Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Empty Places - S7-E19

Visible crew/equipment: After Buffy has spoken with Clem and is walking down the road, you can see the reflection of a camera in the back of a green SUV.

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I Robot, You Jane - S1-E8

Plot hole: In "I Robot, You Jane", how exactly does Willow scan Moloch out of his book when the scan is only about two thirds the width of it? (00:04:25)

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Deliberate mistake: Though vampires are said to possess super-human strength, and are in fact demonstrated to have it, they are often kept confined by the flimsiest of restraints. One distinct example is in season 2 episode 9 when Kendra locks up Angel he is unable to break out despite being held in by nothing but a flimsy padlock. This mistake is pointed out in the DVD commentary as an unavoidable 'mistake'.

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Doublemeat Palace - S6-E12

Continuity mistake: When Buffy's friends come visit her at work, WIllow is playing with some straws in a styrofoam cup next to the register which disappears a few shots later.

Phases - S2-E15

Visible crew/equipment: Right after Kane and Buffy's fight in the woods, in the shot right after Kane leaves, you can see set-lights above the clearing where they fought. (00:39:10)

Consequences - S3-E15

Continuity mistake: In 'Consequences' Buffy says to Faith 'Less that 24 hours ago you killed a man'. In 'Bad Girls', Faith kills Finch in the alley on the first night. One night later Buffy and Angel are attacking Belthazor, the night after that is the night when Buffy dreams about drowning, so the night when Buffy says this is actually about 72 hours after the murder. (00:11:25)

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Helpless - S3-E12

Plot hole: When Buffy enters the house to rescue her mother she uses a stake to stop the front door from closing. A vampire then grabs it and the door closes. Why did Buffy use a stake knowing that there was a vampire there when she was almost killed by a vampire with her own stake earlier in the episode because Giles had been injecting her with a muscle relaxant?

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Same Time, Same Place - S7-E3

Other mistake: We're shown a variety of photographs and pictures of different members of the gang at one point. One of those, the one of Xander and Anya, is actually a shot from the episode "Something Blue". I doubt very much that during the events in that episode, someone conveniently decided to take a photograph.

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I Was Made To Love You - S5-E15

Other mistake: According to Buffy's watch, the first scene with her, Dawn and Joyce starts at 4:23 PM and ends at 4:24 PM. But the scene lasts much longer than that.

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Lies My Parents Told Me - S7-E17

Other mistake: Robin uses the song that Spike's mother sang to him to provoke him into attacking him. The song is played on his computer through Apple's media program "iTunes". He clicks his computer's mouse to start the song, but when we see the monitor the cursor isn't placed on the Play button. Robin doesn't jostle the mouse when he presses it, it remains completely still on the desk. And the only way to play a song through iTunes using a single mouse-click is by clicking on the Play button.

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Potential - S7-E12

Visible crew/equipment: After the opening credits when the potential Slayers are in Buffy's kitchen deciding what their weapon of choice is, a camera crew is reflected in Vi's mace once Buffy and Andrew enter the room.

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Bargaining (1) - S6-E1

Visible crew/equipment: After Giles' heavy machinery joke, the shadow of a boom mic is visible on a gravestone behind Tara on the far left of the screen.

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Listening To Fear - S5-E9

Character mistake: Willow refers to the Tunguska Blast of 1917. However, that event actually occurred in 1908.

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Wild At Heart - S4-E6

Revealing mistake: Towards the end when Oz says to Veruca, "You don't wanna find out what I am", and partially turns into a Werewolf. You can tell that both of the actors were filmed separately for the CGI's sake as Oz stands out from the picture more than Veruca does. The same effect is obvious during "Doppelgangland" in season 3 where there are 2 Willows onscreen at once.

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Some Assembly Required - S2-E2

Visible crew/equipment: As Buffy goes through the door with the "Keep Out" sign on it, the shadow of a camera can be seen on the left side of the door in the last few frames of the shot.

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The Puppet Show - S1-E9

Revealing mistake: When Buffy breaks into the locker, the locker is already damaged. Probably from a previous take.

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Character mistake: Time and time again, Buffy or another of the Scoobies have gone a few metres away from a vampire and talked about them, shouldn't they be able to hear them? Because aren't they supposed to have heightened senses?

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Lover's Walk - S3-E8

Revealing mistake: Early on, Spike falls down drunk. He wakes up because his hand is on fire from the sunlight. When he runs away, a little bit of fire stays on the stones where his hand was when it started.

Chosen - S7-E22

Continuity mistake: In the very last episode, Chosen, in the shot right before Spike's amulet sends out the blast through the roof, you can see an ubervamp just about to pin him against the wall and in the next shot he is standing in the middle of the area backing up toward the stairs and then he sends out the blast. There would never be enough time between the shots for Spike to break free and then go and stand in the middle of the floor.

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Other mistake: In episode "Helpless" in season 3, after the council member bitten by the crazy vampire rises, his bite marks heal. But in season 7's "Lies My Parents Told Me," it shows Spike's mother already risen and her bite marks are still there.

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Touched - S7-E20

Spike: You listen to me. [Kneels in front of her.] I've been alive a bit longer than you, and dead a lot longer than that. I've seen things you couldn't imagine, and done things I prefer you didn't. I don't exactly have a reputation for being a thinker. I follow my blood, which doesn't exactly rush in the direction of my brain. So I make a lot of mistakes, a lot of wrong bloody calls. A hundred plus years, and there's only one thing I've ever been sure of: you. [Buffy looks away; he reaches toward her face.] Hey, look at me. I'm not asking you for anything. When I say, "I love you, " it's not because I want you or because I can't have you. It has nothing to do with me. I love what you are, what you do, how you try. I've seen your kindness and your strength. I've seen the best and the worst of you. And I understand with perfect clarity exactly what you are. You're a hell of a woman. You're the one, Buffy.
Buffy: [Quietly.] I don't wanna be the one.

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The Freshman - S4-E1

Trivia: At the Bronze, Buffy sees someone whom she thinks is Angel. Until his face becomes visible, revealing it's someone else, the man she sees is played by David Boreanaz.

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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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