The Sweeney

The Sweeney (1975)

19 mistakes in season 2

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Thou Shalt Not Kill - S2-E13

Other mistake: One of the bank robbers is Terry Wands but the opening credits bill him as Jimmy Wands.

I Want the Man - S2-E11

Character mistake: When the Flying squad officer is driving the white van in front off the green security van, he says on the radio that the suspect car driving in front of the green van is a blue Ford Zephyr - the blue car is actually a Ford Zodiac.

Faces - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: In the first scene of part three, the outside shots show the squad car driving over a bridge over the river Thames. As soon as the shots are inside the car they are driving past a sports ground.

Faces - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: During the car chase the Jag spins round, the Sweeney's Ford Granada is behind it, then next shot the squad's blue Ford Cortina is behind it. Then at the crossroads the blue Cortina is driving towards the Jag from the other direction.

Golden Fleece - S2-E7

Visible crew/equipment: In the final scene when Regan is forcing open the boot on the villain's jag, camera lights are reflected in the police car parked behind it.

Chalk and Cheese - S2-E1

Revealing mistake: After robbing the DeCourceys Tommy Garret takes the keys from their Rolls Royce and throws them into the trees, but he actually doesn't throw anything at all.

Chalk and Cheese - S2-E1

Visible crew/equipment: After Garret and Nunn have robbed the DeCourceys the crew and lighting equipment are reflected in the side of the orange Porsche just before they drive off.

Supersnout - S2-E3

Character mistake: When Stickley is on the phone to Regan he tells him that the robbers will be in a Bedford van but they are in a Ford Transit van.

Faces - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: Brake lights are reflected in the front of the security van in the close up of when it pulls up outside the factory, but in the wide shot there is no vehicle in front of the van.

Country Boy - S2-E12

Visible crew/equipment: When the blue Ford Cortina squad car arrives at the power station you can see the camera lights and crew reflected in the side of the car.

Poppy - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: During the car chase at the airfield, after the Triumph crashes into the villain's Jaguar, spinning it round, the chase suddenly changes from the airfield to a lane.

Hit and Run - S2-E5

Continuity mistake: When Regan sounds the horn and shouts at the driver of the yellow car when it undertakes them, then cuts in front of them, the car was not visible through the side window when the camera was on Regan.

Hit and Run - S2-E5

Visible crew/equipment: As the car drives away after hitting Alison you can see the crew reflected in the side.

Faces - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: When Ingram is driving the blue Ford Cortina squad car the registration number on the front is DLO97M, and on the rear of the car it is NHK296M.

Chalk and Cheese - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: During the last hold up, the shots inside and outside the blue Jag do not match up.

Thou Shalt Not Kill - S2-E13

Visible crew/equipment: The camera lights and crew are reflected in the side of the blue Hillman Estate, first when it pulls away after the villains have first hi-jacked it, and again when they are driving through the farm.

Big Brother - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: In the pre-titles sequence at the start, as the blue van is driving along following the two men, the shots inside the van show a grey Mercedes parked to the van's right. When the shot changes to outside the van, there is a blue Ford Zodiac parked in front of the Mercedes that wasn't there in the inside shots.

Chalk and Cheese - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: In the pre-title sequence when De Courcey's Rolls-Royce is being followed by the robbers' orange Porsche, the road starts off as a dual carriage way, then as soon as the Porsche overtakes the Rolls the road changes to a single carriage way, and then to a country lane .

Trojan Bus - S2-E10

Visible crew/equipment: When Regan, Carter and Haskins are in the living room, the camera lights are reflected on the door.

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