The Simpsons

Hurricane Neddy - S8-E8

Continuity mistake: Ned's clothes are cut and torn in the huricane, but the next day, they are somehow clean and intact. He can't have gone home and changed, otherwise he would have seen everyone repairing his house.

Lost Our Lisa - S9-E24

Continuity mistake: When Homer's head gets caught in the middle of the draw bridge, a yellow stripe can be seen down the center of the bridge (where Homer has become stuck). However, in the closeup of Homer being hit by the cars, the stripe has disappeared.

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Marge on the Lam - S5-E6

Continuity mistake: When Chief Wiggum and Homer think that the convertible Ruth and Marge are in is a ghost car, they want to hold each other. In this shot, you can see 1 small star out of the backseat of the police car. But in the next shot, from the perspective of the backseat, there is a canyon top where the star would be.

Goo Goo Gai Pan - S16-E12

Continuity mistake: When the two chinese guards are dragging Budda Homer along, in an overhead shot we see a desk, with one filing cabinet behind it. In the next shot, the guards stop to rest, and now there are two. (00:17:25)

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The Ziff Who Came to Dinner - S15-E14

Continuity mistake: When the Simpsons first see Artie Ziff in the attic, as he stands up, there's a theremin behind him (corresponding with Homer's comment that the "ghost" was playing his theremin). Artie puts a sign up above it. However, when Artie moves to the rafters, the sign he put up is still there, but the theremin isn't.

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Gump Roast - S13-E17

Deliberate mistake: Where do the "professional roasters" get those home movies of Homer's stupidity? No one could possibly have filmed his skiing mishap or the Funzo incident. Also, how does Maggie keep a mental record of celebrities that she didn't meet in person?

Selma's Choice - S4-E13

Continuity mistake: When the police talk about the bumper cars getting stolen by Jimbo Jones, you see him and his 2 friends riding off in bumper cars. From the side angle, there are 2 blue and 1 red car, but from the rear view, there is 1 blue, l red, and 1 green car.

Bart's Comet - S6-E14

Continuity mistake: The location of the comet in the sky changes direction at several points. Whilst it's apparent size and altitude will of course change, the direction it is coming from cannot. As an example, it is seen looming over the power plant towers, but when Ned is on the hill, it's no longer there.

David Mercier

Bart the General - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When Bart enters the tree house after being beaten up, he puts his hat on a peg behind him. In some later shots at an angle you can just see the hat behind him. In the shots from directly in front of Bart, the hat is not on the peg.

David Mercier

Homer the Great - S6-E12

Continuity mistake: When Mr. Burns pushes the child on the swings, he somehow manages to defy the laws of physics. When he pushes the child forward for the last time, he swings forward, then back, hitting Mr. Burns in the head. He then swings forward again, hitting Mr. Burns from behind. Mr Burns starts saying "You've won this round..." and the child then hits Mr. Burns from behind again. In order for this to happen, he would have to go completely around between the second and third hits and you clearly see he doesn't.

Homer's brain: It's simple, just use reverse psycology.
Homer: Reverse psycology? That sounds too complicated.
Homer's brain: Alright, don't use reverse psycology.
Homer: Alright, I will!

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Trivia: The only voice artists who regularly perform as only one character are Yeardley Smith as Lisa and Marcia Wallace as Edna Krabappel. Yeardley has also voiced different versions of Lisa (Lisa Jr. and Lisabella) in at least two other episodes.

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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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