Seinfeld

Seinfeld (1990)

7 mistakes in The Stakeout

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The Stakeout - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: At the video store, when Jerry shows Elaine the adult video, he holds it with both hands with his right hand fingers under the box. In the next shot, he's holding it with only one hand, with his right hand holding it by the side.

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Suggested correction: You can see lights reflected on the coffee pots, but there is nothing to indicate they are stage lights as opposed to the diner's lighting.

The Stakeout - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Jerry and his mom are playing Scrabble; when she is picking the non-existent word, Jerry says that he's "nervous." Look at The Note between his hands. At the cut, the paper is in a different position and orientation. (00:17:45)

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The Stakeout - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Jerry is making the "Lo Mein" joke inside the video store, he is waving his hands around. The hands are out of frame; still his right hand pops in view twice showing he is holding a tape - but he is holding none before and after and he positioned himself away from the shelf. (00:01:35)

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The Stakeout - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Jerry is playing with his mom; she handles him a note with Elaine's message. He says "I am such a jackass." His mom asks "She knows... what?" In that shot, Liz Sheridan 's hand is nowhere near her face, where it should be to match the shots before and after. (00:16:55)

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The Stakeout - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Throughout the video store scene, a golden sticker keeps switching position on the adult tape Elaine is holding; The Switch can be noticed particularly easily when they talk about the wedding; Elaine repeats "A wedding?" and the box has no sticker, but few seconds later she laughs about the combover and the sticker is showing. (00:02:50)

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The Robbery - S1-E2

Trivia: Michael Richards invented his patented Kramer entrance in this episode on accident. He missed his cue and thought he would make up for lost time.

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Answer: Composer Jonathan Wolff used a synthesizer, although in seasons 7-9, a real bass is used in addition. Wolff also recorded himself making hundreds of mouth noises, pops, and slaps to add to the synthesized bass licks so that each episode has a different theme. The only real "back-story" is Jerry Seinfeld was having trouble coming up with a theme song and talked to a friend who happened to know Wolff. They wanted to avoid that cheesy late 80's sit-com theme song and Wolff came up with what we enjoy now. Jonathan Wolff has also talked about this further in interviews, recently Reed Dunela interviewed him, so for a fuller account of his story; check out "The Wolff of 116th street".

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