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* ComplexityAddiction: Burns. He needlessly steals a diamond he could probably just afford to buy with ease; outright kidnaps Maggie instead of just taking the diamond back from her; and probably spends much more than the diamond's value itself on all those {{Mook}}s, weapons, etc., to try to stop the Simpsons from justifiably coming for her.

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* ComplexityAddiction: Burns. He Mr. Burns needlessly steals a diamond he could probably just likely afford to just buy with ease; outright kidnaps abducts Maggie instead of just simply taking the diamond back from her; and probably spends much more than the diamond's value itself on all those {{Mook}}s, weapons, etc., to try to and stop the Simpsons from justifiably coming for her.


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** If left idle for too long, the characters will turn to the screen and say a line. Except Homer, he just yawns.
--->'''Marge:''' (shaking her hair) How's my hair?
--->'''Bart:''' (making a face) Who the hell are you?
--->'''Lisa:''' (making a face) Ha ha, made you look!
** When burned by an enemy, the characters will turn to the screen and say a line.
--->'''Homer:''' Eesh I'm fried!
--->'''Marge:''' This burns me up!
--->'''Bart:''' I'm toastified man!
--->'''Lisa:''' Hey no fair!



** If left idle for too long, the characters will turn to the screen and say a line. Except Homer, he just yawns.
--->'''Marge:''' (shaking her hair) How's my hair?
--->'''Bart:''' (making a face) Who the hell are you?
--->'''Lisa:''' (making a face) Ha ha, made you look!
** When burned by an enemy, the characters will turn to the screen and say a line.
--->'''Homer:''' Eesh I'm fried!
--->'''Marge:''' This burns me up!
--->'''Bart:''' I'm toastified man!
--->'''Lisa:''' Hey no fair!

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* AdaptationalHeroism: Nelson and Sideshow Bob appear in the fifth level, offering a slingshot and PowerUpFood respectively.


For the platform game released by [[Creator/Electronic Arts EA Games]], go to ''VideoGame/TheSimpsonsGame''.

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For the platform game released by [[Creator/Electronic Arts [[Creator/ElectronicArts EA Games]], go to ''VideoGame/TheSimpsonsGame''.


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For the platform game released by EA Games, go to ''VideoGame/TheSimpsonsGame''.
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!! Tropes:

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For the platform game released by [[Creator/Electronic Arts EA Games, Games]], go to ''VideoGame/TheSimpsonsGame''.
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''VideoGame/TheSimpsonsGame''.

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* AssKicksYou: One of Marge’s attacks.

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* AssKicksYou: One of Marge’s attacks.attacks is to smack enemies with her rear end.



* BadassFamily: The four playable Simpsons.

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* BadassFamily: The four playable Simpsons.Simpsons qualify, since they're fighting loads of bad guys just to save Maggie.



* BearsAreBadNews: The boss of Springfield Butte. But once defeated, it's revealed to be a fat mook in disguise.
* BigBad: Mr. Burns.
* BonusStage: Two of them. The better you do, the more points you get.

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* BearsAreBadNews: The boss of Springfield Butte. But once Butte is a ferocious bear. Once defeated, it's revealed to actually be a fat mook in disguise.
* BigBad: Mr. Burns.
Burns is the main villain.
* BonusStage: Two of them.There are two bonus levels. The better you do, the more points you get.



* BreathWeapon: The fire breathing drunk boss of Moe's Tavern. He sometimes sneezes out smoke as well.

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* BreathWeapon: The fire breathing drunk boss of Moe's Tavern.Tavern breathes fire. He sometimes sneezes out smoke as well.



* CanonForeigner: All the bad guys in the game save four, Professor Werner von Brawn (the pro wrestler boss who's just really obscure), the drunk at Moe's (also really obscure), Smithers and Mr. Burns.

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* CanonForeigner: All the bad guys in the game were created for the game and never appeared on the show save four, Professor Werner von Brawn (the pro wrestler boss who's just really obscure), the drunk at Moe's (also really obscure), Smithers and Mr. Burns.



* CirclingBirdies: The bear boss of Springfield Butte before turning back into one of the fat henchmen.

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* CirclingBirdies: The bear boss of Springfield Butte Butte has birds fly over its head before turning back into one of the fat henchmen.



* TheDragon: Smithers.

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* TheDragon: Smithers.Smithers kidnaps Maggie on Mr. Burns' orders and is the last boss fought in the game prior to the final battle against Mr. Burns.



* EarlyBirdBoss: The wrestler.
* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: For the franchise as a whole, though in all fairness the cartoon was still in its infancy (the show was only in its second season when this was released).

