The Inbetweeners

The Inbetweeners (2008)

40 mistakes

Thorpe Park - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Simon's car loses its door it hits the post on the inside, but the damage shows it's been hit on the outside.

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Death racer 1
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Thorpe Park - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: The number plate on Simon's car changes in different shots, and between the front and back - most noticeable when the door gets knocked off while parking.

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Jon Sandys

Caravan Club - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: At 9 minutes 29 seconds, Neil is holding a bottle of Heinz sauce, but at 9 minutes 40 seconds, Neil asks for the sauce and it is behind Jay's mum.

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Thorpe Park - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When the boys are on the Nemesis Inferno, Will sits at the front while the rest sit behind him, and this leaves the right outside seat free. However, when the roller coaster is moving, the mounted camera shows that Simon, Jay and Neil have all moved one seat to the right, meaning that Simon is now on the right outside seat instead of it being free.

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Thorpe Park - S1-E3

Factual error: About halfway through the scene of the boys riding the Nemesis Inferno, the coaster train speeds through an inverted 360 degree loop. In actual fact, this loop occurs right at the beginning of the ride, whereas this scene makes it appear to occur near the end.

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Thorpe Park - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Will says today is about roller coasters, he has his arm raised up to his face. In the next shot, his hand has disappeared.

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A Demon
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Thorpe Park - S1-E3

Factual error: The same number plate can be seen on two different vehicles in this episode. The registration M483LTH can be seen on the hearse and then on Simon's car when parking. No two vehicles in the UK will ever share a number plate.

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A Demon

Will Is Home Alone - S3-E5

Continuity mistake: In the flashback at the end of the episode, one of the shots is of Will kicking the door shut in Mrs Springett's face. The sound of her scream is quite different in the flashback to how it was in the original identical shot.

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Moose

Caravan Club - S1-E5

Visible crew/equipment: In the petrol station, when the four are gathered around Simon, just before his phone goes off and Will asks, 'is that Leona Lewis?' part of a grey boom mic slips into the top of the shot for a second.

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Thorpe Park - S1-E3

Deliberate mistake: In the scene where Jay spots the "car full o' muff" and they follow the car until it turns left (just after Jay says he'd "give a left bollock for em"), when it pulls away, the shot is flipped. The number plate is reversed, all of the logos on the back of the car are backwards, and the car is actually turning right, as it heads to the right hand side of the road. The shot is just flipped to make it look like they're turning left.

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EpicFishFingers

Night Out in London - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: The timing throughout this episode is bizarre. The boys leave their town in broad daylight, but by the time they get to London, it's dark. As they leave, Will's VO says they were in the club for 25 minutes, and Simon then says it's 1am, so they would have entered the club at 12:30am. Earlier, Simon said they had spent an hour looking for a parking space, so they started searching at 11:30pm. So how could they take so long to drive into London that it was broad light when they left but 11:30pm by the time they arrived? Even if they were lost in London for several hours, it would have gotten dark while they were lost, not been dark when they already arrived. This is even stranger if you consider that in the books and backstory, the boys' school is in a London suburb.

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Moose

Night Out in London - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: When Jay first shouts "Bus Wankers" from Simon's car, the people at the bus stop change between shots, as does the weather. On the first viewing of the stop as we approach it, there are five people around it and it is sunny. On the shot going past the stop there are now six people at the stop. Also the weather in the second shot is now overcast and sunless. Also in the next shot of the boys laughing to Jay's outburst, there is no sign of the bus stop they've just past but in the car's interior shots you can see the Bus Stop road markings through the rear window.

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Neil Jones

The Gig and the Girlfriend - S3-E2

Continuity mistake: When Neil and Jay walk off in the club, Simon and Will's positions in the background keep changing instantly.

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A Demon

The Gig and the Girlfriend - S3-E2

Continuity mistake: When walking to school at the start, Simon and Jay are a fair distance apart from the rear angle. However they are almost shoulder to shoulder in the front view.

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A Demon
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Thorpe Park - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When the examiner asks Simon if he has a girlfriend, his seatbelt is on his shirt away from his skin. Camera changes to the front and the belt is on his neck skin without him touching it.

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A Demon

Caravan Club - S1-E5

Audio problem: When arguing on the side of the road, the audio doesn't always match up. Especially for Jay.

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A Demon

Caravan Club - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When the boys are arguing at the side of the road, Simon's position changes instantly from head in his hands on the pavement to in the road arguing.

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A Demon

Caravan Club - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When the boys are arguing at the side of the road, there is a shot of Jay with a red van approaching them. Camera cuts to Will for a few seconds then back to Jay, and the red van is in the same place despite driving down the road.

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A Demon
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Caravan Club - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: Will strangles one kid to get his shoes back. The kid is facing away from the wall. Camera cuts and now his head is next to the wall.

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A Demon
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Caravan Club - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: The registration of Simon's car changes from the petrol station to the caravan park.

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A Demon

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