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YMMV / The Simpsons S 5 E 6 Marge On The Lam

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  • Harsher in Hindsight: When watched back to back with New Kid On The Block. It appears Laura gets her standards for men from her mother and their dysfunctional family life, apparently.
  • Memetic Mutation: "Stupid TV! Be more funny!" is often used online whenever someone watches a bad television show, especially later episodes of The Simpsons. The blog Dead Homer Society is a big time user of this phrase.
  • Squick: Homer kissing the giant pile of solid waste after he and Chief Wiggum are saved by it.
    • The skeletal arm still lodged in the vending machine. Imagine how that smelled when it was rotting flesh.
  • They Wasted a Perfectly Good Character: Despite becoming close friends with Marge and having an adventure together, Ruth's only appearance after this episode came ten years later.


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