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*In "Lisa the Veterinarian", Bart pulls a prank in the indoor water park that the waters are infested with the fish that can "swim up people's wieners". It's mostly played for laughs, but its nerve-wracking when one considers the fact that there is a fish in the wild that can do just that, a parasitic catfish known scientifically as "Vandellia cirrhosa", or commonly known as "candiru".


* Why does the Angry Dad voice actor in "I Am Furious (Yellow)" just happen to come up with a voice that sounds exactly Homer when they ask him for ideas on what Angry Dad would sound like? Maybe someone tipped him off that Angry Dad was based on the guy who voiced Poochie, so he just needed to copy Poochie's voice.

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* Why does the Angry Dad voice actor in "I Am Furious (Yellow)" just happen to come up with a voice that sounds exactly like Homer when they ask him for ideas on what Angry Dad would sound like? Maybe someone tipped him off that Angry Dad was based on the guy who voiced Poochie, so he just needed to copy Poochie's voice.



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* Why does the Angry Dad voice actor in "I Am Furious (Yellow)" just happen to come up with a voice that sounds exactly Homer when they ask him for ideas on what Angry Dad would sound like? Maybe someone tipped him off that Angry Dad was based on the guy who voiced Poochie, so he just needed to copy Poochie's voice.


** The fact that this is a Sideshow Bob episode. Bob's surname is Terwilliger, which is also the name of the antagonist of ''Film/TheFiveThousandFingersOfDrT'', who also has a rival named Bart. The screenwriter for the movie? Dr. Seuss.

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** The fact that this is a Sideshow Bob episode. Bob's surname is Terwilliger, which is also the name of the antagonist of ''Film/TheFiveThousandFingersOfDrT'', ''Film/The5000FingersOfDrT'', who also has a rival named Bart. The screenwriter for the movie? Dr. Seuss.



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* The episode "The Great Louse Detective" features a Creator/DrSeuss-themed spa at the beginning. Die-hard Seuss fans may see this as a double foreshadowing:
** The fact that this is a Sideshow Bob episode. Bob's surname is Terwilliger, which is also the name of the antagonist of ''Film/TheFiveThousandFingersOfDrT'', who also has a rival named Bart. The screenwriter for the movie? Dr. Seuss.
** Homer as the king of the Mardi Gras parade walking on stilts. One of Seuss's lesser known books is ''Literature/TheKingsStilts''.

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*** Given nothing is certain except for death and taxes. It is likely Ned at least puts money away for Health and Life Insurance for his family.



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* In "Bart the Mother", the list of birds that the Bolivian tree lizard has made either endangered or extinct may seem fairly random (silly names aside). Then you realise that they all have one thing in common; none of them are native to South America. Their is presumably because the birds in the lizards' native country presumably have evolved defences against them (e.g. pushing out extra eggs, killing the newly-hatched lizards); this is true of most invasive species (e.g. cane toads in Australia).



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* In ''I married Marge'', shows Bart's birth. The first thing he does is set Homer's tie on fire with a cigarette lighter. Where did baby Bart get that? Patty and Selma were in the room earlier.



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* In "The Bart of War" when Bart and Milhouse discover Ned's ''Music/TheBeatles'' memorabilia, there are fruit juices named after each of the four members of the band, but Bart and Milhouse only drink the ones named after John and George. Why? Because John and George were at the time of the episode's airing (and still are) the only two deceased ones!

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** Impossible. Mrs. Krabappel said that the truck that ripped off the kid's arm came in the opposite direction, so logically, at least in the US, the kid's ''left'' arm would have been ripped off. Herman is missing his ''right'' arm.



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* In the famous episode "You Only Move Twice", Hank Scorpio throws a moccasin and says goodbye to it. He then asks Homer if he ever saw anyone throw a shoe, and Homer responds that he did once. Since Springfield is so crazy, it would make sense for Homer to have seen someone throw a shoe before...but then you realize, he ''didn't''. When he said he had, he was being [[TheDitz himself]] and referring to what he just saw!



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* Moe reacts rather violently to Bart's prank calls. Of course: He's a [[IncrediblyLamePun Bart Ender]].


* In "Bart's Friend Falls in Love" Milhouse says "We started out like RomeoAndJuliet, but we ended up in tragedy" after he and Samantha break up. The line is meant to be ironic but since he's only a fourth grader, Milhouse has probably never read the story. He probably just knows [[PopculturalOsmosis it's a love story.]]

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* In "Bart's Friend Falls in Love" Milhouse says "We started out like RomeoAndJuliet, Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet, but we ended up in tragedy" after he and Samantha break up. The line is meant to be ironic but since he's only a fourth grader, Milhouse has probably never read the story. He probably just knows [[PopculturalOsmosis it's a love story.]]



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* During the town hall meeting in "Bart After Dark," Marge presents a slideshow of various Springfield residents coming from the burlesque house; with each picture, the person shown gets called out by that character's wife or another character close to them. When Barney's picture is shown, Moe calls him out (after a beat of silence) in a less than convincing manner. While it may have been that he was surprised at having to be the one to call him out, Moe wouldn't exactly be the kind to be offended by burlesque houses, hence his half-hearted delivery.

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* "Das Bus" gives Homer the humorous line: They have the internet on computers now?" This seems nonsensical at first, but then in the flashback episode "The Blunder Years," we see a young Lenny explaining to Homer and Carl that the internet refers to the comfortable inner netting of swim trunks. If Homer still associates the internet with this definition, no wonder he's surprised to learn it exists on computers!

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