Jean G

The Quadripartite Affair - S1-E3

Revealing mistake: The Thrush guard Solo & Illya toss over the bridge railing during their escape from the compound is a little too obviously a dummy. (00:44:05)

Jean G

The Quadripartite Affair - S1-E3

Revealing mistake: At the very end, in Waverly's office, the boom shadow is prominently visible on the door. (00:46:20)

Jean G

14th Apr 2006

Star Trek (1966)

A Private Little War - S2-E19

Continuity mistake: The gash on Kirk's right cheek disappears between the time he and McCoy fall asleep in the cave and when McCoy wakes up to find Kirk at Nona's side. (00:21:30 - 00:23:15)

Jean G

14th Apr 2006

Star Trek (1966)

Show generally

Revealing mistake: While the interior sets for the shuttle craft provided adequate room for the actors to stand, the mock-up built for exterior shots was undersized, and too short to stand up in by several inches. So when entering or exiting the shuttle, the actors always had to duck.

Jean G

14th Apr 2006

Star Trek (1966)

A Private Little War - S2-E19

Continuity mistake: When Nona is trying to seduce Kirk, we see a close-up of him with nothing on his shoulders. Cut to a two-shot and suddenly Nona's arms are over his shoulders and around his neck. (00:41:00)

Jean G

14th Apr 2006

Star Trek (1966)

Show generally

Deliberate mistake: Special effects of the ship in space were very expensive in the 60s and couldn't be wasted. So when a larger model was built with slightly different nacelles, shots of both versions became common, even within the same episode. This is why the Enterprise sometimes had red needle-tipped nacelles and sometimes lighted "spinning" ones, and in aft views she had either round white spheres or perforated vents at the nacelles' ends.

Jean G

13th Apr 2006

Star Trek (1966)

A Piece of the Action - S2-E17

Revealing mistake: Kirk has just tripped both of Krako's goons with the radio wire strung across the door. He knocks them both out, grabs a gun and then races out the door - right through the space that should still be strung with the trip wire. (00:25:15)

Jean G

13th Apr 2006

Star Trek (1966)

A Piece of the Action - S2-E17

Continuity mistake: While Kirk and McCoy attack the other two henchmen, Spock shoulder-pinches the card-playing gangster. In the very next shot, Spock's position has jumped from behind the now-unconscious man to several feet away, where he is bending over to retrieve the guns from the floor. (00:16:30)

Jean G

13th Apr 2006

Star Trek (1966)

A Piece of the Action - S2-E17

Continuity mistake: At the end of act one, the cue stick standing upright against the pool table just in front of Spock disappears when the view cuts to an overhead shot. It's back again after the commercial break. (00:11:00)

Jean G

13th Apr 2006

Star Trek (1966)

A Piece of the Action - S2-E17

Continuity mistake: In the very first scene after the intro, when Bela's goons hold the landing party at gunpoint, Spock's position on the sidewalk shifts back and forth from standing on the other side of a wooden bench to standing alongside Kirk and McCoy with no bench in between. In fact, in the latter shots, the bench has moved all the way across the street. (00:04:50)

Jean G

13th Apr 2006

Forever Knight (1992)

Love You to Death - S1-E23

Factual error: The supposed ballerina in this episode's flashback to 19th century France is not employing any real ballet steps or arm movements. All she's doing on stage is standing still and waving her arms in the air, performing something that looks rather more like semaphore than ballet. (00:10:10)

Jean G

12th Apr 2006

The Prisoner (1967)

The General - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: At the end, using only one finger of one hand, Number 6 types 4 characters on the typewriter. He then expressly states that what he typed was, "W-h-y question mark." But you can't type the question mark with one finger: it requires holding down the shift key.

Jean G

12th Apr 2006

The Prisoner (1967)

The General - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: Number 6 is stabbed in the hand during his struggle with the projectionist. After he's treated for the injury, not only is he placed in an unnecessary sling (his arm wasn't broken), he's also suddenly bleeding from the forearm, several inches above the area where he was stabbed.

Jean G

11th Apr 2006

The Prisoner (1967)

The Chimes of Big Ben - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Number 6 and Nadia get into the shipping crate, they're both able to stretch out completely for the 12-hour trip. But when the crate is opened, it's suddenly several inches shorter, and 6 has to bend his neck at an uncomfortably sharp angle to fit into it.

Jean G

11th Apr 2006

Forever Knight (1992)

If Looks Could Kill - S1-E20

Plot hole: At the Precinct after the second spa incident, Captain Stonetree refers to "two unexplained reflex murders in one night." But the first victim survived the attack - so there was only one murder, not two. A little worse than a simple character mistake, since he's the police captain and knows the case. Schanke gets it right later, when he says, "One murder and one attempted murder." (00:14:20)

Jean G

11th Apr 2006

The Prisoner (1967)

Arrival - S1-E1

Visible crew/equipment: As Number 6 storms out of Number 2's chamber, the camera dolly is briefly visible moving out of his way at the lower left of the screen.

Jean G

10th Apr 2006

Forever Knight (1992)

Fatal Mistake - S1-E21

Continuity mistake: The wooden plank with which Alexandra impales Nick completely changes angles (from flat side tilted left to flat side tilted right) between the time it strikes him and the time he pulls it out. It also appears to "grow" an inch or so wider than it was before. (00:39:00 - 00:40:25)

Jean G

10th Apr 2006

Forever Knight (1992)

Fatal Mistake - S1-E21

Continuity mistake: The tow truck and the red van it's towing change positions at the alley's entrance between shots. (00:01:00 - 00:23:35)

Jean G

10th Apr 2006

Forever Knight (1992)

If Looks Could Kill - S1-E20

Plot hole: In the morgue, Nick tells Nat that vampires disappear when they die. Not so in this series. "Forever Knight's" vampires, defying old movie clich├ęs, remained stubbornly intact when staked, making Nick's statement here a glaring contradiction of canon. (00:16:05)

Jean G

10th Apr 2006

Forever Knight (1992)

If Looks Could Kill - S1-E20

Other mistake: Nick pronounces the plastic surgeon's name as "Yergen" in one scene and as "Jergen" in the next. At the end, she becomes Dr. "Yergen" again. (00:29:40 - 00:31:10)

Jean G

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