History Recap / TheSimpsonsS8E21TheOldManAndTheLisa

29th Mar '16 11:33:02 AM speedyboris
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* MusicalGag: The ''Series/ThatGirl'' sequence ends with the Simpson doorbell ringing the last two notes of the melody.
29th Mar '16 11:29:27 AM speedyboris
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* InvisibleSubtleDifference: When Marge tries to recycle, she gets it wrong:
--> '''Lisa''': Mom, Mom! You're mixing polyethylene with polyurethane.\\
'''Homer''': ''(aghast)'' Marge!
29th Mar '16 11:26:52 AM speedyboris
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* StrawNihilist: Bart, on recycling:
--> '''Bart''': ''(to Lisa)'' Ah, recycling is useless, Lise. Once the sun burns out, this planet is doomed. You're just making sure we spend our last days using [[TakeThat inferior products.]]
29th Mar '16 11:23:39 AM speedyboris
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* BaitAndSwitch: This line, from Skinner:
--> '''Skinner''': What a load of garbage... I'm ecstatic!
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:
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