Jean G

25th Jan 2007

Time Tunnel (1966)

Merlin the Magician - S1-E27

Continuity mistake: Arthur ties a rope around the battlements and descends the tower's west wall. Tony then waves a torch to signal the soldiers to attack. He's standing at the same spot Arthur left from (the rope is still tied there), but in the long shot, his torch is waving from the tower's south wall instead of the west one. (00:41:15)

Jean G

25th Jan 2007

Time Tunnel (1966)

Merlin the Magician - S1-E27

Deliberate mistake: Here, as in many other episodes, Doug and Tony are time-shifted wearing period (in this case, Viking) clothing. But they tumble into their next adventure magically wearing their left-behind 20th Century clothes again. (00:45:30)

Jean G
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Suggested correction: A comment, not a correction to your astute and correct observation about the Time Tunnel. Aside from it being episodic television that allows characters to look the same in all situations, I believe Tony and Doug keep their clothing, hair length, lack of facial hair, etc, because the Time Tunnel "remembered" the exact disposition of Tony and Doug when they first entered the Tunnel, allowing them to keep their clothing, hair length, etc., as they slip through time. Any "Time Tunnel" aficionados wishing to add more to this would make a fascinating discussion.

Scott215

A valid speculation with which I agree, but as the poster himself points out, not a correction.

Jean G

24th Jan 2007

Time Tunnel (1966)

Town of Terror - S1-E30

Continuity mistake: The alien freezes Doug and Tony and escapes to the cellar. But when the shot cuts back to the time travelers, they're standing much farther apart and are posed in different positions than they were when first frozen. (00:05:05)

Jean G

24th Jan 2007

Time Tunnel (1966)

Raiders From Outer Space - S1-E29

Revealing mistake: This episode features borrowed scenes from the historical epic "Khartoum." Unfortunately, the movie footage is in uncorrected Cinemascope, making both the Arab and British armies look bizarrely skinny. (00:14:15)

Jean G

Show generally

Revealing mistake: "Deadline for Death": The Black Beauty, Hornet's car, releases a smoke screen to stop the bad guys' plane from taking off. But you can see in several shots that the stunt car actually releasing the smoke is an entirely different make, model and color. (00:21:30)

Jean G

Show generally

Continuity mistake: "Eat, Drink and Be Dead": Britt Reid's white Chrysler sits in his garage on a turntable that flips over to reveal the Green Hornet's wheels - a customized black Chrysler. But when the clamps rise from the floor to secure the white car for the flip-over, it's apparent that the car being clamped is already the black one. (00:06:00)

Jean G

24th Jan 2007

Time Tunnel (1966)

Town of Terror - S1-E30

Revealing mistake: One of the supposedly frozen people in the general store is having a hard time standing still. He keeps swaying from one foot to the other. (00:19:30)

Jean G

The Petit Prix Affair - S1-E24

Visible crew/equipment: Desiree closes the window after looking out at the car race, and the boom shadow is bobbing up and down on the wall just over her head. (00:06:20)

Jean G

The Low Blue C Affair - S1-E23

Continuity mistake: When Soyill and his henchman start walking toward April, who's standing at the pool table, they're standing right next to each other. When the shot cuts to a wider angle, they're suddenly several feet apart. (00:28:30)

Jean G

The Low Blue C Affair - S1-E23

Continuity mistake: Mark's dark clothes get powdered white with snow during the rooftop fight. The moment he runs through the doorway, however, his suit is instantly clean and dry once again. (00:12:15)

Jean G

A Friend in Deed - S3-E10

Continuity mistake: When Botarelli gets up from the banquet table, a large orange, sitting beside his wine glass in close-up, disappears in the next, wider shot. (00:21:30)

Jean G

The Furnace Flats Affair - S1-E22

Continuity mistake: The smudges on April's face as she treks through the desert keep changing shape and position between takes. (00:26:40)

Jean G

The Furnace Flats Affair - S1-E22

Revealing mistake: Stock footage spliced in at different points during the desert chase scene increases the size of the posse threefold, and changes the terrain completely from one shot to the next. (00:15:00)

Jean G

The Carpathian Caper Affair - S1-E21

Continuity mistake: Mark appropriates Rock's gun and is holding it directly under the man's nose. Then the shot reverses angles, and Mark is instantly several feet away, holding the gun at waist level. (00:36:40)

Jean G

The Furnace Flats Affair - S1-E22

Continuity mistake: From the inside, the swinging saloon doors are completely intact. From the outside, they're missing several slats. Later, the same doors have breaks that change positions constantly between shots. (00:02:10)

Jean G

The Furnace Flats Affair - S1-E22

Factual error: April finds that the sign pointing to Furnace Flats has fallen off the signpost. But the board she picks up is perfectly smooth, with no nails or nail holes in it anywhere. It's never been attached to anything. (00:00:50)

Jean G

18th Jan 2007

Babylon 5 (1994)

Infection - S1-E5

Visible crew/equipment: When the Ikarran tosses Sinclair into a pile of cargo crates, the commander's stunt double's face can be seen briefly. (00:33:05)

Jean G

The Three Virgins of Rome - S3-E7

Continuity mistake: When Alister Mundy's three friends are retrieving the paintings at the end, a small black dog appears, seemingly out of nowhere, and between takes is suddenly trotting along beside them. (00:44:50)

Jean G

The Drublegratz Affair - S1-E19

Continuity mistake: In the lab/control center, Rapunzel's elaborate blue necklace is suddenly missing half its baubles - but they reappear a few shots later. (00:21:30)

Jean G

Flowers From Alexander - S3-E5

Continuity mistake: Sykes is drinking a beer when Nicholas knocks on the door, and he leaves the beer can on the balcony railing when he crosses to let Nicholas in. When they both walk out onto the balcony a moment later, the beer can has disappeared. (00:43:05)

Jean G

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