History Recap / TheSimpsonsS8E5BartAfterDark

4th Jul '16 3:09:49 PM maxwellsilver
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* [[NeverTrustATrailer Never Trust a Promo]]: A lot of TV and radio promos for this episode played up the sex angle of this episode. Commercials that aired during prime-time claimed that Springfield would be rocked by a sex scandal, and showed Marge's incriminating pictures of people leaving the Maison Derriere (which was correct, only it didn't go that far)[[note]]Compare with the ads that aired during times when kids would be watching cartoons, where they just played up the fact that Homer and Bart are left to fend for themselves while Marge, Lisa, and Maggie go on a day trip to help clean up an oil spill[[/note]], while a radio station had Homer saying, "I have misplaced my pants," which, out of context, paints a rather risque mental picture of Homer, when really that line was used in the scene of Belle taking Bart back home and Belle finding that Homer is using a grocery bag as a substitute for underwear.
* [[NiceGirl Nice Woman]]: Belle. Despite Marge's trying to force her out of town and then accidentally demolishing part of the house, Belle is nothing but polite and friendly the whole time and tries to be understanding towards Homer when he's upset that Bart's working so late and then comps him for the night.

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* [[NeverTrustATrailer NeverTrustATrailer Never Trust a Promo]]: A lot of TV and radio promos for this episode played up the sex angle of this episode. Commercials that aired during prime-time claimed that Springfield would be rocked by a sex scandal, and showed Marge's incriminating pictures of people leaving the Maison Derriere (which was correct, only it didn't go that far)[[note]]Compare with the ads that aired during times when kids would be watching cartoons, where they just played up the fact that Homer and Bart are left to fend for themselves while Marge, Lisa, and Maggie go on a day trip to help clean up an oil spill[[/note]], while a radio station had Homer saying, "I have misplaced my pants," which, out of context, paints a rather risque mental picture of Homer, when really that line was used in the scene of Belle taking Bart back home and Belle finding that Homer is using a grocery bag as a substitute for underwear.
* [[NiceGirl NiceGirl Nice Woman]]: Belle. Despite Marge's trying to force her out of town and then accidentally demolishing part of the house, Belle is nothing but polite and friendly the whole time and tries to be understanding towards Homer when he's upset that Bart's working so late and then comps him for the night.



-->'''Homer:''' If Homer Simpson wants his ten-year-old son to work in a burlesque house, then Homer Simpson's ten-year-old son is going to work in a burlesque house. That--''(sees Marge; laughs nervously)'' Hi, Marge. Now you're going to hear a lot of crazy talk about Bart working in a burlesque house.

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-->'''Homer:''' --->'''Homer:''' If Homer Simpson wants his ten-year-old son to work in a burlesque house, then Homer Simpson's ten-year-old son is going to work in a burlesque house. That--''(sees Marge; laughs nervously)'' Hi, Marge. Now you're going to hear a lot of crazy talk about Bart working in a burlesque house.



** After a few days scrubbing off rocks, Lisa declares it's unsatisifying. Marge agrees, but they made a commitment, and should see it through. Then the organiser shows up to say they'll be watching Johnny Arvik, the "Eskimo comedian". The next scene is Marge and Lisa fleeing as fast as they can.

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** After a few days scrubbing off rocks, Lisa declares it's unsatisifying.unsatisfying. Marge agrees, but they made a commitment, and should see it through. Then the organiser shows up to say they'll be watching Johnny Arvik, the "Eskimo comedian". The next scene is Marge and Lisa fleeing as fast as they can.



* TookALevelInJerkass: Marge is at her worst pre-{{Flanderization}} here, acting more like Helen Lovejoy by forcing her views on the town of Springfield because she has a problem with the house existing, rather than her underage son working there ([[RealityEnsues which would have caused Belle to get arrested and the entire place to get shut down, if the show followed reality]]).
* TorchesAndPitchforks: and [[DropTheHammer Sledge hammers]], oh my! Seen when the town is forced by Marge to tear down the house; they also discuss what they plan to smash and/or loot.

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* TookALevelInJerkass: Marge is at her worst pre-{{Flanderization}} here, acting more like Helen Lovejoy by forcing her views on the town of Springfield because she has a problem with the house existing, rather than her underage son working there ([[RealityEnsues which (which would have caused Belle to get arrested and the entire place to get shut down, if the show followed reality]]).
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* TorchesAndPitchforks: and [[DropTheHammer Sledge hammers]], hammers, oh my! Seen when the town is forced by Marge to tear down the house; they also discuss what they plan to smash and/or loot.
1st Apr '16 2:33:03 PM Scorntex
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* {{Bouncer}}: Bart acts in this fashion; [[spoiler: escorting Homer off the premises after he drunkenly demands Marge "take it off!" during her ventriloquist act]].

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* {{Bouncer}}: Bart acts in this fashion; [[spoiler: escorting Homer off the premises after he drunkenly demands Marge "take it off!" during her ventriloquist act]].act.



--> '''Homer''': Don't worry honey, there'll be lots more oil.

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--> '''Homer''': Don't worry honey, there'll be there's lots more oil.oil where that came from.
* DelayedReaction: When Belle drags Bart back to the door, she immediately sets about informing Homer about what happen. It takes her a few seconds to realise Homer's answered the door in a grocery bag (he misplaced his pants).



* {{Hypocrite}}: When Mayor Quimby declares his support of the Maison Derriere's service, his wife scolds him for it, only for him to point out she was working there at the time.



