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* MediumShiftGag: The episode's CouchGag is a live-action recreation of the opening.


Desperate for a plasma TV, Homer enrolls the family in Creator/{{Fox}}'s latest {{reality show}}, which [[Series/WifeSwap swaps the wives]] of the Simpsons and a British family.

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Desperate for a plasma TV, Homer enrolls the family in Creator/{{Fox}}'s latest {{reality show}}, which [[Series/WifeSwap swaps the wives]] of the Simpsons and the Heathbars, a British family.


Desperate to get a plasma TV, Homer enrolls the family in Fox's wife-swapping reality show.

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Desperate to get for a plasma TV, Homer enrolls the family in Fox's wife-swapping reality show.
Creator/{{Fox}}'s latest {{reality show}}, which [[Series/WifeSwap swaps the wives]] of the Simpsons and a British family.



-->'''Homer''': So it seems. However, Cousin It there was born a woman.
* SelfDeprecatingHumor: Episode writer [[Creator/RickyGervais Ricky Gervais's]] character speaks in Gervais's trademark rambling manner. Homer isn't impressed.

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-->'''Homer''': So it seems. However, [[ComicStrip/TheAddamsFamily Cousin It It]] there was born a woman.
* SelfDeprecatingHumor: Episode writer [[Creator/RickyGervais Ricky Gervais's]] Creator/RickyGervais' character speaks in Gervais's trademark rambling manner. Homer isn't impressed.


* GarrulousGrowth: Lenny gets a new plasma screen TV and invites his friends over. Homer is so impressed that he will watch anything at that picture quality. At one point he watches a commercial with a dancing and laughing cold sore. It looks annoying as all hell.

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* GarrulousGrowth: Lenny gets a new plasma screen TV and invites his friends over. Homer is so impressed that he will watch anything at that picture quality. At one point he watches a commercial with a dancing and laughing cold sore. It looks annoying as all hell.


* GarrulousGrowth: Lenny gets a new plasma screen TV and invites his friends over. Homer is so impressed that he will watch anything at that picture quality. At one point he watches a commercial with a dancing and laughing cold sore. It looks annoying as all hell.
-->'''Cold Sore:''' Break out! Ha-ha! Hoo-hoo! Ha-ha! Break out! Ha-ha! Hoo-hoo! Ha-ha! Ha! Hoo-hoo! He-he-ha! Ha-ha!



* TheThingThatWouldNotLeave: When Lenny gets a flat-screen TV, Homer stays parked on his couch for days. Lenny resorts to flicking lit matches at him to drive him out.

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* TheThingThatWouldNotLeave: When Lenny gets a flat-screen TV, Homer stays parked on his couch for days. Lenny resorts to flicking lit matches at him to drive him out.out.
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* EnemyMine: Patty and Charles's wife hooked up because of their shared hatred of Homer.
* LadyLooksLikeADude: Charles's reaction when he learns his wife is leaving him for Patty.
-->'''Charles''': You're leaving me for ''HIM''?!
-->'''Homer''': So it seems. However, Cousin It there was born a woman.



* CargoShip: This episode pretty much canonizes Homer loving television more than his own family. He spends days at Lenny's place, cites TV as a reason to do the wife swap (even calling Lisa "[=TVsa=]"), and sings a song about him and television at the end.


* CelebrityParadox: Creator/DanCastellaneta is introduced as the star of ''The Tracey Ullman Show.''

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* CelebrityParadox: Creator/DanCastellaneta is introduced as the star of ''The Tracey Ullman Show.''Series/TheTraceyUllmanShow.''

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* CargoShip: This episode pretty much canonizes Homer loving television more than his own family. He spends days at Lenny's place, cites TV as a reason to do the wife swap (even calling Lisa "[=TVsa=]"), and sings a song about him and television at the end.

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Desperate to get a plasma TV, Homer enrolls the family in Fox's wife-swapping reality show.

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* CelebrityParadox: Creator/DanCastellaneta is introduced as the star of ''The Tracey Ullman Show.''
* SelfDeprecatingHumor: Episode writer [[Creator/RickyGervais Ricky Gervais's]] character speaks in Gervais's trademark rambling manner. Homer isn't impressed.
-->'''Homer:''' You take forever to say nothing!
* TheThingThatWouldNotLeave: When Lenny gets a flat-screen TV, Homer stays parked on his couch for days. Lenny resorts to flicking lit matches at him to drive him out.

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