Buffy The Vampire Slayer

The Yoko Factor (1) - S4-E20

Continuity mistake: Buffy gets a massive scar on her head from fighting with Adam. This scar changes size at least twice throughout the rest of the episode.

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First Date - S7-E14

Continuity mistake: When Buffy goes to save Xander from Lissa, she knocks a dagger out of her hand and it is thrown to the ground near the far end of the room. Two shots later it has moved closer to the door.

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Once More, With Feeling - S6-E7

Continuity mistake: When Buffy jumps off the stage in the Bronze that Dawn and Sweet are on and starts dancing, one of Sweet's goons that is lying unconscious moves from the far left of the bottom of the stage to the far right between shots.

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All The Way - S6-E6

Visible crew/equipment: A boom mic is reflected in the window of Buffy's house when she and Xander sit outside discussing his engagement to Anya.

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Normal Again - S6-E17

Continuity mistake: After Buffy decides not to take the antidote to the demon's venom, we cut to a scene at the mental institution. She says she wants to go home with her mum and dad. As she says this her dad puts his hand on Joyce's left arm. In the following shot, Joyce suddenly has her right hand on top of his when it wasn't in the previous shot.

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Life Serial - S6-E5

Continuity mistake: When Buffy and Spike are in his crypt drinking whiskey, after Buffy says to him, "You have had so too much to drink at this point, I am cuttin' you off", she drinks a shot twice between shots.

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Wild At Heart - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: When Oz leaves and holds Willow close to him, the position of their noses changes depending on the camera angle. In the shots of OZ they're pressed together and in the shots of Willow they're not.

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Dead Man's Party - S3-E2

Audio problem: The drummer in Oz's band's movements don't match the song that is heard when we first see them performing at Buffy's house.

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Dead Man's Party - S3-E2

Continuity mistake: When Buffy decides to leave again and goes to her room to pack, her door is three quarters shut when she goes in, half open when Willow comes in and almost fully open when Joyce comes in. At no point does anybody touch this door.

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Halloween - S2-E6

Continuity mistake: When Ethan is showing Buffy the dress in his shop, the position of his fingers on the dress change between shots.

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Chosen - S7-E22

Continuity mistake: Towards the end of the episode when Buffy is running along the rooftops trying to catch up to the school bus, we see an overhead shot of one of the buildings collapsing just before she jumps off it. In this shot, Buffy is not holding the scythe that she used to kill Caleb. Once she jumps the rooftop however, she is holding it in her right hand.

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Chosen - S7-E22

Revealing mistake: When Buffy lands on the school bus towards the end of the episode, the bus is not moving as she hits the roof.

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Empty Places - S7-E19

Continuity mistake: During Anya's pep talk to the Potentials, Andrew draws crude illustrations to visualize what she is saying. One the second page that uses to draw a picture of the sun, the top of the previous page that's folded over the back of the board changes from being folded straight to folded at an angle between shots.

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Showtime - S7-E11

Continuity mistake: When Buffy is discussing the Turok-Han with the potential Slayers in her dining room, one of them says that it almost killed Buffy. Rona then spreads both her arms out and says, "What chance do we have?" In the following shot, her left arm is down by her side and her right arm is resting on the dining room table.

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Spiral - S5-E20

Visible crew/equipment: As Spike drives everyone off in the Winnebago, the shadow of a stage light can be seen on the side of the Winnebago as it moves off screen.

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Intervention - S5-E18

Revealing mistake: When Spike is playing with the Buffybot in his crypt and has her throw him onto his bed to stake him, the shot of him landing on the bed and the Buffybot climbing on top him is portrayed by stunt doubles. The shot is then interwoven with another shot of the actual actors. But it's very obvious due to the poor editing.

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Out Of My Mind - S5-E4

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Willow and Tara are at the old High School looking for Riley, Willow uses magic to light up the hallway. Tara then asks Willow how she did it. As Willow tells her that she taught her, she tucks her hair behind her right ear. Then after Tara says, "I taught you teeny Tinker Bell light", Willow's hair is hanging back down over her right ear.

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Where The Wild Things Are - S4-E18

Visible crew/equipment: While the house is becoming "Wild", Riley takes Graham down to The Initiative. Once the door closes behind them and the mirror returns to its original position, the shadow of a camera is reflected in the mirror. It's in the middle of the frame, on the left, over a book case.

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Pangs - S4-E8

Continuity mistake: When Xander is apparently diagnosed with syphilis, his skin has become rather pale. But once Spike shows up at Giles' his skin has miraculously returned to its normal colour.

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I Only Have Eyes For You - S2-E19

Visible crew/equipment: After the history teacher writes, "Don't walk away from me, bitch!" on the chalk board, Buffy says to Xander, "I'm telling you, something weird is going on." As she says "something", a boom mic is reflected in the window behind her on the right.

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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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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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