Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Gingerbread - S3-E11

Factual error: There is a short picture of a 17th century German newspaper. The actual text however not only is written in modern High German as opposed to Mid-High German, but also is full of errors (mixing female articles with male nouns is only one example). Funnily enough, Giles' incantation at the end of the episode is in correct German. (00:30:45)

The Wish - S3-E9

Continuity mistake: In the episode 'The Wish', when Xander stakes Angel he is thrown to Buffy's left, away from the machine. Seconds later as Buffy walks forward it cuts to a shot of Xander fighting to her right, on the other side of the machine. (00:41:25)

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Lover's Walk - S3-E8

Continuity mistake: In the episode Lover's Walk, when Spike is threatening Willow at the factory, in the long shots Willow's hair is up over her face, and in the close-ups it isn't. The pointed bit of the bottle is at the top or bottom in different shots too. (00:19:20)

Amends - S3-E10

Continuity mistake: During season 7 we are told several times that the First cannot take corporeal form, ie. it cannot touch things. However, in its first appearance in the season 3 episode 'Amends', when it manifests as Jenny Calender and runs its fingers through Angel's hair you can see his hair moving underneath her fingers. It wouldn't be able to do this if it weren't corporeal. (00:15:50)

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Gingerbread - S3-E11

Continuity mistake: In the previous episode 'Amends', Buffy was sporting a brand new short fringe. In this episode it has grown out. Completely.

Revelations - S3-E7

Revealing mistake: When Gwendolyn Post fights Angel in the mansion, she breaks a long-handled shovel over her knee to create a stake. If you watch in slow motion, the handle of the shovel is pre-broken (she simply holds the two pieces together tightly), and the pieces separate just before they actually make contact with her knee. (00:34:55)

Lover's Walk - S3-E8

Continuity mistake: In the scene when Spike was in Buffy's kitchen with Joyce, Buffy keeps him down on the table and grips Spike by the throat. She uses her left hand (in the close shot it is also the left hand) but in the next scene when Angel is also in the kitchen and Spike hits Buffy's hand, she uses her right hand (Spike hits her right hand).

Beauty And The Beasts - S3-E4

Other mistake: When Angel fights with Buffy in the forest you can see that he hasn't got shoes on, just socks. Later, when Buffy goes back to the mansion and Angel is chained up, he's wearing shoes. How did he manage to put them on, if he was in chains?

Enemies - S3-E17

Audio problem: While Faith is stabbing the demon in his apartment, we hear the sound of her knife going through, and him yelling in pain. However, the last sound of her stabbing him comes a little late: The knife isn't even touching him.

Helpless - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: In the library, a book in front of Buffy begins to slide off of a stack of books. Change of camera and book is back on top of stack.

Dead Man's Party - S3-E2

Continuity mistake: When Joyce throws the bag with the stray cat into it into the hole, the bag lands with the knot at the top right, and shows no signs of moving. They chat for a few seconds about something to say, then when Buffy starts filling in the hole (with no sound of a moving bag), the bag's now lying with the knot on the left.

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Dead Man's Party - S3-E2

Character mistake: When the zombies break into Buffy's house, she stakes one to check if it's a vampire. But she should know full well that it isn't a vampire as they all broke into her house without being invited.

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The Prom - S3-E20

Continuity mistake: When Buffy is fighting the three Hellhounds outside the school, she kills one of them and the other two enter the school, having heard some music playing from inside. But when Buffy follows them inside, the music has stopped.

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Revelations - S3-E7

Visible crew/equipment: In the Buffy/Faith fight right around when Buffy says "We can work this out..." You can see what appears to be a boom mike bob in and out of the frame in top left. (00:36:15)

Graduation Day (1) - S3-E21

Continuity mistake: In 'Graduation Day, Part 1' when Buffy and Faith are fighting Faith falls into a table, knocking all the comics on it onto the floor. In one or two later shots you can see (on the very edge of the screen) that there's still a comic on it. (00:38:20)

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Anne - S3-E1

Visible crew/equipment: During one of the fight scenes in the demon dimension, there is a stunt mat visible on the left side of the screen, and a whole group of crew members visible in the background. (00:39:40)

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Choices - S3-E19

Continuity mistake: In "Choices", Faith threatens Willow with her knife. The mayor says 'girls', change of shot and the knife goes from being across Willow's face and by her ear to under her chin.

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Choices - S3-E19

Continuity mistake: When Willow hands Giles the pages she stole from the books of ascension, initially the folded side faces to the left, with loose edges of pages to the right, then in the next shot the folded edge is now on the right. (00:36:25)

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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.

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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