History Recap / TheSimpsonsS8E11TheTwistedWorldOfMargeSimpson

20th Feb '16 3:51:47 AM NESBoy
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* {{Bowdlerized}}: The gorier descriptions of the Yakuza and the end fight on the lawn have been edited on the UK's Sky One channel.

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* {{Bowdlerized}}: {{Bowdlerize}}: The gorier descriptions of the Yakuza and the end fight on the lawn have been edited on the UK's Sky One channel.


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* StylisticSuck: Frank Ormand's Pretzel Wagon orientation video, which opens with him setting up his camera, organizing his desk, and making a painfully forced FourthWallGreeting.
17th Feb '16 6:23:53 PM NESBoy
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Marge goes into business for herself with a soft pretzel franchise (with some help from the local Mafia), only to be challenged by her former small business colleagues (who hired the Yakuza[[note]]Japanese mafia[[/note]] to take her down).
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Marge goes into business for herself Marges falls out with the Springfield Investorettes over their risky practices, and she invests in a soft fledging pretzel franchise (with some out of spite, However, she struggles to stay in business, and Homer resorts to desperate measures to help from the local Mafia), only to be challenged by her former small business colleagues (who hired the Yakuza[[note]]Japanese mafia[[/note]] to take her down).
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* {{Bowdlerization}}: The gorier descriptions of the Yakuza and the end fight on the lawn have been edited on the UK's Sky One channel.

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* {{Bowdlerization}}: {{Bowdlerized}}: The gorier descriptions of the Yakuza and the end fight on the lawn have been edited on the UK's Sky One channel.channel.
* CaptainObvious: "I'm not wild about these high-risk ventures. They sound a little risky."
* ContrivedCoincidence: Homer initially seeks out the help of Frank Ormand, the man behind Marge's pretzel franchise, only to learn that he recently died. Homer decides to talk with the executor of Ornmand's estate, only to learn that ''he'' just died too. "They were in the same car."



* DiscoDan: Disco Stu as usual, convinced that disco record sales would continue to trend despite peaking in the '70s, and wearing a pair of fish aquarium platform shoes (he admits he has no idea how to get the dead fish out of them).



* NewJobEpisode: This episode sees Marge attempting to carry a pretzel franchise.



* NotSoInnocentWhistling: Bart does it after he short-circuits Investo, the franchise fair's robot mascot, with his drink.



''(RevealShot shows that he's actually talking to Fat Tony and the Mafia)''
* StartMyOwn: Marge takes Lisa's advice to join a franchise to beat her [[strike:former friends]] enemies, at their own game.

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''(RevealShot shows that he's actually talking to Fat Tony and the Mafia)''
Mafia)''\\
'''Tony:''' Okay.\\
'''Louie:''' See, boss? I told you that ads in the church bulletin would pay off.
* StartMyOwn: Marge takes Lisa's advice to join a franchise to beat her [[strike:former friends]] enemies, former friends at their own game.
11th Feb '16 12:43:00 PM speedyboris
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* ProveIAmNotBluffing: When Fat Tony orders Marge to pay him the profits from the pretzel sales:
--> '''Fat Tony''': You have twenty-four hours. And to show you I'm serious, you have ''twelve'' hours. See you at 6 AM.
11th Feb '16 12:41:41 PM speedyboris
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* ProveIAmNotBluffing: When Fat Tony orders Marge to pay him the profits from the pretzel sales:
--> '''Fat Tony''': You have twenty-four hours. And to show you I'm serious, you have ''twelve'' hours. See you at 6 AM.
9th Feb '16 4:01:02 PM windyshadow32
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30th Oct '15 1:04:57 AM Docyoshi
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* UnusuallyUninterestingSight: Bart and Lisa are woken up by the gang war on their lawn, when Lisa asks what's going on, Marge says "It's just a mob war. Go back to back." in the same tone one would say as if it was raining.

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* UnusuallyUninterestingSight: Bart and Lisa are woken up by the gang war on their lawn, when Lisa asks what's going on, Marge says "It's just a mob war. Go back to back.bed." in the same tone one would say as if it was raining.
27th Oct '15 10:46:09 PM Docyoshi
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* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: Fat Tony proves why he's in charge of the mafia effortlessly punching out two Yakuza goons. When a third lands a hit, he just growls "Come here you little squirt."


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* UnusuallyUninterestingSight: Bart and Lisa are woken up by the gang war on their lawn, when Lisa asks what's going on, Marge says "It's just a mob war. Go back to back." in the same tone one would say as if it was raining.
22nd Sep '15 7:28:58 AM speedyboris
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* LongList: Cletus calls all of his children outside: Tiffany, Heather, Cody, Dillon, Dermott, Jordan, Taylor, Brittany, Wesley, Rumor, Scout, Cassidy, Zoe, Chloe, Max, Hunter, Kendall, Caitlan, Noah, Sasha, Morgan, Kira, Ian, Lauren, [[VideoGame/QBert Q-Bert]] Phil.

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* LongList: Cletus calls all of his children outside: Tiffany, Heather, Cody, Dillon, Dermott, Jordan, Taylor, Brittany, Wesley, Rumor, Scout, Cassidy, Zoe, Chloe, Max, Hunter, Kendall, Caitlan, Noah, Sasha, Morgan, Kira, Ian, Lauren, [[VideoGame/QBert Q-Bert]] Q-Bert]], and Phil.
22nd Sep '15 7:28:43 AM speedyboris
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* LongList: Cletus calls all of his children outside: Tiffany, Heather, Cody, Dillon, Dermott, Jordan, Taylor, Brittany, Wesley, Rumor, Scout, Cassidy, Zoe, Chloe, Max, Hunter, Kendall, Caitlan, Noah, Sasha, Morgan, Kira, Ian, Lauren, [[VideoGame/QBert Q-Bert]] Phil.
21st Aug '15 10:02:01 PM MysteriousZorua1994
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* TheRival: The Investorettes vs. The Simpsons (especially Marge) and the Springfield Mafia
** RivalTurnedEvil: The Investorettes become this in the last act, when they hire the Yakuza to kill their rivals.



* StartMyOwn: Marge takes Lisa's advice to join a franchise to beat her [[strike]]former friends[[/strike]] enemies, at their own game.

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* StartMyOwn: Marge takes Lisa's advice to join a franchise to beat her [[strike]]former friends[[/strike]] [[strike:former friends]] enemies, at their own game.



* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: In the beginning of the episode, Marge is kicked out of her friends' group and becomes their [[ArchEnemeis arch enemy]], but in the next episode that features her with them, they are all friends once more. Do they even resolve their differences in the end or what? And who won against the Springfield Mafia and Yakuza?

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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: In the beginning of the episode, Marge is kicked out of her friends' group and becomes their [[ArchEnemeis [[ArchEnemies arch enemy]], but in the next episode that features her with them, they are all friends once more. Do they even resolve their differences in the end or what? And who won against the Springfield Mafia and Yakuza?
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