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Lisa's First Word - S4-E10

Continuity mistake: In the bit where they sit on the sofa at the start of each episode, there is one rather long one where it starts off with the Simpsons dancing in a line, then gradually evolves into a circus with elephants and men dancing around fire. Look closely in between Homer's right leg and the dancing woman on his right. There is a pile of books on the little shelf underneath the lamp and telephone, and just as the camera starts zooming out from the line of dancing, the orange book on the left noticeably changes to purple. (00:01:20)

Lisa's First Word - S4-E10

Audio problem: Just after Homer says "About 3 Weeks" in reply to Bart's question about how long Grandpa lived with them, the family all start laughing. However, the second time Homer laughs, his mouth doesn't move.

Lisa's First Word - S4-E10

Continuity mistake: When the flashback of Ned and Todd Flanders singing in the Simpsons' doorway, Homer says he could use a TV tray. Then it goes back to the present time and Homer picks up a beer from the TV tray which is next to the couch. The TV tray was never there at any other point in the show. (00:10:40)

Lisa's First Word - S4-E10

Continuity mistake: Rodd's hair is black when him and Todd are in bed singing. It can't be because it's dark, because Todd's hair is unchanged.

Lisa's First Word - S4-E10

Continuity mistake: In one scene Bart is swinging on a washing line then we see Homer talk to Marge and he says "He'll soon get tired of it" then it goes back to Bart and he is facing the opposite direction and he is swinging on two washing lines.

Lisa's First Word - S4-E10

Revealing mistake: When Bart is swinging on the clothes line into the night, it is obvious that the brightness has been turned down because the sky is the same colour as in the previous shot. If it were night time, then the sky would be a dark purple colour.

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Lisa's First Word - S4-E10

Continuity mistake: After Krusty is done doing the special promotion commercial, he is given a telegram informing him of the Soviet boycott. However, this is a flashback, and at this point in time Krusty is illiterate (as will later be established in season 1) so he shouldn't be able to read the telegram.

Lisa's First Word - S4-E10

Revealing mistake: Part of Homer's right arm flashes white when he asks his father for $15,000.

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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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