Best thriller TV audio problems of all time

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The Painted Mirror - S2-E39

Audio problem: When Mrs. Moore calls for her dog, Pookie, the sound does not match her lips moving.

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End Run - S3-E3

Audio problem: When Michael is forced to do "errands" for Brennen, they stop by Jonathan Carver's house to get numbers from him for a voice key. The code played back at the facility is 71348. He says "3" in a medium pitch (tone) at the house, but it is high pitched when played back at the facility; he says "8" in a medium pitch, and it's also high pitched later. And finally he says "9" in a low pitch and it's played back medium pitch. Also very obvious is the fact that Jonathan never says "1" or "7."

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Bachelor Party - S1-E7

Audio problem: At the beginning of the episode when Cordelia leaves with Pierce, she says, "Don't mind him". But her lips don't match the words.

THGhost
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Season 1 generally

Audio problem: Rita is dubbed over extremely poorly - her words don't match her mouth. This is because Power Rangers is adapted from the Japanese Super Sentai series, and the footage of Rita was from the Japanese series.

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Burked - S2-E1

Audio problem: In one scene, when Warrick is in the prints lab, Nick claps his hands twice, but the sound track has him clapping three times.

SexyIrishLeprechaun
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The Cost of Living - S3-E5

Audio problem: In the scene where Mr. Eko dies, he starts saying "Psalm 23." He says the first line, but when it cuts to him backing away he's half way through (note: righteousness).

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Storm Center - S1-E28

Audio problem: The house Kimble and Marcie are holed up in certainly has remarkable soundproofing. There's a 100 mph hurricane raging outside, yet the moment they close the door, it's completely quiet inside. Throughout the episode, the storm sounds are audible only faintly, and only when the hurricane is relevant to the story line. (00:09:00 - 00:20:15)

Jean G
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Provenance - S1-E19

Audio problem: In "Provenance" in Season 1, when Sarah goes to touch Evelyn's shoulder, you hear Sam's voice telling her to stop, except his mouth isn't moving at the time the phrase is being uttered. (00:23:50)

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Ghost in the Machine - S1-E7

Audio problem: When Jerry uses the elevator, the voice of the computer reads out the floors as "twenty-third floor, fourth floor, fifth floor" etc, missing out the "twenty-" prefix until the 29th floor. The DVD subtitles list these numbers with their prefix, so this was not intentional. (00:21:10)

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Sing a Song of Murder - S2-E5

Audio problem: When singing "Goodbye little yellow bird" Emma blows a kiss to Oliver offstage, but she is still singing the song when she is blowing the kiss. Although it's possible she was pretending as it was part of the act, her voice wasn't even muffled by her hand.

Dan Moat
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Blink - S1-E1

Audio problem: When Mac and co. enter the basement of the house in Queens (the one where the third woman was found) the record player lifts off its needle and moves to another spot on the record, cutting off the sound for a second. However, the music starts again slightly before the needle hits the record.

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Season 1 generally

Audio problem: In episode 1x08, "Swimming With Boyd", when Lucas is talking to Julie on the street, the audio looping as he says "Listen to me" is quite noticeable - his lips don't even come close to matching what we hear.

Shay
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Episode #3 - S1-E3

Audio problem: When Muhammad is meeting with the group of Al-Quaeda leaders in the desert, the movements of his mouth do not match what he is saying in the foreign language.

Steph_Jared
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24 (2001)

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Day 2: 2:00 A.M.-3:00 A.M. - S2-E19

Audio problem: When Tony tells Michelle that he told the president about the chip Jack found, they cut to a different angle, and Tony is still speaking, but his lips aren't moving.

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V (1984)

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Breakout - S2-E3

Audio problem: When the two dogs attack the Visitors, you can see them biting the Visitors on the ground but barking is still heard. (00:24:25)

Daz
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Irregular Around the Margins - S5-E5

Audio problem: From a front angle, Tony tells Adriana about how good his doctor is. Cut to a side angle and Tony's voice is out of sync with the image. Then back to the previous front angle and the audio syncs perfectly.

Sacha Premium member
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Putting Out Fires - S1-E2

Audio problem: When Lindsay learns that Tru has broken up with her secret boyfriend and met another guy the same morning, she jokingly whispers to her, "You little slut." The movement of her lips doesn't match at all.

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The Ultimate Doom: Brainwash (1) - S1-E5

Audio problem: When the Decepticon jets attack the maharaja's palace at the beginning Thundercracker speaks with Skywarp's voice. Later, at their base when the fake Optimus comes out Skywarp speaks with Starscream's voice.

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The Brothers - S1-E25

Audio problem: When Lita and Drake get out of the car, each of them closes just one door. But we can distinctly hear three car doors slamming shut. (00:15:00)

Jean G
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A Piano in the House - S3-E22

Audio problem: The keys we see being depressed on the player piano never bear any resemblance to the actual notes we hear. (00:13:00)

Jean G
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