Best TV continuity mistakes of 1997

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Halloween - S2-E6

Continuity mistake: Willow is turned into a ghost. Throughout the entire episode, she can't touch anything (can't turn the pages of a book, etc.), yet towards the end when she and Giles go to Ethan's shop, and she leaves, you can hear that she opened and closed the door, even though she can walk through walls and can't actually touch the door. The curtain moves when she leaves too. (00:34:05)

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Cartman Gets an Anal Probe - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: In the classroom there is a poster of The Laughing Cavalier in the back wall in the class. In the last shot of that scene you can notice that the poster has disappeared and is replaced with an astronaut poster. (00:09:05)

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Prodigy - S4-E19

Continuity mistake: Carter and Cadet Haley enter the Stargate and we see them through the "puddle." When they come out on the other side, their positions are reversed.

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Continuity mistake: In the first episode of season 10, when Marissa is holding a dog while talking to Elaine, the way her arm lies around the dog's neck changes several times between shots.

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Alan Attraction - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Michael tries to take Alan's big plate, Jill holds the menu in both hands. In the next shot she is holding it in just one. (00:18:25)

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Three Coaches & a Bobby - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: The two women near Peggy, who are sitting on the benches in the stands, are seated on the fourth and fifth levels in the wideshots, but in the close-up they're seated on the third and fourth levels.

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Mr. Jealousy - S7-E2

Continuity mistake: When Jack and Finch are talking about Vikki barging into the office, Jack is not wearing a vest, but in the next shot he is, and when he stands up it is gone again.

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Principal for a Day - S2-E23

Continuity mistake: When TJ is making the morning announcements, the Ashley who wears green is sitting behind Spinelli. When he says there will be dessert after lunch, the desk behind Spinelli is empty.

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2001 Special (Paedophillia) - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: When Simon Pegg throws an egg at Chris Morris, the stain on his jacket changes position in between shots. (00:18:40 - 00:19:10)

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The Ex-Files - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When Dharma is visiting her uncle (a dentist) and she's in the dentist chair, she has a little spot of water on her bib, the shot moves, then it moves again and the spot isn't there anymore.

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Book Smart - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: The word "Puritans" is written differently on the chalkboard between shots, in the scene where T.J. is discussing Puritans with Mr. Delk.

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Blessed Are They (3) - S8-E4

Continuity mistake: When Sheila Carlisle has hanged the dead head up on the wall of Eugene's office, they are all looking at it and the eyes are looking straight in to the room. Later in the episode, the eyes are looking more to the right.

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Al Plays Hooky - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: After the Squirmese chef sets up his additional ingredients, Corky answers the video phone. During Corky's conversation, Al's kitchen can be seen with no trace of the chef or his ingredients.

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Compromising Positions - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: Ally's suit switches from blue to black in the same scenes from mid episode to the end.

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The Bing That Wouldn't Leave / You Promised! - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: In "The Bing That Wouldn't Leave" Bing often changes size. Most of the time he's about half as tall as Norbert and Daggett but most notably near the end when he hugs Daggett he's about the same size as him.

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Continuity mistake: S3 E1: The Curious Tale Of Mr Spearfish: The bullet marks on Lenny keep changing places.

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Arts 'n' Crass - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: Throughout the episode, the girl in Jane's painting rests her head on her hands. In her reflection, her hands are turned outward on her chin even though she is sitting there with her hands turned inward.

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I Worship His Shadow - S1-E1

New this month Continuity mistake: Kai is flying his dragonfly space craft towards an enemy ship in the beginning with his wingmen as they sing. Kai's shadow is cast on the wall behind him on his left, but when the camera cuts to a close up of him, his shadow is suddenly on the other side. (00:02:05)

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