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* GameNightFight: The Simpsons play a game of Monopoly that ends with the family arguing and Homer choking Bart while Marge and Lisa try to pry them apart, bickering throughout. Maggie gets disturbed by their fighting and calls the police on them.


* ComicallyMissingThePoint: One of the big running gags of the episode is Homer thinking Gabriel is an angel, explicitly referencing the film ''The Preacher's Wife''. The fact that Gabriel does a couple of references to things that sound angelic until he provides additional context doesn't helps the social worker any.

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* ComicallyMissingThePoint: One of the big running gags of the episode is Homer thinking Gabriel is an angel, explicitly referencing the film ''The Preacher's Wife''. The fact that Gabriel does a couple of references to things that sound and look angelic (having an angelic choir as his pager ringtone, dressing up in an all-white suit, the mention of wings above and obviously having the name Gabriel to begin with) until he provides additional context doesn't helps the social worker any.



** Later, Homer [[TooDumbToLive won't leave his beer behind to save his life]] until he realizes it's flat.

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** Later, Homer [[TooDumbToLive won't leave his beer behind to save his life]] until he realizes it's flat.not Duff.


* TheBadGuyWins: The story of the republican party repealing all the towns environmental laws and institute new laws making protecting it illegal becomes this due to the lack of resolution.

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* TheBadGuyWins: The story of the republican party Republican Party repealing all the towns town's environmental laws and institute new laws making protecting it illegal becomes this due to the lack of resolution.



* ComicallyMissingThePoint: One of the big running gags of the episode is Homer thinking Gabriel is an angel, explicitly referencing the film ''Film/ThePreachersWife''. The fact that Gabriel does a couple of references to things that sound angelic until he provides additional context doesn't helps the social worker any.
* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: A lot of ''Simpsons'' fans have claimed this episode is an allegory of how Mike Scully's reign as ''Simpsons'' showrunner has ruined the show (represented by the Republican Club's decision to pollute the environment, causing acid rain to destroy the town and The Simpsons' fighting during a game of Monopoly) and Al Jean (represented as the allegedly angelic social worker) is brought in to fix the show's past mistakes (represented by the social worker observing the family's behavior and calling them out on their unhealthy actions and the Vegas wives from season 10's "Viva Ned Flanders" returning)[[note]]though most Simpsons fans will attest that Jean's turn as showrunner is not any better than Scully's, or even the Bill Oakley/Josh Weinstein and David Mirkin eras, and not even his/Mike Reiss' earlier reign as showrunners.[[/note]]

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* ComicallyMissingThePoint: One of the big running gags of the episode is Homer thinking Gabriel is an angel, explicitly referencing the film ''Film/ThePreachersWife''.''The Preacher's Wife''. The fact that Gabriel does a couple of references to things that sound angelic until he provides additional context doesn't helps the social worker any.
* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: A lot of ''Simpsons'' fans have claimed this episode is an allegory of how Mike Scully's reign as ''Simpsons'' showrunner has ruined the show (represented by the Republican Club's Party's decision to pollute the environment, causing acid rain to destroy the town and The Simpsons' fighting during a game of Monopoly) and Al Jean (represented as the allegedly angelic social worker) is brought in to fix the show's past mistakes (represented by the social worker observing the family's behavior and calling them out on their unhealthy actions and the Vegas wives from season 10's "Viva Ned Flanders" returning)[[note]]though most Simpsons fans will attest that Jean's turn as showrunner is not any better than Scully's, or even the Bill Oakley/Josh Weinstein and David Mirkin eras, and not even his/Mike Reiss' earlier reign as showrunners.[[/note]]


During an acid rain storm, the Simpsons decide to play a game of Monopoly -- only to end up arrested on domestic disturbance charges. While in jail, a social worker helps the family get back on track to being functional, which is put to the test when Homer's and Flanders' Vegas wives from "Viva Ned Flanders" return.

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During an acid rain storm, the Simpsons decide to play a game of Monopoly -- only to end up arrested on domestic disturbance charges. While in jail, a social worker helps the family get back on track to being functional, which is put to the test when Homer's and Flanders' Vegas wives from "Viva "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS10E10VivaNedFlanders Viva Ned Flanders" Flanders]]" return.



