Season 6 Episode 17

My Heart Will Go On

Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Apr 15, 2011 on The CW



  • Allusions

    • Sam: You totally butterfly-effected history.
      Referencing the 2004 movie The Butterfly Effect, starring Ashton Kutcher as a college student who discovers he can alter his past, with unforeseen results on his present. As a concept relating to time travel, fantasy and SF author Ray Bradbury originated this in his 1952 short story, "A Sound of Thunder." The term has its origins in chaos theory. Bradbury uses it to describe an alteration in the past where a single small event unwittingly caused by a time traveler (in this case, the death of a butterfly), generates widespread ripples affecting the future in an unforeseen manner