Best TV mistakes of 1990

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The Burning - S9-E16

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the episode, when Puddy is farewelling Elaine on the street, he is standing on the sidewalk and leaning through the driver's window. The following shot when she pulls out quickly, you can see through the windows of the car that Puddy is nowhere to be seen.

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Stand (Up) and Deliver - S1-E17

Visible crew/equipment: When Brenda is talking with Michael Miller, you can see a microphone come into the top of the frame.

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The Fresh Prince Project - S1-E1

Revealing mistake: When Will staples his Malcom X poster to the wall, the wall bends back and forth for a second or two.

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Hindsight - S16-E21

Other mistake: When they are showing the rap sheets for the Cambodian man, the race on the sheet says Caucasian when he is Asian, and for the African American man, the sex says "F" when he is male.

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The Big Sleep - S1-E2

Revealing mistake: A minute or so after the health and fitness instructer dies, we see her lying flat out on her back. If you look carefully, you can see her chest moving up and down and breathing despite being dead. (00:13:05)

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Suggested correction: If you actually watch the whole episode you will find she didn't die at all.

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The Father Christmas Suit - S2-E11

Revealing mistake: When Elizabeth is driving Richard's car to the church dressed in the father Christmas outfit with Hyacinth you can see that the handbrake light is on while the car is supposedly being driven.

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Episode Nine - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: The necklace James took from the coconut in Dr. Jacobi's office in the previous episode had a gold chain. When he gives it to Agent Cooper in this episode, it's on leather.

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Wingless: Part 2 - S8-E9

Visible crew/equipment: When Nina hands Casey her glass, a boom mic is visible.

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Continuity mistake: When Gussie is telling Jeeves & Wooster that he gave the notebook to Sir Watkyn, in one shot, the scarf on Wooster's head changes from being wrapped around his neck to draped loosely on his head. In the next shot, it's back around his neck. (00:36:40)

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Polly Wants a Treasure - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Baloo and Kit walk through the Sea Duck's cargo area to try and find who they think is a stowaway, Baloo lifts a crate of fragile crystal glasses over his head. The crate rotates between shots, judging by its red "Fragile" stamp.

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She-Wolf of London - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Randi is in her tent working on her thesis, the computer is on. When something hits the tent, she almost drops her computer which now has a black screen, indicating that it is off. When the werewolf rips through the tent, the computer is now back on.

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Dreams, Schemes and Putting Greens - S1-E4

Audio problem: When Maurice exhales at the end of his sentence as he protests the Japanese businessmen walking out of his house, the sound of his exhale is spliced off mid-way through. (00:38:55)

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The Brady 500 - S1-E1

Character mistake: Bobby gets injured in a racing accident. When the family is told by Greg that Bobby is paralyzed and can't walk, Marcia starts to smile, then quickly changes to a sad face to match the situation.

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