Arrow

The Magician - S3-E4

Revealing mistake: When Oliver meets Thea at the Grind and Jot Cafe (Which looks unsurprisingly like CC Jitters) you can see the cups on the table are from CC Jitters. (00:20:50)

Al Sah-Him - S3-E21

Character mistake: Diggle turns to Nyssa and says "I think what she's trying to say is, Oliver would never do anything to hurt you, Felicity," incorrectly addressing Nyssa as "Felicity." (00:14:00)

Jessie Lynn Starborne
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Suggested correction: He's addressing Felicity, he just turns around to look at Nyssa accusingly while he says it.

No, the mistake is correct. In the scene, both Diggle and Felicity are addressing Nyssa. First, Felicity says "Oliver wouldn't. I don't see how." Diggle then says his line. The "she" Diggle is referring to is Felicity (i.e. "what Felicity is trying to say").

Bishop73

The Scientist - S2-E8

Factual error: There is no way Laurel Lance would have been allowed on the prosecution team for Moira Queen's murder trial. Due to the facts that she used to date the defendant's son, the defendant's daughter used to intern for her, and her boyfriend was one of the people killed in the Glades it would have taken all of two seconds for the court to have her removed if she didn't willingly recuse herself, since her presence would be a major conflict of interest. Laurel also was Oliver's lawyer when he was on trial in season 1, which also wouldn't be allowed.

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Damaged - S1-E5

Character mistake: When Oliver is brought into Fires' tent, he gets pushed into a pole by one of the guards. Take a close look at his handcuffs. They are so loose, he could easily escape from that. Not only that, but no guard who had any training would ever put handcuffs so loosely on someone they would treat as "hostile".

Friso94

What We Leave Behind - S5-E9

Factual error: When Oliver is hunting Prometheus, they come face to face. Oliver fires an arrow, which is tracked in slow motion before being split by one of Prometheus' throwing stars. Problem is that Oliver's arrow is, well, flying straight as an arrow. But in reality, when you film an arrow in slow motion, they flex and wobble, and definitely wouldn't fly like the one shown on screen.

Friso94

Darkness on the Edge of Town - S1-E22

Character mistake: At one point Felicity says, "There's at least a teraflop of data to go through." Felicity is a computer genius, so she should know that a teraflop is a measurement of processing power, not data storage. She should have said "terabyte."

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Restoration - S4-E3

Factual error: Felicity apparently extracts DNA from the tooth of one of Damien Darhk's men. She then realises that the DNA lacks "half of the genetic markers" by looking at an optic microscope. Skipping the fact that this sentence makes absolutely no sense whatsoever, you certainly cannot analyse genetic markers by simply looking a tooth with an optic microscope. (00:11:05)

Epigenis
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Suggested correction: No science behind this statement.

Charles Miller

What is it supposed to mean?

Epigenis

Trust But Verify - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: When Oliver shoots Ted with an arrow, Ted falls down on the ground. The position of the arrow keeps changing from being perfectly in the center of the chest, to a few inches off-center, depending on the angle.

Friso94

Pilot - S1-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When Oliver jumps out of the window of Adam Hunt's office, you can see the safety rope at the bottom.

Friso94
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Honor Thy Father - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: In the scene in the garden where Oliver and his sister stand by the headstones, Robert Queen's birth date is carved into the stone as 1958. This conflicts with the news report at the beginning of episode 1 when his birth date is shown as 1948.

Roger6657

Invasion! - S5-E8

Factual error: Felicity tracks the abducted team members to latitude and longitude values that are negative, which she and others present regard as impossible results until they realise the captives are in outer space. In actuality, south latitudes are conventionally represented as negative, as are west longitudes; and negative values would not convey information about an outer space location, which would instead be referenced with celestial coordinates. (00:36:50)

DavidK93

Suicide Squad - S2-E16

Visible crew/equipment: When Slade brings the drink in the forest (referring to Billy Wintergreen), you can see shadows of people walking upstairs in the background behind a big white curtain. (00:07:30)

Kaushal Agrawal
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Suggested correction: It's not a crew member, it's wind.

