The Simpsons

Lisa on Ice - S6-E8

Revealing mistake: While Bart and Lisa are skating off the ice rink, the skin color of one of the people in the background during the riot keeps flashing yellow and brown.

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Bart's Girlfriend - S6-E7

Revealing mistake: When all the students are leaving Springfield Elementary after the fire alarm is pulled, the same students keep passing over and over again.

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Homer Loves Flanders - S5-E16

Revealing mistake: The people waiting in line for the game are extremely crude drawings, some of them aren't even completely drawn, for example, some are missing arms, legs and other body parts.

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Lisa vs. Malibu Stacy - S5-E14

Continuity mistake: When the Simpsons are leaving the house to go to the mall. The aerial shot shows that they are leaving in Marge's red station wagon, but the very next shot of them in the car shows that they are in Homer's pink sedan. The shot of the station wagon leaving is probably a re-used shot from a previous episode.

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Lisa vs. Malibu Stacy - S5-E14

Continuity mistake: When the Simpsons are about to leave the house to go to the mall, they're all wearing jackets, but when they're in the car just a few seconds later, none of them have their jackets on.

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Homer and Apu - S5-E13

Revealing mistake: Apu's moustache disappears for some seconds after having his name tag removed.

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Smoke on the Daughter - S19-E15

Revealing mistake: When Lisa turns on the light while dressed in her Angelica Button costume, her mouth disappears for a single frame.

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Coming to Homerica - S20-E21

Revealing mistake: While Lou is talking to Chief Wiggum about having his belt stuck to a street sign, Lou's mouth disappears for a single frame.

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Four Regrettings and a Funeral - S25-E3

Continuity mistake: At church, while Marge is reminiscing about being pregnant with Bart, Kirk Van Houten is seen with grey hair and eyebrows. He has his ordinary blue hair and eyebrows in all other shots of him.

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Pulpit Friction - S24-E18

Revealing mistake: When Reverend Lovejoy arrives at church in the hot tub, there are two Carls right next to each other in the crowd.

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A Test Before Trying - S24-E10

Continuity mistake: During the electricity rate hike announcement, Chief Wiggum is seen in the crowd incorrectly drawn with brown skin and black hair.

Blood Feud - S2-E22

Continuity mistake: When Mr. Burns gets up after the blood transfusion, Dr. Hibbert is incorrectly colored yellow instead of brown.

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The D'oh-cial Network - S23-E11

Continuity mistake: At one point in court while everyone is laughing, Patty's hair is colored wrong. Her hair is a similar shade of color as Rod and Todd (who are sitting next to her) rather than her own bluish grey hair.

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Suggested correction: In a different episode it is revealed that Patty and Selma's hair is grey because of the smoking and her hair is actually red.

Lisa's First Word - S4-E10

Revealing mistake: Part of Homer's right arm flashes white when he asks his father for $15,000.

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Kamp Krusty - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: When Lisa is reading her report card, the writing suddenly appears on the back of the paper, even though she didn't flip the card. (00:04:10)

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Bart the Lover - S3-E16

Continuity mistake: The waiter at The Gilded Truffle who takes the chair away turns into a completely different waiter when the angle changes.

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Dog of Death - S3-E19

Audio problem: When Bart says "I'm going to find my dog" his mouth does not match what he is saying.

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

Continuity mistake: As Chief Wiggum is being interviewed about the fugitive, his arm is shown to be in a cast due to the police van crashing at the Krusty Burger Drive-Thru earlier on. Yet when they get to the hospital, his arm is completely fine. (00:17:30 - 00:19:00)

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Marge vs. the Monorail - S4-E12

Revealing mistake: When the passengers board the Monorail, Homer begins pushing two buttons. The second button he pushes is just the counter. There is no button there. (00:15:40)

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Marge vs. the Monorail - S4-E12

Continuity mistake: When Quimby states to Lyle that Springfield is twice as smart as Shelbyville, Quimby lowers his gavel at the end of the line. In a sudden close-up of Quimby, his gavel is raised again. (00:07:05)

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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 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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