History Recap / TheSimpsonsS8E1TreehouseOfHorrorVII

31st Oct '17 11:10:01 AM MisterCPC
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* BaitAndSwitch: After their first encounter with Hugo, the episode cuts to Bart, Lisa, and Maggie all apparently hiding in vases, but then reveals that they were hiding out in the closet instead.
15th Aug '17 2:23:59 PM BobSaget9
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* BerthaInTheAttic: "The Thing And I" is about a family member being hidden in the attic.
15th Aug '17 2:19:48 PM BobSaget9
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* InsistentTerminology: Lisa tries to correct Dr. Hibbert’s use of the term “Siamese twins,” but Hibbert’s having none of it.
-->'''Lisa''': I believe they prefer to be called “ConjoinedTwins.”
-->'''Dr. Hibbert''': And hillbillies want to be called “[[LessEmbarrassingTerm sons of the soil]],” but [[ForcedMeme it ain’t gonna happen]].

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* InsistentTerminology: Lisa tries to correct Dr. Hibbert’s Hibbert's use of the term “Siamese twins,” twins", but Hibbert’s having none of it.
-->'''Lisa''': I believe they prefer to be called “ConjoinedTwins.”
"ConjoinedTwins".
-->'''Dr. Hibbert''': And hillbillies want to be called “[[LessEmbarrassingTerm "[[LessEmbarrassingTerm sons of the soil]],” soil]]", but [[ForcedMeme it ain’t gonna happen]].



* MyCountryTisOfTheeThatISting: Homer crashes the spaceship into the Capitol and successfully reveals the candidates' real identities. However, despite being exposed, Kang and Kodos declare to the people that they have to choose between one of them because "it's a two-party system" since it's too late to get new candidates. One man in the crowd announces that he will vote for a third-party candidate, but Kang and Kodos tell him: "Go ahead, throw your vote away." .

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* MyCountryTisOfTheeThatISting: Homer crashes the spaceship into the Capitol and successfully reveals the candidates' real identities. However, despite being exposed, Kang and Kodos declare to the people that they have to choose between one of them because "it's a two-party system" since it's too late to get new candidates. One man in the crowd announces that he will vote for a third-party candidate, but Kang and Kodos tell him: "Go ahead, throw your vote away." ."
15th Aug '17 2:18:34 PM BobSaget9
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* {{Foreshadowing}}: Dr. Hibbert's flashback to when Bart and Hugo were born shows that the twin on the right was the evil one (as he kept biting the twin on the left). When Bart discovers his scar, it's on his ''left side''.
6th Jul '17 5:08:43 PM eroock
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* MadwomanInTheAttic: Parodied with Bart's EvilTwin, Hugo, locked up in the attic.
6th Jul '17 5:01:52 PM eroock
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'''Treehouse of Horror VII''' is a TreehouseOfHorror Halloween episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' and the first episode of the eighth season.

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'''Treehouse ''Treehouse of Horror VII''' VII'' is a TreehouseOfHorror Halloween episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' and the first episode of the eighth season.
24th Apr '17 4:34:51 PM Scorntex
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* AmazingTechnicolourPopulation: The miniature people of the tub are a grey-ish blue.



* BrutalHonesty: Kodos speaking at a rally as Bob Dole.
-->'''Kodos:''' It makes no matter which one of us you vote for! Either way, your planet is doomed! ''DOOMED!''



* FailedASpotCheck:
** Bart apparently never noticed that large, easily noticed surgical scar on his side.
** Homer kicks a bush in a rage. It's only after he hurts his foot that he realizes there's a giant spaceship parked right there.



* HopeSpot: In ''Citizen Kang'', Homer discovers where the real UsefulNotes/BillClinton and Bob Dole are being held and manages to reawaken them. Unfortunately, when he tries getting them out of their tubes, [[NiceJobBreakingItHero he instead winds up shooting them up into outer space to their deaths]].

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* HopeSpot: In ''Citizen Kang'', Homer discovers where the real UsefulNotes/BillClinton and Bob Dole are being held and manages to reawaken them. Once he does, they decide to put aside their differences and work together. Unfortunately, when he tries getting them out of their tubes, [[NiceJobBreakingItHero he instead winds up shooting them up into outer space to their deaths]].


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* LampshadeHanging:
** During ''The Thing and I'', Bart points out the story of Hugo doesn't make any sense.
** The commentary for ''Citizen Kang'' notes how the tubes have bands covering Dole and Clinton's midsections, but don't conceal their butts.


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* SceneryCensor: the bio-duplictation fields neatly cover Dole and Clinton's nethers.


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** ''Citizen Kang'' is yet another ''Simpsons'' reference to ''Citizen Kang''.
17th Apr '17 5:48:42 PM mkmckoy
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This year's tales of terror include Bart meeting his long-lost Siamese twin who lives in the attic and has gone insane, Lisa becoming a goddess to a small civilization she created out of a tooth, some cola, and Bart zapping her with static electricity, and Homer trying to stop Kang and Kodos from posing as UsefulNotes/BillClinton and Bob Dole and running for U.S. President.

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This year's tales of terror include Bart meeting his long-lost [[ConjoinedTwins Siamese twin twin]] who lives in the attic and has gone insane, Lisa becoming a goddess to a small civilization she created out of a tooth, some cola, and Bart zapping her with static electricity, and Homer trying to stop Kang and Kodos from posing as UsefulNotes/BillClinton and Bob Dole and running for U.S. President.


