American Horror Story

Curtain Call - S4-E13

Revealing mistake: When Elsa is waiting in the lobby, she's wearing a dress which shows her normal, not wooden legs. It's very apparent when she is crying on the floor.

Continuum - S2-E12

Character mistake: When Lana and Kit are speaking in the cafe, the window behind them contains a spelling mistake. The window reads "Bolyston Cafe" when it should say "Boylston Cafe." (00:31:45)

I Am Anne Frank: Part 1 - S2-E4

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where Lana Winters imagines receiving an award for her expose while in line for her medication, her mic pack is visible as she steps up to accept it. It is not visible in the high angle long shot before she gives her speech. (00:17:15)


Forbidden Fruit - S8-E3

Factual error: All the survivors save Ms Venables and Mead die from eating apples injected with snake venom. The show is confusing venom with poison. Venom must be injected into the bloodstream to be dangerous. Eating venom is harmless to humans. Unless all of the survivors had stomach ulcers, none of them should have shown any ill effects, nor should they have died.

Allan Hall

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Plot hole: It's been established that if you die on the property, you remain as a ghost for all of eternity. However, in Season 8, Moira's bones are retrieved and buried in a cemetery so that her ghost can escape and join her mother. However not all the ghost's bones are buried on the property, we know for sure that the Black Dahlia was not buried on the property and it's not likely Tate, Vivian, Ben or some of the others are buried on the property as well so they should not be tied to the house.


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Suggested correction: Tate's victims from the school shooting are ghosts who can move between different locations. There's nothing to suggest that the ghost of the Black Dahlia isn't merely choosing to be in the Murder House rather than being tied to it. The same goes for Vivien and Ben, since Violet is going to stay in the house, so might they.

Tate's victims cannot move around freely to different locations. The only time that they can is on Halloween, when all ghosts can move around freely but then return to their death location at the stroke of midnight. "OP" is a valid mistake.


Edward Mordrake: Part 1 - S4-E3

Deliberate mistake: After Elsa kicks Bette and Dot off the stage, Elsa looks at the sheet of music on the stand and you see the name of the song 'Criminal' and it also states it's by Fiona Apple which is true, but this season is set in 1952, and Criminal wasn't released until 1996.

Trystan Abbott

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Suggested correction: Not technically a mistake; unlike regular twins, conjoined twins are always identical in appearance, contrary to what movies/TV suggest. This could easily include mole patterns.

I looked up "conjoined twins" on Google images, and there are numerous photos of conjoined twins having freckles and moles in different spots. Notably on the Hensel twins, Brittany has a mole on her chin, but Abby does not. This disproves your suggestion that conjoined twins are always identical in appearance and could have identical mole patterns.


Do you have a source to prove this?


Afterbirth - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: When Stacy and Miguel (the new owners of the house), are making out in the kitchen, her shirt goes from off her shoulders to back on her shoulders across several shots.


Afterbirth - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: When Vivien and the maid are sitting in the kitchen, one shot shows the maid from the side with her hands in front of her on the table. The shot changes and instantly her hands are holding a coffee mug in front of her lips.


The Body - S11-E6

Factual error: The same 1990-1991 Buick Lesabre seen in a previous episode appears in the background of the scene. The season is set in 1981, roughly a decade before this car would've been in production. (00:11:01)

Dylan Gabriel Wysong

Bad Fortune - S11-E5

Factual error: This episode includes a 1990-1991 Buick Lesabre as a background vehicle, while the season is set in 1981. (00:02:10)

Chutes and Ladders - S5-E2

Revealing mistake: When Tristan Duffy is sitting on the chair and looking through guys on a dating website to lure to the hotel, you can see he is just looking at photos in the gallery on the iPhone he's using. (has all the gallery interfacing) yet he clicks the screen and it makes a noise like he was on an actual dating app. (01:07:54)

Chutes and Ladders - S5-E2

Revealing mistake: As Iris is telling Detective Lowe about Mr. March when he built the hotel (with the flashback) in the close up shot of the police officer holding the handkerchief, you can see The Dead victim's stomach moving as the actor is breathing, although he's supposed to be dead. (01:01:35)

Blood Bath - S4-E8

Revealing mistake: Elsa's legs are supposed to be wooden prosthetics, but when she walks away from Ethel, who's holding a gun at her, it cuts to a shot of Jessica's calves which bend slightly as she walks. (00:00:14)


Piggy Piggy - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: The people that Tate murders at school have different wound patterns. Episode 5 they say what Tate did to them, episode 6 shows the attack. Episode 5 the goth girl says Tate asked her if she believed in God before shooting her - episode 6 he asked her nothing, instead just shot her. Episode 5, the guy in the letterman jacket illustrates his wound to be a single round to the head - episode 6 he shoots the letterman with a shotgun in the chest, not a handgun to the head. Episode 5 the cheerleader shows no apparent wounds of being shot - episode 6 Tate shoots her in the face with a shotgun.

Red Dawn - S9-E5

Continuity mistake: While Brooke is on the floor being tormented by Montana, a rug next to Brooke disappears and moves to another part of the room as the scene cuts.


Show Stoppers - S4-E12

Trivia: They pay homage to the original 1932 movie Freaks. In Freaks, Cleopatra gets mutilated and turned into a tarred and feathered bird for visitors to gawk at in terror. Hercules gets viciously attacked under the carnival vehicle. In this episode, Stanley gets cornered by all the freaks under the carnival vehicle and gets viciously attacked and mutilated to resemble Meep (a feathered freak who was killed by the cops in an earlier episode).

Tricia Webster

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Answer: Moira's ghost form is unique because of the way she was treated when she was alive. To people who do not sexualize her and truly understand and view her for who she really (namely women), she is seen as an older woman. To people who objectify and don't care to see the truth (namely men), they see the young seductive Moria. It's a strong directorial choice to eventually show how Ben Harmen comes to terms with the truth of the house and himself.

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