Continuity mistake: When Lisa is watching tapes of Francine's bullying, there is a scene where they are at the pool. Francine is wearing nose clips in this scene. But when Lisa freeze-frames and leans in to closer inspect the shot, Francine's face is shown on the screen without nose clips. They appear again when Lisa exclaims "Of course. The nose clips."
Continuity mistake: As Marge arrives home and sees the bullet holes in the door, the shot changes to a POV shot from behind the door and you can see there are some changes in the holes. The first change is there are three bullet holes on the right hand side which are all the same distance from each other, when she enters the middle hole has moved closer to the bottom one. The other change is the large hole in the middle of the door. On the bottom right hand side its shape goes from being a little irregular to a more round shape. (00:16:20)
Continuity mistake: In this episode, Mr Burns and Smithers are on the balcony of Burns' office. Mr Burns says "It will be like taking candy from a baby. Hey, that sounds like a laugh. Let's try it right now." We see Smithers, whose expression doesn't change as the two go back into Burn's office. In 'Who Shot Mr Burns Part 2', Smithers remembers this event, except now he looks quite shocked when Burns mentions about taking the candy.
Continuity mistake: Right at the end Lisa is holding a doll head and some cards. There is a very brief shot of Bart, and then when it's back on Lisa she doesn't have anything in her hands when they hug. There wasn't time for them to be put down and you cannot see them anywhere either.
Continuity mistake: In one of the shots after Mr Burns has broken the fortune cookie, the remains of it vanish from the table. There is something else on the table, nearer Smithers, but it and the cookie are very different shapes, so it's very difficult to confuse the two.
Continuity mistake: At the fair, Helen Lovejoy picks up a pita and bites a corner off it. There are a few angle changes and when it goes back to her and you can see her pita looks untouched. It's unlikely she just picked up another one or finished a whole one in that time.