My Family

My Family (2000)

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Bully for Ben - S9-E1

Revealing mistake: S9 E1 "Bully For Ben": When Ben hits the punch bag sideways, it's easy to tell that someone is controlling the punch bag as it never slows down.

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Imperfect Strangers - S3-E5

Revealing mistake: Series 3, Episode 5: "Imperfect Strangers". When Ben and Susan are in the car on the way to Manchester you can see the background is superimposed.

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Sitting Targets - S4-E9

Revealing mistake: Sitting Targets: When Nick falls off the ladder, Pamela the snake is an obvious fake.

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Ding Dong Merrily... - S3-E14

Revealing mistake: Ding Dong Meraly: When Susan corners Janey in the kitchen to talk about the baby, she slams the kitchen door and the entire set wobbles rather noticeably.

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Trust Never Sleeps - S2-E4

Revealing mistake: In Series 2 Episode 4, "Trust Never Sleeps," Ben can be seen urinating from a window and Susan slams the window shut. However you can plainly tell by the way Ben is standing that he is not urinating at all.

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Droit de Seigneur Ben - S1-E3

Revealing mistake: At the end, when Nick is painting a nude picture of himself, he moves the mirror and even at a quick glance you can see he has boxers on.

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The Second Greatest Story Ever Told - S3-E6

Revealing mistake: Second Greatest Story Ever Told: Ben, at the end, has the tooth blacked out and at one point you can just make out a bit of tooth visible.

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Let's Not Be Heisty - S8-E2

Factual error: Series 8, Episode 2. A family liaison officer would not be alone on the first job.

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Much Ado About Ben - S1-E8

Visible crew/equipment: Just as Ben starts to sing about life, there is a shot of a picture on the piano. If you look at the picture, not Ben, you will see the reflection of a camera or microphone arm.

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Handful of Dust - S3-E10

Continuity mistake: A Handful of Dust: The amount of cereal Ben has in his bowl changes between shots.

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Life Begins at Fifty - S7-E9

Continuity mistake: Life Begins At Fifty: Susan is seen in a CCTV screenshot "Putting the sunglasses in her bag." But in the picture, she has her hands on her head.

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Ding Dong Merrily... - S3-E14

Continuity mistake: Ding Dong Meraly: When the living room is full of Christmas Trees, Ben grabs Nick's neck. Next shot his hands are nowhere near his neck.

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Serpent's Tooth - S1-E1

Deliberate mistake: In Series 1 episode 1 Nick can use a laptop fluently, yet in series 1 episode 2, Nick has to ask where the "." button is.

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Life Begins at Fifty - S7-E9

Factual error: Life Begins At Fifty: Susan and the security officer says the sunglasses she is accused of stealing are £250. Later in court they hold up the pair of sunglasses she stole. Which are cheap plastic ones. These are normally cost about £5 at most.

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Once More With Feeling - S7-E3

Revealing mistake: At the start, the background of the roundabout is on a continual loop. Mainly look for the green Focus and White Transit.

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One of the Boys - S7-E6

Continuity mistake: In the episode "One Of The Boy's": Ben is practicing his putting, and hits the ball to the wall, but he looks under the bed for it.

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Sitting Targets - S4-E9

Continuity mistake: In series 4 episode 9, "Sitting Targets", Nick has two roses in his hand. It then cuts to Ben and Michael having an argument, and when it cuts back Nick has four roses in his hand.

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Sitting Targets - S4-E9

Audio problem: In series 4 episode 9, "Sitting Targets", When Kenzo keeps crying it is a clear overdub.

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Show generally

Continuity mistake: Throughout the first series Ben and Susan's bedroom had the window on the left of the screen and the bathroom on the right. In the second series onwards the bathroom and the window have mysteriously swapped around. Also the entire layout of the house changes dramaticly.

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Much Ado About Ben - S1-E8

Plot hole: Janey is on the phone trying to win concert tickets and says, "She has to be caller number 5, rules of the contest are very strict." Susan then says something else and Janey says on the phone, "Dee I have to go, mum's going mad again." She evidently isn't on the phone to win tickets.

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Death and Ben Take a Holiday - S2-E5

Continuity mistake: Season 2 Episode 5, Death and Ben Take A Holiday:Janey throws the bell out the window but you can see she dosent throw it out the window.

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Four Affairs and a Funeral - S7-E2

Revealing mistake: When Henry has died, in several shots you can still see him breathing.

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The Ego Has Landed - S7-E1

Revealing mistake: When Ben and Susan are about to go and return the offer at the end of the episode, the view from the door has changed drastically.

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The Spokes Person - S6-E2

Continuity mistake: "The Spokes Person": Ben says, "Mr. Feburary dosen't look too good." He then lifts that one page and it shows April on the calander. Not Feburary. This is not a character mistake, as he has passed Feb.

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Ding Dong Merrily... - S3-E14

Continuity mistake: Ding Dong Meraly: When Nick is asking Ben for the money to set up his drivethrough Santa's grotto, Nick's arms constantly change position depending on the angle. These are instant cuts.

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What's Up, Docklands? - S5-E3

Revealing mistake: "What Up Docklands": The view from the flat is obviously fake.

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Susan Of Troy - S7-E5

Continuity mistake: Grace gets voted off with Ben, Susan, Michael, Alfie and Brad still there. When she gets to the green room, Brad is there already.

