History Recap / TheSimpsonsS18E15RomeOldAndJuliEh

3rd Nov '17 7:41:12 AM XFllo
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* AgeGapRomance: The episode evolves around the romance and marriage of Abe Simpson and Selma Bouvier, their ages separated by nearly four decades (she was in her forties, he was in his eighties). Their marriage didn't work out, due to Abe's senility leading to the ruination of their kitchen and Selma finding her new job as a department manager too stressful.
12th Sep '17 8:22:04 AM XFllo
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* MayDecemberRomance: Abe and Selma.



* ShoutOut: To cut expenses, Homer tried to make his car work the same way ''TheFlintstones'' make theirs work.

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* ShoutOut: ShoutOut:
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To cut expenses, Homer tried to make his car work the same way ''TheFlintstones'' ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones'' make theirs work.
29th Aug '16 11:41:30 AM speedyboris
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* OffModel: The initial airing of this episode had some [[http://tvsimple.proboards.com/thread/87 questionable animation in a few scenes]]. When the episode re-ran, these moments were cleaned up.
29th Aug '16 11:39:34 AM speedyboris
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* ShoutOut: To cut expenses, Homer tried to make his car work the same way ''TheFlintstones'' make theirs work.

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* ScatterbrainedSenior: Taken UpToEleven in two scenes:
** When Grampa and Selma are on their honeymoon, Grampa abruptly says, "I thought we were at the circus, Lisa!"
** When Grampa is left home alone with Selma's daughter, he makes a mess of the kitchen by mixing up what the appliances do. For example, he sticks a VHS tape in the microwave and sets it for a "running time" of two hours.
* ShoutOut: To cut expenses, Homer tried to make his car work the same way ''TheFlintstones'' make theirs work.work.
** The Bart/Lisa subplot culminates in a parody of ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings''.
3rd Jun '15 3:51:49 AM Morgenthaler
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* HouseHusband: Initially, Abe wanted Selma to be a HouseWife while he worked but his plans depended on him regaining his job at the now defunct PanAm so he tried to become the trope. [[EpicFail Well, he tried]].

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* HouseHusband: Initially, Abe wanted Selma to be a HouseWife while he worked but his plans depended on him regaining his job at the now defunct PanAm [=PanAm=] so he tried to become the trope. [[EpicFail Well, he tried]].
5th May '15 1:22:30 PM luiz4200
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* RealityEnsues: The result of Homer's attempt to make his car work the Flintstone way.
25th Apr '14 8:38:37 PM RhoEpsilon
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Abe and Selma get married while Bart and Lisa wage war against a delivery company over boxes.

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Abe and Selma get married while after Abe is kicked out of the retirement home due to Homer declaring bankruptcy (unaware that bankruptcy laws have changed). Meanwhile, Bart and Lisa wage war against a delivery company over boxes.



* MenCantKeepHouse: Abe, albeit it's implied that, in his case, it's not because he's a man but because he's outdated and senile.

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* MenCantKeepHouse: Abe, albeit it's implied that, in his case, it's not because he's a man but because he's outdated senile and senile.out of touch with modern life.
12th Sep '13 9:51:09 PM HellKillUsAll
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* MenCantKeepHouse: Abe, albeit it's implied that, in his case, it's not because he's a man but becuse he's outdated.

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* MenCantKeepHouse: Abe, albeit it's implied that, in his case, it's not because he's a man but becuse because he's outdated.outdated and senile.
1st Sep '13 10:29:35 AM luiz4200
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* MenCantKeepHouse: Abe, albeit it's implied that, in his case, it's not because he's a man but becuse he's outdated.

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* MayDecemberRomance: Abe and Selma.
* MenCantKeepHouse: Abe, albeit it's implied that, in his case, it's not because he's a man but becuse he's outdated.outdated.
* ShoutOut: To cut expenses, Homer tried to make his car work the same way ''TheFlintstones'' make theirs work.
15th Jun '13 5:29:54 PM luiz4200
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* MenCannotKeepHouse: Abe, albeit it's implied that, in his case, it's not because he's a man but becuse he's outdated.

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* MenCannotKeepHouse: MenCantKeepHouse: Abe, albeit it's implied that, in his case, it's not because he's a man but becuse he's outdated.
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