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* AccidentalTruth: Bart wanted to scare a free lunch out of his classmates so he came up with a fake story about a murderous chef. Except he didn't know it was real... ...or that Stanley killed Dr. Swanson's son...


* BrickJoke: Bart was sent to therapy for making up a story about a child murdering chef known as "Dark Stanley." But when Dr. Swanson goes to see her own psychiatrist, it turns out that Dark Stanley was actually real--[[AdultFear not only that, but Dr. Swanson's own son was murdered by Dark Stanley, which she's still deeply traumatized by by.]]

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* BrickJoke: Bart was sent to therapy for making up a story about a child murdering chef known as "Dark Stanley." But when Dr. Swanson goes to see her own psychiatrist, it turns out that Dark Stanley was actually real--[[AdultFear not only that, but Dr. Swanson's own son was murdered by Dark Stanley, which by whom she's still deeply traumatized by by.traumatized.]]


* BigNo: Krusty gives one after being by Brandine that only two of the seven Spuckler children were fathered by Cletus--the one that can't sing and the one that can't adlib.

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* BigNo: Krusty gives one after being told by Brandine that only two of the seven Spuckler children were fathered by Cletus--the one that can't sing and the one that can't adlib.



* OutlivingOnesOffspring: Dr. Swanson's son was killed by Dark Stanley.



* OutlivingOnesOffspring: Dr. Swanson's son was killed by Dark Stanley.



* ShoutOut
** Lisa's story is a WholePlotReference to ''Film/TheSoundOfMusic'', complete with songs. The ending parodies ''Series/TheHoneymooners''.

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* ShoutOut
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** Lisa's story is a WholePlotReference to ''Film/TheSoundOfMusic'', complete with songs.[[SongParody parodies]] of songs from said musical. The ending parodies ''Series/TheHoneymooners''.


gets them out of the contract.


* BrickJoke: Bart was sent to therapy for making up a story about a child murdering chef known as "Dark Stanley". The viewers eventually learn that Dark Stanley was in fact real, and that [[AdultFear Dr. Swanson's son was murdered by him]], and she is still deeply traumatized.

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* BrickJoke: Bart was sent to therapy for making up a story about a child murdering chef known as "Dark Stanley". The viewers eventually learn Stanley." But when Dr. Swanson goes to see her own psychiatrist, it turns out that Dark Stanley was in fact real, and that [[AdultFear actually real--[[AdultFear not only that, but Dr. Swanson's own son was murdered by him]], and she is Dark Stanley, which she's still deeply traumatized.traumatized by by.]]



* TookALevelInJerkass: Cletus, after signing on to being a manager to the children. [[SubvertedTrope Ultimately subverted]] when Brandine saves the Spuckler family and gets them out of the contract.

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* TookALevelInJerkass: Cletus, after signing on to being a manager to the children. [[SubvertedTrope Ultimately subverted]] when Brandine saves the Spuckler family and is able to get the kids out of their contract by revealing Cletus is only the father of two of the seven children ("the one that can't sing and the one that can't ad-lib," she claims).
gets them out of the contract.


Cletus's kids become stars on Krusty's show after Lisa offers to home-school them. Meanwhile, Bart is sent to therapy for scaring children with tales of a LethalChef who cannibalizes kids.

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Cletus's kids become stars on Krusty's show after When Lisa offers threatens to home-school them. expose Skinner and Chalmers for refusing education to Cletus' lower class kids, she becomes their homeschool teacher, only to lose them to Krusty. Meanwhile, Bart is sent to therapy for scaring children after manipulating his classmates with tales an {{urban legend}} of a LethalChef who cannibalizes kids.cannibalistic LethalChef.



* BrickJoke: Bart was sent to therapy for making up a story about a child murdering chef known as "Dark Stanley". The viewers eventually learn that Dark Stanley was in fact real, and that [[AdultFear Dr. Swanson's son was murdered by him]], and she is still deeply troubled by it.
* CrashingDreams: Marge is dreaming of Creator/JamesPatterson, and he's about to ask her to kiss when he suddenly sounds like an alarm clock, waking her up.

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* BrickJoke: Bart was sent to therapy for making up a story about a child murdering chef known as "Dark Stanley". The viewers eventually learn that Dark Stanley was in fact real, and that [[AdultFear Dr. Swanson's son was murdered by him]], and she is still deeply troubled by it.
traumatized.
* CrashingDreams: Marge is dreaming of Creator/JamesPatterson, James Patterson, and he's about to ask her to kiss when he suddenly sounds like an alarm clock, waking her up.


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* MusicalEpisode: Half the plot has several songs.


