History Recap / TheSimpsonsS9E5TheCartridgeFamily

21st Dec '17 4:47:10 PM marcoasalazarm
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* SoccerHatingAmericans: Everybody in Springfield gets bored really fast with the soccer game they came to see and their boredom eventually triggers a full-blown city-wide riot.
21st Dec '17 4:44:41 PM marcoasalazarm
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** Also exaggerated with Moe managing to attach multiple weapons, some of them fully automatic, to his double-barreled shotgun (to shoot them, he needs to pull the shotgun's trigger -- their triggers are joined to it with some cord).
21st Dec '17 4:39:23 PM marcoasalazarm
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* GunAccesories: Exaggerated with the revolver's add-ons, including a silencer, a loudener, and finally a barrel screw-on system for shooting down police helicopters ("Oh, I don't need anything like that... ''yet''") that looks like a bazooka with the little revolver sticking out the back.

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* GunAccesories: GunAccessories: Exaggerated with the revolver's add-ons, including a silencer, a loudener, a speed-cocker ("Oh, I like the sound of that!") and finally a barrel screw-on system for shooting down police helicopters ("Oh, I don't need anything like that... ''yet''") that looks like a bazooka with the little revolver sticking out the back.back.
--->'''Homer''': "Oh, I don't need anything like that... ''yet''."
21st Dec '17 4:37:42 PM marcoasalazarm
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* BlackComedy: The gun store having the name "Blood Bath and Beyond", with the handguns being right next to the ''sympathy card'' display.



* GunAccesories: Exaggerated with the revolver's add-ons, including a silencer, a loudener, and finally a barrel screw-on system for shooting down police helicopters ("Oh, I don't need anything like that... ''yet''") that looks like a bazooka with the little revolver sticking out the back.



* RubeGoldbergDevice: Homer's burglar alarm, which somehow involves a goldfish. Someone reaches their hand through the mailslot and steals the fish.

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* RubeGoldbergDevice: Homer's alleged burglar alarm, which somehow involves a goldfish.goldfish (and it getting squashed by an alarm clock). Someone reaches their hand through the mailslot and steals the fish.


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* TriggerHappy: Homer devolves into this very rapidly after getting the pistol. Even before getting the gun, all he can talk about for a few minutes is how he wants to shoot things.
30th Nov '17 6:20:21 AM Arvaus
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* BigDamnHeroes: Double-subverted. Homer pulls his gun on Snake in the motel's office to stop the ensuring robbery. Marge turns on Homer for lying yo her again about getting rid of the gun, distracting him and causing Snake to snatch it. Homer points out the gun is unloaded, and as Snake grabs the box with the bullets in it, the NRA show up.

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* BigDamnHeroes: Double-subverted. Homer pulls his gun on Snake in the motel's office to stop the ensuring robbery. Marge turns on Homer for lying yo to her again about getting rid of the gun, distracting him and causing Snake to snatch it. Homer points out the gun is unloaded, and as Snake grabs the box with the bullets in it, the NRA show up.
30th Nov '17 6:19:44 AM Arvaus
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** Despite having been in a mental institution; having frequent problems with alcohol; and having beaten up ''former'' President Bush (Sr.), Homer's "potentially dangerous" status only restricts him to three handguns (or less).

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** Despite having been in a mental institution; having frequent problems with alcohol; and having beaten up ''former'' President Bush (Sr.), )[[note]]''[[InsistentTerminology Former]]'' President[[/note]], Homer's "potentially dangerous" status only restricts him to three handguns (or less).
17th Oct '17 3:45:17 PM Delphi
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* SeeYouInHell:....''dinner plate.'' *blam*
4th Oct '17 2:59:59 PM Baby_Moondancer
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* SignsOfDisrepair: The '''SL'''E'''E'''P-E'''AZY''' Motel.
13th Jul '17 7:12:43 PM Premonition45
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** It's pretty telling that ''Bart'' joined Lisa in shaking his head "No" towards Homer when Marge first talked about Homer's gun.
21st Jun '17 11:56:18 AM DinoMaurus
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* EveryoneHasStandards: Springfield's NRA members (which include a bitter, emotionally abusive old woman[[note]]Principal Skinner's mom[[/note]], a Mafia henchman[[note]]Louie[[/note]], a surly bartender[[note]]Moe[[/note]], a DepravedKidsShowHost[[note]]Krusty the Clown[[/note]], a single mother who stole her lazy husband's convertible to get him to pay child support[[note]]Ruth Powers[[/note]], and a gun-crazy redneck[[note]]Cletus the Slack-Jawed Yokel[[/note]]) are shocked at how recklessly Homer uses his gun.

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* EveryoneHasStandards: Springfield's NRA members (which include a bitter, emotionally abusive old woman[[note]]Principal Skinner's mom[[/note]], woman[[note]]Agnes Skinner[[/note]], a Mafia henchman[[note]]Louie[[/note]], a surly bartender[[note]]Moe[[/note]], a DepravedKidsShowHost[[note]]Krusty the Clown[[/note]], a single mother who stole her lazy husband's convertible to get him to pay child support[[note]]Ruth Powers[[/note]], and a gun-crazy redneck[[note]]Cletus the Slack-Jawed Yokel[[/note]]) are shocked at how recklessly Homer uses his gun.



* {{Hypocrite}}: Despite all her anti-gun talk from start-to-almost-finish, Marge keeps the gun for herself when she sees herself with it in the trashcan lid reflection.

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* HereWeGoAgain: At the very end of the episode, Marge is about to get rid of the gun once and for all, but when she's about to throw it in a trashcan, she notices her reflection in the lid and likes how impressive and dangerous it makes her look, and as such she decides to keep the weapon for herself.
* {{Hypocrite}}: Despite all her anti-gun talk from start-to-almost-finish, Marge keeps the gun for herself when she sees herself with it in the trashcan lid reflection.reflection, liking how cool and dangerous it makes her look.
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