How I Met Your Mother

Swarley - S2-E7

Continuity mistake: After Ted's date Jeanette smashes the car windshield, the glass is undamaged in the next shot.

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Bachelor Party - S2-E19

Continuity mistake: In the car, just after Barney discovers they are not headed for Atlantic City, the DVD screen that has been hanging down from the car roof is suddenly stowed away between shots.

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Showdown - S2-E20

Continuity mistake: When Ted is giving up with Marshall's best man speech he is holding a pen in his hand as well as a beer bottle. In the next shot the pen disappears and he is just holding a beer bottle. In the next shot the beer is on the coffee table and Ted drops the pen onto the coffee table.

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First Time In New York - S2-E12

Continuity mistake: During Ted's second flashback to how he lost his virginity to Molly (the real story), as Molly gets out of bed you can see she's already wearing pants, but after we cut she stands up and starts putting them on.

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Arrivederci, Fiero - S2-E17

Continuity mistake: In this episode we learn that Barney doesn't know how to drive. But throughout the whole series there are reference that he actually does, such as: In 'Come On' (22th episode 1st season) : Penelope says to Barney: "We had sex twice in your car." In 'Moving Day' (18th episode 2nd season) : Barney drives away with Ted's rental van. In 'The Bracket' (14th episode 3rd season) : Barney stole Holly's SUV as they were camping.

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Bachelor Party - S2-E19

Continuity mistake: When Lily's mother is looking at the gift Lily has just opened, the blue bow on the gift vanishes and then reappears between shots.

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First Time In New York - S2-E12

Continuity mistake: At the airport, Lily and Robin are talking off to the side away from others. During the scene, the cameras shoot from in front of the two actors and from behind Lily. From the frontal view, Lily's two headbands are white and gold-jeweled. The white headband is closest to her forehead. When the camera shot switches from front to behind, the headbands are switched on her head. The gold one is now closest to her forehead and the white one is behind.

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Monday Night Football - S2-E14

Continuity mistake: When the gang are about to watch the Super Bowl, Marshall is holding a chicken wing which vanishes from his hand when the camera angle changes.

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Monday Night Football - S2-E14

Continuity mistake: In the classroom, Marshall squirts juice on to the boy's clothes then puts the juice pouch flat on the table. In the next shot, the pouch is standing upright.

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How Lily Stole Christmas - S2-E11

Continuity mistake: When Ted, Robin and Barney are having a meal at the bar, we see Robin lift her drink to her mouth, then the shot changes to another angle and we see her lift the drink again.

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Slap Bet - S2-E9

Continuity mistake: At the apartment, when Barney slaps Marshall he knocks over a chair. In the next shot, the chair is upright again, though nobody has picked it up.

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Atlantic City - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: At the courthouse, we see Marshall, Lily and Barney walk around the corner towards the bench twice, from two different angles.

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Aldrin Justice - S2-E6

Continuity mistake: When the gang are drinking a toast to Ted at the end of the episode, Robin's glass of champagne moves from her left to her right hand instantly when the camera angle changes.

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Aldrin Justice - S2-E6

Continuity mistake: When Barney is in the Professor's office, we see the professor put a red pen down on her desk and her hands are then empty. In the next shot, she suddenly has a blue pen in her hand.

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Where Were We? - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: When Robin and Ted are at the bar planning their weekend away together, the level of beer in the glass next to them goes up and down between shots.

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The Scorpion and the Toad - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Lily and Marshall are talking outside the bar, the same extra (a guy in a blue plaid shirt with a denim shirt over the top) walks past Lily twice, going in the same direction both times.

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Where Were We? - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: In the scene at the hotel bar, the red straws lying on the table next to Ted change position between shots without being touched.

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Where Were We? - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: In the scene at the bar where Robin is describing looking after Marshall as being like having a baby, Barney's drink moves from in his hands to on the table and back again instantly between shots.

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First Time In New York - S2-E12

Continuity mistake: When Robin is talking to her sister Katie in the Empire State Building lobby, Katie's bag moves between shots. Sometimes she wears it with the strap hanging straight down from her shoulder, in other shots the strap goes across her chest like a messenger bag.

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How Lily Stole Christmas - S2-E11

Continuity mistake: When Ted, Robin and Barney are at the bar, discussing the fact that Barney is ill, the level of the drink in Robin's glass goes up and down between shots.

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Ted Mosby: Architect - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: When Robin and Lily are talking in the apartment of Barney's date, Lily's hand moves instantly between shots from resting on her shoulder, to resting on the handbag by her side.

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Brunch - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: During the scene in "Marshall and Lily's part", after they leave the bathroom, we can see Robin and Virginia (Ted's Mom) talking in the back. Their hand motions do not match the later scene of the "Robin and Ted's part". Obviously, they were shot separately.

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Atlantic City - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: At the courthouse, when Lily is eating red licorice from the vending machine, the piece she is eating gets longer between shots.

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How Lily Stole Christmas - S2-E11

Continuity mistake: When Marshall and Ted are on the phone to one another, the string from Ted's hoodie changes position between shots, much of this may be because he is moving his hand due to being on the phone. However the right string goes back and forth from being caught on the collar of his jacket to hanging straight down over his jacket just before he is on the phone to his mother.

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Aldrin Justice - S2-E6

Continuity mistake: When Lily, Ted and Robin are at the bar discussing Ted's building design, Lily's drink keeps moving between shots. Sometimes it is in her hand lifted towards her mouth, whilst in other shots it sits on the table.

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Single Stamina - S2-E10

Continuity mistake: At the apartment when Marshall gives Lily the red cocktail, the green paper umbrella moves from facing away from Lily to facing towards her between shots.

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Something Borrowed - S2-E21

Continuity mistake: In the scene when Lily yells at Robin, because Lily thinks her wedding is ruined, her hair changes. When Lily screams "Of course I'm not okay." there's only one stray of hair hanging over her left shoulder, but a few seconds later when she screams "Oh grow up Robin." much more hair is hanging over her shoulder.

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Showdown - S2-E20

Continuity mistake: When Ted is giving his best man's toast, the level of champagne in Marshall's glass goes up and down between shots.

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Moving Day - S2-E18

Continuity mistake: In the final scene when Barney is reading his top ten list, the piece of paper moves from his left to right hand and back in an instant between shots,.

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Atlantic City - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: When Marshall and Lily approach the reception desk at the wedding chapel, Marshall's cocktail moves from his right to his left hand instantly between shots.

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Lily and Marshall mention that they've been using the same toothbrush ever since they've been together, but in the 14th episode of the 1st season, "Zip, zip, zip", Marshall and Lily are simultaneously brushing their teeth with a tooth brush each (before Ted and Victoria get home).

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When Ted and Robin are at the restaurant, they are accidentally sent a champagne glass with an engagement ring in. A man then claims the ring and proposes to his girlfriend. This couple really did get engaged on the show - the guy set up the surprise proposal, as his girlfriend thought they were just there as extras.

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