Nanda Parbat - S3-E15

Factual error: General Shrieve's rank is on upside down. (00:04:20)

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Left Behind - S3-E10

Visible crew/equipment: During a flashback with Oliver and Maseo, they are on a rooftop trying to break in to the building next door by means of the pulley system on the bow. Maseo is shown lining up a shot with his sniper and in the background one can see a crew member's face looking over his shoulder. (00:13:30)

Left Behind - S3-E10

Continuity mistake: In the previous episode Ra's al Ghul stabs Oliver through his chest, just below his left pec. When he pulls out the sword, a wound is visible. (However, seconds later, the wound is absent - different mistake). In this episode he is shown with a wound much lower (in his lower abdomen) and also later, with a bandage around his waist instead of his chest. (00:09:30 - 00:41:30)

Ashlyhne

The Climb - S3-E9

Continuity mistake: Ra's al Ghul stabs Oliver through his chest, just below his left pec. When he pulls out the sword, a wound is visible. However, seconds later, the wound is absent. (00:41:05)

Ashlyhne

Crisis on Earth-X, Part 2 - S6-E8

Deliberate mistake: During the big battle, Arrow is knocked down and when he opens his eyes, the reflection in his eyes is tilted over to give the sense he's seeing things sideways. But the reflection should still have shown the proper orientation no matter what orientation his eye was at. Think of looking into a mirror and then rotating the mirror to the side, the reflection wouldn't rotate.

Bishop73

Pilot - S1-E1

Other mistake: In the newscast at the beginning of the episode, they incorrectly broadcast Robert Queen's birth date as 1948. They use the correct date in Episode 2 when it is shown as 1958 on his gravestone. (00:02:25)

Code of Silence - S4-E14

Visible crew/equipment: While the camera is moving from Black Canary and Speedy to Spartan you can see on the ground the shadow of the camera man walking. (00:33:45)

Blast Radius - S2-E10

Revealing mistake: When Oliver breaks into the building and draws his bow, there is a laser pointed at the tip of his arrow. He is told that if he moves a muscle and removes the tip of the arrow out of the of the laser that he will die. But shortly afterwards, just before Oliver looks over at the TV, you can see the arrow tip move out of the way of the laser and see the laser reach the other side of the wall for a split second. (00:29:10 - 00:29:50)

The Undertaking - S1-E21

Continuity mistake: In the flashback to when Oliver brings a pizza in and puts it on the bed, the box goes from open in one shot to closed in the next. (00:28:30)

Craig T Emmington

Blast Radius - S2-E10

Factual error: In this episode Barry uses rat poison to save Oliver, from a poison that coagulated blood. Though rat poison contains anticoagulants like Warfarin, this is medically wrong because, It takes at least 1-3 days for Warfarin to be effective and it may even cause excess of coagulation during this time. It could never have saved Oliver instantaneously. What Oliver needed was heparin. So Barry in real world instead of curing Oliver might just have made him much worse.

The Man Under the Hood - S2-E19

Continuity mistake: In the first shot of Thea running out of Slade's car, she closes the door. In the second shot, you can see the door of the car open. (00:02:05)

Fernando Lopez

Tremors - S2-E12

Continuity mistake: When Bronze Tiger is stealing the prototype earthquake device, when the truck is leaving Merlin's garage, the street shown has street lights and a factory building, not a country estate driveway. (00:17:10)

Vendetta - S1-E8

Other mistake: Before the security guard is killed, he turns around and faces the direction of the camera. He is killed, and the camera backs up to reveal 6 men standing there. The security guard would have seen the men and he had time to react to them, but did nothing. (00:32:50)

FrostBite

Honor Thy Father - S1-E2

Other mistake: When Oliver returns from the docks, he puts his bow in the case and his hood down. This is footage which is run backwards from the scene where he suits up earlier on. The best point to see this is when he ultimately blinks: it's very unnatural.

Friso94

Crucible - S2-E4

Revealing mistake: When Oliver is threatening Mathis' lawyer, he shoots him in the shoulder. When Oliver grabs the arrow and pushes it through the shoulder, there is a significant difference between the angles. Where the arrow is coming out, it is practically horizontal, but in the chest, it is at a thirty degree angle.

Friso94

Blast Radius - S2-E10

Continuity mistake: When Oliver tries on his mask for the first time, he is not wearing eye make-up. When the mask is on in the next shot, he suddenly is.

