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Correction: He does know that it's a prank call and that Bart is the one calling. He goes along with it because he doesn't want to make Bart mad.

I'm pretty sure that this is just an internet theory.

No, in this episode Bart has supernatural powers and the whole town lives in fear of him. He's making people do what he wants because he can.

Correction: The cat may be named this because it is the 5th cat. If it was called Snowball IV, then Lisa may have forgotten about Coltrane.

Correction: There are 5 burgers on the plate and one in his mouth when Homer walks off. When Ned calls over the burger in his mouth has gone and is now on the plate.

Ssiscool Premium member

Correction: The word "Treasure" is written above "Island" in all shots of the blackboard.

Super Grover Premium member

Correction: Her flashlight turns off as soon as she breaks it in half. It does not stay lit.

Nikolai

Barting Over - S14-E11

Corrected entry: When Lisa mocks Bart in French, she sings, "Vous ĂȘtes Baby Stinkbreath." However, "Vous ĂȘtes" is the formal construction. A person would not use this when speaking to his or her brother, especially when deliberately being disrespectful towards him. "Tu es," the informal form, would be more appropriate

DavidK93

Correction: Lisa may still be learning, and it's an easy mistake to make.

Correction: She's 8 years old. A child making mistakes is not uncommon.

Ssiscool Premium member

She is shown to have superior intellect.

Even the smartest people make mistakes. Neil deGrasse Tyson said it wouldn't be possible for BB-8 in The Force Awakens to rove over sand and chalked it up to a visual effect, only for the filmmakers to prove to him that it was not a visual effect.

Phaneron Premium member

Correction: This episode takes place over multiple days so he could have changed his pants at the start of each day.

moviefan2345

Trilogy of Error - S12-E18

Corrected entry: In the scene where Homer is in the bathroom, Marge yells to Homer for breakfast. We see him running naked without a towel but by the time Homer, Bart, and Lisa get to the breakfast table, Homer is wearing his usual shirt and trousers.

Correction: We only see him running naked out of the bathroom, nothing else. So he ran in to their bedroom, got his clothes on, and ran downstairs. No mistake.

Andreas[DK]

So?

Half-Decent Proposal - S13-E10

Corrected entry: Artie says that he has been thinking about Marge for the last 20 years. However, we have seen in previous episodes that Marge got pregnant with Bart just out of high school, and he is 10. They can't have graduated more than 11 years ago.

Correction: Marge got pregnant with Bart in 1980 (See Episode: I Married Marge, Season 3). They married soon after this. This is to do with the slightly larger plot hole of everyone in the Simpsons always being the same age (at least they stopped aging after 1990 when the show started). This is a cartoon convention and not a mistake.

Correction: In the episode "that 90s show", Lisa discovers that Homer and Marge are nearly 40 and Bart is 10 so they must have had Bart when they were 30. Assuming they graduated high school at 18, that gives 10 years before having a child and the 10 years after which is 20 years, so Artie is correct.

Correction: If you look closer at the N nearest Willie's head, it is actually the "M" from "Elementary" with a piece missing.

Correction: It disappears as Bart swings round the lamppost. There is nothing to say he didn't hit it with his skateboard, which would send it flying in another direction, thus making it seem like it has vanished.

Ssiscool Premium member

Season 1 generally

Corrected entry: For season 1, in the introduction Lisa narrowly misses Homer on her bike, then lets it roll into the garage. If you look closely, you can see the bike disappear before the screen moves.

Correction: The bike doesn't disappear - it rolls to the left hand side of the garage out of sight.

Ssiscool Premium member

Correction: This is speculation at best, not a mistake, since there's never been a brain switch to prove this. Plus, the vocal chord is controlled by muscles to change speech, and the muscles are controlled by the brain. This is why people can impersonate other people's voice (or at least change their own voice).

Bishop73

Correction: The tombstones say "Maude, Rod, Todd, and Ned". It doesn't say Mod on any tombstones.

AAL117

Correction: The article she looks at shows his lifespan as 6 May 1859 - 5 December 1932.

Margical History Tour - S15-E11

Corrected entry: In this episode, King Henry VIII executed five of his six wives. In real life, Henry only executed two, Anne Boleyn (his second wife)and Katherine Howard (his fifth wife).

Correction: The premise of this episode is that without books in the library, Marge is telling the kids the history stories. Marge either was just taught incorrectly or she doesn't know and made up a number that sounded reasonable.

Bishop73

Correction: The premise of this episode is that without books in the library, Marge tells the kids the history stories from her own recollection. Either Marge didn't know better or changed it, because a beheading makes a better story than just having complications.

Bishop73

Correction: Pinchy is a darkish, almost brown color, and only bright red when cooked (of course the Simpsons also depict people as being yellow).

Bishop73

Correction: Lisa's search said 'Harry Nilsson - Died of massive heart attack SUFFERED on Valentine's Day'. The operative word here is 'suffered'; so what that means is Nilsson died (eventually) of a heart attack that began on the 14th of February the year before. It's tricky semantics, yes but it's correct. It would've been a mistake if he'd said 'died of massive heart attack on Valentine's Day'.

The Frying Game - S13-E21

Corrected entry: When Homer and Marge find Mrs. Bellamy's body, the body is shown to be neatly placed on the ground with Bellamy lying on her back. Homer then lifts up the body and it is shown that there is a pair of scissors stuck in her back. If scissors were stabbed in her back, then this means it wouldn't be possible for the body to be neatly placed on the floor lying on her back, as the scissors would cause the body to push upwards. (00:09:50)

Casual Person

Correction: Since the murder was revealed as a hoax at the end of the episode, the scissors were probably fake as well.

zendaddy621

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[The gas needle immediately drops to empty and the car stops.]
Homer: D'oh.

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Answer: Willy referred to an encounter he believed he had with actual aliens, while Wiggum thought he was referring to the arcade game.

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