Best crime TV mistake pictures of all time

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24 (2001)

12:00 Noon-1:00 P.M. - S1-E13

Visible crew/equipment: When Jack, Kim and Teri are at the compound, Kim stands up shortly before Gaines first shot. On the left you see a crew member kneeling.

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Ronnie Bischof

Cartman Gets an Anal Probe - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: In the classroom there is a poster of The Laughing Cavalier in the back wall in the class. In the last shot of that scene you can notice that the poster has disappeared and is replaced with an astronaut poster.

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A Demon

eps2.0_unm4sk-pt1.tc - S2-E1

Factual error: The home computer tablet controlling the alarm system shows June 11th, 2015 as a Wednesday. 06/11/15 was a Thursday.

Mr. Robot mistake picture
Bishop73

Pilot - S1-E1

Visible crew/equipment: At the very end of the episode, right after he tells Jesse how he used the red phosphorus to kill the gunmen, Walt leans down to vomit. You can see his microphone transmitter under his shirt.

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djm

The Great Game - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: In the opening scene when John is going to the refrigerator, a white skull can be seen on the left side of the kitchen table amongst all Sherlock's science equipment. When he closes the refrigerator door again after discovering the severed head, the skull has disappeared. As he's leaving the kitchen, the skull reappears.

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Chitarra10

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

Mr. Monk and the Very, Very Old Man - S2-E5

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where Captain Stotlemeyer is putting one of the large snakes back in the glass container, he turns and the base of his wireless microphone is visible when his jacket gets bunched up.

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The Truth Is Out There - S1-E17

Revealing mistake: Gibbs finds a bunch of cash hidden in the victim's speaker. "For Motion Picture Use Only" is printed on them.

NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service mistake picture
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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: At the funeral, Bones places a rose on top of several other roses on the coffin of the murder victim. When the victim's parents approach the coffin to place their rose on it, most of the roses have vanished.

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Jeff Walker

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.

The Adventures of Tintin mistake picture
Casual Person

Birthright - S3-E11

Visible crew/equipment: When Prentiss, Morgan, Rossi, and Caulfield go see Mary Wilkinson, in the wide shot just as Caulfield says, "Hello, Mary," the second camera filming from another angle is visible at the right side of the screen. Additionally, later when Chrissy confronts Charlie she's wearing one earring in her right ear, but after she shoots him that one earring is in her left ear.

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Super Grover

Home Is Where the Heart Stops - S1-E7

Visible crew/equipment: When Castle and Beckett step into the elevator whilst talking about The New York Review of Books, a cameraman is reflected in the left door of the elevator as it closes and the scene ends.

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THGhost

Brutus - S3-E10

Revealing mistake: Davis, the psychiatrist, is the second man to be killed. Although he was shot at five times, only the first two wounds, which are the highest, give blood, while the lower and later three do not.

Numb3rs mistake picture

$35K O.B.O. - S1-E18

Continuity mistake: In one shot Grissom puts a shoe on its side with a pencil. In the next shot the shoe is upright again.

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation mistake picture
RoyT

Fine Feathered Finks (1) - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Batman starts the Bat-Turn, the parachutes are shown deploying on a 6-lane major roadway (3 lanes in each direction) in a very open area, but after completing the 180-degree turn, the car is shown driving away from the crumpled chutes on a much narrower side street among tall buildings.

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johnrosa

... And They Painted Daisies On His Coffin - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: When McGarrett arrests Big Chicken at the end of the episode, he twists Chicken's right arm up behind his back, but then in the next shot, Chicken's arm is up above his head on the door in front of him.

Hawaii Five-O mistake picture
Cubs Fan

Hammer Down - S6-E7

Visible crew/equipment: Season 6, episode 7 "Hammer Down": Just after Mac and Ray have finished briefing the other officers as they are about to begin a chase, there is an actor's red T-mark on the floor, visible just as the officers begin to walk towards the scene.

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ployp

Episode Twenty - S2-E13

Visible crew/equipment: When Audrey enters her father's office to find him in the middle of his Civil War recreation, a boom mic dips into the shot over their heads.

Twin Peaks mistake picture
Cubs Fan

Depraved Heart - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: 1.08 (Depraved Heart) Lightman is working late and his daughter drops by to bring him Thai food. As she's walking towards her father, her arms are crossed. Cut to the immediate shot from behind, and her arms are down at her sides.

Lie to Me mistake picture
ployp

Remorse - S1-E20

Visible crew/equipment: When the detectives arrive at the Jersey gas station to talk to Tommy McConaugh, a boom mic is visible in the windshield of Munch and Jefferies' car.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit mistake picture
Cubs Fan

Triumvirate of Terror! - S3-E8

Continuity mistake: At the diner when Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman are discussing the Superhero Memorial Time Capsule, Wonder Woman's cup is next to her arm. Then a few shots later, without her touching it, the cup is suddenly much closer to the edge of the table.

Batman: The Brave and the Bold mistake picture
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JAG (1995)

Straits of Malacca - S10-E16

Visible crew/equipment: When Mac and Lt. Vukovic question Anwar about why he killed the crew of the Pulau, a red "T" of actor's tape is visible beneath Vukovic's feet.

JAG mistake picture
Cubs Fan

Red Brick and Ivy - S1-E10

Other mistake: Carrie the assistant brings Lisbon and Jane to Stutzer's office. She swipes her card to open the door. However, she does this upside down, swiping the bar-code instead of the black magnetic strip, on which she is holding.

The Mentalist mistake picture
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Sins of the Fathers Chapter 1: Doctor Strange - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: When Peter wakes up from Baron Mordo's illusion, he is wearing a monk's robe with sneakers and is barehanded. He removes the robe, revealing he was wearing his Spider-Man costume underneath, but his gloves and boots magically appear on his hands and feet as well.

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Serious B

Our Gang - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Claudette, Danni, Julien and Wagenbach are at the overturned churro cart crime scene, Claudette is seen pulling a pair of white gloves from her pocket. The gloves then disappear from her hands in a wide shot of her talking to Julien about the crime scene, but reappear in the next shot.

The Shield mistake picture
AngryBird

Rush - S5-E20

Continuity mistake: When the TV star is killed he is wearing a white t-shirt with black lettering. As he is dragged to and placed in the trunk of the car it is still visible. When the CSIs move him from the trunk onto the gurney, there is no lettering on the t-shirt.

CSI: Miami mistake picture

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Psych (2006)

The Head, the Tail, the Whole Damn Episode - S4-E15

Visible crew/equipment: The scene where Gus is smelling for the first shark and Shawn is 'divining' it. As they round the corner at the dock, a camera and some randoms are visible down the alley for a few seconds.

Psych mistake picture

Child Predator - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: At the beginning, the way Holmes holds the photo is different in consecutive shots.

Elementary mistake picture
ployp

Ua 'aihue - S5-E11

Continuity mistake: After the gunmen exit the gallery hiding amongst the hostages, during the gunfire multiple bullet holes are made on the back doors of the ambulance, but all those bullet holes have vanished a few shots later,.

Hawaii Five-0 mistake picture
Super Grover

Pilot - S1-E1

Factual error: Veronica pulls Lincoln's file after being informed that The Bishop was killed in his home. The file lists Lincoln Burrows as the Plaintiff, and State of Illinois as the defendant. Given that it was a murder trial, these should be reversed.

Prison Break mistake picture
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