The Simpsons

There's No Disgrace Like Home - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When the Simpsons are spying on the old man, the boy and the old woman, all three of them disappear and then reappear between shots. Whenever there is a wide shot from outside the house, they are not there but when there is a close shot from outside or inside they are there. (00:11:00)

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.

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Krusty Gets Busted - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: When the burglar points the gun at Apu and says "Hand over all your money in a paper bag" Apu immediately replies "Yes, yes, I will". But when Bart sees this incident on TV later, the time between the burglar demanding the money and Apu replying "Yes, yes" is much longer.

Krusty Gets Busted - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: After Sideshow Bob finishes reading his book and puts it on the table, the pages of the book change from yellow to red between shots.

Moaning Lisa - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Bart and Homer first play the video boxing, the window behind them shows that it's broad daylight outside. When Homer blames his loss on Lisa's sax, it cuts to Lisa's room and it's night all of a sudden.

Life on the Fast Lane (a.k.a. Jacques to Be Wild) - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: When Marge is on the phone to her sisters, her necklace changes from white to red.

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

Continuity mistake: When Marge reveals the Christmas money from her hair, her necklace changes from red to white. (00:05:30)

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.

Life on the Fast Lane (a.k.a. Jacques to Be Wild) - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: Near the end when Homer is putting the colored ball things in the tube, right before Marge comes up behind him, the stripes on his tie switch sides for one shot.

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Moaning Lisa - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Marge says, "Oh Homer, you'll lose your head if it wasn't secured to your neck," her necklace is white. However, when she gives the cup cakes to Homer and Bart, it is red. (00:02:00)

Some Enchanted Evening - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: When Ms Botz is leading Bart, Lisa and Maggie to the living room, the video she is carrying in her hand is brown. In the next shot, it is now blue, and when she is talking to Bart, it is brown again.

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Krusty Gets Busted - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: Before Krusty is arrested, he grabs a drink and there is no olive in it. When he sits down, an olive has appeared in the drink. (00:05:35)

Bart the General - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: Homer draws a face on a punching bag. He starts to show Bart how its done. The punching bag has its eyes filled in now.

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Homer's Night Out - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: When Marge kicks Homer out he turns away from the door. When she slams the door he is now stood facing it completely. (00:12:40)

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The Telltale Head - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: At the end, we see Krusty stood next to Mr. Burns. However, as the camera pans over the crowd he has vanished. (00:20:30)

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The Telltale Head - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: Lisa's posture changes at the breakfast table as Bart talks about the school bus. (00:16:10)

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The Telltale Head - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: The position of the street lamp Bart skates into changes between shots. Notice the lines in the pavement. (00:08:20)

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The Telltale Head - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: When the car pulls up by the theatre, you can see it through Bart's window. As the car drives off it's now trees outside his window. (00:08:00)

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The Telltale Head - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: When Marge is telling Homer off about staying in the car she has gloves on. Camera changes to her saying "Move it" and now her glove has disappeared. Her hand also moves from being on the door to pointing. (00:05:00)

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Life on the Fast Lane (a.k.a. Jacques to Be Wild) - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: When Marge is making peanut butter sandwiches in the kitchen, she has already made one sandwich and there is one slice of bread by the peanut butter jar. When Homer walks up to Marge, another slice of bread appears.

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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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