Best TV continuity mistakes of 2004

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Deux Ex Machina - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: When Jack speaks to Michael and Jin, as they build the raft, and then when he walks up the beach and inquires about Sawyer's trouble with his head, the backpack that Jack carries on his back is nylon, black/green with white trim. Yet, when Sawyer asks, "Sensitivity to light, that bad?" the backpack is suddenly transformed into a solid black leather, of an entirely different style. Then, in following shots it jumps back and forth. (00:16:40)

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Sheep Thrills - S2-E10

Continuity mistake: When Josh throws the piece of fruit (or whatever it was) to break the lamp, Audrey checks out the lamp stand. In the shot where Walter first arrives and she's checking it out, it's all in one piece. But in another shot, it's suddenly all broken and a big piece is missing.

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Control - S1-E14

Continuity mistake: As House describes the lady's symptoms, in the front shot Chase has a small book/pamphlet in his hand. The camera changes to a side shot in the middle of House's description and suddenly the book is on the table and no longer in Chase's hand. This happens right in the middle of House's line and Chase doesn't make any quick movements to account for this discrepancy.

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Raging Bull - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Phil has Myron pushed against the lockers and the sunglasses are on, one scene shows that they are not on his ear. In the next scene when they show Myron the sunglasses are placed perfectly on his ear.

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Love Is in the Air (a.k.a. What I Did for Love) - S1-E14

Continuity mistake: When Bree Van De Kamp is sitting on the couch talking to her marriage counselor, as she is doing so she picks up her purse and puts it on her lap, crossing her hands over it. When the camera switches back to her a second later the purse is back on the couch beside her in the exact position it was in before she picked it up.

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The Story Begins - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Cassie is in the headmaster's office, her red pencil case keeps changing position from being held up clutched to her chest with her folder, to being in her lap.

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The Other Cousin - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: Season 1, Episode 5: "The Other Cousin." When Bleh enters her bus home, she receives 50 bucks from a retarded version of Spanky; there she wears her usual brown coat. But as she holds up the bill, she already wears the white fur coat she buys in the NEXT scene.

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Continuity mistake: When Erik enters his father's office the clock on the wall shows 5.10pm. After they have been talking for a couple of minutes the clock still shows 5.10pm.

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Like a Virgin - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: When the video of Kimmy plays on the school announcements, and she talks about Duncan being hung up on Veronica, there is a cut to Duncan reacting with raised eyebrows in the foreground, while Veronica can be seen in the background with a passive expression. Then it cuts to a close-up of Veronica having a visible reaction with her whole face falling. But since Veronica and Duncan were reacting to the same thing, Veronica's reaction should have been visible in the first shot as well.

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Joey and the Premiere - S1-E14

Continuity mistake: Joey is talking to Brody. He has a cup in his left hand, then when the shot changes, it's in his right. (00:05:50)

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Rising (1) - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When they first arrive on Teyla's planet, the DHD is close to the gate. When the wraith attack, the DHD is much further from the gate.

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The Script and the Sherpa - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When Vince and Eric are smoking weed with the older guy in the car, the older gentleman, Scott, is smoking from a joint less than an inch long, and proceeds to pass it to Eric. Eric, in turn, takes a hit and hands it to Vince, only the joint is now closer to two inches long.

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Happily Never After - S4-E12

Continuity mistake: In Episode "Happily Never After": In the opening when the CSI team is looking at the puncture wound of Fiona Chisolm, there is no blood coming from the wound. It is actually mentioned that there is no blood. Then it is determined that she was dead for about 6 hours, but now there is an L-shaped blood drip pattern to the chest wound.

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Sheila - S5-E5

Continuity mistake: When Dennis Leary and Michal J. Fox are at the bar, the shot Michael J. Fox has changes from being empty to partially full between shots, multiple times.

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Pahtay - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Maria talks about wanting to throw the vase to the floor, the vase changes between shots. When she eventually throws it to the floor it's the original vase. This was most likely done due to a retake that had to be shot after the original vase was thrown to the floor and destroyed.

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She Drives Me Crazy - S4-E2

Continuity mistake: In the opening scene where Tommy and Jude are composing a song, Jude's head is turned to the side in a wide shot. In the following close-up shot, her head is staring straight up and not turned to the side.

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Continuity mistake: In the Season 1 episode "Bollo", Bob Fossil records Howard saying "Gorilla" on his talk box, which Howard does with a downward inflection at the end of the word. However, every time Fossil plays back Howard's "Gorilla", it has an upwards inflection at the end of the word.

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God's Waiting Room - S4-E2

Continuity mistake: When Brian and Gerry are chasing Kelly, Kelly's jacket is only zipped up at the bottom at the start of the chase, but when the camera angle changes it is zipped all the way up for the rest of the chase.

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Continuity mistake: It is established that having matter from one universe in another causes it to deteriorate, but the parallel universe doorway closed, even though the photo of Ben and Buster is left in the alternate house. There was brief panic that the chaos wasn't over, when they thought Buster had brought a new collar from the alternate reality, but the photo was forgotten about and the worm-hole thing closed, despite the photo being on the wrong side.

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Kicking And Screaming - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: When Nikki is riding her bicycle while Cameron walks alongside her, a lock of hair is in front of her shoulder in a long shot, but all of her hair is completely behind her back in the close shots that immediately precede and follow the long shot.

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