History TheSimpsons / TropesIToM

4th Apr '18 12:17:12 PM xcountryguy
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-->'''Cecil Terwilliger:''' Now make yourself at home. Perhaps a glass of Bordeaux? I have the '82 Chateau Latour and a rather indifferent Rausan-Segla. //
'''Sideshow Bob:''' I've been in prison, Cecil. I'll be happy just as long as it doesn't taste like orange drink fermented under a radiator. //

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-->'''Cecil Terwilliger:''' Now make yourself at home. Perhaps a glass of Bordeaux? I have the '82 Chateau Latour and a rather indifferent Rausan-Segla. //\n\\
'''Sideshow Bob:''' I've been in prison, Cecil. I'll be happy just as long as it doesn't taste like orange drink fermented under a radiator. //\\
4th Apr '18 12:15:02 PM xcountryguy
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* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: Mel Gibson's guest appearance.

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* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: Mel Gibson's guest appearance.appearance involves the actor filming a remake of ''Mr. Smith Goes to Washington''. After getting feedback an alternative ending to the movie is filmed which includes Gibson spearing a member of Congress with the a flagpole holding the US flag on it.



* IncompatibleOrientation: Smithers to Mr Burns.
* IncrediblyLameFun: Homer does this a lot. "Bed goes up, bed goes down! Bed goes up, bed goes down!"
* IndestructibleEdible: "Silly customer! You cannot hurt a Twinkie!"

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* IncompatibleOrientation: Smithers is extremely attracted to Mr Burns.
Burns but that feeling is not mutual.
* IncrediblyLameFun: Homer does this a lot. "Bed lot, including with a Murphy Bed.
-->'''Homer:''' Bed
goes up, bed goes down! Bed goes up, bed goes down!"
*
down!
%%*
IndestructibleEdible: "Silly customer! You cannot hurt a Twinkie!"



-->'''Mr. Burns:''' Don't poo-poo a nickel, Lisa! A nickel can buy you a steak and kidney pie, a cup of coffee, a slice of cheesecake, and a newsreel with enough change left over to ride the trolley from Battery Park to the Polo Grounds!\\

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-->'''Mr.--->'''Mr. Burns:''' Don't poo-poo a nickel, Lisa! A nickel can buy you a steak and kidney pie, a cup of coffee, a slice of cheesecake, and a newsreel with enough change left over to ride the trolley from Battery Park to the Polo Grounds!\\



* InformedAttribute: [[IAmNotLeftHanded Marge is left-handed. She's just faked it all these years in order to fit in.]]

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* InformedAttribute: [[IAmNotLeftHanded Marge is left-handed. She's just faked it all these years in order to fit in.]]



-->'''Moe''': I've been writing creepy letters to ''that''?

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-->'''Moe''': -->'''Moe:''' I've been writing creepy letters to ''that''?



* InterspeciesRomance: Bart had been trying to get a lizard and a hamster to mate before he caught his teacher and principal making out. Later in the episode, Homer is forced by Mr. Burns to disguise himself as a panda... and gets himself raped by a real one.

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* InterspeciesRomance: InterspeciesRomance:
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Bart had been trying to get a lizard and a hamster to mate before he caught his teacher and principal making out. Later in the episode, Homer is forced by Mr. Burns to disguise himself as a panda... and gets himself raped by a real one.



* IronicEcho: Several examples.
** In "Bart the Murderer", Skinner tells Bart to make a game out of how fast he can lick envelopes, then try to break that record. Later in the episode, while Skinner is explaining his whereabouts in the last couple of weeks, he says that he kept up his stamina by dribbling a basketball... by doing as many reps as he could, then trying to break that record. Bart rolls his eyes.

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* IronicEcho: Several examples.
**
In "Bart the Murderer", Skinner tells Bart to make a game out of how fast he can lick envelopes, then try to break that record. Later in the episode, while Skinner is explaining his whereabouts in the last couple of weeks, he says that he kept up his stamina by dribbling a basketball... by doing as many reps as he could, then trying to break that record. Bart rolls his eyes.



* IWantMyJetPack: The episode "Lisa's Wedding."

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* %%* IWantMyJetPack: The episode "Lisa's Wedding."



* JerkWithAHeartOfJerk: Mr. Burns' evil has been deconstructed many times. In a season 22 episode, he gets amnesia and everyone in town borrows him for 15 minutes at a time. At the end, he gets his memories back, and the town reasons that helping everyone made him well. He does more good deeds, which makes him suffer health defects until he does bad deeds again and starts feeling better again, putting forth the more accurate reasoning that "helping" everyone refuelled his hate for the town, giving him a reason to live again.

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* JerkWithAHeartOfJerk: JerkWithAHeartOfJerk:
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Mr. Burns' evil has been deconstructed many times. In a season 22 episode, he gets amnesia and everyone in town borrows him for 15 minutes at a time. At the end, he gets his memories back, and the town reasons that helping everyone made him well. He does more good deeds, which makes him suffer health defects until he does bad deeds again and starts feeling better again, putting forth the more accurate reasoning that "helping" everyone refuelled his hate for the town, giving him a reason to live again.



* JumpTheShark :

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* JumpTheShark :JumpTheShark:



** [[TheScrappy Poochie]] was hastily written off the show after people protested that Poochie was a horrible addition to ''The Itchy and Scratchy Show''.

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** [[TheScrappy Poochie]] Poochie was hastily written off the show after people protested that Poochie was a horrible addition to ''The Itchy and Scratchy Show''.



* KingKongClimb: In "Revenge Is a Dish Best Served Three Times", Bart's story of revenge, "Bartman Begins", takes place in 1930s Gotham City. In a FunnyBackgroundEvent, Kong can be seen atop a skyscraper waving to paparazzi taking his picture.

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* KingKongClimb: KingKongClimb:
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In "Revenge Is a Dish Best Served Three Times", Bart's story of revenge, "Bartman Begins", takes place in 1930s Gotham City. In a FunnyBackgroundEvent, Kong can be seen atop a skyscraper waving to paparazzi taking his picture.



* KitschyThemedRestaurant: Uncle Moe's Family Feedbag from "Bart Sells His Soul".

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* KitschyThemedRestaurant: Uncle Moe's Family Feedbag from "Bart Sells His Soul".Soul" is Moe's attempt to rebrand his tavern to a family friendly restaurant including dancing for his guests with a deep fried basket of chicken on his head.



-->'''Grandpa Simpson:''' "I was lonelier than Estes Kefauver at a meeting of Murder Incorporated! <{{beat}}> That actually makes sense. Look it up!"

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-->'''Grandpa ** Grandpa Simpson does this to himself even though it's not hard for him to get distracted at his own ramblings.
--->'''Grandpa
Simpson:''' "I I was lonelier than Estes Kefauver at a meeting of Murder Incorporated! <{{beat}}> ''[beat]'' That actually makes sense. Look it up!"up!



* LighterAndSofter: Compared to WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy and WesternAnimation/SouthPark, despite that the later episodes have been accused of aping ''South Park'' and ''Family Guy'' in terms of shocking, pop culture-laden humor.
** Also, most recent episodes aren't nearly as dark as the series was back in its heyday.

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* LighterAndSofter: LighterAndSofter:
**
Compared to WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy and WesternAnimation/SouthPark, despite that the later episodes have been accused of aping ''South Park'' and ''Family Guy'' in terms of shocking, pop culture-laden humor.
** Also, most recent episodes aren't nearly as dark as the series was back in its heyday.heyday in terms of themes and violence.



* LosingHorns: In "Hungry Hungry Homer", Homer attmepts to prove to the media that the Springfield Isotopes were secretly being moved to Albuquerque. However, the team's owner, Henry K. Duff VIII, is one step ahead of Homer and replaced the Albuquerque Isotopes memorabilia with a guy who gives Homer this trope.

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* LosingHorns: LosingHorns:
**
In "Hungry Hungry Homer", Homer attmepts to prove to the media that the Springfield Isotopes were secretly being moved to Albuquerque. However, the team's owner, Henry K. Duff VIII, is one step ahead of Homer and replaced the Albuquerque Isotopes memorabilia with a guy who gives Homer this trope.trope.
** The US Coast Guard gives this response via megaphone when Homer is attacked by pirates (just) inside international waters.



* LostTheTVRemote:

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* LostTheTVRemote:LostTheTVRemote: Homer forgets the easy solutions.



'''Bart:''' Did you check your pocket? (sure enough, it was in his pocket)

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'''Bart:''' Did you check your pocket? (sure enough, it was in his pocket)pocket?



* MalignantPlotTumor: It's the standard plot format.

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* %%* MalignantPlotTumor: It's the standard plot format.



-->'''Cecil Terwilliger:''' Now make yourself at home. Perhaps a glass of Bordeaux? I have the '82 Chateau Latour and a rather indifferent Rausan-Segla.//
'''Sideshow Bob:''' I've been in prison, Cecil. I'll be happy just as long as it doesn't taste like orange drink fermented under a radiator.//

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-->'''Cecil Terwilliger:''' Now make yourself at home. Perhaps a glass of Bordeaux? I have the '82 Chateau Latour and a rather indifferent Rausan-Segla. //
'''Sideshow Bob:''' I've been in prison, Cecil. I'll be happy just as long as it doesn't taste like orange drink fermented under a radiator. //



* MissedTheBus: A recurring occurrence is for Bart & Lisa to miss the school bus. Once Bart's missing the bus eventually led to him being [[ItMakesSenseInContext tried as the head of the Springfield Mafia]].

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* MissedTheBus: MissedTheBus:
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A recurring occurrence is for Bart & Lisa to miss the school bus. Once Bart's missing the bus eventually led to him being [[ItMakesSenseInContext tried as the head of the Springfield Mafia]].



* MoneyDearBoy:
** Harry Shearer is the only voice actor on the show who has admitted that it's gone downhill. But he'll still gladly take those paychecks.
** Also invoked in-universe with Krusty, who frequently puts his name and image on all kinds of low-quality merchandise for money.



** Julia, the {{Yandere}} fan of Homer from ''Homer Of Seville''. When she reveals her true intentions to Her, she strip naked and says him that can have her anytime he wants. Over the next few days, she keeps appearing in sexually suggestive positions.

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** Julia, the {{Yandere}} fan of Homer from ''Homer Of Seville''. When she reveals her true intentions to Her, Homer, she strip strips naked and says him that can have her anytime he wants. Over the next few days, she keeps appearing in sexually suggestive positions.
4th Apr '18 9:52:01 AM Basara-kun
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* InstantTurnOff: One episode reveals Moe is too cheap to unscramble the porn channel at his bar. It turned out to be an advertisement for shoe inserts.
-->'''Moe''': I've been writing creepy letters to ''that''?
3rd Apr '18 2:41:55 PM xcountryguy
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* IdiotHero: Homer.
* IdiotHoudini: Again, Homer.
** Bart, to a lesser extent.

