Factual error: In the 5th season episode "Lexmas," Chloe says she needs Clark to deliver the Daily Planet's Toys For Tots contribution because of a Teamsters' Strike. However, the Toys For Tots program is run by the United States Marine Corps Reserve, and collection and distribution is handled by Marines and Reserves. The Teamsters have nothing to do with it.Captain Defenestrator
Factual error: Clark finds Lois in the sewer and decides to use his heat vision to destroy the lock of the gate that is separating them. Clark uses his heat vision on the lock and the lock explodes, this is a very minor explosion. It also causes the door to fly off the hinges. Now the explosion from the lock is odd since heat vision causes things to melt and not explode, but Clark wasn't even using the heat vision on the hinges and they are destroyed. This is inconsistent with how his heat vision has been shown to work before.
Factual error: There is a snow pattern on the Quicktime player after Chloe's message to Clark finishes. She would have recorded in on a camcorder, so there wouldn't be any snow pattern, it would be a blue or black screen. The only way there could have been is if she recorded it, put it on VHS, then copied it back onto a DV tape, then transferred it back onto her computer, but there's no reason for her to do this.
Factual error: Chloe wants to access the security camera files on the Luthor mansion server to see what happened to Lex. She can't crack the password, so she says she'll just download the entire hard drive. She pulls out a thumb drive and proceeds to do so. Two big technical problems here. Firstly, if she can't log in, she can't access anything on the server. And Secondly, the entire hard drive for a server (which is huge) containing video files (which are huge) will not fit on any thumb drive.
Factual error: Alicia gives Clark the necklace with red kryptonite and this causes him to break Alicia's bracelet a few shots later. She then is able to teleport once it is removed. Now, according to the story, that bracelet prevents her from teleporting by releasing 'trace' amounts of lead into her bloodstream. If that were the case she would have to wait until the trace amounts were cleared from her system to start teleporting again.
Factual error: When Ian throws the unconscious Chloe over the edge of the dam we see her falling down as Clark falls with her. However, Chloe's body position is unnatural for someone who is falling while unconscious. Her head/body is arched backwards when air resistance should have forced her body to become level/straight.
Factual error: Lana is trying to find out what Lex is up to. She gets a hold of his briefcase and takes it to the mansion where she shoots the locks off the case. When she does the case jumps a little bit but this is far less than it should. She is shooting at it from less than a foot away. The force of the bullet should have sent that case sliding across the desk at that range. (00:15:35)
Factual error: Perry uses a simple black rope to tie himself to the railing by his ankle. This is not a bungee cord of any kind. He falls and is stopped, jerked to a stop actually, with both his weight and the weight of Clark pulling on his ankle. This would cause a very serious sprain if not an actual broken ankle yet Perry shows no signs of being injured when he and Clark walk to the bus.
Factual error: Clark lifts Chloe's car by the back. He is only holding on to the very back left portion of the car, yet while he's turning it, the car is completely horizontal. The front of the car would buckle since it weighs so much and isn't being handled by its center of gravity.Knever
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