Whilst researching for her family tree Lisa uncovers the 1860 diary of little Eliza Simpson,who helped Colonel Burns' slave Virgil escape to Canada but the diary ends abruptly and at the school project Milhouse informs her that Eliza in fact helped put Burns on Virgil's trail. Fortunately Grampa knows the true ending to the story,which accounts for why the Simpsons have Negro blood in them. Written by
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Did You Know?
As a joke, the "Krusty" Klown in 1860 says "Why do I always ask for a nickel? That's like $20 in 2010 money!" In actuality, an 1860 nickel would only be worth about 90 cents in 2010. See more
Milhouse's ancestor wrote in his diary that he was sitting under a "sarsaparilla tree". Sarsaparilla is actually a climbing vine. See more
I don't like this new Viennese fad called the waltz. One-two-three, one-two-three... where's the four? There's always a four on music.
I'll talk to the conductor to see if he can change the time signature.
See that you do.
References The Color Purple
Music by Calixa Lavallée
Lyrics by Adolphe-Basile Routhier See more