Why "976"-Shoe

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Why "976"-Shoe

Post by Daniel » Fri May 23, 2008 8:01 am


Can anybody of you tell me why this episode is called 976-Shoe and not 555-Shoe?
I'm sure there is an easy explanation behind that, but for me it makes no sense.

I think it has something to do with toll/toll free prefix numbers.

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Re: Why "976"-Shoe

Post by Shoe Dick » Fri May 23, 2008 6:40 pm

:) You stole this question from me! ;) I wrote it on the episode thread for season 4. I wondered the same thing.

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Re: Why "976"-Shoe

Post by Panek » Sat May 24, 2008 12:27 am

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Premium-ra ... one_number
Earlier, 976 numbers used 976 as a local prefix, though it was not assigned to a specific telephone exchange like other prefixes. These numbers were dialed as any other local number, such as 976-1234.

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