Jean G

Juvenile Jacket - S2-E11

Visible crew/equipment: Diamond parks outside the apartment house, and when he opens the car door, it mirrors several stage lights and reflectors.

Jean G

19th Jan 2008

The Prisoner (1967)

Hammer into Anvil - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: The new supervisor holds a clipboard in both hands up near his chest. When the shot cuts, he's abruptly holding it in one hand down at his thigh.

Jean G

19th Jan 2008

The Prisoner (1967)

Hammer into Anvil - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: During their kosho match, Number 6 ends up dangling Number 14 over the water. In the first shot, he's holding the man with his left hand. In the next, he's using his right hand.

Jean G

19th Jan 2008

The Prisoner (1967)

Hammer into Anvil - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: When he's standing against the wall of the kosho chamber, Number 6 is holding onto the rail, but when the camera reverses angles, he isn't. This goes back and forth several times.

Jean G

19th Jan 2008

Brimstone (1998)

Pilot - S1-E1

Deliberate mistake: Coming back to Earth in 1998, Stone is amazed to see the Cincinnati Reds and the NY Yankees on TV in an interleague game. This wasn't yet possible in '98, as an American League East team could then play only a National League East team (and the Reds are NL Central). But the producers put it in anyway as their own little "fantasy baseball game," because these were their favorite teams.

Jean G

19th Jan 2008

The Prisoner (1967)

Hammer into Anvil - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: Number 6 points the mirror out to sea and tries to send a signal. But when we see him from the POV of the security camera, he's pointing the signal mirror toward the Village instead. When the shot cuts back to him on the beach, the buildings are again behind him and he's facing seaward again.

Jean G

19th Jan 2008

The Prisoner (1967)

Hammer into Anvil - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: When Number 2 is shouting at Number 14, calling him a traitor, Number 2's long strands of hair are flying all over his head. In the very next shot, though, his hair has nicely combed itself and he's well-groomed again.

Jean G

Trivia: Shooting on the dungeon scene was held up for several hours due to a missing make-up man. The director and Katharine Hepburn, who needed her make-up done, trudged all over the castle grounds searching, only to find the man playing poker with Peter O'Toole and several crew members. Furious, Hepburn smacked O'Toole in the head with a heavy handbag. In retribution, O'Toole noisily interrupted her next scene. Moaning and groaning, he burst through a dungeon door swathed head-to-toe in bloody white bandages, sending the entire cast and crew into gales of laughter. (From the director's DVD commentary.)

Jean G

Trivia: Filming was delayed for several weeks after Anthony Hopkins fell from a horse and broke his arm. In several scenes, his armor is concealing a plaster cast. Director Anthony Harvey was stricken with hepatitis, causing further delays in post-production editing. Only Katharine Hepburn's intervention stopped the film's Hollywood backers from handing editing duties off to someone else and from possibly shelving the entire project. (From the director's DVD commentary.)

Jean G

A Cup of Black Coffee - S2-E9

Plot hole: Diamond is in a very small town in the middle of rural nowhere, and it's the middle of the night. His car has just been wrecked, driven over a cliff by the bad guy. Yet on the same night, in the cafe at the end, he offers George a ride - for that same night - to New York. (00:25:30)

Jean G

A Cup of Black Coffee - S2-E9

Visible crew/equipment: When the Highway Patrol car pulls away from the house, the shadows of the film crew (wearing hats), the camera and a light pole are all outlined on its big white doors. (00:16:50)

Jean G

18th Jan 2008

The Prisoner (1967)

Many Happy Returns - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: One of the bad guys prepares a tea tray in the boat's galley and carries it up to the bridge. Throughout his preparations and his trip up the stairs to the upper deck, the contents of the tray keeps changing. The items rearrange themselves, and the size and shape of the bread loaf alternates several times.

Jean G

A Cup of Black Coffee - S2-E9

Continuity mistake: Diamond returns to the all-night cafe and parks with his car pointing toward the door. After he goes in and comes back out, the car is in a completely different position, parked parallel. (00:10:20 - 00:11:30)

Jean G

Rodeo - S2-E8

Revealing mistake: During the fistfight at the end, David Janssen's stunt double's face is visible several times. (00:23:30)

Jean G

18th Jan 2008

The Prisoner (1967)

Many Happy Returns - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: The windows in Number 6's flat are curved on the inside (as is the wall). But on the outside, the windows are flush against a flat wall.

Jean G

18th Jan 2008

Dark Shadows (1991)

Episode Seven - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: When Victoria first arrives in 1790, she "translates" the three mystic symbols on her dress label for Abigail, saying that they mean "Machine Wash, Tumble Dry and Low Iron." But when Abigail shows the dress to Reverend Trask, she tells him that Victoria told her the symbols meant "Tumble Dry, Low Iron and Permanent Press." Victoria never mentioned Permanent Press. (00:32:15)

Jean G

The Root of It All - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: During the stage robbery, the bandits take everyone's guns, including Heyes' and Curry's. But when they unhitch the team horses and gallop after the bad guys, Heyes and Curry have guns again. (00:03:20 - 00:08:10)

Jean G

The Root of It All - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: A wheezing Deputy Treadwell races across the street to the saloon to collect a posse. On the way, he's trying to buckle on his gun-belt, but he fumbles it and his gun falls to the ground near the hitching rail. No one picks it up, but he somehow has the gun back in his holster again when he runs out to ride away seconds later. (00:16:25)

Jean G

The Root of It All - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: When they've opened the chest, Leslie pays Heyes $1500 in cash, which he's holding in his hand when the gang of robbers gallops up. In the next shot, Heyes turns and raises his hands, and the cash he was holding has disappeared. (00:31:40)

Jean G

18th Jan 2008

The Prisoner (1967)

Many Happy Returns - S1-E7

Factual error: Number 6 wakes up to find the Village deserted, but the central plaza fountain is still running - until he looks at it from the bell tower, when it's suddenly off. The Village fountains never appeared to be on timers (they were always on, day and night), and no one is there to turn the water off, yet it's somehow still off when Number 6 returns at the end.

Jean G

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