The Twilight Zone

Mirror Image - S1-E21

Continuity mistake: When he introduces himself to Millicent inside the train station, Paul is wearing a dripping wet raincoat. It stays wet in the close-ups, but in the next several inter-cut two-shots, it's completely dry.

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Jean G

The Fever - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: In the final scene, the position of the silver dollar lying next to Franklin's hand changes several times between shots.

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Jean G

What You Need - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: Renard gets his bottom wet from sitting down and tying his laces on his new shoes. But after he is hit by the car, his trousers are dry.

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Hamster

The Lonely - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: Allenby brings Corey a stack of paperback books. He's holding them with the back covers facing out until the shot cuts, and then the stack of books has reversed itself in his hand: the back covers are now facing inward.

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Jean G

A Short Drink from a Certain Fountain - S5-E11

Continuity mistake: When Raymond arrives to check on Harmon, Flora is sitting at the breakfast bar opening the morning paper. She's holding it straight up in front of her, but when the shot reverses angles, the paper is suddenly lying flat on the bar.

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Jean G

The Hitch-Hiker - S1-E16

Continuity mistake: When Nan first swerves to avoid the hitch-hiker, her 1959 Mercury briefly turns into a 1957 Ford. It also changes from a light to a dark color.

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Jean G

Showdown with Rance McGrew - S3-E20

Continuity mistake: Rance McGrew's white horse is tied up with its head just a few inches from the hitching rail, but a moment later is untied and several feet away from the rail. Next shot, it's tied up close again, though no one's touched it. Finally, it's completely loose, and at the episode's end, is wandering into the street.

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Jean G

Third From the Sun - S1-E14

Continuity mistake: No one drinks much lemonade, so there's neither time nor need for Eve to refill the pitcher during the brief cut to a scene on the porch. Yet after she has emptied its contents into the glasses on the tray, the lemonade pitcher refills itself.

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Jean G

The Big Tall Wish - S1-E27

Continuity mistake: Henry closes the door of the rabbit hutch, but it bounces back open. When he turns back to the hutch a minute later, though, the door has closed itself.

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Jean G

The Fever - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: After Franklin falls through the window at the end, he lands on the pavement below - on top of the broken window frame. Next shot, when the police are examining the body, the window frame has moved out from under Franklin and is lying about a foot away. One shot later, though, it's back in its original position underneath him.

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Jean G

One for the Angels - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: As the hour is striking midnight, Maggie's toy robot turns itself on and walks past the alarm clock on her bureau. After a cut to Lou and Mr. Death, the scene returns to Maggie's room, and the robot walks past the clock again.

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Jean G

Perchance to Dream - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: Hall leaps through the plate glass window. In the interior shot, he breaks the glass and is 3/4 of the way through the opening (up to his knees) - until we cut to a view from outside the window. Then he's just crashing through at shoulder level.

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Jean G

Escape Clause - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: Walter crumples the prescription slip and tosses it onto the bed - but in the next shot, it has disappeared.

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Jean G

Showdown with Rance McGrew - S3-E20

Continuity mistake: The saloon's windows are much narrower inside than they are on the outside.

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Jean G

Printer's Devil - S4-E9

Continuity mistake: When Jackie leaves the office, the clock reads 10:12. The ensuing continuous scene with Winter and Mr. Smith is almost 6 1/2 minutes long, yet at its end, the same clock has advanced only 2 minutes, now reading 10:14.

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Jean G

One for the Angels - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Mr. Bookman is leaving his apartment to get away from Death, there is a note tacked to the door that is about level with his head. In the next shot, he's out in the hallway locking his door and the note has moved up to about 6 inches above his head.

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Captain Defenestrator

The Grave - S3-E7

Continuity mistake: The events shown are supposed to take place at almost exactly midnight, yet when Conny goes to the graveyard the sky is bright and everything is well lit, much brighter than moonlight. Just as he enters the graveyard there is an abrupt change in lighting and the scene is suddenly much darker.

