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Lisa: Bart, Dad, you just vanquished your own creator! The philosophical implications would make Eugene Ionesco's head spin!
Homer: Hmmm... You make a provocative point, Lisa. And furthermore, KICK HIM!

Narrator: Without me there'll be no one left to tell the story!
Witch: Some of us don't like the way you've been telling it.

Wouldby: My God, who shoots?
Sud: My God, I don't know. It's a deadlock! I don't know who should.
Wouldby: Oh, shoot the author!
All: Shoot the author! Shoot the author!
The Pot Boiler

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Gwen DeMarco: What is this thing?! I mean, it serves no useful purpose for there to be a bunch of chompy, crushy things in the middle of a hallway! No, I mean we shouldn't have to do this, it makes no logical sense, why is it here?!
Jason Nesmith: 'Cause it's on the television show.
Gwen DeMarco: Well forget it! I'm not doing it! This episode was badly written!

You've beaten us out of our break till now, and you always make us the chumps!
You're on the spot! We want you, and how! You'll get some terrible bumps!
In every picture, we are the goat! We got you now! it's our turn to gloat!
The tables are turned, and now you're in our clutches!
A Cartoonist's Nightmare (sung to the tune of "The Teddy Bears' Picnic")

SCOUT! I CREATED YOU.
Stan Rizzo's drawing of Lou Avery, Mad Men
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