Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Earshot - S3-E18

Revealing mistake: When Buffy beats up the school cook for trying to kill all the students with rat poison, the cook's stunt double is a lot thinner than the actual cook.


Inca Mummy Girl - S2-E4

Visible crew/equipment: When Ampata agrees to go to the dance with Xander and they walk off down the hall, a shoe can be seen in the bottom right of the screen within the last few frames stepping into shot.


Primeval (2) - S4-E21

Plot hole: Willow hacks into The Initiative's computer system and discovers air ducts and electrical conduits leading to Adam behind 314, but the room doesn't show up on the schematic. It seems unlikely that nobody who didn't know about Adam would have noticed this and investigated.


Intervention - S5-E18

Revealing mistake: When Spike, Xander, Anya and the Buffybot are attacked by vampires in the cemetery, the grass for the cemetery moves underneath the vampires' feet as if it were a carpet. The cemetery was a sound stage and not an actual cemetery.


Killed By Death - S2-E18

Other mistake: In the basement when Death throws Ryan to the floor, Ryan lands pretty softly considering that he was just thrown pretty hard.


I Only Have Eyes For You - S2-E19

Continuity mistake: When George shoots Mrs. Frank, her body falls off the balcony headfirst on a closeup shot. She flips in the air once on her way down. But in the following wide shot, she flips in the air on her way down again.


Storyteller - S7-E16

Continuity mistake: There is a shot where a girl is turning invisible, and when the camera switches to Buffy slapping her, she is fully visible, until it turns back and she is slowly becoming visible again.

Becoming (2) - S2-E22

Plot hole: In 'Becoming, part 2' Spike decides he doesn't want to see the world end and makes an alliance with Buffy. Later on, however, he helps Angel get the information he need from Giles to end the world. If he's trying to save the world, why help Angel destroy it even faster? He didn't need to buy Giles any time - he had already convinced Angelus to keep Giles alive for the time being. If he had truly reached breaking point later on Spike could have called in Drusilla then, but as it is he helped Angelus way too early and nearly cost Buffy her life. [Some people disagree at great length, others don't - I haven't seen the episode myself, and the explanation of the mistake and the corrections just make my brain melt. File this under "make up your own mind and just let it go"]. (00:09:00 - 00:23:00)


When She Was Bad - S2-E1

Revealing mistake: When Buffy is fighting the vampires that are trying to resurrect The Master, at one point she is grabbed from behind by a male vampire and kicks a female vampire in a green top twice (right after Absalom shouts "The sacrifices! Stop them!"). If you watch closely, both of the kicks miss the vampire, revealing that the fight was choreographed. The punch that she delivers to the male vampire afterwards also looks fake.


Gone - S6-E11

Continuity mistake: After Doris from Social Services leaves Buffy's house and Spike leaves after her, he takes his lighter out of Buffy's pocket. But earlier in the episode when everyone was packing away all of Willow's magic stuff, Buffy finds Spike's lighter and puts it in one of the boxes.


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.

Tabula Rasa - S6-E8

Continuity mistake: When the gang is in the Magic Box and they pass out, we see Buffy fall on the floor at the top of the stairs, but in the next shot she has moved and is now lying on the steps.

Doublemeat Palace - S6-E12

Character mistake: At the end, the new manager tells Buffy that the burgers are ground up veggies with rendered beef fat. But earlier in the episode, when Buffy finds the severed finger, it shows chunks of beef being ground up.

The I In Team - S4-E13

Continuity mistake: When you first see Adam lying on the bed, before he wakes up you see his human side of his face on his right side. In the next scene the camera is over Maggie Walsh's shoulder and the human side of his face is now on the left side. Then just after he stabs Maggie it switches back again.

Amends - S3-E10

Other mistake: During this episode near the beginning, Xander says something about Giles not liking Angel to the effect of, "he killed his girlfriend (Jenny) and tortured him." However, the subtitles say "tortured her," not "him."

Hell's Bells - S6-E16

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where Anya is going over her wedding vows with Tara, she steps down from her dressing platform. As she steps down, part of the camera can be seen on the far left of the screen, obstructing the shot.


Spiral - S5-E20

Continuity mistake: The shape of the hole in the aluminium foil in the Winnebago's windshield changes shape several times throughout the course of the episode.


I Was Made To Love You - S5-E15

Revealing mistake: When Giles pushes Spike into the cabinet at the magic shop, you can see Spike's reflection in the glass of the cabinet's doors. But Spike is a vampire and therefore should have no reflection.


Listening To Fear - S5-E9

Continuity mistake: When Buffy, Dawn and Joyce say goodbye to Doctor Kriegel after being given Joyce's medication, the position of Dawn's hair changes between shots.


Blood Ties - S5-E13

Visible crew/equipment: When Buffy and Spike meet up with Willow, Tara, Xander and Giles in the cemetery, the shadow of a boom mic can be seen passing over the grass just before Willow says "We looked but no Dawn."


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