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* KarmaHoudini: The owners of the stadium for not building a barrier.

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* KarmaHoudini: The owners of the stadium for not building a barrier.barrier, nor the cheerleaders with the T-shirt cannons who played a role in causing Maude's death.

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** At the race track, when Dr. Hibbert catches a free t-shirt, he states in a serious tone that it features a cartoon of Ford vehicle ruminating on a Chevrolet. His wife asks if he doesn't normally find something like this funny and chuckles. He responds that indeed he does, while maintaining his serious demeanor.


* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: Homer is responsible for Maude Flanders' death; he tells a group of t-shirt cannon ladies to aim at him, only to duck at ''the last possible second'' as he grabs a bobby pin off the ground. The barrage of t-shirts knocks Maude over the edge of the stadium to her death in front of everybody, including ''her husband and two children!''

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* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: Homer is responsible for Maude Flanders' death; he tells a group of t-shirt cannon ladies to aim their t-shirt cannons at him, only to duck at ''the ''at the last possible second'' as he grabs a bobby pin off the ground. The barrage of t-shirts knocks Maude over the edge of the stadium to her death in front of everybody, including ''her husband and two children!''

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* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: Homer is responsible for Maude Flanders' death; he tells a group of t-shirt cannon ladies to aim at him, only to duck at ''the last possible second'' as he grabs a bobby pin off the ground. The barrage of t-shirts knocks Maude over the edge of the stadium to her death in front of everybody, including ''her husband and two children!''


* AmbiguouslyGay:
** Homer is a ''bit'' too into filming a shirtless Ned. He also remarks that Sherlock Holmes is a character (and not in the fictional sense), complete with sensual growl.

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* AmbiguouslyGay:
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AmbiguouslyGay: Homer is a ''bit'' too bit ''too'' into filming a shirtless Ned. He also remarks that Sherlock Holmes is a character (and not in the fictional sense), complete with sensual growl.


** Homer is a ''bit'' too into filming a shirtless Ned.
*** He also remarks that Sherlock Holmes is a character (and no, not in the fictional sense), complete with sensual growl.
* ArtisticLicenseLaw: It's illegal to open a stand for an audience that is several heights tall without putting in a safety barrier that can prevent the death of anyone from falling off it. This is, of course, if the show followed reality, didn't do this as petty revenge against Maude's voice actress not being able to record her lines in studio due to living in another state, and if the town of Springfield in general actually had competent people who cared about safety (if they did, Homer wouldn't have his job at the nuclear plant).

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** Homer is a ''bit'' too into filming a shirtless Ned.
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Ned. He also remarks that Sherlock Holmes is a character (and no, not in the fictional sense), complete with sensual growl.
* ArtisticLicenseLaw: It's illegal to open a stand for an audience that is several heights tall without putting in a safety barrier that can prevent the death of anyone from falling off it. This is, of course, if the show followed reality, didn't do this as petty revenge against Maude's voice actress not being able it (which is what happens to record her lines in studio due to living in another state, and if the town of Springfield in general actually had competent people who cared about safety (if they did, Homer wouldn't have his job at the nuclear plant).Maude).



* BookEnds / BrickJoke: Homer mentions to Ned that the tape he used to make him a dating tape was the one used to film Maggie's birth (he was unable to edit out a few seconds of it). The tape abruptly ends by cutting to Marge pushing.

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* BookEnds / BrickJoke: Homer mentions to Ned that the tape he used to make him a dating tape was the one used to film Maggie's birth (he was unable to edit out a few seconds of it). The tape abruptly ends by cutting to Marge pushing.


* ArtisticLicenseLaw: It's illegal to open a stand for an audience that is several heights tall without putting in a safety barrier that can prevent the death of anyone from falling off of it.

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* ArtisticLicenseLaw: It's illegal to open a stand for an audience that is several heights tall without putting in a safety barrier that can prevent the death of anyone from falling off of it. This is, of course, if the show followed reality, didn't do this as petty revenge against Maude's voice actress not being able to record her lines in studio due to living in another state, and if the town of Springfield in general actually had competent people who cared about safety (if they did, Homer wouldn't have his job at the nuclear plant).

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* SignsOfDisrepair: At Maude's funeral, Marge made a tombstone-shaped cake that said "REST IN PEACE", until Bart took away the A and the C.

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* KarmaHoudini: The owners of the stadium for not building a barrier.


* SpecialGuest: Musician Shawn Colvin as Rachel Jordon and Creator/FrankWelker as the forest animals.

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* SpecialGuest: Musician Shawn Colvin as Rachel Jordon Jordan and Creator/FrankWelker as the forest animals.

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* SpecialGuest: Musician Shawn Colvin as Rachel Jordon and Creator/FrankWelker as the forest animals.

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** Lovejoy comforts Ned at Maude's funeral.


* KarmaHoudini: ''Homer'', who faces no serious legal repercussions for the circumstances leading to Maude's death.

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* KarmaHoudini: IdiotHoudini: ''Homer'', who faces no serious legal repercussions for the circumstances leading to Maude's death.


* HandWave: Reverend Lovejoy mentions the T-shirt ladies will fire a TwentyOneGunSalute at Maude's funeral "as part of a generous settlement", implying Ned filed a wrongful death suit against the racetrack and they settled.



** The T-shirt ladies also fall under this; it is mentioned by Reverend Lovejoy that they were to pay tribute to Maude's funeral "as part of a generous settlement", effectively washing their hands of their part in the careless accident that killed her.


* ContinuityCavalcade: Maude's funeral. In addition to the above {{Call Back}}s by Reverend Lovejoy, we also see the gravestones of [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS6E22RoundSpringfield Bleeding Gums Murphy]], [[Recap/TheSimpsonsWhoShotMrBurns Dr. Marvin Monroe]][[note]]Although Dr. Monroe is later revealed to be alive in "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS15E10DiatribeOfAMadHousewife Diatribe of a Mad Housewife]]"[[/note]], [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS2E17OldMoney Bea Simmons]], and [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS8E23HomersEnemy Frank Grimes]].

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* ContinuityCavalcade: Maude's funeral. In addition to the above {{Call Back}}s by Reverend Lovejoy, we also see the gravestones of [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS6E22RoundSpringfield Bleeding Gums Murphy]], [[Recap/TheSimpsonsWhoShotMrBurns Dr. Marvin Monroe]][[note]]Although Dr. Monroe [[RetCon is later revealed to be alive alive]] in "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS15E10DiatribeOfAMadHousewife Diatribe of a Mad Housewife]]"[[/note]], [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS2E17OldMoney Bea Simmons]], and [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS8E23HomersEnemy Frank Grimes]].

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