The Simpsons

Tree House of Horror VII - S8-E1

Continuity mistake: In "The Thing and I", when the family are having their breakfast, you can there is a cup next to Marge's bowl, but when Homer gets up from his chair to go to the fridge, the cup is now near the edge of the table.

Tree House of Horror VII - S8-E1

Continuity mistake: In "The Thing and I", when Bart and Lisa come out of their bedrooms at the beginning, their doors are only partially open but in the next shot they are now fully open.

Homer's Enemy - S8-E23

Continuity mistake: After Milhouse explains to Bart how the warehouse collapsed, he appears to be bald for some reason.


In Marge We Trust - S8-E22

Continuity mistake: During a shot of everyone at church, Carl is seen with a red sweater, after Homer says "Dammnit!", Carl's sweater turns blue.


Homer vs. the 18th Amendment - S8-E18

Continuity mistake: Carl and Lenny are seen at both Moe's and at the St. Patrick's Day parade, which are happening simultaneously.


Brother From Another Series - S8-E16

Continuity mistake: Reverend Lovejoy is standing behind Sideshow Bob during his speech, but in one shot, he is standing with the protesters, then back behind Bob.


Brother From Another Series - S8-E16

Continuity mistake: While Sideshow Bob is walking out of prison and towards the protesters, Carl's hair is red.


A Milhouse Divided - S8-E6

Continuity mistake: After Marge bites the candle down to a smaller size, the candle turns back to its original size for a frame.


Bart After Dark - S8-E5

Continuity mistake: During Bart's stand-up comedy routine, Dr. Nick is seen wearing his usual white lab coat, but in the very next shot of the audience laughing, he is not wearing a coat.


Lisa's Date with Density - S8-E7

Continuity mistake: In Lisa's music class, there is a wide shot of the entire class. Üter sits next to Milhouse Van Houten in this shot. However, in the next shot, it's Ralph Wiggum. In a following shot of the entire class, it's Üter again. They both replace each other in the same seat.

El Viaje Misterioso de Nuestro Homer (a.k.a. The Mysterious Voyage of Our Homer) - S8-E9

Continuity mistake: When Homer is freaking out and starting to hallucinate after eating a few peppers, Jasper is behind a tent stall when Homer is running away from Ned Flanders, but just seconds later when Homer falls to the floor, Jasper is in front of Homer.

Grade School Confidential - S8-E19

Continuity mistake: Edna Krabappel's name on the envelope is misspelled as "Enda" when Bart is opening and reading the letter, but is spelled correctly when viewed in close-up.

Brother From Another Series - S8-E16

Continuity mistake: Sideshow Bob's seat belt is on in one shot but gone in the next when he has been released from prison.

Casual Person

My Sister, My Sitter - S8-E17

Continuity mistake: When Lisa arrives at Dr. Nick's, amongst the wheelbarrow line is a Professor Frink (and he's not even first in the cue). However, just a few minutes later, when Lisa ends up in the mud pit, we can see Frink amongst the crowd.

Bart After Dark - S8-E5

Continuity mistake: During the town hall scene, Ruth Powers (the woman with the red bandana) is seen with blondish hair in two shots. All other shots of her during this scene shows her with her usual brown hair.

Brother From Another Series - S8-E16

Continuity mistake: Ruth Powers' hair is red in one of the shots of the protesters. Her hair is brown in other shots of her.

The Simpsons mistake picture Video

Show generally

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)

More mistakes in The Simpsons

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.

More quotes from The Simpsons

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).

More trivia for The Simpsons

Join the mailing list

Separate from membership, this is to get updates about mistakes in recent releases. Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Check out the mistake & trivia books, on Kindle and in paperback.