Revealing mistake: When Octavia storms into the lab where the Mountain Men have been holding the Ark's people, she has her sword in her right hand. As soon as Kane speaks she makes to sheath it, and we hear the sound we're used to expect to accompany that motion, but you can see she's just holding the unsheathed sword behind her. Then she proceeds to drop it, hiding part of the action from the camera with her body, and although you don't see her catch it again that is made evident from the way she eases the sword on the floor beside her right foot a moment later. Furthermore, in the next shot her sword is not in its sheath. (00:30:05)balistener
Plot hole: The grounder's leader Anya states that the missiles (flares) burned a village to the ground. If this were true, the flares couldn't have flown very far, otherwise that village would have been too far away for the grounders to know about. In a previous episode, when you saw the flares from space, it was obvious the flares traveled hundreds if not thousands of miles away. (00:31:30)Mike Walker
Continuity mistake: During the funeral on the oil rig, right after Octavia collapses under the effect of the drug, Clarke has a sturdy, simple metal cup in her hand, but in the following shot we see her dropping a completely different, clay-like and more elaborate cup that shatters when it hits the floor. (00:39:40)balistener
Continuity mistake: At the very beginning of the duel scene you can see Roan extract his mother's sword from the sheath a guard is holding for him, then turn around and step towards the center of the arena. Several seconds later, in the shot of Lexa right after Clarke's arrival, you can see him in the background unsheathing the sword once again. (00:28:00)balistener
Continuity mistake: At the very beginning of the duel scene, Roan starts running towards Lexa holding his sword in his left hand. In the following shot he can be seen running with the sword in his right hand, while when they finally collide he's back to holding it with his left. (00:28:25)balistener
Continuity mistake: During the duel scene, after Lexa smacks Roan flat to the ground, he lands with his right hand right upon one of the swords. In the following shots, the sword changes position and can be seen at various distances further to his right. (00:30:10)balistener
Continuity mistake: In the scene when Octavia and Maya enter the mess hall while trying to escape the guards chasing them, you can see Maya is walking in front of Octavia. In the shot immediately after, though, Octavia is the one in front and she is being stopped by a guard pointing a gun at her. In the following shot we are back to Maya walking in front still trying to cross the hall, just as she sees guards appear from around the corner; that is the point when the two turn around, and we are once again presented with the same shot of the guard intercepting Octavia, only from a different angle. (00:26:40)balistener
Continuity mistake: When Clarke extracts the knife from Finn's chest, suddenly they all get thrown to the ground. Once she stands up again, in the first shot she's holding the knife with the blade pointing behind her, as it was when she extracted it, but in the following shot the blade is pointing forward instead. (00:14:20)balistener
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