SEAL Team

Fracture - S2-E1

Factual error: The briefer on the oil platform mission says the platform is 12 stories, and 80 million square feet. Doing the math, that makes it half a mile per side if completely square. It is nowhere near that size as shown. The largest oil rig in the world - Berkut in Russia's Far East - has a combined deck area of only 342,000 square feet. (00:13:35)

toroscan

Time to Shine - S2-E13

Factual error: The heart cannot be restarted using a defibrillator, in fact, a defibrillator stops a fibrillating heart. The only way to restart it is chest compression.

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Suggested correction: CPR cannot restart a heart. See below: "BE AWARE Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) will not restart a heart in sudden cardiac arrest. CPR is just a temporary measure used to continue a minimal supply of oxygen to the brain and other organs. When someone is in sudden cardiac arrest, defibrillation is the only way to re-establish a regular heartbeat." From https://www.aedauthority.com/cardiac-arrest/.

Just to be clear, "sudden cardiac arrest" occurs when the heart fibrillates, which is not the same as a stopped heart.

Bishop73

Suggested correction: https://www.lhsc.on.ca/critical-care-trauma-centre/critical-care-trauma-centre-263 "This procedure is called Defibrillation. Sometimes, if the heart is stopped completely, the heart will restart itself within a few seconds and return to a normal electrical pattern."

Did you even bother to read the article you posted? It says if the heart stops (cardiac arrest), the first thing to do is chest compressions. The heart is then monitored to determine what step to take next. The line you quoted is regarding stopping the heart deliberately with defibrillation in hopes it will restart properly. It's not saying that a heart that under went cardiac arrest will just start up on its own, which is what the mistake is pointing out. (Plus, medical personnel do chest compressions after defibrillation).

Bishop73

Getaway Day - S1-E13

Factual error: When Blackburn tells Jason that something has happened with Echo team he is being summoned to the conference room and called a Lieutenant. Blackburn is a Lieutenant Commander and should not be called a Lieutenant. Lieutenant Commanders can be called just Commander but not a lieutenant. Calling him a Lieutenant would never happen in real life. (00:05:54)

The Cost of Doing Business - S1-E22

Factual error: A CH-47D Chinook helicopter is shown on the tarmac with N160BE in large white letters. This is a civilian registration number, not one for a military aircraft. A check with the FAA shows it is registered to Unical Aviation at City of Industry, California. (00:26:00)

toroscan

Edge of Nowhere - S3-E18

Factual error: A US Navy Lieutenant Commander (Chaplain) is shown wearing a metal chaplain badge on his working uniform. This is not authorized. Working uniforms require cloth badges. (00:09:40)

toroscan

Show generally

Factual error: Lt Commander Blackburn is a navy guy; Lt Commander is a rank only in the Navy, while in the other armed force the same rank is called Major. However, in most of the action he is wearing a US Army uniform.

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Suggested correction: All members of DEVGRU are allowed to use the army ACU and does this often, especially when deployed to the middle east. This is not an error but actually a nice detail from the producers.

Never Say Die - S2-E2

Factual error: Jason's wife Alana tells Jason she going to grab H.E.B.'s finest bottle of $12 red, a rotisserie chicken and beer. H.E.B is a Texas grocery store, and the show is set in Virginia Beach, VA, Virginia doesn't have H.E.B. Stores. (00:39:03)

Snag.1

Season 2 generally

Factual error: For some reason in the first several episodes of the second season, a burst of red mist is added whenever an enemy is shot by the SEALs. The human body does not produce a mist of blood when hit by a projectile.

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Suggested correction: "If the object impacts liquid blood, the larger surface area will collect more blood, producing drops of varying sizes. Gunshot injuries -‐ mist-‐like spatter caused by bullets entering and exiting the body. When blood is impacted, droplets are dispersed through the air." From http://www.forensicsciencesimplified.org/blood/BloodstainPatterns.pdf.

Fracture - S2-E1

Factual error: The briefer on the oil platform mission says the platform is 12 stories, and 80 million square feet. Doing the math, that makes it half a mile per side if completely square. It is nowhere near that size as shown. The largest oil rig in the world - Berkut in Russia's Far East - has a combined deck area of only 342,000 square feet. (00:13:35)

toroscan

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Season 2 generally

Question: This season has added the odd effect of a large puff of red smoke/dust whenever someone is shot. It is unrealistic and distracting. Wondering if anyone knows the reason for this change.

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