History Recap / TheSimpsonsS8E23HomersEnemy

8th Apr '17 9:31:32 AM marcoasalazarm
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%%* BlackComedyBurst: A really unusual example for the show.

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%%* * BlackComedyBurst: A really unusual example for the show.show. Everything regarding Grimes (from his backstory up until his funeral) is a long HumiliationConga that nobody InUniverse can sympathize with (except for Homer, and Grimes hates his guts).
8th Apr '17 9:18:01 AM marcoasalazarm
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%%* DownerEnding: Played for incredibly dark laughs.

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%%* * DownerEnding: Played for incredibly dark laughs.laughs. Grimes has died, Homer (nor anybody else) has learned anything from it, and at his funeral Homer does something stupid and people decide to be more interested in that than trying to maintain respect. And even if he went through the entire episode saying that he hated being called "Grimey" (even pretty much roaring it to Homer's face in one scene), he's still called that on his eulogy.



* LethallyStupid: Grimes points out during one of his rants that ever since Homer took over as the nuclear plant's safety inspector, accidents in general have ''tripled'' and '''near-meltdowns''' have doubled. He even points to a graphic that shows a pretty frightening upturn in these figures.

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* LethallyStupid: Grimes points out during one of his rants that ever since Homer took over as the nuclear plant's safety inspector, accidents in general have ''tripled'' tripled and '''near-meltdowns''' have doubled. He even points to a graphic that shows a pretty frightening upturn in these figures.
8th Apr '17 9:09:41 AM marcoasalazarm
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* LethallyStupid: Grimes points out during one of his rants that ever since Homer took over as the nuclear plant's safety inspector, accidents in general have ''tripled'' and '''near-meltdowns''' have doubled. He even points to a graphic that shows a pretty frightening upturn in these figures.
1st Apr '17 12:18:08 PM N8han11
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* SelfServingMemory: Burns decides he's going to make Grimes the Executive Vice President because this hard-working, self-made man with a lifetime of adversity reminded Burns of himself, a spoiled brat who inherited his grandfather's plant.

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* SelfServingMemory: Burns decides he's going to make Grimes the Executive Vice President because this hard-working, self-made man with a lifetime of adversity reminded Burns of himself, a spoiled brat who inherited his grandfather's plant. Smithers even [[LampshadeHanging lampshades]] it in a deleted scene.
1st Apr '17 12:13:23 PM N8han11
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* BlackComedyBurst: A really unusual example for the show.

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* %%* BlackComedyBurst: A really unusual example for the show.



* DownerEnding: Played for incredibly dark laughs.

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* %%* DownerEnding: Played for incredibly dark laughs.



* EpicFail: Ralph's model is not only ''not'' of a power plant (it is a Malibu Stacy dollhouse that had the word "nuclear" glued to it), but Ralph ''doesn't even knows what a power plant is''. [[TheCollector Smithers]] does take fondness to the design however.

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* EpicFail: Ralph's model is not only ''not'' of a power plant (it is a Malibu Stacy dollhouse that had the word "nuclear" glued to it), but Ralph ''doesn't even knows know what a power plant is''. [[TheCollector Smithers]] does take fondness to the design however.
28th Mar '17 12:37:27 PM Asue
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* SpiritualSuccessor: To Season 7's "Two Bad Neighbors", as a "normal" person (UsefulNotes/GeorgeHWBush / Frank Grimes) is put into the absurd world of Springfield, where he eventually comes into conflict with Homer, becoming declared enemies.

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* SpiritualSuccessor: To Season 7's "Two Bad Neighbors", as a "normal" person (UsefulNotes/GeorgeHWBush / Frank Grimes) is put into the absurd world of Springfield, where he eventually comes into conflict with Homer, becoming declared enemies. However, the difference is that, in this one, Homer doesn't feel any enmity towards Grimes.



* WhosLaughingNow: Frank Grimes's EvilLaugh at Homer falling for the power plant contest abruptly stops when Homer rams Frank's car while leaving the plant.

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* WhosLaughingNow: Frank Grimes's EvilLaugh at Homer falling for the power plant contest abruptly stops when Homer rams into Frank's car while leaving the plant.
28th Feb '17 9:34:34 AM Briguy52748
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* KilledMidSentence: "I don't need to wear safety gloves because I'm Homer Simp ... ." ZAP! End of Frank Grimes. [[note]](This after he finally goes crazy rampaging through the plant, when he realizes he will never be able to prove Homer is the epitome of a bad employee.)[[/note]]
13th Jan '17 9:23:18 PM The_Glorious_SOB
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* FailedASpotCheck: The kid's contest ad is a very visible part of the background in every scene that happens in the cafeteria (you can see it right above on the picture--Homer's face is even inches away from it on various scenes) until Grimes takes it for his scheme. Homer not only never notices it ''at all'' until Grimes places it on his station's chair (and is easy to notice that pieces of it were cut off), but doesn't notices that it says the plant is having a contest (meant ''for kids'') until he reads it because it's on said chair.

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* FailedASpotCheck: The kid's contest ad is a very visible part of the background in every scene that happens in the cafeteria (you can see it right above on the picture--Homer's face is even inches away from it on various scenes) until Grimes takes it for his scheme. Homer not only never notices it ''at all'' until Grimes places it on his station's chair (and is easy to notice that pieces of it were cut off), but doesn't notices notice that it says the plant is having a contest (meant ''for kids'') until he reads it because it's on said chair.
13th Jan '17 9:20:33 PM The_Glorious_SOB
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* BystanderSyndrome: Everyone just stands there staring when any of them could have stopped Grimes from touching the wires. Although, considering how completely unhinged he had gotten by that point, it's possible that he was passed the point of being reasoned with (not that there was anything stopping someone from physically restraining him, of course).

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* BystanderSyndrome: Everyone just stands there staring when any of them could have stopped Grimes from touching the wires. Although, considering how completely unhinged he had gotten by that point, it's possible that he was passed past the point of being reasoned with (not that there was anything stopping someone from physically restraining him, of course).
19th Nov '16 3:48:53 AM outlander2012
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* WhosLaughingNow: Frank Grimes's EvilLaugh at Homer falling for the power plant contest abruptly stops when Homer rams Frank's car while leaving the plant.
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