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The Crab with the Golden Claws: Part 2 - S1-E2

Other mistake: At the end, the newspaper with Tintin and Captain Haddock in is an obviously flipped shot.

King Ottokar's Sceptre: Part 2 - S2-E5

Continuity mistake: When Tintin says "If they see me with the scepter they'll know something's wrong", the scepter is visible in his right pocket. 2 shots later, it isn't visible in the pocket. Then it's visible when the shot cuts again.

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King Ottokar's Sceptre: Part 2 - S2-E5

Continuity mistake: When Tintin is in the car with the singer, there is a man next to her. He's wearing a red jumper, but it disappears about 30 seconds later.

The Blue Lotus: Part 2 - S1-E9

Revealing mistake: There's a shot where there's tons of people walking beside the train. The people that walk by repeat as the same people 2 times.

The Calculus Affair: Part 2 - S1-E13

Character mistake: After reaching the border, Snowy finds an umbrella and Tintin states that it is Calculus's umbrella. It isn't Calculus's umbrella - Calculus's umbrella has a brown handle, and this one has a grey handle.

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The Crab with the Golden Claws: Part 1 - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Whilst examining the wrapper with "Karaboudjan" written on it, the "K" is a centimeter away from the letter "A" and all the other letters are about a fifth of a centimeter away from the letters. Tintin then places a magnifying glass above the word "Karaboudjan". After doing this, the "K" that was a centimeter away from the "A" is now a fifth of a centimeter away from the "A", but none of the other letters seem to have changed distances.

The Secret of the Unicorn: Part 1 - S1-E3

Other mistake: When Tintin attempts to break down Captain Haddock's door, there is no key lock hole on the front of the door, but there is a key lock hole on the back of the door.

The Seven Crystal Balls: Part 1 - S3-E3

Continuity mistake: Tintin is on a train, reading a newspaper saying Sanders is in a deep coma and the man next to him says there'll be more to come. When the man starts talking, he is seen with a pipe in his mouth, but in the next shot, the pipe is suddenly longer.

The Seven Crystal Balls: Part 1 - S3-E3

Factual error: When Tintin and Haddock are watching the two clowns performing on stage, the clown of the left is shown stepping in a spilt puddle of water on the stage, but the water is never affected, even when he steps in it. The water just remains completely still and no water is ever shown dripping off the clown's shoe.

The Seven Crystal Balls: Part 1 - S3-E3

Plot hole: Two clown performers finish their act and the curtain closes. Tintin and Haddock then talk for a bit about who will be performing before the musician, but within the span of merely just a few seconds, the next act is suddenly on stage and ready to perform. No way could the clowns have left the stage and the next act have been set up within that short of a time span.

The Seven Crystal Balls: Part 1 - S3-E3

Revealing mistake: When General Alcazar introduces his act, a stagehand appears behind Alcazar, to set down the knives for his act. The stagehand is never seen walking into and entering the frame. He just randomly appears on screen.

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The Seven Crystal Balls: Part 1 - S3-E3

Continuity mistake: After General Alcazar performs his knife throwing act, Tintin says he knew General Alcazar in South Africa. At this moment, Alcazar is onstage standing on his own, but in the next shot, a stage hand has suddenly appeared onstage beside him. The knife holster has also suddenly reappeared onstage.

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The Seven Crystal Balls: Part 1 - S3-E3

Continuity mistake: At the theatre performance, Ragdalam the Fakir is shown putting Madame Yamilah into a state of hypnosis. When Ragdalam starts telling Madame Yamilah that he is putting her into a state of hypnosis, she is facing the audience, but in the next shot, she has suddenly turned 90° to face Ragdalam.

The Seven Crystal Balls: Part 1 - S3-E3

Revealing mistake: After the announcer at the theatre goes to leave the stage as Bianca Castafiore walks onstage, no animation is seen of him leaving the frame, he just randomly vanishes from the shot just as he is about to exit the frame.

The Seven Crystal Balls: Part 1 - S3-E3

Revealing mistake: When the theatre announcer announces Bianca Castafiore, Castafiore is shown walking onstage to perform. There is no animation seen of Castafiore walking into the frame, she just randomly appears in the shot.

