The X-Files

The X-Files (1993)

92 mistakes in season 1

Fallen Angel - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: When Mulder helps Max lie down he notices the scar behind his right ear but when he tells Scully about it later he says that the scar is behind his left ear.

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Shadows - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: Howard Graves' tombstone states that he died on the 5th of October, but the opening scenes date stamp says the 22nd of September when it was supposed to be two weeks after Graves had died.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Scully goes to Mulder's room, thinking she has the marks, after he has checked her we see Scully's hair is behind her collar, but when the shot changes to her going to sit down, her hair is now hanging out.

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Shadows - S1-E6

Visible crew/equipment: When Mulder and Scully are talking about Howard Graves faking his own death, when they get to the bottom of the stairs, you can see the pole which the camera used to travel down the stairs.

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Ghost in the Machine - S1-E7

Revealing mistake: While the computer is being infected with the virus, Peterson turns away from the screen to face Scully. Two seconds later, after the shot of Scully, the same shot is shown again but in reverse so that Peterson turns back to the screen. It's more obvious if you look at the weird way his eyes blink in the reversed shot.

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Darkness Falls - S1-E20

Plot hole: At the end, a man is attacked while standing in the light of his automobile's headlights. Supposedly, though, the bugs were terrified of light.

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Shadows - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Mulder and Scully are questioning Lauren in the investigation room, the piece of paper on Mulder's jacket changes place in between shots.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: The first time Scully walks into Mulder's office, we see his "I want to Believe" poster in full view. Later on in the scene, we see papers stacked in front of it.

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Squeeze - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Scully is having lunch with her friend just after the intro, we see at one shot from behind her she is holding a knife, then when the shot changes she is no longer holding it.

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Squeeze - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Tooms is in the cell right at the end, we see when his food is being brought over to him on the tray that there is a drink and a bun, when the shot changes to the other side of the door the drink and bun have swapped sides. When the shot changes back to the other side of the door, the tray is now the other way around and then when the shot goes back to the other side the whole tray has now disappeared.

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Conduit - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Mulder is running after the boy near the end, and the motorcycles are coming, we see him throw the torch quite far away, yet when the motorcycles are gone we see it is right next to him.

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Shadows - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Mulder and Scully are leaving Laurens house, when we see the doors lock themselves they are different locks to what the car actually has.

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The Jersey Devil - S1-E5

Factual error: Atlantic City, New Jersey really doesn't have woods around it like it does in this episode.

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Ghost in the Machine - S1-E7

Audio problem: When Jerry uses the elevator, the voice of the computer reads out the floors as "twenty-third floor, fourth floor, fifth floor" etc, missing out the "twenty-" prefix until the 29th floor. The DVD subtitles list these numbers with their prefix, so this was not intentional.

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Shadows - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When the cup falls over when Lauren wants to see Mr. Dorlund, the box of tissues disappears in the last shot.

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Ghost in the Machine - S1-E7

Visible crew/equipment: When Brad is showing Mulder and Scully the video tape in his house, you can see the crew reflected off the TV screen.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Scully is in her room after the autopsy, we see the x-ray attached to her lamp. When we first see it, we can see the letters LD on it, yet when the shot changes back to the x-ray after Mulder has gone, we can only see I, presumably the other x-ray is now overlapping it.

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Ice - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: When Mulder is examining the paper which says "We are not who we are", the writing changes position in between shots.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Mulder and Scully are driving after their plane lands, we see at one point that Mulder has his left hand on the wheel and he is eating a sunflower seed with his right, yet when the shot changes he's driving with his right hand and eating with his left.

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Ice - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: At the beginning when a man says: "We're not who we are", he says it differently when Scully watches the tape.

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