Season 7 generally

Audio problem: Season 7, Episode 5, "Action": Near the end, when Clark is surprised by the woman coming to say good bye, as he is working on the tractor the distinct sound effect heard is that of a ratchet wrench, but what he puts down is a normal wrench, not a ratchet wrench.

Aqua - S5-E4

Continuity mistake: When Lois and Arthur are sitting at the end of the dock, (before Arthur begins to hear the piercing ringing sound) the position of the bikini lace hanging down Lois' back keeps changing between shots.

Vessel - S5-E22

Visible crew/equipment: Episode 22, Season 5 - "Vessel": Lex returns to the mansion, after being abducted, with his new powers. When he shows Lana by shooting his hand, they start talking by the stained glass window. The reflections in their eyes are supposed to be the light coming through the window, but are actually from a white screen used for lighting. The reflections in their eyes are rectangular to confirm this.

Krypto - S4-E14

Other mistake: In episode 4-14: "Krypto," Genevieve tells Jason that the heirs of a 17th century woman named Gertrude are in danger. She then tells him that they themselves are "Gertrude's ancestors." But she must mean descendants, which means the opposite of ancestors.


Jitters - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: While Earl is in the hospital bed, his grip on the microphone to the waiting room changes from up to down and back. (00:17:55)


Vessel - S5-E22

Continuity mistake: In Episode 22- Season 5 - "Vessel": At the start, Lex wakes up and heads towards an open field many miles away from the mansion. They show a camera shot of his face in the field and the sky is grey and cloudy, but in the very next shot the sky has turned blue and the sun is shining.

Talisman - S3-E20

Continuity mistake: After Lionel and Professor Willowbrook finish talking Clark shows up to talk to the professor. As they talk, while the camera is behind Prof. Willowbrook, he has bright sunshine on his suit coat. When the camera is behind Clark the light on Prof. Willowbrook's right shoulder is gone.

Visage - S2-E11

Continuity mistake: As Clark walks up to Lex you can see the tip of Lex's cue stick is 3-4 inches away from the rail. Before Clark picks it up the stick is now right up against the rail.

Commencement - S4-E22

Continuity mistake: Lana looks over the edge of the crater and there is a fire right in front of her on the inside rim of the crater. When the shot changes and pans up to an overhead view of the crater and ship that fire is missing.

Dichotic - S2-E9

Continuity mistake: When Clark lifts Lana back onto the bridge, from a shot from above, we see that Lana puts her left leg onto the bridge into a sitting position. They then cut to a different angle but now both her legs are still dangling and she eventually puts her right leg on the bridge first.

Forsaken (1) - S3-E21

Continuity mistake: As Lionel says "Good morning, Miss Sullivan." there is a camera change from Chloe's left to her right. When the camera is on the left, her left arm is down. When the camera jumps to her right her left arm is now in the middle of placing something high up on the layout board she is using.

Reaper - S1-E17

Revealing mistake: As Tyler slides across the floor, after Clark knocks him out of Whitney's father's room, he hits the camera. When he does the camera has a noticeable shake to it because of it.

X-Ray - S1-E4

Revealing mistake: While Lana is listening to her Mother's graduation speech she reaches up to her neck for her meteor rock necklace. Her hands do not reach far enough back to unclasp the necklace yet the necklace comes off anyway.

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Cool - S1-E5

Plot hole: Chloe writes her phone number on Sean's hand. It disappears when we see him struggling against the ice of the lake, then reappears in the scene where he is calling old girlfriends. And how exactly would pen ink survive several hours submerged in water and then another eight hours of normal activity without becoming blurred? (00:04:15 - 00:19:50)


Gone - S4-E2

Plot hole: During the flashback scene showing how Chloe and her father survive the house explosion it is explained that there was a team in the house and they grab Chloe and her father and rush them into a tunnel just seconds before the house explodes. However, as seen in the episode Covenant, Chloe is standing next to the door and Chloe's father is more than 15 feet away from her when the door of the house shuts. As soon as that door shuts the house explodes so unless this S.W.A.T. has Clark's super speed ability this would be very much impossible.

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Suggested correction: I believe this is wrong. I think that the show was showing what would have happened had Chloe or her dad actually went into the house. I'm pretty sure that the security team found the bomb and then faked people going in so that the bomb would go off and everyone would think they were dead.

Lockdown - S5-E11

Continuity mistake: When the officer tries to disable the bomb, the read out displays 19 seconds. After he drops it, the display shows 29 seconds.

Krypto - S4-E14

Continuity mistake: After Lois hits the dog, she exits her car and runs to the dog. As she passes the back of the car, her tail lights are off. When she reaches the dog, her tail lights are on.

Red - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: During the opening scene, behind Jesse you can see the vice principal walk up behind her and reach out as he's about to put his hand on her shoulder, yet the very next shot of Lana, in the background you can see he's just exiting a room.

Obsession - S3-E14

Continuity mistake: As Alicia holds the kryptonite on Clark her hand turns between shots. While she says ".but you broke the rules first." there is a camera change. Before the change the frontal view of Alicia has her holding the kryptonite with the glowing part straight up. After the camera change she is now holding it so it points to her left.

Skinwalker - S2-E10

Continuity mistake: While he is being attacked by the wolf the foreman fires the flare gun with his arms spread, meaning that it would fly at an angle away from him. He then sees it arcing back from below toward him, impossible unless the flare changed direction and location in the air. (00:02:20)


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