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Encyclopedia > Homer's Barbershop Quartet
The Simpsons episode
"Homer's Barbershop Quartet"
Promotional artwork for Homer's Barbershop Quartet featuring David Crosby
Episode no. 82
Prod. code 9F21
Orig. airdate September 30, 1993
Show runner(s) Al Jean & Mike Reiss
Written by Jeff Martin
Directed by Mark Kirkland
Chalkboard "I will never win an Emmy"
Couch gag A trio of couch gags: The family runs in, crashes into each other, and shatters into pieces; Santa's Little Helper wanders in and examines the pieces. A voice says "Couch gag, take two." The family sits on the couch, coalescing into a five-headed, ten-eyed, multicolored blob. A voice says "Couch gag, take three." The family runs in, crashes into each other, and explodes; Maggie's pacifier drops out of the air onto the scorched floor.
Guest star(s) George Harrison as himself
David Crosby as himself
The Dapper Dans as the singing voices of "The Be-Sharps".
DVD
commentary
Matt Groening
Mike Reiss
Al Jean
Jeff Martin
Hank Azaria
Jon Lovitz
Mark Kirkland
Season 5
September 30, 1993May 19, 1994
  1. Homer's Barbershop Quartet
  2. Cape Feare
  3. Homer Goes to College
  4. Rosebud
  5. Treehouse of Horror IV
  6. Marge on the Lam
  7. Bart's Inner Child
  8. Boy-Scoutz N the Hood
  9. The Last Temptation of Homer
  10. $pringfield
  11. Homer the Vigilante
  12. Bart Gets Famous
  13. Homer and Apu
  14. Lisa vs. Malibu Stacy
  15. Deep Space Homer
  16. Homer Loves Flanders
  17. Bart Gets an Elephant
  18. Burns' Heir
  19. Sweet Seymour Skinner's Baadasssss Song
  20. The Boy Who Knew Too Much
  21. Lady Bouvier's Lover
  22. Secrets of a Successful Marriage
List of all The Simpsons episodes

