Hands up/down

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For non-Simpsons imagery see the article in the ‘Human Mind and Body’ section in the ‘Symbolism’ section.

A common image I have seen is someone lying on the ground with the hands up/down pose.

The statue of Springfield hero, JEBEDIAH SPRINGFIELD, depicts him with the hands up/down pose.

This is an ongoing article.

Series 8 

Episode 3 “The Homer They Fall” – in a boxing ring, Homer adopts a victory pose with one hand in the air. 

Ep 11 “The Twisted World of Marge Simpson” – A robot holds money with both hands; Bart adopts the John Travolta disco pose; a baseball player when lying on the floor. 

Ep 17 “My Sister, My Sitter” – Bart lying on the floor is dragged by one arm. He adopts the up/down pose again, also on the floor. 

Ep 18 “Homer vs. The 18th Amendment” – Homer on the floor in Moe’s tavern. 

Series 14
Ep 20 “Break My Wife. Please” – Homer lying on the floor in the road. Also, he and Disco Stu do the John Travolta disco pose. 

Series 19
Episode 2 “Homer of Seville” – Homer lies in a grave with one leg crossed over the straight leg.

Episode 18 “Any Given Sundance” – 1) A woman lying on the floor. 2) A man in a car at a football game. 3) A film reviewer angrily shakes one fist in the air whilst the other is down. 4) Nelson and his mum celebrate.

Series 21 

Ep 1 “Homer the Whopper” – Marge lying on the floor. 

Series 25
Episode 4 “Yolo” – Homer when hanging upside down. See the ‘upside down’ article.
Ep 9 “Steal This Episode” – Homer lying on the floor in a bus.
Ep 13 “The Winter of His Content” – Someone holds Bart’s arm up while his other remains down. Nelson raises one arm aloft.
Ep 18 “Days of Future Future” – Homer in a grave.

More to come…