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Continuity mistake: When The Stig first stops for fuel, during the Caterham challenge, Richard is shown looking at the map of his progress and you can see that he is somewhere between London and Oxford, even though we saw him pass this point earlier.

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Continuity mistake: In the final show of season twelve, the Vietnam Challenge, when Jeremy Clarkson borrows James May's bike to try to pass his practical driving test, throughout the test, it can be seen that May's "Darcey Bussell" statue is not on the bike. He then conversed with May and Richard Hammond, still seated astride the bike and "Darcey" is still not present. As Clarkson gets off the bike and lets it drop, still in mid-conversation with no breaks, the statue is suddenly strapped tightly onto the luggage rack, just in time to break on impact. (00:47:00)

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Continuity mistake: During the Amphibious car challenge the second time, there are shots when crossing the channel of Jeremy not having the fishing rods on the Hilux, yet when he arrives, he does.

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Continuity mistake: When the team are trying to build a Caterham, Jeremy puts the seats in the wrong way round. But, when they knock the car off the blocks, the seats have gone. Then Jeremy is later shown removing them.

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Continuity mistake: At the end of series 13, after Richard uses a cherry picker to stick a cool wall picture out of Jeremy's reach, Jeremy jams the controls and goes to interview Jay Leno. But throughout the interview, the cool wall is visible in the background and the cherry picker has gone. Afterwards, Richard is back in the same place without having had time to move.

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Continuity mistake: In the 17 year old car challenge, Clarkson's car wipe can be seen going, then stopped for a few a shots, then going again. This is when he explains that the wiper is broken and stuck on.

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Continuity mistake: After the pickup has had the bbq put on the back, there is a shot of it after, and the bbq has disappeared. The camera then shows Hammond, and goes back, and it's re-appeared.

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India Special - S18-E1

Revealing mistake: Watch the opening sequence of this episode very carefully - Clarkson, May and Hammond are not in Downing Street (they are on a set that stands on the BBC backlot) and library footage of the Prime Minister is cleverly edited in to make it look as if they were there at the same time. Even taking into account the fact that the Prime Minister's security service would never allow such an intrusion onto Downing Street, the line up of the shots does not quite match - our three intrepid heroes should be visible in shot when the Prime Minister is shown exiting number 10, but they are nowhere to be seen. It is all sleight of hand and clever editing, but detectable if you watch carefully enough.

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