History Recap / TheSimpsonsS6E21ThePTADisbands

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!
20th Sep '16 3:25:43 PM crl85
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** 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.
12th Sep '16 4:54:11 PM Premonition45
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** When Üter is attacked, the bus just leaves him and he isnít talked about (which sets up several jokes in later episodes about how Üter is missing).

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** When Üter is attacked, the bus just leaves him and he isnít talked about (which sets up several jokes about. [[UnexplainedRecovery He inexplicably returns unharmed]] the following season in later episodes about how Üter is missing)."22 Short Films About Springfield".
11th Sep '16 11:15:35 PM Premonition45
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* SmartPeoplePlayChess: Subverted. Bart is seen in the park playing several games of chess at once; [[EpicFail he loses all of them]].
21st Aug '16 6:09:30 AM MysteriousZorua1994
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* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: Within seconds of the strike being declared, Miss Hoover abandons the school in her car, tossing away the class assignments on the way out.
-->'''Hoover:''' Go home, children!
3rd Aug '16 9:49:24 AM Jetman123
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* NonIndicativeName: The episode is called "The PTA Disbands," yet it focuses on a teacher's strike. Lampshaded when a person horrifyingly yells [[TitleDrop "The PTA has disbanded!"]], and jumps out the nearby window, before Flanders explains that the PTA has ''not'' disbanded, prompting that man to jump back through the window, dusting himself off.[[note]](The writer's original pitch actually ''was'' about the PTA threatening to disband, but it was changed to the strike plot after the showrunners thought the original idea was too dull)[[/note]]

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* NonIndicativeName: The episode is called "The PTA Disbands," yet it focuses on a teacher's strike. Lampshaded when a person horrifyingly yells [[TitleDrop "The PTA has disbanded!"]], and jumps out the nearby window, before Flanders explains that the PTA has ''not'' disbanded, prompting that man to jump back through the window, dusting himself off.[[note]](The writer's original pitch actually ''was'' about the PTA threatening to disband, but it was changed to the strike plot after the showrunners thought the original idea was too dull)[[/note]]dull. The title remained as a [[TakeThat good-hearted jab]] at the original scriptwriter.)[[/note]]
28th Jun '16 4:59:15 PM ElGuapillo
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* WeWantOurJerkBack: Bart loves the strike since he gets to torment various substitute teachers, but after Marge gets hired as his sub, he starts thinking about stopping the strike and getting Mrs. Krabappel back again.



* WouldHurtAChild: The staff at the Diz-Nee historical park are willing to club children. As the commentary track points out, Uter is most likely ''killed'' (or at the very least, seriously injured) by the actors.

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* WouldHurtAChild: The staff at the Diz-Nee historical park are willing to club children. As the commentary track points out, Uter is most likely ''killed'' (or at (don't worry, he was revived with the very least, seriously injured) Dragon Balls) by the actors.
28th Jun '16 4:50:29 PM ElGuapillo
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* DisproportionateRetribution: Try to learn for free at Diz-Nee historical park, and the soldiers will not hesitate to murder ''children''!

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* DisproportionateRetribution: Try to learn for free at Diz-Nee historical park, and the soldiers will not hesitate to murder give some "sugar" to ''children''!
6th Jun '16 1:57:10 PM speedyboris
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* MoodSwinger: The easily-swayed crowd.
--> '''Krabappel''': Our demands are simple. A small cost-of-living increase and better equipment and supplies for your children!\\
''(crowd murmurs in approval)''\\
'''Skinner''': Yeah, in a dream world. We have a very tight budget. To do what she's asking, we'd have to raise taxes.\\
''(crowd murmurs in disapproval)''\\
'''Krabappel''': It's your children's future!\\
''(crowd murmurs in approval)''\\
'''Skinner''': It'll cost ya.\\
''(crowd murmurs in disapproval)''\\
'''Krabappel''': Come onnnnn.\\
''(crowd murmurs in approval)''\\
''(Skinner rubs his finger and thumb together)''\\
''(crowd murmurs in disapproval)''
6th Jun '16 9:08:05 AM benandorf
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* GeniusBonus: "Vitamin R," which "malk" proudly claims it is full of, is a slang name for Ritalin.
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