The Simpsons

Radio Bart - S3-E13

Corrected entry: When Bart makes Mrs. Krabappel 'fart,' the bulletin board on the wall keeps changing between shots. (00:08:40)

Yoshi

Correction: Sorry but no it doesn't, we see it from various different positions in the classroom so it appears to be different but the separate shots are consistent with the whole.

tw_stuart

Lisa the Greek - S3-E14

Corrected entry: At the very end when Homer runs out of Moes there is no street and only a grey wall (00:21:20)

Correction: We can't see any detail to know what's outside. It simply looks as if it's dark so we can't see anything.

tw_stuart

Lisa the Greek - S3-E14

Corrected entry: While Lisa gives her speech at school, Miss Hoover seems to have only one leg. (00:13:20)

rabid anarchist

Correction: Her other leg is obviously raised and the flat of her foot is leaning against the desk. We can't see it because of her long skirt.

tw_stuart

Radio Bart - S3-E13

Corrected entry: When Bart opens Marge's sisters' present, Martin has disappeared for one shot. (00:05:20)

Yoshi

Correction: Martin is simply out of shot to the right of Bart. He hasn't disappeared.

tw_stuart

Bart the Murderer - S3-E4

Corrected entry: After Bart crashes at the social club, it has stopped raining. (00:05:25)

Yoshi

Correction: Not at all clear why the rain stopping is a mistake.

tw_stuart

Bart the Murderer - S3-E4

Corrected entry: Bart leaves home and walks to school. Later, though, he leaves school with his skateboard. (00:02:00 - 00:05:35)

Yoshi

Correction: He left his skateboard at school the previous day which is why he walked to school. Probably the skateboard had been confiscated.

tw_stuart

Bart the Murderer - S3-E4

Corrected entry: When Bart arrives late at the social club, he is mumbling. His mouth doesn't move. (00:13:25)

Yoshi

Correction: It's quite easy to mumble without moving one's mouth, I get accused of it all the time.

tw_stuart

Saturdays of Thunder - S3-E9

Corrected entry: When Homer does the test again, he doesn't read the questions in order if you look carefully on the sheet. (00:18:00)

Yoshi

Correction: There is no reason why he has to read them in order. He's answering the ones he knows first which is something many people do.

tw_stuart

Saturdays of Thunder - S3-E9

Corrected entry: Before the time trials start, we can see how far the track is, but while Bart, Nelson and Martin are racing, considering the speed they're traveling, the track seems much longer. (00:12:25 - 00:14:35)

Yoshi

Correction: I've watched this scene again and there's nothing unusual about the length of the track or the time they take to complete it. When we see the track at the start we can't see the finish line so we have no way of telling if they take unusually long.

tw_stuart

Saturdays of Thunder - S3-E9

Corrected entry: If you watch the scene in slow motion where Nelson is attacking Bart at the time trials, you can see another Bart in the audience. (00:14:00)

Yoshi

Correction: During this scene all the characters watching the race are blurred to give the impression of speed so there's no way to know if it's Bart since we can barely make out the faces. It's certainly someone wearing a red t-shirt but that doesn't make it Bart especially since the person appears to be much taller than a small boy.

tw_stuart

Saturdays of Thunder - S3-E9

Corrected entry: When Bart is showing his Soap Box racer To Martin and his other friends, we see an oil spill on the driveway which is grey. In another shot, the oil is black.

Correction: The view of the oil spill is from completely different angles so it's just a trick of the light. Oil can also be rainbow coloured in the right light.

tw_stuart

Saturdays of Thunder - S3-E9

Corrected entry: As Bart tells his friends about his racer, there is a set of stairs visible at an impossible area of the garage. (00:09:00)

Yoshi

Correction: The stairs are inside the house, we are seeing the underside of them.

tw_stuart

Saturdays of Thunder - S3-E9

Corrected entry: On his soapbox derby racer, Bart is pounding his hammer on an area that doesn't have nails in it. (00:08:00)

Yoshi

Correction: Pure speculation, we can't see the area he is hitting in enough detail to know if there are nails or not.

tw_stuart

Saturdays of Thunder - S3-E9

Corrected entry: During the finals, if there was a paper speedometer on the Honor Roller, why would the speedometer be working at all then? (00:20:10)

Yoshi

Correction: This is a simple one, we never see the speedometer working. We see the needle fixed in one position before it peels off so no mistake.

tw_stuart

Saturdays of Thunder - S3-E9

Corrected entry: Homer complains that he missed a part of Joe Theisman. It's a TAPE. He can just watch it over again. (00:07:10)

Yoshi

Correction: True but this is Homer, he could easily have forgotten or may just be irritated at the interuption. Either way it's not a mistake.

tw_stuart

Separate Vocations - S3-E18

Corrected entry: When Snake attempts to kill Bart, his plan fails when his car gets stuck between two walls. Right after, Bart and the cops are standing beside the car. (00:08:35 - 00:09:20)

Yoshi

Correction: I'm not sure if this was in there originally but on the DVD version they have a shot where the cops say "Good thing this alley way got so narrow" which means this was done intentionally for humor.

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

Corrected entry: When Homer wishes for his turkey sandwich, we can see tomatoes in it. Homer never said anything about tomatoes. (00:06:55)

Yoshi

Correction: He ordered turkey and he got turkey salad. There aren't that many people who would complain. Who makes plain sandwiches nowadays?

Stark Raving Dad - S3-E1

Corrected entry: After Marge finds out that Bart didn't watch Maggie, she spits her pacifier at him. In the very next shot her pacifier is back in her mouth. (00:02:25)

Yoshi

Correction: Almost every other show it is demonstrated that Maggie has hundreds of pacifiers available to her. She spits one out, and she gets another one. That's just what happend here.

Like Father, Like Klown - S3-E6

Corrected entry: Krusty tells the monkey to wait in the car. However, when Krusty leaves, he has no car. (00:05:55 - 00:11:30)

Yoshi

Correction: "Go wait in the car" is a common form of dismissal in the film/t.v. industry - it means "sod off", words to that effect. No car is involved.

Saturdays of Thunder - S3-E9

Corrected entry: Why would the audience NOT notice that Nelson was given a knife by his friends? (00:13:40)

Yoshi

Correction: Even if they did see, why would they care? Knives aren't illegal and for all they knew, the knife could have been his to begin with.

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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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