The Simpsons

Mountain of Madness - S8-E12

Continuity mistake: When Mr Burns and Homer first enter the cabin, you can see the door opens with a door knob which is on the right hand side (looking from the outside). Later, after the avalanche, the door seems to open a different way, the knob has been replaced by a handle and it's on the other side.

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Homer Badman - S6-E9

Continuity mistake: When Homer's badly-edited "Rock Bottom" interview is shown on TV, the hands on the clock behind him keep jumping around between all the different cuts. But when we saw him giving the actual interview earlier, the clock behind him stayed at 5 o'clock the whole time. The hands on the clock are also slightly different.

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Suggested correction: This is a cartoon within a cartoon. Things do not always have to be 100% correct.

Bart the Genius - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: The whole family goes to the opera to see "Carmen". They have balcony seats and the stage is to their left, yet later on you can see them looking to their right.

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Homer's brain: It's simple, just use reverse psychology.
Homer: Reverse psychology? That sounds too complicated.
Homer's brain: Alright, don't use reverse psychology.
Homer: Alright, I will!

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Trivia: Maggie scans as $847.63 in the supermarket at the beginning (not NRA4EVER, as Troy Maclure asserts in 3F31 "The Simpsons 138th Episode Spectacular), the price it costs to feed and care for the average American baby every month.

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Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Question: Homer travels back in time and causes changes by what he does in the past, like stepping on a bug. I once saw a movie with the same basic plot: some people travel back in time and are told to be careful not to disturb anything, but when they return to their time everything has changed. In the end they discover it was because they stepped on a butterfly. Does anyone know the name of this movie?

Answer: I'm not sure if this is the one you're thinking of, but an episode of "Ray Bradbury Theatre," called "A Sound of Thunder," dealt with a similar matter: a group of hunters travel back in time to hunt dinosaurs, only to find things have changed when they get back because someone stepped on a butterfly.

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