Prison Break

And Then There Were 7 - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: When Quinn falls in the well, he falls through and subsequently destroys the well cover. At the end of the episode when the Secret Service boys show up, an undamaged cover is lying next to the well, which Kellerman uses to cover it up.

Add time

Ogygia - S5-E1

Continuity mistake: On the tombstone in the previous episode, Michael's date of death is 11.4.2005. But in this episode, when Linc goes to the graveyard to visit Michael's grave, his date of death is 11.4.2010.

00:50:50

Fire/Water - S3-E2

Continuity mistake: When Scofield has water poured in to his glass the water level isn't even a quarter full, however, when it cuts back the glass is half full.

Add time

Mortug Premium member

Unearthed - S2-E9

Continuity mistake: After Lincoln and LJ have been recognized by the waitress, they speed off down a road. During their conversation in the car, whenever we see LJ from (his) right side, his hair is blowing in a strong draft, and is blown away from the temple. In all other shots, his hair is completely calm, and is hanging down and forward, covering his right temple completely.

Add time

Twotall

Killing Your Number - S4-E22

Continuity mistake: Sucre and C-Note came to Michael's help with dealing with the general. Sucre has noticeably longer hair than normal. In the next clip his hair is gone.

00:20:00 - 00:21:00

Going Under - S4-E15

Continuity mistake: Michael is discussing a bargain with Sara but when he first draws it out it's in squares, then when the clipboard is lying flat on his stomach the letters are circled.

Add time

Chicago - S2-E16

Continuity mistake: As the train is approaching the police road block, we get a shot behind the police cars right before the train hits them. At that point all the policemen are gone. In the next shot, the policemen are back by the police cars.

00:28:30

Mortug Premium member

Manhunt - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: When Steadman is watching the agent put the bags that contain the remains of Veronica Donovan into the trunk of the silver car, the license plate changes between shots. The first time we see the car, the plate reads "1029Q", the second time (close-up shot as the agent closes the trunk) it reads "9417X".

Add time

Twotall

Subdivision - S2-E6

Continuity mistake: Season 2, episode 6. While the guys are digging in the garage, Michael tells Sucre about the website they can use, as C-Note walks in. He closes the door behind him, but misses the catch, and you can see the door start to swing open again behind him as he walks further into the room. Cut to Lincoln for a second, then to a wide shot, and the door is now firmly closed.

Add time

Twotall

Cute Poison - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: Episode "Cute Poison": When Veronica is having coffee with Nick, she picks up her cup to take a sip and is holding it around the rim. When the shot changes she is holding it by the handle.

Add time

Rendezvous - S2-E10

Continuity mistake: Season 2, Episode 10 "Rendezvous". When Geary hits Bellic then backpack with money falls. In the next shot, before Geary hits Bellic second time we see that the backpack is standing.

Add time

First Down - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: When Abruzzi is shot, he falls backwards and lands with his head pointing towards the wall of the motel. Cut to the FBI agent, then back to Abruzzi, and he is now lying the complete opposite way, with his feet pointing towards the wall.

Add time

Twotall

Season 2 generally

Continuity mistake: Season 2, Episode 10. When Michael and Sara are driving towards Mahone down Butterfield Road, both cars are seen in one shot and both cars are on a gravel road. In the next clip, seen from Mahone's end of the road, his car is on asphalt.

Add time

Jacob La Cour

Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: This happens in the scene where Lisa is scolding LJ for getting arrested. When LJ says "I don't have a father", he is leaning on the table with his arms crossed. When the shot changes, his arms are uncrossed and in a completely different position.

Add time

Otis - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: When Michael is sitting in the park he's staring at the front page of the newspaper. As the camera follows a man in the park you can see that Michael has opened to the midpages, but in the next shot Michael is looking at the front page again, before opening it another time.

00:02:00 - 00:02:30

First Down - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: All throughout the car chase, the car Michael and Lincoln are in has a license plate on the front bumper. But after Bellick has forced their car off the road, the car makes a jump before hitting a tree, and while it is in mid-air you can see that the license plate has disappeared.

