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* DisproportionateRetribution: Principal Skinner threatens to suspend Bart, Milhouse, Wendell and Lewis for dropping their pencils at 2:15PM.

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* DisproportionateRetribution: Principal Skinner threatens to suspend Bart, Milhouse, Wendell Wendell, and Lewis for dropping their pencils at 2:15PM.2:15 PM.



At the end of the episode, Skinner is dumped by Patty and retakes the school from Bart's control. Making him reseed the field. Guess whose helping Skinner oversee this?

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At the end of the episode, Skinner is dumped by Patty and retakes the school from Bart's control. Making him His first order of business is having the boy reseed the field. field as punishment. Guess whose who's helping Skinner oversee this?



* SpannerInTheWorks: Patty and Skinner meet after Marge gets Homer to try and find a man for Selma. Homer cons Principal Skinner into coming over to the Simpson house for dinner, as way to introduce him to Selma. Unfortunately, when Skinner is sitting with Homer in the living room, Selma is too nervous to go out to join them. Patty goes in her place, and Skinner is instantly smitten.
* SuddenlyShouting: '''"THERE ARE NO OTHER BARTS!"'''

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* SpannerInTheWorks: Patty and Skinner meet after Marge gets Homer to try and find a man for Selma. Homer cons Principal Skinner into coming over to the Simpson house for dinner, as a way to introduce him to Selma. Unfortunately, when Skinner is sitting with Homer in the living room, Selma is too nervous to go out to join them. Patty goes in her place, and Skinner is instantly smitten.
* SuddenlyShouting: When Bart tries to pass the blame to one of the other Barts in school, Skinner fires back with, '''"THERE ARE NO OTHER BARTS!"'''

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* BluntYes: Patty gives one to Selma when she asks if she's giving up her last chance of happiness for her.


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** Similarly Homer lists "Jerk" as the one and only reason not to set Selma up with Smithers.


** Homer's [[Film/TheTerminator Terminator]]-esque POV as he analyzes all of Patty's potential suitors.

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** Homer's [[Film/TheTerminator Terminator]]-esque POV as he analyzes all of Patty's Selma's potential suitors.


* DidntThinkThisThrough: Bart's vandalism plan. Skinner even calls him on it.
-->'''Skinner''': Bart, I'm flabbergasted. Surely you knew, as you were writing your name in 40ft high letters, that you would be caught?!

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* DidntThinkThisThrough: Bart's vandalism plan. Skinner even calls him on it.
it, especially with regards to a particularly significant oversight:
-->'''Skinner''': Bart, I'm flabbergasted. Surely you knew, as you were writing your name in 40ft high letters, that you would be caught?!caught?!\\
'''Bart:''' Maybe it was one of the other Barts?\\
'''Skinner:''' '''''There ARE no other Barts!'''''\\
'''Bart:''' Uh-oh.


* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: Patty's sexuality. In this episode, she is established as being willingly celibate [[note]](while Selma has had celibacy thrust upon her and is trying to break it by finding a man to marry or, at least, have sex with so she can have a child and not die alone)[[/note]] due to her hatred of men[[note]]Homer in particular[[/note]], but has a crush on [=MacGyver=] just like her sister and warms up to Skinner (until she realizes how miserable Selma is). In later episodes (starting with "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS16E10TheresSomethingAboutMarrying There's Something About Marrying]]"), it's established that Patty is a lesbian and has known about her sexual orientation since she was a child (while Marge was either too naive or in denial about it).
** It is possible that Patty can still be a lesbian and have a crush on MacGyver. It frees her from the reality of having Homer as a brother-in-law.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: Patty's sexuality. In this episode, she is established as being willingly celibate [[note]](while Selma has had celibacy thrust upon her and is trying to break it by finding a man to marry or, at least, have sex with so she can have a child and not die alone)[[/note]] due to her hatred of men[[note]]Homer in particular[[/note]], but has a crush on [=MacGyver=] Series/{{MacGyver|1985}} just like her sister and warms up to Skinner (until she realizes how miserable Selma is). In later episodes (starting with "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS16E10TheresSomethingAboutMarrying There's Something About Marrying]]"), it's established that Patty is a lesbian and has known about her sexual orientation since she was a child (while Marge was either too naive or in denial about it).
** It is possible that Patty can still be a lesbian and have a crush on MacGyver.[=MacGyver=]. It frees her from the reality of having Homer as a brother-in-law.


* {{Jerkass}}: Homer. Even after goofing up with introducing Patty to Skinner instead of Selma, not only does he show no regret/remorse for it, [[KickTheDog but he continues to badmouth her]] and telling Marge, who's genuinely concerned about her, that she's a "heifer" amongst other things and introduces her to one of the worst choices for a boyfriend, his drunken best friend Barney[[note]]Albeit this was years before his CharacterDevelopment into something beyond just an alcoholic.[[/note]] Also, even if Selma was/is a jerk to Homer, back then, she was the more sympathetic of the two sisters and certainly was in this episode and actually more friendlier towards Homer than Patty ever was.


