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Beer Bad - S4-E5

Continuity mistake: When Xander is showing Willow and Buffy his fake ID and the view of the shot is from behind Xander, he is holding the card with his thumb and middle finger. Switch to the view from behind Willow and it's being held with his thumb and index finger. Then it switches to behind Xander again and it's back to thumb and middle finger.

troy fox

Wild At Heart - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: When we see Veruca eating at the table, she reaches for a cup as we see Oz coming up behind her. The shot changes and we see her turning around and reaching for the same cup again, though she never had time to put it down.

troy fox

Showtime - S7-E11

Audio problem: When Giles and Anya are talking to the demon, trying to get him to open the portal to Beljoxa's Eye, when you see Anya's face from the side, her lips don't sync up with what she is saying, and sometimes her lips are moving to words when she doesn't have any lines at all.

troy fox

Lessons - S7-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When Xander is in the bathroom after Buffy called him to look for the talisman, he bends down and grabs the talisman that lays under the sinks. As he stands the camera pans up to the mirrors and on the left side you can see the reflection of a crew member crouching over the hole to the old school. It's not the female manifest spirit as the clothes are wrong and she then appears from a different part of the room.

troy fox

The Harvest (2) - S1-E2

Audio problem: When everyone is in the Bronze - just before the vamps show up - you hear the first line of a song being played, Ballad For Dead Friends by Dashboard Prophets, cut to outside and you see the vamps strolling along and killing the doorman, then cut back into the Bronze and the same line plays again. This is a total error in cutting the show, it is stated there is no live band but still the same line plays twice when that is not how the song goes.

troy fox

29th Aug 2004

Angel (1999)

Slouching Toward Bethlehem - S4-E4

Question: I know the name of this episode is a Biblical reference because of mention of Bethlehem, but what exactly does Slouching Toward Bethlehem mean, I haven't seen the episode in a while but I think it is only mentioned when Lorne says "Do the words slouching toward Bethlehem mean anything?" Which doesn't explain much.

troy fox

Chosen answer: It's a line from the W.B. Yeats poem "The Second Coming" - "And what rough beast, its hour come round at last, Slouches towards Bethlehem to be born?" - sort of a beast/anti-christ on the way sort of thing.

Myridon

Gingerbread - S3-E11

Factual error: When Giles and Cordelia are driving to save the girls from getting burned at the stake and are making the potion to make the demon show his true face Giles tells Cordelia to shred the Wolfsbane. This is a huge mistake as any Witch will know (my sister pointed this out to me) that Wolfsbane is highly poisonous and should never be touched with bare hands and Cordelia didn't have gloves or anything.

troy fox

Once More, With Feeling - S6-E7

Trivia: The three men who play the two vamps and one horned demon during Buffy's graveyard scene also play the three street sweepers during Anya, Xander, and Giles' street scene, and later they play Sweet's three masked minions.

troy fox

As You Were - S6-E15

Audio problem: When Buffy has just killed the Suvolte demon and Riley is found out to have not told her it was a tracking only mission Sam says something like 'If we weren't under time constraints, I'd rip you a new one.' Riley then says 'Stand down soldier.' Buffy asks Sam, 'Is he your boss?' And Sam replies 'He wishes. We better regroup.' But her lips to not move when she says they have to regroup. You can see her mouth on screen and she is just smiling, not moving her lips at all.

troy fox

As You Were - S6-E15

Continuity mistake: When Buffy receives her letter from UC Sunnydale it says her address is 1630 Crestview, this doesn't sync up continuity-wise with the episode The Body as she tells the 911 operator that her address is 1630 Revello. She didn't move so it's a definite mistake.

troy fox

Chosen answer: We see the night Drusilla was turned in the Angel episode "Dear Boy" where Angelus has killed the entire convent and driven Drusilla insane. We don't see the exact moment of her turning, but it's implied that he does it right after that.

Show generally

Question: Does Seth Green play Oz-Wolf as well as regular Oz, or is it someone different?

troy fox

Chosen answer: In the episode Phases, Oz-Wolf was played by Keith Campbell, a stuntman who regularly doubles for Tom Cruise. I don't know about other episodes, but it seems unlikely that they'd choose not to use Seth Green in one episode, then change to using him to play the Oz-Wolf later on.

Tailkinker Premium member

Restless - S4-E22

Question: What exactly was the point of the guy with the cheese slices?

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Chosen answer: Joss Whedon wanted something in there that was totally inexplicable. The Cheese Guy fit the bill rather nicely.

Tailkinker Premium member

Restless - S4-E22

Question: Does anyone know what Anya and Giles are saying in French when they are talking to Xander in his dream?

troy fox

Chosen answer: From the Watcher's Guide Vol. 2. GILES: "-the house where we're all sleeping. All your friends are there having a wonderful time and getting on with their lives. The creature can't hurt you there." XANDER: "What? Go where? I don't understand." GILES: "Oh, for God's sake, this is no time for your idiotic games." ANYA: "Xander! You have to come with us now! Everybody's waiting for you!" XANDER: "Honey, I don't - I can't hear you..." ANYA: "It's not important. I'll take you there."

Phoenix

Tabula Rasa - S6-E8

Trivia: A Dictionary definition of the phrase "Tabula Rasa" is: Latin, smoothed or erased tablet. 1) the mind in its hypothetical primary blank or empty state before receiving outside impressions. 2) something existing in its original pristine state. Fitting, don't you think?

troy fox

Doppelgangland - S3-E16

Trivia: When Willow is describing her evil twin, she uses the phrase "And I think I'm kinda gay." She says the exact same thing to Dawn during Tabula Rasa when they have all lost their memory.

troy fox

I Only Have Eyes For You - S2-E19

Visible crew/equipment: When Xander opens his locker and the gross hand grabs him, if you use slow-mo when the shot is inside the locker looking out, you can see the white t-shirt of the man whose arm it is. (00:10:20)

troy fox

Nightmares - S1-E10

Revealing mistake: When Xander punches out the evil clown if you freeze-frame you can see the punch missed the clown by quite a distance, I noticed it without freezing it but it's better to see if you do. (00:35:35)

troy fox

24th Apr 2004

Phoenix Nights (2001)

Trivia: There are a lot of running jokes that Peter Kay uses, if you have seen his two live shows then you will have heard 'Garlic bread?' and 'Cheese cake?' in the first episode of series one they use the same joke for 'Head sets?' also the 'I said ping pong balls, not King Kong's balls.' is used in series two, as well as Kay's second live show.

troy fox

20th Apr 2004

Angel (1999)

Season 5 generally

Question: I'm sure I've seen the actor who plays Nox before. Is he the same guy who played the Vampire that Buffy encounters in Conversations With Dead People in Season 7 of BtVS?

troy fox

Chosen answer: Yes - Jonathan Woodward (http://uk.imdb.com/name/nm0940950/).

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