The Simpsons

Strong Arms of the Ma - S14-E9

Corrected entry: Homer has to play Tetris to get all of the garage-sale items to fit into the station wagon, and even then he can't fit himself in. Yet when they arrive back at the house, everyone has a comfortable amount of room.

Matty Blast

Correction: This is a joke -- showing how Tetris is like filling a car with objects.

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The Telltale Head - S1-E8

Corrected entry: When Bart is about to bury the statue's head he says "ohhh" but his lips do not move.

Correction: Your lips don't have to move to say "ooooh" the way he was. It was more of a groan than anything else.

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Lisa's Pony - S3-E8

Corrected entry: When we see the outside of Fiesta Terrace, it is a reused shot from 'Life on the Fast Lane'.

OL1V3R666

Correction: Not a mistake, unless there's anything contradicting continuity in that shot.

Lummie Premium member
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Homer the Vigilante - S5-E11

Corrected entry: When we see the outside of Herman's weapon shop, it appears to be a reused shot from Season 1.

OL1V3R666

Correction: Not a mistake, unless there's anything contradicting continuity in that shot.

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Burns Verkaufen der Kraftwerk - S3-E11

Corrected entry: When Homer says "Ooo, that's a lot of money" at Smithers near the beginning, the background is very different, and doesn't go with the scene. (00:02:45)

Yoshi

Correction: It does look slightly different but it is a different angle and we see the entrance to the cafeteria, which could easily have a vending machine outside so it makes sense.

tw_stuart
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Burns Verkaufen der Kraftwerk - S3-E11

Corrected entry: When Mr. Burns says "That's one big check," the red chair he was just sitting in has vanished. (00:10:15)

Yoshi

Correction: The shot changes to an overhead one where the red chair could easily be still there but just out of shot.

tw_stuart
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Burns Verkaufen der Kraftwerk - S3-E11

Corrected entry: When Homer gets in the car and watches Mr. Burns on television, the lunch box he was just carrying has vanished. (00:07:30)

Yoshi

Correction: He could easily have placed it on the ground.

tw_stuart
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Burns Verkaufen der Kraftwerk - S3-E11

Corrected entry: When Homer hangs up on his stockbroker, the candy bar in Homer's right hand has disappeared. (00:03:40)

Yoshi

Correction: The hand holding the candy bar is out of shot during most of the conversation between Homer and his stockbroker so he had more than enough time to put it down.

tw_stuart
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Burns Verkaufen der Kraftwerk - S3-E11

Corrected entry: In the original version (released on DVD), when Homer puts his dollar bill in the vending machine, a little bit of the screen is cut off on the left side. (00:02:15)

Yoshi

Correction: It all looks OK to me on my DVD.

tw_stuart
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Bart vs. Australia - S6-E16

Corrected entry: In this episode Marge flies to Australia in a plane. Doesn't she have a Fear of Flying?

OL1V3R666

Correction: Yes, but in the episode where her phobia was first introduced, she was also seen to overcome her fear through therapy. Lots of people have Fear of Flying and still manage to keep it in check when they have to.

Twotall
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Dancin' Homer - S2-E5

Corrected entry: In this episode Mr Bruns has a big tub of beer with Homer, but in "Homer the Smithers" Mr Burns is drinking beer from a spoon as if he had never tried it before.

OL1V3R666

Correction: After sipping the beer he says "Smithers, this beer isn't working. I don't feel any younger or funkier." Simply put its the joke, that somehow Burns thought a simple spoonful of beer would somehow change him so dramatically.

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Homer vs. Lisa and the 8th Commandment - S2-E13

Corrected entry: When Homer is browsing the channels he says "seen it" to all of them. One of them is a non-violent Itchy & Scratchy episode as seen in "Itchy & Scratchy & Marge" (we don't see it but we can hear it). One says "Lemonade", and then Itchy (I think) instantly says "Please". But when you see the episode in "Itchy & Scratchy & Marge" there is a short break between their sayings. This was done on purpose to reduce time.

OL1V3R666

Correction: Like any television show, its prone to small edits by the network showing it to save time. Also since we don't see enough (or hear enough) of it we don't know they were showing the entire cartoon. It may have been a quick clip of the show like they do for news clips or tv ads.

