Jean G

Father Figure - S2-E14

Continuity mistake: The bullet holes in the side of Hobbes' van change positions, disappear and re-appear throughout the episode. (00:32:40)

Jean G

Revealing mistake: Eustace, in dragon form, is flapping his wings with all his might as he tows the ship. But in the overhead shot, while he continues flapping, his shadow on the water below is completely motionless.

Jean G

The Contenders (2) - S3-E3

Continuity mistake: When Rollin confronts Wesley about the supposedly shaved dice, the two are inches from each other. When the shot cuts to a wider angle, they're several feet apart. (00:08:35)

Jean G

The Contenders (2) - S3-E3

Continuity mistake: Barney is on the floor unconscious when the scene fades out for a commercial break. When we fade back in, he's still unconscious, but his head is in a different position. (00:14:40)

Jean G

27th May 2011

Combat! (1962)

Mountain Man - S3-E1

Factual error: Combat is set in Northern France, where there are no snow-capped mountains. Yet Saunders' troops are crossing such terrain here. It's also apparent that, despite dialogue referring to sub-zero temperatures, it isn't really very cold. The actors are sweating in their snow gear, there's no frost on them, and no one's breath is forming any clouds in the air.

Jean G

27th May 2011

Combat! (1962)

Mountain Man - S3-E1

Revealing mistake: When Saunders and his men escape from the Germans, it's supposed to be after sundown. But the entire chase scene that follows is filmed in broad daylight. (00:19:20)

Jean G

27th May 2011

Combat! (1962)

Mountain Man - S3-E1

Revealing mistake: As the German chases Cage, there are multiple ski tracks in the snow from previous takes. (00:35:35)

Jean G

23rd May 2011

12 O'Clock High (1964)

Falling Star - S2-E16

Factual error: It's an error that plagued many episodes, but here again, the flight jackets hanging behind the bomber pilots have 50-star flag patches on the shoulders. (00:30:25)

Jean G

The Night of the Bubbling Death - S3-E1

Revealing mistake: West and Gordon burn a perfect circle (unlikely in and of itself) in the metal floor in order to break into the dungeon below. West punches the circle out with his fist, then grasps what should be white-hot edges with his bare hands before jumping through the opening. Even if wood it would still be too hot to touch. (00:32:00)

Jean G

Show generally

Continuity mistake: "Night of the Bubbling Death": Artemus tosses just one bottle grenade at the pursuing posse of bad guys. In the next shot, however, multiple explosions go off all at the same time in a straight line across the road. (00:14:00)

Jean G

Show generally

Other mistake: "Night of the Bubbling Death": When West lifts the unconscious bad guy by the shoulders and prepares to drag him out of sight, you can see drag marks already in the dirt from previous takes. (00:21:10)

Jean G

19th May 2011

12 O'Clock High (1964)

Falling Star - S2-E16

Factual error: Alice says she wants to thank "The U.S. Air Force." There was no such entity during WWII. What later became the USAF was then known as the U.S. Army Air Corps. (00:23:20)

Jean G

7th May 2011

Danger Man (1964)

English Lady Takes Lodgers - S2-E5

Revealing mistake: On both occasions that Drake dives into the "lagoon," the walls and flat floor of the studio water tank are visible.

Jean G

23rd Apr 2011

Combat! (1962)

Show generally

Other mistake: Season 5, "The Gun": When Saunders is talking to Reiser, he calls him Rogers - the actor's real name.

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

23rd Apr 2011

Combat! (1962)

Show generally

Factual error: Season 5, "The Outsider": McCall shoots a German ten times with his M1. But the M1 could hold only eight bullets.

Jean G

23rd Apr 2011

Combat! (1962)

Show generally

Continuity mistake: Season 5, "Headcount": Littlejohn gets soaked head-to-toe in the stream, but a few shots later, he's only half wet, from the chest down.

Jean G

22nd Apr 2011

Combat! (1962)

Show generally

Continuity mistake: Season 4, "S.I.W.": When the squad enters the village, Saunders is wearing his jacket in close-ups, but not in long shots.

Jean G

22nd Apr 2011

Combat! (1962)

Show generally

Continuity mistake: Season 4, "Hills Are For Heroes, Pt. 2": Caje is standing outside the bunker when Hanley goes in. Cut to an interior shot as Hanley enters, and Caje, outside in the last shot, is now inside.

Jean G

22nd Apr 2011

Combat! (1962)

Show generally

Continuity mistake: Season 4, "Hills Are For Heroes, Pt. 1": When he enters the bunker, Hanley's backpack disappears between shots.

Jean G

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