Continuity mistake: In the apartment there is a cardboard box on a table, with a strip of blue tape on it and a tube of paper sticking out of it. A few shots later another strip of blue tape suddenly appears on the box and the tube of paper has vanished. (00:02:35 - 00:03:15)Hamster
Continuity mistake: When the family goes to throw Carla through the window, watch the window they throw her towards. The window is made up of at least three sections of glass, each no more than 2-3 feet wide with metal posts between sections. When the shot changes and Carla (well, the dummy of Carla) hits, the window is now only two sections, each about 5 feet wide. The easiest way to tell is watch the metal post farthest to the right. When the shot changes to outside, that post, which should now be farthest to the left, has vanished.Guy
Continuity mistake: As Kelso is walking out the door with the blue paint on his face, one hand is on the push bar for the door and the other hand is down. Cut to the shot of him walking out the door and now his right hand is pushing the door open and his left hand is just coming down from pulling the alarm wire above the door loose with no time for him to have changed positions.Guy
Continuity mistake: When Turk is talking to someone about the teenager getting breast implants, in the first shot you can see he is talking to someone in a a blue shirt with a stethoscope - i.e. JD. However after this shot, JD has vanished and the conversation is suddenly with Todd.
Continuity mistake: While J.D. and Carla are visiting Mrs Wilks near the start she has a tray of food and a bit of paper next to the tray in front of her. In shots of J.D. and Carla the table in front of Mrs Wilks where the food was is completely clear and the food and paper keep reappearing between shots.Lummie
Continuity mistake: When Turk marks the location for the surgery on Pvt. Dancer, he makes a horizontal mark on the left side of Dancer's abdomen. You can also see a small scar on Dancer's right side opposite the mark. A couple of shots later, Dancer is shown from the front and the mark has now switched to the right side above the scar.Guy
Continuity mistake: When JD tells Carla and Turk that he and Elliot had sex in the kitchen, Elliot is shocked and says "How could you possibly think it's an appropriate conversation for work?". It cuts to JD lifting his hand up and about to answer when it cuts, but now his hand is down.Mortug
Continuity mistake: In episode 6-12 "My Fishbowl," the janitor waits outside a door holding a fishbowl. The door opens into the room as seen several times. You can even see that the hinges are set up to open in. When the janitor sets the fish bowl down you can see that the door has changed and opens out into the hall.papajim
Continuity mistake: When Carla and Turk tell JD that he is around them all the time, it cuts to a scene with Carla and Turk in the tub while JD is using the toilet. It cuts back to JD saying "And here I thought that was a lovely evening" while he is holding a bowl of popcorn in his hands. When it cuts the bowl is suddenly on the table.Mortug
Continuity mistake: When Turk and Elliott are in the line at the cafeteria, you can see that Turk has two plates on his tray and Elliott has a juice box on her tray. When they turn around at the end of the line Turk has just one plate on his tray and the juice box on Elliott's tray is also gone.Bjoern_Buller
Continuity mistake: When Jordan slides on the floor going under the closing door her hat goes off landing straight, and already beyond the door. When it cuts to her picking it up it lies on its side and is now on the other side of the door, for her to reach under and collect it.Mortug
Continuity mistake: When J.D. walks up to the table where his interns are sitting, Keith and Rex are fighting with their table knives and have them crossed. The shot switches to a view from the other end of the table and suddenly Rex's knife is on the table and he is facing J.D. but Keith's knife is up in the air as if he was still fighting with Rex. There is not enough time for Rex to put his knife down and turn to face J.D.Guy
Continuity mistake: After JD has done the "Eliott got some booty" song they both walk through a door, a patient in a red dressing gown then walks past. He wasn't there before they started walking and wouldn't have had been able to get there in that amount of time.Cybermoose
Continuity mistake: In the beginning of the episode you see JD walking through the hospital with a huge pile of files in his hands. He see the women with the big breasts and looks after her until he sees her butt. The camera changes to JD where he is making a face in disgust. Look at the files. A few files from the top moved and it looks like they are about the fall off. JD turns around and the next shot is again at JD after he has turned around. Look at the files again. The seemed to be in perfect order, with all the files piled neatly on top of each other.
