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Recap / The Simpsons S14 E16 "'Scuse Me While I Miss the Sky"

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Lisa takes up astronomy and causes the town to go crazy from sleep deprivation when she protests the light pollution in the sky.

  • Disproportionate Retribution: Fat Tony orders someone to beat up a bird because the bird landed on his hood ornament.
  • Foreshadowing: Carl briefly recalls his childhood in Iceland. Carl's family is the plot point of The Saga of Carl.
  • Motive Decay: At first, Bart wants to steal a hood ornament to impress his fellow students. He eventually forgets why he wants the hood ornament but still tries to steal it.
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  • Paper Tiger: Bart loses his title of king of the school when Nelson throw dirt at him, making him cry and say that he'll snitch.
  • Would Hurt a Child: After creating a mass blackout, most of the town turns into a mob and converges on Bart and Lisa, intending to "tear them limb from limb." Only Lisa pointing out a meteor shower above prevents the mob from hurting the kids.

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