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Dimension Jump - S4-E5

Red Dwarf mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Rimmer's mother is talking to him while he is hung upside down, she is stood about a foot away from him in one shot, then in the next she is about three feet away. (00:01:45)

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Miracle Man - S1-E18

The X-Files mistake picture

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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Kansas (2) - S4-E12

Farscape mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: After Scorpius tells Braca that the future of Peacekeeper survival depends on him, it cuts back to Earth and when the Sheriff says, "I got the warrant. Let's go search that house," as the car pulls away we can see a nice reflection of a crew member and the reflector screen.

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Attack of the Cybermen - S22-E1

Doctor Who mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: Just after the Cyber Leader orders that Flast be thrown out of the refrigerated room, one of the floor crew can be seen kneeling behind some crates. (01:20:50)

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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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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)

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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)

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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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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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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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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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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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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)

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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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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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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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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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