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Trilogy of Error - S12-E18

Corrected entry: When Milhouse says that he goes to his secret place to cry Bart says, "I didn't know you cried". But in "Bart's Friend Falls in Love", Bart says that he sees Milhouse cry on various occasions.

Correction: Bart doesn't say "I didn't know you cried", he just says "Cool". Even if he had said that its a character mistake not a mistake on the show.

Lummie Premium member
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Mr. Spritz Goes to Washington - S14-E14

Corrected entry: If the airport changed the location of its fly zone, wouldn't The Town be informed about this or at least place notices on the doors of peoples' houses?

Correction: Thats not a mistake, its just an example of how poorly run the mayor's office is. It could also be that the mayor's decision wouldn't go down well with the townspeople (as evidenced with the Simpsons). Keeping it secret until the law was passed would make it harder to have reversed.

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Mr. Plow - S4-E9

Corrected entry: When Barney is chasing his diaper, he turns a corner and sees his mother. However, in another episode, he says that his mother lives in Norway, which would mean that he would probably know if his mother was coming.

Correction: When Barney turns the corner he says "Hi Mum". Its presumptious to say he wouldn't know his mother was coming in from Norway or didn't know she was coming. We don't know Barney's schedule or what was going on in his life at this time. All we really know was he was down on his luck in the episode.

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Whacking Day - S4-E20

Corrected entry: At the start of the episode, Skinner says that Bart, Jimbo and Nelson have won mountain bikes. Yet when they enter the basement, Dolph and Kearney are with them, despite them not being called out.

Correction: Kearney and Dolph might have got permission to go with them. Even if they didn't, they probably would do something like skip their lesson to go with Bart, Nelson and Jimbo (they'd probably skip the lesson because they normally do bad things like that). After all, they do hang around with each other a lot, don't they?

OL1V3R666
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Like Father, Like Klown - S3-E6

Corrected entry: When Krusty does his performance in front of Rabbis, when Krusty's father starts talking to another Rabbi, you can see a third Rabbi at another table in the background. In the next two shots this rabbi has vanished. (00:09:20)

Yoshi

Correction: Between the two shots there is a shot of Krusty. In this shot there is enough time for the rabbi to get up.

OL1V3R666
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Tree House of Horror II: A Simpsons Halloween - S3-E7

Corrected entry: When Homer buys the severed hand, the person selling it says "I strongly advise you not to purchase this item". Then why is he even selling it in the first place if he'd advise people not to buy it?

OL1V3R666

Correction: He may only want certain people (such as those he does not like) to buy it. He's advising Homer not to buy it as he's done no wrong in the seller's books.

Andy Benham Premium member
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Two Dozen and One Greyhounds - S6-E20

Corrected entry: In the show where Santa's Little Helper finds his mate and they have puppies, Monty Burns is out with Waylon Smithers. The two are on the street and see the puppies in a box. He starts stealing the puppies but SURELY the people around him (at least ten) would see that he was stealing the puppies.

Correction: That's the joke. The Simpsons are worried Mr Burns is going to resort to some complicated, evil plan to take their puppies, but he very simply and very obviously just puts them in a bag.

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Lisa's Pony - S3-E8

Corrected entry: When Lisa says "I'll never forget you," to the horse, her mouth doesn't move. (00:20:45)

Yoshi

Correction: We only see the back of Lisa's head so it's impossible to know if her mouth moves or not.

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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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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Kara
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Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Question: Homer travels back in time and causes changes by what he does in the past, like stepping on a bug. I once saw a movie with the same basic plot: some people travel back in time and are told to be careful not to disturb anything, but when they return to their time everything has changed. In the end they discover it was because they stepped on a butterfly. Does anyone know the name of this movie?

Answer: I'm not sure if this is the one you're thinking of, but an episode of "Ray Bradbury Theatre," called "A Sound of Thunder," dealt with a similar matter: a group of hunters travel back in time to hunt dinosaurs, only to find things have changed when they get back because someone stepped on a butterfly.

Xofer
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