The Simpsons

The Joy of Sect - S9-E13

Plot hole: When the group are watching the brainwashing video, you can see Burns in the audience. Why is he there? He wasn't brainwashed with the rest of the group as we saw later in the episode. Later, he just disappears from the front row.

The Joy of Sect - S9-E13

Continuity mistake: When Frink collapses at the table, his sleeves are green. When it cuts to a wide shot, they are yellow.

The Joy of Sect - S9-E13

Continuity mistake: When Bart and Lisa are in the compound, just before Bart gets brainwashed, the bags that were behind Lisa disappear. Homer and Marge were on the other side of the room, so they couldn't have picked them up.

Bart Carny - S9-E12

Factual error: Sharks cannot just reverse backwards like that one did under the glass bottom boat. The only way sharks can go backwards is either swimming around in a circle or allowing the current to carry them.

Lisa's Sax - S9-E3

Plot hole: In this episode, Homer repeatedly says that they have no air-con or thermostat, but we saw that they had a thermostat in the first clip show episode. What happened to it?

Bart Carny - S9-E12

Continuity mistake: When Homer is talking through the door to Cooder about getting the house back, the shot is through the fisheye lens on the door and you can see Marge, Bart and Lisa smiling. The very next shot, they suddenly have a frown in no available time.

The Cartridge Family - S9-E5

Other mistake: When Homer is muttering whilst walking up and down the home landing at night after being told he has to wait 5 days to receive his gun/license, Lisa being awoken by his muttering complains that it is 3am but her bedside clock shows 9.50/21.50. (00:06:55)

Gal of Constant Sorrow - S27-E14

Continuity mistake: When Homer returns from work to get the cat out of the plug socket, he removes the plug socket cover without removing any of the plugs, but when Homer realises that the cat is in the ceiling, both the plug socket cover and the plugs have now been removed from the wall.

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Orange Is the New Yellow - S27-E22

Other mistake: When Chief Wiggum contacts "Rafe Waggum's" parents on his phone, he dials the number and places the phone to his ear, but the phone displays the menu screen and not the call screen.

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Dead Putting Society - S2-E6

Continuity mistake: Flanders is seen signing the agreement with his right hand. In later episodes, he is known for being left-handed.

Last Tap Dance in Springfield - S11-E20

Continuity mistake: Milhouse is barefoot when he and Bart discover the lion, but seconds later, when it chases them, he is wearing his shoes again.

Simprovised - S27-E21

Continuity mistake: As Homer begins his improv act, Lisa is seated elbow-to-elbow with Dr. Nick. In the long shot view from the rear, she is much further from Dr. Nick.

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Simprovised - S27-E21

Continuity mistake: Lenny and Carl's seating in the auditorium changes from being down close to the stage to being higher up and further from the stage.

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Simprovised - S27-E21

Continuity mistake: Before Homer begins his speech to the nuclear power plant employees, Lenny and Carl are wearing white/off white shirts with ties. After the speech, Lenny is wearing his usual green shirt with suspenders and Carl his usual gray jacket.

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Das Bus - S9-E14

Character mistake: When Martin Prince supposedly represents Finland's culture for their recreation of the U.N at the Model U.N. Club Martin's outfit is not in fact a Finnish national costume. The outfit he is wearing actually resembles a traditional Sámi outfit. The Sámi people are the indigenous people living in Northern Europe. The specific style of Martin's outfit has characteristics that are more typical to the Sámi on the Swedish side of Sápmi. (00:02:15)

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

Continuity mistake: When Roofi is singing at the concert, the Roofi head on the curtain is facing the left. Later, it is facing the right.

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Bart Gets An F - S2-E1

Other mistake: When the town is singing the Christmas carol you can see Sideshow Bob, who was arrested and jailed in series 1. We know he hasn't been released, as that's a plot point over the show. (00:18:10)

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Bart Gets An F - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: The colour of the school changes from yellow when Martin and Bart are talking before the test to grey when Bart has spoken to Otto about being held back. (00:07:00 - 00:11:00)

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Homer's Night Out - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: When Marge kicks Homer out he turns away from the door. When she slams the door he is now stood facing it completely. (00:12:40)

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Continuity mistake: In the title sequence Mr. Largo has a baton in his hand when conducting. This disappears as he stops conducting to throw Lisa out. (00:00:50)

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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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