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* MeaninglessVillainVictory: Bart's decision to worsen his injuries in the third act was driven by one point: he wanted Lisa to never babysit anyone ever again, as [[DisproportionateRetribution retaliation for his embarrassment at being left with her as babysitter]]. The final scene of the episode has Lisa still getting calls from parents all over Springfield asking her to babysit their kids, even if they think she is an utterly horrible human being thanks to seeing Bart's injuries and Lisa actually asking them if they think she will do the same to their kids.

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-->'''Jasper''': Excuse me, little lady. The wheelbarrow line's over there.


[[caption-width-right:350:"Bad babysitting!"]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:"Bad [[caption-width-right:350:"Dislocated shoulder, bump on the noggin. My diagnosis? Bad babysitting!"]]


[[caption-width-right:350:"Bad babysitter!"]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:"Bad babysitter!"]]
babysitting!"]]


[[caption-width-right:350:"Bad babysitter!."]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:"Bad babysitter!."]]
babysitter!"]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:"Bad babysitter!."]]

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* StaircaseTumble: As Lisa tries to catch Bart, he jumps backwards, eventually ending up at the top of the stairs and falling down them. If you listen carefully, you can hear when Bart [[SickeningCrunch dislocates his arm]].

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* JerkassRealization: At the end of the episode as Lisa lies on her bed, Bart, in an arm cast and sling, comes into her room and apologizes for making her so miserable the previous night and destroying her babysitting business.

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* KarmaHoudini: Outside of his (self-inflicted) injuries and an apology to her at the end, Bart pretty much gets away with ruining Lisa's reputation as a babysitter.


* PoliceAreUseless: The 911 operator refuses to send an ambulance to the Simpson house because of all the prank calls made in the past. "Simpson? Look, we’ve already been out there tonight for a sister-ectomy, a case of severe butt rot, and a leprechaun bite. How dumb do you think we are?"

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* PoliceAreUseless: The 911 operator refuses to send an ambulance to the Simpson house because of all the prank calls made in the past. "Simpson? Look, we’ve already been out there tonight for a sister-ectomy, a case of severe butt rot, rot and a leprechaun bite. How dumb do you think we are?"


** The entire waiting room in that episode was full of people bizarrely injured in {{Noodle Incident}}s. Including a line specifically for wheelbarrows.

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** The entire waiting room in that episode was full of people bizarrely injured in {{Noodle Incident}}s. Including Incident}}s, including a line specifically for wheelbarrows.people who have to be carted into the clinic in a wheelbarrow.



* PoliceAreUseless: The 911 operator refuses to send an ambulance to the Simpson house because of all the prank calls made in the past. "Simpson? Look, we’ve already been out there tonight for a sister-ectomy, a case of severe butt rot and a leprechaun bite. How dumb do you think we are?"

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* PoliceAreUseless: The 911 operator refuses to send an ambulance to the Simpson house because of all the prank calls made in the past. "Simpson? Look, we’ve already been out there tonight for a sister-ectomy, a case of severe butt rot rot, and a leprechaun bite. How dumb do you think we are?"


* LethallyStupid: Bart banging his already injured head just to spite Lisa. [[DeconstructedTrope This knocks him out cold]].


* LethallyStupid: An already injured Bart banging his already injured head just to spite Lisa. [[DeconstructedTrope This knocks him out cold]].

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* LethallyStupid: An already injured Bart banging his already injured head just to spite Lisa. [[DeconstructedTrope This knocks him out cold]].


* DidntThinkThisThrough: Homer and Marge didn't seem to think that Bart would cause any trouble while being babysat by his little sister (though she has been doing great work babysitting before this incident)

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* DidntThinkThisThrough: Homer and Marge didn't seem to think that Bart would cause any trouble while being babysat by his little sister (though she has been doing great work babysitting before this incident)incident).



* IFellForHours: It takes Bart six seconds to fall down one flight of stairs; a normal fall would have ended in one second, tops.



* LethallyStupid: An already injured Bart banging his already injured head just to spite Lisa. [[DeconstructedTrope This knocks him out cold]].



* OhCrap: Bart when he loses his balance at the top of the stairs. Lisa gets one when she sees Bart tumbling down.



* PoliceAreUseless: The 911 operator refuses to send an ambulance to the Simpson house because of all the prank calls made in the past. "Simpson? Look, we’ve already been out there tonight for a sister-ectomy, a case of severe butt rot and a leprechaun bite. How dumb do you think we are? "

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* PoliceAreUseless: The 911 operator refuses to send an ambulance to the Simpson house because of all the prank calls made in the past. "Simpson? Look, we’ve already been out there tonight for a sister-ectomy, a case of severe butt rot and a leprechaun bite. How dumb do you think we are? "are?"


* OverlyNarrowSuperlative: Bart's compliment to Homer: "You could be Abe Lincoln's father's boss."

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* OverlyNarrowSuperlative: Bart's compliment to Homer: Homer is oddly and humorously specific: "You could be Abe Lincoln's father's boss."

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