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Jason Hoffman

Stopover in a Quiet Town - S5-E30

Continuity mistake: Bob's cigarette sets the artificial grass on fire, and he rapidly stamps it out. When he finishes extinguishing the flames, the grass is scorched, but intact. He doesn't touch it again, but one shot later, the burned grass and all its ashes have vanished and a huge hole has appeared, revealing the metal mesh underneath.

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Jean G

Showdown with Rance McGrew - S3-E20

Continuity mistake: The car Rance drives onto the set can be seen in the street from inside the saloon, but disappears when Rance, in character, comes through the swinging doors. It's visible again in the very next shot, but vanishes anew when Jesse James comes through the doors, after which it yet again reappears in the very next shot.

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Jean G

It's a Good Life - S3-E8

Continuity mistake: During the birthday party scene, as the close-ups and master shot are intercut, Anthony's hair changes back and forth from being combed straight forward to parted on the left and combed to the side.

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Jean G

Living Doll - S5-E6

Continuity mistake: When Erich falls downstairs, Talky Tina flies off of the stairs too, yet in the next shot she's shown still rolling downstairs.

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Hamster

Living Doll - S5-E6

Continuity mistake: When Erich throws Talky Tina across the room, when she hits the floor, her arms and hair change position between shots.

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Hamster

The Trouble with Templeton - S2-E9

Continuity mistake: When Booth grabs her, Laura's long string of beads breaks. When she starts dancing a moment later, though, they've somehow repaired themselves.

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Jean G

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge - S5-E22

Continuity mistake: After crawling from the water onto the shore, the Southerner lies on his back with his shirt gaping open, exposing his entire chest. But in the next shot, his shirt has fastened itself, completely covering his chest again.

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Jean G

The Jungle - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: Richards opens the door and finds a lion on the bed over his wife's body. When the door first opens, the corpse has dark hair and the blanket is twisted and disarrayed. But when the shot cuts to the lion leaping, the corpse's hair is a lighter color and the blanket is neatly spread across the bed.

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Jean G

The Passersby - S3-E4

Continuity mistake: When the Union soldier arrives on the horse, Lavinia points a shotgun at him, holding it at chest level. But when the shot cuts, she suddenly has it up to her cheek.

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Jean G

King Nine Will Not Return - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: Embry soaks the front of his shirt with water from the canteen. But when he runs toward the B-52's cockpit and turns around a moment later, his shirt is completely dry again.

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Jean G

The Little People - S3-E28

Continuity mistake: The hundreds of ropes used by the tiny people to pull down Craig's statue vanish in the next shot, when the statue hits the ground.

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Jean G

Nervous Man in a Four Dollar Room - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: The unconscious Jackie changes positions on the bed between the overhead shot and the next one, taken from ground level.

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Jean G

Where is Everybody? - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Ferris is in the phone booth, he tries to get the operator but then hangs up the phone. He then scans the Town Square. The camera pans counter-clockwise and the receiver is nowhere in sight.

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mirtom

What's in the Box - S5-E24

Continuity mistake: When Phyllis stumbles back toward the window, both its draperies are neatly in place. Next shot, just before she crashes through the glass, the drapes are suddenly half pulled down and a broken curtain rod that wasn't there seconds before hangs down over the window.

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Jean G

Deaths-Head Revisited - S3-E9

Continuity mistake: Block 6 looks to have a no cardboard over the window beside the "Block 6" sign. Then later on they have cardboard there.

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Liz A Blue

Deaths-Head Revisited - S3-E9

Continuity mistake: The Block 6 door is closed all throughout the video, then when Captain runs towards the door it's opened.

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Liz A Blue

Deaths-Head Revisited - S3-E9

Continuity mistake: Becker is standing on the porch at "Block 6" and there are no handrails. When we return to Becker he is in the center of the square area and in the background handrails are there.