* BrickJoke: Bart was sent to therapy for making up a story about a child murdering chef known as "Dark Stanley". The viewers eventually learn that Dark Stanely was in fact real, and that [[AdultFear Dr. Swanson's son was murdered by him]], and she is still deeply troubled by it.

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* BrickJoke: Bart was sent to therapy for making up a story about a child murdering chef known as "Dark Stanley". The viewers eventually learn that Dark Stanely Stanley was in fact real, and that [[AdultFear Dr. Swanson's son was murdered by him]], and she is still deeply troubled by it.


-->'''Cletus:''' Hamburger, [[SayingThingsTwiceTwice hamburger]], [[RuleOfThree hamburger]], [[FourIsDeath hamburger]]...

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-->'''Cletus:''' Hamburger, [[SayingThingsTwiceTwice hamburger]], [[RuleOfThree hamburger]], [[FourIsDeath hamburger]]...hamburger, hamburger, hamburger...


* BrickJoke: Bart was sent to therapy for making up a story about a child murdering chef known as "Dark Stanley". The viewers eventually learn that Dark Stanely was in fact real, and that Dr. Swanson's son was murdered by him, and is deeply troubled by it.

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* BrickJoke: Bart was sent to therapy for making up a story about a child murdering chef known as "Dark Stanley". The viewers eventually learn that Dark Stanely was in fact real, and that [[AdultFear Dr. Swanson's son was murdered by him, him]], and she is still deeply troubled by it.



* WhamLine: While Bart's therapist is talking with her own doctor about how she can't stop thinking about Bart, her doctor theorizes she's looking at Bart as a replacement for her own son. Who was [[RealAfterAll killed by Dark Stanley]].

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* WhamLine: While Bart's therapist is talking with her own doctor about how she can't stop thinking about Bart, her doctor theorizes she's looking at Bart as a [[ReplacementGoldfish replacement for her own son.son]]. Who was [[RealAfterAll killed by Dark Stanley]].

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* WhamLine: While Bart's therapist is talking with her own doctor about how she can't stop thinking about Bart, her doctor theorizes she's looking at Bart as a replacement for her own son. Who was [[RealAfterAll killed by Dark Stanley]].

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* OutlivingOnesOffspring: Dr. Swanson's son was killed by Dark Stanley.


* ShoutOut: Lisa's story is a WholePlotReference to ''Film/TheSoundOfMusic'', complete with songs. The ending parodies ''Series/TheHoneymooners''.

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* ShoutOut: ShoutOut
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Lisa's story is a WholePlotReference to ''Film/TheSoundOfMusic'', complete with songs. The ending parodies ''Series/TheHoneymooners''.''Series/TheHoneymooners''.
** At one point, she takes Cletus's kids to see Film/UnChienAndalou.


* AsHimself: Creator/StephenSondheim, Creator/AndyDick and Creator/JamesPatterson.

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* AsHimself: Creator/StephenSondheim, Music/StephenSondheim, Creator/AndyDick and Creator/JamesPatterson.



* WrongfullyAttributed: Krusty thinks Creator/StephenSondheim was the one who wrote ''Theatre/{{Cats}}''.

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* WrongfullyAttributed: Krusty thinks Creator/StephenSondheim Music/StephenSondheim was the one who wrote ''Theatre/{{Cats}}''.


* WrongfullyAttributed: Krusty thinks Creator/StephenSondheim was the one who wrote ''Theater/{{Cats}}''.

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* WrongfullyAttributed: Krusty thinks Creator/StephenSondheim was the one who wrote ''Theater/{{Cats}}''.''Theatre/{{Cats}}''.


* HalfwayPlotSwitch: Krusty largely hijacked the main plot on whether or not Lisa can teach the Spuckler children by getting them into a contract on his show.
* NeverLearnedToRead: Cletus merely signs the contract after pretending to read through it.
-->'''Cletus:''' Hamburger, [[SayingThingsTwiceTwice hamburger]], [[RuleOfThree hamburger]], [[FourIsDeath hamburger]]...



* WingdingPupils: Enforced. Krusty gets dollar signs on his eyes when he learns that the Spuckler kids don't have agents. He then takes off the dollar sign contact lenses and comments that [[CrazyPrepared he knew he would find an use for them someday.]]

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* TookALevelInJerkass: Cletus, after signing on to being a manager to the children. [[SubvertedTrope Ultimately subverted]] when Brandine saves the Spuckler family and gets them out of the contract.
* WingdingPupils: Enforced. Krusty gets dollar signs on his eyes when he learns that the Spuckler kids don't have agents. He then takes off the dollar sign contact lenses and comments that [[CrazyPrepared he knew he would find an a use for them someday.]]

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