History Recap / TheSimpsonsS8E5BartAfterDark

28th Sep '16 8:16:41 AM rafi
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* AesopAmnesia: Homer drooling over Princess Kashmir (the stripper/belly dancer from "Homer's Night Out") in front of Bart, seasons after Homer learned his lesson on not objectifying women.



* HypocriticalHumor and AesopAmnesia: Homer drooling over Princess Kashmir (the stripper/belly dancer from "Homer's Night Out") in front of Bart, seasons after Homer learned his lesson on not objectifying women.

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* HypocriticalHumor and AesopAmnesia: Homer drooling over Princess Kashmir (the stripper/belly dancer from "Homer's Night Out") in front of Bart, seasons after Homer learned his lesson on not objectifying women.HypocriticalHumor:



* JerkassBall: 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 (which would have caused Belle to get arrested and the entire place to get shut down, if the show followed reality).



* ShowSomeLeg: Belle pulls her skirt up a bit, showing off her fishnet-clad legs as she was talking to Marge.



* 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 (which would have caused Belle to get arrested and the entire place to get shut down, if the show followed reality).
17th Sep '16 2:41:49 PM SpideyTerry
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* HarmfulToMinors: Downplayed. While Belle admits she wouldn't have let Bart work at the Maison Derrière if Homer hadn't been so insistent, nothing there is overly sexualized. Of course, the town's moral guardians insist it's far worse than it actually is.



** After being informed of what Bart did to Belle's house and not wanting Marge to find out, Homer knows he has to punish him. When he asks how Marge usually punishes him, Bart says she makes him taste beer.
--->'''Homer:''' Come on, boy. Give your old man a little credit.\\
''[The grocery bag he was using as pants suddenly breaks and the food falls out]''\\
'''Homer:''' Yeah, well, I still get to punish you.



* ParentalNeglect: While Marge was gone, Homer spent a good chunk of time being unaware of where Bart even was.
-->'''Announcer:''' It's 11 o'clock. Do you know where your children are?\\
'''Homer:''' I told you last night no!



** 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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** Grandpa's [[http://gifrific.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/leaving-now-grandpa-simpsons.gif infamous reaction]] to Bart's presence in the Maison. Subverted in that he comes right back to ask if he's Bart and then to go enjoy the show when told Homer knows the boy is working there.
1st Aug '16 9:54:12 PM TitoMosquito
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* ShowSomeLeg: Belle pulls her skirt up a bit, showing off her fishnet-clad legs as she was talking to Marge.
1st Aug '16 9:29:34 PM TitoMosquito
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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.
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.
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