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The Fuzzy Boots Corollary - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Sheldon is telling Leonard that he didn't ask Penny out, there is a yellow food-bag on the counter between them that keeps changing its position with every shot change.

00:11:15

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The Hamburger Postulate - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: At the end when Sheldon has got a burger, the amount of burger left changes depending on the camera angle. Most noticeable when he asks Penny about permanently reserving the table - between shots the lettuce disappears, the bun changes colour, and the bite marks change.

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The Robotic Manipulation - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: In the ER, the glasses around the nurse's neck move instantly without her touching them. They go from angled to straight instantly.

00:17:45

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The Hawking Excitation - S5-E21

Character mistake: The sign on Howard's laboratory door reads "RESTICTED area".

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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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The Bad Fish Paradigm - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: In the laundry room when Penny is talking to Sheldon, Sheldon takes some time arranging a blue shirt on his plastic laundry folder. Then it suddenly turns into a pair of socks, which he folds and then picks up the blue shirt again. There was not enough time for him to switch out the shirt for the socks.

00:06:30

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The Vartabedian Conundrum - S2-E10

Continuity mistake: When Leonard and Penny are talking in the dryer room, the size of the towel Penny is folding keeps changing.

00:15:00

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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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The Cruciferous Vegetable Amplification - S4-E2

Character mistake: In the first scene, on Sheldon's board are the words "D-D Fushion." This should be fusion. Sheldon wouldn't make a mistake like that.

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The Creepy Candy Coating Corollary - S3-E5

Continuity mistake: At the dinner, Howard's mom calls. Howard's wine glass refills itself between shots.

00:15:20

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The Tangerine Factor - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: Penny throws a black iPod out the window, but when Raj comes in having found it on the ground outside he has a silver one.

00:01:00 - 00:02:45

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The Big Bran Hypothesis - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: At the end of the episode, when the gang is reading the furniture assembly instructions, a pencil in the cup in front of them suddenly vanishes.

00:19:00

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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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The Fuzzy Boots Corollary - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Sheldon, Howard and Raj play Jenga, there is one block sitting at the top of the tower. When Leonard walks in, there are now two blocks at the top, before we actually see Howard place the second one on the top.

00:08:10

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The Luminous Fish Effect - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Leonard and Sheldon are walking downstairs, Sheldon stops and pins back up the caution tape that is in front of the elevator. Between shots, the other strip of caution tape untwists itself.

00:01:25

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The Pancake Batter Anomaly - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: The way Penny holds her notepad when talking to Sheldon at the Cheesecake factory keeps changing instantly.

00:10:10

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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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Show generally

Other mistake: During the intro, as the timeline at the bottom of the frame scrolls, "91,0009C" is written instead of "91,000BC". Also, between 1200BC and 1000BC it reads 100100BC instead of 1100BC.

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The Fuzzy Boots Corollary - S1-E3

Revealing mistake: When everybody is on their laptops at the beginning of the episode, you can clearly see in many shots that their screens are black.

00:01:20

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The Luminous Fish Effect - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Sheldon's mom is saying the prayer, the bread roll that Raj is holding swaps hands, and then it disappears in the shot where she tells them they don't have to join in with the end of the prayer.

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The Cooper Extraction - S7-E11

Continuity mistake: When Amy says that Penny never would have met Stan Lee, she draws a thick black line between "Penny" and "Stan Lee" on the board. The camera goes to Penny, and when it comes back to Amy, the line is blue and faint.

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The Financial Permeability - S2-E14

Continuity mistake: When the guys are using the whiteboard to figure out their cinema plans, Sheldon draws two black X's on the board with a marker. In the following shots the appearance of the X's changes.

00:00:30

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The Bath Item Gift Hypothesis - S2-E11

Continuity mistake: When Sheldon emerges with all of the bath item gift baskets for Penny, he drops them on the floor and chair. Between shots one of the baskets on the chair changes from being an upright green-ribboned basket, to a toppled-over white-ribboned basket.

00:19:50

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The Lizard-Spock Expansion - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: When the guys are in the Mars Rover test room, the time displayed on the large digital clock seen behind Howard jumps about inconsistently between each shot.