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* EarlyBirdBoss: The wrestler.
wrestler is surprisingly difficult for a first level boss.
* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: For the franchise as a whole, though in all fairness the cartoon was still in its infancy (the show was only in its second season when this was released).released), so it's understandable that many aspects of the game are inconsistent with what has since been established in the cartoon.



* SlapYourselfAwake: A mini-game, following the InevitableWaterfall.

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* SlapYourselfAwake: A mini-game, mini-game consists of the player slapping their character's face to make them regain consciousness, following the InevitableWaterfall.



* WhipItGood: Lisa's jump rope.

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* WhipItGood: Lisa's jump rope.rope serves as her weapon.


* AbsenteeActor: Creator/HarryShearer does not voice Mr. Burns or Smithers. Instead, M. Samejima and Hiroshi Iuchi would voice them in a game.
* {{Acrofatic}}: Homer

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* AbsenteeActor: Creator/HarryShearer does not voice Mr. Burns or Smithers. Instead, M. Samejima and Hiroshi Iuchi would voice them in a game.
* {{Acrofatic}}: HomerHomer manages to kick a lot of butt and go through plenty of dangerous situations in spite of his obesity.

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* EverythingTryingToKillYou: A wrestler, a balloon, goons, a drunk, a bear ([[spoiler:or rather a {{Mook}} in a bear costume]]), a giant bowling ball, a Kabuki Master... And those are just the ''bosses''.


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* InevitableWaterfall: At the end of Stage 5. The Simpsons plummet to the bottom and the scene is set for Stage 6: Dreamland.
* KabukiSounds: Fittingly the boss battle against the Kabuki Master has these in the music. He also lets out one final "Yooo~oh" upon defeat.


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* OneHitPointWonder: Hilariously, Mr. Burns goes down with any attack after his mech is destroyed. You can also opt to just wait and he'll fall over anyway.
* OneManArmy: Or woman if you prefer. Even the demure Marge and Lisa can and will take on many goons for Maggie's sake.

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* TankTreadMecha: Mr. Burns' [[PowerArmor robot suit]] extends tank treads as a second form after the first bipedal form receives too much damage.


* AttackAttackRetreatRetreat: At the end of Springfield Butte, your characters jump into a river to swim after Maggie, who's currently floating away. But then they see a waterfall coming up and ''instantly'' change their tune.



-->'''Mr. Burns''': Welcome to your grave, ''suckers!''

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-->'''Mr. Burns''': Burns:''' Welcome to your grave, ''suckers!''



-->'''Marge:''' (shaking her hair) How's my hair?
-->'''Bart:''' (making a face) Who the hell are you?
-->'''Lisa:''' (making a face) Ha ha, made you look!

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-->'''Marge:''' --->'''Marge:''' (shaking her hair) How's my hair?
-->'''Bart:''' --->'''Bart:''' (making a face) Who the hell are you?
-->'''Lisa:''' --->'''Lisa:''' (making a face) Ha ha, made you look!



-->'''Homer:''' Eesh I'm fried!
-->'''Marge:''' This burns me up!
-->'''Bart:''' I'm toastified man!
-->'''Lisa:''' Hey no fair!

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-->'''Homer:''' --->'''Homer:''' Eesh I'm fried!
-->'''Marge:''' --->'''Marge:''' This burns me up!
-->'''Bart:''' --->'''Bart:''' I'm toastified man!
-->'''Lisa:''' --->'''Lisa:''' Hey no fair!



* DifficultyByRegion: The Japanese version is a bit easier than the American release. For instance, it adds [[SmartBomb nuclear bombs that instantly KO all on-screen mooks]], more weapons and food throughout the whole game, the ability to jump while carrying items, a slingshot that kill all enemies in one hit, and the ability to have more than 100% health by eating more food when your health bar is full.

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* DifficultyByRegion: The Japanese version is a bit easier than the American release. For instance, it adds [[SmartBomb nuclear bombs that instantly KO all on-screen mooks]], more weapons and food throughout the whole game, the ability to jump while carrying items, a slingshot that kill kills all enemies in one hit, and the ability to have more than 100% health by eating more food when your health bar is full.full, and a free health refill when you finish a level.


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* RockBeatsLaser: Mr. Burns has a mech suit equipped with extending fists, claws, missiles, lasers, and bombs. Marge has a vacuum cleaner, Homer has his fists, Bart has a skateboard, and Lisa has a jump rope. Guess who wins.


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* StalkedByTheBell: Take too long to hustle when there's no enemies around and a hand will appear pointing to the right with a message reading "HURRY UP". Fail to heed its command and the hand will float over to the offending player and flick them for a chunk of their health.


