The Simpsons
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Mr. Plow - S4-E9

Continuity mistake: When Homer drives up to the bridge on the mountain to save Barney, half of it is covered with snow, then in the next shot, the snow is gone.

Secrets of a Successful Marriage - S5-E22

Continuity mistake: When Homer comes into the kitchen he is holding a pipe in his left hand. But in the next shot you see him holding up the ruined jacket with his left hand, then in the next shot his hand is back in his pocket.

Much Apu About Nothing - S7-E23

Continuity mistake: Homer comes to the Kwik-E-Mart with the new 'American Apu' and sees him reading a magazine. When Apu walks over to Homer, his magazine disappears.

Homer Alone - S3-E15

Continuity mistake: In the scene Marge goes crazy in the car, Homer is let through, and he passes under 'distressed mother' police tape, but in the next shot, the tape has disappeared.

Tree House of Horror VI - S7-E6

Continuity mistake: When the advertisement of Kent Brockman comes to life he is a thin cut out from a bill board, however the next time you see him he is in the shape of Kent Brockman and no longer thin.

Marge vs. Singles, Seniors, Childless Couples and Teens, and Gays - S15-E8

Continuity mistake: When we see the town at the meeting, Smithers is sitting in front of Selma. In the next shot, though, Smithers is suddenly on stage holding the 'SSCCATAGAPP' sign and Lenny is sitting in front of Selma. (00:08:50)

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Radio Bart - S3-E13

Other mistake: When Bart falls down the well because Eddie tripped the rope, why would there be rocks falling down with him? (00:16:00)

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Much Apu About Nothing - S7-E23

Continuity mistake: In the early scene where the Simpsons are gathered around the table to eat, you can see that they are eating slices of pie. However, on some of the long shots, the food on their plates changes and looks more like mashed potato and vegetables. Also, in the same scene, in one shot of Lisa, you can see Bart's hand over her plate, but when the angle changes, it is behind her plate.

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Alone Again Natura-Diddly - S11-E14

Continuity mistake: Homer's watch disappears when he is getting his car fixed.

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I Married Marge - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: When Homer sees that Bart and Lisa aren't listening to his story, he looks around the living room while sitting on the couch. He appears beside the window in the next shot. (00:03:30)

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I Married Marge - S3-E12

Other mistake: When Homer leaves the window, the TV is in a different area of the living room. (00:03:50)

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I Married Marge - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: In the flashback, at the Aztec Theater, the person in front of Marge and Homer changes. (00:04:40)

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Springfield Connection - S6-E23

Continuity mistake: When Marge is shopping, there is a blue baby seat in her trolley. In a following shot of her running with the trolley and it going into the cheese display, the seat has gone.

Saturdays of Thunder - S3-E9

Continuity mistake: At the institute, Dave puts his hand on his son twice, and they also swap positions between shots. (00:10:00)

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Saturdays of Thunder - S3-E9

Continuity mistake: At the Institute, the clipboard Dave is holding repeatedly switches arms between shots. It also disappears entirely. (00:09:35 - 00:10:35)

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This Little Wiggy - S9-E18

Continuity mistake: When the family are walking through the car park after the visit to the Knowledgeium they walk by a purple car and there is a quick visual of a blue car in the bottom left hand corner of the screen.They immediately stop and they are now next to a pink and brown car.

Bart on the Road - S7-E20

Audio problem: When Lisa visits Homer at the plant, they are playing astronauts with the radiation suits. When they spin around and around, Homer is laughing but his mouth stays the same.

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Deep Space Homer - S5-E15

Continuity mistake: When Homer is in space, when he is about to free the ants, the crisps that he opened earlier have disappeared from the background. This type of mistake happens again when both the crisps and the ants disappear and reappear between shots.

The Otto Show - S3-E22

Continuity mistake: Near the end of the episode, when Skinner shouts at Ralph to shut up, the sky outside the bus changes from nightime to daytime between shots. (00:14:15)

Krusty Gets Busted - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: After Sideshow Bob finishes reading his book and puts it on the table, the pages of the book change from yellow to red between shots.

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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