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%%AbsenteeActor: Ned is noticeably absent during the scene where Springfield Elementary's teachers are making the license plates.


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* LeftHanging: It's never elaborated on as to who filmed Homer and Bart hugging in the first place. Lisa's subplot ends in a similar fashion with the teachers working on the license plates and the children's strike being ignored.


* OverlyLongGag: Homer laughs for almost two hours after seeing a video of a monkey smelling his finger and fainting.

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* OverlyLongGag: Homer laughs for almost two hours after seeing a video of a monkey smelling his finger and fainting.fainting.
* TakeThat: Viral video marketing is presented in this episode as unethical, even leading to Homer and Bart being force to fight to the death just so they'd become viral sensations again.


Chief Wiggum's on the spot when Homer becomes the latest victim of the Springfield Pickpocket.

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Chief Wiggum's on the spot when Homer becomes the latest victim of the and Bart become viral video stars; Lisa takes a stand against Springfield Pickpocket.
Elementary's new detention policy.



!!This episode provides examples of:

* EvenEvilHasStandards: Pickpocketing is the one crime Fat Tony is not willing to commit. His grandfather was about to get a heart transplant when the donor heart was pickpocketed, causing him to die the way no mob boss should - of natural causes.
* FrameUp: Fat Tony is framed for the pickpocketing spree, and it's up to Chief Wiggum to clear his name.
* InadvertentEntranceCue: Chief Wiggum states that to trap the pickpocket they need a huge ass that would provide an irresistible target. Enter Homer with his butt stuck to a park bench.
* NotMeThisTime: Fat Tony is adamant that he wasn't the pickpocket.
* ShoutOut: The scene of the Simpsons at the diner spoofs the infamous final scene of ''Series/TheSopranos''.
* {{Tuckerisation}}: The Feast of Saint Castellaneta is named after Homer's VA Creator/DanCastellaneta.

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!!This episode provides contains examples of:

* EvenEvilHasStandards: Pickpocketing is the one crime Fat Tony is not willing DetentionEpisode: Springfield Elementary subsidizes its detentions to commit. His grandfather was about to get a heart transplant when the donor heart was pickpocketed, causing him to die the way no mob boss should - of natural causes.
* FrameUp: Fat Tony is framed for the pickpocketing spree, and it's up to Chief Wiggum to clear his name.
* InadvertentEntranceCue: Chief Wiggum states
private company that to trap operates prisons, running them like literal prisons, with [[PrisonersWork children making license plates]].
* GladiatorGames: In
the pickpocket they need a huge ass that would provide an irresistible target. Enter end, Homer and Bart are to fight on live television as gladiators with his butt stuck to a park bench.
* NotMeThisTime: Fat Tony is adamant
real weapons, with the implication that he wasn't they are to fight to the pickpocket.
death.
* ShoutOut: The scene of the Simpsons at the diner spoofs the infamous final scene of ''Series/TheSopranos''.
* {{Tuckerisation}}: The Feast of Saint Castellaneta is named after
InstantHumiliationJustAddYouTube: Bart interrupts Homer's VA Creator/DanCastellaneta.live podcast and the ensuing fight goes viral. A tech entrepreneur has them stage fights under corporate sponsorship for money. Ironically, it's a video of them hugging, which goes against their "brand", that ends up humiliating them.
* OverlyLongGag: Homer laughs for almost two hours after seeing a video of a monkey smelling his finger and fainting.


Chief Wiggum's on the spot when Homer becomes the latest victim of the Springfield Pickpocket.

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Chief Wiggum's on the spot when Homer becomes the latest victim of the Springfield Pickpocket.Pickpocket.

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!!This episode provides examples of:

* EvenEvilHasStandards: Pickpocketing is the one crime Fat Tony is not willing to commit. His grandfather was about to get a heart transplant when the donor heart was pickpocketed, causing him to die the way no mob boss should - of natural causes.
* FrameUp: Fat Tony is framed for the pickpocketing spree, and it's up to Chief Wiggum to clear his name.
* InadvertentEntranceCue: Chief Wiggum states that to trap the pickpocket they need a huge ass that would provide an irresistible target. Enter Homer with his butt stuck to a park bench.
* NotMeThisTime: Fat Tony is adamant that he wasn't the pickpocket.
* ShoutOut: The scene of the Simpsons at the diner spoofs the infamous final scene of ''Series/TheSopranos''.
* {{Tuckerisation}}: The Feast of Saint Castellaneta is named after Homer's VA Creator/DanCastellaneta.

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