jle

Continuity mistake: The clock in Barry's office behaves very erratically. All the time he is mending the piano and cancelling his credit card it says the same time - half past 7. A couple of minutes later, when he is discussing Lena with his sister it reads about 10 past 8. (00:36:45)

jle

28th Aug 2003

M*A*S*H (1972)

Major Fred C. Dobbs - S1-E22

Revealing mistake: When Frank is digging for gold, he has 2 shadows. (00:20:00)

jle

28th Aug 2003

M*A*S*H (1972)

M*A*S*H mistake picture

Mail Call - S2-E23

Revealing mistake: When the mail arrives in the compound, in daylight, everyone has 3 shadows. (00:00:50)

jle

28th Aug 2003

M*A*S*H (1972)

Trivia: Stuart Margolin, who played Major Robbins (the plastic surgeon) in Season 2 Episode 18 "Operation Noselift" also played Captain Sherman (psychiatrist) in Season 1 Episode 7 "Bananas, Crackers and Nuts".

jle

28th Aug 2003

M*A*S*H (1972)

The Moose - S1-E5

Other mistake: When they're playing poker, Hawkeye is sitting at an angle so that Sgt. Baker cannot see the earpiece that Hawkeye is wearing. However, Hawkeye sometimes turns his head enough for us to see his ear and, since the camera angle is over Baker's shoulder, Baker must have been able to see the earpiece too and realise he was being cheated. (00:13:20)

jle

28th Aug 2003

M*A*S*H (1972)

Abyssinia, Henry - S3-E24

Factual error: When reminiscing about Radar's appendectomy, Henry says it took a long time to find because it was behind his secum. The appendix is behind the secum in more than 50% of people, so this shouldn't have fooled a doctor of Henry's caliber. (00:09:00)

jle

28th Aug 2003

M*A*S*H (1972)

White Gold - S3-E23

Continuity mistake: When Perkins is recaptured, Henry leaves his office with his cigar in his mouth. In the next shot, of him coming through the door again from the other side, his cigar is in his hand. (00:20:55)

jle

28th Aug 2003

M*A*S*H (1972)

Payday - S3-E22

Continuity mistake: When the Captain from Acc.Fin. interrupts the poker game to arrest Hawkeye he leans over, puts the file down in front of Henry and asks him to sign it. In the next shot, the Captain is standing back from the table with the file under his arm. (00:23:30)

jle

28th Aug 2003

M*A*S*H (1972)

M*A*S*H mistake picture

Private Charles Lamb - S3-E14

Continuity mistake: In some shots the Spam lamb has mashed potato eyes and a carrot mouth, in others it has green eyes and no obvious mouth. (00:23:10)

jle

28th Aug 2003

M*A*S*H (1972)

M*A*S*H mistake picture

Operation Noselift - S2-E18

Revealing mistake: When Baker is talking with Father Mulcahy it is clear that Baker's nose is prosthetic. The colour doesn't match as well as it does in other scenes. (00:05:45)

jle

28th Aug 2003

M*A*S*H (1972)

Mad Dogs and Servicemen - S3-E13

Other mistake: Hawkeye, Henry and Trapper are playing scrabble. The board is in an illegal state - in the lower right corner 'it', 'jot', 'joy' 'yearn' and 'in' are not connected to the rest of the words. Since the others call Hawkeye on his non-existant word, I'm assuming they're playing properly. (00:15:35)

jle

28th Aug 2003

M*A*S*H (1972)

Operation Noselift - S2-E18

Other mistake: When Henry is trying to convince Baker how wonderful the camp is, Henry says that they "had 'The Thing' and 'The Blob' both in one week." The movie "The Blob" was made in 1958. This season of M*A*S*H is set in 1951 and 1952 (and the war ended in 1953). (00:03:55)

jle

28th Aug 2003

M*A*S*H (1972)

A Full Rich Day - S3-E12

Continuity mistake: The mud spots on Lt.Smith's face change from scene to scene. (00:09:45)

jle

28th Aug 2003

M*A*S*H (1972)

Radar's Report - S2-E3

Other mistake: Radar says the weekly report is for the 17th to the 22nd inclusive. A 6 day week in the middle of a war?

jle

28th Aug 2003

M*A*S*H (1972)

Sometimes You Hear the Bullet - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: As Frank receives his purple heart, Henry calls him 'Franklin D. Burns' All other references to his full name in the series give his middle name as 'Marion'. (00:23:50)

jle

28th Aug 2003

M*A*S*H (1972)

Sometimes You Hear the Bullet - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: Hawkeye lifts Wendell's arm, takes his pulse and lays his arm down by his side again. In the next shot, Wendell's arm is across his chest. (00:13:55)

jle

28th Aug 2003

M*A*S*H (1972)

M*A*S*H mistake picture

For the Good of the Outfit - S2-E4

Revealing mistake: Frank is shaving; when he bends down to pick up the envelope containing shrapnel fragments, the foam on his face and ear suddenly all dries up. The shot must have needed a lot of takes. (00:07:20)

jle

28th Aug 2003

M*A*S*H (1972)

Officer of the Day - S3-E3

Continuity mistake: Hawkeye is in the Swamp talking with Trapper. Hawkeye leaves and walks past the tent - Trapper is not inside. (00:07:30)

jle

28th Aug 2003

M*A*S*H (1972)

M*A*S*H mistake picture

Divided We Stand - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: Margaret is shampooing Frank's hair; she raises her foam covered hands to allow him to kiss her. The camera angle changes and her hands are nearly foam-free. (00:03:25)

jle

27th Aug 2003

M*A*S*H (1972)

5 O'Clock Charlie - S2-E2

Revealing mistake: When Charlie drops the bomb on the General's jeep it is obvious that the jeep is already burnt and mangled when the explosion starts. (00:14:15)

jle

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