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The Simpsons Christmas Special: Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: While having breakfast, all of the Simpsons' glasses of orange juice keep disappearing and reappearing throughout the scene.

The Girl Who Slept Too Little - S17-E2

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.

Brush With Greatness - S2-E18

Audio problem: After the donut delivery guy asks Carl why all the donuts are piling up, Carl responds with Lenny's voice.

The Bonfire Of The Manatees - S17-E1

Continuity mistake: In the episode "Bonfire of the Manatees" the scene where Marge is in the car upset at Homer, the door to their house changes from open to closed then open again between shots.

Season 1 generally

Continuity mistake: For season 1, in the introduction Lisa narrowly misses Homer on her bike, then lets it roll into the garage. If you look closely, you can see the bike disappear before the screen moves.

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Continuity mistake: When Maggie goes through the checkout at the beginning, Marge's trolley is grey and has a red handle. But in the next shot, when Maggie pops out of the bag, the trolley has no red handle, and is a turquoise colour.

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The Simpsons Christmas Special: Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Homer walks out Circus of Values with his purchases, he bumps into Flanders, and all the presents scatter everywhere. Watch out for a red present with a green bow that goes flying near the left hand side of the screen. As soon as it hits the ground it turns into a pink box with a white bow wrapped around it, with no shot changes.

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. You can see that it says 'Also: The Bee Sharps', only they don't name themselves that until later on in that episode.

Lisa's Pony - S3-E8

Audio problem: When Lisa rides past on her Pony, Ralph is sitting on the fence with another boy who says, 'She really tamed that horse', Ralph says, 'Yes but who can tame her?'. However he speaks with a deeper voice as opposed to his higher squeaky voice, and sounds exactly like Nelson Muntz.

The Bonfire Of The Manatees - S17-E1

Factual error: (Episode 17-1) Alec Baldwin, as an expert on manatees, says that they are also called dugongs. Manatees are found in Atlantic coastal waters and in the Amazon and tributaries. The dugong is a distinct species found in the coastal waters of the Indian and southwest Pacific oceans.

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Continuity mistake: In the bit where they sit on the sofa at the start of each episode, there is one rather long one where it starts off with the Simpsons dancing in a line, then gradually evolves into a circus with elephants and men dancing around fire. Look closely in between Homer's right leg and the dancing woman on his right. There is a pile of books on the little shelf underneath the lamp and telephone, and just as the camera starts zooming out from the line of dancing, the orange book on the left noticeably changes to purple.

The Simpsons Christmas Special: Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Bart yanks Homer's beard off in the mall, Homer then takes Bart into Santa's workshop. When they are inside Santa's workshop, Homer's beard is back on, despite the fact that he didn't put it back on, he let it fall to the ground when Bart pulled it off.

Moaning Lisa - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: Marge drops Lisa off at school for band practice, and she walks up to the entrance steps, and then converses with two boys. Then her teacher comes up, and Marge gets annoyed. When she comes to grab Lisa back into the car, Lisa is right by the roadside, along with the two boys and the music teacher.

E-I-E-I-(Annoyed Grunt) - S11-E5

Plot hole: When the Simpsons run away from the duel, they go to Homer's childhood farmhouse. But Homer and Grandpa burned the farmhouse down in the episode "Grandpa vs. Sexual Inadequacy".

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Continuity mistake: In the introduction for all episodes, initially Maggie's seat is light purple. However, in the wider shot of her and Marge, the seat changes to a burgundy colour.

Show generally

Continuity mistake: In the episode where Homer builds a dog house. the notepad Homer draws the blueprint on, changes from having content on it to being blank so he can draw on it.

Regarding Margie - S17-E20

Factual error: In the episode Regarding Margie, Moe has a double barrelled shotgun that fires four times. A double barrelled shotgun can only fire two shells before having to reload.

Burns' Heir - S5-E18

Continuity mistake: When Smithers finds Burns drowning in the bathtub, he throws the rag. When the rag hits the floor, it magically disappears.

Homer's Odyssey - S1-E3

Factual error: After Bart's prank call with Moe, you can see Bart and Lisa laughing. However the telephone's wire does not connect to the receiver.

Bart Gets An F - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: When Martin does his book report, on the blackboard it says 'An afternoon with Ernest Hemingway : Reflections by Martin.' But when Bart goes up to do his report, the blackboard is clean.

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Grampa: Bart broke my teeth!
Homer: Daaad! you and your stories... Bart broke my teeth, the nurses are stealing my money. This thing on my neck is getting bigger.

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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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