History Recap / TheSimpsonsS19E8FuneralForAFiend

8th Jun '16 12:05:46 PM luiz4200
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* WhamLine: Krusty's farewell song to Sideshow Bob suddenly becomes an advertisement for a [=DVD=] titled "The Best of Sideshow Bob".

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* WhamLine: Krusty's farewell song to Sideshow Bob suddenly becomes an advertisement for a [=DVD=] titled "The Best of Sideshow Bob".Bob".
-->'''Krusty:''' it seems to me your loyal fans oughta ''buy this [=DVD=]''.
8th Jun '16 12:00:38 PM luiz4200
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* AllJustADream: [[spoiler:The scene where Sideshow Bob kills the Simpsons as they are celebrating defeating him again.]] As it happens, [[spoiler:he ''[[SanitySlippage really]]'' didn't take this defeat so well]]...
* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: As Kent Brockman makes a live coverage on Bob's [[spoiler:(faked)]] death:

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* AllJustADream: [[spoiler:The The scene where Sideshow Bob kills the Simpsons as they are celebrating defeating him again.]] again. As it happens, [[spoiler:he he ''[[SanitySlippage really]]'' didn't take this defeat so well]]...
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* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: As Kent Brockman makes a live coverage on Bob's [[spoiler:(faked)]] (faked) death:



* BaitAndSwitch: [[spoiler:At first, it seems like Sideshow Bob is just going to stab Bart in the funeral home. The second Bart jumps into his coffin, however, he locks it and activates the conveyor belt into the incinerator.]]
* ChekhovsGag: Bob's coffin has a high bump at the end of it to make room for his large feet. [[spoiler:This joke later becomes important to the plot; Lisa figures out that something is up when she wonders why Bob's family would pay extra for a custom-made coffin to comfort a dead guy.]]

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* BaitAndSwitch: [[spoiler:At At first, it seems like Sideshow Bob is just going to stab Bart in the funeral home. The second Bart jumps into his coffin, however, he locks it and activates the conveyor belt into the incinerator.]]
incinerator.
* ChekhovsGag: Bob's coffin has a high bump at the end of it to make room for his large feet. [[spoiler:This This joke later becomes important to the plot; Lisa figures out that something is up when she wonders why Bob's family would pay extra for a custom-made coffin to comfort a dead guy.]]



* ConveyorBeltODoom[=/=]MurderByCremation: [[spoiler:As a part of Bob's "fake death" ruse, his coffin is placed on a conveyor belt that leads to a cremation furnace, as Bob locks his ArchEnemy into the coffin and attempts to incinerate him. It has two speed settings: "[[BondVillainStupidity Gloating Speed]]" and "Kill Him Already"]]
* DramaQueen: [[spoiler:Dame Judith Underdunk acts like one, just moments after her husband's "fake death" IV has fully taken effect on their son's body. Justified, since she is a Shakespearian actress herself.]]
* DroppedABridgeOnHim: Bart manages to accidentally kill Sideshow Bob by tossing away the nitroglycerin he needs for his heart. [[spoiler:Subverted when it turns out he was FakingTheDead.]]
* EurekaMoment: [[spoiler:What makes Lisa realize Bob's ''real'' plan? Milhouse wanting to relax on the front porch, saying "[His] feet are killing [him]."]]
* FakingTheDead: [[spoiler:Sideshow Bob.]]
* TheFamilyThatSlaysTogether: [[spoiler: Sideshow Bob, his wife, his son, his brother and his parents.]]

