hell.
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Hell.\\
'''Marge''': {offended} ''[offended]'' Bart, watch your potty mouth!
--> ''Homer
mouth!\\
''[Homer
suddenly falls through the ceiling onto the kitchen table while still seated on the toilet.''
-->
toilet]''\\
'''Homer''': {notices ''[notices Marge and Bart} Bart]'' Hey, get out! I'm in here! {beat} ''[{{beat}}]'' Oh.
23rd Jun '15 4:51:27 PM nombretomado
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** While the Simpsons' house is being fumigated, the theme of KingOfTheHill is playing while they are waiting.

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** While the Simpsons' house is being fumigated, the theme of KingOfTheHill ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill'' is playing while they are waiting.
11th Feb '15 9:50:16 PM TVRulezAgain
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* ShoutOut: The exterminator company's name was "A Bug's Death" and their truck had a design that resembled ABugsLife.

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* ShoutOut: The exterminator company's name was "A Bug's Death" and their truck had a design that resembled ABugsLife.WesternAnimation/ABugsLife.
28th Mar '14 2:52:42 PM CJF
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** While the Simpsons' house is being fumigated, the theme of KingOfTheHill is playing while they are waiting.
9th Mar '14 7:50:36 PM Eddy1215
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* ImmediateSelfContradiction: When the Simpsons ask the writers of the show for food, they comment they're not allowed to interfere with the show, just ''after'' they had put the Simpsons' house in a river.
6th Jan '14 10:46:53 AM Premonition45
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* GoodIsBoring: The Simpsons soon become much nicer after living a 19th-century, but ratings plummet.
2nd Oct '13 12:54:57 PM saffronpanther
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* ShoutOut: The exterminator company's name was "A Bug's Death" and their truck had a design that resembled ABugsLife.

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* ShoutOut: The exterminator company's name was "A Bug's Death" and their truck had a design that resembled ABugsLife.ABugsLife.
* ToiletHumor: One of the more interesting and literal examples in the series
--> '''Bart''': {He opens the kitchen door and the termite-damaged knob comes off.} Hey, Mom. Our crapshack's going to Hell.
--> '''Marge''': {offended} Bart, watch your potty mouth!
--> ''Homer suddenly falls through the ceiling onto the kitchen table while still seated on the toilet.''
--> '''Homer''': {notices Marge and Bart} Hey, get out! I'm in here! {beat} Oh.
17th May '13 4:37:42 PM luiz4200
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The family ends up on an ''1800 House''-type reality show after Lisa's newly-obtained hockey stick from a Russian player infests the house with termites.

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* GilliganCut: When a pipe fell on Homer's head at the plant, Burns was afraid he'd hold out for millions. Cut to the next scene with Homer and the family going to a hockey game to enjoy the skybox. And Homer didn't even realize it was a hockey game before Lisa pointed it out. In fact, several people didn't realize they were going to a hockey game until they read the sign at the stadium.
* ShoutOut: The exterminator company's name was "A Bug's Death" and their truck had a design that resembled ABugsLife.
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