The Simpsons

Barting Over - S14-E11

Trivia: In this episode, Lisa mentions that it's the 300th time that Homer has gotten into trouble, and Marge says 'I could have sworn it was 302'. This is a reference to the fact that this episode, the one heavily publicised as the 300th episode to air on TV, was actually the 302nd due to scheduling problems. "The Strong Arms of the Ma" was the actual 300th.

C.E. D'oh! - S14-E15

Trivia: At the end of this episode, Homer has a barbecue with a banner that reads "Homer's 305th 'Everything is Back To Normal' Barbecue", even though this is the 306th episode. This is because everything was not back to normal at the end of Who Shot Mr Burns? Part 1, the only Simpsons cliffhanger.

Dude, Where's My Ranch? - S14-E18

Trivia: At the beginning of this episode, Homer writes his own Christmas carol after being barred from performing traditional carols because of copyright issues. Around seven years after this episode aired, the musical artist Usher was ironically accused of plagiarizing one of the tunes Homer was working on with his song "OMG."

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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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