History Recap / TheSimpsonsS7E18TheDayTheViolenceDied

26th May '17 7:40:40 PM luiz4200
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* DidNotThinkThisThrough: Whoever decided the Itchy & Scratchy parade route shouldn't have included Bum Street.


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* LetMeGetThisStraight: Roger Meyers, Jr. reacts like this when a bum he never saw before shows up claiming to be Itchy's real creator and expecting 800 million dollars for this in spite of not having any proof of his claim.


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* RealityEnsues: When Bart and Chester first go to Itchy & Scratchy to demand a check for Chester being Itchy's real creator in spite of having no proof, Roger Meyers, Jr. takes it as seriously as a real life businessman would do.


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* TemptingFate: After Bart watches the 1919 movie, he says Chester J. Lampwick will become rich and famous as soon as people watch it. The movie then catches fire.
23rd May '17 3:58:57 PM jormis29
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* MythologyGag: Lester and Eliza are based off the old designs for Bart and Lisa when there were on ''The Tracey Ullman Show''.

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* MythologyGag: Lester and Eliza are based off the old designs for Bart and Lisa when there were on ''The Tracey Ullman Show''.''Series/TheTraceyUllmanShow''.
20th May '17 9:00:58 PM kquinn0830
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* BaitAndSwitch: When Krusty is put on the stand during the trial:
-->'''Lawyer:''' Krusty, have you ever seen this so-called animation genius before?\\
'''Krusty:''' Yes I have.\\
'''Lawyer:''' [surprised] You have?!\\
'''Krusty:''' I gave him a couple of blintzes to paint my fence, but he never did it!
8th Apr '17 2:37:16 PM Scorntex
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* ContinuityNod:
** The Android's Dungeon has some of the dolls from ''Itchy & Scratchy Land''. Later on, the Blue Haired Lawyer cites Disgruntled Goat as one of Rodger Mayers Senior's creations.
** The Itchy & Scratchy parade passes through Bumtown (from ''The Springfield Connection''). The abandoned 4-H Club from "The Boy Who Knew Too Little" can be seen as it enters.
26th Mar '17 9:13:49 AM Asue
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* AnvilOnHead: Chester J. Lampwick tells Bart and Lisa the story of how Roger Myers, Sr. dropped an anvil on him after he requested royalties for his creation. Luckily, he says, he was carrying an umbrella at the time.

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* AnvilOnHead: Chester J. Lampwick tells Bart and Lisa the story of how Roger Myers, Meyers, Sr. dropped an anvil on him after he requested royalties for his creation. Luckily, he says, he was carrying an umbrella at the time.



* GodIsEvil: In the "Itchy & Scratchy" cartoon Itchy prays to God, whom helps him killing off Scratchy and throws the cat off into the eternal pit of Hell fire. Seems very unethical for a Supreme Being. Then again, he appears to be a mouse.

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* GodIsEvil: In the "Itchy ''Itchy & Scratchy" cartoon Scratchy'' cartoon, Itchy prays to God, whom helps him killing off Scratchy and throws the cat off into the eternal pit of Hell fire. Seems very unethical for a Supreme Being. Then again, he appears to be a mouse.



* IgnorantOfTheirOwnIgnorance: Bart tells Chester he can sleep on the floor in the basement, "just remove the bed."
* MrAltDisney: Roger Myers keeps his father's head inside a fridge, a reference to the urban legend that Creator/WaltDisney was cryogenically frozen after his death.

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* IgnorantOfTheirOwnIgnorance: Bart tells Chester he can sleep on the floor in the basement, "just remove the bed."
bed".
* MrAltDisney: Roger Myers Meyers keeps his father's head inside a fridge, a reference to the urban legend that Creator/WaltDisney was cryogenically frozen after his death.



* NationalStereotypes: In reference to ethnic stereotyping in old cartoons Itchy kills off a stereotypically clothed Irishman by sticking him between a trouser press.
* NiceJobBreakingItHero: By helping Chester attain the money he was owed for creating Itchy, Bart causes Itchy and Scratchy Studios to go bankrupt and gets his favorite cartoon pulled off the air.
* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Except for UsefulNotes/TheodoreRoosevelt in the Itchy cartoon.
* ParodyAssistance: That was the real Jack Sheldon as the voice of the Amendment in the ''WesternAnimation/SchoolhouseRock'' parody, "I'm An Amendment to Be."
* PlagiarismInFiction: Roger Meyers, Sr. plagiarized Itchy from Chester J. Lampwick; and Lester and Eliza shown that the U.S. Mail's Mr. ZIP was a plagiarism from a character created by Roger Meyers, Sr. Ironically, Roger Meyers, Jr. points out a number of characters are based on figures from other fiction, just changed to be their own character. Cause that doesn't let his father off the hook for stealing a character that wasn't his.
-->'''Roger Myers, Jr.:''' Animation is built on plagiarism! If it wasn't for ''[[Series/TheHoneymooners The Honeymooners]]'', we would have never had ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones''! If someone hadn't made ''[[Series/ThePhilSilversShow Sergeant Bilko]]'', there'd be no ''WesternAnimation/TopCat''! WesternAnimation/HuckleberryHound, [[BreakingTheFourthWall Chief Wiggum]], WesternAnimation/YogiBear? Hah! Andy Griffith, Creator/EdwardGRobinson, Art Carney.

