Gilmore Girls

Gilmore Girls (2000)

83 mistakes in season 1

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Star-Crossed Lovers and Other Strangers - S1-E16

Visible crew/equipment: When Rory asks Lorelai to call Emily to get her out of Friday night dinner so she can celebrate her and Dean's 3-month anniversary, a boom mic drops into the shot as Lorelai stands to get the phone. (00:07:05)

Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Kirk introduces himself as "Mick" in the second episode. From episode 3 and throughout the series his name is "Kirk."

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Paris is Burning - S1-E11

Visible crew/equipment: After Rory tells Lorelai that she looks happy, when it cuts to Max telling his class about Emily Dickinson's poem, the boom mic can be seen bobbing around at the top of the screen. (00:07:55)

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That Damn Donna Reed - S1-E14

Continuity mistake: When Lorelai and Luke are in Luke's Diner to choose the color for the walls, Luke turns around the 'closed'-sign on the door. In this shot the venetian blind at the door is quite messed-up; partly closed, partly opened. In the following shot, where all the people are standing outside Luke's Diner looking through the windows, the venetian blind is orderly and completely opened.

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Christopher Returns - S1-E15

Visible crew/equipment: When Luke is waiting for Lorelai to show up and paint, a crew member, camera, and boom mic are reflected in the window next to him. (00:29:45)

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Love and War and Snow - S1-E8

Other mistake: When Rory is dropped off in the morning after spending the night with her grandparents, she walks from the car to the porch where Lorelai is standing, but even though it's snowing there aren't any snowflakes anywhere on Rory. (00:39:10)

That Damn Donna Reed - S1-E14

Continuity mistake: In the first scene when Dean brings pizza and they are discussing about Donna Reed: In one shot Lorelai is opening the pizza box and she and Rory take a piece and start eating while they are talking. In the following shot, the piece of pizza in Lorelai's hand is gone and Rory takes a piece from the box - you can see that the pizza is complete again.

Love and War and Snow - S1-E8

Visible crew/equipment: When Rory gets the photo album from her mother's bedroom and shows her grandparents, just as Emily reminds Richard about getting the baby dress in London, a piece of filming equipment can be seen at the right side of the screen. (00:27:25)

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Kill Me Now - S1-E3

Audio problem: When Lorelai and Rory are sitting at a table, with Rory looking at herself in a mirror, they talk about Rory's hair. Right after this, Rory asks, "do you want something to drink?" Her mouth doesn't move at all. (00:30:00)

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Kill Me Now - S1-E3

Deliberate mistake: Richard and Emily speak of his mother as if she were dead, but she comes to visit several times later in the series.

Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: After Rory is walking with Dean, it goes to a shot of Rory and Lorelai eating at Luke's Diner from outside. Rory is wearing a light blue sweater and Lorelai has a black shirt on. Then it goes inside the diner and Rory is wearing a dark bluish/grey sweater and Lorelai is wearing a purple shirt. The first exterior shot is used from the very last scene of the episode. (00:27:05)

Emily In Wonderland - S1-E19

Other mistake: Rory asks Emily for baby pictures of Lorelai, but Emily says Lorelai burned them all because she had such a big head when she was little. But in "Love and War and Snow" earlier in the season, Emily, Richard and Rory looked at a baby picture of Lorelai in a bunch of petticoats the night Rory stayed over with her grandparents during a snowstorm.

Love and War and Snow - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: When Lorelai and Max are on the porch talking about whether or not Max can go in, there are a few snowflakes on Lorelai's hat which disappear and reappear while they're talking.

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The Lorelais' First Day at Chilton - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: Luke uses a red screwdriver trying to get something out of the toaster and leaves the screwdriver in the toaster while he goes to get coffee. When it cuts back to Lorelai, the screwdriver is on the counter, beside the toaster. (00:18:20)

Double Date - S1-E12

Factual error: Lane wants Rory to talk to Dean about setting up Lane with his friend Todd. While asking Rory to do this, Lane asks for the date to be planned for the following Sunday, after church; however, Lane is Seventh-day Adventist and they believe the Sabbath is Saturday and therefore attend church on Saturday, not Sunday. (00:04:45)

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Love and War and Snow - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: During the town meeting, when Harry is talking about the Battle of Stars Hollow, in the shots facing Harry his hat is sitting on the top edge of the lectern, but in the shots from over Harry's shoulder the hat is sitting on the lectern's inner shelf. (00:01:15)

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Forgiveness and Stuff - S1-E10

Visible crew/equipment: After Richard is brought to his hospital room, when Luke tells Lorelai that she's avoiding seeing her father, the boom mic dips into view at the top pf the screen when she says, "You know what hurts? A screwdriver in your head." (00:30:25)

Cinnamon's Wake - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: In S1E3 "Kill Me Now" when Babette tells Lorelai that Cinnamon is stuck under the porch again, she refers to Cinnamon as "him", but in this episode Babette talks about Cinnamon being female.

Rory's Birthday Parties - S1-E6

Visible crew/equipment: When Lorelai walks into the kitchen and tells Sookie that Emily and Richard have shown up, during their conversation the lighting equipment can be seen at the right side of the screen in four shots facing Lorelai. (00:34:55)

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The Breakup, Part 2 - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: While Lorelai and Rory are at Luke's for a very early breakfast, when Miss Patty walks in she's wearing long earrings, but the earrings vanish and then reappear while she's telling Lorelai how badly she feels about Rory and Dean. (00:13:15)

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Pilot - S1-E1

Rory: You look happy.
Lorelai: I am, kid.
Rory: Did you do something slutty?
Lorelai: I'm not that happy.

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Trivia: In some episodes, Rory speaks Spanish (e.g when she is talking to her grandmother's maid). She speaks very poorly, typical "school-Spanish". This is just acting; Spanish is actually Alexis Bledel's first language. Her mother is from Mexico and her father is from Argentina.

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