Lost

Walkabout - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: Some passenger seats from the wreckage, that are seen in various shots on the island here and in other episodes, are not the same seats shown in the interior shots of the plane. There are three distinct colors/styles of passenger seating in the interior shots, blue stripe in economy, grey stripe in business class, and also greyish leather in first class, which didn't end up on the beach anyway. (00:16:25)

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Raised by Another - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: When Thomas breaks up with Claire, and they begin to argue, there are groceries spread out on the table right behind Claire. When Thomas leaves Claire stands beside the table, and now there are entirely different groceries - and more of them, spread out on the table. (00:18:05)

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Pilot (1) - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Charlie leaves his seat on the airplane, as he is followed by the stewards, he walks through economy (blue stripe seats), then walks through business class (grey stripe seats and roomier) - where Boone and Shannon sit. But, in Charlie's next close-up, when the plane shakes, he leans on the blue seat in front of him, which he already passed and is farther back in the plane's cabin.

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...In Translation - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: When Shannon is talking to Locke about Boone staying out of her business, her hair changes between each shot. It is very noticeable, she goes from having no hair on her face, to having a lot hanging down the side of her face.

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Tabula Rasa - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Ray and Kate are in the pickup, in the shot facing the oncoming vehicle as it beeps, Ray is driving in his right lane. In the next shot, whilst the vehicle still beeps, as the marshal pulls behind Ray, the marshal and Ray are both driving in their left lane. However, in the next shot, facing the beeping vehicle, Ray is driving in his right lane and then starts to pull over to his left. (00:30:10)

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White Rabbit - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When Jack, Hurley and Charlie discuss water situation, the suitcase filled with water bottles repeatedly changes. One example: when Charlie carries the stuffed suitcase, then sets it down, it is open just a couple of inches, but when Jack walks away the suitcase is bursting with bottles, and is open at least 18-20 inches. (00:10:00)

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Exodus (2) - S1-E24

Continuity mistake: At the airport, when Hurley rushes to make his flight the sweat stain on his t-shirt changes drastically between shots, so by the time he boards the plane - it goes from drenched to much less wet.

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Hearts and Minds - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: When Boone is tied up with his right arm in front and his left arm at his back, just after Locke leaves, Boone tries to lean over to reach the knife. However, in the close-up of his back, it's his right arm that is tied behind him. The same flipped shot is used later, three more times, when he "hears" Shannon's scream. (00:15:30 - 00:22:40)

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Born to Run - S1-E22

Continuity mistake: When Kate is at Tom's house, she looks at the photographs on the side of the fridge, and there is a close-up of a specific photo of Tom holding Connor. When Kate sits beside the table in the wide shot, that photo has vanished. (00:16:30)

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Tabula Rasa - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: After Locke whispers to Michael, "I thought you should be the one to bring his dog back to him," when Locke points in the wide shot, Walt, who is sleeping on his stomach, has his head facing away from Michael. But when Michael says, "Hey thanks," Walt's head faces the opposite way towards Michael, and in the next shot he faces away again. (00:38:05)

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White Rabbit - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When Sawyer asks of Boone, "So how does it feel?" Boone sits with his knees up and his arms crossed over his knees, but in Boone's close-up he sits normally with legs down, arms uncrossed. Then, as Sawyer walks away Boone sits just as in the first shot. (00:40:15)

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Exodus (1) - S1-E23

Continuity mistake: When Sun and Jin sit at the table at the airport, both cups' lids are on properly, yet for the "spill shot" one lid is askew, and Sun's hand changes between shots to be in perfect position to knock the cup over. Things on the table instantly change positions, such as the clear plastic croissant container that jumps back onto the red tray. This applies to Exodus 2, as well. (00:12:10)

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Born to Run - S1-E22

Continuity mistake: When Kate is fleeing with Tom in the car, she slams into the State Trooper's car and the right front end is damaged and a piece of the bumper hangs down. Just after Kate's next close-up, in the next shot from behind, the bumper is fine. (00:33:20)

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Exodus (2) - S1-E24

Continuity mistake: After Sawyer ties the rope to the rudder, they pull him toward the raft. In the shot just before Michael says, "Come on, buddy," the sail is completely up, yet in the previous and following shots the sail is down. (00:35:30)

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Tabula Rasa - S1-E3

Locke: Do you play checkers with your Pop?
Walt: No. I live in Australia with My Mom. She got sick, she died a couple of weeks ago.
Locke: You're having a bad month.

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Trivia: The character Sun was created specifically for Yoon-jin Kim, after she auditioned for the role of Kate but the writers felt she was not right for the role.

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Season 1 generally

Question: When Claire is pregnant with her baby, her belly looks very realistic. Does anyone know how they make it look so real?

Answer: Using a mold, a realistic pregnancy belly is made of latex (rubber), including the distinct belly button, to suit the proportions of Emilie de Ravin who plays Claire. It is then painted with a special paint/adhesive compound that adheres to the surface and for shots of the actual belly, additional veining and stretch marks are airbrushed on.

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