Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Chosen - S7-E22

Revealing mistake: When Buffy lands on the school bus towards the end of the episode, the bus is not moving as she hits the roof.

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Beneath You - S7-E2

Revealing mistake: When Buffy throws Spike into the benches at the church you'll notice that as he is about to hit the floor there is a blue mat where he lands. (00:36:15)

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Empty Places - S7-E19

Revealing mistake: When we see Spike and Andrew on Spike's motorcycle talking about Onion Blossoms, a filming light is reflected in Andrew's helmet.

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Storyteller - S7-E16

Revealing mistake: When Buffy, Spike, Andrew and Robin go to the high school and find it decimated, Buffy is thrown to the ground and attacked with a hockey stick. On the second swing, a sound effect is heard and Buffy falls over. But the hockey stick never makes contact with her.

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Lessons - S7-E1

Revealing mistake: When Dawn and Kit fall through the bathroom floor, you can see that the area in which the hole is made up on fake floor tiles.

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Showtime - S7-E11

Revealing mistake: When the ubervamp is at the door of the Summers' home, you can see a black string attached to the inside of the door.

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Never Leave Me - S7-E9

Revealing mistake: As Buffy throws Spike into a wall after he bites Andrew, Spike's stuntman is visible in-shot. His hair is slightly different to James Marsters'.

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Selfless - S7-E5

Revealing mistake: When Anya sings her song about how she will become Mrs. Harris, she spins Xander's chair around after putting a blanket on him. When she is also sitting on the chair, and you see an overhead shot of them both, you can see a section of the stage floor rotating beneath them keeping the chair spinning.

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End Of Days - S7-E21

Revealing mistake: When Buffy finds Faith and the Potentials in the sewers she throws an Ubervamp across the room. When we see the Ubervamp from behind you can also see the actor's blue boxer shorts sticking out of the Ubervamp costume.

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Chosen - S7-E22

Revealing mistake: In the last episode, 'Chosen', Anya beheads two Ubervamps. The second time she swings the sword it very noticably doesn't go anywhere near the Ubervamp's neck, closer to its stomach.

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Chosen - S7-E22

Revealing mistake: Early in the final fight, Vi makes a flying kick to knock an Ubervamp off the cliff. As she lands, she swings back and twists slightly, suspiciously like one would do if suspended on a wire. There is no way she could gain this motion by kicking straight off the vamp as shown. (00:29:00)

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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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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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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)

Him - S7-E6

Revealing mistake: In the scene after Dawn gets rescued from the train, when Xander and Spike are about to steal the jacket, you can see Spike's reflection in the electronics store window. Since Spike is a vampire, he does not have a reflection. (00:39:45)

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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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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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Band Candy - S3-E6

Trivia: The accent that Giles uses as his teenage self is Anthony Head's natural accent.

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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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