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And the First Degree - S3-E24

Plot hole: Caroline helps Max get her degree, since Max didn't graduate high school. However, in episode 5 of season 1, Caroline and Max are raising money to pay off Max's student loans.

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Curtain Call - S4-E13

Revealing mistake: When Elsa is waiting in the lobby, she's wearing a dress which shows her normal, not wooden legs. It's very apparent when she is crying on the floor.

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All in the Family - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: When Megan is running late to pick up her daughter and friends from a sleepover, she arrives in the medical examiner car with Peter. The girls walk towards the car. Megan then gets out and introduces herself to the friends. The girls dump their bags on the ground and the two friends go to get in the car. Her daughter stands by the bags and asks 'who are you?!' to Peter. He explains who he is and that he works with her mum. - however in a previous episode her daughter goes to her work place and interviews all the staff, including Peter. (00:17:35)

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Bleeding Kansas - S4-E11

Continuity mistake: Ruth is seen in a flashback. The young Ruth has a mole on the left side of her face, as does the adult Ruth. But in one shot, when she is slapped by her father, the mole appears on the right side. (00:20:00)

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Snow Falls - S1-E3

Visible crew/equipment: When the horse carriage is ambushed, just as Princess Abigail can be heard screaming "Please, help me", the camera pans downward and a horse wrangler wearing a blue baseball cap can be seen in the lower left hand corner, hiding behind one of the horses. (00:03:20)

Kylantha

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Episode #2.7 - S2-E7

Continuity mistake: When Fidel and Dwayne arrive at the place where Camille and Richard are hiding for the hurricane, they can open the doors without a problem, whereas Camille and Richard had taken great care of locking the doors from the inside.

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The Good Soldier - S1-E6

Factual error: Raceme's girlfriend Morgan is seen in a mugshot taken by Edinburgh Police, Scotland. They are known as Lothian and Borders Police, not as shown "Lothan and Boarders". (00:28:30)

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The Mothers - S3-E17

Plot hole: When the "refrigerator" falls on Tobias's mom, the boys are watching from a side view. It is later revealed that the fridge was just a cardboard cutout. The boys were watching from the side, so how did they not notice it?

bobthedancingdonut

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A Doll's Outhouse - S1-E21

Continuity mistake: When Emma and Zuri are watching the horror doll movie, Jessie comes in for a little bit and you can see that the popcorn bucket is completely full, but after Jessie leaves and they see the part with the eye, Zuri puts an empty popcorn bucket on her head. Wasn't there popcorn in it a few seconds ago?

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Dawn of the Peck - S5-E4

Other mistake: After the turkeys start attacking in "The Running of the Turkeys", Mr. Fishoder and his brother start running. In that clip a Turkey pops out the side of a guy's head. Look in the mid lower right side. Looks like a design error. Pretty big error, no slow down needed to see it. (00:05:20)

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Continuity mistake: Sometimes Ed's fireplace in his office is on the right wall but then other times it's on the left. Plus Ed and Mikes' offices switch sides mid series. Ed's office is stage right in early years, Mike's is stage right in later years.

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Lady Killer - S3-E3

Continuity mistake: Root shoots the hitman, walks up to him and slides his gun a couple of feet away. A wide shot shows the gun where it should be. After she says "you're the boss" and starts walking away, we see exactly the same angle, the gun has vanished, and some random black bits have appeared.

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TAC in the Day - S5-E13

Other mistake: Anders, Blake, and Adam help promote Alice to become the boss. Before becoming boss and cleaning up, she had a very casual attitude and is shown wearing informal black, rebellious clothing. However in 3-10 "Flashback in the Day", when Anders, Blake, and Adam first meet Alice she is the same strict, formal boss seen predominantly in the show. So basically TAC in the Day makes no sense, because Alice was already boss by that point in time and already had met the gang before their first day at work. She recruited them, after all.

Ashley Shanks

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Live and Learn - S1-E1

Factual error: When Tom has decided his scout group will have to go for the food and then his look for his son later, they are stood on a green. There is a war memorial dedicated to both World Wars, 1914 - 1918 and 1939 - 1945. That's got to be in Canada, as the USA didn't enter either war until later than those dates. (00:28:00)

Dominic Ceraldi

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Chez Mammy - S3-E15

Revealing mistake: When Cathy and Gaston return to the house to find Betty, Father Damien and Annette Curtain high from the chocolate brownies, she asks where Mrs. Brown is and she tells Cathy that she is upstairs wandering around since she is high. Cathy then tells her to come back downstairs and Mrs. Brown replies a few seconds later saying she is coming back down and flies down the stairs in the chair lift. Before Mrs. Brown comes back down, she can actually be seen sitting in the chair lift at the top of the staircase, from the moment where she tells Cathy she is upstairs to the moment where she says she is coming, waiting for the cue to come downstairs.

Casual Person

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The Poisoned Chalice - S1-E1

Factual error: In the Pope's coronation procession they play the anthem Zadok the Priest. It was composed by Handel for the coronation of George II in 1727, 235 years after this coronation took place.

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