Best TV mistakes of 1977

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Surf's Up - S1-E15

Continuity mistake: The scene is shot in a traffic jam on the freeway. The sky has a gray overcast. All close up shots of the irate female driver were filmed in a studio - the background is flat and is a vivid blue. (00:04:00)

jairodrigue
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No Children, No Pets - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: After Jack brings the puppy over to the girls, the box he brought the puppy in was placed on the back end of their couch. At one point, it is knocked over, and you can see it falling down to the floor (past Janet). In a few shots, it's back on the table, and none of the characters were in a position to pick it up to place it back there.

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Capture - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: Irene raises the rifle scope to her eye and chambers a round to shoot Jessica, but the next camera angle shows her raising and loading the rifle again, only at a lower angle.

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Episode 70 - S4-E1

Revealing mistake: Toward the end of the episode, Bert receives an envelope with pictures of him and Danny at a motel with some women. As they look at photos, Bert hands Danny some photos. Danny crosses left. Bert turns stack of photos over and says there is a note. He reads note and turns photos back over afterwards. The backs of the photos are blank. Danny crosses right to Bert holding photos. You can see on the back of Danny's photos the note Bert just read from the other side of the room.

Randy DeShong
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Everest Was Also Conquered - S1-E8

Plot hole: Bodie says that Cowley had ordered him and Doyle to stay away from Turvey before CI5 operative Tony Miller was killed. In fact it was AFTER Miller was assassinated.

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Continuity mistake: When Chicken George comes back for the first time and sees Matilda, he walks towards her and takes off his white gloves. He is then seen hugging her with the white gloves back on.

mrsmileytattoos
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Show generally

Factual error: David Gerring, one of the senior police officers on the case, always introduces himself as Detective Superintendent. He was actually a Detective Chief Inspector, which is listed correctly on the credits.

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