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* NationalStereotypes: In reference to ethnic stereotyping in old cartoons cartoons, Itchy kills off a stereotypically clothed Irishman by sticking him between a trouser press.
* NiceJobBreakingItHero: By helping Chester attain the money he was owed for creating Itchy, ''Itchy'', Bart causes Itchy and Scratchy Studios to go bankrupt and gets his favorite cartoon pulled off the air.
* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Except for UsefulNotes/TheodoreRoosevelt in the Itchy ''Itchy'' cartoon.
* ParodyAssistance: That was the real Jack Sheldon as the voice of the Amendment in the ''WesternAnimation/SchoolhouseRock'' parody, "I'm An Amendment to Be."
Be".
* PlagiarismInFiction: Roger Meyers, Sr. plagiarized Itchy from Chester J. Lampwick; and Lester and Eliza shown that the U.S. Mail's Mr. ZIP was a plagiarism from a character created by Roger Meyers, Sr. Ironically, Roger Meyers, Jr. points out a number of characters are based on figures from other fiction, just changed to be their own character. Cause Even then, that doesn't let his father off the hook for stealing a character that wasn't his.
-->'''Roger Myers, Meyers, Jr.:''' Animation is built on plagiarism! If it wasn't for ''[[Series/TheHoneymooners The Honeymooners]]'', we would have never had ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones''! If someone hadn't made ''[[Series/ThePhilSilversShow Sergeant Bilko]]'', there'd be no ''WesternAnimation/TopCat''! WesternAnimation/HuckleberryHound, [[BreakingTheFourthWall Chief Wiggum]], WesternAnimation/YogiBear? Hah! Andy Griffith, Creator/EdwardGRobinson, Art Carney.



** "Itchy & Scratchy Meet Fritz the Cat" is a reference to ''WesternAnimation/FritzTheCat''.
** The very first Itchy cartoon is a stylistic parody of silent animated cartoons like ''WesternAnimation/FelixTheCat'' and ''WesternAnimation/GertieTheDinosaur''.

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** "Itchy ''Itchy & Scratchy Meet Fritz the Cat" Cat'' is a reference to ''WesternAnimation/FritzTheCat''.
** The very first Itchy ''Itchy'' cartoon is a stylistic parody of silent animated cartoons like ''WesternAnimation/FelixTheCat'' and ''WesternAnimation/GertieTheDinosaur''.



** The final Itchy & Scratchy cartoon where Itchy chases Scratchy in a desert landscape over a road brings ''WesternAnimation/WileECoyoteAndTheRoadRunner'' to mind.

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** The final Itchy ''Itchy & Scratchy Scratchy'' cartoon where Itchy chases Scratchy in a desert landscape over a road brings ''WesternAnimation/WileECoyoteAndTheRoadRunner'' to mind.
26th Mar '17 9:07:38 AM Asue
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* DeliberateValuesDissonance: The 1919 "Itchy" cartoon, where Itchy attacks an Irishman, in a parody of the older theatrical cartoons that have racist caricatures in them. [[note]]Which also included the Irish, but these days, censors mostly edit the racist caricatures of blacks (both native Africans and African-Americans), Jews, American Indians, Mexicans, and Asians (mostly Chinese and Japanese stereotypes, but Indians and Arabs are often targeted as well)[[/note]] Caricatures of Pacific Islanders, the Irish, the Scottish, the French, the British, Russians, Australians, Americans, and Italians (most of the time) aren't cause for alarm by the censors unless MediaWatchdog groups specifically say it's offensive).

