The Simpsons

Like Father, Like Klown - S3-E6

Corrected entry: The monkey doesn't have a tail. (00:05:55)

Yoshi

Correction: Not at all clear if this is true, the monkey may simply have its tail between its legs.

tw_stuart

Like Father, Like Klown - S3-E6

Corrected entry: When Bart writes the letter to Krusty, most of the objects on the table have disappeared. (00:03:30)

Yoshi

Correction: We see Bart clear a number of things from the table and then the angle changes to one where we can no longer see what's on it, so no mistake.

tw_stuart

Flaming Moe's - S3-E10

Corrected entry: When the two pictures are shown of the tyre fire, now and 25 years ago, the clouds in the sky are the same.

OL1V3R666

Correction: Not a mistake but a joke by the show's makers. Even 25 years, long after the fire should have gone out yet it is still raging and everything including the clouds are exactly the same.

Lummie Premium member

Saturdays of Thunder - S3-E9

Corrected entry: When Marge asks Homer to open the door for her sisters, he says "Patty. THELMA." (The English captioning has that mistake as well, but is correct in the Spanish captioning) (00:03:30)

Correction: He actually says Selma, and the DVD English subtitles (in Region 2 at least) also say this. Listen closely.

Dog of Death - S3-E19

Corrected entry: When Mr Burns' hounds chase Ned Flanders, they jump across the screen and simultaneously growl. However their mouths don't move when growling.

OL1V3R666

Correction: Having owned various dogs for 30 years, I can tell you that a dog's mouth does not have to move for it to be able to growl. The growl comes from deep in their throat.

Guy

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

Corrected entry: At Moe's tavern, the beer in everyone's glasses is very odd. In Barney's glass the liquid is shaped like a hand, and the other guy's glass is shaped like a half-oval, with foam coming out of it. (00:11:35)

Yoshi

Correction: Odd is permissible in the Tree House episodes. Some of the normal rules don't apply.

tw_stuart

Like Father, Like Klown - S3-E6

Corrected entry: During this episode, Krusty is seen looking at the Simpsons videos and some Jewish magazines. Krusty can obviously understand what they are saying (as he seems eager to watch a video he finds at the Simpsons house and he gets very upset looking at a Jewish father/son magazine). However, he is supposed to be illiterate, reinforced by the fact that Krusty couldn't read Bart's letter early in the same episode.

Correction: Illiterate doesn't mean he can't recognise a video from the picture on the front. As for the magazine, the picture on the front is of a Jewish father and son and would be enough to provoke Krusty's reaction.

Homer Defined - S3-E5

Corrected entry: 40 seconds pass during the time period when the announcer says there is 1 minute left and 30 seconds left. Also between the announcer saying there is a half-minute left and 15 seconds left, 25 seconds pass. (00:08:10 - 00:09:20)

Yoshi

Correction: It's normal movie practice to show sequentially events which are intended to be in parallel (the alternative is a very ugly split screen). Between the announcements for one minute and 30 seconds left, Homer has a flashback and during the countdown from 30 to 15, we see the TV announcer explaining who will survive and who will not. The time in Homer's reality is correct.

tw_stuart

Homer Defined - S3-E5

Corrected entry: In the shot after Smithers asks Mr. Burns where his radiation suit is, Marge's knitting supplies have disappeared. (00:05:30 - 00:06:35)

Yoshi

Correction: Marge is no longer holding her knitting but she's been out of shot for easily long enough to have put them down or even put them away.

tw_stuart

Homer Defined - S3-E5

Corrected entry: When Homer is sleeping in Sector 7G, the illumination of the room has changed. (00:03:50)

Yoshi

Correction: True but this is a completely new scene, Homer could simply have turned the lights off.

tw_stuart

Homer Defined - S3-E5

Corrected entry: When Smithers shows Mr. Burns the picture of his dog, he is standing to the right of him. Immediately after, he is standing in front of the TV monitors. (00:03:10)

Yoshi

Correction: They're both in front of the TV monitors. We see Smithers from two different angles and he has time to move when Mr Burns is in shot so there's nothing unusual about this scene.

tw_stuart

Separate Vocations - S3-E18

Corrected entry: When the police trap Snake after the car chase they say he's trapped in meaning there was only one way in. So how does Snake get his car stuck in the alleyway when he must have got through the alleyway to begin with?

Lummie Premium member

Correction: There was only one way in and out for a car as Snake finds out. The alley they both came in is obviously different from the one Snake tries to escape through. This is further confirmed by the fact that the police car is not parked at the end of the alley Snake tries to exit through.

tw_stuart

Separate Vocations - S3-E18

Corrected entry: During the car chase scene, Snake drives into the parking lot and there is a large "Parking" sign yet when the police come through the sign is gone. (00:07:30)

Lummie Premium member

Correction: The shot with Snake coming through is a wide shot where we can see the sign. When the police come through the shot is much tighter and the sign is above what we can see.

tw_stuart

Separate Vocations - S3-E18

Corrected entry: When Lisa is in Skinner's office after sassing Miss Hoover, her hands change position between shots. (00:14:40)

Yoshi

Correction: Again true but she has time to change the position of her hands when we see her from behind. We can't see her hands during this time.

tw_stuart

Separate Vocations - S3-E18

Corrected entry: In Bart's imagination, when he is in the courtroom with his face censored, when the guy with the knife grabs Bart, the judge has disappeared. (00:13:05)

Yoshi

Correction: Not possible to tell, the shot is looking up from a very low position. The judge could easily still be there without us being able to see him.

tw_stuart

Separate Vocations - S3-E18

Corrected entry: When the mean girls try to get Lisa out of the bad girl's washroom, the magazine that one of the girls was carrying disappears. The cigarette that the other girl was holding also vanishes. (00:11:40)

Yoshi

Correction: This is all true but the girl whose magazine disappears is out of shot for long enough to have dropped it or even put it down. The other girl's hand is out of sight long enough for her to have dropped it just as we saw the first girl do earlier.

tw_stuart

Separate Vocations - S3-E18

Corrected entry: When Lisa enters the bad girl's washroom for the first time, the books she is carrying switches arms. (00:11:40)

Yoshi

Correction: This is true but not in the least bit surprising since we clearly see Lisa switching the books from under her left arm to under her right.

tw_stuart

Separate Vocations - S3-E18

Corrected entry: Bart is seen repeatedly switching where he sits in the back of the car before and during the car chase. (00:05:50 - 00:08:10)

Yoshi

Correction: The submission is nonsense. Yes we see Bart moving but he moves himself and then we see him being thrown about in the car during the chase all of which is completely normal.

tw_stuart

Separate Vocations - S3-E18

Corrected entry: When the cops pick up Bart at the Simpson house, it is daytime. Immediately after it is nighttime. (00:05:30)

Yoshi

Correction: It's a completely different shot which does not have to directly follow in time.

tw_stuart

Radio Bart - S3-E13

Corrected entry: When Bart accidentally drops the radio down the well, we can see in the first shot that the rope is in a bundle and is very long. In the next shot the rope appears to be shorter. (00:09:35)

Yoshi

Correction: Easy explanation. There were two pieces of rope wrapped in the bundle and Bart assumed it was one long piece. That's why he dropped the radio. The rest of the rope is still lying at Barts feet where we can't see it.

tw_stuart
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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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