Jean G

In the Steele of the Night - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: During the "Best Murder" game, Laura drains her brandy glass. A few shots later, without benefit of refill, her glass has regained at least two "fingers" of brandy again. (00:11:30)

Jean G

Rules of Engagement - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: Sarota the hellion leaps through the window, and all the glass breaks out. The shot changes to an inside view, and two large portions of window glass now remain in the frame. (00:09:00)

Jean G

Song of Orpheus - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: When Catherine first approaches, Father is sitting on the cot leaning against the bars at the very front of the cell. In the next shot, as she walks past him, he is abruptly sitting on the other end of the bed, several feet away. (00:31:00)

Jean G

Nor Iron Bars a Cage - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: At the end, Hughes is stabbed and falls against the basement wall, touching it. When Catherine kneels down beside him a moment later, he's lying several feet away from the wall. (00:45:30)

Jean G

Beast Within - S1-E6

Plot hole: The mob hitmen are about to enter the Sweeny family's house to kill them when the police van arrives to move them to a witness protection safe house. In the next scene, the bad guys abduct Catherine and try to force her to reveal where the Sweenies have been taken. Why? They could very easily have waited and simply followed the van. (00:36:30)

Jean G

Beast Within - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Frank takes Catherine into the break room to meet his crew, two styrofoam coffee cups on the table keep moving closer together, then farther apart and back again throughout the scene. (00:11:10)

Jean G

Rules of Engagement - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: Karen hits Dresden with a glass bottle, striking him on the back of the neck. But in the next scene, he's holding a cold compress to a wound on the side of his forehead. (00:25:30)

Jean G

24th Mar 2008

Hawaii Five-O (1968)

Paniolo - S3-E15

Revealing mistake: When McGarrett and the modern-day posse find Frank's euthanized horse, the "dead" animal is quite visibly (and vigorously) breathing. (00:45:20)

Jean G

Beast Within - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: Frank and Catherine drive up to the loading dock and park in front of a bright orange 18-wheeler that's being unloaded in the background. When they get out of the car in the next shot, the orange truck has instantly jumped to a spot much farther down the dock, at least 50 feet away. (00:10:00)

Jean G

23rd Mar 2008

Hawaii Five-O (1968)

Paniolo - S3-E15

Continuity mistake: When McGarrett and Danno question Frank's daughter, she has her hands clasped in front of her. When the shot cuts, her arms are suddenly extended down at her sides instead. (00:29:50)

Jean G

23rd Mar 2008

Monk (2002)

Mr. Monk Is on the Run (2) - S6-E16

Continuity mistake: Monk kicks an oil drum across the floor toward Rawlins. In the master shot, it rolls half the distance and passes a black line on the concrete. The angle changes to a view from behind Monk and Natalie as the barrel keeps rolling and almost reaches Rawlins. But when the master shot returns, the barrel is again just passing the midway line on the floor. (00:25:00)

Jean G

Hair of the Dog - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Murphy questions her on the park bench, Heather's hair changes repeatedly between takes, from tucked behind her ears to having several strands hanging loose in front of her ears. (00:03:20)

Jean G

Beast Within - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: During the scene in the old man's apartment, a broken lamp can be seen already on the floor in the background - before the fight begins and before one of the thugs is shown throwing it there. (00:15:00)

Jean G

23rd Mar 2008

Monk (2002)

Mr. Monk Is on the Run (2) - S6-E16

Continuity mistake: At the end, when Dale Biederbeck is screaming at Monk, Dale is sitting in his wheelchair with both his hands down in his lap. The shot cuts in the middle of his sentence, and suddenly he has one hand up on the cell bars. (00:40:30)

Jean G

21st Mar 2008

Rough Riders (1997)

Factual error: After capturing the gun emplacement, Roosevelt orders his men to "kill the Hun." That particular slang term for German soldiers hadn't yet been coined when the Spanish American War was being fought. It wasn't widely used until many years later, during the First World War.

Jean G

21st Mar 2008

Monk (2002)

Mr. Monk Is on the Run (2) - S6-E16

Continuity mistake: Stottlemeyer enters Natalie's house and closes the door behind him. A few shots later, even though it hasn't been touched again, the door is standing wide open. (00:06:20)

Jean G

21st Mar 2008

Monk (2002)

Mr. Monk Is on the Run (2) - S6-E16

Continuity mistake: In the motel room, the newspaper clippings and the scrapbook Monk has been working on change their arrangement on the table between shots as the owner's daughter and her dog are leaving. (00:10:30)

Jean G

21st Mar 2008

Monk (2002)

Mr. Monk Is on the Run (1) - S6-E15

Plot hole: *Spoilers* Monk and Stottlemeyer cook up an ingenious plan to make Monk appear dead, but how the fugitive Monk acquires his regular clothes (in place of Mitch's uniform), the bullet-proof vest and the gun is not addressed. The police are watching Monk's apartment, Disher is watching Natalie and Julie, and Sheriff Rollins is watching Stottlemeyer, leaving us to wonder just how they managed all this right under their fellow cops' noses. (00:43:00)

Jean G
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Suggested correction: Stottlemeyer is a police captain. The sheriff can't watch his every move, and there are still plenty of cops who are loyal enough to Stottlemeyer for him to get one of them to deliver them to Monk or leave the items somewhere for him to retrieve.

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Nice theory, but there's absolutely no hint of it in the episode. The lack of any explanation creates a bit of a plot hole because it leaves us wondering.

Jean G

21st Mar 2008

Monk (2002)

Mr. Monk Is on the Run (1) - S6-E15

Continuity mistake: The needle Monk finds in the campers' sewing kit threads itself instantaneously between takes. He finds the spool of orange thread, and in the very next shot, tho there's absolutely no indication of any time passing, he's holding the already-threaded needle. (00:22:00)

Jean G

20th Mar 2008

Monk (2002)

Mr. Monk Is on the Run (1) - S6-E15

Continuity mistake: Sheriff Rollins reports that his van had slowed for a yellow light when Monk escaped. But the van was driving down a forest road at the time. It was nowhere near any traffic lights. (00:24:10)

Jean G

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