How I Met Your Mother

Slutty Pumpkin - S1-E6

New this month Continuity mistake: Robin says that she doesn't like team sports, and so she only played tennis in high school. However, throughout the show, Robin often talks about playing hockey during school, which is a team sport.

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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.

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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Nothing Good Happens After 2 A.M. - S1-E18

Continuity mistake: In the bar when discussing Ted going over to see Robin, the beer bottles in front of Marshall keep moving with no-one touching them. (00:07:50)

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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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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.

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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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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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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