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Perchance to Dream - S1-E9

Revealing mistake: When Hall races toward the window to jump, the stunt man is just a little too apparent as he leaps, primarily due to a very bad wig.

Jean G

Valley of the Shadow - S4-E3

Revealing mistake: We see Redfield's car strike the invisible barrier from a side angle. It jerks to a stop and the hood flies up, but there's no other front end damage - until the angle shifts to a forward view, a shot of an identical car that had been previously wrecked. Now there's suddenly considerable damage to the front end, and the hood is in a different, much more crumpled position.

Jean G

Elegy - S1-E20

Revealing mistake: Throughout the episode, the "frozen" people can be seen breathing and moving slightly. This is particularly apparent in the beauty contest tableau.

Jean G

Deaths-Head Revisited - S3-E9

Revealing mistake: In the window there are already broken areas where the glass gets broken when Captain hits it. On the bottom pane the grill on the top, bottom and right have a crack before the Captain even hits it.

Liz A Blue

A Thing About Machines - S2-E4

Revealing mistake: When Finchley smashes the TV, the screen image stays visible for a short time after the screen is broken, revealing that the screen's image was superimposed.

mirtom

Time Enough at Last - S1-E8

Revealing mistake: Right after Bemis's glasses break, he leans down to pick them up. Instead, he first opens the book. When he does that, you can see that the pages are completely blank and that there is absolutely nothing printed on them.

mirtom

Judgment Night - S1-E10

Revealing mistake: When Lanser goes below deck frantically trying to find people and tell them to leave the ship, when he opens the door at end of the corridor, it's a bit too obvious that the hallway behind that door is nothing more then just a painting.

mirtom

Mr. Bevis - S1-E33

Revealing mistake: When all of the neighborhood children push Bevis's car for him, one of them looks directly into the camera.

mirtom

A Thing About Machines - S2-E4

Revealing mistake: When the electric razor is coming down the stairs after Finchley, the wire used to pull it is visible.

The Grave - S3-E7

Revealing mistake: As Connie approaches the graveyard the sky in the background is obviously a painted backdrop, as there is a visible seam.

Black Leather Jackets - S5-E18

Revealing mistake: The aliens cause a power fluctuation, and Mr. Tillman complains that all the lights in his house are flickering on and off. But the lamps in his living room are burning steadily. The "flickering" light is originating from what is obviously stage lighting above the set.

Jean G

In His Image - S4-E1

Revealing mistake: In the basement lab scene at the end, George Grizzard's double's face is visible in profile several times.

Jean G

Of Late I Think of Cliffordville - S4-E14

Revealing mistake: When the camera is in close up on Feathersmith, the line of the skin wig is clear.

Movie Nut

Will the Real Martian Please Stand Up - S2-E28

Revealing mistake: As the Venutian asks the Martian to play music, the edges of the fake skin around the third eye is visible.

The Prime Mover - S2-E21

Revealing mistake: When Jimbo lifts the bed up using his mind, you can see the cables pulling it up.

scott99

Mr. Dingle, the Strong - S2-E19

Revealing mistake: When the reporter is talking into the microphone, you can see that the microphone is not hooked up.

Mr. Dingle, the Strong - S2-E19

Revealing mistake: A close-up shot of the man Dingle is lifting over his head shows part of the lifter's face - revealing that an actor other than Burgess Meredith is used here.

mirtom

Elegy - S1-E20

Revealing mistake: As Peter goes to the fishers, the pair shown on the bridge behind him are obviously photographs.

mirtom

Mr. Dingle, the Strong - S2-E19

Revealing mistake: Before Dingle tries to lift the building, a crack can already be seen in the ceiling beam.

mirtom

Nervous Man in a Four Dollar Room - S2-E3

Revealing mistake: The main character's reflection in a mirror has come to life and much of the episode is a confrontation between the character and his reflection. Although they made an effort to reverse the image (the reflection wears his watch on the opposite hand and he bites his fingernails with the opposite hand) they forgot to reverse the buttons on his shirt.

mirtom

Nightmare as a Child - S1-E29

Revealing mistake: When "Selden" falls down the stairs it is obvious that it's a stunt double.

mirtom

The Jungle - S3-E12

Revealing mistake: The "mannequin" dressed as a warrior in the costume shop window is a live actor; watch closely and you can see his eyes widen ever so slightly.

I Shot an Arrow into the Air - S1-E15

Revealing mistake: Right after their friend dies and the commander talks about going into the mountains to search for any life signs, you can very briefly see Corry looking straight into the camera.

mirtom

Judgment Night - S1-E10

Revealing mistake: When Lanser drops the cup, you can quite see that he is drinking from an empty cup, since the steward never poured him any and yet he manages to get some of it on his suit.

mirtom

A Nice Place to Visit - S1-E28

Revealing mistake: When Rocky evicts three women from the room and slams the door behind them, you can quite clearly see the entire wall shaking.

mirtom

And When the Sky Was Opened - S1-E11

Revealing mistake: After his flashbacks in his hospital room, Forbes looks at himself in the mirror and he cannot see his reflection. But you can still see his arm in mirror.

mirtom

What You Need - S1-E12

Revealing mistake: In scene just after Rod Serling's opening narration, you can quite see that scene is being played in reverse because smoke is coming downwards back into the man's cigarette.

