Will & Grace

Will & Grace (1998)

90 mistakes in season 1

Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Jack holds his glass of water, he changes from holding the stem of the glass, to the actual bulbous part of the glass between shots.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Plot hole: Ellen and Rob wear wedding rings, yet their wedding is not announced until "An Affair to Forget" in the second season.

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New Lease on Life - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Karen is sorting out her clothes at her work desk, the black sweater hanging over the desk lamp disappears then reappears.

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New Lease on Life - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Grace finally decides to move into Will's apartment near the end, we see Will eating a tub of ice cream. Between shots the ice cream tub lid jumps from being on the table behind Will, to suddenly sitting right in front of him.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Visible crew/equipment: The shadow of the boom is cast on Will when he says "Let's play the Pyramid!"

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When the guys are playing poker, Jurgen picks up his beer bottle and starts to drink, but in the next shot it's suddenly back down on the table.

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Saving Grace - S1-E20

Visible crew/equipment: When Jack is explaining to Will how to visualize someone else while kissing them, you can briefly see a blue mat in the bottom right corner of the screen. This is where Karen later faints.

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New Lease on Life - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: After Karen takes her black top off and throws it down on the table, whilst talking to Jack as they first meet, in following shots the top changes position a few times.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: As Will talks to Grace in his office, near the end of the episode, Grace is still in her wedding dress and the position of the veil keeps changing.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Visible crew/equipment: As Will gets a drink from the fridge, you can see the boom mike above him, following him as he walks around, to pick up his audio.

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The Unsinkable Mommy Adler - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: When Grace is reading through her diaries, through all following shots in the scene the position / location of the yellow, furry diary on the floor keeps changing.

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New Lease on Life - S1-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When Karen offers her hand to Jack when they first meet, you can see the boom mike at the top of the shot.

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He's My Brother

Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: In the poker scene at the beginning of the pilot we witness Will, Jack, Rob, and others playing cards. Shortly after Jack asks for "four cards please" watch the bottom left of the screen as a hand (presumably Will's) deals Jack a single card. In the next shot Will appears to have not dealt Jack any cards yet and when he does he gives Jack five cards, add that to the single card he gave in the previous shot and the Ace Jack kept from his original hand and we get a total of seven cards. Two more than Jack should have had if the hand was dealt correctly.

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The Truth About Will & Dogs - S1-E10

Visible crew/equipment: When Grace is trying to persuade Will to come out to the cinema with her, the boom mic is visible at the top of the shot.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When the guys are playing poker, the chips and cards on the table move about.

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William, Tell - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Grace gets out all the videos which hint Will's 'secret', she puts the bag on the table, but in the next shot it's in her hand. Between these same shots a sticker also appears on one of the video cases.

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Boo! Humbug - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: At the end of the episode, "Buzzy Wuzzy" takes her bee mask with her and they leave. But when Will and Grace dive for the jawbreaker, the bee mask is back on the coffee table.

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New Lease on Life - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When eating in Will's office, Grace eats salad from a plastic container. Through the scene the salad in the container changes colour, position etc. Also between shots, lettuce appears on Grace's fork.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Following the argument between Will and Grace when she returns from City Hall, Karen tells Grace she "thinks it's time for a couple of blue bibbies." Watch closely as she removes the lid from the pill bottle, takes out some pills, and puts the lid back on. The scene shoots to Grace and we hear Karen shaking the closed bottle. When the scene shoots back to Karen we see that the pill bottle is open again and Karen closes it yet again.

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Head Case - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Grace is showing Will her ideas for the bathroom, whenever she shows Will pages in her magazines, the pages they're on change between shots, and the magazines on the table differ from opened/closed.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Will and Grace are at the bar, right at the end of the episode, Grace's wedding dress is up on the bar-side, but in the next shot it is off of the bar.

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The Truth About Will & Dogs - S1-E10

Visible crew/equipment: In most of Season One at least (choosing a specific moment here), Will and Grace have a large ornamental silver ball in their living room, which always reflects the studio lights and the fact that there is no fourth wall to the apartment.

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He's My Brother
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Secrets & Lays - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: When Will is cleaning the tray, and in all following shots, from when he leaves the room, to when Karen walks over to Grace, to tell her to go get Campbell, there is a wine bottle which keeps jumping from the edge of the blue sink counter, to the edge of the counter which has the cooking gas-hobs on it.

