The Simpsons

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.

Bart After Dark - S8-E5

Continuity mistake: When Homer starts the song at the end of the episode, the doors to the house behind him are open. In the next shot of the house they are closed, then they are open again in the next shot.

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Suggested correction: It should be noted that a considerable amount of time has passed while Krusty is telling his story. Note the candles in the screenshot for example, they have burnt out during the story. Its reasonable to assume that there would have been a chance for them to change during this time.

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Lost Our Lisa - S9-E24

Continuity mistake: Bart turns the door handle to the joke shop and a boxing glove comes out through the door and hits him. But when he opens the door there is nothing on the other side for the glove to come out of.

Cybermoose

Bart-Mangled Banner - S15-E21

Continuity mistake: In the scene where the Simpsons are sitting down to eat dinner, we see Bart pour tomato ketchup all over his potatoes. Then when the shot changes, we can see all the ketchup bottle and the corn has disappeared, and the ketchup has come off his plate. (00:04:50)

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Bart Carny - S9-E12

Continuity mistake: Up until the point at which Skinner starts throwing rings at the block in front of the Spanish lamp, the block simply doesn't exist. It only appears once he starts throwing the rings.

David Mercier

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Mr. Plow - S4-E9

Continuity mistake: When Bart arrives at school in the bus, after Homer plowed the road for the bus, the sidewalk is covered in snow except for Martin's footprints. Then, when he gets out, the sidewalk has been shovelled, as there is no snow on it. Following this, Bart is pelted by snowballs, which sends him falling face-first into the sidewalk, which is once again covered in snow. (00:10:20)

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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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