Two years before this episode aired, Mattel released a talking Barbie doll that attracted similar controversy. The doll lamented that "Math class is tough," which the American Association of University Women thought was offensive. The president of the AAUW claimed the target audience were preteens at risk for losing confidence in science and math. The phrase was one of 270 total phrases the doll could speak. Four of the 270 were pulled at random and downloaded to the electronic storage of the doll during manufacturing. See more
Grampa Simpson gives the family a box of 1918 silver dollars. However, the US Mint did not produce silver dollars between 1905 and 1920, so these coins couldn't exist. See more
I can believe you're just going to let your daughter live in a world where this... THIS is their role-model.
I had a Malibu Stacy doll when I was little and I turned out all right. Now let's forget our troubles with a big bowl of strawberry ice cream.
[Lisa pulls on Malibu Stacy's string
Now let's forget our troubles with a big bowl of strawberry ice cream.
That's it I'm calling the company.