The Simpsons

Life on the Fast Lane (a.k.a. Jacques to Be Wild) - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: When Homer says that Marge hasn't opened his present yet at her birthday dinner, there is a plate and glass in front of him on the table. But then the waiters come over to the Simpsons' table in the next shot, look at Homer and you can see that the glass and plate have disappeared.

Life on the Fast Lane (a.k.a. Jacques to Be Wild) - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: When Homer says "Hold on!" during Marge's birthday dinner, look at his plate and you can see that his fork has been replaced by another knife.

Life on the Fast Lane (a.k.a. Jacques to Be Wild) - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: When we see Homer eating at Marge's birthday dinner at Singing Sirloin, there is a cake on a dish and a wine glass by his plate. When we see Homer a little later on, the cake and wine have disappeared and there is now an ordinary drinking glass by his plate.

Life on the Fast Lane (a.k.a. Jacques to Be Wild) - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: When Homer opens the door with his present, look at the door knocker and you can see that is a completely different one to the one seen at the start of this episode.

There's No Disgrace Like Home - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When undergoing shock therapy, the doc raises his hands to his head. They are not present in the next shot. (00:19:00)

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There's No Disgrace Like Home - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Homer walks in on the family eating dinner, Marge has her feet on the second cushion of the sofa. Camera changes and now they are on the third cushion. (00:08:50)

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There's No Disgrace Like Home - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When they put Maggie down in the Creche she is in the middle of a carpet. Camera cuts and now she's at the edge. (00:04:25)

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There's No Disgrace Like Home - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: The amount of marshmallows in the jelly at the start changes between shots. (00:02:00)

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Homer's Odyssey - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: On the bus at the start there are some lines on Mrs. Krabbapple's microphone. They disappear when she tells Bart to sit down. (00:03:00)

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Homer's Odyssey - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: At the very start the twins are stood facing each other. Camera cuts to behind and now they are side by side. (00:01:20)

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Life on the Fast Lane (a.k.a. Jacques to Be Wild) - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: When Lisa asks "What did you get?" when holding the tray, you can see next to her there is a cup, but in the next shot the cup has changed into a glass of milk.

Life on the Fast Lane (a.k.a. Jacques to Be Wild) - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: When Lisa is speaking to Bart in the kitchen at the start of the episode, Lisa's hands are on the kitchen top. In the next shot, they aren't. (00:00:25)

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Bart the Genius - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Skinner is showing Homer the "fake" sick note, the writing is clean and tidy. When we see Skinner comparing the note to the cheque the handwriting is suddenly different. (00:07:15)

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Bart the Genius - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: The writing on the wall changes style and location from when Bart writes it to when Homer walks by. (00:03:00 - 00:06:30)

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Bart the Genius - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: At the start Marge's tiles go from on the table to in her hands when Homer chases Bart. (00:02:55)

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Bart the Genius - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Homer chases Bart at the start, the book that Lisa had has disappeared from her hands and she is now holding her tiles. (00:02:50)

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Two Cars in Every Garage and Three Eyes on Every Fish - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: When Mr Burns tells Homer to wreck something, Homer throws a plant pot onto the floor and it breaks into several pieces. When Mr Burns tells Smithers to take him home, the pieces of the broken plant pot are nowhere to be seen.

Two Cars in Every Garage and Three Eyes on Every Fish - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: When Marge carries the plate with a cover on to Mr Burns, you can see there is nothing by Bart on the corner of the table, but in the next shot a plate suddenly appears.

Two Cars in Every Garage and Three Eyes on Every Fish - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: During the dinner scene towards the end of the episode, Mr Burns puts his knife on top of the knife and spoon. Later on, the items of cutlery are now lying in a row.

Two Cars in Every Garage and Three Eyes on Every Fish - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: When the family are having dinner with Mr Burns, you can see that Bart and Mr Burns have by their plates a fork, a knife and a spoon. In the next shot, the knife and spoon disappear.

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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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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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