History Recap / TheSimpsonsS8E22InMargeWeTrust

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.
9th Aug '16 12:18:26 PM Nakayama90
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* WhatWereTheySellingAgain: The Mr. Sparkle ads. Even with subtitles they make no sense whatsoever. Justified in that it's a Japanese commercial and Japanese commercials really are that weird.

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* 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.weird]].
19th May '16 9:07:42 AM luiz4200
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-->'''Bart:''' Yeah, there's your answer, [[spoiler:fishbulb]].

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-->'''Bart:''' Yeah, there's your answer, [[spoiler:fishbulb]].fishbulb.
19th May '16 9:06:56 AM luiz4200
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* ContrivedCoincidence: [[spoiler: The image of Homer was actually the result of a merger between two companies, even merging their previous logos; a big-eyed fish, and a light bulb]].

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* ContrivedCoincidence: [[spoiler: The image of Homer was actually the result of a merger between two companies, even merging their previous logos; a big-eyed fish, and a light bulb]].bulb.
26th Mar '16 7:09:40 AM NESBoy
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* HouseAmnesia: After Homer watches the Mr. Sparkle promo video:
-->'''Homer:''' Well, it was a good ride while it lasted. Come on, kids, let's go home.\\
'''Bart:''' We ''are'' home.\\
'''Homer:''' That was fast.
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