Best comedy TV continuity mistakes of 2011

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Putting a Hit on Christmas - S2-E7

Continuity mistake: The Christmas package in front of Kyle is fully but badly wrapped. When Eve turns back with new Christmas wrapping to re-wrap the package, it is fully unwrapped with not enough time for Kyle to remove the old wrapping.

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Bad Tina - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: The pillow disappears and reappears between shots while Gene is on the bed. Interestingly, the wrinkles his feet make in the pillow can still be seen floating in midair in the shot where the pillow itself is missing.

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And the Great Unwashed - S4-E13

Continuity mistake: Caroline places Nola's bag of food on a coffee table deep inside Nola's apartment. A couple of shots later and the bag is across the room on another table by the door with Nola.

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Wazombie Warriors - S2-E16

Continuity mistake: The rebels are in their stocking feet when they narrowly escape the Zompyres at the lab, but they are wearing shoes when they get back to the base.

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The Talented Mr. Kipling - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When the characters walk together at the beginning into the elevator, Zuri is not present. Yet somehow when they exit the elevator, she is present.

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Continuity mistake: In the episode where Fiona is being harassed by Craig's wife, she's talking to Debbie about having a "birthday party." Debbie says her birthday is in October. Fast forward to season 7 when Monica returns and gets Franny back. She says she hasn't been that happy since the summer Debbie was born, to which Debbie replies that her birthday is in December.

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The Microwave/The Meddler - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: In "The Meddler", Nicole is feeding Gumball food with a spoon and drops it on the table. The camera cuts to Darwin and then back, but the spoon is now gone.

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Your Couples Friends & Neighbors - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: Max finds Dave inside his food truck and shows him the Nanny Cam footage of Dave sleepwalking - but Dave doesn't open his food truck until episode 7.

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Gramps DeMamp Is Dead - S5-E7

Continuity mistake: As Adam and others are talking to his grandfather's widow, he has a 40oz in his left hand which switches hands a couple of times. (00:29:00 - 00:30:00)

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A Father's Love - S2-E13

Continuity mistake: When Schmidt and Robbie are spying on Cece's date, Schmidt sits down at Robbie's table to his left and after they both admit that they are still in love with her they bring it in for a hug. Cece walks over to confront them and they are still embracing each other, but they have suddenly switched places and Schmidt is on the right and Robbie is on the left.

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Spyke Drives - S4-E5

Continuity mistake: In the opening scene where Carrie Brownstein twists her ankle, she starts to step down with her left foot, but then on the close up for the ankle twist it's her right foot stepping down.

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The Night Shift - S1-E16

Continuity mistake: In the opening, Boss' eyes are green. When he returns later on, they are blue. (00:01:45 - 00:03:30)

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The Great Escape - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Walter Sherman is talking to US Deputy Marshal Isabel Zambada about Willow Monday and Timo Proud not being cousins, Walter is burning a barbie doll and the hair burns and falls off. In the next shot the doll has hair again.

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Episode #1.3 - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When the camera crew turn up to film a segment for BBC news, Warwick says that Anthony might freeze up in front of the 'cameras' and is told "It's only one camera". But when Warwick is watching it back on TV there are multiple shots of Warwick & Anthony, and the interviewer. (00:05:05 - 00:08:10)

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Now or Never - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Amy picks up her book from the trash her thumb is on the front cover. When the camera cuts and she hands the book to her co-worker, her thumb is on the back cover.

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Bachelorettes & Bullets - S1-E18

Continuity mistake: Magnolia walks onto the bus to talk to Lemon about the breakup. When she walks in there is no stripper pole but when Anna Beth gets on, it's there.

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Origins Part 1 - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: This is supposed to be the Rangers' first mission and we see Jayden use the Fire-Smasher mode of his spin sword. Jayden didn't learn how to use that feature until the third episode of the series, which takes place after this mission.

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Rockers & Writers - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Trish puts the Austin doll face down on the counter. Later in the scene the doll is face up.

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Christmas Special: The Virgin Mammy - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: When Kathy is talking to Mrs Brown regarding her parties, Kath's hair repeatedly goes from normal hair to what looks to be clip ins.

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Episode Six - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: When Beverly and Carol are walking through the park, Carol begins having a conversation on her phone and Beverly begins to mimic what she is saying. Whilst this is happening, in the far background, there are two people shown walking in the opposite direction and also a man walking in the same direction as Beverly and Carol. As the shot ends the man is far past the other two walking in the opposite direction. The shot then changes and the man walking forwards and the other two people walking in the opposite direction walk past each other a second time.

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