Add time

Twotall

Season 2 generally

Continuity mistake: In the scene in Panama in the last episode Michael is on the boat and a boy comes along with some sodas. In that scene the sky is overcast. But in the next clip, when the boat is seen further away the sky is clear.

Add time

Jacob La Cour

First Down - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: During the car chase in the beginning of the episode, Bellick's car swerves to avoid hitting a truck as they go over a bridge. The next shot is from in front of the cars, and in the background you can see the bridge and a stretch of road behind it, but the truck has vanished.

Add time

Twotall

Season 2 generally

Continuity mistake: Series 2 - Episode 10. When Sara is to meet Michael at 1681 Butterfield Road Sara looks in the mailbox. She closes the lid, yet the mailbox is seen standing with the lid a bit open. In the next couple of shots the mailbox is completely open, and when they jump in the car and leave, the lid is now closed.

Add time

Jacob La Cour

Brother's Keeper - S1-E16

Continuity mistake: "Episode 16-17.In Episode 16 when Linc is to be executed you see the clouds pass in front of the full moon. In Episode 17 - a couple of days later - you again see the full moon."

Add time

Jacob La Cour

The Old Head - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: In the scene where LJ comes to visit Lincoln and admits to breaking the coffee table, LJ's hand moves between shots. When Lincoln is shown, you can see LJ sitting in front of him with his chin resting on his hand. When the shot changes to close-ups of LJ, his hand is down and completely out of the shot.

Add time

Manhunt - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: When Lincoln and Michael are talking on the little pier, Michael talks about Westmoreland and his relationship to the truth. Lincoln has his head turned towards Michael through this, but as Michael says "There'd be no reason for him to lie about it", the angle changes and Lincoln is suddenly staring straight ahead, with no time to turn his head between shots.

Add time

Twotall

Season 2 generally

Continuity mistake: Season 2, Episode 11: When Sara is being tortured in the bathtub Paul Kellerman receives a call. When we see a brief clip of Sara, her hair is a lot dryer than it was a second earlier.

Add time

Jacob La Cour

J-Cat - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: Before being sent to psyche ward, Michael had brutally hurt his right hand by repeatedly punching it at the cement wall of the cell. But moments later,seen in psyche ward after being cleaned up, there's no sign of any hurt on that hand, even no gauze covering at all. We can see his normal good hand.

Add time

Fairypin

First Down - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: When agent Mahone is looking at the photocopied newspaper articles, at first he is holding a single sheet of paper, and you can read the headline in reverse through the paper: "Life Sentence for Mob Boss Abruzzi". We then get a close-up of the articles from his point of view, and he is now holding two sheets of paper, where the topmost reads "Governor's Daughter Wins Humanitarian award". Mahone places this paper on his desk, and you can see that he is once again only holding the one "Life Sentence." paper he had to begin with.

Add time

Twotall
Prison Break mistake picture

End of the Tunnel - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: When Kellerman orders Hale to give him his weapon, Kellerman pulls out his own weapon with his left hand. In the next shot, his gun is in his right hand, and he then transfers it back to his left.

00:36:45

Cubs Fan Premium member

Riots, Drills and the Devil (2) - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: This happens during LJ's fight with his mom and step-dad. When LJ says "You got no clue do you?" you can see Lisa's hands on his shoulders trying to calm him down. When the shot changes, Lisa's hands are on her hips.

Add time

First Down - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: Bellick's partner, Geary, is wearing a light grey T-shirt, with a very prominent sweat stain on the front. Throughout the episode, this stain constantly changes shape and size, even within two shots of the same scene, and sometimes it disappears altogether. This is best seen when him and Bellick are herding the prisoners to their car. In the close-ups of him, his shirt is completely dry, in long shots the sweat stain is there.

Add time

Twotall

The Rat - S1-E14

Continuity mistake: In Episode 14, "The Rat", when Lincoln and Dr. Tancredi are in his cell together, he says "How it gonna feel when they tighten the belts". He then turns his head so that he is looking the doctor in the eyes, but when the angle changes, he is staring directly in front of himself, and his head is not turned at all.

