The Simpsons

Margical History Tour - S15-E11

Corrected entry: In this episode, King Henry VIII executed five of his six wives. In real life, Henry only executed two, Anne Boleyn (his second wife)and Katherine Howard (his fifth wife).

Correction: The premise of this episode is that without books in the library, Marge is telling the kids the history stories. Marge either was just taught incorrectly or she doesn't know and made up a number that sounded reasonable.

Bishop73

Correction: The premise of this episode is that without books in the library, Marge tells the kids the history stories from her own recollection. Either Marge didn't know better or changed it, because a beheading makes a better story than just having complications.

Bishop73

Correction: Yes. but Marge is telling the story and afterwards Lisa confronts her about the inaccuracies of her story.

MasterOfAll

Correction: It could have been out of order.

Correction: No. He has run for school council president. He has buckled down and studied when faced with failing. He has ended a strike. He has worked to get Flanders fired as principal and Skinner reinstated. He cares about school.

Correction: It is possible that children change schools at some point, even religious schools.

Andy Benham Premium member

Fraudcast News - S15-E22

Corrected entry: When Burns buys KBBL and tells Bill and Marty they're fired, they take off their headphones but can still hear what Burns is saying when he asks for the toilet noise to be played.

Correction: The phone call might have been on speaker phone as well as being heard in their headphones. Even if it wasn't on speaker phone we can hear Mr Burns' voice as well so when they take their headphones off it's likely they could hear his voice as we could.

Lummie Premium member

Correction: IQ measurement is not exact, and many factors, such as a person's environment, can affect how well one performs, intellectually speaking, though one's IQ usually hovers around a certain area of the scale. For Lisa to go from 159 to 156 is not unusual (a drop to, say, 136 would be much more cause for concern). She may just have had another test recently.

Xofer

Correction: Homer wouldn't want to bring that up with Marge.

I, (Annoyed Grunt)-bot - S15-E9

Corrected entry: Towards the end of the episode, Lisa calls Mr. Skinner "Principal Tanzarian". However, at the end of the episode "The Principal and the Pauper", Judge Schneider declares that anyone who ever mentions the fact that he's not the real Seymour Skinner ever again is to be punished... "by penalty of torture". May I do the honours, Judge?

Correction: Like for any crime, you're only punished if you're caught.

Today, I am a Klown - S15-E6

Corrected entry: Bart asks Lisa how she knows so much about the Talmud. She credits her imaginary Jewish friend. But Bart was with Lisa in episode 3-6: "Like Father, Like Clown," when she made an extensive study of ancient Jewish texts. So Bart shouldn't need to ask the question in the first place, and Lisa's answer is incorrect, or at least incomplete.

DavidK93

Correction: Yes Bart was with Lisa, BUT in Homers barbershop quartet, Bart says he can't remember what happened 8 seconds ago so he would have forgotten by then.

If we acknowledge that Bart forgetting is reasonable, it doesn't explain why Lisa's answer doesn't match the actual storyline where she studied the Talmud.

DavidK93

Correction: Those are just the lines to write your name on and such.

My Mother the Carjacker - S15-E2

Corrected entry: Throughout the episode, Chief Wiggum acts rather dilligently in his attempts to track down and capture Mona Simpson. But when Mona first appeared (7-8: Mother Simpson), Chief Wiggum was the one who tipped her off and enabled her to escape. He was grateful to Mona because her break-in at the germ warfare lab inadvertently cured his asthma.

DavidK93

Correction: When they first see her in the diner, the other officers are the ones to identify Mona and get Chief Wiggum involved. Chief Wiggum had to track her down, or it'd be questioned why he let her escape. He could "anonymously" tip her off in the first instance because the Springfield police never really got involved.

Kathy Tjarks

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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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