Sex and the City

The cold war - S6-E17

Continuity mistake: Miranda holds the Tattle Tale magazine with her left hand, but a shot later she holds it with both.

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Catch-38 - S6-E15

Continuity mistake: On Sam's second day at the doctor she puts her hands on the counter, but a shot later they're away.

Catch-38 - S6-E15

Continuity mistake: Sam and Carrie are having drinks and Sam lowers her red glass, her hand around it. A shot later her hand is away and bent over the table.

Out of the frying pan - S6-E16

Continuity mistake: When Charlotte introduces herself to the dog owner, the dog's head looks at a different place in every single shot.

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Out of the frying pan - S6-E16

Continuity mistake: When all four girls are having Manhattans, and Miranda recalls an awful apartment she had, Sam's arms are under the table or on top, depending on the shot. Also, her purse appears and disappears randomly.

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Out of the frying pan - S6-E16

Continuity mistake: The dog owner says the dog is a looser "and it's a shame", while Charlotte's left hand covers the dog's body. A shot later it's just over the dog's front leg. (00:10:45)

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Out of the frying pan - S6-E16

Continuity mistake: At the park, Charlotte grabs the dog with her left hand raised. Shot cuts and now it's her right arm raised instead.

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Out of the frying pan - S6-E16

Continuity mistake: When Charlotte is running at Central Park she outruns a woman with a grey woolen hat and stripped jacket. Shot changes and Charlotte is meters behind her, then outruns her again.

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Out of the frying pan - S6-E16

Continuity mistake: The first shot of Charlotte's frying eggs shows the lower egg close to the pan's edge. A shot later it's on the middle part of the pan.

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Out of the frying pan - S6-E16

Continuity mistake: During dinner at Carrie's place, Alek's fork disappears in the wide angle.

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Out of the frying pan - S6-E16

Continuity mistake: When the episode starts, Carrie's left hand is on Alek's coat collar or not, depending on the shot. This changes several times.

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Catch-38 - S6-E15

Continuity mistake: On Sam's second visit to the doctor, she places her hands on the counter, but a shot later they're away.

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Catch-38 - S6-E15

Continuity mistake: Carrie says she's not a baby person and sucks her finger. From the opposite angle her hand is lowered. (00:13:27)

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Catch-38 - S6-E15

Continuity mistake: When Steve washes Miranda's hair, her hands are crossed. Then from a side angle they are not, then back to the previous angle and back to crossed.

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Catch-38 - S6-E15

Continuity mistake: When Steve and Miranda lie on bed cuddling, her left hand moves around all the time, but there's a close-up shot that is sometimes inserted where it always faces-up and wrecks the continuity.

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Catch-38 - S6-E15

Continuity mistake: Steve lies down holding his glasses in his hand, but a shot later they're already on. Then a shot later they're back in his hand and he is putting them on again.

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Catch-38 - S6-E15

Continuity mistake: Carrie tells Alek that Brady knocked the vase and Brady stretches out his arm and points with his finger. A shot later his arm is lowered. (00:09:14)

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Catch-38 - S6-E15

Continuity mistake: When Brady knocks down the vase he moves away from the table, but his hand reappears on the table in the close-up shot.

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Catch-38 - S6-E15

Continuity mistake: Brady's plush toy changes positions on the table between shots, most noticeably it swaps from being face-up to face-down. (00:08:51)

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Catch-38 - S6-E15

Continuity mistake: When Sam arrives at the new doctor for the first time, she places her hands on the receptionist's counter twice.

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Games people play - S2-E13

Visible crew/equipment: When Carrie is sitting at the table writing on her laptop after her trip with the girls to the sports bar, the camera comes round and you can see her TV. You can see a boom mic reflecting on the TV screen, and another camera.

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Question: When Charlotte won't believe that Stanford's boyfriend Marcus used to be a callboy, Anthony says "Wake up and smell the KY". What is KY?

Answer: A popular brand of sexual lubricant. See http://www.k-y.com/index.jsp.

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