The Simpsons

This Little Wiggy - S9-E18

Corrected entry: In the Knowledgeium, when Professor Frink says 'No more pictures,' his lips don't move.

Correction: I'm not sure what you're seeing, but his lips do move when he says this.

Kill the Alligator and Run - S11-E19

Corrected entry: Homer runs outside to see the college students packing. He asks a couple why they are leaving. The couple is putting a statue of a head on their car. The statue blinks the same time the male college student does.

Correction: That's not a statue head, that's a person. In the zoom out right before Homer starts talking to them, you can see his torso in the car windshield wearing a green shirt and he has his arm on top of the car. When Homer starts talking to the couple, the man looks like a disembodied head on top of the car.

Bart Gets Famous - S5-E12

Corrected entry: When Bart says 'I'm doing the Conan O'Brien show', the top of his head is slightly transparent - you can see the lining of the kitchen cupboards through it.

Correction: I've just seen this part, and Bart's head absolutely does not look transparent.

Margical History Tour - S15-E11

Corrected entry: Salieri wasn't Mozart's brother - let alone his sister. Wouldn't Martin have been better as the jealous rival? (00:14:25)

jle

Correction: Yes. but Marge is telling the story and afterwards Lisa confronts her about the inaccuracies of her story.

MasterOfAll

Homer's Barbershop Quartet - S5-E1

Corrected entry: During all of the flashbacks, Homer is in stage 1 hair loss (birth of Bart), but shouldn't he have the amount of hair he had after finding out about Lisa's birth? If the flashbacks did occur 8 years ago, shouldn't Marge be pregnant and Homer be bald?

Correction: Marge has already had Lisa by the time of the flashbacks - Lisa as a baby is seen in one of them.

In Marge We Trust - S8-E22

Corrected entry: When Rev Lovejoy talks to Marge about how Flanders kept bothering him, like visiting the church and phoning him, in one of the scenes Lovejoy and his wife are sitting in a cafe in France, and Flanders manages to phone him. Thing is, how did Flanders know where they were, or even know they were at that cafe?

Heather Benton Premium member

Correction: That is the joke. Flanders is so persistant in his confessions and questions that he'll find Lovejoy no matter what.

MasterOfAll

Bart After Dark - S8-E5

Corrected entry: In the scene where Belle (the owner of the burlesque house) tells Homer about Bart breaking a valuable statue, Belle calls it a gargoyle, however this is wrong. A gargoyle has water shooting out of its mouth, the statue Belle was talking about, is called a grotesque.

MGG fan xx

Correction: While technically correct, the term 'grotesque' is now practically unknown to the general public, who refer to all such statues as gargoyles. Only an expert in the field would realistically refer to them as a grotesque and Belle, as the owner of a burlesque house, is unlikely to qualify for that status.

Tailkinker Premium member

Bart the Murderer - S3-E4

Corrected entry: At recess, Bart splits his pants in front of the girls. This split isn't visible in any other part of the episode. (00:02:35)

Yoshi

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

moviefan2345

MoneyBART - S22-E3

Corrected entry: Mike Scioscia's (the guest star) hat changes from red filled at the start of the roller coaster ride and ends up being white at the end.

manthabeat Premium member

Correction: It does change, but if that scene is watched carefully, the force of the wind blowing by the roller coaster blows the red cap off to reveal the white one underneath.

Cubs Fan

Worst Episode Ever - S12-E11

Corrected entry: Nelson Mutz is one of the person banned for life by the comic book seller. If so, why he is seen later during Tom Savini's presentation?

Dr Wilson

Correction: He could have either snuck in or bribed/tricked the comic book guy.

CBG spots people in disguise and is stubborn in regards to people being banned.

Ssiscool Premium member

Today, I am a Klown - S15-E6

Corrected entry: Why would Homer and Marge wait for the bathroom if they have one in their bedroom?

Dr Wilson

Correction: It could have been out of order.

Bart vs. Australia - S6-E16

Corrected entry: When Homer check the bills, he finds out Bart called Burkina Faso. He was trying to call countries in the Southern Hempisphere, when Burkina Faso is actually in the Northern Hemisphere.

robbiepwnsall

Correction: Character mistake by Bart.

