The Simpsons

Lisa's First Word - S4-E10

Continuity mistake: In one scene Bart is swinging on a washing line then we see Homer talk to Marge and he says "He'll soon get tired of it" then it goes back to Bart and he is facing the opposite direction and he is swinging on two washing lines.


I, (Annoyed Grunt)-bot - S15-E9

Continuity mistake: At one point in the cycle shop, Homer has his hand in his pocket in one shot, and it's suddenly out in the next one.

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Hunka Hunka Burns in Love - S13-E4

Continuity mistake: When they are sitting down in Stu's Disco, there is a little glass next to Mr Burns' glass which vanishes in later shots.

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Margical History Tour - S15-E11

Continuity mistake: Lisa empties a glass of red wine that she previously poisoned with sleeping potion. When she falls over sound asleep, her glass is shown on the ground next to spilled wine.


Smart and Smarter - S15-E13

Continuity mistake: When Lisa is explaining to Marge why she is unhappy, the door to her bedroom closes on its own. (00:07:10)


Saturdays of Thunder - S3-E9

Continuity mistake: When Homer calls the Fatherhood Institute about his poor test results, the guy is holding a cup with 'Super Dad' on it. In the next three shots the cup has jumped to being on his desk. (00:08:50)


This Little Wiggy - S9-E18

Continuity mistake: When the family are on the conveyer belt in the Knowledgeium, Homer turns round and grabs the handrail (after the Troy Maclure announcement) and his fingers are just touching the rail. In the next shot his hands are clasped to the rail.


The Boy Who Knew Too Much - S5-E20

Continuity mistake: When Homer and Bart see each other skipping work/school, Homer is eating a donut then drops it on the pavement when he sees Bart. In the next shot of both of them the donut has disappeared.


When Flanders Failed - S3-E3

Continuity mistake: When Homer goes to the barbecue, he grabs a plate of burgers. There isn't a burger at the top of the pile. However, when Flanders talks to him there is a burger on the top.

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Suggested correction: There are 5 burgers on the plate and one in his mouth when Homer walks off. When Ned calls over the burger in his mouth has gone and is now on the plate.

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Bart Gets Famous - S5-E12

Continuity mistake: After Bart's career is dead, he is at his house, and Marge brings out a box of Bart related items. She pulls out a doll and hands it to Bart, as she is handing it to him, the doll's arms disappear, and then reappear when Bart touches it.

Hurricane Neddy - S8-E8

Continuity mistake: Ned's clothes are cut and torn in the huricane, but the next day, they are somehow clean and intact. He can't have gone home and changed, otherwise he would have seen everyone repairing his house.

Lost Our Lisa - S9-E24

Continuity mistake: When Homer's head gets caught in the middle of the draw bridge, a yellow stripe can be seen down the center of the bridge (where Homer has become stuck). However, in the closeup of Homer being hit by the cars, the stripe has disappeared.


Marge on the Lam - S5-E6

Continuity mistake: When Chief Wiggum and Homer think that the convertible Ruth and Marge are in is a ghost car, they want to hold each other. In this shot, you can see 1 small star out of the backseat of the police car. But in the next shot, from the perspective of the backseat, there is a canyon top where the star would be.

Goo Goo Gai Pan - S16-E12

Continuity mistake: When the two chinese guards are dragging Budda Homer along, in an overhead shot we see a desk, with one filing cabinet behind it. In the next shot, the guards stop to rest, and now there are two. (00:17:25)

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The Ziff Who Came to Dinner - S15-E14

Continuity mistake: When the Simpsons first see Artie Ziff in the attic, as he stands up, there's a theremin behind him (corresponding with Homer's comment that the "ghost" was playing his theremin). Artie puts a sign up above it. However, when Artie moves to the rafters, the sign he put up is still there, but the theremin isn't.

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Bart vs. Thanksgiving - S2-E7

Continuity mistake: When Patty and Selma bring food to the Simpsons' for one shot Patty's dress turns blue before turning purple again.


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

Continuity mistake: When the family are outside, in the shot just after Homer says "At the worst possible time" you can see the living room - everybody has disappeared in that shot.

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Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In 'Nightmare Cafeteria,' Lisa and Bart run into the basement, to tell Marge they are cooking kids at school. Between shots Bart and Lisa swap places. (00:18:15)

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Springfield Connection - S6-E23

Continuity mistake: When Marge is doing her grocery shopping, the boxes of caviar behind her change from green to red.

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New Kids on the Blecch - S12-E14

Continuity mistake: When L.T.Smash sees his admiral, we see he his has badges on, yet when the shot changes and zooms in on him, they're gone, then they're back. (00:17:10)


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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Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Question: Homer travels back in time and causes changes by what he does in the past, like stepping on a bug. I once saw a movie with the same basic plot: some people travel back in time and are told to be careful not to disturb anything, but when they return to their time everything has changed. In the end they discover it was because they stepped on a butterfly. Does anyone know the name of this movie?

Answer: I'm not sure if this is the one you're thinking of, but an episode of "Ray Bradbury Theatre," called "A Sound of Thunder," dealt with a similar matter: a group of hunters travel back in time to hunt dinosaurs, only to find things have changed when they get back because someone stepped on a butterfly.

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