History Recap / TheSimpsonsS3E21BlackWidower

25th Jan '16 7:27:35 PM Angeldeb82
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* LameRhymeDodge: As Sideshow Bob is rubbing Selma's feet at the hotel, he quietly mutters his plans to kill her, before Selma gets confused, and he quickly counters by replacing his plots with foreign languages for how lovely her feet look.
25th Jan '16 6:33:47 PM Angeldeb82
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* ToTheBatnoun[=/=]{{Thememobile}}: Once the Simpson family learn of Bob's plan to kill Selma, Homer shouts out, [[Series/{{Batman}} "To the Simpsonmobile!"]]... [[MundaneMadeAwesome which is actually their car]].
25th Jan '16 6:21:14 PM Angeldeb82
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* FallingInLoveMontage: Set to Sideshow Bob and Selma singing FrankSinatra and NancySinatra's "Somethin' Stupid"

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* FallingInLoveMontage: Set to Sideshow Bob and Selma singing FrankSinatra Music/FrankSinatra and NancySinatra's "Somethin' Stupid"
25th Jan '16 6:20:24 PM Angeldeb82
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* EurekaMoment: "Tonight On Mac Guyver! ''(Echos)'' Mac Guyver! Mac Guyver! Mac Guyver!"

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* EurekaMoment: "Tonight On Mac Guyver! [=MacGyver=]! ''(Echos)'' Mac Guyver! Mac Guyver! Mac Guyver!"[=MacGyver=]! [=MacGyver=]! [=MacGyver=]!"



* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: This episode has a goodly amount of innuendo: Sideshow Bob's line to Bart, "I should have choked you like a chicken," Krusty's reference to PrisonRape when Bob wins an Emmy ("Just don't drop that thing in the shower, Bob!"), and Krusty trying to tell the joke about the 12-inch pianist.

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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: This episode has a goodly amount of innuendo: Sideshow Bob's line to Bart, "I should "[[IfIWantedYouDead If I'd wanted to murder you, I would have choked you like a chicken," chicken]]," Krusty's reference to PrisonRape when Bob wins an Emmy ("Just don't drop that thing in the shower, Bob!"), and Krusty trying to tell the joke about the 12-inch pianist.



--> '''Sideshow Bob''': I WANTED A ROOM WITH A FIREPLACE, YOU BLASTED MONKEY! (realizes Selma is capturing him on camera) Oh Selma dear... I was just chatting with my good friend... (looks at his name tag) Dennis! Now, smile for the camera, there's a good lad! (Dennis struggles to produce a nervous smile)

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--> '''Sideshow Bob''': I WANTED A ROOM WITH A FIREPLACE, YOU BLASTED MONKEY! (realizes Selma is capturing him on camera) Oh Oh, Selma dear... I was just chatting with my good friend... (looks at his name tag) Dennis! Now, smile for the camera, there's a good lad! (Dennis struggles to produce a nervous smile)



* SeriousBusiness: ''MacGyver'', of course, for Patty and Selma. Selma's love for the character is so strong that Bob proclaiming how much he hates the show drives her to tears and makes her consider calling the marriage off. In a weird way, Selma's faith in the character actually proves to be beneficial to her, as it's what provides Bart with the last piece he needs to figure out Bob's plan.
* ShoutOut: An {{Expy}} of FrankSinatra reuniting Bob and Krusty parodies when the real Sinatra reunited JerryLewis and DeanMartin.
** Bob is prisoner [[{{Franchise/Les Miserables}} 24601]]
* SpecialGuest: KelseyGrammer as Sideshow Bob
* TakeThat: To ''{{Series/Dinosaurs}}'' (which also took a dig at ''TheSimpsons'' for being the reason why every family sitcom in the 1990s has a BumblingDad):

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* SeriousBusiness: ''MacGyver'', ''Series/MacGyver'', of course, for Patty and Selma. Selma's love for the character is so strong that Bob proclaiming how much he hates the show drives her to tears and makes her consider calling the marriage off. In a weird way, Selma's faith in the character actually proves to be beneficial to her, as it's what provides Bart with the last piece he needs to figure out Bob's plan.
* ShoutOut: An {{Expy}} of FrankSinatra Music/FrankSinatra reuniting Bob and Krusty parodies when the real Sinatra reunited JerryLewis and DeanMartin.
** Bob is prisoner [[{{Franchise/Les Miserables}} [[Franchise/LesMiserables 24601]]
* SpecialGuest: KelseyGrammer Creator/KelseyGrammer as Sideshow Bob
* TakeThat: To ''{{Series/Dinosaurs}}'' (which also took a dig at ''TheSimpsons'' ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' for being the reason why every family sitcom in the 1990s has a BumblingDad):



* ToiletSeatDivorce: Selma and Sideshow Bob's near-breakup over ''MacGyver''
* VillainLoveSong: "Somethin' Stupid" may count in this context, as it is a duet between Sideshow Bob and his current LoveInterest, Selma. It's not really needed to seduce her, as they're already engaged.

