The Cinderella in the Cardboard - S4-E20

Continuity mistake: When Daisy convinces Sweets that she's not cheating on him, her arms move back and forth from his shoulders to around his neck. (00:37:05)

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The Science in the Physicist - S4-E19

Continuity mistake: Episode 4-18, "The Science in the Physicist": when Bones and Booth get trapped in the resonance chamber, the position of Booth's hands over his ears changes back and forth between shots. (00:34:30)

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The Science in the Physicist - S4-E19

Continuity mistake: Bones finds a spot of damage on the chair (front side, about 4" down from the top edge). Yet later, the chair is without any damage.


The Crank in the Shaft - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: Bones walks onto the lab platform - first, there's no beep from the card reader, and second, she comes up on the wrong side of the steps, where there is no card reader anyway. The mistake is that the production team seems to have completely forgotten about the requirement for card access to that platform. They've had card access required since Season 1; anytime someone doesn't swipe their card, alarms go off. (00:26:00)


The Perfect Pieces in the Purple Pond - S4-E5

Continuity mistake: Bones tests some liquid to determine if blood is present. She uses about 2" in the test tube. The result shows a pink hue, not red. The camera angle changes, and now there's only about 1" in the tube, and it is red, not pink.


The Critic in the Cabernet - S4-E25

Continuity mistake: Hodgins and Fisher are discussing how hard it is to remove wine stain. Hodgins' rubber gloves are very dirty. When Fisher realizes how to clean the bones, Hodgins' gloves are much cleaner, only stained around the finger tips.


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