Jean G

2nd Mar 2006

Dark Shadows (1966)

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Other mistake: 1969: David blunders his line to Cousin Amy: "Don't feel too bad, Amy. I don't like to feel my relatives, err, I don't like to see my relatives."

Jean G

2nd Mar 2006

Dark Shadows (1966)

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Revealing mistake: 1966: Elizabeth is thwarted by a set door that refuses to open when she tries to make her exit. She struggles with it, tugging several times, but winds up just standing there, exasperated, until the scene ends a few merciful seconds later.

Jean G

2nd Mar 2006

Dark Shadows (1966)

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Revealing mistake: 1795: When an angry Lt. Forbes rushes out Collinwood's front door and tries to slam it, the flimsy set door not only doesn't slam, it bounces back open. The supposedly in-a-hurry lieutenant comes back and gently re-closes the door.

Jean G

2nd Mar 2006

Dark Shadows (1966)

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Revealing mistake: 1970: When the sheriff knocks, Jeb opens the antique shop door and the jangling shop bell falls off and crashes to the floor. They pretend that nothing happened and go on with their lines.

Jean G

2nd Mar 2006

Dark Shadows (1966)

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Revealing mistake: 1967: The apparently miscued Burke enters the foyer set through a door and starts across the stair landing. You can then hear the director say, "Try it again," and he turns, goes back out the door and comes in again.

Jean G

28th Feb 2006

Monk (2002)

Mr. Monk Goes to the Asylum - S1-E6

Factual error: The woman who accuses Monk of stealing her necklace shouldn't have the necklace inside the asylum in the first place. For both safety and insurance reasons, patients in mental facilities aren't permitted to keep any potentially harmful jewelry, including pins, broaches, earrings, belts, beads and necklaces.

Jean G

28th Feb 2006

Dark Shadows (1966)

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Other mistake: 1968: When David and Amy discover Quentin's sealed room, the youthful performers forget to stop on cue and skip to lines from their next scene. The view cuts to Liz and Roger in the drawing room, but the voices of David and Amy excitedly continue from the set next door.

Jean G

28th Feb 2006

Forever Knight (1992)

For I Have Sinned - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: While he's in the confessional, Schanke's raincoat collar is turned up. When he rushes out to confront Nick, it's folded neatly down again. (00:37:40)

Jean G

28th Feb 2006

Monk (2002)

Mr. Monk and the Billionaire Mugger - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: It's spring in San Francisco in this episode: warm with light rain and people outside in shirtsleeves. That is, until Monk goes to visit Kelly, when it suddenly becomes winter. Everyone's bundled in heavy coats and it's sleeting. After Monk leaves Kelly's house, it becomes spring again. [The Kelly Street sequence was originally meant to be used in "Mr. Monk and the Candidate, " where everyone is dressed appropriately for cold weather. For whatever reason, it instead got used in this episode.]

Jean G

28th Feb 2006

Dark Shadows (1966)

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Other mistake: 1970: Barnabas fends off a werewolf by striking at it with his silver-headed cane. Unfortunately, the cane bounces off the resilient werewolf and hits Barnabas in the head. (Jonathan Frid reportedly had to have a few stitches afterwards.)

Jean G

26th Feb 2006

Kim (1950)

Continuity mistake: Near the end, Kim's string of beads alternates between being tucked inside his jacket in full shots and hanging outside the coat, draped over his lapels, in close-ups.

Jean G

26th Feb 2006

Dark Shadows (1966)

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Revealing mistake: 1968: Jeff Clark runs terror-stricken out of a cemetery and accidentally stumbles over a tombstone. The 'granite' marker falls over with a hollow thud.

Jean G

26th Feb 2006

Dark Shadows (1966)

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Audio problem: 1840: During a graveyard scene, the village bells are tolling the hour, but someone forgets to kill the sound effects tape. The chimes strike sixteen-o'clock.

Jean G

25th Feb 2006

Dark Shadows (1966)

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Other mistake: 1966: Standing over the doctor's microscope, Burke blows his line to Woodward: "When you examine it under the microphone, it doesn't show any mystery at all."

Jean G

25th Feb 2006

Star Trek (1966)

The City on the Edge of Forever - S1-E29

Continuity mistake: While he and Kirk discuss the history tapes in their room, Spock's shirt collar is turned up on the left side in close-ups, but straightened out in the full shots. (00:32:55)

Jean G

25th Feb 2006

Star Trek (1966)

The City on the Edge of Forever - S1-E29

Continuity mistake: After Edith stumbles and nearly falls down the stairs, she still has both her shoes on. But after the kiss, she proceeds up the stairs and is now carrying one shoe. She had no time to take it off, as she was, er, busy with Kirk the whole time. (00:43:55)

Jean G

25th Feb 2006

Forever Knight (1992)

Dark Knight: The Second Chapter (2) - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: The blood stains on Nick's white turtleneck are lighter, then darker, then lighter again, and migrate to different positions, both during his fight with LaCroix in the abattoir, and throughout the hospital scenes afterward. (00:10:15 - 00:19:30)

Jean G

25th Feb 2006

Dark Shadows (1966)

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Factual error: 1968: The basement's brick wall crumbles to reveal Trask's skeleton hanging in the alcove. Only it shouldn't be. Bodies do not remain assembled once the flesh and sinew are gone. Trask's remains ought to be a large pile of bones on the floor.

Jean G

25th Feb 2006

Forever Knight (1992)

Dark Knight (1) - S1-E2

Revealing mistake: When Natalie shows Nick the murdered museum guard's bite wounds in the morgue, the "dead" man's carotid artery is pulsing quite healthily. (00:08:30)

Jean G

25th Feb 2006

Forever Knight (1992)

Dark Knight (1) - S1-E2

Factual error: The murderer works for a blood bank and drives a bloodmobile, a plot holdover from the first pilot ("Nick Knight"), which was set in Los Angeles. This second pilot, however, is set in Toronto - and Canada doesn't have mobile blood units. (00:31:35)

Jean G

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