The Simpsons

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Corrected entry: The location of Evergreen Terrace and the Simpson home changes dramatically. In 'Homer the Great' the power plant car park runs past the Simpson's backyard while in the rest of the series its in the middle of a housing estate. In 'two bad neighbours' and other episodes there is a row of houses opposite the Simpsons, while in some episodes the Simpson's house is visible without opposite houses.

Correction: Whenever something like this happens it's usually done intentionally for comedic effect, such as Homer having to park so far away from work that it's right by his house. It's not like the writers and animators forgot what is around the Simpson's house.

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Corrected entry: In some episodes where they show Marge as a teenager, she has long hair thats down and straight. In others, she has her hair the way it is currently, straight up.

Correction: Marge as a "child" had her hair up like her mother, she than had it down when she was in high school but put it up again for the prom and later put it up permanently.

Dan Moat

Tree House of Horror II: A Simpsons Halloween - S3-E7

Corrected entry: When Mr. Burns is deliberately making Homer unconscious, he is exceptionally strong. He is supposed to be weak, as in "Homer Defined," when he couldn't give a thumbs-up. (00:18:00)


Correction: Since this is a spin-off type episode it doesn't have to follow the other episodes. The Halloween episodes have completely random continuity, with people dying/being changed to other forms/attacked by aliens, etc.

A Tale of Two Springfields - S12-E2

Corrected entry: The people left New Springfield because of no food, but when Homer is punching the windows he get hotdogs from the store.

Correction: Actually, they left New Springfield because the roads were blocked off by the barrier, and there was no way to get more food into the town. Also, when Homer was trying to convince them to stay, he said, "There's plenty of food for today." So there was still some food in the town, like the hotdogs.

Kathy Tjarks

Burns Verkaufen der Kraftwerk - S3-E11

Corrected entry: After Homer loses his job, he is jamming a fork in the toaster. We see sparks coming out of it, proving it's plugged in, so Homer should have been electrocuted as soon as he did this. (00:15:20)


Correction: Electricity takes the shortest route possible, in this case, between the toaster heating elements, through the fork, to some part of the toaster that is grounded. Homer is not grounded, there is no reason for the electricity to go through him. I am not telling you to try it, but you may be surprised.

Sol Parker

When Flanders Failed - S3-E3

Corrected entry: If Bart has been ditching karate class, wouldn't Akira contact Bart's parents about it? (00:09:15)


Correction: No. He didn't really sign up for anything and Akira never found out his name, he just turned up with his ten dollars and joined in, not like anyone got to know him.

The Bart of War - S14-E21

Corrected entry: When Homer is dumping the treadmill off in the water, he sees Marge and the group of kids and runs off leaving the station wagon behind. In the next scene the station wagon is at home parked in the driveway.

Tobin OReilly

Correction: He could have easily gone back to get the car. There was a significant amount of time between the two scenes.

My Mother the Carjacker - S15-E2

Corrected entry: When Grandma Simpson is about to sign the first spot in the guestbook, the camera shows that the guestbook already has writings in it.

Correction: Those are just the lines to write your name on and such.

Homer's Odyssey - S1-E3

Corrected entry: When they first get on the school bus, there is only one seat left, and that is the one next to the kid who later vomits inside the bus. But when Bart makes his way to that seat, you can see that he goes past one other kid who is sitting on his own.

Correction: If you keep an eye on that seat as Bart walks to wendel, you'll notice Mrs. Krabbappel sit in it. she'd hardly stand for the whole trip now would she?

Tree House of Horror II: A Simpsons Halloween - S3-E7

Corrected entry: How can Moe not realize he got a prank call that's really long, and isn't even asking for a name? (00:11:35)


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.

The Bart of War - S14-E21

Corrected entry: When Nelson thinks that he sees his father, he cries "you came back from the store." This implies that his father walked out on Nelson and his mother. In several previous episodes, Nelson says that his father is in jail.

Correction: He could have been saying that to reinforce his own reputation as a baddie and to impress the other kids so they wouldn't know the sad (and, to him) shameful truth


A Fish Called Selma - S7-E19

Corrected entry: When Marge is sitting awake in the darkness, Homer says, "Marge could you close your eyes? I'm trying to sleep", because of the brightness of her eyes, gleaming in the dark. There was just darkness where Homer was sleeping, indicating his eyes must have been closed, so how would he have known that Marge's eyes were open?

