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* SkewedPriorities: Lisa, anyone would have got what Homer meant by "my son's been apenapped!" You didn't need to correct his grammar while your brother was potentially in danger.


* ElSpanishO: Bumblebee Man airs a show about "fighting corruption in Oaxaca". However he says "corrupción luchadora en Oaxaca", which has the meaning "the corruption that fights in Oaxaca", instead of the intended sentence which would be "lucha contra la corrupción en Oaxaca" that has the correct meaning of "the fight against corruption in Oaxaca".

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* ElSpanishO: Bumblebee Man airs a show about "fighting corruption in Oaxaca". However he says "corrupción luchadora en Oaxaca", which has the meaning "the corruption that fights in Oaxaca", instead of the intended sentence which would be sentence, "lucha contra la corrupción en Oaxaca" that has Oaxaca", with the correct meaning of "the fight against corruption in Oaxaca".


* ElSpanishO: On the Bumblebee Man scene he talks about "fighting corruption in Oaxaca". However he says "corrupción luchadora en Oaxaca" which has the sense of "the corruption that fights in Oaxaca" instead of the intended sentence which would be "lucha contra la corrupción en Oaxaca" that has the correct meaning "the fight against corruption in Oaxaca".

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* ElSpanishO: On the Bumblebee Man scene he talks airs a show about "fighting corruption in Oaxaca". However he says "corrupción luchadora en Oaxaca" Oaxaca", which has the sense of meaning "the corruption that fights in Oaxaca" Oaxaca", instead of the intended sentence which would be "lucha contra la corrupción en Oaxaca" that has the correct meaning of "the fight against corruption in Oaxaca".

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* ElSpanishO: On the Bumblebee Man scene he talks about "fighting corruption in Oaxaca". However he says "corrupción luchadora en Oaxaca" which has the sense of "the corruption that fights in Oaxaca" instead of the intended sentence which would be "lucha contra la corrupción en Oaxaca" that has the correct meaning "the fight against corruption in Oaxaca".


* SureLetsGoWithThat: Lisa, after Homer asks her if the Gremlins from the ''{{Film/Gremlins}}'' movies will be at the animal retirement home.

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* SureLetsGoWithThat: Lisa, after Homer asks her if the Gremlins [[GripingAboutGremlins Gremlins]] from the ''{{Film/Gremlins}}'' movies will be at the animal retirement home.


* AddedAlliterativeAppeal: The chimp Tutu played "Tum-Tum" in ''Teen Franchise/{{Tarzan}}'s Eco-Adventures''.

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* AddedAlliterativeAppeal: The chimp Tutu Toot-Toot played "Tum-Tum" in ''Teen Franchise/{{Tarzan}}'s Eco-Adventures''.



** When Bart offered a sad Tutu his ice cream, she smiled, walked over to him and grabbed...Bart.
** After Marge gave Tutu a touching speech to convince her to give Bart back, Tutu holds Bart out to her, making it look like she got through to her...only for Tutu to leap over Marge and escape her cage with Bart over her shoulder.

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** When Bart offered offers a sad Tutu Toot-Toot his ice cream, she smiled, walked over to him and grabbed...Bart.
** After Marge gave Tutu gives Toot-Toot a touching speech to convince her to give Bart back, Tutu Toot-Toot holds Bart out to her, making it look like she got through to her...only for Tutu Toot-Toot to leap over Marge and escape her cage with Bart over her shoulder.



* CallBack: Maude's death from "Alone Again, Natura-Diddily" is referenced yet again.



* EpicFail: Homer's attempts to rescue Bart from Tutu end with him swallowing a tranquilizer dart and knocking himself out.

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* EpicFail: Homer's attempts to rescue Bart from Tutu Toot-Toot end with him swallowing a tranquilizer dart and knocking himself out.



* IncrediblyLameFun: Rod and Todd have a "sitting still contest." Marge and Maggie aren't impressed.



* MistakenForGay: Bart tells Rod that being "gay" means "you used to be afraid of something, but now you're not."
-->'''Rod''': I'm gay, Daddy! I'm gay! Mrs. Simpson made me gay!



* NoodleIncident: Homer hopes that monkeys don't have feelings, or else "his experiments could be called cruel." Exactly what experiments was Homer doing?



* ReplacementGoldfish: Bart becomes one for Tutu. Because her son, Mr. Teeny, was taken away from her, she took Bart in and treats him like her child.

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* ReplacementGoldfish: Bart becomes one for Tutu.Toot-Toot. Because her son, Mr. Teeny, was taken away from her, she took Bart in and treats him like her child.


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* ShaggyDogStory: Homer's attempts to cheat the duck race don't work, and Flanders wins instead.


* CheatersNeverProsper: Homer tries to win by shooting all the leading ducks during the race. It results in his duck both going into a windmill and being abducted real ducks. The one he threw back into the race was a real duck and Flanders won instead. Despite this, Flanders gives them the computer anyway, leading to the main plot.

