Criminal Minds

Out of the Light - S6-E22

Continuity mistake: When the kidnapper is taking the girl out of the basement, she is barefoot as she climbs the ladder; but when Morgan pulls her out of the car, she is wearing sandals with an intricate strapping pattern.

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Suggested correction: It's quick, but if you look close you can see the heel strap of her sandals as she takes the first step on the ladder.

Extreme Aggressor - S1-E1

Character mistake: Morgan asks Reid what track on the CD (Some Kind of Monster by Metallica) would help an insomniac sleep. Reid replies with "Enter Sandman" however, Some Kind of Monster doesn't feature the song Enter Sandman. (00:29:00)

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Suggested correction: Morgan doesn't ask what song on that album would speak to an insomniac, he asks what Metallica song in general would. He says, and I quote, "Okay, so I'm an insomniac who listens to Metallica to get to sleep. What song could possibly speak to me?" His query is in regards to the band's discography as a whole; neither he nor Reid mention a specific album, so the fact that "Some Kind of Monster" is the CD that they find is, ultimately, irrelevant.

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The team was looking for what CD Slessman listened to the most to figure out what his password could be. They had no luck going through all his metal collection. The clue was suppose to be Slessman listened to "Some Kind of Monster" CD the most to help him sleep, which is why it wasn't in the case.

Bishop73

As Bishop73 says, its implied that Some Kind Of Monster is played most. And so the hint would be one of those tracks. But as stated in the mistake, Enter Sandman isn't on that album.

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Suggested correction: Rossi is talking about the next victim after the girl.

Zugzwang - S8-E12

Character mistake: When Reid realizes who the unsub is, he asks Hotch if he was introduced as "Doctor" or "Agent". As explained in the pilot (and in every episode since), the team has always introduced Reid as "Doctor", to make sure that the people they meet treat him with respect and don't just see him as a kid.

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Suggested correction: I think the reason Reid asks for a clarification is because the unsub knew his name and title when he hadn't been formally introduced because this case was under special circumstances so the team wasn't being formal.

It has nothing to do with being formal. The mistake is saying the team never introduces Reid as "Agent Reid", so there's no reason to for Reid to even ask this question.

Bishop73

I think what they meant was that it would be assumed his title was agent, as he is a part of the FBI, but she addressed him by his correct title without any indication of his title being different to the others, which ultimately suggested that she knew Reid beforehand.

100 - S5-E9

Plot hole: In the scene where The Reaper/George Foyet calls Haley from Marshall Kassmeyer's home he identifies himself as Victor Collins from the Marshall Service. Later in the episode Hotch calls Haley and tells her he needs Jack working the case. Jack comes to the phone and asks him "Is George a bad guy?" Until Hotch called Haley she didn't know Foyet was not a US Marshall named Victor Collins.

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Suggested correction: He didn't say George.

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Suggested correction: He calls her "Garcia."

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Hostage - S11-E14

Factual error: Violet is seen wearing Hood style flip-flops where there is a denim like covering just beyond the sandal straps, but this scene takes place in 2001, 12 years before those shoes were available.

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Suggested correction: It actually looks like she is wearing wide leg jeans which cover her feet and shoes giving that illusion.

What Happens at Home... - S6-E10

Character mistake: After the murder that takes place while the team is at the church meeting, they gather together to talk about narrowing down the suspect list to the people who didn't show up to the meeting. Spencer shows up with a stack of papers and says 18 suspects didn't show up. We then see his actor break character and almost laughs when he looks over at Ashley, whose actress too almost breaks character from laughing.

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Derailed - S1-E9

Reid: Can one of you do me a favor?
Morgan: Sure kid, anything you want.
Reid: Can one of you at least look like you're going to see me alive again?

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Chosen answer: Back in Target Rich, a hitman named Giuseppe Montolo dies whilst being interrogated by Derek. The men who abducted Derek were hired by his father, Chazz, who seems to blame Derek for his son's death. It's explained further in A Beautiful Disaster.

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