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Continuity mistake: When Nick becomes a taxi driver, he gives Ben a lift to the cinema. But he sets off in an exorcist's outfit and arives in plain clothes. If he was driving, he couldn't have got changed.

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Ding Dong Merrily... - S3-E14

Continuity mistake: Ding Dong Meraly: When Ben first spots the Christmas trees in the living room, his hands are out in front of him. The camera changes and they are now instantly at his side.

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Once More With Feeling - S7-E3

Continuity mistake: The tea that Abi has got when talking to Janey has got no liquid in the mug.

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The Ego Has Landed - S7-E1

Revealing mistake: When Ben and Susan are going out and Kenzo's dad is at the door, the view outside the door is a clear fake.

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It's a Window Filled Life - S4-E13

Visible crew/equipment: When Ben is on the sofa pretending he is sick, he has black glasses on. The reflection of the stage lights are visible on the lens.

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Bliss For Idiots - S6-E1

Continuity mistake: When the man is telling Ben about the club whilst on the dental chair, the bib he has on keeps changing, depending on the angle. Watch the red item in his chest pocket.

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The Unkindest Cut - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: The Unkindest Cut: When the pregnant lady is at the dentist, the fish in the tank change place drastically depending on the shot.

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The Ego Has Landed - S7-E1

Continuity mistake: When Janey is complaining that Kenzo said, "Bye new mummy," the way Susan is holding her cup changes depending on the angle.

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Trust Never Sleeps - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: Susan is on the phone to a neighbor. Susan then shouts, "Ben!" Surely the neighbor would know it's Ben and Susan.

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Ho Ho No - S7-E10

Factual error: Ho Ho No: Roger says, "Look you can see the bone," regarding his broken leg. But he has long trousers on and can't see anything.

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Four Affairs and a Funeral - S7-E2

Continuity mistake: When Susan drops the phone off the table, she drops a knife with it as well. Next shot, the knife is back on the table.

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A Very Brief Encounter - S9-E3

Plot hole: In season 9 episode 3, "A Very Brief Encounter", Ben is upset when he learns that Susan named Nick, Janey and Michael after lovers she had in university. But in season 4 episode 6, "Deliverance", there was a flashback of Nick's birth and we learned that it was Ben who named the baby. He heard someone say the word "nickname" in the delivery room and named his son after that.

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Bully for Ben - S9-E1

Revealing mistake: S9 E1 "Bully For Ben": Ben gets a bullworker out of the box. However, the box is open at both ends and one half of the bullworker is under a sheet. But it is depicted that Ben got it out of the box brand new.

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Bully for Ben - S9-E1

Continuity mistake: S9 E1 'Bully For Ben': When Ben is injured, the sweat stains on his shirt keep changing depending on the shot.

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Sitting Targets - S4-E9

Continuity mistake: When Michael leaves the UFO watch to go to the loo, he leaves the door open a bit. When the camera shows Ben's face as Nick is climbing up, the door is now shut.

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Dutch Art and Dutch Courage - S7-E4

Other mistake: At the start just before Michael gets out the car, he puts the handbrake on, but the car carries on moving.

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Once More With Feeling - S7-E3

Visible crew/equipment: When Mikey is sulking in the kitchen drinking some tea or coffee, the stage lights are reflected in the mug.

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Ho Ho No - S7-E10

Revealing mistake: Ho Ho No: When Janey gets in the lift with the dog Ben, you can see Ben walk off to the right where a wall is supposed to be.

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One of the Boys - S7-E6

Visible crew/equipment: One Of The Boys: When Ben says, "You could learn a lot about being a woman from my friend." a boom mic shadow can be seen on his head.

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Sitting Targets - S4-E9

Continuity mistake: In series 4 episode 9, "Sitting Targets", Nick is going for a stroll on the roof. At one point he says about leaving the hands free. He then supposedly slips and grabs on with 1 hand. But he used 4 fingers to stop him falling. That is not possible.

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Bully for Ben - S9-E1

Revealing mistake: S9 E1 'Bully For Ben': When Ben gets hit with the punch bag, you can see him bend down and wait for someone to control the punchbag to hit him.

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One flew out of the Cuckoo's Nest - S3-E13

Continuity mistake: Nick pulls a pint of Tetly and it's still frothing up to a head when he puts it on the bar. Camera cuts and now the pint has settled completely. Something that normally takes a minute or two.

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One flew out of the Cuckoo's Nest - S3-E13

Other mistake: Nick pulls a pint of Tetly on a hand pump. He pulls it once and fills a pint glass. You need to pull the hand pump at least twice before you can get a pint of Tetly.

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Sixty Feet Under - S4-E14

Revealing mistake: When Abi and Roger are playing in the Romanian Folk Group, Roger is very obviously not playing the accordion.

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Going Dental - S5-E13

Continuity mistake: When Ben is correcting his cards, his hands constantly move.

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The Lost Weekend - S3-E11

Continuity mistake: In one shot, Ben's arms go from beside him, but when the shot changes after Susan has got up off the floor, one of his arms is pointing towards the kitchen and he is clicking his fingers.

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2011

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Susan: I have decided to put an end to this madness that is ruining all our lives.
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For the entire first season, the hinges on the front door are on the right and the stairs have a corner at the bottom. However in all seasons after this, the hinges on the front door are on the left and the stairs go straight down to the floor, no corner. (Some sets do sometimes change between the pilot episode and episode 2, but I have never seen something change after a whole season.)

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