The Simpsons

Tree House of Horror VI - S7-E6

Trivia: In the story where Homer get transported to the 3rd dimension there is a string of hexadecimal numbers floating in space. The string reads: %46%72%69%6E%6B%20%72%75%6C%65%73%21. If you paste these into your browser address bar you can see that these convert to say 'Frink rules!'

Kara

Bart Sells His Soul - S7-E4

Trivia: In church, Mrs. Glick plays "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida" on the organ. As time passes, a caption appears that reads "Seventeen minutes later." That song actually does run seventeen minutes long.

Cubs Fan

Lisa the Iconoclast - S7-E16

Trivia: Lisa makes a visit to the Jebediah Springfield Museum. When she's talking to the curator, there is a picture in the background of Otto riding on a cart, with school kids aboard. There is also a picture of a woman with Marge-style hair.

Tree House of Horror VI - S7-E6

Trivia: In the segment Homer3, you can see at one point in the background of the 3-D world a tea kettle. This is a reference by the animators to the first object ever digitally animated into 3-D, a kettle. You can also see the number 733, which if you look on a normal phone it spells out PDF, the software they used to make the sequence. There's a special on these on the 7th season DVD's.

A Fish Called Selma - S7-E19

Trivia: Troy McClure's strange house that looks like a UFO on a pole is based on an actual house in the Hollywood Hills that looks just like that. It can be seen in Brian De Palma's film, "Body Double" (1984).

Krista

Bart Sells His Soul - S7-E4

Trivia: Bart changes the lyrics to Iron Butterfly's "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida" to "In the Garden of Eden." This was in fact the original title of the song, but because Ron Bushy had difficulty listening through a headset, he misinterpreted the title. It was not due to Doug Ingle being drunk while singing, as the popular rumor has it.

Twotall

Sideshow Bob's Last Gleaming - S7-E9

Trivia: When we are first introduced to Sideshow Bob, he is building a ship out of sticks. Look at his name tag. It says A-113 on it. A-113 is the classroom number used by character animation students at CalArts, frequently used as an inside joke by graduates, right the way up to Pixar movies.

Radioactive Man - S7-E2

Trivia: In this episode, Wolfcastle says "Real acid?" and starts to have doubts about filming the scene. In The Terminator, Arnie (who Wolfcastle is a parody of) said the exact same thing when he learned that the crew were going to pour acid on his clothing for a smoke effect.

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Homer's brain: It's simple, just use reverse psychology.
Homer: Reverse psychology? That sounds too complicated.
Homer's brain: Alright, don't use reverse psychology.
Homer: Alright, I will!

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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.

Xofer

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