Magnum P.I.

I Saw the Sun Rise - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Magnum in the first chase scene passes a device with "cool lights" to the kid in the back seat, but he's not calmed down by it. The car and the pursuing vehicle leap down a hill, and you can see the trunk of the car is a total mess, bulging wildly on the right side. However, it's fine in the rest of the chase. (00:03:05)

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I Saw the Sun Rise - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: After the North Korean 'flashback' comes to a screeching halt, behind TC you can see that Rick is grabbing a beer that someone hands him. But who? Nuzo, of course...who is behind Thomas in the next shot, so on the opposite end of the room, and only after another cut walks across to give Rick that beer. (00:03:55)

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I Saw the Sun Rise - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Zeus and Apollo are fighting over a towel. Magnum calls their attention and they begin to chase him. One dog, closer to Magnum, starts running right away, the other lags behind to chew on the towel and take it with him. Next shot the dog with the towel is the first one to run after Magnum. (00:10:15)

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I Saw the Sun Rise - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Thomas receives Nuzo's phone call and reaches for the watch and ring. The watch shows the time; 8:35. Later when he shoots Nuzo's kidnappers the same watch shows it's 2:40. He went straight to his friend's house, not 6 hours later. (00:10:45 - 00:12:00)

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I Saw the Sun Rise - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Magnum tries to dial the number found on the notepad. In the background behind the wrecked Ferrari there are 3 people. A policeman is walking towards them. Magnum waves the phone with disappointment during a cut, and the policeman instantly teleported meters forward and has joined the 3 other dudes. (00:14:25)

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I Saw the Sun Rise - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Magnum visits Captain Buck Greene. Out of the whole lengthy scene, when he tells him "He was kidnapped and murdered", and 40 seconds later "because you have a problem with me", he has a wisp of hair on his forehead. All the other many shots show him with a forehead clear of any hair. (00:19:00)

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I Saw the Sun Rise - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Lara is telling Higgins about Magnum getting almost married. She is holding her cup in hand, the rim pokes in frame. When Higgins' phone rings and she picks up Magnum's call, Lara has to reach for the cup and only then puts it back into view. (00:21:50)

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I Saw the Sun Rise - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Thomas is talking with former codebreaker Kim Kil-Yon. Kim says the numbers could be "social security", and as he says it he puts a take-away box on the counter, using just his right hand. At the cut he is handing the box over with both hands. (00:29:40)

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I Saw the Sun Rise - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Kim says "coordinates" there is nothing on the counter besides the open styrofoam box that has been there throughout the whole scene. In Magnum's reaction shot suddenly there's take-away food on the counter. And when he says "Windward side", the paper note has rotated all of a sudden in his hand. (00:29:45)

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From the Head Down - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: Magnum and Rick find the fish abandoned in the middle of the road. In the first POV shot camming towards the fish, there's a bed of ice cubes all around the big tuna. In the close-up the ice cubes are scattered leaving a sizeable portion of asphalt visible. (00:21:35)

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From the Head Down - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Higgins asks Magnum if he just asked her out on a date, she is initially dealing with her vessel with both hands, but at the cut she is using just her right hand. (00:26:00)

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From the Head Down - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: During the conversation with Magnum about going to dinner to investigate, in particular after her refusal, the bottle of glue stays firmly in Higgins' hand during the close-ups, but when it cuts to wider shots it pops at distance on the table. (00:27:00)

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The Day Danger Walked In - S3-E5

Factual error: Higgins, Thomas, TC and Rick are locked in a freezer. Their barber friend is tapping his horn in "a pattern" Higgins says is Morse code, and announces that he tapped "move back." Not really. I know Morse Code. All I got (along with a few undecipherable things) was TOERT NMU ETM CEA OFJ DER WK. No way that spells "Move Back."

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