How I Met Your Mother

Slutty Pumpkin - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: Robin says in this episode that she never played team sports and was always a loner. However in a later episode, (The Prom episode) she mentions she missed her prom due to field hockey nationals.

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The Limo - S1-E11

Visible crew/equipment: When Marshall runs through the smoke towards The Limo, you can see the fog machine in front of Barney's head used to create the "smoke" effect. (00:17:40)

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Life Among the Gorillas - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: At the karaoke bar, just before Lily storms off, the song book changes position on the table between shots.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Marshall and Barney are talking in the back of the cab, the red-edged black book on the dashboard moves back and forth between shots, though the cab is stationary.

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Purple Giraffe - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: In the opening scene at the bar, the level of beer in Ted's glass goes up and down between shots.

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Purple Giraffe - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Marshall runs after Ted to tell him to get French Onion Dip, his robe keeps changing from crossed over his chest to straight down.

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Slutty Pumpkin - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When the Hula girl realises the penguin is Barney she holds her hands out and walks off. Camera cuts and her hands are on her hips. (00:17:30)

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Matchmaker - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: When Marshall comes out of his room with the book about the Roswell Incident, he's holding the cover and first pages bent under the book, next shot he's just holding them normally, then they're bent again. (00:14:30)

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Purple Giraffe - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: In the closing scene at the bar, the level of beer in Marshall's glass goes up and down without him drinking any. Also, the glass goes from in his hand to on the table in an instant between shots. (00:19:25)

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Ted tells Robin that he loves her, Robin's hair jumps from behind to in front of her ear between shots. (00:16:10)

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Zip, Zip, Zip - S1-E14

Continuity mistake: When Robin leaves to get Battleship, Barney thinks they're going to have sex, whips his belt off, and throws it on the floor. When Robin returns, he's neatly folding his pants and draping them over a chair, and his belt is still threaded through the loops. (00:16:20)

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Suggested correction: He could have easily done that himself so it was easier to put back on afterwards.

This correction is too much of a stretch. It would make no sense for him to take off the belt and throw it to the ground in the first place. He was alone at that point, so he wasn't doing it to impress anyone and he's been in this position before.

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Belly Full of Turkey - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: When Lily and Marshall are talking in the kitchen, we see Lily put down the recipe card to the left of the jar of mayonnaise. The shot changes and the card is now to the right of the jar. (00:06:25)

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The Pineapple Incident - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: When Marshall gives Ted the phone to find out who's number is on his arm, he presses 2 buttons then gets through. No time to dial the number. (00:12:00)

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Matchmaker - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: At the Matchmaker's office, when Barney is saying he just wants someone to hold, Ellen is seen putting her pencil down on the desk but in the next shot it is in her hand again. (00:03:50)

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Purple Giraffe - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: The morning after the second party, the items on the coffee table change instantly between shots. Several beer bottles and blue cups vanish, whilst a red cup and red bowl appear. (00:11:00)

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The Wedding - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: In this episode, Lily is in Robin's house with her dogs. In the episode "World's Greatest Couple", Robin reveals that Lily can not stay at her apartment because Lily is allergic to dogs.

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Suggested correction: Doesn't mean Lily can't go over and visit for a while. My mother is allergic to cats. She can visit her cat-owning friends for a while, though she would never stay overnight. Pet allergies can be pretty controllable, as long as you're not constantly in contact with the animal.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When the group are at the bar, just as Ted asks Barney's opinion, Marshall's beer bottle goes from at his mouth to on the table in a second. (00:11:00)

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Return of the Shirt - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Steph is telling Ted that she used to star in adult films, we see her pick up the mini corn with her chopsticks from one angle, then the shot changes and she picks it up again. (00:02:30)

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Return of the Shirt - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: In the final scene at the bar, Barney is seen eating the olive from his drink and discarding the stick. A second later, when the shot changes, the olive and stick are back in his glass.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Marshall is pouring champagne, the amount poured is much less than that shown when they all raise their glasses.

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Barney: It's gonna be legen...wait for it...dary!

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The Best Burger in New York - S4-E2

Trivia: The Goliath National Bank logo can be seen at the end of the end credits.

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Question: Out of Ted's kids in 2030, who is meant to be the older?

Chosen answer: In a flash forward scene in Season 8, it shows him with his first born: a daughter.

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Answer: Ted's daughter is older as revealed in a flash forward in 'Trilogy Time', when Ted is with his then-only child: a daughter.

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