Best TV character mistakes of 2018

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Wigs - S1-E2

Character mistake: Lori said "Lori, let me. It's no big deal." to Jennifer instead of saying "Jennifer, let me. It's not big deal." (00:13:20)

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Hard Landing - S1-E15

Character mistake: The Captain mentions that the guards were killed in the robbery, but the guards were tazed and hit (with the door and the other was punched), not killed. The companion thieves were killed by Griffin though. "Perp steals 75million, kills 2 guards..." No he didn't. (00:16:01)

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Do a Little Harm... - S2-E5

Character mistake: The firefighters state that the acronym for CPR is ABC for Airway, Breathing, Circulation. This is very outdated as in 2010 the American Heart Association changed the recommendation to CAB for Compressions, Airway, Breathing following evidence that compressions first in CPR saves more lives.

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Slappy Holidays - S2-E7

Character mistake: Dan makes a reference to the movie "Planes, Trains, and Automobiles" (the movie he's planning on the family to watch). He starts a sentence saying "by the time John Candy says 'those aren't pillows'." John Candy did not say that line in the movie - Steve Martin did.

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Troubled Water - S3-E10

Character mistake: One character says a concentration of 0.09 parts per million in the water is bad: "if it were salt it'd taste like you were drowning in the ocean." Rubbish. The concentration of salt in seawater is about 35,000 parts per million.

Jon Sandys Premium member

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Character mistake: When the bodyguards enter elevators, they always enter last; they should be entering first to ensure it is secure. This is particularly visible in the hotel where the elevator can stop on any floor and Special Protection Branch does not have complete control of it as an express.

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Episode #1.15 - S1-E15

Character mistake: The invitation for the wedding comes with a calendar for the month of April, with the date of the wedding circled. There are 31 days shown on the calendar, but there are only 30 days in April. (01:12:42)

Casual Person

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Character mistake: Every single time they place a baby on a resuscitaire they put it the wrong way round. Babies are placed feet first into the bed so that you have easy access to the face for resuscitation and chest compressions while standing at the end of the bed, but they put them so the head is furthest away from them.

Snowysnowyowl

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I, the Deceased - S1-E14

Character mistake: When they are at the docks/harbor and they capture the person who poisoned the guy that hired Magnum, Higgins tells him if he resists, Magnum will shoot him. She says he has 16 bullets, but he's carrying a 1911 and the most it will have is 10 rounds.

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FBI (2018)

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Compromised - S1-E9

Character mistake: When she and OA meet Marshal Ackerman, Maggie is somewhat surprised to learn Damon Cruz was a federal witness. As a federal agent herself, Maggie surely would know that the Marshals Service's mandate includes the witness protection program.

Cubs Fan

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