History Recap / TheSimpsonsS9E5TheCartridgeFamily

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.
28th Mar '17 5:28:28 PM Brady515
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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 just means that he can own 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.), Homer's "potentially dangerous" status just means that he can own only restricts him to three handguns (or less).
28th Mar '17 5:27:57 PM Brady515
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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 just means that he can own three handguns (or less).
13th Feb '17 3:07:19 AM davah301
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* ImagineSpot: Homer has one after wondering what his life would be if he robbed the Kwik-E-Mart. He then imagines himself as a senator with a mansion while Marge dances the Monkey in a bikini.
3rd Jan '17 3:33:21 AM axle-k89
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* GreivousBottleyHarm: At one point in the soccer riot, a bottle smashes on the back of a man's head. During Kent Brockman's subsequent news report about the riot after it has escalating throughout the town, he had to duck to avoid being hit by a bottle.

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* GreivousBottleyHarm: GrievousBottleyHarm: At one point in the soccer riot, a bottle smashes on the back of a man's head. During Kent Brockman's subsequent news report about the riot after it has escalating throughout the town, he had to duck to avoid being hit by a bottle.



* KarmaHoudini: Snake gets away with the motel's cash, because all the gun-owners holding him up didn't bother to shoot him.

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* KarmaHoudini: Snake gets away with the motel's cash, because all the gun-owners holding him up didn't bother to shoot him. Lisa and Moe point this out.
3rd Jan '17 3:32:36 AM axle-k89
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* GreviousBottleyHarm: At one point in the soccer riot, a bottle smashes on the back of a man's head. During Kent Brockman's subsequent news report about the riot after it has escalating throughout the town, he had to duck to avoid being hit by a bottle.

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* GreviousBottleyHarm: GreivousBottleyHarm: At one point in the soccer riot, a bottle smashes on the back of a man's head. During Kent Brockman's subsequent news report about the riot after it has escalating throughout the town, he had to duck to avoid being hit by a bottle.
3rd Jan '17 3:31:50 AM axle-k89
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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.



* BullyingADragon: Homer during the soccer riot. He doesn't want to leave when Marge says they have to, because he himself wants to do some rioting. He shoves one of Groundskeeper Willie's buddies, who furiously threatens him. [[ScrewThisImOuttaHere Homer wisely chooses to get out of there]].



* GreviousBottleyHarm: At one point in the soccer riot, a bottle smashes on the back of a man's head. During Kent Brockman's subsequent news report about the riot after it has escalating throughout the town, he had to duck to avoid being hit by a bottle.



* ItWorksBetterWithBullets: Homer tells Snake after he snatches Homer's gun that the joke's on him, as the gun is empty.



* OhCrap:
** Marge during the aftermath of the riot when the doorknob starts rattling.
** Marge when she opens her eyes and sees Homer pointing his gun in her face.
** Snake at the end when the NRA show up and point their guns at him.



* ScrewThisImOuttaHere:
** Sideshow Mel tries to do this at the stadium when he can't stand the boredom of the soccer game any longer, but Moe says he wants to leave first. This starts the riot when Moe puts Ned Flanders in a headlock when he tries to intervene.
** The Simpsons, bar Homer, at the soccer riot when it starts to escalate. Homer only decides to leave too after shoving one of Groundskeeper Willie's buddies, who threatens him.
** Mayor Quimby chooses to run from the motel office after Homer points his gun at Snake when Snake holds his hands up.
** [[OhCrap Upon seeing several NRA members pointing guns at him]], Snake grabs the money from the clerk's hand and bolts.



* StickyFingers: The home security system salesman pockets various items around the Simpson house.

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* SmartBall:
** Homer, after accidentally shooting a picture of Marge twice, worryingly puts the gun down on the table so he doesn't do any more damage. The gun [[RuleOfFunny somehow fires on its own]] seconds later, hitting a knife, which spins through the air and hits the picture.
** Homer eventually tells Marge he doesn't trust himself about getting rid of the gun and tells her to get rid of the gun herself, because he feels sure his attachment to it would mean lying to her again and again.
* StickyFingers: The home security system salesman pockets various items around the Simpson house.house, including a remote and an ashtray.


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* TooDumbToLive:
** After the Simpsons have fled the riot at the stadium, a man is seen ''getting back into a burning car''.
** During the WilliamTelling Bart and Milhouse attempt with Homer's gun, Milhouse has the apple ''in his mouth'', instead of on top of his head. Thankfully, Marge enters before anything else can happen.
** Homer tells Snake his gun (which Snake just grabbed from him) has no bullets in it, and tauntingly holds up the box containing the bullets.
29th Dec '16 1:42:51 AM DivineDeath
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* KarmaHoudini: Snake gets away with the motel's cash, because all the gun-owners holding him up didn't bother to shoot him.
29th Dec '16 1:37:30 AM DivineDeath
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* UngratefulBitch: When Homer holds Snake up with his gun when the latter took Quimby hostage at knifepoint, potentially saving the mayor and everyone else's life, Marge's first reaction is to berate Homer for lying to her about not getting rid of it.
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