History Recap / TheSimpsonsS1E2BartTheGenius

22nd Mar '16 6:40:32 PM NESBoy
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* SpecialEditionTitle: {{Downplayed|Trope}} in that the TitleSequence had Bart fall past the screen during the "Created By/Developed By" part (due to the CouchGag having Homer force Bart out of the couch).[[note]]This particular opening is also used in "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS1E8TheTelltaleHead The Telltale Head]]", which had the same Couch Gag.[[/note]]
5th Jan '16 11:44:36 AM Angeldeb82
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* IncrediblyLamePun and GeniusBonus: A calculus expression has the answer r^2dr, which the teacher uses come up with the phrase r-squared dr (or r-d-r-r), which sounds like ''har de har har,'' which sounds a bit like laughter. The other kids think it's funny, though.
* LiteralMetaphor: When Bart is caught with red spray paint on his hands, and Martin Prince tells Principal skinner "[He] might say [he] caught him red-handed".

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* IncrediblyLamePun IWillShowYouX: When Bart tries explaining what a "kwyjibo" is:
-->'''Bart:''' Kwyjibo. Uh... ''[looks at Homer]'' a big, dumb, balding North American ape. With no chin.\\
'''Marge:''' And a short temper.\\
'''Homer:''' I'll show you a big, dumb, balding ape! ''[chases Bart]''
* JustForPun
and GeniusBonus: A calculus expression has the answer r^2dr, which the teacher uses to come up with the phrase r-squared dr (or r-d-r-r), which sounds like ''har de har har,'' which sounds a bit like laughter. The other kids think it's funny, though.
* LiteralMetaphor: When Bart is caught with red spray paint on his hands, and Martin Prince tells Principal skinner Skinner "[He] might say [he] caught him red-handed".



* ScrabbleBabble: The former TropeNamer of "Kwyjibo".

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* ScrabbleBabble: The former TropeNamer {{Trope Namer|s}} of "Kwyjibo".



* TeachersPet: Martin

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* TeachersPet: MartinMartin.
12th Nov '15 12:59:29 PM windyshadow32
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18th Oct '15 6:46:19 AM Morgenthaler
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* GenreSavvy: Principal Skinner is suspicious of Bart's score and suggests a retest. However Dr Pryor rebuffs this and suggests moving him to another school, which Skinner finds even better.
16th Oct '15 3:08:06 PM Psi001
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: The original script included a scene where Dr. Pryor talks to Martin's parents about his failing the IQ test and needing to go to a school for mentally retarded kids.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: WhatHappenedToTheMouse: Bart's initial purpose for switching tests was to get back at class snitch Martin, though the consequences this has on him are never revealed. The original script included a scene where Dr. Pryor talks to Martin's parents about his failing the IQ test and needing to go to a school for mentally retarded kids.
1st Sep '15 12:11:00 AM amphiboly
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* LiteralMetaphor: When Bart is caught with red spray paint on his hands, and Martin Prince tells Principal skinner "[He] might say [he] caught him red-handed".
7th Jul '14 12:02:51 AM Pannic
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* AtTheOperaTonight: Marge takes the family out to see a production of ''Carmen'' in Russian.
29th Oct '13 8:29:13 AM PeachPerfect
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* RichesToRags: The original script featured an additional scene where Dr Pryor would discuss the need for special studies to the parents of a horrified Martin (after having his test paper switched with Bart's).



* TeachersPet

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* TeachersPetTeachersPet: Martin
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: The original script included a scene where Dr. Pryor talks to Martin's parents about his failing the IQ test and needing to go to a school for mentally retarded kids.
11th Oct '13 7:06:29 PM Psi001
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* NothingPersonal: Martin insists he only told on Bart to fend off the desecration of the school building. Bart tells him to stuff it, leading him to smugly tattle on him ''again''.

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* NothingPersonal: Martin insists he only told on Bart to fend off the desecration of the school building. After Bart tells him to stuff it, leading him to smugly tattle he tattles on him ''again''.
11th Oct '13 7:05:12 PM Psi001
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* GenreSavvy: Principal Skinner is suspicious of Bart's score and suggests a retest. However Dr Pryor rebuffs this and suggests moving him to another school, which Skinner finds even better.
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