Best TV revealing 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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Revealing mistake: "Stop When Red Lights Flash": In the cell with Kate, Weston puts on his mask, making only his head visible. But the blue-screen matte used for this special effect is, weirdly, showing through his blue eyes. (00:23:40)

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Sweet Smell of Succession - S3-E8

Revealing mistake: When Tarley is hitting Arlene in the face you can see that his hand passes in front of Arlene's face, not actually hitting her, and when he hits her the third time, Arlene reacts too soon and moves her head before she is hit.

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The Rules of Luton - S2-E8

Revealing mistake: As the Eagle lands on the new planet, the wires for flying the model can be seen.

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Adam Driver/Chris Stapleton - S41-E10

Revealing mistake: Star Wars Undercover Boss: Starkiller Base: After Tim insults Kylo Ren as being fat, 'Matt' gets angry and Force chokes him before throwing him across the room into the vending machine. In the wide shot, you can see the rip line tied to Tim's back that pulls him into the vending machine. (00:03:50)

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Three for the Money - S2-E21

Revealing mistake: Not only is the stunt double's face visible in several shots during the apartment fight scene, the man is also noticeably taller and heavier than Robert Wagner, and is wearing a really bad wig.

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Revealing mistake: The waterfront set always features a blue, cloud-dotted sky, even when the streets are wet from supposed rain. And the clouds are static, never moving or changing, betraying the fact that they're part of a backdrop.

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The Cavern - S1-E10

Revealing mistake: When Jonathan and Nicky are running out of the cavern during the rockfall a cabinet is knocked over by the vibration, but you can see that it is pushed over by someone with a stick.

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