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Recap / The Simpsons S 30 E 13 Im Dancing As Fat As I Can

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Homer angers Marge by binging their favorite show without her, and has to pick up a new skill in order to make amends. Meanwhile, Bart prepares to compete in "Krusty's Holiday Trample".

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  • Cold Turkeys Are Everywhere: The day after Homer agrees to wait for Marge's return to watch "Odder Things", Homer sees several coworkers talking about the show.
  • Consolation Prize: Bart and Milhouse receive paddle balls after losing the Holiday Trample.
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  • Dark Horse Victory: Ralph defeats Bart and Milhouse during the Holiday Trample.
  • Exiled to the Couch: Inverted. Homer is ready to accept that punishment but Marge wants him sleeping next to her so he can feel her cold aura.
  • Rattling Off Legal: After Krusty says the winner gets to spend a day with him, someone quickly says it'll be with Sideshow Mel instead.
  • Rule of Three:
    • Krusty mentions three reasons to deem the Holiday Trample a good idea. The third one is that it's the third idea presented to him.
    • The Holiday Trample has three finalists.
  • Shout-Out:
    • Homer and Marge's favorite show is called "Odder Things".
    • One of Krusty's assistants gives him an idea to hold a contest similar to Willy Wonka's but Krusty says the only children allowed inside his factory are those who work there.
  • Take That!: During the Holiday Trample, Bart and Milhouse deliberately avoid touching Solo merchandise.
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