Continuity mistake: At the birthday party Maggie is playing in the sandbox with one of Apu's kids. She and Apu's son both have pink with green polka-dots party hats on. After she is taken out of the sandbox by Moe, Homer takes her and she keeps squirming out of his arms. Look on her head and you'll see that her party hat has disappeared, and never comes back.
Continuity mistake: Near the beginning of the episode, Bart is thinking what it would be like to get out of school, you can see his desk quite well and there is nothing on it. But when Bart has finished thinking, a piece of paper has just appeared on his desk.
Continuity mistake: At the very end of the episode, when the kids are lined up to wait to see whether Otto is back driving the bus, there are several shots that switch back and forth between a direct view of the kids and a shot from behind. Lisa changes position between shots. (00:21:15)
Continuity mistake: When Marge sees Homer's car parked illegally over 3 handicapped spots you can see a car parked near Homer's that is orange. Later in the scene when Marge starts writing a ticket up for Homer the car next to Homer's is now a dark brown. (00:14:35 - 00:15:05)
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)
Continuity mistake: At the end of the episode in church when the group of parishioners moves forward to forgive Ned there is a woman amongst the group who has light green hair. However, when there is a wide angle shot of the group again she is nowhere to be seen.