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* ContinuitySnarl: Besides Marge's personality, the main problem with this episode is the careless retconning of Homer and Marge being young and childless in the 1990s and the forced jokes about 1990s pop culture (especially considering that the show itself was a huge part of 1990s pop culture). Mike Amato put it best in his review:

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* ContinuitySnarl: Besides Marge's personality, the main problem with this episode is the careless retconning of Homer and Marge being young and childless in the 1990s and the forced jokes about 1990s pop culture (especially considering that the show itself was a huge part of 1990s pop culture). Mike Amato put it best in [[https://meblogwritegood.wordpress.com/2012/12/12/411-that-90s-show/ his review:review]]:


* ContinuitySnarl: Besides Marge's personality, the main problem with this episode is the careless retconning of Homer and Marge being young and childless in the 1990s and the forced jokes about 1990s pop culture (especially considering that the show itself was a huge part of 1990s pop culture). Mike Amato put it best in his review:
-->Let's talk for a second about what I believe to be the show's moving timeline. Homer and Marge's senior prom was in 1974, but that was from "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS2E12TheWayWeWas The Way We Was]]", which aired in 1991. With the show still airing, being set in modern time, and with the characters not aging, time shifts forward, so at the point this episode aired, Homer and Marge would have graduated high school in... 1991. Weird, huh?



** The scene where Marvin Cobain calls his cousin, Kurt Cobain, telling them about Sadgasm's sound, is a direct parody of the scene from ''Film/BackToTheFuture'' where Chuck Berry's cousin Marvin calls Chuck to tell him about Marty [=McFly=]'s new sound.

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** The scene where Marvin Cobain calls his cousin, Kurt Cobain, Music/KurtCobain, telling them about Sadgasm's sound, is a direct parody of the scene from ''Film/BackToTheFuture'' where Chuck Berry's Music/ChuckBerry's cousin Marvin calls Chuck to tell him about Marty [=McFly=]'s new sound.


* ContinuitySnarl: Besides Marge's personality, the main problem with this episode is the careless retconning of Homer and Marge being young and childless in the 1990s and the forced jokes about 1990s pop culture (especially considering that the show itself was a huge part of 1990s pop culture). Mike Amato put it best in his review:
-->Let's talk for a second about what I believe to be the show's moving timeline. Homer and Marge's senior prom was in 1974, but that was from "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS2E12TheWayWeWas The Way We Was]]", which aired in 1991. With the show still airing, being set in modern time, and with the characters not aging, time shifts forward, so at the point this episode aired, Homer and Marge would have graduated high school in... 1991. Weird, huh?

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* {{Retcon}}: Oh boy. This is the retcon that "The Principal and the Pauper" ''wants to be when it grows up''.


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* VoodooShark: "The Way We Was" and "I Married Marge" are the first two flashback episodes, the former taking place in 1974 and the latter, which supposedly takes place immediately after, taking place in 1980. This episode is supposed to fill the space between these episodes and therefore would ideally take place in the 70's. Guess where it actually ''does'' take place.


** Weird Al Yankovic appears on ''The Simpsons'' again, this time doing a parody of one of Sadgasm's "Shave Me", calling his version "Brain Freeze".
** MTV's Kurt Loder delivers a news report about Sadgasm's breakup.

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** Weird Al Yankovic Music/WeirdAlYankovic appears on ''The Simpsons'' again, this time doing a parody of one of Sadgasm's "Shave Me", calling his version "Brain Freeze".
** MTV's Creator/{{MTV}}'s Kurt Loder delivers a news report about Sadgasm's breakup.


** A young Comic Book Guy is heard saying "...and that's why ''Literature/LordOfTheRings'' can never be filmed."

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** A young Comic Book Guy is heard saying "...and that's why ''Literature/LordOfTheRings'' ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings'' can never be filmed."


* TheCameo: Weird Al Yankovic appears on ''The Simpsons'' again, this time doing a parody of one of Sadgasm's "Shave Me", calling his version "Brain Freeze".

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* TheCameo: TheCameo:
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Weird Al Yankovic appears on ''The Simpsons'' again, this time doing a parody of one of Sadgasm's "Shave Me", calling his version "Brain Freeze".



* ContinuitySnarl: Besides Marge's personality (which a small, but vocal minority have cited as the reason they despise this episode), the main problem with this episode is the careless retconning of Homer and Marge being young and childless in the 1990s and the forced jokes about 1990s pop culture (especially considering that the show itself was a huge part of 1990s pop culture). Mike Amato put it best in his review:

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* ContinuitySnarl: Besides Marge's personality (which a small, but vocal minority have cited as the reason they despise this episode), personality, the main problem with this episode is the careless retconning of Homer and Marge being young and childless in the 1990s and the forced jokes about 1990s pop culture (especially considering that the show itself was a huge part of 1990s pop culture). Mike Amato put it best in his review:



* ShoutOut: The title is an allusion to ''Series/That70sShow''.

