Jean G

5th Feb 2007

Time Tunnel (1966)

Chase Through Time - S1-E24

Factual error: Doug and Tony time travel to one million years B.C., where they encounter dinosaurs. Not likely. All the dinosaurs were rendered extinct several million years earlier by an asteroid strike. There weren't any left by 1-million BC. (00:29:45)

Jean G

5th Feb 2007

Time Tunnel (1966)

The Ghost of Nero - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: A large blue vase in Galba's study keeps moving itself into different positions on the table. Several shots later, it's gone altogether. (00:20:00)

Jean G

The U.N.C.L.E. Samurai Affair - S1-E27

Revealing mistake: Mark's stunt double in the final fight scene has a very bad (and obvious) brown wig. Mark's hair, however, is blond. (00:44:00)

Jean G

The Double-O-Nothing Affair - S1-E26

Continuity mistake: Mark injects April with plain water, telling her to play dead. She shouldn't have to play. Water in the blood stream can create oxygen bubbles, which can be lethal in a matter of minutes. He should have used saline or glucose instead. Those solutions have been de-oxygenated and purified to prevent giving patients the potentially lethal "bends." (00:40:00)

Jean G

5th Feb 2007

Time Tunnel (1966)

Visitors From Beyond the Stars - S1-E18

Continuity mistake: The deputy takes one of three rifles from the gun rack, leaving two. In the next shot, however, there's only one gun left in the rack. A few shots later, there are two again. (00:31:20)

Jean G

3rd Feb 2007

Amadeus (1984)

Visible crew/equipment: Mozart is composing The Requiem Mass when Constanze admits a late-night caller. The door she opens reflects a large, bright square of light that looks like a sun-lit window (only it's night) - or more likely, a studio reflector. (It's definitely not the burning candles. Wrong shape.). (01:55:00)

Jean G

27th Jan 2007

Time Tunnel (1966)

Visitors From Beyond the Stars - S1-E18

Continuity mistake: In the saloon, the table at the lower right of the shot has nothing on it. After a brief close-up of the bartender, we cut back to the master shot - and even though no one's gone near it, the previously empty table now has a candle in a tin holder sitting on it. (00:28:30)

Jean G

27th Jan 2007

Time Tunnel (1966)

Visitors From Beyond the Stars - S1-E18

Continuity mistake: An escaping Tony leaves the cell door standing open. But when the shot reverses angles, the door has mysteriously closed itself. (00:22:20)

Jean G

27th Jan 2007

Time Tunnel (1966)

Visitors From Beyond the Stars - S1-E18

Continuity mistake: Tony jumps onto a brown horse and gallops into town to warn the sheriff. He doesn't stop on the way, but somehow arrives in town riding a black horse instead. (00:12:45)

Jean G

27th Jan 2007

Time Tunnel (1966)

Visitors From Beyond the Stars - S1-E18

Factual error: The aliens show Doug and Tony the planet they plan to invade - Earth, of course. But the special effects department forgot to give poor old Earth any clouds. (There are clouds over more than 70% of our planet at any given time.) When they go down to the surface, though, there are plenty of clouds in the sky. (00:05:20)

Jean G

27th Jan 2007

Time Tunnel (1966)

Visitors From Beyond the Stars - S1-E18

Continuity mistake: When the aliens use their paralyzer on Doug and Tony, the time travelers are both bending forward. But in the next shot, they've somehow straightened up, despite being "paralyzed." (00:01:45)

Jean G

The Second Time Around - S3-E11

Factual error: Wally's car phone operates just fine - without the huge exterior antenna it would have required in 1969. (00:12:50)

Jean G

Show generally

Revealing mistake: "Give 'Em Enough Rope": Reid's rear view mirror, missing in all the medium shots (processed in-studio with an obvious rear-screen projection), mysteriously reappears in full shot when his Chrysler pulls into the car shop. (00:14:00)

Jean G

The Phi Beta Killer Affair - S1-E25

Revealing mistake: Mark's stunt double during the fight on the mansion's porch is a very close match for him - except for the fact that he's about 6 inches taller. This causes "Mark's" height in relation to the man he's fighting to fluctuate noticeably (taller than, shorter than, taller than again) between shots. (00:37:15)

Jean G

27th Jan 2007

Time Tunnel (1966)

One Way to the Moon - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: Doug and Tony are being interrogated by the Mars Mission flight crew. In two-shot, they're standing shoulder-to-shoulder with each other, no more than a few inches apart. When the shot cuts to a wider angle, Tony is suddenly several feet away. (00:10:00)

Jean G

27th Jan 2007

Time Tunnel (1966)

Trivia: Throughout the series, many shots of the extensive time tunnel project are actually "borrowed" footage of the Krell laboratory complex from the 1956 film Forbidden Planet.

Jean G

27th Jan 2007

Time Tunnel (1966)

Devil's Island - S1-E9

Revealing mistake: During the final fight scene, Doug is struck by one of the guards and falls back against a rock. The huge boulder wobbles precariously when he hits it. (00:44:50)

Jean G

Show generally

Continuity mistake: "Crime Wave": Kato activates the clamps that prepare Reid's car for the flip-over that will reveal the Green Hornet's "Black Beauty." We see the clamps hook themselves to the car in close-up. But in the next, wider shot of the car turning over, the clamps have disappeared. (00:05:00)

Jean G

Trivia: According to his creators, Britt Reid is a descendant of the Lone Ranger's nephew, Dan Reid. Apparently the "masked man syndrome" ran in the family.

Jean G

25th Jan 2007

Time Tunnel (1966)

Merlin the Magician - S1-E27

Factual error: Wogan the Viking probably shouldn't laugh quite so enthusiastically. When he does, several of his very 20th Century gold fillings are visible. (00:09:30)

Jean G

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