The Simpsons

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Whacking Day - S4-E20

Continuity mistake: Millhouse is in the classroom at the beginning when Principal Skinner says that superintendent Chalmers is coming for a surprise inspection, but when they show Nelson he is getting crud put down his shirt. How could he be at two places at once?

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Mr. Plow - S4-E9

Continuity mistake: When Homer is about to drive up the mountain to save Barney and Marge is begging him not to, Maggie's coat is blue. But when the family is watching the mountain goat fall down the mountain, her coat is orange.

Whacking Day - S4-E20

Continuity mistake: On 'Whacking Day,' Homer is seen charging people to park on his lawn. But later when the snakes are lured to the Simpson house, there are no cars there.

Homer's Triple Bypass - S4-E11

Continuity mistake: Homer is interrupted from praying by a nurse who comes into his room and says, "Ssh." However, when she says this, the door is closed, and it is only in the next shot where the door is open immediately and she is pointing to the NO PRAYING sign.

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.

Last Exit to Springfield - S4-E17

Continuity mistake: When we see McBain at the beginning of the episode, after shooting some people, the magazine falls out of the machine gun. But from the next shot onwards it is back in the gun.

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The Front - S4-E19

Continuity mistake: When Homer tells Bart that he didn't graduate in high school, you see a small window in the back door with a light blue sky seen through it, indicating that it is day time. However when Grandpa comes to the door, it is night time.

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Lisa's First Word - S4-E10

Continuity mistake: When the flashback of Ned and Todd Flanders singing in the Simpsons' doorway, Homer says he could use a TV tray. Then it goes back to the present time and Homer picks up a beer from the TV tray which is next to the couch. The TV tray was never there at any other point in the show. (00:10:40)

New Kid on the Block - S4-E8

Continuity mistake: When Marge and Homer are arguing about Don Quixote, Marge's pillow disappears from under her head.

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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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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.

New Kid on the Block - S4-E8

Continuity mistake: In the episode "New Kid on the Block," Bart says his home address is 1094 Evergreen Terrace. In "Homer The Vigilante," his home address is 723 Evergreen Terrace; and for the rest of the series, it has been 742 Evergreen Terrace.

Selma's Choice - S4-E13

Continuity mistake: When Bart and Lisa wake Homer and Marge up in the morning of the Duff Gardens visit, the kids are standing by the bed. However, when Marge throws the mouldy sandwich in the bin in the next shot and Homer collapses, the kids have disappeared. In the next shot, they are back again.

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Marge Gets a Job - S4-E7

Continuity mistake: When Homer is at the retirement party, there is a far shot of him (when Smithers talks to Mr. Burns) and he isn't wearing his jacket. In every other shot Homer is wearing his jacket.

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Mr. Plow - S4-E9

Continuity mistake: When Homer hands over the key to Mayor Quimbey, the mayor points out the teeth marks on it. But in the next shot when Homer says he thought there was chocolate inside, the bite marks are gone.

Lisa's First Word - S4-E10

Continuity mistake: Rodd's hair is black when him and Todd are in bed singing. It can't be because it's dark, because Todd's hair is unchanged.

Itchy and Scratchy: The Movie - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Marge is talking to Bart's teacher, Marge is "punished" by writing lines on the blackboard. In the first shot of her doing so she has written the line 9 times, but in the next shot there are 11 lines.

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The Front - S4-E19

Continuity mistake: During the Itchy and Scratchy episode at the beginning, Itchy's hammer changes from being held above him to beside him between shots.

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Marge Gets a Job - S4-E7

Continuity mistake: When Homer says, "You can't take our donuts," his hat is red. But in the next shot and in every other shot of Homer, his hat is blue. This is pointed out on the audio commentary on the Season 4 DVD. (00:12:35)

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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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