Best TV character mistakes of 1975

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The Kipper and the Corpse (a.k.a. Death) - S2-E4

Character mistake: When Sybil is telling Basil that the two men and the woman are coming to collect Mr Leeman but he's already pronounced dead, she tells her husband that they are coming to collect him "at lunchtime". However, his colleagues told Mr Leeman they'd collect him at 9:30 and not lunchtime.

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Supersnout - S2-E3

Character mistake: When Stickley is on the phone to Regan he tells him that the robbers will be in a Bedford van but they are in a Ford Transit van.

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Missing Link - S1-E20

Character mistake: The Eagle Koenig flies is called Eagle One. However, the number on the door behind him is plainly a four, meaning Eagle Four.

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Suggested correction: This happens a lot. The number on the door is not the number of the Eagle, it's the number of the command module. The super structure and drive systems are Eagle One. Even then, there has been several Eagle Ones destroyed or lost. Eagle One is assigned its designation by the head of Recon, Alan Carter.

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