History Trivia / TheSimpsonsMovie

3rd Nov '16 7:05:28 AM smalltime
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*** In the original storyboard, the silo containing the pig's poop had "pig shit" written on it.
29th Oct '16 2:52:10 AM BeastC
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* MissingTrailerScene:
** There was apparently a scene where Chief Wiggum and Apu conversed as they fled from Mr. Burns's hounds.
** Marge and Reverend Lovejoy are briefly seen discussing recorded footage of Grandpa's prophecy.


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*** Speaking of Cargill, he was supposed to have a completely different design from the one seen in the movie.
14th Sep '16 9:11:35 PM NWolfman
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* VanityPlate: [[Creator/JamesLBrooks Gracie Films]]' appears at the end of the film in a homage to the television series; this is the first and only time to date the plate has appeared in a feature film produced the company. (A version of the logo would later appear in the theatrical short ''Maggie Simpson in: The Longest Daycare''.)

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* VanityPlate: [[Creator/JamesLBrooks Gracie Films]]' appears at the end of the film in a homage to the television series; this is the first and only time to date the plate has appeared in a feature film produced the company. (A version of the (An updated theatrical logo would later appear in the theatrical short ''Maggie Simpson in: The Longest Daycare''.''WesternAnimation/MaggieSimpsonInTheLongestDaycare''.)
1st Sep '16 12:31:23 PM NWolfman
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* EnforcedMethodActing: In order to make her sound properly emotionally drained, David Silverman had Julie Kavner record [[spoiler: Marge's goodbye monologue to Homer]] close to one hundred times.
18th Aug '16 10:02:42 PM Mister6
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** And, furthermore, though many of these scenes were animated, and the producers claim the film changed so often that at least another film's worth of material made it to storyboard and/or animatic, only a few minutes of dull deleted scenes appear on the DVD.
** Originally, Marge, not Grandpa was supposed to be the one to have the prophecy at church, but the writers admitted they were a little disturbed by the fact the entire family would just ignore when someone like Marge would completely wig out, so they changed to the character that everyone ignored anyway.

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** And, furthermore, though many of these scenes were animated, and the producers claim the film changed so often that at least another film's worth of material made it to storyboard and/or animatic, only a few minutes of dull deleted scenes appear on the DVD.
** Originally, Marge, not Grandpa Grandpa, was supposed to be the one to have the prophecy at church, but the writers admitted they were a little disturbed by the fact the entire family would just ignore when someone like Marge would completely wig out, so they changed to the character that everyone ignored anyway.
27th Jul '16 10:31:30 PM NWolfman
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* ThrowItIn: HansZimmer produced a choral version of Spider-Pig for the soundtrack just for shits and giggles, but the music worked so well with the epiphany scene that the producers placed it there. Turns out to be an overblown gag that snowballed out of control, as FOX also had to secure the rights to the song, and Zimmer had to redub it into different languages!

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* ThrowItIn: HansZimmer produced a choral version of Spider-Pig for the soundtrack just for shits and giggles, but the music worked so well with the epiphany scene that the producers placed it there. Turns out to be an overblown gag that snowballed out of control, as FOX also had to secure the rights to the song, and Zimmer had to redub it into different languages!languages! It even became a ''hit single'' in several countries, making it, at a scant 61 seconds, the shortest recording ever to chart.


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** A lesser example: Marge's line about what Homer was doing with the pig's "leavings" began as what Matt Groeaning described as "the [[OverlyLongGag world's longest shit joke]]," with Marge giving a LongList of different euphemisms for poop, none of which would register to Homer.
23rd Apr '16 5:04:15 AM Viira
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* HeyItsThatVoice: In Israel, Bart Simpson is WesternAnimation/{{Phineas|AndFerb}} and [[WesternAnimation/TotalDrama Zoey]].
** To match the English version, Bart pulls a RoleReprisal, as he is [[WesternAnimation/KimPossible Rufus]].
** Russ Cargill was once a [[WesternAnimation/FindingNemo nervous overprotective clownfish dad]].
** In Russia, Bart is [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Applejack]].
25th Sep '15 5:44:02 AM LtFedora
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: A ''Simpsons'' movie has been planned since the 1990s, but the writers couldn't figure out how to stretch the plot to feature-film length. Episodes that were considered for a feature-length movie are "Kamp Krusty" (which became the first episode of season four) and "Bonfire of the Manatees" (the first episode of season 17).

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: A ''Simpsons'' movie has been planned since the 1990s, but the writers couldn't figure out how to stretch the plot to feature-film length. Episodes that were considered for a feature-length movie are "Kamp Krusty" (which became the first episode of season four) and "Bonfire of the Manatees" (the first episode of season 17). Before his death, Creator/PhilHartman had expressed interest in doing a live-action Troy [=McClure=] film.
13th Jul '15 11:58:57 PM IvanovTroping97
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** Russ Cargill was once a [[WesternAnimation/FindingNemo nervous overprotective clownfish dad]]

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** Russ Cargill was once a [[WesternAnimation/FindingNemo nervous overprotective clownfish dad]]dad]].
** In Russia, Bart is [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Applejack]].
10th May '15 12:21:47 PM ngh93
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**Russ Cargill was once a [[WesternAnimation/FindingNemo nervous overprotective clownfish dad]]
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