History Recap / TheSimpsonsS5E14LisaVsMalibuStacy

19th Nov '16 4:26:28 AM TitoMosquito
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* ComicallyMissingThePoint: Lisa tries to her friends that the talking Malibu Stacy dolls say sexist things. But they all laugh at her for saying a "dirty word", much to her annoyance.

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* ComicallyMissingThePoint: Lisa tries to tell her friends that the talking Malibu Stacy dolls say sexist things. But they all laugh at her for saying a "dirty word", much to her annoyance.
14th Nov '16 12:40:46 PM TMNTFanGirl
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* LesCollaborateurs: One of the reasons Stacy Lovell was forced out of the Malibu Stacy-company was because she was funneling profits to the Viet Cong, essentially committing treason against the United States [[KarmaHoudini and getting away with it]].

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* LesCollaborateurs: One of It's implied that the reasons real reason that Stacy Lovell was forced out of the Malibu Stacy-company was because she was funneling profits to the Viet Cong, essentially committing treason against the United States [[KarmaHoudini and more-or-less getting away with it]].
31st Oct '16 1:35:34 AM TitoMosquito
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* ComicallyMissingThePoint: Lisa tries to her friends that the talking Malibu Stacy dolls say sexist things. But they all laugh at her for saying a "dirty word", much to her annoyance.
26th Jul '16 11:21:41 AM ParkedCarAnne
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** Homer dancing on the giant keyboard at the toy store.

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** Homer dancing on the giant keyboard at the toy store.store (and breaking it both times, though the difference between the first and the second time is that Homer butchers ''Rock Around the Clock'' the first time and flawlessly plays ''The Simpsons'' theme the second time).



** Stacy states that she had five husbands, each based on famous male dolls and action figures. One of them, Joe, shows up to try and take Stacy back.
* BitingTheHandHumor: Fox owns a chemical weapons plant in Syria.

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** Stacy states that she had five husbands, each based on famous male dolls and action figures. One of them, Joe, a black man known as [[Franchise/GIJoe Joe]], shows up to try and take Stacy back.
* BitingTheHandHumor: Fox owns a Homer's line about the family boycotting the FOX Network because they own chemical weapons plant weapon plants in Syria.



-->'''Homer:''' Dad, I love you, but... you're a weird, sore-headed old crank and nobody likes you!\\
'''Abe:''' Consarn it, I guess I ''am'' an old crank. But what am I going to do about it?

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-->'''Homer:''' Dad, I love you, but... you're a weird, sore-headed old crank and nobody likes you!\\
'''Abe:''' Consarn it, I guess I ''am'' an old crank. But what am I going to do about it?
you!



* LesCollaborateurs: One of the reasons Stacy Lovell was forced out of the Malibu Stacy-company was because she was funneling profits to the Viet Cong, essentially committing treason against the United States.

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* LesCollaborateurs: One of the reasons Stacy Lovell was forced out of the Malibu Stacy-company was because she was funneling profits to the Viet Cong, essentially committing treason against the United States.States [[KarmaHoudini and getting away with it]].



** Homer on the giant keyboard refers to the SignatureScene from ''Film/{{Big}}'', only instead of Tom Hanks and Robert Loggia playing the floor keyboard together as a symbol that there's nothing wrong with adults getting in touch with their inner child, it's Homer performing a HollywoodToneDeaf version of "Rock Around the Clock" (and, at the end of the episode, a perfect version of ''The Simpsons'' theme) and breaking the keyboard.

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** Homer on the giant keyboard refers to the SignatureScene from ''Film/{{Big}}'', only instead of Tom Hanks and Robert Loggia playing the floor keyboard together as a symbol to show that there's nothing wrong with adults getting in touch with their inner child, it's Homer performing a HollywoodToneDeaf version of "Rock Around the Clock" (and, at the end of the episode, a perfect version of ''The Simpsons'' theme) and breaking the keyboard.



* SoapboxSadie: Lisa. Deconstructed when Lisa's campaign for the Lisa Lionheart doll goes bust (but reconstructed slightly when a girl [who looks like one of Lisa's nameless friends in the early episodes, back when she had a small circle of friends instead of being a friendless nerd] buys her Lisa Lionheart doll and Lisa feels that it was all worth it to inspire at least one person) and discussed when Marge points out that she's been protesting against social injustice an awful lot, from making her family march in a gay rights parade to boycotting FOX because the company owns chemical weapon plants in Syria.

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* SoapboxSadie: Lisa. Deconstructed when Lisa's campaign for the Lisa Lionheart doll goes bust (but reconstructed slightly when a girl [who looks like one of Lisa's nameless friends in the early episodes, back when she had a small circle of friends instead of being a friendless nerd] episodes] buys her Lisa Lionheart doll and Lisa feels that it was all worth it to inspire at least one person) and discussed when Marge points out that she's been protesting against social injustice an awful lot, from making her family march in a gay rights parade to boycotting FOX because the company owns chemical weapon plants in Syria.



