Revealing mistake: When Scott has retrieved Virgil from the Pit using The Mole, when it reverses back onto its chassis above ground, you can see dust flying upwards from the ground. It is therefore obvious that this is footage played backwards. (00:39:05)
Revealing mistake: When Thunderbird 2 returns to its hangar at Tracy Island, smoke can be seen flowing back down into units inside the hangar, revealing that this is simply reversed footage of the regular Thunderbird 2 launch sequence.
Revealing mistake: When we see the passengers in the departure lounge at London Airport, one of them is reading a newspaper. If you look carefully, the front page is on the wrong side; it is on the left instead of the right.
Revealing mistake: When the Air Force Officer says "There is, of course, no doubt that their plan succeeded" during the search operation press conference, the puppet behind him can be seen moving its mouth in sync with the dialogue as well.
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.
Revealing mistake: When the Firefly is knocked back by an explosion after putting out the oil well fire, we see a view of Virgil in the cockpit. You can tell this shot is reversed as there is a back-to-front IR logo.
Revealing mistake: After Gordon rescues the two engineers, the Martian Probe Space Rocket then blasts off out of the water. You can see the rocket being pulled out of the water by a cable attached to it.
Revealing mistake: When the four US Army members are talking outside the US Army helicopter discussing the Sidewinder situation, there is a man in the helicopter who is someone else and not Helijet Pilot Charlie.
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