The Simpsons

Selma's Choice - S4-E13

Continuity mistake: When the police talk about the bumper cars getting stolen by Jimbo Jones, you see him and his 2 friends riding off in bumper cars. From the side angle, there are 2 blue and 1 red car, but from the rear view, there is 1 blue, l red, and 1 green car.

Bart's Comet - S6-E14

Continuity mistake: The location of the comet in the sky changes direction at several points. Whilst it's apparent size and altitude will of course change, the direction it is coming from cannot. As an example, it is seen looming over the power plant towers, but when Ned is on the hill, it's no longer there.

David Mercier

Bart the General - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When Bart enters the tree house after being beaten up, he puts his hat on a peg behind him. In some later shots at an angle you can just see the hat behind him. In the shots from directly in front of Bart, the hat is not on the peg.

David Mercier

Homer the Great - S6-E12

Continuity mistake: When Mr. Burns pushes the child on the swings, he somehow manages to defy the laws of physics. When he pushes the child forward for the last time, he swings forward, then back, hitting Mr. Burns in the head. He then swings forward again, hitting Mr. Burns from behind. Mr Burns starts saying "You've won this round..." and the child then hits Mr. Burns from behind again. In order for this to happen, he would have to go completely around between the second and third hits and you clearly see he doesn't.

Radio Bart - S3-E13

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Bart tries to get his radio back from the well, watch the police barriers. When Lou and Eddie get coffee, they walk through one of the barriers, tearing it. Several shots later, this torn piece has vanished, and then the barriers disappear entirely. (00:15:40)

Yoshi

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Suggested correction: The bottles remain on the bar, the knife is not placed on the bar so could easily have been put under the bar where Moe is known to keep a shotgun.

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Homer Defined - S3-E5

Continuity mistake: When Otto announces about Milhouse's party, 1, Martin is sitting two seats ahead of Bart and Milhouse, even though he was just talking to them, and 2, Sherri and Terri are nowhere to be seen. (00:01:35 - 00:02:35)

Yoshi

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Bart the Murderer - S3-E4

Continuity mistake: When Bart realizes he forgot his permission slip, the camera shows us that the paper is half-under his pillow. However, when he got out of his bed at the very beginning, the paper wasn't under his pillow. (00:01:00 - 00:03:05)

Yoshi

Separate Vocations - S3-E18

Continuity mistake: When Lisa is clapping erasers because she sassed Miss Hoover a second time, the room's clock is visible near the top of the ceiling. However, the clock wasn't there several shots earlier. (00:17:00)

Yoshi

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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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Homer's brain: It's simple, just use reverse psychology.
Homer: Reverse psychology? That sounds too complicated.
Homer's brain: Alright, don't use reverse psychology.
Homer: Alright, I will!

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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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Answer: Willy referred to an encounter he believed he had with actual aliens, while Wiggum thought he was referring to the arcade game.

Answer: The joke is that Willie was so addicted to Space Invaders that he believed it was reality: every time he played, he was actually defending the Earth from dangerous aliens. It's a surprise to him that it was actually a game.

Phoenix

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