Best TV mistakes of 1998
Plot hole: At the end of the episode, Dawson is seated in the kitchen talking to Pacey in a normally loud voice. At the same time, Joey and Charlie are awake and talking in the pup tent in the living room, very close to the kitchen. Later in the Season we learn that Joey had no idea Dawson had driven down to Florida to see her, as apparently he left without seeing or talking to her. But being in such close proximity that morning; there is no way Joey would not have been able to hear Dawson's voice as he talked with Pacey. The living room was close enough to the kitchen, so it doesn't make sense that Joey wouldn't have known Dawson was there and if she did-she would have gone to talk to him.
Continuity mistake: When Kung Lao and Shang Tsung are preparing to fight each other at the tournament, watch Shao Kahn. He gets up off his throne, then it cuts to wide shot and he's sitting down again. Then it shows him standing up again only to go back to sitting down a fraction of a second later.
Continuity mistake: In Two Guys, a girl and a Vacation, Pete is drinking brandy with a man called Peter Faber. Peter Faber's glass is only a quarter filled, but a few shots later the glass is almost half full. It is impossible that he could have poured more into the glass, and the waitress couldn't have walked all the way down to the table in the few seconds it lasted for the angle to change.
Revealing mistake: When Rachel and Adam first meet, their cars crash in the car park. In the shot where they both get out of their cars, you can see a dry patch of ground under Rachel's car, but the rest of the area is wet. Why would that space be dry, if Rachel just crashed and it isn't raining heavily at the time?
Continuity mistake: In the scene at the bank, he has a bomb attached to him and an ex-bad guy handcuffed next to him, the handcuff is roughly a foot long, making the distance short between him and the guy next to him. Sammo fights a gang of thugs in the bank and does a swing round kick and his handcuff is detached or widens by 3-4 ft. The guy on the floor is rolling around to make it look like he is attached to Sammo, but is clearly not.
Other mistake: During the first dozen or so episodes, during the opening credits, Onizuka is shown spray-painting a picture of a woman on a wall, with the words "Love" and "Piece" written next to her. Obviously, "piece" is a mistranslation, and the wrong spelling. The correct text should read "Love" and "PEACE."
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