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* %%* IdiotHero: Homer.
* %%* IdiotHoudini: Again, Homer.
** %%** Bart, to a lesser extent.
3rd Apr '18 2:39:13 PM xcountryguy
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* IgnoringBySinging: In "Simpson Tide", Homer is about to answer a crossed out question on his Naval Reserve application (specifically, if he's a homosexual). The recruiter pleads that he not answer that or he could go to jail. Homer starts to talk again, and the recruiter puts his hands over his ears, shouts "Lalala, I'm not listening!" and leaves. Homer muses to himself, "Nice guy. I wonder if he's gay?"

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* IgnoringBySinging: IgnoringBySinging:
**
In "Simpson Tide", Homer is about to answer a crossed out question on his Naval Reserve application (specifically, application; specifically, if he's a homosexual).homosexual. The recruiter pleads that he not answer that or he could go to jail. Homer starts to talk again, and the recruiter puts his hands over his ears, shouts "Lalala, I'm not listening!" and leaves. Homer muses to himself, "Nice guy. I wonder if he's gay?"



* IHaveAFamily: In "Lost Our Lisa", when Homer is woken up by Bart, Homer assumes it's Mr. Burns before turning around:
-->'''Homer:''' I'm awake! I'm awake! I'm a productive member of the team! (defiantly) You can't fire me, I quit! (meekly) Please, I have a family!

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* IHaveAFamily: IHaveAFamily:
**
In "Lost Our Lisa", when Homer is woken up by Bart, Homer assumes it's Mr. Burns before turning around:
-->'''Homer:''' --->'''Homer:''' I'm awake! I'm awake! I'm a productive member of the team! (defiantly) ''[defiantly]'' You can't fire me, I quit! (meekly) ''[meekly]'' Please, I have a family!



-->'''Homer:''' Please, I have a family! Eat them!

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-->'''Homer:''' --->'''Homer:''' Please, I have a family! Eat them!



-->"We're proud to present on the WB, [[TakeThat another bad show that no-one will see-ee-eee]]! Ugh, I need a drink."

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-->"We're --->'''Frog:''' We're proud to present on the WB, [[TakeThat another bad show that no-one will see-ee-eee]]! Ugh, I need a drink."



-->'''Bart:''' OK, but on my way, I'm going to be doing this: ''(Windmills arms)'' If you get hit, it's your own fault.
-->'''Lisa:''' OK, then I'm going to start kicking air like this. ''(Kicks)'' And if any part of you should fill that air, it's '''your''' own fault.
-->''(they walk towards each other, then start fighting)''
-->'''Marge:''' ''(In the kitchen)'' Oh, I better go check that out. Now Homer, don't you eat this pie!
-->'''Homer:''' OK... ''(Marge leaves)'' All right, pie, I'm just going to do this. ''(chomps air)'' And if you get eaten, it's your own fault! ''(Walks towards pie, chomping air, and hits head on range hood)'' Ow! Oh, my -- aw, to hell with this. ''(Grabs pie, eats it)''
* INeverGotAnyLetters: Why Homer never got any of his mother's care packages.
* INeverToldYouMyName: Played for laughs in the episode "Lisa's Wedding".

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-->'''Bart:''' OK, but on my way, I'm going to be doing this: ''(Windmills arms)'' ''[windmills arms]'' If you get hit, it's your own fault.
-->'''Lisa:'''
fault.\\
'''Lisa:'''
OK, then I'm going to start kicking air like this. ''(Kicks)'' ''[kicks]'' And if any part of you should fill that air, it's '''your''' own fault.
-->''(they
fault.\\
''[they
walk towards each other, then start fighting)''
-->'''Marge:''' ''(In
fighting]''\\
'''Marge:''' ''[in
the kitchen)'' kitchen]'' Oh, I better go check that out. Now Homer, don't you eat this pie!
-->'''Homer:'''
pie!\\
'''Homer:'''
OK... ''(Marge leaves)'' ''[Marge leaves]'' All right, pie, I'm just going to do this. ''(chomps air)'' ''[chomps air]'' And if you get eaten, it's your own fault! ''(Walks ''[Walks towards pie, chomping air, and hits head on range hood)'' hood]'' Ow! Oh, my -- aw, to hell with this. ''(Grabs ''[grabs pie, eats it)''
*
it]''
%%*
INeverGotAnyLetters: Why Homer never got any of his mother's care packages.
* %%* INeverToldYouMyName: Played for laughs in the episode "Lisa's Wedding".



* InflationNegation: Bart has to do some chores for some old lady, ends up battered and bleeding from all the chores, and only receives two quarters from her.
** In the same episode, Bart complains to Homer about this, and Homer responds with, "Hey, when I was your age, two quarters was a lot of money." Bart inquires if that's true, and Homer drops the charade: "Nah."
** Mr. Burns on ''TheSimpsons'' is a veritable dumping ground for these kinds of tropes.
-->'''Mr. Burns:''' "Don't poo-poo a nickel, Lisa! A nickel can buy you a steak and kidney pie, a cup of coffee, a slice of cheesecake, and a newsreel with enough change left over to ride the trolley from Battery Park to the Polo Grounds!"
-->'''Lisa:''' "...There's a can."

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* InflationNegation: InflationNegation:
**
Bart has to do some chores for some old lady, ends up battered and bleeding from all the chores, and only receives two quarters from her.
** *** In the same episode, Bart complains to Homer about this, and Homer responds with, "Hey, with:
---->'''Homer:''' Hey,
when I was your age, two quarters was a lot of money." Bart inquires if that's true, and Homer drops the charade: "Nah."
\\
'''Bart:''' Is that true?\\
'''Homer:''' Nah.
** Mr. Burns on ''TheSimpsons'' is a veritable dumping ground for these kinds of tropes.
-->'''Mr. Burns:''' "Don't Don't poo-poo a nickel, Lisa! A nickel can buy you a steak and kidney pie, a cup of coffee, a slice of cheesecake, and a newsreel with enough change left over to ride the trolley from Battery Park to the Polo Grounds!"
-->'''Lisa:''' "...
Grounds!\\
'''Lisa:''' ...
There's a can."



* InformedJudaism: Averted with Dolph; in one episode, he suddenly mentions that he's late for Hebrew school. Before this, there was never any indication that he was Jewish.

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* InformedJudaism: InformedJudaism:
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Averted with Dolph; in one episode, he suddenly mentions that he's late for Hebrew school. Before this, there was never any indication that he was Jewish.



* {{Inherently Funny Word|s}}: The clown college trains students in the various funny words. "Seattle" was one of them.

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* {{Inherently Funny Word|s}}: The clown college trains students in the various funny words. "Seattle" was one of them.them and the only one of the list that Homer laughs at.



-->'''Skinner:''' (I know you can read my thoughts, Bart. Just a little reminder: if I found out you cut class, your [[PrecisionFStrike ass]] is mine. [[LampshadeHanging Yes, you heard me.]] I ''think'' words [[JustifiedTrope I would never say]].)
-->'''Homer:''' (I know you can read ''my'' thoughts, boy. ''Sings the "Meow Mix" song in his head'')

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-->'''Skinner:''' (I know you can read my thoughts, Bart. Just a little reminder: if I found out you cut class, your [[PrecisionFStrike ass]] is mine. [[LampshadeHanging Yes, you heard me.]] I ''think'' words [[JustifiedTrope I would never say]].)
-->'''Homer:'''
)\\
'''Homer:'''
(I know you can read ''my'' thoughts, boy. ''Sings the "Meow Mix" song in his head'')



-->Mrs. Krabappel: Our demands are very reasonable. By ignoring them, you're selling out these children's futures!
-->Seymour: Oh, come on, Edna! We both know these children ''have'' no future!
-->''[everyone stops and stares at Seymour]''
-->Seymour: ''nervous laugh'' Prove me wrong, kids. Prove me wrong.

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-->Mrs. Krabappel: -->'''Mrs. Krabappel:''' Our demands are very reasonable. By ignoring them, you're selling out these children's futures!
-->Seymour:
futures!\\
'''Seymour:'''
Oh, come on, Edna! We both know these children ''have'' no future!
-->''[everyone
future!\\
''[everyone
stops and stares at Seymour]''
-->Seymour: ''nervous laugh''
Seymour]''\\
'''Seymour:''' ''[nervous laugh]''
Prove me wrong, kids. Prove me wrong.



* InstantWebHit: The ''Angry Dad'' video

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* %%* InstantWebHit: The ''Angry Dad'' video



* IrrationalHatred: Homer for Ned.

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* IrrationalHatred: Homer for Ned.Ned despite Ned showing nothing but neighborly compassion for the Simpsons.



-->'''Skinner:''' [[SayMyname "JOHNNYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"]]\\

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-->'''Skinner:''' [[SayMyname "JOHNNYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"]]\\JOHNNYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!!!!]]\\



* ItsAllMyFault: "I called him a dumb dog".

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* %%* ItsAllMyFault: "I called him a dumb dog".



* IvyLeagueForEveryone

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* %%* IvyLeagueForEveryone



* IwoJimaPose: There's [[http://iconicphotos.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/iwo-jima.jpg a send-up of the pose]] in the episode "New Kids On The Blecch" in which Bart, Milhouse, Nelson, and Ralph form a BoyBand that's being used as a recruitment tool by the US Navy.

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* IwoJimaPose: IwoJimaPose:
**
There's [[http://iconicphotos.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/iwo-jima.jpg a send-up of the pose]] in the episode "New Kids On The Blecch" in which Bart, Milhouse, Nelson, and Ralph form a BoyBand that's being used as a recruitment tool by the US Navy.



* JeopardyIntelligenceTest: Homer fails his in "Simpson And Delilah",
-->''The capital of North Dakota is named after what German ruler?''\\

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* JeopardyIntelligenceTest: JeopardyIntelligenceTest:
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Homer fails his in "Simpson And Delilah",
-->''The --->''The capital of North Dakota is named after what German ruler?''\\



--->'''Lisa:''' ... No offense, mom, but that ''was'' pretty cool.

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--->'''Lisa:''' ... No offense, mom, but that ''was'' pretty cool.



* JuryOfTheDamned: Halloween episode "The Devil and Homer Simpson."

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* %%* JuryOfTheDamned: Halloween episode "The Devil and Homer Simpson."



* JustIgnoreIt: Halloween episode "Attack of the 50-Foot Eyesores."

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* %%* JustIgnoreIt: Halloween episode "Attack of the 50-Foot Eyesores."



* KidsAreCruel: Two season six episodes had this: "Fear of Flying" (when Marge was talking to her therapist about her childhood, where a little girl mocks Marge for liking The Monkees and telling her that they don't write their own songs or play their own instruments -- [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and, worst of all,]] Creator/MichaelNesmith [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking wasn't wearing his real hat]]) and "Homer the Great"[[note]]The one where Homer joins The Stonecutters and is named The Chosen One after they nearly kick him out[[/note]] (when Homer remembers when he was excluded from a treehouse club that only let in one person named Homer, and he wasn't it).

