How I Met Your Mother

Life Among the Gorillas - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: When Lily and Marshall are talking at the apartment, just after Marshall gets off the phone to his friend from work, Lily's necklace changes position between shots. Sometimes it hangs straight down and sometimes it is to one side.

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The Wedding - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: In the first scene at the bar, as Ted heads off to speak to Robin, Marshall's beer goes from at his mouth to on the table instantly between shots. (00:02:15)

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The Duel - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: When Ted, Lily and Marshall are discussing the coffee maker, Marshall changes between shots from having a mug of coffee in one hand and a pen in the other, to having both hands around the mug.

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Drumroll, Please - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: In the previous episode "The Wedding", Ted and Victoria first see each other whilst Ted and Barney are sitting together and both drinking champagne. In this episode, when the same glance is exchanged, a bridesmaid is sitting with Ted and Barney, and Ted is now drinking what appears to be whiskey. (00:01:00)

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The Duel - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: When Barney, Robin and Ted are at the bar, the blue stirrer in Robin's drink keeps changing position between shots without being touched.

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Come On - S1-E22

Continuity mistake: Just before Lily and Marshall pause their fight to go to dinner, the beer bottle in Marshall's hand vanishes between shots. (00:13:30)

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Slutty Pumpkin - S1-E6

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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Sweet Taste of Liberty - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: After Lily takes off her ring in the bar, she is seen in a later shot with the ring on her left hand.

The Pineapple Incident - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: When Lily says "No dibs" and touches her nose, she does it with her right arm/hand, but in the next shot, her left arm/hand is on it. (00:05:55)

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

Continuity mistake: When we first see Korean Elvis, Marshall has his hand on his beer. The camera cuts to Marshall and his hand is no longer on his beer. (00:12:00)

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

Continuity mistake: When Ted walks up the steps to Robin's apartment his bag is all creased and folded. When he arrives at her apartment it has no creases. (00:10:30)

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Cupcake - S1-E16

Continuity mistake: When Marshall first puts on his new jacket he is doing the buttons up. Camera changes and his hand is nowhere near the buttons. (00:07:35)

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Game Night - S1-E15

Continuity mistake: In the flashback we see Barney get handed a crumpled flyer. When we see the close up of the flier it is no longer crumpled up. (00:14:00)

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The Pineapple Incident - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: When Ted is explaining to Robyn about Trudy he points at the door. Camera cuts and his arm has been lowered. (00:20:20)

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Slutty Pumpkin - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When explaining why he has 2 costumes every year, the way Barney holds his drink changes instantly. (00:12:00)

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Game Night - S1-E15

Continuity mistake: When Barney holds out his phone to show the video of himself with Shannon, it repeatedly switches between his left and right hands. (00:19:30)

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Purple Giraffe - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: At the third party when Lily sits Ted down to talk to him, Marshall stands behind Ted with a beer bottle in his hand. The position of Marshall's hands on Ted's back changes between shots. (00:14:40)

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Sweet Taste of Liberty - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Marshall is on the phone to Barney, the green highlighter jumps back and forth from on the desk to on top of the open book.

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Purple Giraffe - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: After Ted's Saturday night party (second of the three), when Ted, Lily and Marshall are sitting on the couch, numerous things change or suddenly appear behind them. Clothing is instantly on the back of the yellow chair and black chair, a wood chair appears, furniture moves, etc.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Before Marshall proposes the gold foil is still on the bottle of champagne. He sets it down with the foil still on and they have sex on the kitchen floor. When they sit up, he grabs the bottle of champagne again and the foil is already off.

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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.

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Bad News - S6-E13

Trivia: Throughout the entire episode Bad News (Season 6, Episode 13), there's a number in every scene. These numbers are a countdown for the news that Marshall will get at the very end of the episode.

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Lucky Penny - S2-E15

Question: I'm confused, what exactly was wrong with Barney's legs in this episode? Why couldn't he move them?

Answer: After running the marathon for Marshall with no training, he's allowed to ride the subway for free. While sat on the train, the muscles in his legs start to seize up after the marathon to the point it is painful to move his legs. This is why he can't move them. It's the same reason your body aches after a good session at the gym the day before.

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Answer: Barney ran a marathon without any training and over exerted his muscles. While he was able to walk after, later his leg muscles gave out and he couldn't move (or more likely stand). It is not uncommon when one works out too much to be sore the next day, even if they feel okay afterwards. Thus the saying "I'll feel that in the morning."

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