Jean G

The Virtue Affair - S2-E11

Continuity mistake: The dead guards, who were all over the courtyard after the gun battle, have all disappeared when Solo and Albert return to untie Illya. (00:44:10 - 00:47:30)

Jean G

15th Sep 2006

Forever Knight (1992)

Last Act - S1-E5

Factual error: Vampire Erica commits suicide by sitting on a park bench at sunrise. Nick and Schanke are called to the scene only a short time later, or so we're led to believe, yet it's still fully dark when they arrive. No sunrise in sight. (00:01:00 - 00:05:30)

Jean G

The Virtue Affair - S2-E11

Continuity mistake: Solo's white gloves are on, off, and on again between takes as he and Albert run from the courtyard, search for the control room, and then finally go back for Illya. (00:44:15)

Jean G

The Virtue Affair - S2-E11

Continuity mistake: When Illya and Vogler practice shooting arrows at the "No Hunting" sign, the "I" is completely there one moment, then acquires a huge white chip in its base without being hit by an arrow. A few shots later, it's intact again. (00:19:00)

Jean G

The Virtue Affair - S2-E11

Continuity mistake: Vogler paints a target on Illya's shirt back and hunts him. The target remains constant through most of the chase, until a stunt double is brought in for a fight sequence. The double's target has a large "bite" taken out of the bull's eye. The bite goes away after the fight, and Illya's target is whole again. (00:29:20)

Jean G

Show generally

Continuity mistake: "Escape from Venice": Nelson spins the roulette wheel. We see a close-up of the wheel slowing down. Cut back to a full shot, and now the wheel is spinning faster than ever, even though no one has touched it. (00:42:15)

Jean G

Show generally

Plot hole: "The Phantom Strikes": The Seaview's crew have a wild shootout aboard ship, and their bullets are seen to go all the way through a 6-inch-thick hatch door. Gee, you'd think that somewhere during their military training, somebody would have taught these guys why firing high velocity weapons on a submerged submarine is a really bad idea. (00:38:15)

Jean G

Show generally

Factual error: "The Phantom Strikes": The Seaview's military history computers need an upgrade. The derelict German sub is identified as a WWI ship, the U444, supposedly sunk in 1918. There were only 167 U-boats in WWI. U444 wasn't built until 1942. And the sub's design is definitely WWII, not WWI. (00:02:30)

Jean G

14th Sep 2006

The Bible (1966)

Factual error: The narrator recites that the dove "came in unto Noah in the evening". But the footage depicting this event wasn't shot in the evening. The sun is high in a very bright, blue sky. (01:16:20)

Jean G

Show generally

Deliberate mistake: "Return of the Phantom": Kroeger's ghost takes over Crane's body when the captain is injured, but still alive. In "The Phantom Strikes," Kroeger told Nelson his host had to be dead first. This "fact" needed to be altered in the sequel so that Crane could survive to be rescued at the end. (00:16:00)

Jean G

13th Sep 2006

Blake's 7 (1978)

Duel - S1-E8

Factual error: Travis fails Astronomy 101 with the line, "Blake - the other patrols have pushed him into this galaxy." That should be star system, not galaxy. B7's ships weren't capable of intergalactic travel. Not just a character mistake, either. Travis is a trained Space Commander, and should definitely know the very big difference between a solar system and a galaxy, even if the scriptwriters - and people who keep miscorrecting this error - do not. (00:03:10)

Jean G

Show generally

Visible crew/equipment: "The Phantom Strikes": When Nelson says, "Let's get out of here," the shadow of the entire camera rig moves by on the side of the navigation console. (00:07:45)

Jean G

Show generally

Factual error: "The Phantom Strikes": The derelict sub is said to have suddenly moved itself more than 30,000 sea miles from its original position. This makes no sense. The entire circumference of the Earth is only 22,000 sea miles. And if the sub had somehow circled the globe plus an additional 8,000 sea miles, there'd be no way to tell that it hadn't simply moved just 8,000 miles. (00:08:10)

Jean G

The Virtue Affair - S2-E11

Continuity mistake: While he's running through the woods with his hands cuffed behind him, Illya's sleeves alternate, between shots, from pushed up above his elbows to pulled all the way down to his wrists. (00:26:50)

Jean G

The Monks of St. Thomas Affair - S3-E5

Factual error: Though he's tied up at the time, Solo somehow calls Illya on the pen communicator in his pocket. This leaves us to wonder just how he managed to uncap the pen, extend the antenna and "dial" the frequency (all of which was always necessary before) without the use of his hands. (00:31:30)

Jean G

12th Sep 2006

Quantum Leap (1989)

The Leap Home (1) - November 25, 1969 - S3-E1

Factual error: The Post Raisin Bran cereal box sitting on the Beckett family breakfast table in 1969 has a 1990s box design. (00:18:00)

Jean G

12th Sep 2006

Quantum Leap (1989)

The Leap Home (1) - November 25, 1969 - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: The corn stalks behind Sam and Al are rustling and moving in a brisk wind in the two-shots. But in all the close-ups, the stalks are standing perfectly still. (00:35:25)

Jean G

The Virtue Affair - S2-E11

Continuity mistake: Solo sneaks down an empty corridor and knocks out the only man guarding the lab door. When the camera angle reverses, there's a second unconscious (or dead) man on the floor behind him. Where'd that guy come from? Solo didn't encounter anyone before the door guard, and there were no bodies already on the floor when he entered the hall. (00:15:05)

Jean G

The Apple A Day Affair - S3-E27

Continuity mistake: Illya changes clothes in mid car-chase. When he and Solo leap into the convertible and drive off, he's wearing a brown leather jacket and jeans. As they race down the road, he's suddenly in a dark blue suit and tie. When they jump out of the car again, he's back in the brown jacket and jeans. (00:45:45)

Jean G

The Apple A Day Affair - S3-E27

Revealing mistake: Gardner and Illya are chained to a mine shaft post and the Thrush bad guys trigger a cave-in to seal them in. As the debris falls, you can see the entire "stone" wall behind them rock and wobble flimsily from side to side. (00:23:50)

Jean G

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