Seinfeld

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Continuity mistake: The exterior shot they use when establishing Monk's cafe is completely different than what is inside in The Cafe. First the outside has neon lights with just RESTAURANT. The inside of The Cafe, the menus, windows and door all have Monk's cafe logo on them. Secondly the door should be in the middle of the restaurant, instead the interior shows it to be to the left of the restaurant and somewhat to the side. Lastly the windows in the exterior shot are extremely large with no writing, logo and curtains pulled to the side. Inside The Cafe, the windows are much smaller, with permanent curtains coming halfway up the windows and the rest being blocked by Monk's cafe logo.

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Continuity mistake: The inside and the outside of the Costanzas' home do not match up. From the inside, you can see that if you walk in the front door the kitchen would be on your left and a sitting room-type area is on your right (accessible from the living room). However, from the outside, it shows bay windows on what would be the left (kitchen) side and a door to another townhouse on the right (sitting room) side.

Season 1 generally

Continuity mistake: In the pilot episode "Good News, Bad News", look out when the waitress discusses the two coffee pots. She says "Trusts me George, nobody wants to see you on caffeine", and the unbuttoned top of Jerry's jumper is noticeably folded - but straightens instantly in his reaction shot. Also it should be noted that she walks away without actually pouring coffee to George - you have to assume a little amount of time elapsed between that reaction shot with Jerry and the following on George. (00:01:45)

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The Stakeout - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Jerry is making the "Lo Mein" joke inside the video store, he is waving his hands around. The hands are out of frame; still his right hand pops in view twice showing he is holding a tape - but he is holding none before and after and he positioned himself away from the shelf. (00:01:35)

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The Stakeout - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Throughout the video store scene, a golden sticker keeps switching position on the adult tape Elaine is holding; The Switch can be noticed particularly easily when they talk about the wedding; Elaine repeats "A wedding?" and the box has no sticker, but few seconds later she laughs about the combover and the sticker is showing. (00:02:50)

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The Stakeout - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Jerry is playing with his mom; she handles him a note with Elaine's message. He says "I am such a jackass." His mom asks "She knows... what?" In that shot, Liz Sheridan 's hand is nowhere near her face, where it should be to match the shots before and after. (00:16:55)

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The Stakeout - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Jerry and his mom are playing Scrabble; when she is picking the non-existent word, Jerry says that he's "nervous." Look at The Note between his hands. At the cut, the paper is in a different position and orientation. (00:17:45)

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The Stakeout - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: At the video store, when Jerry shows Elaine the adult video, he holds it with both hands with his right hand fingers under the box. In the next shot, he's holding it with only one hand, with his right hand holding it by the side.

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The Robbery - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: During the initial conversation when the camera is on Elaine there's a chair prominently featured in the background, with a jacket on the back. The chair turns around between shots - in particular, when Jerry proudly proclaims himself "Master Packer" it is positioned at the desk instead of facing towards the camera. (00:01:10)

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The Robbery - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: George is chatting with Elaine as he is waiting for Jerry. Elaine splits an Oreo cookie. When he mentions her "price range", she is not seen fully but her left hand is in frame and she brings it up. When George turns around to address Jerry though, it's her right hand to be raised. (00:03:20)

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The Robbery - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: George sits down at the diners' table with Jerry after his bathroom (and mirror) break. When Jerry asks him "So what are you getting?" he is holding the menu in a different way between front view and reverse. (00:18:40)

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The Robbery - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: Jerry is being grumpy on The Couch with his friends for giving up The Apartment, arms crossed. Notice his right sleeve, down till the wrist. When Carol enters the room with her husband for the first time, Jerry is still with his arms crossed but the sleeve is up, mid-length. (00:20:35)

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The Voice - S9-E2

Kramer: They're redoing the Cloud Club.
Jerry: Oh, that restaurant on top of the Chrysler Building? Yeah, that's a good idea.
Kramer: Of course it is. It's my idea.
Jerry: Which part? The renovating the restaurant you don't own part, or the spending the two hundred million you don't have part?

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The Robbery - S1-E2

Trivia: Michael Richards invented his patented Kramer entrance in this episode on accident. He missed his cue and thought he would make up for lost time.

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Answer: Composer Jonathan Wolff used a synthesizer, although in seasons 7-9, a real bass is used in addition. Wolff also recorded himself making hundreds of mouth noises, pops, and slaps to add to the synthesized bass licks so that each episode has a different theme. The only real "back-story" is Jerry Seinfeld was having trouble coming up with a theme song and talked to a friend who happened to know Wolff. They wanted to avoid that cheesy late 80's sit-com theme song and Wolff came up with what we enjoy now. Jonathan Wolff has also talked about this further in interviews, recently Reed Dunela interviewed him, so for a fuller account of his story; check out "The Wolff of 116th street".

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