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The Sweeney

Hearts and Minds - S4-E11

Continuity mistake: During the car chase when the camera is inside the Sweeney Granada, a green Fiat can be seen driving in the other direction. The shot immediately changes to outside the car and the Fiat has gone.

Hearts and Minds - S4-E11

Continuity mistake: When the squad car is on its way to Sussex to investigate the camper van, it is escorted by a police motorcyclist, but when the squad car arrives at the scene the police motorcyclist is already there and standing next to his bike.

In from the Cold - S3-E2

Other mistake: During the hold up when Medhurst is sprung from the police van, the breakdown truck used to pull the doors of the van reverses towards the police van twice after releasing the chains off the doors before driving away, and the camera lights are reflected in the side of the white getaway car.

Stoppo Driver - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: When Regan and Carter are waiting for Cooney to pick them up in the car, look at the row of parked cars behind them when a truck passes between them and the camera. A Ford Capri suddenly appears parked behind the white Ford Anglia.

The Placer - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: When Carter gets a puncture while driving the red van, as he gets out of the van there is a house on the opposite side of the road, but when the angle changes as Carter looks at the punctured wheel, the house is not there.

Jackpot - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Regan arrives at the block of flats to speak to Biggleswade's parents, the squad car parks between a blue Ford Cortina and a white Fiat 128 parked a distance behind. In the next shot from the flats walkway looking down the white Fiat is parked right behind the squad car.

Jack or Knave - S4-E14

Continuity mistake: In the final scene Regan hails a taxi as it pulls in the taxi is passed by a green Jaguar and a yellow Ford Transit. When the angle changes, these two vehicles should pass by, but they don't. Then when the taxi turns round and drives off, the vehicles in front of it should have been seen in the previous angle but they weren't.

Jack or Knave - S4-E14

Factual error: When Carter is reading the newspaper there is no date on the front page.

Jack or Knave - S4-E14

Visible crew/equipment: When Carter is chasing the teenager with the number plates, people standing around watching the filming can be seen in every shot.

Nightmare - S4-E5

Continuity mistake: In the yard behind the furniture shop when Regan and Carter are nearly crushed by the reversing van they escape by climbing up some old cabinets and then jumping on the van roof. Regan then jumps down on the bonnet before banging on the windscreen and having a go at the driver. Carter has disappeared when he should be visible on the van roof. Then when the Irish man comes out of the shop Carter has reappeared, climbing down from the roof to the bonnet of the van, also the two stunt doubles have darker hair than John Thaw and Dennis Waterman.

Drag Act - S4-E3

Continuity mistake: In the final scene when the squad car passes the zebra crossing Julie is working on, there are no vehicles behind the squad car, but in the next shot of Julie on the crossing a lot of cars have suddenly appeared.

Loving Arms - S3-E11

Continuity mistake: When Regan and Carter search Blakeley's garage the squad car is parked to the left of the garage entrance, after they have returned to the car the shots from inside the car show it is parked across the garage entrance.

Sweet Smell of Succession - S3-E8

Revealing mistake: After the car chase, when the Jaguar crashes and the driver gets out you can see that the Jag's drivers seat is fitted with a motor racing harness instead of the normal road seat belt for the stunt.

Sweet Smell of Succession - S3-E8

Revealing mistake: When Tarley is hitting Arlene in the face you can see that his hand passes in front of Arlene's face, not actually hitting her, and when he hits her the third time, Arlene reacts too soon and moves her head before she is hit.

Money, Money, Money - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the car chase a silver Hillman Hunter is parked on the left hand side of the road when the squad car is chasing after Sleeman. It wasn't there a few seconds earlier when the camera was following Sleeman's car.

Selected Target - S3-E1

Other mistake: The registration number of the Blue Triumph 2500pi squad car is TPA931N on the rear and UUV931N on the front.

I Want the Man - S2-E11

Character mistake: When the Flying squad officer is driving the white van in front off the green security van, he says on the radio that the suspect car driving in front of the green van is a blue Ford Zephyr - the blue car is actually a Ford Zodiac.

Faces - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: In the first scene of part three, the outside shots show the squad car driving over a bridge over the river Thames. As soon as the shots are inside the car they are driving past a sports ground.

Faces - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: During the car chase the Jag spins round, the Sweeney's Ford Granada is behind it, then next shot the squad's blue Ford Cortina is behind it. Then at the crossroads the blue Cortina is driving towards the Jag from the other direction.

Golden Fleece - S2-E7

Visible crew/equipment: In the final scene when Regan is forcing open the boot on the villain's jag, camera lights are reflected in the police car parked behind it.

Chalk and Cheese - S2-E1

Revealing mistake: After robbing the DeCourceys Tommy Garret takes the keys from their Rolls Royce and throws them into the trees, but he actually doesn't throw anything at all.

Chalk and Cheese - S2-E1

Visible crew/equipment: After Garret and Nunn have robbed the DeCourceys the crew and lighting equipment are reflected in the side of the orange Porsche just before they drive off.

Cover Story - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: In the final scene when Regan and Carter are being chased by the police car they take a left hand corner past a building with two red doors. There are no cars parked outside, but when the police car passes there is a blue Datsun parked there.

The Placer - S1-E7

Visible crew/equipment: Camera lights are reflected in the side of the villain's jag arrives when it arrives at the warehouse.

Hearts and Minds - S4-E11

Continuity mistake: As soon as the camper van is lifted out of the lake, Carter gets inside it and it is dry, despite the doors being open when it was in the water, and water pouring out of it while the crane was lifting it out of the lake.

Supersnout - S2-E3

Character mistake: When Stickley is on the phone to Regan he tells him that the robbers will be in a Bedford van but they are in a Ford Transit van.

Bait - S4-E7

Continuity mistake: When the camera is looking out the window of the flat being used for surveillance, Lennie and Tolman drive past the parked Sweeney silver Ford Granada, a red Peugeot, a blue Peugeot estate, an empty space, then a white Hillman Superminx. The camera then changes to inside the car - Lennie and Tolman pass the Granada and the two Peugeots a second time but there is a brown Ford Cortina parked where the white Hillman Superminx was. Lennie and Tolman drive round the block and drive past a second time, you see the brown Cortina, but when Lennie parks the car in the empty space next to the blue Peugeot estate, the white superminx is back where the brown Ford Cortina was.

Bait - S4-E7

Continuity mistake: When Tolman and Lennie first drive past Joan's flat, the Sweeney's silver Ford Granada is parked right up against the Mini parked behind it. When they drive past a second time there is a gap between the Granada and the Mini.

Bait - S4-E7

Visible crew/equipment: When Tolman first arrives at the country house in the Ford Zodiac you can see the camera lights reflected in the window when he opens the driver's door.

Money, Money, Money - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: During the car chase when the sweeney Ford Granada is chasing Sleman's Renault, in some shots the bonnet on the Granada has been released but at the end of the chase it is closed, which couldn't have been done when the car was being driven.

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