Neil Jones

10th Aug 2020

Dad's Army (1968)

Branded - S3-E11

Visible crew/equipment: Towards the end of the episode where Godfrey goes back into the smoke filled hut to rescue Captain Mainwaring, the shadow of the camera is visible on the hut.

Neil Jones

Other mistake: When Warwick Davis shows Joe the form he's tricked his father into signing to allow him to transfer schools, the form is shown full screen. The "home" phone number is the same as that used in the school's letterhead, and there is text that says"insert name of fictitious school here." Also in this scene the name of the headmaster and phone number is visible, but none of those details match what is on the school's advertising board a couple of scenes later when Joe starts at his new school.

Neil Jones

Continuity mistake: When Stefan is reunited with his parents at the film festival he runs to them and stays with them. When Carson Clay arrives and taps Bean on his shoulder, from the back shot Stefan is now suddenly standing next to Bean.

Neil Jones

Continuity mistake: When it is announced that Rowley has won the school cartoonist job, Brett (at the desk next to Rowley's left), starts to clap, then in the very next shot his arms are on the table and you can see him start to clap again.

Neil Jones

11th Feb 2019

Kenan & Kel (1996)

Fenced In - S3-E2

Revealing mistake: After Kenan gets his head stuck in the bars it becomes obvious on multiple occasions while Kenan is moving around that the "bar" on his right is fairly flexible, presumably made out of rubber for the benefit of the actor.

Neil Jones

Question: When the crowd are giving Robin Hood the "chop", what's the tune they're chanting?

Neil Jones

Answer: The tune is FSU's "Massacre War Chant." There's a history of how it all came about (which the Atlanta Braves adopted), but that's the music that usually accompanies the "Tomahawk Chop." It's also known as just "War Chant", but I think "War Chant" is a slightly altered version.


Answer: They're imitating a Native American chant in the style of the Atlanta Braves, from whom they also take the chop.

12th Oct 2018

The Sandlot (1993)

Continuity mistake: Scotty is collecting the baseball from under the bushes. The ball rolls to a stop and the name is square level. When Scotty scoops the ball up the name is now at an angle.

Neil Jones

30th Aug 2018

The Simpsons (1989)

Worst Episode Ever - S12-E11

Continuity mistake: When Comic Book Guy turns off the water hydrant, the two boys in purple and blue trunks change position between shots.

Neil Jones

24th Jul 2018

My Pet Dinosaur (2017)

Continuity mistake: When the boy wakes up in the middle of the night after first hearing the dinosaur, his alarm clock reads 2:0x (its not clear but the digit segments on show imply it's either 2:05 or 2:06). The next time we see the clock it's 2:02, then two scenes later when the dinosaur decides to and then does jumps off the table the clock now reads 2:22.

Neil Jones

26th Apr 2018

Outnumbered (2007)

Episode #4.2 - S4-E2

Continuity mistake: When Ben is serving the puree/meal he created, firstly he removes the lid from the serving dish with his left hand. It then reappears in his right hand. Also the ladle Ben is holding to serve his concoction switches hands for the next three shots.

Neil Jones

Continuity mistake: When Miss Price and the children are first en-route to London on the bed, Paul is holding his cap in some shots (from the side and front) and not at all in the shots from behind him and his sister.

Neil Jones

26th Feb 2018

Fawlty Towers (1975)

Communication Problems (a.k.a. Theft) - S2-E1

Question: What's the name of the piece of music played when Basil turns up the radio after Mrs Richards says it (the radio) doesn't work?

Neil Jones

Answer: It's "Leisure Complex" by Dave Gold and Gordon Rees. Can be found on YouTube. The relevant clip is around 25 seconds in.

Thorpe Park - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Neil is jumping around in his Mr Monkey costume because a wasp has entered it, you can see a family of a mum, girl and a boy in a stripey T-shirt in the background and a group of onlookers. When Neil is bouncing up and down on his back, the family and the onlookers are present. When he first takes the costume's head off after standing up, there is no crowd or family of three behind him (though a second boy in similar clothing can be seen, its not the same kid who was with his family). After a cut to his friends and back, the crowd and family of three have suddenly reappeared behind Neil.

Neil Jones

Show generally

Question: Was it ever established in the show whether Hyacinth could drive or not?

Neil Jones

Answer: He [Richard] drives the car because Hyacinth has not learned to drive, but claims he only steers while Hyacinth drives by "word of mouth."

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Driving Mrs Fortescue - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: When the characters arrive at the pub, Richard parks the car not within the parking bay and with a big gap between the front bumper and the bollard. He then goes into the pub. Meanwhile all subsequent shots of the car show it parked right up against the bollard, and in addition a wide shot seen while Hyacinth is waiting for Mrs Fortescue shows the car is parked within the lines.

Neil Jones

25th Oct 2017

Outnumbered (2007)

Episode One - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Pete is trying to get the drill back from Ben (before Pete says "I'll give you a fiver if you give me the drill"), the position of Ben's hands on the drill change between shots.

Neil Jones

Visible crew/equipment: When Elijah Wood is being carried down the stairs, the shadow of a boom mic can be seen on the back wall just before the camera pans to look down the stairs.

Neil Jones

16th Jun 2017

The Big Green (1995)

Continuity mistake: Just after Juan shows off his football skills for the first time, he turns to leave and the kids, lead by the blonde boy, crowd round Juan to stop him leaving. The positions of at least two of the group changes between shots. In the initial shot the blonde boy has nobody standing on his right yet in the very next shot he is further in the middle of the group and now has two girls to his right.

Neil Jones

Continuity mistake: When the girl is looking up the fire engine in the oversized book, the little blonde boy in the red T-Shirt on the stool next to her changes the position of his head and hands between shots as she brings the book to the desk.

Neil Jones

Night Out in London - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: When Jay first shouts "Bus Wankers" from Simon's car, the people at the bus stop change between shots, as does the weather. On the first viewing of the stop as we approach it, there are five people around it and it is sunny. On the shot going past the stop there are now six people at the stop. Also the weather in the second shot is now overcast and sunless. Also in the next shot of the boys laughing to Jay's outburst, there is no sign of the bus stop they've just past but in the car's interior shots you can see the Bus Stop road markings through the rear window.

Neil Jones

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