The Simpsons

Homer's Triple Bypass - S4-E11

Audio problem: When Lisa is watching Homer have the operation, she shouts "below" but her mouth is closed.

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Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In 'Time and Punishment,' the blue button on the toaster occasionally differs from being at the bottom of the lever to suddenly at the top, visible in the first shots of Homer fixing the toaster and between shots after Homer sits on the pink fish. (00:09:25 - 00:12:45)

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Two Bad Neighbors - S7-E13

Continuity mistake: When Bart is looking for candy in the cupboards, the wine bottles in the nearby rack change position between shots.

David Mercier

Margical History Tour - S15-E11

Continuity mistake: In the Mozart sketch, the music Bart writes with his foot and then picks up suddenly vanishes in the next shot.

David Mercier

Co-Dependent's Day - S15-E15

Continuity mistake: At the Randall Curtis's Ranch we see Randall Curtis ride off on a Ton-Ton to go to the video store but in a scene only a few minutes later we see Marge and Homer drunk, tossing him around. Unless the video store is on the ranch or very close by this doesn't seem possible for someone so determined to rent movies.

Tobin OReilly

Bart After Dark - S8-E5

Continuity mistake: When Marge is standing by the bulldozer, someone fires an arrow which is set alight, and it lands on a tree. But in the next shot the tree in which the arrow landed on has vanished.

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Smart and Smarter - S15-E13

Continuity mistake: When Homer and Bart are fighting in the bathroom, in one shot we see the shower knock some bottles from the shelf on the wall, but then straight in the next shot they're back on the wall. (00:00:50)


Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala(Annoyed Grunt)cious - S8-E13

Continuity mistake: When the family are watching Krusty Komedy Klassics, at the beginning of the show, they all have grey tables, with their dinner. But when Bart asks for milk, Marge gets up to get it and her table has disappeared. When she comes back the table has re-appeared.

Bart to the Future - S11-E17

Continuity mistake: When the Ranger stops the Simpsons' car at the start of the episode, watch his "class ring". When he puts his hands inside the car it's on the left hand. However, the flies later eat his hand and take his ring, and it's suddenly his right hand they ate and took it from.

David Mercier

Smart and Smarter - S15-E13

Continuity mistake: Lisa's Malibu Stacy dollhouse disappears from the rug after Maggie spells 'price' with her blocks. (00:03:55)


Diatribe of a Mad Housewife - S15-E10

Continuity mistake: At the book signing, Dr Marvin Monroe is significantly slimmer when seen from behind than when see from in front. (00:14:50)


I Married Marge - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: When Marge comes into the living room at the end, the chinese checkers game that Bart and Lisa were just playing is gone. (00:21:15)


Flaming Moe's - S3-E10

Continuity mistake: During the scene where Homer invents the 'Flaming Homer,' The items that Patty and Selma are holding keep disappearing. The beer can in Patty's hand also appears suddenly. (00:05:45 - 00:06:50)


Tree House of Horror II: A Simpsons Halloween - S3-E7

Continuity mistake: When Bart gets on the bus, we see one of the twins sitting near The Front of the bus. In the next shot, we see both twins sitting at the back. The shot after that, we see the twin near The Front again, running to the back. (00:10:30)


Marge Gets a Job - S4-E7

Continuity mistake: When Mr Burns draws the moustache and horns on the T.V. screen of Marge, they just disappear in the next shot when he starts to draw the bees.

Sweet Seymour Skinner's Baadasssss Song - S5-E19

Continuity mistake: When Marge, Bart and Lisa are watching the videos at the beginning of the episode, the clock changes from one time to a completely different time between shots.

The Wizard of Evergreen Terrace - S10-E2

Continuity mistake: When Lenny is telling his story, his 5 o'clock moustache keeps changing from brown to grey.

Jack Kaltenbach

Tennis the Menace - S12-E12

Continuity mistake: When Bart is trapped in the coffin, the cables leading to the Cadaver Cam TV disappear then reappear. (00:04:10)

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Krusty Gets Busted - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: When the store is being robbed, Homer throws his bag to the side and it lands face down near the stand of chips Homer jumps into. But when they are watching the video of this incident later, the bag is standing upright, far away from the spot it previously was at.

She Used to Be My Girl - S16-E4

Continuity mistake: Lisa puts a statue of liberty head on it's side in her bed to make it look like she's in bed. But when Marge pulls back the covers the head is face up.


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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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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