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Rookies - S1-E5

Other mistake: The battle droids - including the commando droids featured here - habitually have two broad fingers and a thumb. So how can a commando droid squeeze itself completely into clone trooper armor without its broad fingers tearing open the gloves, since it can't separate its fingers?

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To the Lighthouse - S2-E20

Other mistake: Season 2, Episode 20: "To the Lighthouse" - In the flashbacks to the jungle, John is considerably younger. Sarah however, is not. Adults don't change nearly as much as a child would in the same time period, but this is a pretty big jump back in time. John is only a child in the flashbacks, putting Sarah in her mid to late 20s. Yet she still looks 35 and even has the exact same skin and facial structure.

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Phoenix - S2-E12

Other mistake: Walt takes new-born Holly into the garage to show her the money hidden behind wall insulation. He enters through a door that doesn't exist in the interior of the house. (00:15:00)

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Other mistake: Abel was 18 months old when Thomas was born. All through the series, Thomas hardly ages. In season 7 Abel is 5 and in kindergarten yet Thomas looks younger than 3. He's not even walking or talking yet! Thomas should be at least 3 years old according to the time span of the series.

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Red Brick and Ivy - S1-E10

Other mistake: Carrie the assistant brings Lisbon and Jane to Stutzer's office. She swipes her card to open the door. However, she does this upside down, swiping the bar-code instead of the black magnetic strip, on which she is holding. (00:09:30)

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A New Day in the Old Town - S2-E1

Other mistake: Just after Olivia wakes up in hospital, she's trying to explain what happened, and we hear a heart monitor getting faster and faster - the doctor looks concerned and says they need to get her pulse down. But when we cut to the monitor itself it shows her heart rate as 72 - a perfectly normal value.

Brian Campbell
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Other mistake: When the team is in the grocery store, they rewind the security videotape (they play it backwards). They stop it at the last activity, when a man comes in and chainsaws his own head off. The body (and head) have gone blue/purple, and since everyone else died the previous night, we can assume that he cut his head off around 12 hours ago. At high speed reverse play, the time they spent rewinding would be only around 10 or 15 minutes of recorded time. (00:32:50)

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Other mistake: the song 'Happy birthday' by 'Altered images' wasn't a hit until the autumn of 1981, and couldn't have been played at the boat party.

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Home for the Holidays - S11-E1

Other mistake: Only one set of prints were said to be on the garrote but in the last episode of season 10 Graham handles the garrote before handing it over to the murderer without wearing gloves. So there should have been 2 sets of prints.

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Excalibur - S1-E9

Other mistake: In the scene where Uther takes Excaliber from Merlin while preparing for his duel with the black knight, we see that Uther is left handed. He tests the balance of the sword with his left hand, and in fact wears his sword on his right hip in all other episodes. Once he puts his helmet on and begins his duel with the black knight he suddenly becomes right handed.

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