Best TV mistakes of 2006

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Blinded By the Light - S4-E3

Visible crew/equipment: When they are at the crime scene, you can plainly see the camera and camera man reflected in Special Agent Lundy's sunglasses several times. When it is a close up shot, it is even more obvious.

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An Invisible Thread - S3-E25

Plot hole: If Noah could be brought back from the dead with Claire's blood why couldn't they bring back Nathan? Was turning Sylar into Nathan really the first thing they could think of?

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You Gotta Lose This Job - S3-E7

Visible crew/equipment: When 'Hannah' and Lilly walk into Rob Reiner's office, the multiple head studio lights are reflected on Hannah's large black sunglasses.

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H2O (2006)

Something Fishy - S1-E5

Plot hole: When Emma gets the water bottle out of the fridge, the bottle that she touches is wet, so shouldn't this trigger her transformation?

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Series 1 Episode 1 - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Tommy parks his Ford Mustang up on the pavement, he stops right in front of a post. Later, when he drives away, there's nothing in front of the car.

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Fifty-Fifty - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: Jen is sitting at the sofa with the phone on her lap, waiting for Daniel's call. She is wearing no shoes. In the next shot, she stands up and instantly has black high heels on.

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Children of Earth: Day One - S3-E1

Revealing mistake: When the children are possessed by the 456, they're supposed to be frozen and stare blankly ahead. But during the second possession, as the camera is panning across a school playground, a boy on the far right is looking directly at it. As it moves closer to him, he swivels his eyes back to where they're supposed to be.

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Episode 5 - S1-E5

Revealing mistake: When the Capri crashes into the goal net & they go to arrest the suspect you can see sky satellite dishes on the houses in front of them. Satellite TV didn't start in the UK until the 80s.

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Continuity mistake: In episode "Fake Plastic Snow," when the Polaroid photo is shown of Betty and Walter with his boss and his wife, Betty's hands are behind Walter and the boss's wife's back. When it was taken, her left arm was out and her hand was on her own leg.

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What About Calling All Friends... - S2-E19

Continuity mistake: When Adam is pushing the stroller past the line at the cupcake shop the mother talking to her son has her hand in her pocket, but when the camera shot cuts it's then on her hip.

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Psych (2006)

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Woman Seeking Dead Husband - Smokers Okay, No Pets - S1-E4

Visible crew/equipment: When Shawn and Gus gets out of the car at the Mausoleum Parking, you can see the camera man reflected in the mirror inside the car.

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Contact - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: During the test. Light's collar is tucked in his shirt, but a few seconds later it is out.

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T-Rex Returns - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Theo hits the fence it becomes snapped a bit but in the next shot you can see him preparing to charge at the fence again, and it is whole again.

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Continuity mistake: Episode: "Man Hunt": When Jonas tries to interrogate the hardware store owner, the owner falls off his chair, knocking it over. In the next shot it's standing upright again.

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Shark (2006)

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Trial By Fire - S1-E18

Continuity mistake: At the end, when Shark is holding his daughter, his hands are on her shoulders and then on her face when the camera angle changes.

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The Curse of Dethklok - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: The broken glass on Nathan's face and arms disappears when he is pouring out the rice, but reappears when he is yelling into the PA system.

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Continuity mistake: Episode 1-14, "Heart of Winter". Just before the robbery, Jake throws some water bottles and a flashlight over a small mound into the bushes, to hide them from the thieves. But when Mimi later picks them up, they are much closer to the truck, and on the other side of the mound. In fact, the bottles and flashlight would have been in plain sight for the robbers where she picks them up.

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Continuity mistake: Season 1 episode 10: When Kyle drives away in a car, the logos on the trunk dissapear and reappear from one shot to the next.

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Revealing mistake: In the opening credits, Beefy Bert has a different hair colour to what he has in the actual episodes. This was not included in Series 3.

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Continuity mistake: In episode K&R III - Part 3When the Dr is coming out to tell Danny that Jordan is responding to the clotting agent, he has a blood spot on his left shoulder, when the shot changes to Danny and back to the Dr. the spot is gone.

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What Happens in Albany, Stays in Albany - S1-E4

Factual error: The show takes place in 1994, but during scenes in the video store where Glen works, you can see several movies that came out after 1994. One example is Stepmom, which came out in 1998.

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Heroes Welcome - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Dr Jeremy Kates rushes into the ER when Frank crashes, he doesn't have surgical gloves, a moment later you see him draining fluid from his heart and he is wearing gray gloves.

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What Are the Odds? - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Whitney is laying in bed with Roy when she turns over, her hand goes from laying on her chest to laying on the pillow to back on her chest again.

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Crumbs (2006)

Six Feet Blunder - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: Suzanne tells her family that she is being sexually harassed by her co-worker at the colonial theme park. Her son Jody then says, "Don't worry. When I get through with this Ben Franklin guy, he's definitely going to remember the Alamo." We, the viewers, know that Suzanne's co-worker plays the role of Benjamin Franklin, but she never mentioned that to her sons.

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Heist (2006)

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Continuity mistake: In episode 3, "How Billy Got His Groove Back", in the scene where Mick is meeting with Eduardo on the overpass Mick's sunglasses keep switching between being up on his nose to down on the tip of his nose to being off his face and back on again.

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The Class Goes Trick-Or-Treating - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Cat is putting on her boots, she puts her right boot on. The camera cuts away and back, and she is putting on her right boot again but when it cuts away she is now putting her left foot down.

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Matriarchy - S1-E23

Continuity mistake: When Justin gets on the escalator after saying goodbye he is standing next to a woman with a black blazer, then the shot changes to Kitty and Nora and when it changes back he is standing next to a woman in a blue shirt.

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There Goes the Neighborhood - S2-E10

Continuity mistake: When Landry is talking to Tyra at the dance, her hair alternates between being behind her ear and not when the shot changes.

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3 lbs (2006)

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Lost For Words - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Dr Hanson is looking at the MRI results from himself the word "ANONYMOUS" is at his nose level on the screen, when the camera pulls back the word is in the lower right hand corner.

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My Big Fat Sober Wedding - S2-E20

Continuity mistake: When Barb and Richard are at the bar discussing weddings, the bartender fills Barb's glass and takes the empty one away and then the shot changes and he does it again.

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