* ComicallyMissingThePoint: One of the big running gags of the episode is Homer thinking Gabriel is an angel, explicitly referencing the movie ''The Preacher's Wife''. The fact that Gabriel does a couple of references to things that sound angelic until he provides additional context doesn't helps the social worker any.
* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: A lot of ''Simpsons'' fans have claimed this episode is an allegory of how Mike Scully's reign as ''Simpsons'' showrunner has ruined the show (represented by the Republican Club's decision to pollute the environment, causing acid rain to destroy the town and The Simpsons' fighting during a game of Monopoly) and Al Jean (represented as the allegedly angelic social worker) is brought in to fix the show's past mistakes (represented by the social worker observing the family's behavior and calling them out on their unhealthy actions and the Vegas wives from season 10's "Viva Ned Flanders" returning)[[note]]though most Simpsons fans will attest that Al Jean's turn as showrunner is not any better than Mike Scully's, or even the Bill Oakley/Josh Weinstein and David Mirkin eras, and not even his/Mike Reiss' earlier reign as showrunners.[[/note]]

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* ComicallyMissingThePoint: One of the big running gags of the episode is Homer thinking Gabriel is an angel, explicitly referencing the movie ''The Preacher's Wife''.film ''Film/ThePreachersWife''. The fact that Gabriel does a couple of references to things that sound angelic until he provides additional context doesn't helps the social worker any.
* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: A lot of ''Simpsons'' fans have claimed this episode is an allegory of how Mike Scully's reign as ''Simpsons'' showrunner has ruined the show (represented by the Republican Club's decision to pollute the environment, causing acid rain to destroy the town and The Simpsons' fighting during a game of Monopoly) and Al Jean (represented as the allegedly angelic social worker) is brought in to fix the show's past mistakes (represented by the social worker observing the family's behavior and calling them out on their unhealthy actions and the Vegas wives from season 10's "Viva Ned Flanders" returning)[[note]]though most Simpsons fans will attest that Al Jean's turn as showrunner is not any better than Mike Scully's, or even the Bill Oakley/Josh Weinstein and David Mirkin eras, and not even his/Mike Reiss' earlier reign as showrunners.[[/note]]



* InnocentInnuendo: Subverted. Both Marge and the viewers are aware that Amber is making Homer a sandwich.



* InnocentInnuendo: Subverted. Both Marge and the viewers are aware that Amber is making Homer a sandwich.



-->When will those Parker Brothers learn?



** Later, Homer [[TooDumbToLive won't leave his beer behind to save his life]] until he realizes it's not a brand he likes.

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** Later, Homer [[TooDumbToLive won't leave his beer behind to save his life]] until he realizes it's not a brand he likes.flat.


* TheBadGuyWins: The story of the republican party repealing all the towns environmental laws becomes this due to the lack of resolution.

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* TheBadGuyWins: The story of the republican party repealing all the towns environmental laws and institute new laws making protecting it illegal becomes this due to the lack of resolution.


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* NoodleIncident: Wiggum claims the fight was 'another' incident caused by Monopoly.

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* ComicallyMissingThePoint: One of the big running gags of the episode is Homer thinking Gabriel is an angel, explicitly referencing the movie ''The Preacher's Wife''. The fact that Gabriel does a couple of references to things that sound angelic until he provides additional context doesn't helps the social worker any.


* BaitAndSwitch: Amber making Homer a sandwich sounds very sexual with Homer's reactions to it. Cut to Marge worrying...that Amber is making him a sandwich.

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* BaitAndSwitch: Amber making Homer a sandwich in the treehouse sounds very sexual with Homer's reactions to it. Cut to Marge in her room overhearing and worrying...that Amber is making him a sandwich.

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* BaitAndSwitch: Amber making Homer a sandwich sounds very sexual with Homer's reactions to it. Cut to Marge worrying...that Amber is making him a sandwich.


