Thunderbirds

Thunderbirds (1964)

16 mistakes in City of Fire

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City of Fire - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Scott is in the cockpit of the Mole, he has two blue tubes in the holsters of his belt. But when he is cutting through the fire doors, the tubes have changed to one blue and one yellow.

City of Fire - S1-E3

Factual error: Although the Thompson Tower is situated in the United States, a sign on the wall of the Control Centre uses the British spelling of 'Centre' instead of the American 'Center'.

City of Fire - S1-E3

Other mistake: As Virgil prepares to clear the wreckage of the tower from the rescue area using the Firefly, Scott tells him that he will go over to Thunderbird 2 to prepare the Mole for tunneling. The Tower Controller then says to Scott, "I've got a fast car ready for you outside" without moving his lips.

City of Fire - S1-E3

Deliberate mistake: When one of the yellow fire trucks moves away from the burning Thompson Tower, the back of the truck is set alight by the flames.

City of Fire - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Scott and Virgil leave the Mole on their hoverbikes, their uniform sashes are over the wrong shoulder.

City of Fire - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When the Carter family are driving in their car to the Thompson Tower, Joe is driving and Blanche and Tommy are sitting in the back. But when the car stops at the ticket machine, Blanche and Tommy have disappeared.

City of Fire - S1-E3

Audio problem: When the Tower Controller says, "How are those fire tenders coming", it is said by Ray Barrett instead of Matt Zimmerman.

Jcamts

City of Fire - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When the Thompson Tower collapses, Blanche asks Joe what are they going to do and you can see she is holding a handkerchief in her right hand. But in a full view of the family a few shots later, Blanche's handkerchief is nowhere to be seen.

City of Fire - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When the woman crashes in the car park, the car stops with its front end atop the car next to the one it crashed into. But before the car explodes, the car can now be seen flat out on the ground.

City of Fire - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Scott and Virgil are testing the gas and Scott passes out, he can be seen falling forward but in the next shot has actually fallen backwards.

City of Fire - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: The car park is said to be four miles from the building, but when the fire starts by a car crash in the same car park, the fire goes straight up the building.

City of Fire - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Joe Carter parks his car in the car park in the Thompson Tower, you can see that his car is white. But when the lady driver crashes her car into his later on in the episode, the car is now yellow.

City of Fire - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Scott and Virgil are performing the rescue operation, watch the position of Blanche Carter. When we see her she is sitting down unconscious near the bench where Tommy is lying, but just a few shots later she is standing up next to Joe, and then later she is sitting down unconscious again.

City of Fire - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When the red car crashes into the yellow car in the car park and starts a fire, both of the puppets are thrown out of the vehicle, but in the next shot they are suddenly back in the car.

City of Fire - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: In the Thompson Tower at one point, Blanche and Tommy are sitting on a bench whilst Joe keeps hitting the steel door. When the Tower Control assistant switches on the television, he says "How did they get in there?" and we see a picture of the family. This time, it's a different picture to the one seen before as Blanche and Tommy are not sitting on a bench, and Joe is nowhere near a steel door.

City of Fire - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Joe Carter parks the car in the car park, there are several cars to the left of him. In the close up shot of the car several cars have disappeared.

Jcamts

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