The X-Files

Shadows - S1-E6

Character mistake: When Mulder and Scully are in the graveyard, the headstone says "Howard Patrick Graves", but the newspaper said his middle name was Thomas.

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Providence (2) - S9-E10

Character mistake: When Josepho meets Agent Scully, he recites to her the passage from the Bible that begins with the phrase: "Behold, a whirlwind came out of the north" Then he asks her if she knew that fragment from the Bible. She answers: "Ephesians." Unfortunately, she is wrong, because this fragment comes from Ezekiel 1:4. (00:30:30)

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The Sixth Extinction (2) - S7-E1

Character mistake: When Kritschgau is testing Mulder's remote viewing capabilities, he tells Mulder that he is at about 5% accuracy. However, Mulder got at least two right and not enough time had passed for him to have had 40 opportunities, so his percentage of accuracy should be higher than five. (00:27:00 - 00:27:45)

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Pusher - S3-E17

Character mistake: Pusher says that he read in Scully's files that she had shot Mulder, although after Pusher's visit in the Computer Records Office Skinner says that Pusher checked only Mulder's files. (00:40:15)

Chop Luftmysza

Travelers - S5-E15

Character mistake: While examining Agent Michel's body, the doctor says to Arthur Dales about "toxology report" instead of "toxicology report." Toxology is the study of archery. (00:26:50)

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Brand X - S7-E18

Character mistake: When Skinner shows up at the Morley Tobacco headquarters with the federal search warrant, the text that appears onscreen misspells Morley as "Morely." (00:29:45)

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Terma (2) - S4-E9

Character mistake: Vassily Peskov speaks Russian with a strong accent. This is because the actor who plays Peskov (Jan Rubes) was from former Czechoslovakia.

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Musings of a Cigarette-Smoking Man - S4-E7

Character mistake: Ramón Mercader did not assassinate Leon Trotsky with an ice pick, as Frohike claims, but with an ice axe. (00:03:00)

Chop Luftmysza

The Host - S2-E2

Character mistake: Surprisingly, it took Scully quite a long time to realize that the tattoo on the victim's forearm is in Cyrillic lettering. (00:24:00)

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Miracle Man - S1-E18

Character mistake: Scully says "She is dead" instead of performing cardiac massage, as any other doctor would do. (00:25:45)

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Pilot - S1-E1

Character mistake: Scully says that it was Teresa Nemman who was summoned into the woods tonight, while in fact it was Peggy Odell. (00:35:00)

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Anasazi (1) - S2-E25

Character mistake: Mulder asks Scully about "the fourth commandment about obeying the Sabbath, the part when God made heaven and Earth " However, Scully as a Catholic should know that this is the third commandment for Catholics. This is also an indirect indication that Mulder was raised in Jewish religion. (00:09:25)

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The Sixth Extinction (2) - S7-E1

Character mistake: When Scully is reviewing part of the translation she has made of the alien artifact, there are four amino acids that she has written: Ademine, cytosine, thymine and guanine. Ademine is misspelled. It should be adenine. (00:23:10)

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Bad Blood - S5-E12

Visible crew/equipment: I don't know if this is visible in all formats, but on the newest UK release on DVD, watching in widescreen, it's amazingly obvious. When Mulder recovers from the vampire attack, he gets up from the floor and breaks up a chair to make a stake. There is a shot of his feet as he smashes the legs off and bends to pick up a piece. In the bottom left hand corner of the screen, you can see a crew member's hand carefully and quickly placing a piece of wood on top of the pile for Mulder to pick up.

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The Post-Modern Prometheus - S5-E5

[After spilling coffee on his lap.]
Mulder: Great, now my crotch will be up all night.

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Trivia: Scully's father and the man Mulder thought was his father were both named William. Mulder's actual father, Cancer Man, was played by William B Davis. Scully and Mulder's son was also named William.

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