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Continuity mistake: At the end of the episode on 11/15/05, Roman was at Marlena's penthouse. He told Alex to leave. Alex responded that he was just trying to help Marlena. Then Alex went to leave, but Marlena asked him to stay. At the start of the 11/16/05 episode, Roman called Kate from Chez Rouge and told her that a police emergency had called him away, and that he was now at the restaurant. Back at Marlena's penthouse, the conversation was continuing uninterrupted, with John asking Marlena why she wanted Alex to stay, and Alex's story then continuing from where it left off. But if enough time had passed for Roman to deal with a police emergency and then settle in for a leisurely evening, how could the conversation at the penthouse have been at a complete standstill? Since Roman had been in the penthouse with them, and then called Kate who was still in the penthouse, Roman is still tied to the timeline of their storyline thread. Only after the call would it be acceptable for the duration of his activities to not affect the penthouse scene.

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Continuity mistake: On 1/12/03, Jennifer says that Dr. Bader listened to her baby's heartbeat two weeks ago. But Jennifer found out that she was pregnant on Christmas Eve, and the 1/12/03 episode took place on New Year's Day, just one week later.

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Continuity mistake: Sami revealed that Roman is really Cassie and Rex's father, both at the end of the 11/25/03 episode and again when the scene was replayed at the beginning of the 11/26/03 episode. But the dialogue was distinctly different. The first time Sami referred to the twins' "Brady DNA," but not the second time. There were other minor differences in the speech, and in character placement around the room.

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Continuity mistake: On 3/16/04, in John's hypnosis-induced vision, he reacted violently against the idea that Marlena might be the "Salem Slasher." But the serial killer has always been called either the "Salem Stalker" or just the "Salem Serial Killer." The Salem Slasher was actually the name used when Andre DiMera went on a killing spree in 1984.

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Continuity mistake: On 2/27/04, Julie made a phone call and told the person on the other end that Doug believed he knew the serial killer's identity, and only then did she directly address the person as Marlena. On 3/1/04, when Marlena flashed back to the conversation, Julie immediately greeted her by name before explaining Doug's situation.

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Continuity mistake: On 12/31/07, E. J. mentioned how he had been struck in the head "the other night." The attack, which had been shown on 12/27/07, was one of the first things to happen that day, occuring in the morning, not at night. It was also the same day (for the characters) as when E. J. was speaking of it.

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Continuity mistake: On 10/9/03, Marlena sees the blood-red moon and says that she does not believe in signs or omens because she is a psychiatrist. Marlena was possessed by the Devil in 1995, so it doesn't make sense for her not to believe in mystical things, woman of science or not.

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Continuity mistake: In the premiere episode, which aired on November 8, 1965, Alice mentioned an absent son, saying, "Poor Dan married Kitty down at city hall just before he was shipped overseas." Two years later, Alice's son was found alive and his wife, with whom he reunited, was still named Kitty, but the man's name had changed to Tom Horton, Jr.

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Continuity mistake: On 11/10/04, Bonnie and Mickey's wedding ceremony began. The justice of the peace called Bonnie "Maureen Bonnie Lockhart." When Bonnie was introduced to the show she talked about how her ex-husband demeaned her by insisting on calling her by her middle name, Maureen, so her name should be Bonnie Maureen Lockhart.

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Continuity mistake: At the end of the 3/1/04 episode, Mimi was talking to her mother Bonnie on the phone. Bonnie told Mimi that she needed her to come home to help her right away because her son Patrick was back in town. Mimi asked why her mother needed her help with that. We didn't hear Bonnie's end of that conversation, but whatever she told Mimi alarmed her enough to cut her romantic evening with Rex short. At the beginning of the 3/2/04 episode, Mimi was back at her mother's house, but was still asking to know why it was so important for her to be home, as if Bonnie hadn't told her over the phone.

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Continuity mistake: At the end of the 12/15/03 show, right before Roman lifts the mask off Lucas, Roman says something like, 'It's about time we find out who you are,' but when they replay the scene on the 12/16/03 show Roman says, 'It's about time we find out who the hell you are.'

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Continuity mistake: On 11/30/05, Mimi's cell phone rang. Before answering the call, Mimi looked at the display and said to Shawn, "It's Belle." After she hit the button, the shot changed to Belle at the hospital. Belle was holding a land-line phone at the hospital. So how could Mimi's caller ID have possibly known that Belle was making the call? It should have said that the call was from University Hospital.

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Continuity mistake: In October, 2003, when the police and an ambulance were dispatched to Mickey and Maggie's house when the latter was being murdered, the address was 1313 Mockingbird Lane. But on 3/15/04, Mickey's return address on an envelope was 502 Riverside Drive.

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Continuity mistake: On 7/8/05, Mimi mentioned to Rex that she woke up in a cell that day, referring to her time in prison. But it was actually still just later in that same day that she was sentenced, before which she was out on bail. So she'd gone into prison that day, but she hadn't woken up there.

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Continuity mistake: In the episode airing 8-29-07, EJ and Sami are locked in the steam room. When EJ short-circuits the fan and falls off the ledge, he falls forward onto the floor and lands face-down, which you can see by the direction of his feet as he falls. Yet, in the next shot, one second later as Sami leaps to her feet and runs over to him (which, I can't imagine how she leaped up that fast, being as pregnant as she is), EJ is suddenly lying on the floor on his back.

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Continuity mistake: On 9/7/04, John and Bo place a shiny metal paperweight on their map, and the name of the island, "MELASWEN," is reflected as "NEWSALEM," for "New Salem." But even though "MELASWEN" is indeed "NEWSALEM" backwards, the first word would not actually reflect legibly as the second. The letters E, L, S, and N should appear backwards.

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Continuity mistake: At the end of the 8/3/05 episode, Sami jumped out of the cake, walked directly to Lucas, and said, "I am going to give you a birthday you'll never forget," and then she kissed him. At the beginning of the next episode, Lucas asked, "Sami, what the hell are you doing here?" when she first popped out, and there were about two more lines of dialogue between the two of them before Sami delivered the same line as the day before and kissed him.

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Continuity mistake: On 7/13/05, Bonnie complains of a stiff neck from sleeping on the sofa bed in Mickey's den. However, when Mickey first suggested that he, Bonnie, and Maggie live together, he specifically stated that there were three bedrooms in the house and they would each have one.

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Continuity mistake: On 11/18/04, Hope referred to Maggie's old restaurant as "Tuscany's," when it was actually called "Tuscany."

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Continuity mistake: In March, 2004, Jan Spears was at the Kiriakis mansion after she murdered Victor, and at some point her hair suddenly went from being curly to being completely straight.

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Factual error: When Shawn is talking to Belle over the phone, the Eiffel Tower can be seen outside her window, yet, she's supposed to be in Milan, Italy.

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Jack Deveraux: I'll just be on my way. There are widows to fleece, mortgages to foreclose on, and heroines to tie to the track. Busy, busy, busy.

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Trivia: On 11/5/03, Mickey and Maggie are in grave danger and Hope dispatches officers and an ambulance to their house. She gives the address as "1313 Mockingbird," the same address as the Munsters.

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