History Recap / TheSimpsonsS8E17MySisterMySitter

16th Dec '16 7:11:39 PM SpideyTerry
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* GovernmentConspiracy: One of the prank calls Bart makes is about a UFO.
-->'''Pilot:''' We got a report that a Lisa Simpson spotted a UFO.\\
'''Lisa:''' I didn't see any UFO!\\
'''Pilot:''' That's right, Miss. You didn't. ''[waves off a scientist with a needle]''



* HopeSpot: Despite all of her trouble, Lisa still gets calls at the end.

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* HopeSpot: Despite all of her trouble, Lisa still gets calls comes this close to keeping anyone from finding out about this mess, even after arriving at the end.boardwalk. Then a startled Quimby calls attention to the three of them.


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-->'''Homer:''' Gimme the drugs, Lisa.


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* ShoutOut: When asking Homer for help, Ned says he's got "a [[Franchise/TheMuppets Fozzie of a Bear]] of a problem."
* ThisIsGonnaSuck: After Homer and Marge leave, Bart stares angrily at Lisa. She smiles nervously.
* ThrowTheDogABone: Despite all of her trouble, Lisa still gets calls at the end.
14th Jun '16 4:53:03 PM monique.mudie
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* KarmaHoudini: Homer and Marge come across as UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom in this episode as hiring Lisa to babysit Bart couldn’t have possibly ended well do to how utterly humiliating it has to be for Bart. Yet they never receive any consequences for their idiotic decision which nearly got their son killed.
8th May '16 4:06:33 AM IvanovTroping97
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* {{Mondegreen}} / IncrediblyLamePun: Bart is seen eating bread after Lisa told him to go to bed, but he, [[{{Jerkass}} being Bart]], tells Lisa that she actually said "go to bread".
2nd May '16 11:46:02 AM Demetrios
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* ArtisticLicenseLaw: It's actually illegal to leave children younger than 12 home alone. [[AnthropicPrincipal Then again...]]

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* ArtisticLicenseLaw: It's actually illegal to leave children younger than 12 home alone. [[AnthropicPrincipal [[AnthropicPrinciple Then again...]]
2nd May '16 11:45:50 AM Demetrios
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* ArtisticLicenseLaw: It's actually illegal to leave children younger than 12 home alone. [[AnthropicPrincipal Then again...]]
21st Mar '16 6:51:22 PM SarcasmKid
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* DisproportionateRetribution: While Bart's earlier pranks may have been justified due to his anger over Lisa babysitting him, he goes overboard after getting injured via refusing to get medical attention and trying to make his injuries worse so Lisa will never babysit again.


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* TooDumbToLive: Bart's decision to continue screwing with Lisa after getting a huge bump on his head and ''dislocating his arm'' is to lock himself in his room and repeatedly bash his head against the door to make the bump bigger. He knocks himself out.
13th Mar '16 7:35:45 PM BoyNinja
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* HonorBeforeReason: Bart's excuse for being an utter jerk to his younger babysitter.



* ImagineSpot: Lisa tries to call Dr. Hibbert about Bart's condition, but then proceeds to have a spot where she would be blamed for it, therefore ruining her reputation.

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* ImagineSpot: Lisa tries to call Dr. Hibbert about Bart's condition, but then proceeds to have a spot where she would be blamed for it, therefore ruining her reputation. To her dismay, this ends up happening, albeit toned down with her parents' comments.
14th Dec '15 4:27:56 PM windyshadow32
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21st Mar '15 4:35:13 PM Premonition45
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* MistakenForPrankCall: When Bart is unconscious, Lisa tries calling 9-1-1, but they refuse to take it because Bart called earlier about "a sisterectomy, a case of severe butt rot, and a leprechaun fight."

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* MistakenForPrankCall: When Bart is unconscious, Lisa tries calling 9-1-1, but they refuse to take it [[CryingWolf because Bart called earlier about "a sisterectomy, a case of severe butt rot, and a leprechaun fight.""]]
30th Aug '14 1:52:33 PM OnTheHill
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* MistakenForPrankCall: When Bart is unconscious, Lisa tries calling 9-1-1, but they refuse to take it because Bart called earlier about "a sisterectomy, a severe case of butt rot, and a leprechaun fight."

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* MistakenForPrankCall: When Bart is unconscious, Lisa tries calling 9-1-1, but they refuse to take it because Bart called earlier about "a sisterectomy, a severe case of severe butt rot, and a leprechaun fight."
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