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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Tanks For The Memories - S5-E15

Continuity mistake: The boys had different haircuts in the previous episode. Randy had just gotten a haircut, and in this episode, the kids are younger and have their longer hair right back. (00:05:50)

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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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The Crab with the Golden Claws: Part 1 - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Whilst examining the wrapper with "Karaboudjan" written on it, the "K" is a centimeter away from the letter "A" and all the other letters are about a fifth of a centimeter away from the letters. Tintin then places a magnifying glass above the word "Karaboudjan". After doing this, the "K" that was a centimeter away from the "A" is now a fifth of a centimeter away from the "A", but none of the other letters seem to have changed distances. (00:05:15)

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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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Bug Off/The Crawl Space - S9-E5

Continuity mistake: In Moving Away, Tommy tells the other Rugrats how they first met when Angelica lied about the nasty things they did. However in the Crawl Space, there is a flashback of Tommy, Chuckie, Phil and Lil playing in the playpen when they were younger. Chuckie is scared of the Jack-in-a-box in that flashback, so the Rugrats could not have met for the first time back then.

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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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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

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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Porky's - S5-E7

Continuity mistake: In the opening sequence when Bill is dreaming about the Christmas dinner, the red candle and bottle of wine on the table in front of Ben change position between shots.

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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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