History Recap / TheSimpsonsS4E9MrPlow

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.
23rd Dec '15 5:23:33 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.
* TheAllegedCar: Homer initially test-drives a ridiculously small car that runs on "Hekters" and is from a country that no longer exists (given the salesman's accent, you can reasonably presume that it's somewhere in the former Soviet Union.)


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** Also, later on while trying to rescue Barney, he crosses a very rickety wooden bridge in his plow truck and only then he spots a larger, well-built bridge ''right next to it''.


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** After watching [[Series/MurderSheWrote Angela Lansbury]] painfully walk over hot coals in ''Carnival Of The Stars'', Homer questions how anyone can mistreat their body like that. Then he drinks a pitcher of brine that Moe was about to throw out.


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


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* RecognitionFailure / YourSecretsSafeWithMeSuperman: Pulled by Barney, who mistakes Adam West for playing ''Superman'' and cries out the latter phrase.


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** Creator/{{CBS}}'s ''Circus Of The Stars'': Springfield's ''[[ShowWithinAShow Carnival Of The Stars]]'', a show with local and national celebrities that Homer and the kids watch.
** Kent Brockman's announcing Barney being trapped in taken from Walter Cronkite announcing President Kennedy's assassination.
19th Dec '15 11:34:12 AM Angeldeb82
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* [[AsHimself As Herself/Himself]]: Music/LindaRonstadt and Creator/AdamWest
* AdamWesting: The [[TropeNamers Trope Namer]] does it years before ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' did, though ''TheSimpsons'' take on Adam West wasn't as bizarre as ''Family Guy''.

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* [[AsHimself As Herself/Himself]]: Music/LindaRonstadt and Creator/AdamWest
Creator/AdamWest.
* AdamWesting: The [[TropeNamers Trope Namer]] {{Trope Namer|s}} does it years before ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' did, though ''TheSimpsons'' ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''[='=] take on Adam West wasn't as bizarre as ''Family Guy''.



* {{Bowdlerization}}: 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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* {{Bowdlerization}}: {{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.



** ''[[Film/TheWolfman1941 The Wolfman]]'': Barney transforming from a cleancut student into a slovenly drunk after he has his very first beer mimics Lawrence Talbot's transformation.
* SpecialGuest: Creator/PhilHartman as Troy [=McClure=]

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** ''[[Film/TheWolfman1941 The Wolfman]]'': ''Film/{{The Wolfman|1941}}'': Barney transforming from a cleancut student into a slovenly drunk after he has his very first beer mimics Lawrence Talbot's transformation.
* SpecialGuest: Creator/PhilHartman as Troy [=McClure=][=McClure=].
12th Nov '15 1:39:23 PM windyshadow32
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10th Nov '15 11:46:48 AM Eddy1215
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After crashing both his car and Marge's station wagon during drunken ride home during a snowstorm, Homer buys a snowplow and starts a business eventually rivaled by none other than Barney.

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After crashing both his car and Marge's station wagon during a drunken ride home during a snowstorm, Homer buys a snowplow and starts a business eventually rivaled by none other than Barney.
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