History Recap / TheSimpsonsS3E3WhenFlandersFailed

6th May '17 1:47:11 PM maxwellsilver
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* EveryoneHasStandards: Homer thinks that outright wishing for Ned to die would be going too far,[[note]](which [[EarlyInstallmentWeirdness is odd, because these days, Homer wishing Flanders was dead wouldn't be considered "too much"]])[[/note]] but not wishing he'd go broke and lose his store (until it actually happened).
* EvilLaugh: Homer at the end of the barbecue scene. Unfortunately for him, he had a mouthful of burger at the time, causing him to choke partway through the laugh and for Ned to have to perform the Heimlich manouevre on him.

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* EveryoneHasStandards: Homer thinks that outright wishing for Ned to die would be going too far,[[note]](which [[EarlyInstallmentWeirdness is odd, because these days, Homer wishing Flanders was dead wouldn't be considered "too much"]])[[/note]] far, but not wishing he'd go broke and lose his store (until it actually happened).
* EvilLaugh: Homer at the end of the barbecue scene. Unfortunately for him, he had a mouthful of burger at the time, causing him to choke partway through the laugh and for Ned to have to perform the Heimlich manouevre maneuver on him.



* KickTheDog: When Ned has a garage sale out of desperation, Homer takes advantage of it and buys a lot of his stuff for next to nothing. [[SubvertedTrope He feels bad later on and decides to give his stuff back]].

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* KickTheDog: When Ned has a garage sale out of desperation, Homer takes advantage of it and buys a lot of his stuff for next to nothing. [[SubvertedTrope He feels bad later on and decides to give his stuff back]].back.
23rd Mar '17 5:01:32 PM Asue
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* NationalStereotypes: The karate teacher is of course a Japanese man. However, as a bit of a ContinutyNod, it's Akira, the Happy Sumo waiter from [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS2E11OneFishTwoFishBlowfishBlueFish One Fish Two Fish Blowfish Blue Fish]].

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* NationalStereotypes: The karate teacher is of course a Japanese man. However, as a bit of a ContinutyNod, ContinuityNod, it's Akira, the Happy Sumo waiter from [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS2E11OneFishTwoFishBlowfishBlueFish One Fish Two Fish Blowfish Blue Fish]].
23rd Mar '17 5:00:49 PM Asue
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* NationalStereotypes: The karate teacher is of course a Japanese man. However, it's Akira, the cook from [[Recap/The SimpsonsS2E11OneFishTwoFishBlowfishBlueFish One Fish Two Fish Blowfish Blue Fish]].

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* NationalStereotypes: The karate teacher is of course a Japanese man. However, as a bit of a ContinutyNod, it's Akira, the cook Happy Sumo waiter from [[Recap/The SimpsonsS2E11OneFishTwoFishBlowfishBlueFish [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS2E11OneFishTwoFishBlowfishBlueFish One Fish Two Fish Blowfish Blue Fish]].
23rd Mar '17 4:59:23 PM Asue
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* NationalStereotypes: The karate teacher is of course a Japanese man.

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* NationalStereotypes: The karate teacher is of course a Japanese man. However, it's Akira, the cook from [[Recap/The SimpsonsS2E11OneFishTwoFishBlowfishBlueFish One Fish Two Fish Blowfish Blue Fish]].
23rd Mar '17 4:55:59 PM Asue
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* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: Homer wishes that Flanders' store goes bankrupt, but in the end he does feel guilty about it.

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* BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor: Homer wishes that Flanders' store goes bankrupt, but in the end end, he does feel guilty about it.



* GratuitousGerman: Lisa tells Homer about Schadenfreude, the German term for taking pleasure in the suffering of others. This leads Homer to ask what's the opposite of that; when she replies that would be "sour grapes," he believes that it's another German word, saying "Boy, those Germans have a word for everything."

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* GratuitousGerman: Lisa tells Homer about Schadenfreude, the German term for taking pleasure in the suffering of others. This leads Homer to ask what's the opposite of that; when she replies that would be "sour grapes," he believes that it's another German word, saying "Boy, those Germans have a word for everything."".



* HopeSpot: A bill collector comes to Homer's house, accidentally thinking it's the Flanders household. When Homer sets him straight, the man says, "You're Homer Simpson? See you Thursday."

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* HopeSpot: A bill collector comes to Homer's house, accidentally thinking it's the Flanders household. When Homer sets him straight, the man says, "You're Homer Simpson? See you Thursday."".



* {{Jerkass}}: For years the writers used this episode as the limit for how much of a jerk Homer could be. [[{{Flanderization}} Seems like it didn't stick]].

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* {{Jerkass}}: For years years, the writers used this episode as the limit for how much of a jerk Homer could be. [[{{Flanderization}} Seems like it didn't stick]].be.



