The Big Bang Theory

The Extract Obliteration - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: Sheldon is sitting by himself at a lunch table with an opened bottle of water with the bottle cap in front of the bottle. Raj and Howard arrive, and in one of the shots, the bottle cap moves closer to the bottle by itself.

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The Higgs Boson Observation - S6-E3

Continuity mistake: Sheldon is taking composition books out of a box that was sent to him. When he first starts pulling them out, he has two composition book in one hand. Two shots later, he has only one composition book in his hand, but he is picking up a second one.

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The Big Bran Hypothesis - S1-E2

Other mistake: Leonard is awoken by the apartment door closing. When he walks into the living room the door is open. (00:08:55)

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Suggested correction: He's awoken by a door closing, not necessarily the front door. He could have heard Sheldon closing his door.

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While that is possible, it is unlikely as it's clear Sheldon has already made a dent in the cleaning of Penny's apartment. Plus Sheldon would have simply replied to Leonard when he called out.

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The Big Bran Hypothesis - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When shifting the box along the floor of the 3rd floor landing, Leonard's grips on the box is constantly changing. (00:06:00)

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The Big Bran Hypothesis - S1-E2

Visible crew/equipment: At the very start, Raj walks over to his seat and a tape marker is visible on the floor. (00:00:05)

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Continuity mistake: In the beginning of the series Sheldon knocks on Penny's door only once. Later in the series Sheldon explains he has always knocked 3 times because he walked in on his father with another woman.

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Suggested correction: Sheldon goes through phases of his mannerisms. This is pointed out a few times across the show.

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The Cushion Saturation - S2-E16

Continuity mistake: When Howard and Leslie are in the paintball shed, Howard's paintball ammo pack is closed, but when he and Leslie start kissing, it's open.

The Precious Fragmentation - S3-E17

Continuity mistake: At the cheesecake factory, the necklace is wrapped around his middle and ring fingers, then in the next shot, he is just holding it. (00:08:00)

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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 Barbarian Sublimation - S2-E3

Audio problem: When Penny walks out after Sheldon helps her with her game, we see Leonard start the music but the speaker doesn't start vibrating for over a second after the music has started. It should have started at the same time. (00:07:40)

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The Hofstadter Isotope - S2-E20

Continuity mistake: Near the end of a conversation with Stewart, Penny is holding a drawing that Stewart drew for her. In the next shot, it is now on the counter and she is picking it up.

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The Hawking Excitation - S5-E21

Continuity mistake: When Howard and Bernadette are in his bedroom, there is a bottle of Vitamin Water to Howard's left. In one of the shots, the bottle has completely vanished out of frame, but returns in the next shot.

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The Hawking Excitation - S5-E21

Continuity mistake: Penny is talking to Sheldon in the laundry room and places a box of detergent on the machine. The side of the box is facing her. In the next shot, the box has turned to face her.

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The Russian Rocket Reaction - S5-E5

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Howard and Bernadette are about to have sex and Bernadette leaves to "brush her teeth", Howard stretches and lays on the bed uncovered. After Howard's mother yells "over my dead body my son goes to space" and Bernadette appears again and says "I'm ready", then it flashes back to Howard and he is instantly covered up.

The Precious Fragmentation - S3-E17

Continuity mistake: When Sheldon sneaks into Leonard's bedroom while Leonard and Penny are sleeping, Penny has her arms out over the blanket and Leonard has his on his pillow in front of his face. When Sheldon leans over Penny only her hands are on top of the covers and Leonard's are tucked under his pillow.

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The Tangerine Factor - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: When Penny is talking to Leonard about who read her Ex's blog, she has a spoon full of ice-cream. Camera cuts and it's now empty. (00:05:00)

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The Extract Obliteration - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: Sheldon is siting at the kitchen counter with a mug in front of him. In one shot, the string of a teabag appears coming out of the mug. In between shots, the teabag string moves by itself.

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The Robotic Manipulation - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: At the start, as Howard says "And finally my kung pow chicken" the robot arm is level with the top of the bag. Camera cuts and it's reaching to the bottom of the bag. (00:00:15)

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The Classified Materials Turbulence - S2-E22

Continuity mistake: Leonard is talking to Stuart at the door to his (Leonard's) apartment. Howard then comes over and slams the door in Stuart's face and Leonard has moved back about 4-ft instantly.

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The Lizard-Spock Expansion - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: The way Leonard holds the can of Diet coke before he puts it down changes between shots. (00:00:25)

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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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