Best crime TV mistake pictures of all time

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Bones (2005)

The Boy in the Shroud - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: At the diner, before Mrs. Duncan comes to confess about murdering her husband, Brennan takes a sip of tea. Her glass at this point is less than half full. When Mrs. Duncan walks in, the same glass is now almost full.

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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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Breaking Bad mistake picture

Angel on High - S3-E4

Continuity mistake: Sabrina is in New York and she stays at Tuxedo Hotel; her room number is 325. However in a close shot of the key chain, it seems that she stays at another hotel (something like Zarac Hotel), while her room number is 1207.

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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.

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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit mistake picture

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
The A-Team mistake picture

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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South Park mistake picture

Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: During the party, Stass the assassin, dressed as a waiter, hides his gun underneath a stack of white napkins. When he gets ready to pull the gun out, it is now between the napkins.

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Covert Affairs mistake picture

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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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Weeds 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.

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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation mistake picture

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24 (2001)

7:00 A.M.-8:00 A.M. - S1-E8

Visible crew/equipment: When Nina's just been shot, and makes it to the barn to call CTU (around 7.10am), while she's speaking on the phone there's a cameraman visible on the right hand side (DVD).

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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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Ex-File - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When Abby arrives in the bullpen to show Gibbs what she discovered about the element song, the piece of paper in her hand jumps to the other hand between shots.

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Cubs Fan
NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service mistake picture

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Batman (1966)

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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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.

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The Mentalist mistake picture

Triumvirate of Terror! - S3-E8

Continuity mistake: When Joker zaps Wonder Woman and her mother, they are both standing in front of their thrones and fall forwards. But when Wonder Woman stands back up, her mother, still unconscious, is suddenly off to the side and behind the thrones.

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Batman: The Brave and the Bold mistake picture

Seoul Man - S7-E20

Continuity mistake: After the drive-by shooting at the Federal Building, when Owen and Sam escort the defector and his girlfriend into the sedan, the license plate number is "5GOI417" which soon changes to "5PCI294" when Sam drives backwards. Then it changes back to "5GOI417" when Owen and Sam leave the car, and yet it's "5PCI294" again when Owen points his gun at the camera.

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NCIS: Los Angeles mistake picture

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JAG (1995)

Dangerous Game - S8-E4

Deliberate mistake: During the civilian sheriff's pursuit of the Navy car, the sheriff is occasionally visible in the passenger seat of his patrol car instead of the driver's seat.

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Communication Breakdown - S5-E19

Character mistake: When Mac, Stella, and Danny are trying to determine where the fired bullet entered the train car, none of them are wearing rubber gloves. But even though they're not handling any evidence, they're still processing a crime scene.

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Arrow (2012)

The Odyssey - S1-E14

Continuity mistake: When Wilson jams the pistol in Oliver's face, Wilson is holding the gun in his right hand. When the shot changes, it flips - he is suddenly holding it in his left hand, and his previous un-scarred left eye now has some scrapes around it.

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Continuity mistake: Episode 1-19, "Hot Dogs": in the scene where Mandy is reading "Judy Blume," she holds the book with her hands on both covers, but in the next shot, her right hand jumps to the bottom of the book's spine.

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End of the Tunnel - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: When Kellerman orders Hale to give him his weapon, Kellerman pulls out his own weapon with his left hand. In the next shot, his gun is in his right hand, and he then transfers it back to his left.

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

Other mistake: When the pick pocket is listening to the radio at the beginning, he cuts right through the middle of a paragraph in a newspaper. Yet when we see paragraph cut out and in the journal, the paragraphs are in full sentences. If it were the right way round we'd see a half line on the paragraph.

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Do Not Resuscitate - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: When Tony and Janice are discussing the DNR, there is a piece of black ribbon hanging from Janice's necklace in some shots, which is not there in others.

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The Sopranos mistake picture

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Castle (2009)

Fool Me Once - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: When Beckett goes to the bathroom to read Castle's book and Castle peers over the top of the cubical to tell her what page the sex scene is on, she is holding the book with her fingers between the pages dividing the book into 2 sections. These 2 sections switch to 3 and then back to 2 between shots.

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Castle mistake picture

She Works Hard for the Money - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: Jane shows the photo of the victim Danielle to her old contact. She holds the photo differently, either above its left corner or below it.

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Rizzoli and Isles mistake picture

Brutus - S3-E10

Continuity mistake: When Charlie is in his office talking to Larry, while going over the potential killers and victims, he writes the word "Killers" on the board and circles it. Then, when Charlie notices that Larry has left and says "gone", the writing is different. The 'k' is wider, and most noticeably, the left side of the circle is gone, and the loop in his 's' disappears. Once Charlie goes back to working, the word changes back to how it was originally written.

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Episode Nineteen - S2-E12

Continuity mistake: When Mike Nelson asks Donna for help in dealing with Nadine, Donna's right hand is inside her locker, looking for something. It then mysteriously jumps to the top of the stack of books she has in her other hand.

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Dexter (2006)

Dexter - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: The door to Dexter's apartment opens out toward the walkway. However, in all subsequent episodes the door opens into his apartment.

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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.

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Continuity mistake: When Jack gets an incoming phone call from the kidnappers, he puts the phone to his left ear with his right hand, then in the next shot, the phone is to his right ear.

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Without A Trace mistake picture

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