The Simpsons

The Simpsons (1989)

275 mistakes in season 3 - chronological order

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Stark Raving Dad - S3-E1

Other mistake: There are two mistakes when Bart calls the Krusty Hotline: 1, The cereal box says the phone number is '1-909-O-U-KLOWN.' Bart presses eight buttons on the phone. 2, as he is dialing, you can HEAR seven buttons being pressed. (00:01:45)

Yoshi

Stark Raving Dad - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: When Mr. Burns notices that Homer is wearing a pink shirt to work, when he pauses and zooms in the video, Homer is looking almost directly at the camera. In the next shot, though, he is looking more to his left. The people surrounding him also change. (00:03:05)

Yoshi

Stark Raving Dad - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: Bart opens the house's front door, then the shot zooms out to show us that all of Springfield is at the Simpson house. In the next shot with Mayor Quimby the door is suddenly closed. (00:15:30)

Yoshi

Stark Raving Dad - S3-E1

Audio problem: When Bart says "Krusty Hotline" his mouth doesn't move.

OL1V3R666

Stark Raving Dad - S3-E1

Audio problem: When Homer is in the asylum talking in his sleep, his mouth stays open when he's talking.

robbiepwnsall

Stark Raving Dad - S3-E1

Audio problem: When Michael and Bart are playing a song to Lisa, Bart uses her bin as a drum. Sometimes you hear tapping, but Bart doesn't touch the bin.

OL1V3R666

Stark Raving Dad - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: After "Michael" comes out of the Simpsons' car, there's a shot of the crowd's shocked reaction. Oddly, Groundskeeper Willie seems to have grey hair and brown skin.

Nikolai

Mr. Lisa Goes to Washington - S3-E2

Other mistake: The first time we see all three children staring at the TV, the interior of the Simpson house seems different. (00:02:30)

Yoshi

Mr. Lisa Goes to Washington - S3-E2

Audio problem: When Lisa is reading her speech for the essay contest, what she says does not match her mouth movements. (00:06:30)

Yoshi

Mr. Lisa Goes to Washington - S3-E2

Audio problem: When the lady is asking questions to Homer before Lisa wins the trip to Washington, what she says doesn't match her mouth. (00:07:20)

Yoshi

Mr. Lisa Goes to Washington - S3-E2

Continuity mistake: When Lisa approaches the Abe Lincoln statue, there is an old person near her. In the next shot, there are three people suddenly surrounding her. (00:15:05)

Yoshi

Mr. Lisa Goes to Washington - S3-E2

Plot hole: The Simpsons take a flight to Washington D.C. for Lisa's speech. But it is revealed in a later episode that Marge has a fear of flying. This was before it was discovered that she had a fear of flying.

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Mr. Lisa Goes to Washington - S3-E2

Factual error: When the piano keys are shown when it is played at the end of the episode, it is shown having one black key each time. Real pianos start off with three black keys, then two, then three and so on.

OL1V3R666

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)

Yoshi

When Flanders Failed - S3-E3

Audio problem: During Marge and Homer's argument at the beginning, when Homer says that Ned Flanders is a jerk, his mouth doesn't match what he's saying. (00:01:55)

Yoshi

When Flanders Failed - S3-E3

Continuity mistake: When the family is having dinner, the glasses on the table keep disappearing/reappearing between shots. (00:09:30 - 00:10:30)

Yoshi

When Flanders Failed - S3-E3

Revealing mistake: When Barney is drinking beer at Moe's Tavern, his chest is, for one frame, the same color as his shirt. (00:11:30)

Yoshi

When Flanders Failed - S3-E3

Character mistake: When Homer discovers that the Leftorium is going out of business, there is a sign that says 'Coming Soon: Gum for Less' beside the store. Later on, though, Ned says the new store is becoming 'Libertarian Party Headquarters.' (00:15:50 - 00:19:15)

Yoshi

When Flanders Failed - S3-E3

Factual error: When Rod and Todd Flanders are roasting marshmallows in the car, Todd's marshmallow was the only one above the lighter, even though both of them have turned black. (00:17:40)

Yoshi

When Flanders Failed - S3-E3

Continuity mistake: When Mr. Burns is notified about the Leftorium, the can and can opener have disappeared from Smithers' hands. (00:19:45)

Yoshi

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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