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* ConveyorBeltODoom[=/=]MurderByCremation: [[spoiler:As As a part of Bob's "fake death" ruse, his coffin is placed on a conveyor belt that leads to a cremation furnace, as Bob locks his ArchEnemy into the coffin and attempts to incinerate him. It has two speed settings: "[[BondVillainStupidity Gloating Speed]]" and "Kill Him Already"]]
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* DramaQueen: [[spoiler:Dame Dame Judith Underdunk acts like one, just moments after her husband's "fake death" IV has fully taken effect on their son's body. Justified, since she is a Shakespearian actress herself.]]
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* DroppedABridgeOnHim: Bart manages to accidentally kill Sideshow Bob by tossing away the nitroglycerin he needs for his heart. [[spoiler:Subverted Subverted when it turns out he was FakingTheDead.]]
FakingTheDead.
* EurekaMoment: [[spoiler:What What makes Lisa realize Bob's ''real'' plan? Milhouse wanting to relax on the front porch, saying "[His] feet are killing [him]."]]
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* FakingTheDead: [[spoiler:Sideshow Bob.]]
Sideshow Bob.
* TheFamilyThatSlaysTogether: [[spoiler: Sideshow Bob, his wife, his son, his brother and his parents.]]



** Also, there's some Backshadowing during the trial: When Bob "threatens" the crowd with a nitroglycerin vial (supposedly for his heart failure) that he pulls out of his left pocket, you can see that his left hand holding the vial is tingling and quivering; his same left hand also tingles when it's on his chest while he is shocked that Bart has snatched the vial and tossed it out the window. [[spoiler:The tingling on his left hand is not a sign of a HollywoodHeartAttack, but rather a sign that his father's "fake death" anesthesia that had been injected into his left arm is slowly taking effect on his body in a few seconds, and once it does, the IV's effects will last for about a day before he wakes up, which will be a perfect time for him to set up an ambush on Bart in his coffin at the funeral parlor.]]
* ImpersonatingAnOfficer: [[spoiler:Two of them, actually: The Terwilliger parents pose as officers in police uniforms, facial masks, and wigs, in an effort to lure Bart into their trap in the Springfield Funeral Parlor.]]

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** Also, there's some Backshadowing during the trial: When Bob "threatens" the crowd with a nitroglycerin vial (supposedly for his heart failure) that he pulls out of his left pocket, you can see that his left hand holding the vial is tingling and quivering; his same left hand also tingles when it's on his chest while he is shocked that Bart has snatched the vial and tossed it out the window. [[spoiler:The The tingling on his left hand is not a sign of a HollywoodHeartAttack, but rather a sign that his father's "fake death" anesthesia that had been injected into his left arm is slowly taking effect on his body in a few seconds, and once it does, the IV's effects will last for about a day before he wakes up, which will be a perfect time for him to set up an ambush on Bart in his coffin at the funeral parlor.]]
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* ImpersonatingAnOfficer: [[spoiler:Two Two of them, actually: The Terwilliger parents pose as officers in police uniforms, facial masks, and wigs, in an effort to lure Bart into their trap in the Springfield Funeral Parlor.]]



* ProductPlacement: In-universe. During Sideshow Bob's funeral, Krusty the Clown sings what starts as a heartfelt farewell song but then he sings the line "it seems to me your loyal fans oughta ''buy this [=DVD=]''" and the rest of the song is just about describing the [=DVD=].



* OutOfCharacterMoment: Sideshow Bob misquoting ''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}''. [[spoiler:[[SpotTheThread Which Lisa later realizes was intentional.]]]]

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* OutOfCharacterMoment: Sideshow Bob misquoting ''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}''. [[spoiler:[[SpotTheThread [[SpotTheThread Which Lisa later realizes was intentional.]]]]]]



** Also, Bob's mother Dame Judith Underdunk is a well-known Shakespearian actress, [[spoiler:because of whom he would have known Shakespeare too well to have misquoted him accidentally and [[ObfuscatingStupidity did this on purpose so that he would get caught]]. And Bob's father (Dr. Robert Terwilliger Sr.) administering a special intravenous drug to his son to give him [[FauxDeath the appearance of death]] for a long time period (long enough for Bob to awaken and ambush Bart in his coffin) is a nod to ''Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet'', in which Friar Lawrence hands Juliet Capulet a special potion that allows her to feign death for 42 hours in an effort to avoid an ArrangedMarriage to Paris set up by her parents and escape with Romeo.[[note]]Unfortunately, unlike the episode, the plot [[GoneHorriblyRight goes horribly right]] for Romeo to kill himself on hearing of her "death" and for Juliet to wake up and then kill herself.[[/note]]]]

