The King of Queens

The King of Queens (1998)

76 mistakes in season 4

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Two Thirty - S4-E24

Plot hole: In this episode Arthur scams Deacon and several other parents for phony piano lessons because he doesn't actually know how to play the piano. However, earlier in the series (Art House episode, S1 - E24) we learn that Arthur can play the piano when he temporarily moves out and after his house warming party Doug says to Carrie, "Who knew Arthur could play the piano like that?"

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Missing Links - S4-E17

Character mistake: When Carrie finds Tina, she mentions the "stuff" that Tina listens to at work, and Tina tells her that it's salsa. We know from previous episodes that Carrie likes salsa dancing, so shouldn't she know salsa music?

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Friender Bender - S4-E4

Continuity mistake: When Doug, Carrie, Deacon and Kelly are looking at the damage caused by the accident, the same kid in the black and red hat checking his watch walks by twice.

00:05:10

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Sight Gag - S4-E2

Continuity mistake: When Carrie takes Doug into the back yard to yell at him, after she is done swinging at him, she puts her hand up to her chin. First it's her left, then right. It changes between shots. Each time the camera goes back to her it happens.

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Tricker Treat - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: At the store, Doug picks up 5 or 6 bags of sweets. Most noticeable is 2 yellow bags. Camera cuts and they have disappeared.

00:01:05

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No Orleans - S4-E16

Continuity mistake: Doug made a blue snowcone in the kitchen and then goes into the living room to talk to Arthur. When he crosses the door in to the living room, the initially full snow cone is now almost gone.

00:02:05

Screwed Driver - S4-E19

Revealing mistake: When Doug's mum is writing down the note about the T-11's, the writing is already on the pad.

00:14:40

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Depo Man - S4-E11

Continuity mistake: Doug puts the Rice Krispies down at the start, camera cuts and he's holding them again.

00:00:45

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Tricker Treat - S4-E6

Revealing mistake: When Doug and Deacon are driving round trying to find Gabe's Pizzeria, they get into the car and pull out into the road. However if you look at the traffic, they would have hit at least 2 cars in doing so. But they don't, showing it's a projection.

00:14:40

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Tricker Treat - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: When Deacon and Kirby are at Doug's the house over street is a mid terraced house in one shot, and an end terrace in another.

00:06:00

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Mean Streak - S4-E3

Continuity mistake: When Doug is talking O'Boyle about the old guys, the time on the clock goes back.

00:05:30

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Lush Life - S4-E20

Audio problem: At the start when Doug and Carrie race into the house, their footsteps sound hollow, like they are on a set, rather than on concrete which the porch is made of.

00:00:55

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Shrink Wrap - S4-E25

Continuity mistake: In the scene when the therapist asks Arthur to recall a specific incident about not being heard from his childhood, he is playing with his pen cap. The shot cuts and he is instantly holding his note pad with both hands.

01:35:40

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Friender Bender - S4-E4

Continuity mistake: When Doug, Carrie, Deacon and Kelly are at Coopers, the man in the blue shirt who is talking to the women sitting at the table behind them appears, disappears, walks off and then reappears again during this scene.

00:08:20 - 00:10:40

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Walk, Man - S4-E1

Visible crew/equipment: Near the beginning when Doug comes into the kitchen and smashes the cake with the watermelon, you can see a stage light reflecting in the door window 3 times as it swings open.

00:00:10

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Friender Bender - S4-E4

Continuity mistake: At the accident scene when Deacon asks to have a picture taken with him and Doug, the same couple walks by three times.

00:05:30

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Sight Gag - S4-E2

Continuity mistake: When Doug is putting lipstick on Carrie, the way she is holding her arms changes between shots (crossed then uncrossed).

00:14:50 - 00:15:40

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Friender Bender - S4-E4

Continuity mistake: When Spence and Kirby are talking about why Spence can't make him a PB&J sandwich, the way Kirby holds the red action figure keeps changing.

