Jean G

Trivia: Originally slated to be filmed in Czechoslovakia, this movie ended up being shot on location in France instead, when the 1968 Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia intervened.

Jean G

Continuity mistake: During his duel with Philippe, Escargot's sword falls and slides across the floor to the wall. But in the very next shot, he bends over to try and pick it up, and the sword has moved itself to a spot just below his feet. (01:22:00)

Jean G

Show generally

Visible crew/equipment: "Long Live the King": The Seaview is attacked by an enemy sub. During the torpedo assault, wires used to rock the Seaview model are visible just above the submarine's aft bow. (00:23:15)

Jean G

18th Oct 2009

Monk (2002)

Happy Birthday, Mr. Monk - S8-E9

Continuity mistake: When Monk pulls all his drapes shut, there's a wide gap in the right hand set that's letting at least five inches of bright sunlight through. No one has touched them again, but when Natalie goes to open the drapes a few moments later, the gap has completely closed itself. (00:16:00)

Jean G

14th Sep 2009

12 O'Clock High (1964)

An Act of War - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: Savage's bomber is hit and the left wing catches fire. But in the stock footage shot that follows, it's the right wing that's burning. (00:10:00)

Jean G

14th Sep 2009

12 O'Clock High (1964)

An Act of War - S1-E13

Revealing mistake: When Malot lunges against the cage holding Savage, the "iron" bars bend inward. (00:30:25)

Jean G

31st Aug 2009

Monk (2002)

Mr. Monk is Someone Else - S8-E4

Continuity mistake: Season 8, Ep. 4, "Mr. Monk is Someone Else": When Lola leads Monk away in the dance club, the peanut dish on the bar behind Natalie moves several inches when the camera angle reverses. (00:19:05)

Jean G

30th Aug 2009

Monk (2002)

Mr. Monk is Someone Else - S8-E4

Continuity mistake: When Monk shoves Harold Krenshaw, there are two ships sitting in the harbor in the background. Later, when the FBI shows Monk photos of the incident taken from the exact same angle, the ships aren't there. (00:27:30)

Jean G

30th Aug 2009

Monk (2002)

Mr. Monk is Someone Else - S8-E4

Continuity mistake: After the FBI agent asks Monk to go undercover, Stottlemeyer puts his hands on Monk's and Natalie's shoulders and starts escorting them to the door. When the shot cuts to a wider angle, he does this over again. (00:06:05)

Jean G

30th Aug 2009

Monk (2002)

Mr. Monk is Someone Else - S8-E4

Continuity mistake: In the hotel, when Monk sits down next to Lola, the couch pillows change positions between shots. (00:15:10)

Jean G

Loud as a Whisper - S2-E5

Trivia: Closed captioning, in its infancy in the 80s, often dropped words and letters by accident. In the original broadcast of this episode, the captioning of Riva's line, "We could dine together," lost an N, resulting in a rather bizarre exchange. Riva: We could die together. Troi: I'd like that.

Jean G

25th Aug 2009

Hawaii Five-O (1968)

The Capsule Kidnapping - S8-E22

Continuity mistake: During the airport chase, the airplane the bad guys board has propellers. As soon as it's airborne, though, it becomes a jet.

Jean G

25th Aug 2009

The Fugitive (1963)

Trivia: This was the first US TV series ever to resolve its story line and air a definitive ending, despite network objections that doing so could harm its syndication revenue. The 2-hour finale, "The Judgment," garnered the highest TV ratings ever up to that time, a record it held for many years afterward.

Jean G

25th Aug 2009

The Fugitive (1963)

Show generally

Factual error: The train transporting Kimble to the death house in the very first scene is a modern American train, but the cars during the derailing appear to be from the 1800's, then the wrecked cars have French writing describing the rail line.

Jean G

Trivia: The correct Russian spelling of Illya's name should be "Ilya," with only one L. But series creator Sam Rolfe chose the name as an homage to Illya, the Greek character in Never on Sunday, and retained the Greek spelling. "Kuryakin" came from the Greek word for Sunday, "Kyriaki."

Jean G

25th Aug 2009

Monk (2002)

Mr. Monk's Favorite Show - S8-E1

Revealing mistake: The car that explodes isn't sitting in a striped parking lot space. In fact, it's very obviously parked out in the middle of the lot's traffic lane, well away from any other vehicles, precisely because the special effects crew are about to blow it up.

Jean G

22nd Aug 2009

Monk (2002)

Mr. Monk and the UFO - S8-E3

Continuity mistake: The shots don't match when Monk gets out of bed to go out and confront the UFO enthusiasts. The position of the bed covers changes noticeably between the close-up and the wider shot. (00:36:20)

Jean G

9th Aug 2009

Hawaii Five-O (1968)

The Clock Struck Twelve - S5-E12

Character mistake: After distracting the guards, Danno tosses a grappling hook onto a ledge and climbs the side of the building. He then goes about his business, carelessly leaving the hook and rope dangling from the ledge for all to see. For a seasoned 5-0 team member, that's pretty sloppy covert operations. (00:22:40)

Jean G

9th Aug 2009

Hawaii Five-O (1968)

The Clock Struck Twelve - S5-E12

Plot hole: As a security test, McGarrett secretly has several dummy bombs planted in the court building, then later shows the governor where they are. Each time he pulls one of the devices from its hiding place, citizens in the courthouse stroll casually by without so much as glancing at the loudly-ticking "bomb." No one knew about the test, so McGarrett's bombs should be attracting some attention, if not causing outright panic. (00:05:00)

Jean G

7th Aug 2009

Monk (2002)

Mr. Monk Makes the Playoffs - S7-E13

Revealing mistake: 7-13, "Mr. Monk Makes the Playoffs": The supposedly live stadium crowd outside Bob Costas' press box is a noticeably fake photo-backdrop. Not a single "person" in the multitude of thousands is moving. (00:40:10)

Jean G

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