Buffy The Vampire Slayer

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.

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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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Anne - S3-E1

Visible crew/equipment: Near the end after freeing the prisoners, Buffy fends off Ken's henchmen on a raised platform. At some point during the fight she is grabbed by one of the henchmen and punched in the stomach by two others. She then breaks free and throws one of them off the raised platform - onto a large crash mat. Please note that this is a separate mistake to the one already submitted as it is talking about a different crash mat.

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Some Assembly Required - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: When Cordelia is being tied up in the corridor, Buffy leaps up, kicks the attacker, and drops to the ground next to Cordelia. In the next shot the attacker is stumbling to his feet, and Buffy is standing again, then quickly kneels down beside Cordy.

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.

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Bad Girls - S3-E14

Revealing mistake: Near the end of the episode when the Mayor releases the vampire from his cage and lets him cut his head in half, you can tell that the Mayor's head is a still image when it fixes itself. The expression on his face doesn't change at all and looks completely unrealistic.

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Graduation Day (1) - S3-E21

Plot hole: Healing Angel requires draining the blood of a Slayer. Buffy tries to kill Faith in order to get some of her blood but Faith gets away after Buffy stabs her at the end of "Graduation Day Part 1." The amount of blood on the dagger that she used wouldn't be enough blood to heal Angel, but it'd be a start. So why didn't Buffy just use some of the blood on the dagger? In the very first shot of "Graduation Day Part 2" we see the dagger coated with the stuff.

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Lessons - S7-E1

Character mistake: When Buffy is looking around the new high school, encountering the first sign of the school being haunted, there is a notice board in one of the corridors entitled "theatre". This is the British spelling. Sunnydale is in America and therefore the word should be spelled "theater".

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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.

Spiral - S5-E20

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the episode when Glory gets hit by a truck, she lands on the roof of a car twice.

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Nightmares - S1-E10

Revealing mistake: When Willow opens the door to the basement to look for Buffy, the shot looking up the basement's staircase shows Willow's shadow on the inside of the door. In the previous shot when she opened the door, it opens towards a wall and a staircase to the second floor. But there is no light source coming from the wall or the staircase, giving the impression that the basement was filmed on a separate set.

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Spiral - S5-E20

Revealing mistake: Watch the shot of Glory as she is hit by the truck at the beginning of the episode (easier to see in slow-mo/frame-by-frame). She isn't hit by the truck at all. It goes right past her. A simple optical illusion used in filmmaking for decades.

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Graduation Day (2) - S3-E22

Other mistake: At the end the library that was rigged with explosives blows up. But the school's main entrance and the clock tower blow up as well, even though they are not rigged with explosives.

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Hush - S4-E10

Revealing mistake: When the Gentlemen are chasing Tara in Stevenson Hall, in the first hallway two Gentlemen are floating down the corridor and you can tell they're on wires because the one on the screen's left "jumps" a little as if his wires got snagged.

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Doppelgangland - S3-E16

Revealing mistake: Right at the beginning of the episode, Buffy is sat outside with Willow and Willow is levitating a pencil. The pencil is obviously CGI as it stands out from the rest of the picture and doesn't cast a shadow. It also disappears from view whenever there is a side-angle shot of Willow.

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Bad Girls - S3-E14

Plot hole: Buffy saves Angel from Balthazar by dropping a light into the tub of water that he's sitting in. But why would the tub have been put directly underneath a light? Balthazar was being kept alive throughout the episode, wouldn't having a light above him be a bit unwise?

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Doppelgangland - S3-E16

Revealing mistake: Both the good and evil Willows' faces are barely seen onscreen at the same time due to them being played by the same actress, but when they occasionally are the good Willow stands out from the picture more than the evil Willow. She must have been filmed separately from the good Willow and edited in later.

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Doppelgangland - S3-E16

Revealing mistake: When evil Willow licks good Willow's neck the neck that you see is a lot longer than either of theirs. Since both Willows' faces cannot be filmed at the same time a body double must have been used for this shot.

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Welcome To The Hellmouth (1) - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: The scene where Xander is on his skateboard, he becomes distracted seeing Buffy walk up the stairs and accidentally hits the pole. When the camera pans back, you can see Buffy is out of view, and is nowhere to be seen. Because she was still at the top of the stairs when Xander hit the pole, you should have been able to see her walking in the background.

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Bad Eggs - S2-E12

Continuity mistake: Right as Buffy gets out of the car and watches Joyce drive away, Cordelia and her friend are walking up the stairs, along with a girl in a blue shirt at the top of the stairs walking towards the school. The next shot Buffy is walking towards the stairs, Cordelia is already far away chatting with her friend and the girl is blue is back on the stairs again. (00:27:00)

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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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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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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