M*A*S*H
M*A*S*H mistake picture

Dear Dad... Three - S2-E9

Continuity mistake: During Henry's home movies of Molly's birthday party, Lorraine brings out the cake with candles and sets it on the table, but the cake differs between the shots - note the writing.

Super Grover Premium member

For the Good of the Outfit - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: Hawkeye mails a letter to his father which is delayed in its delivery, and when Hawkeye finally receives a reply from his father it's dated May 24, 1951, but in the previous episode "Radar's Report" the weekly report that Radar typed up was dated October 17 through October 22, 1951.

Super Grover Premium member
M*A*S*H mistake picture

Sticky Wicket - S1-E21

Continuity mistake: In the mess tent, when Frank asks Hawkeye why he makes his life so miserable in the OR, notice that in the wideshots there's a silver pitcher, napkin holder, etc. On the table between Trapper and Margaret who are facing each other, but in the shots facing Margaret and Frank, and also Trapper and Hawkeye all of those things vanish and then reappear.

Super Grover Premium member

Dear Dad, Again - S1-E18

Continuity mistake: When the Swinging Surgeons are performing during the charity no-talent night, Radar's drum kit is set up differently between the wideshots and closeups.

Super Grover Premium member

Henry, Please Come Home - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: When Henry's being given the Special Citation of Merit - 4th class, in the wide shot of Hawkeye and Trapper there's dark facial stubble on Hawkeye's face, but in their closeups there's barely any stubble on his face.

Super Grover Premium member

The Sniper - S2-E10

Other mistake: When Hawkeye and Trapper make Frank up to look like MacArthur, as they put the pipe in the "sleeping" Frank's mouth, he opens a bit wider, and bites down on the stem, then says his last line of the episode.

Movie Nut

Dear Dad - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: As Hawkeye writes a letter to his dad, he says "Christmas, here in Korea, as with you in Vermont, is soon upon us." Later, his dad is in Maine, and has lived there all his life.

Wheelers and Dealers - S10-E5

Continuity mistake: In the Swamp, as Hawkeye asks about Peg's cookies, BJ folds the cards in his hand, and places his left hand over the top. In the close up, as he answers, he suddenly has the cards back in a fan.

Wheelers and Dealers - S10-E5

Continuity mistake: As Rizzo turns to Potter to give the test score, he puts his cigar in his mouth, and his right hand on his papers. The next shot the cigar is suddenly in his right hand.

Father's Day - S9-E4

Continuity mistake: As Margaret sits on the bunk to talk with Al, his hands are by the table's edge. When the angle changes, they're up at chin level.

Movie Nut

Captain's Outrageous - S8-E13

Continuity mistake: When the two soldiers get into a brawl in Post-Op, it's daytime. When Potter talks to Mulcahy, it's night. Then Klinger tells Mulcahy he's needed to break up the fight, it's daytime again.

Movie Nut

Ain't Love Grand - S7-E24

Continuity mistake: As Charles talks to the guys in the Swamp, his right hand alternates from up at his chest to down by his side several times too quickly to be normal.

Movie Nut

Preventive Medicine - S7-E22

Continuity mistake: In the Mess Tent, as Lacey explains the reason he wants the hill to Margaret, he is holding a knife in his right hand. A second later, it's gone.

Movie Nut

Peace On Us - S7-E2

Continuity mistake: As Hawkeye storms out of the Swamp, he leaves Charles, Potter, and BJ behind. After the angle changes, you can see there is nobody in the tent, and the still is missing.

Movie Nut

The Smell of Music - S6-E15

Continuity mistake: When the Jeep runs over the French horn, the crowd is a good distance back. When Potter comes out and picks up the flattened horn, the crowd is only five or six feet away without having moved up.

Movie Nut

The Colonel's Horse - S5-E11

Continuity mistake: As the discussion about Burns draws to a close, Potter starts to grab the files on his desk. As he says "Dismissed", he grabs them again.

Movie Nut

The Colonel's Horse - S5-E11

Continuity mistake: From the back, Potter is facing directly at Hawkeye and BJ. From the front, he's in quarter profile, left side forward.

Movie Nut

The Colonel's Horse - S5-E11

Continuity mistake: As BJ mentions fingernails on a chalkboard, Potter hunches his shoulders up. A second later, after the angle changes, he repeats the action.

Movie Nut

Mulcahy's War - S5-E8

Continuity mistake: As Hawkeye talks to the wounded man on the chopper, the speed of the rotor blades changes several times in the scene. Looking at Hawkeye, the blades are moving fast; in the reflection, much slower.

Movie Nut

Dear Sigmund - S5-E7

Other mistake: As the ambulance takes off rounding a corner, the back brightens as stage reflectors or lighting rigs shine on it.

Movie Nut

Join the mailing list

Separate from membership, this is to get updates about mistakes in recent releases. Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time.