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** Even then, [=CDs=] were already considered worthless due to [=MP3s=] files.


* FanonDiscontinuity: The episode depicts the lives of The Simpsons throughout the 90s, completely ignoring that the events of episodes which aired during the show's earlier seasons that took place in the 90s, and completely rewriting canon as a result. This may have been upgraded to CanonDiscontinuity in later seasons, since they continue to depict Homer and Marge as having gotten together in the mid-1970s. However, more charitable fans view the episode as "What ''if'' Homer and Marge first met in the 90's?" rather than replacing their well-established love story.

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* FanonDiscontinuity: The episode depicts the lives of The Simpsons throughout the 90s, completely ignoring that the events of episodes which aired during the show's earlier seasons that took place in the 90s, and completely rewriting canon as a result. This may have been upgraded to CanonDiscontinuity in later seasons, since they continue to depict Homer and Marge as having gotten together in the mid-1970s. However, more More charitable fans view the episode as "What ''if'' Homer and Marge first met in the 90's?" rather than replacing their well-established love story.


* FanonDiscontinuity: The episode depicts the lives of The Simpsons throughout the 90s, completely ignoring that the events of episodes which aired during the show's earlier seasons that took place in the 90s, and completely rewriting canon as a result. This may have been upgraded to CanonDiscontinuity in later seasons, since they continue to depict Homer and Marge as having gotten together in the mid-1970s.

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* FanonDiscontinuity: The episode depicts the lives of The Simpsons throughout the 90s, completely ignoring that the events of episodes which aired during the show's earlier seasons that took place in the 90s, and completely rewriting canon as a result. This may have been upgraded to CanonDiscontinuity in later seasons, since they continue to depict Homer and Marge as having gotten together in the mid-1970s. However, more charitable fans view the episode as "What ''if'' Homer and Marge first met in the 90's?" rather than replacing their well-established love story.


* CriticalResearchFailure: A minor example. There's a quick gag about ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'' proposing marriage to Amy Rose. There's two things wrong about this gag: The first is that while Sonic respects Amy Rose, the attraction is entirely one-sided on Amy's part. Secondly, Amy is sporting her modern design, which didn't debut until ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure'', a game that released in North America in September of 1999, likely well after the time the episode took place.

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* CriticalResearchFailure: A minor example. There's a quick gag about ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'' proposing marriage to Amy Rose. There's two things wrong about this gag: The first is that while Sonic respects Amy Rose, the attraction is entirely one-sided on Amy's part. Secondly, Amy is sporting her modern design, which didn't debut until ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure'', a game that released in North America in September of 1999, likely well after the time the episode took place.

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** Even then, [=CDs=] were already considered worthless due to [=MP3s=] files.


* HilariousInHindsight: While splitting up their possessions, Homer takes all the stuff that will be considered worthless in the late 90s-2000s (vinyl [=LPs, Enron stock, VHS tapes)=] and gives Marge all the stuff that will be successful later on [=(CDs, Apple stock, DVDs)=]. However, in TheNewTens vinyl [=LPs saw a resurgence in popularity thanks to the analog audio provided by vinyl being considered the best listening experience for music while CDs were rendered obsolete thanks to the aforementioned resurgance as well as the rise of MP3 files=] and digital streaming. So to modern viewers, it appears Homer actually won that specific split.

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* HilariousInHindsight: While splitting up their possessions, Homer takes all the stuff that will be considered worthless in the late 90s-2000s (vinyl [=LPs, Enron stock, VHS tapes)=] a typewriter)=] and gives Marge all the stuff that will be successful later on [=(CDs, Apple stock, DVDs)=].a computer)=]. However, in TheNewTens vinyl [=LPs saw a resurgence in popularity thanks to the analog audio provided by vinyl being considered the best listening experience for music while CDs were rendered obsolete thanks to the aforementioned resurgance as well as the rise of MP3 files=] and digital streaming. So to modern viewers, it appears Homer actually won that specific split.