* WritingAroundTrademarks: ''Malibu Stacy'' is an obvious parody of the ''Barbie''-franchise.

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* WritingAroundTrademarks: ''Malibu Stacy'' is an obvious parody of the ''Barbie''-franchise.''Barbie'' franchise (which is known as Malibu Barbie).
16th Jun '16 5:08:35 PM NESBoy
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* AntiClimax: In-universe for Lisa. Upon taking the new Talking Malibu Stacy home with her, she roleplays a public speech for the doll, narrating, "A hush falls over the general assembly as Stacy approaches the podium to deliver what will no doubt be a stirring and memorable address." She then pulls the doll's string. Instead of something inspiring, however, Stacy gives the utterly vapid statement, "I wish they taught shopping in school! Let's bake some cookies for the boys!"

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* AndAnotherThing: When Abe quits the Krusty Burger, he tells his boss, "And one more thing, I ''never'' once washed my hands. That's your policy, not mine!"
* AntiClimax: In-universe for Lisa. Upon taking the new Talking Malibu Stacy home with her, she roleplays a public speech for the doll, narrating, "A hush falls over the general assembly as Stacy approaches the podium to deliver what will no doubt be a stirring and memorable address." She then pulls the doll's string. Instead of something inspiring, however, Stacy gives the utterly vapid statement, "I wish they taught shopping in school! Let's bake some cookies for the boys!"school!"



* TakeThisJobAndShoveIt: After Abe has his epiphany at the end of his plotline, he turns to his boss and says, "Mr. Peterson, you can take this job and...fill it! [[AndAnotherThing And one more thing]], I ''never'' once washed my hands. That's your policy, not mine!"

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* TakeThisJobAndShoveIt: After Abe has his epiphany at the end of his plotline, he turns to his boss and says, "Mr. Peterson, you can take this job and...fill it! [[AndAnotherThing And one more thing]], I ''never'' once washed my hands. That's your policy, not mine!"it!"
* UnexpectedInheritance: Abe starts fearing death after seeing his idol Matlock in person, so he gives the rest of the family his inheritance so he can see them enjoy it. He gives Lisa his lifetime of personal correspondence, but his main gift for the family is a box of mint-condition 1918 liberty-head silver dollars, prompting an immediate shopping trip to the mall.
14th Mar '16 4:52:42 PM Scorntex
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* BrickJoke: Homer dancing on the giant keyboard at the toy store.

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* BrickJoke: BrickJoke:
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Homer dancing on the giant keyboard at the toy store.



** Smithers is reveals to be an avid Malibu Stacy collector. At the end of the episode, he's present in the mob of little girls screaming for Lisa Lionheart.
** Stacy states that she had five husbands, each based on famous male dolls and action figures. One of them, Joe, shows up to try and take Stacy back.



* LesCollaborateurs: It's implied that the ''real'' reason Stacy Lovell was forced out of the Malibu Stacy-company was because she was funneling profits to the Viet Cong, essentially committing treason against the United States.

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* LesCollaborateurs: It's implied that One of the ''real'' reason reasons Stacy Lovell was forced out of the Malibu Stacy-company was because she was funneling profits to the Viet Cong, essentially committing treason against the United States.



* ShoutOut: One of the talking Malibu Stacy dolls apparently has a voice box that was supposed to go inside a Franchise/SpiderMan doll ("My spidey sense is tingling. Anybody call for a webslinger?"). This is a reference to an underground group that switched the voice boxes to some talking Barbie dolls and talking G.I. Joe action figures to make a point about sexism in toys.

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* ShoutOut: PokeThePoodle: The people behind Malibu Stacy, feeling threatened by Lisa Lionheart, call in a favour from the President, who vows to deal with the issue personally. The next scene has him drive by the Simpsons house, throw a brick at their door, and drive on.
* ShoutOut:
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One of the talking Malibu Stacy dolls apparently has a voice box that was supposed to go inside a Franchise/SpiderMan doll ("My spidey sense is tingling. Anybody call for a webslinger?"). This is a reference to an underground group that switched the voice boxes to some talking Barbie dolls and talking G.I. Joe action figures to make a point about sexism in toys.


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** Stacy Lovell's ex-husbands are all (save "Doctor Colossus") based on male dolls and action figures (and Steve Austin).
13th Dec '15 6:16:23 AM TMNTFanGirl
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** Stacy Lovell, Malibu Stacy's creator, explains that she was forced out of her own company in 1974, and tells Lisa that the reason was because the board of directors felt that Miss Lovell's ideas weren't "cost-effective." Lisa expresses sympathy for her, believing it to be typical corporate doublespeak and the overall sexist nature of the male-dominated business world. When the new Lisa Lionheart doll is released, only one little girl chooses it. Lisa concludes that her efforts were worthwhile and Lovell mutters to herself "as long as that girl spends $46,000 on that doll".

