Jean G

23rd Aug 2006

Blake's 7 (1978)

Orbit - S4-E11

Revealing mistake: Scorpio is in stationary orbit over the planet Malodaar - but a shaky special effects matte causes the "stationary" ship to wiggle and wobble severely. (00:00:45)

Jean G

23rd Aug 2006

Blake's 7 (1978)

Orbit - S4-E11

Factual error: Maybe they took time in the midst of a desperate escape to tack Orac down with Velcro? When the shuttle first takes off, its angle of ascent causes Orac to nearly slide off the control panel. A short time later, the angle is far steeper, but this time Orac stays perfectly still. (00:36:15 - 00:44:55)

Jean G

The Deadly Goddess Affair - S2-E17

Continuity mistake: Malik begins peeling an orange with his dagger as Hubris threatens to brainwash Solo. But when the shot cuts, he starts peeling the same orange all over again. (00:25:50)

Jean G

The Hula Doll Affair - S3-E22

Visible crew/equipment: When Solo gets out of the cab in front of Thrush HQ, the taxi's windows catch a perfect reflection of the camera and a studio light as the driver pulls away. (00:14:50)

Jean G

The Deadly Goddess Affair - S2-E17

Visible crew/equipment: When Hubris and his henchmen leave Narouz's bistro, the boom shadow is lurking on the block wall at the lower right. (00:20:45)

Jean G

The Deadly Goddess Affair - S2-E17

Factual error: Solo's communicator starts transmitting all by itself. He's bound and tied when Illya calls, but somehow the "ring tone" stops and the frequency opens, allowing Illya to hear what the bad guys are saying, all while the unanswered and untouched device is still in Solo's pocket. (00:27:55)

Jean G

The Dippy Blonde Affair - S2-E16

Continuity mistake: Pendleton swallows a suicide capsule and collapses at the interrogation table face down between two file folders. But when the shot cuts to a different angle, his head has instantly moved several inches to the right and is resting in the middle of one of the folders instead of in between them. (00:17:00)

Jean G

21st Aug 2006

Blake's 7 (1978)

Sand - S4-E9

Revealing mistake: At the end, when Tarrant is beamed out, Servalan's position shifts considerably, even though she's supposedly standing still. (00:43:45)

Jean G

The Dippy Blonde Affair - S2-E16

Continuity mistake: Jojo shoots Illya, who falls into a pile of garbage cans, overturning a large cardboard box full of paper. When the camera angle changes, the box has not only moved a few feet to one side all by itself, it has also set itself upright again. (00:20:45)

Jean G

21st Aug 2006

Blake's 7 (1978)

Games - S4-E8

Revealing mistake: The dead man, shot by the game computer in the orbiter's corridor, is still moving his fingers, and later moves his arm from resting on his chest to flat on the floor. (00:06:05)

Jean G

The Deadly Goddess Affair - S2-E17

Continuity mistake: When Hubris and his henchmen confront Narouz, three of the men change positions instantly when the shot cuts to a closer angle. A few shots later, Malik instantly "jumps" from behind Hubris to a spot right beside him. (00:20:05)

Jean G

The Very Important Zombie Affair - S2-E15

Visible crew/equipment: Captain Ramirez's car has a flat on a dirt road in the middle of the jungle. But on his car door, there's a clear reflection of a big square studio reflector and four klieg lights. (00:23:00)

Jean G

The Dippy Blonde Affair - S2-E16

Visible crew/equipment: While Solo is reading Jojo's arrest record to her, the shadow of a film crew member's hand moves on the wall at the lower left of the screen. (00:14:15)

Jean G

The Dippy Blonde Affair - S2-E16

Revealing mistake: In the opening sequence, stock footage re-used from the first season has the peculiar result of turning a brief part of the otherwise all-color episode black-and-white. (00:00:20)

Jean G

The Very Important Zombie Affair - S2-E15

Visible crew/equipment: When Solo and Illya move across the room to answer the door, the shadow of the boom can be seen moving in the mirror on the left. (00:13:05)

Jean G

18th Aug 2006

Blake's 7 (1978)

Headhunter - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: Relative to the white striping on Scorpio's deck, the unconscious Vila changes locations on the floor three times between shots. (00:21:10)

Jean G

17th Aug 2006

Blake's 7 (1978)

Headhunter - S4-E6

Visible crew/equipment: When Avon is questioning Muller's wife at Xenon Base, an equipment shadow moves across the top of his head. (00:03:25)

Jean G

The Adriatic Express Affair - S2-E13

Continuity mistake: In all the interior shots, the overnight express train is fully booked and crowded with people. But in the exterior shots, we're shown a train with all the lights on inside - and not a single person aboard. (00:44:35)

Jean G

17th Aug 2006

Blake's 7 (1978)

Headhunter - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: Muller's wife teleports holding her spacesuit gloves with the fingers pointing up. She arrives with them in the same position, but when the shot cuts, they've reversed positions and the fingers are now pointing down. (00:28:40)

Jean G

17th Aug 2006

Blake's 7 (1978)

Headhunter - S4-E6

Visible crew/equipment: Someone with a mustache moves briefly into the shot behind Avon when he's questioning the android about its plan to unite with Orac. (00:35:45)

Jean G

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