00:06:15 - 00:06:55

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Veiled Threat - S4-E9

Continuity mistake: Carrie tells the preacher that she and Doug met at a bar. When she hears the lie about her falling on Doug as a kid, she believes it and acts as if that was their only meeting before the bar. But in the episode "Road Rayge", she mentioned a junior high school dance where Doug asked her to dance.

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Ovary Action - S4-E12

Continuity mistake: In this episode, Doug looks out his bedroom window and sees his parents and Arthur standing on the porch by the front door, but in season one, the episode when Richie sleeps with their neighbor, Carrie and Doug's bedroom window faces the Sacksi bedroom window.

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Missing Links - S4-E17

Continuity mistake: When Carrie takes a drink from her cup of tea she is holding her cup with 1 hand in one shot and 2 in a second shot.

00:14:30

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Walk, Man - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: When Doug and Carrie are arguing about Holly taking Arthur for a walk, Carrie's arms are constantly changing place.

00:12:00

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Bun Dummy - S4-E21

Continuity mistake: While at Doug's high school reunion, he and Carrie are dancing. Carrie has her purse on her shoulder. When they go for a beverage, the purse is gone. She was able to put her bun back without having a purse swinging in her face.

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Walk, Man - S4-E1

Revealing mistake: When Spence puts Alan on the phone to Arthur, it is the same clip of Alan breathing as when we see him on the phone to Doug.

00:00:45

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Missing Links - S4-E17

Continuity mistake: When Carrie is talking to Tina about playing 3 holes, her hands are outstretched. Camera cuts and her gloved hand is now on her hip.

00:16:40

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Missing Links - S4-E17

Continuity mistake: Arthur gives Holly a book at the start and she has it in her right hand. Camera cuts and now it is in her left hand.

00:03:20

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No Orleans - S4-E16

Continuity mistake: When Spence is seen eating a snow cone for the first time, the level of it changes between shots.

00:06:10

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Ovary Action - S4-E12

Continuity mistake: Arthur grabs a spoon to have some of the brie, camera cuts and he grabs the spoon again. You hear him take the spoon twice as well as it clangs on something.

00:04:15

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Ovary Action - S4-E12

Visible crew/equipment: When Arthur comes out the basement singing Silent Night, he stops and waits a few seconds while trying to remember the next line. Carrie prompts him for this and he thanks her and walks off. As he does, the camera changes angle and a tape marker can be seen on the floor where he stopped to remember the next line in the carol.

00:03:30

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Ovary Action - S4-E12

Visible crew/equipment: When Doug and Carrie are talking at the start, the green and red baubles give a nice reflection of the stage lights.

00:02:25

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Ovary Action - S4-E12

Revealing mistake: When Carrie is talking about going to the fertility clinic, you can see the fridge behind Doug through the door. If you look closely just before the camera changes a boom shadow moves across the fridge.

00:01:35

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Oxy Moron - S4-E10

Revealing mistake: When Carrie is in the back of Spence's car, it's clear to see the background is just a projection.

00:02:50

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Lyin' Hearted - S4-E7

Continuity mistake: Doug closes his magazine at the start. His thumb is in the pages. Camera cuts and now his thumb is on the cover.

00:01:00

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Tricker Treat - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: When Arthur is talking to Doug in the hospital, the pillow behind Arthur keeps changing position.

00:11:00

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Tricker Treat - S4-E6

Audio problem: When the nurse compliments Doug on his costume, she taps him on the arm twice. However the sound is out of sync.

00:08:00

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Tricker Treat - S4-E6

Other mistake: When Doug is saying that Arthur does nothing that Deacon just listed, there is a camera angle of him walking down the aisle with Deacon. In this camera angle only there is a blip to the top right of the screen. This little black mark stays in shot while the camera is moving and is only in this one angle. In other shots of the same angle the black mark is not present. Clearly something was on the camera lens during filming.