* SmashingSurvival: When you get grabbed by one of the mooks, the game says "Wiggle Joystick! Push Buttons!" which is required to break free. Or one of your teammates can save you.

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* SmashingSurvival: When you get your character gets grabbed by one of the mooks, the game says "Wiggle Joystick! Push Buttons!" which is required to break free. Or one of your teammates can save you.



** The Fat Mooks choke you, which causes your character to take on an expression similar to Bart's when he's being choked by Homer. Which is humorously ironic if you're playing as Homer...

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** The Fat Mooks can grab and choke you, any of the family members, which causes your character to take on an expression similar to Bart's when he's being choked by Homer. Which is humorously ironic if you're playing as Homer...


** When burned by an enemy, the characters will turn to the screen and say a line.
-->'''Homer:''' Eesh I'm fried!
-->'''Marge:''' This burns me up!
-->'''Bart:''' I'm toastified man!
-->'''Lisa:''' Hey no fair!



* IdleAnimation: Each character has some reaction to the player doing nothing for too long; for example, Homer lets out a yawn, while Bart looks at the camera and says, "What you looking at?"

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* IdleAnimation: Each character has some reaction to the player doing nothing for too long; for example, Homer lets out a yawn, while Bart looks at the camera and says, "What you looking at?""Who the hell are you?"



* WouldHurtaChild: Mr. Burns, Smithers, and the rest of the enemies have no issues with attacking and hurting Bart and Lisa.

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* WouldHurtaChild: WouldHurtAChild: Mr. Burns, Smithers, and Smithers along with the rest of the enemies have no issues with attacking and hurting Bart and Lisa.

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* WouldHurtaChild: Mr. Burns, Smithers, and the rest of the enemies have no issues with attacking and hurting Bart and Lisa.

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* GameGourmet: Weaponized foods (drinks) aside, you can restore your life with apples, oranges, corn, burgers, donuts, roast chickens, hot dogs, and pies. Some items are obtainable from fruit trees or [=NPCs=], while others are simply strewn about.


* AdaptationalVillainy: Mr. Smithers, who robs a jewelry store for a mere diamond. [[JustifiedTrope This is due to the video game taking place in the early days of the show, before he received character development and he was only established to be Mr. Burns' right-hand man.]]

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* AdaptationalVillainy: Mr. Smithers, who robs a jewelry store for a mere diamond.diamond and attacks by throwing handfuls of bombs around with reckless abandon. [[JustifiedTrope This is due to the video game taking place in the early days of the show, before he received character development and he was only established to be Mr. Burns' right-hand man.]]



* BadassBoast: Mr. Burns gets a pretty good one just before you fight him -- with emphasis added by him bursting through the wall of his office in a plutonium-powered mech suit and throwing Maggie to one side.
-->'''Mr. Burns''': Welcome to your grave, ''suckers!''



* HumiliationConga: Mr. Burns. All his presumably hired mooks and bosses were defeated, his presumably very expensive battle machine was destroyed, he didn't get the diamond he had sent Smithers out to steal in the first place, and, as the icing on the cake, [[spoiler:[[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking after losing, he gets a baby pacifier stuck in his mouth.]] Not a good day for Mr. Burns.]]

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* HumiliationConga: Mr. Burns. All his presumably hired mooks and bosses were defeated, his presumably very presumably-very expensive battle machine was destroyed, he didn't get the diamond he had sent Smithers out to steal in the first place, and, as the icing on the cake, and [[spoiler:[[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking right after losing, he gets a baby pacifier stuck in his mouth.mouth as the icing on the cake.]] Not All in all? Really ''not'' a good day for to be Mr. Burns.]]]]
* HumongousMecha: In his role as the FinalBoss, Mr. Burns attacks the Simpsons in a giant plutonium-powered mecha suit. It's equipped with multiple backup forms of movement (legs, then tank treads, and finally a hovercraft mechanism) and various weapons -- including [[RocketPunch extendable punching fists]], stabbing claws, missiles, [[FrickingLaserBeams shoulder-mounted laser guns]], and even miniature ''nuclear bombs.''



** Also Mr. Burns, considering his death machine drops miniature nukes.

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** Also Mr. Burns, considering his death machine drops miniature nukes.miniaturised nuclear warheads that deal ''a ton'' of damage.



* MadeOfIron: The only harm a large fall does is knock the Simpsons unconscious and provide set up for the Dreamland stage.

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* MadeOfIron: The only harm a large fall from the top of a waterfall does is knock the Simpsons unconscious and provide set up the set-up for the Dreamland stage.

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