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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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* BestialityIsDepraved: Homer is implicitly raped by a panda, which is seen as atrocious both in and out of universe.

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* EveryManHasHisPrice: This is Burns' outlook and Homer proves him right for a long time.

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* ShoutOut: Burns' antics are a nod to the ''Film/TheMagicChristian''.

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* BrutalHonesty: Lindsay Naegle about the Simpson's financial state.


* 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 stabbing him 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 stabbing him with the pen (unfortunately for Homer, the pen's security chain prevented him from reaching far enough).

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* HumiliationConga: Inverted. Homer gets put through this over the entire course of this episode.

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