Best thriller TV mistake pictures of all time

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24 (2001)

12:00 Noon-1:00 P.M. - S1-E13

Visible crew/equipment: When Jack, Kim and Teri are at the compound, Kim stands up shortly before Gaines first shot. On the left you see a crew member kneeling.

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Ronnie Bischof

Numbers - S1-E18

Visible crew/equipment: When Hurley is at the new house, after his mom hurts her ankle, he reaches into the car window to get the cell phone. When he begins to dial, the cameraman's arm moving about is reflected in the back chrome of the side view mirror.

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Super Grover

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

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.

Battlestar Galactica mistake picture

eps2.0_unm4sk-pt1.tc - S2-E1

Factual error: The home computer tablet controlling the alarm system shows June 11th, 2015 as a Wednesday. 06/11/15 was a Thursday.

Mr. Robot mistake picture
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Show generally

Revealing mistake: At the end of the opening credits, you can see Angel's reflection in the puddle on the floor. Since he is a vampire, this should not happen.

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Lisa Black

Dramatis Personae - S1-E18

Continuity mistake: At the end of the episode, Odo has sent everyone affected by the telepathic matrix to a cargo bay. Sisko and O'Brien remove their com badges, throwing them aside before heading to the bay. After everyone is cured, Sisko straightens back up and, in the closeup, you can see that he has a badge on. In the next closeup, it's gone again.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: The first time Scully walks into Mulder's office, we see his "I want to Believe" poster in full view. Later on in the scene, we see papers stacked in front of it.

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The Tribe - S1-E16

Visible crew/equipment: After the BAU capture "grandfather," when Hotchner has Reid on his cell's speaker, just as Reid says, "He spent 22 months in prison...," we can see the shadow of the boom pole and mic on the ground behind Hotch.

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Super Grover

Brutus - S3-E10

Revealing mistake: Davis, the psychiatrist, is the second man to be killed. Although he was shot at five times, only the first two wounds, which are the highest, give blood, while the lower and later three do not.

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V (1984)

V: The Final Battle: Part 3 (2 Hrs) - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When the Red Dust is spread, there is a brief shot of some California citizens watching, and we see the Bernsteins among them. But the actress at George Mofogen/Mr. Bernstein's side is not Bonnie Bartlett, who played Mrs. Bernstein in the first two episodes.

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

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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Inner Child - S1-E15

Continuity mistake: This is when Olivia goes to visit the boy at the hospital the second time. She and the guy from Department of Social Services go outside to talk. One of the shots is flipped. Note Olivia's notepad and the heart monitor by his bed.

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Hammer Down - S6-E7

Visible crew/equipment: Season 6, episode 7 "Hammer Down": Just after Mac and Ray have finished briefing the other officers as they are about to begin a chase, there is an actor's red T-mark on the floor, visible just as the officers begin to walk towards the scene.

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Alias (2001)

Truth Be Told - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: After Sydney learns that SD-6 is not part of the CIA, she goes to Taipei. Just after she arrives, she takes a man's car. At this point the number plate reads DH 5578, but, in the next shot, as she is driving away, it is JU 1587.

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X-Men (1992)

The Dark Phoenix (2): The Inner Circle - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: Rogue rips off Donald Pierce's cybernetic left arm, but when he is first shown running away, his right arm is the one that is missing. When he catches up with Sebastian Shaw in the secret passageway, his left arm is back to being the one missing.

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Serious B

Episode Twenty - S2-E13

Visible crew/equipment: When Audrey enters her father's office to find him in the middle of his Civil War recreation, a boom mic dips into the shot over their heads.

Twin Peaks mistake picture
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End Run - S3-E3

Continuity mistake: Near the end of the episode when Michael, Nate, and Madeline are all talking together, Nate has a glass of milk in his hand, and he raises it to his mouth. In the next shot, the glass has mysteriously disappeared.

Burn Notice mistake picture
Cubs Fan

Depraved Heart - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: 1.08 (Depraved Heart) Lightman is working late and his daughter drops by to bring him Thai food. As she's walking towards her father, her arms are crossed. Cut to the immediate shot from behind, and her arms are down at her sides.

Lie to Me mistake picture
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JAG (1995)

Straits of Malacca - S10-E16

Visible crew/equipment: When Mac and Lt. Vukovic question Anwar about why he killed the crew of the Pulau, a red "T" of actor's tape is visible beneath Vukovic's feet.

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Cubs Fan

Hello, Dexter Morgan - S4-E11

Continuity mistake: When Dexter is killing Stan Beaudry, the drop of Beaudry's blood encompasses the width of the blood slide when the two pieces of the slide are pressed together, but then goes to being roughly half the size when the shot changes.

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Serious B

Talion - S7-E24

Visible crew/equipment: In the rec hall, when Kensi feigns sickness while posing as a cadet the gunman jumps off the stage, and as Kensi bends over the small rectangular bulge of her mic pack can be seen at her back.

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Super Grover

Sins of the Fathers Chapter 1: Doctor Strange - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: When Peter wakes up from Baron Mordo's illusion, he is wearing a monk's robe with sneakers and is barehanded. He removes the robe, revealing he was wearing his Spider-Man costume underneath, but his gloves and boots magically appear on his hands and feet as well.

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Serious B

Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: In the morning, Annie comes into the kitchen and says hi to her niece and nephew. Her jacket is alternately buttoned or unbuttoned.

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The Good Soldier - S1-E6

Factual error: Raceme's girlfriend Morgan is seen in a mugshot taken by Edinburgh Police, Scotland. They are known as Lothian and Borders Police, not as shown "Lothan and Boarders".

Homeland mistake picture
Sinx

Rush - S5-E20

Continuity mistake: When the TV star is killed he is wearing a white t-shirt with black lettering. As he is dragged to and placed in the trunk of the car it is still visible. When the CSIs move him from the trunk onto the gurney, there is no lettering on the t-shirt.

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Our Gang - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Claudette, Danni, Julien and Wagenbach are at the overturned churro cart crime scene, Claudette is seen pulling a pair of white gloves from her pocket. The gloves then disappear from her hands in a wide shot of her talking to Julien about the crime scene, but reappear in the next shot.

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AngryBird

The Tale of the Big Why - S1-E8

Visible crew/equipment: When Gambit is on the wing of Turner's plane, there is a close-up of Turner where a crewmember is visible in the background.

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Red Brick and Ivy - S1-E10

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.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Factual error: Veronica pulls Lincoln's file after being informed that The Bishop was killed in his home. The file lists Lincoln Burrows as the Plaintiff, and State of Illinois as the defendant. Given that it was a murder trial, these should be reversed.

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SwingBlade

Do Not Resuscitate - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: When Tony and Janice are discussing the DNR, there is a piece of black ribbon hanging from Janice's necklace in some shots, which is not there in others.

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