The Simpsons Movie
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Trivia: When Homer and Bart jump the gorge, the ambulance that crashed into the tree in the episode "Bart the Daredevil" is still there.

Trivia: One of the film's chief sponsors was Burger King. Several Burger King restaurants were rechristened "Krustyburger" during the film's run.

Trivia: As inspiration for the crowd scene in the film, the production staff spent a long time looking at the Simpsons poster that features over 320 of the show's characters. Groening said that they did try to put every single character into the film, with 98 having speaking parts.

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Trivia: The operatic version of "Spider-Pig" (which plays over Homer's epiphany scene, and again over the end credits) was released as a single in England and fell just shy of the Top 20.

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Trivia: The film premiered in Springfield, Vermont, which won the right to hold it through a Fox competition.

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Trivia: When Lenny is on the phone with Homer about the donut shop going out of business, the donut Lenny is holding is the donut from the movie's promotional material. (00:23:30)

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Suggested correction: Just a coincidence. Lots of donuts look like that.

True enough, but how many donuts like that appear in the rest of the film?

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Trivia: The film was shipped to theaters under the fictional title "Yellow Harvest." This is a reference to "Blue Harvest," the fictional working title of Return of the Jedi.

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Trivia: The season 4 episode "Kamp Krusty" was originally going to be a film, but difficulties were encountered in writing a movie length script, at which point the movie plans were dropped in favor of a season premiere.

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Trivia: In the ending credits, Julie Kavner is credited for playing Patty and Selma, even though the scene those characters appeared in was cut from the film and only appears on the DVD deleted scenes section. (01:14:40)

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Trivia: Near the end there's a scene where Homer picks up Marge on the motor bike and in the background you can see Otto and his old girlfriend Becky hugging (these two were about to get married in season 11 but didn't because Otto chose his music instead of Becky).

Joel Sheffield

Trivia: Near the end of the credits, it says that the movie was "Filmed on location in Springfield, __________________.", thus keeping the state Springfield is in a mystery. (01:26:05)

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Trivia: In the original script, Marge had the prophetic vision of the town's destruction. It was changed after the writers realised that the family ignoring Grandpa was more plausible.

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Trivia: When the house falls apart as it drops into the sinkhole, the Olmec head can be seen in the garage.

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Continuity mistake: When Maggie does her disappearing act through the sinkhole, and Marge rushes to get Homer, the wooden porch swing is directly in front of the window, with its top beam as high as the top of the window. When Homer says, "This dome can play tricks on you," note the door and window behind Marge, because the swing is now gone. (00:31:10)

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More mistakes in The Simpsons Movie

Marge: You have to go out there, face that mob and apologize for what you did.
Homer: I would, but I'm afraid if I open the door, they'll take all of you!
Carl: [offscreen.] No we won't! We just want Homer!
Homer: Well, maybe not you, but they'll kill Grandpa!
Abe: [offscreen.] I'm part of the mob!

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Question: Has there been much in the way of controversy about Bart's, ahem, exposure?

Answer: Not really - firstly, it's only a cartoon, and although Bart is only a child, his manhood is so crudely drawn it isn't exactly the most authentic (or anatomically correct) drawing of his 'winkle' - pretty much just a harmless joke.

Sam Johnson

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