Jean G

The Prince of Darkness Affair (1) - S4-E4

Continuity mistake: When Sebastian grabs the prism from the safe, the rope he's just used to suspend himself from the ceiling has become a simple noose, rather than the elaborate harness it had been a few moments earlier. (00:43:35)

Jean G

The Prince of Darkness Affair (2) - S4-E5

Continuity mistake: Events in the opening recap here differ from those in the previous episode. At the end of part 1, Solo climbs the boat ladder with his hands still tied, loses balance and falls back to the deck. In part 2's recap, he gets his hands free immediately, and never climbs the ladder. (00:03:15)

Jean G

The Prince of Darkness Affair (1) - S4-E4

Factual error: Solo is supposedly in Iran, yet there are scores of women in the crowd wearing skimpy, sleeveless tops and mini-skirts. Even in the Shah's Westernized Iran of the 1960s, this was still a Muslim country. Women (including tourists) were not permitted to appear in public without "modestly" covering their arms and legs. (00:11:00)

Jean G

The Night of the Vicious Valentine - S2-E20

Continuity mistake: The mannequin arms holding West to Emma Valentine's chair keep changing positions between shots.

Jean G

The Long Patrol - S1-E7

Revealing mistake: Starbuck is romancing both Cassie and Athena in different rooms aboard the Rising Star. Odd that both rooms have the same wrinkle and tear in the wallpaper just under the window. There's also, in both rooms, what looks like a black thumbtack repairing the glitch. (00:08:25)

Jean G

Show generally

Revealing mistake: "Night of the Underground Terror": During the climactic fight scene, James West's famously tight trousers rip apart in the crotch, amply revealing his very 20th-century white jockey briefs. A few shots later, that rip mends itself and the pants are split (much more decorously) down the right outer seam instead. (00:46:00)

Jean G

The Lost Warrior - S1-E6

Revealing mistake: Re-used footage causes the lupus running toward Puppis to make the exact same leap twice. (00:26:45)

Jean G

The Lost Warrior - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Tigh enters Adama's quarters, the photo frame holding Apollo and Athena's pictures is sitting on the desk. Next shot, Adama has it in his hands. Cut again, it's back on the desk. (00:28:35)

Jean G

15th Jul 2006

Monk (2002)

Mr. Monk and the Secret Santa - S4-E9

Continuity mistake: When Alice confesses to the murder in her kitchen, a large green plastic bowl that's been sitting on the counter disappears between shots. (00:38:05)

Jean G

The Long Patrol - S1-E7

Factual error: Apollo tells Boxey they're leaving their star system and entering "a whole new galaxy." Wrong. Throughout this episode, the writer confuses solar/star systems and galaxies, which are vastly (literally) different things. Even with hundreds-of-times-faster-than-light drives, Galactica's fleet would need thousands of years to cross between galaxies. (00:02:15)

Jean G

The Lost Warrior - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: Apollo and Vella sit in front of the fire and she tells him about her late husband. In the two-shots, their shoulders are touching. But in all the close-ups, it's apparent that they're much farther apart and turned to face each other rather than sitting side by side. (00:16:15)

Jean G

The Lost Planet of the Gods (1) - S1-E4

Factual error: Starbuck and Apollo fly into a void and are surrounded by total blackness. This misconstrues the meaning of a space void, which is simply a large area without stars. It does not mean that further-distant stars and galaxies would disappear. They'd still be just as visible as before you entered the void. Even if Starbuck and Apollo were able to leave the galaxy and travel hundreds of thousands of light years into a really big void, they'd still be able to see the galaxy they left behind them.

Jean G

13th Jul 2006

Blake's 7 (1978)

Children of Auron - S3-E7

Other mistake: As the Auron pilot's ship is being brought aboard, a bad scratch on the special effects film briefly creates a large black gash on the hull of Servalan's whale-shaped spaceship. (00:03:05)

Jean G

13th Jul 2006

Blake's 7 (1978)

Children of Auron - S3-E7

Visible crew/equipment: When Avon and Tarrant are consulting Orac about cloning, an equipment shadow crosses Avon's chest. (00:19:20)

Jean G

12th Jul 2006

Blake's 7 (1978)

City at the Edge of the World - S3-E6

Continuity mistake: Dayna's outfit is skin-tight and she's not carrying any sort of backpack. So just where was she hiding that rather large robotic bomb she sends down the hall to blow up Bayban's goons? (The pack on her belt isn't a storage pouch - it's the Liberator handgun's power unit. Note that Avon, Tarrant and Cally wear identical packs, with the guns plugged into them. And it isn't large enough to hold the mobile bomb anyway, not even disassembled.) (00:35:10)

Jean G

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

Continuity mistake: When Apollo, driving the land rover, is explaining the Cylons' origin to Boxey, the position of the mouthpiece on his headset changes slightly as the camera angles reverse.

Jean G

Saga of a Star World (3) - S1-E3

Plot hole: Starbuck and Apollo fool the Cylon basestar into believing they're two full viper squadrons. The Cylons haven't yet fully retreated behind Carillon (they order this as we watch), so their scanners should have been able to detect this deception far sooner than they did.

Jean G

12th Jul 2006

Blake's 7 (1978)

City at the Edge of the World - S3-E6

Visible crew/equipment: When Bayban is introducing himself to Vila, an equipment shadow moves across the back of his studded leather jacket. (00:12:10)

Jean G

12th Jul 2006

Star Trek (1966)

Devil in the Dark - S1-E26

Continuity mistake: After his initial mind meld with the horta, Spock tells Kirk, "That's all I got, Captain: waves and waves of searing pain." A minute later, he says that it's "a highly intelligent, extremely sophisticated animal" that calls itself a horta. Apparently, waves of searing pain were not all that he got after all. Unlike Spock to be so imprecise.

Jean G

12th Jul 2006

Blake's 7 (1978)

The Harvest of Kairos - S3-E5

Continuity mistake: When Jarvik and Dayna teleport up at the end, her bracelet disappears as they materialize in the teleport bay, but is back when they reach the flight deck a few seconds later. (00:44:30)

Jean G

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