Fans love inconsistencies. Fans claim to hate contradictions in long-running stories, but actually that stuff is catnip to them. If Londo Mollari says he has seven penises in one episode and then refers to his twelve penises in another episode, the fans will spend hours coming up with explanations for the discrepancy.
Ain't it the truth? The debate over Star Wars inconsistencies has kept forums alive for years. Link -via Fark