History Recap / TheSimpsonsS4E17LastExitToSpringfield

10th Apr '17 9:05:14 AM MrThorfan64
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* StrongFamilyResemblance: During the flashback to Mr. Burn's youth, Burns' uncle looks just like him. Also one of the thugs who drags away the young thief is identical to one of the hired goons from later on.

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* StrongFamilyResemblance: During the flashback to Mr. Burn's youth, Burns' uncle grandfather looks just like him. Also one of the thugs who drags away the young thief is identical to one of the hired goons from later on.
26th Mar '17 1:00:00 PM fruitstripegum
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* BookcasePassage: Burns uses one to get to his secret control room.


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* BookcasePassage: Burns uses one to get to his secret control room.
25th Feb '17 2:38:49 PM Scorntex
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* BloodierAndGorier: The [=McBain=] movie that begins the episode is ''filled'' with violence, and blood going everywhere, including at least one on-screen headshot, complete with splatter.



* DisproportionateRetribution: The workers who voted for the strike beat up the guy they believe to be the one who voted against it.

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* DisproportionateRetribution: DisproportionateRetribution:
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The workers who voted for the strike beat up the guy they believe to be the one who voted against it.it.
** The workers go on strike, so Mr. Burns blacks out the entire city.



-->'''McBain''': ''[having burst out of an ice sculpture at a supervillain's party] Ice to see you!

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-->'''McBain''': -->'''[=McBain=]''': ''[having burst out of an ice sculpture at a supervillain's party] Ice to see you!



* KentBrockmanNews: Averted, for once Brockman's newspiece isn't frivolous, since it's covering the worker's strike. But he does brush off Mr. Burns' ranting about hellish vengeance.



* LargeHam:
** Doctor Wolfe takes his dentistry seriously.
** Mr. Burns during his "opening tirade" on the news.
-->'''Burns:''' Ten minutes from now, I will wreak a terrible vengeance upon this city! No-one will be spared! '''''NO-ONE!'''''



* MoodWhiplash: The triumphant scene of the strike ending is followed by the power going back on across Springfield... including at the Red Light district and the fake vomit factory. Yay?



* StrongFamilyResemblance: During the flashback to Mr. Burn's youth, Burns' father looks just like him. Also one of the thugs who drags away the young thief is identical to one of the hired goons from later on.

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* StrongFamilyResemblance: During the flashback to Mr. Burn's youth, Burns' father uncle looks just like him. Also one of the thugs who drags away the young thief is identical to one of the hired goons from later on.
19th Feb '17 8:46:32 AM DaibhidC
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* FantastyTwist: The moment in Mr Burns's fantasy of how easy it would be for himself and Smithers to run the plant alone when they get attacked by their robot workers.

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* FantastyTwist: FantasyTwist: The moment in Mr Burns's fantasy of how easy it would be for himself and Smithers to run the plant alone when they get attacked by their robot workers.
19th Feb '17 8:46:06 AM DaibhidC
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* FantasticRacism: ''"The Japanese?! Those sandal-wearing goldfish tenders?!"''

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* FantasticRacism: ''"The Japanese?! Those sandal-wearing goldfish tenders?!"''FantastyTwist: The moment in Mr Burns's fantasy of how easy it would be for himself and Smithers to run the plant alone when they get attacked by their robot workers.
5th Feb '17 3:11:06 PM The_Glorious_SOB
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** When Mr. Burns asks Smithers to get him some strikebreakers "the kind they had in the '30s," [[LiteralMinded he brings actual strikebreakers from the '30s]].

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** When Mr. Burns asks Smithers to get him some strikebreakers strikebreakers, "the kind they had in the '30s," [[LiteralMinded he brings actual strikebreakers from the '30s]].



* DepravedDentist: Doctor Wolfe isn't depraved, but he is unflinchingly strict, and torments Ralph with "The Big Book of British Smiles", which reduces poor Ralph to tears. He also [[LivingLieDetector knows when someone's lying]].

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* DepravedDentist: Doctor Wolfe isn't depraved, but he is unflinchingly strict, and torments Ralph with "The Big Book of British Smiles", Smiles," which reduces poor Ralph to tears. He also [[LivingLieDetector knows when someone's lying]].



** While watching the film at the beginning, Homer tells Bart no-one could be as evil as the villain from it. Cut to Mister Burns watching a window washer dangling from a wire and laughing.

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** While watching the film at the beginning, Homer tells Bart no-one no one could be as evil as the villain from it. Cut to Mister Burns watching a window washer dangling from a wire and laughing.
5th Feb '17 3:09:42 PM The_Glorious_SOB
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** When Mr. Burns asks Smithers to get him some strikebreakers "the kind they had in the 30's," [[LiteralMinded he brings actual strikebreakers from the 30's]].

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** When Mr. Burns asks Smithers to get him some strikebreakers "the kind they had in the 30's," '30s," [[LiteralMinded he brings actual strikebreakers from the 30's]].'30s]].
5th Feb '17 3:08:47 PM The_Glorious_SOB
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* BritishTeeth: The dentist scares Ralph Wiggum into healthy dental habits by showing him a book called "The Big Book of British Smiles".

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* BritishTeeth: The dentist scares Ralph Wiggum into healthy dental habits by showing him a book called "The Big Book of British Smiles". Smiles."



* CardCarryingVillain: The bad guy in the [=McBain=] movie ("To human misery!"). Homer reassures Bart there's [[TemptingFate no-one that evil in real life]].
* ComicallyCrossEyed: Principal Skinner tells a pupil to "put his eyes straight". When he answers: "But I can't", he realizes his mistake and says: "Oops, sorry Quigley!"

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* CardCarryingVillain: The bad guy in the [=McBain=] movie ("To human misery!"). Homer reassures Bart there's [[TemptingFate no-one no one that evil in real life]].
* ComicallyCrossEyed: Principal Skinner tells a pupil to "put his eyes straight". straight." When he answers: answers, "But I can't", can't," he realizes his mistake and says: says, "Oops, sorry Quigley!"



** When Mr. Burns asks Smithers to get him some strikebreakers "the kind they had in the 30's", [[LiteralMinded he brings actual strikebreakers from the 30's]].

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** When Mr. Burns asks Smithers to get him some strikebreakers "the kind they had in the 30's", 30's," [[LiteralMinded he brings actual strikebreakers from the 30's]].
5th Jan '17 2:56:26 AM Jikashi
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* PottyEmergency: Homer drinks too much tea during his meeting with Mr. Burns.

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* PottyEmergency: Homer drinks too much tea "beer and coffee and watermelon" during his meeting with Mr. Burns.
13th Dec '16 8:35:09 PM kquinn0830
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* JerkassHasAPoint: Mr. Burns isn't exactly wrong that some of the provisions in the union contract are ridiculous ("a green cookie on St. Patrick's Day"?).
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