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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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Suggested correction: It's not a mistake, its a dream and a shoutout to Freddy Kruger, who Willie is representing in the episode.

Things in dreams don't always make sense. So a reasonable correction.

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

Continuity mistake: While Bart is in school, Sherri and Terri are making him comfortable. One of the twins vanishes for one shot, and their skin color keeps changing from white to yellow. (00:11:05 - 00:12:15)

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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.

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

Continuity mistake: When Millhouse, Bart and Lewis are talking about the fake Santa, Millhouse's eyebrows go from blue to black to blue again. (00:14:15)

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Homer's Night Out - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: When Bart and his friends are making copies of the photo of Homer, the banner across the copier says "Copies 5 cents," but when they go to deposit the money it says 10 cents.

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Tree House of Horror VI - S7-E6

Continuity mistake: In the 'Nightmare on Evergreen Terrace' segment, in Martin's dream, Willie emerges from the blackboard with a rake which has a wooden handle. When the shot changes the rake handle has changed to being metal. (00:08:25)

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The Otto Show - S3-E22

Continuity mistake: Just after Bart has played the guitar in the street, he picks up two books. Before Bart picks them up they are green but they instantly turn blue when he does pick them up. Then when he gets on the bus the books have disappeared completely.

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Tree House of Horror VII - S8-E1

Continuity mistake: In 'The Genesis Tub', Principal Skinner takes the lid off of the tub, and puts it on the table. In the next shot it's gone. (00:17:55)

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When Flanders Failed - S3-E3

Continuity mistake: At the beginning, when there is an overhead shot of the Simpsons' lawn, the broken lawn mower has disappeared. (00:01:20)

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Skinner's Sense of Snow - S12-E8

Continuity mistake: When the hamster Nibbles has rolled back to Skinner, it takes the lid of the ball off, and the lid lands on the ground. When the hamster is rolling away from Skinner it doesn't put the lid back on, it just leaves it on the ground, but in the next shot the lid is suddenly gone.

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Tree House of Horror XII - S13-E1

Continuity mistake: At the end of 'Wiz Kids', when Lord Montymort is defeated, he falls to the floor, breaking all the floorboards. Then when Lisa takes off the headset, all the floor is intact. In the next shot, the floorboards are all broken again. (00:20:05)

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Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In 'Time and Punishment,' when the machine picks up the Simpsons' house, to take it to the 'Re-Neducation Centre,' the garage is on the wrong side of the house. It is on the correct side in the following shots of Homer returning. (00:11:20)

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Kamp Krusty - S4-E1

Factual error: In the last scene, with the picture of the bus leaving Tijuana, it says "Leaving Tijuana" above the gate leading into the city.

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Homer Defined - S3-E5

Revealing mistake: When Smithers makes Mr. Burns his Wine Spritzer, Burns makes Homer Employee of the Month. While Smithers is pouring the stuff in the bottle, his left hand turns black for three frames. (00:10:30 - 00:00:00)

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Homer the Moe - S13-E3

Continuity mistake: When Moe picks up the "Malaysian Beer" and says they don't serve Duff anymore and how good it is, you then see a shot of Homer talking, then when Moe has put down the beer, it's a Duff .

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Homer at the Bat - S3-E17

Continuity mistake: When Burns first shows the team the nerve tonic, the "&" on the 'Brain & Nerve Tonic' label is facing backward, but as Burns pulls it away it faces forward. Then as he moves it around as he's talking, the "&" switches between facing forward and facing backward again. This happens all in the one shot.

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Homer vs. Dignity - S12-E5

Continuity mistake: When Homer, Lenny and Carl are in the cafeteria, and Homer is drinking beer, his chair changes from being blue, to red, then back to blue again, between different shots. (00:06:45 - 00:07:15)

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Bart Carny - S9-E12

Continuity mistake: In the end of the episode when the family has reclaimed the house and are cleaning up the living room. As Homer mentions about letting the Cooders stay, Bart tells Marge to get him away from the window. She is standing right next to the couch in the lounge but the very next shot she lowers her hands and pats the couch yet is now in the family room. (Note: There was a few shots that showed there was two couches so the mistake is with Marge suddenly moving not the couch.).

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Bart the Lover - S3-E16

Continuity mistake: When Edna waits in The Gilded Truffle, she checks her watch. In the next shot the watch has gone. (00:15:40)

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$pringfield (or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Legalized Gambling) - S5-E10

Continuity mistake: When Marge comes home after the bogeyman incident, Homer trips over a footrest. You can see Bart sitting there however his pyjama's are a dark green color when before they were a bright green color. (00:16:35)

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Continuity mistake: This is a mistake for the introduction from seasons 2-20 (1991-2009). When Homer screams, he turns round. You see this in a wide shot. There are no boxes to the right of the door in the garage. However, two just appear out of thin air when he runs through the garage. (00:01:50)

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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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