Jean G

12th Nov 2007

The Prisoner (1967)

Dance of the Dead - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: At the end, the computer produces a print-out with two lines of type at the bottom, then pauses. In the next shot, when it starts printing again, the two lines have disappeared.

Jean G

12th Nov 2007

The Prisoner (1967)

Many Happy Returns - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: Mrs. Butterworth has a sandwich plate in her left hand and her cigarette in her right - until the shot cuts, at which point the cigarette and the sandwiches have instantly changed to the opposite hands.

Jean G

11th Nov 2007

The Prisoner (1967)

The Chimes of Big Ben - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: Nadia and Number 6 go together to the Green Dome (Number 2's residence). While they stand at the entrance, the door knocker changes to one of a completely different design between one shot and the next.

Jean G

11th Nov 2007

The Prisoner (1967)

The Chimes of Big Ben - S1-E2

Factual error: The truck transporting Number 6 and Nadia drives on the left side of the road. Fine for England, where the scene was shot - but they're supposed to be in Poland, where everyone drives on the right.

Jean G

11th Nov 2007

The Prisoner (1967)

The Chimes of Big Ben - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: Nadia's number badge is upside down when she serves Number 6 breakfast. It's turned itself right-side up when she leaves, though.

Jean G

11th Nov 2007

The Prisoner (1967)

The Chimes of Big Ben - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: In long shots of the truck transporting Number 6 and Nadia, the crate they're supposed to be hidden in disappears from the truck bed.

Jean G

10th Nov 2007

The Prisoner (1967)

Many Happy Returns - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: When Number 6 jumps from the gunrunners' boat, he's on the starboard (right) side. In the next shot, though, the bad guy shoots at him from the boat's port (left) side. (00:20:30)

Jean G

To Stand for Something More - S3-E6

Continuity mistake: Much fuss is made throughout this episode about Blue being left in charge of the High Chaparral "for the first time." But it isn't the first time. He was left in charge once before, in the previous season, and no one made a big deal of it in that episode at all.

Jean G

10th Nov 2007

The Prisoner (1967)

A Change of Mind - S1-E12

Revealing mistake: Number 6 sets up exercise equipment in the woods and performs several athletic stunts on a bar. In close-up, he's bare handed. In long shots, however, the stunt double becomes apparent because he's wearing gloves.

Jean G

10th Nov 2007

The Prisoner (1967)

Do Not Forsake Me Oh My Darling - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: Driving his Lotus through London, Number 6 passes a hearse. But when the shot cuts to a wider angle, the hearse disappears.

Jean G

7th Nov 2007

The Prisoner (1967)

Arrival - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Number 6 first wakes up in his new house in the Village, there's an ornately carved wood panel covering the window. When he stands, it has disappeared.

Jean G

7th Nov 2007

The Prisoner (1967)

Show generally

Continuity mistake: While the prisoner is packing for his trip (in the opening title sequence), a beach photo placed in his travel bag rotates itself into a different position between shots.

Jean G

7th Nov 2007

Monk (2002)

Mr. Monk Makes A Friend - S5-E11

Continuity mistake: At the end, Monk points a gun at Hal. But between takes, the weapon shifts instantly from his right hand to his left and back again.

Jean G

7th Nov 2007

Monk (2002)

Mr. Monk and the Earthquake - S1-E11

Audio problem: Sharona and Benjy are forbidden access to their damaged apartment building. The policeman tells them to call a certain emergency number, but when he says this, his lips aren't moving. (00:11:00)

Jean G

7th Nov 2007

The Prisoner (1967)

Show generally

Continuity mistake: During the opening sequence, a white car parked outside the prisoner's London flat disappears between shots as he drives up in the yellow Lotus and walks to the front door.

Jean G

A Time to Laugh, a Time to Cry - S3-E2

Continuity mistake: Manolito rushes into Don Sebastian's study, passing two large, open doors. When the shot cuts, he passes the same doors again.

Jean G

Come Wander with Me - S5-E34

Trivia: Producer William Froug rejected an extremely nervous young singer/actress auditioning for the part of Mary Rachel, and recalls thinking that "I'll probably kick myself. She'll probably be a big star." He turned out to be right on both counts. The aspiring young singer's name was Liza Minnelli.

Jean G

Mr. Garrity and the Graves - S5-E32

Deliberate mistake: Garrity blackmails the town citizens into paying him not to resurrect their unlamented "loved ones." Amazingly, every man in the saloon just happens to have hundreds of dollars ($500 - $1200 each) in his pocket to pay up with. In 1890 money, that's roughly equivalent to a group of modern-day bar patrons all carrying ten to thirty thousand dollars around in their pockets. The scenario was apparently used in spite of its incredibility just to more quickly advance the plot.

Jean G

Continuity mistake: Near the end, Eddie knocks down a thug who tries to stop him from putting Toro into a cab. The man's hat falls off and lands on the concrete. He gets up as the cab drives away, then turns to retrieve the hat, which has now moved itself off the sidewalk and into the bushes.

Jean G

Caesar and Me - S5-E28

Trivia: This is the only episode of the entire Twilight Zone series scripted by a woman. Adele (credited as "A.T.") Strassfield was producer William Froug's secretary.

Jean G

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