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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)

Chaz1003

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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)

Mortug

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Beware Greeks Bearing Gifts - S1-E12

Xena: Warrior Princess mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: As the people of Troy are about to be attacked by the warriors in the horse, the camera pans up to the side of the wall where Deiphobus is talking with another soldier. You can see a crew member crouching down behind them wearing a white and grey shirt. (00:30:35)

Jack's Revenge

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Goodbye Mrs. Slocombe - S10-E1

Are You Being Served? mistake picture

Other mistake: When Mr. Humphries first comes back to the department in drag and talks to Capt. Peacock before being directed to the Ladies Dept., you can see, in the background, Mr. Spooner trying desperately (and unsuccessfully) not to laugh.

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The Idiot's Lantern - S2-E10

Doctor Who mistake picture

Revealing mistake: During the scene in which the Doctor is climbing the transmitter, there is a shot in which he is viewed from above and is then struck by lightning. In this shot, the Doctor's foot disappears briefly as it leaves the green screen on the ground under the actor. (00:38:25)

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Kobol's Last Gleaming (2) - S1-E15

Battlestar Galactica mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where Starbuck attempts to retrieve Apollo's arrow, a crewman in a red tee shirt and dark vest can be seen standing just behind and to the right of the display case as she is shooting out the glass.

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Cautionary Tales - S2-E9

Heroes mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Claire runs away from Bob after he calls her "Ms. Bennet", you can see Bob's shadow and another person's shadow on the ground. Since no one else was standing next to them, it has to be a crew member, most likely a camera man based on the odd shape of the shadow.

Mortug

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Suggested correction: Actually, it shows her taking it off and continuing to talk to Jack.

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Chapter 14 - S2-E4

Star Wars: Clone Wars mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Palpatine and the others exit the elevator, a rear shot of their group shows that one trooper holds his rifle, but the other is missing his rocket launcher. But when seen from the front again, this trooper has the very obvious launcher hanging from his shoulder, behind him. (00:40:00)

johnrosa

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The Great Game - S1-E3

Sherlock mistake picture

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)

Chitarra10

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Superstition - S2-E22

Grey's Anatomy mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Izzie is looking at the patient board, there are some lines on it which have been wiped out. But in the next scene we actually see Meredith walk to the board and wipe these exact same lines off (even though they were previously rubbed out...) (00:34:05)

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Pilot - S1-E1

The Cleveland Show mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Peter launches himself off a firework into Cleveland's house he hits the top floor and completely misses the ground floor. Yet the entire house is damaged including the ground floor. (00:01:25)

Casual Person

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Worst Case Scenario - S6-E1

Blue Bloods mistake picture

Continuity mistake: During the stakeout of the apartment building, in the exterior shots of the Clyde Motorcycles shop, Danny is peeking out through a ripped paper opening within the letter "D" in Clyde. However, in the interior shots the black tape letters of the word Clyde differs. The paper is ripped between the two letters "D" and "E" and that space within the "D" is blocked with molding, making what is in the exterior shots quite impossible. (00:15:40)

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In the Dark - S4-E22

NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service mistake picture

Revealing mistake: When Tony is telling Gibbs & Ducky that Abby got a hit on the dead sailor's fingerprints, Gibbs takes the file from Tony; the camera shows the file, which appears to be a legitimate profile sheet, but in the comments section, is the script that Tony just read aloud. (00:07:36)

DavidRTurner

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