Best comedy TV factual errors of 2015

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Five-O - S1-E6

Factual error: The intro scene for this episode shows Mike getting off the Rail Runner Express. This train didn't come into service until 2005. This scene is set in 2002.

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Gotta Be Me - S2-E22

Factual error: When Luis is in the video store, they pan out to show the video rack he was looking at. They show Disney's Tarzan on one of the racks. Being that this show is set between 1995-1998 for all 4 of the seasons, Tarzan should not be on the shelf as it was not out until 1999.

Blakely Cohen
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Pilot - S1-E1

Factual error: At the start of the show, it states it's 1902. However in the opening scene, the flag shown is the 1912 design, with 48 stars. In 1902 there were only 46 states.

Bishop73
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Episode #1.1 - S1-E1

Factual error: A '91 Honda Civic is seen towards the end of the episode, but the show is suppose to be set in the summer of '81. (00:21:30)

Melvin Rubio-Reyes
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Dead Beat - S2-E18

Factual error: They used an EpiPen to bring Liv back but they had it backwards - Ravi would have injected himself instead of Liv.

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Morris - S3-E7

Factual error: Cynthia comes homes after food shopping. She takes the food (sandwich turkey, mustard, tangerines, paper towels and napkins) out of the shopping bag. She makes Joe a sandwich and uses the new mustard without having to remove the protective seal first. All new mustard squeeze bottles have a protective seal that has to be removed first before use. (00:20:00 - 00:22:00)

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#TBT: House Destiny Introduction Retirement - S3-E19

Factual error: It shows John's last flight as a TWA pilot before retiring in 2006 - TWA ceased operations in 2001, so he couldn't have flown for them nearly five years later.

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