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27th Jun 2020

Magnum, P.I. (1980)

Under World - S5-E5

Revealing mistake: In the opening shots of TC's helicopter, in one shot there are two helicopter shadows being cast on the water below, one shadow is TC's chopper and the other shadow is the filming chopper. The helicopter also changes between the T-tailed, Y-tailed, and different type skids. (00:01:30)

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27th Jun 2020

Magnum, P.I. (1980)

Mac's Back - S5-E3

Visible crew/equipment: After Greene lets Magnum off without charges it cuts to Magnum in the Ferrari, and when he decides to find someone who knew "Mac" there's an overhead long shot as the car pulls to the side of the road (to make a U-turn), and in this long shot the second camera with crew members are visible at the left side of the screen. The next shot is the footage of the Ferrari making the sharp U-turn, that had been filmed by that second camera. Additionally, in the previous closeups facing Magnum during the short drive, the reflections on the lenses of his sunglasses are not normal, due to the dark screen where the camera is located. (00:35:10)

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27th Jun 2020

Magnum, P.I. (1980)

Mac's Back - S5-E3

Visible crew/equipment: After "Mac" picks up his watch from the jewellery store, Magnum grabs him and drags him to the parking lot, and the shadow of the moving boom pole and mic follows them. (00:38:00)

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27th Jun 2020

Magnum, P.I. (1980)

Mac's Back - S5-E3

Visible crew/equipment: At the start, when Magnum is remembering what had happened Higgins calls his name, then just as Magnum puts on his sunglasses and lifts his head, the reflection of the camera and its operator, wearing a dark short sleeved shirt, is visible in his left lens. (00:03:20)

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27th Jun 2020

Magnum, P.I. (1980)

Echoes of the Mind: Part 1 - S5-E1

Continuity mistake: When Magnum finds Higgins waiting for him in the guesthouse Higgins asks for his advice, then Magnum goes to the fridge and removes a milk container with his left hand and a bowl with his right hand, but in the next closeup the milk container and bowl have switched hands. (00:37:40)

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27th Jun 2020

Magnum, P.I. (1980)

Echoes of the Mind: Part 1 - S5-E1

Continuity mistake: When Higgins hands the old album to Magnum, there's a closeup of the photograph of Lady Ashley, but in the wide shots no such photo exists on the album's open pages. (00:22:05)

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27th Jun 2020

Magnum, P.I. (1980)

Echoes of the Mind: Part 1 - S5-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When TC and Rick are at the club while TC is doing the crossword, in the shot facing both of them just as TC mentions the lady mud wrestler, the lowered boom microphone's pole can be seen hovering beside Rick, at the left side of the screen. (00:05:50)

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27th Jun 2020

Magnum, P.I. (1980)

I Witness - S4-E21

Visible crew/equipment: During Rick's "demented mind" version of the story, when he and the pig masked baddie walk into the office the white T-mark is visible on the carpet, where the baddie stands. (00:15:00)

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27th Jun 2020

Magnum, P.I. (1980)

Holmes Is Where the Heart Is - S4-E18

Continuity mistake: While we hear Higgins in voiceover as the flame is moved closer to his hand, there is a segue to Magnum's voiceover as he reads the typed words of Higgins' memoir, which we see onscreen. The problem is Magnum reads, "I knew I had no information to give them," yet those words are not actually typed on the paper. (00:39:15)

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27th Jun 2020

Magnum, P.I. (1980)

On Face Value - S4-E19

Visible crew/equipment: After Magnum and Emily are shot at while in the parking garage, it cuts to Higgins telling Magnum that it wasn't his fault, and as the camera moves the actor's white tape mark becomes visible on the rug, beside his feet. (00:33:55)

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27th Jun 2020

Magnum, P.I. (1980)

Let the Punishment Fit the Crime - S4-E17

Visible crew/equipment: While Magnum is straightening up the guesthouse for Sally's visit, first Higgins shows up followed by Sally, and during this scene the back tape mark is visible on the floor near the round rug by the stairs. (00:19:20)

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27th Jun 2020

Magnum, P.I. (1980)

Paradise Blues - S4-E15

Continuity mistake: When Rick and Alexis try to escape in the chopper the baddies stop them, and when two of them leave with Alexis in their car, the rearview mirror repeatedly vanishes and reappears. (00:46:10)

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27th Jun 2020

Magnum, P.I. (1980)

Paradise Blues - S4-E15

Continuity mistake: When Magnum and Rick find TC's office wrecked, Rick picks up a brochure and holds it out to Magnum in his right hand, with the team ring on his finger, but in the next closeup the ring has vanished. (00:41:50)

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27th Jun 2020

Magnum, P.I. (1980)

Rembrandt's Girl - S4-E14

Visible crew/equipment: When Magnum gets the bank vault door open he rushes to get Susan, and the boom mic moves around at the top, center of the screen. (00:38:05)

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27th Jun 2020

Magnum, P.I. (1980)

Rembrandt's Girl - S4-E14

Visible crew/equipment: While Susan and Magnum are locked in the vault, when Susan pours the last of the wine into Magnum's cup and in following shots, the shadow of the moving boom mic is visible behind Magnum. (00:33:15)

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27th Jun 2020

Magnum, P.I. (1980)

Jororo Farewell - S4-E11

Visible crew/equipment: When Magnum walks into the guesthouse and finds Danny inside drinking one of his beers, the white tape marks are visible on the middle couch cushion, where Magnum will be sitting in following shots. (00:13:10)

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27th Jun 2020

Magnum, P.I. (1980)

Jororo Farewell - S4-E11

Visible crew/equipment: While TC is driving the van helping Benny deliver the newspapers, the hidden mic taped to Benny's chest, under his shirt, can be seen in a few shots from the van's passenger window, during this scene. (00:32:30)

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27th Jun 2020

Magnum, P.I. (1980)

Operation: Silent Night - S4-E10

Visible crew/equipment: While Higgins, TC, and Rick are on the beach, Magnum is wearing the Santa suit as he runs over to them singing and carrying a quirky little tree, and in the shot facing all four men, lighting equipment is visible at the right side of the screen. (00:39:25)

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27th Jun 2020

Magnum, P.I. (1980)

Operation: Silent Night - S4-E10

Visible crew/equipment: When TC first starts singing "Under the Boardwalk" while he's fixing the chopper, just as he leans over the toolbox, the legs of a crew member wearing jeans are visible under the chopper, at the left side of the screen. It cannot be Rick, who's wearing white slacks, or Higgins, who's wearing his typical trousers, or Magnum, who's in shorts since he removed the Santa suit. (00:15:55)

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27th Jun 2020

Magnum, P.I. (1980)

Operation: Silent Night - S4-E10

Visible crew/equipment: When TC makes a successful crash landing on Frenchman's Island everyone exits the chopper, and as Rick says, "Hey, you know what this place is," the boom microphone is visible moving around at the bottom left of the screen. (00:05:30)

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