History Recap / TheSimpsonsS4E21MargeInChains

25th Feb '17 3:22:13 PM Scorntex
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* TheAlcoholic: Helen Lovejoy implies Marge drinks. Marge's incredibly tense reaction suggests it's true.



* ContinuityNod: One of the jurors at Marge's trial is Jack Marley, from "Marge Gets a Job".



* FunnyBackgroundEvent: During the riots, a man can be seen stealing a TV in nothing but his underwear.



* InsaneTrollLogic: After Marge was accused of shoplifting, Professor Frink, testifying for the prosecution, pretty much accuses her of being the second gunman of the Grassy Knoll. His evidence is nothing but a blue bush that looks similar to Marge's trademark blue hair. Even though it's unlikely, the jury buys it.

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* GossipyHens: Helen Lovejoy, by her own admission. She even gives gossip as evidence at Marge's trial.
* InsaneTrollLogic: After Marge was is accused of shoplifting, Professor Frink, testifying for the prosecution, pretty much accuses her of being the second gunman of the Grassy Knoll. His evidence is nothing but a blue bush that looks similar to Marge's trademark blue hair. Even though it's unlikely, the jury buys it.



* {{Jerkass}}: Apu, Sanjay and the majority of on-screen characters who gossip about Marge because she forgot to pay for the bourbon even though it was clearly an accident due to how stressed out she was.
** JerkassBall: Apu and Sanjay cheering and celebrating at the idea of getting Marge arrested and jailed.

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* {{Jerkass}}: {{Jerkass}}:
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Apu, Sanjay and the majority of on-screen characters who gossip about Marge because she forgot to pay for the bourbon even though it was clearly an accident due to how stressed out she was.
** The two factory workers who start the whole mess. One coughs into the box delivering the juicer, and the two laugh heartily about violating workplace safety standards.
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JerkassBall: Apu and Sanjay cheering and celebrating at the idea of getting Marge arrested and jailed.



* LoopingLines: The two Japanese factory workers' dialogue is clearly dubbed.

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* LoopingLines: Invoked. The two Japanese factory workers' dialogue is clearly dubbed.dubbed.
* NoodleIncident: What did Hutz do to piss of the International Council of Churches so much?
8th Sep '16 12:01:28 AM rwe1138
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** Flanders remembers watching Series/MarriedWithChildren in FOX and thinks he's been damned for it.

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** Flanders remembers watching Series/MarriedWithChildren in on FOX and thinks he's been damned for it.
30th Jun '16 6:48:38 AM RighteousFury
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* ComicallyMissingThePoint: Wanting a cure for Osaka flu, the people of Springfield mob Dr. Hibbert's office, who tells them that the only cure is bed rest and that anything else would be a placebo. The mob then overturns a truck filled with killer bees in search of placebos.



* EpicFail: Lionel Hutz gets busted on jury-tampering by submitting the verdict himself...on a cocktail napkin, that ''still'' says "guilty," and "guilty" is spelled wrong.

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* EpicFail: EpicFail:
** When Burns finds Homer eating a sandwich in the special chamber he's built for himself to sit out the flu epidemic, Homer's cover story for what he's doing there: "My name is Mr. Burns."
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Lionel Hutz gets busted on jury-tampering by submitting the verdict himself...on a cocktail napkin, that ''still'' says "guilty," and "guilty" is spelled wrong.
6th Mar '16 1:22:15 AM schoi30
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* ArtisticLicenseBiology: The alligator is shown with interlocking teeth as it crunches Abe's dentures. Gets jarring in that it was correctly shown with an overbite in other scenes.



* FunnyAnimalAnatomy: The alligator is shown with interlocking teeth as it crunches Abe's dentures. Also qualifies as SuddenAnatomy, as it was correctly shown with an overbite in other scenes.
6th Mar '16 1:10:46 AM schoi30
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* FunnyAnimalAnatomy: The alligator is shown with interlocking teeth as it crunches Abe's dentures. Also qualifies as SuddenAnatomy, as it was correctly shown with an overbite in other scenes.



* SuddenAnatomy: The alligator is shown with interlocking teeth as it crunches Abe's dentures. This is also [[ArtisticLicenseBiology inaccurate]] as alligators have overlapping jaws, and it gets jarring as it was correctly shown with an overbite in other scenes.
6th Mar '16 1:06:20 AM schoi30
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* TemptingFate: After Marge gets sent to jail, Apu pronounces that the Kwik-E-Mart is safe once more. Cue the scene showing Snake stealing said store and heading off to Mexico with it.

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* TemptingFate: After Marge gets sent to jail, Apu pronounces that the Kwik-E-Mart is safe once more. Cue the scene showing Snake stealing said store and heading driving off to Mexico with it.
6th Mar '16 1:05:02 AM schoi30
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* TemptingFate: After Marge gets sent to jail, Apu pronounces that the Kwik-E-Mart is safe once more. Cue the scene showing Snake stealing said store and heading off to Mexico with it.
6th Mar '16 1:03:04 AM schoi30
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* SuddenAnatomy: The alligator is shown with interlocking teeth as it crunches Abe's dentures. This is also [[ArtisticLicenseBiology inaccurate]] as alligators have overlapping jaws, and it gets jarring as it was correctly shown with an overbite in other scenes.
12th Dec '15 11:30:32 PM windyshadow32
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12th Oct '15 2:18:20 PM luiz4200
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* JustFollowingOrders: When Homer asks Apu and Sanjay to drop the charges against Marge, Apu tells him they're required by company policy to prosecute her. Their celebratory mood over the issue, however, makes it clear that it's not the only reason they're doing it.


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* StrangeMindsThinkAlike: At the juice loosener ad, Troy [=McClure=] smashes an orange at his face to imply that's the only way to extract juice from it before the loosener was invented. Homer is then seen using that method while watching the ad and being surprised it's not the only way.
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