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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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.
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.
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.
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.
Continuity mistake: When Bart and Lisa are watching TV, Bart says something like 'I've got my ticket' and pats a ticket that is inside his shirt pocket (which there is none). But later in that same scene when they are still watching TV, both the pocket and the ticket have gone.
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.
Continuity mistake: When, Lisa bangs on the window of the operating theatre, there is a person sitting behind her who is asleep. However, when she shouts to Dr Nick, the people behind her are completely different. Then she sits down again, and the sleeping person is behind her.
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.
Continuity mistake: When the police talk about the bumper cars getting stolen by Jimbo Jones, you see him and his 2 friends riding off in bumper cars. From the side angle, there are 2 blue and 1 red car, but from the rear view, there is 1 blue, l red, and 1 green car.
Continuity mistake: When Homer is sitting in the Frying Dutchman with the crowd gathered round looking at him, the Captain invites people in. Some start walking in, but in the next shot where they are all gathered round again, it is the same group of people again.
Continuity mistake: When Marge comes to pay for her shopping, she empties her left pocket on her coat, but when Sanjay finds it in her pocket, it's in her left pocket. We know it wasn't in her pocket anyway because when Sanjay finds it, it is bigger than the size of her pocket.
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Continuity mistake: When Homer is eating the bacon and what looks like scrambled eggs after claiming Marge's oatmeal had a bug on it, the close up of the bacon shows that it is pink/purple and the eggs are yellow but the in the following shot, when Bart says, "Dad, there's a bug on that." the bacon and the eggs switch colours.
Continuity mistake: You may have to look carefully for this mistake. When Marge picks up the 'Das Butt' video, you can see the cover. In the next shot, you can see Marge holding it so you can't see the cover. But when she hands it over to Ruth, she twists the video round and you can see that nothing is visible. You may have to see it a couple of times.
Continuity mistake: When Homer is in Lisa's classroom and imitates a farting sound, there is a sink at the back of the classroom and nobody is using it. However in the wide shot, there are suddenly two people by the sink. When the shot is back to Homer, nobody is by it.
Continuity mistake: When Bart arrives at school in the bus, after Homer plowed the road for the bus, the sidewalk is covered in snow except for Martin's footprints. Then, when he gets out, the sidewalk has been shovelled, as there is no snow on it. Following this, Bart is pelted by snowballs, which sends him falling face-first into the sidewalk, which is once again covered in snow.
Continuity mistake: After Krusty is done doing the special promotion commercial, he is given a telegram informing him of the Soviet boycott. However, this is a flashback, and at this point in time Krusty is illiterate (as will later be established in season 1) so he shouldn't be able to read the telegram.
Continuity mistake: When Roger Meyers throws his nameplate at the writer the second time, the animation is repeated from when he threw it at him earlier. It's more obvious because his mouth doesn't match what he's saying and the background is orange instead of purple like the rest of the scene.
Continuity mistake: When Homer and Bart are watching a clip of Sideshow Mel on wowee sauce and Bart then says "I'd give anything to go to that show", he has nothing in his hand. The shot cuts to Homer and he then says "I'd sell my first born son" and then the shot cuts back to Bart. When the shot cuts back to Bart, a Buzz cola can has appeared in his hand out of nowhere.
Continuity mistake: When the dentist shows Ralph the Big Book of British Smiles, he first shows him a picture of Sherlock Holmes with horrid teeth and all of his teeth are there. When Ralph starts getting terrified of it, it shows the same picture, but this time one of his teeth on the bottom right hand corner of his mouth is missing.