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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. (00:16:00)

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Miracle Man - S1-E18

Continuity mistake: In the establishing shot of the courthouse the subtitle reads "Kenwood County Courthouse" but you can read on the building that it is the "DeKalb County Courthouse". (00:15:15)

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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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Everybody Hates Hugo - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: Hurley's lottery ticket changes from when it is first shown to when it is shown later.

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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. (00:28:00)

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Make Love, Not Warcraft - S10-E8

Continuity mistake: When Liane comes down after Eric says "Bathroom", 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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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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$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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Paternity - S1-E2

Revealing mistake: In the opening scene during the game, one of the shots of the boy is reversed. You can see that the text "Tartans" on his jersey is mirror imaged. (00:00:25)

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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). (00:12:40)

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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. (00:03:25)

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K is for Kill: The Tiger Awakes (1) - S2-E8

Visible crew/equipment: A Russian solder peers into a Salvation Army hall. In the shot that follows, from his point of view, there's a very obvious studio light on a tripod in shot.

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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. (00:09:30)

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Legend: Part 1 - S6-E22

Continuity mistake: When Tony shows Chandler's boarding pass to McGee for photo evidence, Tony's hand moves from holding the upper edge to the lower edge. (00:04:15)

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The Crab with the Golden Claws: Part 2 - S1-E2

Other mistake: At the end, the newspaper with Tintin and Captain Haddock in is a flipped shot. (00:43:35)

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Ready to Scare - S3-E4

Continuity mistake: The gang investigates the trail of limestone to a manhole in the middle of the street, with nothing around it. But when Daphne is putting on her "Wallowing galoshes" boots, somehow a small brick wall just materializes in the middle of the street for her to sit on - and then vanishes a couple shots later. Not just the fact that it appears and vanishes between shots, but that there is a random brick wall in the middle of the road. (00:05:10)

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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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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. (00:05:00)

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Truth Be Told - S1-E1

Revealing mistake: When Syd's Dad rescues her in the car park, he starts shooting at the other car. After firing one shot the slide of his gun locks back (indicating it's out of bullets), but when the angle changes he carries on firing with no problems. (00:43:20)

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