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* KidsAreCruel: KidsAreCruel:
**
Two season six episodes had this: "Fear of Flying" (when Marge was talking to her therapist about her childhood, where a little girl mocks Marge for liking The Monkees and telling her that they don't write their own songs or play their own instruments -- [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and, worst of all,]] Creator/MichaelNesmith [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking wasn't wearing his real hat]]) and "Homer the Great"[[note]]The one where Homer joins The Stonecutters and is named The Chosen One after they nearly kick him out[[/note]] (when Homer remembers when he was excluded from a treehouse club that only let in one person named Homer, and he wasn't it).



* KilledOffForReal: Bleedin' Gums Murphy (who died of an unknown illness during his stay at the hospital), Frank Grimes (killed when he went insane and electrocuted himself), Maude Flanders (got hit with T-shirts from a T-shirt cannon and fell over the bleachers at a car race), Mona Simpson (died of natural causes while staying with The Simpsons -- though, given the plot behind her last requests, some viewers are claiming that Mona killed herself so she can instigate the plan), and [[TheScrappy Poochie]] (who was hastily written off the show after people protested that Poochie was a horrible addition to ''The Itchy and Scratchy Show'')

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* KilledOffForReal: KilledOffForReal:
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Bleedin' Gums Murphy (who who died of an unknown illness during his stay at the hospital), hospital.
**
Frank Grimes (killed was killed when he went insane and electrocuted himself), himself.
**
Maude Flanders (got who got hit with T-shirts from a T-shirt cannon and fell over the bleachers at a car race), race
**
Mona Simpson (died who died of natural causes while staying with The Simpsons -- though, given the plot behind her last requests, some viewers are claiming that Mona killed herself so she can instigate the plan), and Simpsons.
**
[[TheScrappy Poochie]] (who was hastily written off the show after people protested that Poochie was a horrible addition to ''The Itchy and Scratchy Show'')Show''.



-->'''Bart:''' Samantha and Milhouse sitting in a tree, about to lose their privacy. He-he-he!

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-->'''Bart:''' --->'''Bart:''' Samantha and Milhouse sitting in a tree, about to lose their privacy. He-he-he!



-->'''Lisa:''' ''[reading Comic Book Guy's shirt]'' "C:/DOS C:/DOS/RUN RUN/DOS/RUN". ''[laughs]'' Oh, only one person in a million would find that funny.
-->'''Frink:''' Yes, we call that the, "Dennis Miller Ratio."

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-->'''Lisa:''' --->'''Lisa:''' ''[reading Comic Book Guy's shirt]'' "C:/DOS C:/DOS/RUN RUN/DOS/RUN". ''[laughs]'' Oh, only one person in a million would find that funny.
-->'''Frink:'''
funny.\\
'''Frink:'''
Yes, we call that the, the "Dennis Miller Ratio."



* LastDayToLive: When Homer was believed to have eaten a poisoned fish at a Japanese restaurant.

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* LastDayToLive: LastDayToLive:
**
When Homer was believed to have eaten a poisoned fish at a Japanese restaurant.



-->'''Troy''': ''(laughing)'' That's too funny! I can't remember when I've heard a funnier anecdote. ''(laughing)'' All right, now you tell one.

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-->'''Troy''': ''(laughing)'' --->'''Troy:''' ''[laughing]'' That's too funny! I can't remember when I've heard a funnier anecdote. ''(laughing)'' ''[laughing]'' All right, now you tell one.



-->'''Homer''': Could you edit that last part out?\\
'''Kent''': Mr. Simpson, we're live, coast to coast.\\

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-->'''Homer''': -->'''Homer:''' Could you edit that last part out?\\
'''Kent''': '''Kent:''' Mr. Simpson, we're live, coast to coast.\\



* LeftTheBackgroundMusicOn: At one point in "Grandpa Vs. Sexual Inadequacy", Homer and Abe are car chased by an angry mob while an upbeat country song plays in the background...which it turns out it isn't.

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* LeftTheBackgroundMusicOn: At one point in "Grandpa Vs. Sexual Inadequacy", Homer and Abe are car chased by an angry mob while an upbeat country song plays in the background... which it turns out it isn't.



''(Homer turns off the music, angry mob stops chasing them, turns around and leaves)''

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''(Homer ''[Homer turns off the music, angry mob stops chasing them, turns around and leaves)''leaves]''



* LethallyStupid: Homer. Problems he causes can be disastrous depending on the writer.

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* LethallyStupid: LethallyStupid:
**
Homer. Problems he causes can be disastrous depending on the writer.



* ListingTheFormsOfDegenerates: The Simpsons references the Sweeney Todd example (see "Other" folder) in the AffectionateParody episode "A Streetcar Named Marge."
-->'''Cast:''' New Orleeeans... Home of pirates, drunks, and whores! New Orleeeans... Tacky, overpriced, souvenir stores!
** Also on TheSimpsons, Mr. Burns refers to his employees as "jackanapes ... LOLLIGAGGERS ... NOODLEHEADS!" Or "goldbrickers ... LAYABOUTS ... SLUGABEDS!"

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* ListingTheFormsOfDegenerates: ListingTheFormsOfDegenerates:
**
The Simpsons references the Sweeney Todd example (see "Other" folder) in the AffectionateParody episode "A Streetcar Named Marge."
-->'''Cast:''' --->'''Cast:''' New Orleeeans... Home of pirates, drunks, and whores! New Orleeeans... Tacky, overpriced, souvenir stores!
** Also on TheSimpsons, Mr. Burns refers to his employees as "jackanapes ... LOLLIGAGGERS ... "jackanapes... LOLLIGAGGERS... NOODLEHEADS!" Or "goldbrickers ... LAYABOUTS ..."goldbrickers... LAYABOUTS... SLUGABEDS!"



* LittleMissBadass: Maggie Simpson. See BadassAdorable for examples.

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* %%* LittleMissBadass: Maggie Simpson. See BadassAdorable for examples.Simpson.



* LiveActionAdaptation: A live version of the opening credits was created in 2006 as a promotional short in the UK.

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* LiveActionAdaptation: LiveActionAdaptation:
**
A live version of the opening credits was created in 2006 as a promotional short in the UK.



* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: Over one hundred and counting.

to:

* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters:
**
Over one hundred and counting.



* LongList: In "Papa's Got a Brand New Badge", Homer lists all of his former one-episode jobs in rapid succession.

to:

* LongList: LongList:
**
In "Papa's Got a Brand New Badge", Homer lists all of his former one-episode jobs in rapid succession.



* LongRunners: Has passed such shows as ''The Flintstones'', ''Ozzy and Harriet'', and ''Gunsmoke'', but still has a long way to go to pass shows like ''Sesame Street'' (which has been on since 1968) and ''Saturday Night Live'' (which has been on since 1975).

to:

* LongRunners: LongRunners:
**
Has passed such shows as ''The Flintstones'', ''Ozzy and Harriet'', and ''Gunsmoke'', but still has a long way to go to pass shows like ''Sesame Street'' (which has been on since 1968) and ''Saturday Night Live'' (which has been on since 1975).



* LongSpeechTeaTime: Marge just gets ready for bed while Homer rambles off all the jobs he had before his bodyguard gig, including "hippie," "Smithers," and "homophobe."
** It should be noted that Marge getting ready for bed involves putting rollers in her two and a half feet of hair.
-->I’ve had a lot of jobs in my life: boxer, mascot, astronaut, baby proofer, imitation Krusty, truck driver, hippie, plow driver, food critic, conceptual artist, grease salesman, carny, mayor, grifter, body guard for the mayor, country western manager, garbage commissioner, mountain climber, farmer, inventor, Smithers, Poochie, celebrity assistant, power plant worker, fortune cookie writer, beer baron, Kwik-E-Mart clerk, homophobe, and missionary, but protecting people, that gives me the best feeling of all.

to:

* LongSpeechTeaTime: Marge just gets ready for bed while Homer rambles off all the jobs he had before his bodyguard gig, including "hippie," "Smithers," and "homophobe."
**
" It should be noted that Marge getting ready for bed involves putting rollers in her two and a half feet of hair.
-->I’ve -->'''Homer:''' I’ve had a lot of jobs in my life: boxer, mascot, astronaut, baby proofer, imitation Krusty, truck driver, hippie, plow driver, food critic, conceptual artist, grease salesman, carny, mayor, grifter, body guard for the mayor, country western manager, garbage commissioner, mountain climber, farmer, inventor, Smithers, Poochie, celebrity assistant, power plant worker, fortune cookie writer, beer baron, Kwik-E-Mart clerk, homophobe, and missionary, but protecting people, that gives me the best feeling of all.



* LopsidedDichotomy: See BatSignal.

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* %%* LopsidedDichotomy: See BatSignal.



* LoveAtFirstSight: In "Principla Charming", Homer attempts to introduce Skinner to Selma, but accidentally introduces him to Patty instead.
-->'''Skinner:''' ''(dreamily)'' Patty...\\

to:

* LoveAtFirstSight: LoveAtFirstSight:
**
In "Principla Charming", Homer attempts to introduce Skinner to Selma, but accidentally introduces him to Patty instead.
-->'''Skinner:''' ''(dreamily)'' --->'''Skinner:''' ''[dreamily]'' Patty...\\



-->'''Lisa:''' Mom, remember when I was little, we'd always planned my dream wedding and you always promised to... you know, well, keep Dad from ruining it?
-->'''Marge:''' (crossing her fingers) Oh, don't worry, honey, I guarantee your father will behave.
-->'''Lisa:''' Mom, it's a picture phone.
-->'''Marge:''' (looking at her fingers) This? This? Oh, no, I've just got a touch of the rheumatiz.

to:

-->'''Lisa:''' Mom, remember when I was little, we'd always planned my dream wedding and you always promised to... you know, well, keep Dad from ruining it?
-->'''Marge:''' (crossing
it?\\
'''Marge:''' ''[crossing
her fingers) fingers]'' Oh, don't worry, honey, I guarantee your father will behave.
-->'''Lisa:'''
behave.\\
'''Lisa:'''
Mom, it's a picture phone.
-->'''Marge:''' (looking
phone.\\
'''Marge:''' ''[looking
at her fingers) fingers]'' This? This? Oh, no, I've just got a touch of the rheumatiz.



* MakeAWish: The wishbone in the Leftorium episode.

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* %%* MakeAWish: The wishbone in the Leftorium episode.



