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* ContrivedCoincidence: It's lampshaded before the explanation at the end that the circumstances that led to no one but Homer seeing Ray are convoluted.



*** VoodooShark: Yes but what prevented them from HEARING Ray? Also the bartender should've realized Ray exists because Ray was served Nachos earlier.

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*** VoodooShark: Yes but what prevented them from HEARING '''hearing''' Ray? Also the bartender should've realized Ray exists because Ray was served Nachos earlier.earlier, or even just ''turned his head'' until Ray was visible.

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** Ray casually reveals himself to be a CrookedContractor and leads the rest of the cast into an EverybodyLaughsEnding, without caring that he ditched on a man who considered him a very dear friend, or that performing said ditching is the reason Homer had to endure a whole lot of electroshock therapy.


* ElectroconvulsiveTherapyIsTorture: This was Homer's treatment for weeks after everyone was sure that he imagined Ray. To make it worse, Dr. Hibbert gave him jolts when he learned Homer's sense of humor wasn't affected and when he mistakenly believed RobinHood was real. [[CoolAndUnusualPunishment When Homer found out that it was all unnecessary however]].

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* ElectroconvulsiveTherapyIsTorture: This was Homer's treatment for weeks after everyone was sure that he imagined Ray. To make it worse, Dr. Hibbert gave him jolts when he learned Homer's sense of humor wasn't affected and when he mistakenly believed RobinHood was real. [[CoolAndUnusualPunishment When Homer found out that it was all unnecessary however]].unnecessary, however]]...



-->'''Dr. Hibbert:''' We can't between this treatment soon enough.

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-->'''Dr. Hibbert:''' We can't between begin this treatment soon enough.



* MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate: Dr. Hibbert gives Homer several months' worth of electroshock therapy (which is flat-out excessive as far as psychiatric treatments go, short of a lobotomy) to try to force him to acknowledge Ray isn't real (and other things -- in the montage he also shocks Homer after Homer makes a joke that Yogi Bear is in the room (which he actually recognized was a joke) and because he said Robin Hood was real when in reality research has found out that he isn't (which means that he electrocuted Homer just because ''he wasn't up to date with Medieval historical research'') and when it turns out that Ray ''is'' real, Hibbert doesn't even says he's sorry but says that just ''validating his clinic's parking tickets are a legal agreement not to sue him'' (when Marge points out that he hadn't validated the ticket yet, he punched the ticket and mocked her).

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* MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate: Dr. Hibbert gives Homer several months' worth of electroshock therapy (which is flat-out excessive as far as psychiatric treatments go, short of a lobotomy) to try to force him to acknowledge Ray isn't real (and other things -- in the montage montage, he also shocks Homer after Homer makes a joke that Yogi Bear is in the room (which he actually recognized was a joke) and because he said Robin Hood was real when in reality research has found out that he isn't (which means that he electrocuted Homer just because ''he wasn't up to date with Medieval historical research'') and when it turns out that Ray ''is'' real, Hibbert doesn't even says he's sorry but says that just ''validating his clinic's parking tickets are a legal agreement not to sue him'' (when Marge points out that he hadn't validated the ticket yet, he punched the ticket and mocked her).



* ObsessivelyNormal: Ok, interning Homer because people believe he's having hallucinations is kind of OK (although it also makes Marge an example of this). Trying to cure said hallucinations via electroshock therapy is awful. But Dr. Hibbert hits this Trope when he gives Homer shocks for anything he can think of that he doesn't considers normal, including Homer still having a sense of humor after so many therapies.

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* ObsessivelyNormal: Ok, interning Homer because people believe he's having hallucinations is kind of OK (although it also makes Marge an example of this). Trying to cure said hallucinations via electroshock therapy is awful. But Dr. Hibbert hits this Trope trope when he gives Homer shocks for anything he can think of that he doesn't considers normal, including Homer still having a sense of humor after so many therapies.


* ExtremeOmnivore: When Homer is about to undergo his first treatment, Dr. Hibbert puts a mouthpiece in his mouth, only for Homer to eat it despite Dr Hibbert telling him it was just to bite on. When Homer says the doctor should've given him one that didn't taste so good, Dr. Hibbert tells him that it was rubber covered in Vaseline. [[ComicallyMissingThePoint Homer then asks Marge to write down the "recipe" so that she can make it at home]].

