Jean G

A Joyful Noise - S1-E27

Factual error: Ramon's six-gun fires more than a dozen times without ever being reloaded. (00:37:00)

Jean G

A Joyful Noise - S1-E27

Continuity mistake: Manolito is bitten on the right ankle by a rattlesnake. But when Maria is later adjusting his bandage, she doctors his left leg instead. (00:01:10 - 00:09:15)

Jean G

The Kinsman - S1-E20

Visible crew/equipment: In the final scene, light patterns from studio reflectors are moving on the sleeve of Blue's shirt. He's on horseback in the middle of the desert and is nowhere near water, shiny metal, or anything else that could cause such light reflections. (00:40:50)

Jean G

The Kinsman - S1-E20

Continuity mistake: When Manolito rides up to the house, Buck is grooming his horse, Rebel, while standing beside the animal's left flank. After a very brief cut to Mano and back, Buck is suddenly on Rebel's right flank, without enough time to have moved there. (00:34:30)

Jean G

27th May 2008

Babylon 5 (1994)

Shadow Dancing - S3-E21

Revealing mistake: When he's attacked in Down Below, Dr. Franklin is shoved against a station bulkhead/wall that wobbles when he hits it. (00:15:30)

Jean G

A Joyful Noise - S1-E27

Revealing mistake: Henry Darrow's stunt double is very noticeable during the final fight scene with Ramon. He's heavier, taller - and is wearing a very bad wig. (00:44:30)

Jean G

The Kinsman - S1-E20

Factual error: Dan's wanted poster features a high-resolution 20th Century photo. In the 1870s, particularly way out west in frontier Arizona, the technology to reproduce and print photos like this was non-existent. Wanted posters sometimes had sketches of outlaws, but most often, they contained nothing but the name, reward amount, the crime, and a written description. (00:15:30)

Jean G

What About Bob? - S1-E10

Trivia: The coroner's assistant standing behind Justin Morningway's coffin when it's opened is Jim Butcher, author of the best selling novels on which The Dresden Files TV series is based. (00:20:00)

Jean G

Trivia: The murder victim in Jim Butcher's fourth Dresden Files novel is named Ronald Reuel, and Dresden's chief suspects, not coincidentally, are fairies. The name is an homage to Lord of the Rings author J.R.R. Tolkien, whose initials stood for John Ronald Reuel.

Jean G

23rd May 2008

Quantum Leap (1989)

Another Mother - September 30, 1981 - S2-E13

Plot hole: Sam wallops both kidnappers and rescues the son. They then leave the two child molesters unconscious beside their van. No one calls the police or has them arrested, so they're free to kidnap another kid. Sam doesn't leap until after an epilogue in which the loose ends are supposed to be resolved - but this question is left unanswered. It's not excused by a "just because we didn't see it happen doesn't mean it didn't" defense. The viewers shouldn't be left with a dangling plot hole, and one line could have cured this one.

Jean G

Trivia: High Chaparral was one of the first TV westerns to hire large numbers of genuine Native American actors to play the "Indians." During a casting call for the part of Apache Chief Cochise, one actor, when asked to give his name, responded "Cochise." "No, no," the casting director argued. "That's the role. We want your name." "Cochise." This went back and forth a few times before the actor slapped the table and angrily declared, "Damn it, I am Cochise!" And to the casting director's astonishment, he was - a namesake and great-grandson of the original Cochise. [Source: TV Guide, 1967.].

Jean G

18th May 2008

Monk (2002)

Mr. Monk Gets Cabin Fever - S3-E12

Factual error: Randy calls the cabin and gets a "not in service" message. But he should have heard an unanswered ring instead. The FBI agent tore the cord from the wall, which in the US does not generate a "not in service" recording. That only occurs when the phone company cuts off your service due to non-payment or cancellation. (00:30:00)

Jean G

Show generally

Factual error: Part 10: The naval flag flying aboard the U.S.S. Iowa has 50 stars. It should have 48.

Jean G

Trivia: In its day, War and Remembrance held the record for most expensive mini-series ever produced. Its price tag was in excess of $110,000.00. (ABC picked up the tab after Paramount declined to finance the sequel.) The production was shot in over 750 locations around the world and hired more than 44,000 actors, 358 of whom had speaking parts.

Jean G

Trivia: In what may have been a casting first, the actor playing Adolf Hitler, Steven Berkoff, was Jewish.

Jean G

Continuity mistake: The number of pirates assaulting the hillside keeps changing. There are hundreds of them, then fewer than thirty, then hundreds again. In many scenes, in fact, there are far more pirates than could possibly fit aboard their one small ship. (01:55:30)

Jean G

Revealing mistake: During Fritz's fight with the giant anaconda in the swamp, James MacArthur's stunt double becomes apparent by virtue of a bald spot showing on the back of his head. (01:10:30)

Jean G

Revealing mistake: When Fritz is showing Roberta how to fire the rifle, several camera truck tire tracks can be seen on the beach behind them. (01:37:10)

Jean G

Deliberate mistake: Fritz rescues the mud-trapped zebra and Roberta rides it across the island to the tree house, then again later in the race. Zebras, however, cannot be domesticated or ridden. To film these scenes, Disney & Co. painted a white horse with zebra stripes. (01:20:00 - 01:46:30)

Jean G

Show generally

Revealing mistake: Part 12: When Hitler's cronies carry out and prepare to burn his and Eva Braun's bodies, Eva's blanket-wrapped corpse moves twice. (00:45:30)

Jean G

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