History Recap / TheSimpsonsS4E9MrPlow

2nd Oct '16 4:14:55 AM eroock
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* BlasphemousBoast: After saving Barney's life, Homer goes into partnership with him in the snow-plow business, shouting out that if two friends stick together, not even God Himself can stop them. Cue a voice from the clouds: "Oh, really?" and the weather immediately becomes warmer, melting all the snow.



* ConfessToALesserCrime / EmbarrassingCoverUp: Homer's reply to what Moe's business is:
-->'''Insurance Agent:''' Now this place you were at, Moe's, is this a business of some sort?\\
'''Homer's Brain:''' Don't tell him you were at a bar! *gasp* But what else is open at night?\\
'''Homer:''' It's a pornography store. I was buying pornography.\\
'''Homer's Brain:''' Heh heh heh. I would'a never thought of that.



* HopeSpot: Homer moves the snow away from the Qwick-E-Mart, allowing it to stay open. Cue Snake driving up to the door.


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* MajorMinorInconvenience: "Are you tired of having your hands cut off by snowblowers? And the inevitable heart attacks that come with shoveling snow?"


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* PhoneNumberJingle: Barney Gumble starts competing as the "Plow King", and enlists Music/LindaRonstadt to sing this jingle:
-->''When the snow starts a-falling,
-->There's a man you should be calling.
-->That's K-L-five, four seven-nine-six! (Let it ring!)''
* PrettyFlyForAWhiteGuy: Averted. Homer's rap act doesn't get any approval by his kids.
* RedshirtReporter: A reporter in a helicopter is KilledMidSentence while trying to deliver a IfIDontReturn speech to his mum.
* RockBottom: Barney announcing that "at least I can't sink any lower". Cue the wind blowing away his diapers.
* RopeBridge: On his rescue mission to save Barney, Homer crosses a rope bridge which starts to swing dangerously and fall apart.


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* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: Homer moves the snow away from the Qwick-E-Mart, allowing it to stay open. Cue Snake driving up to the door.


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* WeCanRuleTogether: At the end, Barney suggests to Homer that they worked together.


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* ZillionDollarBill: Homer gets rival plowman Barney Gumble to spend the day dragging his plow up a mountain with the promise of a ten thousand dollar bill. When asked which president is on it, he claims, "''All of them. They're having a party. Jimmy Carter has passed out on the couch.''". [[note]]The actual ten-thousand dollar bill features Chief Justice Salmon P. Chase, and hasn't been in cicrulation for decades.[[/note]][[TheDitz Barney]] is so impressed that he leaves immediately, abandoning his hot tub with Music/LindaRonstadt.
13th Jul '16 10:45:36 AM speedyboris
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* BeforeMyTime: Bart doesn't know who Robin is.
--> '''Adam West''': I guess you're only familiar with the ''new'' ''Batman'' movies.
13th Jul '16 10:43:43 AM speedyboris
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** The fact that Bart's snarky line, "You ARE fully licensed and bonded by the city, aren't you, Mr. Plow?" was never edited out of the first commercial.
13th Jul '16 10:41:11 AM speedyboris
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* DadaAd: Homer's second commercial.
19th Apr '16 1:24:20 AM DivineDeath
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* TemptingFate: When Homer and Barney decide to be partners, Homer stats even God couldn't stop them. God takes offense to that and acts accordingly, melting the ice and putting both boys out of business.

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* TemptingFate: When Homer and Barney decide to be partners, Homer stats states even God couldn't can't stop them. God takes offense to that and acts accordingly, melting the ice and putting both boys out of business.



* TookALevelInJerkass: Barney after he sets up his own snow plow business. He stole the idea from Homer, shot out his tires to give himself an edge in the competition, and based his entire advertising campaign to slandering his friend. And this is all after Homer's pep talk gave Barney the determination to make something of himself, making him an UngratefulBastard to boot.



-->'''Lisa:''' Was that a commercial?\\

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-->'''Lisa:''' Was Dad, was that a your commercial?\\
24th Feb '16 6:12:29 AM cwickham
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* {{Bowdlerise}}: On BBC Two in the UK, Homer telling the insurance agent that he was at a pornography store to cover up being at Moe's was cut.

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* {{Bowdlerise}}: On BBC Two Channel 4 in the UK, Homer telling the insurance agent that he was at a pornography store to cover up being at Moe's was cut.[[note]]The episode had previously aired uncut on Channel 4 (as well as Sky One and BBC Two), but during an early-afternoon showing on Christmas Day the lines were cut and not reinstated.[[/note]]
24th Dec '15 5:34:16 AM TonyG
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* DepartmentOfRedunancyDepartment[=/=]ShapedLikeItself[=/=]SubvertedRhymeEveryOccasion: The Mr. Plow jingle.

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* DepartmentOfRedunancyDepartment[=/=]ShapedLikeItself[=/=]SubvertedRhymeEveryOccasion: DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment[=/=]ShapedLikeItself[=/=]SubvertedRhymeEveryOccasion: The Mr. Plow jingle.
24th Dec '15 5:33:51 AM TonyG
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* DepartmentOfRedunancyDepartment[=/=]ShapedLikeItself[=/=]SubvertedRhymeEveryOccasion: The Mr. Plow jingle.
-->Call Mr. Plow
-->That's my name
-->That name again
-->Is Mr. Plow.



* ShapedLikeItself[=/=]SubvertedRhymeEveryOccasion: The Mr. Plow jingle.
-->Call Mr. Plow
-->That's my name
-->That name again
-->Is Mr. Plow.
24th Dec '15 1:23:15 AM SimpsonsFan24
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* {{Bowdlerise}}: In the UK, Homer telling the insurance agent that he was at a pornography store to cover up being at Moe's was cut.

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* {{Bowdlerise}}: In On BBC Two in the UK, Homer telling the insurance agent that he was at a pornography store to cover up being at Moe's was cut.
23rd Dec '15 5:37:01 PM Erin582
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* FiveFiveFive: Mr. Plow's number is 555-PLOW, which if called soon enough, will net a free t-shirt...of Stockdale for Veep.

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* FiveFiveFive: Mr. Plow's number is 555-PLOW, which if called soon enough, will net a free t-shirt...of Stockdale for Veep.Veep in '88.



** Fox taping a [[DocumentaryOfLies TV special]] on Bigfoot (which accidentally--and thankfully--tapes footage of Barney being caught in the avalanche) which had the shot of "him" ruined due to the production member's [[SpecialEffectFailure wristwatch being visible.]]



** Linda Ronstadt calls Homer a "boozer", in spite of Barney being an ''even bigger'' boozer.



* JawDrop / StunnedSilence: Homer, Bart and Lisa's reactions after meeting [[AdamWesting Adam West]] in real life.

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* JawDrop / StunnedSilence: JawDrop[=/=]StunnedSilence: Homer, Bart and Lisa's reactions after meeting [[AdamWesting Adam West]] in real life.



** ''Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk'': The melting snowmen resemble the melting Nazis in the climax.

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** ''Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk'': The melting snowmen resemble the melting Nazis in the climax.climax, complete with a similar sounding ScareChord.



** Kent Brockman's announcing Barney being trapped in taken from Walter Cronkite announcing President Kennedy's assassination.

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** Kent Brockman's announcing newsroom announcement Barney being trapped in at Widow's Peak is taken from Walter Cronkite announcing [[UsefulNotes/JohnFKennedy President Kennedy's Kennedy's]] assassination.
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