Relic Hunter

The Book of Love - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: Just after Sydney gets the book snatched from her by the guy in car, her hands stay near her body and don't move, but in the next shot her hands are thrown out to the side to add a surprised effect.

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Cross of Voodoo - S2-E9

Continuity mistake: The package Nigel holds in his arms near the beginning of the episode completely changes between shots.

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Set in Stone - S2-E21

Revealing mistake: The stunt double's wig in the sword fight at the end is messy and disheveled, yet when it cuts to a close up of Sydney, her hair is silky and flat.

Antianeiral - S3-E15

Continuity mistake: When Sydney sees the huge women trying to burn the professor's research, she hurls her knife at the huge woman's hand knocking the lighter onto the floor flat. But seconds later the lighter is upright and then falls to light the trail of gas.

The Emperor's Bride - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: When Nigel is being held at gunpoint, the distance of the gun from Nigel's neck changes between shots when they are in the shipwreck.

Thank You Very Much - S1-E5

Factual error: The scenery is set in Berlin, following the 1989 Re-Union of Germany. Only thing is: the guards at the archive building use AK-47s, while after the Re-Union, the East German National People's Army and the West German Bundeswehr (Federal Defense Force) were joined - and the West Germans don't use any AKs.

The Book of Love - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: When Sydney has the "Book of Love" from the limo she starts to read it. In one shot she holds the book firmly with her hands wrapped around it. But when the motorcyclist grabs it she is holding the bottom of the book in the tip of her fingers [To aid the stunt].

The Legend of the Lost - S2-E4

Other mistake: When the bad guy at the start of the episode runs to chase Sydney and Nigel, his foot kicks the side of the large stone lid which cause it to lift up. If this large piece of stone was real stone it would not have moved at all from being nudged by a foot.

Buddha's Bowl - S1-E1

Other mistake: The entire Buddha structure had tip over onto its side yet the bowl and its pedestal inside the structure remained the right way up ready for Sydney and Nigel to come and find it.

Affaire de Coeur - S1-E15

Factual error: Entering the secret room in the old part of the castle, the protagonists find there the ring and a specific painting...but doing so, they casually walk in front of another painting kinda hidden in the background...a perfect copy of the uber-famous Leonardo Da Vinci painting "Lady with an Ermine"! Considering that the painting was finished in 1490, the opening caption of the episode said "1430." Even if after the incident the young lord lived into his 80s or 90s, there surely wouldn't be a perfect copy of it in his secret hideout. (00:25:40)

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Affaire de Coeur - S1-E15

Revealing mistake: When Nigel shows Lord Aubrey's page from the genealogy book of the various lords of the house, the text does not deal with the lord at all, but it's Latin filler from Celsus' "De Medicina." (00:22:10)

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Affaire de Coeur - S1-E15

Continuity mistake: Curled up in the bunk bed, Nigel apologizes for the plot contrivance hit to Sydney's noggin. He is clutching the book, with his hands in obviously different spots between the two shots. (00:10:55)

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Affaire de Coeur - S1-E15

Continuity mistake: Sydney is reminiscing about her Peruvian fling; in the foreground her client is taking a sip of wine, and the glass is about half empty. It is already much fuller in the next shot. (00:09:20)

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Affaire de Coeur - S1-E15

Other mistake: In the Romeo & Juliet-like beginning of the story, Calum looks at his own hand and discovers Elena's blood. Obviously censorship ratings prevent the scene from being realistic and he has barely a smudge of blood on his own hand, but Elena was lying dead on top of him; the fact that his clothes are absolutely pristine for the rest of the scene is laughable - at least she could have gutted herself a little bit on the side and not where she would inevitably bleed him a river right on his white shirt. (00:02:55)

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Affaire de Coeur - S1-E15

Other mistake: Calum fights off Elena's father and is chased away by the guards. Somehow he has a fight on the top of the stairs with 2 guards, but it takes in excess of 40 seconds for the previous pursuers to catch up with him. (00:04:25)

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Smoking Gun - S1-E2

Character mistake: When the bad guys put the generator in front of the air vent, Nigel looks at the white smoke and pointing at it says "Carbon monoxide." Carbon monoxide is colorless, white smoke is mostly condensed vapor. (00:35:20)

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Smoking Gun - S1-E2

Plot hole: Lori managed to get to the bunker through the elevator because the modern board was still replaced by the antique one. But that implies that she was able to call the elevator as normal. And if people can just call the elevator back but the normal control board has been replaced, then they wouldn't be able to use the elevator as normal, creating quite a problem in a huge hotel. Sydney earlier was not able to switch the board back to the normal one since she went out from a (mysterious?) exit/entrance, so this situation makes no sense.

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Smoking Gun - S1-E2

Other mistake: Somehow, the pineapple grenade that explodes right against the room's baseboard punches a hole in a thick stone wall, but in the middle of it, preserving the base and creating a gap in a diamond shape that radiates from mid-height. (00:17:40)

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Smoking Gun - S1-E2

Other mistake: The episode begins with a caption; "Chicago, 1930." In present day, through internet magic (hotel records from early 1900s somehow digitalized and publicly available!) Nigel and Sydney talk about the history (fictional, no actual historical basis) of the Roxbury. Nigel says that the original owner went out of business "after the war", then the company was sold, and the hotel refurbished, despite being, Sydney says, "only 5 years old." Later in the episode, Sydney looks at a plaque from the Chicago Historical Board that dates the elevator as "circa 1901." (00:12:35)

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The Headless Nun - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Sydney talks her inexperienced assistance into a reckless climb, Nigel is leaning against he truck in the close-up, when he was not in the rest of the chat. (00:30:25)

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