Grange Hill

Grange Hill (1978)

30 mistakes in season 1 - chronological order

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Episode #1.1 - S1-E1

Visible crew/equipment: After Mrs Munroe has finished calling out the names, Tucker is left standing alone in the hall. Mrs Munroe says "didn't I call your name out" while she leaves the stage and you can see a crew member in the bottom right hand corner of the screen.

Episode #1.1 - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Ann Wilson is asking Jackie Heron for directions, the position of Ann's hair changes between shots. When seen from her front Ann's hair is behind her ears, but when viewed from behind Ann's hair is covering her ears.

Episode #1.1 - S1-E1

Character mistake: When Mrs Munroe is calling out the pupils' names in the hall Alan's surname is Turner, but according to the credits at the end of this episode his surname is Hargreaves.

Episode #1.2 - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: Early in this episode Mr Foster tells Tucker off after jumping on Alan and David while coming into the school, the people walking along the road outside the school disappear between shots.

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Episode #1.2 - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: As Mr Mitchell is driving through the school gates he has to brake sharply to avoid Benny Green who is playing football in the car park. Mitchell gets out to tell Benny off, the angle changes and the car has moved forward.

Episode #1.2 - S1-E2

Visible crew/equipment: Boom mike shadows are on the wall behind Tucker in the changing room when Tucker mocks Justin's posh accent and again behind Tucker when he and Benny are talking about that night's football trials.

Episode #1.2 - S1-E2

Visible crew/equipment: In the playground when Tucker and Benny are telling Mr Mitchell about Benny's lack of football boots, when the camera is on Benny you can see its reflection in the window behind him.

Episode #1.3 - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Judy is walking past the shops, parked behind her is a pick up truck full of junk. In front of it is a grey Triumph 2000 estate and a white Citroen, but seconds later when Judy is ambushed by Jackie Heron's gang, the triumph and Citroen have gone, and there are milk floats parked in front of and behind the pick up truck.

Episode #1.4 - S1-E4

Visible crew/equipment: There is a boom mike shadow on the wall in the entrance passage when Tucker, Alan, Benny and Tommy return to the swimming pool to look for Benny's medal.

Episode #9.11 - S9-E11

Imelda: I'm gonna get my dad down here to sort you out.
Mr Baxter: You do that, get your whole family down here, I expect they'll be glad to hear you've been nicking money off first year students. You get them all down here, tell them to wear a funny hat and we'll have a party.

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