The Simpsons

Bart's Comet - S6-E14

Continuity mistake: The location of the comet in the sky changes direction at several points. Whilst it's apparent size and altitude will of course change, the direction it is coming from cannot. As an example, it is seen looming over the power plant towers, but when Ned is on the hill, it's no longer there.

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Bart's Comet - S6-E14

Plot hole: If there were too many people in the shelter when Homer was trying to shut the door, how could Ned easily walk up to his family and then outside?

Bart's Comet - S6-E14

Revealing mistake: When everyone is in Ned's shelter, the woman in the top left hand corner with brown hair and brown skin briefly has 2 pupils in each eye.

Homie the Clown - S6-E15

Continuity mistake: Just before Homer (dressed as Krusty) is picked up by Officer Wiggum, his car is brightly painted and has wobbly clown wheels. When he pulls over it's back to the ordinary dented purple car he usually drives.

Homie the Clown - S6-E15

Continuity mistake: In the last scene when Homer is about to attempt the loop trick, it is seen several times that the Mafia guys are not standing in a straight line. In all shots they are except the one where Homer fails, and then says "Ta da,". The Mafia are shown head to head in a straight line.

Bart vs. Australia - S6-E16

Continuity mistake: When Bart and Lisa are looking at the globe, Bart points out Argentina and 'Ran McNally.' 1) Next time you see the globe, it is showing Africa and Asia 2) Asia is shown incorrectly and 3) The equator has disappeared.

Bart vs. Australia - S6-E16

Continuity mistake: When Homer is threatening to boot the Prime Minister, he is holding him still with his left arm. When the shot goes to behind Homer, he has his right arm on the Prime Minister's shoulder. When the shot cuts back to a direct view of Homer, his right arm isn't touching the PM.

Bart vs. Australia - S6-E16

Factual error: The Suburb of Wooloomooloo where the chase starts is in Sydney, and the Simpson family are chased all the way to the American Embassy which is in Canberra, a distance of at least 150 kilometres. That's some impressive running, especially for Homer.

Bart vs. Australia - S6-E16

Character mistake: Burkina Faso is listed as being among the Southern Hemisphere locations Bart called when Homer is looking over the phone bill; since Burkina Faso is completely within the Northern Hemisphere, it would have made no sense for Bart to call there.

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Suggested correction: It may not make sense, but Bart isn't exactly the sharpest tool in the shed. In this same episode, he looked at his globe and thought Rand McNally was a country and was convinced by Lisa that the citizens there wear hats on their feet and that hamburgers eat people. Additionally, he could have just decided to prank call someone there if for no other reason than he thought the name of the country was funny.

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Entirely possible, but since Bart had a globe right there to refer to, even someone with his limited geographical knowledge would have been able to tell that Burkina Faso is in the Northern hemisphere, unlike the other locations he did call as depicted in the montage (Antarctica, Argentina, unspecified South American nation, etc).

zendaddy621

Using his globe to determine which countries to call does not negate the possibility of him also calling a number in Burkina Faso for whatever reason suited him. It's ultimately a character decision and not a mistake.

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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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