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When She Was Bad - S2-E1

Buffy The Vampire Slayer mistake picture

Revealing mistake: When all the vampires are saying "for the dark", and one gets staked, there's a mark on his shirt where the stake's about to come through before it actually happens. Plus Buffy's hands are in the wrong place for her to have pushed that stake through, as well as there being no stake in her hand when the vampire gets dusted. Not only that, but the mark isn't even close to the vampire's heart to begin with. (00:34:50)

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Snow Falls - S1-E3

Once Upon a Time mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: When the horse carriage is ambushed, just as Princess Abigail can be heard screaming "Please, help me", the camera pans downward and a horse wrangler wearing a blue baseball cap can be seen in the lower left hand corner, hiding behind one of the horses. (00:03:20)

Kylantha

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Hair By Mr. Bean of London - S1-E19

Mr. Bean mistake picture

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.

Neil Jones

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Pilot - S1-E1

Breaking Bad mistake picture

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. (00:54:20)

djm

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Labor Pains - S2-E8

The A-Team mistake picture

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. (00:05:20)

Mister Ed

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Last of the Summer Wine mistake picture

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.

hgwalters

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Divided We Stand - S2-E1

M*A*S*H mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: In the opening scene where General Clayton is explaining the 4077 to the psychiatrist, the scene changes to the outdoor set and the camera pans to the right. As the camera pans past the hospital, a white 1970s era shuttle van can be seen driving into the set in the upper right corner of the screen. (00:01:35)

John Hunt

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Jaynestown - S1-E4

Firefly mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When the foreman first slaps Simon on the back, the muddy handprint has quite identifiable finger marks, but in the next shot, when Simon is walking away, the muddy shape has changed. In a subsequent shot, the mudprint has disappeared entirely. (00:04:25 - 00:06:00)

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Red Dress - S1-E2

Malcolm in the Middle mistake picture

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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Space Pilot 3000 - S1-E1

Futurama mistake picture

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. (00:07:45)

Daz

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The Blue and the Gray mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: During the Battle of Bull Run, just before the first shell is fired towards the plantation house, at the upper part of the screen you can see a helicopter flying over the battle action. (01:45:00)

Jean G

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V (1984)

V: Part 1 (2 Hrs) - S1-E1

V mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Mike and his friend escape from the helicopters in El Salvador, Mike's hair, clothes and camera are wet just before they pass in the river. They were not wet in the previous shot. (00:04:10)

Dr Wilson

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Never Ape and Ape Man - S1-E7

Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! mistake picture

Continuity mistake: After Candy and the stunt man quit the movie, Mr. Maxwell says he has to withdraw his job offer to the gang as it's too dangerous. As the gang is shown, Scooby is sitting in front of Shaggy and Fred. It cuts to a close up of him as he gets excited about this, and suddenly Fred and Shaggy have vanished. (00:06:10)

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