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Factual error: Numerous military-related flaws - incorrect military protocols (officers in formation with enlisted personnel), marching orders (the leader commands double time, but nobody runs), and unreturned salutes.

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22nd Jan 2021

Magnum P.I. (2018)

The Day Danger Walked In - S3-E5

Other mistake: In the middle of the storm, telephone service goes out. Yet later, one of the robbers sees an emergency alert on his phone and says it is getting worse. If cell service is out, there is no way he could have received that.

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22nd Jan 2021

Magnum P.I. (2018)

The Day Danger Walked In - S3-E5

Factual error: Higgins, Thomas, TC and Rick are locked in a freezer. Their barber friend is tapping his horn in "a pattern" Higgins says is Morse code, and announces that he tapped "move back." Not really. I know Morse Code. All I got (along with a few undecipherable things) was TOERT NMU ETM CEA OFJ DER WK. No way that spells "Move Back."

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18th Jan 2021

Magnum P.I. (2018)

First the Beatdown, Then the Blowback - S3-E4

Stupidity: At the end of the episode, Makani's skull is returned to the cave where it was originally buried. But it is left in a basket on top of some rocks at the entrance to the cave. It would seem to me that that is not going to be a very safe place, as anyone can see it. Should it not have been buried out of sight?

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18th Jan 2021

MacGyver (2016)

Banh Bao + Sterno + Drill + Burner + Mason - S5-E4

Factual error: A tracker is found in the engine compartment of a government car. To disable it, it is stomped on. And sparks fly. Inert electronics do not emit sparks when crushed. It was powered by the car battery. (00:16:20)

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18th Jan 2021

MacGyver (2016)

Banh Bao + Sterno + Drill + Burner + Mason - S5-E4

Factual error: The whiz kid is attempting to remote control a car. He asks Mattie for her cell phone, and then opens it with his hands. That is impossible. It takes a lot of effort and tools to do so. (00:12:44)

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18th Jan 2021

Songbird (2020)

Revealing mistake: Men of the Department of Sanitation are picking up Lita's body from her house. The body bag she is supposedly in moves so easily, you can tell it is very light and contains nothing very heavy, much less the weight of a body. (01:03:05)

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18th Jan 2021

Songbird (2020)

Visible crew/equipment: Sara is at the front door video intercom. As the man from the Department of Sanitation is leaving, you can see crew/equipment visible in the reflection. (00:27:15)

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Factual error: Lt. Harp is told by Capt. Leo that the Lieutenant has 56,000h of UAV flying time, That is ridiculous. Even seasoned pilots of the Military Airlift Command do not have that many hours. Drone pilots can fly up to 1,800 hours a year, and Harp hasn't been flying drones for 31 years straight.

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30th Dec 2020

MacGyver (2016)

Eclipse + USMC-1856707 + Step Potential + Chain Lock + Ma - S5-E3

Character mistake: MacGyver is explaining the jamming of a tracking signal. He states that the tracking device is emitting an RIDF signal. He should have said an RFID signal. (00:26:20)

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23rd Dec 2020

Magnum P.I. (2018)

No Way Out - S3-E3

Other mistake: Higgins is asked if she can hack a security feed from an office. She replies that she can do it, but it will only be audio, no video. When she hacks it, is only video, no audio. (00:14:10 - 00:15:35)

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17th Dec 2020

MacGyver (2016)

Resort + Desi + Riley + Window Cleaner + Witness - S5-E1

Factual error: MacGyver and Russ are locked in a hotel room. They cannot use their comms. MacGyver says it is because the room is secure with reinforced walls to keep comms blocked. But there is a big glass window with only bars on it. If the room were indeed secure to comms there would be a screen to complete a Faraday Cage and prevent radio frequencies from passing through. (00:26:45)

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11th Dec 2020

MacGyver (2016)

Resort + Desi + Riley + Window Cleaner + Witness - S5-E1

Factual error: MacGyver and Russ are bringing two large oxygen cylinders into a room. From the way they handle them to get them off the cart and onto the floor, you can tell they are empty. To make matters even funnier, MacGyver manages to break off the valves on both tanks at the same time with just one stomp of his foot. That is physically impossible. Continuing the farce, the tanks pretty leisurely rocket away, lifting all present slowly to the skylight. I have seen a video of just one small air tank break a valve. It shot across the room, through the wall, flew through the air, and embedded itself three feet in the ground over 40 feet away. Believe me, not at all how depicted here. (00:35:20 - 00:36:20)

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11th Dec 2020

MacGyver (2016)

Resort + Desi + Riley + Window Cleaner + Witness - S5-E1

Factual error: Riley and Desi pick the locks on a safe deposit box and extract a hard drive. They then are going down some stairs with Jane when Jane menaces them with a gun and asks for the hard drive. Riley tells Desi not to worry and shows her the actual disk in her hand. We're later shown she opened the casing with her bare hands and the disk dropped out - not at all possible. (00:29:30 - 00:32:00)

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11th Dec 2020

MacGyver (2016)

Resort + Desi + Riley + Window Cleaner + Witness - S5-E1

Plot hole: Paula Matos comes into her room and surprises Desi and Riley. Paula has a gun. Riley asks her if the gun is ceramic, as no guns are allowed in the hotel past security. It is not answered, but it would be the only way Paula could have a gun. So far so good. But later when they have made a deal, and they are leaving the room, Riley tells Paula to leave the gun behind because there might be metal detectors along the way. If it is indeed ceramic, then there is no need to leave it behind. And if it is metal, how did it get past the metal detectors in the first place? One or the other premise is wrong. (00:24:05 - 00:26:00)

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11th Dec 2020

MacGyver (2016)

Resort + Desi + Riley + Window Cleaner + Witness - S5-E1

Character mistake: "The Butcher of Brazil" walks into the "Spa" at the Zurich Grand. Instead of saying Boa Noite (proper Portuguese), he says "Buenas Noches" (in Spanish). (00:27:00)

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21st Sep 2020

The New Mutants (2020)

Continuity mistake: Danielle is running and slams into a force field. She gets a bloody nose. Then she runs back to attack Illyana, and falls when Illyana disappears. She looks up, and her nose in not bloody any more. (00:13:25 - 00:14:20)

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21st Sep 2020

The New Mutants (2020)

Continuity mistake: A doctor comes into a patient's room. The door swings inward to the right, and it has a heavy lock on it. When she leaves she closes the door. It swings inward, but to the left, and it has no heavy lock. (00:04:10 - 00:08:25)

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9th Sep 2020

Away (2020)

Go - S1-E1

Factual error: The astronaut from the UK has what is supposed to be a British flag on his right arm. But it is not accurate. The red diagonal lines are in the wrong place. They are supposed to be 3/5 of the way counterclockwise of the white field, not in the center thereof. (00:04:40)

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6th Jul 2020

Eruption: LA (2018)

Factual error: Lt. Talbot is wearing a US Army (National Guard) uniform with his name tape saying "LT. TALBOT". Name tapes do not show rank. The rank is worn on the Battle Dress Uniform on a tab on the chest. (01:23:55)

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