Best TV character mistakes of 2012

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Al Sah-Him - S3-E21

Character mistake: Diggle turns to Nyssa and says "I think what she's trying to say is, Oliver would never do anything to hurt you, Felicity," incorrectly addressing Nyssa as "Felicity." (00:14:00)

Jessie Lynn Starborne
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Suggested correction: He's addressing Felicity, he just turns around to look at Nyssa accusingly while he says it.

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Season 3 generally

Character mistake: Throughout season 3, whenever someone visits Henry in prison, the word "VISITOR" on their visitor tags is misspelled as "VISTOR."

THGhost
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Details - S1-E16

Character mistake: When looking at the car near the start, Sherlock says he can tell by the pattern of the bullet holes that the gun was fired in 3 round bursts. But when we saw the attack earlier, the gun fired in bursts of different lengths.

Jon Sandys Premium member
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Death at Victoria Dock - S1-E4

Character mistake: Fisher refers to some characters as speaking "a Slavic language." The characters are Latvian anarchists. Lettish (aka Latvian) is a Baltic language, not Slavic.

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Caleidoscope - S2-E4

Character mistake: The chess set in Dr. Pierce's home office is set up incorrectly. When the men are set up properly, each player has a light colored square in the right-hand corner. The board as it appears in the show is set up so that the light-colored square is in each player's left-hand corner. This "beginner" mistake puts the king and queen in the wrong positions.

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Second Time - S2-E13

Character mistake: When Kiera is begging one of the Freelancers to send her back she says she could "prevent Liber8 from ever coming to 2077." She should have either said "coming to 2012" or "leaving 2077."

Bishop73
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Transformers (Lost episode) - S1-E7

Character mistake: When Donnie turns to the cameraman, Carl, and asks if he liked the film they just made, he responds in a normal American accent. Carl has been established in the series as German with a thick German accent, and the actor playing him, Rob, either forgot to use the accent or just didn't at that moment with them forgetting to change the audio in post. (00:03:55)

Quantom X Premium member
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