* NationalStereotypes: The karate teacher is of course a Japanese man. His name "Akira" is also a StockForeignName for a Japanese person.
* OffModel: ''Like you wouldn't believe.'' (though compared to the disaster that was "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS1E13SomeEnchantedEvening Some Enchanted Evening]]", this one wasn't too bad). This happened because the episode was farmed out to a "company that no one had ever heard of; it was people that had just recently gotten opposable thumbs" (that said, the credits still list {{Creator/AKOM}} as the animators). Mike Reiss had said he will always remember the episode "that came back animated with a thousand mistakes in it and was just a complete and utter mess." They had attempted to clean up as much as possible, but errors still made it through.

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* NationalStereotypes: The karate teacher is of course a Japanese man. His name "Akira" is also a StockForeignName for a Japanese person.
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* OffModel: ''Like you wouldn't believe.'' (though compared to the disaster that was "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS1E13SomeEnchantedEvening Some Enchanted Evening]]", this one wasn't too bad). This happened because the episode was farmed out to a "company that no one had ever heard of; it was people that had just recently gotten opposable thumbs" (that said, the credits still list {{Creator/AKOM}} as the animators). Mike Reiss had said he will always remember the episode "that came back animated with a thousand mistakes in it and was just a complete and utter mess." mess". They had attempted to clean up as much as possible, but errors still made it through.
2nd Mar '17 5:55:36 AM CumbersomeTercel
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* OffModel: ''Like you wouldn't believe.'' (though compared to the disaster that was "Some Enchanted Evening", this one wasn't too bad). This happened because the episode was farmed out to a "company that no one had ever heard of; it was people that had just recently gotten opposable thumbs" (that said, the credits still list {{Creator/AKOM}} as the animators). Mike Reiss had said he will always remember the episode "that came back animated with a thousand mistakes in it and was just a complete and utter mess." They had attempted to clean up as much as possible, but errors still made it through.

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* OffModel: ''Like you wouldn't believe.'' (though compared to the disaster that was "Some "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS1E13SomeEnchantedEvening Some Enchanted Evening", Evening]]", this one wasn't too bad). This happened because the episode was farmed out to a "company that no one had ever heard of; it was people that had just recently gotten opposable thumbs" (that said, the credits still list {{Creator/AKOM}} as the animators). Mike Reiss had said he will always remember the episode "that came back animated with a thousand mistakes in it and was just a complete and utter mess." They had attempted to clean up as much as possible, but errors still made it through.
31st Oct '16 4:00:19 AM Pallo
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Added DiffLines:

* EntitledBastard: Downplayed, but Homer still displays some traits of this.
-->'''Homer''': Hello, Jerry. Homer Simpson. Remember last month when I paid back that loan? Well, now I need ''you'' to do a favor for ''me''.
6th Sep '16 9:07:29 AM speedyboris
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Added DiffLines:

* HopeSpot: A bill collector comes to Homer's house, accidentally thinking it's the Flanders household. When Homer sets him straight, the man says, "You're Homer Simpson? See you Thursday."
* {{Irony}}: The bill collector who accidentally knocks on the wrong house (he meant to go to Ned's house) says an ironic statement:
--> '''Homer''': Flanders is in debt? Are you sure?\\
'''Chuck Ellis''': We don't make mistakes.
5th Sep '16 7:17:54 PM BatmanKalEl
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* UnintentionallyUnsympathetic: While itís easy to root for Ned he doesnít really deserve the happy ending he got in this episode. He sinks his whole lifeís saving into a store that only caters to 1/9th of the population. Even though there is a demand he does nothing to promote the store himself and instead itís Homer who gets all of the customers there. The fact of the matter is that Flanderís is shown to be a horrible business man yet the episode tries to shift the blame off of him and on to Homer.
2nd Sep '16 6:11:13 PM philipnova798
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* OffModel: ''Like you wouldn't believe.'' (though compared to the disaster that was "Some Enchanted Evening", this one wasn't too bad). This happened because the episode was farmed out to a "company that no one had ever heard of; it was people that had just recently gotten opposable thumbs" (though the credits still list {{Creator/AKOM}} as the animators). Mike Reiss had said he will always remember the episode "that came back animated with a thousand mistakes in it and was just a complete and utter mess." They had attempted to clean up as much as possible, but errors still made it through.

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* OffModel: ''Like you wouldn't believe.'' (though compared to the disaster that was "Some Enchanted Evening", this one wasn't too bad). This happened because the episode was farmed out to a "company that no one had ever heard of; it was people that had just recently gotten opposable thumbs" (though (that said, the credits still list {{Creator/AKOM}} as the animators). Mike Reiss had said he will always remember the episode "that came back animated with a thousand mistakes in it and was just a complete and utter mess." They had attempted to clean up as much as possible, but errors still made it through.
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