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Liz A Blue

Deaths-Head Revisited - S3-E9

Continuity mistake: The captain goes to "Block 6" which we see is the 1st floor with stairs which are in line with the porch, but when he leaves the stairs go off at a 90 degree angle from the porch.

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Liz A Blue

The New Exhibit - S4-E13

Continuity mistake: When Mr. Ferguson is measuring the wax figures, he's shown holding a tape measure up against the figure of Landru (the one holding the rope). In the next shot, the figure is shown with no one near it. The next shot again shows Mr. Ferguson measuring the figure.

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Jeff Swanson

The Last Rites of Jeff Myrtlebank - S3-E23

Continuity mistake: An entire piece of toast disappears off of Pa's plate from one shot to the next.

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Jeff Swanson

The Hitch-Hiker - S1-E16

Continuity mistake: After Nan sees Hitch-Hiker for first time and she starts speeding away, she has clear road both in front and behind her. But just seconds ago, a mechanic told her to follow him to his shop so he could change her tire. Where did he go?

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mirtom

Living Doll - S5-E6

Continuity mistake: After Erich takes Talky Tina back out of the trash can and pulls her from the burlap bag, the doll's left arm is pointing straight up above its head. When the shot cuts to a different angle, the arm is suddenly down at Tina's side, even though Erich didn't move it.

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Jean G

A Passage for Trumpet - S1-E32

Continuity mistake: When Joey goes into the bar, being invisible, after pouring himself a drink, the bottle rotates on its own accord.

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Hamster

Living Doll - S5-E6

Continuity mistake: When Christie walks up the path, from the car, with her mother, the package she holds swaps arms between shots.

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Hamster

You Drive - S5-E14

Continuity mistake: After Oliver hits the bicyclist, the bike's front wheel is turned upright, but is still intact, and the boy has been thrown across a lawn to the edge of a phone booth. In the next shot, however, the wheel is suddenly crumpled, and the unconscious boy has somehow moved to a completely different place on the grass, several feet away from the phone booth.

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Jean G

The Man in the Bottle - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: When the bottle falls on the shop floor, it changes positions between the time it settles and the moment it begins to smoke.

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Jean G

The Odyssey of Flight 33 - S2-E18

Continuity mistake: When the plane first descends, the headphones that the radio controller is wearing keep moving from his neck to head.

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Hamster

Passage on the Lady Anne - S4-E17

Continuity mistake: During their conversation over tea, Mr. McKenzie tells the Ransomes about the other people aboard ship. One elderly couple, the Whiteaways, are sitting in the background in almost complete shadow - until McKenzie introduces them. Then we see them in sudden brilliant light, and they've shifted their seating positions relative to the table. When we cut back to the master shot, they're back in shadow and back in their original positions.

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Jean G

The Invaders - S2-E15

Continuity mistake: The flying saucer the old woman hacks to pieces with an axe is noticeably not the same one that lands in her attic in the beginning. A cruder version was built for the axing scene because the model used was a studio keepsake - the original spaceship from the classic sf film "Forbidden Planet."

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Jean G

Mr. Denton on Doomsday - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: The rum stains on Denton's shirt move in between shots before he starts singing "How Dry I Am."

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Steph_Jared

The Prime Mover - S2-E21

Continuity mistake: When the man rolls the dice onto the bed, one falls off, yet in the next shot we see both of them land on the bed.

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Hamster

The Invaders - S2-E15

Continuity mistake: The laser burns on the back of the old woman's left hand disappear when the knife is slicing at her through the door. They return a few shots later, though.

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Jean G

The Bewitchin' Pool - S5-E36

Continuity mistake: Just before Sport and Jeb come back from their first visit with Aunt T, their parents are walking around the pool deck where it's fairly dry. But when the children come back, the area where they are helped out of the pool is suddenly very wet, probably from earlier takes.

