The Simpsons

Pay Pal - S25-E21

Continuity mistake: When Marge puts down a dollar note on the scanner and takes the cake before leaving the supermarket with Maggie, the position of the dollar note on the scanner changes between shots.

Pay Pal - S25-E21

Continuity mistake: When the man is talking to the cashier in the supermarket after Marge and Maggie left, there is a dollar bill on the scanner. When the cashier tells him to "shut up", the dollar bill has gone.

Pay Pal - S25-E21

Continuity mistake: In a full view of Ear Poison on the stage at the block party, there are two guitarists next to the drummer, who were not next to him in the previous shot.

Pay Pal - S25-E21

Continuity mistake: When Marge and Homer are in bed, Homer puts down his glasses when she asks him why they don't have any couples' friends. When Marge says "I want friends!", we cut back to Homer and his glasses are nowhere to be seen.

Pay Pal - S25-E21

Continuity mistake: When Homer comes into the kitchen after Marge turned on the food mixer and got the room covered in mixture, you can see there is mixture in Marge's hair, but when we see her in the next shot, the mixture has gone.

Lisa the Vegetarian - S7-E5

Continuity mistake: In the cafeteria scene, the shots from Lisa's perspective show glass protectors with signs where the food is. However, when the shot switches to Lunch lady Doris' perspective, the protectors are gone.

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Bart Gets An F - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: The door to Mrs. Krabappel's classroom has a window, but when Bart fakes being sick then walks out of the class (we see the desks as the door closes), the door's window has vanished, and the doorknob has switched sides as well. Additionally, earlier, when Bart deliberately falls off his chair in class, note that one of the bars on the back of his chair has gone missing. (00:07:35)

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Please Homer, Don't Hammer 'Em - S18-E3

Continuity mistake: As the workmen begin to leave site after hearing that Homer is unable to pay them, a couple of tools are dropped on the ground; however, in the following shot, facing back towards the cabinet where Homer is hiding, the tools have disappeared.

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Bart Gets An F - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: When Bart fails the test despite having actually studied, we see the two red "X" marks in the center row of the multiple choice questions, but after Mrs. Krabappel passes Bart because he applied practical knowledge, when Homer hangs the test up on the fridge those two "X" marks in the center have vanished.

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Bart Gets An F - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: Bart's bedroom is on the opposite side of the stairs, with his window facing out to the backyard, but after his prayer his bedroom window is facing The Front of the house. Additionally, the style of his window changes as well, going from two horizontal sliding panes with no muntins, to a vertical sliding window with two muntins when Marge pulls the curtain back, then to a having only one muntin when Bart opens his window.

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Bart Gets An F - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: When Bart is called up to give his oral book report keep your eye on Bart's book, Treasure Island, and the direction of its binding. The book's binding should be to the left of The Front cover, which has the picture of a pirate wearing a black hat, but the binding changes to the right side (note the cover picture/title) of the cover at times, and when he mentions the publisher the book also changes how it's held by Bart. (00:02:10)

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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.

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The Cartridge Family - S9-E5

TV Announcer: The Continental Soccer Association is coming to Springfield. It's all here: fast kicking, low scoring. And ties? You bet.
Bart: Hey Dad, how come you've never taken us to see a soccer game?
Homer: I don't know.
TV Announcer: You'll see all your favorite soccer stars. Like Arriaga, Arriaga II, Barriaga, Aruglia, and Pizzozza.
Homer: Oh, I've never heard of those people.
TV Announcer: And they'll all be signing autographs.
Homer: Woohoo!
TV Announcer: This match will determine once and for all which nation is the greatest on Earth. Mexico or Portugal.

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Trivia: Maggie scans as $847.63 in the supermarket at the beginning (not NRA4EVER, as Troy Maclure asserts in 3F31 "The Simpsons 138th Episode Spectacular), the price it costs to feed and care for the average American baby every month.

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Tree House of Horror V - S6-E6

Question: Homer travels back in time and causes changes by what he does in the past, like stepping on a bug. I once saw a movie with the same basic plot: some people travel back in time and are told to be careful not to disturb anything, but when they return to their time everything has changed. In the end they discover it was because they stepped on a butterfly. Does anyone know the name of this movie?

Answer: I'm not sure if this is the one you're thinking of, but an episode of "Ray Bradbury Theatre," called "A Sound of Thunder," dealt with a similar matter: a group of hunters travel back in time to hunt dinosaurs, only to find things have changed when they get back because someone stepped on a butterfly.

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