"Homer's Barbershop Quartet" is the first episode of The Simpsons' fifth season. It features the Be Sharps, a fictional barbershop quartet and roughly parallels the story of The Beatles. Simpsons redirects here. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 417 × 532 pixelsFull resolution (417 × 532 pixel, file size: 224 KB, MIME type: image/png)Promo card for Homers Barbershop Quartet, from This is a copyrighted image that has been released by a company or organization to promote their work... David Van Cortlandt Crosby (born August 14, 1941) is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. ... is the 273rd day of the year (274th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Al Jean is a TV comedy writer most known for his work on The Simpsons. ... Mike Reiss is an American TV comedy writer. ... Al Jean (left) and David Mirkin (right), have both been writers for The Simpsons for more than ten years. ... Jeff Martin was a writer The Simpsons during the first four seasons. ... The three people are caricatures of (left to right) Rich Moore, Wes Archer and David Silverman[1] The following is a list of directors who have worked on the Fox animated television series The Simpsons. ... Mark Kirkland is a director of episodes of The Simpsons. ... Bart writes The Pledge of Allegiance does not end with Hail Satan The chalkboard gag is a running visual joke that occurs during the opening credits of many episodes of The Simpsons. ... An Emmy Award. ... The couch gag is a running visual joke in the opening credits of the animated television series The Simpsons. ... (left to right) Elvis Costello, Tom Petty, Keith Richards, Homer, Mick Jagger, Lenny Kravitz and Brian Setzer guest starred in the heavily promoted season 14 episode How I Spent My Strummer Vacation. This is a list of guest stars who appeared on The Simpsons. ... For other persons named George Harrison, see George Harrison (disambiguation). ... David Van Cortlandt Crosby (born August 14, 1941) is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. ... The Dapper Dans are a barbershop quartet that performs at Disneyland in Anaheim, California (since 1959), at the Magic Kingdom in Lake Buena Vista, Florida (since 1971), and at Hong Kong Disneyland in Lantau Island, Hong Kong (since 2005). ... The Simpsons DVD season boxsets have been released since 2001 in different regions all over the world. ... Matthew Abram Groening (born February 15, 1954[2] in Portland, Oregon;[1] his family name is pronounced , rhymes with raining) is an Emmy Award-winning American cartoonist and the creator of The Simpsons, Futurama and the weekly comic strip Life in Hell. ... Mike Reiss is an American TV comedy writer. ... Al Jean is a TV comedy writer most known for his work on The Simpsons. ... Jeff Martin was a writer The Simpsons during the first four seasons. ... Hank Albert Azaria (born April 25, 1964 in Forest Hills, Queens, New York, United States) is an American actor, director, comedian and voice artist. ... Jonathan Lovitz (born July 21, 1957 in Tarzana, California) is an American actor and comedian perhaps best known as a cast member of Saturday Night Live and for his show The Critic. ... Mark Kirkland is a director of episodes of The Simpsons. ... The Simpsons Season 5 DVD. The Simpsons 5th season (September 1993 - May 1994) began on September 30, 1993. ... is the 273rd day of the year (274th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 139th day of the year (140th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1994 Gregorian calendar). ... Cape Feare is the second episode of The Simpsons fifth season, which premiered on the Fox network on October 7, 1993 after being held over from season four. ... This article or section contains a plot summary that is overly long or excessively detailed compared to the rest of the article. ... Rosebud is the fourth episode of The Simpsons fifth season. ... Treehouse of Horror IV is the fifth episode of The Simpsons fifth season, first aired on October 28, 1993. ... Marge on the Lam is the sixth episode of The Simpsons fifth season. ... Barts Inner Child is the seventh episode of The Simpsons fifth season, first aired on November 11, 1993. ... Boy-Scoutz N the Hood is the eighth episode of The Simpsons fifth season. ... The Last Temptation of Homer is the ninth episode of The Simpsons fifth season. ... $pringfield (Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Legalized Gambling), also known as $pringfield, is the tenth episode of The Simpsons fifth season. ... Homer the Vigilante is the eleventh episode of The Simpsons fifth season. ... Bart Gets Famous is the twelfth episode of The Simpsons fifth season, which originally aired on February 3, 1994. ... Homer and Apu is the thirteenth episode of The Simpsons fifth season, first aired on February 10, 1994. ... Lisa vs. ... Deep Space Homer is the fifteenth episode of The Simpsons fifth season. ... Homer Loves Flanders is the sixteenth episode from the fifth season of The Simpsons. ... Bart Gets an Elephant is the seventeenth episode of The Simpsons fifth season. ... Burns Heir is the eighteenth episode of The Simpsons fifth season, first aired on April 14, 1994. ... Sweet Seymour Skinners Baadasssss Song is the nineteenth episode of The Simpsons fifth season, first aired on April 28, 1994. ... The Boy Who Knew Too Much is the 20th episode of The Simpsons fifth season. ... Lady Bouviers Lover is the twenty-first episode of The Simpsons fifth season, which originally aired on May 12, 1994. ... Secrets of a Successful Marriage is the 22nd and final episode of The Simpsons fifth season. ... The following is an episode list for the Fox animated television series The Simpsons. ... Simpsons redirects here. ... The following is an episode list for the Fox animated television series The Simpsons. ... Barbershop harmony is a style of unaccompanied vocal music characterized by consonant four-part chords for every melody note in a predominantly homophonic texture. ... The White Album, see The Beatles (album). ...

Contents

Plot

At the Springfield Swap Meet, Bart and Lisa notice Homer's face on an album cover. Homer explains that he, Principal Skinner, Barney, and Apu recorded a barbershop quartet album in 1985, which catapulted them to national fame. For other uses, see Springfield. ... For the comic book series of the same name, see Bart Simpson comics. ... Lisa Marie Simpson is a character in the animated television series The Simpsons, voiced by Yeardley Smith; Lisa is the only character Smith voices on a regular basis. ... Homer Simpson is also a character in the book and film The Day of the Locust. ... In the television series The Simpsons, the Springfield Elementary School is the school which Bart Simpson, Lisa Simpson and their fellow students attend. ... Barnard Barney Gumble is a character on The Simpsons, voiced by Dan Castellaneta. ... Apu redirects here. ... Barbershop harmony is a style of unaccompanied vocal music characterized by consonant four-part chords for every melody note in a predominantly homophonic texture. ... This article is about the year. ...


