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
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
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?
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
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
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
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