The Simpsons

Boy Scoutz N the Hood - S5-E8

Corrected entry: When Bart and Milhouse buy the 'Super Squishy' Bart pays with a $20 bill. Apu gives no change but after this they go to a V.I.P. arcade, buy tickets for 'Catz' and buy loads of bubblegum. Considering they were out of money in the first place how did they afford all this?

Correction: What they did was simply an image of what they thought they did as Bart couldn't remember the next morning. Many episodes this happens when one of the characters go into song and dance. In the episode "Homer Badman", Homer goes into a song and dance where he and the family are under the sea.

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Tree House of Horror VII - S8-E1

Corrected entry: In "The Thing and I", Bart seals the doors and windows on the house when Dr. Hibbert and the rest of the Simpson family leave. So how could Hibbert and the Simpsons rescue Bart from Hugo? (00:04:55 - 00:05:45)

Correction: Bart only locked them, he didn't baracade the windows and doors. The family visited the airport meaning they would have had keys on them as well.

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The War of the Simpsons - S2-E20

Corrected entry: After Marge explains why they're having the party, Homer recalls their wedding very vividly, having, "priests, champagne, and musicians," but in Season 3, "I Married Marge," their wedding isn't that spectacular as Homer remembers.

Correction: Homer is an idiot, and his memory is not too good either.


Tree House of Horror VI - S7-E6

Corrected entry: When Homer is in the real world at the end of the "Homer3" segment, he sees a store selling erotic cakes. The door is already open, yet it makes a bell ring, as if Homer pushed opened the door because it was closed. (00:20:50)

Correction: Many stores have pressure doormats or photoelectric eyes controlling their entry alarms.

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Half-Decent Proposal - S13-E10

Corrected entry: Artie Ziff is upset to discover that Marge is married. But not only does he address her as "Marge Simpson" and not "Marge Bouvier" at first, but 5 series ago he met Homer and Marge at a school reunion and Homer said that Marge was his wife.

Correction: Artie is intelligent. If he knows that Marge is married to Homer before, then of course he would say Simpson.

I Am Furious Yellow - S13-E18

Corrected entry: In this episode, Milhouse tells Bart that he is only 12 years old, but in most other episodes it says he is just ten. So now that he has aged by 2 years, how come Maggie doesn't look any older?

Correction: The characters never age in the Simpsons despite their age varying between certain episodes. Milhouse is actually the same age as Bart as in a previous episode he was in the same class as Bart in his first year of school. Fact is why dont any of the characters look any older other than just Maggie?

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Homer's Odyssey - S1-E3

Corrected entry: Marcia Wallace's name is misspelt "Masha" in the closing credits.

Correction: I just watched this episode and looked out for this mistake, and it is certainly spelled correctly.

David Mercier

Lisa the Iconoclast - S7-E16

Corrected entry: At the the end of the episode when the sniper shoots at Lisa we hear the shot first then see it hit the platform. Sound travels slower than light.

Correction: We are located nearer to the sniper than Lisa, so the sound would hit us immediately, but the bullet wouldn't hit until later. The relevant speeds aren't light and sound, but sound and the bullet.

David Mercier

Guess Who's Coming to Criticize Dinner - S11-E3

Corrected entry: The keyboard that Homer uses to write his report doesn't have a working E key. When his boss looks at it he says that he repeats "screw Flanders" at the end. Screw Flanders has two Es.

Correction: "Scrw Flandrs" is easily recognized as 'Screw Flanders'.

The Springfield Files - S8-E10

Corrected entry: The mysterious figure in the background of the lie-detector scene is the Cigarette-Smoking Man, the arch-nemesis of the two FBI agents from The X-Files.

He's My Brother

Correction: Bit too obvious to be trivia.

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Corrected entry: Whenever Bart speaks to Akira he says 'Akira, my good man'.


Correction: All well and good, but not really trivia.

How I Spent My Strummer Vacation - S14-E2

Corrected entry: In the beginning, Homer states that he doesn't remember that he was going to be on Taxicab Conversations. By the way Disco Stu was talking, the show was supposed to be a secret from the passengers, so if it's a reality show then they shouldn't have told him.

Correction: Hidden camera shows have to get permission from participants after filming so that the footage can be used on TV. Homer and Disco Stu were most likely told after being recorded.

The Way We Weren't - S15-E20

Corrected entry: Homer says Marge is the only woman he ever kissed. But he kissed Mindy Simmons earlier in the series.

Correction: Homer wouldn't want to bring that up with Marge.

Itchy and Scratchy: The Movie - S4-E6

Corrected entry: When Bart runs to the ticket booth, there is no person inside it. However, somebody appears there when he tries to buy a ticket.

Correction: The manager probably saw him coming, therefore walked out to serve him.

A Streetcar Named Marge - S4-E2

Corrected entry: When the producer asks the auditioning men to take off their shirts, he says, using French, 'D├ęshabillez votre chemise,' which is blatantly wrong, as it means 'Undress your shirt' instead of 'Take off your shirt.'


Correction: The producer is a pretentious fool. He probably can't actually speak French (at least not fluently), he is just trying to appear sophisticated. It is in keeping with the character that he would get the phrase wrong, and this was very possibly intentional.

J I Cohen

Homer the Great - S6-E12

Corrected entry: George Bush says that he has to disagree with Orville, Jack and Mr. But at the beginning of the episode, Lenny says that the stonecutters call each other by number and not by name.

Correction: It seems likely that Lenny meant that the number is their rank and therefore their title. After Homers has taken the secret oath the leader gives him a number but after that no other mention of numbers is used. Bush is not the only one who uses other Stonecutter names. When Moe says they have to kill Homer and the Leader says "Take it easy Moe". Before Homer's birthmark is found the leader addresses Homer by his full name.

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Bart Gets An F - S2-E1

Corrected entry: The flag outside Springfield Elementary remains still in the wind.

Correction: The flag is soaking wet and therefore too heavy to move in the wind. Perfectly natural.

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Corrected entry: (It's best if you watch this on a DVD, you will need to pause it) In the full opening credits, when the school kids are playing the Simpsons tune, the director will point to Lisa and the camera will quickly pan over to her. When it is doing this, pause it immediately. If you look carefully, you will notice Milhouse playing the trumpet. However, in one episode, Milhouse is seen playing the clarinet.

Correction: So Millhouse can play the trumpet and the clarinet. In one scene Lisa - a saxophone player - plays the guitar. They both have wide ranging musical skills, and that's not a mistake.

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Corrected entry: At certain points in the series, the multi-armed elephant god that Apu worships is called, "Vishnu," and at other times, it's referred to as, "Ganesh."

Correction: No, it's always called Ganesh because that's it's name. He sometimes prays to Vishnu, but the name of the elephant god never changed when he is talking to it.

David Mercier

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Corrected entry: In the opening of some of the episodes, just when Bart is skateboarding by Homer, he rides past Moe's. Then, right beside Moe's, is a TV or electronic shop of some sorts. King Toots moves around from episode to episode. At times it is across the street, and other times it is on the same side of Moe's.

Correction: Everything in Springfield moves around. In the episode where Homer likes to walk to places instead of driving, you can see their home from Moes. At another time, their home is right behind the parking lot for the power plant. The whole show would technically be an error.

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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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Tree House of Horror X - S11-E4

[The Simpsons are driving down a road as fast as possible.]
Homer: Dear God, it's Homer. If you really love me you'll save my life now.
[The gas needle immediately drops to empty and the car stops.]
Homer: D'oh.

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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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