Jean G

28th Jun 2009

Night Gallery (1970)

Cool Air - S2-E35

Visible crew/equipment: In the 1920s, Agatha takes a taxi to Muñoz's house. In the background, through the taxi's rear window, you can see a large white 1970s Universal Studios panel truck being loaded next to another building on the back lot. (00:02:45)

Jean G

28th Jun 2009

Night Gallery (1970)

Logoda's Heads - S2-E42

Continuity mistake: As Kyra is leaving the village, Logoda's fang necklace, in close-up, has two of its teeth flipped over and out of alignment with the rest. In full shot, though, all the teeth are back in perfect order. (00:09:10)

Jean G

28th Jun 2009

Night Gallery (1970)

Dr. Stringfellow's Rejuvenator - S2-E28

Continuity mistake: In the saloon, Stringfellow pours himself a drink and picks up his glass. When the camera angle reverses, his glass is back on the table and his hand is on the bottle instead. In the next shot, he's holding the glass again. (00:11:30)

Jean G

28th Jun 2009

Night Gallery (1970)

Cool Air - S2-E35

Continuity mistake: During Juan and Agatha's dinner together, the camera circles them, passing behind Juan (where an "invisible" cut occurs) and continuing to move left around the table. Between the two segments, the position of Agatha's hands changes noticeably. (00:11:50)

Jean G

28th Jun 2009

Night Gallery (1970)

Camera Obscura - S2-E36

Trivia: The closing scenes were shot through green-gold filters to give the streets a drab, hellish appearance. An appalled film lab technician tried to dye the sequence pink, and defied the director's order to "leave it green." NBC, the lab tech argued, would never accept those scenes because this was supposed to be color television. After demanding several re-dos, the director won the shouting match, the green prevailed, and NBC, apparently, never noticed.

Jean G

26th Jun 2009

Night Gallery (1970)

Dr. Stringfellow's Rejuvenator - S2-E28

Audio problem: When Stringfellow beats his drum to attract a crowd to his medicine show, the sound doesn't match the strikes he's making with his drumstick. (00:01:00)

Jean G

26th Jun 2009

Night Gallery (1970)

Cool Air - S2-E35

Visible crew/equipment: When the landlady opens the glass-paned door, it reflects a large, round studio light. (00:04:10)

Jean G

26th Jun 2009

Night Gallery (1970)

A Fear of Spiders - S2-E12

Visible crew/equipment: While the janitor works on Justice's thermostat, a large piece of blocking tape can be seen on the carpet in front of the door in the background. (00:09:15)

Jean G

26th Jun 2009

Night Gallery (1970)

Cool Air - S2-E35

Continuity mistake: While she talks to Mrs. Gibbons on the stairs, Agatha's paper sack changes its position and appearance several times between shots. (00:16:15)

Jean G

26th Jun 2009

Night Gallery (1970)

Quoth the Raven - S2-E37

Factual error: While Edgar Allan Poe is penning his famous poem, a close-up of the paper shows us that he's misspelled his own middle name as "Allen." (00:00:50)

Jean G

22nd Jun 2009

Forever Knight (1992)

A More Permanent Hell - S2-E20

Revealing mistake: Mt. Vesuvius is erupting and LaCroix's villa is collapsing around him. But while the ground "shakes," statuary falls over and the walls cave in, look closely at the fountain/pool in the center of the room. There's not a drop splashing out of it. In fact, the water's surface is smooth as glass.

Jean G

Mr. Neutron - S4-E5

Trivia: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy's author Douglas Adams appears in this episode as "the pepperpot with the missile." He also co-wrote (with Graham Chapman) the "patient abuse" sketch for the final episode.

Jean G

Continuity mistake: The level of liquid in the doctor's beer mug changes noticeably between shots; the mug fills itself up again just before he leaves the pub. (00:47:10)

Jean G

31st May 2009

Hawaii Five-O (1968)

Fools Die Twice - S5-E6

Revealing mistake: A loud, fierce gun battle rages between dozens of 5-0 sharpshooters, Army MPs and the desperadoes inside the payroll office. Amidst all the high-powered rifle fire, a woman in a blue dress strolls casually by in the background, well within bullet range, and never even turns her head to see what all the ruckus is about. Gee, you'd think colossal shooting wars broke out on her block every day. (00:13:30)

Jean G

29th May 2009

Quantum Leap (1989)

Goodbye Norma Jean - April 4, 1960 - S5-E18

Factual error: Sam leaps into Marilyn Monroe's chauffeur in April, 1960. But the car he's driving her around in is a 1961 Lincoln Continental convertible. The 1960 had prominent tail fins, the redesigned '61 did not, so the difference is noticeable. This is a model Marilyn could not have purchased until, at the earliest, September of 1960. (00:03:00)

Jean G

25th May 2009

Forever Knight (1992)

Cherry Blossoms - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: When Nick breaks into the old Chinese herbalist's warehouse, he twists and breaks a doorknob lock. But when he walks through to the inside, there's a latch-and-bar array instead of a knob. It's a completely different door.

Jean G

Ye Gods - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: At the cocktail party, Ettinger and Bacchus are sitting with their shoulders touching in close-ups, but they're more than a foot apart in all the full shots. (00:07:05)

Jean G

Show generally

Factual error: "Robin & the Sorcerer Part 1": During the archery tournament, several close-ups reveal that the arrows have 20th Century stainless steel tips on them. You can see the machine-tool marks on the shiny metal. (00:15:20)

Jean G

17th May 2009

Night Gallery (1970)

Since Aunt Ada Came to Stay - S2-E9

Continuity mistake: When she leaves the campus, Joanna gets wet running through the rain to her car. Just minutes later, she arrives home completely dry and with her hair neatly coiffed again. (00:27:10)

Jean G

11th May 2009

Quantum Leap (1989)

Nowhere to Run - August 10, 1968 - S5-E4

Factual error: Twice in this episode, characters refer to the Vietnam war being over. But the setting is 1968. The Vietnam war didn't end until 1975. (00:34:20)

Jean G

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