Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Where The Wild Things Are - S4-E18

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where Xander and Anya make the last attempt to rescue Buffy and Riley, Anya is attacked by some vines and you can see another set of hands from the crew pushing the vine towards her.

vocalbeauty

Where The Wild Things Are - S4-E18

Visible crew/equipment: Toward the end of the episode Giles, Tara and Willow contact the spirits. Just after the spirits vanish, in the bottom left corner of the screen a crew member's leg is visible.

Invisible Stalker

Hush - S4-E10

Continuity mistake: Near the end, when Spike takes the cup of blood from the fridge, we can see that it is full to within a 1/4 inch of the rim. However, when the shot changes and he drinks it, he tips the cup almost 45 degrees before putting his lips to the cup and drinking. If the cup had been as full as previously shown, the blood would have begun pouring out long before Spike ever drank form it.

Guy

Band Candy - S3-E6

Continuity mistake: The tattoo on Giles' arm is reversed compared to the way it was facing in the "Dark Age" in season 2.

wolfman1378

Killed By Death - S2-E18

Continuity mistake: After drinking the water with the virus, Buffy looks into a room and her hair is damp and brushed back. In the next shot, it's dry and parted down the middle.

wolfman1378

The Initiative - S4-E7

Plot hole: Spike must have had his chip implanted while he was unconcious. If so, how did he attack The Initiative scientists without any pain when he tried to escape? You could argue that they programmed him to be capable of violence within The Initiative only, but why would super smart scientists program an evil being to be able to escape at the first opportunity? Joss Whedon has acknowledged this as an oversight.

Phoebe

Once More, With Feeling - S6-E7

Revealing mistake: When Buffy is singing in the Bronze with Anya and Tara as backup you can see Tara bump into the pillar and then dust herself off. (00:41:45)

Nightmares - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: Buffy's history teacher is not the same person from episode 1 or 9, originally a woman, the teacher is now a man. Cordelia also notes Buffy doesn't know where the class is due to ditching, but we saw Buffy in her history class with Cordelia in The Puppet Show. How could Buffy not know where her class is only 1-2 weeks later?

Killed By Death - S2-E18

Other mistake: Buffy freaks out when she's first taken to the hospital. Joyce tells the gang it was because her cousin died when they were young, but in season one episode "Angel" Buffy has no problem being in the hospital, same with later seasons.

brianjr0412

Listening To Fear - S5-E9

Continuity mistake: In the end of the scene where they find the dead mental patient killed by the meteor alien, the group walk away from The Body leaving Riley still there, but Anya's coat can be seen in the bottom left corner after she had walked away.

bic

The Gift - S5-E22

Visible crew/equipment: When Willow does her spell to save Tara, you can see the black pad Tara falls/ stands on.

moviemaster101

Hell's Bells - S6-E16

Visible crew/equipment: In the final scene with Anya and D'Hoffryn the edge of the backdrop (and the set behind it) is visible when D'Hoffryn walks around her. (00:40:10)

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Dead Things - S6-E13

Revealing mistake: In "Dead Things," after Buffy and Spike sleep together, when Spike asks, "Are we having a conversation?" and Buffy says, "What? No?" There is a side shot of her. If you look closely at her back (pausing helps), you can just barely see Buffy's skin colored tube top. Trust me, it's there. The time code is 1:22.

PurpleSharpie98795

Into The Woods - S5-E10

Continuity mistake: After Riley stakes Spike and Spike decides to drink, he is shown opening the bottle. The camera shows Riley and then goes back to Spike. Spike is holding the bottle, lid still on, then he goes to open it again.

PurpleSharpie98795

Wild At Heart - S4-E6

Revealing mistake: In the scene when Oz stops the female wolf from attacking Willow, and they both change and Oz tears her neck out, if you look closely, you can see the actor's real skin at the neck.

The Zeppo - S3-E13

Visible crew/equipment: While Buffy, Giles, and the gang are in the library fighting the demon that came out of the Hellmouth, the camera zooms toward the door that leads into the hall, where you can see Xander being chased by the dead guys. As the camera zooms in closer towards the round window in the door, you can see its reflection in the glass when the strobe light flashes. (00:36:10)

JessicaMarie421

Restless - S4-E22

Continuity mistake: In Willow's dream when she's painting symbols of Tara, in the shot where she draws the last symbol, she hasn't finished the line, but in the next shot, she had finished that line.

Welcome To The Hellmouth (1) - S1-E1

Plot hole: There was no need for the master wait 60 years for the night of the Harvest, when all he had to do was have his minions kidnap and gather a bunch of humans and bring them down to where he is so he could feed on them himself and escape 60 years earlier.

brianjr0412

Season 7 generally

Character mistake: Giles picks up the potential slayer Chao-Ahn from Shanghai in Episode 7.12, "Potential". However, when she arrives in Sunnydale (Episode 7.14, "First Date"), the language she speaks is neither Mandarin nor Shanghainese (the two main languages spoken in Shanghai), but Cantonese, which is not widely spoken there. (00:08:55)

Watcher

Bargaining (1) - S6-E1

[After saving Giles from a vampire.]
Spike: Awww, poor Watcher. Did your life flash before your eyes? Cup of tea, cup of tea, almost-got-shagged, cup of tea?

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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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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?

Jon Sandys Premium member

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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