The Simpsons

Strong Arms of the Ma - S14-E9

Audio problem: The speech does not match the lip movements from when Bart says, "dad, do you plan to get in shape?" until Lisa says, "Uh guys, mom just left the basement." (00:12:17)

Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala(Annoyed Grunt)cious - S8-E13

Deliberate mistake: During the final musical number, just after Marge sings "I'm going bald from stress," the family sings "But we're happy just the way we are," but Homer's mouth doesn't move, because the producers forgot to record Dan Castellaneta's lines.

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Continuity mistake: This is a mistake for the introduction from seasons 2-20 (1991-2009). When Homer screams, he turns round. You see this in a wide shot. There are no boxes to the right of the door in the garage. However, two just appear out of thin air when he runs through the garage. (00:01:50)

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Brawl in the Family - S13-E7

Continuity mistake: When Homer's Vegas wife shows him the video in front of Marge, it shows Homer kissing Ned. This didn't happen when she showed it in the Vegas episode.

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

Continuity mistake: Lewis changes from black to yellow when Milhouse dares Bart to pull Santa's beard off. (00:14:10)

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

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. (00:21:40)

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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.

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

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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. (00:05:35)

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Continuity mistake: When Bart leaves the school, you can see that his skateboard is green and perfectly flat. But when he is skating through the crowd and past the people at the bus stop, the skateboard has an orange stripe down the middle and is raised at the rear.

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The Girl Who Slept Too Little - S17-E2

Continuity mistake: 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. (00:20:40)

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The Bonfire Of The Manatees - S17-E1

Continuity mistake: When Marge is in the car upset at Homer, the door to their house changes from open to closed then open again between shots.

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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 handle is turquoise. (00:00:30)

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Continuity mistake: In the introduction, initially Maggie's seat is light purple. However, in the wider shot of her and Marge, the seat changes to a burgundy colour. (00:00:50)

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The Bonfire Of The Manatees - S17-E1

Factual error: 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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Lisa's First Word - S4-E10

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. (00:01:20)

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Factual error: During the theme, the Simpsons' mailbox flag is on the wrong side of the mailbox. (Flags are always on a mailbox's right side, when viewed from The Front. The one at the Simpson home is on the left side of their mailbox). (00:01:45)

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Regarding Margie - S17-E20

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

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Bart the Lover - S3-E16

Continuity mistake: The notepad Homer draws the blueprint on changes from having content on it to being blank so he can draw on it.

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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. (00:15:55)

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Homer's brain: It's simple, just use reverse psycology.
Homer: Reverse psycology? That sounds too complicated.
Homer's brain: Alright, don't use reverse psycology.
Homer: Alright, I will!

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Trivia: The only voice artists who regularly perform as only one character are Yeardley Smith as Lisa and Marcia Wallace as Edna Krabappel. Yeardley has also voiced different versions of Lisa (Lisa Jr. and Lisabella) in at least two other episodes.

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Question: Which episodes feature the "Howling Dog" (usually used on outside shots of buildings)?

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