-->'''Homer''' (''actual dialogue''): Ehh, someone had to take the babysitter home. Then I noticed she was sitting on the gummi Venus, so I grabbed it off her. Oh, just thinking about that sweet, sweet candy...(''moans lustfully'') I just wish I had another one right now. But the most important thing is--"
-->'''Homer''' (''edited dialogue''): Ehh, someone had to take the babysitter home. Then I noticed she was sitting on / her / sweet can / ...so I grabbed / her / sweet can / (''moans'') / just thinking about / her / can / I just wish I had / her / sweet / sweet / s-s-sweet can...
** The editing fun didn't stop there, however:
-->'''Godfrey Jones''': So, Mr. Simpson, you admit you grabbed her can. What do you have to say in your defense? (''shot of Homer during his interview, with obvious "paused VCR" artifacts'') Mr. Simpson, your silence will only incriminate you further. (''the shot of Homer zooms in to suggest his apparent advancement on Jones'') No, Mr. Simpson, don't take your anger out on me. Get back! Get back! Mist--Mr. Simpson--[[BigNo nooo!]]"
-->'''Voiceover''': {{Dramatization}} — [[MotorMouth may not]] [[LampshadeHanging have happened]].
** A similar gag is used in an episode of British sketch comedy ''Not The Nine O'clock News'', featuring the tape of a suspect "confessing" his crime to an OldFashionedCopper — the camera makes obvious cuts every few words, the clock on the back wall jumps around, and [[JackBauerInterrogationTechnique hideous bruises appear and disappear from his face]].

to:

-->'''Homer''' (''actual dialogue''): --->'''Homer:''' ''[actual dialogue]'' Ehh, someone had to take the babysitter home. Then I noticed she was sitting on the gummi Venus, so I grabbed it off her. Oh, just thinking about that sweet, sweet candy...(''moans lustfully'') ''[moans lustfully]'' I just wish I had another one right now. But the most important thing is--"
-->'''Homer''' (''edited dialogue''):
is--"\\
'''Homer:''' ''[edited dialogue]''
Ehh, someone had to take the babysitter home. Then I noticed she was sitting on / her / sweet can / ...so I grabbed / her / sweet can / (''moans'') ''[moans]'' / just thinking about / her / can / I just wish I had / her / sweet / sweet / s-s-sweet can...
** *** The editing fun didn't stop there, however:
-->'''Godfrey Jones''': ---->'''Godfrey Jones:''' So, Mr. Simpson, you admit you grabbed her can. What do you have to say in your defense? (''shot ''[shot of Homer during his interview, with obvious "paused VCR" artifacts'') artifacts]'' Mr. Simpson, your silence will only incriminate you further. (''the ''[the shot of Homer zooms in to suggest his apparent advancement on Jones'') Jones]'' No, Mr. Simpson, don't take your anger out on me. Get back! Get back! Mist--Mr. Simpson--[[BigNo nooo!]]"
-->'''Voiceover''':
nooo!]]\\
'''Voiceover:'''
{{Dramatization}} — [[MotorMouth may not]] [[LampshadeHanging have happened]].
** A similar gag is used in an episode of British sketch comedy ''Not The Nine O'clock News'', featuring the tape of a suspect "confessing" his crime to an OldFashionedCopper — the camera makes obvious cuts every few words, the clock on the back wall jumps around, and [[JackBauerInterrogationTechnique hideous bruises appear and disappear from his face]].
happened]].



* MediumBlending: The 3D CGI Homer and live action bits in "Treehouse of Horror VI." It was done by Pacific Data Images (which would later become a little company called ''Creator/DreamWorksAnimation'').

to:

* MediumBlending: MediumBlending:
**
The 3D CGI Homer and live action bits in "Treehouse of Horror VI." It was done by Pacific Data Images (which would later become a little company called ''Creator/DreamWorksAnimation'').



* MeetYourEarlyInstallmentWeirdness: In one of the couch gags, the Simpsons run in and their Tracey Ullman-era selves are already sitting on the couch. Both pairs scream in terror and run out.

to:

* MeetYourEarlyInstallmentWeirdness: MeetYourEarlyInstallmentWeirdness:
**
In one of the couch gags, the Simpsons run in and their Tracey Ullman-era selves are already sitting on the couch. Both pairs scream in terror and run out.



* MenCantKeepHouse: In the episode "Little Big Mom", Marge is recovering in the hospital, so the family maintains the house. The lazy males Bart and Homer turn the place into a filthy sack in minutes, much to the dismay of Lisa who is the only one trying to introduce some order and cleanliness, but with no success. She later tricks them into thinking they got leprosy from living in very dirty conditions so they would clean the house, again with no good results.

to:

* MenCantKeepHouse: MenCantKeepHouse:
**
In the episode "Little Big Mom", Marge is recovering in the hospital, so the family maintains the house. The lazy males Bart and Homer turn the place into a filthy sack in minutes, much to the dismay of Lisa who is the only one trying to introduce some order and cleanliness, but with no success. She later tricks them into thinking they got leprosy from living in very dirty conditions so they would clean the house, again with no good results.



* MetaGuy: Comic Book Guy.

to:

* %%* MetaGuy: Comic Book Guy.



* MickeyMousing: Occurs on occasion.
* MidnightSnack: A favorite habit of Homer.

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* %%* MickeyMousing: Occurs on occasion.
* %%* MidnightSnack: A favorite habit of Homer.



-->'''Cecil Terwilliger:''' Now make yourself at home. Perhaps a glass of Bordeaux? I have the '82 Chateau Latour and a rather indifferent Rausan-Segla.
-->'''Sideshow Bob:''' I've been in prison, Cecil. I'll be happy just as long as it doesn't taste like orange drink fermented under a radiator.
-->'''Cecil Terwilliger:''' ...[[TakeThat that would be the Latour, then]].

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-->'''Cecil Terwilliger:''' Now make yourself at home. Perhaps a glass of Bordeaux? I have the '82 Chateau Latour and a rather indifferent Rausan-Segla.
-->'''Sideshow
Rausan-Segla.//
'''Sideshow
Bob:''' I've been in prison, Cecil. I'll be happy just as long as it doesn't taste like orange drink fermented under a radiator.
-->'''Cecil
radiator.//
'''Cecil
Terwilliger:''' ...[[TakeThat that would be the Latour, then]].



* MistakenForGay: "Homer's Phobia", in which Homer thinks Bart is gay.

to:

* MistakenForGay: MistakenForGay:
**
"Homer's Phobia", in which Homer thinks Bart is gay.



* MistakenForTerrorist: "Mypods and Boomsticks."

to:

* MistakenForTerrorist: MistakenForTerrorist:
**
"Mypods and Boomsticks."



* MotivationalLie: When Bart gets super glue all over him, Dr. Hibbert tells him about the painful in jections Bart will have to get in his spine. Bart begins sweating in terror, causing the glue to come off.

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* MotivationalLie: When Bart gets super glue all over him, Dr. Hibbert tells him about the painful in jections injections Bart will have to get in his spine. Bart begins sweating in terror, causing the glue to come off.



'''Dr. Hibbert:''' [sinister] Oh, heavens no! It had to be terror sweat!

to:

'''Dr. Hibbert:''' [sinister] ''[sinister]'' Oh, heavens no! It had to be terror sweat!



-->'''Homer''': Cows? Pigs?
-->'''Krusty''': Think smaller, with more legs.
** Frequent offender Lunch Lady Dorris gets another one preparing the Valentine Day Heart special. Which was actual beef hearts, one of them visibly ''still beating.'' (hey, beating means it's still fresh!)
-->'''Delivery man:''' Where do you want them?
-->'''Dorris:''' Right here.
-->'''Delivery man:''' On the ''floor?''
-->'''Dorris:''' I don't tell ''you'' how to do your job!
-->*Delivery man unloads the hearts, which stick in a congealed clump inside the truck a few seconds before plopping out*

to:

-->'''Homer''': --->'''Homer:''' Cows? Pigs?
-->'''Krusty''':
Pigs?\\
'''Krusty:'''
Think smaller, with more legs.
** Frequent offender Lunch Lady Dorris gets another one preparing the Valentine Day Heart special. Which was actual beef hearts, one of them visibly ''still beating.'' (hey, beating means it's still fresh!)
-->'''Delivery
''
--->'''Delivery
man:''' Where do you want them?
-->'''Dorris:'''
them?\\
'''Dorris:'''
Right here.
-->'''Delivery
here.\\
'''Delivery
man:''' On the ''floor?''
-->'''Dorris:'''
''floor?''\\
'''Dorris:'''
I don't tell ''you'' how to do your job!
-->*Delivery
job!\\
''[Delivery
man unloads the hearts, which stick in a congealed clump inside the truck a few seconds before plopping out*out]''



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--> '''Homer''': We're new foreign exchange students from... uh, um... Scotland!
--> '''Willie''': Saints be praised; ''I'm'' from Scotland! Where do ya hail from?
--> '''Homer''': Uh... North... Kilttown.
--> '''Willie''': No foolin'! ''I'm'' from North Kilttown! Do you know Angus [=McCleod=]?
--> '''Homer''': Wait a minute! There's no Angus [=McCleod=] in North Kilttown! Why, you're not from Scotland at all!

to:

--> '''Homer''': -->'''Homer:''' We're new foreign exchange students from... uh, um... Scotland!
--> '''Willie''':
Scotland!\\
'''Willie:'''
Saints be praised; ''I'm'' from Scotland! Where do ya hail from?
--> '''Homer''':
from?\\
'''Homer:'''
Uh... North... Kilttown.
--> '''Willie''':
Kilttown.\\
'''Willie:'''
No foolin'! ''I'm'' from North Kilttown! Do you know Angus [=McCleod=]?
--> '''Homer''':
[=McCleod=]?\\
'''Homer:'''
Wait a minute! There's no Angus [=McCleod=] in North Kilttown! Why, you're not from Scotland at all!



-->'''Homer:''' Ooh, I can't get enough of this blood pudding.\\

to:

-->'''Homer:''' --->'''Homer:''' Ooh, I can't get enough of this blood pudding.\\



--> '''Brodka''': If I wanted smoke blown up my ass, I would be at home with a pack of cigarettes and a short length of hose.

to:

--> '''Brodka''': -->'''Brodka:''' If I wanted smoke blown up my ass, I would be at home with a pack of cigarettes and a short length of hose.



-->'''Burns''': Don't kill me!
-->'''Abe''': I ain't gonna kill ya. That'd be cowardly. Monty Burns cowardly. I just wanna watch you squirm.

to:

-->'''Burns''': -->'''Burns:''' Don't kill me!
-->'''Abe''':
me!\\
'''Abe:'''
I ain't gonna kill ya. That'd be cowardly. Monty Burns cowardly. I just wanna watch you squirm.



-->'''Lisa''': Perhaps there is no moral to this story.
-->'''Homer''': Exactly! It's just a bunch of stuff that happens.

to:

-->'''Lisa''': -->'''Lisa:''' Perhaps there is no moral to this story.
-->'''Homer''':
story.\\
'''Homer:'''
Exactly! It's just a bunch of stuff that happens.



--> '''Homer''': I'm awake! I'm awake! I'm a productive member of the team! (defiantly) You can't fire me, I quit! (meekly) Please, I have a family!

to:

--> '''Homer''': -->'''Homer:''' I'm awake! I'm awake! I'm a productive member of the team! (defiantly) You can't fire me, I quit! (meekly) Please, I have a family!



