The Simpsons

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

Continuity mistake: When the man turns over the picture of Mary Bailey on the flip chart, the words "Artists Conception" are missing.

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

Continuity mistake: During the meeting, Mr Smithers is sitting by Mr Burns and you can see there is nothing in front of him, but when the camera angle changes to behind Mr Burns in the next shot, a glass has suddenly appeared.

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

Continuity mistake: When we see the picture of Mary Bailey on the flip chart, the wording "Actual Photo" underneath the picture changes position between shots.

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

Continuity mistake: During the meeting with Mr Burns and his political advisers, there is an adviser in front of the flip chart and you can see it is a blank sheet of paper. But a little later on, the flip chart now has The Front sheet on top.

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

Continuity mistake: When Homer is on the telephone to Marge at the control panel in the Nuclear Power Plant, the door behind him is closed. In the next shot, it is now open.

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

Continuity mistake: When Mr Burns sits down on the chair near the desk of his office, there is a brown book on the desk that keeps disappearing and re-appearing between shots.

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

Continuity mistake: When the Governor Inspector is in Mr Burns' office, Mr Burns puts money in the pockets of the Inspector's uniform. When the Inspector leaves the office, his pockets are empty.

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

Continuity mistake: When Mr Burns attempts to bribe the Government Inspector in his office, his nameplate is on the door. When Mr Burns shuts the door to leave the Government Inspector alone with the money, his nameplate is gone.

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

Continuity mistake: When we see Mr Burns and Mr Smithers in the office at the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant, you can see there is a rectangle on the wall. When the inspection team arrive, the rectangle has gone.

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

Continuity mistake: During the breakfast scene, Homer puts his spoon in front of Maggie's high chair. When he stands up from his chair, the spoon has gone.

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

Continuity mistake: At the start of the breakfast sequence, you can see there is nothing by Homer's bowl, but in the next shot a pink mug appears.

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

Continuity mistake: When Bart and Lisa are fishing outside Springfield Nuclear Power Plant at the beginning of this episode, you can see there is nothing on the banks behind them. When Dave Shutton approaches them, some rocks have appeared.

Lisa the Vegetarian - S7-E5

Continuity mistake: At the BBQ, Homer lights the grill on fire with a match. When Lisa walks out with the bowl of gazpacho, the fire instantly disappears. (00:13:05)

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Kill the Alligator and Run - S11-E19

Continuity mistake: When The Simpsons are being chased by the police, the cop is seen yelling at Homer. When the shot changes to Homer, the cop pulls out a gun from thin air and shoots.

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Simpsons Bible Stories - S10-E18

Continuity mistake: When Bart is trying to wake up Homer, Maggie is seen with a blue pacifier. In the shot after the next, Maggie's pacifier is red.

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Lisa the Simpson - S9-E17

Continuity mistake: When Lisa comes down the stairs prior to watching "When Buildings Collapse", the TV screen is near enough in the corner of the living room and can be seen from the stairs. When Lisa enters the living room, the TV has moved further into the room. Subsequent shots of the TV move it so far into the room that it would not have been possible to see it from the stairs at all in the first place.

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The Fabulous Faker Boy - S24-E20

Continuity mistake: When Marge is talking to Bart, in the shot of Marge, there's a tree in the backyard, in another shot of Marge after the one with Bart and Lisa, the tree is gone.

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The Old Man and the Lisa - S8-E21

Continuity mistake: When Lisa tears up Mr Burns' cheque at the end of the episode, there is nothing behind her. But in the next shot, a lamp shade suddenly appears.

The Old Man and the Lisa - S8-E21

Continuity mistake: When Mr Burns tries to give Lisa a taste of Slurry at the recycling plant, he has a spoon in his right hand. But when we see Mr Burns a little later on, the spoon has gone.

The Old Man and the Lisa - S8-E21

Continuity mistake: When we see Mr Burns and Lisa during the recycling scene at the Retirement Castle, you can see behind them there are bags containing items for recycling, but in the next shot the bags have gone.

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The Simpsons Christmas Special: Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Lewis changes from black to yellow when Milhouse dares Bart to pull Santa's beard off. (00:14:10)

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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: 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.

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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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