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* CheatersNeverProsper: Homer tries to win by shooting all the leading ducks during the race. It results in his duck both going into a windmill and being abducted by real ducks. The one he threw back into the race was a real duck and Flanders won instead. Despite this, Flanders gives them the computer anyway, leading to the main plot.

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* BigNo: Nelson yells one when Lisa tells him Funny Town doesn't really exist, as he wanted to go live at Cuckoo Corners.


* AddedAlliterativeAppeal: The chimp Tutu played "Tum-Tum" in ''Teen Franchise/{{Tarzan}}'s Eco-Adventures''.



* EmptyNest: The subplot revolves around a mother chimpanzee taking a maternal love for Bart.



* SpecialGuest: Dave Thomas returns, this time voicing Bob Hope's caricature in the credits scene.

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* SpecialGuest: [[Series/{{SCTV}} Dave Thomas Thomas]] returns, this time voicing Bob Hope's Creator/BobHope's caricature in the credits scene.


* BaitAndSwitch: After Marge gave Tutu a touching speech to convince her to give Bart back, Tutu holds Bart out to her, making it look like she got through to her...only for Tutu to leap over Marge and escape her cage with Bart over her shoulder.

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* BaitAndSwitch: BaitAndSwitch:
** When Bart offered a sad Tutu his ice cream, she smiled, walked over to him and grabbed...Bart.
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After Marge gave Tutu a touching speech to convince her to give Bart back, Tutu holds Bart out to her, making it look like she got through to her...only for Tutu to leap over Marge and escape her cage with Bart over her shoulder.


* ShoutOut: The windmill that Homer and his rubber duck go through has similarities to the titular building from ''Disney/TheOldMill''.

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* ShoutOut: The windmill that Homer and his rubber duck go through has similarities to the titular building from ''Disney/TheOldMill''."WesternAnimation/TheOldMill".


* MirrorScare: Lisa at the "See What You'd Look Like in Hell" mirror, flees when she sees herself [[RapidAging aging rapidly]]. Subverted when Burns looks through it and sees [[HellHasNewManagment himself as a king]] instead.

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* MirrorScare: Lisa at the "See What You'd Look Like in Hell" mirror, flees when she sees herself [[RapidAging aging rapidly]]. Subverted when Burns looks through it and sees [[HellHasNewManagment [[HellHasNewManagement himself as a king]] instead.


* MirrorScare: Lisa at the "See What You'd Look Like in Hell" mirror, flees when she sees herself [[RapidAging aging rapidly]]. Subverted when Burns looks through it and sees [[HellHasANewManagment himself as a king]] instead.

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* MirrorScare: Lisa at the "See What You'd Look Like in Hell" mirror, flees when she sees herself [[RapidAging aging rapidly]]. Subverted when Burns looks through it and sees [[HellHasANewManagment [[HellHasNewManagment himself as a king]] instead.


* GottaGetYourHeadTogether: Homer's sarcastic rant about how maybe he can't stop talking sarcastically about escalates to holding his head and staring at nothing at "''I have serious MENTAL PROBLEMS!''"



* MirrorScare: Lisa at the "See What You'd Look Like in Hell" mirror, flees when she sees herself [[RapidAging aging rapidly]]. Subverted when Burns looks through it and sees himself as a king instead.

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* MirrorScare: Lisa at the "See What You'd Look Like in Hell" mirror, flees when she sees herself [[RapidAging aging rapidly]]. Subverted when Burns looks through it and sees [[HellHasANewManagment himself as a king king]] instead.



* GottaGetYourHeadTogether: Homer's sarcastic rant about how maybe he can't stop talking sarcastically about escalates to holding his head and staring at nothing at "''I have serious MENTAL PROBLEMS!''"


* CheatersNeverProsper: Homer tries to win by shooting all the leading ducks during the race. It results in his duck both going into a windmill and being abducted real ducks. The one he threw back into the race was a real duck and Flanders won instead.

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* CheatersNeverProsper: Homer tries to win by shooting all the leading ducks during the race. It results in his duck both going into a windmill and being abducted real ducks. The one he threw back into the race was a real duck and Flanders won instead. Despite this, Flanders gives them the computer anyway, leading to the main plot.



* MirrorScare: Lisa at the "See What You'd Look Like in Hell" mirror, flees when she sees herself [[RapidAging aging rapidly]]. Subverted when Burns looks through it and sees himself as a king instead.



* SkewedPriorities: Lisa, anyone would have got what Homer meant by "my son's been apenapped!" You didn't need to correct his grammar while your brother was potentially in danger.

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* SkewedPriorities: Lisa, anyone would have got what Homer meant by "my son's been apenapped!" You didn't need to correct his grammar while your brother was potentially in danger.danger.
* SpecialGuest: Dave Thomas returns, this time voicing Bob Hope's caricature in the credits scene.
* SureLetsGoWithThat: Lisa, after Homer asks her if the Gremlins from the ''{{Film/Gremlins}}'' movies will be at the animal retirement home.

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