--> '''Betty''': Why, you conniving, devious, monstrous, despicable, (changes tone) sweet little angel!
--> '''Moe''': But Betty, if you'd just give me a chance to- WHAAAAAAAAT?

to:

--> '''Betty''': -->'''Betty:''' Why, you conniving, devious, monstrous, despicable, (changes tone) ''[changes tone]'' sweet little angel!
--> '''Moe''':
angel!\\
'''Moe:'''
But Betty, if you'd just give me a chance to- WHAAAAAAAAT?



-->'''Rabbi Krustofski:''' I have no ''son''! ''(slams door)''\\

to:

-->'''Rabbi --->'''Rabbi Krustofski:''' I have no ''son''! ''(slams door)''\\''[slams door]''\\



'''Rabbi Krustofski:''' ''(reopens door)'' I didn't mean that ''literally''! ''(slams door)''

to:

'''Rabbi Krustofski:''' ''(reopens door)'' ''[reopens door]'' I didn't mean that ''literally''! ''(slams door)''''[slams door]''



-->'''Agnes Skinner''': I have no son!
-->'''Homer''': Look, lady, I think it's clear you have at least ''one'' son.
-->'''Agnes''': No, I have one stranger and one fraud!

to:

-->'''Agnes Skinner''': --->'''Agnes Skinner:''' I have no son!
-->'''Homer''':
son!\\
'''Homer:'''
Look, lady, I think it's clear you have at least ''one'' son.
-->'''Agnes''':
son.\\
'''Agnes:'''
No, I have one stranger and one fraud!



-->'''Ranier Wolfcastle''' (to a pie): "Remember when I said I'd eat you last? [[Film/{{Commando}} I lied!]]"

to:

-->'''Ranier Wolfcastle''' (to --->'''Ranier Wolfcastle:''' ''[to a pie): "Remember pie]'' Remember when I said I'd eat you last? [[Film/{{Commando}} I lied!]]"lied!]]



-->'''Bart''': Family therapy? What the hell is this?
-->'''Lisa''': You said we were [[RunningGag going out for frosty chocolate milkshakes]]!
-->'''Homer''': Well, I lied.

to:

-->'''Bart''': --->'''Bart:''' Family therapy? What the hell is this?
-->'''Lisa''':
this?\\
'''Lisa:'''
You said we were [[RunningGag going out for frosty chocolate milkshakes]]!
-->'''Homer''':
milkshakes]]!\\
'''Homer:'''
Well, I lied.



-->'''Homer:''' Hmm. Cable's out. Think I'll have a beer. Hmm. Not a drop in the house. What do you know.
-->'''Marge:''' Homer, I'm impressed! You're taking this quite well.
-->'''Homer:''' I'LL KILL YOU! I'LL KILL ALL OF YOU!!!

to:

-->'''Homer:''' --->'''Homer:''' Hmm. Cable's out. Think I'll have a beer. Hmm. Not a drop in the house. What do you know.
-->'''Marge:'''
know.\\
'''Marge:'''
Homer, I'm impressed! You're taking this quite well.
-->'''Homer:'''
well.\\
'''Homer:'''
I'LL KILL YOU! I'LL KILL ALL OF YOU!!!



--> '''Quimby's Lawyer:''' Are you a violent man?
--> '''Quimby's Nephew:''' [rehearsed lines] Of course not. I love each and every creature on God's green Earth.
--> '''Quimby's Lawyer:''' Then ''surely'' you would never lose your temper over something as trivial as the pronunciation of the word "chowder"?
--> '''Quimby's Nephew:''' [[HahvahdYahdInMyCah THAT'S CHOW-DAH!! CHOW-DAH!!]] I'LL KILL YOU!! I'LL KILL ALL OF YOU!! ESPECIALLY THOSE OF YOU IN THE JURY!!

to:

--> '''Quimby's --->'''Quimby's Lawyer:''' Are you a violent man?
-->
man?\\
'''Quimby's Nephew:''' [rehearsed lines] ''[rehearsed lines]'' Of course not. I love each and every creature on God's green Earth.
-->
Earth.\\
'''Quimby's Lawyer:''' Then ''surely'' you would never lose your temper over something as trivial as the pronunciation of the word "chowder"?
-->
"chowder"?\\
'''Quimby's Nephew:''' [[HahvahdYahdInMyCah THAT'S CHOW-DAH!! CHOW-DAH!!]] I'LL KILL YOU!! I'LL KILL ALL OF YOU!! ESPECIALLY THOSE OF YOU IN THE JURY!!



--> '''Norm''': Just gimme another beer, you brain-dead ''hick''! I'll kill you! I'll kill all of you!
* ImColdSoCold: In the episode "Home Sweet Homediddly-Dum-Doodily", when Bart is discovered to have head lice on class picture day (as a result of playing with a [[EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys monkey]] Milhouse found), he comments "Nothing ever happens to Milhouse." We then see Milhouse standing there pale, wrapped in a blanket, muttering "Cold, so very, very cold."

to:

--> '''Norm''': --->'''Norm:''' Just gimme another beer, you brain-dead ''hick''! I'll kill you! I'll kill all of you!
* ImColdSoCold: ImColdSoCold:
**
In the episode "Home Sweet Homediddly-Dum-Doodily", when Bart is discovered to have head lice on class picture day (as a result of playing with a [[EverythingsBetterWithMonkeys monkey]] Milhouse found), he comments "Nothing ever happens to Milhouse." We then see Milhouse standing there pale, wrapped in a blanket, muttering "Cold, so very, very cold."



* ImagineTheAudienceNaked: Used twice.

to:

* %%* ImagineTheAudienceNaked: Used twice.



* ImprobablyPredictable:
-->'''Ned:''' Can you believe it? It almost seems like those folks were ... were making fun of ol' steady Neddy!
-->'''Maude:''' Well, you may be a bit cautious. What's wrong with that? Some people like chunky peanut butter, some like smooth!
-->'''Ned:''' Mmm-hmm, and some people just steer clear of that whole hornet's nest! I'll stick with just plain white bread, thank you very much, maybe with a ...
-->'''Maude, Rod & Todd:''' "... glass of water on the side for dippin'!"
-->'''Ned:''' Gosh darn it! Am I that pre-diddly-ictable? ''sigh'' I've wasted my whole dang-diddly life.

to:

* ImprobablyPredictable:
ImprobablyPredictable: Ned is in one episode
-->'''Ned:''' Can you believe it? It almost seems like those folks were ... were... were making fun of ol' steady Neddy!
-->'''Maude:'''
Neddy!\\
'''Maude:'''
Well, you may be a bit cautious. What's wrong with that? Some people like chunky peanut butter, some like smooth!
-->'''Ned:'''
smooth!\\
'''Ned:'''
Mmm-hmm, and some people just steer clear of that whole hornet's nest! I'll stick with just plain white bread, thank you very much, maybe with a ...
-->'''Maude,
a...\\
'''Maude,
Rod & Todd:''' "... glass of water on the side for dippin'!"
-->'''Ned:'''
dippin'!"\\
'''Ned:'''
Gosh darn it! Am I that pre-diddly-ictable? ''sigh'' ''[sigh]'' I've wasted my whole dang-diddly life.



--> '''Smithers''': (draws a name) Lenny and... (draws another name) Carl.
--> '''Carl''': Aw, nuts. (Lenny is standing right next to him, and has a hurt look on his face) I mean... aw, nuts.

to:

--> '''Smithers''': (draws -->'''Smithers:''' ''[draws a name) name]'' Lenny and... (draws ''[draws another name) Carl.
--> '''Carl''':
name]'' Carl.\\
'''Carl:'''
Aw, nuts. (Lenny ''[Lenny is standing right next to him, and has a hurt look on his face) face]'' I mean... aw, nuts.



-->'''Marge''': Oh, Homie, that was amazing. Oh, I hope the kids didn't hear us.
-->[Bart and Lisa in their bedrooms looking shocked with their eyes open]
-->'''Ned''': [also shocked with his eyes open] Wow.

to:

-->'''Marge''': --->'''Marge:''' Oh, Homie, that was amazing. Oh, I hope the kids didn't hear us.
-->[Bart
us.\\
''[Bart
and Lisa in their bedrooms looking shocked with their eyes open]
-->'''Ned''': [also
open]''\\
'''Ned:''' ''[next door; also
shocked with his eyes open] open]'' Wow.



--->'''Willie''': Ah, don't feel bad for losing. I was wrestling wolves back when you were at your mother's teat.

to:

--->'''Willie''': --->'''Willie:''' Ah, don't feel bad for losing. I was wrestling wolves back when you were at your mother's teat.



--> Behold, I am Captain Kirk from ''[[Series/StarTrekTheMotionPicture Star Trek One]]''! [girdle gives way] ''[[Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan Two]]''. [girdle gives way] ''[[Film/StarTrekVTheFinalFrontier Five]]'' [girdle gives way] ''[[Film/StarTrekGenerations Generations]]'' [girdle gives way completely] ''Series/BostonLegal''.

to:

--> -->'''Comic Book Guy:''' Behold, I am Captain Kirk from ''[[Series/StarTrekTheMotionPicture Star Trek One]]''! [girdle One]]''!\\
''[girdle
gives way] way]''\\
'''Comic Book Guy:'''
''[[Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan Two]]''. [girdle Two]]''.\\
''[girdle
gives way] way]''\\
'''Comic Book Guy:'''
''[[Film/StarTrekVTheFinalFrontier Five]]'' [girdle Five]]''\\
''[girdle
gives way] way]''\\
'''Comic Book Guy:'''
''[[Film/StarTrekGenerations Generations]]'' [girdle Generations]]''\\
''[girdle
gives way completely] completely]''\\
'''Comic Book Guy:'''
''Series/BostonLegal''.



* InterfaceSpoiler: One of the Season 8 [=DVD=]s shows [[spoiler: the Alien turning into Mr. Burns.]]

to:

* InterfaceSpoiler: One of the Season 8 [=DVD=]s shows [[spoiler: the [[spoiler:the Alien turning into Mr. Burns.]]



--> '''Lisa''': Bart, the internet is ''more'' than a global pornography network. It's-
--> '''Homer''': (Already in the car with Bart ready to drive to an internet cafe) Come on, Lisa, monkeys!

to:

--> '''Lisa''': -->'''Lisa:''' Bart, the internet is ''more'' than a global pornography network. It's-
--> '''Homer''': (Already
It's-\\
'''Homer:''' ''[already
in the car with Bart ready to drive to an internet cafe) café]'' Come on, Lisa, monkeys!



