Gilmore Girls

Gilmore Girls (2000)

13 mistakes in season 4 - chronological order

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Ballrooms and Biscotti - S4-E1

New this week Visible crew/equipment: When Sookie takes Lorelai out to the shed because Jackson doesn't want to know the sex of the baby, just as Sookie opens up the doors the hand of a crew member can be seen at the lower right side of the screen, stopping the moving door. (00:12:20)

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The Fundamental Things Apply - S4-E5

New this week Continuity mistake: While Lorelai and Michel are at the diner Luke tells Lorelai to take Michel elsewhere, and when Luke goes behind the counter his shirt is perfectly dry in this wideshot and following closeup. but in the next wideshot, as Lorelai tries to get Luke's attention, we now see a round wet spot on Luke's back, but the problem is Lorelai has not yet tossed the lemon wedge at Luke's back that causes the wet spot on his shirt. Lorelai tosses the lemon wedge about ten shots later. (00:07:25)

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The Fundamental Things Apply - S4-E5

Continuity mistake: Lorelai is in Luke's Diner talking to Luke. Lorelai is wearing a red sweater vest over a white blouse. When Luke is behind the counter, every time the camera faces Lorelai, the left side of her blouse goes from being tucked in under the vest (as if the vest were hastily put on), to being untucked (as it should be) quite a few times.

The Fundamental Things Apply - S4-E5

Continuity mistake: When Rory comes into the room to answer the phone and sees Paris avoiding the call because it's her boyfriend Jamie, she empties the contents of her school bag onto the desk, including her mobile phone. Then later in the scene when Rory suggests Paris use her mobile phone to call Jamie, she pulls it out of her bag again, despite having left it on the table all but half a minute earlier.

An Affair to Remember - S4-E6

New this week Visible crew/equipment: When Lorelai gets off the phone with her mother Rory walks into the house complaining about her roommates, and the boom mic dips into view at the top of the screen. (00:16:40)

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An Affair to Remember - S4-E6

New this week Continuity mistake: While Lorelai and Sookie are with Emily doing the test meal, when Emily tells Lorelai to remove the plates she picks up the two plates and walks out of the dining room, but in the next shot the plates have switched hands. (00:23:35)

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An Affair to Remember - S4-E6

New this week Visible crew/equipment: When Emily tells Jason that she needs his guest list for the launch party, in the shots facing Emily and Richard we can see lighting equipment at the left side of the screen. (00:28:20)

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An Affair to Remember - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: Lorelai and Sookie take some containers out of the car and head towards Emily and Richard's door. When you see the next shot of them at the door, the containers Sookie is carrying are different from the ones she took out of the car, without her rearranging them.

Die, Jerk - S4-E8

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Rory is talking to Lane on her cell phone, she sits down on a bench. On that bench is a guy reading a book. The scene shifts to Lane in Stars Hollow, and when it shifts back to Rory at Yale, the guy on the bench is gone. (00:16:40)

A Family Matter - S4-E12

Visible crew/equipment: Towards the very end of the episode when Rory and Lorelai are sitting on the couch, in the window behind the couch you can see the reflection of a crew member moving their hands like they're organizing papers. (00:41:30)

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The Incredible Sinking Lorelais - S4-E14

Continuity mistake: Dean calls Rory, and towards the end of the conversation mentions getting his first cell phone. This is false. He's had a cell phone the whole series. Paris even calls it in the season 2 episode "Can't Get Started" when Rory and Dean are at Sookie's wedding.

The Reigning Lorelai - S4-E16

Plot hole: When Emily is dialing a number for Manny Martelli, to make arrangements for the funeral, she only dials two digits. She just got the number from someone else, so there's no way it was speed-dial.

Luke Can See Her Face - S4-E20

New this month Continuity mistake: In this episode, Lorelai tells Luke that she needs to tell the plumber that rooms 10, 12, and 15 have no water pressure, but earlier in this season when she gives the presentation at the town meeting about the Inn to get her permits approved, she says that the inn will only have ten rooms. It is also mentioned in the last episode of the season when Lorelai puts her parents in room 12. (00:04:10)

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