Best TV revealing mistakes of 2006

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Episode 5 - S1-E5

Revealing mistake: When the Capri crashes into the goal net & they go to arrest the suspect you can see sky satellite dishes on the houses in front of them. Satellite TV didn't start in the UK until the 80s.

peter mcgougan

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Children of Earth: Day One - S3-E1

Revealing mistake: When the children are possessed by the 456, they're supposed to be frozen and stare blankly ahead. But during the second possession, as the camera is panning across a school playground, a boy on the far right is looking directly at it. As it moves closer to him, he swivels his eyes back to where they're supposed to be. (00:16:30)

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The List is Life - S2-E3

Revealing mistake: In the scene after the fire, when Kyle is playing with a candle, as he picks up the candle his belly button is visible. It has been established that Kyle has no belly button, therefore this is a mistake.


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Psy vs. Psy - S2-E3

Revealing mistake: Whenever you see Shawn and Gus outside it appears to be warm but if you look in the background people are wearing jackets and heavy coats, revealing that during filming it was winter and cold out.


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Mirror, Mirror - S5-E11

Revealing mistake: When Carter and Jo almost crash into the reflective smart dust wall on the road, Carter puts his hand up and waves it, to see his mirror image doing the same. Carter's mirror's hand movements are out of sync, which reveals that the "mirrors" are the actors, and the "real people" are doubles.


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Season 1 generally

Revealing mistake: In an early episode Jack introduces Tracey to all the TGS writers, but giving mini bios and facts about them in rapid Succession. Seconds later we go to a flashback of Jack's assistant holding up pictures of random people as Jack names them. The problem though is you can see that it's the same picture being used every time.


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Swollen Cranium - S1-E15

Revealing mistake: After Round Alpha-1 concludes in the Inner City Academic Amathalon, Vinnie complains that he should have studied, and his head falls to the table. However, for about 1 frame before his head falls to the table and Rocket grabs his ear, the shadow of his head can be seen on the table while his head stays upright. (00:09:20)

Kevin Bhasi

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Curveball - S3-E23

Revealing mistake: After Betty leaves Jodie the voicemail, when Betty looks at Henry's Facebook page with the intention of unfriending him, she moves the cursor to the "remove friend" tab. Then in Betty's closeup we see that tab's reflections on both lenses of her eyeglasses, but the problem is the reflections are not backwards. (00:33:35)

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