History Recap / TheSimpsonsS4E17LastExitToSpringfield

19th Nov '17 1:22:34 PM BatmanKalEl
Is there an issue? Send a Message


!!This episode contains examples of (YMMV tropes can be found [[YMMV/TheSimpsonsS4E17LastExitToSpringfield here]]):

to:

!!This episode contains examples of (YMMV tropes can be found [[YMMV/TheSimpsonsS4E17LastExitToSpringfield here]]):
of:
6th Nov '17 9:50:54 AM Aurelian
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* MistakenForProfound: Throughout the episode Burns interprets Homer's idiocy and oafish behaviour as the work of a tough and skilled negotiator. Only right at the end does he realize he was mistaken.
4th Sep '17 12:18:19 AM MysteriousZorua1994
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* OhCrap: At the end of Lisa's MushroomSamba, Music/TheBeatles get this when their submarine is about to crash into a drawing of UsefulNotes/QueenVictoria.
21st Aug '17 12:15:22 PM SPBurke
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* TheAggressiveDrugDealer: Mendoza creates “swank,” a drug [[UpToEleven 10x more addictive than marijuana]].

to:

* TheAggressiveDrugDealer: Mendoza creates “swank,” a drug [[UpToEleven 10x more addictive than marijuana]].marijuana]] (which is hilarious considering marijuana is nowhere near as addictive as say cocaine or heroin).
16th Aug '17 10:59:46 AM N8han11
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** There is a slight ContinuitySnarl: Marge ruined Burns' run for governor, not Homer. Though Burns blames it all on Homer, and threaten to make his life dreams go unfulfilled until he forgets.
27th Jun '17 8:00:57 PM ShaiPa
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* * OnOneCondition: Mr. Burns decides to give in to the union's demands and reinstates their dental plan privileges, but on the condition that Homer resigns as union president. Homer is ecstatic.

to:

* * OnOneCondition: Mr. Burns decides to give in to the union's demands and reinstates their dental plan privileges, but on the condition that Homer resigns as union president. Homer is ecstatic.
27th Jun '17 7:59:18 PM ShaiPa
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* TheAggressiveDrugDealer: Mendoza creates “swank,” a drug [[UpToEleven 10x more addictive than marijuana]].
-->'''Mendoza''': [[ForTheEvulz To human misery!]]



* EveryScarHasAStory: Homer tells us where he got his scars.



* EveryScarHasAStory: Homer tells us where he got his scars.



* EvilStoleMyFaith: Parodied. When the school photographer sees Lisa’s braces, he goes from being happy-go-lucky to gasping, “There is no God.”



* IdiotBall: Why, after gunning down all of the members of Mendoza’s party ([[InnocentBystander including the waiters and musicians!]]), does [=McBain=] then take a crab puff from Mendoza?



* ImagineSpot: "[[MadLibsCatchPhrase Mmm... organized crime...]]"



* ImagineSpot: "[[MadLibsCatchPhrase Mmm... organized crime...]]"



* * OnOneCondition: Mr. Burns decides to give in to the union's demands and reinstates their dental plan privileges, but on the condition that Homer resigns as union president. Homer is ecstatic.



* OnOneCondition: Mr. Burns decides to give in to the union's demands and reinstates their dental plan privileges, but on the condition that Homer resigns as union president. Homer is ecstatic.
10th Apr '17 9:05:14 AM MrThorfan64
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* 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.

to:

* 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
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* BookcasePassage: Burns uses one to get to his secret control room.


Added DiffLines:

* BookcasePassage: Burns uses one to get to his secret control room.
25th Feb '17 2:38:49 PM Scorntex
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* 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.

to:

* DisproportionateRetribution: DisproportionateRetribution:
**
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!

to:

-->'''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.

to:

* 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.
This list shows the last 10 events of 103. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Recap.TheSimpsonsS4E17LastExitToSpringfield