The Simpsons

Bart the Murderer - S3-E4

Corrected entry: If Seymour was trapped under papers, wouldn't his mother set him free somehow? (00:19:15)

Yoshi

Correction: If the police couldn't find or hear him despite being in the garage then she would most likely not hear him either.

Like Father, Like Klown - S3-E6

Corrected entry: In Krusty's story, when he's doing his performance with balloons on the stage, we can see Krusty's father in the background, watching and clapping at Krusty. (00:09:10)

Yoshi

Correction: His father didn't know that it was his son until the other Rabbi sprayed him with the seltzer, washing off Krusty's makeup.

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

Corrected entry: At the beginning of Part 1, we are told that the Simpsons are in Marrakech, Morocco. At the airport, however, we can see on the building 'Marrakesh Airport' - the spelling is different. (00:02:20 - 00:03:15)

Yoshi

Correction: Transliterations from other languages, especially unrelated languages, into English are inexact and even inconsistent. How many ways are there of spelling, in English, the name of the dictator of Libya? Gaddafi, Qaddafi, Kaddafi ...

Bob Blumenfeld Premium member

Like Father, Like Klown - S3-E6

Corrected entry: Krusty's fancy coat is missing during dinner. (00:06:00)

Yoshi

Correction: There was a few minutes between these two scenes and it would have taken only a few seconds for Krusty to take it off.

Homer Defined - S3-E5

Corrected entry: When the meltdown is in progress Smithers says that Homer was hired under Project Bootstrap, yet in the episode titled "I Married Marge" we see that it was Mr.Burns himself that hired Homer.

Correction: Although Homer is hired by Mr Burns in a later episode (when Bart visits the powerplant) Homer is fired by the twins' dad. He is then rehired under that thing Smithers said.

Bart the Murderer - S3-E4

Corrected entry: If the cops are standing right beside the room where Skinner's trapped, and the door is partially open, why would the cops NOT hear Skinner when he yelled? (00:19:45)

Yoshi

Correction: This is a mistake, but it is the point of the joke. The cops tear apart Skinners room to find him, but don't hear him yelling in the next room.

Bart the Murderer - S3-E4

Corrected entry: How can Lisa eat breakfast and get on the bus in a matter of seconds? Also, Bart changes from being in his pyjamas to his normal clothing in no time at all. (00:01:30 - 00:02:15)

Yoshi

Correction: If lisa can eat breakfast and bart instantly changes there could have been a small break between the two parts.

Like Father, Like Klown - S3-E6

Corrected entry: When Krusty leaves, we can see Lisa at the door with Bart and Marge. However, she was sleeping just a few shots earlier. (00:10:20 - 00:11:25)

Yoshi

Correction: Marge could have woken her up to see off their guest.

Homer Defined - S3-E5

Corrected entry: When the school bus stops at Springfield Elementary, it is visible that the bus stops on the sidewalk. (00:02:20)

Yoshi

Correction: Otto is driving. It is not impossible or a mistake for them to be parked on the sidewalk.

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

Corrected entry: When Mr. Burns is deliberately making Homer unconscious, he is exceptionally strong. He is supposed to be weak, as in "Homer Defined," when he couldn't give a thumbs-up. (00:18:00)

Yoshi

Correction: Since this is a spin-off type episode it doesn't have to follow the other episodes. The Halloween episodes have completely random continuity, with people dying/being changed to other forms/attacked by aliens, etc.

Burns Verkaufen der Kraftwerk - S3-E11

Corrected entry: After Homer loses his job, he is jamming a fork in the toaster. We see sparks coming out of it, proving it's plugged in, so Homer should have been electrocuted as soon as he did this. (00:15:20)

Yoshi

Correction: Electricity takes the shortest route possible, in this case, between the toaster heating elements, through the fork, to some part of the toaster that is grounded. Homer is not grounded, there is no reason for the electricity to go through him. I am not telling you to try it, but you may be surprised.

Sol Parker

When Flanders Failed - S3-E3

Corrected entry: If Bart has been ditching karate class, wouldn't Akira contact Bart's parents about it? (00:09:15)

Yoshi

Correction: No. He didn't really sign up for anything and Akira never found out his name, he just turned up with his ten dollars and joined in, not like anyone got to know him.

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

Corrected entry: How can Moe not realize he got a prank call that's really long, and isn't even asking for a name? (00:11:35)

Yoshi

Correction: He does know that it's a prank call and that Bart is the one calling. He goes along with it because he doesn't want to make Bart mad.

Mr. Lisa Goes to Washington - S3-E2

Corrected entry: Isn't it out of character for Nelson Muntz to be in an essay contest? (00:05:30)

Yoshi

Correction: Nelson is a character with many sides, some of them not as obvious as others. He has his moments of decency and brilliance. Think of when he was dating Lisa, for example.

Sereenie

When Flanders Failed - S3-E3

Corrected entry: At the end of the episode Homer says, "To Flanders, the richest left-handed guy I know." The problem is, Flanders isn't; Mr.Burns is the richest left-handed guy he knows, because Homer told Mr.Burns to go to the store. (00:19:50 - 00:21:10)

Correction: Two ways to correct this: 1) Homer isn't exactly the brightest bulb in the box, as evidenced by the multitude of times he's forgotten the names of his loved ones (especially Maggie, poor baby), so the notion that he'd forget about Mr Burns (his boss, who he despises most of the time) isn't outside the realm of possibility. 2) Perhaps, in one of those rare moments of Homer-esque brilliance, he didn't mean "rich" in the monetary sense, but rather in the humanitarian sense.

The Otto Show - S3-E22

Corrected entry: When Homer and Marge are discussing buying Bart a guitar, whenever there is a close-up of Marge, you can see that there are some patterns of trains on the wall behind her. They aren't there when the shot is of both Homer and Marge.

Correction: When the shot is of Marge, the camera is in the corner where Maggie's crib is. Therefore, the trains are on the other end of the room.

Yoshi
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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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