Buffy The Vampire Slayer
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Teacher's Pet - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When we see Miss French make herself a bug sandwich, there are two, maybe three bugs left on her plate as she folds the bread. But when she eats the sandwich her plate is empty.

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Nightmares - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: In the season 1 episode "Nightmares", Buffy is talking to Willow about her mom's divorce and she shuts her locker. A few seconds later she shuts her locker again. (00:02:55)

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Teacher's Pet - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Buffy finds Dr. Gregory's glasses on the lab floor she places them on the table, from the long shot she places them at the left end of the table near a plastic tub with a white lid, with the glasses open. Then it cuts to a close up where they are in front of a book on the right side of the table and are closed. Then cut back to the long shot and they are in the original place. (00:10:25)

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Witch - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: At the beginning Buffy asks Giles, "You'll be stopping me how?" and he is facing her. Cut to him and he's looking down and away. (00:01:00)

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Nightmares - S1-E10

Revealing mistake: The Master's artificial thumbnail is visibly falling off in a few shots of the opening teaser. (00:01:30)

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Angel - S1-E7

Revealing mistake: When Darla is spying on Buffy and Willow in the library, her reflection is seen on the side of the bookshelf. (00:23:50)

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Out Of Mind, Out Of Sight - S1-E11

Visible crew/equipment: At the very end, as the invisible girl gets taken along a corridor by the FBI agents, check the top of the screen - a boom mike creeps in as the agent says his line, then is withdrawn.

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The Puppet Show - S1-E9

Other mistake: When Sid gets into Buffy's bed and Buffy screams, her mum immediately comes into her room to find out what's wrong. Now, unless she sleeps on the landing, Buffy's mum is really quick at getting out of bed.

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Prophecy Girl - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: When Buffy drowns in Prophecy Girl, she falls into the pool with her hair tied in a ponytail and her arms under her. When she is discovered by Angel and Xander, her arms are by her sides and her hair is loose. (00:33:55)

The Puppet Show - S1-E9

Visible crew/equipment: When Buffy is searching through the backstage area (before the chandelier falls on her), there is a mirror in the background. At one point in the mirror, you can see the reflection of a crew member. Pause for a better look but it can be seen at normal speed.

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Witch - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Xander and Willow are talking in the hall about his invisibility, the pen Willow toys with changes position back and forth between front and reverse shots. (00:17:05)

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Angel - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: When Buffy leaves the Bronze (right before the Three attack her) to go home, she passes a strange-looking green-lit window. After the attack, she and Angel run past this window again, even though they're heading in the same direction Buffy was going anyway.

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Nightmares - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: In the scene where we see Buffy's mum drop her off at school, when Buffy is worrying that her dad will not show up, we firstly see Joyce's seatbelt is on. We then see her again and it is still on. However after the shot goes back from Buffy to herself, we can see her seatbelt is off. Then when the shot comes back to her again it is back on.

Nightmares - S1-E10

Revealing mistake: When Xander punches out the evil clown if you freeze-frame you can see the punch missed the clown by quite a distance, I noticed it without freezing it but it's better to see if you do. (00:35:35)

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Out Of Mind, Out Of Sight - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: When the gang are in the cafeteria and Giles comes along, Buffy is holding some food in her hand and Giles sits down, but in the next shot she has her drink in her hand and the straw at her mouth.

The Pack - S1-E6

Audio problem: In the scene where Buffy and Giles are talking to the zookeeper about the hyena possessions, in the zookeeper's over-the-shoulder shots, you can see that the audio of what he says does not line up with the visual of him speaking. (00:33:05)

Prophecy Girl - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: When Buffy falls down after the Master bites her, you can see her fall, then hear her hit the dry ground. But then a few shots later she falls again and this time into water.

I Robot, You Jane - S1-E8

Other mistake: Willow's computer beeps twice when her first email from Malcolm is received through before she is kidnapped by Fritz, but only beeps once when the second email is received.

THGhost

Out Of Mind, Out Of Sight - S1-E11

Audio problem: When Cordelia is tied to the chair at the end of the episode from a side view you can see her mouth 'Marcie' but can't hear it and in the front shot she says 'Marcie' again.

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Witch - S1-E3

Visible crew/equipment: When Catherine and Amy get switched back to their original selves, Catherine takes the fire axe that Amy is holding by using her powers. The wire used to pull the fire axe towards her as Amy holds it up and says "Mom! Please!" is visible.

THGhost

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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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?

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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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