Grange Hill

Grange Hill (1978)

42 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Episode #2.11 - S2-E11

Continuity mistake: The students action group (SAG) led by Jessica Samuels protests on the sports field during the cricket practice. Mr. Baxter tells them to move and they ignore him, Baxter then says "I've no intention of telling you twice" and they all walk off. The angle changes and Jessica is standing alone - all the kids that were standing around her have disappeared. Jessica was looking to her left as the kids walk off, then to her right at Baxter, then turns to her left to walk off. Another angle change and Jessica is looking to her left before turning to her left and walking off for a second time.

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Episode #2.6 - S2-E6

Visible crew/equipment: There's a boom mike shadow on the wall behind Simon when he releases Benny from the tower.

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Episode #2.5 - S2-E5

Visible crew/equipment: When Tucker asks "what's she want with the floor sir?" there is a boom mike shadow on the ginger haired boy in front of him.

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Episode #2.15 - S2-E15

Continuity mistake: Michael Doyle is sitting on the back seat of the coach between Alan and Andrew when he plays the prank on Penny. Mr. Mitchell moves him to a front seat, but when the coach stops to let Justin off when he feels sick, Doyle is back between Alan and Andrew.

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Episode #2.18 - S2-E18

Visible crew/equipment: Boom mike shadows are on the door behind Mr. Mitchell when he tells the boys to give Hughes some encouragement in the quiz, and on the wall after everyone applauds Mr. Llewellyn's speech after the quiz.

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Episode #2.14 - S2-E14

Visible crew/equipment: A boom mike shadow is across the desks when Mr. Mitchell is telling his form about the new disciplinary procedures.

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Episode #2.13 - S2-E13

Visible crew/equipment: The shadow of a boom mike can be seen on the wall behind Mr. Sutcliffe when he tells Tucker off for leaving his chips on the chair.

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Episode #2.12 - S2-E12

Visible crew/equipment: There's a boom mike shadow on Trisha's head when Mr. Mitchell separates her and Tucker.

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Episode #2.10 - S2-E10

Visible crew/equipment: The boom mike shadow's visible on the changing room wall when Mr. Baxter says "who's gonna win?" and the boys reply "Grange Hill."

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Episode #2.9 - S2-E9

Visible crew/equipment: A boom mike shadow can be seen on the coat rail behind Mary when Cathy storms out of the cloak room.

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Episode #2.7 - S2-E7

Visible crew/equipment: A boom mike shadow is on Madeline Tanner's desk when Mr. Mitchell says "your response is underwhelming."

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Episode #2.8 - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: Mr Mitchell and Carol are in the back seat of the police car looking for Trisha, and when they see her walking home alone they stop to pick her up. In the following scenes of the police car speeding through the streets you can see that Trisha is not in the car, only Carol and Mitchell are in the back seat, but when the police car stops to arrest the man who is following Cathy, Trisha is there again.

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Episode #2.8 - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: When Cathy calls out to Gary walking down the road outside the school there is a parked car next to him, but when the angle changes it has gone and a motorbike has appeared there.

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Episode #2.8 - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: When Carol meets Trisha at home time at the school's main entrance, behind them you can see two cars parked in front of the school - a black Humber facing the school and a red Vauxhall Victor. When the shot changes to Cathy standing outside the school's front gate you can see the red Victor has gone, the Humber is now parked in the same place but facing away from the school, and a white VW camper has appeared next to it.

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Episode #2.1 - S2-E1

Other mistake: After assembly Simon Shaw tells Mr. Mitchell that he been transferred into his form, but earlier on, before assembly, Simon was already sat in Mitchell's form.

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Episode #2.2 - S2-E2

Visible crew/equipment: A boom mike shadow is on the wall when Tucker (with the claw) sneaks up on the sleeping Antoni.

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Episode #2.2 - S2-E2

Visible crew/equipment: A boom mike shadow is visible on the wall when Mary asks "who else would it be?"

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Episode #2.8 - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: When Mr. Mitchell is comforting Cathy after the police have arrested the man who was following her, a row of parked cars that were parked behind them have disappeared.

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Episode #2.14 - S2-E14

Continuity mistake: When Tucker, Alan and Benny ambush the Brookdale boy, Alan is sitting on top of the Brookie pining him down. When the angle changes Alan is sitting beside the Brookie - he has not had time to move.

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Episode #2.4 - S2-E4

Visible crew/equipment: When Trisha is asking Sudhamani if she is going to the disco, when Sudhamani says "well if I'm late my father will want to know where I've been" you can see the shadow of the camera moving on the blackboard.

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Episode #2.2 - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: When Andrew and Justin are walking home a white car on the road behind them slows down to go through the width restriction and then disappears, as it does not drive past them when the angle changes, and there was nowhere else for it to go.

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Episode #2.1 - S2-E1

Other mistake: At the football match Simon Shaw complains to Mr Baxter that he was driving the minibus too fast, but when they left school another teacher was driving the minibus and Baxter was sitting in the passenger seat.

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Episode #2.8 - S2-E8

Plot hole: In this episode Cathy's father comes looking for her, he walked out on his family eleven years ago and had no contact with them during that time. Cathy's mother always told her that her father had died when she was a baby so A) How did Mr Hargreaves know which school Cathy attended? and B) how did he recognize her straight away when he hadn't seen her since she was a year old baby and she was now twelve years old?

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Episode #2.3 - S2-E3

Plot hole: Miss Summers tells her class that they have the afternoon off school due to an emergency staff meeting. Penny and Suzi leave the room with the other pupils, Miss Summers stays sitting at her desk. As the two girls are walking down the corridor out of school they stop outside the room that the meeting is in to listen. Miss Summers opens the door and tells them to go away - how did she get to the meeting when she was still sitting at her desk when Penny and Suzi left the room?

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