History Recap / TheSimpsonsS6E12HomerTheGreat

2nd Feb '16 11:15:01 AM FordPrefect
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* AffectionateParody: The Stonecutters are a parody of the Illuminati.
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* AffectionateParody: The Stonecutters are a parody of the Freemasons and Illuminati.

** When Homer accidentally intrudes upon a meeting between the Stonecutters while attempting to spy on them, the Stonecutters onimously declare that he must pay "the ultimate price", implying that they intend to kill him to maintain their secrecy... only to anticlimatically throw him out of their hideout.
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** When Homer accidentally intrudes upon a meeting between the Stonecutters while attempting to spy on them, the Stonecutters onimously ominously declare that he must pay "the ultimate price", implying that they intend to kill him to maintain their secrecy... only to anticlimatically throw him out of their hideout.

** At the end of the episode, Homer's family gives him a similiar initiation into their "club".
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** At the end of the episode, Homer's family gives him a similiar similar initiation into their "club".

* MurderIsTheBestSolution: Moe, and then three of the four Stonecutter World Council members think killing Homer would be the best solution.
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* MurderIsTheBestSolution: Moe, and then three of the four Stonecutter World Council members members, think killing Homer would be the best solution.

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* MurderIsTheBestSolution: Moe, and then three {{Unishment}}: --> '''Homer:''' I swear that, if I ever reveal the secrets of the four Stonecutter World Council members Stonecutters, that my stomach shall become bloated, and my head plucked of all but three hairs. --> '''Moe:''' Um, I think killing Homer would be he should have to take a different oath. --> '''Number One:''' Everybody takes the best solution.same oath!
26th Jan '16 8:42:26 PM FordPrefect
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* TheIlluminati: This episode gloriously mocks every aspect of the very notion of a clandestine, priviledged society. While the Stonecutters '''do''' wield considerable power (evidenced by their song) they use that to basically congratulate themselves and "get drunk and play ping-pong."
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* TheIlluminati: This episode gloriously mocks every aspect of the very notion of a clandestine, priviledged privileged society. While the Stonecutters '''do''' wield considerable power (evidenced by their song) song), they use that it to basically congratulate themselves and "get drunk and play ping-pong."
26th Jan '16 8:41:33 PM FordPrefect
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* SecretCircleOfSecrets: The Stonecutters is a secret organization where nevertheless quite a lot of Springfieldians are member of. Even [[Film/PoliceAcademy Steve Guttenberg]], Creator/MrT, Creator/JackNicholson, UsefulNotes/GeorgeHWBush, and even a Martian are apparently Stonecutters.
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* SecretCircleOfSecrets: The Stonecutters is a secret organization where organization, though nevertheless quite a lot of Springfieldians are member of. Even members. [[Film/PoliceAcademy Steve Guttenberg]], Creator/MrT, Creator/JackNicholson, UsefulNotes/GeorgeHWBush, and even a Martian are apparently Stonecutters.Stonecutters as well.
26th Jan '16 8:38:16 PM FordPrefect
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* DescriptionCut: As Homer sits at home talking to his family about how everything's going well, and that as long as the Stonecutters are behind him he's making the world a better place, the scene immediately cuts to the Stonecutters meeting, and Moe angrily declaring they have to kill him because they misinterpreting Homer's good intentions as "going mad with power." * EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys: After he gets bored with the Stonecutters, Homer decides to round up some monkeys, and make them re-enact the Civil War. The plan predictably falls through.
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* DescriptionCut: As Homer sits at home talking to his family about how everything's going well, and that as long as the Stonecutters are behind him he's making the world a better place, the scene immediately cuts to the Stonecutters meeting, and Moe angrily declaring they have to kill him because they they're misinterpreting Homer's good intentions as "going mad with power." * EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys: After he gets bored with the Stonecutters, Homer decides to round up some monkeys, monkeys and make them re-enact the Civil War. The plan predictably falls through.
18th Jan '16 11:37:04 AM 88y53
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* TheIlluminati
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* TheIlluminatiTheIlluminati: This episode gloriously mocks every aspect of the very notion of a clandestine, priviledged society. While the Stonecutters '''do''' wield considerable power (evidenced by their song) they use that to basically congratulate themselves and "get drunk and play ping-pong."
11th Jan '16 8:32:55 AM JamesAustin
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* SecretCircleOfSecrets: The Stonecutters is a secret organization where nevertheless quite a Creator/MrT, Creator/JackNicholson, UsefulNotes/GeorgeHWBush, and even a Martian are apparently Stonecutters.
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* SecretCircleOfSecrets: The Stonecutters is a secret organization where nevertheless quite a lot of Springfieldians are member of. Even [[Film/PoliceAcademy Steve Guttenberg]], Creator/MrT, Creator/JackNicholson, UsefulNotes/GeorgeHWBush, and even a Martian are apparently Stonecutters.
11th Jan '16 8:26:31 AM JamesAustin
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* SecretCircleOfSecrets: The Stonecutters is a secret organization where nevertheless quite a lot of Springfieldians are member of. Even [[Film/PoliceAcademy Steve Guttenberg]], [[Series/TheATeam Mr. T]], Creator/JackNicholson, UsefulNotes/GeorgeHWBush, and even a Martian are apparently Stonecutters.
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* SecretCircleOfSecrets: The Stonecutters is a secret organization where nevertheless quite a lot of Springfieldians are member of. Even [[Film/PoliceAcademy Steve Guttenberg]], [[Series/TheATeam Mr. T]], Creator/MrT, Creator/JackNicholson, UsefulNotes/GeorgeHWBush, and even a Martian are apparently Stonecutters.
25th Dec '15 1:10:42 PM FastFuriousFan
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* DescriptionCut: As Homer sits at home talking to his family about how everything's going well, and that as long as the Stonecutters are behind him he's making the world a better place, the scene immediately cuts to the Stonecutters meeting, and Moe angrily declaring they have to kill him.
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* DescriptionCut: As Homer sits at home talking to his family about how everything's going well, and that as long as the Stonecutters are behind him he's making the world a better place, the scene immediately cuts to the Stonecutters meeting, and Moe angrily declaring they have to kill him.him because they misinterpreting Homer's good intentions as "going mad with power."
13th Dec '15 12:19:15 AM windyshadow32
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27th Oct '15 10:09:42 PM Scorntex
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* BaitAndSwitch: When Homer accidentally intrudes upon a meeting between the Stonecutters while attempting to spy on them, the Stonecutters onimously declare that he must pay "the ultimate price", implying that they intend to kill him to maintain their secrecy... only to anticlimatically throw him out of their hideout.
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* BaitAndSwitch: BaitAndSwitch: ** When Homer accidentally intrudes upon a meeting between the Stonecutters while attempting to spy on them, the Stonecutters onimously declare that he must pay "the ultimate price", implying that they intend to kill him to maintain their secrecy... only to anticlimatically throw him out of their hideout.hideout. ** Done when the Stonecutters learn Homer is their chosen one, while he's already naked and dragging The Stone of Shame. -->'''Number One:''' Remove the Stone of Shame! -->'''Homer:''' Woohoo! -->'''Number One:''' Attach the Stone of ''Triumph!'' -->''(An even bigger rock is chained to Homer's neck)'' -->'''Homer:''' D'oh!

