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Zip, Zip, Zip - S1-E14

Continuity mistake: When Barney is pointing out the woman in the blue shirt at the bar, Robin's drink changes from one hand to the other to the bar between shots.

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Belly Full of Turkey - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: When Lily and Marshall are talking in the kitchen, we see Lily put down the recipe card to the left of the jar of mayonnaise. The shot changes and the card is now to the right of the jar. (00:06:25)

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Belly Full of Turkey - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: In the opening scene at the apartment, the mug that Ted is holding keeps changing positions in his lap between shots. Sometimes it is tucked behind the leg nearest the camera, whilst in other shots it is sat on top of that leg.

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Zip, Zip, Zip - S1-E14

Continuity mistake: When Robin and Barney meet up for drinks, the amount of ash on the end of Barney's cigar goes up and down frequently between shots. (00:06:10)

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Matchmaker - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: At the Matchmaker's office, when Barney is saying he just wants someone to hold, Ellen is seen putting her pencil down on the desk but in the next shot it is in her hand again. (00:03:50)

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Belly Full of Turkey - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: When Lily drops the potato chips on top of the 'salad', we can see a few chips sticking up beyond the top of the bowl. The shot changes and now the chips are laid flat, with none sticking up over the top. (00:07:40)

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The Duel - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: When Lily is sitting on the bed in hospital, the straps on her vest keep changing position on her shoulder without her adjusting them. (00:19:00)

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Drumroll, Please - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: When Lily and Robin are talking at the apartment, Lily's necklace keeps moving from on top of her jacket to hanging straight down over her dress.

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Drumroll, Please - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: In the previous episode "The Wedding", Ted and Victoria first see each other whilst Ted and Barney are sitting together and both drinking champagne. In this episode, when the same glance is exchanged, a bridesmaid is sitting with Ted and Barney, and Ted is now drinking what appears to be whiskey. (00:01:00)

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Belly Full of Turkey - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: When Marshall and Lily are talking in the jail cell they are holding hands, then the shot changes and both have their hands in their laps. (00:17:35)

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The Duel - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: When Barney, Robin and Ted are at the bar, the blue stirrer in Robin's drink keeps changing position between shots without being touched.

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Belly Full of Turkey - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: When Lily is making the layered salad, in some shots the layers are defined, but in others there is much more mayonnaise running between the layers. (00:07:30)

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Slutty Pumpkin - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When Barney is at the apartment in his Top Gun costume, the position his helmet is in on the coffee table changes between shots. Sometimes the front of the helmet faces the camera, at other times it is sideways. (00:06:00)

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Okay Awesome - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When they first arrive at the club we see Barney, in close up, undo some of his top shirt buttons. A few seconds later, he is seen in the background with his shirt buttoned. (00:05:30)

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Return of the Shirt - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Robin is talking to her boss about his dog, the pens and pencils in the holder on his desk change depending on the camera angle.

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Return of the Shirt - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: After Natalie throws spaghetti at Ted, the amount and position of the spaghetti pieces changes instantly between shots.

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Return of the Shirt - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Barney is crouched down, leaning against Robin's chair, the money in his right hand vanishes between shots.

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Return of the Shirt - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When the gang are discussing what Ted should say to break up with Natalie, the amount of beer in Marshall's glass goes up and down between shots.

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Return of the Shirt - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Steph is telling Ted that she used to star in adult films, we see her pick up the mini corn with her chopsticks from one angle, then the shot changes and she picks it up again. (00:02:30)

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Return of the Shirt - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: In the final scene at the bar, Barney is seen eating the olive from his drink and discarding the stick. A second later, when the shot changes, the olive and stick are back in his glass.

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