Best TV mistakes of 1994

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The One With Rachel's Date - S8-E5

Revealing mistake: In the scene in the coffee house, Phoebe is talking to Monica who is drinking a cup of coffee. Towards the end of the scene, the camera is on Phoebe who is smiling & laughing at Monica. In the right hand corner is a side view of 'Monica' however, it is not Courtney Cox in the scene, but a completely different actress. [Widescreen version only, although the "wrong" nose is visible in the original]. (00:06:20)

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For Lunch - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When the class is in Arnold's esophagus, Tim says something, then it cuts back to Ms. Frizzle. Arnold is sitting in the back seat of the bus.

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Babylon Squared - S1-E21

Visible crew/equipment: Approximately 29 minutes and 10 seconds into this episode, right after Sinclair clasps hands with "The One", Garibaldi and Sinclair are on the ground. In the upper right corner of the shot there is a grip with a red baseball cap and red and white shirt on. He has long hair and spiffy glasses.

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Love's Labor Lost - S1-E20

Continuity mistake: As Mark futilely pounds on Jodi O'Brien's chest, Carol can be seen in the background, removing her protective glasses with one hand. However, after the Time of Death has been called and they're showing the reactions of everyone present in the room (Susan, Carol, Carter, Lydia, Chen), Carol is seen taking the glasses off again, this time with both hands.

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Thirty Kilo Man (2) - S2-E24

Visible crew/equipment: Just shortly after Ellen lets Paige in, when Ellen stands at the counter, Paige mentions handcuffs, and then Ellen's boyfriend comes out. As the camera pans to the right, you first see a streak of light in the middle and as the camera continues to move four or five stage lights can be seen. This can be seen on the season 2 DVD set very clearly. (00:09:25)

Jared Potter

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Dibley Live - S2-E1

Audio problem: During the scene where Jim and Owen are trying to bribe the Vicar with chocolates, just after they take them back, you can hear a mysterious voice say "chocolates". The only person who this sounds like is Jim, but in the next shot, his lips aren't moving.

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Big Report - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: Connor (is this cool?) Hammil's shirt is unbuttoned, then buttoned between shots (just as he pushes the woman's head through a pane of glass).

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Nightmare in Green - S2-E9

Deliberate mistake: When Johnny is watching the news footage of the Hulk battling Thing, all the footage is merely clips from that portion of the episode, including parts of the battle that were happening before the camera crews even showed up. (00:02:50 - 00:07:20)

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Origin of Iron Man: Part 1 - S1-E11

Character mistake: When young Tony Stark is telling his father that their helicopter's anti-flak chip didn't kick in, he acknowledges that it was his fault by saying he blew it. When his father corrects him and says "No Tony, we blew it. Stark and Son," Tony defensively says "The anti-flak chip failed, it's not my fault," completely contradicting what he said moments earlier. (00:14:00)

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The Meeting - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Lisa and Ray are talking in Lisa's apartment there is a soda bottle on the table. Part way through the scene a cap appears on the bottle and then is gone in the final shot.

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Protect and Survive - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Gersham runs from the police in the first scene, his vehicle crashes on a rooftop and hits a wall, bouncing off it, turning and stopping parallel to it. He exits the vehicle, at the point where he crashed, and the vehicle is now positioned differently (turned 90 degrees, pointing straight to the wall). (00:04:20)

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Life Lessons - S1-E4

Visible crew/equipment: When Yale is still trying to access the "E2" files, Alonzo asks if he is OK. A few shots later the camera zooms in on Yale's eye, and you can see the camera reflected in his eye. (00:39:35)

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The Red Circle - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: A whimpering housemaid rushes down the stairway, frightened by an intruder on the second floor. Doctor Watson gallantly charges upstairs to investigate, plunging his left hand into the right side of his jacket to retrieve his trusty Webley revolver as he advances on the camera. However, the shot immediately cuts to Watson withdrawing the revolver with his right hand from the left side of his jacket. (00:29:55)

Charles Austin Miller

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