History Recap / TheSimpsonsS6E14BartsComet

16th Aug '17 12:51:31 PM N8han11
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* {{Homage}}: The final act has several to ''Series/TheTwilightZone'' episode "The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street".
** There are even stronger parallels to another TZ episode titled "The Shelter". What makes it all the more hilarious is that, unlike in "The Shelter", Flanders ''did'' build his bomb shelter with the intention of letting other people in, but Homer wants to kick him out anyway.

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The final act has several to ''Series/TheTwilightZone'' episode "The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street".
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Street". There are even stronger parallels to another TZ episode titled "The Shelter". What makes it all the more hilarious is that, unlike in "The Shelter", Flanders ''did'' build his bomb shelter with the intention of letting other people in, but Homer wants to kick him out anyway.



* {{Irony}}: Out of all people in the shelter, the one to leave was Ned Flanders, who built it in the first place.

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* {{Irony}}: {{Irony}}:
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Out of all people in the shelter, the one to leave was Ned Flanders, who built it in the first place.



** JerkassHasAPoint: And he knew the sound Moe was making was a baby ox, which prompts Moe to be the first after Homer to follow him.



* NoodleIncident: Skinner got even with Principal Kohoutek... "him and that little boy of his."

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* NoodleIncident: NoodleIncident:
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Skinner got even with Principal Kohoutek... "him and that little boy of his."
2nd May '17 1:30:12 AM marcoasalazarm
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* PersecutedIntellectuals: The people of Springfield rallies into a mob and goes after the observatory and its personnel [[InsaneTrollLogic because they (or at least Moe, who triggered it) believe destroying it will prevent something like this from ever happening again.]]
2nd May '17 12:04:06 AM DivineDeath
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* HeelFaceTurn: Downplayed example with Homer. He's the first to exit the bomb shelter since he can't in his good conscience let Ned die alone, but conveniently forgets that ''he'' was the one who booted him out in the first place and called him useless.
24th Mar '17 9:54:31 PM Asue
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* BaitAndSwitch: Ned finds all of Springfield right outside his bomb shelter, glaring at him and in some cases carrying weapons. Moe angrily states they want in the shelter themselves, but Ned tells them there's no space. So Moe just calmly announces they'll all "go off and die, then," and everyone turns to leave.

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* BaitAndSwitch: Ned finds all of Springfield right outside his bomb shelter, glaring at him and in some cases carrying weapons. Moe angrily states they want to be in the shelter themselves, but Ned tells them there's no space. So Moe just calmly announces they'll all "go off and die, then," and everyone turns to leave.



'''Lisa''': Yeah, dad was right.\\
'''Homer:''' I know kids... ''I'm scared too...'' (the family hugs together, terrified)
* DemocracyIsBad: Congress is about to pass a bill on the evacuation of Springfield from the comet, but then the bill has a pornography rider attached to it and is promptly struck down. This leads Kent Brockman to declare: "I've said it before, and I'll say it again: democracy simply doesn't work."

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'''Lisa''': Yeah, dad Dad was right.\\
'''Homer:''' I know know, kids... ''I'm scared too...'' (the family hugs together, terrified)
* DemocracyIsBad: The Congress is about to pass a bill on the evacuation of Springfield from the comet, but then the bill has a pornography rider attached to it and is promptly struck down. This leads Kent Brockman to declare: "I've said it before, and I'll say it again: democracy simply doesn't work."



'''Homer''': It's times like this, I wish I were a religious man.\\

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'''Homer''': It's times like this, this I wish I were a religious man.\\
12th Jan '17 9:21:09 PM The_Glorious_SOB
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* ChekhovsGunman: As Professor Frink starts his presentation, a man frantically yells "QUIT STALLING! WHAT'S THE PLAN!?!". That same man appears later that season in "The PTA Disbands", yelling [[TitleDrop "The PTA has disbanded!"]] and jumping out a window before being informed that [[NonIndicativeName the PTA did]] ''[[NonIndicativeName not]]'' [[NonIndicativeName disband]], jumping back through that window.

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* ChekhovsGunman: As Professor Frink starts his presentation, a man frantically yells "QUIT STALLING! WHAT'S THE PLAN!?!". PLAN!?!" That same man appears later that season in "The PTA Disbands", Disbands," yelling [[TitleDrop "The PTA has disbanded!"]] and jumping out a window before being informed that [[NonIndicativeName the PTA did]] ''[[NonIndicativeName not]]'' [[NonIndicativeName disband]], jumping back through that window.
12th Jan '17 9:19:43 PM The_Glorious_SOB
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** JerkassHasAPoint: And he knew the sound Moe was making was a Baby Ox. Which prompts Moe to be the first after Homer to follow him.

