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Help - S7-E4

Continuity mistake: Towards the end, when Buffy stops the arrow, when she first grabs it her hand drops down to Cassie's mouth level, and her arm's bent at the elbow. When we cut to another angle it's now held at arm's length and at about eye level.

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Shadow - S5-E8

Continuity mistake: When Joyce is talking to Buffy about the shadow, after she says "sometimes weeks", she turns towards Buffy. In the next shot she's facing away from her, then turns to face her again. (00:10:55)

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The Zeppo - S3-E13

Continuity mistake: In the basement scene, with Jack and Xander, the bomb counts down from 13 to 10 seconds. Then after Xander says his line, the bomb again shows 13 seconds.

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Once More, With Feeling - S6-E7

Revealing mistake: During the song-and-dance number "They Got The Mustard Out", if you look closely at the dancers, the man in green to camera right of the second row is horribly out of step with the music, and with the rest of the group. The spell makes everyone dance far better than they naturally would (Tara loses the clumsiness she often displays, for example), so it is a mistake to have someone under the spell dancing so badly.

Shay
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Enemies - S3-E17

Revealing mistake: Watch Xander's right leg as Angelus punches him onto the sidewalk - it bends the wrong way at the knee and flies up to his waist, showing that it's a dummy.

Shay
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Becoming (2) - S2-E22

Continuity mistake: In "Becoming Part 2" At the end when Spike chokes Drusilla unconscious, he picks her up, one of her hands is resting on her stomach and the other is hanging to her side. It cuts to a shot of Spike looking at Angel and Buffy fighting then to Spike leaving with his back facing the camera. You can see that the hand resting on Drusilla's stomach moved to Spike's shoulder.

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Once More, With Feeling - S6-E7

Continuity mistake: During "Something to Sing About, when Buffy sings, "You don't get to rehearse," Tara walks past the support pole behind her. In the next shot from an angle, she's closer to the middle of the room and the pole is not visible. (00:41:40)

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Bad Eggs - S2-E12

Continuity mistake: When Buffy puts her egg down, the position of the chain and pen she sets it down by change depending on whether the shot's from Willow's side or Buffy's. (00:08:40)

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The Killer In Me - S7-E13

Audio problem: When Anya comes in from helping the potentials get in the car, she says that Molly is in the trunk. She then says something along the lines of "I'm surprised at how compact Molly is," as she walks away with Willow, but her mouth doesn't move.

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The Weight Of The World - S5-E21

Continuity mistake: When Glory challenges Dawn to name one person who can cope with life on earth, there is a close up of Dawn answering "Buffy". In this shot, the black mark (where she has been annointed) that is there before and after, has completely disappeared. (00:24:05)

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Once More, With Feeling - S6-E7

Continuity mistake: When Buffy is singing "Something to Sing About", she sings the verse beginning 'All the joy life sends, family and friends', and we see that Anya and Tara are stood in the background, about 3 metres apart from each other. However, for one shot, they appear less than 1 metre from each other. (00:42:05)

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Chosen - S7-E22

Revealing mistake: In the last episode, 'Chosen', Anya beheads two Ubervamps. The second time she swings the sword it very noticably doesn't go anywhere near the Ubervamp's neck, closer to its stomach.

Shay
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When She Was Bad - S2-E1

Revealing mistake: When Buffy sets the vampire alight, his face suddenly gets very shiny, showing the fireproof gel that was applied to the actor's skin. (00:37:20)

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What's My Line? (1) - S2-E9

Revealing mistake: Although the mirror in Buffy's room is mostly covered by photos, Angel's reflection can be seen for a split second as he walks past it to pick up the photo of Buffy ice-skating.

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Graduation Day (1) - S3-E21

Continuity mistake: In Graduation Day Part 1, when Faith and Buffy are fighting, Faith throws Buffy into the wall near the TV, but the TV is intact. A few shots later, there is debris on the floor, glass and such, from the TV, and when it's shown again, the TV is unbroken. This happens a few times. In Graduation Day Part 2, when Faith and Buffy are talking in the apartment, the TV is broken again. (00:38:05)

School Hard - S2-E3

Other mistake: As Spike is walking down the hall, you can see a reflection of his head on a locker to his left.

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Gingerbread - S3-E11

Factual error: When Giles and Cordelia are driving to save the girls from getting burned at the stake and are making the potion to make the demon show his true face Giles tells Cordelia to shred the Wolfsbane. This is a huge mistake as any Witch will know (my sister pointed this out to me) that Wolfsbane is highly poisonous and should never be touched with bare hands and Cordelia didn't have gloves or anything.

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When She Was Bad - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: In the season two episode, 'When She Was Bad', in the scene where Buffy smashes the masters skeleton with a sledge-hammer she smashes the rib cage to pieces. Suddenly the rib cage has again become completely intact and she smashes it to hell again. (00:40:35)

Triangle - S5-E11

Visible crew/equipment: In the final scene in the Magic Box where Buffy cries, in several shots of Buffy you can see, in the right of the shot, the sleeve of a white shirt, which none of the characters are wearing.

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This Year's Girl (1) - S4-E15

Revealing mistake: When Faith is being chased by Buffy she jumps over a brick wall but as she does the wall wobbles.

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Bargaining (1) - S6-E1

[After saving Giles from a vampire.]
Spike: Awww, poor Watcher. Did your life flash before your eyes? Cup of tea, cup of tea, almost-got-shagged, cup of tea?

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Once More, With Feeling - S6-E7

Trivia: In 'Once More, With Feeling' the man singing the mustard song is David Fury, the co-executive producer.

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Homecoming - S3-E5

Question: In this episode Oz says "As Willow goes, so goes my nation". Is this a variation on a famous quote, and if so, which?

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Chosen answer: "So goes the nation" seems to have been used on many occasions, with various different US states in the "As .... goes" section. Most commonly it seems to be California that's considered to lead the way, but probably most other states have appeared in the lead role at some point or another. Other things have also been used - no less a person that Pope John Paul II said "As the family goes, so goes the nation...". The origin of the quote format is unclear - in US politics it goes back into the 19th century, when it was Maine that held the title spot, but, while no definitive origin is known, it seems highly likely that it goes back considerably further than that.

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