History Recap / TheSimpsonsS4E13SelmasChoice

12th Jan '17 10:32:25 PM The_Glorious_SOB
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** The slogan for the sperm bank is, "Put Your Sperm in Our Hands".

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** The slogan for the sperm bank is, "Put Your Sperm in Our Hands".Hands."



* TakeThat: To educational shows as Selma forces to kids to sit through the ''Beer Hall of Presidents''. "Anything this bad has to be educational".

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* TakeThat: To educational shows as Selma forces to the kids to sit through the ''Beer Hall of Presidents''. Presidents.'' "Anything this bad has to be educational".educational."
18th Dec '16 11:52:24 AM SeptimusHeap
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* BeerGoggles: When Bart tries on the beer goggles and looks at [[http://vignette1.wikia.nocookie.net/simpsons/images/e/e0/Beer_Goggles.png/revision/latest?cb=20151004040949 Selma]], she's gotten [[http://vignette2.wikia.nocookie.net/simpsons/images/4/44/Beer_Goggles_3.png/revision/latest?cb=20151004041319 prettier and sexier and sweeter]].



* TenWithATwo: When Bart tries on the beer goggles and looks at [[http://vignette1.wikia.nocookie.net/simpsons/images/e/e0/Beer_Goggles.png/revision/latest?cb=20151004040949 Selma]], she's gotten [[http://vignette2.wikia.nocookie.net/simpsons/images/4/44/Beer_Goggles_3.png/revision/latest?cb=20151004041319 prettier and sexier and sweeter]].
17th Nov '16 1:07:24 PM TheGreatUnknown
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* HostileAnimatronics: Animatronic George Washington becomes one briefly after Bart shorts him out by pantsing him.
5th Nov '16 1:58:58 PM SpideyTerry
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* {{Jerkass}}: Surly of the Seven Duffs. He even says so himself when he refuses to get Bart off the rollercoaster ("Hey, Surly only looks out for one guy: Surly.")

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* {{Jerkass}}: Surly of the Seven Duffs. He even says so himself when he refuses to get Bart off the rollercoaster ("Hey, rollercoaster.
-->'''Surly:''' Hey,
Surly only looks out for one guy: Surly.")\\
'''Selma:''' Sorry, Surly.\\
'''Surly:''' Shut up.
* LadyLooksLikeADude: During funeral, the funeral home director repeatedly refers to Aunt Gladys as a man until someone finally corrects him.
-->"That's a woman?! Well, I guess most of what I said can be salvaged."



* NeverMyFault: Homer blames the rotten sandwich for him being sick. He takes it back immediately, though, and Marge has to smack it out of his hand.



* OhCrap: The moment Selma says she wants a baby, Maggie wakes up and struggles to get out of the car.



* PetTheDog: Homer gives Selma a hug after she expresses regret over her failures in this episode.



** The ending where Selma sings Music/ArethaFranklin's "You Make Me Feel (Like a Natural Woman)" to Jub-Jub is based on the ''Series/MurphyBrown'' episode where Murphy Brown sings this to her baby. The DVD commentary says it was an obscure reference, as ''Murphy Brown'' isn't remembered much today.

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** The ending where Selma sings Music/ArethaFranklin's "You Make Me Feel (Like a Natural Woman)" to Jub-Jub is based on the ''Series/MurphyBrown'' episode where Murphy Brown sings this to her baby. The DVD commentary says it was an obscure reference, as ''Murphy Brown'' isn't remembered much today. In fact, except for Mike Reiss, everyone on the commentary actually forgot the reference.


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* VisualPun: After the funeral, the group leaves with a grandfather clock. It goes off just before Selma announces she wants a baby--meaning her biological clock is literally ticking.
1st Nov '16 3:09:40 PM NESBoy
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* PantyShot: Lisa's panties are [[https://frinkiac.com/caption/S04E13/143125 briefly seen]] when she and Bart jump off the couch after Homer exclaims they're going to Duff Gardens at the beginning of the episode.
17th Oct '16 6:52:13 PM Demetrios
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* {{Determinator}}: Spoofed. Even with his severe food poisoning, Homer is determined on getting to Duff Gardens. He doesn't make it past the driver's seat of his car.

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* {{Determinator}}: Spoofed. Even with his severe food poisoning, Homer is determined on getting to get to Duff Gardens. He doesn't make it past the driver's seat of his car.
17th Oct '16 6:51:50 PM Demetrios
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* {{Determinator}}: Spoofed. Even with his severe food poisoning, Homer is determined on getting to Duff Gardens. He doesn't make it past the driver's seat of his car.
29th Sep '16 11:22:52 AM luiz4200
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* HoistByHisOwnPetard: The psychic trying to con Selma into buying a fake love potion fails as a consequence of ingesting her own truth serum.


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* TakeThat: To educational shows as Selma forces to kids to sit through the ''Beer Hall of Presidents''. "Anything this bad has to be educational".
15th Sep '16 8:13:01 PM The_Glorious_SOB
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* {{Bowdlerisation}}: In-universe, Music/LouReed's "Walk on the Wild Side" from ''Music/{{Transformer}}'' (filled with many references to prostitution, racism, transsexuality, and drug abuse) is performed by Hooray for Everything at Duff Gardens. In keeping with the group's "clean-shaven sounds", the lyric "And the colored girls go" is changed to "And all the races sing".

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* {{Bowdlerisation}}: In-universe, Music/LouReed's "Walk on the Wild Side" from ''Music/{{Transformer}}'' (filled with many references to prostitution, racism, transsexuality, and drug abuse) is performed by Hooray for Everything at Duff Gardens. In keeping with the group's "clean-shaven sounds", the lyric "And the colored girls go" is changed to "And all the races sing".sing."



* LampshadedTheObscureReference: While the Simpsons and Bouviers are eating at a diner on the way to the funeral, Marge reminisces the time she and her sisters dove into the water and made a skydiver formation as their Aunt Gladys watched on from a pier. "Oh, wait, that was ''Film/PrinceOfTides.''

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* LampshadedTheObscureReference: While the Simpsons and Bouviers are eating at a diner on the way to the funeral, Marge reminisces the time she and her sisters dove into the water and made a skydiver formation as their Aunt Gladys watched on from a pier. "Oh, wait, that was ''Film/PrinceOfTides.''''"



* PunBasedTitle: The episode title is a pun on ''Film/SophiesChoice''.

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* PunBasedTitle: The episode title is a pun on ''Film/SophiesChoice''.''Film/SophiesChoice.''
15th Sep '16 8:11:55 PM The_Glorious_SOB
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* LampshadedTheObscureReference: While the Simpsons and Bouviers are eating at a diner on the way to the funeral, Marge reminisces the time she and her sisters dived into the water and made a skydiver formation as their Aunt Gladys watched on from a pier. "Oh, wait, that was ''Film/PrinceOfTides''."

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* LampshadedTheObscureReference: While the Simpsons and Bouviers are eating at a diner on the way to the funeral, Marge reminisces the time she and her sisters dived dove into the water and made a skydiver formation as their Aunt Gladys watched on from a pier. "Oh, wait, that was ''Film/PrinceOfTides''."''Film/PrinceOfTides.''
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