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** There's also the fact that Smithers' father dies in Burns' flashback when Smithers implied his dad was still alive in "Bart After Dark," claiming he only attended the Maison Derriere because his parents suggested he try it out.


* ActuallyWasPrettyFunny: When Homer and Bart pranked Marge into thinking Chad, the handsome man on Burlys napkin was coming to dinner, it was really Barney in his underwear leaving Marge angry and humiliated. Feeling guilty, Homer take the family all out to a posh dinner and Marge admit that the prank was actually funny because not only it was the only one that nothing was on fire, but one of the few pranks that wasnít harmful in anyway.

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* ActuallyWasPrettyFunny: ActuallyPrettyFunny: When Homer and Bart pranked Marge into thinking Chad, the handsome man on Burlys napkin was coming to dinner, it was really Barney in his underwear leaving Marge angry and humiliated. Feeling guilty, Homer take the family all out to a posh dinner and Marge admit admits that the prank was actually funny because not only it was the only one that nothing was on fire, but one of the few pranks that wasnít harmful in anyway.any way.

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*ActuallyWasPrettyFunny: When Homer and Bart pranked Marge into thinking Chad, the handsome man on Burlys napkin was coming to dinner, it was really Barney in his underwear leaving Marge angry and humiliated. Feeling guilty, Homer take the family all out to a posh dinner and Marge admit that the prank was actually funny because not only it was the only one that nothing was on fire, but one of the few pranks that wasnít harmful in anyway.


** According to Homer, the trauma of discovering Smithers Sr.'s decaying corpse it's the cause of everything wrong in my life, including his [[BigEater "occasional" overeating]] and his fear of corpses.

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** According to Homer, the trauma of discovering Smithers Sr.'s decaying corpse it's the cause of everything wrong in my his life, including his [[BigEater "occasional" overeating]] and his fear of corpses.


**According to Homer, the trauma of discovering Smithers Sr.'s decaying corpse it's the cause of everything wrong in my life, including his [[BigEater "occasional" overeating]] and his fear of corpses.



* InopportuneVoiceCracking: Happens when 12-year-old Homer reacts to seeing Smithers Sr.'s decaying course; he starts constantly screaming in his high-pitched voice, but his voice suddenly deepens during one of the screams from puberty.

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* InopportuneVoiceCracking: Happens when 12-year-old Homer reacts to seeing Smithers Sr.'s decaying course; corpse; he starts constantly screaming in his high-pitched voice, but his voice suddenly deepens during one of the screams from puberty.


* EvenEvilHasStandards: Burns thought going into the core was dangerous, even by his standards although heís told why.

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* EvenEvilHasStandards: Burns thought going into the core was dangerous, even by his standards although heís told why. He was even saddened by Smithers Sr.ís death.

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* ClipShow: After drinking some tea to calm his mentality, Homer begins reminiscing the time that he jumped over Springfield Gorge, which dissolves into the clip from Recap/TheSimpsonsS2E8BartTheDaredevil, until Lisa says, "Dad, everyone's tired of that story," in reference to the fact that that clip has been shown on pretty much every single Simpsons clip show.


* SeriesContinuityError: Smithers is shown as a baby around the time Homer was a teenager, but other episodes including "Bart Star" and "Bye Bye Nerdie" showed Homer and Smithers in school together.

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* SeriesContinuityError: SeriesContinuityError:
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Smithers is shown as a baby around the time Homer was a teenager, but other episodes including "Bart Star" and "Bye Bye Nerdie" showed Homer and Smithers in school together. together.
** There's also the fact that Smithers' father dies in Burns' flashback when Smithers implied his dad was still alive in "Bart After Dark," claiming he only attended the Maison Derriere because his parents suggested he try it out.


* OedipusComplex: This episode implies Mr Burns became a ParentalSubstitute to Smithers after his dad died, making his crush on him all the more creepy.

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* OedipusComplex: This episode implies Mr Mr. Burns became a ParentalSubstitute to Smithers after his dad died, making his crush on him all the more creepy.

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* InopportuneVoiceCracking: Happens when 12-year-old Homer reacts to seeing Smithers Sr.'s decaying course; he starts constantly screaming in his high-pitched voice, but his voice suddenly deepens during one of the screams from puberty.


* HeroicSacrifice: Smithersí Dad

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* HeroicSacrifice: Smithersí DadWaylon Smithers Sr.


* FreudianExcuse: Burns' cover story for the death of Smithers' father (killed by Amazons) is implied to be the reason behind Smithers' homosexuality.

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* FreudianExcuse: Burns' cover story for the death of Smithers' father (killed by Amazons) is implied to be the reason behind Smithers' homosexuality. At the very least it explains his freak out in the precedent episode when he was at a strip club.



* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: Burns tries to plea with Smithers Sr. not to go into the core thatís highly dangerous, considering he doesnít often think about the wellbeing of his employees. Then, grieving Smithers Sr. after what happened. Burns also feels guilty about never telling Smithers about his dad's death because he wasn't sure how to break the news.

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* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: Burns tries to plea with Smithers Sr. not to go into the core because thatís highly dangerous, considering he doesnít often think about the wellbeing of his employees. Then, grieving Smithers Sr. after what happened. Burns also feels guilty about never telling Smithers about his dad's death because he wasn't sure how to break the news. He didn't lie when he said his Smithers Sr. was his friend.

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* OedipusComplex: This episode implies Mr Burns became a ParentalSubstitute to Smithers after his dad died, making his crush on him all the more creepy.


* ShoutOut: The move that Smithersí did was a reference to Star Trek II: Wrath of Khan, where Spock does the same thing.

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* ShoutOut: ShoutOut:
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The move that Smithersí did was a reference to Star Trek II: Wrath of Khan, where Spock does the same thing.


* ShoutOut: The move that Smithersí did was a reference to Star Trek II: Wrath of Khan, where Spock does the same thing.

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* ShoutOut: The move that Smithersí did was a reference to Star Trek II: Wrath of Khan, where Spock does the same thing.thing.
** In the chalkboard gag, Bart writes "I am not [[ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}} Charlie Brown]] [[ThisIsYourPremiseOnDrugs on acid]].", which is how some critics described ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark''.

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