The Simpsons

Bart the Daredevil - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: The guardrail at the Springfield Gorge keeps changing between shots when Bart is about to make his big jump; in the first wide shot there is a short rail opposite the "stone ramp." Then in the Bart-POV shot from atop the ramp, the rail is much longer, and the parking lot and picnic area behind it have disappeared. And when Homer is actually jumping the gorge, the rail disappears altogether.

Bart Carny - S9-E12

Continuity mistake: When the Simpsons are cleaning their house, the painting above the chair goes from a picture of Maggie to a picture of a boat.

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Old Money - S2-E17

Continuity mistake: Abe's girlfriend dies in the middle of this episode, but at the end, seconds before the end credits, you can see her walk behind some other old people.

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Bart Carny - S9-E12

Continuity mistake: In the end of the episode when the family has reclaimed the house and are cleaning up the living room. As Homer mentions about letting the Cooders stay, Bart tells Marge to get him away from the window. She is standing right next to the couch in the lounge but the very next shot she lowers her hands and pats the couch yet is now in the family room. (Note: There was a few shots that showed there was two couches so the mistake is with Marge suddenly moving not the couch.).

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Bart to the Future - S11-E17

Continuity mistake: During the concert at Nelson's club, when the amplifier makes a terrible sound and everyone covers their ears, you can see that old Carl (sitting with Lenny) is pictured white. I mean, yellow. (He's supposed to be black.)

Fear of Flying - S6-E11

Continuity mistake: When Homer and Marge are on the plane, they both have seat belts on. However, when Marge gets up to run up and down the plane, both seat belts have disappeared.

Pygmoelian - S11-E16

Continuity mistake: When Moe is reading the script there are no pink pages in the book, but when the director says "pink pages are dreams" they show pink pages that weren't there before.

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Simpson Safari - S12-E17

Continuity mistake: When they are riding the boat type raft, the stripes change from red on the left and black on the right, to the other way around and then back again.

Springfield Connection - S6-E23

Continuity mistake: When Homer first spots Snake dealing, you see Marge with a handbag. In the next shot, the handbag has disappeared.

Homer vs. Lisa and the 8th Commandment - S2-E13

Continuity mistake: In every other episode, the bar at Moe's Tavern is a regular L-shape. In this episode, it has somehow gained two additional angles on the long side, making it a Z-shape (plus the angle to the short end, which is not shown).

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$pringfield (or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Legalized Gambling) - S5-E10

Continuity mistake: When Marge comes home after the bogeyman incident, Homer trips over a footrest. You can see Bart sitting there however his pyjama's are a dark green color when before they were a bright green color. (00:16:35)

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Saddlesore Galactica - S11-E13

Continuity mistake: During the BTO concert, whenever the camera focuses on the crowd, the Simpson family is seen at The Front of the crowd. When the camera focuses on the stage, the Simpsons are at the very back of the crowd.

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Like Father, Like Klown - S3-E6

Continuity mistake: When Krusty rings his father, there are glasses on the bedside table. In the next shot they are gone. Meanwhile the other objects on the table have moved around.


Krusty Gets Busted - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: When we see the wide shot of Sideshow Bob being handcuffed, the reporter standing behind Bart and Lisa is wearing a purple jumper. But in the shot of Bart saying 'Take him away boys', the reporter is wearing a green jumper.

A Fish Called Selma - S7-E19

Continuity mistake: When the first photo is taken of Selma and Troy on their first date, Selma is wearing lipstick. When the photo is published, the photo shows her without lipstick.

Homer vs. Patty and Selma - S6-E17

Continuity mistake: When Marge says, "I wish you wouldn't put Homer down like that.", Patty and Selma's dresses swap colour between shots.


Homer vs. Patty and Selma - S6-E17

Continuity mistake: When one of Marge's sisters says, "He blew all your savings on jack o'lanterns.", one of the armrests on the sofa is black for some reason.


Homer vs. Patty and Selma - S6-E17

Continuity mistake: When Homer for the second time throws out Patty and Selma, the knocker just stays in the same place as if the door hasn't opened at all. (It looks like it is floating in mid-air).

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Bart the Lover - S3-E16

Continuity mistake: When Edna waits in The Gilded Truffle, she checks her watch. In the next shot the watch has gone. (00:15:40)

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Hungry Hungry Homer - S12-E15

Continuity mistake: Before Homer sees his vision of Caesar Romero the day sign next to him says 9. After the Duff executives see him talking to nobody they decide to take him away and when they get down there the sign now says 12 with the president of Duff confirming it in his speech. Doubtful it took them 3 days to get down to him and not much reason for Homer to take 3 days off the sign seeing as he was almost passing out from the lack of food.

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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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Tree House of Horror X - S11-E4

[The Simpsons are driving down a road as fast as possible.]
Homer: Dear God, it's Homer. If you really love me you'll save my life now.
[The gas needle immediately drops to empty and the car stops.]
Homer: D'oh.

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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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