The Simpsons

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.

Stark Raving Dad - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: When Mr. Burns notices that Homer is wearing a pink shirt to work, when he pauses and zooms in the video, Homer is looking almost directly at the camera. In the next shot, though, he is looking more to his left. The people surrounding him also change. (00:03:05)

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Realty Bites - S9-E9

Continuity mistake: When the real estate team learn that Marge has sold the murder house, Marge is wearing a red blazer but in the shot which faces Marge's back the blazer is missing, then in the next shot Marge is wearing the blazer again.

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Lisa the Vegetarian - S7-E5

Continuity mistake: After Homer prepares the BBQ he holds out the steak and holds it back in as Lisa speaks. When the shot changes he's holding it out again, and the pile of meat behind him is smaller and has moved slightly under the window.

Lisa's Rival - S6-E2

Continuity mistake: During the diorama show, they cut to a shot of Milhouse, and his glasses are broken and taped together. But when he's shown a second time, they are back to normal.

Bart the General - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: At the start, when Nelson takes the cupcakes, you can see that after he has started eating them there are 4 left in the box. Just before he shuts the lid to drop it, you can just see the tops of 6 cupcakes.

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Bart Gets Famous - S5-E12

Continuity mistake: The man conducting the tour of the box factory tells the children that they will not be able to see a finished box, as the boxes are assembled in a separate location. However, moments earlier we saw a flat box going through a machine, and coming out finished.

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Continuity mistake: This is a mistake for the introduction from seasons 2-20 (1991-2009). When Homer screams, he turns round. You see this in a wide shot. There are no boxes to the right of the door in the garage. However, two just appear out of thin air when he runs through the garage. (00:01:50)

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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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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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