The Simpsons

Two Bad Neighbors - S7-E13

Continuity mistake: When Bart is looking for candy in the cupboards, the wine bottles in the nearby rack change position between shots.

David Mercier

Margical History Tour - S15-E11

Continuity mistake: In the Mozart sketch, the music Bart writes with his foot and then picks up suddenly vanishes in the next shot.

David Mercier

Co-Dependent's Day - S15-E15

Continuity mistake: At the Randall Curtis's Ranch we see Randall Curtis ride off on a Ton-Ton to go to the video store but in a scene only a few minutes later we see Marge and Homer drunk, tossing him around. Unless the video store is on the ranch or very close by this doesn't seem possible for someone so determined to rent movies.

Tobin OReilly

Bart After Dark - S8-E5

Continuity mistake: When Marge is standing by the bulldozer, someone fires an arrow which is set alight, and it lands on a tree. But in the next shot the tree in which the arrow landed on has vanished.

Hamster Premium member

Smart and Smarter - S15-E13

Continuity mistake: When Homer and Bart are fighting in the bathroom, in one shot we see the shower knock some bottles from the shelf on the wall, but then straight in the next shot they're back on the wall. (00:00:50)


Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala(Annoyed Grunt)cious - S8-E13

Continuity mistake: When the family are watching Krusty Komedy Klassics, at the beginning of the show, they all have grey tables, with their dinner. But when Bart asks for milk, Marge gets up to get it and her table has disappeared. When she comes back the table has re-appeared.

Bart to the Future - S11-E17

Continuity mistake: When the Ranger stops the Simpsons' car at the start of the episode, watch his "class ring". When he puts his hands inside the car it's on the left hand. However, the flies later eat his hand and take his ring, and it's suddenly his right hand they ate and took it from.

David Mercier

Smart and Smarter - S15-E13

Continuity mistake: Lisa's Malibu Stacy dollhouse disappears from the rug after Maggie spells 'price' with her blocks. (00:03:55)


Diatribe of a Mad Housewife - S15-E10

Continuity mistake: At the book signing, Dr Marvin Monroe is significantly slimmer when seen from behind than when see from in front. (00:14:50)


I Married Marge - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: When Marge comes into the living room at the end, the chinese checkers game that Bart and Lisa were just playing is gone. (00:21:15)


Flaming Moe's - S3-E10

Continuity mistake: During the scene where Homer invents the 'Flaming Homer,' The items that Patty and Selma are holding keep disappearing. The beer can in Patty's hand also appears suddenly. (00:05:45 - 00:06:50)


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

Continuity mistake: When Bart gets on the bus, we see one of the twins sitting near The Front of the bus. In the next shot, we see both twins sitting at the back. The shot after that, we see the twin near The Front again, running to the back. (00:10:30)


Marge Gets a Job - S4-E7

Continuity mistake: When Mr Burns draws the moustache and horns on the T.V. screen of Marge, they just disappear in the next shot when he starts to draw the bees.

Sweet Seymour Skinner's Baadasssss Song - S5-E19

Continuity mistake: When Marge, Bart and Lisa are watching the videos at the beginning of the episode, the clock changes from one time to a completely different time between shots.

The Wizard of Evergreen Terrace - S10-E2

Continuity mistake: When Lenny is telling his story, his 5 o'clock moustache keeps changing from brown to grey.

Jack Kaltenbach

Tennis the Menace - S12-E12

Continuity mistake: When Bart is trapped in the coffin, the cables leading to the Cadaver Cam TV disappear then reappear. (00:04:10)

Hamster Premium member

Krusty Gets Busted - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: When the store is being robbed, Homer throws his bag to the side and it lands face down near the stand of chips Homer jumps into. But when they are watching the video of this incident later, the bag is standing upright, far away from the spot it previously was at.

She Used to Be My Girl - S16-E4

Continuity mistake: Lisa puts a statue of liberty head on it's side in her bed to make it look like she's in bed. But when Marge pulls back the covers the head is face up.

The Simpsons mistake picture

Homer Loves Flanders - S5-E16

Continuity mistake: When Homer drives his car to work it is lime green instead of the usual purplish color.

Tobin OReilly

Sex, Pies and Idiot Scrapes - S20-E1

Continuity mistake: When Homer has Snake cornered, the second rung on the ladder behind them is broken. In the next shot it's not broken, then it is again.

The Simpsons mistake picture Video

Show generally

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)

More mistakes in The Simpsons

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

More quotes from The Simpsons
The Simpsons mistake picture

Trivia: Maggie scans as $847.63 in the supermarket at the beginning (not NRA4EVER, as Troy Maclure asserts in 3F31 "The Simpsons 138th Episode Spectacular), the price it costs to feed and care for the average American baby every month.

More trivia for The Simpsons

Show generally

Question: Which episodes feature the "Howling Dog" (usually used on outside shots of buildings)?

More questions & answers from The Simpsons

Join the mailing list

Separate from membership, this is to get updates about mistakes in recent releases. Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Check out the mistake & trivia books, on Kindle and in paperback.