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* YankTheDogsChain: Gil ''do'' manages to find a lucrative job and even becomes respected by his co-workers with a reputation for always getting his clients to buy... and then in comes Marge, marching in all the way from Springfield (wherever it is) just for the opportunity to tell him "no", and in the space of thirty seconds humiliates him so badly that he gets fired.

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* YankTheDogsChain: Gil ''do'' ''does'' manages to find a lucrative job and even becomes respected by his co-workers with a reputation for always getting his clients to buy... and then in comes Marge, marching in all the way from Springfield (wherever it is) just for the opportunity to tell him "no", and in the space of thirty seconds humiliates him so badly that he gets fired.


In the 2006 Christmas episode, when Gil loses his job on Christmas Eve after giving away the present for his boss's daughter, the Simpsons take him in. However, he soon takes advantage of their generosity and moves in, with Marge unable to throw him out. Meanwhile, Homer is stalked by a Grinch-like character he fought at an ice show.

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In the 2006 Christmas episode, when Gil loses his job on Christmas Eve after giving away the present for his boss's daughter, the Simpsons take him in. However, he soon takes advantage of their generosity and moves in, with Marge unable to throw him out. Meanwhile, Homer is stalked and harassed by a Grinch-like character he fought at an ice show.


In the 2006 Christmas Episode, when Gil loses his job on Christmas Eve after giving away the present for his boss's daughter, the Simpsons take him in. However, he soon takes advantage of their generosity and moves in, with Marge unable to throw him out. Meanwhile, Homer is stalked by a Grinch-like character he fought at an ice show.

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In the 2006 Christmas Episode, episode, when Gil loses his job on Christmas Eve after giving away the present for his boss's daughter, the Simpsons take him in. However, he soon takes advantage of their generosity and moves in, with Marge unable to throw him out. Meanwhile, Homer is stalked by a Grinch-like character he fought at an ice show.


** One of the co-workers of Gil's second job collects all of Gil's stuff in a cardboard box... and then emits the box at his feet, telling him that he get his own box.

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** One of the co-workers of Gil's second job collects all of Gil's stuff in a cardboard box... and then emits empties the box at his feet, telling him that he get his own box.


* TakingAdvantageOfGenerosity: Gil doesn't do it intentionally, but he doesn't show respect for the Simpsons' space when they offer for him to stay at their house and he spends most of a year doing nothing but making the family angry before he goes out to find a new job.

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* TakingAdvantageOfGenerosity: Gil doesn't do it intentionally, but he doesn't show respect for the Simpsons' space when they offer for him to stay at their house and he spends most of a year doing nothing but making the family angry with his mooching before he goes out to find a new job.


* KickTheDog:
** One of the co-workers of Gil's second job collects all of Gil's stuff in a cardboard box... and then emits the box at his feet, telling him that he get his own box.
** Marge ''just'' had decide she wouldn't feel satisfied about Gil leaving unless she had the last word (that being yelling the word "no" to his face), even if that meant driving several states over and march right into his workplace to raise a ruckus. At least she felt regret about getting him fired again.



* TakingAdvantageOfGenerosity: Gil doesn't do it intentionally, but he doesn't show respect for the Simpsons' space when they offer for him to stay at their house.

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* TakingAdvantageOfGenerosity: Gil doesn't do it intentionally, but he doesn't show respect for the Simpsons' space when they offer for him to stay at their house.house and he spends most of a year doing nothing but making the family angry before he goes out to find a new job.


* ALessonLearnedTooWell: After going through the entire episode unable to say 'No', Marge finally finds the strength to do it. Unfortunately, she goes overboard by going all the way to Gil's new workplace (in ''Arizona'') to tell him off (by performing an angry rant about how he fed her up and ''screaming it to his face''), getting him fired again.


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* CompressedVice: Marge Simpson, the worry-wart nag that continuously tells her family "no" to everything they wish to do (no matter how innocuous it seems at first glance), occasionally finds pleasure in forcing the town into shutting down stuff because she (and she alone) hates it, and has developed an InUniverse reputation as the biggest nay-sayer in town, suddenly needs a whole (InUniverse) year to find the determination (and rage) to tell someone "no" (complete with sudden FreudianExcuse).


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* ALessonLearnedTooWell: After going through the entire episode unable to say 'No', Marge finally finds the strength to do it. Unfortunately, she goes overboard by going all the way to Gil's new workplace (in ''Arizona'') to tell him off (by performing an angry rant about how he fed her up and ''screaming it to his face''), getting him fired again.


* ALessonLearnedTooWell: After going through the entire episode unable to say 'No', Marge finally finds the strength to do it. Unfortunately, she goes overboard by going all the way to Gil's new workplace (in ''Texas'') to tell him off (by performing an angry rant about how he fed her up and ''screaming it to his face''), getting him fired again.

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* ALessonLearnedTooWell: After going through the entire episode unable to say 'No', Marge finally finds the strength to do it. Unfortunately, she goes overboard by going all the way to Gil's new workplace (in ''Texas'') ''Arizona'') to tell him off (by performing an angry rant about how he fed her up and ''screaming it to his face''), getting him fired again.


* WhereTheHellIsSpringfield: It's far enough from Texas that driving all the way there is a serious sign of Marge's determination, and the fact that it's dry actually surprises them.

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* WhereTheHellIsSpringfield: It's far enough from Texas Arizona that driving all the way there is a serious sign of Marge's determination, and the fact that it's dry actually surprises them.


* TakingAdvantageOfGenerosity: Gil doesn't do it intentonaly, but he doesn't show respect for the Simpsons' space when they offer for him to stay at their house.

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* TakingAdvantageOfGenerosity: Gil doesn't do it intentonaly, intentionally, but he doesn't show respect for the Simpsons' space when they offer for him to stay at their house.

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* TakingAdvantageOfGenerosity: Gil doesn't do it intentonaly, but he doesn't show respect for the Simpsons' space when they offer for him to stay at their house.


* TimePazsesMontage: We're treated to the ExplodingCalendar variant which intercuts between various moments in the year.

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* TimePazsesMontage: TimePassesMontage: We're treated to the ExplodingCalendar variant which intercuts between various moments in the year.year to show how Gil is grating on the Simpsons' nerves.

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* TimePazsesMontage: We're treated to the ExplodingCalendar variant which intercuts between various moments in the year.

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* ChristmasEpisode: The episode takes place during almost an entire year, with the Christmas season bookending.


** When the Simpsons arrive at Gil's real estate agency, Homer realizes he left Santa's Little Helper in the car, gasping. He immediately dashes back... and tells the dog how to roll down the window.

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** When the Simpsons arrive at Gil's real estate agency, Homer realizes he left Santa's Little Helper in the car, gasping. He immediately dashes back... and tells the dog how to roll down that there's water underneath the window.seat.

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