The Simpsons

A Tale of Two Springfields - S12-E2

Trivia: Who guitarist Pete Townshend was unavailable for voice work, so his likeness was voiced by his brother, Paul.

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The Computer Wore Menace Shoes - S12-E6

Trivia: Although Homer claims not to have a computer, he used one in the episode "King-Size Homer" when he was assigned to work at home due to his hyper-obesity. However, this was installed by (and likely remained the property of) Mr. Burns. In "El Viaje Misterioso de Nuestro Jomer", the "Space Coyote" instructed him to get more possessions, and reminded him that he did not even own a computer. On the other hand, during the meteor shower in "'Scuse Me While I Miss the Sky", Marge makes a reference to a screensaver, implying that they do own a computer ("This is even better than our screensaver. And I love our screensaver.").

A Tale of Two Springfields - S12-E2

Trivia: When Lisa is using the laptop computer, she says she is looking at a website called In fact this is actually a real website. Check it out.


Trilogy of Error - S12-E18

Trivia: The techno music that plays when Lisa runs is lifted straight from arty-German film 'Run Lola Run', which this episode directly mimics, in which we follow a race against time in the life of Lola, with three different versions of the day, with subtle differences leading to massive consequences. The music is played while Franka Potente (Lola) runs, as Lisa does.

Hungry Hungry Homer - S12-E15

Trivia: Although they were a fictional team when the episode aired, the Albuquerque Isotopes became a real baseball team in 2003, as a minor league affiliate of the Florida Marlins.

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The Computer Wore Menace Shoes - S12-E6

Trivia: In this episode, Homer has made a very popular website. You can actually visit the site at this URL:

A Tale of Two Springfields - S12-E2

Trivia: Springfield is split into two area codes, 636 and 939. This would put half of Springfield in Missouri and the other half in Puerto Rico.

He's My Brother

Tree House of Horror XI - S12-E1

Trivia: There is a scene from Kent Brockman's report on the dolphins that was cut out in syndication. After the dolphins warn him not to mention their attacks, he "corrects" himself with him saying "Killer Dolphins" and says "Killer Italians" (and features a photo of Luigi the chef).

Worst Episode Ever - S12-E11

Trivia: The comic book seller bans Bart and Milhouse for life. When he places their picture on the wall, there are other persons banned. The other persons are: Sideshow Bob, Nelson, and Matt Groening, the creator of the Simpsons.

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Skinner's Sense of Snow - S12-E8

Trivia: The episode is based on an event that happened to writer Tim Long in elementary school. He was trapped in Exeter Public School, in Exeter, Ontario, Canada.

Hungry Hungry Homer - S12-E15

Trivia: The hair salon marge goes to is called Hairy Shearers, a reference to Harry Shearer.

Insane Clown Poppy - S12-E3

Trivia: When Homer is looking at he blueprints for the dog kennel, he says he'll finish it in 2007. In the 2007 Simpsons movie, Santa's little helper gets a new kennel to replace the one that was destroyed earlier in the film.

Day of the Jackanapes - S12-E13

Trivia: The episode title is a reference to The Day of the Jackal, but the plot more closely resembles The Manchurian Candidate.

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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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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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