History Recap / TheSimpsonsS3E22TheOttoShow

4th Jun '16 11:44:01 PM JackWhitehead
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* HalfwayPlotSwitch: The first half of the story is about Bart seeing a heavy metal concert and wanting to become a rockstar. The second half is about Otto trying to get a driver's license and get his job back, which has almost nothing to do with the first half.
26th May '16 7:32:57 AM fruitstripegum
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* ITakeOffenseThatLastOne: Otto doesn't object to being called a bum, or being called out for clogging the bathroom sink, eating the last cookie, and getting collect calls. But don't you ''dare'' call him a sponge.

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* ITakeOffenseThatLastOne: ITakeOffenseToThatLastOne: Otto doesn't object to being called a bum, or being called out for clogging the bathroom sink, eating the last cookie, and getting collect calls. But don't you ''dare'' call him a sponge.
20th May '16 8:15:46 PM JM1982
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** Homer's exploits include getting his nose caught in the Simpsons' toaster (which Patty and Selma have on tape), and having a chicken wing stuck to his face for ''three days''.
20th May '16 8:13:21 PM JM1982
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* DadTheVeteran: When Marge asks Otto why he can't stay with his parents, Otto explains that he and "the admiral" don't get along.
* EarlyBirdCameo: Otto attends the Spinal Tap concert, although he doesn't interact with Bart or Milhouse there.


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* ITakeOffenseThatLastOne: Otto doesn't object to being called a bum, or being called out for clogging the bathroom sink, eating the last cookie, and getting collect calls. But don't you ''dare'' call him a sponge.
7th May '16 11:35:48 PM nombretomado
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* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: Spinal Tap abandons the concert 20 minutes in after getting fed up with the various screwups of the stage crew - the scene hasnt been properly prepared and is full of water from its usual job as an ice rink, their inflatable giant devil prop isnt inflated, the lights dont come on as theyre supposed to, and one of the members gets hit in the eye with a stage laser.
* ShoutOut: Homer says of Otto "This is not ''{{Happy Days}}'' and he is not the Fonz." Otto then comes in and says "Hey, Mr. S!" like Fonzie would call Richie's father "Mr. C."

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* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: Spinal Tap abandons the concert 20 minutes in after getting fed up with the various screwups of the stage crew - the scene hasnt hasn't been properly prepared and is full of water from its usual job as an ice rink, their inflatable giant devil prop isnt isn't inflated, the lights dont don't come on as theyre they're supposed to, and one of the members gets hit in the eye with a stage laser.
* ShoutOut: Homer says of Otto "This is not ''{{Happy Days}}'' ''Series/HappyDays'' and he is not the Fonz." Otto then comes in and says "Hey, Mr. S!" like Fonzie would call Richie's father "Mr. C."
10th Apr '16 10:20:20 AM JM1982
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* FunnyBackgroundEvent: Homer waits in the car for Bart and Milhouse while they're at the concert. We see him munching on chips and singing along to the radio, blissfully unaware of the riot police storming the arena outside his car window.
9th Apr '16 4:40:25 PM JM1982
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* IncompetenceInc: The management of the venue where Spinal Tap performs. The place is usually a hockey rink, but the melted water hasn't been cleaned off the stage; the giant Devil balloon deflates during the show; the stage fans are set full blast instead of the medium setting the band requested; The stage lights aren't turned on at the band's cue; and one of the band members gets hit with the stage lasers. It's hard to blame the band for not wanting to put up with it anymore.
26th Mar '16 3:48:08 PM MysteriousZorua1994
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* AndThatLittleGirlWasMe: When Otto tells Lisa his version of the 'Maniac in the backseat' UrbanLegend, he says he knows it because "I...was that maniac", resulting in a SkywardScream from Lisa.

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* AndThatLittleGirlWasMe: When Otto tells Lisa his version of the 'Maniac in the backseat' UrbanLegend, he says he knows it because "I...was that maniac", resulting in a SkywardScream from Lisa.Lisa, and Homer making the decision to kick Otto out of the house.



* FakeGuestStar: Creator/HarryShearer plays his Simpsons characters and Spinal Tap bassist Derek Smalls.



* FakeGuestStar: Creator/HarryShearer plays his Simpsons characters and Spinal Tap bassist Derek Smalls.


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* TemptingFate: When speaking on whether to evict Otto from their house, Marge tells Homer that he is good with their kids. Then, they hear Lisa screaming from Otto's story, and Homer declares that the last straw.
26th Mar '16 3:43:48 PM MysteriousZorua1994
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* PapaWolf: Homer kicks Otto out after the latter tells Lisa a horror story that makes her scream.
8th Mar '16 7:29:45 PM toongrrl1990
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* WhatAnIdiot: Yes Otto, go ahead and insult your drivers license teacher by asking her if she's a post-op transexual.
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