Jean G

3rd Jun 2014

The Avengers (1961)

You Have Just Been Murdered - S5-E21

Visible crew/equipment: Studio lights and reflectors can be seen in the Rolls Royce's shiny side panels as it backs up and leaves the alley. (00:26:00)

Jean G

3rd Jun 2014

The Avengers (1961)

Death's Door - S5-E18

Visible crew/equipment: When Steed and Lord Melford find the lift out of order, shadows of the boom rigging and microphone make two separate appearances on the wall above their heads.

Jean G

29th May 2014

The Avengers (1961)

The Joker - S5-E15

Visible crew/equipment: As Emma is leaving Steed's apartment, the boom dips into the shot at the upper left. (00:04:30)

Jean G

5th May 2014

The Avengers (1961)

Honey For the Prince - S4-E26

Revealing mistake: The dead man in Steed's apartment is visibly breathing. (00:19:00)

Jean G

29th Apr 2014

Doc Martin (2004)

On The Edge - S2-E9

Continuity mistake: The ice cream Louisa smacks Martin with moves between shots from the center of his forehead to the right side and back again, changing consistency each time.

Jean G

17th Apr 2014

The Avengers (1961)

The Danger Makers - S4-E20

Factual error: Major Robinson threatens Steed with a revolver equipped with a silencer. A military officer would certainly know better. Though it's a common movie and TV cliché, it is a glaring error. Revolvers are open-chambered, allowing sound to escape out the back of the barrel - so they can't be silenced. There are rare exceptions if the gun is heavily modified to close the open chamber gap, but that does not apply to the weapon featured here. (00:46:00)

Jean G

17th Apr 2014

The Avengers (1961)

The Danger Makers - S4-E20

Continuity mistake: The cigarette lighter Robinson uses to set the incriminating papers alight disappears from the desk as he makes his phone call. (00:21:30)

Jean G

17th Apr 2014

The Avengers (1961)

The Danger Makers - S4-E20

Visible crew/equipment: A large round studio light is visible in the lorry's door just after it strikes the motorcyclist. (00:02:00)

Jean G

17th Apr 2014

The Virginian (1962)

Nan Allen - S9-E14

Continuity mistake: After the fight at the train depot, Colonel MacKenzie's rumpled ascot straightens and reties itself between shots.

Jean G

17th Apr 2014

The Virginian (1962)

Hannah - S9-E13

Continuity mistake: The red draperies framing Hannah's train-window flashback do not even vaguely resemble the drapes seen on the same window in every other shot aboard the train.

Jean G

17th Apr 2014

The Avengers (1961)

Quick-Quick Slow Death - S4-E19

Revealing mistake: When Mrs. Peel unmasks the recently-murdered Bernard, the corpse's eyelid twitches. (00:37:00)

Jean G

17th Apr 2014

The Avengers (1961)

The Thirteenth Hole - S4-E18

Continuity mistake: Jackson plants an explosive device in the 12th green cup while Mrs. Peel is watching through the periscope. He doesn't pick it up again, but when Reed looks, Jackson is still holding the bomb. (00:44:00)

Jean G

17th Apr 2014

The Avengers (1961)

The Girl From Auntie - S4-E17

Continuity mistake: Georgie's wig, which she'd pulled off and placed over the flowers on the mirrored stand, either changes position or disappears altogether during Steed's fight with Ivanov. (00:40:55)

Jean G

15th Apr 2014

Min and Bill (1930)

Continuity mistake: When she's confronting Bill, the maniacal look on Min's face disappears and reappears between full shots and close-ups.

Jean G

9th Apr 2014

Blackmail (1929)

Continuity mistake: When the artist speaks to his landlady, his walking cane is tucked horizontally under his arm. In the very next shot, however, the cane jumps to a vertical position and is now in his hand. (00:21:00)

Jean G

24th Feb 2014

Maverick (1957)

The Forbidden City - S4-E28

Revealing mistake: After he's ambushed and killed in the alley, the "dead" sheriff can be seen breathing quite healthily.

Jean G

24th Feb 2014

Maverick (1957)

The Devil's Necklace: Part 1 - S4-E31

Revealing mistake: Bart teaches Tawney how to wash her face with a bar of soap. When he dries her cheek, the actress' heavy "Indian" make-up is wiped away, revealing a very white complexion. The white patch disappears in the next shot. (00:45:00)

Jean G

16th Jan 2014

Maverick (1957)

Bundle from Britain - S4-E1

Continuity mistake: Bart's coat gets covered with dust during the fistfight in the cabin. But in the next shot, he runs outside and the coat is completely clean again. (00:47:00)

Jean G

16th Jan 2014

Maverick (1957)

Family Pride - S4-E17

Continuity mistake: In the opening scene, rear-screen projection footage behind the stagecoach shows a landscape covered with trees. When Crippen points out the mountains, we see an expanse of completely treeless desert. In the next shot, the trees have returned.

Jean G

12th Jan 2014

The Virginian (1962)

Dangerous Road - S3-E26

Continuity mistake: When Trampas and Bob meet Mr. Coulter on the road, their horses are close enough to touch flanks. In the reverse-angle shot, however, they're several feet apart.

Jean G

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