The Simpsons

Bart of Darkness - S6-E1

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Lisa runs into the attic as she dives behind the chest she rattles a bird cage, later when Ned faints you can see that the bird cage has disappeared.

Lisa's Rival - S6-E2

Continuity mistake: The position of Ralph's Star Wars action figures changes the two times they show his diorama.

Lisa's Rival - S6-E2

Continuity mistake: During the diorama show, they cut to a shot of Milhouse, and his glasses are broken and taped together. But when he's shown a second time, they are back to normal.

Lisa's Rival - S6-E2

Continuity mistake: When Nelson does his "Grapes of Wrath" demonstration, it splatters all over Skinner's jacket. When he walks over to the rest of the dioramas his jacket is clean again.

Itchy & Scratchyland - S6-E4

Continuity mistake: Homer's two hairs over his head are dishevelled when the family arrive at Itchy and Scratchy land due to whatever has happened on the detour - however, it suddenly changes to being like he normally has it in the last frame that shows the family in the car, before the car park is shown.

Itchy & Scratchyland - S6-E4

Continuity mistake: When Cletus takes a picture of one of the robots at the parade, the old lady next to him changes from black to white between shots.

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Sideshow Bob Roberts - S6-E5

Continuity mistake: Bart is thrown onto his front yard from Sideshow Bob's limo. The campaign buttons pinned to Bart's shirt by Bob's goons in the previous shot have disappeared.

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Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In 'The Shinning,' Homer is chasing his family with an axe. They are hiding behind a curtain, and then they run outside, away from Homer, opening only one of the double doors. In the following overhead shot of them running through the snow, both doors are now open. (00:07:30)

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Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In 'Time and Punishment,' the blue button on the toaster occasionally differs from being at the bottom of the lever to suddenly at the top, visible in the first shots of Homer fixing the toaster and between shots after Homer sits on the pink fish. (00:09:25 - 00:12:45)

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Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In 'Time and Punishment,' in the basement, as soon as Homer puts the back of the toaster back on, two pink wires taped to the side of the toaster suddenly appear. (00:09:30)

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Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In 'Time and Punishment,' Homer goes back in time, then returns, and the kitchen table has plates of food, cutlery and glasses all set out. Then when Homer is informed that Ned is the Lord of the Universe, the house starts shaking, but you can see the table is now totally clear. (00:11:15)

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Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In 'Time and Punishment,' when the machine picks up the Simpsons' house, to take it to the 'Re-Neducation Centre,' the garage is on the wrong side of the house. It is on the correct side in the following shots of Homer returning. (00:11:20)

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Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In 'Time and Punishment,' when Homer exits the basement, he discovers Bart and Lisa are giants, and he then screams and runs back to the "basement" - however the same door that leads to the basement seconds ago, now leads to a green -carpeted room, and the basement seems to have vanished. The door is also hinged on the wrong side. (00:12:50)

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Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In 'Nightmare Cafeteria,' in the opening shot we see Bart standing on a desk in the back row. It cuts to a closeup, and he is now on a desk in the second row from the back, as well as people appearing around him, such as Milhouse, who wasn't even in the classroom in the opening shot. (00:15:25)

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Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In 'Nightmare Cafeteria,' when Lunchlady Doris spills food on Jimbo, it only goes onto him. In the next shot it is also all over the table. (00:16:15)

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Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In 'Nightmare Cafeteria,' Lisa and Bart run into the basement, to tell Marge they are cooking kids at school. Between shots Bart and Lisa swap places. (00:18:15)

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Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In "Time and Punishment", when Homer returns to the basement after his first time travel, there is a scorch mark on the work bench where the toaster was placed when he turned it on. The angle changes to a shot from the stairs, and the scorch mark is gone. Later in the episode, the mark is back on the bench.

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Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: When Skinner is cooking the kids, he and the cook are chasing Bart, Lisa, and Milhouse. From the back, he has an apron tied around his neck. In the next shot, he puts on an apron.

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Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: When the Simpsons shed their skin at the end, the skin falls to the floor. In the next shot it's gone.

Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In the third story, the five remaining students are all in one classroom - Bart, Lisa, Milhouse, Wendell, and Ralph. Ralph disappears when the other four try to escape.

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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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