History Recap / TheSimpsonsS6E21ThePTADisbands

17th Feb '17 2:44:52 PM SarcasmKid
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* LaserGuidedKarma: Bart is at first having the time of his life after manipulating the teachers into striking and then prolonging the strike to stay out of school (so he can cause even more chaos). And then he drives away his class's substitutes until Marge is forced to take over as teacher, which leads to untold humiliation for Bart as he is forced to become a TeachersPet and a target for bullies.
2nd Feb '17 8:04:21 PM jenmic
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25th Jan '17 6:45:16 PM Scorntex
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* BlackComedy: The episode begins with a group of actors trying to kill a bunch of school kids for... trying to watch a re-enactment for free (with them actually appearing to ''kill'' poor Uter). Not to mention the re-enactment being soldiers murdering other soldiers trying to surrender being portrayed as brave and heroic.
* BlatantLies: Principle Skinner and Edna fight over the mic. On finally getting it, all Skinner can declare is "all is well in the school, my authority as principal is total" before Edna seizes it back from him.


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* CrazyPrepared:
** Lisa has an Emergency Strike Kit ready to go, complete with audio recording of a teacher scolding students.
** Milhouse's parents, in the brief time it takes the strike to be announced and Milhouse to rush home, manage to hire a tutor.


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* DissonantSerenity: At the end, violent criminals have been placed in the school, with one making a grab at the students. Mrs. Krabappel cheerfully tells them to just ignore the convicted murderer.


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* ViolenceDiscretionShot: The last we see of Uter, he's fallen behind and a group of soldier have surrounded him with clubs raised. Then it cuts away.
22nd Jan '17 6:38:51 AM TMNTFanGirl
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* MisplacedKindergartenTeacher: Inverted. One of the teachers the PTA gets is Professor Frink, who tries to explain physics to ''kindergartners''.

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* MisplacedKindergartenTeacher: Inverted. One of the teachers the PTA gets is Inverted with Professor Frink, who tries Frink--he gets assigned as a substitute Kindergarten teacher, and he ends up trying to explain physics explains ''physics'' to ''kindergartners''.his new students.



* TookALevelInDumbass: Bart, during the strike. There's a whole runner of him being unable to even say "what".

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* TookALevelInDumbass: Bart, during the strike. There's a whole runner of him being unable to even say "what"."what."
31st Dec '16 8:53:31 AM pointycatears
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** When Üter is attacked, the bus just leaves him and he isnít talked about. [[UnexplainedRecovery He inexplicably returns unharmed]] the following season in "22 Short Films About Springfield".

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** When Üter is attacked, the bus just leaves him and he isnít talked about. [[UnexplainedRecovery He inexplicably returns unharmed]] the following season in "22 Short Films About Springfield".Springfield", although in a season 11 episode, Bart says that he hasn't seen him "Since our last field trip." Then again, the show does have NegativeContinuity.
2nd Dec '16 3:46:52 PM Drgyen
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* CombatPragmatist / DirtyCoward: The battle being reenacted at Fort Springfield is one from the American Civil War. In 1864, the Ninth Bearded Infantry were just standing around when the troops they were fighting crested the hill they were standing at the bottom of. The enemy troops were surrendering unconditionally, many of them waving white flags. All of them were injured, some sporting bandages, others leaning on crutches; one soldier was on a stretcher. A soldier spoke for the group, saying that they were sick and "need leeches, and hacksaws to cut off [their] gangrenous limbs". How did the Ninth Bearded Infantry take to this surrender? By ''charging up the hill, and brutally finishing their enemies off!'' And what's worse, they're ''celebrated'' for this! And the children who were watching the reenactment cheered!

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* CombatPragmatist / DirtyCoward: The battle being reenacted at Fort Springfield is one from the American Civil War. In 1864, the Ninth Bearded Infantry were just standing around when the troops they were fighting crested the hill they were standing at the bottom of. The enemy troops were surrendering unconditionally, many of them waving [[WhiteFlag white flags.flags]]. All of them were injured, some sporting bandages, others leaning on crutches; one soldier was on a stretcher. A soldier spoke for the group, saying that they were sick and "need leeches, and hacksaws to cut off [their] gangrenous limbs". How did the Ninth Bearded Infantry take to this surrender? By ''charging ''[[LeaveNoSurvivors charging up the hill, and brutally finishing their enemies off!'' off!]]'' And what's worse, they're ''celebrated'' for this! And the children who were watching the reenactment cheered!
24th Oct '16 9:54:56 AM Premonition45
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* AlwaysSomeoneBetter: Principal Valiant from Shelbyville Elementary School, who has state-of-the-art school buses [[NiceToTheWaiter and even gives a tip to the cashier from Fort Springfield]].
-->'''Skinner:''' (''bitterly'') He thinks he's so hot ever since he swept the Princi Awards. Those things are rigged...



* CuttingCorners: Ms. Krabappel resents Skinner's refusal to fix things all supposedly because their budget can't allow it.



** The school's previous bus, shown without tires, and its front wheels sitting on blocks, explodes after ''one leaf'' falls off the tree the bus is sitting under, and lands on the bus's roof.

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** The school's previous bus, shown without tires, and its front wheels sitting on blocks, explodes [[AllCarsArePintos explodes]] after ''one leaf'' falls off the tree the bus is sitting under, and lands on the bus's roof.



--> '''Krabappel''': Our demands are simple. A small cost-of-living increase and better equipment and supplies for your children!\\

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--> '''Krabappel''': -->'''Krabappel''': Our demands are simple. A small cost-of-living increase and better equipment and supplies for your children!\\
23rd Oct '16 1:11:07 PM trixus
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** Bart, in a slightly different sense.

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** Bart, in a slightly different sense. Not being in school makes him wreck havock elsewhere and starts flying kite at night to add to the CreepyChild vibe.
1st Oct '16 7:43:08 AM rwe1138
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-->'''Soldier:''' Come on, boys! Those white flags are no match for our muskets!
22nd Sep '16 8:14:32 AM crl85
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* CombatPragmatist / DirtyCoward: The battle being reenacted at Fort Springfield is one from the American Civil War. In 1864, the Ninth Bearded Infantry were just standing around when the troops they were fighting crested the hill they were standing at the bottom of. The enemy troops were surrendering unconditionally, many of them waving white flags. All of them were injured, some sporting bandages, others leaning on crutches; one soldier was on a stretcher. A soldier spoke for the group, saying that they were sick and "need leeches, and hacksaws to cut off [their] gangrenous limbs". How did the Ninth Bearded Infantry take to this surrender? By ''charging up the hill, and brutally finishing their enemies off!'' And what's worse, they're ''celebrated'' for this! And the children who were watching the reenactment cheered!
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