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* {{Retcanon}}: Comic Book Guy's wall of people banned from the store was originally introduced in the Simpsons comic books in the mid-90's before being used here.

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* {{Retcanon}}: RetCanon: Comic Book Guy's wall of people banned from the store was originally introduced in the Simpsons comic books in the mid-90's before being used here.


--> '''Milhouse''': He's got the videotape of Kent Brockman picking his nose. ''(puts in tape)'' LOOK! HE'S PICKING HIS NOSE!

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--> '''Milhouse''': He's got the videotape of Kent Brockman picking his nose. ''(puts in tape)'' LOOK! HE'S PICKING HIS NOSE!NOSE!'
* {{Retcanon}}: Comic Book Guy's wall of people banned from the store was originally introduced in the Simpsons comic books in the mid-90's before being used here.


-->'''Lisa''': ''(dialing Poison Control)'' I'll call Poison Control. ''(talking on the phone)'' Fran, it's me. Just a heads-up.

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-->'''Lisa''': ''(dialing Poison Control)'' -->'''Lisa:''' ''(dialing)'' I'll call Poison Control. ''(talking on the phone)'' Fran, it's me. Just a heads-up.



-->'''Comic Book Guy:''' I'll pass! Beer is the nectar of the nitwit.
-->'''Carl:''' Hey, are you [[BerserkButton knocking beer]]?
-->'''Lenny:''' Nobody badmouths Duff!
-->(''Lenny smashes a bottle, attempting to [[GrievousBottleyHarm stab Comic Book Guy with it]], but the entire bottle shatters in his hands.'')
-->'''Lenny:''' Aw, piece of crap!

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-->'''Comic Book Guy:''' I'll pass! Beer is the nectar of the nitwit.
-->'''Carl:'''
nitwit.\\
'''Carl:'''
Hey, are you [[BerserkButton knocking beer]]?
-->'''Lenny:'''
beer]]?\\
'''Lenny:'''
Nobody badmouths Duff!
-->(''Lenny
Duff!\\
''(Lenny
smashes a bottle, attempting to [[GrievousBottleyHarm stab Comic Book Guy with it]], but the entire bottle shatters in his hands.'')
-->'''Lenny:'''
)''\\
'''Lenny:'''
Aw, piece of crap!



--> '''Agnes''': Outta the way, tubby!\\
'''Comic Book Guy''': Oh, pardon ''me'', Oldie Hawn.\\
'''Agnes''': Oh! Why, you ill-mannered sack of crap!

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--> '''Agnes''': '''Agnes:''' Outta the way, tubby!\\
'''Comic Book Guy''': Guy:''' Oh, pardon ''me'', Oldie Hawn.\\
'''Agnes''': '''Agnes:''' Oh! Why, you ill-mannered sack of crap!



* ShoutOut: Biclops is a nerdy version of Franchise/XMen character Cyclops. A potential customer (Kearney the bully) asks if Biclops has a girlfriend named [[ComicBook/LoisLane Lois Lame]].
* TakeThat: In the original script and closed captioning, Bart orders Milhouse to mark down the ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' merchandise until someone actually buys it (in the actual episode, Bart tells Milhouse to put the Poochie merchandise on clearance and throw in some ''Super Girl'' comics).

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* ShoutOut: Biclops is a nerdy version of Franchise/XMen ''Franchise/XMen'' character Cyclops. A potential customer (Kearney the bully) asks if Biclops has a girlfriend named [[ComicBook/LoisLane Lois Lame]].
* TakeThat: In the original script and closed captioning, Bart orders Milhouse to mark down the ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' merchandise until someone actually buys it (in the actual episode, Bart tells Milhouse to put the Poochie merchandise on clearance and throw in some ''Super Girl'' ''ComicBook/{{Supergirl}}'' comics).



** When Bart and Milhouse find The Comic Book Guy's illegal video vault, one of the videos in the collection is "''Godfather III'': The Good Version."

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** When Bart and Milhouse find The Comic Book Guy's illegal video vault, one of the videos in the collection is "''Godfather III'': "''[[Film/TheGodfather Godfather III]]'': The Good Version."


* MayDecemberRomance: Comic Book Guy with Agnes Skinner.

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* MayDecemberRomance: Comic Book Guy (late 20s, early 30s) starts dating and developt a serious relationship with Agnes Skinner.Skinner, an old age pensioner.

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* BaitAndSwitchComment: Bart tells his audience that, once the tape starts playing, it won't stop... because the stop button is broken.

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* DeliberateValuesDissonance: One of the secret tapes shows a General saying whoever is watching it must be the President of the United States. He hopes the President is a man.