* OhCrap: Moe, when he discovers it's Principal Skinner calling him[[note]]he was in the middle of his ranting at Bart's prank calling when Skinner got a hold of the phone[[/note]].
-->"Oh no."
** Bart when Skinner discovers his latest prank.
-->'''Skinner''': ''[from the school roof]'' [[SayMyName SIMPSON!]] ''[Bart hears him from his classroom and gulps]''

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* OhCrap: OhCrap:
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Moe, when he discovers it's Principal Skinner calling him[[note]]he was in the middle of his ranting at Bart's prank calling when Skinner got a hold of the phone[[/note]].
-->"Oh no."
** An enraged Principal Skinner roars Bart's name after seeing his latest prank, and Bart gulps both audibly and nervously. He then has another moment when Skinner discovers is yelling at him in his latest prank.
-->'''Skinner''': ''[from
office:
-->'''Skinner:''' Surely you realized that by writing your own name in forty-foot letters, you would be caught.\\
'''Bart:''' Maybe it was one of
the school roof]'' [[SayMyName SIMPSON!]] ''[Bart hears him from his classroom and gulps]''other Barts, sir.\\
'''Skinner:''' THERE ARE NO OTHER BARTS!!!\\
'''Bart:''' Uh oh.


** It is possible that Patty can still be a lesbian and have a crush on MacGyver. It frees her from the reality of having Homer as a son-in-law.

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** It is possible that Patty can still be a lesbian and have a crush on MacGyver. It frees her from the reality of having Homer as a son-in-law.brother-in-law.

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** It is possible that Patty can still be a lesbian and have a crush on MacGyver. It frees her from the reality of having Homer as a son-in-law.


* SpannerInTheWorks: Patty and Skinner meet after Marge gets Homer to try and find a man for Selma. Homer cons Principal Skinner into coming over to the Simpson house for dinner, as way to introduce him to Selma. Unfortunately, when Skinner is sitting with Homer in the living room, Selma is too nervous to go out to join them. Patty goes in her place, and Skiner is instantly smitten.

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* SpannerInTheWorks: Patty and Skinner meet after Marge gets Homer to try and find a man for Selma. Homer cons Principal Skinner into coming over to the Simpson house for dinner, as way to introduce him to Selma. Unfortunately, when Skinner is sitting with Homer in the living room, Selma is too nervous to go out to join them. Patty goes in her place, and Skiner Skinner is instantly smitten.

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* BorrowedCatchphrase: Bart quotes "Excellent" like Homer's boss, Mr. Burns, when he learns what herbicide is and that sodium tetra sulfate can be used in that manner, even tenting his fingers while saying it like Burns does.


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* PrankCall: Skinner forces Bart to call Homer as punishment for using sodium tetra sulfate to spell his name in the grass. Bart calls Moe's Tavern and asks for Homer, but he sees an opportunity for a prank and specifies "Homer Sexual" instead of Homer Simpson.


* CallBack and FunnyBackgroundEvent: While Principal Skinner is talking about how much in love he is with Patty, we see the school plunging into chaos. If you look closely, there's a grafitti on the wall of Principal Skinner saying, "I Am Still a Weiner," a reference to the "I Am A Weiner" graffiti seen in season one's "Bart the Genius."

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* CallBack and FunnyBackgroundEvent: While Principal Skinner is talking about how much in love he is with Patty, we see the school plunging into chaos. If you look closely, there's a grafitti on the wall of Principal Skinner saying, "I Am Still a Weiner," a reference to the "I Am A Weiner" graffiti seen in season one's "Bart "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS1E2BartTheGenius Bart the Genius."Genius]]".



* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: Patty's sexuality. In this episode, she is established as being willingly celibate [[note]](while Selma has had celibacy thrust upon her and is trying to break it by finding a man to marry or, at least, have sex with so she can have a child and not die alone)[[/note]] due to her hatred of men[[note]]Homer in particular[[/note]], but has a crush on [=MacGyver=] just like her sister and warms up to Skinner (until she realizes how miserable Selma is). In later episodes (starting with "There's Something About Marrying"), it's established that Patty is a lesbian and has known about her sexual orientation since she was a child (while Marge was either too naive or in denial about it).

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: Patty's sexuality. In this episode, she is established as being willingly celibate [[note]](while Selma has had celibacy thrust upon her and is trying to break it by finding a man to marry or, at least, have sex with so she can have a child and not die alone)[[/note]] due to her hatred of men[[note]]Homer in particular[[/note]], but has a crush on [=MacGyver=] just like her sister and warms up to Skinner (until she realizes how miserable Selma is). In later episodes (starting with "There's "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS16E10TheresSomethingAboutMarrying There's Something About Marrying"), Marrying]]"), it's established that Patty is a lesbian and has known about her sexual orientation since she was a child (while Marge was either too naive or in denial about it).

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** Bart when Skinner discovers his latest prank.
-->'''Skinner''': ''[from the school roof]'' [[SayMyName SIMPSON!]] ''[Bart hears him from his classroom and gulps]''


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-->'''Skinner''': The sheer contempt of this display makes me wish I could pull the trusty [[ICallItVera Board of Education]] out of retirement.


* MayDecemberRomance: Played with. At first, Patty is reluctant as normal and even goes as far as using martial arts on him to keep Skinner's romantic advances at bay. However she warms up to Skinner and even kisses him at least once onscreen. However due to her loyalty and protectiveness to her sister and later on in the series, her lesbianism, it stops.

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