Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Into The Woods - S5-E10

Continuity mistake: When Buffy is hitting the punching bag near the end of the episode and Riley comes in she has bandages wrapped around both her hands but in the close up shot there is only a bandage on her left hand.

Spiral - S5-E20

Continuity mistake: Near the end of the episode when Buffy runs out of the shack, after Glory and Dawn, for a brief second you see Spike's head, but a scene later you see Spike and the others run out of the building.

Real Me - S5-E2

Continuity mistake: When Buffy is fighting Mort in Harmony's lair, she knocks him up against the wall in a flurry of blows. In the next shot, he is several steps away from the wall and facing a different direction. (00:38:05)

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Crush - S5-E14

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the episode when Dawn goes to Spike's crypt we see Spike ascending from below. At first he does not have a cigarette tucked behind his left ear. A few frames later he does, then a few frames after that it is gone again.

No Place Like Home - S5-E5

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the episode Buffy is thrown against a 'No Trespassing' sign and the sign is all crinkled, the vampire also punches it but later in the episode we see the same sign except that it looks brand new.

Spiral - S5-E20

Continuity mistake: When Spike grabs the sword belonging to one of the Knights of Byzantium as they attack the Winnebago (through the ceiling), the position of his hands on the blade changes between shots.

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Intervention - S5-E18

Continuity mistake: When the gang are fighting Glory's minions, one of them knocks Giles to the ground and then tries to choke him. As Giles hits the ground he lands facing downwards so we can't see his face. But when the minion is chocking him in the shot immediately afterward, he is suddenly facing upwards.

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Spiral - S5-E20

Continuity mistake: The shape of the hole in the aluminium foil in the Winnebago's windshield changes shape several times throughout the course of the episode.

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Listening To Fear - S5-E9

Continuity mistake: When Buffy, Dawn and Joyce say goodbye to Doctor Kriegel after being given Joyce's medication, the position of Dawn's hair changes between shots.

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Spiral - S5-E20

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the episode when Glory gets hit by a truck, she lands on the roof of a car twice.

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Blood Ties - S5-E13

Continuity mistake: In the first scene of the episode, just after the teaser, the Scoobies are gathered around the table at Giles' magic shop. During the second part of the scene, we can see Anya is alternatively lying her arms under or above the table depending on the camera angle, whether from behind or facing her. (00:01:55 - 00:03:15)

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No Place Like Home - S5-E5

Continuity mistake: When Spike is stalking Buffy in front of her house, she somehow senses him and pulls him out of behind the tree in front of her porch. While he is being pulled out, he has no cigarette in his mouth. However in the next close-up shot, he has one (which he then quickly throws away). (00:29:55)

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The Replacement - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When Xander is shot by the demon's lightning rod, he falls on a heap of black trash bags. When he is helped to stand up, different bags, pink and white ones, are visible instead. (00:11:30)

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Buffy Vs. Dracula - S5-E1

Continuity mistake: When the group is debriefing about their first Dracula encounter at Giles', Anya is sitting on the sofa with her hands crossed on her lap. In the next shot she has her arms straight with the palms of her hands on the sofa cushion, fingers towards the back. (00:11:25)

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Listening To Fear - S5-E9

Continuity mistake: In the end of the scene where they find the dead mental patient killed by the meteor alien, the group walk away from The Body leaving Riley still there, but Anya's coat can be seen in the bottom left corner after she had walked away.

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Into The Woods - S5-E10

Continuity mistake: After Riley stakes Spike and Spike decides to drink, he is shown opening the bottle. The camera shows Riley and then goes back to Spike. Spike is holding the bottle, lid still on, then he goes to open it again.

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Halloween - S2-E6

Continuity mistake: Willow is turned into a ghost. Throughout the entire episode, she can't touch anything (can't turn the pages of a book, etc.), yet towards the end when she and Giles go to Ethan's shop, and she leaves, you can hear that she opened and closed the door, even though she can walk through walls and can't actually touch the door. The curtain moves when she leaves too. (00:34:05)

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Bargaining (1) - S6-E1

[After saving Giles from a vampire.]
Spike: Awww, poor Watcher. Did your life flash before your eyes? Cup of tea, cup of tea, almost-got-shagged, cup of tea?

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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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