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Miracle Man - S1-E18

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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Lost (2004)

Everybody Hates Hugo - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: Hurley's lottery ticket changes from when it is first shown to when it is shown later.

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V (1984)

V: Part 1 (2 Hrs) - S1-E1

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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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: During the party, Stass the assassin, dressed as a waiter, hides his gun underneath a stack of white napkins. When he gets ready to pull the gun out, it is now between the napkins.

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X-Men (1992)

X-Ternally Yours - S2-E6

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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$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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24 (2001)

7:00 A.M.-8:00 A.M. - S1-E8

Visible crew/equipment: When Nina's just been shot, and makes it to the barn to call CTU (around 7.10am), while she's speaking on the phone there's a cameraman visible on the right hand side (DVD).

00:12:40

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Angel (1999)

City Of - S1-E1

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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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.

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

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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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.

00:09:30

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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.

00:39:45

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Seoul Man - S7-E20

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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JAG (1995)

Dangerous Game - S8-E4

Deliberate mistake: During the civilian sheriff's pursuit of the Navy car, the sheriff is occasionally visible in the passenger seat of his patrol car instead of the driver's seat.

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End of the Tunnel - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: When Kellerman orders Hale to give him his weapon, Kellerman pulls out his own weapon with his left hand. In the next shot, his gun is in his right hand, and he then transfers it back to his left.

00:36:45

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Communication Breakdown - S5-E19

Character mistake: When Mac, Stella, and Danny are trying to determine where the fired bullet entered the train car, none of them are wearing rubber gloves. But even though they're not handling any evidence, they're still processing a crime scene.

00:05:00

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Alias (2001)

Truth Be Told - S1-E1

Revealing mistake: When Syd's Dad rescues her in the car park, he starts shooting at the other car. After firing one shot the slide of his gun locks back (indicating it's out of bullets), but when the angle changes he carries on firing with no problems.

00:43:20

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Fringe (2008)

Power Hungry - S1-E5

Visible crew/equipment: When they're transporting Joseph Meegar out of the building and into the ambulance, you can see the reflection of the boom mike on the open car door, (the car Charlie is putting Mr. Fischer into).

00:41:00

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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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Number Crunch - S1-E10

Visible crew/equipment: There is lighting equipment reflected on Carter's sunglasses when she confronts the FBI agent who is following her.

00:26:45

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Brutus - S3-E10

Continuity mistake: When Charlie is in his office talking to Larry, while going over the potential killers and victims, he writes the word "Killers" on the board and circles it. Then, when Charlie notices that Larry has left and says "gone", the writing is different. The 'k' is wider, and most noticeably, the left side of the circle is gone, and the loop in his 's' disappears. Once Charlie goes back to working, the word changes back to how it was originally written.

00:38:20

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Episode Nineteen - S2-E12

Continuity mistake: When Mike Nelson asks Donna for help in dealing with Nadine, Donna's right hand is inside her locker, looking for something. It then mysteriously jumps to the top of the stack of books she has in her other hand.

00:12:45

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Dexter (2006)

Dexter - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: The door to Dexter's apartment opens out toward the walkway. However, in all subsequent episodes the door opens into his apartment.

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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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Continuity mistake: When Jack gets an incoming phone call from the kidnappers, he puts the phone to his left ear with his right hand, then in the next shot, the phone is to his right ear.

00:28:05

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JJ - S6-E2

Continuity mistake: When Morgan shows Syd Pearson the picture of Kate's phone in the back of his car, the way Morgan holds the camera phone changes between shots.

00:30:15

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The Born Identity - S3-E11

Continuity mistake: When Mary offers Walter the fast food bag of chicken soup, her hand disappears and reappears on the top of the bag.

00:34:40

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The Night of Miguelito's Revenge - S4-E12

Revealing mistake: At the beginning of the episode, as Jim West walks away from the newsstand vendor and closes the magazine, a 1967 ad for DieHard batteries ("The DieHard Fights the Common Cold") can be seen on the right-hand page of the prop magazine, in a modern sans serif font.

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Overdrive - S4-E10

Continuity mistake: When Starfire asks what is the Maximum 7, her, Robin, Raven, and Beast Boy are standing together looking at Cyborg in a wide shot. Raven is slightly behind Beast Boy but to his right, and her body is facing to her left. But then it cuts to a close shot from in front of the Titans and suddenly Raven is on Beast Boy's left and right beside him, with her body facing her right.

00:03:50

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Last Rites for a Dead Druid - S2-E52

Visible crew/equipment: After Jenny and Mildred find the statue Jenny calls for Mr. Bernstein, and when Mr. Bernstein walks into the room the white tape T-mark can be seen on the rug where he stands.

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