Best TV continuity mistakes of 1986

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Blackadder picture

Show generally

Continuity mistake: In Back and Forth, the 'modern' Edmund makes off with the helmet we saw Georgius put on the wall. But in the next shot of the Roman Blackadder and Georgius, the helmet is still where Georgius left it.

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The Boogieman Cometh - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When the two children visit the Ghostbusters the little girl is wearing a pink pajama top and pink bottoms. In the next scene the pajama bottoms change color and are now orange.

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The End of Flutter Valley (3) - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Reeka is conjuring the fake rainbow to distract the Flutter Ponies, the grey pot on her head is blue for a while.

Blue Phoenix
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Looking For Lucky - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: After Brian finds the note Alf left, we see William put the note under the microscope to inspect the tear drops. When William says "I'm going to go find him," he stands up and we see him leave the note on the microscope. When the camera cuts to William walking through the door, he all of a sudden has the note in his hand that was left on the microscope. (00:12:55 - 00:13:35)

Justin Davis
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The Color of Hammer - S1-E16

Continuity mistake: When Sledge sinks the 7-ball at the pool table, there are 2 black 8's and 2 red 3's left. After the cut suddenly there is only one yellow-striped 9 on the table. (00:20:55)

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Season 6 generally

Continuity mistake: In season 2's "Divorce with extreme prejudice", Douglas Brackman has two children; in Season 6, he only has one child.

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Show generally

Continuity mistake: In series two, episode two, Control falls from the window of his sixth-floor office. However, in series one, episode six, Control welcomed Tony "to the seventh floor".

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The Fisherman - S2-E22

Continuity mistake: Matlock is inside a jail cell, speaking to a man who has been accused of murder. In an outdoor scene, someone throws a raw egg at the window as Matlock looks out. Inside the cell, as Matlock turns away from the window, the splattered egg has vanished.

Steven Lee
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Charliegate - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: Dennis writes "who cares" on the chalkboard. The placement of the letters changes, most noticeably the S.

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Designing Women - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Mary Jo is asking Ted for a thank you, there is a striped pillow that appears behind her when she says "that's it." It's not there previously and disappears in the next shot of her. Then it reappears in a different position in the final sofa shot.

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Exile - S29-E32

Continuity mistake: Louis Fairhead's year of birth is given as 1992. He was actually born during Series 11 in 1996.

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