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"Private Time/ Never" features two actual songs, which are listed in the closing credits as follows:
"Never" by Clark Terry
Courtesy of Pastel Music
"Buck's Business" by Clark Terry
Courtesy of Fantasy Inc.
and R&H Music on behalf of Second Floor Music
The moth that Little Bill hatches is a Polyphemus Moth, which is a large North American silk moth. Kiku hatches a Tiger Swallowtail butterfly, and Andrew hatches a Monarch butterfly.
This episode is numbered 202, but the episode where Mrs. Shapiro moves away is numbered 204.
Mr. Rojas lives right next door to the Glovers. If Little Bill was so worried about missing his TV show, why didn't he just go straight home?
This episode is given the production code #204, but the episode where Mr. Rojas moves into Mrs. Shapiro's house is numbered #202.
According to the Nickelodeon listings, both this episode and the Halloween special have the production code #204. Perhaps, for this reason, this episode is listed as "Halloween Special" when it is aired on Noggin.
While Big Bill and Little Bill are camping in the yard, Sophie, Mrs. Shapiro's cat, walks through the yard. By this time, Mrs. Shapiro has already moved to Hawaii, and Mr. Rojas lives next door, so where did Sophie come from?
When Little Bill applies for his library card, the librarian asks him for his full name. He says "Little Bill Glover," but he should have said "William Glover Jr."
When the family goes out to fish, Fuchsia and Little Bill are wearing life jackets, but Big Bill and Al are not.
When the family drives over to the park for the picnic, they seem to be driving a larger station wagon than the compact car seen in previous episodes, such as Are We There Yet?, or My Pet Elephant. Did they get a bigger car, or did the artist just make their old car longer?
When the kids start to draw the card, they each have a different color crayon; Kiku has yellow, Andrew has green, Bill is using purple, and Fuschia has red, yet when Bill shows Miss Murray the finished card, everything is drawn in blue, a color they weren't even using?
When Big Bill shows Little Bill the envelopes so he can see the address, none of them have a city, state, or zip code listed, and the return address only has the sender's name instead of a full address.
Monty is shown to be a member of Little Bill's class, even though the episode "Monty Joins The Class" airs after this one.
As the childen are getting ready to pose for the school picture, Kiku is shown wearing her flower girl outfit from Miss Murray's Wedding. When she's shown in close-up shots, her headband is covered in flowers, but in wide shots, it's just a plain blue headband. Where did the flowers go?
When Brenda is helping Little Bill pick out clothes to wear for Picture Day, she says she's going to select a blue dress shirt for him to wear instead of his favorite Captain Brainstorm T-shirt. Instead, she takes out a blue sport jacket, but Little Bill is already wearing the blue sport jacket when she takes it out; does he have two jackets, and where's the dress shirt?
Fuschia's gifts seem to move around a lot. When Little Bill comes over to Fuschia after she's opened the two Gooey Bots to ask if she likes her presents, she's holding Andrew's orange bot in her right hand and Little Bill's pink bot in her left. But after Bill asks if it's okay that she got two dolls and the camera cuts back to her, the dolls have switched places. When her mother comes out with the birthday cake, the dolls are back in their original positions, but when she goes to blow out the candles on the cake, all of her birthday presents have disappeared completely from the yard. Uncle Al must clean up very fast. In addition, she never even opened up the two gifts Little Bill was playing around with at the beginning of the party trying to guess what was inside them, so we'll just have to be kept in suspense.
Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood had a similar issue like the one in this episode when Daniel Striped Tiger was invited to be a ring bearer in a wedding and also misheard and thought he had to wear a bear suit, just like Little Bill did.
When Big Bill and Little Bill get on the bus to go to work, they're standing on the left side of the street, and board the bus on that side. But buses in the US have the entrance doors on the right side of the vehicle, so the bus should have either been headed the other direction down the street, or they should have been on the right side of the road.
I think this program must be animated either in England or Japan, because the artists keep forgetting that cars in the US go down the RIGHT side of the road, not the left. When the camera pans back after the family has finished the park to show the road and Al's store behind them, a truck goes down the street on the right side of the road, but just a minute later, a motorcycle and a car go down the same street, and they're driving on the left side, each going in opposite directions to illustrate that it's a two way street. Which ones are going the wrong way, and shouldn't the truck that took off before have crashed into the motorcycle?
While Kiku and Bill are making the Moby Kite, Kiku contributes her necktie to be used for the kite's tail, but when we see them start to fly the kite, Kiku is wearing her tie again, yet the kite still has the tail. How can it be in two places at once?