Best TV mistakes of 2016

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Chapter Two: The Weirdo on Maple Street - S1-E2

Factual error: When Chief Hopper and his fellow patrolman are standing over the lake, Hopper has a radio on his belt. The radio is a modern Motorola walkie talkie and at least a decade newer than it should be.

Matdan97
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Angelville - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: After Jody kicks and knocks Bruneau Boyd to the ground, Jesse peels out in the pickup truck and Bruneau's body disappears, even though it should be lying next to the truck as it quickly departs.

Scott215
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Suggested correction: Actually no, in that angle and the way Jody kicked him away hard from the truck it's possible he landed a lot further away than you might think.

lionhead
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Glazed and Confused - S2-E9

Other mistake: Jackson, and Max are in bed together due to a sickness. When Matt brings Tommy to them you can hear Max say "Say your line" to Jackson. (00:21:55)

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Continued at PCA - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: Farzad JinJi is introduced as Dominque in the first season, but he appeared as a different character in the second episode.

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Factual error: The show starts in 1901 with a woman constable working for the Metropolitan Police Service (Scotland Yard). However women didn't join the Metropolitan Police until 1919 (which is also when the first woman's police uniform was created). Prior to that, women volunteered in the Women's Police Service, but that wasn't formed until 1914.

Bishop73
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Commander-in-Chief - S1-E14

Factual error: The building shown between the stated times is located in Japan instead of the US/Washington DC as suggested by the actions in the scene. This is proven by by the Chinese characters in the dark-gray concrete wall in the lower left side of the frame, as well as the red and blue colored circular road signs in the lower far right of the frame which are not in use in the US but in this combination unique to Japan. The street furniture, such as the road markings, the vegetation and the buildings also resemble Tokyo. (00:06:55)

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Take It Personal - S1-E10

Plot hole: They only take out the shrapnel from the gut shot - they never deal with the shrapnel in his shoulder at all. (00:04:25 - 00:05:00)

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Chapter Two: A Touch of Evil - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: During the pep rally it is raining hard and everyone on the football field is soaking wet, but when Cheryl runs from the field into the locker room followed by Veronica and Betty, they are all completely dry and their hair is perfectly styled.

TyPage
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As Good as It Getz - S1-E15

Continuity mistake: When Riggs is talking to Agent Palmer about being hungry, he's holding one red folder. When he asks if she was going to eat, he sets the folder down. In the next shot, he's holding a folder again.

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Tribeca's Day Off - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: After destroying the piƱata then getting on her knees to find contraband diamonds among the spilled candy, Angie does not have the striking stick in her hands. The next camera shot the pole is in her hands as she prepares to attack the cake.

Scott215
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An Unwelcome Distraction - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Dwayne accidentally fires the gun, we see the slide lock back in place automatically, meaning it's out of ammo. In the next shot the slide is back in position, and we don't hear him releasing it.

Bishop73
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Continuity mistake: At the science fair, the priest turns away from Pat O'Neal twice.

Scott215
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O Hostage! My Hostage! - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: About 1/3 through the episode, Captain Cole is held hostage. As her captor lists his requirements, his hand switches positions between her shoulder and her elbow depending on the shot.

Man Athan
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Fueling Fires - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: When Duke drops his phone, we see it land face up. It doesn't get touched, but when Gideon picks it up, it's now face down.

Bishop73
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Welcome to the Jungle - S3-E7

Continuity mistake: When Sara rejoins the crew at the end of the episode, Nate lifts his left hand to his face and hollers. In the next shot, he has his right hand to his face instead. (00:40:25)

balistener
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Step One: Shelter - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: As the two men are hauling the "nap pod" away, when the camera is on the employees, we watch the men turn the corner and leave the room. When it cuts back to the employees, the two men and nap pod are back in the room and pushing the pod around the corner again.

Bishop73
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A Soldier's Daughter - S2-E1

Factual error: Captain Souter is shown lying dead in the snow following the massacre at Gandamak. In fact, Thomas Souter was one of the few who survived to be captured by the Afghans and was later freed.

Necrothesp
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Ransom - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: When The Barracuda is seen approaching the island on the jet ski, and everyone's watching her, she's standing up. In the next shot she's sitting down. She's back to standing in the next shot.

Bishop73
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Trompe L'Oeil - S1-E7

Other mistake: When Charlotte Hale takes a cigarette from Theresa Cullen, she puts it in her mouth the wrong way around. (00:11:45)

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Factual error: "Underground" is set in 1857 Georgia, yet the padded baseball glove August Pullman gives to his son is of a type used during the early 20th century. Before 1883 when padded gloves were first manufactured, gloves were either not used by baseball players or railroad brakeman's gloves were used.

Scott215
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