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" Despite the numerous laughs at Homer's appearance from the staff of The Simpsons on the DVD audio commentary for the episode, the authors of the book I Can't Believe It's a Bigger and Better Updated Unofficial Simpsons Guide, Warren Martyn and Adrian Wood, wrote: " this isn't one of the best episodes.
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Despite the sheer beauty and spectacle of numerous documentaries, art films, and travelogues, despite the impressive financial success of such a recent development as Cinerama, the movies are at heart a form of fiction, like the play, the novel, or the short story.
Despite the modern split, numerous sources stress an integration of esoteric and exoteric approaches to alchemy.
Despite entering the LM forty minutes ahead of schedule, Young and Duke completed preparations only ten minutes early due to numerous delays in the process.
Despite numerous publications on this epistle, scholarly discussion has failed to yield a definitive consensus on most issues.
Despite the numerous oppositions, Haeckel has influenced many disciplines in science in his drive to integrate such disciplines of taxonomy and embryology into the Darwinian framework and to investigate phylogenetic reconstruction through his Biogenetic Law.
Despite its beauty, size and numerous recreational opportunities, the lake is scarcely visited sheerly to its distance from Helsinki, and its daunting distance to other similarly-populated areas in the south of the country.
Despite numerous similarities in phrasing and factual errors, the court found the evidence inadequate and dismissed the case.
Despite numerous errors taken over from Eusebius, and some of his own, Jerome produced a valuable work, if only for the impulse which it gave to such later chroniclers as Prosper, Cassiodorus, and Victor of Tunnuna to continue his annals.
Despite this, Oxfordians list numerous incidents in Oxford's life that they say parallel those in many of the Shakespeare plays.
Despite the fact that numerous fossils have been found in the contemporary parts of the formation in Canada, no pterosaur specimens have ever been found there.
Despite numerous requests by Abdullah bin Jassim — for strong military support, for weapons, and even for a loan — the British were reluctant to become involved in inland affairs and kept him at arm's length.
Despite this, numerous important individual poems appeared in the years 1923 – 1926 ( including Gong and Mausoleum ), as well as the abundant lyrical work in French.
Despite numerous battles, neither the Umayyads nor the Asturians had sufficient forces to secure control over these northern territories.
Despite Mary believing she was pregnant numerous times during her five-year reign, she never reproduced.
Despite this setback ( whose victims later created numerous doubts and psychological strife in Mazzini ), he organized another uprising for the following year.
Despite these prohibitions, numerous elements of the pre-Christian culture of the Anglo-Saxon people survived the Christianisation process.
Despite its rareness, DID is portrayed with remarkable frequency in popular culture, producing or appearing in numerous books, films and television shows.
Despite numerous successful campaigns and raids by the Roman army over the Rhine in the years after the battle, the Romans were to make no more concerted attempts to conquer and permanently hold Germania beyond the river.
Despite inroads made by numerous prominent sinologists, independent scholarly research of the Cultural Revolution is discouraged by the Chinese government.
Despite numerous objections, this is the most widely accepted theory for the transport of water through a plant's vascular system based on the classical research of Dixon-Joly ( 1894 ), Askenasy ( 1895 ), and Dixon ( 1914, 1924 ).
Despite Andropov's hard-line stance in Hungary and the numerous banishments and intrigues for which he was responsible during his long tenure as head of the KGB, he has become widely regarded by many commentators as a reformer, especially in comparison with the stagnation and corruption during the later years of his predecessor, Leonid Brezhnev.
Despite being almost completely demolished after the end of World War II, it now builds warships both for the Deutsche Marine and for export ( see MEKO ), as well as oil drilling equipment and ships for numerous commercial customers.
Despite, however, their advantage in numbers, the Chinese did not attempt a direct assault on the Legation Quarter although in the words of one of the besieged, " it would have been easy by a strong, swift movement on the part of the numerous Chinese troops to have annihilated the whole body of foreigners ... in an hour.
" Despite his numerous affairs, eventual divorce, and remarriage, the Emperor's last words on his death bed at St. Helena were: " France, the Army, the Head of the Army, Joséphine.
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Despite the increasing rate of exogamous marriages, the population has been able to sustain, at least to some degree, the consciousness of its intermediate status in society.
Despite pronouncements at the highest levels of government on the importance of free competition, Armenia is next to last in the effectiveness of its anti-monopoly policy according to the 2010 results of the World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report.
Despite popular opinion, Limbo, which was elaborated upon by theologians beginning in the Middle Ages, never entered into the teaching of the Roman Catholic Church, yet, at times, the church incorporated the theory in its ordinary belief.
Despite continuous wars or imperial expansion on the Empire's frontiers and one year-long civil war over the imperial succession, the Mediterranean world remained at peace for more than two centuries.
Despite his lack of formal qualifications, Ampère was appointed a professor of mathematics at the school in 1809.
Despite his initial reluctance, Johnson agreed to run for re-election for governor in 1855, and became the nominee at the party convention.
Despite the strong start, the team played poorly in May and June and entered the All Star break at 47 – 48, still leading the NL West.
Despite being at one time a defender of metaphysical realism, Hilary Putnam later abandoned this view in favor of a position he termed " internal realism ".
Despite the fact that four of his sons ( Aban, Abd al Rahman, Muhammad and Ahmad ) were alive at the time of his death, all of them were passed over for succession.
Despite a brief spell at a traditional preparatory school at the age of seven for one year, ` Abdu ' l-Bahá received no formal education.
Despite the arguments by the Giants, the league upheld O ' Day's decision and ordered the game replayed at the end of the season, if necessary.
Despite selling off all of those farms that were at Ballynally, " there was barely enough to keep up New Park and pay for the blasted summer holiday " ( i. e., at New Park ).
Despite his own desperate struggle, the Imperial Prince at once complied, demonstrating the high degree of confidence and mutual co-operation between the two generals.
Despite their appearance at the end of the Book of Judges, certain characters ( like Jonathan, the grandson of Moses ) and idioms present in the epilogue show that the therein " must have taken place ... early in the period of the judges.
Despite being short on cash at times, he often refused money that his friends offered him out of their own pockets.
Despite the fact that many of Bacardi's offerings are aimed at the lower and middle-part of the price spectrum, Bacardí rums have been entered in a number of international spirit ratings competitions.
Despite a victory at Alexandria on 31 July 30 BC, more of Mark Antony's men deserted, leaving him with insufficient forces to fight Octavian.
Despite testimony from " Soldier F " that he had fired at a man holding and firing a pistol, Widgery acknowledged that the photographs showed Doherty was unarmed, and that forensic tests on his hands for gunshot residue proved negative.
Despite several army mutinies and increasing civic concern both at his erratic style and arbitrary, corrupt method of governing he was re-elected for another 6-year term in September 1999.
Despite these shortcomings, and his promise to step down at the end of the transition, Bozizé contested the 13 March 2005 presidential elections in which all of the leading opposition candidates were allowed to run except for Patassé.
Despite the technological limitations of the TV medium at the time, more and more people chose to stay home to watch the television.
Despite extensive internationally financed programs to upgrade the harbors at Moroni and Mutsamudu, by the early 1990s only Mutsamudu was operational as a deepwater facility.