New today Continuity mistake: When Mr Burns sits down on the chair near the desk of his office, there is a brown book on the desk that keeps disappearing and re-appearing between shots.
New today Continuity mistake: When the Governor Inspector is in Mr Burns' office, Mr Burns puts money in the pockets of the Inspector's uniform. When the Inspector leaves the office, his pockets are empty.
New today Continuity mistake: When Mr Burns attempts to bribe the Government Inspector in his office, his nameplate is on the door. When Mr Burns shuts the door to leave the Government Inspector alone with the money, his nameplate is gone.
New today Continuity mistake: When we see Mr Burns and Mr Smithers in the office at the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant, you can see there is a rectangle on the wall. When the inspection team arrive, the rectangle has gone.
New today Continuity mistake: During the breakfast scene, Homer puts his spoon in front of Maggie's high chair. When he stands up from his chair, the spoon has gone.
New today Continuity mistake: At the start of the breakfast sequence, you can see there is nothing by Homer's bowl, but in the next shot a pink mug appears.
New today Continuity mistake: When Bart and Lisa are fishing outside Springfield Nuclear Power Plant at the beginning of this episode, you can see there is nothing on the banks behind them. When Dave Shutton approaches them, some rocks have appeared.
Continuity mistake: Lewis changes from black to yellow when Milhouse dares Bart to pull Santa's beard off.
Revealing mistake: After Homer brings Santa's Little Helper home, Homer and Marge hug, and if you look behind them, the background is upside down. There is a picture hanging upside down, and there is a lamp which seems to be hanging from the ceiling. Then in the next shot, the background is normal.
Continuity mistake: While having breakfast, all of the Simpsons' glasses of orange juice keep disappearing and reappearing throughout the scene.
Continuity mistake: In series 17, episode 2, at the end of the episode where Homer is on the field talking to Buck the baseball player, the stadium is crowded. When Homer and Marge are leaving in their baseball golf car one second later, the stadium is empty.