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** Bart's joke: "I hear a dingo eating your baby" is a reference to ''Film/EvilAngels'' (better known as ''A Cry in the Dark''), based on the real life 1980 mysterious disappearance of baby Azaria Chamberlain. Her mother claimed she was snatched away by a dingo but fell under suspicion of having murdered the infant herself and was convicted of murder. However, new evidence found during her incarceration later exonerated her- [[FunnyAneurysmMoment a dingo really did eat the baby]].

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** Bart's joke: "I hear a dingo eating your baby" is a reference to ''Film/EvilAngels'' (better known as ''A Cry in the Dark''), based on the real life 1980 mysterious disappearance of baby Azaria Chamberlain. Her mother claimed she was snatched away by a dingo but fell under suspicion of having murdered the infant herself and was convicted of murder. However, new evidence found during her incarceration later exonerated her- [[FunnyAneurysmMoment a dingo really did eat the baby]].baby.


* BoxingKangaroo: One appears on the logo of "Hopping Mad Collection Agency" letter Bart gets.

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* BoxingKangaroo: One appears on the logo of the "Hopping Mad Collection Agency" letter Bart gets.



* {{Expy}}: The First Australian Prime Minister looks just like Snake, while the Australian store clerk looks like the Squeaky-Voiced Teenager (unofficially named "Jeremy Freedman") back in Springfield.

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* {{Expy}}: The First Australian Prime Minister looks just like Snake, while the Australian store clerk looks and sounds like the Squeaky-Voiced Teenager (unofficially named "Jeremy Freedman") back in Springfield.


* BewareTheSillyOnes: Bart thought taunting Bruno over the phone would be enough to put his prank-calling behind him. He was wrong.



* LazyBum: Prime Minister Andy's introduced lounging naked on a floating tire in a lake, rather than doing his job.



* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Subverted. Andy seems perfectly fine accepting Bart's apology, until he has him arrested for an additional punishment, the booting, because "A mere apology would be a bit empty".



* WhatTheHellIsThatAccent: Many Australian viewers thought the accents shown in the episode sounded more like Cockney or South African accents.

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* WhatTheHellIsThatAccent: Many Australian viewers thought the accents shown in the episode sounded more like Cockney or South African accents.accents.
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** Bart's joke: "I hear a dingo eating your baby" is a reference to ''Film/EvilAngels'' (better known as ''A Cry in the Dark''), based on the real life 1980 mysterious disappearance of baby Azaria Chamberlain. His mother claimed he was snatched away by a dingo, fell under suspicion of having murdered him herself, but during her jail time, new evidence did point out that the child might have been eaten by a dingo after all.

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** Bart's joke: "I hear a dingo eating your baby" is a reference to ''Film/EvilAngels'' (better known as ''A Cry in the Dark''), based on the real life 1980 mysterious disappearance of baby Azaria Chamberlain. His Her mother claimed he she was snatched away by a dingo, dingo but fell under suspicion of having murdered him herself, but during her jail time, the infant herself and was convicted of murder. However, new evidence did point out that the child might have been eaten by found during her incarceration later exonerated her- [[FunnyAneurysmMoment a dingo after all.really did eat the baby]].

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* SocietyMarchesOn: When discussing the brief Australia craze in the US, a movie theater shows the marquee "Yahoo Serious Festival".
--->'''Lisa:''' I know those words, but that sign doesn't make sense.


** Kangaroos living that close to an airport?

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** Kangaroos living that close to an airport?airport? [[RealityIsUnrealistic If anything, it'd be wallabies.]]


--->'''Lisa:''' I know those words, but that sign doesn't make sense.

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--->'''Lisa:''' I know those words, but that sign doesn't make sense. I'm amazed you were able to write so legibly on your own butt!


* PopularityPolynomial: In-universe example, when discussing the brief Australia craze in the US, a movie theater shows the marquee "Yahoo Serious Festival".



* SocietyMarchesOn: In-universe example, when discussing the brief Australia craze in the US, a movie theater shows the marquee "Yahoo Serious Festival".


* OlderThanTheyLook: Hitler is remarkably well preserved for a man of 106. He has excellent posture, is able to walk under his own power (although with help from a cane), doesn't appear to have any problems with his vision, is still able to drive and isn't struggling with senility.

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* OlderThanTheyLook: Hitler is remarkably well preserved for a man of 106.105. He has excellent posture, is able to walk under his own power (although with help from a cane), doesn't appear to have any problems with his vision, is still able to drive and isn't struggling with senility.

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* OlderThanTheyLook: Hitler is remarkably well preserved for a man of 106. He has excellent posture, is able to walk under his own power (although with help from a cane), doesn't appear to have any problems with his vision, is still able to drive and isn't struggling with senility.

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* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: Lisa is responsible for setting the whole plot into motion with her misinformed description of the Coriolis effect.

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* TalkToTheFist: Twice Homer does stupid things in front of the U.S. Marine guarding the embassy's gate, and twice the Marine punches Homer in the face.


* KangaroosRepresentAustralia: As soon as the Simpsons arrive in Australia, the first one appears.

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* KangaroosRepresentAustralia: As soon as the Simpsons arrive When pursued, Bart and Homer attempt to get away in Australia, the first one appears. kangaroos' pouches, only to find that, unlike in cartoons, they're filled with disgusting slime.


* DubNameChange: In thE French version, Tobias the Australian boy is named Toby by his father, Bruno.

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* DubNameChange: In thE the French version, Tobias the Australian boy is named Toby by his father, Bruno. Bruno.

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* DubNameChange: In thE French version, Tobias the Australian boy is named Toby by his father, Bruno.

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