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Shut the Door, Have a Seat - S3-E13

Continuity mistake: When Christina Hendricks is about to leave the office, while talking to Don, she is wearing a scarf on her hair. The scarf corner is alternatively tucked in her coat collar and then outside, and inside again etc. in alternate angle shots of the scene. (00:38:00 - 00:39:00)

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New Business - S7-E9

Continuity mistake: Pima Ryan is standing behind her Hasselblad camera, directing models on set. When the camera view changes her waist-level viewfinder goes from an upright position to being flattened down, without anyone touching it. (00:15:50)

The Benefactor - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: During the riding lesson scene, the chin strap on Betty Draper's riding helmet disappears, reappears and disappears again over several shots. (00:03:50)

Seven Twenty Three - S3-E7

Continuity mistake: Don is called to Bert Cooper's office to discuss Hilton coming into the office earlier that day and his (Don's) lack of a contract. Right after Don enters Bert's office, Bert asks, 'when were you going to tell us about this (Hilton)? ' and you can see the contract (with a blue cover) sitting on the table in front of Lane. There are several more shots of Lane and Roger as they discuss the contract, and it is sitting in the same spot on the table. But after Lane explains that Don must sign the contract, he pulls it from his jacket (not the table) and hands it to Don. (00:15:40 - 00:17:00)

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When the show starts, Draper is lighting a cigarette and his left hand is seen next to it. A second later the hand is down and he is raising it again.

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Smoke Gets in Your Eyes - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: The stripper takes her glove off, but in the wide angle, barely half a second later, it's back on.

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The Fog - S3-E5

Continuity mistake: During her talk with Dr Edna, Betty's twin string of pearls change between lying together, being apart and going underneath her dress on her right shoulder. (00:36:00 - 00:39:00)

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Waldorf Stories - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: The mink Roger purchases for Joan is dark brown. When Joan opens the box, the mink is black. (00:06:45 - 00:07:50)

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The Beautiful Girls - S4-E9

Continuity mistake: Sally runs down the office hallway, trips and falls. Megan is there to hug her and we see Sally's right arm completely over Megan's left shoulder and Sally's left hand on Megan's right shoulder. From another angle, Sally has both her hands under Megan's arms with her hands on Megan's back. They go back and forth between these camera angles. (00:40:05)

Love Among the Ruins - S3-E2

Continuity mistake: When Don and Betty are speaking in the bedroom, Betty lights a cigarette with a lighter in her right hand. In the following shot, the lighter has vanished without her putting it down.

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The Inheritance - S2-E10

Continuity mistake: While sitting with Glen watching cartoons on the sofa, Betty has a red straw in her Coca-Cola bottle. When Carla and the children come home and Betty stands up to talk to them, the straw is gone. After much of the conversation is over, the straw is back. It's gone again after Betty enters the kitchen and picks up the phone.

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Seven Twenty Three - S3-E7

Continuity mistake: Betty and Henry are in the cafe/bakery talking. Betty lights a cigarette but it changes position from shot to shot. She holds it in her hand leaning on the table, to smoking, back to the table.

The Chrysanthemum and the Sword - S4-E5

Continuity mistake: While Dr. Miller speaks with Don in the kitchen, halfway through the conversation, you can see that her right arm is holding a cup high near her breast. However, in the shot from the back, you can see alternatively that the arm is held with a 90 degree bent, towards the kitchen counter. (00:34:45)

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When Christina Hendricks is about to leave the office, while talking to Don, she is wearing a scarf on her hair. The scarf corner is alternatively tucked in her coat collar and then outside, and inside again etc. in alternate angle shots of the scene.

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