The Seven Crystal Balls: Part 1 - S3-E3

Continuity mistake: When Bianca Castafiore begins singing, Tintin and Haddock are shown in the booth looking astonished, but Snowy is nowhere to be found. In the next shot, Snowy has suddenly appeared beside Tintin.

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The Seven Crystal Balls: Part 1 - S3-E3

Continuity mistake: When Tintin tells Thomson and Thompson that they should warn the other members of the expedition, Tintin places his left hand on his phone and pushes it to the other side of the table. In the closeup, it's now his right hand, and the telephone wire moves too.

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The Seven Crystal Balls: Part 1 - S3-E3

Continuity mistake: When Tintin goes to phone the members of the expedition, he places his address book beside the phone a few inches from it, and the phone is near the centre of the table. In the next shot, the phone and the address book are suddenly nearer to the edge of the table.

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The Seven Crystal Balls: Part 1 - S3-E3

Continuity mistake: When Mr. Falconer is in the taxi, driving to Tintin's apartment, the number plate is white, but when the taxi arrives at the apartment, the number plate is red.

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The Seven Crystal Balls: Part 1 - S3-E3

Revealing mistake: Tintin, Haddock and Professor Calculus are driving to the last professor's house and Haddock is the one driving. All three of them get out and walk to the gate, but even though no-one else is inside the car, a pair of hands can still be seen holding the steering wheel.

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The Seven Crystal Balls: Part 1 - S3-E3

Continuity mistake: When Snowy is sniffing along the floor, the detective can be seen standing along the carpet by the door, but when he asks Tintin about his dog, he is suddenly standing far away from the door.

The Seven Crystal Balls: Part 1 - S3-E3

Audio problem: When Tintin goes into Tarragon's bedroom, he opens the door and a click sound can be heard, indicating he turned the door handle, but when the door opens, he is shown pushing the door open with his hand and not turning the handle.

The Seven Crystal Balls: Part 1 - S3-E3

Audio problem: When Tintin, Haddock and the detective go into Tarragon's bedroom to discover him just sleeping, Tintin steps on a few broken shards of crystal. The sound effect used of the crystal shards breaking is too loud considering the shards of crystal shown were far too small to make such an audible crunching sound.

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The Seven Crystal Balls: Part 2 - S3-E4

Continuity mistake: When Tintin says "The curse of Rascar Capac has come true", the detective has black hair and a black moustache, but in the next shot, his hair and moustache are now a much more reddish-brown colour.

The Seven Crystal Balls: Part 2 - S3-E4

Continuity mistake: Tintin, Haddock and Snowy are searching for the intruder and the intruder is pointing a gun at them from inside a shed. From the inside shot, Tintin is walking past a tree with a small branch hanging from the side of it. When Tintin is shot at, he is suddenly standing right beside the tree.

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The Seven Crystal Balls: Part 2 - S3-E4

Factual error: The shed that the intruder fires at Tintin and Haddock from has a lock shown on the interior side of the door, but no lock shown from the exterior side of the door.

The Seven Crystal Balls: Part 2 - S3-E4

Revealing mistake: When Tintin and Haddock break into the shed, they look out of a window to find the intruders getting away. When they look out of the window, Tintin's arm passes through a wooden bar shown near the bottom section of the window.

The Seven Crystal Balls: Part 2 - S3-E4

Revealing mistake: When the detective is phoning the police about the black sedan, a man sitting at a desk is writing the details. He is writing on four lines of paper, but after writing the first three lines, he is just writing over the third line for a second time and the fourth line of writing suddenly appears on the paper.

The Seven Crystal Balls: Part 2 - S3-E4

Continuity mistake: When the police officer is asking one of the cars if they saw a black Sedan on the road, the driver has a cigarette in his mouth. As the car drives away, the cigarette has vanished.

The Seven Crystal Balls: Part 2 - S3-E4

Continuity mistake: When the police officers are telling Haddock that they have lost track of the intruders, Tintin inspects a tree with a scratch mark. In the first shot, he is inspecting the scratch mark with one finger, but in the next shot, he is suddenly using his entire hand.

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Tintin: He looks exactly like you.
Captain Haddock: Yes, he is good looking.

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When the man is putting a letter in Tintin's mail box before getting ambushed, the mailbox next to Tintin's says "Herge". Herge is the author of Tintin.

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