-->'''Lisa''' [''spilling wine on her dress'']: Bravo! Bravo! Bravissimo! Woopsy. I'll just get it out with more wine. See? It's fine! Go on, go on with the thing.\\
'''Marge''' [groans]: It's obvious why Bob is a vaunted pillar of your community.\\
'''Lisa''': Yeah, but he's a wanted killer in our community! [''Bob starts to sweat nervously'']\\
'''Marge''': He deserves to be hailed at this wingding.\\
'''Lisa''': More like jailed at Sing Sing!\\
'''Sideshow Bob''' [''trying to prevent further disclosure of his past'']: Time for bed now! Drunken children tell the ugliest lies!

to:

-->'''Lisa''' [''spilling -->'''Lisa:''' ''[spilling wine on her dress'']: dress]'' Bravo! Bravo! Bravissimo! Woopsy. I'll just get it out with more wine. See? It's fine! Go on, go on with the thing.\\
'''Marge''' [groans]: '''Marge:''' ''[groans]'' It's obvious why Bob is a vaunted pillar of your community.\\
'''Lisa''': '''Lisa:''' Yeah, but he's a wanted killer in our community! [''Bob ''[Bob starts to sweat nervously'']\\
'''Marge''':
nervously]''\\
'''Marge:'''
He deserves to be hailed at this wingding.\\
'''Lisa''': '''Lisa:''' More like jailed at Sing Sing!\\
'''Sideshow Bob''' [''trying Bob:''' ''[trying to prevent further disclosure of his past'']: past]'' Time for bed now! Drunken children tell the ugliest lies!



* IResembleThatRemark: From "A Tale of Two Springfields":
--> '''Kent Brockman''': ...While we speak in a well-educated manner, they [New Springfieldians] tend to use lowbrow expressions like, "Oh, yeah?" and "Come here a minute."
--> '''Homer''': Oh yeah? They think they're better than us, huh? Bart, come here a minute!
--> '''Bart''': ''You'' come here a minute.
--> '''Homer''': (threateningly) Oh yeah...?

to:

* IResembleThatRemark: IResembleThatRemark:
**
From "A Tale of Two Springfields":
--> '''Kent Brockman''': ...--->'''Kent Brockman:''' ...While we speak in a well-educated manner, they [New Springfieldians] tend to use lowbrow expressions like, "Oh, yeah?" and "Come here a minute."
--> '''Homer''':
"\\
'''Homer:'''
Oh yeah? They think they're better than us, huh? Bart, come here a minute!
--> '''Bart''':
minute!\\
'''Bart:'''
''You'' come here a minute.
--> '''Homer''':
minute.\\
'''Homer:'''
(threateningly) Oh yeah...?



--> '''Bart''': Bad influence, my ass! How many times have I told you: Never listen to your mother!
* IronButtmonkey: Homer falls headlong into this trope. Several jokes have been brief {{Hand Wave}}s as to why he can survive such things from having accrued a thick beer-based cushioning fluid around his brain from years of drinking to painkillers, lots and lots of painkillers. Interestingly, Homer is actually hurt a great deal after suffering cartoon levels of violence, it's just that he survives that is amazing and this makes it funnier than a pure cartoon like response since you know Homer is ''really'' being hurt. As the writer of ''Planet Simpson'' said
--> He falls like a cartoon but he lands like a real person.
** Sideshow Bob has moments of this too, like in the "Cape Feare" episode.

to:

--> '''Bart''': --->'''Bart:''' Bad influence, my ass! How many times have I told you: Never listen to your mother!
* IronButtmonkey: IronButtmonkey:
**
Homer falls headlong into this trope. Several jokes have been brief {{Hand Wave}}s as to why he can survive such things from having accrued a thick beer-based cushioning fluid around his brain from years of drinking to painkillers, lots and lots of painkillers. Interestingly, Homer is actually hurt a great deal after suffering cartoon levels of violence, it's just that he survives that is amazing and this makes it funnier than a pure cartoon like response since you know Homer is ''really'' being hurt. As the writer of ''Planet Simpson'' said
-->
said:
--->'''Writer:'''
He falls like a cartoon but he lands like a real person.
** Sideshow Bob has moments of this too, like in the "Cape Feare" episode.episode he suffers tons of physical abuse including flipping a rake into his face... in a desert full of rakes.



-->'''Lisa:''' I thought it was just a name!
-->'''Man:''' [[ExactWords What he meant was that Monster Island is actually a peninsula]].

to:

-->'''Lisa:''' I thought it was just a name!
-->'''Man:'''
name!\\
'''Man:'''
[[ExactWords What he meant was that Monster Island is actually a peninsula]].



--> '''Ned''': You ugly, hate-filled man!
--> '''Moe''': Hey, I may be ugly and hate filled, but, uh... what was the third thing you said?

to:

--> '''Ned''': -->'''Ned:''' You ugly, hate-filled man!
--> '''Moe''':
man!\\
'''Moe:'''
Hey, I may be ugly and hate filled, but, uh... what was the third thing you said?



--> '''Skinner:''' [[SayMyname "JOHNNYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"]]\\

to:

--> '''Skinner:''' -->'''Skinner:''' [[SayMyname "JOHNNYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"]]\\



-->'''Homer''': Lisa! Knock off that racket!\\
'''Lisa''': But Dad, I'm supposed to practice an hour a day!\\
'''Homer''': I'll practice you!\\
'''Lisa''': You'll practice me...what does that mean? Is it supposed to be some sort of a threat?

to:

-->'''Homer''': ** Parodied when Homer doesn't know how to use the phrase.
--->'''Homer:'''
Lisa! Knock off that racket!\\
'''Lisa''': '''Lisa:''' But Dad, I'm supposed to practice an hour a day!\\
'''Homer''': '''Homer:''' I'll practice you!\\
'''Lisa''': '''Lisa:''' You'll practice me...me... what does that mean? Is it supposed to be some sort of a threat?



-->'''Judi Dench:''' Who are you talking to?\\

to:

-->'''Judi --->'''Judi Dench:''' Who are you talking to?\\



'''Judi Dench:''' I'll Mum you! ''{starts beating Londoner Squeaky-Voiced Teen}''

to:

'''Judi Dench:''' I'll Mum you! ''{starts ''[starts beating Londoner Squeaky-Voiced Teen}''Teen]''



-->''the capital of North Dakota is named after what German ruler?''\\

to:

-->''the -->''The capital of North Dakota is named after what German ruler?''\\



* TheJinx: In "Guess Who's Coming to Criticize Dinner", Marge states that her woman's intuition is acting up and that something bad will happen to Homer if he sets foot into the food fair. Homer states that something bad happens whenever he goes anywhere. Sure enough, he steps in a mud puddle, is hit by a Frisbee, and bitten by a bat in short order.
--> '''Homer''': A bat. That's a new one.

to:

* TheJinx: TheJinx:
**
In "Guess Who's Coming to Criticize Dinner", Marge states that her woman's intuition is acting up and that something bad will happen to Homer if he sets foot into the food fair. Homer states that something bad happens whenever he goes anywhere. Sure enough, he steps in a mud puddle, is hit by a Frisbee, and bitten by a bat in short order.
--> '''Homer''': --->'''Homer:''' A bat. That's a new one.



--->'''Mona''': This is such a beautiful moment.
--->'''Homer''': There's something you should know about me, mom. I somehow always manage to ruin the moment. *A pelican flies out of nowhere and drops a fish from its mouth into Homer's pants.* I'm sorry.

to:

--->'''Mona''': --->'''Mona:''' This is such a beautiful moment.
--->'''Homer''':
moment.\\
'''Homer:'''
There's something you should know about me, mom. I somehow always manage to ruin the moment. *A ''[A pelican flies out of nowhere and drops a fish from its mouth into Homer's pants.* pants]'' I'm sorry.



* JoinTheArmyTheySaid: Parodied in "G-I-(Annoyed Grunt)".
* JugglingLoadedGuns: Homer buys a gun and uses it for such things as opening a can of beer, and turning on his TV (complete with a Mook from a Western falling off a roof at that exact moment). This actually gets him kicked out of the local gun club. In the same episode, Marge gets annoyed when Homer plays with the gun at the breakfast table. Homer puts the safety on, but only manages to accidentally fire the gun, hitting a picture of Marge. He nervously comments that he accidentally turned the safety ''off'', and turns it ''on''... and the gun again discharges, hitting the picture of Marge. Freaked out by now, Homer puts the gun on the table -- and after a second, without being touched it fires again, this time hitting a knife which is sent flying into the picture of Marge, right between the eyes.
--->'''Lisa''': ... No offense, mom, but that ''was'' pretty cool.

to:

* %%* JoinTheArmyTheySaid: Parodied in "G-I-(Annoyed Grunt)".
* JugglingLoadedGuns: JugglingLoadedGuns:
**
Homer buys a gun and uses it for such things as opening a can of beer, and turning on his TV (complete with a Mook from a Western falling off a roof at that exact moment). This actually gets him kicked out of the local gun club. In the same episode, Marge gets annoyed when Homer plays with the gun at the breakfast table. Homer puts the safety on, but only manages to accidentally fire the gun, hitting a picture of Marge. He nervously comments that he accidentally turned the safety ''off'', and turns it ''on''... and the gun again discharges, hitting the picture of Marge. Freaked out by now, Homer puts the gun on the table -- and after a second, without being touched it fires again, this time hitting a knife which is sent flying into the picture of Marge, right between the eyes.
--->'''Lisa''': ...--->'''Lisa:''' ... No offense, mom, but that ''was'' pretty cool.



-->'''Marge:''' I don't think the guns are a good idea.
-->'''Homer:''' Marge! We're responsible adults. And —
-->'''Moe:''' [shoots] Whoops.
-->'''Homer:''' And if a group of responsible adults can't handle firearms in a responsible way —
-->'''Sea Captain:''' [shoots] Sorry.
-->'''Skinner:''' [shoots] Uh oh.
-->'''Moe:''' [shoots] Me again.
-->'''Bart:''' [shoots] Sorry.

to:

-->'''Marge:''' --->'''Marge:''' I don't think the guns are a good idea.
-->'''Homer:'''
idea.\\
'''Homer:'''
Marge! We're responsible adults. And —
-->'''Moe:''' [shoots] Whoops.
-->'''Homer:'''
—\\
'''Moe:''' ''[shoots]'' Whoops.\\
'''Homer:'''
And if a group of responsible adults can't handle firearms in a responsible way —
-->'''Sea
—\\
'''Sea
Captain:''' [shoots] Sorry.
-->'''Skinner:''' [shoots] Uh oh.
-->'''Moe:''' [shoots] Me again.
-->'''Bart:''' [shoots]
''[shoots]'' Sorry.\\
'''Skinner:''' ''[shoots]'' Uh oh.\\
'''Moe:''' ''[shoots]'' Me again.\\
'''Bart:''' ''[shoots]'' Sorry.



--> '''Jasper''': Uh oh. Better call the nurse.

to:

--> '''Jasper''': --->'''Jasper:''' Uh oh. Better call the nurse.



--> '''Marge''': What on earth possessed you to get an earring?
--> '''Bart''': Milhouse has one.
--> '''Marge''': If Milhouse jumped off a cliff...
--> '''Bart''': Milhouse jumped off a cliff? I'm there.

to:

--> '''Marge''': --->'''Marge:''' What on earth possessed you to get an earring?
--> '''Bart''':
earring?\\
'''Bart:'''
Milhouse has one.
--> '''Marge''':
one.\\
'''Marge:'''
If Milhouse jumped off a cliff...
--> '''Bart''':
cliff...\\
'''Bart:'''
Milhouse jumped off a cliff? I'm there.