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** Stacy Lovell, Malibu Stacy's creator, explains that she was forced out of her own company in 1974, and tells Lisa that the reason was because the board of directors felt that Miss Lovell's ideas weren't "cost-effective." Lisa expresses sympathy for her, believing it to be typical corporate doublespeak and the overall sexist nature of the male-dominated business world. When the new Lisa Lionheart doll is released, only one little girl chooses it. Lisa concludes that her efforts were worthwhile and Lovell mutters to herself "as long as that girl spends $46,000 on that doll".doll."
12th Dec '15 11:47:58 PM windyshadow32
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11th Dec '15 10:01:25 AM TMNTFanGirl
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* BottledCool: Parodied whe Abe sees a Buzz Cola commercial where a group of old people take a drink of the soda and start acting young and hip, ending with the slogan, "There's a little boogie in every bottle." Abe falls for it and starts chugging a can of Buzz Cola that Homer happens to have... only to start crying out for water.

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* BottledCool: Parodied whe Abe sees a Buzz Cola commercial where a group of old people take a drink of the soda and start acting young and hip, ending with the slogan, "There's a little boogie in every bottle." Abe falls for it and starts chugging a can of Buzz Cola that Homer happens to have... only to start crying out for water.



* LesCollaborateurs: It's implied that the ''rea'' reason (or at least the ''main'' reason) Stacy Lovell was forced out of the Malibu Stacy-company was because she was funneling profits to the Viet Cong, essentially committing treason against the United States.

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* LesCollaborateurs: It's implied that the ''rea'' ''real'' reason (or at least the ''main'' reason) Stacy Lovell was forced out of the Malibu Stacy-company was because she was funneling profits to the Viet Cong, essentially committing treason against the United States.



* SoapboxSadie: Lisa. Deconstructed when Lisa's campaign for the Lisa Lionheart doll goes bust (but reconstructed slightly when a girl [who looks like one of Lisa's nameless friends in the early episodes, back when she had a small circle of friends instead of being a friendless nerd] buys her Lisa Lionheart doll and Lisa feels that it was all worth it to inspire just one person) and discussed when Marge points out that she's been protesting against social injustice an awful lot, from making her family march in a gay rights parade to boycotting FOX because the company owns chemical weapon plants in Syria.

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* SoapboxSadie: Lisa. Deconstructed when Lisa's campaign for the Lisa Lionheart doll goes bust (but reconstructed slightly when a girl [who looks like one of Lisa's nameless friends in the early episodes, back when she had a small circle of friends instead of being a friendless nerd] buys her Lisa Lionheart doll and Lisa feels that it was all worth it to inspire just at least one person) and discussed when Marge points out that she's been protesting against social injustice an awful lot, from making her family march in a gay rights parade to boycotting FOX because the company owns chemical weapon plants in Syria.



* WritingAroundTrademarks: ''Malibu Stacy'' is an obvious parody of ''Barbie''.

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* WritingAroundTrademarks: ''Malibu Stacy'' is an obvious parody of ''Barbie''.the ''Barbie''-franchise.
10th Dec '15 7:04:27 PM TMNTFanGirl
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** Stacy [=LaVelle=] claims that she was kicked out of her own company because the board of directors claimed her dolls were simply not "cost-effective", to which Lisa takes sympathy believing it to be typical corporate doublespeak and the overall sexist nature of the male-dominated business world. When the new Lisa Lionheart doll is released, only one little girl chooses it. Lisa concludes that her efforts were worthwhile and Lovell mutters to herself "as long as that girl spends $46,000 on that doll".

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** Stacy [=LaVelle=] claims Lovell, Malibu Stacy's creator, explains that she was kicked forced out of her own company in 1974, and tells Lisa that the reason was because the board of directors claimed her dolls were simply not "cost-effective", to which felt that Miss Lovell's ideas weren't "cost-effective." Lisa takes expresses sympathy for her, believing it to be typical corporate doublespeak and the overall sexist nature of the male-dominated business world. When the new Lisa Lionheart doll is released, only one little girl chooses it. Lisa concludes that her efforts were worthwhile and Lovell mutters to herself "as long as that girl spends $46,000 on that doll".



* LadyDrunk: Stacy [=LaVelle=], initially.
* LesCollaborateurs: It's suggested that the ''real'' reason why Stacy [=LaVelle=] was forced out of the Malibu Stacy Company was because she was funneling profits to support the Viet Cong.

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* LadyDrunk: Stacy [=LaVelle=], Lovell, initially.
* LesCollaborateurs: It's suggested implied that the ''real'' ''rea'' reason why (or at least the ''main'' reason) Stacy [=LaVelle=] Lovell was forced out of the Malibu Stacy Company Stacy-company was because she was funneling profits to support the Viet Cong.Cong, essentially committing treason against the United States.



* SpecialGuest: Kathleen Turner as Stacy [=LaVelle=].

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* SpecialGuest: Kathleen Turner as Stacy [=LaVelle=].Lovell.
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