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Continued at PCA - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: Farzad JinJi is introduced as Dominque in the first season, but he appeared as a different character in the second episode.

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Confinement - S2-E5

Continuity mistake: Ruby asks Ash where the the Kandarian Dagger is. He says that it was confiscated by the police. In the previous episode, she had and used it, and they have not interacted in the intervening time period.

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Bailey's Bad Boy - S2-E15

Continuity mistake: When Andy and Barney catch up with the man who ran Fletch's truck off the road, the rear-view mirror suddenly vanishes in the closeups that face the windshield on Bailey's car.

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Vision: Impossible - S9-E9

Continuity mistake: Steve receives a Rowflux and five containers of protein powder. He takes one of the containers leaving only four still on the floor. In a subsequent scene, Steve is still holding the container but now five containers can be seen behind him, giving him six containers altogether.

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Jerry's Retirement - S5-E20

Continuity mistake: Jerry is saying goodbye to all in the office and is carrying a box with his things to take with him. In the box is a tall flag that keeps disappearing and reappearing between shots. (00:01:10)

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Soft Touch - S2-E22

Continuity mistake: During the intro to this episode Carrie is trying to park the car. However you can see from the top angle that it's actually Doug driving, not Carrie, during the last attempt when the car finally makes it into the spot. (00:01:05)

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Home Invasion - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: In the scene explaining the history of the missing jade elephants, they are described as being given to ambassadors by the emperor Zhu Di of China when the Forbidden City (in China) was first opened to foreigners in 1421. When the elephants are all brought together, the representative Daichi Yoshida from the Japanese embassy comes to pick them up, describing them as "a priceless piece of our history."

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Pop Me and We Both Go Down - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: In the episode "First Kiss," Justin has a girlfriend, Miranda. But in this episode Justin starts dating this new girl from his class, who's actually the same Miranda. This doesn't make any sense. How is she a new student and how could they just meet if they were dating eight episodes ago?

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Red Light on the Wedding Night - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: When Lorelai, Rory and Max are having breakfast at Luke's, their coffee cups change from red to blue in one shot. Also Max's coffee cup goes back and forth from the left side of his paper to the right. (00:14:50)

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Moving Day - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: In the original Full House, the attic that Becky and Jesse lived in is completely different from the one in this series. When D.J. shows Ramona her room where Nicky and Alex stayed, it's on the opposite side of the attic and is much smaller than the one in the original. (00:07:00)

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Chuck Versus the Break-Up - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: When Morgan cuts the power to the home cinema room at Buy More and the angry black guy storms out, the circuit breaker box is still open. Yet, when he grab hold of Morgan a second later, the box has closed itself. (00:12:20)

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Lilly, Do You Want to Know a Secret? - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: In the cafeteria, when Oliver joins Miley and Lilly at the table the food and trays change position, particularly the milk carton. Then when Oliver stands up and announces that Lilly has the two tickets, suddenly the apple has changed trays and the juice box and milk carton are lying flat.

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Gourmet Night (a.k.a. Gourmet's Paradise) - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: There appears to be a very obvious splice edit in this episode. When Basil manages to get Kurt off him after being pinned to the kitchen table, he pushes Kurt against the wall knocking him out. Before this Basil is lying flat on the table and we never see him get up to a standing position beforehand.

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The Comeback - S8-E13

Continuity mistake: In the episode "The Suicide", Kramer discusses suicide with Jerry, and says that he'd give someone 72 hours to come out of a coma before all his property is up for grabs. However, in the episode "The Comeback", Kramer tells Jerry that he never knew that people could come out of a coma.

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Leap Year - S3-E18

Continuity mistake: Sue states the she created the wrestlerettes when she entered middle school. But at the beginning of the series she mentions trying out for wrestlerettes and even goes to a movie with one. She states it every clearly, thus she did not create them - at the most she stole the idea.

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My Mirror Image (2) - S6-E1

Continuity mistake: Dr. Cox's hair colour and length change back and forth significantly during the episode.

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A Fish Out of Water - S3-E10

Continuity mistake: Lois and Meg take the red car for their vacation at the spa, but while they are gone, Peter is seen driving it a few times.

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Continuity mistake: In the movie "Channel Chasers," when Timmy and Vicky go into Maho Mushi, Timmy gets a piece of his hat sliced off and Vicky gets the tip of her ponytail sliced off. But in the next shot, they're both back to normal.

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Yes, Monsignor - S2-E9

Continuity mistake: Alan is sitting at the kitchen table talking to his son Jake about a math test on which Jake got a bad grade. At the beginning of the scene Alan holds the open test in his left hand. When the camera switches back to him a second later the test is now in his right hand. Finally at the end of the scene the test is back in his left hand but is now folded.

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Cartman Gets an Anal Probe - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: In the classroom there is a poster of The Laughing Cavalier in the back wall in the class. In the last shot of that scene you can notice that the poster has disappeared and is replaced with an astronaut poster. (00:09:05)

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