Revealing mistake: Penny is held captive in her bedroom, the window covered by bars. Seaweed shows up to 'rescue' her, brandishing large wire cutters and clips the bar on her left, but you can see the bar on her right is pre-cut as he bends both, just before she climbs out the window.


Continuity mistake: During the "Limbo Rock" segment, the scene changes from shots of the council members dancing at Tilted Acres to Penny and Tracey's parents watching it on TV. The queue of the council members waiting in line to go under the pole changes between shots.

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