Buffy The Vampire Slayer

The Zeppo - S3-E13

Continuity mistake: When Xander's being threatened, the knife moves from under his chin to the side of his neck between shots.

Jon Sandys Premium member

The Wish - S3-E9

Continuity mistake: In 'The Wish' when Xander has killed Cordelia and throws her corpse down she falls at a definite angle, which makes it look like she should have landed on her side. When Giles breaks out of the cage, however, she's lying flat on her back. (00:25:15)

Shay

The Wish - S3-E9

Visible crew/equipment: There's a boom mic visible when Cordelia is talking to Harmony and the other Cordettes. It's the first scene in the alternate universe and they're standing inside a classroom of Sunnydale High (Cordy says something about going to the Bronze).

CassieNewton

Doppelgangland - S3-E16

Revealing mistake: Near the end when the good Willow says goodbye to the evil Willow and hugs her, there is a shot of the back of the good Willow's head and the evil Willow's face. You can tell that the good Willow is a body double wearing a wig - there's something circular near her scalp, possibly an elastic band.

THGhost

Graduation Day (1) - S3-E21

Continuity mistake: In 'Graduation Day, Part 1' when Giles stabs the Mayor, as he takes the foil out of his chest you can see a wound on his shirt. When the shot changes it has disappeared. I know the Mayor is invincible and his wound heal in seconds, but it still takes a second or two for his wounds to close up, they don't just disappear. (00:15:40)

Shay

Dead Man's Party - S3-E2

Plot hole: Giles goes to Buffy's house fully aware that there are zombies around, but he doesn't bring any weapons with him.

THGhost

The Prom - S3-E20

Other mistake: When we first see one of the Hellhounds at the clothes store that Cordelia works at, it jumps through the window, smashing the glass, and then attacks a customer who's wearing a tuxedo. But the Hellhound attacks the customer several seconds after it smashes through the window, giving the customer a chance to escape. But the customer just stands there unaware of the Hellhound, having not heard the window being smashed.

THGhost

Graduation Day (1) - S3-E21

Revealing mistake: Towards the end, when Buffy stabs Faith, there is no blood whatsoever.

THGhost

Earshot - S3-E18

Revealing mistake: When Buffy beats up the school cook for trying to kill all the students with rat poison, the cook's stunt double is a lot thinner than the actual cook.

THGhost

Amends - S3-E10

Other mistake: During this episode near the beginning, Xander says something about Giles not liking Angel to the effect of, "he killed his girlfriend (Jenny) and tortured him." However, the subtitles say "tortured her," not "him."

Anne - S3-E1

Visible crew/equipment: Near the end after freeing the prisoners, Buffy fends off Ken's henchmen on a raised platform. At some point during the fight she is grabbed by one of the henchmen and punched in the stomach by two others. She then breaks free and throws one of them off the raised platform - onto a large crash mat. Please note that this is a separate mistake to the one already submitted as it is talking about a different crash mat.

THGhost

Graduation Day (1) - S3-E21

Plot hole: Healing Angel requires draining the blood of a Slayer. Buffy tries to kill Faith in order to get some of her blood but Faith gets away after Buffy stabs her at the end of "Graduation Day Part 1." The amount of blood on the dagger that she used wouldn't be enough blood to heal Angel, but it'd be a start. So why didn't Buffy just use some of the blood on the dagger? In the very first shot of "Graduation Day Part 2" we see the dagger coated with the stuff.

THGhost

Revelations - S3-E7

Deliberate mistake: In the fighting scene, the glove of Myhnegon is used by the new watcher who directs it toward the ceiling of Angel's living quarters where there is a huge skylight. The skylight is not seen in any other episode and its presence would have burned him on other occasions. (00:38:10)

bic

Graduation Day (2) - S3-E22

Other mistake: At the end the library that was rigged with explosives blows up. But the school's main entrance and the clock tower blow up as well, even though they are not rigged with explosives.

THGhost

Doppelgangland - S3-E16

Revealing mistake: Right at the beginning of the episode, Buffy is sat outside with Willow and Willow is levitating a pencil. The pencil is obviously CGI as it stands out from the rest of the picture and doesn't cast a shadow. It also disappears from view whenever there is a side-angle shot of Willow.

THGhost

Bad Girls - S3-E14

Revealing mistake: Near the end of the episode when the Mayor releases the vampire from his cage and lets him cut his head in half, you can tell that the Mayor's head is a still image when it fixes itself. The expression on his face doesn't change at all and looks completely unrealistic.

THGhost

Bad Girls - S3-E14

Plot hole: Buffy saves Angel from Balthazar by dropping a light into the tub of water that he's sitting in. But why would the tub have been put directly underneath a light? Balthazar was being kept alive throughout the episode, wouldn't having a light above him be a bit unwise?

THGhost

Doppelgangland - S3-E16

Revealing mistake: Both the good and evil Willows' faces are barely seen onscreen at the same time due to them being played by the same actress, but when they occasionally are the good Willow stands out from the picture more than the evil Willow. She must have been filmed separately from the good Willow and edited in later.

THGhost

Doppelgangland - S3-E16

Revealing mistake: When evil Willow licks good Willow's neck the neck that you see is a lot longer than either of theirs. Since both Willows' faces cannot be filmed at the same time a body double must have been used for this shot.

THGhost

Graduation Day (1) - S3-E21

Visible crew/equipment: When Buffy is going through the murdered Professor's office, Angel seems to trip through the doorway. To the top right above Angel's head a boom mike is visible twice.

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