Shay

Becoming (2) - S2-E22

Corrected entry: Spike decides he doesn't want to see the world end and makes an alliance with Buffy. Later on, however, he helps Angel get the information he need from Giles to end the world. If he's trying to save the world, why help Angel destroy it even faster? He didn't need to buy Giles any time - he had already convinced Angelus to keep Giles alive for the time being. If he had truly reached breaking point later on Spike could have called in Drusilla then, but as it is he helped Angelus way too early and nearly cost Buffy her life. (00:09:00 - 00:23:00)

Shay

New this month Correction: Spike wasn't helping Angel, he was biding his time, playing along and trying to keep Giles alive, until Buffy could get there.

18th Sep 2004

Charmed (1998)

Season 6 generally

Corrected entry: Why doesn't Chris ever use his powers against demons? We know he can use them in this time, since he blows up Leo in "Oh My Goddess" and kills a Valkyrie in "Valhalley of the Dolls", and after "Chris-Crossed", when it was discovered he was half-witch he had no reason to hide them from the sisters, yet he never once used them against a demon, even when one of the Charmed ones is in mortal danger.

Shay

Correction: Actually Chris couldn't use his powers up until the "Chris-Crossed" episode because before this episode the sisters couldn't find out that he was part witch because then his cover as just their whitelighter would have been blown. Basically he had to keep his powers a secret until the "Chris-Crossed" episode.

26th Sep 2003

Scream (1996)

Corrected entry: In the space of 15 seconds (between the time Casey's mom hears her daughter on the phone and the time when she walks out her front door and sees Casey) how did the killer manage to tie Casey onto the swing? It would have taken quite a while to lift her body and twist the ropes around her tightly enough that they held. Stu couldn't have helped as he was with Tatum that night.

Shay

Correction: Stu was most likely helping Billy that night, which would cut down the time needed to tie Casey to the swing. Tatum's defense that Stu was at her house on the night of the murder was challenged by Randy, who said that Stu could have been at her house before or after the murder. In fact, Billy shows up at Sidney's house after the murder.

Corrected entry: How can Debbie's hand shoot out of her grave at the end? She was fried to ashes. Even though corpses resurrecting is a possibility in the Addams mythology, ashes reforming into a human body is beyond belief.

Shay

Correction: From what Wednesday says it's implied she set up a sensor and animatronic hand to 'scare him to death' - it could be a remnant of the props from the Shakespeare scene in the first movie.

18th Dec 2003

Charmed (1998)

Centennial Charmed - S5-E12

Corrected entry: Paige realises at the end that time went on in her own dimension at the same time as it went on in the alternate reality, and Piper calmly comments "Oh there you are. We were wondering" or words to that effect. Paige had been gone over a day and Leo wouldn't have been able to sense her across dimensions. Weren't Phoebe or Piper the least bit worried about her? (00:40:40)

Shay

Correction: At this time Paige is wanting space from the sisters so there was no reason for them or Leo to look for her. It was like that when Paige and Phoebe moved out - they did not see each other every day.

25th Apr 2005

Charmed (1998)

We All Scream for Ice Cream - S3-E10

Corrected entry: When Prue and Phoebe first enter the ice-cream van, we are told that their powers don't work in this dimension, but a few minutes later, Phoebe gets a premonition from the swingset - if their powers really didn't work, she wouldn't have been able to.

Shay

Correction: Prue's telekinesis does not work against the ice-cream man because hers is an active power; one that works outside the mind of the Witch who is using the power. Phoebe was able to get a premonition because her power was passive; it only works in her mind as she's the only one who actually sees her premonitions. Had Phoebe tried, she would not have been able to levitate whilst inside the ice-cream truck.

Bad Girls - S3-E14

Corrected entry: In the police car, Buffy is on the left hand side of the car and Faith is on the right, but after they make it crash, they open the right hand door and Buffy is the first to get out.

Shay

Correction: If you look closer, you can see that Buffy is just standing by the passenger door, while Faith is getting the handcuff keys off the cop that was riding passenger, it doesn't show them getting out of the car. This explains the very next shot where they are unlocking each others' handcuffs with the keys.

Get It Done - S7-E15

Corrected entry: In 'Get It Done' the First repeats Buffy's words to the Potentials to discourage them, but the words it speaks are different to Buffy's - they change from 'there's nothing I can do to stop that' to 'and nothing I can do will stop that'. Granted, the meaning is the same, but shouldn't the omnipresent evil know what it's repeating?

Shay

Correction: The First is reminding the potentials - the words don't need to be exactly the same, and the First knows that. In fact the slight change of wording is going to look less suspicious anyway.

Once More, With Feeling - S6-E7

Corrected entry: When Sweet's henchman shows up at the Magic Box to tell Buffy that Dawn is being held hostage you can see the actor's real mouth moving inside the mouth of his costume.

Shay

Correction: That's because the henchman is wearing a mask and is moving his mouth underneath the mask.

JC Fernandez

Corrected entry: No matter how hard they tried, there's no way Pendleton could have covered up a killing spree like Brenda's. One of the 6 families who lost children would have said something to the media, if not Reese herself.

Shay

Correction: Not true. Money talks. And if the school paid the families enough, it would not be tough at all to cover up 6 murders. Reese herself explains in the movie what happened to her.

