London's Burning

Episode #4.9 - S4-E9

Continuity mistake: In an early shot of the factory fire. Appliance registration C389GFC is at the fire...but Blackwall have not been mobilised to the fire yet.

Episode #4.9 - S4-E9

Continuity mistake: Later when the crews are trapped C389GFC is arriving as a new appliance even though it has already been there.

Episode #1.1 - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: About halfway into the episode we see a woman walk into her house and answer the phone. The door behind her goes from open to closed on its own. (00:24:00)

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Episode #2.1 - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: On the way to the second shout at the council accommodation, the fire appliance shown is YHV 194T. Whilst this was the pump in the pilot and first series, for the second series, the appliances were GYW 627W and GYW 628W. (00:43:00)

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Suggested correction: It is not uncommon for older pumps to be kept in case of emergencies. It's easy to assume that this was simply the case.

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Episode #6.7 - S6-E7

Continuity mistake: During the petrol station fire, Hallam goes to rescue two attendants trapped in the station shop. The first external shot shows the inside of the shop on fire, but when it switches to the interior shot where Hallam tells them to run for it, there's no fire at all.

Episode #1.1 - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Josie is giving brown balls the cat a cuddle, the cat's position keeps changing instantly. (00:12:10)

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Episode #1.4 - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Station Officer Tate is driving his car in a temper after the argument with his wife, he swerves onto the pavement hitting some rubbish bags. In the next shot he is driving in a straight line down the centre of the road.

Episode #6.7 - S6-E7

Continuity mistake: During the car chase scene, the car passes a petrol station and heads straight towards a bus. Then the next shot shows the car on a clear piece of road where the bus and petrol station have disappeared, but in the next shot the car swerves into the petrol station seen before. The car was going straight, without turning onto any side roads.

Episode #10.15 - S10-E15

Continuity mistake: When Billy and Sicknote go upstairs after their encounter with Pitbull, they go upstairs to change into uniform. The camera follows them upstairs. The appliance bay has no other firefighters present. When the camera pans back down, a full roll-call is taking place in the appliance bay, including Billy and Sicknote who just went upstairs to change few seconds earlier. This was probably done intentionally but it sure does look ridiculous.

Episode #4.7 - S4-E7

Factual error: In this episode Blackwall Station is shown as a London Underground tube station. Blackwall Station is a Docklands Light Rail (DLR) station. Also look at the destination sign on the front of the train, which reads 'THAMES LINE', No such line/station exists on the London Underground.

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