Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Intervention - S5-E18

Revealing mistake: When Spike is playing with the Buffybot in his crypt and has her throw him onto his bed to stake him, the shot of him landing on the bed and the Buffybot climbing on top him is portrayed by stunt doubles. The shot is then interwoven with another shot of the actual actors. But it's very obvious due to the poor editing.

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Out Of My Mind - S5-E4

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Willow and Tara are at the old High School looking for Riley, Willow uses magic to light up the hallway. Tara then asks Willow how she did it. As Willow tells her that she taught her, she tucks her hair behind her right ear. Then after Tara says, "I taught you teeny Tinker Bell light", Willow's hair is hanging back down over her right ear.

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The Gift - S5-E22

Continuity mistake: In the last episode of Season 5 we see Spike thrown off the tower by Doc. Spike somehow manages to change from black trousers and boots into blue jeans and white shoes mid-air. He's back in black by the time he hits the ground. (00:35:45)

The Body - S5-E16

Continuity mistake: The drawing that Dawn drew in her art class after she learns of Joyce's death is not the same one she had earlier. The original drawing had large black areas and the new one shows those areas much lighter.

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Intervention - S5-E18

Continuity mistake: Huge continuity gaffe. When Anya and Xander see Spike and the robot in the graveyard it is nightime. Xander goes back to speak to Spike almost immediately and sees Glory's followers kidnapping him. He wakes goes back to Buffy's house and from there they, again almost immediately, go looking for Glory's house - and it is the broadest of broad daylight. You could see it was still night before they left through the windows of the house. It also begs the question of how they got Spike from Glory's house back to his crypt in the sunlight since they had no blanket. (00:26:20 - 00:28:50)

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Checkpoint - S5-E12

Continuity mistake: In the series 5 episode 'Checkpoint' when Buffy has just accidently axed the dummy, watch her blindfold. It goes from being pushed up above her forehead on her hair, to being right down by her eyes. This changes between every shot. (00:27:55)

Real Me - S5-E2

Audio problem: When Joyce is about to leave for the pre-show, we hear Xander say "Have fun, but not too much fun", but his lips never move.

Shadow - S5-E8

Continuity mistake: When Buffy comes in to talk to her mum about the CAT scan, we hear her shut the door behind her. We then cut to a shot of Buffy, and can see the door slightly ajar in the background. (00:10:30)

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Spiral - S5-E20

Visible crew/equipment: When the knights start advancing in the bottom right corner of the screen you can see a crew member wearing a red plaid shirt just standing there.

Touched - S7-E20

Spike: You listen to me. [Kneels in front of her.] I've been alive a bit longer than you, and dead a lot longer than that. I've seen things you couldn't imagine, and done things I prefer you didn't. I don't exactly have a reputation for being a thinker. I follow my blood, which doesn't exactly rush in the direction of my brain. So I make a lot of mistakes, a lot of wrong bloody calls. A hundred plus years, and there's only one thing I've ever been sure of: you. [Buffy looks away; he reaches toward her face.] Hey, look at me. I'm not asking you for anything. When I say, "I love you, " it's not because I want you or because I can't have you. It has nothing to do with me. I love what you are, what you do, how you try. I've seen your kindness and your strength. I've seen the best and the worst of you. And I understand with perfect clarity exactly what you are. You're a hell of a woman. You're the one, Buffy.
Buffy: [Quietly.] I don't wanna be the one.

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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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