Best animated TV mistake pictures of all time

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Space Monkey - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Ricky's coffee mug changes position when he says "The telly was the 20th century" to Karl. (00:04:30)

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The Mad Scientist - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When you see Perry White’s hand go to his radio to call Clark and Lois into his office, the face of the radio is seen. Then it fades to a different view of him talking to Clark and Lois, and his radio is still seen, only now the space between the top of the radio and the speaker has gotten smaller, the sides smaller, as well as the space between the speaker and the switches he was pushing. (00:02:30)

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Life: A Users Guide - S1-E51

Continuity mistake: After Vinnie completes his lifetime of tests, Rocket proceeds to mark them and tells him that he failed some tests but that he passed his Art "with a lovely rendition of the Mona Lisa." When Rocket is seen holding up the paper and when the camera shows Vinnie sitting at the desk explaining what he actually drew, the tick on the paper is different between the 2 shots. (00:07:15)

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Burger Wars - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: As Mr. Fischoeder talks, the plate of Meatsiah burgers in front of him disappears and reappears between shots.

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Duck/Aren't You Chupacabra to See Me? - S4-E9

Continuity mistake: Mandy is in the library working on her report. When she's working on the second page, the writing is scribble, and on top of a stack of paper. A second later, the page says "CORN by Mandy", and the stack of paper is gone.

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Overdrive - S4-E10

Continuity mistake: When Starfire asks what is the Maximum 7, her, Robin, Raven, and Beast Boy are standing together looking at Cyborg in a wide shot. Raven is slightly behind Beast Boy but to his right, and her body is facing to her left. But then it cuts to a close shot from in front of the Titans and suddenly Raven is on Beast Boy's left and right beside him, with her body facing her right. (00:03:50)

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La Behemoth - S1-E54

Continuity mistake: As Marita walks over to the washing machine with a stack of clothes, its round door opens automatically between shots.

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A Way Off Day Off - S2-E17

Continuity mistake: When Meowth comments that Victreebel's Sleep Powder works well, James closes his eyes, tilts his head up, and says "Yes, we're a knockout combination." As he says this, his nose inexplicably grows to about ten times its normal length, but goes back to normal after he says the line.

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Suggested correction: It's pretty obvious that this was done on purpose for comedic effect (growing noses are usually an homage to "Pinocchio"), and thus is not really a mistake. Remember, this is a hand-drawn show, so it's not like the animators would simply overlook a very noticeable detail like this.

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Wild West Peril - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When the Hooded Claw tries to kill Penelope, by tying her to a stage coach that is calculated to hit the passing train, The Anthill Mob end up on the track. The train runs them over which flattens the car and Pockets uses a spatula to get the car off him. When the car pops back into its original shape, Pockets is supposed to be lying flat on the railroad, but he can be spotted in the car.

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Drift Problem - S3-E7

Continuity mistake: After Archer has been beaten up by the Yakuza member, he is lying on the ground whilst the leader is mocking him. Lana is standing with her hands by her side, but in the next shot, she suddenly has one hand on her hip. Pam also suddenly moves closer to Cyril and Lana when the shot cuts.

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Polly Wants a Treasure - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Baloo and Kit walk through the Sea Duck's cargo area to try and find who they think is a stowaway, Baloo lifts a crate of fragile crystal glasses over his head. The crate rotates between shots, judging by its red "Fragile" stamp.

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Sands of Jakku - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Rey grabs BB-8 and her staff, and then jumps up onto a fallen AT-AT Walker. She turns to look at the Nightwatcher worm and is standing right next to a very slime covered BB-8 on top of the AT-AT with her hand on his head. It cuts to a shot of the Nightwatcher from over Rey's shoulder and then back to a frontal view of her again from a higher angle. Rey didn't move once during those shots. But now she's suddenly standing further away from BB-8 to show the junk part between them, BB-8 now has much less slime on him, and the groove in the metal of the walker going down vertically behind BB-8 has vanished. (00:02:05)

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Osprey - S3-E7

Continuity mistake: When Chris is trying to activate Hummingbird Power, his skin is suddenly lighter than in the previous shot.

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What Does Blue Want to Make? - S1-E15

Visible crew/equipment: A boom mic is visible when Steve starts singing "We Just Got A Letter."

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Partners in Danger Chapter 5: Partners - S4-E5

Continuity mistake: When Smythe is discussing his plan with the Silvermanes, his yellow eyes are blue in one shot.

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A Day in the Life of Retsuko - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: After Ton bashes Retsuko for not getting her tea right, she sings some death metal in the bathroom before joining Fenneko back at the computers and they start talking. Between them is a pink cup with some orange scissors, and an assortment of writing utensils. They are fanned out, but show that the red one is closed to Retsuko with the black in the middle and the yellow closer to Fenneko. When the camera changes angles to show them both sitting there, this order of pens is flipped, with the scissors still being in the same spot.

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Two-Face (1) - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: When Harvey Dent wakes up from his nightmare, his face is sweating profusely. A couple of shots later and there is no sweat to be seen on his face. (00:02:10)

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Something Ricked This Way Comes - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: When Rick, Jerry and Beth are eating pancakes, Jerry has his fork in his, but when Morty walks into the room and Jerry mentions science fairs are a father/son thing, Jerry's fork is suddenly on the table beside the knife. A further two shots after, the fork is suddenly back in the pancakes.

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Blooooo - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: When Wilt, Coco, and Eduardo are creeping through the house with the vacuum cleaner, the hose disappears shortly after Coco moves out of frame. (00:15:20)

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Burple Nurples/Shnitzel Makes a Deposit - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: In "Burple Nurples", Chowder is showing Gorgonzola the Burple Nurples, and there are houses and shops not too far behind Gorgonzola. Later, the camera zooms out, and the buildings are missing.

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