Buffy The Vampire Slayer

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Character mistake: Time and time again, Buffy or another of the Scoobies have gone a few metres away from a vampire and talked about them, shouldn't they be able to hear them? Because aren't they supposed to have heightened senses?

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Surprise (1) - S2-E13

Character mistake: In this episode, Buffy says that Drusilla could be alive because they 'never saw her body'. Drusilla is a vampire; if she was dead, there wouldn't be a body to see - as the slayer, Buffy knows this.

Passion - S2-E17

Character mistake: In the computer room, Jenny asks Angel how he got into the school. Earlier in the series, Spike's gang attacked the school without being invited in. Jenny would have known about this and therefore should have known that vampires can get in.

Dead Man's Party - S3-E2

Character mistake: When the zombies break into Buffy's house, she stakes one to check if it's a vampire. But she should know full well that it isn't a vampire as they all broke into her house without being invited.

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Doublemeat Palace - S6-E12

Character mistake: At the end, the new manager tells Buffy that the burgers are ground up veggies with rendered beef fat. But earlier in the episode, when Buffy finds the severed finger, it shows chunks of beef being ground up.

Season 7 generally

Character mistake: Giles picks up the potential slayer Chao-Ahn from Shanghai in Episode 7.12, "Potential". However, when she arrives in Sunnydale (Episode 7.14, "First Date"), the language she speaks is neither Mandarin nor Shanghainese (the two main languages spoken in Shanghai), but Cantonese, which is not widely spoken there. (00:08:55)

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Lessons - S7-E1

Character mistake: When Buffy is looking around the new high school, encountering the first sign of the school being haunted, there is a notice board in one of the corridors entitled "theatre". This is the British spelling. Sunnydale is in America and therefore the word should be spelled "theater".

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Goodbye Iowa - S4-E14

Continuity mistake: When Buffy is talking to Riley, she puts the scarf on her head, on his hand. He talks to her and says "Maybe I am the bad guy," and in the next frame her scarf is back on her head again, then off again in the next frame. (00:24:20)

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School Hard - S2-E3

Vampire: And when I kill her, it will be the greatest event since the crucifixion. And I should know, I was there.
Spike: You were there?! If every vampire who said he was actually at the crucifixion really was there, it would've been like Woodstock!

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Chosen answer: "So goes the nation" seems to have been used on many occasions, with various different US states in the "As .... goes" section. Most commonly it seems to be California that's considered to lead the way, but probably most other states have appeared in the lead role at some point or another. Other things have also been used - no less a person that Pope John Paul II said "As the family goes, so goes the nation...". The origin of the quote format is unclear - in US politics it goes back into the 19th century, when it was Maine that held the title spot, but, while no definitive origin is known, it seems highly likely that it goes back considerably further than that.

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