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History Recap / TheSimpsonsS6E12HomerTheGreat

12th May '16 4:03:39 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* HandGagging: Bart does this to Lisa under Homer's order when she, once again, annoys him with her pointless lectures.



* [[PuttingAHandOverHisMouth Putting A Hand Over Her Mouth]]: Bart does this to Lisa under Homer's order when she, once again, annoys him with her pointless lectures.
11th May '16 8:00:45 AM Demetrios
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* TheIlluminati: This episode gloriously mocks every aspect of the very notion of a clandestine, privileged society. While the Stonecutters '''do''' wield considerable power (evidenced by their song), they use it 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, privileged society. While the Stonecutters '''do''' wield considerable power (evidenced by their song), [[BrotherhoodOfFunnyHats they use it to basically congratulate themselves and "get and]] "[[TheHedonist get drunk and play ping-pong.ping-pong]]."
3rd May '16 2:34:40 AM NESBoy
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* AllThereInTheManual: An event in ''VideoGame/TheSimpsonsTappedOut'', released nearly two decades after the episode aired, finally revealed the numbers of the other Springfield Stonecutters (except for Sideshow Mel, Herman, Barney, Mr. Largo, Kirk Van Houten, and Apu, who never got Stonecutter costumes for whatever reason):
** Dr. Hibbert is #2.
** Jasper is #5.
** Moe is #21.
** Mayor Quimby is #22.
** Krusty is #36
** Chief Wiggum is #50.
** The martian is #51.
** Smithers is #59.
** Principal Skinner is #60.
** Kent Brockman is #66.
** Arnie Pye is #67.
** Groundskeeper Willy is #85.
** Grampa is #111.
16th Mar '16 2:39:09 PM FastFuriousFan
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* ChirpingCrickets: Happens when Homer tells the Stonecutters that they should dedicate themselves to helping the less fortunate.

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* ChirpingCrickets: Happens when Homer tells the Stonecutters that they should dedicate themselves to helping the less fortunate.fortunate, either due to poor communication and inadvertently making it sound like an order and not a request, or because it just happened to make them think he's gone mad with power and would kill those who disobey.


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* PoorCommunicationKills: This would have happened when Homer declared the Stonecutters were going to help the less fortunate and unwittingly made it sound like he was going to rule their lives and kill those who refused to obey him. Instead, the Stonecutters decided to form the Ancient Mystic Society of No Homers. So it's now "Poor Communication Leads to Abandomment."
10th Mar '16 2:13:26 PM speedyboris
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* OffTheWagon: PlayedForLaughs when Homer lists off the activities that the Stonecutters indulge in:
--> '''Homer''': Beer busts, beer blasts, keggers, stein hoists, ''AA meetings'', beer night...
10th Mar '16 2:04:23 PM speedyboris
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* KidsAreCruel: Homer mentions he's been excluded all his life, even having a flashback to an example in his childhood. Marge uses this trope by name. Bart, passing by, uses this as an excuse to attack Lisa.

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* KidsAreCruel: Homer mentions he's been excluded all his life, even having TheIlluminati: This episode gloriously mocks every aspect of the very notion of a flashback clandestine, privileged society. While the Stonecutters '''do''' wield considerable power (evidenced by their song), they use it to an example in his childhood. Marge uses this trope by name. Bart, passing by, uses this as an excuse to attack Lisa.basically congratulate themselves and "get drunk and play ping-pong."



* KidsAreCruel: Homer mentions he's been excluded all his life, even having a flashback to an example in his childhood. Marge uses this trope by name. Bart, passing by, uses this as an excuse to attack Lisa.



* TheIlluminati: This episode gloriously mocks every aspect of the very notion of a clandestine, privileged society. While the Stonecutters '''do''' wield considerable power (evidenced by their song), they use it to basically congratulate themselves and "get drunk and play ping-pong."
21st Feb '16 4:39:13 PM NESBoy
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-->'''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!

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-->'''Number One:''' Remove the Stone of Shame!
-->'''Homer:''' Woohoo!
-->'''Number
Shame!\\
'''Homer:''' Woohoo!\\
'''Number
One:''' Attach the Stone of ''Triumph!''
-->''(An
''Triumph!''\\
''(An
even bigger rock is chained to Homer's neck)''
-->'''Homer:'''
neck)''\\
'''Homer:'''
D'oh!



* 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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* EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys: After he gets bored with the Stonecutters, Stonecutters and Lisa inspires him to help others in need, Homer decides to round up some monkeys and make them re-enact the Civil War.War (which Lisa quickly points out doesn't actually help people). The plan predictably falls through.



* FlatJoy: When the Stonecutters declare Homer the winner of a fixed game of Blackjack:
-->'''Homer:''' Oh, I win again, don't I? Woo hoo.



--> '''Homer:''' I swear that, if I ever reveal the secrets of the Stonecutters, that my stomach shall become bloated, and my head plucked of all but three hairs.
--> '''Moe:''' Um, I think he should have to take a different oath.
--> '''Number One:''' Everybody takes the same oath!

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--> '''Homer:''' I swear that, if I ever reveal the secrets of the Stonecutters, that my stomach shall become bloated, and my head plucked of all but three hairs.
-->
hairs.\\
'''Moe:''' Um, I think he should have to take a different oath.
-->
oath.\\
'''Number One:''' Everybody takes the same oath!
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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* {{Unishment}}:
--> '''Homer:''' I swear that, if I ever reveal the secrets of the Stonecutters, that my stomach shall become bloated, and my head plucked of all but three hairs.
--> '''Moe:''' Um, I think he should have to take a different oath.
--> '''Number One:''' Everybody takes the 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.
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