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* ToiletSeatDivorce: Selma and Sideshow Bob's near-breakup over ''MacGyver''
''Series/MacGyver''.
* VillainLoveSong: "Somethin' Stupid" may count in this context, as it is a duet between Sideshow Bob and his current LoveInterest, {{Love Interest|s}}, Selma. It's not really needed to seduce her, as they're already engaged.
14th Dec '15 4:39:55 PM windyshadow32
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2nd Aug '15 2:00:56 PM SingingRain
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* AppointmentTelevision: Selma and ''Series/MacGyver''.



* BlackWidow... [[CaptainObvious er]]

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* BlackWidow... [[CaptainObvious er]]BigNo: Bart gives one.
* TheBluebeard: Sideshow Bob.


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* HowAboutASmile: A variant occurs when Sideshow Bob is chewing out a hotel bellboy:
--> '''Sideshow Bob''': I WANTED A ROOM WITH A FIREPLACE, YOU BLASTED MONKEY! (realizes Selma is capturing him on camera) Oh Selma dear... I was just chatting with my good friend... (looks at his name tag) Dennis! Now, smile for the camera, there's a good lad! (Dennis struggles to produce a nervous smile)


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* NoodleIncident: Sideshow Bob appears on Krusty's telethon and apologizes for sending him to jail, to which Krusty replied, "Hell, if they ever open the books on this telethon, I'm right back in there!"
23rd Jun '15 11:01:34 PM SarcasmKid
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* SeriousBusiness: ''Mac Guyver'', of course, for Patty and Selma. Selma's love for the character is so strong that Bob proclaiming how much he hates the show drives her to tears and makes her consider calling the marriage off. In a weird way, Selma's faith in the character actually proves to be beneficial to her, as it's what provides Bart with the last piece he needs to figure out Bob's plan.

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* SeriousBusiness: ''Mac Guyver'', ''MacGyver'', of course, for Patty and Selma. Selma's love for the character is so strong that Bob proclaiming how much he hates the show drives her to tears and makes her consider calling the marriage off. In a weird way, Selma's faith in the character actually proves to be beneficial to her, as it's what provides Bart with the last piece he needs to figure out Bob's plan.
23rd Jun '15 11:00:38 PM SarcasmKid
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* SeriousBusiness: ''Mac Guyver'', of course, for Patty and Selma. Selma's love for the character is so strong that Bob proclaiming how much he hates the show drives her to tears and makes her consider calling the marriage off. In a weird way, Selma's faith in the character actually proves to be beneficial to her, as it's what provides Bart with the last piece he needs to figure out Bob's plan.
10th Apr '15 7:47:49 PM nombretomado
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* TakeThat: To ''{{Dinosaurs}}'' (which also took a dig at ''TheSimpsons'' for being the reason why every family sitcom in the 1990s has a BumblingDad):

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* TakeThat: To ''{{Dinosaurs}}'' ''{{Series/Dinosaurs}}'' (which also took a dig at ''TheSimpsons'' for being the reason why every family sitcom in the 1990s has a BumblingDad):
13th Dec '14 1:53:21 PM beack7
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* FelonyMisdemeanor: Bob considers having his Daytime Emmy taken away by the prison guards to be his lowest point. This, of course, compared to being thrown in prison in the first place for armed robbery.

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* FelonyMisdemeanor: Bob considers having his Daytime Emmy taken away by the prison guards to be his lowest point. This, of course, This compared to being thrown in prison in the first place for armed robbery.



** Also to the Democrats. Bob said they couldn't be kept outside the White House forever and, once they get in, he and his fellow convicts will be back on the streets.

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** Also to To the Democrats. Bob said they couldn't be kept outside the White House forever and, once they get in, he and his fellow convicts will be back on the streets.



* VillainLoveSong: "Somethin' Stupid" may count in this context, as it is a duet between Sideshow Bob and his current LoveInterest, Selma. Of course, it's not really needed to seduce her, as they're already engaged.

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* VillainLoveSong: "Somethin' Stupid" may count in this context, as it is a duet between Sideshow Bob and his current LoveInterest, Selma. Of course, it's It's not really needed to seduce her, as they're already engaged.
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