Buffy The Vampire Slayer

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.


The Zeppo - S3-E13

Continuity mistake: When Xander's being threatened, the knife moves from under his chin to the side of his neck between shots.

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Superstar - S4-E17

Revealing mistake: When Tara is being chased by the monster and she falls, she says a spell and white smoke comes out of her hands but it is coming out of the sleeves of her shirt, the way she holds her hands up suggests this as well.

Gone - S6-E11

Continuity mistake: In the kitchen scene Buffy takes the pizza out of the fridge and closes the door, but in the next shot the door is open and two shots later it's closed again.

Bargaining (2) - S6-E2

Continuity mistake: When Buffy sat down on a car and set off the car alarm, she didn't have any dirt on her hands and only a little bit of blood, but in the next shot, there was a lot of blood and dirt on her hands.

The Wish - S3-E9

Continuity mistake: In 'The Wish' when Xander has killed Cordelia and throws her corpse down she falls at a definite angle, which makes it look like she should have landed on her side. When Giles breaks out of the cage, however, she's lying flat on her back. (00:25:15)


When She Was Bad - S2-E1

Other mistake: At the end of the episode Willow mentions going to the Bronze on a Wednesday night, Buffy also mentions to Giles that she got almost everyone killed on the second day of school. From the different clothing being worn each day, it's obviously been more than 2 school days and should instead be Thursday by the end of the episode.

Storyteller - S7-E16

Audio problem: After Anya and Xander sleep together again, Anya says "I think, maybe we're really over. Which - it's good, right? I mean, now we can move on." When she says "Which - it's good", her lips don't match what she's saying.


Never Leave Me - S7-E9

Continuity mistake: When Buffy ties Spike to a chair before the opening credits, she ties a rope around his left arm three times. But two extremely fast shots later, the rope is tied around his left arm four times.


Selfless - S7-E5

Continuity mistake: In the flashback to St. Petersburg, 1905, just after the burning man runs out of the room, Halfrek mentions the Revolution. Between shots, Anya's champagne glass switches from her left hand to on the table and back.


Him - S7-E6

Visible crew/equipment: After Buffy saves Anya after the opening credits, a cameraman is reflected above Anya's oven as she gets some ice cubes from her fridge.


As You Were - S6-E15

Continuity mistake: When we see Xander and Anya going over the seating arrangements for their wedding, Xander is eating from a large sack of crisps. During the conversation Anya takes them off him, he takes them back and places the bag next to him. We see the bag after Xander puts it down, and in a closeup shot of him, the front of the bag is facing upwards. But when Dawn comes in, the front of the bag is facing downwards - barcode and ingredients are visible.


As You Were - S6-E15

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the episode when Buffy offers Dawn another burger from Doublemeat Palace, she is holding the burger in her hands just before Willow comes in with her line, "Hey, workin' lady. Rough night?" The burger then jumps from the kitchen counter to Buffy's hands between shots.


Tabula Rasa - S6-E8

Continuity mistake: When Buffy and Spike (as Joan and Randy) are fighting Bro'os vampires, Buffy kicks down a post box to stake one of them. The pole supporting the post box breaks away at a jagged angle. But when she uses it to stake one of the vampires the end that she uses has suddenly changed to the traditional triangular point, only to return to its original jagged angle immediately afterwards. The shot of her staking the vampire is not a side angle of some uneven ends. Watch as she backs away from the vampire after he's been staked, it is a fully triangular point.

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Life Serial - S6-E5

Visible crew/equipment: When Xander is talking to Buffy about blacking out and evil lint before introducing her to the foreman at the construction site, a crew member can be seen walking behind them holding up an anti-glare screen. (Only visible in widescreen.)


Spiral - S5-E20

Continuity mistake: When Spike grabs the sword belonging to one of the Knights of Byzantium as they attack the Winnebago (through the ceiling), the position of his hands on the blade changes between shots.


Real Me - S5-E2

Revealing mistake: When Buffy, Giles and Dawn are in Giles' car, it's obvious that Giles isn't really driving it as he is barely concentrating on the road on several occasions.


New Moon Rising - S4-E19

Continuity mistake: When Oz turns back into a werewolf, he chases after Tera. She hits him with a chair and he falls to the ground and passes out. We then see The Initiative show up and learn that Riley has shot Oz with a dart (it's sticking out of Oz's side). But two shots earlier the dart wasn't there.


Doomed - S4-E11

Visible crew/equipment: At the end when the gang leave the high school, stage lights are reflected in the broken glass of the double doors that they exit through.


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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Band Candy - S3-E6

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

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