Best drama TV continuity mistakes of 2006

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Dirty Harry - S4-E5

Continuity mistake: When Dexter listens to Officer Lundy's tape recording, we hear Lundy say that the Trinity killer's weight is 190 to 200 pounds. When we saw him recording that, he said 200 to 220 pounds.

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Seven Minutes to Midnight - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: When Mohinder is back in India, his mother tells him that his sister Shanti died at the age of 5, when Mohinder himself was 2. In "The Hard Part", Mohinder tells Molly Walker that Shanti died before he was born, and shows her a photo of Shanti (who looks 5 years old) and his pregnant mother.

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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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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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Episode 1 - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Gene Hunt pushes Sam Tyler up against the filing cabinet, he has a cigarette in his mouth. When the shot cuts back to Gene Hunt's face, a split second later, the cigarette is gone.

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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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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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Ghost Machine - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When she sees the little boy's ghost, Gwen's hair alternates repeatedly between neatly-combed and windblown/messy, depending on the shot. (00:03:30)

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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. (00:34:55)

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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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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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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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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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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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Circle the Wagons - S2-E9

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Nikki brings the freezer to Juniper Creek, the freezer is strapped with a wide yellow strap to a hand truck. She leaves the freezer in the middle of the road. The freezer is now free of the hand truck and yellow strap. She gets in her pick up truck and the freezer is shown in the road strapped to the hand truck. She then proceeds to run the freezer over, but it is no longer on the hand truck. The hand truck and yellow strap are no where to be seen.

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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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Primal - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: Series 1, Episode 9: Primal. As Carter and Taggart are crawling through the access tunnel, the torch attached to the side of Taggart's goggles is pointing downwards, below his line of vision as established by the lenses on the front. As the shot changes to a close-up on Taggart, the torch is now pointing forwards, aligned with the lenses. (00:13:50)

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