And as nighttime falls, the Shannons go out and have a good look at the moon, which for once isn't obscured by pollution and -- by virtue of it being 86 million years ago -- is much closer to the earth. Also, the stars are in slightly different spots, which Maddie is quick to point out. "We'll leave the math up to you, sweetie," says Jim -- and then they all stand in silence instead of foolishly trying to apply any kind of scientific reasoning to this show.
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