M*A*S*H

M*A*S*H (1972)

86 mistakes in season 2 - chronological order

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Divided We Stand - S2-E1

Visible crew/equipment: In the opening scene where General Clayton is explaining the 4077 to the psychiatrist, the scene changes to the outdoor set and the camera pans to the right. As the camera pans past the hospital, a white 1970s era shuttle van can be seen driving into the set in the upper right corner of the screen. (00:01:35)

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Divided We Stand - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: Margaret is shampooing Frank's hair; she raises her foam covered hands to allow him to kiss her. The camera angle changes and her hands are nearly foam-free. (00:03:25)

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Divided We Stand - S2-E1

Visible crew/equipment: While in the mess tent, when Henry introduces Hildebrand to Margaret it cuts to Henry as he says that she's the best head nurse in Korea, and at the top right corner we can see the open edge of the tent set and what's behind it.

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Divided We Stand - S2-E1

Visible crew/equipment: After we hear General Clayton in the voiceover talking about how it sometimes seems like Henry is Radar's clerk, during this scene in Henry's office we can see the shadow of moving film equipment - likely the boom, at the top, left side of the screen.

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Divided We Stand - S2-E1

Visible crew/equipment: Right after the opening credits, in the first shot as the words "Directed by Jackie Cooper" appear onscreen, the shadow of the moving boom mic can be seen at the top, left side of the screen.

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Divided We Stand - S2-E1

Visible crew/equipment: In the swamp, behind the General, you see a hole in the tent that disappears a second later. In that second, you see a boom mike.

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Divided We Stand - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: When the General comes up, Pierce and Trapper are walking away toward the camera's left. When Pierce calls for the General's attention he is shown gesturing to the open door. Problem is, that they should be looking over their left, not right, shoulders, and we should see the inside, not outside, of the door.

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Divided We Stand - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: The crew is getting the bad news in Henry's office when Radar reports more choppers. From behind, Henry starts to react, and when the angle changes he reacts again.

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Divided We Stand - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: While talking to Hildebrandt, Henry smacks his hands together while saying "Gee, whiz!" When the angle changes, his hands are on the desk.

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Divided We Stand - S2-E1

Audio problem: In Blake's office, he's talking to Hildebrandt about Klinger, and the camera does a close up on Blake. You hear him say "Of course", and his mouth is moving a little, but not forming the words.

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Divided We Stand - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: Usually when you see Pierce, his hair is parted on the left side. When he is nibbling on the nurse's neck in the Swamp, his hair is parted on the right. Then the next time he's seen, it's parted on the left again.

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5 O'Clock Charlie - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: When Margret puts the gun belt around Frank's waist, it is twisted in the back. After the cut, it is righted. (00:02:30)

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5 O'Clock Charlie - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: When Hawkeye hits on the nurse after Charlie's first flyover, his beach chair instantly folds itself up. (00:06:40)

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5 O'Clock Charlie - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: When Hot Lips calls General Clayton to her tent, he closes the door twice. (00:11:45)

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5 O'Clock Charlie - S2-E2

Revealing mistake: When Charlie drops the bomb on the General's jeep it is obvious that the jeep is already burnt and mangled when the explosion starts. (00:14:15)

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5 O'Clock Charlie - S2-E2

Other mistake: During this episode, Trapper and Hawkeye keep switching Frank's pistol with other things. When Frank's training his South Korean platoon, Trapper, Hawkeye, and Radar show up all decked out, and while Hawkeye's telling Frank that using the anti-aircraft gun on the compound will draw enemy planes, etc., there's a pistol in Frank's holster. When Frank turns around, we see that Trapper's right arm is bent over his fly swatter the entire time until he steps away from Frank, and when Frank draws from the holster what he believes is the pistol, he pulls out a plunger, and although it's funny, Trapper never actually had the opportunity to switch the pistol with the plunger, nor did Hawkeye or Radar.

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5 O'Clock Charlie - S2-E2

Factual error: General Clayton is wearing ribbons on his regular fatigues. This is incorrect as the ribbons would only be displayed on the dress uniforms. Only the officer's rank would be on the fatigues.

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5 O'Clock Charlie - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: As Hawkeye goes to leave the Swamp, the club he's holding goes from the top of the grip an inch or so above his fist, to the top in his palm.

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5 O'Clock Charlie - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: Frank comes over to talk to Hawkeye and Trapper. His arms go from down by his sides to hands on hips between angles.

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5 O'Clock Charlie - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: When Blake is talking to Burns, he sits and plays with his doll, which is facing toward the office door. After the angle change, the doll is facing Henry.

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