Best TV continuity mistakes of 2016

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Purgatory - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: During the Medici brothers vs. Marco Bello confrontation near the end of the episode Lorenzo grabs a candlestick to defend himself against Marco Bello's knife - you can even notice a candle slipping off the candlestick. As Marco Bello turns to leave the chamber, however, Lorenzo's hands are empty and the candlestick rests on the table. In the next shot he's holding it again, with the candle sitting atop of the candlestick. (00:47:30)

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Step One: Shelter - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: As the two men are hauling the "nap pod" away, when the camera is on the employees, we watch the men turn the corner and leave the room. When it cuts back to the employees, the two men and nap pod are back in the room and pushing the pod around the corner again.

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It Begins - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: When Dmitri and the doctor first try to get Vanessa to feed on human blood, the blood bag keeps switching from full to half-empty from one shot to the next. (00:16:05)

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Circles - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: Russell is beat up by his neighbor and his mouth, cheek and chin are smeared with blood. In the next closeup, Russell only has blood on his upper lip and cheek, not on his chin, and then the blood is back on his mouth, cheek and chin. (00:29:00 - 00:30:00)

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Paper Orphans - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: The team is in their plane with 3 digital clocks on the wall. The clock on the right jumps from 4:x:x to 22:x:x in the next scene which happens within minutes, and then back to 21:x:x.

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Clouds - S4-E15

Continuity mistake: Kate flies home overnight to California and when she arrives she has little to no makeup on. When Toby immediately takes to the garage where he has built an elaborate children's area for Jack, Kate is fully made up - lipstick, make up, and hair.

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Mortar - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: When Foster and his goons are at Asa's place and Asa is walking towards the door, he has already thrown the stick that he was fiddling with his toenails with down, and has both hands in his pockets. Shortly afterwards he has the stick back in his hand at the door.

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Season 1 generally

Continuity mistake: When Toby/Kunte encounters the British army captain (after strangling the overseer) most of his whipping scars are centered down his middle back, with a few marks on his shoulders. When in the prior episode, the whip struck mostly his lower left backside.

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Episode #1.1 - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Sidney is having his hair cut, the barber in the background starts to opens his newspaper. A shot later, from a different angle, he is reading still.

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Fresh-Like - S3-E4

Continuity mistake: Issa and Nathan both jump into a swimming pool and are shown going completely under water but in the closeups when shown talking their faces and hair are completely dry. (00:22:00)

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