Best thriller TV mistakes of 2018

Please vote as you browse around to help the best rise to the top.

More 9-1-1 mistakes
More Elite mistakes

FBI (2018)

FBI picture

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.


More FBI mistakes
Bodyguard picture

Show generally

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.

More Bodyguard mistakes
Harrow picture

Alea Iacta Est - S3-E8

Revealing mistake: When Harrow and Nicholls are in what is supposed to be Queensland Police Headquarters, a window is visible with logos for Radio National and Triple J behind them. This shows that the scene was recorded at the offices of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. (00:31:04)

More Harrow mistakes
More Chilling Adventures of Sabrina mistakes
Deep State picture

A Kind of Warfare - S1-E2

Other mistake: The shopkeeper hands Danny a Beretta 92fs/M9 handgun with a detached suppressor. To mount a suppressor to the muzzle end of the handgun the barrel needs to be threaded, and this one isn't. Sometimes barrels are threaded and when no suppressor is attached they are protected by a thread barrel cap to protect the threads from dings and bumps. There is no thread cap here either. (00:22:35)


More Deep State mistakes
More The ABC Murders mistakes

You (2018)

You picture

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)

More You mistakes
The Terror picture

Show generally

Factual error: Sir John Franklin, Francis Crozier and James Fitzjames all wear a crown over an anchor on their epaulettes, the rank badge for a captain with over three years in rank. This is correct for Franklin and Crozier, but Fitzjames only held the rank of commander, and should therefore only be wearing an anchor on his epaulettes.


More The Terror mistakes
More Waco mistakes
More Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan mistakes

Join the mailing list

Separate from membership, this is to get updates about mistakes in recent releases. Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Check out the mistake & trivia books, on Kindle and in paperback.