Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Lover's Walk - S3-E8

Continuity mistake: In the scene when Spike was in Buffy's kitchen with Joyce, Buffy keeps him down on the table and grips Spike by the throat. She uses her left hand (in the close shot it is also the left hand) but in the next scene when Angel is also in the kitchen and Spike hits Buffy's hand, she uses her right hand (Spike hits her right hand).

Touched - S7-E20

Continuity mistake: In the previous episode, Empty Places, Kennedy had a cut across her nose and two more between her eyebrows in the last scene. In the first scene of this episode, which takes place a few minutes later, the cuts are completely gone.

Innocence (2) - S2-E14

Continuity mistake: In Innocence, when the Scoobies are in the library, Oz (I think) says for the crew to meet outside Xander's house a half hour later. Then we cut to Buffy strolling through Sunnydale High in broad daylight, then back to Oz's van outside the military base and it's last night again. (00:23:15 - 00:29:20)

Pangs - S4-E8

Continuity mistake: When Xander falls through the ground, he lands with his arm on, or very near a bit of wood, but in a closer shot of him just before he gets up, the wood's disappeared and other rubble has moved around too.

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Smashed - S6-E9

Continuity mistake: When the Trio are conferring about helping Spike, from the front Warren's arm is on Jonathan's shoulder, but from behind both his arms are at his sides. (00:23:00)

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Checkpoint - S5-E12

Continuity mistake: In the series 5 episode 'Checkpoint' when Buffy has just accidently axed the dummy, watch her blindfold. It goes from being pushed up above her forehead on her hair, to being right down by her eyes. This changes between every shot. (00:27:55)

School Hard - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: When the Anointed One is killed by Spike, he disintegrates into dust. But in the overhead shot, there is no dust on the floor, even though it should have fallen through the bottom bars of the cage.

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Living Conditions - S4-E2

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Buffy and Kathy are deliberately infuriating each other (tapping pencils and cracking eggs) there are several lights on throughout the room (on Buffy's desk, above Kathy's computer, in the kitchenette) yet when Buffy turns out her bedside lamp, the entire area is thrown into darkness.

Helpless - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: In the library, a book in front of Buffy begins to slide off of a stack of books. Change of camera and book is back on top of stack.

Tabula Rasa - S6-E8

Continuity mistake: In 'Tabula Rasa' when the loan shark's henchmen throw a stake at Spike at the start it flies over his head and hits a tree. But, if you compare the angle they approach from with the relative positions of Spike and the tree you can see it would have had to do a 90 degree turn in mid air to fly over his head before hitting the tree. (00:01:00)


Bargaining (2) - S6-E2

Continuity mistake: When Dawn was at the house, she had a grey top and a red skirt, but outside, she had a red top and black pants.

Surprise (1) - S2-E13

Continuity mistake: Near the beginning when Buffy and Willow are talking about Willow getting together with Oz, Buffy's hair is in front of her ears. Then she turns to face Willow to say, "You think he's too old 'cause he's a senior? My boyfriend had a bicentennial," and in that shot change, her hair switches to behind her ear then goes back to being in front of her ears in the next shot without her every touching her hair.

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Life Serial - S6-E5

Continuity mistake: While working at the Magic Box, Buffy's horseshoe necklace constantly shifts between left, middle, and right positions, even within the time loops. (00:20:20)


Dead Man's Party - S3-E2

Continuity mistake: When Joyce throws the bag with the stray cat into it into the hole, the bag lands with the knot at the top right, and shows no signs of moving. They chat for a few seconds about something to say, then when Buffy starts filling in the hole (with no sound of a moving bag), the bag's now lying with the knot on the left.

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Bargaining (1) - S6-E1

Continuity mistake: In Bargaining, part 1, Anya is talking to Giles while he trains the Buffybot. There's a shot from behind and we can the corner of her jumper move around as she turns away, then it cuts back to a front view of her and she's still facing Giles. (00:26:20)


Beneath You - S7-E2

Continuity mistake: Shortly after the opening credits we see Buffy, Dawn and Xander driving to the new high school. As they're talking, the rest of the credits roll by onscreen. Just after "Producer: Marc David Alpert" is shown, there is a side-angle shot of the car and you can see Xander's left arm resting outside on the open door window. But in the following shot he has both his hands on the steering wheel.


The Prom - S3-E20

Continuity mistake: When Buffy is fighting the three Hellhounds outside the school, she kills one of them and the other two enter the school, having heard some music playing from inside. But when Buffy follows them inside, the music has stopped.


Wrecked - S6-E10

Continuity mistake: The episode begins the morning after Buffy and Spike first have sex. That night, Willow and Amy go out again to find Rack's place, and this cuts directly to Willow waking up the next morning. But later in the episode, Spike makes repeated references to what happened between him and Buffy "last night", when in fact it was two nights ago.


Touched - S7-E20

Continuity mistake: This episode takes up exactly where the previous one (Empty Places) left off. Anya now has curly hair, but she had straight hair at the end of Empty Places.

Angel - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: When Buffy leaves the Bronze (right before the Three attack her) to go home, she passes a strange-looking green-lit window. After the attack, she and Angel run past this window again, even though they're heading in the same direction Buffy was going anyway.

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The Puppet Show - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: After Buffy finds Morgan's brain, Willow pulls up Morgan's school file on one of the library computers without even touching the keyboard. One moment the monitor is on the desktop, the next it's showing Morgan's file.

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School Hard - S2-E3

Vampire: And when I kill her, it will be the greatest event since the crucifixion. And I should know, I was there.
Spike: You were there?! If every vampire who said he was actually at the crucifixion really was there, it would've been like Woodstock!

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Band Candy - S3-E6

Trivia: The accent that Giles uses as his teenage self is Anthony Head's natural accent.

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Touched - S7-E20

Question: How come Buffy can move so fast when she's fighting Kaleb?

Answer: She has superpowers, ergo fast movement. The reason she outruns him so easily in "Touched" is that she stops trying to actually fight him and just dodges instead.

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