Best TV continuity mistakes of 1989

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Continuity mistake: This is a mistake for the introduction from seasons 2-20 (1991-2009). When Homer screams, he turns round. You see this in a wide shot. There are no boxes to the right of the door in the garage. However, two just appear out of thin air when he runs through the garage. (00:01:50)

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Continuity mistake: From the outside of the house, you can see the staircase and door are to the far left of the house. But from inside the house, you have a fireplace and the staircase to the right of the door. So you know it's not the same house they use in the show.

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House Party - S2-E5

Continuity mistake: Kelly said her youngest brother can burp his whole name Kenneth Leonard Kapowski in one burp. However in the previous year, Kelly had an infant brother named Billy. According to this info, unlikely Kenneth would be younger than Billy.

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How the Tess Was Won - August 5, 1956 - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: Though he's leaped into someone else, we always see Sam as Sam, dressed in all the host's clothes (including glasses or sunglasses). His host is revealed only in reflections. But here, when he looks at his host-self in the mirror, the hat and clothes are all identical - except that the reflection is wearing glasses, and Sam isn't. (00:43:00)

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The Ringer - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Zelda has an amateur magician grow a large plant for her to use as a sling shot. He is standing beside Link as it grows and then suddenly disappears between shots. There was not enough time for him to have walked or run away. (00:11:40)

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The Incredible Theft - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: Poirot is holding up a letter in an envelope. He turns it to show the front to Lady Mayfield. The flap of the envelope appears to be tucked in. The shot cuts to a close-up, but now the back of the envelope is facing Lady Mayfield and the flap is sealed. He then turns the envelope to show her the front. (00:44:20)

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Continuity mistake: When Red Buckley is about to enter Emil Duval's house at night before discovering the black pearl, the lights inside the house are on, but when he finally enters the house they are off. Later when he goes out, they are on again.

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In Deep - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Hobie is out on the jet ski with the older boys he ends up scraping his knee. When we see him the next day he is wearing shorts and there is no sign of a bandage or any scab on his knee.

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Episode #5.20 - S5-E20

Continuity mistake: Debbie Dobson is looking through a photograph album, the pages she has open have photos of her sister Gemma. The angle changes when Gemma enters the room and Debbie has not turned over the page, but the photos that can now be seen are of herself. (00:04:45)

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The Loss Weekend - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When Hayden starts doing his good luck routine, there is a football on the left side of the couch on a pillow. When he stands on the couch the ball rolls off the pillow. When he steps off the couch the ball is suddenly on the other side of the couch. The next shot the ball is back on the pillow.

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