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* ExtremeOmnivore: When Homer is about to undergo his first treatment, Dr. Hibbert puts a mouthpiece in his mouth, only for Homer to eat it despite Dr Dr. Hibbert telling him it was just to bite on. When Homer says the doctor should've given him one that didn't taste so good, Dr. Hibbert tells him that it was rubber covered in Vaseline. [[ComicallyMissingThePoint Homer then asks Marge to write down the "recipe" so that she can make it at home]].


* ExtremeOmnivore: When Homer is about to undergo his first treatment, Dr. Hibbert puts a mouthpiece in his mouth, only for Homer to eat it despite Dr Hibbert telling him it was just to bite on. When Homer says the doctor should've given one that didn't taste so good, Dr. Hibbert tells him that it was rubber covered in Vaseline. [[ComicallyMissingThePoint Homer then asks Marge to write down the "recipe" so that she can make it at home]].

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* ExtremeOmnivore: When Homer is about to undergo his first treatment, Dr. Hibbert puts a mouthpiece in his mouth, only for Homer to eat it despite Dr Hibbert telling him it was just to bite on. When Homer says the doctor should've given him one that didn't taste so good, Dr. Hibbert tells him that it was rubber covered in Vaseline. [[ComicallyMissingThePoint Homer then asks Marge to write down the "recipe" so that she can make it at home]].


* ExtremeOmnivore: When Homer is about to undergo his first treatment, Dr. Hibbert puts a mouthpiece in his mouth, only for Homer to eat it despite Dr Hibbert telling him it was just to bite on. When Homer says the doctor should've given one that didn't taste so good, Dr. Hibbert tells him that it was rubber covered in Vaseline [[ComicallyMissingThePoint Homer then asks Marge to write down the "recipe" so that she can make it at home]].

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* ExtremeOmnivore: When Homer is about to undergo his first treatment, Dr. Hibbert puts a mouthpiece in his mouth, only for Homer to eat it despite Dr Hibbert telling him it was just to bite on. When Homer says the doctor should've given one that didn't taste so good, Dr. Hibbert tells him that it was rubber covered in Vaseline Vaseline. [[ComicallyMissingThePoint Homer then asks Marge to write down the "recipe" so that she can make it at home]].


* BaitAndSwitchComent: After Homer's first electroshock treatment, he made a joke about seeing Yogi Bear, leading to this line:

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* BaitAndSwitchComent: BaitAndSwitchComment: After Homer's first electroshock treatment, he made a joke about seeing Yogi Bear, leading to this line:



* ExtremeOmnivore: When Homer is about to undergo his first treatment, Dr. Hibbert puts a mouthpiece in his mouth for him to bite down on, but Homer eats it instead. When Dr. Hibbert tells him he wasn't supposed to eat it, Homer tells him that he shouldn't have made it taste so good. Dr. Hibbert then tells him that it was rubber covered in Vaseline, and [[ComicallyMissingThePoint Homer asks Marge to write down the "recipe" so that she can make it at home]].

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* ExtremeOmnivore: When Homer is about to undergo his first treatment, Dr. Hibbert puts a mouthpiece in his mouth mouth, only for Homer to eat it despite Dr Hibbert telling him it was just to bite down on, but on. When Homer eats it instead. When says the doctor should've given one that didn't taste so good, Dr. Hibbert tells him he wasn't supposed to eat it, Homer tells him that he shouldn't have made it taste so good. Dr. Hibbert then tells him that it was rubber covered in Vaseline, and Vaseline [[ComicallyMissingThePoint Homer then asks Marge to write down the "recipe" so that she can make it at home]].home]].
-->'''Dr. Hibbert:''' We can't between this treatment soon enough.


* ExtremeOmnivore: When Homer is about to undergo his first treatment, Dr. Hibbert placed a mouthpiece in his mouth, which Homer promptly ate. Despite Dr. Hibbert telling him that it was rubber covered in Vaseline, [[ComicallyMissingThePoint Homer asks Marge to make some more of it at home]].

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* ExtremeOmnivore: When Homer is about to undergo his first treatment, Dr. Hibbert placed puts a mouthpiece in his mouth, which mouth for him to bite down on, but Homer promptly ate. Despite eats it instead. When Dr. Hibbert telling tells him he wasn't supposed to eat it, Homer tells him that he shouldn't have made it taste so good. Dr. Hibbert then tells him that it was rubber covered in Vaseline, and [[ComicallyMissingThePoint Homer asks Marge to write down the "recipe" so that she can make some more of it at home]].


