Best TV mistakes of 2018
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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)Jon Sandys
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.DavidK93
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 This is very outdated as in 2010 the American Heart Association changed the recommendation to CAB for Compressions, Airway, Breathing following evidence that compressions first in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.
Factual error: When Commander Anne Sampson appears in her body armour she wears the rank insignia only worn by the Commissioner (a crown over a pip over crossed tipstaves in a wreath) instead of that worn by her own rank of Commander (crossed tipstaves in a wreath). She has apparently been promoted four ranks.Necrothesp
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)Quantom X
Continuity mistake: When Sabrina is about to sign the book with her blood, the drop of blood keeps changing where it's at. At first it hits a drawn line, then it's above the drawn line and is right below the last name. In the third shot, there is now a line space between it and the last name in the book. It continues to change depending on the camera angle.Bishop73
Other mistake: All the Greek name variants are used over the Latin ones - including even "Odysseus" over the more familiar "Ulysses" (who is the same person). However when the story of Actaeon comes up, it's suddenly the goddess "Diana" that he saw. But all the gods have their Greek names, so that should be "Artemis." (As indeed is used in episode 2). (00:39:35)Spiny Norman
Plot hole: Steve and Leigh visit a fertility clinic. The counselor urges them to keep trying to have a child, noting among other things that Steve's sperm sample shows good motility. Later, we find out that Steve had a vasectomy before they got married, making it impossible for the clinic to harvest a sperm sample.Verbal
Plot hole: When announcing the 14 deaths, they make a generic statement to the friends and family of everyone in the pods, without first telling the affected families directly?! There's no way this would be dealt with like that - not least as they all then seem shocked that the parents start a riot/panic about whether their children are dead or not. Anyone with half a brain cell would have seen that coming a mile off. Not to mention that later on we discover one of the parents STILL hasn't been told if his daughter's alive or not. If this was a coverup or otherwise secret they wouldn't have said anything - there's no reason to announce the deaths but not clarify who died.Jon Sandys
Continuity mistake: Ruth Deaver is helping Alan Pangborn put on his tie. The camera is facing Ruth's back and we see Alan's face in the mirror. The camera then switches angles to face Alan's back and Ruth's face. Alan's collar which was popped straight up from the first angle is now perfectly down over his newly tied tie from the second angle. (00:24:55)Dree2werd
Visible crew/equipment: In the final minutes, it is possible to see a drone flying between the camera's point of view and the subject being filmed, the DEA agents' van going into Mexico. Likely filming equipment, but even if recreational it's hardly appropriate for the 80's. (01:06:30)Fabricio Antonio Egert