Best TV mistakes of 1990

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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 Andrea Doria - S8-E10

Other mistake: The tenant board member tells George that Mr. Eldrige in apartment 8C has decided he wants the new apartment. However, the new apartment in question has a 3-digit number - 808 I believe. This indicates that the building would not have single digit numbers and letters (Such as 5E, 8C, etc.) as part of its numbering system.

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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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Other mistake: In Episode Hindsight season 17 show 21When 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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Episode Sixteen - S2-E9

Revealing mistake: When Leland Palmer is locked in the cell he starts screaming and runs headlong into one wall, then the other. The first wall wobbles noticeably on impact, indicating it is being shot on a set.

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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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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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Plunder & Lightning - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: As Baloo argues with Rebecca over ownership of the Sea Duck, Kit reminds him of the treasure stashed at Louie's. In the background is a turntable near Baloo's armchair. Sometimes it has a cover that's propped up, but in other shots the cover is missing altogether. (This mistake can be seen in the original 1990 television movie premiere version. It has since been amended in later DVD pressings).

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Wings (1990)

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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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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.

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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