The Office

The Office (2005)

9 mistakes in season 4

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Launch Party - S4-E3

New this month Continuity mistake: The way the numbers on the sales board are written by Andy change in between shots. (For example, the "305" is written differently, but still "305"; not that it becomes a "380" when Andy changes the number).

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Bishop73

Launch Party - S4-E3

Continuity mistake: In 2-13 "The Secret" Pam and Jim are talking about how Jim used to have a crush on Pam when she first started here. This implies that Jim was working here when Pam was hired. However, in this episode Pam says that when Jim first started working there she said, "Enjoy this moment, because you're never going to go back to this time before you met your desk-mate, Dwight." These two scenes contradict each other.

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New this month Suggested correction: The actual line was he had a crush on her when he first started working here.

No, the mistake is correct. On the booze cruise Jim told Michael he use to have a thing for Pam. Then in "The Secret", Jim tells Pam directly "I told Michael that I had had a crush on you when you first started here."

Bishop73

Survivor Man - S4-E7

Continuity mistake: In "The Alliance" (1-4), Pam says that the next office birthday is Meredith's, but it isn't until the next month. Later, in "Survivor Man", it is said that Meredith's birthday is at the end of 'Birthday Month', when many employees have birthdays close together. It wouldn't be possible for Meredith's birthday to both be the next office birthday but also at the end of the following month, which is stated to have many other birthdays in it.

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Launch Party - S4-E3

Other mistake: In the beginning of the episode Meredith asks Jim to sign her cast. If you look closely, it's obvious that the actor John Krasinski signs his real name, not the name of his character, Jim Halpert.

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Money - S4-E4

Other mistake: Michael states that he and Jan have traded in their two cars for a Porsche (for her) however from earlier episodes we know that Michael's Sebring is a corporate lease.

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Suggested correction: He traded in the company car. When he's hired back after Michael Scott Paper Company was bought out by Dunder Mifflin, he asks for a new one, and he's told they aren't made anymore. If he hadnt traded the car in, he would've been given his old one back.

The Deposition - S4-E8

Continuity mistake: When the Dunder Mifflin lawyer says "she thought it had to do with her recent breast enhancement surgery," the woman on the right side of the screen has her hand on her forehead. Then the shot changes angles and the woman's hand is now resting on her chin.

00:08:45

FaeChoi

Night Out - S4-E11

Revealing mistake: When Toby announces that he's moving to Costa Rica, he gets up and goes to hop the fence. He moves out of frame and when the camera goes back to him, he's been replaced by a stunt double, which can be seen as the double's face is visible after he's scaled the fence.

00:17:15

Knever

Branch Wars - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: Earlier in the show we see Michael trying to get Jim to go on a "sale" to crush Utica by pumping him up in the conference room and when he turns to leave he sees Toby in an orange bow tie for the meeting of the Finer Things Club but later in the episode we see Toby wearing a greenish/brown tie.

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Emily Mulholland

Launch Party - S4-E3

Revealing mistake: In the first scene, everyone is in the conference room, just waiting for the block on the TV to hit a corner while Michael is blabbing away. The screen has no reflections, but later when Michael talks to the camera there is a reflection. In the scene you can also see the off shading on the characters in it, making it very apparent that the scene was filmed using a green screen.

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Knever

Michael’s incompetency

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