The X-Files

Synchrony - S4-E19

Plot hole: Scully's statement that she was 23 when she wrote her senior thesis in college throws off her timeline of college, med school, residency, FBI Academy, Quantico teaching assignment for two years, and X-Files assignment at 28. Her undergraduate degree in Physics should have been completed when she was 20 or 21 to allow at least 4 or 5 years for her medical training. (00:41:35)

Leonard Betts - S4-E12

Continuity mistake: When Scully finds out about Betts' mother she says that "She lives right here in Pittsburgh." Nothing wrong there except that at the time they has just left Chuck Burks' lab - which is in Maryland. (00:17:40 - 00:21:10)

Musings of a Cigarette-Smoking Man - S4-E7

Other mistake: In the episode "Musings of a Cigarette Smoking Man," when CSM is writing his letter of resignation on his typewriter, you can see that the letters are already there - he is simply typing over them. (00:39:30)

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. (00:07:45)

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. (00:18:10)

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. (00:03:10)

Leonard Betts - S4-E12

Continuity mistake: In the first footage of the episode we can see that the ambulance's lower right lamp is off. However, at the moment of the crash it is on. Not to mention that the Chevrolet logo, previously seen at the ambulance front, has vanished. We conclude it is not the same vehicle. (00:00:10 - 00:01:06)

Teliko - S4-E3

Factual error: A 747 jumbo jet is shown in the first scene of the episode. Later we can see the aircraft cabin with a 3X3 seat configuration. However, there is no 747 with such layout. (00:01:40)

Unrequited - S4-E16

Deliberate mistake: When Mulder is about to go into the metal detector he puts his gun on the counter. He goes through the metal detector on his cell phone but his keys set it off, when he steps through again it doesn't go off. No cell phones can go through metal detectors without setting it off.

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Triangle - S6-E3

Skinner: Use your head Scully. It'll save your ass.
Scully: Save your own ass, sir. You'll save your head along with it.

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Trust No 1 - S9-E6

Question: After blowing up the car, when the NSA guy answers Scully's question, "How the hell do you know my size?" he says, "I know the name of your college boyfriend, your true hair colour, your ATM PIN number." This strongly suggests that red is not her true colour. Therefore, my question is: What is the true colour of Scully's hair?

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Answer: He was being facetious. He doesn't specifically know that information, he was merely giving examples of the types of information he has access to.

Answer: Actress Gillian Anderson's natural hair color is strawberry blonde, which she dyed fiery red. (Although in the revival of the show she wears a wig).

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