Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Reptile Boy - S2-E5

Continuity mistake: When Buffy is at the party, we see that she is wearing black shoes with a high heel. But when she is fighting Machida, the heels are considerably lower.

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Passion - S2-E17

Character mistake: In the computer room, Jenny asks Angel how he got into the school. Earlier in the series, Spike's gang attacked the school without being invited in. Jenny would have known about this and therefore should have known that vampires can get in.

School Hard - S2-E3

Plot hole: When Buffy and Sheila are walking out of school after the meeting with Snyder, Xander runs up to talk to them. He mentions during this scene how Buffy will be helping out at the Parent-Teacher Night, but he shouldn't know this - Buffy only just found out about it in the meeting with Snyder.

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Inca Mummy Girl - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: Ampata tells Buffy she has no lipstick, but earlier that episode we saw her using lipstick, in the high school bathroom right before the bodyguard attacked her. (00:24:20 - 00:25:40)

Becoming (2) - S2-E22

Revealing mistake: Throughout almost the entire sword fight between Buffy and Angel, from the far away shots, its clear that the actors are stunt doubles. It's very visible when there is a shot from the top. (00:34:05)

Phases - S2-E15

Visible crew/equipment: Right after Kane and Buffy's fight in the woods, in the shot right after Kane leaves, you can see set-lights above the clearing where they fought. (00:39:10)

Some Assembly Required - S2-E2

Visible crew/equipment: As Buffy goes through the door with the "Keep Out" sign on it, the shadow of a camera can be seen on the left side of the door in the last few frames of the shot.

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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.

Phases - S2-E15

Continuity mistake: When Willow shows up at Oz's house to talk, her hair keeps switching back and forth between being behind her back or in front of her shoulders.

Passion - S2-E17

Audio problem: Jenny prints off the translation for the Ritual of Restoration from her computer, then spots Angel sitting across the room from her. As she gets up and starts walking towards him the sound of the printer can be heard but the paper has already finished printing.

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Becoming (1) - S2-E21

Plot hole: In the flashback to Buffy in L.A., how did Angel get there with the front windshield of his car blacked out? Being a vampire, he obviously needs it during the day, but he also wouldn't be able to see traffic. And it just seems to be too much of hassle for him to remove it at sunset, just to reapply it at sunrise, just to remove it again, etc.

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School Hard - S2-E3

Plot hole: After Buffy talks to her mum and Sheila arrives at the school as Spike and his minions come looking for her, there is a vampire standing in the hallway guarding one of the doors who fails to notice any of them whispering, very loudly.

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Innocence (2) - S2-E14

Plot hole: After losing his soul, Angelus kills Jenny Calender's uncle, who is a descendant of the gypsy clan who cursed him. But, since there is nothing to suggest the uncle's room is in a public location, Angelus couldn't have gotten in the room without an invitation.

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Becoming (2) - S2-E22

Revealing mistake: When Buffy and Angel are sword-fighting, the camera pans up and to the side, you can see David Boreanaz's stunt double. His hair line is farther back then David Boreanaz's.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 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)

School Hard - S2-E3

Vampire: And when I kill her, it will be the greatest event since the crucifixion. And I should know, I was there.
Spike: You were there?! If every vampire who said he was actually at the crucifixion really was there, it would've been like Woodstock!

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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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