Gilmore Girls

Gilmore Girls (2000)

30 mistakes in season 1

Rory's Birthday Parties - S1-E6

New this week Continuity mistake: Lorelei is on the phone with Emily talking about shopping. The apple she is eating changes places with each shot.

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Pilot - S1-E1

New this month Continuity mistake: Lorelei walks into the kitchen and tells Sookie "she did it" and only has a brown bag in her hand. In the next shot she has a brown bag in one hand and the Chilton letter in the other.

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The Lorelais' First Day at Chilton - S1-E2

New this month Visible crew/equipment: When Miss Patty asks Lorelei if that was what she wore at the Chilton, there are mic poles showing in the top right corner while she is speaking to the dance class.

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Star-Crossed Lovers and Other Strangers - S1-E16

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where 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.

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Pilot - S1-E1

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

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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 you can see that 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 trough the windows, the venetian blind is orderly and completely opened.

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Love and War and Snow - S1-E8

Other mistake: When Rory returns from being stranded overnight in Hartford, she comes up the walk and meets Lorelei on the porch. Although it's snowing significantly in the background, there is not a single flake of snow on Rory's hair, jacket, or backpack, and her hair is completely dry.

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Cinnamon's Wake - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: In "Kill Me Now" (1-3) Babette refers to Cinnamon as a male cat. In this episode she states Cinnamon is female.

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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.

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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.

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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 shot is used from the very last scene of the episode.

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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 Loralie in a bunch of petticoats the night Rory stayed over with her grandparents during a snowstorm.

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Love and War and Snow - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: When Lorelai and Max are standing on the porch of Lorelai's house debating on going in together, there is a snowflake on Lorelai's hat that is present in some shots showing the back of her head, and absent in others.

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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.

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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.

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Christopher Returns - S1-E15

Visible crew/equipment: When Luke is waiting for Lorelei to show up and paint, the crew is in the window next to him.

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Love and War and Snow - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: At the start when Harry is talking at the town meeting - the frontal shoots show his hat sitting on the top ledge of the lecture stand, but in the shoots from behind the hat is sitting on the shelf part of the lecture stand.

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Emily In Wonderland - S1-E19

Visible crew/equipment: When Lorelai talks to Emily at the Independence Inn, a boom mic briefly drops into the shot.

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Kill Me Now - S1-E3

Audio problem: In the scene where Lorelei 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.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: In the opening scene Lorelei crosses the street to Luke's which is in the middle of the block instead of on the corner of the block.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: In the opening scene, and all episode, Luke's diner is considerably smaller than the rest of the series. He has a shelf with random hardware and fishing items that is a window the remainder of the series.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: The Gilmore Mansion is different than in later episodes. The entrance way has steps to go up to the front door landing. In future episodes, the front entrance and driving area are very different. No steps to the front door and the parking area in front keeps changing, adding bushes and a fountain type sculpture.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: In the shot where Lorelei and Rory are in Luke's diner, after Lorelei moves her burger in front of her, the plate changes positions several times between shots.

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P.S. I Lo... - S1-E20

Visible crew/equipment: When Paris drops her book on the floor in English class, to jolt Rory out of her daydream stupor, a boom mic is visible above Liza Weil's head.

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Forgiveness and Stuff - S1-E10

Visible crew/equipment: At the hospital after Richard is returned to his room and Lorelai is avoiding going into the room, the boom mic drops into the scene as she says, "You know what hurts? A screwdriver in your head."

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That Damn Donna Reed - S1-E14

Visible crew/equipment: When Taylor is complaining to Luke, Rory and Lorelai about faded paint, a bright green mic dips above Luke's head.

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The Deer Hunters - S1-E4

Factual error: Rory stops at the stop sign that shows it facing the same direction as the Jeep is facing, making the wrong side of the sign facing the driver.

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Double Date - S1-E12

Other mistake: When Rory and Lane get caught at the movies, Lorelei said she will not lie to Mrs. Kim because she has to respect that Mrs. Kim doesn't want Lane to do something. In reality, Lane is allowed to do things Mrs. Kim would not approve of all the time i.e. Listening to ungodly music, eating pizza, wearing different clothes.

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Paris is Burning - S1-E11

Visible crew/equipment: A mic drops into shot just as Jackson accepts Sookie asking him on a date.

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Emily In Wonderland - S1-E19

Visible crew/equipment: While Lorelai and Luke are in the diner's storeroom, just as Lorelai makes a comment about not knowing what's going on in Rachel's head because she's not a Vulcan, the boom mic dips into view over Lorelai's head, at the top of the screen.

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