The Simpsons

Skinner's Sense of Snow - S12-E8

Audio problem: When Principal Skinner is watching the kids throw the books in the fire, someone goes to throw Huckleberry Finn into the fire. He says "Not Huck Finn. I spent hours crossing out the sass-back." While he says this, his lips don't sync with the words.

Bye Bye Nerdy - S12-E16

Audio problem: In the scene where Lisa is presenting her bully repellant at the 'Big Science Thing', when she first walks onstage there are murmurs of disapproval among the scientists, in which you can hear one of them saying, "Let's not listen". But after Lisa sprays the repellant on herself and stops Francine in her tracks, the scientists start murmuring in astonishment. However, if you listen closely, you'll hear the same recording of someone saying, "Let's not listen".

Tree House of Horror XII - S13-E1

Audio problem: In Reaper Madness; the scene where Homer destroys the Grim Reaper with a bowling ball, Bart is pinned on the wall by the Reaper's scythe. The scythe disappears and Bart says "Cool!" but his mouth just opens up and doesn't match the word.

Weekend at Burnsie's - S13-E16

Audio problem: There is an elaborate bass line right at the end of Phish's song; however, the bassist's fingers don't even move. There's no way he could play that line without moving his hand. (00:13:50)

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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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The Cartridge Family - S9-E5

TV Announcer: The Continental Soccer Association is coming to Springfield. It's all here: fast kicking, low scoring. And ties? You bet.
Bart: Hey Dad, how come you've never taken us to see a soccer game?
Homer: I don't know.
TV Announcer: You'll see all your favorite soccer stars. Like Arriaga, Arriaga II, Barriaga, Aruglia, and Pizzozza.
Homer: Oh, I've never heard of those people.
TV Announcer: And they'll all be signing autographs.
Homer: Woohoo!
TV Announcer: This match will determine once and for all which nation is the greatest on Earth. Mexico or Portugal.

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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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