Best TV mistakes of 1996

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Let's Fix Robert - S5-E21

Continuity mistake: When Robert is in Debra and Ray's kitchen, as they talk Debra holds a plate with a slice of meatloaf on it. When she finally places the plate on the table, the piece of meatloaf Ray eats is different.

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Continuity mistake: In the episode when it's Kenan's birthday, Kenan and Kel are looking for Kenan's present in Kenan's parents room. As they're searching, Kel throws some of Kenan's parent's clothes all over the place. But then when Kel throws the snowglobe, there is practically no mess, but just a few clothes on the floor - less than before. Some clothes on the bed disappear as well.

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Continuity mistake: In "Deep Metal" (Season 3), Depth Charge fights Rampage on the beach. Throughout the whole episode, Depth Charge has four fingers. But in a shot when DC doubles over in pain to clutch his wounds, he has five fingers.

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The Power of Gold - S1-E27

Continuity mistake: The six Rangers are standing together as Wolfbane is enlarged by Orbis. Kat and Tanya change places when switching from the wide shot, to a closeup of the Rangers.

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The Agent Of Year Zero - S4-E14

Revealing mistake: During the scene when Mr. Lyle is talking to the General (butcher character), his glove that he wears on his hand is removed to make a point about his thumb having been cut off. In the next shot, we see Mr. Lyle walking around the desk and putting his glove back on, and you can see his thumb folded under his hand as if the actor was trying to hide it and did not realize it could been seen from the camera angle.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Other mistake: In this episode, the Spellmens and Salem are sitting at the breakfast table. You can see Sabrina has a stack of pancakes in front of her. But in the episode Pancake Madness, they are forbidden in the Spellman home because of the effects that come from them.

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Suggested correction: In the pilot, Sabrina is not a full witch so the pancakes probably had no effect on her. Besides, since she didn't know she was a witch yet, it would be hard for her aunts to justify not letting her have pancakes.

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Saturday - S1-E7

Visible crew/equipment: A crew member can be seen to the left of the frame when Eric walks into Simon and Ruthie's room after listening to their conversation about not being punished for leaving the house, and getting lost while trailing the mailman. (00:36:15)

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Kingdom Come - S1-E6

Other mistake: At the start of chapter 12 in the episode "Kingdom Come," Frank returns home via taxi. In front of his house in Seattle, WA, there is a blonde woman walking a Rottweiler dog. This same blonde and Rottweiler can be seen walking by the crime scene in San Francisco in the "Gehenna" episode.

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Continuity mistake: In Episode 5, "Live Hard, Die Young and Leave A Good Looking Corpse": As Lillie is preparing to cut Zane's throat with her fingernail, she stands with her hand raised above her head for a while. When seen from the front, her hand is balled into a fist with the index finger extended, but when seen from the back all her fingers are extended. The view alternates like this several times, and each time the hand varies between fist and outstretched fingers.

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The Return of the Beast: Part 1 - S1-E1

Factual error: When the Hulk jumps up and grabs on to the tail of the helicopter, he is somehow able to hang on to the tail while spinning the helicopter in a circle. Helicopters require a certain weight distribution in order to maintain stabilized flight. Someone of the Hulk's size and strength wouldn't be able to just hang on to the tail and spin the helicopter. He instead would bring the helicopter crashing down.

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Double Dose - S2-E10

Factual error: Season 2 episode 10 "Double Dose": When Superman snatches Parasite's escape boat and hauls it back to Stryker's, Parasite attempts to blast him with a shotgun found aboard. But somehow the animators appeared unable to decide whether the gun should be a double-barrel or a pump-action type; and building a double-barrel pump gun would be impractical due to additional weight and bulk.

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Episode #1.5 - S1-E5

Revealing mistake: When the kids are climbing up the rubbish dump some waste food is dropped on them. There is a shot of Harvey as the food lands on him, and he accidentally hits the camera, shaking the shot. (00:03:16)

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Plot hole: When Nicky goes into prison in Mexico to give a criminal a shot of insulin, two errors are seen. 1) The needle and syringe are far too big for an insulin shot, which takes a one ml syringe and a small sub-cutaneous needle. 2) When we first see the syringe, there is a small amount of insulin in it, but it grows the more times we see it, until a large syringe is two-thirds full - insulin is enough in a one ml syringe.

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