Designated Survivor

Commander-in-Chief - S1-E14

Factual error: The building shown between the stated times is located in Japan instead of the US/Washington DC as suggested by the actions in the scene. This is proven by by the Chinese characters In the Dark-gray concrete wall in the lower left side of the frame, as well as the red and blue colored circular road signs in the lower far right of the frame which are not in use in the US but in this combination unique to Japan. The street furniture, such as the road markings, the vegetation and the buildings also resemble Tokyo. (00:06:55)

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Factual error: When in Amsterdam, there are a number of mistakes with Hanna's car. First off, it's a brand new model, but it has a numberplate from a series six years ago. Second, that numberplate is a flat sticker, while Dutch numberplates are made with very thick plastic letters. Third, the registration is 87-UYM-3, which wouldn't be used, given that Dutch numberplates don't use vowels.

Friso94

Sting of the Tail - S2-E2

Factual error: FBI Agent Hannah Wells pulls up to the house of the First Lady's mother driving a unmarked police vehicle with government license plates. The license plate is I410918, which is a Department of Interior plated vehicle. The FBI wouldn't be driving a Department of Interior vehicle as the FBI is in the Department of Justice. A Justice plate would have a J and a FBI agent vehicle would have a regular license plate. (00:14:00)

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The Ninth Seat - S1-E17

Factual error: In the opening scene, Abe Leonard meets with a terrorist leader in what is supposed to be Iraq. However, during their conversation, their breath can be seen, even though Iraq has a hot, dry climate. Even at night, the temperature rarely drops low enough for your breath to condensate, let alone in an urban area during daytime.

Charlotte1982

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The Blueprint - S1-E9

Character mistake: In the 11/14/2005 US Army Rangers report about Peter MacLeish, the word captain right under MacLeish's signature is misspelled "captian."

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Tom Kirkman: What do you want me to do, General, declare war? Why not. 40 minutes ago, they showed me the nuclear football. I guess I've had it long enough to try it out.

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Question: Just rewatched the series and in the episode where they are operating on President Kirkman to remove the bullet fragments I noticed what I think was a secret service agent in the background of the OR. Is this normal practice for when a president is under anaesthetic or a medical procedure, or was this just because it was after an attempted assassination?

The_Iceman

Answer: It would be normal procedure, yes. The Secret Service accompanies the president everywhere, except in very limited circumstances (for example, they don't go into the bathroom with him, or stand in his room while he sleeps). When Bill Clinton had an operation to fix a torn tendon, there was an agent in the operating room throughout the procedure.

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