The Big Bang Theory
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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Leonard and Sheldon are sitting in the sperm bank waiting area, the position of Sheldon's bag strap keeps changing. (00:01:20)

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Penny sits in Sheldon's seat, the cushion on the other side of the couch rotates itself; evident by the buttons sewn on it. (00:08:10)

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Leonard shouts "Sheldon, sit!" his hand rests on the arm of his chair, then it is off, and then back on the arm again. (00:08:10)

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: During the scene where Penny, Sheldon and Leonard eat takeaway and converse, the blue throw hanging over the couch behind Penny continually changes from neat and uncreased, to messy and creased up. (00:08:40)

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: After Penny gets in the shower and throws her towel to the floor, the towel changes position in the next shot, as well as her boots and clothes on the counter as well. (00:15:50)

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Leonard, Sheldon, Penny, Koothrappali, and Wolowitz are driving at the end to get some dinner, the cars outside are constantly changing drastically.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Penny is in the shower, there is a red comb on the cistern of the toilet. In the next shot, it has moved without anyone touching it. (00:15:50)

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Penny, Sheldon and Leonard are sitting on the sofa Penny's hair moves from in front of her ears, to behind her ears to only behind one ear for the whole scene.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Sheldon sits in his spot his hand and one leg are on his knee. Camera cuts and they are both down. (00:11:50)

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Sheldon goes on his rant about star signs, Penny has her hair tucked behind her ear. Camera changes and it isn't. (00:09:50)

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Pilot - S1-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When Penny starts telling Sheldon and Leonard about herself there is a mirror on the table next to her that reflects the edge of the set. (00:09:35)

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When eating at the start, the position of Sheldon's container keeps swapping in his hands. (00:09:00)

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Sheldon is told to sit he does so with his legs crossed. Camera changes and they aren't. (00:08:50)

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Pilot - S1-E1

Audio problem: When Howard is explaining about where he likes to kick back after a quest, his mouth isn't moving in the over the shoulder shot. (00:19:30)

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Leonard, Sheldon and Penny start to eat, the containers are on the table still sealed. Camera cuts and now Sheldon has one in his hands opened with a fork in it. (00:08:50)

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Leonard walks into the doctors at the start and has a piece of paper in just his right hand. Camera cuts to a long shot and now he is holding the paper with both hands. (00:00:25)

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Sheldon is talking about the particle going through both slits, he has his hand on his bag strap. Camera cuts to Leonard opening the door and his hands have moved off the strap. (00:00:15)

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Pilot - S1-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When Leonard, Sheldon and Penny are eating lunch for the first time, Penny sits on Sheldon's spot, Leonard then tells him to "Just sit somewhere else." He then walks over to his desk chair and contemplates sitting there and in the bottom left of the shot there is a chair with 4 false legs, and one large leg running down the middle. (00:08:20)

The Desperation Emanation - S4-E5

Leonard: What about you, Stuart? You have a girlfriend yet?
Stuart: Oh, yeah. Yeah. I met her at Comic-Con, the one place in the world where saying I own a comic book store is an actual pickup line.

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The Holographic Excitation - S6-E5

Trivia: On the couples costume idea board, "Dharma and Greg" is listed. Chuck Lorre, creator of The Big Bang Theory, also created Dharma and Greg.

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The Euclid Alternative - S2-E5

Question: Though it comes up in other episodes as well, this one is focused on Sheldon needing a ride everywhere he goes because he can't drive, not to mention his not being welcome on the bus. Of course, this story element would be nonexistent if there was a simple answer, but it does beg the question: Does Pasadena not have taxicabs?

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Chosen answer: It does. The variable cleanliness of the cab and the habit of taxi drivers to engage customers in small talk would be too much for Sheldon to handle, and not an option for him.

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Answer: Sheldon DID finally use a taxi when going to the airport to see and propose to Amy in New Jersey.

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