The Big Bang Theory

The Vartabedian Conundrum - S2-E10

Continuity mistake: When Sheldon is talking via the laptop, the amount of letters in the words he says is different to the amount of keys hit.

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The Parking Spot Escalation - S6-E9

Continuity mistake: In this episode Penny mentions she has a sister ("I remember my first bikini wax. My sister did it with duct tape and melted Crayolas"), but in future episodes she has only a brother.

The Deception Verification - S7-E2

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Howard and Raj are comparing the size of their breast area, Bernadette is seen in the background holding a mug with the handle in her right hand. However, when the scene zooms in on her, the handle appears in her left hand.

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The Hot Troll Deviation - S4-E4

Continuity mistake: When Howard and Bernadette are talking in the Cheesecake Factory, her apron that she puts on the table is constantly changing position. (00:12:30)

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The Hot Troll Deviation - S4-E4

Continuity mistake: When George Takei and Katee leave Howard's bedroom, in one shot Howard is clasping his hands together, in an instant they are spread out completely. With no time to move them. (00:04:25)

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The Dumpling Paradox - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: When Leonard and Sheldon are talking with Penny during the scene where she is being allowed to sleep on their couch, the pullstring on her hooded jacket keeps alternating from hanging loose to being caught inside the top of the jacket. (00:07:40)

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The Vegas Renormalization - S2-E21

Continuity mistake: When Leonard and Raj are getting ready in the bathroom, Raj picks up a tube of shampoo/conditioner off the bathroom bench with his left hand. However, in the next shot, Raj has nothing in his left hand and the tube is back on the bench, with no time for him to replace it between shots.

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The Closure Alternative - S6-E21

Continuity mistake: Sheldon and Amy are talking while drinking tea together. The entire time, Sheldon has his hand next to his other hand, but in an individual shot, his hand is suddenly on his other wrist.

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Suggested correction: There is a moment when he puts his hand there. So nothing wrong here.

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The Proton Displacement - S7-E7

Continuity mistake: During the jewelry-making session, when Penny is making a mess, there's a black piece stuck to her left hand. The piece is stuck on different parts of her hand throughout the scene. (00:07:15)

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The Gothowitz Deviation - S3-E3

Continuity mistake: When Penny is making French toast and Sheldon walks into shot, the edges of the toast are not covered in egg whilst the rest of the toast is. About 30 seconds later, Penny asks Sheldon if he wants French toast and the edges are still not covered in egg. The shot cuts to Sheldon. In this shot we can see Penny's hands to the far edge of screen and fully raised showing us that she hasn't dipped the edges of the toast in egg yet. But in the next shot, we can see the whole of the toast is covered in egg, including the edges of the toast that were clear a moment earlier. (00:00:20 - 00:00:50)

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The Robotic Manipulation - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: When Penny says "let's just finish our dinners" she raises her fork twice. (00:16:45)

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The Spaghetti Catalyst - S3-E20

Continuity mistake: When Raj and Leonard are sitting on the couch, Leonard is holding Watchmen and Lost in Space in his left hand and Young Sherlock Holmes in his right. In the very next shot when Leonard turns his head after Raj speaks, Watchmen has disappeared.

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The Bath Item Gift Hypothesis - S2-E11

Continuity mistake: When Leonard gives Penny her christmas gift, as she unwraps it she tears the paper off so that most of the box is exposed. In the next shot much more of the wrapping is back intact and differently positioned. (00:19:40)

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The Lizard-Spock Expansion - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: When Leonard is talking to Penny in the laundry room; as he walks forward to ask her about whether him dating Stephanie is wrong, the box of washing powder on the machine behind him alternately has its lid closed or open. (00:14:00)

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The Barbarian Sublimation - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: When Leslie and Sheldon are talking to Dr. Eric Gablehauser in his office, in one shot Eric throws a piece of paper onto the desk behind him (next to the computer.) Through the rest of the scene, this piece of paper keeps changing position. (00:09:00)

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The Countdown Reflection - S5-E24

Continuity mistake: After Howard and Bernadette are pronounced husband and wife, when they kiss the camera angle switches to an overhead shot, but as it zooms out (to a digital image) things change - such as the configuration of the rooftop, or things move - such as the cable dishes, or things even vanish - such as air-conditioning units.

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The Hawking Excitation - S5-E21

Continuity mistake: When Sheldon is trying to convince Howard to let him meet Stephen Hawking, Howard places a water bottle on the table he is sitting in front of. In the next shot, it appears in his hand again.

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The Bad Fish Paradigm - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: Right at the start of the episode, Leonard kisses Penny. When he starts kissing her his head is tilted to the right (opposite side to the wall with the camera). When they move to the camera image, his head is tilted to the left (on the side with the camera), and when they move back his head is back tilting to the right again. (00:00:30)

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The Launch Acceleration - S5-E23

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Sheldon is scooping spaghetti onto his plate, he pauses with the spoon in the serving dish. Shot cuts to Amy and the spoon is still in the serving dish. When shot cuts back to Sheldon the spoon is being held over his plate. Shot cuts back to Amy and the spoon is back in the dish.

The Precious Fragmentation - S3-E17

Continuity mistake: When eating at the Cheesecake Factory, the position of Raj's hamburger bun changes from shot to shot. (01:06:00 - 02:07:00)

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The Habitation Configuration - S6-E7

Continuity mistake: When Howard is almost done moving out of his mother's house, there is a table in front of him with a measuring device in the top corner. In one shot, the device moves to the opposite corner of the table. In a few shots later, the item returns to its original position.

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The Extract Obliteration - S6-E6

Stephen Hawking: Do you like brain teasers?
Sheldon Cooper: Oh, I love brain teasers.
Stephen Hawking: What do Sheldon Cooper and a black hole have in common? They both suck. Neener, neener.

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The Holographic Excitation - S6-E5

Trivia: In this episode, Sheldon and Amy are trying to decide on couples' themed Halloween costumes. Sheldon is standing in front of the dry erase board. There are 2 columns written on the board. One named "Couples I Like" and the other "Couples You Like." Under the "Couples You Like" column, one of the couples is Blossom and Joey. Blossom is the name of the television character played by Mayim Bialik in the 90s and Joey was one of her brothers.

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