Buffy The Vampire Slayer

The Wish - S3-E9

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the episode when Buffy is fighting the demon, she stabs it and the demon lands half on top of her. When they fall to the ground, you can see a big stain on her pants where the demon touched her. But when she stands up, her pants are clean.

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Beauty And The Beasts - S3-E4

Continuity mistake: When Buffy is in the counsellor's office she is wearing a yellow kind of gauzey cardigan which alternates between being completely buttoned up to unbuttoned between shots.

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The Wish - S3-E9

Continuity mistake: In 'The Wish', when Cordelia is cutting up the photo of Xander at the start she chops his head off high up on the neck. When she sets fire to the remains it shows a piece of the photo burning, and the cut is around shoulder level. (00:02:45)

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Bad Girls - S3-E14

Continuity mistake: When Buffy and Faith are fighting the vampires after going down the manhole, one of the vampires tries to drown Buffy. After she pretends to be dead and attacks him with a sword, her face and hair are almost bone dry.

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Helpless - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: After Xander and Oz's "Kryptonite" conversation, Buffy tosses a book onto the table and stands up to leave. The book lands partially on top of another book and slides almost off it. In the next shot the book is lying on top of the other book perfectly.

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Doppelgangland - S3-E16

Continuity mistake: Willow's hair changes position between shots when the vampire brushes her hair back and kisses her.

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Anne - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: When Buffy fights the guards and says, "Anyone who isn't having any fun here follow me," the top under her jacket is purple. In the next shot, when she turns to walk out, it is green, then back to purple when we see her again.

The Zeppo - S3-E13

Continuity mistake: In the basement scene, with Jack and Xander, the bomb counts down from 13 to 10 seconds. Then after Xander says his line, the bomb again shows 13 seconds.

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Graduation Day (1) - S3-E21

Continuity mistake: In Graduation Day Part 1, when Faith and Buffy are fighting, Faith throws Buffy into the wall near the TV, but the TV is intact. A few shots later, there is debris on the floor, glass and such, from the TV, and when it's shown again, the TV is unbroken. This happens a few times. In Graduation Day Part 2, when Faith and Buffy are talking in the apartment, the TV is broken again. (00:38:05)

Choices - S3-E19

Continuity mistake: After Buffy slams the Gavrok spider thing on the ground with her back, she gets pulled up by Angel. We see this shot from the back, and we see that the Gavrok is no longer on the floor or on her jacket. In the very next shot, we see Angel kick it across the floor. Where did it come from?

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The Zeppo - S3-E13

Continuity mistake: In the basement scene, when Jack and Xander face off over the ticking bomb, the number of beeps is hugely disproportionate to the seconds ticking down.

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Earshot - S3-E18

Continuity mistake: When Buffy is trying to read Angel's mind, his chain goes from being inside to outside his vest between shots.

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The Zeppo - S3-E13

Continuity mistake: In the school near the end, one of the dead guys looks through the round window into the library and says 'wow'. In the long shot from within the library, his face isn't in the window. Back to the shot of the window, he's still there.

Doppelgangland - S3-E16

Continuity mistake: Whenever we see the two Willows together in this episode we see that Vampire Willow is understandably very pale in comparison to the living Willow. However, in the library with Cordelia, when Vampire Willow says 'How about dinner?' her face is no longer pale.

Graduation Day (2) - S3-E22

Continuity mistake: When Buffy wakes up in the hospital bed you can you can see the black strap of her tank top underneath the gown. Then when she gets out of bed on walk to Faith, and it shows her walking through the hall you can see a white spaghetti top through the gown.

Dead Man's Party - S3-E2

Continuity mistake: After Buffy is supposed to meet Willow and she is walking home you can see she is wearing light blue wedge heels but when she is down in the basement she is wearing completely different purple heels.

Anne - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: In the episode 'Anne' when the latest people to be brought into hell are lined up with a demon talking to them, there are 3 or 4 people standing between Buffy and Lily. When the demon asks them all in turn 'Who are you?' we see him asking Lily and after that the shot rests on Buffy, but in the background we only hear him ask one more person before he gets to Buffy. (00:35:50)

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Homecoming - S3-E5

Continuity mistake: In numerous episodes, including 'Homecoming', we see vampires being killed when they weren't stabbed through the heart (the Texan girl vampire in this episode is stabbed practically in the stomach). But the show also makes an issue of the fact you have to stab a vampire directly in the heart to kill it (think the flashback in 'the Becoming, Part 2' where Buffy misses the vampire's heart, or 'Pangs' where Spike gets staked several times).

Consequences - S3-E15

Continuity mistake: When the detective is interviewing the woman in the alley, he mentions that the murder took place "last night". In "Bad Girls", we see Buffy visiting Faith the day after the murder, and that night is presumably when she has the dream about drowning, so by the time the detective is asking this question it is actually two nights after the murder, not one.

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Anne - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: Lily's boyfriend is taken into an alternate dimension, where time moves quicker than ours, and is kept there until he is an old man. But when Buffy finds him, she realizes who he is because of his tattoo - which has not faded or aged in any way. (00:23:20 - 00:34:30)

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The Puppet Show - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: After Buffy finds Morgan's brain, Willow pulls up Morgan's school file on one of the library computers without even touching the keyboard. One moment the monitor is on the desktop, the next it's showing Morgan's file.

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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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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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