mirtom

A Nice Place to Visit - S1-E28

Revealing mistake: When Rocky shoots pool and he gets all the balls into pockets at once,if you look at the top right pocket,you can see ball staying in pocket and showing that this stunt was done by using photographs,because ball would get into pocket and then proceed through the tunnel in table.

mirtom

A Nice Place to Visit - S1-E28

Revealing mistake: When Valentine tries to shoot Pip, he shoots the lamp to see if his gun works. The lamp breaks a full second after he shoots it. It was obviously done by special effects.

mirtom

A Nice Place to Visit - S1-E28

Revealing mistake: After Valentine finds out he isn't in Heaven, he tries frantically to open the door. As he does, you can see the whole wall and door frame moving along with the door, showing that it's fake.

mirtom

A Passage for Trumpet - S1-E32

Revealing mistake: Joey cannot see himself reflected in the mirror. However when he walks past the booth, he has a clear reflection.

Hamster

A Most Unusual Camera - S2-E10

Revealing mistake: The crooks in this episode appear to have obtained the same pile of funny money that the Castles received in "Man in the Bottle." The bills don't even vaguely resemble any real U.S. currency.

Jean G

The Fever - S1-E17

Revealing mistake: When Franklin leaves the check cashing window and walks to the right, a man with a pompadour haircut walks off screen left. In the next shot, with no time lapse, Franklin returns to his slot machine, and the same extra passes behind him from the right, once again exiting left. No way he could have moved that fast in the time allotted.

Jean G

The Invaders - S2-E15

Revealing mistake: When the old lady touches the door handle right before getting cut by the knife she gets paint smeared on her hand from the door handle before being cut with the knife.

Mr. Dingle, the Strong - S2-E19

Revealing mistake: When Mr. Dingle lifts the bench, you can see the cables holding it up.

Mr. Garrity and the Graves - S5-E32

Revealing mistake: When the town's people are waiting for Garrity's arrival at midnight, we hear an old clock informing everybody it is midnight and they all turn around to see. But look at the time on the clock - you can quite clearly see that it is actually five minutes till 6 o'clock.

mirtom

Nervous Man in a Four Dollar Room - S2-E3

Revealing mistake: When Jackie pulls the wardrobe from the wall and spins it around, the mirror briefly reflects an area beyond where the set ends.

mirtom

Escape Clause - S1-E6

Revealing mistake: When the main character proclaims, ".the new Walter Bedeker!" you can see the frames are running back and forth. You can tell by looking at the window curtains behind him.

mirtom

To Serve Man - S3-E24

Revealing mistake: Close inspection reveals that all of the 9-foot-tall Kanamits are played by the same actor - Richard Kiel (later to become "Jaws" in several James Bond films). It's most apparent at the end, when two Kanamits stand near the spaceship in a split screen effect.

Jean G

The Gift - S3-E32

Revealing mistake: At the end, though Williams is shot multiple times (by several rifles, no less), there's not a drop of blood on him and no holes in his clothes. Also, his "corpse" is visibly breathing. He's clearly meant to be dead, so the fact that he's an alien with healing powers does not explain why he's still breathing - or why the bullets left no holes or blood on his clothes.

Jean G

Little Girl Lost - S3-E26

Revealing mistake: For reasons unknown, the child's voice throughout this episode is played by an adult actress trying to sound childlike - and the unconvincing imitation is painfully obvious.

Jean G

Mr. Dingle, the Strong - S2-E19

Revealing mistake: Dingle lifts the bar bully over his head and twirls him around. But the dummy used to achieve this effect has a distinctly lifeless, plastic face, and more than once, the wires suspending it are visible.

Jean G

Dust - S2-E12

Revealing mistake: The sky behind the hanging scene at the end has several prominent wrinkles in it, betraying the fact that it's not a sky, but a cloth backdrop. In some shots, you can also see shadows on the cloth.

Jean G

Death Ship - S4-E6

Revealing mistake: When Mason puts the ID card back into the pocket of his dead duplicate, the "corpse" twitches its eyelids.

Jean G

To Serve Man - S3-E24

Revealing mistake: Stock footage used here is far too obviously borrowed from several old movies. While the episode is set in the 60s, people's clothing and all the cars are noticeably many years out of date.

Jean G

Still Valley - S3-E11

Revealing mistake: Many of the "frozen" Union soldiers can be seen blinking, breathing and wavering in place amidst their regiment.

Jean G

The Man in the Bottle - S2-E2

Revealing mistake: Mr. & Mrs. Castle wish for a million dollars in 5 and 10 dollar bills. But the bills they receive all have the same pattern printed on both sides, a pattern which which doesn't resemble any real US currency. There's also not nearly enough of the bills to total a million dollars.

Jean G

Hocus-Pocus and Frisby - S3-E30

Revealing mistake: Make-up for the space aliens was apparently changed after the closing scene in the store was shot and before any footage of the aliens' "true appearance" was actually taken. This resulted in Frisby, who is now telling the truth and finding no one to believe him, saying that the aliens had a single eye in their foreheads, when in fact, the aliens each had two eyes, in the traditional location.

Jean G

Static - S2-E20

Revealing mistake: In the boarding house hallway, Ed yanks the pay phone's receiver off the hook - and the entire wall to which the phone is attached wobbles.

Jean G

Nightmare at 20,000 Feet - S5-E3

Revealing mistake: At one point, when the gremlin is about to rip open part of the engine, you can see he has a white sole on his foot, part of the costume.

Hamster

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