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ER (1994)

22 mistakes in season 1

Love's Labor Lost - S1-E20

Continuity mistake: As Mark futilely pounds on Jodi O'Brien's chest, Carol can be seen in the background, removing her protective glasses with one hand. However, after the time of death has been called and they're showing the reactions of everyone present in the room (Susan, Carol, Carter, Lydia, Chen), Carol is seen taking the glasses off again, this time with both hands.

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Chicago Heat - S1-E7

Visible crew/equipment: After Dr. Benton talks to the police detective and then goes to see the grocery store owner, as Dr. Benton swings open the doors, the camera crew can be seen in the reflection of the glass of the door.

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Chicago Heat - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: Near the start of the show, Carol is on the phone in the ER - we can see her name tag pinned over the right side of her stethoscope. In the next shot, as she turns to talk to Mark, the tag is pinned over the left side of the stethoscope.

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Love's Labor Lost - S1-E20

Continuity mistake: Peter goes into the operating room, demanding to help with his mother's surgery. When he goes in, his cap is pulled down over his hair, but when he is talking to the surgeon in charge, about an inch of his hair shows for a couple of shots. The surgeon orders him out, and he leaves, and his hair is completely covered again. At no time did he adjust the cap.

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Make of Two Hearts - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: Doug and Peter are running to meet the ambulance transporting the boy with the crushed leg. From the back we see Doug with his arms out as he runs, but the shot changes to the front and he has his hands in his pockets, with no time to change naturally.

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Chicago Heat - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: As Doug Ross sits with the little girl Kaneisha who is sleeping, her bedcovers change position noticeably in one shot, and then back to the way they were in the next. In the same shots, Doug's ID also changes from being completely noticeable to almost completely obscured, and then back again.

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Make of Two Hearts - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: Carol goes to visit Tatiana while she is sleeping. As the camera shows a shot from above, the blanket over the girl has changed position noticeably.

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Make of Two Hearts - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: Carol and Carter are in the room with the patient Tatiana and the dog; Tatiana has a yellow marker in her hand. In some shots she appears to be hugging the dog and in others drawing something with the marker, with no time to change positions.

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24 Hours (1) (a.k.a. The Longest Day (1)) - S1-E1

Visible crew/equipment: In the last scene there are three doctors standing in the corridor (I think it's Ross, Carter and Benton). You can see their tape marks for where they need to stand. When the camera pans out it pans too far and you can see where the corridor floor ends and the studio floor starts.

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Make of Two Hearts - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: At the very end of the show, Carol is sitting on a gurney with Tatiana - the little girl is holding her doll by its waist. The shot changes and suddenly she is holding it around its neck.

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Long Day's Journey (a.k.a. Missing Persons) - S1-E15

Continuity mistake: Doug Ross puts a piece of gauze over the young girl Mandy's wrist - the shot changes to over his shoulder and there is suddenly no gauze. Within a few seconds he then manages to bandage up her hand, as he talks. In real time, it couldn't have been done that quickly.

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House of Cards - S1-E22

Continuity mistake: When Malik finds Carter's family noted amongst the richest in Chicago, he says that Carter's father is named 'Roland'. However, in later episodes, Carter's father's name is given as John Truman Carter, Jr.

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Love's Labor Lost - S1-E20

Other mistake: When Jodi O'Brien is having seizures during the birth, Dr. Greene decides to take the baby out prematurely. Complications result and the woman dies, they show a shot of a clock in the background and it says 7:00, but when they say the time of death they say 6:02.

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Men Plan, God Laughs - S1-E23

Other mistake: When the patient Isadore is brought in, early in the show, he is transferred from the stretcher onto a table, and we can see him deliberately move his right hand out of the way of the other actors moving him. He is supposed to be unconscious and very seriously injured so would not have done this is real life.

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House of Cards - S1-E22

Continuity mistake: During the opening credits, when they are working on an unconscious patient, his belt is undone and his fly is down. A couple of shots later, the fly is up and the belt buckled, even no one touched them in between.

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Men Plan, God Laughs - S1-E23

Continuity mistake: Susan and nurse Connie are talking to the fraudulent doctor - Susan has her clipboard at waist level and is lifting one page up with her right hand. The next shot shows her holding the clipboard down at hip level and both hands are on it. There was not enough time for the change.

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Men Plan, God Laughs - S1-E23

Continuity mistake: Carter, referring to the patient Isadore, announces that he can't find a pulse in his leg - as he says this, his stethoscope is around his neck. Doug orders him to find a surgeon and suddenly the stethoscope is in Carter's ears, but there was no time for the switch.

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House of Cards - S1-E22

Continuity mistake: Susan comes home carrying bags of groceries. When she first sees Chloe sitting at the door, a box of Kix cereal is on the side of the bag next to her body, but as she says "Chloe", the box is on the other side of the bag, away from her.

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Motherhood - S1-E25

Continuity mistake: Near the start of the show, Susan rushes into the ER with Chloe who is in labour. Carter is sitting behind the desk and he tips back, falls over, and takes his coffee down with him. Then he is suddenly standing there with a wheelchair for Chloe and he also hands Susan a mug of coffee from the counter, which somehow just appeared there. All this took place in 6 seconds, which couldn't have happened in real time.

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Men Plan, God Laughs - S1-E23

Continuity mistake: Doug introduces his girlfriend's son Jake to old girlfriend Linda who is holding her coat over her arm with her hands clasped together. As she says hello to Jake she puts her hand up to her hair, but from his angle we still see her hands together. This continues for the next couple of shots as they chat.

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Another Perfect Day - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: When Susan and Chloe are fighting in front of the desk, you can see 2 marks on Susan's right shoulder that look like blood with no obvious source from previous scenes. While Chloe is having her hand treated, Susan is standing outside the door and turns, and the marks have disappeared.

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The Gift - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: Benton's stethoscope moves between shots as he talks to Hicks about failing to get allowances to harvest a patients organs for donation. As he comes out of the room the stethoscope lies over his shoulders, in the next shot of Benton it's hanging round his neck.

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