The Simpsons

Bart Gets An F - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: Just before Bart's flashback, his shirt is orange, and the chair he's sitting on is blue. But in this episode, his shirt is a paler shade of orange and the chairs in the classroom are red.

Oh, Brother, Where Are Thou? - S2-E15

Continuity mistake: When Herb, Bart and Lisa are watching Itchy and Scratchy, Herb goes from wearing a t-shirt and shorts to a shirt and tie between shots.

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Bart the Daredevil - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: The guardrail at the Springfield Gorge keeps changing between shots when Bart is about to make his big jump; in the first wide shot there is a short rail opposite the "stone ramp." Then in the Bart-POV shot from atop the ramp, the rail is much longer, and the parking lot and picnic area behind it have disappeared. And when Homer is actually jumping the gorge, the rail disappears altogether.

Old Money - S2-E17

Continuity mistake: Abe's girlfriend dies in the middle of this episode, but at the end, seconds before the end credits, you can see her walk behind some other old people.

Homer vs. Lisa and the 8th Commandment - S2-E13

Continuity mistake: In every other episode, the bar at Moe's Tavern is a regular L-shape. In this episode, it has somehow gained two additional angles on the long side, making it a Z-shape (plus the angle to the short end, which is not shown).

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Old Money - S2-E17

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Lionel Hutz hands over the $106 check, Abe Simpson's room number is 18. After Abe called Homer, the manager of the Retirement Castle comes in. The number 18 has now disappeared.

Two Cars in Every Garage and Three Eyes on Every Fish - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: After the safety expedition has taken place, we see that when everyone is in Burns' office that by his main doors there are 4 buttons on the wall. Yet when a shot from further away is shown, they are not there.

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The Simpsons Halloween Special: Tree House of Horror - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: After the aliens have dropped off the Simpsons in their back yard, Marge is seen wearing her usual red pearls. Except in the final shot of the family. Then her pearls are white. This is not due to the alien light source altering the colors in the segment, because Marge's pearls have been a dark color through the whole episode, even inside the alien spaceship.

Twotall

The War of the Simpsons - S2-E20

Continuity mistake: When Homer has caught General Sherman he beats it with an oar so that the oar snaps in two. Then suddenly Homer rows with both oars intact.

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Homer vs. Lisa and the 8th Commandment - S2-E13

Continuity mistake: At Sunday school, Milhouse's jumper changes from black to red between shots.

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Dead Putting Society - S2-E6

Continuity mistake: During the tournament, Abe Lincoln hole, there is only one hole to shoot for when his legs open up, after Todd hits his ball through, you see 3 holes from the backside. After Bart hits his ball the legs open up to reveal 3 holes to shoot for from the frontside. (00:19:25)

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Bart the Daredevil - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: When the family is talking at the dinner table about going to see Truckasaurus, the amount of food on everyone's plate continually changes between shots. (00:03:40 - 00:04:25)

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Bart the Daredevil - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: When at the dinner table, Marge tells Homer and Bart that they can go to see Truck-o-saurus. In one shot Bart has his hands on the dinner table, but in the next shot his arms are by his side. (00:04:20)

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Brush With Greatness - S2-E18

Continuity mistake: When Mr. Burns and Smithers go to leave, the beak-like knocker has disappeared from the Simpsons' front door.

The Simpsons Halloween Special: Tree House of Horror - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: In "Hungry Are The Damned", when the family are looking up at the UFO and Homer says that the burgers are getting cold, the burger he is eating has a bite out of it. In his close-up it is a whole burger.

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Bart Gets Hit By a Car - S2-E10

Continuity mistake: In Moe's Tavern, in the close-up of Marge as she says "Homer, look at me" the glass window behind her has a different pattern than in all the other shots (2 rows of red tiles instead of 3).

Twotall

Brush With Greatness - S2-E18

Continuity mistake: When Marge goes in front of her painting after it is uncovered she stops with her head in front of Mr. Burns' genital area. In the next shot, her head is shown in front of Mr. Burns' hand.

Homer vs. Lisa and the 8th Commandment - S2-E13

Continuity mistake: When Bart and Lisa are at Sunday school, the teacher writes "HELL" on the board, which changes from being red to black between shots.

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Bart the Daredevil - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: When Bart skates towards Homer's car, attempting to skate over it, the distance between the car and Bart changes between shots. (00:11:00)

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The Simpsons Halloween Special: Tree House of Horror - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: When the Simpsons are about to eat on the spaceship, in one shot just before they eat there are 3 candles on the table, and when they all sit down they're gone. (00:10:40)

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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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