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4th Jun 2020

Gemini Man (2019)

Factual error: A fire is raging in a hardware store. The sprinklers come on. After the fire is out, the sprinklers shut off. Without anybody shutting them off. That's not the way automatic sprinklers work. Once the fusible link melts, they are on continuously until manually shut off at the valve, usually outside of the building. (01:35:20)

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4th Jun 2020

Gemini Man (2019)

Revealing mistake: A SWAT Team is conducting an exercise. At one point a smoke grenade is rolling on the ground, going under a vehicle, and then rising in the air prior to another shot showing it exploding. A smoke grenade does not rise in the air prior to exploding. What occurred here is that the scene was filmed in reverse (or with the camera upside down), with someone throwing the smoke grenade down from the vehicle and having it roll along the ground towards the camera. The scene was then straightened out in editing to give the impression it was rolling away from the camera. (00:48:05)

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1st Jun 2020

MacGyver (2016)

Loyalty + Family + Rogue + Hellfire - S4-E12

Character mistake: Maddy is talking about "sending in the calvary." It should be "sending in the cavalry." (00:09:10)

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29th May 2020

Gemini Man (2019)

Continuity mistake: When Henry and Junior are in a car, they are suddenly confronted by a roadblock and a missile is fired at their car. After they jump out, the missile hits the front of the car, and the car goes up in the air and somersaults forward. If a car is hit by a missile on the front, the last direction the car is going to go is forward towards from where the missile came from. (01:26:45)

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24th May 2020

SEAL Team (2017)

Edge of Nowhere - S3-E18

Factual error: A US Navy Lieutenant Commander (Chaplain) is shown wearing a metal chaplain badge on his working uniform. This is not authorized. Working uniforms require cloth badges. (00:09:40)

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20th May 2020

The Beyond (2017)

Other mistake: The Space Agency is trying to use an android mechanism (Human 2.0) to go to The Void and make first contact. Their first attempt at putting a human brain into the android fails. The solution is to make the android mechanism imprint human cells to facilitate the brain/android connection. The Agency is up against a time constraint, and someone comes up with the idea of using military Humans 2.0 to go on the voyage. Wait a minute! So now we learn there are other Humans 2.0 in existence? Wouldn't whoever made those already know how to solve the human brain/android interface? Why is the Space Agency reinventing the wheel? (00:40:55)

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19th May 2020

The Good Fight (2017)

The Gang Tries to Serve a Subpoena - S4-E2

Continuity mistake: Luca and party are about to board a green private jet. Moments later when they take off, the shot shows the forward underside of a white plane. At first I thought that maybe it was white on the underside, but the nose wheel well doors are indeed green, and the takeoff picture shows an airplane with white nose wheel doors. (00:19:40)

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7th May 2020

Tommy (2020)

To Take a Hostage - S1-E5

Other mistake: A police officer is shown at a hostage scene. He has Sergeant stripes on his sleeve, and Captain's bars on his collar. He is one or the other. But not both. (00:11:50)

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6th May 2020

Tommy (2020)

In Dreams Begin Responsibilities - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Tommy is in an elevator and is talking to a lady. She does not have her four stars on her collar. When she comes out of the elevator and goes into her office, she has the collar insignias on. (00:27:35)

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29th Apr 2020

MacGyver (2016)

Father + Son + Father + Matriarch - S4-E8

Factual error: Mac and Desi have been invited to a "pop-up" restaurant. There aren't many limitations on pop-up restaurants when it comes to choosing a location. You could host a pop-up in another restaurant's kitchen during off hours. Or you could set up shop on a city rooftop, at an apartment complex, or in an unconventional space. What is NOT a location is a place with swanky double entrance doors with the name of the pop-up restaurant in custom etched or frosted glass on them. Really? (00:06:10)

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28th Apr 2020

Chicago Med (2015)

In the Name of Love - S5-E18

Continuity mistake: Sharon Goodwin is having dinner with her ex husband to her right, and her son to her left at the table. As she is explaining her divorce to her son, he is looking to his left to address his father as if his father was sitting across from Sharon, instead of across from him. (00:38:10 - 00:39:25)

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Broken Arrow - S2-E9

Other mistake: Before the downed airplane pilots were identified as Russian they spoke perfect English. No accent. The minute they were identified as Russian they began speaking English with a Russian accent.

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Broken Arrow - S2-E9

Factual error: An unidentified airplane has crossed into Canadian airspace. The pilot flying right seat orders the left seat pilot to climb to 15,000 feet. This in itself is odd, because the Aircraft Commander flies the left seat, and bombers would be much higher than that in the first place. The pilot advances four throttles to initiate the climb, typical of a four engine reciprocating engine plane. When we see an outside shot what is shown is a twin engine jet aircraft. And the interior shots of the wreckage later are also wrong for the era too. (00:02:00)

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11th Apr 2020

The Irishman (2019)

Factual error: There is celebration in Little Italy. A police officer is trying to stop a shooter, and his uniform has a 12 on the collar, signifying supposedly the 12th Precinct of the NYPD. There's no 12th precinct in the NYPD. The real 12th precinct was abolished in 1916, and the building was used as a police storehouse after that. (01:38:35)

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10th Apr 2020

The Irishman (2019)

Factual error: Frank boards a Cessna 421C twin-engine airplane. The pilot "starts" the engines, but only one is heard. You would have to go through startup procedures for two engines. Worse, it starts up instantly, but the mixture controls for both engines are at idle-cutoff, and both throttles are at full power. Not the procedure you use to start an engine, let alone two. (02:34:50)

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6th Apr 2020

MacGyver (2016)

MacGyver mistake picture

Soccer + Desi + Merchant + Titan - S4-E5

Other mistake: A spectator has a vuvuzela in his hand. This is a horn that emits a very loud monotone. It is common at soccer matches where he is. But what is he doing with it? He is looking through it as if it were a telescope. (00:32:05)

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24th Mar 2020

Hawaii Five-0 (2010)

He kohu puahiohio i ka ho'olele i ka lepo i luna - S10-E17

Factual error: Thieves make off with 10 million dollars transferred to an offshore bank. The money is shown supposedly in a medium-sized black satchel carried in one hand by one of the accomplices. The largest US bill in circulation is the $100 bill. And one million dollars in $100 bills weigh 22 pounds. So ten million would weigh 220 pounds. There is no way that amount would fit in such a satchel, and much less be carried around dangling by one hand.

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24th Mar 2020

MacGyver (2016)

Kid + Plane + Cable + Truck - S4-E3

Character mistake: Desi states that the stall speed of an F-16 is 250 knots. Not true. The F-16 stall speed in level flight is around 120 knots. (00:02:40)

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24th Mar 2020

MacGyver (2016)

Kid + Plane + Cable + Truck - S4-E3

Factual error: A US Pilot's License is shown. It is pretty much all wrong. Salient among the errors is that US Pilot's Licenses do not have a picture. The nationality should be USA not America. They are green fading to white, and not blue. It does not have a hologram of the FAA seal. The signature on the front is that of the pilot and not the FAA Administrator. I realise that it would be improper to show an actual license on a TV show, but this is so far off as to be ludicrous. (00:02:20)

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The Men in Black - S2-E5

Other mistake: Dr. Hynek and some Men in Black are aboard a boat. There is loud music playing. When Dr. Hynek tries to turn the radios off, power is cut off aboard the boat, leaving it in darkness. When they want to use the electric winch to raise something, the winch works. If there is no power, what allows the electric winch to operate? (00:26:15)

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