The Simpsons

The 7 Beer Itch - S32-E5

Continuity mistake: While Lily continues to "light up all the men's lives, except Homer's," when she walks into the power plant with picnic lunches, Homer is wearing a solid peach colored tie, but in the next shot it's a striped peach and pink tie. (00:11:00)

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The 7 Beer Itch - S32-E5

Continuity mistake: At the end, when Lily is back at a pub in England and meets Homer's doppelganger, his single shirt pocket and button are at his right side, but as he and Lily leave the pub arm in arm his shirt pocket and button are on the opposite side. (00:20:20)

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Continuity mistake: Seymour's time as a POW in Vietnam changes throughout the show. One episode he mentions having been one for a year and a half. Another one he says it was two years. A third one he says it was three years.

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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)

Homer's Barbershop Quartet - S5-E1

Continuity mistake: When you see a shot of the church from outside in the scene where the bee sharps sing there, look closely at the sign. It says 'Also: The Bee Sharps', only they don't name themselves that until later on in that episode.

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Continuity mistake: When Bart leaves the school, you can see that his skateboard is green and perfectly flat. But when he is skating through the crowd and past the people at the bus stop, the skateboard has an orange stripe down the middle and is raised at the rear.

Bart Gets a Z - S21-E2

Continuity mistake: Ms. Krabapple takes the cellular devices from the children in her class and puts them in a Laramie Cigarette box. She dumps the box into a desk drawer filled with frogs. A few seconds later there is a shot of the class from her point of view with all of their cellular devices on their desks. (00:03:00 - 00:08:15)

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Lisa's First Word - S4-E10

Continuity mistake: In the bit where they sit on the sofa at the start of each episode, there is one rather long one where it starts off with the Simpsons dancing in a line, then gradually evolves into a circus with elephants and men dancing around fire. Look closely in between Homer's right leg and the dancing woman on his right. There is a pile of books on the little shelf underneath the lamp and telephone, and just as the camera starts zooming out from the line of dancing, the orange book on the left noticeably changes to purple. (00:01:20)

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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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Question: Which episodes feature the "Howling Dog" (usually used on outside shots of buildings)?

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