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Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: At the end of 'The Shining, ' the family sits in the snow, Homer holding Willie's portable TV. Later, when they're frozen, Homer is holding nothing, although the TV's snow-topped antenna is still there. Additionally, Homer's left shoulder is missing. This is all due to the lack of correct colorization.

Bart's Comet - S6-E14

Revealing mistake: In the scene where the family is in the car, driving home from the town hall meeting, Homer says "the whole reason we have elected officials is so we don't have to think all the time!" When he says "don't" a second collar appears beneath the right collar of his shirt, and then disappears after he says "time." (00:11:20)

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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Bart vs. Australia - S6-E16

Character mistake: Burkina Faso is listed as being among the Southern Hemisphere locations Bart called when Homer is looking over the phone bill; since Burkina Faso is completely within the Northern Hemisphere, it would have made no sense for Bart to call there.

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Suggested correction: It may not make sense, but Bart isn't exactly the sharpest tool in the shed. In this same episode, he looked at his globe and thought Rand McNally was a country and was convinced by Lisa that the citizens there wear hats on their feet and that hamburgers eat people. Additionally, he could have just decided to prank call someone there if for no other reason than he thought the name of the country was funny.

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Entirely possible, but since Bart had a globe right there to refer to, even someone with his limited geographical knowledge would have been able to tell that Burkina Faso is in the Northern hemisphere, unlike the other locations he did call as depicted in the montage (Antarctica, Argentina, unspecified South American nation, etc).

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Using his globe to determine which countries to call does not negate the possibility of him also calling a number in Burkina Faso for whatever reason suited him. It's ultimately a character decision and not a mistake.

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Grandpa vs. Sexual Inadequacy - S6-E10

Continuity mistake: On the book on conspiracy theories that Bart buys, there's a picture on the back of the author. The picture changes several times throughout the episode.

Grandpa vs. Sexual Inadequacy - S6-E10

Continuity mistake: When Homer and Grandpa are trying to sell the tonic at the mall, when Homer is trying to sell tonic to the Critical Man, all the tonic bottles on the table are actually empty. In the next shot, they're full.

Grandpa vs. Sexual Inadequacy - S6-E10

Revealing mistake: When Doctor Hibbert drinks the bottle of tonic, the amount of tonic never actually changes even though it should have gone down a considerable bit.

Grandpa vs. Sexual Inadequacy - S6-E10

Continuity mistake: When Lisa jumps off the tyre swing, her dress is fairly dirty. When Homer drives off, the bottom is dirtier than before.

Grandpa vs. Sexual Inadequacy - S6-E10

Continuity mistake: At the old Simpson home, Grandpa and Homer run into each other and collide on the porch. In this shot, the windows are dark, but in the next, all the windows are instantly lit up by the fire, which would not be possible in the given time.

Fear of Flying - S6-E11

Continuity mistake: When the snake from the cashier bites Moe, the bites on his arm never change and only remain in the one spot even though the snake bit several different spots on his arm.

Fear of Flying - S6-E11

Continuity mistake: In the scene in the airport bar, two pilots sitting next to each other have brown and gray hair, respectively. When they stand up, the hair has switched colours.

Fear of Flying - S6-E11

Continuity mistake: On the plane, where Marge is starting to act up due to her fear of flying, Homer and Marge's seat-belts have mysteriously disappeared.

Grandpa vs. Sexual Inadequacy - S6-E10

Continuity mistake: When the janitor shows Marge and Homer into the Utility Room, the only equipment in there is a couple of mops. Later, the janitor comes back and pulls out a big vacuum cleaner that we never saw previously.

Grandpa vs. Sexual Inadequacy - S6-E10

Continuity mistake: At the retirement home, Grandpa pulls out some medicine from his cupboard. In the next shot, another medicine bottle that wasn't in the previous shots appears.

Grandpa vs. Sexual Inadequacy - S6-E10

Other mistake: When Grandpa throws the bottle to Homer, look at the bottle - at the angle it was thrown at, it should have missed Homer completely.

Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In "Nightmare Cafeteria", Mrs Krabappel sends Wendell into detention and you can see there is a book on her desk. But from an overhead view, the book has gone and there is now paper in front of Mrs Krabappel.

Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In "Nightmare Cafeteria", when Jimbo Jones is speaking to Bart at the table in the lunchroom, they are initially sitting in front of a cabinet, but in the next shot they are sitting in front of a picture.

Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In "Nightmare Cafeteria", Lunchlady Doris is speaking to Principal Skinner in the lunchroom and you can see she has nothing in her mouth, but a couple of shots later a cigarette suddenly appears.

Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In "Nightmare Cafeteria", at the Oktoberfest, Bart and Milhouse are sitting at a table and you can see there is nothing in front of them, but when a waitress comes to their table in the next shot, a chocolate cake suddenly appears.

Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In "Time and Punishment", the family stand up to see Flanders on the television set in front of them at the breakfast table and you can see there is nothing behind Marge on the table, but when the camera angle changes in the next shot, a glass has suddenly appeared.

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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