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Iron Forged in Fire: Part One - S1-E1

Iron Man: Armored Adventures mistake picture

Continuity mistake: As Rhodey and Tony are walking by a building, Rhodey tells Tony to not worry, as in two years he can fire Stane. The first view shows their shadows directly under them, like the sun is at its zenith. It then cuts to a shot from above their heads and now their shadows are elongated and cast on the wall beside them. (00:09:35)

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Charlie X - S1-E3

Star Trek mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When the Thasians restore Yeoman Rand.on the bridge she's barefoot, but when Charlie begs Kirk not to let the Thasians take him because he can't live with them anymore, we see Rand wearing a white fluffy slipper (which she wasn't holding when she reappeared), then she's back to being barefoot again. (00:44:42)

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The Crossing - S1-E2

Ghost Whisperer mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: After Hank Dale tells Steve Pinkus that he wants to know "How it feels to get away with murder," Hank throws a punch, and in the next wide shot we can see the second cameraman's arms holding an additional camera, presumably to film the close-up, at the right side of the screen. (00:32:35)

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About a Girl - S1-E3

The Orville mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: Right after the opening credits, when Dr. Finn tells Bortus, "I will not perform a sex change on a perfectly healthy newborn," the camera pans to the left as she walks to her desk, and the yellow T-mark can be seen on the floor in her office, where Bortus will stand. (00:03:25)

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Wonder Woman vs Gargantua - S1-E7

Wonder Woman mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: When the truck carrying the caged gorilla pulls into the alleyway, just as Hans and Carl exit the truck and walk away, the blue-sleeved arm of the cameraman/crew member is visible as it moves upward, at the right side of the screen.

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Blood Donut - S1-E7

Orange Is the New Black mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Flores discovers her cell phone is missing from the hole in the wall she goes nuts, slams the stall door and kicks it in. After she is taken away there's a closeup of the stall and we can see the metal spring that was duct-taped to the bottom of the wall inside.

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Episode #6.7 - S6-E7

Downton Abbey mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Edith stops by her office Laura's there and she's holding a cigarette, which keeps switching between her left and right hands while the two women talk.

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Legend: Part 1 - S6-E22

NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service mistake picture

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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Fine Feathered Finks (1) - S1-E3

Batman mistake picture

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. (00:14:10)

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

The Adventures of Tintin mistake picture

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

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Triumvirate of Terror! - S3-E8

Batman: The Brave and the Bold mistake picture

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. (00:11:35)

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No Joke for James - S3-E11

Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where James pulls up beside Gordon, studio equipment is visible in the top portion of the screen.

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Red Brick and Ivy - S1-E10

The Mentalist mistake picture

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

The New Avengers mistake picture

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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Seoul Man - S7-E20

NCIS: Los Angeles mistake picture

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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Oil - S1-E2

The Young Ones mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: After Neil goes to bed and Rik stands up, a boom mic can be seen at the top of the screen briefly before it is pulled away. (00:14:50)

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Season 2 generally

Blackadder mistake picture

Continuity mistake: During the introduction, the snake tries to get away from someone who is supposedly Blackadder. He gets the snake. It's head is above a black tile. There is then a close-up of the snake, Blackadder wags his finger at it. It is now above a white tile.

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Rising (1) - S1-E1

Stargate: Atlantis mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When they first arrive on Teyla's planet, the DHD is close to the gate. When the wraith attack, the DHD is much further from the gate.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Kenan & Kel mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Kel gets up to get more water you can see one of the cameras.

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Lost City: Part 1 - S7-E21

Stargate SG-1 mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When they are about to blow up the ancient device at the ruins, Col. O'Neill sticks a wad of C4 to the wall in the corner, when the shot changes, the explosives have moved approximately 6 inches to the left.

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