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* "How I Wet Your Mother", Homer believing he's responsible for his parents divorce, cause he got too excited and tiped over the fishing boat.
* "Exit Through the Kwik-E-Mart"
--> Homer: What's the point, When a man isn't a hero to his son, he's nothing.

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** Saddest part is that Smithers is unable to help his boss; he can only watch him slowly getting worse.



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** And after the song, he brokes down in tears.


* For most of "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS2E4TwoCarsInEveryGarageAndThreeEyesOnEveryFish Two Cars In Every Garage And Three Eyes On Every Fish]]", Mr Burns plays the role of antagonist. What sets this up is a SympathyForTheDevil moment however, in which a epically failed safety inspection of the plant leaves him with the ultimatum; bring everything up to code or get shut down, [[MortonsFork both choices are implied would leave Burns bankrupt]]. By the end of the day, Burns has drowned his sorrows to the point he staggers out of the building intoxicated, bitterly murmuring "Brother, Can You Spare A Dime".[[note]]A depression-era tune made popular by the likes of Al Jolson[[/note]] Homer later enters the car park to find Burns in his limousine sobbing.

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* For most of "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS2E4TwoCarsInEveryGarageAndThreeEyesOnEveryFish Two Cars In Every Garage And Three Eyes On Every Fish]]", Mr Burns plays the role of antagonist. What sets this up is a SympathyForTheDevil moment however, in which a epically failed safety inspection of the plant leaves him with the ultimatum; bring everything up to code or get shut down, [[MortonsFork both choices are implied would leave Burns bankrupt]]. By the end of the day, Burns has drowned his sorrows to the point he staggers out of the building intoxicated, bitterly murmuring "Brother, Can You Spare A Dime".[[note]]A depression-era tune made popular by the likes of Al Jolson[[/note]] Homer later enters the car park to find Burns in his limousine sobbing. Yeah, Burns brought it on himself with his greed and irresponsibility, but the plant is literally his life's work, and as been shown in a few other episodes where he tried to retire or lost the plant, without it he has ''nothing.''



--> '''Narrator''': ''In the beginning, God created the Heavens and the Earth...''



** Marge's flashback, wherein her art teacher from high school mocked and rejected her beautiful painting of Music/RingoStarr, though it's made better when her new teacher and Ringo Starr himself tell her that they love her art.

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** Marge's flashback, wherein her art teacher from high school mocked and rejected her beautiful painting of Music/RingoStarr, though Music/RingoStarr and when Ringo never wrote her back after she sent him the painting, she gave up art entirerly. Thankfully it's made better when her new teacher and Ringo Starr himself tell her that they love her art.art (Starr never answered her original fan letter with the painting because she sent it during the height of Beatlemania, and he didn't have time to read fanmail, much less answer any of it. He's spent his retirement going through 20 years worth of fanmail for the sole purpose of giving his fans their due, and even hangs Marge's portrait in his house).


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** Lisa crying and signing "Happy birthday, forgotten middle-child" to herself in the kitchen, accompanied only by Maggie, her birthday completely forgotten amongst all the drama of the episode.


* "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS9E3LisasSax Lisa's Sax]]" shows the story of Bart's first day at school, where his kindergarten teacher almost immediately manages to crush his enthusiasm for school with a single sentence ("Added extra clap, not college material"), and the discovery of Lisa's intelligence comes at a meeting with a school psychologist, where Homer declares Bart effectively hopeless, at the age of five. Just seeing Bart being given up on so casually by his first teacher is heartbreaking, but to also see his parents doing the same in favor of gi Bart is a [[Sad Clown]].

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* "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS9E3LisasSax Lisa's Sax]]" shows the story of Bart's first day at school, where his kindergarten teacher almost immediately manages to crush his enthusiasm for school with a single sentence ("Added extra clap, not college material"), and the discovery of Lisa's intelligence comes at a meeting with a school psychologist, where Homer declares Bart effectively hopeless, at the age of five. Just seeing Bart being given up on so casually by his first teacher is heartbreaking, but to also see his parents doing the same in favor of gi Lisa. The episodes shows that deep down, Bart is a [[Sad Clown]].{{SadClown}}.


* "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS9E3LisasSax Lisa's Sax]]" shows the story of Bart's first day at school, where his kindergarten teacher almost immediately manages to crush his enthusiasm for school with a single sentence ("Added extra clap, not college material"), and the discovery of Lisa's intelligence comes at a meeting with a school psychologist, where Homer declares Bart effectively hopeless, at the age of five. Just seeing Bart being given up on so casually by his first teacher is heartbreaking, but to also see his parents doing the same in favor of giving more of their focus to Lisa, just because he's not some child prodigy...
** It's episode's like this that prove that deep down Bart is a [[SadClown]].

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* "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS9E3LisasSax Lisa's Sax]]" shows the story of Bart's first day at school, where his kindergarten teacher almost immediately manages to crush his enthusiasm for school with a single sentence ("Added extra clap, not college material"), and the discovery of Lisa's intelligence comes at a meeting with a school psychologist, where Homer declares Bart effectively hopeless, at the age of five. Just seeing Bart being given up on so casually by his first teacher is heartbreaking, but to also see his parents doing the same in favor of giving more of their focus to Lisa, just because he's not some child prodigy...
** It's episode's like this that prove that deep down
gi Bart is a [[SadClown]].[[Sad Clown]].


** It's episode's like this that prove that deep down Bart is a ''[[SadClown]]''.

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** It's episode's like this that prove that deep down Bart is a ''[[SadClown]]''.[[SadClown]].