* BaitAndSwitch:
** After Homer accidentally ruined Lenny's surprise birthday party, he sadly started to leave, but was stopped by Moe, who seemed to be inviting him to stay...[[{{Jerkass}} only for him to scrape the cake Homer sat on off his butt before shoving him out the door]].
** Then, after Homer joked about seeing Yogi Bear after his first electroshock treatment:

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* BaitAndSwitch:
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BaitAndSwitch: After Homer accidentally ruined Lenny's surprise birthday party, he sadly started to leave, but was stopped by Moe, who seemed to be inviting him to stay...[[{{Jerkass}} only for him to scrape the cake Homer sat on off his butt before shoving him out the door]].
** Then, after Homer joked about seeing Yogi Bear after his * BaitAndSwitchComent: After Homer's first electroshock treatment:treatment, he made a joke about seeing Yogi Bear, leading to this line:

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* {{Jerkass}}:
** Marge and the family bitch Homer out like crazy about the house and stuff that happens due to the rain and when he gets a roofer to fix the roof and he takes forever to get back and fix the roof, they commit Homer to months of shock therapy because they jump to the conclusion that he's gone crazy because they can't believe the contractor is real because they have never seen him.
** Dr. Hibbert gives Homer several months worth of electroshock therapy to try and force him to admit Ray is imaginary and then because he has a sense of humor. He then manipulates Marge into not suing and gloats about it.
** Moe and the barflies when they treat Homer like shit because at the very end he reveals the surprise of Lenny's party at the last seconds.


* BaitAndSwitch: After Homer accidentally ruined Lenny's surprise birthday party, he sadly started to leave, but was stopped by Moe, who seemed to be inviting him to stay...[[{{Jerkass}} only for him to scrape the cake Homer sat on off his butt before shoving him out the door]].

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* BaitAndSwitch: BaitAndSwitch:
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After Homer accidentally ruined Lenny's surprise birthday party, he sadly started to leave, but was stopped by Moe, who seemed to be inviting him to stay...[[{{Jerkass}} only for him to scrape the cake Homer sat on off his butt before shoving him out the door]].door]].
** Then, after Homer joked about seeing Yogi Bear after his first electroshock treatment:
-->'''Dr. Hibbert:''' ''{Chuckling)'' Well, I see your sense of humor's not affected. ''(Seriously)'' That's a very bad sign. ''(Shocks Homer again)''


*** PlotHole: Yes but what prevented them from HEARING Ray? Also the bartender should've realized Ray exists because Ray was served Nachos earlier.

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*** PlotHole: VoodooShark: Yes but what prevented them from HEARING Ray? Also the bartender should've realized Ray exists because Ray was served Nachos earlier.


* ElectricTorture: This was Homer's treatment for weeks after everyone was sure that he imagined Ray. To make it worse, Dr. Hibbert gave him jolts when he learned Homer's sense of humor wasn't affected and when he mistakenly believed RobinHood was real. [[CoolAndUnusualPunishment When Homer found out that it was all unnecessary however]].

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* ElectricTorture: ElectroconvulsiveTherapyIsTorture: This was Homer's treatment for weeks after everyone was sure that he imagined Ray. To make it worse, Dr. Hibbert gave him jolts when he learned Homer's sense of humor wasn't affected and when he mistakenly believed RobinHood was real. [[CoolAndUnusualPunishment When Homer found out that it was all unnecessary however]].


* ShoutOut: The whole episode is a loose parody/homage of the "Mr. [=McBeevee=]" episode of ''Series/TheAndyGriffithShow'', where Opie's assumed ImaginaryFriend turns out to be a real person.

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* ShoutOut: The whole episode is a loose parody/homage of the "Mr. [=McBeevee=]" episode of ''Series/TheAndyGriffithShow'', where Opie's assumed ImaginaryFriend turns out to be a real person.person, as well as of ''Film/ABeautifulMind''.


* InkSuitActor: Not only is Ray Magini a case of TheDanza for [[Series/EverybodyLovesRaymond Ray Romano]], he looks like him too.



* ShoutOut: The whole episode is a loose parody/homage of the "Mr. [=McBeevee=]" episode of ''Series/TheAndyGriffithShow'', where Opie's assumed ImaginaryFriend turns out to be a real person.



-->'''Homer''': ''[When Lisa points this out]'' Wow. My subconscious is pretty creative.

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-->'''Homer''': ''[When Lisa points this out]'' Wow. My subconscious is pretty creative.a genius.

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