Add time

Twotall

Season 2 generally

Continuity mistake: Episode 14 - John Doe. Bellick is in the prison, and is being threatened by 'Banks.' As Banks and his crew walk away, in two different shots, you can see an elderly gentlemen (looking like Charles Westmoreland) walk across the screen, left to right. He does this twice, without there being time for him to run around.

Add time

Bluff - S1-E18

Continuity mistake: When Scofield tries to make Haywire remember the path, he touches his chin with both of his hands, and there are no tattoos on his left arm.

00:10:25

English, Fitz or Percy - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When Michael is supposed to be in Pope's office holding the support for the Taj Mahal so it didn't come unglued, Abruzzi placed the makeshift key in the lock of the door, allowing Michael to escape to get back with the other inmates. When Michael opens the door and it's unlocked, the key is in the deadbolt. As he shuts the door behind him, the key is in the lock of the door knob.

Add time

zesal

The Message - S2-E15

Continuity mistake: Episode 2x15, "The Message": when Mahone is on the phone with Agent Kim, Mahone's cell phone jumps back and forth from his right ear to his left ear.

Add time

Cubs Fan Premium member

Manhunt - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: When Steadman takes out his gun, he presses it to the back of Veronica's head. She does not flinch or shy away from the gun, but in the next shot, a close-up of Steadman, the gun muzzle is pointed at the camera with Veronica off-screen, and so the gun is suddenly not touching her.

Add time

Twotall

Breaking and Entering - S4-E2

Continuity mistake: After Sucre and the driver of Stuart's car wreck, another car pulls up behind and starts honking. Cut to a shot from behind the cars and there is a whole line of cars waiting. They weren't there in the opposite angle.

Add time

manthabeat Premium member

Bang and Burn - S3-E8

Continuity mistake: In the shot where Scofield and Whistler are clinging to the wire from the helicopter, one of the bad guys gets shot and falls out of the helicopter. He falls past the wire, but they're not hanging off it.

00:38:35

Michael Bo Kjeldsen

Allen - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Michael is finishing up the Allen key, he is wearing his grey sweatshirt. Yet when he finishes it and checks it on his tattoo he is wearing his blue shirt over his sweatshirt.

Add time

Allen - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: After the gas canisters are thrown into the rabble, Michael runs back up into his cell and puts his hands on the bunk, they are clean. The shot cuts to T-bag yelling up at him and when the shot goes back to Michael, his hands are covered in blood.

Add time

Five the Hard Way - S4-E7

Continuity mistake: Episode 4x7, "Five the Hard Way": when Gretchen calls Agent Self at the end of the episode, Self's phone shifts from being in his right hand and ear to his left hand and ear.

Add time

Cubs Fan Premium member

Tweener - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: When Abruzzi's lawyer tells Abruzzi he is broke, Abruzzi points at him saying "I told you from the beginning what would happen if he screwed me." When it cuts Abruzzi's hand is suddenly lowered.

Add time

Mortug Premium member

The Old Head - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: In the episode "The Old Head" when Michael gives the cat back to Westmoreland, from the side, the cats paw is on his shoulder but when the angle changes to the front, it has moved down to his chest.

Add time

SexyIrishLeprechaun

Season 2 generally

Continuity mistake: In Season 2: Episode 9-"Unearthed" when Bellick is talking to T-Bag in the house, he pulls up a chair to sit down in front of T-Bag. When he pulls the chair out and starts to sit down, the chair is backwards, but in the next shot it's facing T-Bag.

00:38:10

drummerboy1028

Chicago - S2-E16

Continuity mistake: When Bellick calls Mahone about the lead on Haywire, Mahone's cell phone jumps from his left ear to his right ear.

Add time

Cubs Fan Premium member

Boxed In - S3-E9

Continuity mistake: When Sophia walks out of the hospital with Lincoln she has blood drips down her right side of her shirt. After Susan tells her to go home the blood is down the left side of her shirt.