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** JerkassHasAPoint: And he knew the sound Moe was making was a Baby Ox. Which baby ox, which prompts Moe to be the first after Homer to follow him.



* WhereTheHellIsSpringfield: The congressman presenting the bill on the evacuation of Springfield from the comet is about to mention the state where the town is when he's interrupted by another congressman attaching pornography rider to it.

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* WhereTheHellIsSpringfield: The congressman presenting the bill on the evacuation of Springfield from the comet is about to mention the state where the town is when he's interrupted by another congressman attaching a pornography rider to it.
12th Jan '17 9:15:34 PM The_Glorious_SOB
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* DemocracyIsBad: Congress is about to pass a bill on the evacuation of Springfield from the comet, but then the bill has pornography rider attached to it, and is promptly struck down. This leads Kent Brockman to declare: "I've said it before, and I'll say it again: democracy simply doesn't work."

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* DemocracyIsBad: Congress is about to pass a bill on the evacuation of Springfield from the comet, but then the bill has a pornography rider attached to it, it and is promptly struck down. This leads Kent Brockman to declare: "I've said it before, and I'll say it again: democracy simply doesn't work."
12th Jan '17 9:14:06 PM The_Glorious_SOB
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* ChekhovsGunman: As Professor Frink starts his presentation, a man frantically yells "QUIT STALLING! WHAT'S THE PLAN!?!". That same man appears later that season in "The PTA Disbands", yelling [[TitleDrop "The PTA has disbanded!"]], and jumping out a window before being informed that [[NonIndicativeName the PTA did]] ''[[NonIndicativeName not]]'' [[NonIndicativeName disband]], jumping back through that window.

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* ChekhovsGunman: As Professor Frink starts his presentation, a man frantically yells "QUIT STALLING! WHAT'S THE PLAN!?!". That same man appears later that season in "The PTA Disbands", yelling [[TitleDrop "The PTA has disbanded!"]], disbanded!"]] and jumping out a window before being informed that [[NonIndicativeName the PTA did]] ''[[NonIndicativeName not]]'' [[NonIndicativeName disband]], jumping back through that window.



* DemocracyIsBad: Congress is about to pass a bill on the evacuation of Springfield from the comet, but then the bill has pornography rider attached to it, and is promptly struck down. This leads Kent Brockman to declare: "I've said it before, and I'll say it again: Democracy simply doesn't work."

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* DemocracyIsBad: Congress is about to pass a bill on the evacuation of Springfield from the comet, but then the bill has pornography rider attached to it, and is promptly struck down. This leads Kent Brockman to declare: "I've said it before, and I'll say it again: Democracy democracy simply doesn't work."
12th Jan '17 9:12:57 PM The_Glorious_SOB
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* BaitAndSwitch: Ned finds all of Springfield right outside his bomb shelter, glaring at him and in some cases carrying weapons. Moe angrily states they want in the shelter themselves, but Ned tells them there's no space. So Moe just calmly announces they'll all "go off and die, then", and everyone turns to leave.

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* BaitAndSwitch: Ned finds all of Springfield right outside his bomb shelter, glaring at him and in some cases carrying weapons. Moe angrily states they want in the shelter themselves, but Ned tells them there's no space. So Moe just calmly announces they'll all "go off and die, then", then," and everyone turns to leave.



* TheCuckoolanderWasRight: Early on, Homer shrugs off the comet's perceived threat, claiming that it will burn up in the atmosphere and end up "no bigger than a Chihuahua's head." That's exactly what happens, complete with a nearby Chihuahua for comparison.

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* TheCuckoolanderWasRight: Early on, Homer shrugs off the comet's perceived threat, claiming that it will burn up in the atmosphere and end up "no bigger than a Chihuahua's chihuahua's head." That's exactly what happens, complete with a nearby Chihuahua chihuahua for comparison.
24th Oct '16 9:47:54 AM Premonition45
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* ChekhovsGunman: As Professor Frink starts his presentation, a man frantically yells "QUIT STALLING! WHAT'S THE PLAN!?!". That same man appears later that season in "The PTA Disbands", yelling [[TitleDrop "The PTA has disbanded!"]], and jumping out a window before being informed that [[NonIndicativeName the PTA did]] ''[[NonIndicativeName not]]'' [[NonIndicativeName disband]], jumping back through that window.
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