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Lisa the Iconoclast - S7-E16

Corrected entry: Lisa says that Jebediah Springfield is indeed Han Sprungfeld because there's no record of Jebediah Springfield before 1795. Yet in "Whacking Day", Bart mentions that there is a historical record of Jebediah Springfield serving in the Battle of Ticonderoga in 1777.

Correction: Thats essentially the point. Much of Jebediah's records at times seems to be generally more made up than fact, as evidenced in the film at the start of the show in which he managed to tame a wild buffalo with his bare hands! Yet concedes it was already tamed he merely shot it. While Bart's history book might claim to say he served in the Battle of Ticonderoga, Lisa's books and the statement she found in his fife contradicts that point. In her book it claimed that in 1780 he fought George Washington. After this he wrote his confession on the piece of the painting of Washington he ripped off and stole. Then he hid the confession in his fife. Essentially the statement found from the George Washington painting told the real truth and his silver tongue backed up the statement.

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Lisa the Iconoclast - S7-E16

Corrected entry: At the the end of the episode when the sniper shoots at Lisa we hear the shot first then see it hit the platform. Sound travels slower than light.

Correction: We are located nearer to the sniper than Lisa, so the sound would hit us immediately, but the bullet wouldn't hit until later. The relevant speeds aren't light and sound, but sound and the bullet.

David Mercier

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