Jean G

17th Jul 2008

Batman (1966)

The Joker Trumps an Ace (1) - S1-E25

Continuity mistake: The Joker reveals himself by throwing off his cape, which drops to the floor behind him. But when the shot cuts, the cape instantly disappears. (00:00:50)

Jean G

17th Jul 2008

Quantum Leap (1989)

8 1/2 Months - November 15, 1955 - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: After Sam refuses to sign the adoption papers, he's leaning forward with one hand to his mouth, talking to Mrs. Thailer. When the shot cuts to a wider angle, he's suddenly leaning back with both hands supporting his weight behind him. (00:22:00)

Jean G

17th Jul 2008

Quantum Leap (1989)

8 1/2 Months - November 15, 1955 - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: Willis drops his cap on the road when he runs away. It's still there in the long shot of him running, but after the commercial break we return to the same scene, and as Sam stands up, the cap is no longer on the road behind him. (00:35:10)

Jean G

16th Jul 2008

Torchwood (2006)

Combat - S1-E11

Factual error: Between getting disconnected by the bad guy and calling Ianto, Jack gets a dial tone on the dead man's cell phone. Cell phones don't generate dial tones. (00:11:10)

Jean G

16th Jul 2008

Batman (1966)

The Purr-Fect Crime (1) - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: Catwoman dangles an unconscious Robin face-down on a tilting board over her tiger pit. He comes to, pulls his arms free and clutches the board's edges. In the next, closer shot, he's unconscious again, wakes up and repeats the grabbing-the-board motion. (00:07:30)

Jean G

15th Jul 2008

Batman (1966)

The Purr-Fect Crime (1) - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: Catwoman curls up with a large red book. In the master shot, she's holding and reading the lefthand pages. In the close-up insert, her hands are suddenly grasping the righthand pages instead. Cut back to master shot, and she's again holding the left side of the book. (00:08:30)

Jean G

13th Jul 2008

Batman (1966)

The Ring of Wax (1) - S1-E23

Other mistake: Riddler says that his "universal wax solvent" can eat through anything. Which begs the question, just what is that vat he cooks the stuff up in made of? We see the wax burn through solid steel vault doors. So it also ought to be eating through the vat, the floor and the bedrock, and sizzling its way down to the Earth's core. (00:07:00)

Jean G

12th Jul 2008

Batman (1966)

Not Yet, He Ain't (2) - S1-E22

Factual error: When the Penguin steals the Batmobile, Batman spies on him from a tiny camera he says is hidden behind the car's fuel gauge. But the picture he and Robin are viewing has been shot from several feet away from the car, not from inside it. (00:11:15)

Jean G

12th Jul 2008

Batman (1966)

Not Yet, He Ain't (2) - S1-E22

Continuity mistake: Penguin loads all his loot into the stolen Batmobile - so much loot that the trunk can't close. Yet in the very next shot, as he drives away, the trunk has somehow shut itself. (00:17:30)

Jean G

10th Jul 2008

Quantum Leap (1989)

Rebel Without a Clue - September 1, 1958 - S3-E9

Continuity mistake: In the diner, the smudges on Sam's face keep changing shape from one shot to the next. (00:14:00)

Jean G

9th Jul 2008

Batman (1966)

Batman Stands Pat (2) - S1-E14

Visible crew/equipment: When Mad Hatter is sending Lisa in to butter up Mr. Bowinkle, the microphone shadow is bobbing up and down above their heads. (00:11:25)

Jean G

9th Jul 2008

Quantum Leap (1989)

The Great Spontini - May 9, 1974 - S3-E8

Audio problem: When Jamie says, "Where's your sense of humor?" her lips aren't moving. (00:26:30)

Jean G

9th Jul 2008

Batman (1966)

Batman Stands Pat (2) - S1-E14

Continuity mistake: When Batman and Robin break through Mad Hatter's window, several large chunks of glass remain attached to the wood frame. In the very next shot, they've vanished. (00:18:00)

Jean G

9th Jul 2008

Batman (1966)

He Meets His Match, the Grisly Ghoul (2) - S1-E16

Continuity mistake: In the bistro, Batman thwarts Joker's booby-trapped juke box by whipping out his bat shield. Afterward, he places the shield on the floor behind him. In the next shot, as he turns around, the shield has disappeared. He and Robin race off without retrieving it. (00:15:00)

Jean G

9th Jul 2008

Batman (1966)

The Joker Goes to School (1) - S1-E15

Revealing mistake: Batman drives out of the batcave alone. The first bit of stock footage of the car leaving the cave does indeed show him alone in the batmobile. But the very next stock shot of the car speeding down the dirt road shows us Robin sitting in the passenger seat. (00:05:25)

Jean G

9th Jul 2008

Batman (1966)

The Joker Goes to School (1) - S1-E15

Continuity mistake: In the batcave, Batman's cape suffers a case of over-the-shoulder/off-the-shoulder blues, going from one to the other several times between takes. (00:19:10)

Jean G

9th Jul 2008

Batman (1966)

He Meets His Match, the Grisly Ghoul (2) - S1-E16

Factual error: Dick Grayson's mini-camera, which is sitting on the bar, takes several shots of the villains from impossible angles several feet away from its location. And though he conspicuously places the camera in plain view, the crooks never notice it. (00:10:40)

Jean G

9th Jul 2008

Torchwood (2006)

Greeks Bearing Gifts - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: While she's talking to Mary in the flat, Toshiko's hair keeps changing between shots, going from combed evenly to split apart with one section hanging in the middle of her forehead and the rest brushed back. (00:31:30)

Jean G

9th Jul 2008

Batman (1966)

Batman Stands Pat (2) - S1-E14

Visible crew/equipment: Batman's plaster-covered costume gets an instant dry cleaning en route as he drives from the sculptor's studio to the batcave. (00:05:00)

Jean G

9th Jul 2008

Batman (1966)

He Meets His Match, the Grisly Ghoul (2) - S1-E16

Continuity mistake: When Batman surprises Joker and his henchmen in the gym, his shadow is on the wall behind them, his cape spread out and forming a menacing bat shape. But when the shot cuts to him and Robin, Batman's cape isn't spread. He's standing with his arms down. (00:20:40)

Jean G

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