Best sci-fi TV continuity mistakes of 1981

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Episode 1 - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: In the Guide entry on the Babel Fish, the teletype text that displays the words spoken by the guide stops after the word 'anything', but the voice of the book speaks a further line.

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The Best Desk Scenario - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: After the successful junkyard arrests, when it cuts to Ralph and Pam walking outside at the high school they stop at Ralph's new office. Its exterior door is white with three nameplates attached, and a brick wall perpendicular to it, but a few minutes later, while Bill and Ralph are arguing it cuts to another exterior shot of Ralph's office, and now the door is blue with one nameplate attached, and the brick wall has vanished.

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Tiptoe Through the Penfolds - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: Although Danger Mouse is supposed to be on his own, when he turns a corner in the car, in the overhead shot, you can see Penfold sat next to him.

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