The Simpsons

Lisa's First Word - S4-E10

Revealing mistake: When Bart is swinging on the clothes line into the night, it is obvious that the brightness has been turned down because the sky is the same colour as in the previous shot. If it were night time, then the sky would be a dark purple colour.

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Homer's Triple Bypass - S4-E11

Continuity mistake: In this episode, Homer closes the curtain on Ned when he is praying. And the curtain is blue. However, a few scenes afterwards, when Homer is talking to Krusty, the curtain is green/beige.

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Marge Gets a Job - S4-E7

Continuity mistake: When Homer and Marge come home from the dinner, Marge is wearing a fancy dress. But when Bart falls out of the house right after Homer walks in, she has her typical green dress on.

Selma's Choice - S4-E13

Continuity mistake: When Selma is on video at the end of the episode, the iguanas's eyes change from yellow to white during the scene, but not between shots.

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Mr. Plow - S4-E9

Continuity mistake: When Marge phones Homer at Moe's, his beer glass is empty when Moe passes him the receiver. But in the next shot when you see Homer, his beer glass is half full again.

Marge in Chains - S4-E21

Audio problem: At the end of the episode the statue of Jimmy Carter with Marge's hairdo is unveiled, and the assembled throng applaud her reaction. They are all chattering away, but no sound is coming out of their mouths - we only hear the sound of clapping.

Lisa's First Word - S4-E10

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.

Mr. Plow - S4-E9

Other mistake: When Homer is crossing the rickety bridge in the snow plow there is no snow on the planks even though he is in a blizzard and the storm couldn't have just started because the path he just came from was covered in snow.

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Last Exit to Springfield - S4-E17

Continuity mistake: When Mr Burns is telling Homer to resign, he has glasses on in the first shot in the scene. However his glasses are on his desk the next shot onwards.

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Marge Gets a Job - S4-E7

Character mistake: Lisa states that Pierre and Marie Curie both died of radiation poisoning. This is incorrect, as only Marie died of radiation poisoning while her husband Pierre was killed by a horse and cart.

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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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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.

Homer's Triple Bypass - S4-E11

Continuity mistake: When Homer begins praying, the room is dark and there is barely any light. When the nurse shushes him, suddenly it's a lot brighter.

Homer's Triple Bypass - S4-E11

Continuity mistake: When Krusty bursts into the room, the shot ends with him having his arms and legs bent. In the next shot, he's straight as a ruler.

Homer's Triple Bypass - S4-E11

Continuity mistake: When Barney and Moe visit Homer, the vase of flowers disappears and then suddenly reappears at the end of the scene.

Homer's Triple Bypass - S4-E11

Continuity mistake: When Nick gives the news about Homer's recovery, the books on the table next to Marge change between shots.

Marge vs. the Monorail - S4-E12

Other mistake: When Homer crashes his car, he just disappears when it hits the tree.

Marge vs. the Monorail - S4-E12

Continuity mistake: The Springfield forest is across the road from the school, but in many other episodes, it is somewhere completely different.

Marge vs. the Monorail - S4-E12

Continuity mistake: Mayor Quimby's suit changes from dark blue to purple throughout the whole town hall scene.

Marge vs. the Monorail - S4-E12

Continuity mistake: When Grandpa Simpson stands up in the town hall, the position and amount of paintings on the wall change several times between shots.

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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