Continuity mistake: The first time Turk and Cox are talking in the gym, watch the man on the machine behind Cox. During the first shot of Cox, the man's face is obscured by the pulley for a pull down bar. Cut to Turk then back to Cox and the pulley has moved enough so that the man's face is now visible. Cut to Turk and then back to Cox for the third time and the man's face is blocked again. The viewing angle of Cox is the same each time so it is not a camera angle difference.Guy
Continuity mistake: During the scene where Ted is explaining to Dr. Kelso about the stethoscopes being too tight, Ted is holding one in his hands. When seen from Dr. Kelso's point of view, the earpieces (white) are close together but when seen from the side they are crossed far past each other.Guy
Continuity mistake: When Carla tells Turk off the second time (for not standing up for her) she is to the right and Turk is on the left, but when she leaves she walks to the right and passes Turk as he says "You're absolutely right baby and I apologise". This is because they re-used the shot from the first version of that day where Turk was standing on the right after he stood up to Kelso.
Continuity mistake: S6-E02. When Zach Braff is talking to his girlfriend about whether or not they'll keep their baby, he says something like "I sure do," and is propping up his head with a hand. In the next shot (which continues his line of dialogue) he is suddenly no longer propping up his head.
Continuity mistake: As Dr Cox is talking to J.D. towards the end of the episode and telling him that he won't let him treat the patient he traded, Dr Cox is putting on his white overcoat. If you look at his collar on the right side it is a little crumpled and not quite straight. The next shot we see over his shoulder and the collar has straightened out. The following shot it returns back to being crumpled up a bit.Lummie
Continuity mistake: When Elliot goes to the bus depot to stop Shawn from leaving, she jumps out of the car leaving the car door open. When she's on the phone with Shawn, the car is behind her and the car door is closed. As the bus pulls away, the car door is open again. (00:19:30 - 00:20:25)Jeff Swanson
Continuity mistake: JD is trying to tempt Turk to do a favor for him with a package of gum. The shot from the front shows JD holding the package with his thumb on the bottom and forefinger on top of the package. The shot switches to over JD's shoulder, and he is now pinching the package on the bottom corner.Rlvlk
Continuity mistake: During the scene where the class is being warned about the dangers of being a "wait and see" type of doctor, JD imagines himself as being the only person in the auditorium. In the first shot of him alone, there is a bookbag (or something similar) sitting on a seat about three seats to JD's left. In the next shot of him, it is gone, and in the third and final shot of him alone, it is back again.Guy
Continuity mistake: When J.D lends his nasal spray to Doug in the final scene Doug returns the spray to J.D after putting the cap back on. In the very next shot as J.D says "Don't bogart my nasal spray", J.D uses the spray without putting on the cap, and you can see the cap placed on Doug's tray.
Continuity mistake: When JD's Dad arrives at the apartment, and sits down to drink a beer, from straight on his jacket is open and his tie is draped to the right. When the shot cuts to a view from the side, his jacket is now open much less, and the tie hangs straight down his shirt.pinkwafer
Continuity mistake: Carla and Turk's song and dance, "For The Last Time I'm Dominican", was filmed a couple of months later than the rest of the episode because actress Judy Reyes, who plays Carla, was recovering from a broken hip at the original time of shooting. Stephanie D'Abruzzo, who played the patient, was brought back in to film the scene; her hair is noticeably longer during the "Dominican" song than during the rest of the episode.Jeff Swanson
Continuity mistake: Season 5-24, Episode: My Transition (1). The first time we see J.D. and the flyer about his deck, the flyer has a picture of J.D. looking straight ahead smiling and the writing on it reads "Old? Gay? Like Decks?" After J.D. rips the flyer off and shows it to the janitor, the picture of J.D. has changed to him giving a thumbs up and the writing has also changed to "Come and Chill at my big gay deck."Lummie
Continuity mistake: After J.D.and Julie take their picture with the old people masks and have taken them off, there are a lot of pieces from the mask still on their face. When J.D. has finished his small speech you can most of the bits from both of their faces has disappeared, with J.D's more noticeable than Julie's.Lummie
Continuity mistake: When Carla & Elliott get into the back seat of the vehicle after attempting to hire a male prostitute, you can see them clearly in the close shot. In the next (long) shot, when it is revealed to be a police cruiser, there is a cage between them and the camera. This cage disappears again in the next close shot.Rooster of Doom
Continuity mistake: In the intro, JD comes running back into the shot after trying to change out of the same exact outfit Dr Cox is wearing. JD has the "Baby Gap" TShirt stuck & wrapped around his head turban style. The shot switches to over his shoulder and the shirt is now loose, like a towel wrapped around his head.Rlvlk
Continuity mistake: In the episode where Elliot is missing J.D. and talking to him a lot on her phone, he asks her to drop the phone into Dr. Cox's pocket. She drops it into his left coat pocket, but he later pulls it out of his right coat pocket. He couldn't have changed it in his pocket, because he's surprised to find it.SexyIrishLeprechaun
Continuity mistake: When JD and Nina are kissing at the end of the episode, the direction in which JD tilts his head changes twice, when the camera reverses on itself.