* BaitAndSwitch: When CoolChair: Standard issue for all Stonecutters. They even vibrate. * DescriptionCut: As Homer accidentally intrudes upon a meeting between sits at home talking to his family about how everything's going well, and that as long as the Stonecutters while attempting are behind him he's making the world a better place, the scene immediately cuts to spy on them, the Stonecutters onimously declare that he must pay "the ultimate price", implying that meeting, and Moe angrily declaring they intend have to kill him him. * EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys: After he gets bored with the Stonecutters, Homer decides to maintain their secrecy... only to anticlimatically throw him out of their hideout.round up some monkeys, and make them re-enact the Civil War. The plan predictably falls through.

* BaitAndSwitch: When MundaneMadeAwesome: After Homer accidentally intrudes upon a meeting between joins, the Stonecutters while attempting to spy on them, celebrate their one hundredth anniversary, and in honour of the occasion, they're havin' ribs. * MurderIsTheBestSolution: Moe, and then three of the four Stonecutter World Council members think killing Homer would be the best solution. * NakedPeopleAreFunny: Part of Homer's punishment for being kicked out of the Stonecutters onimously declare that he must pay "the ultimate price", implying that they intend is burning all his official Stonecutter clothing. He's then forced to kill him drag a rock home naked. It becomes funny when he's discovered to maintain be the Chosen One... and in their secrecy... only celebration they forget to anticlimatically throw give him out of their hideout.his clothes back.

* SecretCircleOfSecrets: The Stonecutters is a secret organization where nevertheless quite a lot of Springfieldians are member of. Even [[Film/PoliceAcademy Steve Guttenberg]], [[Series/TheATeam Mr. T]], Creator/JackNicholson, an alien who kind of looks like Kif from ''Futurama'', and UsefulNotes/GeorgeHWBush are apparently Stonecutters.
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* RuleOfThree: Lenny nearly blowing the Stonecutters by mentioning "it's a secret", only to be told by Carl to shut up. In the third one, Carl's busy drinking a cola, so Homer has to do it for him. * SayingTooMuch: After Homer sees the Stonecutter meeting, he confronts Lenny and Carl the next day. Carl tries to play dumb, but Lenny outright gives him the name, to Carl's annoyance. -->'''Carl:''' [[SarcasmMode Oh, well. It was a real nice secret organization we had once.]] * SecretCircleOfSecrets: The Stonecutters is a secret organization where nevertheless quite a lot of Springfieldians are member of. Even [[Film/PoliceAcademy Steve Guttenberg]], [[Series/TheATeam Mr. T]], Creator/JackNicholson, an alien who kind of looks like Kif from ''Futurama'', UsefulNotes/GeorgeHWBush, and UsefulNotes/GeorgeHWBush even a Martian are apparently Stonecutters.
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