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** Also, Bob's mother Dame Judith Underdunk is a well-known Shakespearian actress, [[spoiler:because because of whom he would have known Shakespeare too well to have misquoted him accidentally and [[ObfuscatingStupidity did this on purpose so that he would get caught]]. And Bob's father (Dr. Robert Terwilliger Sr.) administering a special intravenous drug to his son to give him [[FauxDeath the appearance of death]] for a long time period (long enough for Bob to awaken and ambush Bart in his coffin) is a nod to ''Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet'', in which Friar Lawrence hands Juliet Capulet a special potion that allows her to feign death for 42 hours in an effort to avoid an ArrangedMarriage to Paris set up by her parents and escape with Romeo.[[note]]Unfortunately, unlike the episode, the plot [[GoneHorriblyRight goes horribly right]] for Romeo to kill himself on hearing of her "death" and for Juliet to wake up and then kill herself.[[/note]]]][[/note]]



* TalkingIsAFreeAction: Lampshaded. [[spoiler:As Lisa is explaining what Sideshow Bob's actual plan was (getting Bart cremated in his place) in the car, Homer asks if he can pull over now since he was circling the funeral home "for 10 minutes" while waiting for her to finish.]]

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* TalkingIsAFreeAction: Lampshaded. [[spoiler:As As Lisa is explaining what Sideshow Bob's actual plan was (getting Bart cremated in his place) in the car, Homer asks if he can pull over now since he was circling the funeral home "for 10 minutes" while waiting for her to finish.]]



* VillainBall: Sideshow Bob ends up foiling his own scheme when he uses his explosive laptop to look up information on the Internet. [[spoiler:Subverted when it turns out this was part of his actual plan to kill Bart.]]

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* VillainBall: Sideshow Bob ends up foiling his own scheme when he uses his explosive laptop to look up information on the Internet. [[spoiler:Subverted Subverted when it turns out this was part of his actual plan to kill Bart.]]Bart.
* WhamLine: Krusty's farewell song to Sideshow Bob suddenly becomes an advertisement for a [=DVD=] titled "The Best of Sideshow Bob".
30th May '16 7:25:00 AM Hanz
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* [[spoiler:ConveyorBeltODoom[=/=]MurderByCremation]]: [[spoiler:As a part of Bob's "fake death" ruse, his coffin is placed on a conveyor belt that leads to a cremation furnace, as Bob locks his ArchEnemy into the coffin and attempts to incinerate him.]]

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* [[spoiler:ConveyorBeltODoom[=/=]MurderByCremation]]: ConveyorBeltODoom[=/=]MurderByCremation: [[spoiler:As a part of Bob's "fake death" ruse, his coffin is placed on a conveyor belt that leads to a cremation furnace, as Bob locks his ArchEnemy into the coffin and attempts to incinerate him.]]him. It has two speed settings: "[[BondVillainStupidity Gloating Speed]]" and "Kill Him Already"]]



* [[spoiler:FakingTheDead]]: [[spoiler:Sideshow Bob.]]
* [[spoiler:TheFamilyThatSlaysTogether]]: [[spoiler: Sideshow Bob, his wife, his son, his brother and his parents.]]

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* [[spoiler:FakingTheDead]]: FakingTheDead: [[spoiler:Sideshow Bob.]]
* [[spoiler:TheFamilyThatSlaysTogether]]: TheFamilyThatSlaysTogether: [[spoiler: Sideshow Bob, his wife, his son, his brother and his parents.]]



* {{Foreshadowing}}: When Lisa fast forwards through those 10 commercials to get back to Itchy and Scratchy after hooking up the [=TiVo=], the commercial for "Wes Doobner's World Famous Family Style Rib Huts" is seen amongst them.

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: When Lisa fast forwards through those 10 commercials to get back to Itchy and Scratchy after hooking up the [=TiVo=], the commercial for "Wes Doobner's World Famous Family Style Rib Huts" is seen amongst among them.



* [[spoiler:ImpersonatingAnOfficer]]: [[spoiler:Two of them, actually: The Terwilliger parents pose as officers in police uniforms, facial masks, and wigs, in an effort to lure Bart into their trap in the Springfield Funeral Parlor.]]