--> '''Marge''': Homer, I don't think you should wear a short-sleeve shirt with a tie.
--> '''Homer''': Ohhh, but [[Series/NYPDBlue Sipowicz]] does it.
--> '''Marge''': If Detective Sipowicz jumped off a cliff, would you do that too?
--> '''Homer''': Ohhh, I wish I was Sipowicz.

to:

--> '''Marge''': --->'''Marge:''' Homer, I don't think you should wear a short-sleeve shirt with a tie.
--> '''Homer''':
tie.\\
'''Homer:'''
Ohhh, but [[Series/NYPDBlue Sipowicz]] does it.
--> '''Marge''':
it.\\
'''Marge:'''
If Detective Sipowicz jumped off a cliff, would you do that too?
--> '''Homer''':
too?\\
'''Homer:'''
Ohhh, I wish I was Sipowicz.



--> '''Bart''': Mom, I can't go! No one else is!\\
'''Marge''': Well if ''no one else'' jumped off the Empire State Building, would ''you'' not jump?\\
'''Bart''': (confused) ...Kind of?

to:

--> '''Bart''': --->'''Bart:''' Mom, I can't go! No one else is!\\
'''Marge''': '''Marge:''' Well if ''no one else'' jumped off the Empire State Building, would ''you'' not jump?\\
'''Bart''': (confused) ...'''Bart:''' ''[confused]'' ...Kind of?



* KickTheDog: Burns [[JerkAss has a LOT of these moments]]. He comes awfully close to literal in "Dog Of Death" when he has Bart's innocent, gentle pet dog strapped to a chair, and ForcedToWatch [[BreakTheCutie several clips of animal abuse]] to turn him into an AngryGuardDog.
** Later in the same episode, when Smithers says to Burns ''"A sweet little boy is here to see you"'' Burns says ''"Release the hounds."'' [[spoiler: Said little boy is actually Bart.]]

to:

* KickTheDog: KickTheDog:
**
Burns [[JerkAss has a LOT of these moments]]. He comes awfully close to literal in "Dog Of Death" when he has Bart's innocent, gentle pet dog strapped to a chair, and ForcedToWatch [[BreakTheCutie several clips of animal abuse]] to turn him into an AngryGuardDog.
** *** Later in the same episode, when Smithers says to Burns ''"A sweet little boy is here to see you"'' Burns says ''"Release the hounds."'' [[spoiler: Said [[spoiler:Said little boy is actually Bart.]]



--->'''Burns''': Oh, those wheels are squeaking a bit. [[SmugSnake Perhaps I could sell him a little oil.]]

to:

--->'''Burns''': --->'''Burns:''' Oh, those wheels are squeaking a bit. [[SmugSnake Perhaps I could sell him a little oil.]]



-->'''Marge''': Kids can be so cruel.
-->'''Bart''': (walking by) We can?! Thanks mom!
-->'''Lisa''': (from another room) Ow! Cut it out, Bart!

to:

-->'''Marge''': --->'''Marge:''' Kids can be so cruel.
-->'''Bart''': (walking by)
cruel.\\
'''Bart:''' ''[walking by]''
We can?! Thanks mom!
-->'''Lisa''': (from
mom!\\
'''Lisa:''' ''[from
another room) room]'' Ow! Cut it out, Bart!



* KissingInATree: Bart Simpson does a sinister version in the episode "Bart's Friend Falls in Love":
-->'''Bart''': Samantha and Milhouse sitting in a tree, about to lose their privacy. He-he-he!

to:

* KissingInATree: KissingInATree:
**
Bart Simpson does a sinister version in the episode "Bart's Friend Falls in Love":
-->'''Bart''': -->'''Bart:''' Samantha and Milhouse sitting in a tree, about to lose their privacy. He-he-he!



-->'''Homer''': Bor-ing! [changes the channel] Ah, the Luftwaffe -- the Washington Generals of the History Channel.
-->'''Lisa''': Dad, change it back!
-->'''Marge''': Yeah, that was the boy Lisa likes.
-->'''Lisa''': No I don't.
-->'''Bart''': [sings:] Lisa and Jesse sittin' in a tree, K-I-S-S-I-N-G.
-->'''Lisa''': Shut up!
-->'''Homer''': First comes love, then comes ... um ... dammit, I know this!
* KitschyLocalCommercial: Homer's first "Mr. Plow" ad, which aired at 3:17 AM and starred Grandpa as "Old Man Winter."

to:

-->'''Homer''': --->'''Homer:''' Bor-ing! [changes ''[changes the channel] channel]'' Ah, the Luftwaffe -- the Washington Generals of the History Channel.
-->'''Lisa''':
Channel.\\
'''Lisa:'''
Dad, change it back!
-->'''Marge''':
back!\\
'''Marge:'''
Yeah, that was the boy Lisa likes.
-->'''Lisa''':
likes.\\
'''Lisa:'''
No I don't.
-->'''Bart''': [sings:]
don't.\\
'''Bart:''' ''[sings]''
Lisa and Jesse sittin' in a tree, K-I-S-S-I-N-G.
-->'''Lisa''':
K-I-S-S-I-N-G.\\
'''Lisa:'''
Shut up!
-->'''Homer''':
up!\\
'''Homer:'''
First comes love, then comes ... um ... dammit, I know this!
* KitschyLocalCommercial: KitschyLocalCommercial:
**
Homer's first "Mr. Plow" ad, which aired at 3:17 AM and starred Grandpa as "Old Man Winter."



* KnifeThrowingAct: Krusty does one of these acts with axes. He doesn't miss.

to:

* KnifeThrowingAct: KnifeThrowingAct:
**
Krusty does one of these acts with axes. He doesn't miss.



* LampshadeHanging: Two in ''Homer Scissorhands'':
-->'''Homer:''' "(really pissed over all the ramblings from his clients) I'm committing barbacide! (drinks a beaker of liquid from the counter) Oh, why doesn't anything kill me?

to:

* LampshadeHanging: LampshadeHanging:
**
Two in ''Homer Scissorhands'':
-->'''Homer:''' "(really --->'''Homer:''' ''[really pissed over all the ramblings from his clients) clients]'' I'm committing barbacide! (drinks [''drinks a beaker of liquid from the counter) counter]'' Oh, why doesn't anything kill me?



-->'''Milhouse:''' "(performing a love song for Lisa) Teacher said, 'Don't eat the paste', or it'll make you spew, I ate the paste and liked the taste, passed out and dreamed of you."
-->'''Lisa:''' "Fist of all, it's never wise to use the word 'spew' in a love song."

to:

-->'''Milhouse:''' "(performing --->'''Milhouse:''' ''[performing a love song for Lisa) Lisa]'' Teacher said, 'Don't "Don't eat the paste', paste", or it'll make you spew, I ate the paste and liked the taste, passed out and dreamed of you."
-->'''Lisa:''' "Fist
\\
'''Lisa:''' First
of all, it's never wise to use the word 'spew' in a love song."



--> '''Flanders''': Buenos Dias, neighboritos! The handle is Flanders, but my friends call me Ned.
--> '''Homer''': (annoyed) Hi, Flanders.
* LastSecondWordSwap: Occurs in ''The Mook, The Chef, The Wife and her Homer'' when Otto accidentally drops his tape, yelling "Fuuuuu...nk.

to:

--> '''Flanders''': -->'''Flanders:''' Buenos Dias, neighboritos! The handle is Flanders, but my friends call me Ned.
--> '''Homer''': (annoyed)
Ned.\\
'''Homer:''' ''[annoyed]''
Hi, Flanders.
* LastSecondWordSwap: LastSecondWordSwap:
**
Occurs in ''The Mook, The Chef, The Wife and her Homer'' when Otto accidentally drops his tape, yelling "Fuuuuu..."Fuuuuu... nk.



--> '''Skinner:''' If you think it's so easy to handle Bart Simpson, why don't you do it yourself?!

to:

--> '''Skinner:''' -->'''Skinner:''' If you think it's so easy to handle Bart Simpson, why don't you do it yourself?!



* LiteralAssKicking: When the Simpsons go to [[LandDownunder Australia]], "Booting" (administered by an angry-looking man wearing an over-sized boot) is a form of corporal punishment. It's even on the country's flag (shown atop this page). Also, disparaging the boot is a bootable offense.

to:

* LiteralAssKicking: LiteralAssKicking:
**
When the Simpsons go to [[LandDownunder Australia]], "Booting" (administered by an angry-looking man wearing an over-sized boot) is a form of corporal punishment. It's even on the country's flag (shown atop this page). Also, disparaging the boot is a bootable offense.



-->'''Lisa''': Why do you have to be such a pain all the time? Don't you realize you're getting a bad reputation?
-->'''Nelson''': Don't you realize your butt sticks out?
-->'''Lisa''': It does not!
-->[Nelson kicks Lisa in the butt]
-->'''Lisa''': Hey!
-->'''Nelson''': Ha ha!

to:

-->'''Lisa''': --->'''Lisa:''' Why do you have to be such a pain all the time? Don't you realize you're getting a bad reputation?
-->'''Nelson''':
reputation?\\
'''Nelson:'''
Don't you realize your butt sticks out?
-->'''Lisa''':
out?\\
'''Lisa:'''
It does not!
-->[Nelson
not!\\
''[Nelson
kicks Lisa in the butt]
-->'''Lisa''': Hey!
-->'''Nelson''':
butt]''\\
'''Lisa:''' Hey!\\
'''Nelson:'''
Ha ha!



--> '''Lisa''': Come on, Bart, they're gonna pamper us!
--> '''Bart''': Eew...
--> '''Lisa''': Not literally, of course.

to:

--> '''Lisa''': -->'''Lisa:''' Come on, Bart, they're gonna pamper us!
--> '''Bart''': Eew...
--> '''Lisa''':
us!\\
'''Bart:''' Eew...\\
'''Lisa:'''
Not literally, of course.



--> '''Cletus''': Hey, kids! We're eatin' dinner tonight! Come on out, Tiffany, Heather, Cody, Dylan, Dermot, Jordan, Taylor, Brittany, Wesley, Rumor, Scout, Cassidy, Zoe, Chloe, Max, Hunter, Kendall, Caitlin, Noah, Sascha, Morgan, Kyra, Ian, Lauren, Q-bert, Phil!

to:

--> '''Cletus''': --->'''Cletus:''' Hey, kids! We're eatin' dinner tonight! Come on out, Tiffany, Heather, Cody, Dylan, Dermot, Jordan, Taylor, Brittany, Wesley, Rumor, Scout, Cassidy, Zoe, Chloe, Max, Hunter, Kendall, Caitlin, Noah, Sascha, Morgan, Kyra, Ian, Lauren, Q-bert, Phil!



--> '''Marge''': The "brakes cut" light!

to:

--> '''Marge''': -->'''Marge:''' The "brakes cut" light!