Friso94

The Undertaking - S1-E21

Continuity mistake: During the hallway gauntlet, Oliver takes a guy out and ends up on his left knee. He then starts to turn right and draws an arrow, which doesn't make any sense because he holds his bow with his left hand and can't get a good shot from that position. What's more, in the following shot, he is turning to his left.

Friso94

Season 2 generally

Continuity mistake: In season one, Sara is a brunette in Oliver's flashbacks. In this season's flashbacks, she's a blond (most noticeably the ones aboard the Queen's Gambit).

Friso94

The Undertaking - S1-E21

Audio problem: When Oliver is fighting the guys in the hallway, he shoots the second to last guy. But when he starts to draw an instant beforehand, you can see that his right hand, with which he holds the arrow, is nowhere near the quiver when the sound of the drawn arrow begins.

Friso94

The Odyssey - S1-E14

Revealing mistake: After Fires shoots Wilson, he shoots a few more times with the camera on him. Here you can see that the muzzle flash is pretty obviously CGI. Look for things like that fact that it's very small, there's no light shed on the car beside Fires or on himself and there is no smoke.

Friso94
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The Odyssey - S1-E14

Continuity mistake: When Wilson jams the pistol in Oliver's face, Wilson is holding the gun in his right hand. When the shot changes, it flips - he is suddenly holding it in his left hand, and his previous un-scarred left eye now has some scrapes around it.

Friso94

Blast Radius - S2-E10

Deliberate mistake: The "chest compressions" Diggle performs on Oliver at the beginning of this episode are laughable. He's barely applying any pressure at all, and his arms are almost straight out in front of him instead of straight down. I would have called this a character mistake since Diggle really ought to know better, but this is more of a safety issue than an oversight; real chest compressions tend to break ribs.

Phixius Premium member

Three Ghosts - S2-E9

Factual error: When Cyrus punches through the windshield of the truck, it shatters into hundreds of little pieces, like safety glass. Windshields are not made out of safety glass.

Friso94

Season 1 generally

Deliberate mistake: Whenever Deathstroke is on screen, he has three grenades for a launcher strapped to his chest. But on closer inspection, you can see these grenades are actually BB-gun grenades: You can tell by the very distinctive holes at the tip. They did this because launched grenades are A) very expensive and B) not very safe to walk around with on set. A few of the most noticeable times are when Yao Fei is fighting him when he is freeing Oliver in episode 5 and when Oliver is talking to him in episode 14.

Friso94

The Huntress Returns - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: When Oliver takes the circuit board out of the missile launcher, Wilson grabs the radio to get out of there. But when he says "Leverage", the radio is back where it stood.

Friso94

Home Invasion - S1-E20

Continuity mistake: When Oliver stabs the assassin with the poker, he pushes the thing all the way through, with the handle against the shoulder. In the next shot, there is a 3 inch piece of poker between the shoulder and the handle. (00:35:05)

Friso94

Dodger - S1-E15

Continuity mistake: When Oliver manages to wreck the Dodger's car, he skids his bike sideways and gets off. In the next shot, when the bike is in the background, he is no longer beside it, only to reappear in the next shot.

Friso94

Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Oliver drinks his tequila, the hand with which he holds the glass keeps changing.

Friso94

The Undertaking - S1-E21

Factual error: When The Hood busts into the underground casino, the throws a guy through a glass table, and it breaks into large shards. He then proceeds to grab a handful of safety glass, so it's not the same glass anymore, and he throws it into the face of a guard, and it hurts him badly. Safety glass is designed precisely to prevent that. It is impossible for the pieces to get lodged in the guys face, no matter how hard The Hood throws them.

Friso94

The Huntress Returns - S1-E17

Other mistake: When the Huntress is attacking the safehouse, she fires a shotgun blast at Green Arrow who's several feet away, hitting a door behind him and leaving a small hole, as would be made by a slug, rather than pellets (which would have spread out a lot over that distance). She then shoots the door lock right next to her, which gets riddled with small pellet holes.

Jon Sandys Premium member

Damaged - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: Yao Fei takes the bow away from Oliver in one shot, then Oliver hands it to him in a following scene. (00:02:10)

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