* SeriesContinuityError: In "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS11E14AloneAgainNaturaDiddily Alone Again, Natura-Diddily]]," Homer accidentally brought up his and Ned's Vegas marriage in front of Marge in order to prove to Ned that he's a bigger ladies' man than he thinks. Here, Marge acts like she's just finding out about it for the first time.


* KarmaHoudini: Nobody in the Republican Party faces any sort of commeupance for repealing environmental laws and Nelson isn't punished for what he did to that spotted owl.

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* KarmaHoudini: Nobody in the Republican Party faces any sort of commeupance comeuppance for repealing environmental laws and Nelson isn't punished for what he did to that spotted owl.



** Homer's Vegas wife's reaction to her marriage to Grampa Abe, nullifying Homer's own Vegas marriage. Ned's Vegas wife does the same after she has had enough of the Flaunders's wholesome nature.

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** Homer's Vegas wife's reaction to her marriage to Grampa Abe, nullifying Homer's own Vegas marriage. Ned's Vegas wife does the same after she has had enough of the Flaunders's Flanders' wholesome nature.


* SeriesContinuityError: In "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS11E14AloneAgainNaturaDiddly Alone Again, Natura-Diddly]]," Homer accidentally brought up his and Ned's Vegas marriage in front of Marge in order to prove to Ned that he's a bigger ladies' man than he thinks. Here, Marge acts like she's just finding out about it for the first time.

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* SeriesContinuityError: In "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS11E14AloneAgainNaturaDiddly "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS11E14AloneAgainNaturaDiddily Alone Again, Natura-Diddly]]," Natura-Diddily]]," Homer accidentally brought up his and Ned's Vegas marriage in front of Marge in order to prove to Ned that he's a bigger ladies' man than he thinks. Here, Marge acts like she's just finding out about it for the first time.

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* SeriesContinuityError: In "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS11E14AloneAgainNaturaDiddly Alone Again, Natura-Diddly]]," Homer accidentally brought up his and Ned's Vegas marriage in front of Marge in order to prove to Ned that he's a bigger ladies' man than he thinks. Here, Marge acts like she's just finding out about it for the first time.


** When Gabriel claims to have earned his wings, Homer takes it for further evidence that Gabriel is an angel but Gabriel means a [=CD=] titled "The Best of Music/{{Wings}}".

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** When Gabriel claims to have earned his wings, Homer takes it for further evidence that thinks Gabriel admitted he actually is an angel angel, but Gabriel means a [=CD=] titled "The Best of Music/{{Wings}}".


* BaitAndSwitchComment: When Gabriel claims to have earned his wings, Homer takes it for further evidence that Gabriel is an angel but Gabriel means a [=CD=] titled "The Best of Music/{{Wings}}".

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* BaitAndSwitchComment: BaitAndSwitchComment:
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When Gabriel claims to have earned his wings, Homer takes it for further evidence that Gabriel is an angel but Gabriel means a [=CD=] titled "The Best of Music/{{Wings}}".Music/{{Wings}}".
** When Grampa asks if Amber wants to have sex with him again, he sounds like he wants but he turns out to be glad when she says "no".


* ForTheEvulz: The Republican Party repeals environmental laws just because they love doing evil things.



* KarmaHoudini: Nobody in the Republican Party faces any sort of commeupance for repealing environmental laws and Nelson isn't punished for what he did to that spotted owl.



** [[spoiler:Homer's Vegas wife's reaction to her marriage to Grampa Abe, nullifying Homer's own Vegas marriage. Ned's Vegas wife does the same after she has had enough of the Flaunders's wholesome nature]].

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** [[spoiler:Homer's Homer's Vegas wife's reaction to her marriage to Grampa Abe, nullifying Homer's own Vegas marriage. Ned's Vegas wife does the same after she has had enough of the Flaunders's wholesome nature]].nature.
* SkewedPriorities:
** Homer must stay inside his house to be safe from the acid rain but goes outside to rescue his TV antenna. Unable to withstand the rain long enough to reach it, Homer runs back inside and, once seeing the TV not working, tries to reach the antenna again. It goes on until Marge invites the family to play Monopoly.
** Later, Homer [[TooDumbToLive won't leave his beer behind to save his life]] until he realizes it's not a brand he likes.

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