Thunderbirds

Thunderbirds (1964)

179 mistakes in season 1

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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.

Attack of the Alligators - S1-E24

Continuity mistake: When the giant alligator surrounds the house and starts to attack it, the pattern of its tail in a close-up is completely different to the pattern of the alligator as seen in a long-shot.

The Mighty Atom - S1-E6

Audio problem: When the Reactor Station Guard catches The Hood taking pictures, he can already be heard blowing his whistle before he finishes saying "Hey, what are you doing?"

Move - And You're Dead - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: When we first see Virgil in the cockpit of Thunderbird 2 in the launch sequence at Tracy Island, he has nothing on his head. Later on, when we see both him and Brains, Virgil is now wearing his International Rescue hat, but when we see Virgil after the launch, the hat has gone.

Edge of Impact - S1-E16

Revealing mistake: In the shot that shows Jeff Tracy reading a newspaper, the date shown on the paper is 1964, however, the year the series is supposed to take place is in the mid to late 21st century.

The Man From M.I.5 - S1-E20

Continuity mistake: When the tied up Penelope initially attempts to contact Jeff, you can see two books to the left of the bomb standing up. But when she tries to contact Jeff from the centre of the room, the books have suddenly been knocked over. In the next shot of Penelope the books are standing up again.

Pit of Peril - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Brains is showing Scott and Virgil the diagram he has drawn, you can see in some shots he is holding a pencil in his right hand. But in close-ups of the diagram, he no longer has the pencil in his hand.

Sun Probe - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When we see a shot of Thunderbird 3 in space on its way to saving the Sun Probe, the "Thunderbird" logo on its side is missing. It reappears later on in the episode.

The Mighty Atom - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Professor Holden is demonstrating the Mighty Atom to the other professors, the position of the device on his hand changes between shots.

Desparate Intruder - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: When we see the Professor unconscious by the cabinet in the caravan, there is a bottle of white formula next to him that changes position between shots.

Desparate Intruder - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: When the Tracy family are sitting at the table eating their breakfast, there is a green cereal box on the table, but when Jeff says he is going back to the lounge to wait for Brains' call, the box has disappeared.

30 Minutes After Noon - S1-E18

Continuity mistake: When the stranger waves at Prescott, telling him to slow down, we cut to Prescott in his car and you can see that the car has a windscreen, but when the car stops near the stranger in the next shot, the windscreen is missing.

End of the Road - S1-E14

Continuity mistake: When the Gray and Houseman Construction Company vehicle is moving along at the beginning of the episode, the launching pad is raised, but after a quick cut to the crew, we return to the vehicle and the pad is now lowered.

Trapped in the Sky - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When we see the Hood's Airport Police jacket, you can see that underneath "Airport Police" there is a five-pointed star, but when we see a close-up of the star in the next shot, it has changed to a six-pointed star.

Trapped in the Sky - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When the Hood informs Commander Norman of Air Traffic Control that there is a bomb on Fireflash in the videophone booth, you can see that the Hood has one hand on the button panel, but the next shot shows him with both hands on the panel.

Trapped in the Sky - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Jeff is speaking to Kyrano at the beginning of the episode, he has a letter in his right hand and an envelope in his left, but when Jeff raises his left hand in the next shot, the envelope has disappeared.

Security Hazard - S1-E26

Other mistake: When Scott and Virgil are putting Chip to bed towards the end of the episode, the globe in Chip's bedroom is upside down.

Security Hazard - S1-E26

Continuity mistake: When Morrison is looking out of the window in Chip's bedroom, he closes the shutters and walks away from the window, but in the next shot he is standing next to Chip's bed.

Move - And You're Dead - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: The shot of Brains' lab inside Thunderbird 2 shows a window, yet apart from the cockpit, there are no other windows on the exterior of TB2.

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