Jean G

9th Apr 2011

Combat! (1962)

Bridgehead - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: Billy's father, previously established as dead, sends his son a letter in this episode.

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

Maverick (1957)

Duel at Sundown - S2-E19

Visible crew/equipment: In the wall mirror behind Clint Eastwood, the shadow of the boom rigging can be seen moving up and down. (00:08:00)

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

Between the Lines - S2-E14

Continuity mistake: Gallagher looks out at his wrecked B17 from the ruins, and the aircraft's tail section is facing the camera. Several minutes later, he looks again from the same vantage point, and the burning plane's nose and engines are now facing the camera. (00:11:35)

Jean G

7th Apr 2011

Combat! (1962)

Ambush - S2-E12

Revealing mistake: When the German soldiers are shot and fall dead into the water, one of them raises his head to take a breath, then goes back to being "dead."

Jean G

7th Apr 2011

Combat! (1962)

The Celebrity - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: Episodes weren't broadcast in production order, so the character of Billy dies in this one, but reappears alive and well in several episodes aired after this.

Jean G

Between the Lines - S2-E14

Factual error: The Russian church has Latin crosses inside and out. It should have the more ornate Orthodox crosses, which are quite different in design.

Jean G

5th Apr 2011

Combat! (1962)

High Named Today - S1-E31

Visible crew/equipment: A film crew member wearing a white shirt is briefly visible when the squad fires at the barn.

Jean G

5th Apr 2011

Combat! (1962)

Bridge at Chalons - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: Saunders' bayonet disappears from the tip of his rifle several times between close-ups and long shots.

Jean G

5th Apr 2011

Combat! (1962)

Bridge at Chalons - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: When he's carrying the stretcher, Saunders' gun instantly switches from slung over his left shoulder to slung over his right.

Jean G

Revealing mistake: Several pieces of furniture, including a large sofa, fall over before the suitcase bomb actually explodes.

Jean G

25th Mar 2011

Combat! (1962)

Escape to Nowhere - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: The ring taken from Hanley in the opening, mysteriously reappears on his finger later on.

Jean G

25th Mar 2011

Combat! (1962)

The Walking Wounded - S1-E30

Continuity mistake: When he beds down for the night, Saunders removes his coat and covers the little dog with it. But he's wearing the coat again when he wakes up.

Jean G

25th Mar 2011

Combat! (1962)

The Walking Wounded - S1-E30

Continuity mistake: After he changes the tire, the truck driver climbs into the cab with Saunders. But in the next shot, Saunders is alone in the truck.

Jean G

25th Mar 2011

Castle (2009)

One Life to Lose - S3-E18

Revealing mistake: When Castle arrives at the murder scene and views the victim's body, the "corpse's" eyelids are twitching.

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

21st Mar 2011

Combat! (1962)

The Short Day of Private Putnam - S2-E28

Factual error: The German snipers are wearing American-issue camo jackets.

Jean G

Far Beyond the Stars - S6-E13

Trivia: Sisco purchases a copy of Galaxy at the newsstand. In an homage to the original Star Trek, the mock-up magazine's cover art is a matte painting of "Starbase 11" that appeared as a background in the episodes "Court Martial" and "Menagerie, Part 1."

Jean G

A Game of Chess - S2-E17

Visible crew/equipment: When Phelps is in the phone booth getting his assignment, the camera can be seen reflected in the booth's glass door. (00:01:10)

Jean G

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