History Recap / TheSimpsonsS6E5SideshowBobRoberts

4th Jun '16 8:12:02 PM Premonition45
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-->'''Kent Brockman:''' [[WorstNewsJudgmentEver And look how happy he is!]]

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-->'''Kent Brockman:''' [[WorstNewsJudgmentEver [[ComicallyMissingThePoint And look how happy he is!]]
24th Apr '16 8:37:52 PM DivineDeath
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* LighterAndSofter: Compared to the previous Sideshow Bob episodes. "Sideshow Bob Roberts" is more of humorous political satire where Bob doesn't try to murder anyone.

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* LighterAndSofter: Compared to the previous Sideshow Bob episodes. "Sideshow Bob Roberts" is more of a humorous political satire where Bob doesn't try to murder anyone.
24th Apr '16 8:36:59 PM DivineDeath
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* LighterAndSofter: Compared to the previous Sideshow Bob episodes. "Sideshow Bob Roberts" is more of humorous political satire where Bob doesn't try to murder anyone.
15th Feb '16 12:18:42 PM DivineDeath
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* SuspiciouslySpecificDenial: A TV ad for Quimby ends with: "It's not the mayor's fault that the stadium collapsed!"
10th Feb '16 3:23:23 PM windyshadow32
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28th Jan '16 8:33:55 PM Angeldeb82
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* EvilIsPetty: As soon as he is elected, Bob uses his power to make the Simpson family as miserable as possible, planning to mow down their house to make room for the new Matlock Expressway, and sending Bart to kindergarden (being a class flunky however, he only ends up enjoying this).
* {{Homage}}: The entire second act, including the bird eye shot of Lisa studying in the library, is a homage to Film/AllThePresidentsMen.

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* EvilIsPetty: As soon as he is elected, Bob uses his power to make the Simpson family as miserable as possible, planning to mow down their house to make room for the new Matlock Expressway, and sending Bart to kindergarden kindergarten (being a class flunky however, he only ends up enjoying this).
* {{Homage}}: The entire second act, including the bird eye shot of Lisa studying in the library, is a an homage to Film/AllThePresidentsMen.



** Also, Homer had earlier in the episode stated a low opinion about people who vote but he's later seen voting for Sideshow Bob. (He approved Bob's "Selma-killing policy").

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** Also, Homer had earlier in the episode stated a low opinion about people who vote but he's later seen voting for Sideshow Bob. (He approved Bob's "Selma-killing policy").policy".)



* ItsPersonal: Lisa states this after finding out one of the dead people and pets that "voted" for Bob was her long-deceased cat, Snowball I. Bart, understandably takes offence at this:

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* ItsPersonal: Lisa states this after finding out one of the dead people and pets that "voted" for Bob was her long-deceased cat, Snowball I. Bart, understandably takes offence offense at this:



* NoodleIncident / RiddleForTheAges: What did Homer to do to [[PersonaNonGrata get thrown out of]] [[ArchieComics Riverdale]]? Better yet, how'd he get there in the first place? And what did Bart do to gain the enmity of Doctor Demento?

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* NoodleIncident / RiddleForTheAges: What did Homer to do to [[PersonaNonGrata get thrown out of]] [[ArchieComics [[Franchise/ArchieComics Riverdale]]? Better yet, how'd he get there in the first place? And what did Bart do to gain the enmity of Doctor Demento?



* SpecialGuest: Henry Corden as Fred Flintstone[[note]]The voice on the Flintstone phone.[[/note]]; KelseyGrammer as Sideshow Bob; Creator/PhilHartman as Lionel Hutz

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* SpecialGuest: Henry Corden as Fred Flintstone[[note]]The voice on the Flintstone phone.[[/note]]; KelseyGrammer Creator/KelseyGrammer as Sideshow Bob; Creator/PhilHartman as Lionel Hutz
16th Jan '16 9:02:59 PM ClatoLawa
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-->'''Sideshow Bob:''' I am in prison for a crime I haven't committed. "Attempted Murder"! I mean, really? Do they give a Nobel Prize for "Attempted Chemistry"?

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-->'''Sideshow Bob:''' I am in prison for presently incarcerated. Convicted of a crime I haven't committed. didn't even commit. "Attempted Murder"! I mean, really? Murder", now honestly, what is that? Do they give a Nobel Prize for "Attempted Chemistry"?
24th Nov '15 10:32:04 AM Morgenthaler
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* {{Homage}}: The entire second act, including the bird eye shot of Lisa studying in the library, is a homage to AllThePresidentsMen.

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* {{Homage}}: The entire second act, including the bird eye shot of Lisa studying in the library, is a homage to AllThePresidentsMen.Film/AllThePresidentsMen.
16th Oct '15 2:29:29 PM Psi001
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* EvilIsPetty: As soon as he is elected, Bob uses his power to make the Simpson family as miserable as possible, planning to mow down their house to make room for the new Matlock Expressway, and sending Bart to kindergarden (being a class flunky however, he only ends up enjoying this).
14th Sep '15 5:51:27 PM Erin582
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** Also, Homer had earlier in the episode stated a low opinion about people who vote but he's later seen voting for Sideshow Bob. (He approved Bob's "Selma-killing policy")

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** Also, Homer had earlier in the episode stated a low opinion about people who vote but he's later seen voting for Sideshow Bob. (He approved Bob's "Selma-killing policy")policy").
* InsaneTrollLogic: Sideshow Bob runs on this, as seen in his aforementioned campaign ad.
-->'''Sideshow Bob:''' I am in prison for a crime I haven't committed. "Attempted Murder"! I mean, really? Do they give a Nobel Prize for "Attempted Chemistry"?


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* LaughingMad: Bob, after being elected mayor.
-->'''Kent Brockman:''' [[WorstNewsJudgmentEver And look how happy he is!]]


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** Of course, even though the episode was meant to spoof both Democrats and Republicans (but especially Republicans, as Creator/MattGroening is a left-leaning Democrat), he admitted this episode [[MisaimedFandom did attract many right-wingers who wished for him to become a member of their political groups/organizations.]]
** Also disappointment was expressed in the DVD Commentary of the episode that Lisa would listen to "St. Elmo's Fire".
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