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Jeff Swanson

The Last Flight - S1-E18

Continuity mistake: When Decker first exits the aircraft, there is a jeep immediately behind it, a service truck behind the jeep, and a USAF F-100 Super Sabre jet in the background. However, when Maj Wilson escorts him away from the plane, the service truck is gone and the F-100 has been replaced with a large transport aircraft.

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mirtom

The Last Rites of Jeff Myrtlebank - S3-E23

Continuity mistake: Jeff corners Orgram behind a tree with a tire swing hanging from it and punches him to the ground. But in the next shot, Orgram is still on the ground and the tree and tire swing are nowhere in sight.

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Jeff Swanson

Young Man's Fancy - S3-E34

Continuity mistake: When we first see it, the grandfather clock is stopped at 2:33. But when Alex opens the case to adjust and restart it, the clock reads 4:40, and he moves the hands to 2:33 after checking his watch.

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Jean G

I Sing the Body Electric - S3-E35

Continuity mistake: When Tom races into the house, the exterior shot is of a front door with six window panels. But when we cut to the interior view of him coming inside, the door has suddenly become solid, with no windows at all.

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Jean G

The Trade-Ins - S3-E31

Continuity mistake: When the decrepit Mr. Holt gets his new young body (briefly necessitating a different actor in the role), his German accent mysteriously disappears. He gets it back when he returns to his old body.

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Jean G

Mr. Bevis - S1-E33

Continuity mistake: Mr. Bevis slides down the banister and tumbles out onto the street. His disarrayed hair combs itself when he stands up - but it's messy again when he gets into his car.

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Jean G

The Bewitchin' Pool - S5-E36

Continuity mistake: When Sport and Jab jump into the pool for last time, Sport is seen wearing a shirt. But,when she comes out at Aunt T's house she is wearing a swimsuit.

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mirtom

The Changing of the Guard - S3-E37

Continuity mistake: While at the window listening to the Christmas Carolers, the eyeglasses Professor Fowler is wearing disappear and reappear, depending on the camera angle.

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Scott215

The Odyssey of Flight 33 - S2-E18

Continuity mistake: There are three scenes of the jet flying above a thin layer of clouds. The same piece of footage is used each time.

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One for the Angels - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: Death has a bag full of purchases made from Lou. As they walk off, Death's bag disappears.

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One for the Angels - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: In the opening, Mr. Bookman has a toy replica of Robbie the Robot in his left hand in the close up, but a bottle in it a second later.

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Movie Nut

Time Enough at Last - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: In the vault, the book Mr. Bemis puts down flips open a moment before the atomic blast. After the explosion, the book is closed again.

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Movie Nut

Execution - S1-E26

Continuity mistake: When Caswell walks toward the phone booth and the woman exits, she passes on his right side and walks down the sidewalk. Later in the scene Caswell gets trapped in the phone booth and breaks the window to get out. When he breaks the window, notice that the phone booth is no longer located on the sidewalk, it is now magically next to a building.

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Omar

Mr. Dingle, the Strong - S2-E19

Continuity mistake: When Mr. Dingle gets ashes from Don Rickles' cigar on his suit, the ashes disappear moments later.

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The Whole Truth - S2-E14

Continuity mistake: Hunnicut puts a cigar on the bar rail when going to talk to a pair, but during the opening narration in the same spot, it's missing.

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mirtom

The Brain Center at Whipple's - S5-E33

Continuity mistake: At the moment Chief Engineer Hanley turns off the projector, the lamps in the background come on at precisely the same moment. Mr. Whipple is standing in the middle of the room. No one else was in the room to turn the lights on.

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mirtom

The Last Flight - S1-E18

Continuity mistake: When the Ground Crewman runs after Lt. Decker, he reaches him just as Decker is climbing onto the plane. You see the Ground Crewman put his hand (or just about to) on Decker's upper left arm. When they cut to a closer shot, the Ground Crewman's hand is in the process of moving up to Decker's arm.

