Best TV continuity 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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Reunion - S8-E27

Continuity mistake: At the reunion, Kelly tells the story of how Ross Webber spread rumors about her after they slept together, but in season 7, it was revealed that Steve was the one who started those rumors.

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Bang the Drum, Ashley - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Phil is telling Geoffrey about his day at work he takes an aspirin and drinks the water. The glass of water is almost gone. But if you look closely a couple of shots later the glass is full of water again.

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Continuity mistake: (Episode: Acid - Season 16 E11) When Lt. Van Buren and the victims mother are talking in the kitchen, the cabinet behind Van Buren changes from opened to closed several times.

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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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Only a Story - S5-E2

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the episode Margaret enters the living room and discovers that their new wallpaper has come down. In the shot from the kitchen, the wallpaper hanging down is not visible, but in the next shot there is a piece hanging down which should have been visible in the previous shot. (00:01:20)

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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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Early Retirement - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: When the milkman picks up the empty bottle, the note is flush with the top of the bottle, but when he stands up it it is sticking halfway out.

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Fools Russian - S6-E14

Continuity mistake: In the opening scene Fay has her hands on her coffee mug - the shot changes, the coffee mug is next to her and she is holding a napkin.

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What I Did for Love - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: After Holling pours the beer for the substitute doctor, he keeps his right hand on the beer bottle. However, after a cut, his hand has suddenly shifted and is not holding the bottle. (00:25:25)

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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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