This development came after an agent, Nigel, offered to be their representative on the condition they expel original member Chief Wiggum, who was "too Village People." After rejecting auditions by Grampa (doing a swing version of "Old MacDonald Had a Farm"), Groundskeeper Willie (doing "Downtown"), Jasper, and Chief Wiggum (disguised as Doctor Dolittle), the barbershop trio returned to Moe's, where they recruited Barney after hearing him sing in a beautiful Irish tenor voice. In the television series, The Simpsons, the Wiggum family consist of Clancy (father and police officer), Sarah (mother), and Ralph (child). ... Village People is a concept disco group formed in the late 1970s. ... Abraham Abe Grampa J. Simpson is a fictional character featured in the animated cartoon television series The Simpsons, voiced by Dan Castellaneta. ... Groundskeeper Willie (a. ... Jasper Beardley is a fictional character from the animated television series The Simpsons. ... Doctor Dolittle is the central character of a series of childrens books by Hugh Lofting. ... Barnard Barney Gumble is a character on The Simpsons, voiced by Dan Castellaneta. ...


The group considered various names, finally calling themselves "The Be Sharps." They had decided their name should be initially witty, yet become less funny each time you heard it.


Back in modern times, Homer brags that he sold a spare tire at the swap meet; unfortunately, on the way home their tire blows out. While Marge begins her long walk to a gas station, Homer continues the story. After Marge bought a "Baby on Board" sign, Homer wrote a song inspired by the fad. "Baby on Board" appeared on their first album, Meet the Be Sharps, and became a hit. The group performed the song at the Statue of Liberty's centennial in 1986. The Be Sharps also won a Grammy for "Outstanding Soul, Spoken Word, or Barbershop Album of the Year", and Homer met George Harrison (the greatest thrill of his life: Harrison directed him to "a big pile" of brownies). Meanwhile, Wiggum's singing career (now dead) was being mocked by numerous talk show hosts. The Baby On Board window sign Baby On Board refers to a five-inch sign intended to be placed in the back window of an automobile to deter tailgating. ... For other uses, see FAD (disambiguation). ... For other monuments to freedom, see Monument of Liberty. ... A centennial is a 100-year anniversary of an event, or the celebrations pertaining thereto. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music... For other persons named George Harrison, see George Harrison (disambiguation). ... A plate of frosted chocolate brownies In American cooking, a chocolate brownie, also known as a brownie or a Boston brownie, is a small, rich, chocolate, baked cake-slice, named after its rich brown color. ...


At home, Homer explains that the Be Sharps were on merchandise (similar to the Beatlemania craze) - such as lunch boxes, mugs, posters, etc. When Lisa pulls out a bottle of Be Sharps Funny Foam, Homer says that it was pulled off the market when it was discovered to be poisonous. He voices his disapproval by remarking that, "...if you ask me, if you're dumb enough to eat it, you deserve to die." He turns and finds Bart spraying the bottle into his mouth. The Beatles arrival at Americas JFK Airport in 1964 has proved a particularly enduring image of Beatlemania. ... Toxic redirects here, but this is also the name of a song by Britney Spears; see Toxic (song) Look up toxic and toxicity in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


The name of their second album was Bigger than Jesus. Unfortunately, while the Be Sharps were becoming popular, Marge was having problems raising the children, and the Be Sharps also had their own issues. Creative disputes arose when Barney began dating a Japanese conceptual artist (bearing strong resemblance to Yoko Ono), and Barney left the group in all but name. The two recorded a song in which his girlfriend repeatedly says "Number 8" over tape loops of Barney's belches, a clear parody of the Beatles' experimental track Revolution 9. Ultimately, the group realizes they had lost their popularity and were no longer hot, according to the latest issue of Us Weekly's What's Hot and What's Not, and splits up. Principal Skinner returns to Springfield Elementary School, and Homer returns to the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant where his job had been replaced by a chicken named Queenie. He ate the chicken. John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE (9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980), was a 20th-century Academy Award and Grammy Award-winning English songwriter, singer, instrumentalist, graphic artist, author and political activist who gained worldwide fame as one of the founders of The Beatles. ... Conceptual art, sometimes called idea art, is art in which the ideas embodied by a piece are more central to the work than the means used to create it. ... Yoko Ono Lennon (小野 洋子 Ono Yōko (ONO Yōko), born February 18, 1933) is a Japanese-American artist and musician. ... Tape loops are loops of prerecorded magnetic tape used to create repetitive, rhythmic musical patterns. ... The process of burping, also known as a belching or eructation, is an often audible release through the mouth of gas that has accumulated in the stomach or esophagus. ... Revolution 9 is an experimental recording which appeared on the Beatles 1968 self-titled LP release (known as the White Album). ... Us Weekly (a. ... In the television series The Simpsons, Springfield Elementary School is the name of the school that Bart Simpson, Lisa Simpson and their fellow peers attend. ... Springfield Nuclear Power Plant Springfield Nuclear Power Plant is a fictional nuclear power plant in the television animated cartoon series The Simpsons. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


