The Simpsons

The Crepes of Wrath - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: When Bart discovers a pink box by his bed, you can see there is nothing hanging out from the drawer behind him, but in a close-up of Bart in the next shot, a sock suddenly appears.

The Crepes of Wrath - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: When Homer falls down the stairs, the toy clown lands behind him and a close-up of Homer shows an orange plant pot by the stairs. But when we see a overhead view of Homer lying down, the plant pot is nowhere to be seen.

Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In "Nightmare Cafeteria", Mrs Krabappel sends Wendell into detention and you can see there is a book on her desk. But from an overhead view, the book has gone and there is now paper in front of Mrs Krabappel.

Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In "Nightmare Cafeteria", when Jimbo Jones is speaking to Bart at the table in the lunchroom, they are initially sitting in front of a cabinet, but in the next shot they are sitting in front of a picture.

Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In "Nightmare Cafeteria", at the Oktoberfest, Bart and Milhouse are sitting at a table and you can see there is nothing in front of them, but when a waitress comes to their table in the next shot, a chocolate cake suddenly appears.

Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In "Time and Punishment", the family stand up to see Flanders on the television set in front of them at the breakfast table and you can see there is nothing behind Marge on the table, but when the camera angle changes in the next shot, a glass has suddenly appeared.

Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In "Time and Punishment", when Homer returns after sitting on a fish, he enters the kitchen and you can see the table is completely clear. But when Bart and Lisa (as giants) attempt to kill their father, we cut to Homer and there are plates with food and glasses on the table.

Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In "Time and Punishment", when Homer returns after travelling back in time with the dinosaurs, you can see there is nothing on the desk in front of him, but in the next shot a screwdriver appears from nowhere.

Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In "Time and Punishment", the family are eating breakfast at the table and you can see there is a glass next to Lisa's plate. But when Lisa says "Dad, your hand is jammed in the toaster!" we cut back to Homer and Lisa and the glass has disappeared.

Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In "Time and Punishment", when Homer is sitting at the breakfast table, he asks Marge to pass a doughnut to him and you can see there is a newspaper next to his plate. But when Homer runs off back to the basement, the newspaper has gone.

Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In "The Shinning", Homer looks into the mirror and you can see the carpet at the bottom of the steps is coloured pink. But when Homer falls down the steps in the next shot, the carpet is now green.

Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In "The Shinning", Marge goes to see the typewriter and you can see that viewed from behind the paper in the typewriter is crooked, but when the camera angle changes in the next shot, the paper is now straight.

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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: Reverse psycology? That sounds too complicated.
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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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