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mirtom

The Last Flight - S1-E18

Continuity mistake: When Decker first gets out of his plane, Maj Wilson begins to question him. Decker's hair is neatly combed. When Wilson asks him "Are you French?" the shot changes to a closeup of Decker only. His hair is now disheveled in the front and hanging down on his forehead. The next shot returns to the wider angle and Decker's hair is more neatly combed again, as it originally was, not hanging on his forehead.

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mirtom

Mr. Bevis - S1-E33

Continuity mistake: The little boy is right in the doorway when Mr. Bevis falls down the stairs, but when the camera pans out to a wider shot, the little boy isn't in the doorway.

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mirtom

The Last Flight - S1-E18

Continuity mistake: The jeep driver is standing behind Lt. Decker's aircraft during the initial conversation between Decker and Maj Wilson. His hands are behind the fuselage in the initial shot. When the shot changes to a close up of Decker, the driver's hands are now on top of the fuselage.

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mirtom

What's in the Box - S5-E24

Continuity mistake: When Joe goes to punch the TV screen, it shows moving lines and static. But in the shot where his fist goes through the screen, it's easy to see that the screen has been replaced with one on which wavy lines have simply been painted, and then backlit. The lines are still visible on the shards of glass after the screen is broken.

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Jeff Swanson

Mute - S4-E5

Continuity mistake: As Ilse walks toward the front of the classroom, she passes the kids in the last row and is even with the kids in the next-to-last row, but in the following shot, shown from her point of view, she's passing the kids in the last row again.

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Jeff Swanson

Nothing in the Dark - S3-E16

Continuity mistake: When the contractor forces his way into Wanda's apartment, she faints, her head landing in the center of the bare floor. But in the following shot, as the contractor leans over her, Wanda's head is at the edge of a large throw rug.

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Jeff Swanson

Escape Clause - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Cadwallader puts a seal on the Escape Clause paper, he presses so hard that he manages to lift the whole document with seal. You can see that there is absolutely nothing except for a seal mark on the paper, yet when he drops the paper to the floor some typed text appears on it. Also in the same scene, the seal pattern is square in the first shot, but when the paper drops to the floor the seal mark is round.

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mirtom

Nightmare as a Child - S1-E29

Continuity mistake: When Helen pushes Seldon to his death, his body was facing to the right, but in next shot he is facing to the left.

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mirtom

Nervous Man in a Four Dollar Room - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: Just before George leaves the room after talking to Jackie, his position suddenly changes from in front of Jackie to behind him.

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mirtom

Mr. Bevis - S1-E33

Continuity mistake: In the early scene when Bevis tumbles down the stairs of his apartment, a little boy watches and then holds his hands over his eyes. In the next shot, the boy is shown walking outside, but then the camera cuts and he is shown back inside, his hands still over his eyes.

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mirtom

The Hitch-Hiker - S1-E16

Continuity mistake: Throughout whole episode, Nan's car doesn't have rear-view mirror. But in the very last scene, when she needs to see Hitch-Hiker in back seat, she uses rear-view mirror.

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Suggested correction: Rather than using a rear-view mirror, she pulls down the visor and sees him in a mirror attached to its top side.

Where is Everybody? - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: The clock in the booth with a broken face is shown in a distant shot, then in a close-up, where more cracks appear in it than before.

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mirtom

Mr. Bevis - S1-E33

Continuity mistake: When Mr. Bevis starts his car, a girl with shoulder-length hair runs over with other children to help push it. In the first shot she's at the rear bumper but in the following shot she's beside the passenger door and there are different kids at the rear bumper.

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Jeff Swanson

Mirror Image - S1-E21

Continuity mistake: As Millicent starts toward the women's restroom, the door handle is to her right. However, in the next shot showing her in the restroom with the door now behind her, the handle is now to her left.

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Jeff Swanson

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