Smallville
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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: After the meteor shower, the bit of hair that Mr. Luthor finds in the cornfield changes in his hands from stretched straight to curled. (00:06:15)

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Pilot - S1-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When Clark finds Lex in the Luthor mansion, they walk down the hall and into a new room. As they enter, as Lex is saying "So, hows the new ride?" if you look in the bottom left of the screen you can see a white tape marker on the floor, where Lex will walk over to subsequently. (00:33:10)

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Shimmer - S1-E10

Revealing mistake: Once Victoria has drawn her bath, we see her get in, and then lean back into the water. However she is already wet on her chest and her hair is damp already. This is probably due to previous takes of the same scene.

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: The hole in the guard rail changes size and shape between the shot of Lex driving off it and another looking up at it from below. (00:18:10)

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: Closeups and wide shots on the Wall of Weird show different things next to each other. Watch the objects surrounding the finger article and the Wall of Fire article in the wide shot on Chloe, then look again at the closeups. (00:38:00)

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Pilot - S1-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When Lex spins up to Luthor Corp in his car, as the camera pans over the car to follow him, the cameraman is reflected in the window as he pans over. (00:14:40)

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Metamorphosis - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: After Greg hits Clark with the pipe in the foundry, Clark's hands are very dirty. In the closeup on Clark's hand immediately after he lands, the hand is clean to show the effects of the Kryptonite. (00:39:45)

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Pilot - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: In the truck right before the parade passes them by, Jonathan Kent kisses his wife. Cut to a different angle but this time his left hand is on her cheek. It wasn't there in the prior angle. (00:02:15)

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Hothead - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: As Lex is chalking his pool stick while talking to Dominic about cutting 20% of the workforce at the LutherCorp Smallville plant, there is a red snooker ball on the wall rack missing from the second row. When Lex walks over to the other end of the pool table, the camera shot changes back to Dominic, now there is a ball missing from the top row, which was not missing before.

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Cool - S1-E5

Plot hole: Chloe writes her phone number on Sean's hand. It disappears when we see him struggling against the ice of the lake, then reappears in the scene where he is calling old girlfriends. And how exactly would pen ink survive several hours submerged in water and then another eight hours of normal activity without becoming blurred? (00:04:15 - 00:19:50)

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Hothead - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: Near the beginning, Clark, Chloe, and Pete walk past Lana and Whitney. In the following exchange between Lana and Whitney, two cheerleaders suddenly appear behind them. They're gone again as Lana walks away. (00:06:20)

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Craving - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: As Chloe enters Clark's house, Clark is putting a blue shirt on. When she first starts to talk to Clark, with the camera on Clark's right, he is buttoning the top button. When the shot switches to behind Chloe, the upper part of his shirt is open.

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Cool - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When Sean emerges from the lake and goes to the campfire, his clothes are completely dry despite the fact that he was totally underwater for hours. (00:04:50)

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Gone - S4-E2

Other mistake: Lois digs up Chloe's grave site to unearth her casket. It is obvious that the casket is not buried six feet deep. You would think, with all that is going on, that LuthorCorp would have at least buried the casket deeper to deter inquisitive eyes and maybe throw in a few scattered bones for good measure.

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Trespass - S6-E14

Martha Kent: Clark? What are you still doing out here?
Clark Kent: Well, I'm still doing my chores.
Martha Kent: Well, you usually finish those in about two minutes. How is it that I drove to Metropolis, attended the Children's Foundation dinner, and made it back before you finished?
Clark Kent: Because I'm doing them the normal way.

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Trivia: Clark always wears blue and red clothes (or at least one of these colors). No surprise that when he got his Superman costume, he chose those same colors.

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Question: Throughout the series, people mutate fairly soon after their exposure to kryptonite. Is it ever explained how Lana has managed to wear a piece of kryptonite around her neck for 12 years and not change?

Answer: The kryptonite only creates mutations when it reacts with the environment and an individual. Remember, the FDA and several environmental groups did check out Smallville after the meteor shower, but found no danger in the rocks. Obviously they're not always emitting mutating rays, or all the flora and fauna of the surrounding area would be horribly mutated.

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