Guy

Colonel Homer - S3-E20

Corrected entry: In the beginning of the episode, the family goes to the Googolplex theater but when the show cuts to a shot of the movie screen when Bart and Lisa are watching Space Mutants, the decor around the screen indicates that they are at the Aztec theater. (00:03:20)

Correction: Seeing how Springfield used the same plans for Springfield Elementary and North Springfield Elementary it should be no surprise that two theaters in Springfield have the same decor.

But different episodes have shown them to have different decor.

Ssiscool Premium member

Who Shot Mr. Burns? (2) - S7-E1

Corrected entry: At the end of this episode everyone is in Mr. Burns' hospital room wondering how Maggie could shoot him. In some shots Maggie has a red bow and in others it is blue.

Correction: Actually, throughout the whole scene it is blue.

Lightrock

Who Shot Mr. Burns? (2) - S7-E1

Corrected entry: When Smithers is walking into the church, he is wearing a long coat. But in the next shot when you see him inside the confession booth, he is now wearing a waist length green jacket.

Correction: We see Smithers outside the church wearing the long trench coat, then it cuts to him in the confession booth wearing a blazer. Between those two shots, there is more than enough time for him to take off his trench coat, and he's wearing the blazer underneath. There is no mistake.

Gone Maggie Gone - S20-E13

Corrected entry: When Lisa walks into the church thinking she's the gem, Mother Teresa comes and changes the word puzzle from "Regally, The Rock Gem Is Lisa" to "It's Really Maggie, Sherlock" You can see that the "s" from "Is" in the first puzzle is not used at all in the second puzzle, and the "S, H and E" from "Sherlock" was taken from the "H and E" in "The" from the first puzzle, which means they used two "s" without even using the "s" from "Is" in the first puzzle. (00:18:35)

Elias

Correction: The S from "Is" becomes the S in "It's" the first word in the 2nd puzzle. There's 2 S's in both the puzzles if you actually read it.

fierceVANITY

Homer's Triple Bypass - S4-E11

Corrected entry: This is the first and only episode Marge has said "D'oh".

Correction: There are at least 2 other episodes where marge says d'oh. She says it when she finds out her mother is dating Mr Burns (Lady Bouvier's lover) and in another episode when she is impersonating homer (Not sure of the episode).

Girls Just Want to Have Sums - S17-E19

Corrected entry: When Lisa crosses over to the boys side of the school, she looks in the window of the math class where the teacher asks the class the volume of a three circled snowman with a carrot nose. Lisa corrects Martin's answer by saying, "He forgot the volume of the carrot nose. One-third base times height!" This is incorrect, the volume of a cone (the shape of a carrot) is one-third pi radius squared times height. Or if she was going for the area instead, that is one-half the base time height. Lisa always prides herself on being incredibly smart, so she should not have made this mistake, especially when she was so confident.

Correction: Hence why she's still in school. because she *doesn't* know everything. Not a mistake, just a child's cocky confidence.

JC Fernandez

Show generally

Corrected entry: In the episode 'In The Name Of The Grandfather', Homer and Grandpa apparently buy the pub in a drunken mistake. The previous owner says, "You sure do know a lot about Irish Real Estate Law". However, the episode is set in Northern Ireland and so any laws are those of the UK. He wouldn't make that mistake.

SexyIrishLeprechaun

Correction: While Northern Ireland is part of the UK, the laws differ slightly between Northern Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales, so therefore what he said is true.

Lisa vs. Malibu Stacy - S5-E14

Corrected entry: When Lisa is having her little town meeting awaiting the spoken words from Malibu Stacy she has all of her other dolls in front of her sitting in little chairs facing a little podium. However when Lisa is venting having heard the moronic slogans Malibu Stacy speaks when her string is pulled there is a close up on Lisa and then the next shot is a wider one of the room and it shows Lisa still holding Malibu Stacy but all of her dolls and furniture are gone. During the entire scene Lisa has her entire focus on the Malibu Stacy problem and is not seen moving about the room at all.

Tobin OReilly

Correction: If you watch carefully, you'll see that Lisa is on one side of a divider and the dolls are on the other side. When the scene pulls out to the wider shot, we see Lisa holding Malibu Stacy (just before the wide shot, we see her pull the doll over the divider). Her other dolls are gone, but they're supposed to be. They are on the other side of the divider (the side closer to the window, as established in the first shot of the doll convention, when we see the living room BEHIND Lisa).

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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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