* HilariousInHindsight: While splitting up their possessions, Homer takes all the stuff that will be considered worthless in the late 90s-2000s (vinyl LPs, Enron stock, VHS tapes) and gives Marge all the stuff that will be successful later on (CDs, Apple stock, DVDs). However, in TheNewTens vinyl LPs saw a resurgence in popularity thanks to the analog audio provided by vinyl being considered the best listening experience for music while CDs were rendered obsolete thanks to the aforementioned resurgance as well as the rise of MP3 files and digital streaming. So to modern viewers, it appears Homer actually won that specific split.

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* HilariousInHindsight: While splitting up their possessions, Homer takes all the stuff that will be considered worthless in the late 90s-2000s (vinyl LPs, [=LPs, Enron stock, VHS tapes) tapes)=] and gives Marge all the stuff that will be successful later on (CDs, [=(CDs, Apple stock, DVDs). DVDs)=]. However, in TheNewTens vinyl LPs [=LPs saw a resurgence in popularity thanks to the analog audio provided by vinyl being considered the best listening experience for music while CDs were rendered obsolete thanks to the aforementioned resurgance as well as the rise of MP3 files files=] and digital streaming. So to modern viewers, it appears Homer actually won that specific split.

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* HilariousInHindsight: While splitting up their possessions, Homer takes all the stuff that will be considered worthless in the late 90s-2000s (vinyl LPs, Enron stock, VHS tapes) and gives Marge all the stuff that will be successful later on (CDs, Apple stock, DVDs). However, in TheNewTens vinyl LPs saw a resurgence in popularity thanks to the analog audio provided by vinyl being considered the best listening experience for music while CDs were rendered obsolete thanks to the aforementioned resurgance as well as the rise of MP3 files and digital streaming. So to modern viewers, it appears Homer actually won that specific split.


* CriticalResearchFailure: A billboard in 1998 depicts Amy Rose with her design from ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure'', which wasn't released in North America until the following year.

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* FanonDiscontinuity: The episode depicts the lives of The Simpsons throughout the 90s, completely ignoring that the events of episodes which aired during the show's earlier seasons that took place in the 90s, and completely rewriting canon as a result. This may have been upgraded to CanonDiscontinuity in later seasons, since they continue to depict Homer and Marge as having gotten together in the mid-1970s.


* ContinuitySnarl: Besides Marge's personality, the main problem with this episode is the careless retconning of Homer and Marge being young and childless in the 1990s and the forced jokes about 1990s pop culture (especially considering that the show itself was a huge part of 1990s pop culture). Mike Amato put it best in his review:
-->Let's talk for a second about what I believe to be the show's moving timeline. Homer and Marge's senior prom was in 1974, but that was from "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS2E12TheWayWeWas The Way We Was]]", which aired in 1991. With the show still airing, being set in modern time, and with the characters not aging, time shifts forward, so at the point this episode aired, Homer and Marge would have graduated high school in... 1991. Weird, huh?

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* ContinuitySnarl: Besides Marge's personality, the main problem with this episode is the careless retconning of Homer and Marge being young and childless in the 1990s and the forced jokes about 1990s pop culture (especially considering that the show itself was a huge part of 1990s pop culture). Mike Amato put it best in his review:
-->Let's talk for a second about what I believe to be the show's moving timeline. Homer and Marge's senior prom was in 1974, but that was from "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS2E12TheWayWeWas The Way We Was]]", which aired in 1991. With the show still airing, being set in modern time, and with the characters not aging, time shifts forward, so at the point this episode aired, Homer and Marge would have graduated high school in... 1991. Weird, huh?

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* TheyChangedItNowItSucks: The general response to Homer and Marge dating in the 90's [[{{Retcon}} rather than in the 70's]].


* CriticalResearchFailure: A billboard in 1998 depicts Amy Rose with her design from ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure'', which wasn't released in North America until the following year.

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* CriticalResearchFailure: A billboard in 1998 depicts Amy Rose with her design from ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure'', which wasn't released in North America until the following year.year.
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