Correction: You can see light when your eyes are closed. A small but bright light in the dark will be especially bothersome for some people when trying to sleep.


Mr. Lisa Goes to Washington - S3-E2

Corrected entry: Isn't it out of character for Nelson Muntz to be in an essay contest? (00:05:30)


Correction: Nelson is a character with many sides, some of them not as obvious as others. He has his moments of decency and brilliance. Think of when he was dating Lisa, for example.


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Corrected entry: This is not for a particular episode, but it happens in many episodes. Sometimes, people will enter the living room (where the TV is), from sides which don't actually have doors.

Correction: Not so, there are doors on all three sides of the room (not including the 'TV Wall'). Assuming the position of the TV, there is a door on the wall in front of you, into the kitchen, an archway that leads into the entrance hall and one to the left. A little used but obvious door to the garden.

When Flanders Failed - S3-E3

Corrected entry: At the end of the episode Homer says, "To Flanders, the richest left-handed guy I know." The problem is, Flanders isn't; Mr.Burns is the richest left-handed guy he knows, because Homer told Mr.Burns to go to the store. (00:19:50 - 00:21:10)

Correction: Two ways to correct this: 1) Homer isn't exactly the brightest bulb in the box, as evidenced by the multitude of times he's forgotten the names of his loved ones (especially Maggie, poor baby), so the notion that he'd forget about Mr Burns (his boss, who he despises most of the time) isn't outside the realm of possibility. 2) Perhaps, in one of those rare moments of Homer-esque brilliance, he didn't mean "rich" in the monetary sense, but rather in the humanitarian sense.

The Otto Show - S3-E22

Corrected entry: When Homer and Marge are discussing buying Bart a guitar, whenever there is a close-up of Marge, you can see that there are some patterns of trains on the wall behind her. They aren't there when the shot is of both Homer and Marge.

Correction: When the shot is of Marge, the camera is in the corner where Maggie's crib is. Therefore, the trains are on the other end of the room.


My Mother the Carjacker - S15-E2

Corrected entry: Throughout the episode, Chief Wiggum acts rather dilligently in his attempts to track down and capture Mona Simpson. But when Mona first appeared (7-8: Mother Simpson), Chief Wiggum was the one who tipped her off and enabled her to escape. He was grateful to Mona because her break-in at the germ warfare lab inadvertently cured his asthma.


Correction: When they first see her in the diner, the other officers are the ones to identify Mona and get Chief Wiggum involved. Chief Wiggum had to track her down, or it'd be questioned why he let her escape. He could "anonymously" tip her off in the first instance because the Springfield police never really got involved.

Kathy Tjarks

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Corrected entry: At the beginning of each episode Homer is working at the power plant when some radioactive material becomes lodged on his back. Later, when he is driving home, the material is on his shirt even though he was wearing a protective suit when the material became lodged.

Correction: The radioactive bar doesn't stick to the outside of his suit, it goes down inside his collar. When he's in the car, he finally figures out that something's in his shirt and pulls it out.

Who Shot Mr. Burns? (1) - S6-E25

Corrected entry: During this episode, Skinner mentions that he doesn't have a secretary, but in a much earlier episode called 'Bart the Genius' he has one.

Correction: Skinner said he *doesn't* have a secretary. He didn't say he has *never* had one. He obviously doesn't have one in this episode. He didn't say anything about the secretary he had in Bart the Genius.

Behind the Laughter - S11-E22

Corrected entry: It is revealed in this episode that the Simpsons live in the state of Kentucky.

Jackie Menechino

Correction: However, it is NOT possible for the Simpsons to live in Kentucky. The Simpsons' beach is an OCEAN BEACH. It not only has whales and dolphins in it, it also (in several episodes) is used as a transportation/trade route. Remember the shipment of Hot Pants in the "soul mate" episode? Remember the time Willy was deported because of the illegal immigrant laws? The fact that there's a rocky shoreline and a lighthouse (even one operated by E.A.R.L) shows oceanfront. There (for the geographically impaired) is NO OCEAN in Kentucky. In addition, there's no Evergreen Terrace (nor Evergreen St., Ct., Ave., Blvd., etc) in Springfield KY.

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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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