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Miracle Man - S1-E18

The X-Files mistake picture

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". (00:15:15)

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Everybody Hates Hugo - S2-E4

Lost mistake picture

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

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V (1984)

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

V mistake picture

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. (00:04:10)

Dr Wilson
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X-Ternally Yours - S2-E6

X-Men mistake picture

Continuity mistake: Gambit's sleeves turn from black to pink when Bella Donna reveals to him that she double crossed the Thieves Guild. (00:13:25)

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Pilot - S1-E1

Covert Affairs mistake picture

Continuity mistake: During the party, Stass the assassin, dressed as a waiter, hides his gun underneath a stack of white napkins. When he gets ready to pull the gun out, it is now between the napkins.

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$35K O.B.O. - S1-E18

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation mistake picture

Continuity mistake: In one shot Grissom puts a shoe on its side with a pencil. In the next shot the shoe is upright again.

RoyT
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24 (2001)

7:00 A.M.-8:00 A.M. - S1-E8

24 mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: When Nina's just been shot, and makes it to the barn to call CTU (around 7.10am), while she's speaking on the phone there's a cameraman visible on the right hand side (DVD). (00:12:40)

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City Of - S1-E1

Angel mistake picture

Revealing mistake: In the last scene of the episode, Angel kicks the guy out of the glass building. This guy's a vampire, and you can see his reflection in the glass windows. Vampires aren't supposed to have reflections.

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Kobol's Last Gleaming (2) - S1-E15

Battlestar Galactica mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene where Starbuck attempts to retrieve Apollo's arrow, a crewman in a red tee shirt and dark vest can be seen standing just behind and to the right of the display case as she is shooting out the glass.

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End Run - S3-E3

Burn Notice mistake picture

Continuity mistake: Near the end of the episode when Michael, Nate, and Madeline are all talking together, Nate has a glass of milk in his hand, and he raises it to his mouth. In the next shot, the glass has mysteriously disappeared. (00:39:45)

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The Midas Touch - S1-E4

The New Avengers mistake picture

Continuity mistake: The yellow Aston Martin DBS that Gambit and Purdey give chase to at 0:09:45 transforms itself into a yellow Audi 100 Coupe at 00:15:00. Also the "P" registration mark (1975-6) on the Aston is incorrect as the marque had been discontinued in 1972.

Oscar Knight
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Seoul Man - S7-E20

NCIS: Los Angeles mistake picture

Continuity mistake: After the drive-by shooting at the Federal Building, when Owen and Sam escort the defector and his girlfriend into the sedan, the license plate number is "5GOI417" which soon changes to "5PCI294" when Sam drives backwards. Then it changes back to "5GOI417" when Owen and Sam leave the car, and yet it's "5PCI294" again when Owen points his gun at the camera.

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Red Brick and Ivy - S1-E10

The Mentalist mistake picture

Other mistake: Carrie the assistant brings Lisbon and Jane to Stutzer's office. She swipes her card to open the door. However, she does this upside down, swiping the bar-code instead of the black magnetic strip, on which she is holding. (00:09:30)

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Dangerous Game - S8-E4

JAG mistake picture

Deliberate mistake: During the civilian sheriff's pursuit of the Navy car, the sheriff is occasionally visible in the passenger seat of his patrol car instead of the driver's seat.

Cubs Fan
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End of the Tunnel - S1-E13

Prison Break mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Kellerman orders Hale to give him his weapon, Kellerman pulls out his own weapon with his left hand. In the next shot, his gun is in his right hand, and he then transfers it back to his left. (00:36:45)

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Communication Breakdown - S5-E19

CSI: NY mistake picture

Character mistake: When Mac, Stella, and Danny are trying to determine where the fired bullet entered the train car, none of them are wearing rubber gloves. But even though they're not handling any evidence, they're still processing a crime scene. (00:05:00)

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Suggested correction: Theoretically correct, but it can be argued that the only evidence present is the bullet (which has DNA and prints burnt off when fired) and the body (which can only be handled by the MEs) gloves are not required.

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Truth Be Told - S1-E1

Alias mistake picture

Revealing mistake: When Syd's Dad rescues her in the car park, he starts shooting at the other car. After firing one shot the slide of his gun locks back (indicating it's out of bullets), but when the angle changes he carries on firing with no problems. (00:43:20)

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Power Hungry - S1-E5

Fringe mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: When they're transporting Joseph Meegar out of the building and into the ambulance, you can see the reflection of the boom mike on the open car door, (the car Charlie is putting Mr. Fischer into). (00:41:00)

MooCow
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Do Not Resuscitate - S2-E2

The Sopranos mistake picture

Continuity mistake: When Tony and Janice are discussing the DNR, there is a piece of black ribbon hanging from Janice's necklace in some shots, which is not there in others.

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Number Crunch - S1-E10

Person of Interest mistake picture

Visible crew/equipment: There is lighting equipment reflected on Carter's sunglasses when she confronts the FBI agent who is following her. (00:26:45)

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