The Simpsons

Dead Putting Society - S2-E6

Continuity mistake: During the tournament, Abe Lincoln hole, there is only one hole to shoot for when his legs open up, after Todd hits his ball through, you see 3 holes from the backside. After Bart hits his ball the legs open up to reveal 3 holes to shoot for from the frontside. (00:19:25)

Jason Diehl
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There's No Disgrace Like Home - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: As Homer is carrying the TV towards the pawn shop in the first shot the left window is clear. There is then a tracking shot of the family walking and when they get in front of the store the window has writing on it saying Pawn Shop. The writing is in black and the next shot when they are talking the writing is now dark brown. (00:14:20)

Lummie Premium member
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Simple Simpson - S15-E19

Continuity mistake: When Homer goes to work, and Mr. Burns starts complaining about him, we can see that the two pictures are on the far side of the yellow machine on his desk. But then when the shot changes, they are on the other side of the yellow machine. (00:13:45)

Chaz1003
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Bart the Daredevil - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: When the family is talking at the dinner table about going to see Truckasaurus, the amount of food on everyone's plate continually changes between shots. (00:03:40 - 00:04:25)

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Bart the Daredevil - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: When at the dinner table, Marge tells Homer and Bart that they can go to see Truck-o-saurus. In one shot Bart has his hands on the dinner table, but in the next shot his arms are by his side. (00:04:20)

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My Big Fat Geek Wedding - S15-E17

Continuity mistake: The first shot in the transition from the bachelorette party to the bachelor party shows Skinner drinking beer. He finishes the bottle, and in the next shot it's full again.

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Lisa the Vegetarian - S7-E5

Continuity mistake: On Lisa's plate at dinner she has no mashed potato. During the lamb vision, her pork chops are now smaller and there's now mashed potato on her plate.

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Saturdays of Thunder - S3-E9

Continuity mistake: When Homer sulks on the couch, he has a pillow under his head, which is pink. In a closer shot, the pillow turns light blue, but in another shot, the cushion has turned pink again.

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Like Father, Like Klown - S3-E6

Continuity mistake: In Lovejoy's office, the clock on the wall keeps changing. (00:13:05)

Yoshi
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Homer Defined - S3-E5

Continuity mistake: At the beginning, when the bus is driving to the school, the streetlights outside disappear/reappear between shots. (00:01:30 - 00:02:20)

Yoshi
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Suggested correction: Not really a mistake. Street lights can be in segments.

Ssiscool Premium member

When the shot is more on Bart when he's asking what Sherri and Terri are talking about, there's no street lamps seen, even though when it cuts back to the girls, there are street lamps seen that should have been visible in the previous shot.

Bishop73
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This Little Wiggy - S9-E18

Continuity mistake: When Bart and Ralph are in the prison and see the key, the window's shadow is of four squared panels. When they go to pick the key up and the rat takes it the shadow shows 3 rectangular panels.

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A Star is Burns - S6-E18

Continuity mistake: When the Simpson family and Jay Sherman are having dinner, things like the food from their plates, their knives and forks and even Homer's burping trophy disappear and then reappear for a couple of seconds before disappearing again.

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Brush With Greatness - S2-E18

Continuity mistake: When Mr. Burns and Smithers go to leave, the beak-like knocker has disappeared from the Simpsons' front door.

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The Simpsons Halloween Special: Tree House of Horror - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: In "Hungry Are The Damned", when the family are looking up at the UFO and Homer says that the burgers are getting cold, the burger he is eating has a bite out of it. In his close-up it is a whole burger.

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Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In 'Time and Punishment,' Homer goes back in time, then returns, and the kitchen table has plates of food, cutlery and glasses all set out. Then when Homer is informed that Ned is the Lord of the Universe, the house starts shaking, but you can see the table is now totally clear. (00:11:15)

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You Only Move Twice - S8-E2

Continuity mistake: When the Simpsons are driving to Cypress Creek the arrangement of luggage on the roof of the car changes depending on their stage in the journey.

Tobin OReilly
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Tree House of Horror XII - S13-E1

Continuity mistake: When the family finds Homer, he has an hole behind his head and you can see his brain, but it's not there later.

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

Continuity mistake: When Homer walks up The Front drive you can see the road and there are no markings on it. But when he turns to look at his house, there are orange lines running down the road. (00:08:50)

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Homerpalooza - S7-E24

Continuity mistake: When Homer is on stage in Springfield and preparing to get hit by the cannonball, the speaker-tower, behind and slightly to the left of him, completely disappears in the wide shot right before Homer jumps off stage.

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Raging Abe Simpson and His Grumbling Grandson in 'The Curse of the Flying Hellfish' - S7-E22

Continuity mistake: At Asa's funeral Burns and Grandpa both produce a key to unlock the compartment in the Hellfish monument, but even though they both take their keys out of the keyholes after turning them, all 9 keys are in place in the following shots.

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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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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 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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