The Wish - S3-E9

Corrected entry: When Cordelia is murdered, her body falls off-screen with no sound of it hitting the ground. Seconds later, Vamp Willow drops the key to the book cage and we hear the noise of it clinking on the ground.

Shay

Correction: An aesthetic choice. The sound was removed entirely from the moment the camera pans over to Giles watching Cordelia being killed; you see him pulling and banging on the caged door, and there is no sound. So, it was done deliberately to achieve a specific mood for that one moment.

The Killer In Me - S7-E13

Corrected entry: It's been nearly 3 years since anyone was last in the Initiative, given that it was blocked off at the end of season 4. Shouldn't the corpses be a lot more decomposed?

Shay

Correction: The complex is airtight. This would significantly slow the process of decomposition.

11th May 2005

Dead Like Me (2003)

Be Still My Heart - S2-E9

Corrected entry: As Roxy takes Tess (Daisy's reap) out of the hotel room, she trails her fingers across the door frame and very obviously makes contact. The problem is that dead people are incorporeal, as we see within two seconds as she goes straight through the crime scene tape.

Shay

Correction: Tess also had no problem sitting on the floor in the corner crying while touching the walls. We do know that the dead can interact with matter some times in the pilot George walked though the kitchen door and it swings a little, in the Shallow End Stan (Mr Big Balls)has no problem sitting in a booth at Das Waffel Haus, there are many others examples.

10th Apr 2004

Urban Legend (1998)

Corrected entry: If an entire floor of students were murdered by a deranged teacher (in Stanley Hall), no amount of money could buy off each and every one of the families. It would only take one to kick up a huge fuss, go to the press and generally cause havoc for the university. It definitely wouldn't be swept under the carpet and forgotten about.

Shay

Correction: Since the movie is told as an urban legend, it is up in the air if the Stanley Hall Massacre actually happened or not.

9th Jan 2005

Darkness Falls (2003)

Corrected entry: The Tooth Fairy apparently only kills those who have seen her, but throughout the movie she kills several people who didn't see her at all, just happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. For example, after the lift scene, Caitlyn, Kyle, Michael, a doctor and a nurse run down the corridors where they meet another nurse. She is the next to be killed (snatched from behind, so she didn't even see the fairy then), even though she wasn't in the prior scene where everyone saw the fairy (and thus became a target). (Regardless if there is a deleted scene that offers an explanation, it is still a mistake within the actual film.)

Shay

Correction: Everyone who sees her is killed. Most of the one's who 'didn't' actually caught a glimpse of her, before she carried them off. As for the nurse, we didn't see her killed. It's possible the Tooth Fairy merely carried her off to scare the others, or to separate their group and make for easier targets. Also, just because we didn't see them when they saw the Tooth Fairy, it doesn't mean they didn't. As you said they were hiding in the hospital; it's possible they saw her there, and were protected by emergency lights.

15th Jul 2003

Urban Legend (1998)

Corrected entry: Reese was only walking away for a few seconds before the killer cuts the Dean's heels, at which he screams loudly. How did Reese, who couldn't have been more than 10 feet away, not hear this?

Shay

Correction: If you listen closely you can hear a door shut. Since they are in a parking garage it's likely that Reese went through the door to get back inside the building. And since we are talking about the Dean of school it's a safe bet that his parking spot is one of the ones next to the door.

8th Dec 2003

Charmed (1998)

The Importance of Being Phoebe - S5-E11

Corrected entry: When Cole and Kaya are taunting Piper and Paige about the fact that they now own the manor, they hold the deeds out in front of them laughing for a good 5 seconds. Did they, and more importantly did Paige herself, forget that she can orb things to her? She could easily have summoned the deeds and orbed out of the house before Cole could stop her. (00:33:35)

Shay

Correction: Even if Paige orbed the paperwork to herself, it wouldn't have mattered. It wasn't the physical possession of the papers that mattered, it was the legal possession that Cole got when they used them as collateral.

Never Leave Me - S7-E9

Corrected entry: Buffy tells Spike that he attacked Andrew when the First was controlling him. Spike asks who that is, and when Buffy tells him it's Tucker's brother, Spike recognises the name. There's no way Spike could know Tucker, who the Scoobies only met briefly and during a time when Spike wasn't around. If he was going to know either brother, it would be Andrew, who he interacted with several times in the previous year.

Shay

Correction: In the years that have gone by since the Scoobies' encounter with Tucker, the incident could have been brought up in numerous conversations whilst Spike was present; therefore it's not impossible for him to recognise the name. As for him not recognising Andrew, this merely sums up how insignificant Andrew is to those who meet him.

Normal Again - S6-E17

Corrected entry: In 'Normal Again', when the demon in the basement throws Dawn into the corner watch in freeze frame. You can see as she looks up that it's not Michelle Trachtenberg but a much older stunt double with darker skin and different make up.

Shay

Correction: If you have to use freeze frame it isn't a mistake.

22nd Mar 2004

The O.C. (2003)

The Gamble - S1-E3

Corrected entry: When Ryan's mom looks down at him sleeping before she leaves, she isn't wearing her sunglasses. Kirstin comes in, and as Ryan's mom turns her sunglasses are suddenly on.

Shay

Correction: Actually you can see her put them on. She has her sunglasses in her hands when she looks down on Ryan. As soon as she turns around you can see her lift her left hand up, putting her glasses on. She does it quick, but its visible.

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