** Homer also tells Bart that working to repay the damage he caused is "responsibility". He then immediately drives into a lamppost, then flees.



* LampshadeHanging: After Marge hears about the song, she asks if they can see it again, only for everyone to get sheepish, explaining it as a "spur of the moment" decision.



* OhCrap: Homer when he openly admits to a crowd about letting his son work in a burlesque house with Marge in earshot.

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* OhCrap: OhCrap:
** Bart, when Belle declares the only person who can fill in for their comedian is someone who fits his suit. Which just happens to be Bart's size (though Bart does enjoy the job once he's doing it).
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Homer when he openly admits to a crowd about letting his son work in a burlesque house with Marge in earshot.



* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: Grandpa's [[http://gifrific.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/leaving-now-grandpa-simpsons.gif infamous reaction]] to Bart's presence in the Maison.

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* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: ScrewThisImOuttaHere:
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Grandpa's [[http://gifrific.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/leaving-now-grandpa-simpsons.gif infamous reaction]] to Bart's presence in the Maison.Maison.
** After a few days scrubbing off rocks, Lisa declares it's unsatisifying. Marge agrees, but they made a commitment, and should see it through. Then the organiser shows up to say they'll be watching Johnny Arvik, the "Eskimo comedian". The next scene is Marge and Lisa fleeing as fast as they can.



* WorkOffTheDebt: Bart breaking the gargoyle kicks off the A-plot. At the end, [[spoiler: Marge replaces the club's warm-up comedian after demolishing half the building.]]

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* WorkOffTheDebt: Bart breaking the gargoyle kicks off the A-plot. At the end, [[spoiler: Marge replaces the club's warm-up comedian after demolishing half the building.]]
13th Dec '15 3:29:54 PM windyshadow32
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24th Sep '15 9:00:58 PM DamascaRamza
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* MoralGuardians: Marge, because she thinks that Springfield does not want a burlesque house, despite everyone else's views. It's not "Springfield doesn't want a burlesque house", it's "Marge Simpson doesn't want a burlesque house, and is forcing everyone to follow her view".

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* MoralGuardians: {{Jerkass}}[=/=]MoralGuardians: Marge, because she thinks that Springfield does not want a burlesque house, despite everyone else's views. It's not "Springfield doesn't want a burlesque house", it's "Marge Simpson doesn't want a burlesque house, and is forcing everyone to follow her view".


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* [[NiceGirl Nice Woman]]: Belle. Despite Marge's trying to force her out of town and then accidentally demolishing part of the house, Belle is nothing but polite and friendly the whole time and tries to be understanding towards Homer when he's upset that Bart's working so late and then comps him for the night.
14th Sep '15 7:08:25 PM Premonition45
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* TookALevelInJerkass: Marge is at her worst pre-{{Flanderization}} here, forcing her views on the town of Springfield because she has a problem with the house existing, rather than her underage son working there ([[RealityEnsues which would have caused Belle to get arrested and the entire place to get shut down, if the show followed reality]]).

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* TookALevelInJerkass: Marge is at her worst pre-{{Flanderization}} here, acting more like Helen Lovejoy by forcing her views on the town of Springfield because she has a problem with the house existing, rather than her underage son working there ([[RealityEnsues which would have caused Belle to get arrested and the entire place to get shut down, if the show followed reality]]).
24th May '15 8:09:51 PM maxwellsilver
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* {{Unishment}}: To give Homer ''some'' credit, he didn't know the house Bart vandalized was really a burlesque house. Of course, he doesn't mind Bart still working there after he finds out.



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: The producers originally wanted a CelebrityVoiceActor for Belle, but couldn't find anyone good enough (or with a free schedule), so they brought in TressMacNeille.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: The producers originally wanted {{Unishment}}: To give Homer ''some'' credit, he didn't know the house Bart vandalized was really a CelebrityVoiceActor for Belle, but couldn't find anyone good enough (or with a free schedule), so they brought in TressMacNeille.burlesque house. Of course, he doesn't mind Bart still working there after he finds out.
24th Apr '15 7:51:29 PM luiz4200
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* BlatantLies: Principal Skinner's attempts to claim he's not a customer at Maison Derrière. When he enters the place and asks Bart about specific girls, he eventually realizes who he's talking to and tries to convince Bart that he expected to find a museum there. Later, when people tell Homer about Bart working at a burlesque house and that they learned it from Skinner, he shows up to claim that he only entered there to ask for directions to get ''out'' of there.
31st Dec '14 1:32:54 PM redandready45
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* ComicallyMissingThePoint: When the news reports a terrible oil spill in Alaska, Lisa is clearly horrified at the environmental devastation, but Homer thinks her concerns lie elsewhere:
--> '''Homer''': Don't worry honey, there'll be lots more oil.
26th Aug '14 11:21:12 AM Psyclone
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* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: Grandpa's [[http://gifrific.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/leaving-now-grandpa-simpsons.gif infamous reaction]] to running into Bart in the Maison.

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* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: Grandpa's [[http://gifrific.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/leaving-now-grandpa-simpsons.gif infamous reaction]] to running into Bart Bart's presence in the Maison.
26th Aug '14 11:20:46 AM Psyclone
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* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: Grandpa's [[http://gifrific.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/leaving-now-grandpa-simpsons.gif infamous reaction]] to running into Bart in the Maison.
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