History Recap / TheSimpsonsS8E21TheOldManAndTheLisa

10th Feb '16 4:04:41 PM windyshadow32
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5th Dec '15 10:23:42 AM Psi001
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-->'''Homer''': Well Lisa, I hope you learned your lesson. "Never help anyone".
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-->'''Homer''': Well Lisa, I hope you learned your lesson. "Never help anyone".anyone". * UndyingLoyalty: Smithers continues caring for Burns even upon his bankruptcy. He even lets him live in his house.
8th Sep '15 3:09:51 PM fruitstripegum
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* GoneHorriblyRight: Lisa teaches Burns to recycle. And boy, does he...

* GoneHorriblyRight: Lisa teaches Burns to recycle. And boy, does he...
9th Mar '15 12:07:59 PM LongLiveHumour
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** The scene where a confused Mr. Burns goes to a grocery store is inspired by an apocryphal account of GeorgeHWBush being amazed at a grocery scanner.
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** The scene where a confused Mr. Burns goes to a grocery store is inspired by an apocryphal account of GeorgeHWBush UsefulNotes/GeorgeHWBush being amazed at a grocery scanner.
16th Feb '15 8:28:59 AM Wartzanall
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While Lisa implements a recycling program, Mr. Burns discovers that he's lost his fortune and now must live like a common man. With Lisa's help, Mr. Burns devises a [[ThePlan plan]] to regain his fortune.
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While Lisa implements a recycling program, Mr. Burns discovers that he's lost his fortune (and was never told this beforehand because his accountants are sycophants/afraid of Mr. Burns' wrath) and now must live like a common man. With Lisa's help, Mr. Burns devises a [[ThePlan plan]] to regain his fortune.
10th Jan '15 3:31:20 PM FierceArtist
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* NoodleIncident: It's implied that Lenny, who replaced Mr. Burns as owner of the plant, [[MeetTheNewBoss was every bit as ruthless as his predecessor]], if not more so. When Smithers visits the Simpson house with Burns, he is surprised to see Homer at home:
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* NoodleIncident: It's implied that Lenny, who replaced was Mr. Burns as owner of Burns' replacement at the plant, [[MeetTheNewBoss was every bit as ruthless as his predecessor]], predecessor, if not more so.so]]. When Smithers visits the Simpson house with Burns, he is surprised to see Homer at home:
10th Jan '15 2:57:38 PM FierceArtist
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* NoodleIncident: It's implied that Lenny, who replaced Mr. Burns as owner of the plant, [[MeetTheNewBoss was every bit as ruthless as his predecessor]], if not more so. When Smithers visits the Simpson house with Burns, he is surprised to see Homer at home: -->'''Smithers:''' Simpson! What are you doing here? Shouldn't you be at work? -->'''Homer:''' I made a mistake and Lenny sent me home to think about what I'd done, but I can't remember what I did, so I'm watching TV. -->'''Smithers:''' Well, Lenny's reign of terror is over. [[FalseReassurance Mr. Burns bought back the plant this morning]].
22nd Nov '14 5:47:57 PM redandready45
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* HonestAdvisor: Burns recruits Lisa since an honest voice can help him more than the yes men who bankrupted him.
26th Oct '14 9:04:09 AM CJF
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* ContinuityNod: When Lisa and Mr. Burns were arguing about recycling and it went to how wealthy Burns was, Lisa produced a copy of the biography Burns wrote ("Will There Ever Be a Rainbow?") from the season two episode "Blood Feud", where Homer forces Bart to donate blood to save Mr. Burns' life under the impression that they will be given money.
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* ContinuityNod: CallBack: When Lisa and Mr. Burns were arguing about recycling and it went to how wealthy Burns was, Lisa produced a copy of the biography Burns wrote ("Will There Ever Be a Rainbow?") from the season two episode "Blood Feud", where Homer forces Bart to donate blood to save Mr. Burns' life under the impression that they will be given money.money. ** Also Burns knows it was [[Recap/TheSimpsonsWhoShotMrBurns Maggie who shot him]] but still doesn't know [[RunningGag Homer's name]]
22nd Oct '14 2:38:56 PM Premonition45
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* ContinuityNod: When Lisa and Mr. Burns were arguing about recycling and it went to how wealthy Burns was, Lisa produced a copy of the biography Burns wrote ("Will There Ever Be a Rainbow?") from the season two episode where Homer forces Bart to donate blood to save Mr. Burns' life under the impression that they will be given money. * ComicallyMissingThePoint: Homer -->'''Kent Brockman:''' Remember millionaire C. Montgomery Burns? The man who [[Recap/TheSimpsonsWhoShotMrBurns blocked out our sun]], [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS2E10BartGetsHitByACar ran over a local boy]], and [[NoodleIncident stole Chrismas from 1981 to 1985]]? Well, guess who's flat broke, and picking up trash for a living?
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* ContinuityNod: When Lisa and Mr. Burns were arguing about recycling and it went to how wealthy Burns was, Lisa produced a copy of the biography Burns wrote ("Will There Ever Be a Rainbow?") from the season two episode "Blood Feud", where Homer forces Bart to donate blood to save Mr. Burns' life under the impression that they will be given money. * ComicallyMissingThePoint: Homer ComicallyMissingThePoint: ** Homer: -->'''Kent Brockman:''' Remember millionaire C. Montgomery Burns? The man who [[Recap/TheSimpsonsWhoShotMrBurns blocked out our sun]], [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS2E10BartGetsHitByACar ran over a local boy]], and [[NoodleIncident stole Chrismas Christmas from 1981 to 1985]]? Well, guess who's flat broke, and picking up trash for a living?
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