Madam Secretary

Madam Secretary (2014)

12 mistakes

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Render Safe - S2-E22

Character mistake: In a scene of compassion, Henry places his left hand on the shoulder of the Pakistani Muslim man. As religion expert, Henry should know the use of the left hand is a sign of disrespect in the Muslim world. (00:34:00)

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Night Watch - S4-E22

Continuity mistake: You see the same scene twice in this episode, where NSA Ellen Hill gets a phonecall from stratcom, in the second scene (which is a rerun of the "first" scene), her ringtone is completely different. (00:04:40 - 00:10:50)

Invasive Species - S2-E13

Character mistake: When Henry is speaking to the detective involved in investigating his father's death, the detective says that based upon evidence found at the house he requested a toxicology screen, which showed that his father died of a barbiturate overdose. He continues to explain that he found an empty bottle of hydrocodone in the bathroom trash can. Hydrocodone is an opiate, not a barbiturate. (00:07:35)

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Just Another Normal Day - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: In the morning kitchen scene with the kids eating breakfast, the daughter bends down and grabs a blue box of cereal from the bottom cupboard. Next cut from the opposite angle, shows that she now has a yellow box of cereal instead. (00:12:25)

Catch and Release - S2-E6

Character mistake: Henry and Elizabeth discuss giving political asylum to Henry's student. They refer to President 'Ostrov' as being the current Russian president, even though Ostrov died in an earlier episode. (00:17:00 - 00:18:00)

Protocol - S4-E21

Factual error: The US CBP or Customs officers have the wrong patches on their uniforms. Also the badge is the wrong shape and size and they appear to have Glocks as weapons when CBP carries H&K weapons. (00:50:00)

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Convergence - S3-E17

Continuity mistake: In the sit room, when the president is trying to decide whether to intercept the smugglers' aircraft, the local time displayed on the clock in the background jumps from 19:12 to 19:58, back to 19:12, then to 20:13, then to 19:08. It then jumps to 19:53, then 19:59, then back to 19:15, then to 19:02. It then jumps to 20:00, before going back to 19:15 and finally finishing 19:02. All in the space of about 2 minutes of ‘real time'. (00:01:10 - 00:02:45)

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Gift Horse - S3-E11

Factual error: While at the Port of Baltimore trying clear a horse Blake is on the phone with the Secretary and an Agriculture Inspector and a Customs Inspector are shown. The uniforms the inspectors are wearing haven't been used since March 2003 when they were different agencies. After March 2003 Agriculture and Customs Inspectors began working for the same agency US CBP and wearing the same uniform. (00:09:00)

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Gift Horse - S3-E11

Continuity mistake: Stephanie McCord picks up Mr. Hobbs at Washington National Airport. When she greets him they are outside the terminal, a lady in dark clothes with a white scarf pulling a suitcase walks by as they stop and talk. After Stephanie puts Mr. Hobbs' suitcase in the trunk, the same lady is seen walking past again in the same direction. (00:01:00)

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Snap Back - S3-E9

Continuity mistake: When Secretary McCord is dressing in her closet while speaking on the phone, she tucks in her blouse, which is then untucked a moment later.

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Sea Change - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: Henry takes off his watch while sitting bedside. He stands up to take off his suit jacket, goes into the closet and returns into the bedroom, and his watch is back on his wrist. (00:14:00 - 00:15:00)

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Sea Change - S3-E1

Factual error: President Dalton's memorial US Flag in his office is folded wrong and displayed upside down in the flag triangle. The US Flag is always displayed with the stars pointing up. (00:47:00)

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