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My Fair Maidy - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: When Will and Grace sit on the rocks in the meditation room, at the end of the episode, the position of Grace's coat changes between each shot.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Jack enters Will's apartment for the first time, with the idea of him moving in, the exterior outside of Will's apartment is completely different that for the rest of the whole show, and there's a wall right by his door.

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Where There's a Will There's No Way - S1-E7

Revealing mistake: When Grace slams into the side of the elevator buttons, they all light up except 4 (which is supposed to happen), but 5 lights up after she moves away from the panel.

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Will on Ice - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: When Will and Grace play the "love her, hate him" game, they open a magazine up. In the next shot you can tell it's on a different page, because the layouts have changed.

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Boo! Humbug - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When Will grabs the silly string from the table, he pulls off the yellow lid and drops it to the floor. In the next shot the lid is on the coffee table. It alternates from on the table/floor for a few following shots as well.

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Between a Rock and Harlan's Place - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Will and Grace are eating dinner, Will has his knife and fork in his hands, but in the very next closeup he his wine glass in his hand.

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New Lease on Life - S1-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When Grace asks Will for his advice on where her mirror in her new apartment should go, she goes running to the wall and when she does, the camera pans over and you can see that the wall stops, revealing it to be a set.

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Head Case - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: As Karen holds Grace's blueprints, the pages are stapled and she is holding them both. In the next shot one of the pages is hanging down loosely.

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New Lease on Life - S1-E2

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where Grace shows Will the new apartment for the first time, you can see the boom microphone pop into the top of the frame several times.

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Head Case - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Grace is making coffee, she picks up a sugar stick to put in the coffee. When we switch to her at the design table the stick has vanished and instead she has gained a small milk tub which she pours into the coffee.

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The Big Vent - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: After giving Will and Grace his scripts to read, Jack places his drinks bottle on the table and walks over to the door. When he reaches the door he suddenly has the drinks bottle in his hand, although he left it on the table across the room.

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The Buying Game - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: When Will is sorting his CD's, Grace enters the flat and puts her bag on the sofa with the back facing out and it is all black. When Will gives Grace a glass of wine, the front of the bag is facing out, with the flower design.

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Boo! Humbug - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When Jack and Karen are downtown on the streets, Karen wears a red shawl, and in one shot she pulls it up so it is over her shoulders, but in the next shot it is down by her elbows.

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Head Case - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Grace is showing Will how small her bathroom is, she has a towel around her neck, which has a spot of shaving cream on it, yet in a closeup of her telling Will to open the cabinet door, the cream has vanished, then reappears again.

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William, Tell - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: The amount of frothy foam on top of the protein shake differs through consecutive shots, as Grace is about to drink it, and after she has taken a sip and as Will and she talk in the kitchen area.

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Boo! Humbug - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When Will and Grace are taking the kids around the flats trick or treating, as Will and Grace enter the lift, the kids stand in the hall and their pumpkin bags have faces, but in the next shot they are plain orange.

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Big Brother is Coming (1) - S1-E14

Continuity mistake: When Will is throwing ties from the closet, we see that they all land on the floor. The angle changes, and one has now appeared on the bed.

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The Buying Game - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: When Grace is putting on the waterworks in front of the landlord, to get a lower cut on the apartment, the bowl of tassels on the table is repeatedly full/half full, and tassels jump in and out of the bowl.

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My Fair Maidy - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: When Will introduces Grace to April, the pencils in Grace's hair changes between shots.

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Alley Cats - S1-E21

Continuity mistake: When Rob & Ellen are confronting Grace about how competitive she is, there are several shots of them from the same angle. In some shots there is a red bag visible in the bottom left corner, in others it disappears.

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Will on Ice - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: When Karen arrives at work, she places her bags on the chair, and then puts them down onto the floor. In a following shot they are back on the chair, then in another shot they're gone again.

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Will Works Out - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: When Karen enters the apartment, the position of the board game boxes on the table change, especially the long white board game box which just out and back into a stack.

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Will on Ice - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: When Will and Grace stand in the kitchen discussing the grey hair, the back of cereal packet (on the counter) faces the camera, but for one shot the front of the packet is showing.

