Best TV continuity mistakes of 1991

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Episode Nine - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: When Barnabas enters Josette's room, the door is painted white. When he leaves and Natalie follows, the door has changed to varnished wood. (00:21:15)

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Dough - S3-E4

Continuity mistake: When Ritchie, Eddie, Spudgun and Dave Hedgehog enter the pub with the fake money and order drinks, Ritchie asks for Absinthe but is told that the pub doesn't have any and is given Pernod instead. Later, when the £5000 pub quiz poster is pointed out, Ritchie says he's had half a pint of Absinthe and can't see anything. Where did the Absinthe come from if the pub didn't have any earlier in the episode and they never left?

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Off Sides - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Randy takes the phone from Mark, as he starts to turn away he lifts the phone to his ear. The angle changes and he is now holding the phone in front of him as he walks over to the magician's box and jumps up on it.

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Doug Takes a Hike / Doug Rocks - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Roger is dancing in Skeeter's yard, he changes color.

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Torn Between Two Mothers - S5-E14

Continuity mistake: At the end of the episode, Frank is talking to his mother in the kitchen, and she sits down at the table. The green jacket on the chair behind her keeps changing positions between shots.

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King Ottokar's Sceptre: Part 2 - S2-E5

Continuity mistake: When Tintin is in the car with the singer, there is a man next to her. He's wearing a red jumper, but it disappears about 30 seconds later. (00:25:30 - 00:26:05)

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No Bones About It/Beach Blanket Babies - S2-E9

Continuity mistake: In "Beach Blanket Babies" after Tommy pours the sea monkeys into the cooler, you see Chuckie standing next to him with shoes and socks on. In the next shot, Chuckie is barefoot.

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He Died a Death - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: Tony Sparkle is seen defacing a picture of Judy Talent. He starts writing something beginning with T. The action cuts away for a moment, and then back again. The words on the picture are "SAD OLD BAT". (00:07:05)

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Oh! To Be in England (Part 1 of 2) - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: When Mademoiselle Dupont is arriving in the car, Ma and Mariette are standing in the garden, holding their babies, John and Oscar, and waving at the car. Then Mademoiselle Dupont steps out of the car and they run to meet her. Mariette is still carrying John but Ma is no longer holding Oscar. He isn't sitting on the ground and no-one else is carrying him either.

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Babes in the Wood - S3-E7

Continuity mistake: In the opening sequence, after the postman opens the pillar box door to release Bill after she has got her skirt caught in it, he walks back towards his red van out of shot. The van drives off before he has had enough time to get himself and his post sacks in.

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The Loose Tooth - S3-E16

Continuity mistake: After Michael's tooth falls out, the toys go to clean it. When they accidentally squeeze the toothpaste on each other, it finally shows Alfred holding up the toothbrush correctly because Diesel can't seem to, Alfred's appearance is short, dark green and smaller in size. But then Johnson appears and says "I'm going to remove this toothpaste tube before it causes anymore damage" the shot cuts to Alfred with the toothpaste squeezed on him, and his appearance has changed; with a larger head, bright green body and larger in size. A few shots later, he is back to his original form.

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Revenge - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: While the family is eating at the table Ferguson is talking the camera is on Ferguson and Marshall. Marshall has a fork and syrup in his hands, the next shot he is now holding a cup and the syrup is near Janet.

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A Little Learning - S1-E12

New this month Continuity mistake: When Lemmy falls down from the window and running away from Bowser with Iggy, Iggy's face turns orange. Then later, it turns back to green.

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