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* DeliberateValuesDissonance: The 1919 "Itchy" cartoon, where Itchy attacks an Irishman, in a parody of the older theatrical cartoons that have racist caricatures in them. them [[note]]Which also included the Irish, but these days, censors mostly edit the racist caricatures of blacks (both native Africans and African-Americans), Jews, American Indians, Mexicans, and Asians (mostly Chinese and Japanese stereotypes, but Indians and Arabs are often targeted as well)[[/note]] well)[[/note]]. Caricatures of Pacific Islanders, the Irish, the Scottish, the French, the British, Russians, Australians, Americans, and Italians (most of the time) aren't cause for alarm by the censors unless MediaWatchdog groups specifically say it's offensive).
26th Mar '17 9:07:09 AM Asue
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* DeliberateValuesDissonance: The 1919 "Itchy" cartoon, where Itchy attacks an Irishman, in a parody of the older theatrical cartoons that have racist caricatures in them. [[note]]Which also included the Irish, but these days, censors mostly edit the racist caricatures of blacks (both native Africans and African-Americans), Jews, American Indians, Mexicans, and Asians (mostly Chinese and Japanese stereotypes, but Indians and Arabs are often targeted as well)[[/note]]. Caricatures of Pacific Islanders, the Irish, the Scottish, the French, the British, Russians, Australians, Americans, and Italians (most of the time) aren't cause for alarm by the censors unless MediaWatchdog groups specifically say it's offensive).

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* DeliberateValuesDissonance: The 1919 "Itchy" cartoon, where Itchy attacks an Irishman, in a parody of the older theatrical cartoons that have racist caricatures in them. [[note]]Which also included the Irish, but these days, censors mostly edit the racist caricatures of blacks (both native Africans and African-Americans), Jews, American Indians, Mexicans, and Asians (mostly Chinese and Japanese stereotypes, but Indians and Arabs are often targeted as well)[[/note]]. well)[[/note]] Caricatures of Pacific Islanders, the Irish, the Scottish, the French, the British, Russians, Australians, Americans, and Italians (most of the time) aren't cause for alarm by the censors unless MediaWatchdog groups specifically say it's offensive).
26th Mar '17 9:06:37 AM Asue
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* DeliberateValuesDissonance: The 1919 "Itchy" cartoon, where Itchy attacks an Irishman, in a parody of the older theatrical cartoons that have racist caricatures in them. [[note]]Which also included the Irish, but these days, censors mostly edit the racist caricatures of blacks (both native Africans and African-Americans), Jews, American Indians, Mexicans, and Asians (mostly Chinese and Japanese stereotypes, but Indians and Arabs are often targeted as well)]. Caricatures of Pacific Islanders, the Irish, the Scottish, the French, the British, Russians, Australians, Americans, and Italians (most of the time) aren't cause for alarm by the censors unless MediaWatchdog groups specifically say it's offensive).

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* DeliberateValuesDissonance: The 1919 "Itchy" cartoon, where Itchy attacks an Irishman, in a parody of the older theatrical cartoons that have racist caricatures in them. [[note]]Which also included the Irish, but these days, censors mostly edit the racist caricatures of blacks (both native Africans and African-Americans), Jews, American Indians, Mexicans, and Asians (mostly Chinese and Japanese stereotypes, but Indians and Arabs are often targeted as well)].well)[[/note]]. Caricatures of Pacific Islanders, the Irish, the Scottish, the French, the British, Russians, Australians, Americans, and Italians (most of the time) aren't cause for alarm by the censors unless MediaWatchdog groups specifically say it's offensive).
12th Mar '17 4:46:11 PM maxwellsilver
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* DeliberateValuesDissonance: The 1919 "Itchy" cartoon, where Itchy attacks an Irishman, in a parody of the older threatrical cartoons that have racist caricatures in them (which also included the Irish, but these days, censors mostly edit the racist caricatures of blacks[[note]]both native Africans and African-Americans[[/note]], Jews, American Indians, Mexicans, and Asians[[note]]mostly Chinese and Japanese stereotypes, but Indians and Arabs are often targeted as well[[/note]]. Caricatures of Pacific Islanders, the Irish, the Scottish, the French, the British, Russians, Australians, Americans, and Italians[[note]]most of the time[[/note]] aren't cause for alarm by the censors unless MediaWatchdog groups specifically say it's offensive).

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* DeliberateValuesDissonance: The 1919 "Itchy" cartoon, where Itchy attacks an Irishman, in a parody of the older threatrical theatrical cartoons that have racist caricatures in them (which them. [[note]]Which also included the Irish, but these days, censors mostly edit the racist caricatures of blacks[[note]]both blacks (both native Africans and African-Americans[[/note]], African-Americans), Jews, American Indians, Mexicans, and Asians[[note]]mostly Asians (mostly Chinese and Japanese stereotypes, but Indians and Arabs are often targeted as well[[/note]]. well)]. Caricatures of Pacific Islanders, the Irish, the Scottish, the French, the British, Russians, Australians, Americans, and Italians[[note]]most Italians (most of the time[[/note]] time) aren't cause for alarm by the censors unless MediaWatchdog groups specifically say it's offensive).
25th Jan '17 6:46:43 AM Gosicrystal
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* LostForever: The only copy of the first Itchy cartoon is destroyed when the film catches fire and burns up.
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