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The Kidney's All Right - S3-E9

Character mistake: Arthur wants to donate his kidney to Derek. It is claimed that he must be a match since he has O negative blood, but blood type is not the only thing required for a kidney donor, there are several other factors that could very well disqualify his kidney for Derek.

Knever
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No Sex 'N' The City - S6-E19

Character mistake: When talking to Will on the phone, Grace misuses the term "pied-à-terre" (which means "apartment" in French) instead of "pas de deux" (a dance for two) while describing the delicate and complex nature of a relationship between two gay men. When Will points out her error, she says she knows what pied-à-terre means because she took Spanish in high school. However, in season 1, episode 20 ("Saving Grace"), Grace correctly and easily used the term pied-à-terre while showing her sample book to a potential client.

Michael Albert
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Duel at Sundown - S2-E19

Character mistake: Bret fires at "John Wesley Hardin" four times, but the doctor and all the witnesses say there were three shots.

Jean G
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Deadly Velvet: Part 1 - S7-E9

Character mistake: When Cheryl, Pam and Alan Shapiro are talking on the movie set, the store behind them has a typo: Stationary should be spelled "stationEry'. (00:10:30)

Deadlock
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Brown Bombshell - S3-E16

Character mistake: When Estelle gives her guest speech about the Tuskegee airmen she shows a slideshow. There is a photo of an airplane that she incorrectly labels as "a single engine P-47." This is not correct. The plane in the photo is a P-39 Airacobra. (00:19:45)

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Cat on a Hot Steel Beam - S1-E60

Character mistake: As the fire truck darts out from a back alley, the sign on a nearby gift shop window reads "gift's" when it should be "gifts".

ryguy_1983
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Episode #3.6 - S3-E7

Character mistake: Shaun Foster Conley is credited as "Himself". Himself has been misspelled "Himslef".

Casual Person
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Looking for Mr. Goodbrain, Part 2 - S3-E13

Character mistake: When Liv and Clive are talking to Chase about Katty, Liv tells Chase he had a cocktail napkin with Katty's phone number on it. However, it was only Katty's hotel room number that was on the napkin, which Liv saw.

Bishop73
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The Night Club - S10-E5

Character mistake: When Mrs. Slocombe volunteers to sing while Captain Peacock plays piano, Mr. Humphries responds that he didn't know she could sing, even though the department staff has been involved in many musical numbers over the series.

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The Scratch - S1-E7

Character mistake: Frankie freaks out about them not having any real books, which is untrue as Brick has a large collection - he is an avid reader.

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