Steven Lee

25th Jul 2018

Grandma's Boy (1922)

Grandma's Boy mistake picture

New this month Continuity mistake: In a scene set in 1862, Harold Lloyd portrays his own grandfather, a Confederate soldier. An elderly woman gives him a tiki-like lucky charm which she says will protect him as he confronts leaders of the Union Army. After he successfully fights off two soldiers he holds the charm in his left hand, but the close-up shows the charm in his right hand, then it's back in his left hand in the next shot.

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Steven Lee

12th Jul 2018

Matlock (1986)

The Godfather - S8-E19

Revealing mistake: Ben Matlock is hosting a pre-wedding party for his goddaughter. Several cars are parked on both sides of the street in front of Ben's house. Each time the front door is opened, the view seen from inside the house looking out is the same matte painting used in every episode. It shows a house and trees but no cars.

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Steven Lee

I Remember, I Remember - S4-E16

Continuity mistake: Charles is delayed getting home on his wedding anniversary because a wheel on his wagon broke, he had no jack and he had to make repairs during a heavy rainstorm. Rain is still falling late at night and can be seen through the window when Caroline hears Charles arriving. She runs outside to greet him and suddenly there is no rain.

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Steven Lee

10th Jun 2018

Matlock (1986)

The D.J. - S3-E5

Factual error: This episode involves the murder of Bobby Moore, a program host at Atlanta radio station 98.6 WBW. In the United States, all FM stations end with an odd number.

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Steven Lee

9th May 2018

It (1927)

Continuity mistake: To prevent two welfare workers from taking the child of her unemployed roommate, Betty Lou Spence claims the baby is her own. A newspaper article, shown in close-up, says she fought "all who sought possession of the tiny child." The word "possession" is hyphenated. One line of the article ends with "pos-" and the next line begins with "session." When the newspaper is shown again, the hyphenation is different. One line now ends with "posses-" and the next line begins with "sion."

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Steven Lee

7th May 2018

Overboard (2018)

Continuity mistake: Leonardo is dangling from the railing of his yacht as the yacht travels at a high speed. In the next scene, looking out from a room with a large window, Leonardo can be seen still clinging to the railing but the yacht now appears to be motionless.

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Steven Lee

7th Apr 2018

Matlock (1986)

The Scandal - S9-E2

Character mistake: Billy has second thoughts about selling his late sister's beach house to a developer who plans to tear it down and build a hotel. Billy tells Ben, "She lived the last years of her life here." But in part 1 of this two-part episode, it was established that the woman had lived in the house for only six months.

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Steven Lee

29th Mar 2018

Bonanza (1959)

Five Sundowns to Sunup - S7-E12

Other mistake: The Lassiter brothers have kidnapped a judge and a posse is searching for them. One of the men says they should quit for the day because "it's almost sundown." Judging by the shadows of the men, their horses and nearby trees, the time appears to be around 1 PM.

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Steven Lee

16th Feb 2018

The Rifleman (1958)

Requiem at Mission Springs - S5-E22

Other mistake: After Mark falls from a horse and is paralyzed, Doc Burrage recommends that Mark soak his legs in the Mission Springs mineral spring. Lucas, Mark and Lou drive a wagon to the site. At night they all complain about how cold it is and there is a steady sound of wind blowing but all the trees and bushes are motionless.

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Steven Lee

8th Feb 2018

Perry Mason (1957)

The Case of the Fanciful Frail - S9-E24

Other mistake: Park Milgrave finds a small chest full of realistic counterfeit money in Bruce Strickland's apartment. (Counterfeit money was not used for this scene. The chest actually contained three stacks of dollar-sized paper with a real bill on the top of each one.) Milgrave dumps the money into a metal urn and lights it on fire but the money he dumps out is play money, which does not look even remotely like real money.

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Steven Lee

5th Feb 2018

Matlock (1986)

The Fisherman - S2-E22

Continuity mistake: Matlock is inside a jail cell, speaking to a man who has been accused of murder. In an outdoor scene, someone throws a raw egg at the window as Matlock looks out. Inside the cell, as Matlock turns away from the window, the splattered egg has vanished.

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Steven Lee

25th Nov 2017

Coco (2017)

Trivia: The Pizza Planet truck from "Toy Story" passes by Miguel's house near the beginning of the film. Also in the marketplace, a small Nemo doll is on a table and dolls of Mike Wazowski and Woody are hanging from a stall.

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Steven Lee

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