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Impact - S1-E1

Other mistake: Right at the start, as they're crashing, the computer narrates their rapidly-dropping altitude in feet. But the "altitude" dial we're shown is in metres. Most noticeable as they cross the 3,000 mark, when the computer voice and the height say/show the same number at the same time, despite the different units. 3,000m would be more like 9,000 feet, or 3,000 feet would be more like 1,000m. (00:03:20)

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Wigs - S1-E2

Character mistake: Lori said "Lori, let me. It's no big deal." to Jennifer instead of saying "Jennifer, let me. It's not big deal." (00:13:20)

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The Mother-in-Law - S1-E5

Other mistake: Episodes 4 and 5 of season 1 aired noticeably out of order. In episode 4, "The Nanny," Alex's former Nanny, Rosalba, comes to work at his podcast company, and its name, "Ajana," is mentioned a few times. But episode 5, "The Mother-in-Law," starts with the company unnamed; over the course of the episode, Alex learns of the concept of "ajana," the unknown, from his mother-in-law and chooses it as his company's name.

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Touch - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Theo is thinking back to when Steve offers to share the royalties from his book, Shirley is heavily pregnant with her daughter. However, on the table next to Theo, is a photo of Shirley's son and daughter, as they are in the present.

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The Searchers - S3-E3

Revealing mistake: The captain's arm that was removed can be seen wrapped in a green screen editing sleeve when he is in the hospital. (00:39:55)

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I Saw the Sun Rise - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Rick pulls up in a car to the right side of a helicopter, gets out, and gets in the helicopter. When the helicopter is shown taking off, there is no car next to it. (00:38:20)

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Do a Little Harm... - S2-E5

Character mistake: The firefighters state that the acronym for CPR is ABC for Airway, Breathing, Circulation. This is very outdated as in 2010 the American Heart Association changed the recommendation to CAB for Compressions, Airway, Breathing following evidence that compressions first in CPR saves more lives.

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Tuesday - S1-E9

Factual error: At O'Neil's retirement party, '2-Way' by Lil Romeo is playing while one of the characters is dancing. This scene is set in the summer of 2001, the song was released in April 2002, nearly a year after the retirement party took place.

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Slappy Holidays - S2-E7

Character mistake: Dan makes a reference to the movie "Planes, Trains, and Automobiles" (the movie he's planning on the family to watch). He starts a sentence saying "by the time John Candy says 'those aren't pillows'." John Candy did not say that line in the movie - Steve Martin did.

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Character mistake: When the bodyguards enter elevators, they always enter last; they should be entering first to ensure it is secure. This is particularly visible in the hotel where the elevator can stop on any floor and Special Protection Branch does not have complete control of it as an express.

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Koriand'r - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: Gar enters a room and leaves the door open. Throughout the whole mirror scene the door is also open both when the camera looks at him and when the camera points at the mirror. However, when he is about to leave the room he needs to open the door as it has been closed inbetween us looking at Gar in the mirror and looking at him normally. (00:17:50 - 00:18:35)

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Outsider - S2-E6

Plot hole: The FBI is looking for a "very tall" guy who has been identified as such by various witnesses and by their own expert due to the entry angle of a fatal bullet wound - 6'5" at least. They send Elena into a bar near the end of the show to meet the Albanian perp who when he arrives is barely average height.

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The Book of Occupation: Chapter Two - S3-E2

Continuity mistake: The first time Black Lightning is approached by the female character with the necklace, it shows that the necklace with the charm is sitting on the side of her neck. Then a few seconds later, the necklace with the charm is perfectly placed in the middle of her neck. (00:09:39)

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Persona Non Grata - S2-E6

Continuity mistake: As the US Embassy in Caracas, Venezuela is being evacuated, the ambassador steps into a Black Hawk helicopter with markings 33 and 3016. After her Black Hawk arrives at the Aeropuerto Francisco de Miranda Airport in Caracas, it has markings 60 and 2065. (00:25:48 - 00:29:20)

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Fear and Loathing in Beverly Hills - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: In one part of the scene where Joe has Delilah's iPhone and it's ringing, it shows the call with a green answer button and a red decline button, then, it shows it only with a slide to answer option. (00:53:00 - 00:59:00)

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The legendary dawn! - S1-E1

Revealing mistake: When Mitsuhashi and Ito meet on the first day of school, the clock in the classroom never advances from the 8:20 position despite the scene taking place in a span longer than one minute. (00:04:45 - 00:06:08)

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Sonic Returns - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Just before the portal opens where Sonic comes out by a water fall, you get a good view of the ground around where he comes out at and there are no holes. But once he emerges, he looks around and then looks down and suddenly there are large holes that become what he focuses on. (00:00:25)

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Revelations - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: Blanca mentions that she has known for "two years" that she is HIV-positive. Blanca receives her diagnosis in the first episode of the series, but the story has a two-year gap between the first two seasons. So, in-story, Blanca has known her status for four years.

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Grannies - S1-E35

Deliberate mistake: Bandit is knocked over while carrying a basket of laundry. But the Heeler family never wear clothes.

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Episode #1.4 - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Samuel and Marina kiss for the first time, she leans in towards her left. In the next shot, she's still kissing him, but leaning on her right side. (00:23:45)

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