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Recap / The Simpsons S 22 E 14 Angry Dad The Movie

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Bart's animated short film from the season 13 episode "I Am Furious Yellow" gets nominated for an Academy Award, but Bart keeps Homer away when Homer begins to hog the credit.

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  • Animation Bump: In-Universe with the short that was originally the Angry Dad movie, which despite keeping the crude artwork, features shading and more fluid animation than the cheap and simplistic Flash style the original web series.
  • Art Shift: All of the shorts featured are done up in different art styles.
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    • "The Brothers of Boville" is done in a style similar to Sylvain Chomet.
    • The Persepolis parody is in black and white.
    • "Condiments" is done in CGI
    • "Willis & Crumble" is done in stop motion claymation.
    • The titular "Angry Dad: The Movie" is a more refined version of the web series originally seen in "I Am Furious Yellow".
  • The Cameo: Sir Anthony Hopkins, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Lady Gaga, Elton John, Ricky Gervais, Russell Brand, Martin Scorsese, and Halle Berry all make an appearance.
  • Exact Words: When Itchy demands Old Scratchy's hat, Old Scratchy says he needs it to protect his head from the sun. Itchy cuts off Old Scratchy's head and takes the hat.
  • The Film of the Series: An In-Universe version, with the Angry Dad webtoon becoming a short film.
  • It's All About Me: Homer's mentality for all the awards for Angry Dad. Bart almost goes with this as well, until he brings up everyone else who helped make the film.
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  • Latex Perfection: The "Itchy and Scratchy" short has the elderly male cat that was training Scratchy turn out to be Itchy's son in a rubber mask, robe and stilts.
  • Sequel Episode: The Season 13 "I Am Furious Yellow" ended with the internet company hosting "Angry Dad" shutting down. This episode reveals that the company's assets were bought up and the new owners want Bart to make a feature film out of it.
  • Shout-Out: The studio that produces the film has a lot of posters that parody Disney, Pixar and Dreamworks movies.
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  • Special Guest: J.B. Smoove as DJ Kwanzaa and Maurice LaMarche as Sir Anthony Hopkins.
  • What Could Have Been: In-Universe, The Angry Dad movie was supposed to be a full length feature, but the test audiences didn't like it. Lisa then suggested to Bart that he could cut out the bad parts and turn it into a short film instead.
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