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The One With the Sharks - S9-E4

Revealing mistake: While Monica and Rachel are talking about Chandler's "jollies to Jaws" Rachel's wearing a colorful flowery top, and after Joey walks in just as Monica takes her seat at the table in the closeup, it's Jennifer Aniston's stand-in, wearing a blue top, who is seated beside Monica. (Viewed in widescreen).

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Chitty Chitty Death Bang - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: In the flashback of Lois making a birthday cake, the cake has dark pink icing on the top and light pink icing on the sides. When Peter comes in to talk to Lois, the two colors have reversed.

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Bart Gets Hit By a Car - S2-E10

Revealing mistake: When Marge is being questioned, before she says 'If you don't have anything nice to say, then don't say anything at all', there is a shot over her shoulder looking at the blue haired lawyer. Not only is he (the lawyer) there directly in front of her, but he is also sitting on the bench with Burns. In all other shots his chair is empty as it should be.

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Thank You for Not Morphing - S1-E3

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where Prue comes home and finds Andy inside the manor. There is a shot where if you look behind Andy's shoulder you can see half of the body of the director in the background in the observatory room sitting in a director's chair.

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The Wedsworth-Townsend Act - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: After Johnny learns of his last rescue's death, when he enters the hallway the treatment room beside the nurses' station is treatment 4, but when Brackett and Early pass the nurses' station to go save a rabbit from a sousaphone, it's treatment 2 that's beside the nurses' station. Then, as soon as Brackett and Early enter their door, in the next shot as Dix speaks to the officer, it's treatment 5 beside the nurses' station.

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My Fifteen Minutes - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: While Turk is talking to Carla the clock behind Turk changes from 1:18 to 1:25 back to 1:18 and then to 1:32 in a minutes time.

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Come Fly with Me - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: When Lizzie enters Gordo's bedroom, her turquoise earrings that match her outfit are missing. Then they are back on suddenly, as Gordo begins to talk to her about his new hobby in world war planes. Then halfway during their conversation, her earrings vanish again.

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Season 2 Episode 1 - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: In the first Andy and Lou sketch, when Andy sees the intro to 'The Price Is Right', there is a cup in front of him. However in the next shot Lou brings one over and it is the same one in the same position as in the first shot. Obviously the second shot was filmed first.

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Purple Giraffe - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: The morning after the second party, the items on the coffee table change instantly between shots. Several beer bottles and blue cups vanish, whilst a red cup and red bowl appear.

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Premiere - S1-E1

Visible crew/equipment: After John successfully instructs Aeryn on how to maneuver and slingshot Moya away from the PK's Command Carrier, Zhaan gives John a very special thank you. When it cuts to the DRD scooting across the floor in Moya's empty Command, a crew member wearing shorts can be seen at the right side of the screen, as he's looking in the direction of the DRD, and is presumably controlling the DRD's remote control.

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Dimension Jump - S4-E5

Continuity mistake: When Rimmer's mother is talking to him while he is hung upside down, she is stood about a foot away from him in one shot, then in the next she is about three feet away.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Ryan is lighting Marissa's cigarette with his, at the start of the shot it's full, then the shot goes to Ryan and it's still full. But then the shot goes to Marissa and if you look at Ryan's cigarette you can see it is almost all gone. Then the shot goes to Ryan and the cigarette is full again.

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Miracle Man - S1-E18

Continuity mistake: In the establishing shot of the courthouse the subtitle reads "Kenwood County Courthouse" but you can read on the building that it is the "DeKalb County Courthouse".

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This Sorrowful Life - S3-E15

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Merle is the in big box late 80's chevy with big 20-22 inch rims he is shown driving it in the barn yard drinking, playing music, and zombies following him. The shot changes a few times within the same scene with the big rims on, in one shot the car is shown with him driving it but the stock rims (15") are on the car, the paint of the car looks a little darker too. Then the shot changes again while he is still driving it and the big rims are on the chevy again. The shot that shows the stock rims is a pretty fast shot so it could be easy to miss.

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Bones (2005)

The Boy in the Shroud - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: At the diner, before Mrs. Duncan comes to confess about murdering her husband, Brennan takes a sip of tea. Her glass at this point is less than half full. When Mrs. Duncan walks in, the same glass is now almost full.

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Snow Falls - S1-E3

Visible crew/equipment: When the horse carriage is ambushed, just as Princess Abigail can be heard screaming "Please, help me", the camera pans downward and a horse wrangler wearing a blue baseball cap can be seen in the lower left hand corner, hiding behind one of the horses.

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When She Was Bad - S2-E1

Revealing mistake: When all the vampires are saying "for the dark", and one gets staked, there's a mark on his shirt where the stake's about to come through before it actually happens. Plus Buffy's hands are in the wrong place for her to have pushed that stake through anyway. Not only that, but the mark isn't even close to the vampire's heart to begin with.

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Lost (2004)

Everybody Hates Hugo - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: Hurley's lottery ticket changes from when it is first shown to when it is shown later.

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Hair By Mr. Bean of London - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: In the scene at the country fair, Mr Bean interrupts a boy doing the buzzer game. When Mr Bean is on his second go at this puzzle and stands up after unplugging the device, you can see the same boy come round a table behind Mr Bean. Cut to the next shot, the boy has disappeared from where he should be behind Mr Bean and can now be seen walking across the back of the hall.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Visible crew/equipment: At the very end of the episode, right after he tells Jesse how he used the red phosphorus to kill the gunmen, Walt leans down to vomit. You can see his microphone transmitter under his shirt.

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Three Coaches & a Bobby - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: The two women near Peggy, who are sitting on the benches in the stands, are seated on the fourth and fifth levels in the wideshots, but in the close-up they're seated on the third and fourth levels.

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Angel on High - S3-E4

Continuity mistake: Sabrina is in New York and she stays at Tuxedo Hotel; her room number is 325. However in a close shot of the key chain, it seems that she stays at another hotel (something like Zarac Hotel), while her room number is 1207.

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A Midwinter Night's Dream - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: In the opening scene when Daphne and Eric are talking, the dish towel over Eric's shoulder is laid flat in some shots, and is twisted up in others.

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Jaynestown - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When the foreman first slaps Simon on the back, the muddy handprint has quite identifiable finger marks, but in the next shot, when Simon is walking away, the muddy shape has changed. In a subsequent shot, the mudprint has disappeared entirely.

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Remorse - S1-E20

Visible crew/equipment: When the detectives arrive at the Jersey gas station to talk to Tommy McConaugh, a boom mic is visible in the windshield of Munch and Jefferies' car.

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Labor Pains - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: At the beginning during the bridge jump scene, the A-Team van changes. It suddenly has round headlights, its hub caps can be seen popping off when it lands, and it doesn't have any spotlights. The real van has double square shaped headlights, steel spoked rims, and spotlights.

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Space Pilot 3000 - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Fry is queueing for the booth, he opens the piece of paper, showing the picture and writing. Just before he steps in to the booth, it's changed colour and gone blank, then in the next shot it's back as before.

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Visible crew/equipment: During the Battle of Bull Run, just before the first shell is fired towards the plantation house, at the upper part of the screen you can see a helicopter flying over the battle action.

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V (1984)

V: Part 1 (2 Hrs) - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Mike and his friend escape from the helicopters in El Salvador, Mike's hair, clothes and camera are wet just before they pass in the river. They were not wet in the previous shot.

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Sticky Wicket - S1-E21

Continuity mistake: At lunch, when Frank is getting his own back against Hawkeye, in the long shots of the table the plate of bread is beside Henry and in the closeups it is in front of Trapper.

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