Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Becoming (2) - S2-E22

Corrected entry: Spike decides he doesn't want to see the world end and makes an alliance with Buffy. Later on, however, he helps Angel get the information he need from Giles to end the world. If he's trying to save the world, why help Angel destroy it even faster? He didn't need to buy Giles any time - he had already convinced Angelus to keep Giles alive for the time being. If he had truly reached breaking point later on Spike could have called in Drusilla then, but as it is he helped Angelus way too early and nearly cost Buffy her life. (00:09:00 - 00:23:00)


Correction: Spike wasn't helping Angel, he was biding his time, playing along and trying to keep Giles alive, until Buffy could get there.

Correction: Since it isn't really Cassie, this isn't an issue.

Correction: We are shown Buffy looking at the scar in her bathroom mirror, causing it to flip to the other side. It is in fact on the correct side throughout the rest of the episode.


Nightmares - S1-E10

Corrected entry: In the scene where the Bogeyman comes down the hospital corridor and Buffy (who has been turned into a vampire as part of her nightmare) attacks him, she steps into direct sunlight, then runs and jumps the bogeyman in a sunny corridor, without any apparent ill effects. (00:38:30)

Correction: She's been made into a vampire by the boy's Nightmares warping reality. Vampires in his Nightmares might be able to walk in sunlight just fine.

Captain Defenestrator

Correction: The vampire who came rushing in for Angel to fight was one of the spell-affected humans. Only appearances and behaviors changed the humans. None of the supernatural "rules" apply so that person with more or less a glamour prohibiting their own control wouldn't need an invite.

Correction: That's because the henchman is wearing a mask and is moving his mouth underneath the mask.

JC Fernandez

Never Leave Me - S7-E9

Corrected entry: When Robin Wood goes to the basement and sees Jonathan lying on the seal, the seal is clean except for some dirt. Only a day has passed since Jonathan bled out all over it and his blood or residue of it is nowhere to be seen.

Correction: In the next episode, when The First has Spike hanging over the seal, you see the blood dripping from Spike be absorbed by the seal seconds after it hits the surface.

Becoming (2) - S2-E22

Corrected entry: During the final showdown Spike incapacitates Drusilla by choking her into unconsciousness. However, throughout Buffyverse material, especially on several occasions in Angel, it is pointed out specifically that this is impossible as vampires do not draw breath.

Lord Mordo

Correction: It has been explained by Joss and James Marsters that Spike did not choke Drusilla, he broke her neck.

The Wish - S3-E9

Corrected entry: When Giles hacks the lock off the cage he's in in the library, he uses an axe - the axe which belonged to the demon going after the glove in "Revelations", who Buffy killed and stole the axe from. The axe cannot be there, however, as Buffy is not in Sunnydale in this reality and therefore could not have faced this demon and taken the axe to the library.

Correction: Just because Buffy wasn't there to fight the demon, doesn't mean that somebody else couldn't have done.


Correction: It's shown after the "What's My Line" two parter that when she's at full strength, Drusilla's ramblings are less crazed and more related to her current situations. She's always been insane, but she can (at times) make perfect sense. The reason she seemed like a deranged mental patient when she was first introduced is because she'd nearly been killed and was still fragile and displaced.

Ted - S2-E11

Corrected entry: In this episode Ted suggests that the group go mini-golfing and everyone is fine with the idea and they do go. However, in the fade-out of the first episode of this season Xander suggests the same idea as a way to spend the afternoon and Willow states that there is no course in Sunny dale.

Lord Mordo

Correction: So, either a course has been built in the interim, or they go outside of the town to play.


The Wish - S3-E9

Corrected entry: When Cordelia is murdered, her body falls off-screen with no sound of it hitting the ground. Seconds later, Vamp Willow drops the key to the book cage and we hear the noise of it clinking on the ground.


Correction: An aesthetic choice. The sound was removed entirely from the moment the camera pans over to Giles watching Cordelia being killed; you see him pulling and banging on the caged door, and there is no sound. So, it was done deliberately to achieve a specific mood for that one moment.

Gingerbread - S3-E11

Corrected entry: It is revealed by Buffy that no one knew anything about the two dead children i.e. their names, where they came from, who their parents were etc. So, where did the photographs on the placards come from?

Correction: Buffy also asks where the pictures came from in the same scene she wonders about the children's origins.

JC Fernandez

Teacher's Pet - S1-E4

Corrected entry: Doctor Gregory is giving the class a lecture about ants. But he projects an image of a beetle onto the wall behind him. (00:01:40)

Correction: Actually there was a beetle and an ant in the projection behind him, he even points to the ant just before he turns the projector off.

Correction: Amy says that for a love spell to work requires pure intent. The spell she casts causes Obsession rather than Love, therefore a goddess of The Hunt would be more appropriate than the goddess of Love. (She's also only been a witch for less than a year, so she's bound to make mistakes).

Captain Defenestrator

Correction: Earlier in the episode Giles calls Angel on the phone. The audience is previously unaware of the info that Giles knows his phone number, so there is no reason we would know whether or not his address is also known.

Angel - S1-E7

Corrected entry: In the scene where Buffy is walking away from Willow and Xander to leave the Bronze, you see her holding a dark jacket right after she feels Angel's presence behind her. As she is walking down the street you can see she is wearing a dark jacket, either dark brown or black. The following scene, she is still walking but wearing a light baby blue colored jacket. (00:03:20)


Correction: This is a lighting issue. If you look closely, the jacket is slightly reflective and if there is shadowing due to angles or low light the color is indeterminate.

Correction: She says "get in, come on".

Seeing Red - S6-E19

Corrected entry: When Tara got shot, the hole in the window and Tara shows that the bullet has to have entered in a straight line, but Tara and Willow were on the second level and Warren was on the bottom level, and he shot upwards, not straight, so the bullet couldn't have entered in a straight line.

Correction: When a bullet travels though glass the trajectory will be changed. How much depends on many things like type of glass and the round fired. Since the round that hit Tara went though glass would be really difficult to say where it would hit after hitting the window.

Amends - S3-E10

Corrected entry: In 3-6 "Band Candy", Buffy finds a monster and the babies that had been kidnapped in the sewers, simply, it would seem, by going underground, as if Sunnydale's sewer network was small enough for such a feat. However in this episode, when Buffy and Xander are looking for the 3 priests in the episode “Amends”, they get information from Willy the snitch that they may live underground. Xander says "We know 'underground', that's a start," to which Buffy disdainfully replies: "Sure! In a town with 14 million square miles of sewer". Even assuming she's speaking figuratively, there's no reason it's easy to find someone the first time but not the second.


Correction: In the first instance there are missing babies and a monster that must be stopped which she knows to be in the sewers. She had no choice but to go down there.She merely got lucky and stumbled upon them relatively quickly. In the second instance there is only the suggestion that their targets MIGHT be in the sewers. Naturally, Buffy is much more hesitant to try her luck a second time with what may turn out to be a pointless effort anyway.


Halloween - S2-E6

Continuity mistake: Willow is turned into a ghost. Throughout the entire episode, she can't touch anything (can't turn the pages of a book, etc.), yet towards the end when she and Giles go to Ethan's shop, and she leaves, you can hear that she opened and closed the door, even though she can walk through walls and can't actually touch the door. The curtain moves when she leaves too. (00:34:05)

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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.
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