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* ShoutOut: ShoutOut:
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The title is an allusion to ''Series/That70sShow''.



* UngratefulBitch: Marge was at her worst in this episode, what with ditching Homer for her professor when Homer was paying for her tuition by working a job he hated.

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* UngratefulBitch: Marge was at her worst in this episode, what with ditching ditched Homer for her professor when Homer was paying for her tuition by working a job he hated.

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* ArtisticLicenseHistory: Grunge existed before UsefulNotes/TheNineties, with bands like Green River and Malfunkshun pioneering the subgenre in the early 1980s. The word "grunge" as applied to the sound also predates the early 90's. Creator/SubPop popularized it by using it to market Green River around 1987, and the first recorded use of the word in relation to the Seattle music scene dates to 1981.


-->Let's talk for a second about what I believe to be the show's moving timeline. Homer and Marge's senior prom was in 1974, but that was from [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS2E12TheWayWeWas The Way We Was]]", which aired in 1991. With the show still airing, being set in modern time, and with the characters not aging, time shifts forward, so at the point this episode aired, Homer and Marge would have graduated high school in... 1991. Weird, huh?

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-->Let's talk for a second about what I believe to be the show's moving timeline. Homer and Marge's senior prom was in 1974, but that was from [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS2E12TheWayWeWas "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS2E12TheWayWeWas The Way We Was]]", which aired in 1991. With the show still airing, being set in modern time, and with the characters not aging, time shifts forward, so at the point this episode aired, Homer and Marge would have graduated high school in... 1991. Weird, huh?


* ContinuitySnarl: Besides Marge's personality (which a small, but vocal minority have cited as the reason they despise this episode), the main problem with this episode is the careless retconning of Homer and Marge being young and childless in the 1990s and the forced jokes about 1990s pop culture.

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* ContinuitySnarl: Besides Marge's personality (which a small, but vocal minority have cited as the reason they despise this episode), the main problem with this episode is the careless retconning of Homer and Marge being young and childless in the 1990s and the forced jokes about 1990s pop culture.culture (especially considering that the show itself was a huge part of 1990s pop culture). Mike Amato put it best in his review:
-->Let's talk for a second about what I believe to be the show's moving timeline. Homer and Marge's senior prom was in 1974, but that was from [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS2E12TheWayWeWas The Way We Was]]", which aired in 1991. With the show still airing, being set in modern time, and with the characters not aging, time shifts forward, so at the point this episode aired, Homer and Marge would have graduated high school in... 1991. Weird, huh?


* TheCameo: Weird Al Yankovic appears on ''The Simpsons'' again, this time doing a parody of one of Sadgasm's "Save Me", calling his version "Brain Freeze".

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* TheCameo: Weird Al Yankovic appears on ''The Simpsons'' again, this time doing a parody of one of Sadgasm's "Save "Shave Me", calling his version "Brain Freeze".


** Sadgasm's songs are reminiscent of Music/{{Nirvana}} songs, with the exception of "Margerine", a parody of "Glycerine" by Bush. Weird Al parodying Sadgasm is a reference to his Nirvana parody. Kurt Loder announcing their breakup is a reference to him announcing the death of Music/KurtCobain on MTV.

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** Sadgasm's songs are reminiscent of Music/{{Nirvana}} songs, with the exception of "Margerine", a parody of "Glycerine" by Bush. Weird Al parodying Sadgasm is a reference to his Nirvana parody. Kurt Loder announcing reporting their breakup is a reference to him announcing reporting on the death of Music/KurtCobain on MTV.


** Sadgasm's songs are reminiscent of Music/{{Nirvana}} songs, with the exception of "Margerine", a parody of "Glycerine" by Bush.

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** Sadgasm's songs are reminiscent of Music/{{Nirvana}} songs, with the exception of "Margerine", a parody of "Glycerine" by Bush. Weird Al parodying Sadgasm is a reference to his Nirvana parody. Kurt Loder announcing their breakup is a reference to him announcing the death of Music/KurtCobain on MTV.


** Sadgashm's songs are reminiscent of Music/{{Nirvana}} songs, with the exception of "Margerine", a parody of "Glycerine" by Bush.

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** Sadgashm's Sadgasm's songs are reminiscent of Music/{{Nirvana}} songs, with the exception of "Margerine", a parody of "Glycerine" by Bush.


** Sadgashm's songs, in general, are reminescent of Music/{{Nirvana}} songs, with the exception of "Margerine", a parody of "Glycerine" by Bush.

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** Sadgashm's songs, in general, songs are reminescent reminiscent of Music/{{Nirvana}} songs, with the exception of "Margerine", a parody of "Glycerine" by Bush.

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