Jean G

Terror - S4-E20

Character mistake: On Barney's counterfeit military ID, the word "sergeant" is misspelled as "sargent." (00:10:30)

Jean G

28th Feb 2013

The Virginian (1962)

Bitter Harvest - S5-E25

Character mistake: Set decorator failed English 101 here. The sign over the cemetery gate is misspelled "cemetary."

Jean G

26th Feb 2013

Get Smart (1965)

Physician Impossible - S5-E9

Character mistake: Max reads the convict number on Big Eddie's shirt to the Chief as 14783652. But when we saw the shirt earlier, the last 3 digits were 285, not 652.

Jean G

18th Nov 2011

Hawaii Five-O (1968)

The Finishing Touch - S6-E11

Character mistake: McGarrett mispronounces his old friend Cargill's name in the bank vault scene, giving it a soft G and calling him "Car-jill." Earlier in the episode, and in all the scenes after this, he correctly says "Cargill" with a hard G. (00:17:00)

Jean G

Zero Hour - S3-E24

Character mistake: Previous episodes have established this story arc to be occurring in the year 2154. Yet here, when T'Pol records her log, she cites the date as 2152. (00:32:00)

Jean G

20th Oct 2011

Route 66 (1960)

To Walk with the Serpent - S2-E14

Character mistake: Westerbrook's last name is misspelled on his own crusade poster as "Westbrook."

Jean G

20th Oct 2011

Route 66 (1960)

To Walk with the Serpent - S2-E14

Character mistake: Westerbrook deliberately burns his own right hand in the ceremonial flame. But at the end of the episode, he says, "I gave my left hand for the cause."

Jean G

23rd Apr 2011

Combat! (1962)

Show generally

Character mistake: Season 5, "The Masques": Kirby, who has no reason to lie at this point, says he's in B (Baker) Company. But he's a member of King Company.

Jean G

7th Apr 2011

Maverick (1957)

Duel at Sundown - S2-E19

Character mistake: Bret fires at "John Wesley Hardin" four times, but the doctor and all the witnesses say there were three shots.

Jean G

7th Apr 2011

The Virginian (1962)

Deadeye Dick - S5-E9

Character mistake: Bob's father's name is Harry Foley according to Granger and the end credits. But James Drury apparently forgot this in one scene, where the Virginian addresses Harry as "Tom."

Jean G

21st Mar 2011

Combat! (1962)

The Short Day of Private Putnam - S2-E28

Character mistake: Hanley's call sign is Checkmate King Two. But his radio man recites, "Checkmate King Two, this is White Rook." Should have been the other way round.

Jean G

Character mistake: Mrs. McLeod compliments Tom for reading Charles Dickens' The Pickwick Papers. But when she mentions it again later, she slips and says he was reading "Dickenson." (00:23:15)

Jean G

24th Aug 2010

The Virginian (1962)

Show generally

Character mistake: Season 4, Ep. 29, "Bald-faced Boy": Uncle Del forgets his nephew's name during the argument in the cabin. He calls Brett "Mike," which is neither the actor's name nor that of any of Del's other relatives. (01:11:00)

Jean G

The Diamond - S1-E19

Character mistake: Durvard has just flown Briggs' group to his compound, yet somehow fails to notice that Cinnamon wasn't on the plane. He tells Briggs he has accommodations for her and seems surprised when Rollin says she's not there. (00:39:10)

Jean G

Saga of a Star World (2) - S1-E2

Character mistake: When Starbuck and Apollo cross-wire the lift to reach the lower levels, they forget to undo their handiwork. Convenient to the plot, this oversight allows Boxey to wander into the Ovions' stronghold and require rescuing.

Jean G

24th Dec 2009

The Prisoner (2009)

Schizoid/Checkmate - S1-E3

Character mistake: The note Six hands the "access man" misspells the word "receipt" as "reciept." He's supposedly a "think tank" genius, so really should be able to spell better than that. (00:27:30)

Jean G

9th Aug 2009

Hawaii Five-O (1968)

The Clock Struck Twelve - S5-E12

Character mistake: After distracting the guards, Danno tosses a grappling hook onto a ledge and climbs the side of the building. He then goes about his business, carelessly leaving the hook and rope dangling from the ledge for all to see. For a seasoned 5-0 team member, that's pretty sloppy covert operations. (00:22:40)

Jean G

5th Aug 2009

Forever Knight (1992)

I Will Repay - S1-E10

Character mistake: Nick asks Janette if she's ever turned anyone else into a vampire - an odd question, considering the fact that he already knows she has. He was there when she brought the baroness across in the 18th Century flashback sequence for "If Looks Could Kill." It's even odder that Janette tells him she's never done it, since she knows that Nick knows she has. Apparently, the only one not in the know here was the scriptwriter.

Jean G

15th Jul 2009

Hawaii Five-O (1968)

'V' For Vashon: The Father (2) - S5-E10

Character mistake: Hayward tells Vashon that McGarrett's office is on the third floor of the Iolani Palace. Previous episodes have placed the office on the second floor, or have shown the palace to have only two floors. (00:31:45)

Jean G

7th Mar 2009

Hawaii Five-O (1968)

Death Wish on Tantalus Mountain - S5-E2

Character mistake: McGarrett tells Pereno that the sabotaged race car went over a cliff. But the car crashed into a wall, with no cliff in sight. It's very unlike Hawaii's top cop to get the facts wrong - especially when he was an eye witness to the event. (00:44:00)

Jean G

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