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Old 03-09-14, 11:31 AM
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The Simpsons- Diggs/The Man Who Grew Too Much- 3/9/2014



Synopsis: (Diggs)

A transfer student who's an aspiring falconer swoops in to rescue Bart from school bullies, but Bart soon discovers that he and his new friend are not birds of a feather.

Season 25, Episode 12



Synopsis: (The Man Who Grew Too Much)

A surprised Lisa discovers she has common cultural grounds with Sideshow Bob, while Marge gives a sex talk to a teen church group.

Season 25, Episode 13

The show is back after quite a long break with two new episodes tonight!
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Re: The Simpsons- Diggs/The Man Who Grew Too Much- 3/9/2014

Both episodes were pretty funny.

The second episode ends with a somewhat touching sendoff to Mrs. Krabappel.

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They decided to actually quietly kill off the character, rather than just retire them like they did with Hartman's characters. The scene is a dance sequence with Edna and Ned, which is revealed to be Ned thinking about Edna. Ned is then shown sitting in his living room next to pictures of his two wives (not counting his Vegas wife) wearing a black armband. Ned says "I sure do miss her" with Nelson chiming in from the outside "Me too."
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Re: The Simpsons- Diggs/The Man Who Grew Too Much- 3/9/2014

That was very touching.

I wonder who did her voice. Or was that a recycled scene?
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Re: The Simpsons- Diggs/The Man Who Grew Too Much- 3/9/2014

I guess it was a recycled scene or one that was cut from a previous episode... any scene would have worked.

But I thought the Diggs episode was kind of depressing, and the 2nd episode just kind of ended abruptly.
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Re: The Simpsons- Diggs/The Man Who Grew Too Much- 3/9/2014

Didn't they have a chalkboard scene, close after she passed away? I did like the quiet ending of the 2nd episode with a character acknowledging it.

The first episode was decent.. Did not like the couch gag bit at the beginning. Too long and not very good at all.
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Re: The Simpsons- Diggs/The Man Who Grew Too Much- 3/9/2014

Well, shee-it! I missed the first one. I didn't turn it on until 7:00. I thought it was okay.
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Re: The Simpsons- Diggs/The Man Who Grew Too Much- 3/9/2014

I really liked the first episode, it was a change of pace for a Bart episode. Lisa would usually get that type of friend. It was a nice farewell for Mrs. Krabappel, I can't believe another long-time character is now gone.

I wonder if they have ever thought of permanently adding new supporting characters? Will Mrs. Hoover now be Bart's teacher?
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Re: The Simpsons- Diggs/The Man Who Grew Too Much- 3/9/2014

I thought both the episodes were good too. I do agree that the first episode felt like a storyline that would usually go with Lisa more than Bart but it was a nice change up and I overall thought it was a good episode.

I also liked the second episode and enjoy seeing Sideshow Bob popping up as he's always a favorite character. I liked that we got a tasteful sendoff for Mrs. Krabappel too. I know it's not anything the actress could control but poor Flanders can't catch with losing two wives now. I wonder if the show will address her death beyond that short scene or not.

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