00:05:30

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No Retreat - S4-E5

Continuity mistake: When horseback riding, the track behind them is constantly changing. For example, when Doug hits the tree, the tree then vanishes.

00:17:40

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No Retreat - S4-E5

Continuity mistake: When Doug tells Carrie at the start he is telling his jet ski story, the tongs he's holding swap hands instantly.

00:00:45

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Walk, Man - S4-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When Doug grabs Carrie to take her upstairs, there are 4 yellow tape markers on the floor.

00:02:05

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Oxy Moron - S4-E10

Visible crew/equipment: When we see Doug and Carrie having dinner and Carrie tells Doug she can't look at him the same again, there is a tape mark on the floor by Carrie's chair.

00:11:20

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Ovary Action - S4-E12

Continuity mistake: When they are talking about Carrie only having one good ovary, the napkin under Doug's hand keeps changing position.

00:15:10

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Ovary Action - S4-E12

Visible crew/equipment: When Holly walks in at the start, a tape marker is visible on the floor.

00:09:10

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Ovary Action - S4-E12

Continuity mistake: Doug gets into a mess with the sellotape wrapping Carrie's Christmas present. However when she walks downstairs it's on the table, absolutely fine.

00:02:20

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Tricker Treat - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: The bag Doug puts on Arthur's hospital table is a lot bigger than the bag he got at Gabe's. We know it's not a different bag as he ran from Gabe's, and the bag says Gabe's on it.

00:19:00

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Tricker Treat - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: When scooping the ice creams for Arthur, Doug scoops pineapple, then banana, from the open case. He then finds lemon, but has to open the case again.

00:17:45

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Mean Streak - S4-E3

Continuity mistake: When sat at the table at the start, the bottle top keeps changing position in relation to the edge of the table.

00:03:00

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Lush Life - S4-E20

Continuity mistake: When Lou and Arthur are talking outside about Doug making cocktails, Lou's arms move from on his hips to down by his side instantly.

00:14:00

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Lush Life - S4-E20

Continuity mistake: When Carrie is drinking the apple martini at home, the amount of drink in the glass keeps changing instantly.

00:13:20

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Lush Life - S4-E20

Continuity mistake: In the poker game you can see that Danny has got the 6 of hearts in his hand. When we see Doug, he also has a 6 of hearts.

00:09:45

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Lush Life - S4-E20

Continuity mistake: Carrie scrunches up the napkin in her hand. Camera cuts and it's flat on the table.

00:07:25

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Lush Life - S4-E20

Continuity mistake: When Arthur is taunting Doug with the pizza, the way he holds it changes instantly. The lid on the chinese food container also keeps changing place with no one touching it.

00:05:00

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Hero Worship - S4-E18

Continuity mistake: When Carrie finds Doug in the kitchen in the middle of the night, her arms are crossed with her hands tucked into the sleeves. After she asks him about his pay check from IPS, the shot changes and her hands are now on her hips.

00:10:50

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Friender Bender - S4-E4

Continuity mistake: When Doug, Carrie, Deacon and Kelly are at Coopers talking about the auto-repair bill, Carrie's menu instantly switches from on the table to in her lap and then continues to switch depending on the shot.

00:08:30 - 00:09:10

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Friender Bender - S4-E4

Continuity mistake: The way Carrie is standing and holding the banana and pop-tart changes as Doug admits that he was trying to look into the strip club, not reaching for a Fig Newton.

00:15:15

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Sight Gag - S4-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When Doug and Carrie are waiting in line at the DMV, a man (casting extra) can be seen just outside the doorway waiting to enter the scene. When the shot changes and Doug and Carrie approach the counter, the man casually enters the set.

00:03:30 - 00:04:00

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Sight Gag - S4-E2

Revealing mistake: During both opening and closing driving scenes, a light on the back and top of Doug and Carrie's heads slowly flickers on and off but never moves - revealing a stage light simulating driving past street lights.

