History Recap / TheSimpsonsS9E19SimpsonTide

10th Jun '16 7:33:19 AM luiz4200
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* BrickJoke: Earlier in the episode, Homer's excuse of it being his first day at the plant failed because Smithers reminded Mr. Burns about Homer having been an employee for ten years. Near the end, Homer tried the same excuse. [[spoiler:Only this time it worked.]]

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* BrickJoke: Earlier in the episode, Homer's excuse of it being his first day at the plant failed because Smithers reminded Mr. Burns about Homer having been an employee for ten years. Near the end, Homer tried the same excuse. [[spoiler:Only Only this time it worked.]]
27th Apr '16 2:04:26 PM speedyboris
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This is the fourth of four episodes produced by Al Jean instead of the current showrunner (in this case, Mike Scully). Jean would return as showrunner starting in season 13.

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This is the fourth of four episodes produced by Al Jean and Mike Reiss instead of the current showrunner (in this case, Mike Scully). Jean would return as showrunner starting in season 13.
27th Apr '16 2:02:47 PM speedyboris
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This is the fourth of four episodes produced by Al Jean instead of the current showrunner (in this case, Mike Scully). Jean would return as showrunner starting in season 13.
26th Dec '15 3:00:57 PM DivineDeath
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* HorribleJudgeOfCharacter: Captain Tenille takes such a liking to Homer, that he leaves him in command while he goes to investigate the torpedo tube. It ends up costing him his life.



* ImpactSilhouette: Tenille leaves a person-shaped dent in the submarine he is shot into.



%%* NewJobEpisode

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%%* NewJobEpisode* MistakenForProfound: Combined with OneDialogueTwoConversations. Tenille wants to discuss philosophy with Homer, who's more concerned about food.
-->'''Capt. Tenille:''' Tell me, young man, what do you want out of life?\\
'''Homer:''' ''(reaching for a bowl of peas)'' I want peas!\\
'''Capt. Tenille:''' We all want peace! But it's always just out of reach.\\
'''Homer:''' ''(sadly)'' Uh huh...\\
'''Capt. Tenille:''' So, what's the best way to get peace?\\
'''Homer:''' ''(uses his knife to retrieve some peas)'' With a knife!\\
'''Capt. Tenille:''' Exactly! Not with the olive branch, but the bayonet! Ha, ha, Simpson, you're like the son I never had.\\
'''Homer:''' And you're like the father I never visit.
* NewJobEpisode: Homer joins the Navy after losing his job at the plant. How he ever got his old job back is never explained.
14th Dec '15 6:01:54 PM windyshadow32
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24th Oct '15 11:23:06 PM maxwellsilver
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* NewJobEpisode

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* %%* NewJobEpisode
26th Apr '15 3:51:02 PM luiz4200
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* BlatantLies: Homer's first attempt to get away with a blunder by claiming it's his first day at the plant fails because Smithers tells Mr. Burns that Homer has been an employee for ten years. When Mr. Burns asks why Homer lied, Homer once again claims that it's his first day. Mr. Burns figures out on his own that Homer is lying this time.
24th Mar '15 12:57:05 PM Wartzanall
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Homer joins the Naval Reserve after getting fired again, with world-threatening results. Meanwhile, Bart gets his ear pierced.

See YMMV/TheSimpsonsS9E19SimpsonTide

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Homer joins the Naval Reserve after getting fired again, with world-threatening results. results when he shoots his commanding officer out of the submarine and steers it into Russian waters. Meanwhile, Bart gets his ear pierced.

See YMMV/TheSimpsonsS9E19SimpsonTide
pierced so he can be cool.
8th Dec '14 8:58:39 AM speedyboris
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* SkewedPriorities: In the event of World War III, Skinner has elected to save only the best and brightest... which includes the school's championship kickball team (the bullies).
8th Dec '14 8:56:12 AM speedyboris
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* AmbiguousSyntax: After Tenille is fired into the side of the opposing submarine.
-->'''Crewman:''' We've been hit by an officer!\\
'''Captain:''' If they're going to fire on us, we'll respond in kind. Fire. Fire!\\
''(two men grab the captain, intending to drag him to the torpedo tubes)''\\
'''Captain:''' Not me! A torpedo!



* ComicallyMissingThePoint: After Tenille is fired into the side of the opposing submarine.
-->'''Crewman:''' We've been hit by an officer!\\
'''Captain:''' If they're going to fire on us, we'll respond in kind. Fire. Fire!\\
''(two men grab the captain, intending to drag him to the torpedo tubes)''\\
'''Captain:''' Not me! A torpedo!
** Later, when Homer was court-martialed, he needed a janitor (who looks like the old man from "Marge Gets a Job" who was forcibly retired) to explain to him he was released.


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* LateToTheRealization: When Homer was court-martialed, he needed a janitor (who looks like the old man from "Marge Gets a Job" who was forcibly retired) to explain to him he was released.
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