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* SkewedPriorities: When the kids notice that their family's car doesn't have back seats, Homer says he sold them to have money for fuel. The car then runs out of fuel and Homer says he spent that money on a novelty horn.

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* SkewedPriorities: Lindsay Naegle bluntly points out this is a big part of Homer's problem. He's too stupid to not waste his money. When the kids notice that their family's car doesn't have back seats, Homer says he sold them to have money for fuel. The car then runs out of fuel and Homer says he spent that money on a novelty horn.


* ComicallyMissingThePoint: When Lindsey Naegle shows Homer and Marge a simulation of the family becoming poor and wrecked. Homer remarks "Marge, your posture looks terrible".

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* ButtMonkey: Homer does not fare well in this episode. Also, Lenny for being repeatedly hit in the eye, the last time ''immediately'' after taking his eyepatch off.
* ComicallyMissingThePoint: When Lindsey Naegle shows Homer and Marge a simulation of the family becoming poor and wrecked. wrecked, Homer remarks "Marge, your posture looks terrible".



* KillTheCreditor: Homer has an ImagineSpot of killing someone he owes money to (''one dollar'') with a panther and earlier on he tries to stab a bank employee he's writing a check to in order to pay his debts by with the pen (unfortunately for Homer, the pen's security chain prevented him from reaching far enough).

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* KillTheCreditor: Homer has an ImagineSpot of killing someone he owes money to (''one dollar'') with a panther and earlier on he tries to stab a bank employee he's writing a check to in order to pay his debts by with the pen (unfortunately for Homer, the pen's security chain prevented him from reaching far enough).panther.



* NoodleIncident:
** When asked why he didn't help Homer in the infamous panda scene

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* NoodleIncident:
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NoodleIncident: When asked why he didn't help Homer in the infamous panda scene


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* RuleOfThree: Lenny gets hit in the eye three times.


--> '''Mr. Burns''': Too busy keeping my sides from splitting. [In a matter-of-fact tone] It's happened before.

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--> '''Mr. Burns''': Too busy keeping my sides from splitting. [In ''[in a matter-of-fact tone] tone]'' It's happened before.


* TinyTimTemplate: There is a British boy wearing an outfit resembling that of Tiny Tim's, and he is excited to see the Santa Claus float at the parade. He however, does not appear to be disabled, and is quite happy. One unlucky thing that happens to him though is that the guy who dressed up as Santa Claus (who is really [[spoiler:Mr. Burns]]) throws fish guts at him.

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* TinyTimTemplate: There is a British boy wearing an outfit resembling that of Tiny Tim's, and he is excited to see the Santa Claus float at the parade. He however, does not appear to be disabled, and is quite happy. One unlucky thing that happens to him though is that the guy who dressed up as Santa Claus (who is really [[spoiler:Mr. Burns]]) Mr. Burns) throws fish guts at him.

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* EvilCannotComprehendGood: Downplayed and parodied: to take his mind off of Skinner and Krabappel, Bart puts all of his attention on memorizing the planets of the Solar System. When the time for a test on the subject comes, Bart already has the information locked into his head. He calls it, "a whole different kind of cheating", apparently unaware it was just ''studying''.

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* [[AsHimself As Herself]]: Leeza Gibbons, commenting on the parade.

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* HappyBirthdayToYou: A variation, "Happy First 'A'", is sung to Bart at the beginning of the episode when the family goes to the Singing Sirloin to celebrate--what else?--Bart getting his first "A".

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* TinyTimTemplate: There is a British boy wearing an outfit resembling that of Tiny Tim's, and he is excited to see the Santa Claus float at the parade. He however, does not appear to be disabled, and is quite happy. One unlucky thing that happens to him though is that the guy who dressed up as Santa Claus (who is really [[spoiler:Mr. Burns]]) throws fish guts at him.


* ArmorPiercingQuestion: Played for BlackComedy when the banker helping the Wiggums asks Clancy what may happen if he doesn't gets hit with {{Retirony}}. Clancy [[SkewedPriorities acts insulted]] at the chance he ''won't'' get killed before he retires.

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* ArmorPiercingQuestion: Played for BlackComedy when the banker helping the Wiggums asks Clancy what may happen if he doesn't gets hit with {{Retirony}}. Clancy [[SkewedPriorities acts insulted]] and his wife starts crying at the chance idea he ''won't'' get killed before he retires.


* ResignationsNotAccepted: After being convinced by Lisa, Homer tells Mr. Burns he quit's doing pranks. However, when Homer is riding in the parade, Burns boards his float, insisting he still is his "prank monkey' and wanting him to throw fish guts at everyone.

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* ResignationsNotAccepted: After being convinced by Lisa, Homer tells Mr. Burns he quit's quits doing pranks. However, when Homer is riding in the parade, Burns boards his float, insisting he still is his "prank monkey' and wanting him to throw fish guts at everyone.


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* ToiletHumor: "Baby made a boom-boom."

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* ArmorPiercingQuestion: Played for BlackComedy when the banker helping the Wiggums asks Clancy what may happen if he doesn't gets hit with {{Retirony}}. Clancy [[SkewedPriorities acts insulted]] at the chance he ''won't'' get killed before he retires.


* HaveAGayOldTime: Mr. Burns reels his "prank monkey" more amusing than Smithers and says the latter doesn't know the meaning of "gay".

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* HaveAGayOldTime: Mr. Burns reels considers Homer, his "prank monkey" monkey", more amusing than Smithers and says the latter doesn't know the meaning of "gay".



* KickTheDog: A whole episode full.

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* KickTheDog: A whole episode full.full, done by Mr. Burns to Homer.

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* TemptingFate: At the parade, Lenny says he can take his patch off his eye for five minutes a day, and Carl says that's just enough time to see Santa. Cue fish guts hitting Lenny in the face.


* ThanksgivingEpisode: Near the end of the episode.


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* ThanksgivingEpisode: Near the end of the episode.


* ChristmasEpisode: Near the end of the episode.

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* ChristmasEpisode: ThanksgivingEpisode: Near the end of the episode.



* ScrewTheMoneyIHaveRules: While it at first seems like Homer is willing to do anything for money, he eventually gets sick of it and decides to donate his ill-gotten gains to charity.

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* ScrewTheMoneyIHaveRules: While it at first seems like Homer is willing to do anything for money, he eventually gets sick of it and decides to donate his ill-gotten gains to charity. He is later tempted by Mr. Burns to throw fish guts at Costington's Thanksgiving Day Parade for one million dollars, though he ultimately rejects this, forcing Mr. Burns to do the prank himself.

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