The Simpsons

Bart After Dark - S8-E5

Continuity mistake: When Helen and Reverend Lovejoy are singing to Belle, in the big song, Principal Skinner and Apu are standing behind them. In the next shot, they've disappeared.

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Who Shot Mr. Burns? (1) - S6-E25

Continuity mistake: Principal Skinner picks up the hamster and throws it away. But his hands are clean as a whistle even though all the hamster was covered with oil.

Much Apu About Nothing - S7-E23

Continuity mistake: When Apu awakes, he has a closed note pad, and the table looks small. In the next high-angle shot, Apu's book is open and face down, with paper on top of it and a pen beside it. The table is also bigger, with Bart sitting there with his breakfast things too.

Lisa the Iconoclast - S7-E16

Continuity mistake: When Homer and Lisa are trying to convince the town board to dig up Jebediah, members of the board keep disappearing.

I Married Marge - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: As Homer and Marge are about to get married, Homer disappears for one shot. (00:10:20)


Burns Verkaufen der Kraftwerk - S3-E11

Continuity mistake: When Horst looks at the pot full of green slime, his mustache disappears for three separate frames. (00:10:00)


Springfield Connection - S6-E23

Continuity mistake: When Hans Moleman and Rev. Lovejoy are in the prison they are sitting to the far right of the bench (which is nearest to Homer's cell). Then in the next shot they are to the far left.

Springfield Connection - S6-E23

Continuity mistake: In the police station the blue light on the ceiling disappears from when the police are seen laughing at Marge.

Burns Verkaufen der Kraftwerk - S3-E11

Continuity mistake: When Bart starts dreaming what he can do for $5,200, Marge has disappeared from beside him. (00:04:35)


Lisa's Pony - S3-E8

Continuity mistake: Homer's digital watch disappears when he enters the auditorium. It also vanishes in the first shot of Homer in the music store. (00:05:05 - 00:06:25)


Lisa's Pony - S3-E8

Continuity mistake: After Homer watches the tape, Marge suddenly appears beside him. (00:07:30)


Tree House of Horror II: A Simpsons Halloween - S3-E7

Continuity mistake: At school, there are two rows to the right of where Bart is sitting. This keeps changing from two rows to one row during the entire scene. (00:11:00 - 00:12:15)


Like Father, Like Klown - S3-E6

Continuity mistake: When Bart and Lisa go to see Rev. Lovejoy, the objects on his desk keep disappearing/reappearing. (00:13:05)


Homer Defined - S3-E5

Continuity mistake: While Homer is sleeping, his head is facing the 'Core temperature' indicater. When he wakes up, he is in a different position. (00:04:25)


Bart the Murderer - S3-E4

Continuity mistake: Bart puts his lucky red hat on the hat holder. It disappears in the next shot. (00:07:10)


This Little Wiggy - S9-E18

Continuity mistake: In the Wiggum's house the parent's bedroom changes style several times. When it is first seen the cupboard is opposite the door (When Chief Wiggum is looking into the room after climbing the stairs). Then it is on the wall running across from the doorway later when Chief Wiggum enters the room. When the Chief puts the Police Master key on his bed post the doorway is behind the bed and the bed is opposite the cupboard. Later when Bart steals the key the bed is seen parallel to the doorway.

This Little Wiggy - S9-E18

Continuity mistake: After Bart and Ralph have just visited the cake shop they have chocolate and icing all around their mouths. Also they are carrying the 'Newly Weds'. In the next shot where they walk around the corner the chocolate, icing and model bride and groom have all disappeared.

This Little Wiggy - S9-E18

Continuity mistake: At the Penitentiary, Jimbo's video camera appears and disappears from nowhere. He isn't seen carrying it on him.

Saturdays of Thunder - S3-E9

Continuity mistake: When Homer jumps in the car having completed the Fatherhood test and drives off to see Bart race. The car shifts from reverse to forward without Homer moving a gearstick. (00:18:40)

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

Continuity mistake: When Homer is sitting watching cable, the rest of the family comes home and one of them is carrying a plant in a pot, which is put down next to the couch. While they watch and watch cable, it grows very tall and then withers down. When Homer goes behind the TV and starts kissing the wires, the plant has moved to next to the doorway and is suddenly fully grown again.

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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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