History Recap / TheSimpsonsS7E9SideshowBobsLastGleaming

6th Mar '16 10:08:20 AM Demetrios
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* {{Irony}}: It's Sideshow Bob's very preference for the GoodOldWays that causes his EvilPlan to fail.

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* {{Irony}}: It's Sideshow Bob's very preference for the GoodOldWays that causes his EvilPlan [[WheresTheKaboom to fail.fail]].
11th Feb '16 11:33:27 PM IvanovTroping97
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* ArtisticLicenseHistory: Grandpa Simpson's history of the Wright brothers' plane.

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* AntiClimax: Sideshow Bob tries to destroy the shack with the Wright Brothers plane... only to harmlessly bounce off of it & get the plane run over by a tank.
* ArtisticLicenseHistory: Grandpa Simpson's history of the Wright brothers' Brothers' plane.
10th Feb '16 3:47:08 PM windyshadow32
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20th Jan '16 10:29:29 PM Demetrios
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* {{Irony)): It's Sideshow Bob's very preference for the GoodOldWays that causes his EvilPlan to fail.

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* {{Irony)): {{Irony}}: It's Sideshow Bob's very preference for the GoodOldWays that causes his EvilPlan to fail.
20th Jan '16 10:29:09 PM Demetrios
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* {{Irony)): It's Sideshow Bob's very preference for the GoodOldWays that causes his EvilPlan to fail.
--> '''Bob''': ''(reading the inside of the dud bomb)'' "Best before November 1959." Damn it, Bob! There were plenty of newer, fresher bombs you could have used, but oh no. You had to go for that retro '50s charm!
11th Dec '15 4:00:23 PM Angeldeb82
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** Both the Duff blimp and the Wright Brother's plan wind up factoring into Sideshow Bob's plan ''and'' backup plan, respectively.

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** Both the Duff blimp and the Wright Brother's plan Brothers' plane wind up factoring into Sideshow Bob's plan ''and'' backup plan, respectively.
11th Dec '15 3:58:15 PM Angeldeb82
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* DoNotAdjustYourSet: As the cameras show jets flying rainbow colors, all of a sudden Sideshow Bob's head appears on TV screen, hijacking the broadcast.



* WhoWritesThisCrap: Sideshow Bob said the way his evil plans ended could have been written by Hollywood's laziest writer.

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* WhoWritesThisCrap: Sideshow Bob said the way his evil plans ended is "so formulaic, it could have been written by Hollywood's spewed from the powerbook of the laziest writer.Hollywood hack!"
26th Nov '15 7:25:40 AM speedyboris
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* WritersBlock: Behind-the-scenes example. Showrunners Bill Oakley and Josh Weinstein insisted that the name of the colonel be funny. The writing staff stayed in the office until the early morning hours before finally coming up with "Hap" Hapablap.
25th Nov '15 10:01:53 AM bassmedic87
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* HeliumVoice: "Blasted helium! Shoo, shoo!"

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* HeliumVoice: HeliumSpeech: "Blasted helium! Shoo, shoo!"



* UnusualEuphemism: Colonel Leslie "Hap" Hapablap is full of these:

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** The episode's title is also a reference to the 1977 film ''Twilight's Last Gleaming,'' which has a similar premise involving a madman holding the world hostage with nuclear weapons.
* UnusualEuphemism: Colonel Leslie "Hap" Hapablap is full of these:these. Not surprising, given [[Creator/RLeeErmey his voice actor]]:
25th Nov '15 9:57:23 AM bassmedic87
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* LiteraryAllusionTitle: Taken from ''The Star-Spangled Banner'', the national anthem of the United States of America

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* LiteraryAllusionTitle: Taken from ''The Star-Spangled Banner'', the national anthem of the United States of AmericaAmerica. It's also a reference to the film ''Twilight's Last Gleaming,'' which has a similar premise regarding stolen nuclear weapons.
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