At the end of the episode, the group reunites to perform a concert on Moe's roof (similar to the Beatles' famous rooftop concert) singing their number one hit "Baby on Board". The White Album, see The Beatles (album). ...


Deleted scenes

The following can be seen on the Season 5 DVD set:

  • The group announces a new set of "donut records" at an empty press conference. However, only one person is there to eat the donut-made records. (This was cut due to an animation mistake with Barney's hair switching color) Then, Homer mentions a point when yodeling was threatening their popularity.
  • After Homer mentions the band breaking up and going their separate ways, it originally cut to Principal Skinner returning to his mother's home. She asks if he was with any women, and he replies no. She then horrifies him by asking him to give her a bath and laughs maniacally. The scene then cuts to the outside of their home, which resembles the Bates Motel from Psycho. This is one of several one-off jokes in early seasons to equate Mrs. Skinner to Norman Bates' mother, before developing her into a full character later on.

Look up psycho in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

Cultural references

Beatles references

  • Moe's Tavern has changed to Moe's Cavern, a reference to the famous Cavern Club in Liverpool where The Beatles frequently performed in the late-1950s and early-1960s.
  • When Chief Wiggum jumps out of the window stating "This bird's going to fly," this is a reference to a line in "Norwegian Wood" on the Rubber Soul album.
  • Chief Wiggum's replacement in the band by Barney is a parallel to Pete Best being replaced as The Beatles' drummer by Ringo Starr. The scenes in "Moe's Cavern," where people are shouting "Wiggum Forever, Barney Never," are reminiscent of scenes in Liverpool when fans chanted "Pete Best Forever, Ringo Never."
  • The song Baby on Board refers to another song inspired by a sign: Handle with Care by George Harrison and the Traveling Wilburys.
  • "Gentlemen, you have just recorded your first number one," is what George Martin reportedly told the Beatles after they finished recording "Please Please Me".
  • Homer having to cover up his marriage to Marge is a parody of John Lennon having to conceal the fact he was married to Cynthia Lennon in the early years.
  • The first Be Sharps LP, Meet the Be Sharps, is a direct reference to The Beatles' first American album Meet the Beatles!, featuring the quartet's faces in black-and-white contrast on the cover.
  • The press conference at the airport is a direct reference to the questions the American press asked the Beatles when they first arrived in New York.
  • The Be Sharps' performance at the Statue of Liberty parodies The Beatles' presentation in 1964 on The Ed Sullivan Show.
  • The cover of Bigger Than Jesus, the Be Sharps' second album, features the group walking on water. It is a direct parody of the art on The Beatles' album Abbey Road. At the end of the episode the back cover is revealed, on which we see Homer turned away from the camera, as opposed to the rest of the band. This is a parody of the Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band LP reverse, in which Paul McCartney is in the same position, allegedly as part of the "Paul Is Dead" hype. "Bigger than Jesus" is a reference to a controversial quote made by John Lennon in 1966. Bart references this by asking "What did you do [to lose your popularity]? Screw up like the Beatles and say you were bigger than Jesus?" to which Homer replies "All the time, that was the name of our second album".
  • According to Matt Groening in the DVD commentary, the shots of the band in the recording studio where they decide to break up were based on pictures from the Let It Be sessions.
  • The scene in the recording studio where the group record a new song includes the lyrics "Goo goo ga joob," which is a lyric from "I Am the Walrus".
  • Barney's Japanese conceptual artist girlfriend is a parody of Yoko Ono, and the two record a song which sounds similar to Lennon and Ono's "Revolution 9". Additionally, the scene in which Barney plays the song for Homer pays homage to a picture of Lennon, Ono, and McCartney in the studio.
  • The group performing atop Moe's Bar at the end of the episode (including their clothes) is a parody of The Beatles' impromptu concert on the Apple Corps rooftop during their Get Back recording sessions in 1969 — hence George Harrison's line, "It's been done."
  • Homer's comment "I'd like to thank you on behalf of the group and I hope we passed the audition," is the last piece of dialogue, said by John Lennon, on the Beatles Let It Be album, taken from the Apple rooftop concert.
  • In one of the more obscure references, the chicken which has been 'covering' for Homer at the Nuclear Plant is named 'Queenie;' this was the nickname given to Beatles manager Brian Epstein's mother, due to her name meaning 'Queen' in Hebrew.

