The Simpsons

Separate Vocations - S3-E18

Corrected entry: When Lisa is in Skinner's office after sassing Miss Hoover, her hands change position between shots. (00:14:40)

Yoshi

Correction: Again true but she has time to change the position of her hands when we see her from behind. We can't see her hands during this time.

tw_stuart
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Separate Vocations - S3-E18

Corrected entry: In Bart's imagination, when he is in the courtroom with his face censored, when the guy with the knife grabs Bart, the judge has disappeared. (00:13:05)

Yoshi

Correction: Not possible to tell, the shot is looking up from a very low position. The judge could easily still be there without us being able to see him.

tw_stuart
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Separate Vocations - S3-E18

Corrected entry: When the mean girls try to get Lisa out of the bad girl's washroom, the magazine that one of the girls was carrying disappears. The cigarette that the other girl was holding also vanishes. (00:11:40)

Yoshi

Correction: This is all true but the girl whose magazine disappears is out of shot for long enough to have dropped it or even put it down. The other girl's hand is out of sight long enough for her to have dropped it just as we saw the first girl do earlier.

tw_stuart
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Separate Vocations - S3-E18

Corrected entry: When Lisa enters the bad girl's washroom for the first time, the books she is carrying switches arms. (00:11:40)

Yoshi

Correction: This is true but not in the least bit surprising since we clearly see Lisa switching the books from under her left arm to under her right.

tw_stuart
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Separate Vocations - S3-E18

Corrected entry: Bart is seen repeatedly switching where he sits in the back of the car before and during the car chase. (00:05:50 - 00:08:10)

Yoshi

Correction: The submission is nonsense. Yes we see Bart moving but he moves himself and then we see him being thrown about in the car during the chase all of which is completely normal.

tw_stuart
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Separate Vocations - S3-E18

Corrected entry: When the cops pick up Bart at the Simpson house, it is daytime. Immediately after it is nighttime. (00:05:30)

Yoshi

Correction: It's a completely different shot which does not have to directly follow in time.

tw_stuart
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Season 4 generally

Corrected entry: On the series 4 DVD box set there is a message from Matt Groening. In the message he is talking about some of the episodes, and refers to "Ralph Wiggum's immortal 'Choo-Choo-Choose Me' valentine to Lisa." In actually, it was a valentine from Lisa to Ralph, and the card read "I Choo-Choo-Choose You."

Scrappy

Correction: The card does say that but Matt Groening is referring to Ralph's first words upon receiving the card which are "You choo choo choose me?"

tw_stuart
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Burns' Heir - S5-E18

Corrected entry: The nuclear power station has three huge chimney stacks belching smoke. Why? What are they burning?

Correction: 1) It could simply be steam. 2) The plant is notoriously unsafe and in contravention of most laws so there may well be stuff burning inside. 3) Burns could easily be engaged in some illegal money-making activity inside the plant which involves burning.

tw_stuart
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Marge in Chains - S4-E21

Corrected entry: At the beginning of the episode, where it has Troy Mclure on a TV programme, Troy Mclure has a microphone. Notice that as he walks down the orange stairs, there is a wire following him, which is attached to the microphone. When Troy reaches the bottom of the stairs the wire has now disappeared from the stairs. (00:01:50)

Hamster Premium member

Correction: He's out of shot for long enough to have been given another microphone. He may need to move around and doesn't want an extremely long cable dragging behind him so there's a second mic connected closer to his current position or to the position he will next move to.

tw_stuart
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Bart Gets An F - S2-E1

Corrected entry: When Bart watches "Gorilla The Conqueror" with Homer, the giant gorilla in the film throws a tree at various people. Some of the people are in mid-air before the impact.

Correction: Not really a mistake in the Simpsons, more a nod to the fairly obvious, and poor, special effects used in these kind of movies.

tw_stuart
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Radio Bart - S3-E13

Corrected entry: When Bart accidentally drops the radio down the well, we can see in the first shot that the rope is in a bundle and is very long. In the next shot the rope appears to be shorter. (00:09:35)

Yoshi

Correction: Easy explanation. There were two pieces of rope wrapped in the bundle and Bart assumed it was one long piece. That's why he dropped the radio. The rest of the rope is still lying at Barts feet where we can't see it.

tw_stuart
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Radio Bart - S3-E13

Corrected entry: When Bart makes Mrs. Krabappel 'fart,' the bulletin board on the wall keeps changing between shots. (00:08:40)

Yoshi

Correction: Sorry but no it doesn't, we see it from various different positions in the classroom so it appears to be different but the separate shots are consistent with the whole.

tw_stuart
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Lisa the Greek - S3-E14

Corrected entry: At the very end when Homer runs out of Moes there is no street and only a grey wall (00:21:20)

Correction: We can't see any detail to know what's outside. It simply looks as if it's dark so we can't see anything.

tw_stuart
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Lisa the Greek - S3-E14

Corrected entry: While Lisa gives her speech at school, Miss Hoover seems to have only one leg. (00:13:20)

rabid anarchist

Correction: Her other leg is obviously raised and the flat of her foot is leaning against the desk. We can't see it because of her long skirt.

tw_stuart
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Radio Bart - S3-E13

Corrected entry: When Bart opens Marge's sisters' present, Martin has disappeared for one shot. (00:05:20)

Yoshi

Correction: Martin is simply out of shot to the right of Bart. He hasn't disappeared.

tw_stuart
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There's No Disgrace Like Home - S1-E4

Corrected entry: The logo in the pawn shop window looks different on the inside than on the outside.

Correction: The window you see is not the same window we see next to the store entrance. It's to the left of the store when he walks in. We actually never see a clear view of the entrance when Homer gets in the store.

Lummie Premium member
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Homer's Odyssey - S1-E3

Corrected entry: As Sheri and Teri are walking along talking to Bart, one of the twins' bodies disappears and her head seems to be floating in mid-air.

rabid anarchist

Correction: If you look closely her hair to the right of her starts to flick over her shoulder as she turns to look around. The hair going around her neck gives the illusion her hair has separated her body from her head but it's just long hair covering her body below her neckline.

Lummie Premium member
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There's No Disgrace Like Home - S1-E4

Corrected entry: During the parts where you see the crowd applaud Mr Burns' speech there are two people on the bottom-left who swap skin colour.

Correction: Looking a few times there is no difference in the skin color of any of the characters in that scene.

Lummie Premium member
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Bart the Murderer - S3-E4

Corrected entry: After Bart crashes at the social club, it has stopped raining. (00:05:25)

Yoshi

Correction: Not at all clear why the rain stopping is a mistake.

tw_stuart
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Bart the Murderer - S3-E4

Corrected entry: Bart leaves home and walks to school. Later, though, he leaves school with his skateboard. (00:02:00 - 00:05:35)

Yoshi

Correction: He left his skateboard at school the previous day which is why he walked to school. Probably the skateboard had been confiscated.

tw_stuart
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Brawl in the Family - S13-E7

Continuity mistake: When Homer's Vegas wife shows him the video in front of Marge, it shows Homer kissing Ned. This didn't happen when she showed it in the Vegas episode.

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