History Recap / TheSimpsonsS1E5BartTheGeneral

10th Sep '16 8:49:20 PM NWolfman
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* CharacterizationMarchesOn: Nelson was a truly feared bully in this early episode. With this, his first defeat, he began to be less and less threatening, and usually guys like Jimbo, Dolph, and Kearney were more likely to play the role of a bully strong enough to threaten someone like Bart.

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* CharacterizationMarchesOn: Nelson was a truly feared bully in this early episode. With this, his first defeat, he began to be less and less threatening, and usually guys threatening. Other bully characters like Jimbo, Dolph, and Kearney were more likely to play the role of a bully strong enough to threaten someone like Bart.Bart while Nelson became more of a parody of bully clichés.
25th Aug '16 10:04:33 PM BatmanKalEl
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* CharacterizationMarchesOn: Nelson was a truly feared bully in this early episode. With this, his first defeat, he began to be less and less threatening, and usually guys like Jimbo, Dolph, and Kearney were more likely to play the role of a bully strong enough to threaten someone like Bart.



* VillainDecay, BadAssDecay: Nelson was a truly feared bully in this early episode. With this, his first defeat, he began to be less and less threatening, and usually guys like Jimbo, Dolph, and Kearney were more likely to play the role of a bully strong enough to threaten someone like Bart.

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* VillainDecay, BadAssDecay: Nelson was a truly feared bully in this early episode. With this, his first defeat, he began to be less and less threatening, and usually guys like Jimbo, Dolph, and Kearney were more likely to play the role of a bully strong enough to threaten someone like Bart.
21st Mar '16 10:20:14 AM marcoasalazarm
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* BullyBrutality: The whole dilemma of the story-Nelson's brutality growing to the point Bart fears he will be killed someday.

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* BullyBrutality: The whole dilemma of the story-Nelson's story: Nelson's brutality growing to the point Bart fears he will be killed someday.



* TheDogBitesBack

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* TheDogBitesBackTheDogBitesBack: The whole episode is a set-up for Bart doing this to Nelson... alongside ''every kid that Nelson has bullied''.
7th Feb '16 9:18:49 AM Thesedaysthosedays
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* VillainDecay, BadAssDecay: Nelson was a truly feared bully in this early episode. With this, his first defeat, he began to be less and less threatening, and usually guys like Jimbo, Dolph, and Kearney were more likely to play the role of a bully strong enough to threaten someone like Bart.
28th Dec '15 7:34:26 AM ParkedCarAnne
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* AndKnowingIsHalfTheBattle: The episode ends with Bart [[BreakingTheFourthWall telling the audience]] that war isn't cool or glamorous.

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* AndKnowingIsHalfTheBattle: The episode ends with Bart [[BreakingTheFourthWall telling the audience]] that war isn't cool or glamorous.glamorous, unless it's The American Revolutionary War, WorldWarII, or The ''StarWars'' trilogy[[note]]the original one: ''A New Hope'', ''The Empire Strikes Back'', and ''Return of the Jedi''[[/note]]
12th Nov '15 1:07:38 PM windyshadow32
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14th Sep '15 9:11:46 PM Premonition45
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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Herman's voice is based upon then-President UsefulNotes/GeorgeHWBush.
29th Jul '15 5:43:46 PM FastFuriousFan
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* GroinAttack: Or as Homer calls it, "the Family Jewels." He suggests Bart give Nelson this when he fights. [[note]][[HypocriticalHumor Which is one of the words Grampa doesn't want to hear on TV again]][[/note]]).

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* GroinAttack: Or as Homer calls it, "the Family Jewels." He suggests Bart give Nelson this when he fights. [[note]][[HypocriticalHumor Which is one of the words Grampa doesn't want to hear on TV again]][[/note]]).again]][[/note]].
29th Jul '15 5:43:15 PM FastFuriousFan
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* GroinAttack: One of Homer's suggestions on how Bart should fight (kick him in the family jewels[[note]][[HypocriticalHumor Which is one of the words Grampa doesn't want to hear on TV again]][[/note]]).

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* GroinAttack: One of Homer's suggestions on how Or as Homer calls it, "the Family Jewels." He suggests Bart should fight (kick him in the family jewels[[note]][[HypocriticalHumor give Nelson this when he fights. [[note]][[HypocriticalHumor Which is one of the words Grampa doesn't want to hear on TV again]][[/note]]).
24th Mar '15 5:59:34 PM Briguy52748
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* NighInvulnerability: Nelson, in Bart's imagine spot. In fact, all of Bart's weapons have the reverse effect; instead of hurting Nelson, the knives, guns, arrows, etc. only make Nelson angrier ... and much larger.
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