History Recap / TheSimpsonsS6E18AStarIsBurns

18th Jan '16 10:45:48 AM KamenRiderKrypton
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** Homer's first pick for Best was HAns Moleman's "Man Getting Hit By Football", which is Hans getting a GroinAttack by a football thrown off-screen. At the end of the episode, a remake by George C. Scott beats Burns' biopic in the ''Oscar's''.

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** Homer's first pick for Best was HAns Hans Moleman's "Man Getting Hit By Football", which is Hans getting a GroinAttack by a football thrown off-screen. At the end of the episode, a remake by George C. Scott beats Burns' biopic in the ''Oscar's''.
9th Jan '16 10:12:20 AM cybertoy0
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** Homer's first pick for Best was HAns Moleman's "Man Getting Hit By Football", which is Hans getting a GroinAttack by a football thrown off-screen. At the end of the episode, a remake by George C. Scott beats Burns' biopic in the ''Oscar's''.
13th Dec '15 12:23:59 AM windyshadow32
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21st Nov '15 3:30:08 AM TitoMosquito
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** Rainer tries to kill Jay for making himself look bad in the interview.



* TerribleIntervieweesMontage: Of the actors vying to play Mr. Burns (which include Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal Lecter[[note]]'''Burns:''' I like the cut of his gib.[[/note]], William Shatner as Captain Kirk, Homer Simpson completely screwing up his lines, and, in a DeletedScene, the Devil, whom Burns considers good enough to be his understudy). He decides to just play himself when none are to his liking.

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* TerribleIntervieweesMontage: Of the actors vying to play Mr. Burns (which include Anthony Hopkins as Hannibal Lecter[[note]]'''Burns:''' I like the cut of his gib.[[/note]], William Shatner as Captain Kirk, Homer Simpson completely screwing up his lines, and, in a DeletedScene, the Devil, Devil from ''The Critic'', whom Burns considers good enough to be his understudy). He decides to just play himself when none are to his liking.
11th Sep '15 5:03:30 PM FlyingDuckManGenesis
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* IgnoredEpiphany: After Barney's film wins the Springfield Film Festival. He vows that from now on, he will be a new person, specifically, a clean and sober one. That is, until Mayor Quimby brings him the grand prize; a truck filled with [[TrademarkFavoriteFood Duff Beer]]. Barney's response? "Just hook it to my veins!"
1st Sep '15 11:59:19 PM outlander2012
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** A rendition of the Imperial March from StarWars plays when the scene cuts to Burns's office.


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--> Listen, Spielbergo, Schindler and I are like peas in a pod; we're both factory owners, we both made shells for the Nazis, but mine ''worked'', dammnit!
29th Aug '15 7:53:43 PM Premonition45
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* NoodleIncident: In Mr. Burns' film, the scene of him trying to ride off on his horse took 20 takes, and the film showing him falling off and getting pulled around was the best one. One wonders how bad the other 19 takes were.
1st Aug '15 2:26:14 AM IvanovTroping97
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* BerserkButton: ''Do not'' speak

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* BerserkButton: ''Do not'' speak awful things about ''Series/MacGyver'' in front of Patty & Selma.
21st Jun '15 6:18:20 PM anonexistentuser
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* CausticCritic[=/=]CompassionateCritic: Jay Sherman. The former when criticizing big budget movies as usual, and when seeing some of the independent films. ("This is not America's funniest home videos", after watching the movie about Moleman getting hit in the groin). However, he honestly enjoyed Barney's moving film about his alcoholism, and was annoyed when Homer and two other judges voted for Moleman, and Burns' movie respectively.

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* CausticCritic[=/=]CompassionateCritic: Jay Sherman. The former when criticizing big budget movies as usual, and when seeing some of the independent films. ("This is not America's funniest home videos", after watching the movie about Moleman getting hit in the groin). However, he honestly enjoyed Barney's moving film about his alcoholism, and was annoyed when Homer and two other judges voted for Moleman, and Burns' movie respectively. respectively.
* ChirpingCrickets: Parodied. After Homer tries and fails to top a joke told by Jay, a tumbleweed rolls through the Simpson's living room.
21st Jun '15 6:14:37 PM anonexistentuser
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* BerserkButton: ''Do not'' speak



'''Homer:''' Okay. ''(goes to bed, gets up)'' Wait a minute... how long it took you to say ''that''?\\
'''Marge:''' ({{beat}}) Not long.\\


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* HypocriticalHumor:
--> '''Smithers''': A film biography might help [the townspeople] get to know the real you. [[BreadEggsSquick Virtuous, heroic, nubile.]]\\
'''Mr. Burns''': ''[sharply]'' You left out ''"pleasant"!'' ''[hits Smithers with the head of his cane]''


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* ShoutOut:
** At the airport, one plane cuts in front of another on the runway, and the pilot shouts "Hey, [[Film/MidnightCowboy I'm landin' here!]]"
** Bart is watching ''[[WesternAnimation/TheJetsonsMeetTheFlintstones The Flintstones Meet the Jetsons]]'' on TV when Jay Sherman arrives.
** Among the people who audition for the role of Mr. Burns are Franchise/HannibalLecter and [[Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries Captain Kirk]].
** Mr. Burns's movie borrows scenes from ''Film/BenHur'' and ''Film/ETTheExtraTerrestrial.''
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