Best TV mistake pictures of 2009

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Pilot - S1-E1

The Cleveland Show mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Peter launches himself off a firework into Cleveland's house he hits the top floor and completely misses the ground floor. Yet the entire house is damaged including the ground floor. (00:01:25)

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Seoul Man - S7-E20

NCIS: Los Angeles mistake picture

Continuity mistake: After the drive-by shooting at the Federal Building, when Owen and Sam escort the defector and his girlfriend into the sedan, the license plate number is "5GOI417" which soon changes to "5PCI294" when Sam drives backwards. Then it changes back to "5GOI417" when Owen and Sam leave the car, and yet it's "5PCI294" again when Owen points his gun at the camera.

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Fool Me Once - S2-E4

Castle mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Beckett goes to the bathroom to read Castle's book and Castle peers over the top of the cubical to tell her what page the sex scene is on, she is holding the book with her fingers between the pages dividing the book into 2 sections. These 2 sections switch to 3 and then back to 2 between shots.

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Women in Garbage - S5-E11

Parks and Recreation mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Dianne's daughters have locked themselves alone in the room, just as Jerry is about to put the keys in the door to unlock it so they can prevent the girls from cutting their hair, the boom microphone dips into view in the room where the girls are alone. This boom mic is not from the "documentary" crew. (00:13:25)

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En Garde - S1-E7

Modern Family mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Jay and Gloria are prepping Manny for his fencing match, Manny's grip on his épée changes back and forth between shots. (00:14:30)

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Unsafe - S1-E4

Law & Order: UK mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Devlin and Brooks approach Richie Newman, and Devlin shows him his ID badge, his hand jumps from the top of the wallet to the bottom. (00:08:00)

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Crushed - S7-E19

The Middle mistake picture

Continuity mistake: While Axl's in Sue's dorm room when she's getting ready to leave, Sue puts one of the backpack straps over her shoulder, then in the following shots it goes back and forth between having only one or both straps over her shoulders.

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Depraved Heart - S1-E8

Lie to Me mistake picture

Continuity mistake: 1.08 (Depraved Heart) Lightman is working late and his daughter drops by to bring him Thai food. As she's walking towards her father, her arms are crossed. Cut to the immediate shot from behind, and her arms are down at her sides.

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Alternative History of the German Invasion - S4-E4

Community mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Malcolm McDowell is writing on the board early in the episode, he draws a line under the word "victors". In the next shot of the board, the line has moved, and the gap between the V and I is larger.

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Flip of the Coin - S1-E4

White Collar mistake picture

Continuity mistake: Neal chats with the publicist while Burke goes to meet the journalist. Her hair is either tucked behind her right ear in shots from the left, or not in shots from the right.

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Work - S1-E3

United States of Tara mistake picture

Continuity mistake: Tara is sitting at her desk and tells Max they will have sex the following night, and she teases him that she "Might even bring some props." Right as she says this line, the camera cuts. In the first shot, she has one pencil in each hand, but in the second shot, suddenly both pencils are in her left hand. The position of her hands changes between cuts as well.

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Something Fishy This Way Comes - S4-E13

Royal Pains mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Dmitry and Hank are talking while waiting for Amir to return, Boris approaches Dmitry and hands him a drink. The drink is initially in Dmitry's left hand, but when the shot cuts, the drink has jumped to his right hand. (00:26:35)

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Heart of Archness: Part III - S3-E3

Archer mistake picture

Continuity mistake: On the way to the helicopter, Archer stops the group to ask about the lacrosse game. Archer has the pirate held at gun point and the two are standing mere inches from each other, but when Archer says to Lana she is his only friend, the pirate is nowhere in sight.

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Dollhouse mistake picture

Continuity mistake: Episode 1-9, "A Spy in the House of Love": When DeWitt talks to Dominic about some of the recent events regarding the Actives, DeWitt's left hand moves from hanging by her side to resting on her hip between shots. (00:03:35)

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A Mother's Secret - S2-E7

Drop Dead Diva mistake picture

Continuity mistake: After the officers show up in Kim's office regarding the kidnapping, in the closeup one of them uses his left hand to contact Control via his shoulder mic, but in the next wideshot it's his right hand up at the radio mic.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Warehouse 13 mistake picture

Continuity mistake: After the crash, Myka helps Pete out of the wreck. There is blood on his shirt, which disappears when he sits down on the road.

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