Best TV continuity mistakes of 2007

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100th - S7-E13

Continuity mistake: Timmy agrees to marry Russell because Timmy's work visa has expired and he will have to leave the country. However, in the season 5 episode "Double Down" Timmy states that he has been a US citizen for many years.

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Pop Me and We Both Go Down - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: In the episode "First Kiss," Justin has a girlfriend, Miranda. But in this episode Justin starts dating this new girl from his class, who's actually the same Miranda. This doesn't make any sense. How is she a new student and how could they just meet if they were dating eight episodes ago?

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The Habitation Configuration - S6-E7

Continuity mistake: When Howard is almost done moving out of his mother's house, there is a table in front of him with a measuring device in the top corner. In one shot, the device moves to the opposite corner of the table. In a few shots later, the item returns to its original position.

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Chuck Versus the Break-Up - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: When Morgan cuts the power to the home cinema room at Buy More and the angry black guy storms out, the circuit breaker box is still open. Yet, when he grab hold of Morgan a second later, the box has closed itself. (00:12:20)

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Continuity mistake: In "iHeart Art", when Spencer is working and the dentist pushes back the tongue and his saliva sprays on Spencer, you can see that every time it switches back to Spencer, the wet stain on his shirt decreases in size.

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Dude, We're Gettin' the Band Back Together! (Part 1 & 2) - S1-E22

Continuity mistake: During the song at the end, there is a zoomed out shot of the entire crowd. You can see Phineas and Candace both screaming with their hands in the air, their eyes closed, and Phineas is not holding a camera. When the camera instantly cuts to a close up of them, both of them have their mouths closed, their hands down, their eyes open, and Phineas is holding a camera.

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Summer Special - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: When Mick is in the police car and there is a shot on his lap, the time on his watch reads 2:25. This episode takes place straight after Episode #2.8 and Mel stated at the wedding in that episode it was 3:15. (00:01:25)

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End Run - S3-E3

Continuity mistake: During the scene when Michael is attempting to deceive Brennen into letting him and Nate go (from the time Brennen receives the picture message to when Brennen leaves), Brennen's necktie (right below the knot) changes from having a dimple to being flat, 6 or 7 times during the scene.

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All About My Brother - S1-E16

Continuity mistake: When Serena is saying goodbye to Dan, rain is pouring on the angle focusing him, but not on the angle focusing her. This changes back and forth.

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Tony and Maxxie - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: While Sid is reading the messages from Effy and Tony on his phone, Effy's name is spelt 'Effie'. However, in the next shot it is spelt 'Effy'.

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New Business - S7-E9

Continuity mistake: Pima Ryan is standing behind her Hasselblad camera, directing models on set. When the camera view changes her waist-level viewfinder goes from an upright position to being flattened down, without anyone touching it. (00:15:50)

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Down for the Count - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Dougie and Cindy are discussing the raking while Cindy is knitting, the amount of finished cover varies when the shot changes.

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Soul Beneficiary - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: Dresden is missing, and Murphy comes to his office for clues. The right side window shade on the front door is pulled all the way down, and still is when Murphy leaves. But when she returns with a rescued Dresden at the end, the right door shade is halfway up, even though no one has been there to raise it. (00:40:30)

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Episode 2 - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Buckingham is about to be arrested, the camera is looking directly at him. At this angle, his black fur collar is flipped up, covering the neck of his white shirt. When the scene changes to a wide shot behind him, the collar is folded down. (00:35:00 - 00:35:50)

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Episode One - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: When Gavin and Stacey arrive at Mick and Pam's house in the Saab, the car stays on the drive. A few minutes later, Bryn appears in his Citroen into the same place on the drive and the Saab has moved to the space in front of the house.

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Episode One - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Pete is trying to get the drill back from Ben (before Pete says "I'll give you a fiver if you give me the drill"), the position of Ben's hands on the drill change between shots.

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Sky: Part 1 - S5-E1

Continuity mistake: The baby carrier little Sky is in as the group heads towards the car changes between takes. When they are walking down the driveway, it is open, and Sarah Jane quickly closes it when Gita comes up. Gita opens the carrier, to discover the baby, and Sarah Jane closes it again. There is more dialogue and Gita goes back to cooing at the baby. When did the carrier open again? Then the car alarms go off and if you look closely, you can see it's closed again, which is confirmed when the baby is handed off to Clyde.

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Continuity mistake: In the episode "The Education of Jaime Sommers", when Jaime and Tom are having coffee, the size and position of cappucino foam on Jaime's nose changes from shot to shot.

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Smells Like School Spirit - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Newt is going to measure for the "Chill Zone," he asks Cory to help him. At first Cory is holding the main piece of the measuring tape, while Newt runs out with the "pull out end." Shortly, after cutting out to a conversation, Cory is holding the "pull out end" and then releases it, so his buddy Newt is the one caught by surprise when Cory releases his end of the measuring tape.

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Continuity mistake: Season 2, episode 1: When Doug Rich is holding a knife against Dale, the knife changes between shots from Doug holding the knife overhand, to underhand, back to overhand.

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