History Recap / TheSimpsonsS15E18CatchEmIfYouCan

30th May '16 1:39:31 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* WeCouldHaveAvoidedAllThis: While Bart and Lisa acted like jerks, it all started because Marge let her guard down. By the time the kids called her, she had become too carefree (and tipsy) to properly maintain the lie, and couldn't be bothered to ask herself why the kids sounded so worried.
19th Apr '16 2:03:57 AM aye_amber
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* ShoutOut: The title is a play on to the film title, ''CatchMeIfYouCan'', there’s even musical montage and the scene that plays homage to the scene.

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* ShoutOut: The title is a play on to the film title, ''CatchMeIfYouCan'', there’s ''Film/CatchMeIfYouCan,'' there's even musical montage and the scene that plays homage to the scene.
24th Mar '16 2:48:45 PM MysteriousZorua1994
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* ChildHater: Marge becomes one in this episode, and doesn't give a second thought on being a {{Jerkass}} to a couple in Miami who want kids.



* KickTheDog: Homer and Marge mock a newlywed couple because of their desire to have children.



** For that matter, where was Maggie throughout all this?

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** For that matter, where was Maggie throughout all this?this?
* WouldHurtAChild: A security guard is willing to shoot Lisa just because she entered the Gold Medallion Club without membership.
15th Feb '16 6:22:06 AM Kinswaous
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* WeCouldHaveAvoidedAllThis: While Bart and Lisa acted like jerks, it all started because Marge let her guard down. By the time the kids called her, she had become too carefree (and tipsy) to properly maintain the lie, and couldn't be bothered to ask herself why the kids sounded so worried.
17th Aug '15 10:41:33 AM Eddy1215
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* BigNo: From Homer, when Bart arranges for him to get a low fat meal on the flight to Atlantic City.



* ContrivedCoincidence: Bart and Lisa wouldn't have suspected Homer and Marge had sneaked away if they hadn't seen a news report of a tornado destroying the hotel they were supposed to be staying at.
** For that matter, the fact that if Homer and Marge hadn't decided to be spontaneous, the tornado ''would've'' killed them.



** Apparently, trying to get into the Gold Medallion Club without the proper membership merits being shot.
* HopeSpot: When the tornado demolishes the Dayton Arms Hotel, Bart says that Homer and Marge could be in the basement...only for the tornado to come back and smash its way through the hotel's foundation before moving on. Subverted that Homer and Marge were in Miami instead of Ohio.



* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: What about Abe Simpson after his encounter with Raoul?

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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: What about Abe Simpson after his encounter with Raoul?Raoul?
** For that matter, where was Maggie throughout all this?
14th Mar '15 6:32:17 AM DamascaRamza
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* DisproportionateRetribution: Bart and Lisa follow Homer and Marge all the way around America and ruin their attempt at having a couples vacation because they went to Miami without them.
4th Feb '15 7:32:17 PM DamascaRamza
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* KidsAreCruel: Bart and Lisa are determined to catch Homer and Marge. They even tell them happily that as parents they don't get to have fun anymore.

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* JerkassHasAPoint: Homer points out that they only have one weekend to themselves without the kids and they should be able to enjoy it.
* KidsAreCruel: Bart and Lisa are determined to catch Homer and Marge. Marge just because they dared to get way from them. They even tell them happily that as parents they don't get to have fun anymore.fun.


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** Justified example, given that Bart and Lisa are worse than usual in this episode.
23rd Jan '15 3:23:03 PM TonyG
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* ContinuityNod: At Uncle Tyrone's birthday some of Homer's relatives at the party are the same ones from [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS9E17LisaTheSimpsons Lisa the Simpson]] (the collection of unsuccessful male relatives, not the few women who actually have successful careers).

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* ContinuityNod: At Uncle Tyrone's birthday some of Homer's relatives at the party are the same ones from [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS9E17LisaTheSimpsons "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS9E17LisaTheSimpsons Lisa the Simpson]] Simpson]]" (the collection of unsuccessful male relatives, not the few women who actually have successful careers).careers).
** While jumping on a trampoline, Homer says "This must be what it's like in space." Marge then points out that he's ''been'' in space, referring to the events in "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS5E15DeepSpaceHomer Deep Space Homer]]".
23rd Jan '15 11:10:47 AM mangamanic
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* KidsAreCruel: Bart and Lisa are determined to be with Homer and Marge as much as they can.

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* KidsAreCruel: Bart and Lisa are determined to be with catch Homer and Marge Marge. They even tell them happily that as much as parents they can.don't get to have fun anymore.
30th Oct '14 5:18:59 PM Klavice
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* TookALevelInJerkass/OutOfCharacter: Marge, normally a MamaBear on her best days and MyBelovedSmother on her worst, doesn't care about her kids this episode.

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* TookALevelInJerkass/OutOfCharacter: OutOfCharacter: Marge, normally a MamaBear on her best days and MyBelovedSmother on her worst, doesn't care about her kids this episode.
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