Bates Motel

The Vault - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: Norma reaches over to touch Chick's walking stick with her right hand, but the next shot shows her using her left hand.

Scott215

The Immutable Truth - S2-E10

Continuity mistake: In the woods after Norma takes the gun away, as she's talking to Norman; her hand changes between shots from resting around his neck to around his ear, with her thumb placed in from of Norman's ear. It changes about 6 times.

Bishop73

The Convergence of the Twain - S5-E2

Continuity mistake: Norma's headstone gives a year of death as 2015. It also gives Norman's birth year as 1995, making him 20 when she died, but it is repeatedly stated that Norman is 18 when he enters Pine view, and Norma died 2 weeks later.

Dark Paradise - S5-E1

Continuity mistake: When Emma is talking with Caleb in the kitchen, the slice of cake in front of Caleb keeps moving between shots.

THGhost

Forever - S4-E9

Continuity mistake: When Dylan confronts Norma with the earring of Emma's mother, he is holding it aloft in his right hand. Shots from Dylan's right rear and his hand is at waist level, the next shot from the front and it is held aloft again.

Scott215

Unfaithful - S4-E8

Continuity mistake: From her left side, Norma is fiddling with her wedding ring while lying in bed with Norman, but her hands are separate in the view from her right side, then playing with her ring as the shot switches back to her left side.

Scott215

The Vault - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: After Chick leaves, Alex approaches Norma with his arms outstretched. The immediate shot from Alex's rear and his arms are at his side.

Scott215

The Vault - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: During Norman's hypnotherapy, he remembers approaching his Dad as he is passed out on the table, and his Dad's right arm is at his side. As Norman comes abreast of his Dad, his Dad's right arm is now on the table.

Scott215

The Vault - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: When Alex meets Rebecca in the restaurant and slides her the key, her hands are down. The immediate shot after and her right hand is holding a cup of coffee.

Scott215

The Vault - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: Norma's hands change from clasped to unclasped several times as she is speaking with Dylan in the Bates house.

Scott215

Lights of Winter - S4-E4

Continuity mistake: In the V.I.P. room of the strip club, the dancer straddling Norman stands up. In the next shot shown in the mirror, the dancer stands up again.

Scott215

The Convergence of the Twain - S5-E2

Continuity mistake: After Norman dismisses Norma's suspicion about him going to "another business meeting" as childish, he heads for the door - the sunlight from outside is flagrant as he opens it. In the next scene, Norman is seen entering his car, in the same outfit, and it is night time. (00:28:15)

The Cord - S5-E10

Continuity mistake: When Norman is in Madeleine's shop, he picks up a chocolate chip cookie. We see him bite it, and we get a good look at the cookie. Then he sees Madeleine and begins talking to her. That is not the same cookie he had, because all of a sudden it has a huge chocolate chip near the top now...when it didn't before.

The Vault - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: Once Chick leaves after unveiling the stained glass window, the protective packing keeps moving position between shots while Norma is speaking with Alex.

THGhost

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