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* InsistentTerminology: Lisa tries to correct Dr. Hibbert’s use of the term “Siamese twins,” but Hibbert’s having none of it.
-->'''Lisa''': I believe they prefer to be called “ConjoinedTwins.”
-->'''Dr. Hibbert''': And hillbillies want to be called “[[LessEmbarrassingTerm sons of the soil]],” but [[ForcedMeme it ain’t gonna happen]].
26th Mar '17 12:15:16 PM Asue
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* {{Anticlimax}}: The ending of "The Genesis Tub"
* TheBadGuyWins: "Citizen Kang" ends with alien race enslaving the Earth.

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* {{Anticlimax}}: The ending of "The Genesis Tub"
Tub".
* TheBadGuyWins: "Citizen Kang" ends with the Rigelian alien race enslaving the Earth.



* BrickJoke: Kang and Kodos spray Homer with rum to make sure no-one believes him. When Homer tries telling his family what happened, Bart dismisses his claims ("Sure ya were, rummy.")

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* BrickJoke: Kang and Kodos spray Homer with rum to make sure no-one no one believes him. When Homer tries telling his family what happened, Bart dismisses his claims ("Sure ya were, rummy.")").



* ComicallyMissingThePoint: Homer believed "Citizen Kang" would have a different ending had Kodos won: "Don't blame me; I voted for Kodos!"

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* ComicallyMissingThePoint: Homer believed "Citizen Kang" would have a different ending had Kodos won: "Don't blame me; I voted for Kodos!"Kodos!".



** Lisa is stuck in the micro-city with no way of being changed back to her normal size (what's more Bart steals her project for his own and ''wins'' the science fair). And Bart also threatened that he would flush the tub into the toilet.
** The U.S (possibly the entire world) is enslaved by Kang and Kodos.

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** Lisa is stuck in the micro-city with no way of being changed back to her normal size (what's more more, Bart steals her project for his own and ''wins'' the science fair). And Bart also threatened that he would flush the tub into the toilet.
** The U.S S. (possibly the entire world) is enslaved by Kang and Kodos.



* InOneEarOutTheOther: While the miniature spaceships from the "The Genesis Tub" are attacking Bart one of them flies into his left ear and exits his right.

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* InOneEarOutTheOther: While the miniature spaceships from the "The Genesis Tub" are attacking Bart Bart, one of them flies into his left ear and exits his right.



* ManOnFire: During the opening segment Homer lights a "Jack O' Lantern" pumpkin and accidentally lits himself on fire.
* MyCountryTisOfTheeThatISting: Homer crashes the spaceship into the Capitol and successfully reveals the candidates' real identities. However, despite being exposed, Kang and Kodos declare to the people that they have to choose between one of them because "it's a two-party system" since it's too late to get new candidates. One man in the crowd announces that he will vote for a third-party candidate, but Kang and Kodos tell him: "Go ahead, throw your vote away."
* PaperThinDisguise: No-one seems to realise the disguised Kang and Kodos aren't Dole or Clinton, despite their putting little to no effort into their disguises.
-->'''Kodos:''' I am Clin-ton! As overlord all will kneel trembling before me and obey my brutal commands! ''(cross arms over chest)'' End communication!

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* ManOnFire: During the opening segment segment, Homer lights a "Jack O' Lantern" pumpkin and accidentally lits himself on fire.
* MyCountryTisOfTheeThatISting: Homer crashes the spaceship into the Capitol and successfully reveals the candidates' real identities. However, despite being exposed, Kang and Kodos declare to the people that they have to choose between one of them because "it's a two-party system" since it's too late to get new candidates. One man in the crowd announces that he will vote for a third-party candidate, but Kang and Kodos tell him: "Go ahead, throw your vote away."
" .
* PaperThinDisguise: No-one No one seems to realise the disguised Kang and Kodos aren't Dole or Clinton, despite their putting little to no effort into their disguises.
-->'''Kodos:''' I am Clin-ton! As overlord overlord, all will kneel trembling before me and obey my brutal commands! ''(cross arms over chest)'' End communication!



** The ''Genesis Tub'' segment is a reference to the ''Series/TheTwilightZone'' episode [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS8E1TreehouseOfHorrorVII "The Little People"]]. This plot would be referenced too in the ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' episode [[Recap/SouthParkS6E7SimpsonsAlreadyDidIt "Simpsons Already Did It"]] where the characters point out that Cartman bringing a bunch of "sea men" alive in an aquarium is similar to the plot of this Simpsons Halloween episode.
** When the little people Lisa created are nailing commandments to the wall of a church Lisa says: "I created Lutherans". Martin Luther started the Lutheran/Protestant movement when he nailed commandments and statements to the wall of a church, criticizing the Roman Catholic Church.

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** The ''Genesis Tub'' segment is a reference to the ''Series/TheTwilightZone'' episode [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS8E1TreehouseOfHorrorVII "The Little People"]].People". This plot would be referenced too in the ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' episode [[Recap/SouthParkS6E7SimpsonsAlreadyDidIt "Simpsons Already Did It"]] where the characters point out that Cartman bringing a bunch of "sea men" alive in an aquarium is similar to the plot of this Simpsons Halloween episode.
** When the little people Lisa created are nailing commandments to the wall of a church church, Lisa says: "I created Lutherans". Martin Luther started the Lutheran/Protestant movement when he nailed commandments and statements to the wall of a church, criticizing the Roman Catholic Church.



-->'''Kang:''' Go ahead, throw your vote away!

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-->'''Kang:''' [[TakeThat Go ahead, throw your vote away!away!]]
21st Sep '16 1:58:10 AM Medinoc
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* LadyLooksLikeADude: Inverted. The male-sounding Kodos is female, according to this episode.

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* LadyLooksLikeADude: Inverted. The male-sounding Kodos is female, according to this episode.
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