The Simpsons

Much Apu About Nothing - S7-E23

Continuity mistake: In the early scene where the Simpsons are gathered around the table to eat, you can see that they are eating slices of pie. However, on some of the long shots, the food on their plates changes and looks more like mashed potato and vegetables. Also, in the same scene, in one shot of Lisa, you can see Bart's hand over her plate, but when the angle changes, it is behind her plate.

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This Little Wiggy - S9-E18

Continuity mistake: When the family are walking through the car park after the visit to the Knowledgeium they walk by a purple car and there is a quick visual of a blue car in the bottom left hand corner of the screen.They immediately stop and they are now next to a pink and brown car.

Deep Space Homer - S5-E15

Continuity mistake: When Homer is in space, when he is about to free the ants, the crisps that he opened earlier have disappeared from the background. This type of mistake happens again when both the crisps and the ants disappear and reappear between shots.

The Otto Show - S3-E22

Continuity mistake: Near the end of the episode, when Skinner shouts at Ralph to shut up, the sky outside the bus changes from nightime to daytime between shots. (00:14:15)

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Marge Be Not Proud - S7-E11

Continuity mistake: As Bart is forced to show Marge the item (picture frame) he is hiding, he pulls it out of his jacket and he hands it to Marge. As he pulls it out you can see there is nothing in the frame or on the border of the picture frame. After Marge's reaction to the photo we see a close up of the frame and there is now a picture in the frame and some colorful decorations around the frame. Whilst the frame could have been the backside when he pulled it out he never turned it over when handing it to her, and Marge never turned it around when looking at it.

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Tree House of Horror VI - S7-E6

Continuity mistake: During the 'Nightmare on Evergreen Terrace' segment, when Bart is running from Willie, he plans to sink Willie in the sandbox. In the first view of the sandbox it is isolated on a field, yet when Willie is sinking in the sand there is a jungle-gym beside the sandbox. (00:11:35)

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Trash of the Titans - S9-E22

Continuity mistake: At the garbage man debate, when Homer says 'Then you should have been early.', we see a shot of Lenny laughing. To the right of him, there is an old woman. In the next shot of Chief Wiggum, the same old woman is sitting to the right of him. In the later shot of Wiggum, Miss Hoover is sitting to the right of him and the old woman has disappeared.

Stark Raving Dad - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: Bart opens the house's front door, then the shot zooms out to show us that all of Springfield is at the Simpson house. In the next shot with Mayor Quimby the door is suddenly closed. (00:15:30)

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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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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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