Jean G

14th Sep 2008

Monk (2002)

Mr. Monk Gets Hypnotized - S7-E8

Continuity mistake: As his hypnosis session begins, Monk's arms change back and forth between takes, from resting on the arms of the chair to folded across his stomach. (00:12:30)

Jean G

14th Sep 2008

Monk (2002)

Mr. Monk Gets Hypnotized - S7-E8

Continuity mistake: The five dollar bill Monk is holding up instantly reverses itself between takes. It also disappears from his hand as he's backing toward the door, then reappears in the shot after that. (00:30:40)

Jean G

14th Sep 2008

Monk (2002)

Mr. Monk Gets Hypnotized - S7-E8

Continuity mistake: At the end, a round dish sitting on the island counter in Monk's kitchen disappears and reappears every time the camera angle reverses. (00:41:00)

Jean G

10th Sep 2008

Batman (1966)

The Joker's Flying Saucer - S3-E24

Continuity mistake: Batman and Robin both leap into the Batmobile and roar out of the Batcave. But the stock shot used after that shows Batman alone in the car. (00:03:10)

Jean G

9th Sep 2008

Batman (1966)

The Joker's Flying Saucer - S3-E24

Continuity mistake: Aboard Joker's flying saucer, Alfred and Batgirl are sitting three feet apart, then shoulder-to-shoulder, then apart again, depending on the shot. (00:20:50)

Jean G

9th Sep 2008

Batman (1966)

The Joker's Flying Saucer - S3-E24

Character mistake: Vertigris tells Joker he planted a bomb in the Batmobile while it was parked in front of City Hall/Police HQ. Only in this instance, it wasn't. It was parked in the alley out back, the better to hide his bomb-planting from public view, so it's strange that he'd forget this. (00:08:15)

Jean G

9th Sep 2008

Batman (1966)

The Entrancing Dr. Cassandra - S3-E25

Trivia: Cassandra springs all the arch criminals from prison. We see Joker, Riddler, Penguin, Egghead, Catwoman and King Tut and hear them laughing (dubs of the original actors' voices). But a close look reveals them all to be doubles. Apparently the budget didn't cover paying Cesar Romero & co. to appear in such a short scene. (00:15:30)

Jean G

9th Sep 2008

Batman (1966)

Nora Clavicle and the Ladies' Crime Club - S3-E19

Revealing mistake: Not only does Batman's solo flute play two music tracks at once, it also keeps on playing after he's taken it out of his mouth. (00:20:00)

Jean G

8th Sep 2008

Batman (1966)

Surf's Up! Joker's Under! - S3-E10

Plot hole: An amazingly precognizant Dick Grayson is already wearing his surfing togs before Commissioner Gordon calls to say that Joker has invaded the surfing community. (00:04:30)

Jean G

8th Sep 2008

Batman (1966)

The Foggiest Notion (2) - S3-E12

Factual error: The British curator from whom Lord Ffogg steals a collection of artifacts needs to go back to school (or someone in Batman's prop dept. does). While most of the signs are correctly spelled and punctuated ("Duchess of Desborough's Diamonds," "Her Majesty's Priceless Snuffboxes," etc.), the one marked "Lady Easterlands Jeweled Easter Eggs" is missing its requisite possessive apostrophe. (The closed captioner noticed, though, and corrected the mistake there). (00:11:15)

Jean G

8th Sep 2008

Batman (1966)

How to Hatch a Dinosaur (2) - S3-E9

Factual error: Gotham City's museum should brush up on its paleontology. Their sign claims the neosaurus egg is 40 million years old. A) Neosaurus lived in the early Permian period, 290 million years ago. And B) All dinosaurs were rendered extinct 65 million years ago, most likely by an asteroid strike. So 40 million years ago, there were no dinosaurs on Earth. (00:06:50)

Jean G

8th Sep 2008

Monk (2002)

Mr. Monk and the Really, Really Dead Guy - S5-E15

Factual error: The FBI agent runs a computer check and prints out a list of all the pet stores in San Francisco selling ferrets. But he shouldn't have been able to generate any list at all. Pet ferrets are illegal in the state of California, and are not sold in pet stores there. (00:15:00)

Jean G

3rd Sep 2008

Batman (1966)

The Unkindest Tut of All - S3-E6

Continuity mistake: When the Batmobile pulls up to the theater where Tut's henchmen are emerging, Batman challenges them while standing at the open driver's side door. You can see his left hand closing the door, as well as hear it click shut - but in the next, reverse angle shot, as he and Robin leap into the fray, the car door is standing wide open again. (00:08:00)

Jean G

3rd Sep 2008

Batman (1966)

Louie the Lilac - S3-E7

Continuity mistake: Lila comes through the bead curtain with the poison lilacs wrapped in green tissue paper. She drops the flowers, and in the next shot of them on the floor, the blooms don't even remotely resemble the ones she was just carrying - and the green paper has disappeared altogether. (00:10:55)

Jean G

2nd Sep 2008

Batman (1966)

A Horse of Another Color (2) - S3-E5

Revealing mistake: Ethel Merman just can't keep a straight face amidst Batman's campy silliness. Here and in the previous episode, she can be seen cracking up in several of her scenes with Burgess Meredith. (00:05:00)

Jean G

2nd Sep 2008

Batman (1966)

A Horse of Another Color (2) - S3-E5

Visible crew/equipment: The stunt rider doubling Penguin in the horse race is pretty easy to spot. He's younger and thinner (despite an obviously padded costume), and his nose is about two inches shorter. (00:18:00)

Jean G

2nd Sep 2008

Batman (1966)

Enter Batgirl, Exit Penguin - S3-E1

Plot hole: When he abducts Alfred, believing him to be a minister, Penguin suffers a peculiar memory lapse. He's encountered Alfred twice before in previous episodes, even kidnapped him once before (knowing full well that he was Bruce Wayne's butler). Yet here, he fails to recognize Alfred at all. (00:12:30)

Jean G

29th Aug 2008

Batman (1966)

Batman's Satisfaction (2) - S2-E52

Continuity mistake: Britt Reid visits Bruce Wayne, and while sitting on the couch, stretches forward and places both hands on his knees. But in the next take, he's abruptly leaning back with his arms folded. (00:09:30)

Jean G

28th Aug 2008

Men Into Space (1959)

Earthbound - S1-E17

Audio problem: McCauley and the engineer take a space walk to repair the ship's engines. We hear their tools clanking against the metal hull as the repair is made, and they pound loudly on the hatch door to reboard the ship when they've finished. None of these sounds would be audible in the vacuum of space.

Jean G

28th Aug 2008

Hawaii Five-O (1968)

Air Cargo -- Dial for Murder - S4-E7

Visible crew/equipment: The crooks drive off in their blue '56 Chevy, capturing the reflection of a row of studio lights in the car's shiny side panel as it pulls away. (00:34:15)

Jean G

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