The Simpsons

Sweet Seymour Skinner's Baadasssss Song - S5-E19

Continuity mistake: In the air duct, the dog comes up behind Willie in a straight line and licks his feet, we saw what the duct looked like when Willie turned around. However, when the children start throwing stuff at the duct, from the outside there is a sharp bend right behind where Willie and the dog are that wasn't there in the internal shots.

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Milhouse Doesn't Live Here Anymore - S15-E12

Continuity mistake: Milhouse is holding the Monopoly set in the Simpsons house. Then when his Dad comes in he isn't. Granted he could have put it down, but it isn't anywhere we can see, so he would have had to put it down behind the sofa which is somewhat unlikely.

David Mercier

Marge in Chains - S4-E21

Continuity mistake: When the bottle of bourbon is found and taken out of Marge's pocket, the bottle is grey. But when Sanjay throws it to Apu, and Apu catches it, the bottle has now changed to a brown colour. (00:08:30)

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Lisa the Vegetarian - S7-E5

Continuity mistake: Homer opens the door on Bart just before he shows the kids his BBQ invites but there is never a door there in the Simpsons' home, only a doorway.

Lisa the Vegetarian - S7-E5

Continuity mistake: When Marge puts more lamb chops on Lisa's plate they are now grey in colour. Also the ones already on her plate have turned to grey.

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

Continuity mistake: When Snowball III drowns, the number of weeds and rocks in the fishtank changes between shots. (00:09:15)

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'Tis the Fifteenth Season - S15-E7

Continuity mistake: When we first see the skating rink, it has Jasper, Disco Stu, Otto, Apu and Manjua, Sideshow Mel, a couple of children and two couples skating on it. In the next shot we see the Comic Store Guy split his trousers - he wasn't there before. (00:14:00)

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Springfield Connection - S6-E23

Continuity mistake: When Marge dives under the garage door she leaves a blue estate car. The Simpsons have an orange estate car and a purple saloon, car not a blue estate.

Burns Verkaufen der Kraftwerk - S3-E11

Continuity mistake: There are several errors in the plant's parking lot: 1, in the overhead shot of the plant, we see Homer drive in, and there are parking barriers on the road. These disappear in the next shot. 2, As he drives in, there are at least eleven parking spaces on the right side of him. Carl takes up one spot, and in the next shot there are about 3 parking spaces left. 3, When he parks, we see several cars behind him, but in the shot before that, no cars are visible, not even parking spaces, and 4, when both Homer and Carl drive in, we see orange lines on the road, which weren't visible in any other part of the scene. (00:07:00)

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Flaming Moe's - S3-E10

Continuity mistake: When Barney enters the tavern, we see a guy working with Moe. His hands change position between shots. (00:16:15)

Yoshi

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

Continuity mistake: When Homer gets turned into a jack-in-the-box, we don't hear the chair he was just holding crash onto the floor. Bart doesn't make it vanish, as we see it on the floor when Homer is turned into a jack-in-the-box. (00:13:20)

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Homer Defined - S3-E5

Continuity mistake: There are many mistakes when Homer is checking for donut flavors, i.e. the positions of the donuts, the topping, etc. (00:03:50)

Yoshi

The Blunder Years - S13-E5

Continuity mistake: When Marge throws the Burly paper in the water, they start growing and sucking up the water. But the things inside that rolls don't grow.

Secrets of a Successful Marriage - S5-E22

Continuity mistake: When Homer sees Marge and Moe near the end, the coffee table changes size between shots. It's large when Moe sits on the couch.It's smaller when there's a shot of Homer and long again when the high shot shows Homer walking out (when his rags are stuck on it)

Homer's Triple Bypass - S4-E11

Continuity mistake: When Homer is having his operation, and Dr. Nick says, "I know I'm supposed to cut something, but what and where?" his moustache disappears three times.

Burns' Heir - S5-E18

Continuity mistake: When Homer says, "You idiot," to the programmer, the red ashtray changes position on the desk. (00:15:55)

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Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In 'The Shinning,' Homer is chasing his family with an axe. They are hiding behind a curtain, and then they run outside, away from Homer, opening only one of the double doors. In the following overhead shot of them running through the snow, both doors are now open. (00:07:30)

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Treehouse of Horror XV - S16-E1

Continuity mistake: Ned hammers in the For Sale sign; a few shots later, when Homer comes, it is no longer there. (00:03:40)

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Mother Simpson - S7-E8

Continuity mistake: The moss on Walt Whitman's grave when Homer removes it changes.

Much Apu About Nothing - S7-E23

Continuity mistake: When Willy is threatening the children and Skinner it shows that Lisa has her hands on her sides and she is holding nothing. In the following shots, she has a blue book held against her chest.

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

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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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