Grange Hill

Grange Hill (1978)

31 mistakes in season 3

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Season 3 generally

Continuity mistake: The third years in this series were first years in series two.

Episode #3.13 - S3-E13

Revealing mistake: Doyle is making a chair in woodwork, but as he is fitting one of the legs he hits the chair with a hammer too hard and splits the wood then gets a telling off from Mr Hopwood, the wood was already split before Doyle hit it.

Episode #3.13 - S3-E13

Continuity mistake: In the canteen Doyle is next to Tucker, and puts his plate on the table before sitting down. The angle changes and Doyle puts his plate down a second time.

Episode #3.1 - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: In the second scene when Tucker, Alan and Dukesie are waiting for the bus, a London transport official removes the bus stop sign and tells them that the bus route has been redirected along another road. As the angle changes the parked vehicles in the road have also changed.

Episode #3.14 - S3-E14

Continuity mistake: Jill Harcourt walks out of the school gates with her boyfriend after Mr Sutcliffe tells her he suspects it wasn't her that did her homework as her handwriting is different from last time. A woman with a dog walks past the school entrance - when the angle changes the woman and dog have disappeared, as has the girl who was walking behind Jill and her boyfriend.

Episode #3.8 - S3-E8

Visible crew/equipment: Boom mike shadows can be seen when Doyle is trying to bribe Justin and Andrew, particularly on Andrew's head.

Episode #3.9 - S3-E9

Visible crew/equipment: When Pogo gets out of his father's car there is a reflection of a sound man holding a boom mike in the car window.

Episode #3.1 - S3-E1

Revealing mistake: Karen Stanton supposedly hits Michael Doyle in his nether region with her satchel but she actually hits him below the knees.

Episode #3.14 - S3-E14

Continuity mistake: The minibus that the school goes to the outdoor centre in is a different vehicle than the one Mr Hopwood purchased from Alan's dad for this purpose in the previous episode.

Episode #3.11 - S3-E11

Continuity mistake: When Miss Peterson falls over during the tug of war, Mr. Hopwood rushes over to see if she is all right. In the long shot she falls on her back, but in the close up she is face down.

Episode #3.8 - S3-E8

Continuity mistake: During the mime class when Mr. Sutcliffe says "let's get down to some mime" Tracy is about to sit down. The angle changes and Tracy has sat down without having had enough time to move. Also there is no-one sitting on the floor between Duane and Tracy, but when the angle changes Duane and Tracy are sitting further apart, and the girl in the red and white top who was sitting behind them is now between them. Another angle change and all the other kids have changed position.

Episode #3.1 - S3-E1

Visible crew/equipment: There is a boom mike shadow on the coat rail behind Mary in the cloakroom.

Episode #3.11 - S3-E11

Visible crew/equipment: There is a boom mike shadow on the bench behind Benny in the gym when he is talking to Gary.

Episode #3.11 - S3-E11

Visible crew/equipment: There is a boom mike shadow on Pogo just before Mr. Hopwood tells him off.

Episode #3.12 - S3-E12

Visible crew/equipment: There is a boom mike shadow on the library wall when Mr. Keating finds Tracy, Duane and Michael in there.

Episode #3.9 - S3-E9

Visible crew/equipment: The camera lights are reflected in the windows of Mr. Sutcliffe's mini and there is a boom mike shadow on the wall when Mr. Hopwood tells the boys off for playing football in the corridor.

Episode #3.8 - S3-E8

Character mistake: During the mime class when Mr. Sutcliffe asks Pogo Patterson what he's doing, he calls him Jones.

Episode #3.6 - S3-E6

Continuity mistake: Mr. Garfield finds Pogo in the bike sheds when they are out of bounds during school hours. Garfield says he will take him to Mr. Keating, but Pogo gets a telling off from Mr. Curtis.

Episode #3.15 - S3-E15

Visible crew/equipment: There is a boom mike shadow on Mr. Keating's desk when he is talking to Mrs. Carrington.

Episode #3.13 - S3-E13

Visible crew/equipment: Boom mike shadows can be seen in this episode on Andrew's face as the class comes in for registration and on the walls of the woodwork room storeroom when Tucker and Doyle are in there.

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