The Simpsons

Bart on the Road - S7-E20

Continuity mistake: After the boy's car gets crushed, Bart sells Milhouse's glasses for $600. Then Milhouse knocks over the Coke bottles and the clerk gets the money back and keeps the glasses. The next scene, where they try to get on a train that goes to Springfield, you can see Milhouse in his glasses and throughout the rest of the episode.

mrlime

The Dad Who Knew Too Little - S14-E8

Other mistake: When Bart flashes Lisa's laser at Principle Skinner's bottom, Chief Wiggum can still see it even when his car is in the way.

toyecharlie1

Rosebud - S5-E4

Factual error: When Homer wakes up and sees the calender, which is marked as "Burns birth day", the calender is showing the month of September having 31 days.

nptex

Bart Star - S9-E6

Character mistake: When Chief Wiggum shows up to arrest Nelson during the game at the end of the episode, Bart goes with Wiggum instead while pretending to be Nelson. Even a cop as incompetent as Chief Wiggum would not have mistaken Bart for Nelson since he'd had numerous dealings with both before this episode; Wiggum may not be particularly bright, but he knows who's who in Springfield.

zendaddy621
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Suggested correction: Not really a mistake for this show in particular. Characters like Homer, Bart, Chief Wiggum, Grampa and others are deliberately written to be on a sliding scale of stupidity, pretty much exclusively for the benefit of whatever joke the show is telling.

Phaneron Premium member

Bart the Mother - S10-E3

Factual error: When Bart is at Nelson's house and Nelson is firing the BB gun, bullets should come out of his gun when he pumps it. None ever come out, and several times he is shown firing without pumping.

I Don't Wanna Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - S19-E4

Factual error: During Dwight's attempted bank robbery, he gets hit with a couple of dye packs, then appears a few shots later totally clean. The dye packs banks use are notoriously difficult to wash off once they're triggered; even if Dwight did manage to clean himself up, there would still be remnants of dye on him.

Cubs Fan

Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala(Annoyed Grunt)cious - S8-E13

Audio problem: When Shary Bobbins suggests to Lisa that they could have a tea party on the ceiling, Shary's lips don't match what she's saying.

Heather Benton Premium member

The Homer of Seville - S19-E2

Character mistake: When Mr. Burns and Smithers are walking through the morgue, the sign on the wall is incorrectly spelled "Hospitial Morgue."

Nikolai

The Simpsons Christmas Special: Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire - S1-E1

Audio problem: When Lisa and Maggie are touching Bart's surgically removed tattoo, he says "Ow", but look at the way he says it. His mouth moves when he says "O" but doesn't move when he says "w". (00:07:50)

Casual Person

Homer's Barbershop Quartet - S5-E1

Continuity mistake: When Bart and Lisa find the record Melvin and the Squirrels, they hand it to the Comic Book Guy to play. While the record is in his hand you can still see it displayed on the rack.

okdecay

Love, Springfieldian Style - S19-E12

Continuity mistake: In the third story of the episode, Bart and Nelson throw Martin into the Jukebox despite it never being opened. When he is trapped inside the box the glass is firmly in place as well.

Lummie Premium member

The Great Simpsina - S22-E18

Continuity mistake: Near the end when Homer is going into the show, he is not holding his coat. Then it appears in his hands and gets stolen. In the very next scene, he then wears his coat again. (00:19:40)

Hamosh86

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).

Kara
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