Best comedy TV mistake pictures of all time

The One With the Sharks - S9-E4

Revealing mistake: While Monica and Rachel are talking about Chandler's "jollies to Jaws" Rachel's wearing a colorful flowery top, and after Joey walks in just as Monica takes her seat at the table in the closeup, it's Jennifer Aniston's stand-in, wearing a blue top, who is seated beside Monica. (Viewed in widescreen).

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Super Grover
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Chitty Chitty Death Bang - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: In the flashback of Lois making a birthday cake, the cake has dark pink icing on the top and light pink icing on the sides. When Peter comes in to talk to Lois, the two colors have reversed.

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Bart Gets Hit By a Car - S2-E10

Revealing mistake: When Marge is being questioned, before she says 'If you don't have anything nice to say, then don't say anything at all', there is a shot over her shoulder looking at the blue haired lawyer. Not only is he (the lawyer) there directly in front of her, but he is also sitting on the bench with Burns. In all other shots his chair is empty as it should be.

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Thank You for Not Morphing - S1-E3

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where Prue comes home and finds Andy inside the manor. There is a shot where if you look behind Andy's shoulder you can see half of the body of the director in the background in the observatory room sitting in a director's chair.

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My Fifteen Minutes - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: While Turk is talking to Carla the clock behind Turk changes from 1:18 to 1:25 back to 1:18 and then to 1:32 in a minutes time.

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Come Fly with Me - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: When Lizzie enters Gordo's bedroom, her turquoise earrings that match her outfit are missing. Then they are back on suddenly, as Gordo begins to talk to her about his new hobby in world war planes. Then halfway during their conversation, her earrings vanish again.

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Hamster
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Season 2 Episode 1 - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: In the first Andy and Lou sketch, when Andy sees the intro to 'The Price Is Right', there is a cup in front of him. However in the next shot Lou brings one over and it is the same one in the same position as in the first shot. Obviously the second shot was filmed first.

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Purple Giraffe - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: The morning after the second party, the items on the coffee table change instantly between shots. Several beer bottles and blue cups vanish, whilst a red cup and red bowl appear.

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Dimension Jump - S4-E5

Continuity mistake: When Rimmer's mother is talking to him while he is hung upside down, she is stood about a foot away from him in one shot, then in the next she is about three feet away.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Ryan is lighting Marissa's cigarette with his, at the start of the shot it's full, then the shot goes to Ryan and it's still full. But then the shot goes to Marissa and if you look at Ryan's cigarette you can see it is almost all gone. Then the shot goes to Ryan and the cigarette is full again.

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Hair By Mr. Bean of London - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: In the scene at the country fair, Mr Bean interrupts a boy doing the buzzer game. When Mr Bean is on his second go at this puzzle and stands up after unplugging the device, you can see the same boy come round a table behind Mr Bean. Cut to the next shot, the boy has disappeared from where he should be behind Mr Bean and can now be seen walking across the back of the hall.

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Three Coaches & a Bobby - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: The two women near Peggy, who are sitting on the benches in the stands, are seated on the fourth and fifth levels in the wideshots, but in the close-up they're seated on the third and fourth levels.

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A Midwinter Night's Dream - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: In the opening scene when Daphne and Eric are talking, the dish towel over Eric's shoulder is laid flat in some shots, and is twisted up in others.

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Labor Pains - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: At the beginning during the bridge jump scene, the A-Team van changes. It suddenly has round headlights, its hub caps can be seen popping off when it lands, and it doesn't have any spotlights. The real van has double square shaped headlights, steel spoked rims, and spotlights.

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Mister Ed
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Space Pilot 3000 - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Fry is queueing for the booth, he opens the piece of paper, showing the picture and writing. Just before he steps in to the booth, it's changed colour and gone blank, then in the next shot it's back as before.

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Sticky Wicket - S1-E21

Continuity mistake: At lunch, when Frank is getting his own back against Hawkeye, in the long shots of the table the plate of bread is beside Henry and in the closeups it is in front of Trapper.

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The Séance - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: After Lucy tells Mr. Merriweather that he's invited to the seance, when it cuts to Lucy unfolding the card table legs, note the couch behind her with one normal seat cushion on the left, but in the next wideshot there's an additional shorter cushion under the normal cushion. The small towel also repositions itself neatly on the couch.

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Super Grover
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Make Love, Not Warcraft - S10-E8

Continuity mistake: When Liane comes down after Eric says "Batroom", you can see Cartman, and to the left, Stan. However, when the camera instantly changes to a side view, Stan is no longer there.

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Continuity mistake: Interior shots of Ivy's cafe show a window in the back wall of the kitchen, visible through the door to the dining area. Exterior shots of the building show only a plain stone wall where the window should be.

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FYI: I Hurt, Too - S7-E1

Continuity mistake: At the start when Jack and Karen are sitting at the table outside his apartment, during the scene the spray bottle, cloth and phone on the table keep on swapping places.

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Hamster
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Continuity mistake: At the beginning of every show we see Carrie walking down the street and she gets splashed by the bus. First the bus has people on it, then in the next shot they all disappear.

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Weeds (2005)

You Can't Miss The Bear - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Nancy goes into her guest room with Silas and Quinne in it, the things she are holding change position in between shots.

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The Darlings Are Coming - S3-E25

Revealing mistake: During the scene where the Darling's truck has overheated, Andy walks up from the back of the truck. As he comes into view you can see what appears to be a microphone cord hanging out from under his pants leg.

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The Parking Garage - S3-E6

Visible crew/equipment: After Jerry, Elaine, George and Kramer walk out of the orange stairwell, there is a shot as they come out the door. A car drives past. The crew is reflected in the window.

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Beware Greeks Bearing Gifts - S1-E12

Visible crew/equipment: As the people of Troy are about to be attacked by the warriors in the horse, the camera pans up to the side of the wall where Deiphobus is talking with another soldier. You can see a crew member crouching down behind them wearing a white and grey shirt.

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Running to Stand Still - S1-E6

Visible crew/equipment: When Susan is following Paul in the car she borrowed, we can see the reflection of a crew member on the right hand side of the window.

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Red Dress - S1-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When Dewey yells for Lois because the bow was put on the present, if you look to the left of Lois, you will see a crewmember kneeling down, handing Lois the red dress, who is holding a bucket of water. He quickly gets out of the camera's view. [This is on the DVD of the first season. Someone said on the audio commentary that after catching it, they deliberately left it in to see if anyone would spot it. It's still a mistake, but that's why it's there.]

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Key Decisions - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When the two Lucilles are talking at the bar, the position of Lucille Bluth's drink on the bar changes between shots.

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Goodbye Mrs. Slocombe - S10-E1

Other mistake: When Mr. Humphries first comes back to the department in drag and talks to Capt. Peacock before being directed to the Ladies Dept., you can see, in the background, Mr. Spooner trying desperately (and unsuccessfully) not to laugh.

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Gourmet Night (a.k.a. Gourmet's Paradise) - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When Basil is driving home the second time, he is turning into a street where a van is parked. When he turns the street is dry. In the next scene where he is backing away from the van, the street is all wet.

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