Combat!

Combat! (1962)

93 mistakes

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The Long Way Home (2) - S2-E5

Continuity mistake: Re-used footage causes three characters who were earlier captured by the Germans to be seen, in one shot, marching in Saunders' squadron.

Jean G

A Silent Cry - S2-E23

Factual error: The German radio-wave detection vehicle is a very poorly disguised American ambulance.

Jean G

Glow Against the Sky - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: Saunders loses his helmet getting into the truck, but is wearing it again in the next shot.

Jean G

Bridgehead - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: Billy's father, previously established as dead, sends his son a letter in this episode.

Jean G

The Celebrity - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: Episodes weren't broadcast in production order, so the character of Billy dies in this one, but reappears alive and well in several episodes aired after this.

Jean G

Bridge at Chalons - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: Saunders' bayonet disappears from the tip of his rifle several times between close-ups and long shots.

Jean G

Bridge at Chalons - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: When he's carrying the stretcher, Saunders' gun instantly switches from slung over his left shoulder to slung over his right.

Jean G

Show generally

Continuity mistake: Season 4, "Hills Are For Heroes, Pt. 1": When he enters the bunker, Hanley's backpack disappears between shots.

Jean G

Show generally

Continuity mistake: Season 4, "Nothing to Lose": Sal Mineo and Tom Skerritt's characters are fighting in a dark room that is suddenly brightly lit after the commercial break, even though their fight is continuous and no one else is there to turn on any lights.

Jean G

The Walking Wounded - S1-E30

Continuity mistake: When he beds down for the night, Saunders removes his coat and covers the little dog with it. But he's wearing the coat again when he wakes up.

Jean G

The Short Day of Private Putnam - S2-E28

Character mistake: Hanley's call sign is Checkmate King Two. But his radio man recites, "Checkmate King Two, this is White Rook." Should have been the other way round.

Jean G

Dateline - S3-E23

Visible crew/equipment: When the prisoners are looking for the dirt from the tunnel they discover it is in the attic. While they are removing a board from the ceiling they reveal an overhead stage light. You can tell this is a mistake because they hurriedly put the board back.

Show generally

Continuity mistake: Season 4, "A Sudden Terror": The demolition expert is shot and falls dead several feet from Hanley's position. Next shot, his body is now right beside Hanley.

Jean G

Braddock: Don't just stand there sucking on a prune pit, get these men some water.

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Trivia: Actor Vic Morrow used a non-firing wooden replica of a Tompson submachine gun due to its lighter weight, thus being easier to carry. He used a heavier blank-firing model when it was required to be fired.

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