00:07:50

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The Peanut Reaction - S1-E16

Continuity mistake: In the electronics store, when the man asks Sheldon which hard drive he should buy in the first shot he is holding the green box in his left hand. Next shot it is under his arm.

00:12:50

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The Big Bran Hypothesis - S1-E2

Visible crew/equipment: When Sheldon is mentioning about the coffee table having a garage sale, there is a shot of Leonard with all the stagelights reflected in the kettle.

00:06:40

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The White Asparagus Triangulation - S2-E9

Continuity mistake: When Sheldon is in Penny's apartment trying to get her to tell him why her relationship with Leonard failed, the yellow tee-shirt on the red pillow next to him keeps changing position.

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The Bat Jar Conjecture - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: At the end, when Leonard is gloating over beating Sheldon, his position on the sofa keeps changing in relation to the arm.

00:18:50

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The Grasshopper Experiment - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: When Raj is drinking with Lalita in the bar Penny works at, in one shot he raises his Grasshopper drink to his lips with his left hand. In the next shot it's in his right (this is just before he says "Oh my God, you've lost so much weight").

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The Barbarian Sublimation - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: After Penny drops her bags of groceries whilst trying to unlock her door, the dropped items change their positions between shots (note the items against the wall.)

00:02:05

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The Loobenfeld Decay - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: When Penny is telling Howard and Raj about Sheldon's "drug addicted cousin" her scarf keeps jumping in and out of her jacket.

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The Barbarian Sublimation - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: When Penny sneaks into Sheldon's room at night to ask him about the online game, she leaves his bedroom door half open. But when she leaves, the door is shut.

00:07:35

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The Russian Rocket Reaction - S5-E5

Continuity mistake: Bernadette holds her wine glass in her left hand, holding it from the base of the glass; in the next shot she's drinking from her right hand holding the top of the glass and in the immediate next shot she's once more holding the glass from her left hand.

00:14:40

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The Cooper/Kripke Inversion - S6-E14

Character mistake: As Leonard is leaving the Mechanical Engineering lab, the sign on the door is spelled incorrectly as 'resticted area' instead of 'restricted area'.

00:04:07

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The Financial Permeability - S2-E14

Continuity mistake: When Sheldon asks Penny if he lent her enough money, the container he is holding opens on its own.

00:09:25

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The Vartabedian Conundrum - S2-E10

Continuity mistake: When Stefanie and Leonard are talking in bed towards the end, Stefanie's arm moves from on her head to on her pillow instantly.

00:16:30

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The Griffin Equivalency - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: When discussing what qualities their new friend should have, the container Howard has changes position instantly.

00:17:20

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The Grasshopper Experiment - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: When Raj's parents tell him to put his laptop down and gather his friends, they all huddle around the one-seat sofa. Sheldon is crouched to the left of the seat with his hands on the sidearm, yet in shots angled at the left he has disappeared from his place (as to not obstruct these particular angled shots.)

00:02:00

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The Griffin Equivalency - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: In the opening scene, just after Howard says, 'Creepy good or creepy bad?', there is a shot where Howard is holding his food, even though Leonard hasn't given it to him yet and it isn't there in the shot before or after. After Leonard gives the food to Howard, the exact same shot is used after he says, 'I'm not necessarily talking about the food', so the shot was taken from there and it is shown twice.

00:00:25

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The Pancake Batter Anomaly - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: After Leonard gives Penny her pile of mail, she alternates from holding the pile by her side to at her front between each shot.

00:01:10

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The Bad Fish Paradigm - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: When Sheldon is sitting with Raj in his apartment watching television, the can of soda on the table in front of him rotates itself a couple of times.

00:14:40

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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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The White Asparagus Triangulation - S2-E9

Continuity mistake: When Leonard is helping Sheldon open the jar, the red napkin which he left on the couch where he was sitting changes position or vanishes in every shot.

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The Peanut Reaction - S1-E16

Continuity mistake: When Penny asks Sheldon "What trauma?" in the electronics store, Sheldon holds two boxes - one with an orange side on top of one with a black side. In the next shot the black sided box is on top of the orange one. The boxes then continue to swap places during the whole scene.

