Grange Hill

Grange Hill (1978)

44 mistakes in season 2

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Episode #2.8 - S2-E8

Audio problem: When Cathy and Trisha are walking to the post office with Mr Hargreaves walking behind them their mouths are not moving in sync with their dialogue. (00:09:55)

Episode #2.14 - S2-E14

Continuity mistake: Tucker, Benny and Alan are chased out of Brookdale by five boys, but when they are in the street outside the school there are only four.

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Episode #2.13 - S2-E13

Character mistake: Miss Summers tells Mr Sutcliffe that she has to check on some our third year friends meaning Jackie Heron, Brenda and Lucy. But these three girls are in fact fifth years.

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Episode #2.10 - S2-E10

Visible crew/equipment: In the final scene in the headmaster's office when Mr Mitchell says "I know its your decision headmaster" the microphone is in shot at the top of the screen.

Episode #2.18 - S2-E18

Visible crew/equipment: When the exhibition is being set up in the hall there is a boom mike shadow on the wall when Mr Mitchell walks over to speak to Trisha and Cathy.

Episode #2.7 - S2-E7

Visible crew/equipment: When Mr Sutcliffe returns to his class after telling Mr Llewellyn that he has a problem with Simon Shaw, a boom mike shadow can be seen on the back of the heads of the two pupils nearest the camera.

Episode #2.1 - S2-E1

Visible crew/equipment: In the changing room after the football match, when Joey Singer and Simon Shaw are arguing a shadow of the camera can be seen on the wall behind Simon.

Episode #2.3 - S2-E3

Other mistake: Mrs Stanton sends Andrew to the shop for some ice cream but he is only gone for 30 seconds, which is not long enough.

Episode #2.18 - S2-E18

Visible crew/equipment: As Justin and Andrew enter the toilet to look for Doyle there is a shadow of the camera on the wall.

Episode #2.8 - S2-E8

Visible crew/equipment: Camera lights are reflected in the side of the brown car that picks the girl up after school. (00:10:35)

Episode #2.5 - S2-E5

Visible crew/equipment: Camera lights are reflected in the front porch windows of the first house that Cathy and Sudnamani collect jumble at.

Episode #2.8 - S2-E8

Visible crew/equipment: When the girl is picked up after school in the white Ford Escort, camera lights are reflected in the side of the car. (00:05:25)

Episode #2.11 - S2-E11

Continuity mistake: Before Justin strikes the winning ball the score according to the score board is 25 runs, but when the match is won and the boys rush from the bench the score on the board is now 20. Also the number of wickets has changed from 9 to 8.

Episode #2.11 - S2-E11

Continuity mistake: In the dining room scene, when Tucker stands on the table the clock on the wall behind him reads just after 12.55pm, but when Justin and Andrew join him in a later shot it's just before 12.55pm.

Episode #2.16 - S2-E16

Continuity mistake: While they are lost in the forest, Penny and Suzi fall in a pond, soaking their clothes, but in following shots their clothes have dried really quickly.

Episode #2.15 - S2-E15

Continuity mistake: When Mr Styles is telling everyone the hostel's rules, Penny's head moves between angle changes from leaning over to her left, then upright, then leaning over to her right.

Episode #2.3 - S2-E3

Visible crew/equipment: There is a boom mike shadow on the wall behind Penny when she and Susi are laughing at Antoni who has fallen asleep in class.

Episode #2.14 - S2-E14

Continuity mistake: When Tucker is attacked by the Brookdale boys they pull his blazer off and one of them starts chalking B R O on the back, then the angle changes and "Brookdale no. 1" is written in full.

Episode #2.15 - S2-E15

Continuity mistake: As Doyle is running for the coach he is carrying a brown bag as he boards the coach. Mr. Mitchell tells Doyle off for being late and Doyle's brown bag has disappeared, but he is carrying it again as he walks down the aisle to the back seat.

Episode #2.14 - S2-E14

Visible crew/equipment: When Alan and Hughsie are playing chess you can see a boom mike shadow on the wall.

Season 5 generally

Trivia: Future supermodel Naomi Campbell appears throughout series 5 as an uncredited extra.

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