* BigEater: Homer had been banned from Gallagher's live appearances for eating Gallagher's watermelon.



* DeliberatelyMonochrome: Milhouse's ImagineSpot where Lisa dumps him because he's not a full manager.



* GoofyPrintUnderwear: Milhouse has a ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePony'' underwear.



* UngratefulBastard: Comic Book Guy to Bart and Milhouse for saving his life. Though he does cave in and allow them to run the store.

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* TitleDrop: Comic Book Guy describes his heart attack as "worst episode ever".
* UngratefulBastard: Comic Book Guy to Bart and Milhouse for saving his life. Though he does cave in and allow them to run the store.store.
* YouMustBeThisTallToEnter: Bart sets a minumum height requirement to enter the adult section. Ralph tiptoes his way in.


* GrailInTheGarbage: What makes the Guy ban Bart and Milhouse is the fact that Martin's mom arrives with some memorabilia that Martin collected to sell... which includes such things as a handwritten alternate script of ''TheEmpireStrikesBack'' where ''Chewbacca'' is [[LukeIAmYourFather Luke's father]], anti-jiggle breast tape Carrie Fisher had to wear when playing Princess Leia, and the like, the Guy then tries to swindle Martin's mom to sell all of it for five dollars (after having a fangasm) and Bart and Milhouse tell Martin's mom that it's priceless stuff (and she says "back to the leaky basement they go!" in response).

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* GrailInTheGarbage: What makes the Guy ban Bart and Milhouse is the fact that Martin's mom arrives with some memorabilia that Martin collected to sell... which includes such things as a handwritten alternate script of ''TheEmpireStrikesBack'' ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack'' where ''Chewbacca'' is [[LukeIAmYourFather Luke's father]], anti-jiggle breast tape Carrie Fisher had to wear when playing Princess Leia, and the like, the Guy then tries to swindle Martin's mom to sell all of it for five dollars (after having a fangasm) and Bart and Milhouse tell Martin's mom that it's priceless stuff (and she says "back to the leaky basement they go!" in response).

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* AndThisIsFor: The Biclops comic book cover shown to Milhouse has the titular hero beating up someone and saying it's for making him cry.


--->'''Lisa''': ''(dialing Poison Control)'' I'll call Poison Control. ''(talking on the phone)'' Fran, it's me. Just a heads-up.

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--->'''Lisa''': -->'''Lisa''': ''(dialing Poison Control)'' I'll call Poison Control. ''(talking on the phone)'' Fran, it's me. Just a heads-up.

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* AcquaintedWithEmergencyServices: Bart makes a bet with Homer to eat spoonful of rotten baking soda which he agrees to:
--->'''Lisa''': ''(dialing Poison Control)'' I'll call Poison Control. ''(talking on the phone)'' Fran, it's me. Just a heads-up.


* NerdsSpeakKlingon: After he gets thrown out of Moes, Comic Book Guy ask himself "Is there a word in Klingon for loneliness?", looks in his pocket dictionary. "oh, yes. [[SkywardScream Garr'dock!]]".[[note]]Not actually an official Okrandian Klingon word.[[/note]]

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* NerdsSpeakKlingon: After he gets thrown out of Moes, Moe's, Comic Book Guy ask himself "Is there a word in Klingon for loneliness?", looks in his pocket dictionary. "oh, yes. [[SkywardScream Garr'dock!]]".[[note]]Not actually an official Okrandian Klingon word.[[/note]]

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* NoseNuggets: When perusing Comic Book Guy's secret VHS stash:
--> '''Milhouse''': He's got the videotape of Kent Brockman picking his nose. ''(puts in tape)'' LOOK! HE'S PICKING HIS NOSE!


* FanDisservice: Comic Book Guy in bed with Agnes Skinner. Clothed or not, it's still disservice-y.



* TakeThat: In the original script and closed captioning, Bart orders Milhouse to mark down the ''SouthPark'' merchandise until someone actually buys it (in the actual episode, Bart tells Milhouse to put the Poochie merchandise on clearance and throw in some ''Super Girl'' comics).

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* TakeThat: In the original script and closed captioning, Bart orders Milhouse to mark down the ''SouthPark'' ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' merchandise until someone actually buys it (in the actual episode, Bart tells Milhouse to put the Poochie merchandise on clearance and throw in some ''Super Girl'' comics).

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'''Original air date''': February 4, 2001


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** When Agnes and Comic Book Guy first meet:
--> '''Agnes''': Outta the way, tubby!\\
'''Comic Book Guy''': Oh, pardon ''me'', Oldie Hawn.\\
'''Agnes''': Oh! Why, you ill-mannered sack of crap!

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