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Big Brother is Coming (1) - S1-E14

Continuity mistake: When Will tosses all the ties out of his cupboard, the tie which landed on the end of his bed keeps changing. In some shots it's a blue and black stripy tie, in others it's a yellow and brown stripy tie.

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The Truth About Will & Dogs - S1-E10

Plot hole: In this episode, Will says that he "never saw himself as a dog person." But in a later episode, the one where he sees the psychic, he talks about how he had a dog when he was little and how much he loved the dog.

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Where There's a Will There's No Way - S1-E7

Visible crew/equipment: When Karen enters the office with clothes and bags, Grace says "Oh Karen, you didn't have to buy me clothes," and above her is the whole boom dipping into view.

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Boo! Humbug - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When the father comes to pick up his children, the plastic pumpkin goody-bag moves from the edge to the centre of the rug between shots.

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Big Brother is Coming (2) - S1-E15

Continuity mistake: Several parts of the mess in Will's apartment keep switching places. Look at the glasses and napkins.

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New Lease on Life - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When we first see Grace in her apartment with everything in place, there is a peach coloured chair with a red sheet thrown over it, which changes position in the next shot.

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Where There's a Will There's No Way - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: The bites in Graces chocolate donut change.

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Secrets & Lays - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: When Will is standing cleaning a tray, on the counter behind him there is a large circular wooden board, with a white tea-towel sitting on it. After he cleans the tray and walks off, the white tea-towel has moved off the wooden board, and is on the edge of the counter.

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Will Works Out - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: When Karen is lying on the table, her jacket is unbuttoned. And when Jack pushes her off the table and she gets back up, it's still unbuttoned. But as the shot cuts to her heading quickly over to the door, her jacket is now buttoned, but there was no time for her to do it.

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New Lease on Life - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Grace has the idea to move into Will's apartment, we can see her cup of coffee on the table. Then a little later during their conversation, the cup moves.

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Saving Grace - S1-E20

Continuity mistake: After Grace tells Will he has to go on a second date with Nathan, she runs out onto the terrace to hide. When she comes back into the kitchen, she leaves the terrace door open. In the next shot it's closed, the open again.

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Where There's a Will There's No Way - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: When Grace is cleaning the table with the playing cards on it, all the cards are separated in piles on the table, but in the next shot they're all in one big messy pile. Grace holds a small piles of cards, and never touches the big messy pile, then in the next shot she picks somehow up all the remaining cards in one neat pile

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The Buying Game - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: At the end of the ep., where Will and Grace play a board game, the red plastic cards on the board change their position many times, as does the paper money and the dice.

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The Buying Game - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: When Karen is sitting at the desk, with a fistful of pencils, the pencils often change position in her hand.

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Alley Cats - S1-E21

Revealing mistake: When Will goes to pour himself a glass of whiskey, the brown liquid that is chosen to represent the liquor has foam bubbles on the top of it that resemble the ones that soda has.

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New Lease on Life - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: After Will pours himself a cup of coffee, he places the coffee jug on the sink desktop. In the next shot the jug is visible on the other worktop, beside the gas cooker.

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Alley Cats - S1-E21

Continuity mistake: Grace unpacks her Scrabble board game from her bag, and puts it on the table, and puts the bag on the floor. Then her friends tell her she is too competitive, so she goes to her bedroom. As she goes, you can see that the board game on the table has now been replaced by the big red bag.

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My Fair Maidy - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: When April enters the room, she puts her grey jacket and red bag on the couch. When Will leaves the room, the jacket and bag have disappeared.

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My Fair Maidy - S1-E12

Visible crew/equipment: When Will walks through the door, Grace picks up a ball of paper and hits it over to him with a racket. As she does, a boom is visible above her.

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Grace, Replaced - S1-E18

Continuity mistake: When Val is folding her towels in the laundry room, she completely folds up a towel as Will enters the room. Then she is seen re-folding the same beige colored towel. Then, though she had picked up the beige one, she is seen setting a dark towel on the stack.

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Will Works Out - S1-E19

Revealing mistake: When Grace is getting out the board games for her and Karen to play, the names of the board games have been covered with strips of tape.

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The Truth About Will & Dogs - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: When Karen spills her martini on the floor, she places the beige skirt she was holding down on the pile of clothes she was sorting out. In the next shot the clothes pile is arranged differently.

