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Pilot - S1-E1

Covert Affairs mistake picture

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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When The Bough Breaks - S1-E17

Star Trek: The Next Generation mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: After finishing his talk with Harry, Riker continues to walk into the Turbolift. A leg from a light stand can be seen in the lower right hand corner as Riker walks into the lift. [Not visible in the remastered Blu-ray version]. (00:00:45)

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X-Ternally Yours - S2-E6

X-Men mistake picture

Continuity mistake: Gambit's sleeves turn from black to pink when Bella Donna reveals to him that she double crossed the Thieves Guild. (00:13:25)

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Friends and Lovers (1) - S8-E21

Three's Company mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Janet gets ready to throw her bouquet, the boom mic dips into view at the top of the screen.

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Craving - S1-E7

Smallville mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Jodie hits the deer her vehicle spins out. As it is spinning the headlights are not projecting any kind of visible beam. After the car stops, and she is facing the deer she hit, the headlight is now projecting a very bright beam to illuminate the deer on the road.

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The Ringer - S1-E1

The Legend of Zelda mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When the Moblins attack Link in his room through a sort of trap door, the hole that is the door keeps changing locations, shapes, and the tiles around it all throughout the fight. Some points even disappearing entirely. (00:01:25 - 00:03:40)

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Make Love, Not Warcraft - S10-E8

South Park mistake picture

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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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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FYI: I Hurt, Too - S7-E1

Will & Grace mistake picture

Continuity mistake: At the start when Jack and Karen are sitting at the table outside his apartment, during the scene the spray bottle, cloth and phone on the table keep on swapping places. (00:05:20)

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Sophia Lopez - S1-E4

Nip/Tuck mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Matt talks to the "fluffer", her lollipop disappears from her mouth in between shots. She then raises her arm and puts the lollipop back in her mouth. (00:20:35)

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Show generally

Sex and the City mistake picture

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of every show we see Carrie walking down the street and she gets splashed by the bus. First the bus has people on it, then in the next shot they all disappear.

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You Can't Miss The Bear - S1-E1

Weeds mistake picture

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. (00:28:35)

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The Parking Garage - S3-E6

Seinfeld mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: After Jerry, Elaine, George and Kramer walk out of the orange stairwell, there is a shot as they come out the door. A car drives past. The crew is reflected in the window.

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Pier Pressure - S1-E10

Arrested Development mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Lindsay and Michael are talking about Maebe's grades, the test paper that Lindsay just put on the fridge door sits near a note about running out of milk. In the next shot, the items have moved and the test paper is now mostly covering the note.

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

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation mistake picture

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

House, M.D. mistake picture

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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24 (2001)

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

24 mistake picture

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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Pilot - S1-E1

Joey mistake picture

Continuity mistake: In the scene after the introduction, when Joey and Gina are at the airport, Joey's bag strap at one point is under his collar, then when the shot changes his collar is under his strap. This mistake keeps happening during this whole airport scene. (00:02:00)

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City Of - S1-E1

Angel mistake picture

Revealing mistake: In the last scene of the episode, Angel kicks the guy out of the glass building. This guy's a vampire, and you can see his reflection in the glass windows. Vampires aren't supposed to have reflections.

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Saga of a Star World (1) - S1-E1

Battlestar Galactica mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When the Warriors are playing cards, Starbuck places his cards on the table near the gold coins, saying "A perfect pyramid. Unless there's a better hand, the pot is mine". His right fingers tap on the table and his cigar is in the ashtray. When the shot cuts, his hand is suddenly up by his mouth, holding the cigar, and the cards and coins have vanished. (00:14:45)

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