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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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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

The Dead Hooker Juxtaposition - S2-E19

Continuity mistake: In the scene after the boys have followed the new neighbor out and Sheldon and Penny are left eating alone, the utensils Penny holds change from chopsticks to a plastic fork and back several times.

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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 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 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 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 White Asparagus Triangulation - S2-E9

Continuity mistake: When Sheldon, Raj and Howard are talking in the cafeteria, Sheldon's drink keeps moving position.

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The Bath Item Gift Hypothesis - S2-E11

Continuity mistake: Near the start, when the camera is on Raj, David Underhill is seen in the top left-hand corner of the screen shaking someone's hand, already in the cafeteria. Then, when the camera is on Wolowitz, David is just walking into the door of the cafeteria. David sits down to the right of the man sitting at the table, then shortly afterwards David is now sitting where the other guy was, originally.

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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 Euclid Alternative - S2-E5

Continuity mistake: When driving down Euclid Avenue, the background is constantly changing between shots. In one shot it's a busy main street and in another it's a suburban street.

00:04:50

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The Euclid Alternative - S2-E5

Continuity mistake: When Penny turns on to Euclid Avenue, the car behind her just vanishes into thin air.

00:03:50

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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 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 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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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 Work Song Nanocluster - S2-E18

Continuity mistake: When Penny puts the box down at the start it is closed. Camera cuts and it's open instantly.

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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 Lizard-Spock Expansion - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: At the very beginning, Leonard's Diet Coke keeps changing position without anyone touching it.

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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 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 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 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 Codpiece Topology - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: When Sheldon and Penny are talking at the end on the stairs, Penny's hands keep changing from clenched to hanging down.

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The Classified Materials Turbulence - S2-E22

Continuity mistake: In the comic book store, when Stuart and Leonard are talking about Penny saying "Leonard" when with Stuart, Stuart's pen/hand is constantly changing position instantly.

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The Work Song Nanocluster - S2-E18

Continuity mistake: When Penny gets the package, the position of the box on the counter keeps changing position.

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The Vartabedian Conundrum - S2-E10

Continuity mistake: When Sheldon is told that he can't talk, he goes from sitting to standing instantly.

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The Lizard-Spock Expansion - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: When Sheldon goes to speak to Leonard, he is sitting on the couch. Camera cuts to Raj for one second, then to Penny and you can see Sheldon has crossed the apartment and is now in the hall. There is not enough time to move that far in that time.

00:09:05

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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 Vegas Renormalization - S2-E21

Continuity mistake: In the bathroom of the hotel in Las Vegas, we can see Rajesh taking a small white bottle and keeping it in his hand while saying "I love Las Vegas". In the next shot, the bottle has returned to its place instantly.

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The White Asparagus Triangulation - S2-E9

Continuity mistake: When climbing the stairs at the start, Penny and Sheldon turn the corner and carry on the conversation. Camera cuts and now they turn the corner again and continue their conversation without breaking it.

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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 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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The Financial Permeability - S2-E14

Continuity mistake: Sheldon opens the can with money in and puts the lid on the side, However in some shots he has the lid in his hand.

00:04:00

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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: When Ramona starts talking to Sheldon in the cafeteria, the way Sheldon holds his knife and fork changes between shots.

00:04:00

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The Cooper-Nowitzki Theorem - S2-E6

Continuity mistake: The way Ramona holds her drink in the cafeteria changes between shots.

00:03:50

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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 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 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.

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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 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.

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The Bath Item Gift Hypothesis - S2-E11

Continuity mistake: When Penny takes a drink from the egg-nog carton before kissing Leonard on the cheek, between shots the logo-branded label changes which direction it faces in her hand.

00:16:45

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The Vartabedian Conundrum - S2-E10

Continuity mistake: When Stephanie asks Leonard why he hasn't told her about Penny, he spills some of the pancake mixture out of the bowl he is stirring. In some shots the spilled mixture vanishes and the appears again.

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The Maternal Capacitance - S2-E15

Continuity mistake: After Leonard's mother says, 'Tell me about it', her head was tilted downwards, but in the next shot, she was looking straight again.

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The Vartabedian Conundrum - S2-E10

Continuity mistake: When Leonard, Raj and Howard are talking about Leonard's new trousers, the items on the tray behind Howard keep changing.

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The Classified Materials Turbulence - S2-E22

Continuity mistake: When Raj is going through the ideas on what would work to fix the toilet, Sheldon's hand is not near his face, but when Howard talks about moving to Israel, Sheldon's hand is up by his face.

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The Monopolar Expedition - S2-E23

Continuity mistake: When Penny finds out about the expedition, Sheldon starts to walk to his apartment. Camera cuts to Leonard in the apartment for five seconds and then to Penny in the doorway. Behind her, you can see Sheldon walking to the apartment still. Since he was halfway to start with, he should be in the apartment by now.

00:10:35

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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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