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* [[spoiler:ImpersonatingAnOfficer]]: ImpersonatingAnOfficer: [[spoiler:Two of them, actually: The Terwilliger parents pose as officers in police uniforms, facial masks, and wigs, in an effort to lure Bart into their trap in the Springfield Funeral Parlor.]]
27th Apr '16 1:58:37 AM erforce
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* OddlyNamedSequel2ElectricBoogaloo: In-universe: Bob says that the Wes Doobner commercial had gained him his position as a director of ''[[Film/TheHillsHaveEyes The Hills Have Eyes 3: The Hills Still Have Eyes]]''.

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* OddlyNamedSequel2ElectricBoogaloo: In-universe: Bob says that the Wes Doobner commercial had gained him his position as a director of ''[[Film/TheHillsHaveEyes ''[[Film/TheHillsHaveEyes2006 The Hills Have Eyes 3: The Hills Still Have Eyes]]''.
9th Jan '16 12:03:35 PM StFan
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* OutOfCharacterMoment: Sideshow Bob misquoting ''Theater/{{Macbeth}}''. [[spoiler:[[SpotTheThread Which Lisa later realizes was intentional.]]]]

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* OutOfCharacterMoment: Sideshow Bob misquoting ''Theater/{{Macbeth}}''.''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}''. [[spoiler:[[SpotTheThread Which Lisa later realizes was intentional.]]]]
7th Dec '15 8:18:06 PM Angeldeb82
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Added DiffLines:

** Also, there's some Backshadowing during the trial: When Bob "threatens" the crowd with a nitroglycerin vial (supposedly for his heart failure) that he pulls out of his left pocket, you can see that his left hand holding the vial is tingling and quivering; his same left hand also tingles when it's on his chest while he is shocked that Bart has snatched the vial and tossed it out the window. [[spoiler:The tingling on his left hand is not a sign of a HollywoodHeartAttack, but rather a sign that his father's "fake death" anesthesia that had been injected into his left arm is slowly taking effect on his body in a few seconds, and once it does, the IV's effects will last for about a day before he wakes up, which will be a perfect time for him to set up an ambush on Bart in his coffin at the funeral parlor.]]
7th Dec '15 8:14:26 PM Angeldeb82
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* ChekhovsGag: Bob's coffin has a high bump at the end of it to make room for his large feet. [[spoiler:This joke later becomes important to the plot; Lisa figures out that something is up when she wonders why Bob's family would pay extra for a custom-made coffin to comfort a dead guy.]]
4th Dec '15 3:01:21 PM Angeldeb82
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** Combined with RuleOfSymbolism: A miniature open coffin with a miniature "dead" Bart doll lying inside it is placed on Bob's coffin, [[spoiler:foreshadowing Bob's plan to lock up and incinerate his ArchEnemy inside his coffin once he wakes up from his temporary deathlike state.]]
2nd Dec '15 8:47:43 PM Angeldeb82
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Added DiffLines:

** Combined with RuleOfSymbolism: A miniature open coffin with a miniature "dead" Bart doll lying inside it is placed on Bob's coffin, [[spoiler:foreshadowing Bob's plan to lock up and incinerate his ArchEnemy inside his coffin once he wakes up from his temporary deathlike state.]]
30th Nov '15 12:20:25 PM Angeldeb82
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* ThanksgivingEpisode: Not the episode itself, but rather the ''[[WesterAnimation/TheItchyAndScratchyShow Itchy & Scratchy]]'' episode, "[[Film/MiracleOn34thStreet Spherical on 34th Street]]", complete with a UsefulNotes/MacysThanksgivingDayParade fiasco.

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* ThanksgivingEpisode: Not the episode itself, but rather the ''[[WesterAnimation/TheItchyAndScratchyShow ''[[WesternAnimation/TheItchyAndScratchyShow Itchy & Scratchy]]'' episode, "[[Film/MiracleOn34thStreet Spherical on 34th Street]]", complete with a UsefulNotes/MacysThanksgivingDayParade fiasco.
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