One Foot in the Grave

The Man Who Blew Away - S5-E1

Continuity mistake: If you look at the corner cabinet in the Meldrew's kitchen near to the door that leads into the living room, you will notice that in some shots there is an ornamental chicken and in other shots it changes to a different blue coloured ornament.

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Only a Story - S5-E2

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the episode Margaret enters the living room and discovers that their new wallpaper has come down. In the shot from the kitchen, the wallpaper hanging down is not visible, but in the next shot there is a piece hanging down which should have been visible in the previous shot. (00:01:20)

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Only a Story - S5-E2

Continuity mistake: When Victor puts the paper down you can see there is no crease in it. Next shot there is a crease in the paper.

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The Man Who Blew Away - S5-E1

Continuity mistake: Just after the scene with Mr Foskett on the roof of the house, Margaret is seen standing in the garden with her hand over her mouth, in the shot immedietly after she is standing with her hands in front of her. (00:32:25)

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Love and Death - S2-E5

Continuity mistake: The amount of beer in the glass that is glued to Victor's head keeps changing.

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We Have Put Her Living in the Tomb - S2-E2

Revealing mistake: When Victor and Margaret arrive back from her goddaughter's, they find their new wallpaper has been stripped. Margaret then goes up the stairs to bed and through the arch window you can see her stop at the top of the stairs waiting for the scene to end.

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Trivia: The Christmas Special that aired in 1995, was initially intended as the series' finale, and would have seen Victor being killed while saving Margaret who was being attacked by a madman. The 1997 special was then intended to end the series with Margaret dying from a heart attack brought on from the strain of Victor's misadventures, but on both occasions the production crew got cold feet. It wasn't until the final series in 2000 that the team, in David Renwick's words, "plucked up the courage to kill Victor."

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Question: In what episode of "One Foot in the Grave" does Mr. Meldrew pick up the sausage dog belonging to the next door neighbour as a telephone?

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Chosen answer: The episode is 'The Pit and the Pendulum' The first episode of series 4.

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