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* EvilDetectingDog: Blue the dog was able to sense something was wrong about the Mayor's so-called shelter for the homeless. After sniffing it, he ran off in fear as while the Mayor shoved in the dog's owner.

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* EvilDetectingDog: Blue the dog was able to sense something was wrong about the Mayor's so-called shelter for the homeless. After sniffing it, he ran off in fear as while the Mayor shoved in the dog's owner.owner right into the "shelter" which is actually just a roofless facade with hungry Homer behind it.


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* TalkingTheMonsterToDeath: Marge is the only one who is able to convince Blob Homer to stop eating everyone, but has mixed results: Homer in the end agrees to only eat the homeless from now on.


* TemptingFate: Done twice by Homer regarding the blob. When Lisa suggests it might be an intelligent being, Homer asks why it doesn't try to escape his mouth. The blob tries so. After Marge berates Homer for eating something without knowing which galaxy it came from, he says he ate it and it's over. The blob then makes another escape attempt.

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* TemptingFate: Done twice by Homer regarding the blob. When Lisa suggests it might be an intelligent being, Homer asks why it doesn't try to escape his mouth. The blob tries so. After Marge berates Homer for eating something without knowing which galaxy it came from, he says he ate it and it's over. The blob then makes another escape attempt.attempt.
* TooSpicyForYothSoggoth: Inverted. The alien blob twice tries to escape Homer's innards after he eats it, and twice Homer prevents it.

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* EvilDetectingDog: Blue the dog was able to sense something was wrong about the Mayor's so-called shelter for the homeless. After sniffing it, he ran off in fear as while the Mayor shoved in the dog's owner.

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** After Skinner gets [[HalfTheManHeUsedToBe cut in half by the golem]], Superintendent Chalmers bellows "SKINNER!" in his usual tone, then sadly laments "I wish we'd been closer".

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* HalfTheManHeUsedToBe: The Golem ends up cutting Principal Skinner in half while using him as a yo-yo.


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* InsultToRocks: Groundskeeper Willie invokes this while getting rid of Skinner's corpse after the Golem is finished with him.
-->'''Willie''': You'll make better mulch than you did a man.
-->'''Skinner''': [[ImStandingRightHere I may be bifurcated, but I still have feelings!]]


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-->'''Krusty''': That's right, look at your hero!


* MonsterClown: Krusty announces the show is now in HD and steps on camera. It brings out ''every'' [[NightmareFace horrific detail]] of his face. Needless to say, the kids are terrified.

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* MonsterClown: Krusty announces the show is now in HD and steps on camera. It brings out ''every'' [[NightmareFace horrific horrific]] [[GrossUpCloseUp detail]] of his face. Needless to say, the kids are terrified.


* IronMaiden: The opening has Moe stuffed into an iron maiden, with his blood spilling and spelling out the episode's title.

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* IronMaiden: The opening has Moe stuffed into an iron maiden, with his blood spilling and spelling out the episode's title.title, which he then immediately lampshades afterwards:
-->'''Moe:''' Oh, look at that, my blood's a genius, fancy Roman numerals and everything.


* SuddenlyVoiced: The Golem was completely mute until Lisa gave him the order to "Speak".

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* SuddenlyVoiced: The Golem was completely mute until Lisa gave him the order to "Speak". Afer that he becomes a neurotic who is [[JewishComplaining constantly complaining]] and actually feels guilty for his actions.

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* SuddenlyVoiced: The Golem was completely mute until Lisa gave him the order to "Speak".

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* BlatantLies: One of the aliens tries to justify the invasion by claiming the humans were making mass-disintegration weapons. Even the other alien doesn't believe it.


* BaitAndSwitchMonster: When Homer says he has a job for the Golem, he makes it sound like it'll be something evil. He actually wants the Golem to "open the pickle jar".

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* BaitAndSwitchMonster: BaitAndSwitchComment: When Homer says he has a job for the Golem, he makes it sound like it'll be something evil. He actually wants the Golem to "open the pickle jar".


* BaitAndSwitchMonster: When Homer says he has a job for the Golem, he makes it sound like it'll be something evil. He actually wants the Golem to "open the pickle jar".



* FoodAsBribe: Chief Wiggum is talked out of arresting the Golem for murdering Principal Skinner by being offered latkes and being told they're pan-fried.



* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: Orson Welles' sound effect guy holds up a "screw you" sign and leaves when Welles announces the aliens are playing the xylophone and bowling by the airport.



* TakeThat: When the blob tries to escape from Homer's body.

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* TakeThat: TakeThat:
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When the blob tries to escape from Homer's body.


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** Krusty says that, as a defender of the Jewish people, the Golem is like Creator/AlanDershowitz but with a conscience. Krusty says he's just joking about Alan.


-->'''Homer:''' If I can keep down Arby's, I can keep down you!

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-->'''Homer:''' If I can keep down Arby's, I can keep down you!you!
* TemptingFate: Done twice by Homer regarding the blob. When Lisa suggests it might be an intelligent being, Homer asks why it doesn't try to escape his mouth. The blob tries so. After Marge berates Homer for eating something without knowing which galaxy it came from, he says he ate it and it's over. The blob then makes another escape attempt.


* BlobMonster: Homer eats a small blob from space, and becomes a big blob monster himself.
* TheCameo: One of the Germans that Homer eats during Oktoberfest is Uter.

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* BlobMonster: Homer eats a small blob from outer space, and becomes a big blob monster himself.
* TheCameo: One of the Germans that Homer eats during Oktoberfest is Uter.Uter!



* GrowlingGut: Heard when Homer is turning into the Blob



* JewishComplaining: After a little while enjoying using the Golem as a weapon for assassination and doing cool things with, Bart and Lisa get completely fed up with him because once they allow him to speak freely all the Golem does, for hours on end, is to complain.

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* JewishComplaining: After a little while enjoying using the Golem as a weapon for assassination and doing cool things with, Bart and Lisa get completely fed up with him because [[BeCarefulWhatYouWishFor once they allow him to speak freely speak]] all that the Golem does, for hours on end, is to complain.


* KillThePoor: Mayor Quimby and the town of Springfield reach a compromise with Homer, who has gained an insatiable appetite after becoming The Blob: they keep Homer inside a new "homeless shelter," and any vagrants who enter are eaten by him. In a very twisted way, this is effectively supposed to kill two birds with one stone.

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* KillThePoor: Mayor Quimby and the town of Springfield reach a compromise with Homer, who has gained an insatiable appetite after becoming The Blob: they keep Homer inside a new "homeless shelter," and any vagrants who enter are [[EatenAlive eaten by him.him]]... In a very twisted way, this is effectively supposed to kill two birds with one stone.



* MonsterClown: Krusty announces the show is now in HD and steps on camera. It brings out every horrific detail of his face. Needless to say, the kids are terrified.

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* MonsterClown: Krusty announces the show is now in HD and steps on camera. It brings out every ''every'' [[NightmareFace horrific detail detail]] of his face. Needless to say, the kids are terrified.

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