The Simpsons

Homer's Barbershop Quartet - S5-E1

Continuity mistake: When you see a shot of the church from outside in the scene where the bee sharps sing there, look closely at the sign. It says 'Also: The Bee Sharps', only they don't name themselves that until later on in that episode.

Bart Gets Famous - S5-E12

Continuity mistake: The man conducting the tour of the box factory tells the children that they will not be able to see a finished box, as the boxes are assembled in a separate location. However, moments earlier we saw a flat box going through a machine, and coming out finished.

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Lady Bouvier's Lover - S5-E21

Continuity mistake: When the person delivers the animation cell, his skin changes from white, to brown and then back to white. When Bart looks through the letterbox to see who was there, his skin is white. When he gives the box to Bart, it is brown. When he hits Bart in the face and says "that's for keeping me waiting", it is white again.

Homer Goes to College - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: Just after Homer has used the proton accelerator, Dean talks to him. In this scene he is writing something on a piece of paper, but he writes on the same line every time. He finishes writing on that line, then starts on it again.

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Bart Gets Famous - S5-E12

Continuity mistake: When Homer is shouting at Skinner about losing Bart, if you look closely you can see that the box with the red cap goes past Homer. However, when he turns round and sees that red cap on a box, that box has already gone by.

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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 only voice artists who regularly perform as only one character are Yeardley Smith as Lisa and Marcia Wallace as Edna Krabappel. Yeardley has also voiced different versions of Lisa (Lisa Jr. and Lisabella) in at least two other episodes.

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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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