History Recap / TheSimpsonsS8E22InMargeWeTrust

14th Oct '17 9:09:50 AM axle-k89
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* {{Irony}}: While he's in the baboob exhibit, Ned shouts that he wants Maude to arrange a fancy funeral for him. Maude, not Ned, would die first, as seen in "AloneAgainNaturaDiddily", three seasons later.

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* {{Irony}}: While he's in the baboob exhibit, Ned shouts that he wants Maude to arrange a fancy funeral for him. Maude, not Ned, would die first, as seen in "AloneAgainNaturaDiddily", "Alone Again Natura-Diddily", three seasons later.
14th Oct '17 9:09:28 AM axle-k89
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* Irony: While he's in the baboob exhibit, Ned shouts that he wants Maude to arrange a fancy funeral for him. Maude, not Ned, would die first, as seen in [[TheSimpsonsS11E14AloneAgainNaturaDiddily]].

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* Irony: {{Irony}}: While he's in the baboob exhibit, Ned shouts that he wants Maude to arrange a fancy funeral for him. Maude, not Ned, would die first, as seen in [[TheSimpsonsS11E14AloneAgainNaturaDiddily]]."AloneAgainNaturaDiddily", three seasons later.
14th Oct '17 9:08:36 AM axle-k89
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* HeroesGoneFishing: Lovejoy likes playing with his train set in his spare time, as we see during Ned's montage of calls and later during his HeroicBSOD.


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* Irony: While he's in the baboob exhibit, Ned shouts that he wants Maude to arrange a fancy funeral for him. Maude, not Ned, would die first, as seen in [[TheSimpsonsS11E14AloneAgainNaturaDiddily]].


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* OhCrap: Marge, when Maude tells her that Ned didn't come home the night before.
** Ned, when he realises he's in the baboon exhibit and one appears right in front of him.
6th Oct '17 4:14:37 AM axle-k89
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28th Mar '17 12:33:15 PM Asue
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* MotifMerger: In-universe example: Merging the smiling fish logo of Matsamura Fishworks with the lightbulb logo of Tamaribuchi Heavy Manufacturing Concern, the two companies involved in the production of Mr. Sparkle dishwashing detergent, results in a grinning yellow head that just happens to resemble Homer's. "There's your answer, fishbulb."

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* MotifMerger: In-universe example: Merging the smiling fish logo of Matsamura Fishworks with the lightbulb logo of Tamaribuchi Heavy Manufacturing Concern, the two companies involved in the production of Mr. Sparkle dishwashing detergent, results in a grinning yellow head that just happens to resemble Homer's. "There's your answer, fishbulb."



-->'''Lovejoy:''' Oh, now please, I, I thought saints were supposed to be friendly.

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-->'''Lovejoy:''' Oh, now please, I, I I-I thought saints were supposed to be friendly.



* WhatWereTheySellingAgain: The Mr. Sparkle ads. Even with subtitles they make no sense whatsoever. Justified in that it's a Japanese commercial and Japanese commercials [[TruthInTelevision really are that weird]].

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* WhatWereTheySellingAgain: The Mr. Sparkle ads. Even with subtitles subtitles, they make no sense whatsoever. Justified in that it's a Japanese commercial and Japanese commercials [[TruthInTelevision really are that weird]].
22nd Jan '17 9:25:30 PM SarcasmKid
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* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: Ned has absolutely no clue that his neurotic badgering over the years completely destroyed Lovejoy's enthusiasm for being a reverend.
15th Sep '16 11:56:04 AM Premonition45
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* StupidestThingIveEverHeard: During his vision, Reverend Lovejoy gets asked what he's done to help Springfield's parishioners.
-->'''St. Lucian:''' Tell us, good Reverend, what great deeds have you done to inspire the hearts of men?
-->'''Lovejoy:''' Well, I had the vestibule recarpeted.
-->'''St. Donickus:''' I've appeared in over eight thousand visions, and that's the lamest reply I've ever heard.
-->'''Lovejoy:''' Oh, now please, I, I thought saints were supposed to be friendly.
-->'''St. Donickus:''' You ... you're just lucky God isn't here.
25th Aug '16 8:56:14 PM Premonition45
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** The episode opens and closes with Reverend Lovejoy delivering a sermon. Bored during the first sermon, and passionate during the last sermon.
25th Aug '16 8:55:02 PM Premonition45
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* BadassPreacher: Lovejoy, saving Ned from a bunch of angry baboons.

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* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: The calls by Ned Flanders which ultimately drove Lovejoy into apathy.
-->'''Ned:''' Well, I, I think I may be coveting my own wife.

-->'''Ned:''' I'm meek but, I could probably stand to be meeker.

-->'''Ned:''' I, I ... I think I may have swallowed a toothpick!
* BadassPreacher: Lovejoy, saving Ned from a bunch of angry baboons. baboons.
* BookEnds:
** Reverend Lovejoy lost his passion from helping Flanders, and he rediscovers it while helping Flanders.
24th Aug '16 4:04:59 PM Psi001
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* KarmaHoudini: Jimbo, Kearney and Dolph, as usual, face no repercussions for harassing Ned and simply leave when they lose sight of him.
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