The Simpsons

Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In "Time and Punishment", when Homer returns to the basement after his first time travel, there is a scorch mark on the work bench where the toaster was placed when he turned it on. The angle changes to a shot from the stairs, and the scorch mark is gone. Later in the episode, the mark is back on the bench.

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Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In 'Time and Punishment,' when the machine picks up the Simpsons' house, to take it to the 'Re-Neducation Centre,' the garage is on the wrong side of the house. It is on the correct side in the following shots of Homer returning. (00:11:20)

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Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Audio problem: In 'The Shinning' when the Simpsons finally arrive at the house, they climb out the car and start yelling "Hi." and "We're here." Listen to Lisa's voice, and watch her mouth. The audio is totally out of sync with her mouth movements. (00:02:30)

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Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In 'Time and Punishment,' when Homer exits the basement, he discovers Bart and Lisa are giants, and he then screams and runs back to the "basement" - however the same door that leads to the basement seconds ago, now leads to a green -carpeted room, and the basement seems to have vanished. The door is also hinged on the wrong side. (00:12:50)

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Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In 'Time and Punishment,' Homer goes back in time, then returns, and the kitchen table has plates of food, cutlery and glasses all set out. Then when Homer is informed that Ned is the Lord of the Universe, the house starts shaking, but you can see the table is now totally clear. (00:11:15)

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Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In 'Nightmare Cafeteria,' in the opening shot we see Bart standing on a desk in the back row. It cuts to a closeup, and he is now on a desk in the second row from the back, as well as people appearing around him, such as Milhouse, who wasn't even in the classroom in the opening shot. (00:15:25)

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Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Other mistake: At the end, just before the Simpsons are turned inside-out, Bart is not only wearing his red shirt in bed, but sitting in a position that's not even possible in any position he was sleeping in. (00:20:35)

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Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In 'Time and Punishment,' the blue button on the toaster occasionally differs from being at the bottom of the lever to suddenly at the top, visible in the first shots of Homer fixing the toaster and between shots after Homer sits on the pink fish. (00:09:25 - 00:12:45)

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Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In 'The Shinning,' Homer is chasing his family with an axe. They are hiding behind a curtain, and then they run outside, away from Homer, opening only one of the double doors. In the following overhead shot of them running through the snow, both doors are now open. (00:07:30)

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Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: At the end of 'The Shining, ' the family sits in the snow, Homer holding Willie's portable TV. Later, when they're frozen, Homer is holding nothing, although the TV's snow-topped antenna is still there. Additionally, Homer's left shoulder is missing. This is all due to the lack of correct colorization.

Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In "Nightmare Cafeteria", Mrs Krabappel sends Wendell into detention and you can see there is a book on her desk. But from an overhead view, the book has gone and there is now paper in front of Mrs Krabappel.

Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In "Nightmare Cafeteria", when Jimbo Jones is speaking to Bart at the table in the lunchroom, they are initially sitting in front of a cabinet, but in the next shot they are sitting in front of a picture.

The Cartridge Family - S9-E5

TV Announcer: The Continental Soccer Association is coming to Springfield. It's all here: fast kicking, low scoring. And ties? You bet.
Bart: Hey Dad, how come you've never taken us to see a soccer game?
Homer: I don't know.
TV Announcer: You'll see all your favorite soccer stars. Like Arriaga, Arriaga II, Barriaga, Aruglia, and Pizzozza.
Homer: Oh, I've never heard of those people.
TV Announcer: And they'll all be signing autographs.
Homer: Woohoo!
TV Announcer: This match will determine once and for all which nation is the greatest on Earth. Mexico or Portugal.

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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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