** It's episode's like this that prove that deep down Bart is a ''"[[SadClown]]"''.

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** It's episode's like this that prove that deep down Bart is a ''"[[SadClown]]"''.''[[SadClown]]''.

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** Bart feeling totally rejected thoughout the episode really can bring to light insecure he actually is.


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** It's episode's like this that prove that deep down Bart is a ''"[[SadClown]]"''.

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** I can't help but feel bad for the snake when Bart has to reject him for Santa's Little Helper.


* "Blood Feud" has the scene where Burns gets his blood transfusion; he thinks he isn't going to make it and Smithers is almost in tears.

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* "Blood Feud" "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS2E22BloodFeud Blood Feud]]" has the scene where Burns gets his blood transfusion; he thinks he isn't going to make it and Smithers is almost in tears.


* "[[Recap/TheSimsponsS2E17OldMoney Old Money]]": The final scenes. Throughout the whole episode, we seem glimpses of the retirement home, and how it's run down and almost in shambles. At the end, Grandpa decides the best thing to do with the money he inherited from Bea was to donate everything to his retirement center so they can have money for better living conditions. Even sadder, Abe originally wanted to use the money to help society's unfortunates, but realized that he simply didn't have enough money to do so. In the end, he had to settle for helping the ones he could.

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* "[[Recap/TheSimsponsS2E17OldMoney "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS2E17OldMoney Old Money]]": The final scenes. Throughout the whole episode, we seem glimpses of the retirement home, and how it's run down and almost in shambles. At the end, Grandpa decides the best thing to do with the money he inherited from Bea was to donate everything to his retirement center so they can have money for better living conditions. Even sadder, Abe originally wanted to use the money to help society's unfortunates, but realized that he simply didn't have enough money to do so. In the end, he had to settle for helping the ones he could.

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** It gets worse; due to the documentary, ''Leaving Neverland'' bringing back the controversy surrounding Michael Jackson's child molestation allegations, the episode has been pulled from syndication. The only way to see the episode now is on DVD or online.


* YMMV on this one, but in [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS3E4BartTheMurderer Bart The Murderer]], Bart’s day at school [[ButtMonkey has seen nothing go right for him]]. But he’s still looking forward to the field trip at the chocolate factory. The rug is abruptly then pulled out from under him when Krabappel says she trusts that everyone has brought their permission slips to school so they can go on the field trip. [[OhCrap Cue Bart screaming in abject horror when he realised that he accidentally left his permission slip at home]], followed by a HeadDesk and him groaning “What a day...”. For some, that moment can hit very close to home. [[ForWantOfANail If it hadn’t been for that, the entire rest of the episode, which sees Bart becoming a bartender for the Springfield Mafia and subsequently being framed for Skinner’s murder, wouldn’t have happened.]] That probably makes Bart’s OhCrap HarsherInHindsight.

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* YMMV on this one, but in [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS3E4BartTheMurderer Bart The Murderer]], Bart’s day at school has seen [[ButtMonkey has seen nothing at all go right for him]]. [[HumiliationConga Homer took the police badge from the cereal box Bart wanted for himself, Santa's Little Helper ate his math homework, he missed the school bus, had to walk to school in the rain, arrived at school forty minutes late, split his pants and got a black eye from a football hitting him in the face]]. But hey, he’s still looking forward to got the field trip at to the chocolate factory. factory to look forward to. The rug is abruptly then pulled out from under him when Krabappel says she trusts that everyone has brought their permission slips to school so they can go on the field trip. [[OhCrap Cue Bart screaming in abject horror when he realised that he accidentally left his permission slip at home]], followed by a HeadDesk and him groaning “What a day...”. For some, that moment can hit very close to home. [[ForWantOfANail If it hadn’t been for that, the entire rest of the episode, which sees Bart becoming a bartender for the Springfield Mafia and subsequently being framed for Skinner’s murder, wouldn’t have happened.]] That probably makes Bart’s OhCrap HarsherInHindsight.


* YMMV on this one, but in [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS3E4BartTheMurderer]], Bart’s day at school [[ButtMonkey has seen nothing go right for him]]. But he’s still looking forward to the field trip at the chocolate factory. The rug is abruptly then pulled out from under him when Krabappel says she trusts that everyone has brought their permission slips to school so they can go on the field trip. [[OhCrap Cue Bart screaming in abject horror when he realised that he accidentally left his permission slip at home]], followed by a HeadDesk and him groaning “What a day...”. For some, that moment can hit very close to home. [[ForWantOfANail If it hadn’t been for that, the entire rest of the episode, which sees Bart becoming a bartender for the Springfield Mafia and subsequently being framed for Skinner’s murder, wouldn’t have happened.]] That probably makes Bart’s OhCrap HarsherInHindsight.

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* YMMV on this one, but in [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS3E4BartTheMurderer]], [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS3E4BartTheMurderer Bart The Murderer]], Bart’s day at school [[ButtMonkey has seen nothing go right for him]]. But he’s still looking forward to the field trip at the chocolate factory. The rug is abruptly then pulled out from under him when Krabappel says she trusts that everyone has brought their permission slips to school so they can go on the field trip. [[OhCrap Cue Bart screaming in abject horror when he realised that he accidentally left his permission slip at home]], followed by a HeadDesk and him groaning “What a day...”. For some, that moment can hit very close to home. [[ForWantOfANail If it hadn’t been for that, the entire rest of the episode, which sees Bart becoming a bartender for the Springfield Mafia and subsequently being framed for Skinner’s murder, wouldn’t have happened.]] That probably makes Bart’s OhCrap HarsherInHindsight.

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