The Simpsons

Tree House of Horror VI - S7-E6

Continuity mistake: When the advertisement of Kent Brockman comes to life he is a thin cut out from a bill board, however the next time you see him he is in the shape of Kent Brockman and no longer thin.

Much Apu About Nothing - S7-E23

Continuity mistake: In the early scene where the Simpsons are gathered around the table to eat, you can see that they are eating slices of pie. However, on some of the long shots, the food on their plates changes and looks more like mashed potato and vegetables. Also, in the same scene, in one shot of Lisa, you can see Bart's hand over her plate, but when the angle changes, it is behind her plate.

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This Little Wiggy - S9-E18

Continuity mistake: When the family are walking through the car park after the visit to the Knowledgeium they walk by a purple car and there is a quick visual of a blue car in the bottom left hand corner of the screen.They immediately stop and they are now next to a pink and brown car.

Deep Space Homer - S5-E15

Continuity mistake: When Homer is in space, when he is about to free the ants, the crisps that he opened earlier have disappeared from the background. This type of mistake happens again when both the crisps and the ants disappear and reappear between shots.

The Otto Show - S3-E22

Continuity mistake: Near the end of the episode, when Skinner shouts at Ralph to shut up, the sky outside the bus changes from nightime to daytime between shots. (00:14:15)

Tree House of Horror X - S11-E4

[The Simpsons are driving down a road as fast as possible.]
Homer: Dear God, it's Homer. If you really love me you'll save my life now.
[The gas needle immediately drops to empty and the car stops.]
Homer: D'oh.

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Trivia: The Simpsons holds the record for most guest stars; it is also the only non-variety show to have had appearances from three former Beatles (Paul, George and Ringo).

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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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