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Personal Matters - S1-E2

Other mistake: When Cobb starts to chase the red Dodge, there's a shot of him passing between two vehicles (and very distinct buildings in the background). When Murphy picks up the chase, this same shot is reused, showing her passing between the same two vehicles.

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Pandora's Box - S3-E19

Other mistake: In the opening sequence, Colby tells Helm at the airplane crash site that all of the passenger bodies have been moved to the L.A. Coroner's Office. However, later in the scene, there are shrouded bodies on the ground outside the command center tent.

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Flowers for Your Grave - S1-E1

Other mistake: Beckett and Co are in the mental patient's apartment. She opens one of Castle's novels. The title page says that it's called "A Skull at Springtime." However, on the opposite page, it says that the book is "Storm Fall." (00:19:50)

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Chariot of Gold - S1-E18

Other mistake: When the woman plays the video to show the people K.I.T.T, most of the footage you see cannot exist, especially seeing Michael driving inside K.I.T.T on K.I.T.T's monitor. Also when K.I.T.T crashed through the Comtron door from the pilot later on - when Michael sees the footage, this is just footage from other episodes rather than surveillance footage. (00:13:25)

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Inheritance of Death - S1-E4

Other mistake: Jack follows J. Edison Nash to a wine warehouse and watches as Nash punches numbers on a keypad in order to gain entrance to a private room. Nash punches the 6 and a beep is heard. He then punches the 8 and another beep is heard. During a close-up of Jack, four more beeps are heard, for a total of six. Jack says the number out loud - 862, which is only three digits.

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Seizure - S1-E10

Other mistake: When Jessica calls Hondo to let him know about Deacon's wife, you see Hondo answer the phone normally. Right after she tells him what's up, you can see him holding the phone upside down, with the camera lens towards the bottom. (00:24:30)

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Vendetta - S1-E8

Other mistake: Before the security guard is killed, he turns around and faces the direction of the camera. He is killed, and the camera backs up to reveal 6 men standing there. The security guard would have seen the men and he had time to react to them, but did nothing. (00:32:50)

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Part 9 - S1-E9

Other mistake: When we first see Gordon aboard his jet, the shot of the jet from the outside is a flipped shot. Note the lettering on the right engine.

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The Whirlwind - S2-E13

Other mistake: In the hotel room shootout, bullets are being fired through the wall easily and tearing up the place as you'd expect. Frank then dives through the damaged wall and they shoot at each other with Frank behind a cupboard and Pilgrim behind an internal wall. But bullets empties into both of these bits of flimsy cover leave the men behind them miraculously unscathed.

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Misgivings - S4-E10

Other mistake: When Chris and Snoop go to kill Bug's dad, they have their high powered nail gun once again, even after previously throwing it in the marsh with the guns. Bought a new one? Not likely as the reason for throwing it away in the first place was because the cop saw it. Buying an identical one would defeat the purpose of ditching it. (00:55:50)

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Blind Justice - S2-E4

Other mistake: T.J. Hooker and Vince Romano pursue two men who robbed the box office during a Beach Boys concert. The action takes place in the lobby of the Los Angeles Sports Arena, which is an indoor venue, but the footage of the Beach Boys performing is from an outdoor concert.

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The Incredible Theft - S1-E8

Other mistake: Mrs Vanderlyn holds a letter out of the car window and calls to the chauffeur to take it. She calls him "Dixon" but the subtitles read "Gibson". (00:37:05)

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Other mistake: In modern time Natalie Vasquez dies in episode 13 and her character is just discontinued. In flashbacks after that episode she's never seen again. She's not even seen at the graduation day of the trainees, but we see her at the Grand Central bombing, which supposedly happened just days after the trainees became agents.

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Other mistake: It is said G. Callen has lived in 37 foster homes between the ages 5 and 18, the longest ever having stayed in one is 3 months. 5-18 is 13 years, meaning even if he had lived 3 months in EVERY foster home, it'd have to be a minimum of 52 foster homes. Since 3 months was the longest, it is logical that the others were shorter therefore the number would have had to be much higher.

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Other mistake: In episode 5, while Sean is talking to Leila on his iPhone, it is obvious that there is no connection, because Home screen of iPhone is displaying on device. (00:14:20)

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Episode #1.5 - S1-E5

Other mistake: Ian is pointing a gun at Luther in the hotel. The maid starts to open the door from an adjoining room (roughly 4 meters away). Ian starts firing at the door, and Luther falls over on the spot he is standing on. Half a second later, Luther is through the door pushing the maid to the floor. What about the hail of bullets he must have had to go through to get to the door? (00:47:00)

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Glanders - S4-E1

Other mistake: The recap of Episode 4.1 has a scene that hasn't been shown until episode 4.2 or 4.3 where the FBI neighbor gets hold of Jennings in his garage to confront him on his alleged affair with his wife. The similar issue with another episode is seen in episode 3.12 or 3.13. (01:00:00)

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Other mistake: Kenneth Cope had to wear a toupee for his part. He did so, only it was initially on the wrong way, though no one pointed it out or noticed. If it ain't broke...

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The Milk Run - S1-E12

Other mistake: When Tubbs and Castillo are talking in the entrance way of the Senator hotel, at the end of their dialogue Philip Michael Thomas makes a very clear gesture with his right hand, which is Don Johnson's cue to finish his phone call in the background and approach the others.

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Cheatty Cheatty Bang Bang - S2-E3

Other mistake: When Beaver takes the iPod/camera, the pictures are left on Veronica's laptop. This would only be possible if the pictures were copied onto the computer. It would have taken a considerable amount of time for all of the two thousand photos to be copied. There is the possibility that Beaver copied the three or so photos of Logan, but considering his anger, that's hardly something that he would take the time to do.

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