The Simpsons

King-Size Homer - S7-E7

Factual error: If Homer's stomach was really caught on the towel rail the way they show it to be, he wouldn't be able to see the scales at all without having to look round it.

He's My Brother

In Marge We Trust - S8-E22

Factual error: You wouldn't hear a dial tone on one side of the phone line if the phone on the other side was cut from the receiver. You wouldn't hear anything.

Lisa on Ice - S6-E8

Factual error: The clock in a hockey game does not run during a penalty shot.

Smart and Smarter - S15-E13

Factual error: The tongue Lisa sleeps on in the museum isn't anatomically correct. It shows the bitter and sweet taste buds as being side by side on the surface of the tongue. In reality, different taste buds are not in specific places on the tongue. I wouldn't normally complain, but this is supposed to be in a museum.

David Mercier

I Am Furious Yellow - S13-E18

Factual error: When the creator of Danger Dog draws a picture of Skinner on a notepad and puts it on the projector, it is perfectly visible. It shouldn't have been, seeing as the pad was so thick.

OL1V3R666

Special Edna (a.k.a. Love and Marking) - S14-E7

Factual error: During the video screening at the Teacher of the Year committee, the panel is watching the teacher who acts like Robin Williams. In the video the main judge says "Next" and pushes a button on the video control. It goes to the video that Bart Simpson sent in. How was this possible? The video control would only fast forward the video and two separate entries would not be sent in on the same tape. The committee wouldn't have spliced the footage together onto the same tape as the tapes were piled up on the desk. At the start of the scene one of the judges mentions to put in the next tape.

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It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Marge - S11-E21

Factual error: When Homer changes Marge's oil, when he lies on the skateboard, there are no trucks (axle mounts on a skateboard) on it as there should be.

OL1V3R666

The Secret War of Lisa Simpson - S8-E25

Factual error: When Bart smashes all the glass in Springfield(as a result from the sound wave he made by speaking through the mega phones)the car windows get smashed as well. But when we see Chief Wiggum and Homer's car, the glass is still intact.

Sunday, Cruddy Sunday - S10-E12

Factual error: At the end, when Homer and company are being carried out of the Super Bowl after the game, it is daylight. Usually, it is dark by the 4th quarter.

Thirty Minutes Over Tokyo - S10-E23

Factual error: There is a flight to Honalulu, Hawaii listed on the national flights screen. This is a domestic flight, as it does not involve leaving the country.

The Color Yellow - S21-E13

Factual error: In the scene where Lisa's great great grandmother, and the slave Virgil escape to Canada, they enter Canada across a suspension bridge, which has, on the Canadian side, the Canadian Maple Leaf flag. In 1860, Canada was not yet even a country, and the flag was the Union Jack and the Canadian Ensign. The Maple Leaf was not adopted as the Canadian flag until February 15, 1965.

rswarrior

Catch 'em If You Can - S15-E18

Factual error: Bart gets bored of "Love Story" and presses the split-screen button to watch Krusty, which replaces the movie audio with the Krusty audio. Split-screen buttons only provide a picture, not an audio.

Boy Scoutz N the Hood - S5-E8

Factual error: As Bart, Homer, Ned and Todd drift away from land in their boat, we see the clouds moving away. The clouds would not move that fast at the speed that the boat was going.

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Mr. Lisa Goes to Washington - S3-E2

Factual error: When the piano keys are shown when it is played at the end of the episode, it is shown having one black key each time. Real pianos start off with three black keys, then two, then three and so on.

OL1V3R666

Bart vs. Australia - S6-E16

Factual error: The Suburb of Wooloomooloo where the chase starts is in Sydney, and the Simpson family are chased all the way to the American Embassy which is in Canberra, a distance of at least 150 kilometres. That's some impressive running, especially for Homer.

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

Factual error: When Chief Wiggum opens the revolver's chamber, there's 5 rounds with one open slot. In the next shot, we see the reverse end of the chamber and it's drawn in such a way to indicate those 5 rounds all have bullets in them still, meaning the empty slot is from when Maggie shot Mr. Burns. But revolvers don't eject spent shells automatically and no one handled the gun after it dropped on the floor. So the empty casing should have still been in there when Wiggum opens it up for the first time.

Bishop73

Treehouse of Horror XVIII - S19-E5

Factual error: In the Mr. And Mrs. Simpson segment Homer is firing a minigun at Marge and three of the barrels are seen spitting fire. A minigun however only uses one barrel at a time to fire.

Tanngrisnir

Sideshow Bob's Last Gleaming - S7-E9

Factual error: Sideshow Bob couldn't hide out in the Duff blimp's helium pocket because there wouldn't be any oxygen.

Casual Person

Bart Carny - S9-E12

Factual error: Sharks cannot just reverse backwards like that one did under the glass bottom boat. The only way sharks can go backwards is either swimming around in a circle or allowing the current to carry them.

Summer of 4'2 - S7-E25

Factual error: Bart uses Milhouse's glasses as binoculars, but as Milhouse is near-sighted this wouldn't work.

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Show generally

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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