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Secrets & Lays - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: As Grace unravels the scarf from around Jack's neck, the clothes in her suitcase on the table change between shots.

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My Fair Maidy - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the episode Will takes two bottles of water from the fridge. He unscrews the lid off them both and picks them both up. In the next shot he picks the second one up again.

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Boo! Humbug - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When the silly string fight happens, you see Nixon's can run out of string and he puts it back on the table when he takes off his mask. But when Will and Grace run back to grab the jaw-breaker, the can is suddenly full again as Will shoots Grace with it.

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Will on Ice - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: As Will collects the paper from outside the door, We see Grace sitting at the table, a pad and pen on the table in front of her. In the next shot the pen has vanished, and a newspaper has appeared next to the pad.

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Big Brother is Coming (2) - S1-E15

Continuity mistake: The chess pieces on Will's table keep moving around, despite the fact the game is over.

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Grace, Replaced - S1-E18

Continuity mistake: When Karen is sitting at her desk, she says "get out, already," and she has one bottle of nail varnish in her hand, and there are bottles on the desk in front of her. In the next shot she holds about four bottles in her hand, and now the bottles on the desk in front of her are differently positioned.

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The Big Vent - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: When Grace is listening through the vent, she is leaning on a cushion. Between shots the cushion rotates because the stripes on it change from running horizontical to vertical.

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Boo! Humbug - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When Will and Grace dive for the jawbreaker at the end of the episode, the silly string sprayed around the room (on the table, trolley, fireplace mantle, etc.,) is different from the previous shot of the room.

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The Buying Game - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: As Jack is trying to open the massage table, Karen is sitting waiting: on the small table next to her is a candle. The candle alternates from lit / unlit between a few shots.

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The Truth About Will & Dogs - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: Grace asks Will to watch the dog quickly as she goes to the bathroom. As she puts the dog on the sofa, the position of the wine bottle, wine glasses and cork on the coffee table change between shots.

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New Lease on Life - S1-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When Grace is up against the wall pretending to be the ficus a red boom mic drops into shot.

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William, Tell - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Jack lets slip about Will's affair with Steven to Grace, he throws a blue tassel to the floor, and bends over so Grace can kiss his butt. But when he stands up he puts a purple tassel back on the table.

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Secrets & Lays - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: As Grace and Campbell kiss on the couch, Will returns to the cabin and then Grace shuts Campbell outside. The edge of a rug with tassels is sometimes draped over the back of the couch in some shots, and isn't there in others.

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The Unsinkable Mommy Adler - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: In the restaurant scene, after Will grabs a breadstick and Grace snatches it from him, the position of the breadsticks in the bowl, in the centre of the table, constantly change through the whole scene.

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Where There's a Will There's No Way - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: Grace puts her chocolate donut down on her pad. It then vanishes, then reappears.

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Alley Cats - S1-E21

Plot hole: In the bowling alley scene, Ellen states that Grace would need to knock down 27 pins in order to tie. Will and Grace then have a conversation, and Grace gets a strike with her next ball. They then start gloating that they have beaten Rob and Ellen, but the scores don't add up, and they couldn't go into the lead on that round.

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Secrets & Lays - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: After letting Campbell out, Grace pulls the white blind down the door, and it stops about halfway down the door, and gets stuck, and is still rolled at the bottom. In the very next shot, the white blind is now unrolled all the way down perfectly.

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The Truth About Will & Dogs - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: When Karen was at Will and Grace's flat with Jack babysitting the puppy. She puts her cocktail glass down on the table and leaves, but when Will and Grace come back from the movie there is no glass on the table.

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William, Tell - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Jack finds out that Grace doesn't know who Steven is, he picks up a blue tassel - twice between shots.

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William, Tell - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Grace sits on the sofa (before Jack enters) her black bag is on the table in front of her. When Jack enters, wearing the alien costume, the bag is suddenly on the floor. Then when Jack gets up to leave the bag has moved itself back onto the table.

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Will on Ice - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: When the gang are at Champions on Ice, Karen gets out a bottle of champagne and a glass a starts pouring herself a drink. As the shots change, the bottle and glass keep swapping hands, even as she is still pouring.

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William, Tell - S1-E6

Revealing mistake: When Grace and Will are looking at the large tin of Protein shake powder, you can see there is tape covering all of the logos and brand name on the tin.

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