--> '''Homer''': "Lord, I have to ask you something: What's the meaning of life?"
--> '''God''': "Oh Homer, I can't tell you that! You'll find out when you die."
--> '''Homer''': "But I can't wait that long!"
--> '''God''': "You can't wait six months?"

to:

--> '''Homer''': "Lord, -->'''Homer:''' Lord, I have to ask you something: What's the meaning of life?"
--> '''God''': "Oh
life?\\
'''God:''' Oh
Homer, I can't tell you that! You'll find out when you die."
--> '''Homer''': "But
\\
'''Homer:''' But
I can't wait that long!"
--> '''God''': "You
long!\\
'''God:''' You
can't wait six months?"months?



* {{Metaphorgotten}}: From "A Star is Born-Again":
--> '''Flanders''': Why would that Twinkie want to go out with a ding-dong like me?
--> '''Homer''': Flanders, I mix Twinkies and Ding-Dongs all the time. In Europe, they call it a Dinkie!

to:

* {{Metaphorgotten}}: {{Metaphorgotten}}:
**
From "A Star is Born-Again":
--> '''Flanders''': --->'''Flanders:''' Why would that Twinkie want to go out with a ding-dong like me?
--> '''Homer''':
me?\\
'''Homer:'''
Flanders, I mix Twinkies and Ding-Dongs all the time. In Europe, they call it a Dinkie!



--> '''Homer''': For you see, marriage... is a lot like an orange. First, you have the skin... (lustfully) then the sweet, sweet innards. (devours orange)

to:

--> '''Homer''': --->'''Homer:''' For you see, marriage... is a lot like an orange. First, you have the skin... (lustfully) ''[lustfully]'' then the sweet, sweet innards. (devours orange)''[devours orange]''



--> '''Homer''': Son, a woman is a lot like a... a refrigerator! They're about six feet tall, 300 pounds. They make ice, and... um... Oh, wait a minute. Actually, a woman is more like a beer. They smell good, they look good, you'd step over your own mother just to get one! (drinks a beer) But you can't stop at one. You wanna drink another woman! (Cut ahead to several cans later, and Homer is well and truly drunk) ...so I says yeah, if you want that money come and find it, cuz I don't know where it is you baloney! You make me wanna retch! (passes out)

to:

--> '''Homer''': --->'''Homer:''' Son, a woman is a lot like a... a refrigerator! They're about six feet tall, 300 pounds. They make ice, and... um... Oh, wait a minute. Actually, a woman is more like a beer. They smell good, they look good, you'd step over your own mother just to get one! (drinks ''[drinks a beer) beer]'' But you can't stop at one. You wanna drink another woman! (Cut ''[Cut ahead to several cans later, and Homer is well and truly drunk) ...drunk]'' ...so I says yeah, if you want that money come and find it, cuz I don't know where it is you baloney! You make me wanna retch! (passes out)''[passes out]''



--> '''Homer''': Kids, let me tell you about ''another'' so-called "wicked" guy. He had long hair and some wild ideas, and ''he'' didn't always do what other people thought was right. And that man's name was... I forget. But the point is... I forget that, too. Marge, you know who I'm talking about. He used to drive that blue car?

to:

--> '''Homer''': --->'''Homer:''' Kids, let me tell you about ''another'' so-called "wicked" guy. He had long hair and some wild ideas, and ''he'' didn't always do what other people thought was right. And that man's name was... I forget. But the point is... I forget that, too. Marge, you know who I'm talking about. He used to drive that blue car?



--> '''Flanders''': (upon seeing Lenny and Carl) Oh, looks like it's time for me to duck again.
--> '''Homer''': No, I want ''everyone'' to know that (yelling out the car window) this is Ned Flanders, my friend!
--> '''Lenny''': What did he say??
--> '''Carl''': I dunno, something about bein' gay.
* MoneyDearBoy: Harry Shearer is the only voice actor on the show who has admitted that it's gone downhill. But he'll still gladly take those paychecks.

to:

--> '''Flanders''': (upon -->'''Flanders:''' ''[[upon seeing Lenny and Carl) Carl]'' Oh, looks like it's time for me to duck again.
--> '''Homer''':
again.\\
'''Homer:'''
No, I want ''everyone'' to know that (yelling ''[yelling out the car window) window]'' this is Ned Flanders, my friend!
--> '''Lenny''':
friend!\\
'''Lenny:'''
What did he say??
--> '''Carl''':
say?\\
'''Carl:'''
I dunno, something about bein' gay.
* MoneyDearBoy: MoneyDearBoy:
**
Harry Shearer is the only voice actor on the show who has admitted that it's gone downhill. But he'll still gladly take those paychecks.



* MonkeysOnATypewriter:
-->'''Burns''': [[Literature/ATaleOfTwoCities It was the best of times]], it was the ''blurst'' of times!?!" You stupid monkey!

to:

* MonkeysOnATypewriter:
-->'''Burns''': [[Literature/ATaleOfTwoCities
MonkeysOnATypewriter: Burns employs one
-->'''Burns:''' "[[Literature/ATaleOfTwoCities
It was the best of times]], it was the ''blurst'' of times!?!" times?!" You stupid monkey!



* MoodWhiplash: There's an episode where Homer's clowning around in a stadium with a t-shirt launcher. [[spoiler: Homer gets distracted, moves out of the way... and the cannon hits Maude Flanders, sending her falling off the back of the stadium to her death.]]

to:

* MoodWhiplash: There's an episode where Homer's clowning around in a stadium with a t-shirt launcher. [[spoiler: Homer [[spoiler:Homer gets distracted, moves out of the way... and the cannon hits Maude Flanders, sending her falling off the back of the stadium to her death.]]



--> '''Moe''': (singing) Oh, my bar could be British / instead of arm-pittish / So why don't we all- (speaking) Aw, screw it, let's get remodeling.
* MutilationConga: frequently heaped upon Homer.

to:

--> '''Moe''': (singing) -->'''Moe:''' ''[singing]'' Oh, my bar could be British / instead of arm-pittish / So why don't we all- (speaking) ''[speaking]'' Aw, screw it, let's get remodeling.
* %%* MutilationConga: frequently Frequently heaped upon Homer.



* MyCard: Malloy again.

to:

* MyCard: MyCard:
**
Malloy again.



--->'''Homer:''' I thought your card said "No money down"?\\
'''Hutz:''' ''[scribbles some punctuation on the card]'' No, it says "No, money down!".



--> '''Carmen Electra''': Uh, Homer, my eyes are up ''here''.
--> '''Homer''': I've made my choice. (continues to stare at her breasts)

to:

--> '''Carmen Electra''': -->'''Carmen Electra:''' Uh, Homer, my eyes are up ''here''.
--> '''Homer''':
''here''.\\
'''Homer:'''
I've made my choice. (continues ''[continues to stare at her breasts)breasts]''



-->'''Bart''': You throw like my sister!
-->'''Lisa''': Yeah! You throw like me!

to:

-->'''Bart''': -->'''Bart:''' You throw like my sister!
-->'''Lisa''':
sister!\\
'''Lisa:'''
Yeah! You throw like me!



--> '''Lisa''': "Doesn't this school serve anything that ''doesn't'' contain meat?"
--> '''Lunchlady''': "Possibly the meatloaf."

to:

--> '''Lisa''': "Doesn't ---->'''Lisa:''' Doesn't this school serve anything that ''doesn't'' contain meat?"
--> '''Lunchlady''': "Possibly
meat?\\
'''Lunchlady:''' Possibly
the meatloaf."



---> '''Lunchlady Doris:''' There's very little meat in these gym mats!

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---> '''Lunchlady --->'''Lunchlady Doris:''' There's very little meat in these gym mats!
31st Mar '18 12:23:50 AM Zibmaster
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** In one episode where Homer and Marge are talking to DR J Loren Pryor, the rarely seen school psychiatrist, he mentions that their son displays "homosexual tendencies". Marge exclaims "Bart's gay!?" and Dr. Pryor replies "Bart? Oh, sorry, wrong file," before putting away a file labelled "Milhouse Van Houten". It's this trope because Milhouse is also not gay - he's had at least one girlfriend.

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** In one episode where Homer and Marge are talking to DR Dr. J Loren Pryor, the rarely seen school psychiatrist, he mentions that their son displays "homosexual tendencies". Marge exclaims "Bart's gay!?" and Dr. Pryor replies "Bart? Oh, sorry, wrong file," before putting away a file labelled "Milhouse Van Houten". It's this trope because Milhouse is also not gay - he's had at least one girlfriend.
31st Mar '18 12:23:06 AM Zibmaster
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** In one episode where Homer and Marge are talking to Principal Skinner, he mentions that their son displays "homosexual tendencies". Marge exclaims "Bart's gay!?" and Skinner replies "Bart? Oh, sorry, wrong file," before putting away a file labelled "Milhouse Van Houten". It's this trope because Milhouse is also not gay - he's had at least one girlfriend.

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** In one episode where Homer and Marge are talking to Principal Skinner, DR J Loren Pryor, the rarely seen school psychiatrist, he mentions that their son displays "homosexual tendencies". Marge exclaims "Bart's gay!?" and Skinner Dr. Pryor replies "Bart? Oh, sorry, wrong file," before putting away a file labelled "Milhouse Van Houten". It's this trope because Milhouse is also not gay - he's had at least one girlfriend.
30th Mar '18 7:34:34 PM snichols1973
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* IdiosyncraticWipes: In "Alone Again, Natura-Diddly", Lisa and Homer argue over using star wipes on Ned's dating tape. The episode then goes to the next scene with a star wipe.

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* IdiosyncraticWipes: In "Alone Again, Natura-Diddly", Lisa and Lisand Homer argue over using star wipes on Ned's dating tape. The episode then goes to the next scene with a star wipe.


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** A variant occurs in "Old Yeller Belly" when Bart's rebuilt treehouse catches on fire, and while Santa's Little Helper takes a roasted chicken and Snowball II rescues Homer from the treehouse. Later on, when Santa's Little Helper is made Duff's mascot, an interviewer replays the footage of Homer saying "I have no dog" followed by Santa's Little Helper's owner showing up to re-claim him. Later, when his old owner sees how cowardly his dog was, Santa's Little Helper's FifteenMinutesOfFame come to an end and he goes back to live with the Simpsons again.
30th Mar '18 7:22:24 PM snichols1973
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* InVinoVeritas: At the ''comune'' where Sideshow Bob has been elected mayor, and now has a wife and child, Lisa spills wine on herself, and also spills the beans on Sideshow Bob's criminal past:
-->'''Lisa''' [''spilling wine on her dress'']: Bravo! Bravo! Bravissimo! Woopsy. I'll just get it out with more wine. See? It's fine! Go on, go on with the thing.\\
'''Marge''' [groans]: It's obvious why Bob is a vaunted pillar of your community.\\
'''Lisa''': Yeah, but he's a wanted killer in our community! [''Bob starts to sweat nervously'']\\
'''Marge''': He deserves to be hailed at this wingding.\\
'''Lisa''': More like jailed at Sing Sing!\\
'''Sideshow Bob''' [''trying to prevent further disclosure of his past'']: Time for bed now! Drunken children tell the ugliest lies!
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