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Referencing the Twelve Apostles in Victoria, Australia, Homer states that there were Seven Apostles, but Marge later replies and says there were twelve. A matter of fact, as of 2013 there are only seven apostles left along the coastline, as the other five have gradually been eroded away.
As the Simpsons are entering the arboretum, one of the sculpted bushes they pass is "Binky", a character from Matt Groening's comic "Life in Hell." The other pair of bushes are Kang and Kodos, The Simpsons' resident space aliens.
The song played when Moe is spending time with Maggie (and over the pictures of Homer and the ham) is "You're My Best Friend" by Queen.
Gil is seen with white hair
When Marge found Maggie missing, she was bringing her a glass bottle (it shatters when she drops it).
The montage of the escalating charitable deeds and destruction of the Pre-Teen Braves and the Cavalry Kids is set to Coven's "One Tin Soldier," made famous in the film Billy Jack (1971).
When everyone was singing "O Canada" they sang, "The true North strong and free, O Canada we stand on guard for thee." The correct words are, "The true North strong and free, from far and wide, O Canada we stand on guard for thee."
When the Cavalry Kids attack the pre-teen braves at the Isotope game, Bart isn't wearing a cap in the first shot, but just 2 seconds later when Milhouse attacks him, he is... Just an animation error...
When Ralph is carried off by the wolf, all the trees that were there 2 seconds earlier are gone.
When Moe is talking to himself the door to Moe's is open and when the camera zooms out the door to Moe's is locked.
In the hospital, we see bart with his arm in a some sort of cast and a bandaid. in the next scene when Homer arrives, they're missing. Hmmm, must be a fast healer
When Dr. Hibbert chains Bart to the radiator with the handcuffs, he clearly attaches them to the second "rib" starting from the right, however, at the very next shot, it changes to the first on the right.
When Lindsey Neagle enters through the door marked Morgue the door opens inward and glides shut on it's own but when she hands Homer the cellphone the door is open outward and stays that way and in the background the hinge is that of a door that only opens outward.
Apu still has all his teeth in the shot immediately before he shows Homer that he has missing teeth (from Manjula elbowing him in the face).
Sherry and Terry appear with pony tail hairstyles in this episode.
When Homer is passed out during the fire, Snowball claws his shirt leaving 3 claw marks, but, when the fire dept. is putting it out, the marks are gone.
In one airing of this episode, the scene where Homer says "A lot can happen when your head is turned" and then Marge points to where Cookie's grave is cut.
When Moe catches, then captures David Byrne on his car, he is next to the Simpsons and David Byrne's now unoccupied car. After he passes the hospital and closes the car top, there are no cars around him, not even Byrne's driver-less car.
Syndication cuts out the scene where Cletus drags the newspaper box with his truck.
Harvey Fierstein played "Carl" as the first openly gay cartoon character in second season. "Carl" was originally going to make a come back in this episode, but Fierstein refused citing that the original script was homophobic.
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