An exterior of Moes Tavern, in The Simpsons. ... External view of the New Cavern Club, January 2006 The Cavern Club, which was opened on January 16, 1957, is a legendary rock and roll club at 10 Mathew Street, Liverpool, England, where Brian Epstein was introduced to the Beatles on 9 November 1961. ... For other uses, see Liverpool (disambiguation). ... The White Album, see The Beatles (album). ... Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) is a song by The Beatles which first appeared on the 1965 album Rubber Soul. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... “Peter Best” redirects here. ... Richard Starkey Jr, MBE (born 7 July 1940), known by his stage name Ringo Starr, is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor, best known as the drummer of The Beatles. ... Baby On Board is a song written by Homer Simpson as part of his barbershop quartet, The Be Sharps, along with Principal Skinner, Apu Nahasapeemapetilon and Barney Gumble. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... For other persons named George Harrison, see George Harrison (disambiguation). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see George Martin (disambiguation). ... Please Please Me is the first album recorded by The Beatles, rush-released on 22 March 1963 in the United Kingdom to capitalise on the success of singles Please Please Me (#1)[1] and Love Me Do (#17). ... John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE (October 9, 1940 – December 8, 1980), (born John Winston Lennon, known as John Ono Lennon) was an iconic English 20th century rock and roll songwriter and singer, best known as the founding member of The Beatles. ... Cynthia Lillian Lennon née Powell (born September 10, 1939) in Blackpool, Lancashire, England. ... Meet The Beatles! is the second Beatles album released in the United States, despite the first album claim on its cover. ... The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety show that ran from June 20, 1948 to June 6, 1971, and was hosted by former entertainment columnist Ed Sullivan. ... Back cover The back cover of the original 1969 UK LP. Note that Her Majesty is not listed, unlike later reissues and the compact disc version—originally making it a hidden track. ... For other uses, see Sgt. ... Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who first gained worldwide fame as one of the founding members of The Beatles. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE (October 9, 1940 – December 8, 1980), (born John Winston Lennon, known as John Ono Lennon) was an iconic English 20th century rock and roll songwriter and singer, best known as the founding member of The Beatles. ... “Let It Be” redirects here. ... Music sample I Am the Walrus ( file info) Problems? See media help. ... Yoko Ono Lennon (小野 洋子 Ono Yōko (ONO Yōko), born February 18, 1933) is a Japanese-American artist and musician. ... Revolution 9 is an experimental recording which appeared on the Beatles 1968 self-titled LP release (known as the White Album). ... Apple Records logo, featuring a Granny Smith apple. ... “Let It Be” redirects here. ...