00:11:50

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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 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 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 Pancake Batter Anomaly - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: When Sheldon walks out his bedroom wrapped in a comforter, he drops it on the higher level before the drop down to the kitchen. In the next shot as he walks away from the fridge, half of the comforter is now spread over the lower level without anyone moving it.

00:05:10

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The Lizard-Spock Expansion - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: When Raj says Star Trek 5 is worse than Star Trek 1, his hands are outspread. Camera cuts and now they are clasped together.

00:04:15

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The Rothman Disintegration - S5-E17

Continuity mistake: After Amy returns to the apartment for the Grease DVD and discovers Penny doesn't like the painting, she then exits the apartment with the painting and the DVD with her. When Amy says to Penny she doesn't need her pity, the DVD is placed above the hanging string of the painting. In the next shot, as she walks into the hallway, the DVD is suddenly almost half below the string.

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The White Asparagus Triangulation - S2-E9

Continuity mistake: When Sheldon is questioning Raj and Howard in the cafeteria, the bottle of water is on Raj's tray faces the camera with the barcoded side. But in one closeup it rotates to show the logo-branded side.

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The Loobenfeld Decay - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: When Sheldon is talking with Leonard in the kitchen at night, as he pours himself a mug of milk the mug moves between shots.

00:04:50

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The Panty Piñata Polarization - S2-E7

Continuity mistake: When Leonard talks to Penny about having to live with Sheldon he has his hand up to his chest. Camera swaps to a side view and his hand is not in front of his chest any more.

00:07:30

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The Griffin Equivalency - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: When talking about wanting a griffin, the bottles and strip of paper on the table keep moving between shots.

00:16:00

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The Griffin Equivalency - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: When Raj asks the guys who's going to the party on Saturday night, Penny's grip on the martini glass she has changes between shots.

00:10:20

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The Barbarian Sublimation - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: When Penny explains she has bought the game, her grip on the laptop changes

00:06:50

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The Barbarian Sublimation - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: At the start, after Penny has dropped one bag, there is an item in the top of the remaining bag. This item keeps appearing and disappearing.

00:01:20

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The Codpiece Topology - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: When Leslie and Leonard are talking about starting a relationship again, the can of Diet Cola keeps rotating. In some shots from Leslie's point of view you can't see the logo and in others you can.

00:06:30

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The Codpiece Topology - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: When Leonard says he is happy Penny is moving on he has nothing in his hand. Camera cuts and now he is holding a bit of bread.

00:03:00

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The Bad Fish Paradigm - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: When Sheldon is undoing a pair of socks that Penny has paired, Penny is seen holding a single sock. Camera changes and she now has nothing in her hands. This is an instant cut. No time to drop it.

00:05:50

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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

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

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The Financial Permeability - S2-E14

Continuity mistake: When Sheldon is holding the money out to Penny, the can that is being held by Sheldon is constantly moving up and down in height in relation to his shirt.

00:04:00

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The Killer Robot Instability - S2-E12

Continuity mistake: When Penny and Howard are arguing near the start, Penny has her arms crossed in one shot and down by her side in the next.

00:04:50

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The Panty Piñata Polarization - S2-E7

Continuity mistake: At the start when Howard is asking about the house, the pencil in front of him keeps moving on the table. Note the point and the edge of the table.

00:02:30

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The Cooper-Nowitzki Theorem - S2-E6

Continuity mistake: At the start as Leonard says about being able to talk to women, he puts his hand on his drink. Camera cuts and now his hand is back by the edge of the table.

00:02:50

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The Bat Jar Conjecture - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: When Raj is talking about psychological warfare he has a fork in his hand in one shot and not in the next.

00:08:40

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The Hamburger Postulate - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When Sheldon is ranting about his board being changed, there is one shot where his hand is uncovered then covered by the blanket.

00:12:00

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The Luminous Fish Effect - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Penny is asking if Sheldon has ever done anything like this before she is holding her plate with 2 hands in one shot and 1 hand in the next.

00:13:20

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The Big Bran Hypothesis - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Leonard and Sheldon are pushing the box up the stairs, the position of the box on the stairs changes instantly. In one shot it is flush against the wall, then in the centre of the stairs.

00:05:20

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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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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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