00:04:00 - 00:05:00

The Art of the Deal - S3-E13

Continuity mistake: The shadows and lighting change throughout the scene with T-bag giving the money to the prisoners. At one point he is in shadow, the next full sun.

Add time

manthabeat Premium member

Dirt Nap - S3-E10

Continuity mistake: Lechero regains command of the prison and dumps the bodies of the two guys off the ledge. His face goes from being clean to full of sand to clean in three short shots.

Add time

manthabeat Premium member

Good Fences - S3-E4

Continuity mistake: The same aerial shot of the prison tower from the previous episode is shown again near the beginning of this episode. Take note of the vehicle driving to the right. Some time has passed between the previous episode and this one.

Add time

manthabeat Premium member

Orientacion - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: The way Gretchen holds her martini glass when first talking to Lincoln shifts during camera angle changes.

Add time

manthabeat Premium member

And Then There Were 7 - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: Quinn falls into a well and you can see his cell phone sitting right next to him. A few minutes later he grabs it from his pocket as if it's been in there the whole time.

Add time

manthabeat Premium member

Otis - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: When Lincoln Borrows is secretly talking to his son in prison using a cell phone, he is seen wearing an inner blue plaid shirt for most of the scenes before. As the conversion starts and focus switches between the two, the inner shirt is visible and not visible. It disappears and re-appears three times during the conversation.

Add time

Subdivision - S2-E6

Continuity mistake: When the kid returns from the store and opens the trunk, Michael and T-bag both grab a shovel, Michael grabs the green and T-bag grabs the silver handled shovel. The next shot they have switched shovels and keep the switched shovels the rest of the scene.

01:17:30

Nathan Midey

Manhunt - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: When Mahone is in Scofield's apartment the show flashes back to an overhead view of Scofield planning on the wall while Mahone is tracing over the holes in the wall from where Scofield was tacking papers up. The mistake is in the flooring, the laminate flooring is a much lighter flooring than when Scofield was there two months prior.

Add time

Wakemeupb4upogo

Rendezvous - S2-E10

Continuity mistake: Near the beginning when the van is chasing the police car, watch the position of the van. It gets nearly alongside the cop car, only to jump behind it when the scene changes.

Add time

manthabeat Premium member

Flight - S1-E22

Continuity mistake: The blood mark the young inmate leaves on the concrete changes from the time its made until when its found. When its made it is just a small blotch. When Bellick finds it, it is a full on hand print.

Add time

manthabeat Premium member

The Price - S4-E8

Continuity mistake: When Sara comes to visit Gretchen is a little mistake. When Sara makes a little cut in Gretchen's throat, the wound looks different sometimes, and at one point completely vanishes.

Add time

Rango

Fin del camino - S2-E21

Continuity mistake: While Michael is speaking on the phone to the Spanish operator, the small antenna on his phone is raised, but when he starts speaking with Alex and the shot changes back to Michael the small antenna seems to have disappeared.

Add time

Breaking and Entering - S4-E2

Continuity mistake: At the car dealer where Don Self speaks to the seller, the seller says "How did you find me?" and they are inside the car dealership. Don responds with "I've never lost you". Suddenly when Don answers they are outside the building, like they teleported.

00:13:25

Join the mailing list

Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Add something

Most popular pages

Best movie mistakesBest mistake picturesBest comedy movie quotesMovies with the most mistakesNew this monthGladiator mistakesPirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl mistake pictureSex and the City mistakesFlightplan endingMan on Fire questionsAvengers: Infinity War triviaSuper Troopers quotesA Star is Born plotJim Carrey movies & TV showsThe 15 biggest mistakes in The Wizard of OzCommando mistake video

Mistakes

When Quinn falls in the well, he falls through and subsequently destroys the well cover. At the end of the episode when the Secret Service boys show up, an undamaged cover is lying next to the well, which Kellerman uses to cover it up.

More...

Trivia

The show was filmed in an actual prison (now unused) in Joliet. The death row cell used for Lincoln Burrows is the actual death row cell that held serial killer John Wayne Gacy.

More...