History Recap / TheSimpsonsS23E14AtLongLastLeave

29th Oct '16 2:27:57 AM mangamanic
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* NeverMyFault: Marge lashing out at Springfield for not letting them be themselves. Despite being shown earlier that being themselves causes the town no end to problems.
18th Oct '16 1:32:26 PM Premonition45
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** They also find Lisa's acts of activism very irriating.

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** They also find Lisa's acts of activism very irriating.irritating.
* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: The plot of everyone in town becoming sick of ''The Simpsons'' and banishing them, only to realize they do need them in their lives does make a good premise for a 500th episode, as it shows that as much as viewers (the people of Springfield) hate The Simpsons because their latest episodes (current, destructive antics that have nearly bankrupt the town) aren't as good, they can't fathom what Sunday nights or the FOX network would be without it, so they choose to welcome them back. In short, the entire episode is an allegory of how viewers feel about the show (they hate that it has gone to pot, but most watch it anyway because there is some good in it and can't really fathom what life would be like if it was never there).
15th Oct '16 6:54:49 PM 64SuperNintendo
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* ContinuityNod: Bart's [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS11E2BrothersLittleHelper pranks]], Homer's [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS10E11WildBartsCantBeBroken drunken rampage]] (which was blamed on the kids in town in that episode, but there was no scene where the police realize that it was caused by Homer and his drunken friends until now), and Lisa's [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS21E19TheSquirtAndTheWhale activism]]

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* ContinuityNod: Bart's [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS11E2BrothersLittleHelper pranks]], Homer's [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS10E11WildBartsCantBeBroken drunken rampage]] (which was blamed on the kids in town in that episode, but there was no scene where the police realize that it was caused by Homer and his drunken friends until now), and Lisa's [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS21E19TheSquirtAndTheWhale activism]]activism]].
8th Aug '16 2:00:25 PM Technomaru
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** Homer mentioned when he first moved to the house he "Used to talk like this" referencing the Walter Matthau voice he used in the early seasons and "The Tracy Ullman Show".


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** They also find Lisa's acts of activism very irriating.


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* GenreSavvy: Mayor Quimby knew that Ned Flanders would talk the entire town from exiling The Simpson Family so he activated a battering ram to prevent it from happening.


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* WhateverHappenedToTheMouse: Grandpa Simpson disappears from the story after The Simpsons Family was exiled from Springfield and the parade that followed it.
3rd Jan '16 12:45:08 PM notShemp
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* NobodysThatDumb: Homer and Marge sneak back into Springfield under the disguise of Mr. Burns and Smithers. When Chief Wiggums first spots them, it appears that he fell for it but it's later revealed that he had seen through their disguises and only pretended to be fooled in order to have time to rally the people to arrest Homer and Marge.
-->'''Chief Wiggum''': You really thought you could fool me with that Burns and Smithers getup. I mean, I'm not the sharpest pencil in the pencil thing, but I'm least as smart as a cat. Right, Lou?\\
'''Lou''': Uh, what breed, Chief? I mean, I saw an Abyssinian once who could change channels.\\
'''Chief Wiggum''': Eh, that is pretty smart.
21st Aug '15 5:46:04 AM luiz4200
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* NegativeContinuity: By the end of this episode, every Springfielder moved to the Outlands and nobody expressed any intention to return. In the next episode, things are like this one never happened.
31st Jul '15 3:39:00 AM mangamanic
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** Subverted with the Simpsons family itself after the town are finally tired of putting up with them.
11th Oct '14 9:41:00 AM Wartzanall
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[a picture of Homer rioting, standing on Abraham Simpson is shown]

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[a -->[a picture of Homer rioting, standing on Abraham Simpson is shown]



* ContinuityNod: Bart's [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS11E2BrothersLittleHelper prank]], Homer's [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS10E11WildBartsCantBeBroken drunken rampage]], and Lisa's [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS21E19TheSquirtAndTheWhale activism]]

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* ContinuityNod: Bart's [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS11E2BrothersLittleHelper prank]], pranks]], Homer's [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS10E11WildBartsCantBeBroken drunken rampage]], rampage]] (which was blamed on the kids in town in that episode, but there was no scene where the police realize that it was caused by Homer and his drunken friends until now), and Lisa's [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS21E19TheSquirtAndTheWhale activism]]



* WithFriendsLikeThese: The Simpson family are spared by no one. This includes their so-called close friends, even other family members. Only Flanders tries to talk in their favor, and is silenced with a battering ram.

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* WithFriendsLikeThese: The Simpson family are spared by no one. ''no one''. This includes their so-called close friends, even friends and other family members. Only Flanders tries to talk in their favor, and is silenced with a battering ram.
28th Sep '14 5:45:38 PM schoi30
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* KarmaHoudini: The entire town doesn't even apologize for banishing the Simpson family, even after moving to the outlands with them. They did have a JerkassRealization, however.

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* KarmaHoudini: The entire town doesn't even apologize for banishing the Simpson family, even after moving to the outlands with them. They did have a JerkassRealization, however.them.
* JerkassRealization: The townsfolk when Homer and Marge go back to the outlands as the people there accepted them for who they are. And after being called jerks by Homer.
28th Sep '14 5:36:47 PM schoi30
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* DisproportionateRetribution: One of the reasons that the Simpsons are hated is because Maggie (a baby) doesn't talk.



* KarmaHoudini: The entire town doesn't even apologize for banishing the Simpson family, even after moving to the outlands with them. They did have a JerkassRealization, however.



* DisproportionateRetribution: One of the reasons that the Simpsons are hated is because Maggie (a baby) doesn't talk.
* KarmaHoudini: The entire town doesn't even apologize for banishing the Simpson family, even after moving to the outlands with them.
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