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The Otto Show - S3-E22

Continuity mistake: Just after Bart has played the guitar in the street, he picks up two books. Before Bart picks them up they are green but they instantly turn blue when he does pick them up. Then when he gets on the bus the books have disappeared completely.

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Tree House of Horror VI - S7-E6

Continuity mistake: In the 'Nightmare on Evergreen Terrace' segment, in Martin's dream, Willie emerges from the blackboard with a rake which has a wooden handle. When the shot changes the rake handle has changed to being metal. (00:08:25)

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Children of a Lesser Clod - S12-E20

Continuity mistake: When Bart and Lisa are trying to win back Homer's affection they are sitting on the top of the stairs and push the skateboard with the present on it down the stairs. In the next shot it rolls into Homer's legs yet it would be impossible as he was standing in the main living room which is to the right of the stairs. Pushing the present down the stairs it would go straight into The Front door.

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Lisa's Sax - S9-E3

Continuity mistake: When Bart is standing on the bench, Jimbo and Milhouse are standing in The Front row, on the right side of the screen. But when there's the closeup (a second later), there are children shown in front of Jimbo and Milhouse and the girl with the purple hair is gone.

You Only Move Twice - S8-E2

Continuity mistake: When the family are talking and Marge is sitting on the sofa, Bart runs and shoves Lisa (who is in front of Marge) out of the way, but in the next shot, she is still in front of Marge, despite the fact Bart pushed her out of his way.

Tree House of Horror XII - S13-E1

Continuity mistake: In "Wiz Kids", Bart stabs Montymort in his shin which is open (i.e. not covered by what he's wearing). Only a little blood pours out. Then Monty raises his shin into shot and there is not only a puncture in the leg of his clothing, but the wound is covered in blood. When he falls, and Slithers eats him moments later, there is no damage at all. (00:19:55)

Lisa the Vegetarian - S7-E5

Continuity mistake: When Skinner is addressing the class before the meat video we first see him with black trays on the desk to the far right. In the next shot they're much closer to him.

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Skinner's Sense of Snow - S12-E8

Continuity mistake: When the hamster Nibbles has rolled back to Skinner, it takes the lid of the ball off, and the lid lands on the ground. When the hamster is rolling away from Skinner it doesn't put the lid back on, it just leaves it on the ground, but in the next shot the lid is suddenly gone.

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Homer Goes to College - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: Just after Homer has used the proton accelerator, Dean talks to him. In this scene he is writing something on a piece of paper, but he writes on the same line every time. He finishes writing on that line, then starts on it again.

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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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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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