The Americans

The Clock - S1-E2

New this month Factual error: When they are playing hockey in the driveway, the FBI agent says he lived in the city in St. Louis. He then says they had street names like 1st street, 2nd street, Washington, Lincoln. First and Second street exist, but they are both in industrial areas and no-one ever talks about them. More to the point, there is no Lincoln Street in St. Louis at all. (00:27:00 - 00:28:00)

Baggage - S3-E2

Factual error: Sierra Nevada beer would not have been available in DC during this time period.

The Clock - S1-E2

Factual error: When Phillip gives the clock back to Viola, you can catch a glimpse of a Hyundai Santa Fe. A car that wasn't released until 2000. (00:28:25)

niblick

Season 4 generally

Factual error: In several episodes, agents are handling biological material wearing blue nitrile gloves. The season takes place in 1983 but these gloves didn't come into use until the mid-90's.

mrivera

Chloramphenicol - S4-E4

Continuity mistake: Paige's wristwatch hands go forwards / backwards during the scene as she speaks on the phone with Elizabeth.

Scott215

Chloramphenicol - S4-E4

Continuity mistake: The clock on the wall of the Jennings' home reads 1:25 am when Elizabeth calls her, but Paige's wristwatch shows a different time.

Scott215

Chloramphenicol - S4-E4

Continuity mistake: Elizabeth's hand on Gabriel's arm changes positions shot to shot.

Scott215

Show generally

Factual error: The soda cans use opening mechanisms not used until the 1990s.

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Suggested correction: Current tab pop tops have been around since the late 70's. I know because I broke a few of them off before getting the hang of them in high school.

Do Mail Robots Dream of Electric Sheep? - S3-E9

New this month Factual error: He's playing Gabriel in scrabble and puts down the word sphinx. Gabriel replies "59 - impressive" but this is not possible with the word sphinx. The letters add up to 18, so on a triple word score without any other bonuses it would be 54. The only other multiplier in range is a double letter square - with a single-point letter (the S, I or N) on a double letter score it would be 57. The next highest-scoring letter is P, worth 3 - with that on a double letter the total would be 72. No way to score anything in between.

IHOP - S5-E9

Factual error: When Philip and Elizabeth are driving in their Volvo after argued with Tuan, the front panel of the car radio is removed, and you can see a CD slot. This was not available in 1984. (00:41:00)

Show generally

Continuity mistake: Philip sustains a stab wound a little right of his stomach area but there is no scar in subsequent episodes.

FilmSleuth

Crossbreed - S5-E6

Continuity mistake: Phillips' hands go from clasped to unclasped on the table as the shot angles instantly change while speaking with Gabriel.

Scott215

Trust Me - S1-E6

Factual error: A German bio-metric passport is shown that was only issued after 2005. (00:14:40)

Dinner for Seven - S4-E11

Continuity mistake: Paige and Elizabeth walk into a parking lot, immediately passing the front of a sedan parked near the parking lot entrance. However, the scene changes to their front and the same sedan is parked further in, as the duo take a long time before passing the same car.

Scott215

Dinner for Seven - S4-E11

Continuity mistake: During the conversation between Elizabeth and Pastor Tim in his office, the Pastor's arms are instantly either raised or in his lap, occurring several times in the scene.

Scott215

Glanders - S4-E1

Other mistake: The recap of Episode 4.1 has a scene that hasn't been shown until episode 4.2 or 4.3 where the FBI neighbor gets hold of Jennings in his garage to confront him on his alleged affair with his wife. The similar issue with another episode is seen in episode 3.12 or 3.13. (01:00:00)

Cardinal - S2-E2

New this month Factual error: The picture of the shipyard party way into the episode shows the CVN 75 Harry Truman which wasn't even under construction until 1988. (00:16:00)

Walter Taffet - S3-E7

Factual error: The mural on the diner wall shows the 21st century Afghanistan campaign medal and operation Iraqi Freedom campaign medal.

Season 1 generally

Factual error: In nearly every episode shot outside in city neighborhoods just out of the camera's focus you can see so many cars from the late 2000s.

Giantdad

Do Mail Robots Dream of Electric Sheep? - S3-E9

Factual error: The lady in the mailbox robot repair office takes a heart medication. On the medication bottle, it says Lisinopril 40mg 3 tablets per day. Not only is this a drug overdose but Lisinopril became only available in the early 1990s.

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