History Recap / TheSimpsonsS3E10FlamingMoes

29th Feb '16 11:01:16 AM outlander2012
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* PrecisionFStrike: Drederick Tatum gets one while being interviewed about his youth in Springfield.
-->'''Drederick Tatum''': That town is a ''dump''! If you ever see me back there, you know I really ''[bleep]''ed up bad!
12th Oct '15 7:06:17 PM windyshadow32
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18th Aug '15 9:26:19 PM ManicDepressiveMouse
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** For that matter, the drink's original name "Flaming Homer," which is the same joke.
12th Jul '15 7:39:14 PM DamascaRamza
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* {{Jerkass}}[=/=]KidsAreCruel: Lisa and her friends chase Bart all over the house to forcibly give him a makeover which ends with him falling out his window to his possible death just to avoid it.
24th May '15 4:38:27 PM TonyG
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* ColdTurkeysAreEverywhere: As Homer becomes more obsessed with Moe, he starts hearing his name in the family's breakfast conversation, until it degenerates into the family only saying "Moe". Then when he runs outside, he starts seeing Moe's face on everyone and everything.



** Homer hiding his face behind a cloth while addressing a crow, while hiding on the ceiling is a reference to the ending of ''Theatre/PhantomOfTheOpera''.

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*** The character of Colette is clearly a stand-in for Diane Chambers. When she leaves to become a movie actress, it references Shelley Long's decision to leave ''Cheers'' for a film career.
** Homer hiding his face behind a cloth while addressing a crow, crowd, while hiding on the ceiling is a reference to the ending of ''Theatre/PhantomOfTheOpera''.
24th May '15 8:55:03 AM Patachou
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* AccidentalDiscovery: Homer discovers the "Flaming Homer" after accidentally adding Krusty-brand cough syrup to a hastily-made cocktail, and discovers "fire made it taste good" after ashes from his sister-in-law's cigarette fell into it.



* RunningGag: This episode introduces one of the series' running gags: the perpetually burning Springfield Tire Yard [[note]]The yard itself was briefly seen before in Homer's Odyssey, but it wasn't on fire there, even though a later episode established that the tire fire has been burning since the mid-1980s[[/note]].

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* RunningGag: This episode introduces one of the series' running gags: the perpetually burning Springfield Tire Yard [[note]]The yard itself was briefly seen before in ''[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS1E3HomersOdyssey Homer's Odyssey, Odyssey]]'', but it wasn't on fire there, even though a later episode established that the tire fire has been burning since the mid-1980s[[/note]].



* ShoutOut: Several references to ''Cheers'', and one to ''Phantom of the Opera''.
* SpecialGuest: Creator/PhilHartman as Lionel Hutz
* WhatTheHellHero: Colette was angry at Moe when she learned that the drink was originally Homer's which Moe stole. Later, she tells him he should sell the drink and give half the money to Homer. But it was too late, and for that she broke up with him and left to pursue a movie career.

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* ShoutOut: Several references ShoutOut:
** The song about Flaming Moe, including the imagery, is similar
to ''Cheers'', the opening credits of ''Series/{{Cheers}}''. Afterwards, when everybody in the bar greets Barney and one to ''Phantom of the Opera''.
bartender asks him: "How does the world treat you, Mr. Gumble?" this is similar to the way Norm enters the bar in every episode in "Cheers".
** Homer hiding his face behind a cloth while addressing a crow, while hiding on the ceiling is a reference to the ending of ''Theatre/PhantomOfTheOpera''.
** Music/{{Aerosmith}} plays their biggest hit "Walk This Way".
* SpecialGuest: Creator/PhilHartman as Lionel Hutz
Hutz and Music/{{Aerosmith}} as themselves.
* WhatTheHellHero: Colette was angry at Moe when she learned that the drink was originally Homer's which Moe stole. Later, she tells him he should sell the drink and give half the money to Homer. But it was too late, and for that she broke up with him and left to pursue a movie career.career.
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28th Dec '14 7:10:26 PM Wartzanall
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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: The name Flaming Moe. The writers assumed the censors didn't get it. [[note]]"Mo" is short for "homosexual," for those who don't know.[[/note]]

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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: The name Flaming Moe. The writers assumed the censors didn't get it. [[note]]"Mo" is short a rarely-used slang term for "homosexual," for those who don't know.[[/note]]a homosexual[[/note]]



* RunningGag: This episode introduces one of the series' running gags: the perpetually burning Springfield Tire Yard [[note]]The yard itself was briefly seen before in Homer's Odyssey, but it wasn't on fire there[[/note]].

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* RunningGag: This episode introduces one of the series' running gags: the perpetually burning Springfield Tire Yard [[note]]The yard itself was briefly seen before in Homer's Odyssey, but it wasn't on fire there[[/note]].there, even though a later episode established that the tire fire has been burning since the mid-1980s[[/note]].
18th Dec '14 2:12:05 PM TitoMosquito
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* WhatTheHellHero: Colette was angry when she learned that the drink was originally Homer's which Moe stole. Later, she tells him he should sell the drink and give half the money to Homer. But it was too late, and for that she broke up with him and left to pursue a movie career.

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* WhatTheHellHero: Colette was angry at Moe when she learned that the drink was originally Homer's which Moe stole. Later, she tells him he should sell the drink and give half the money to Homer. But it was too late, and for that she broke up with him and left to pursue a movie career.
7th Nov '14 10:16:08 AM Krendall
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{{Expy}}: Collette for [[Series/{{Cheers}} Diane Chambers]].

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* {{Expy}}: Collette for [[Series/{{Cheers}} Diane Chambers]].
7th Nov '14 10:15:59 AM Krendall
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{{Expy}}: Collette for [[Series/{{Cheers}} Diane Chambers]].
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