Other cultural references

  • Principal Skinner recognizes an old prison helmet of his from Vietnam with the number '24601'. This is also the prison number and alias of Jean Valjean in Les Misérables. The same number is also Sideshow Bob's prison number in the episode "Black Widower". The huge bomb in the background is a replica of Little Boy, the atomic bomb exploded on Hiroshima.
  • The record that Comic Book Guy had at the swap meet, "Melvin and the Squirrels" is an obvious spoof of Alvin and the Chipmunks.
  • At the swap meet Homer naively misidentifies the Declaration of Independence, an issue of Action Comics #1 (the debut of Superman), a sheet of 40 Inverted Jenny postage stamps and a violin by the Stradivarius family, all rare and valuable items, as "junk". The improbable value of the Declaration of Independence notwithstanding, the total value of those items would be (presuming all in perfect mint condition) $30,984,000 USD at a cost of $0.15 USD (using the current price of $2.7 million USD for a sheet of 4 Inverted Jennys, $3,544,000 USD for a recently sold record-breaking Stradivarius violin, and $440,000 for an Action Comics #1). This would yield an approximate profit return of $206,560,000 per dollar.
  • Homer's attempted song lyrics include references to The Mystery of Al Capone's Vault and Batman actor Burt Ward. Apu also voices his displeasure over songs about C. Everett Koop and Mr. T, the second leading Homer to reply with "I pity the fool", a famous line said by him in Rocky III.
  • The 1980s chat show hosts mocking Chief Wiggum are Johnny Carson and Joan Rivers.
  • Homer's line about Dexy's Midnight Runners, "We haven't heard the last of them!", is ironic as the band were a one-hit wonder (at least in the USA), only charting with "Come on Eileen".
  • Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon LP can be seen in the background next to the Melvin record.
  • Their hit song, 'Baby On Board', paraphrases some of 'You're So Square Baby I Don't Care'.
  • Barney sings "Too Ra Loo Ra Loo Ral" when the group first hears him.
  • At the Springfield Swap Meet, Moe sells oysters painted to resemble Lucille Ball.
  • When Chief Wiggum jumps out of the window after singing 'Talk to the Animals' is a reference to Maniac Magee running away after singing 'Talk to the Animals'.

Jean Valjean - illustration from original publication of Les Misèrables, after a painting by Gustave Brion (1824-1877) Jean Valjean is a fictional character and the protagnost of Victor Hugos classic novel Les Misèrables. ... Les Misérables (translated variously from French as The Miserable Ones, The Wretched, The Poor Ones, The Wretched Poor, The Victims) (1862) is a novel by French author Victor Hugo, and among the best-known novels of the 19th century. ... Robert Underdunk Terwilliger, better known by his stage name Sideshow Bob, is a fictional character on The Simpsons. ... Black Widower is the 21st episode of The Simpsons third season. ... A post-war Little Boy casing mockup. ... For other uses, see Hiroshima (disambiguation). ... Jeff Albertson, better known as Comic Book Guy, is a fictional character in the animated series The Simpsons. ... Alvin and the Chipmunks, left to right: Theodore, Simon, and Alvin. ... The United States Declaration of Independence was an act of the Second Continental Congress, adopted on July 4, 1776, which declared that the Thirteen Colonies were independent of Great Britain. ... Cover of Action Comics #1, which featured the debut of Superman. ... Superman is a fictional character and comic book superhero , originally created by American writer Jerry Siegel and Canadian artist Joe Shuster and published by DC Comics. ... The inverted Jenny (or Jenny Invert) is a United States postage stamp of 1918 in which the image of the Curtiss JN-4 airplane in the center of the design was accidentally printed upside-down. ... Antonio Stradivari, by Edgar Bundy, 1893: a romanticized image of a craftsman-hero One of the violins in the Stradivarius collection of the Palacio Real, Madrid, Spain A Stradivarius is a stringed instrument built by members of the Stradivari family, especially by Antonio Stradivari. ... Capones vault was underneath the Lexington Hotel in Chicago, Illinois. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Burt Ward (born Bert John Gervis, Jr. ... C. Everett Koop Charles Everett Koop, M.D. (born October 14, 1916 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American physician. ... This article is about the actor. ... Rocky III (1982) is the third installment in the Rocky movie series. ... For other persons named John Carson, see John Carson (disambiguation). ... Joan Rivers (born June 8, 1933) is an American comedian, actress, talk show host, businesswoman, and celebrity. ... Too-Rye-Ay (1983) Dexys Midnight Runners - the name consistently spelled without an apostrophe [1] - were a British New Wave and Northern Soul band, who achieved their major success in the early to mid 1980s. ... For other uses, see One hit wonder (disambiguation). ... Come On Eileen by Dexys Midnight Runners was the biggest-selling British single of 1989. ... Pink Floyd are an English rock band that initially earned recognition for their psychedelic rock music, and, as they evolved, for their avant-garde progressive rock music. ... This article is about the Pink Floyd album. ... Too Ra Loo Ra Loo Ral is a song, originally written by James Royce Shannon that Bing Crosby made well known. ... ... Lucille Désirée Ball (August 6, 1911 – April 26, 1989) was an iconic American actor, comedian and star of the landmark sitcom I Love Lucy, a four time Emmy Award winner (awarded 1953, 1956, 1967, 1968) and charter member of the Television Hall of Fame. ...

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