The Simpsons

The Simpsons (1989)

126 mistakes in season 4 - chronological order

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Kamp Krusty - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: When Lisa is reading her report card, the writing suddenly appears on the back of the paper, even though she didn't flip the card. (00:04:10)

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Kamp Krusty - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: Bart holds up his maths book but in the next shot the book is on the desk. (00:05:00)

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Kamp Krusty - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: In the shot where Kearney is reading the letter sent by Marge whilst he is eating the jellybean cookies, there is a quick shot of Kearney's hand going to his mouth with the cookie to eat it. Note that there is nothing on his wrist. In the next shot where it is revealed that Kearney is reading the letter rather than Bart or Lisa, he has spiky, black collars on his wrist. (00:14:25)

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Kamp Krusty - S4-E1

Factual error: In the last scene, with the picture of the bus leaving Tijuana, it says "Leaving Tijuana" above the gate leading into the city.

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Kamp Krusty - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: When the kids rip Krusty's shirt to see if it is the real him he buttons his shirt up then in the next shot his shirt is still torn.

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Kamp Krusty - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: Homer points out to Marge that now that the kids are away, he has grown two more hairs, making it four on the top of his head. Later when they are reading Lisa's letter, he has two hairs again. But later still when they are watching TV, he has four again. Two of them fall out when he see that Bart is the ringleader, leaving him with his original two.

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A Streetcar Named Marge - S4-E2

Continuity mistake: As Marge is about to leave for her first audition, she walks across the room and she is wearing white slip-on shoes. Then her and Homer talk for a bit, then when it cuts to a wider shot after they talk, she now has her red flat-heels on. (00:03:30 - 00:04:00)

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Homer the Heretic - S4-E3

Continuity mistake: While Homer is sleeping, the fire burns off the hair on his head. But when he wakes up and jumps up off the couch, his hair is back again.

Homer the Heretic - S4-E3

Revealing mistake: When Lisa says "Truly this was an act of God", her ear disappears and reappears several times.

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Lisa the Beauty Queen - S4-E4

Continuity mistake: When Krusty the Clown arrives at the beauty pageant his tie is done up. When he goes on stage it is undone.

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Lisa the Beauty Queen - S4-E4

Continuity mistake: When it is announced that Amber is the winner of the contest, and Lisa is runner-up, the stands in the back of the stage are empty. However, when Lisa walks off, all the contestants are back on the stands.

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Lisa the Beauty Queen - S4-E4

Revealing mistake: Krusty's nose flashes white for a split second during his song for the winner of the Little Miss Springfield pageant.

Tree House of Horror III: The Simpson's Halloween Special III - S4-E5

Audio problem: In "Clown Without Pity" when Homer is singing in the bath, his mouth doesn't match what he is singing. (00:05:20)

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Tree House of Horror III: The Simpson's Halloween Special III - S4-E5

Audio problem: When Lisa is turned into a snail in the Bart's zombie story, she says "awww" but her mouth doesn't open.

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Tree House of Horror III: The Simpson's Halloween Special III - S4-E5

Deliberate mistake: In "Clown Without Pity", when the Krusty doll accidentally knocks the head off of Lisa's Malibu Stacy (her doll), Krusty puts it back on but you don't see a crack where the head came off.

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Tree House of Horror III: The Simpson's Halloween Special III - S4-E5

Continuity mistake: When Homer is escorting his family out of the house to escape the Zombies, he leaves the door wide open, but in the very next shot it is shut.

Tree House of Horror III: The Simpson's Halloween Special III - S4-E5

Deliberate mistake: In "Dial Z For Zombies", Homer is shooting zombies with the shotgun at the school. When he shoots the first two he just shoots them twice. Every other zombie he shoots requires him to slide the gun. It doesn't when he shoots the first couple of zombies.

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Tree House of Horror III: The Simpson's Halloween Special III - S4-E5

Audio problem: In King Homer, after Burns and the guards on the island rush through the doors, you hear Burns say "Shoot him in the groin and belly!" But his mouth doesn't move.

Tree House of Horror III: The Simpson's Halloween Special III - S4-E5

Plot hole: At the theatre in the "King Homer" bit, the audience are treated to a traditional showgirl spectacle. But the girls have no curtain behind them, and so the audience should have seen Homer the ape, but they act completely surprised a minute later when Homer comes on.

Tree House of Horror III: The Simpson's Halloween Special III - S4-E5

Audio problem: In "Clown Without Pity" when Homer yells "The doll is trying to kill me, and the toaster's been laughing at me!" his mouth doesn't move.

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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