Continuity mistake: When Laverne does a slam dunk, you can see that the ramp leading to the hospital main entrance has no-one standing on it or in front of it. But before and after the slam dunk you see see two doctors with a basketball on the ramp, and Franklin standing remarkably still, with a camera, in front of it.
Continuity mistake: As JD is unwrapping the patients head while talking to the Janitor, he completely unwraps the gauze and there is 3-4 inches of hair showing. The shot changes and suddenly the head has gauze on it again and only about an inch of hair is visible above the bandage.Guy
Continuity mistake: When JD is in the wheelchair talking to Dr Cox and he almost tells him he was a gymnast in high school, a female doctor in a white coat is walking in his direction behind him. One shot later she's gone, and a few shots after that she's back walking in the same direction. (00:02:55)
Continuity mistake: When Dr Cox throws JD's TV remote on the table, it lands upside down near to the magazine on the middle of the table. However, the next shot of the table shows the TV remote facing the right way up and near the corner of the table. Also the magazine seems to have moved slightly away from JD's beer. (00:18:20 - 00:18:55)Agroth II
Continuity mistake: Just after Dr Elliot Reid says "frick on a stick with a brick", Dr Cox and Dr Reid have a conversation. In between shots Dr Cox's stethoscope seems to change position. Look mainly at the ear piece side and you'll notice it's closer to his neck and sometimes further. Dr Reid's starts off with 1 earpiece behind her name tag and then between shots both earpieces are above her name tag. At the very end of the conversation, they somehow move behind her name tag. (00:15:55 - 00:17:05)Agroth II
Continuity mistake: In the scene where Turk, JD and Dr Cox are talking about women, and how many they've slept with, take a look at the items on the table in the background that Dr Cox was previously sitting on, they appear and vanish. Mainly the cup and napkin dispenser appears and disappears in between shots. (00:15:35 - 00:16:20)Agroth II
Continuity mistake: When Turk goes into the room with the camcorder on the tripod, the viewer is already open from the front. However when it goes into the back shot of Turk to show Carla, the viewer is shut again. Then it goes to the front view of Turk and the camcorder, it's open again without anyone touching it.David Hutchinson
Continuity mistake: Near the end, when Elliot, Carla and Jordan are in the bar, the waitress brings them three drinks; two short, clear ones and a cosmopolitan with a lime. A few shots later, Carla is seen from the front drinking the cosmo. The next shot from behind her shows the drink instantly on the table. The drink switches instantly between her hand and the table several times in the following shots.Guy
Continuity mistake: After Elliott falls into the grave, she tries to pull herself out by placing both hands on the edge of the grave and jumping. When she falls back in again, there are two clumps of dirt missing from the edge where her hands were. In later shots, the edge of the grave is unmarked.Guy
Continuity mistake: When Kelso gives Cox the rounds and Cox is surprised, he starts spanking himself with the clipboard. Notice the two women about to walk past Cox. One is in a red top, one in pink. The next shot they are passing the doors, which is well ahead of Cox. The following shot they are about to pass Cox again.Lummie
Continuity mistake: When the janitor falls out of the moving van (having just woken up and not realising it was moving), we see him hit the ground and roll a number of times. By the end of the shot, his head is almost touching the roadside fence. However, when the shot changes to get a close-up on his face, he is some distance away from the fence.
Continuity mistake: When Kelso and Cole are sitting in the bed talking, watch the position of Kelso's arms and the juice box he is sipping from. The juice box, straw, and Kelso's arms all move around from shot to shot for the entire scene. Towards the end of the scene there is even one point where Kelso puts his arm down, the shot changes, and Kelso puts his arm down again.Guy
Continuity mistake: At 18:42 in the show, it shows Turk and Carla talking about re-inviting the female head of surgery to their wedding. During this shot, in which Turk and Carla are closest to the camera, Turks ID badge is facing the wrong way. When the camera angle changes at 18:46 to showing Turk and Carla from the other side (as if from the female head of surgery's POV) Turks ID badge is now showing the right way. It stays like this for the rest of the scene. (00:18:40)David Hutchinson
Continuity mistake: When the girl in the bathtub comes crashing through the ceiling, she has her hands covering her upper chest and no bath bubbles. The next shot there is a great deal of bath bubbles all over her and we cannot see her hands covering her chest. As the guy falls through the ceiling, the bubbles on the woman again disappear and we see her hands.Lummie
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