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Friender Bender - S4-E4

Continuity mistake: After Spence and Kirby's arm wrestle, the way Spence holds the action figure keeps changing between shots.

00:51:10 - 00:51:55

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Friender Bender - S4-E4

Continuity mistake: When Kirby says that Spence is scared of peanuts and calls him "The Scaredinator", his hands are empty and his arms are folded - then in the next shot he is instantly holding the red action figure again.

00:51:40

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Walk, Man - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: When Doug and Carrie come back near the start, Carrie's arm is on her bag, but next shot her arm is by her side.

00:03:35

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Walk, Man - S4-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When Carrie and Doug leave at the start, the floor is covered in tape markers.

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Walk, Man - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: When Spence tells Holly that he is walking his dog himself, his arms are at his sides, camera cuts and now they are together in front of him.

00:18:05

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Walk, Man - S4-E1

Visible crew/equipment: Tape markers are visible when Holly kneels down to say goodbye to Alan the dog. A white one is visible just in front of her knee, a blue one is visible between Alan's legs and a yellow one by Holly's foot when she goes to kneel down.

00:09:15

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Ovary Action - S4-E12

Revealing mistake: When the screen says "2 months later" the camera shakes.

00:21:20

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Tricker Treat - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: When the doctor is explaining to Carrie what is wrong with Arthur, he has a stethoscope round his neck that keeps changing position between shots.

00:08:30

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Tricker Treat - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: When the nurse walks away from Doug, she walks away, camera cuts and she starts to walk away again.

00:07:25

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Tricker Treat - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: When talking about getting a pumpkin, Deacon knocks a toy onto the floor, When the camera moves back you can see the toy has gone.

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Lush Life - S4-E20

Continuity mistake: At the start, the amount of coffee in the pot changes instantly.

00:02:25

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Lush Life - S4-E20

Continuity mistake: Carrie puts Arthur's toast on the table at the start, camera cuts and she now has a coffee pot in her hand.

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No Retreat - S4-E5

Continuity mistake: During the opening scene in the backyard, Deacon finishes his beer and puts it down. In the next shot of Deacon he is holding the beer again.

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Missing Links - S4-E17

Continuity mistake: In the establishing shot of the gold course, it's a bright and sunny day. A few moments later when they are all teeing off it's drizzling rain and you can see Doug's breath.

00:09:35 - 00:11:30

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Sight Gag - S4-E2

Visible crew/equipment: Throughout this episode you can see stage lights reflecting off Carrie's glasses – most notably in the bedroom when Doug finally convinces her to join the party. She looks toward the camera and a series of stage lights are reflected very evidently.

00:16:25

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Tricker Treat - S4-E6

Character mistake: The Doctor tells Carrie what's wrong with Arthur and what they are going to do. When he tells Carrie this, they are in a packed waiting room, completely violating patient confidentiality.

00:08:35

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Ovary Action - S4-E12

Other mistake: When arguing with Carrie about having some of the festive cheese platter, Arthur goes for a "spoon to the wheel of brie", but from a previous episode (Ticker Treat – S4, E6) we found out that Arthur has banned soft cheeses along with celebrating Halloween.

01:10:20 - 01:10:55

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Suggested correction: Arthur can be melodramatic and fussy. He probably made a big deal about banning soft cheeses at the time, but isn't very bothered by them in the long run.

Hero Worship - S4-E18

Continuity mistake: When Doug is talking to Carrie in the kitchen about his ideas for the sandwich shop, lights reflecting in the living room windows behind Doug turn off and then back on when the shot changes between Doug and Carrie.

00:11:00 - 00:11:35

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No Retreat - S4-E5

Other mistake: In the opening scene when Doug is cooking hotdogs for his friends, the smoke coming from the BBQ is very fake.

00:00:20

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Sight Gag - S4-E2

Other mistake: At the end when Doug takes the bandages off Carrie's face, the bandages come off far too easily as if they weren't really attached in the first place.

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