Best TV mistakes of 1975

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Gourmet Night (a.k.a. Gourmet's Paradise) - S1-E5

Revealing mistake: When the Colonel first meets Basil, the same shot is used twice of the Colonel twitching.

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Plot hole: "Sight Unseen": Wells has the key to Lori's shackles. Weston, who knows this, knocks Wells out, but instead of taking his keys, uses a completely unnecessary (and considerably more difficult) set of bolt cutters to break the leg cuffs. (00:32:30)

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Hearts and Minds - S4-E11

Continuity mistake: During the car chase when the camera is inside the Sweeney Granada, a green Fiat can be seen driving in the other direction. The shot immediately changes to outside the car and the Fiat has gone.

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Ann's Decision - S1-E1

Factual error: Ann enters Julie/Barbara's room and Eton John's "Rocket Man" is playing. Barbara is siting in front of the turntable playing a 33 LP that has the distinctive Atlantic Records Red/White/Green label. Rocket Man was never published on Atlantic records. (00:19:00 - 00:20:00)

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Death by Resurrection - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: McBride and Ryan are driving through town in heavy traffic. When the shot cuts (and their conversation continues uninterrupted), not only does the rear view mirror disappear, but an obvious rear screen projection changes their locale to a country road with trees and no traffic at all. (00:06:00)

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Adam Driver/Chris Stapleton - S41-E10

Visible crew/equipment: Star Wars Undercover Boss: Starkiller Base: When Lieutenant Colonel Zack is telling 'Mat' that it's been a rough year for his family, a camera man is seen creeping onto screen on the right hand side. (00:02:35)

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The Dawson Marker - S1-E14

Continuity mistake: The window Cable is peeking through closes itself between shots. (00:45:00)

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The Bad Wires - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: All the action in this episode takes place on the same day, but Nicky is first wearing a brown jumper, then when her and the Sikhs stop for a break Nicky is wearing a blue jumper, then later on she is wearing a black one, with the same grey skirt and blue anorak.

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Dragon's Domain - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: The panel Tony hits with a tomahawk in his quarters first appears to be molded plastic, then in a close up, appears to be painted wood, as the wood grain where the panel above is smooth.

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Alix - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When the princess moves between rooms, the door in the first room is left well open, but when the shot changes to the second room, the first door is almost closed. (00:05:40)

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