Best comedy TV mistakes of 2002

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Mr. Monk and the End - Part I - S8-E15

Continuity mistake: In 3-7 "Employee of the Month", Joe Christie says he was with Monk when he got the news of Trudy's death. He said Monk had been laughing, and that he never heard him laugh again. In this episode Monk and Stottlemeyer get called to the scene of a crime, a women's clinic. In this episode there is a flashback to the exact same location years earlier and to Stottlemeyer getting the phone call about Trudy's death. He and Monk were working a case that day and Joe Christie was not present.

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Bean's Bounty - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Mr Bean realises that the Burglars are behind him, the small burglar's left gold earring disappears. After they tie up Mr Bean, it reappears.

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Suggested correction: While the other correction is wordy and wrong, the real reason this isn't a mistake is because the episodes were aired out of order they were produced, which means it's not a mistake within the context of the show. "Bend It Like Baxter" (production code 315) was filmed before the previous episode, "Double Vision" (production code 318).

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Suggested correction: This series is not meant to be taken in exact chronological order. Most episodes have no dates or time of the year set. Unless we have reference to a date or time period of the year; we have no way of knowing if the continuity is truly off as this series is meant for the episodes to be taken within a generalized time. Not in any specific chronology except for a few where the time period is specific. Neither this episode or the one before it has reference to a date in time.

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India Special - S18-E1

Revealing mistake: Watch the opening sequence of this episode very carefully - Clarkson, May and Hammond are not in Downing Street (they are on a set that stands on the BBC backlot) and library footage of the Prime Minister is cleverly edited in to make it look as if they were there at the same time. Even taking into account the fact that the Prime Minister's security service would never allow such an intrusion onto Downing Street, the line up of the shots does not quite match - our three intrepid heroes should be visible in shot when the Prime Minister is shown exiting number 10, but they are nowhere to be seen. It is all sleight of hand and clever editing, but detectable if you watch carefully enough.

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The Twin Factor - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: When Kim and Shego stop chasing Ron back in Drakken's lab Shego is wearing a purple apron, then the camera moves away Shego and Kim then comes back and Shego is not wearing a purple apron, then the camera moves away again and then comes back to her and now she is wearing the apron.

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Episode One - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: In the Blankety Blank sketch,the village people person holds up a board saying "gay" on it, but when it switches to the long shot showing all the characters, it has changed to "massive bender". ""Massive bender" is part of another sketch involving Blankety Blank, so it's an editing problem.

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Sex - S1-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When Kath is following Kim up the stairs with her bags, when they stop half way up the stairs, the cameraman's shadow is visible on Kath.

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Continuity mistake: In the episode "The N men", when Jimmy is in his lab, in the shot where the camera zooms into his eye, in the shot just before that shot, notice the digital clock on Jimmys counter. The seconds part jumps From The 30's to the 40's twice in two different shots.

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Large Dragon at Large - S2-E10

Continuity mistake: To catch Ripley, Fred uses the remote to bring the draw bridge up. But Ripley manages to scale the bridge before it gets all the way up and falls into the moat below. As he surfaces, the draw bridge is instantly and suddenly down all the way again as the gang rush out onto it. (00:18:25)

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Visible crew/equipment: In the introduction/theme song, as Tardy Turtle is receiving his diploma, you can see the head of Victor Yerrid (the puppeteer) under the character.

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Life is a Cabaret - S4-E7

Plot hole: In Cam's song in the dream, one of the lines is: "No fun, no sun." However, at the start of the dream, all of the Dumping Ground kids are outside in the daylight.

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Looking For Love in All The Wrong Cages - S2-E9

Factual error: The zoologist tells Gavin that he is handling a deadly coral snake. The snake is red, with black and yellow stripes, which is indeed the coloring of the coral snake. However, the yellow bands are inside pairs of black, and only the black touches the red. "Red touch black, good for Jack. Red touch yellow, kills a fellow." This is a harmless milk snake.

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Continuity mistake: In "Coach" (Season 3, Episode 7), Kate says that Mrs. Krupp's first name is Alice. However, in "CJ's Temptation" (Season 3, Episode 14) CJ says that Mrs. Krupp's first name is Mindy.

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