Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Intervention - S5-E18

Revealing mistake: When Spike is playing with the Buffybot in his crypt and has her throw him onto his bed to stake him, the shot of him landing on the bed and the Buffybot climbing on top him is portrayed by stunt doubles. The shot is then interwoven with another shot of the actual actors. But it's very obvious due to the poor editing.

THGhost

Intervention - S5-E18

Revealing mistake: When Buffy is walking alone into the desert, a man's legs are visible in the upper-right corner of the frame and remain visible for a second or two. (00:03:35)

Watcher

The Body - S5-E16

Revealing mistake: When the vampire attacks Dawn and Buffy in the morgue, in several shots you can tell that the vampire is wearing underwear. Corpses are meant to be stripped when they are brought to a morgue.

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Shadow - S5-E8

Revealing mistake: When Glory creates the demon snake thing, we see a CGI image of the creature, but Glory and Buffy are nowhere to be seen. When we are shown where they are standing, their position should have been visible when the snake demon was created. (00:27:05)

Crush - S5-E14

Revealing mistake: When the porter is dragged back onto the train at the start you can see (more obviously if you watch in slow motion) that there's absolutely nothing grabbing him, not even someone's shadow. (00:04:55)

Shay

Real Me - S5-E2

Revealing mistake: When Buffy, Giles and Dawn are in Giles' car, it's obvious that Giles isn't really driving it as he is barely concentrating on the road on several occasions.

THGhost

Intervention - S5-E18

Revealing mistake: When Spike, Xander, Anya and the Buffybot are attacked by vampires in the cemetery, the grass for the cemetery moves underneath the vampires' feet as if it were a carpet. The cemetery was a sound stage and not an actual cemetery.

THGhost

I Was Made To Love You - S5-E15

Revealing mistake: When Giles pushes Spike into the cabinet at the magic shop, you can see Spike's reflection in the glass of the cabinet's doors. But Spike is a vampire and therefore should have no reflection.

THGhost

Spiral - S5-E20

Revealing mistake: Watch the shot of Glory as she is hit by the truck at the beginning of the episode (easier to see in slow-mo/frame-by-frame). She isn't hit by the truck at all. It goes right past her. A simple optical illusion used in filmmaking for decades.

THGhost

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