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* ReallyGetsAround: When Bart reveals to the public that he only tried piano classes to be with Zhenya, the public starts murmuring among themselves nice things about Zhenya. Only Marge is the one disgusted.


* ArtShift: The CouchGag is done up in the style of ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken''. To the point of even utilizing [[Creator/StoopidBuddyStudios the same animators]] to do it.

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* ArtShift: The CouchGag is done up in the style of ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken''. To the point of even utilizing [[Creator/StoopidBuddyStudios the same animators]] to do it.


* ArtShift: The CouchGag is done up in the style of ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken''.

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* ArtShift: The CouchGag is done up in the style of ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken''. To the point of even utilizing [[Creator/StoopidBuddyStudios the same animators]] to do it.

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* ArtShift: The CouchGag is done up in the style of ''WesternAnimation/RobotChicken''.


* TakeThat: The Justin Beiber cameo (which consisted of Beiber getting thrown out of a talent show because he's over-age, despite looking underage), in probably one of the few times a celebrity cameo on ''TheSimpsons'' wasn't put there as a transparent attempt at over-hyping the voice actor. There were even warnings stated that Justin Beiber's cameo was coming and for all viewers to tune out.

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* TakeThat: The Justin Beiber Bieber cameo (which consisted of Beiber Bieber getting thrown out of a talent show because he's over-age, despite looking underage), in probably one of the few times a celebrity cameo on ''TheSimpsons'' wasn't put there as a transparent attempt at over-hyping the voice actor. There were even warnings stated that Justin Beiber's Bieber's cameo was coming and for all viewers to tune out.


* TakeThat: The Justin Beiber cameo (which consisted of Beiber getting thrown out of a talent show because he's over-age, despite looking underage), in probably one of the few times a celebrity cameo on ''TheSimpsons'' wasn't put there as a transparent attempt at kissing the celebrity voice actor's butt. There were even warnings stated that Justin Beiber's cameo was coming and for all viewers to tune out.

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* TakeThat: The Justin Beiber cameo (which consisted of Beiber getting thrown out of a talent show because he's over-age, despite looking underage), in probably one of the few times a celebrity cameo on ''TheSimpsons'' wasn't put there as a transparent attempt at kissing over-hyping the celebrity voice actor's butt.actor. There were even warnings stated that Justin Beiber's cameo was coming and for all viewers to tune out.


* FunnyBackgroundEvent: Bart is setting up a trap while Skinner and Marge are talking about him and then you see several students are in the trap.



* HeyItsThatVoice: Slava is Bill Hader (whom you may remember for his many celebrity impressions and crazy characters on ''SaturdayNightLive'' and his roles in the movies ''Superbad'', ''Adventureland'', and ''Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs'').
** The coworker who told Homer about the joys of being bald is PatrickStewart.


* BrickJoke: Slava bribed Chief Wiggum with tight jeans. Later in the episode, when Slava told Marge he got the license to be a chauffeur, Patty and Selma (who work at the [=DMV=]) were seen wearing tight jeans.

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* BrickJoke: Slava bribed Chief Wiggum with tight tight, counterfeit jeans. Later in the episode, when Slava told Marge he got the license to be a chauffeur, Patty and Selma (who work at the [=DMV=]) were seen wearing tight tight, counterfeit jeans.


* ShoutOut: When Homer asked a man if he was an angel, he asked the "angel" to turn [[{{Cinderella}} a pumpkin into a carriage]].

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* ShoutOut: When Homer asked a man if he was an angel, he asked the "angel" to turn [[{{Cinderella}} [[Literature/{{Cinderella}} a pumpkin into a carriage]].

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* BrickJoke: Slava bribed Chief Wiggum with tight jeans. Later in the episode, when Slava told Marge he got the license to be a chauffeur, Patty and Selma (who work at the [=DMV=]) were seen wearing tight jeans.

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* BriefcaseFullOfMoney: When Chief Wiggum had Slava stop his car, Slava got a briefcase and it seemed the trope would be played staright. Then it was revealed it contained jeans. Which Wiggum accepted.


* GilliganCut: When Slava offered pants as bribr to Chief Wiggum, Marge said that wasn't how Springfield Police worked. The next scene proves her wrong.

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* GilliganCut: When Slava offered pants as bribr bribe to Chief Wiggum, Marge said that wasn't how Springfield Police worked. The next scene proves her wrong.wrong.
*HeyItsThatVoice: Slava is Bill Hader (whom you may remember for his many celebrity impressions and crazy characters on ''SaturdayNightLive'' and his roles in the movies ''Superbad'', ''Adventureland'', and ''Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs'').
**The coworker who told Homer about the joys of being bald is PatrickStewart.



* ShoutOut: When Homer asked a man if he was an angel, he asked the "angel" to turn [[{{Cinderella}} a pumpkin into a carriage]].

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* ShoutOut: When Homer asked a man if he was an angel, he asked the "angel" to turn [[{{Cinderella}} a pumpkin into a carriage]].carriage]].
* TakeThat: The Justin Beiber cameo (which consisted of Beiber getting thrown out of a talent show because he's over-age, despite looking underage), in probably one of the few times a celebrity cameo on ''TheSimpsons'' wasn't put there as a transparent attempt at kissing the celebrity voice actor's butt. There were even warnings stated that Justin Beiber's cameo was coming and for all viewers to tune out.

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* LoopholeAbuse: As punishment, Bart had to take Gramps a cookie plate. He ate the cookies on the way to the retirement home. Gramps was happy to have found crumbs.

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Bart fakes his way into being a piano-playing virtuoso to impress a Russian girl named Zhenya (voiced by former ''30Rock'' cast member, Jane Krakowski). Meanwhile, Marge helps Zhenya's father, Slava (voiced by former ''SNL'' cast member Bill Hader) pass his driver's test, and Homer hides his baldness when the last two hairs on his head fall out.

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* GilliganCut: When Slava offered pants as bribr to Chief Wiggum, Marge said that wasn't how Springfield Police worked. The next scene proves her wrong.
* ShoutOut: When Homer asked a man if he was an angel, he asked the "angel" to turn [[{{Cinderella}} a pumpkin into a carriage]].

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