The X-Files

The X-Files (1993)

404 mistakes

Biogenesis (1) - S6-E22

Visible crew/equipment: When Scully asks Mulder, "Are you losing it?" the boom mic is at the top of the screen.

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Mind's Eye - S5-E16

Continuity mistake: At the end of this episode when Mulder is talking to Marty through her jail cell, the position of their hands change. In one shot, Mulder's hand is covering hers, and in the next, each of their hands are gripping the cell bars. This goes back and forth a few times.

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Synchrony - S4-E19

Continuity mistake: In the shot of the 6th Precinct police station, it has a California state flag flying out front. The episode took place in Massachusetts, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Unusual Suspects - S5-E3

Visible crew/equipment: When the Lone Gunmen catch up with Suzanne at the end of the episode, when she is talking to them and the camera is on the three, you can see not one, but two boom mics at the top of the screen.

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Schizogeny - S5-E9

Continuity mistake: After her father is pulled out of the window, Lisa leans out and there is no glass left on the sill, she even places her hands on it. Later when Mulder and Scully look at it, there is all sorts of jagged edges on the sill.

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Little Green Men - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: When Fox Mulder is having the flashback when Samantha was abducted, he looks at the doorknob, in the close-up he is still looking at the doorknob but it has changed colour.

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Christmas Carol (1) - S5-E6

Continuity mistake: Scully's FBI badge number that she gives to the phone company is different to the one she gives in season 4's "Teliko".

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Rush - S7-E5

Continuity mistake: The dates on the academic discipline and progress forms for Max are not in accord with the order of the episode, coming after the "Millennium" episode. Supposedly the changes in his behavior and grades started a few months before, but the reports are from a few years ago.

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Fallen Angel - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: After Mulder has been released from the containment cell, and he and Scully go back to his room, the items on the table change position in between shots.

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Terms of Endearment - S6-E7

Continuity mistake: During the conversation with Scully regarding Wayne Weinsider, Mulder says "I don't know why. I'm not a psychologist", which must be a big surprise for all viewers, to say the least. Mulder graduated from Oxford University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology (e.g. "Dreamland II") and he worked for some time as a profiler for the FBI (e.g. "Young at Heart").

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Eve - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: When Tina is in the foster home the camera looks through the windows at her, but when Mulder and Scully enter, the curtains are closed.

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Eve - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: When Dr. Kendrick/Eve is talking to the two little girls and she's clearing up the mess on the table, the position of the straw changes between shots.

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Unruhe - S4-E4

Continuity mistake: Scully was bound with tape to the chair, but in the last scene she gets out of the chair after Mulder frees her hands, but without freeing her legs.

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Kitsunegari - S5-E8

Continuity mistake: How was Modell tried and convicted in 1996 if he only woke up six months ago? Six months before this episode would be at least mid 1997.

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Field Trip - S6-E21

Continuity mistake: At Mulder's 'funeral' around when there is a knock at the door, we see Frohike raise his bottle to take a swig. The shot cuts to facing Scully and we can see Frohike further in the background and his bottle is nowhere to be seen, when he should've been mid-swig.

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The Walk - S3-E7

Continuity mistake: General Callahan tells Mulder that the man he saw in his office said his name, but all he said was, "Your time has come, killer".

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Aubrey - S2-E12

Continuity mistake: When Scully is looking over the file on Agent Chaney, the shot over her shoulder shows the page turned over but from Mulder's point of view it is not.

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Tempus Fugit (1) - S4-E17

Other mistake: When Mulder opens the body bag containing the "partial" remains of Max Pfennig (AKA Paul Gidney) a pulse can be seen beating in the right side of the corpse's neck.

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Nisei (1) - S3-E9

Continuity mistake: When Senator Richard Matheson tells Mulder about the four Japanese Nationals had been murdered, he says that the murders had occurred several weeks ago. But when Mulder brings Scully up to speed a scene or two later, he tells her that someone must have been able to identify the four doctors who were performing the autopsy because they were murdered YESTERDAY.

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Demons - S4-E23

Factual error: The date stamp says that it is April 12 and Scully says that it is Sunday, but April 12, 1997 was a Saturday.

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