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Re: The Simpsons

#676 Post by cdnchris » Thu Feb 22, 2018 11:34 pm

aox wrote: Sideshow Bob is a staunch Republican
"Your guilty conscience may move you to vote Democratic, but deep down you long for a cold-hearted Republican to lower taxes, brutalize criminals, and rule you like a king."

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#677 Post by swo17 » Fri Feb 23, 2018 12:47 am

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#678 Post by djproject » Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:37 am

Big Ben wrote:A reminder that Trump was eventually elected in the Simpsons universe and was subsequently succeeded by Lisa.
There was a lesbian President before her.
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No one has ever meddled with the Republican Party and lived to tell about it. ;) =D

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#679 Post by HJackson » Sun Feb 25, 2018 4:21 am

aox wrote:Marge voted for Jimmy Carter twice
She also snapped at Homer that time he slandered the late Earl Warren. Her liberal credentials are impeccable.

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#680 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Sun Feb 25, 2018 1:51 pm

Least we forget Matt Groening's palpable hatred of Nixon that crossed over onto Futurama

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#681 Post by djproject » Mon Feb 26, 2018 7:08 am

HJackson wrote:
aox wrote:Marge voted for Jimmy Carter twice
She also snapped at Homer that time he slandered the late Earl Warren. Her liberal credentials are impeccable.
And interestingly, for someone who is a buffoon most of the time and generally indifferent to most things, Homer seems to have a keen - sometimes too keen - awareness of the Supreme Court of the United States.

Not bad for someone who thinks it's called the "Electrical College".

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#682 Post by aox » Mon Feb 26, 2018 9:19 am

To be fair, it doesn't take a Constitutional law professor or trained historian to know Chief Justice Warren wasn't a stripper.

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#683 Post by HJackson » Mon Feb 26, 2018 9:33 am

Now who's being naive?

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#684 Post by hearthesilence » Mon Feb 26, 2018 1:33 pm

djproject wrote:
HJackson wrote:
aox wrote:Marge voted for Jimmy Carter twice
She also snapped at Homer that time he slandered the late Earl Warren. Her liberal credentials are impeccable.
And interestingly, for someone who is a buffoon most of the time and generally indifferent to most things, Homer seems to have a keen - sometimes too keen - awareness of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Homer's wildly inconsistent intelligence became a problem with the show. For a while it was just funny how ridiculously stupid he could be at certain moments ("Oooh, he read card good!"), but it did get old. In retrospect, it paved the way for the lazy and insipid joke writing that would define the show's later years (or at least the last ones I saw before I gave up on the show).

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#687 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Tue Mar 27, 2018 4:19 pm

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#688 Post by mfunk9786 » Tue Mar 27, 2018 4:22 pm

Man, the writers aren't even trying to pretend they're trying anymore

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#689 Post by Brian C » Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:27 pm

“The LEGO Get Out Movie” is pretty funny, though.

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#690 Post by domino harvey » Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:07 am

Nine opportunities to be funny and they blew eight, then

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#691 Post by Brian C » Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:43 am

What really bugs me is calling it a “Googolplex” when there are only nine screens.

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#692 Post by DarkImbecile » Wed Mar 28, 2018 9:03 am

Well, it could just be those nine titles each playing on more than 1.11x10^99 screens...

(I’m assuming the “plex” part of the theater name is just derived from “multiplex” and not representative of the number of screens; if I’m wrong, I’ll let someone else write out the exponent)

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#694 Post by Brian C » Sat Apr 07, 2018 5:39 pm

I remember that episode of course but I had no idea until that link was posted in the Soderbergh thread the other day that “Steamed Hams” was this big thing.

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#695 Post by mfunk9786 » Sat Apr 07, 2018 5:43 pm

No “ye gods,” no sale

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#696 Post by soundchaser » Sat Apr 07, 2018 5:49 pm

How people have misheard that line as "egads" and it gone uncorrected for this long is beyond me.

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#697 Post by Murdoch » Sat Apr 07, 2018 5:50 pm

If you ever want to run the joke into the ground for yourself, there are hundreds of iterations of it on YouTube now. I have watched too many of them...

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#698 Post by domino harvey » Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:02 pm

The Gorillaz mashup is one of the best ones (Fair warning: it may never leave your head)

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#699 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Sun Apr 08, 2018 2:50 pm

soundchaser wrote:How people have misheard that line as "egads" and it gone uncorrected for this long is beyond me.
My mom always pronounced it "ham mock" until I showed her this scene

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#700 Post by flyonthewall2983 » Mon Apr 09, 2018 11:02 am

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