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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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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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The Wedding - S1-E12

Other mistake: On the wedding invitation it says the year is 2005, when it should be 2006 since the last episode was New Years.

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Return of the Shirt - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Barney is crouched down, leaning against Robin's chair, the money in his right hand vanishes between shots.

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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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Life Among the Gorillas - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: At the karaoke bar, when Marshall is deciding which song to sing, his beer bottle keeps switching hands between shots.

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Zip, Zip, Zip - S1-E14

Continuity mistake: When Robin and Barney meet up for drinks, the amount of ash on the end of Barney's cigar goes up and down frequently between shots.

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Belly Full of Turkey - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: When Lily drops the potato chips on top of the 'salad', we can see a few chips sticking up beyond the top of the bowl. The shot changes and now the chips are laid flat, with none sticking up over the top.

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Return of the Shirt - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Robin is talking to her boss about his dog, the pens and pencils in the holder on his desk change depending on the camera angle.

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Purple Giraffe - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: In the opening scene at the bar, when Ted is debating whether or not to ask out Robin, Marshall's beer is in his hand when the camera is on him, but on the table when the shot is from behind him.

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Return of the Shirt - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: After Natalie throws spaghetti at Ted, the amount and position of the spaghetti pieces changes instantly between shots.

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Return of the Shirt - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When the gang are discussing what Ted should say to break up with Natalie, the amount of beer in Marshall's glass goes up and down between shots.

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

Continuity mistake: When Ted arrives at Robin's apartment, he gets out of the taxi. Camera cuts to outside, and he opens the door and gets out again.

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Come On - S1-E22

Continuity mistake: When Ted and Robin kiss at the end, his hands are on her back. Camera cuts and now they are on her face.

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Mary the Paralegal - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: When Ted is talking about getting a blessing from a pimp, Barney's drink just disappears from the table.

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

Continuity mistake: When Robyn is leaving at the start, the dogs change place instantly. Note the Dalmatian.

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The Pineapple Incident - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: When Trudy takes Ted's phone she grabs it with 2 hands. Camera cuts and now she has one hand on her face.

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Matchmaker - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: In the opening scene at the bar, when Ted and Barney are discussing the idea of going to visit a matchmaker, Ted's beer glass suddenly goes from being about a quarter full, to being nearly three-quarters full.

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Milk - S1-E21

Continuity mistake: When Ted is at the bar and is talking on the phone to Lily, his phone switches from his left to his right ear between shots.

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

Visible crew/equipment: When Robin hands Ted the glass of wine, you can see set lights reflected in the glass.

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Milk - S1-E21

Continuity mistake: When Ted and Lily are at the side of the road after Ted has changed the tyre, Lily's necklace moves between shots. Sometimes it sits tight around her neck, whilst in other shots it hangs much lower.

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Mary the Paralegal - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: When the guys are at the bar before going to the awards show, we see Marshall raise his beer to his mouth twice from different angles, without ever lowering it. Also, the amount of beer in his glass changes instantly between the shots.

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Okay Awesome - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: In the opening scene at the bar, Ted's beer bottle moves from in his hand on his lap to on the table between shots.

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Okay Awesome - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When the bartender holds up the napkin with the price of the drinks on it, he is holding it straight. The shot cuts to the view from behind, and the napkin is now held at a clear angle.

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Matchmaker - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: In the final scene at the matchmaker's office, the tub of Haagen Daaz on the desk turns around between shots. Sometimes the brand name is visible, but in other shots the logo is facing away from the camera.

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Drumroll, Please - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: When Ted and Victoria are first talking, the straps on her dress keeping changing position between shots. Sometimes they are starting to slip off her shoulders, sometimes they sit straight, without her every adjusting the dress.

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The Duel - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: At the Sci-Fi themed restaurant, the straw in Robin's date's drink keeps changing position between shots. Sometimes it points straight up from the glass, other times it is angled towards her date leaning against the side of the glass.

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Slutty Pumpkin - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Barney arrives at the apartment in his Top Gun outfit, we see him hang his sunglasses off his collar twice without removing them in between.

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Zip, Zip, Zip - S1-E14

Continuity mistake: When Barney is pointing out the woman in the blue shirt at the bar, Robin's drink changes from one hand to the other to the bar between shots.

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Belly Full of Turkey - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: In the opening scene at the apartment, the mug that Ted is holding keeps changing positions in his lap between shots. Sometimes it is tucked behind the leg nearest the camera, whilst in other shots it is sat on top of that leg.

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The Duel - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: When Lily is sitting on the bed in hospital, the straps on her vest keep changing position on her shoulder without her adjusting them.

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Drumroll, Please - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: When Lily and Robin are talking at the apartment, Lily's necklace keeps moving from on top of her jacket to hanging straight down over her dress.

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Belly Full of Turkey - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: When Marshall and Lily are talking in the jail cell they are holding hands, then the shot changes and both have their hands in their laps.

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Slutty Pumpkin - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Barney is at the apartment in his Top Gun costume, the position his helmet is in on the coffee table changes between shots. Sometimes the front of the helmet faces the camera, at other times it is sideways.

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Mary the Paralegal - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: When Ted and Marshall are watching Sandy Rivers read the paper on TV, the items besides the TV on the TV table switch according to the angle.

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

Continuity mistake: In the first scene the karaoke bar, Barney's drink moves between shots from in his hand at his mouth to set on the table.

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

Continuity mistake: In the classroom scene, the girl with the black dress with green sleeves keeps changing position between shots. Her arms are sometimes folded, sometimes flat on the table, and sometimes she is leaning on her elbows.

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Best Prom Ever - S1-E20

Continuity mistake: When Lily and Marshall are discussing which band to book for their wedding, the way Lily's shirt hangs changes frequently between shots. Sometimes the shirt hangs straight, in other shots it is folded back on itself.

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Slutty Pumpkin - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: At dinner, Robin starts eating the ice cream sundae and knocks the cherry off the top. In the next scene, when she passes the sundae to Mike, the cherry is back neatly on top and the sundae looks untouched.

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Drumroll, Please - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: The morning after the wedding, when Lily is talking about throwing the bouquet, the mug in Marshall's hand changes position, vanishes and then reappears instantly between shots.

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Slutty Pumpkin - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: At the bar, when Robin is telling the gang about Mike, Marshall's beer moves from in his hand to on the table between shots. Also, the amount of beer in the glass changes frequently depending on the camera angle.

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

Continuity mistake: When Ted arrives at Robin's apartment the amount of greenery sticking out from his shopping bag keeps changing between shots.

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Okay Awesome - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When they first arrive at the club we see Barney, in close up, undo some of his top shirt buttons. A few seconds later, he is seen in the background with his shirt buttoned.

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Belly Full of Turkey - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: When Lily is making the layered salad, in some shots the layers are defined, but in others there is much more mayonnaise running between the layers.

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