Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Lessons - S7-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When Xander is in the bathroom after Buffy called him to look for the talisman, he bends down and grabs the talisman that lays under the sinks. As he stands the camera pans up to the mirrors and on the left side you can see the reflection of a crew member crouching over the hole to the old school. It's not the female manifest spirit as the clothes are wrong and she then appears from a different part of the room.

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Touched - S7-E20

Revealing mistake: When Giles slashes the Bringer's neck in the basement, you can tell that there is no entry wound and that the fake blood was merely applied to the actor's neck to give the impression of it being slashed.

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Storyteller - S7-E16

Visible crew/equipment: During Andrew's fantasy of him, Warren and Jonathan being Gods, something dark is reflected in of the piles of gold. Possibly a camera or camera crew.

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The Killer In Me - S7-E13

Continuity mistake: When Willow is out with Kennedy, Willow tells her that she doesn't get why she likes her. As she says "I still don't get it", she pulls her hair back over her left ear. Then when she says "Why you like me" in the following shot, her hair is hanging back down over her left ear again.

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Sleeper - S7-E8

Continuity mistake: When Anya pretends to want to have sex with Spike again, she holds a stake up in her right hand. In the shots facing Anya she holds it at a horizontal angle. But in the shots behind her, she holds it at a diagonal angle.

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Lies My Parents Told Me - S7-E17

Revealing mistake: When Spike tells his mother that he's become a vampire, she asks him if he's drunk. He responds with "Little bit." Just after he says this, someone can be heard coughing off-camera. It could be his mother because she isn't supposed to be well, but it seems odd that the camera wouldn't be on her during this. And a cough wouldn't really be necessary for the scene.

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Bring On The Night - S7-E10

Plot hole: When the First has the Toruk-Han torturing Spike it hold his head under water. Hardly torture seeing as Spike is a vampire and doesn't breathe.

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Dirty Girls - S7-E18

Revealing mistake: In the opening scene, where Caleb picks up the potential slayer in his truck, there is a brief shot of the two from the hood that pans slightly to the right. In doing so it reveals the edge of a screen showing a fence and trees passing by, revealing that the car is in fact stationary and in a studio. (00:02:40)

Help - S7-E4

Visible crew/equipment: When a guy asks Dawn out to Winter Formal and she says "What?" - you can see a microphone at the top of the screen. (00:33:35)

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Chosen - S7-E22

Continuity mistake: When Buffy is giving her speech about being chosen, there is a shot of Andrew sitting on the couch next to Xander and Anya, but in several of the shots of the Potentials he can be seen standing on the other side of the room in front of the curtains. It's definitely him - his face isn't visible, but the clothes are the exact same.

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Get It Done - S7-E15

Continuity mistake: In the episode 'Get It Done' when Dawn and Buffy find Chloe's corpse the door across the hall from them is open. When it cuts back to them after the ad break it is shut, but there has been no time lapse.

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Empty Places - S7-E19

Visible crew/equipment: After Buffy has spoken with Clem and is walking down the road, you can see the reflection of a camera in the back of a green SUV.

Same Time, Same Place - S7-E3

Other mistake: We're shown a variety of photographs and pictures of different members of the gang at one point. One of those, the one of Xander and Anya, is actually a shot from the episode "Something Blue". I doubt very much that during the events in that episode, someone conveniently decided to take a photograph.

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Lies My Parents Told Me - S7-E17

Other mistake: Robin uses the song that Spike's mother sang to him to provoke him into attacking him. The song is played on his computer through Apple's media program "iTunes". He clicks his computer's mouse to start the song, but when we see the monitor the cursor isn't placed on the Play button. Robin doesn't jostle the mouse when he presses it, it remains completely still on the desk. And the only way to play a song through iTunes using a single mouse-click is by clicking on the Play button.

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Potential - S7-E12

Visible crew/equipment: After the opening credits when the potential Slayers are in Buffy's kitchen deciding what their weapon of choice is, a camera crew is reflected in Vi's mace once Buffy and Andrew enter the room.

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Chosen - S7-E22

Continuity mistake: In the very last episode, Chosen, in the shot right before Spike's amulet sends out the blast through the roof, you can see an ubervamp just about to pin him against the wall and in the next shot he is standing in the middle of the area backing up toward the stairs and then he sends out the blast. There would never be enough time between the shots for Spike to break free and then go and stand in the middle of the floor.

Storyteller - S7-E16

Audio problem: After Anya and Xander sleep together again, Anya says "I think, maybe we're really over. Which - it's good, right? I mean, now we can move on." When she says "Which - it's good", her lips don't match what she's saying.

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Never Leave Me - S7-E9

Continuity mistake: When Buffy ties Spike to a chair before the opening credits, she ties a rope around his left arm three times. But two extremely fast shots later, the rope is tied around his left arm four times.

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Selfless - S7-E5

Continuity mistake: In the flashback to St. Petersburg, 1905, just after the burning man runs out of the room, Halfrek mentions the Revolution. Between shots, Anya's champagne glass switches from her left hand to on the table and back.

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Him - S7-E6

Visible crew/equipment: After Buffy saves Anya after the opening credits, a cameraman is reflected above Anya's oven as she gets some ice cubes from her fridge.

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School Hard - S2-E3

Vampire: And when I kill her, it will be the greatest event since the crucifixion. And I should know, I was there.
Spike: You were there?! If every vampire who said he was actually at the crucifixion really was there, it would've been like Woodstock!

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The Freshman - S4-E1

Trivia: At the Bronze, Buffy sees someone whom she thinks is Angel. Until his face becomes visible, revealing it's someone else, the man she sees is played by David Boreanaz.

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Homecoming - S3-E5

Question: In this episode Oz says "As Willow goes, so goes my nation". Is this a variation on a famous quote, and if so, which?

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Chosen answer: "So goes the nation" seems to have been used on many occasions, with various different US states in the "As .... goes" section. Most commonly it seems to be California that's considered to lead the way, but probably most other states have appeared in the lead role at some point or another. Other things have also been used - no less a person that Pope John Paul II said "As the family goes, so goes the nation...". The origin of the quote format is unclear - in US politics it goes back into the 19th century, when it was Maine that held the title spot, but, while no definitive origin is known, it seems highly likely that it goes back considerably further than that.

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