History Recap / TheSimpsonsS2E1BartGetsAnF

14th Oct '17 12:03:12 PM SpaceHunterDrakeRedcrest
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* DownerEnding: In-Universe, with ''Gorilla The Conqueror.'' The film ends with Gorilla being put in a cage and set adrift at sea. Homer [[CryForTheDevil breaks down crying]], finding the ending unfair.



* KillerGorilla: Despite desperately needing to at least try to concentrate on his homework, Bart is unable to and is distracted by a number of things. One of which is this: ''Gorilla the Conquerer'', a killer gorilla movie wherein a giant gorilla destroys major U.S. cities and kills thousands of people, either by eating them, crushing them or causing them to be killed in the destruction.

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* KillerGorilla: Despite desperately needing to at least try to concentrate It's Big Gorilla Week on his homework, Bart is unable to and is distracted by a number of things. the Million Dollar Movies channel. One of which film is this: ''Gorilla the Conquerer'', a killer gorilla movie wherein whom Homer describes as "the grand-daddy of them all!" One film shown later on involves a giant gorilla destroys major U.S. cities and kills thousands of people, either by eating them, crushing them or causing them to be killed in the destruction.tap shoes.



* NotAllowedToGrowUp / StatusQuoIsGod: Even thought Bart was in danger of being left back, but manage to pass the fourth grade, the writers at the time had no idea that the series would last as long as it has, so they would constantly keep the children in the same grade, regardless of whether they pass or not.

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* NotAllowedToGrowUp / StatusQuoIsGod: NotAllowedToGrowUp[=/=]StatusQuoIsGod: Even thought Bart was in danger of being left back, but manage to pass the fourth grade, the writers at the time had no idea that the series would last as long as it has, so they would constantly keep the children in the same grade, regardless of whether they pass or not.



* TotallyRadical: "Cowabunga!"

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* TotallyRadical: "Cowabunga!""Cowabunga!" This is actually the only time in the entire series [[BeamMeUpScotty Bart says this.]]
* UnintentionallySympathetic: [[invoked]] In-Universe, Homer cries over the ending of ''Gorilla The Conqueror'', finding the title character to be NotEvilJustMisunderstood.
3rd Oct '17 1:44:32 AM ArcaneAzmadi
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* RidiculousProcrastinator: Bart's inability to concentrate or start on something that isn't necessarily enjoyable to do takes center stage here.

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* RidiculousProcrastinator: [[DeconstructedTrope Deconstructed]]; Bart's inability to concentrate or start on something that isn't necessarily enjoyable to do takes center stage here.
22nd Aug '17 10:23:51 AM N8han11
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->''Okay, okay! Why are we dancing around the obvious? I know it, you know it. I am dumb, okay? Dumb as a post! Think Iím happy about it?''


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->''Okay, okay! Why are we dancing around the obvious? I know it, you know it. I am dumb, okay? Dumb as a post! Think Iím happy about it?''
24th May '17 1:09:05 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* BreakTheHaughty: Bart crying over his F. Then again, he didn't exactly do anything particularly nasty, heinous, or mischievious to anybody in this episode, so it seems more like a case of BreakTheCutie.

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* BreakTheHaughty: Bart crying over his F. Then again, he didn't exactly do anything particularly nasty, heinous, or mischievious mischievous to anybody in this episode, so it seems more like a case of BreakTheCutie.
17th Apr '17 10:18:08 AM MapleSyrup
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* {{Zeerust}}: The school of the future from Bart's ImagineSpot. The desks are equipped with built-in computers (with CRT displays, of course) as if the students couldn't just use their own laptops or tablets, and there's also a huge satellite dish on the roof outside, which was a standard way of showing futuristic interconnectivity before the days of the widespread Internet.
22nd Mar '17 3:45:46 PM Asue
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* {{Facepalm}}: Bart's reaction when Martin paints a mural of Ms. Krabappel instead of graffiti.

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* {{Facepalm}}: Bart's reaction when Martin paints a mural of Ms. Krabappel instead of a graffiti.



** Now honestly, when has Bart ever cared about his grades? Though to be fair, he hadn't been in danger of having to repeat the fourth grade before.

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** Now honestly, when has Bart ever cared about his grades? Though Through, to be fair, he hadn't been in danger of having to repeat the fourth grade before.



* ShaggyDogStory: Sadly all the episode ends up amounting to, knowing the show's reliance on StatusQuoIsGod and NotAllowedToGrowUp.

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* ShaggyDogStory: Sadly Sadly, all the episode ends up amounting to, knowing the show's reliance on StatusQuoIsGod and NotAllowedToGrowUp.



* ThatManIsDead: Cool Martin telling Bart the previous Martin no longer exists.

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* ThatManIsDead: Cool Martin telling Bart the previous Martin no longer exists. [[StatusQuoIsGod He changes back to his nerdy self the next time we see him.]]
28th Feb '17 11:00:56 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* FictionalVideoGame: At the Noiseland Video Arcade, there is a green-pink ''Robert Goulet Destroyer'', purple ''Eat My Shorts'', purple ''Itchy Vs Scratchy'', and purple ''Escape from Grandmas House''.
22nd Jan '17 1:24:03 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* FirstAppearance: Debut of Mayor Quimby.
18th Nov '16 5:40:42 AM luiz4200
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** Edna trying to comfort Bart when the latter cried after seeing he really worked hard on trying to pass. [[spoiler: She does end up passing him when he mentions something he did pay attention to.]]

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** Edna trying to comfort Bart when the latter cried after seeing he really worked hard on trying to pass. [[spoiler: She does end up passing him when he mentions something he did pay attention to.]]
11th Nov '16 1:37:58 PM Nakayama90
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* ShaggyDogStory: Sadly all the episode ends up amounting to, knowing the show's reliance on StatusQuoIsGod and NotAllowedToGrowUp.
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