The Simpsons

When Flanders Failed - S3-E3

Factual error: When Rod and Todd Flanders are roasting marshmallows in the car, Todd's marshmallow was the only one above the lighter, even though both of them have turned black. (00:17:40)

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Homer's Phobia - S8-E15

Continuity mistake: John is wearing Homer's old "Pin-pals" bowling shirt when the Simpsons first meet him, but only after we see the back of the shirt does the name "Homer" appear over John's breast-pocket; clearly there was nothing there during their entire previous conversation. And even if this is a deliberate "mistake" for comic purposes, in 7th season episode"Team Homer", the very same bowling shirt is ripped to shreds when Homer is being mauled by Mr.Burns' dogs at the very end.

Burns Verkaufen der Kraftwerk - S3-E11

Audio problem: When Horst is checking the power plant, he sees some radioactive liquid pouring out of the chimney, he says "That shouldn't be" but his mouth doesn't move when he says "be". When he spots the raccoons he speaks but his mouth does not move at all. And at the end when Mr Burns is mocking the German men, Horst says "Burns, stop it." but his mouth doesn't move.

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Tree House of Horror VI - S7-E6

Continuity mistake: In the 'Nightmare on Evergreen Terrace' segment, in Bart's dream you see a shadow of what looks like someone with four knife-fingers. Then when we see who it is, it is Willie holding a rake. But the rake has five tines, not four, so the shadow is wrong. (00:07:00)

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Homer Badman - S6-E9

Continuity mistake: Homers car gets blown over by a helicopter, and gets dented, and all the windows smash. But in the next overhead shot the car is parked on the side of the road, perfectly intact.

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.

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I Married Marge - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: In the episode which recalls how Homer and Marge got married, Homer writes a note to Marge on a piece of paper entitled 'From The Pen Of Patty' he SCRIBBLES out Patty's name and writes his own, but when Marge reads the note, 'Patty' only has a single straight line through it. The word "HOMER" also changes.

The Old Man and the C Student - S10-E20

Continuity mistake: Springy the Olympic spring that Homer makes has 9 coils. Then we see the large version that has many coils, at the Olympics meeting. Homer's original spring is in his hand and now it has many coils also. When it cuts back to the stage, the large spring has few coils, like the very first time we saw Springy.

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Springfield Connection - S6-E23

Continuity mistake: When the Simpsons are eating and the family are praising Marge, Homer's plate is first seen to have a small amount of yellow food and a bit of pink food (meat?).In a later shot when Homer steals and uses Marge's pepper spray he has a large pile of yellow food.

This Little Wiggy - S9-E18

Continuity mistake: At the Penitentiary gates, Nelson's position changes between shots. The whole group are near the gates, then far away, then Nelson is separate from the group when he throws the key.

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: Maggie scans as $847.63 in the supermarket at the beginning (not NRA4EVER, as Troy Maclure asserts in 3F31 "The Simpsons 138th Episode Spectacular), the price it costs to feed and care for the average American baby every month.

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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.

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