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Continuity mistake: The SS commander is at various times with at least three completely different sets of epaulettes. In one scene, while he is addressing two aides, the epaulettes of all three change between shots.

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22nd Oct 2021

Vigil (2021)

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Continuity mistake: Kirsten is referred to as a DC (Detective Constable) in the first half of the series and then as a DS (Detective Sergeant) in the second half. As these later episodes include flashbacks to before the previous episodes, she obviously hasn't suddenly been promoted.

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7th Oct 2021

Vigil (2021)

Show generally

Continuity mistake: At the Chequers meeting in early 1944, Sir Bernard Montgomery is wearing the rank insignia of a field marshal. In the later meeting with the King in which the D-Day plans are announced, he is correctly wearing that of the lower rank of general. In fact, Montgomery was promoted from general to field marshal on 1 September 1944, nearly three months after D-Day.

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22nd May 2018

Pacific Rim (2013)

Continuity mistake: When Chuck Hansen is sitting at the dinner table arguing with Raleigh he is bareheaded. He stands up and in the next shot he has his baseball cap on. He had no time to put it on at all. It seems to have spontaneously appeared on his head.

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22nd Jan 2018

Happy Valley (2014)

Episode #1.5 - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: The police force in the series is consistently described as the Yorkshire Police, a fictional force (and its name and crest are shown numerous times). However, when the detective superintendent is being interviewed on TV, the on-screen caption says he is from the West Yorkshire Police, the real force that covers the area.

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22nd Jan 2018

Happy Valley (2014)

Episode #1.6 - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: The district commander wears the rank insignia of a chief superintendent up until the final episode, when he suddenly appears with the insignia of the lower rank of superintendent.

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13th Jul 2017

The Last Ship (2014)

Shanzhai - S3-E3

Continuity mistake: In the previous episode, Doc Rios says he can hardly see anything without his glasses. In this episode, still without his glasses, he looks out of the hut window and describes the compound beyond in detail.

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31st Mar 2017

SS-GB (2016)

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Continuity mistake: Archer is at various times described as chief superintendent (a rank which wasn't introduced until 1949), superintendent and inspector. Nobody, including him, seems to know what his actual rank is.

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23rd Mar 2017

Jekyll & Hyde (2015)

The Incubus - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: In episode 5, it was established that there is no road to the Jezequiel house. Robert and Max had to leave their car in the village and walk across the fields to the house. In this episode, however, Robert drives his car right up to the house with no problem.

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1st Mar 2017

Unforgotten (2015)

Show generally

Continuity mistake: The series doesn't seem sure what Sunny's rank is. He is described at various times both on screen and in the credits as both Detective Inspector and Detective Sergeant.

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14th Dec 2015

Homeland (2011)

Redux - S4-E7

Continuity mistake: When Lt Col Khan leans forward in the airport scene his epaulette can be seen to bear only the single pip of a second lieutenant. When he stands up again he is wearing the pip and emblem of a lieutenant-colonel once more.

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10th Sep 2015

Tut (2015)

Show generally

Continuity mistake: Tutankhamun and Suhad ride to the Mitanni city on a horse with no equipment at all, not even a saddle. Yet mysteriously when they need to stop for the night a large tent appears out of nowhere.

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3rd Jun 2015

Casualty (1986)

7th Sep 2014

Homeland (2011)

Big Man in Tehran - S3-E11

Continuity mistake: When Brody is captured in the previous episode his head is completely shaved. This episode takes place no more than a few days later (it is actually implied that it is three days), but he now has a full head of hair.

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2nd Oct 2012

Ted (2012)

Continuity mistake: After John and Lori crash into the rear of Donny's car, the front of their car is visibly smashed in. However, when we see their car later it seems more or less undamaged except for a damaged number plate.

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16th Jul 2012

Paths of Glory (1957)

Continuity mistake: According to one of the characters, the firing squad is drawn from the 3rd Battalion of the 701st Infantry Regiment, the same regiment as most of the other characters. However, all the members of the firing squad (except the officer and sergeant, who are credited characters seen elsewhere in the film) have "710" on their collar patches. This can be seen when the sergeant, who has "701" on his collar patches, is briefing them.

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1st Dec 2011

A Time to Kill (1996)

Continuity mistake: The DA addresses Deputy Looney in court as "Detective". He is a uniformed deputy, not a detective. It would be surprising for a lawyer in court to make such a mistake.

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1st Jan 2010

The Hurt Locker (2008)

Continuity mistake: James is described on the cast list as a Staff Sergeant, but he wears the rank insignia of a Sergeant First Class.

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