The League of Gentlemen

How The Elephant Got Its Trunk - S3-E6

Revealing mistake: The white around Papa's lips and eyes is slightly running when he is sprayed with water. however the white is supposed to be part of his real skin.

Dan Moat
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Anarchy in Royston Vasey - S2-E5

Visible crew/equipment: When Hilary Briss and Samuel are sitting in Hilary's living room, Hilary says, "Are you alright Samuel? You look a bit nervous." When Samuel says, "Of course I'm nervous." there is a microphone at the top of the screen, above his head.

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Anarchy in Royston Vasey - S2-E5

Visible crew/equipment: When Tubbs is urinating into the petrol tank, as Steve Pemberton moves away, you see a hand that was holding the can of 'urine' move out of sight behind the car.

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Welcome To Royston Vasey - S1-E1

Visible crew/equipment: During the scene where Benjamin arrives at his aunt and uncle's house, there are a couple of shots in which you can see crew members in the reflection of the grandfather clock in the front room.

Gaz

How The Elephant Got Its Trunk - S3-E6

Continuity mistake: Papa Lazarou's black/brown and white face is supposed to be his real skin, however it is very different to his photograph.

Dan Moat
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Suggested correction: Do you mean the photo of the real Keith Drop when they are in the house with Brian and the lady from the charity shop? If so that person is not supposed to look like Papa Lazarou with black/brown/white face as it's in fact a photo of the person he is impersonating and whose identity he has stolen, e.g Keith Drop when who has the appearance of a white man, hence why Papa is painting his face with make up to look like him.

Destination: Royston Vasey - S2-E1

Revealing mistake: In the shot revealing Pauline and Mickey at the carnival shooting gallery, as the camera moves onto them they are stood stock-still, quite obviously poised waiting for their cue.

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Nightmare in Royston Vasey - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: The Tortoise gets thrown off Barbra's car into a window cleaners bucket, but if you look at the shot again, the Tortoise, when thrown off the car, goes nowhere near the bucket, but lands perfectly into it in the next shot.

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Factual error: On the Series 3 DVD extra disk, it says that the Doctor's role model is "Patch Adams (Robbie Williams)", but the actor Robin Williams was Patch Adams, not the pop star Robbie.

Dan Moat

Lust for Royston Vasey - S2-E2

Audio problem: During the Denton's song when they are bringing Benjamin back to the bed, Auntie Val is singing in the hallway but her mouth isn't moving.

Kane A R

Pauline: Ooh, it's half past nine. Time for men, men with jobs, to go to work. Other men stay in bed until dinnertime watching Tots TV, thinking about how worthless and pathetic they are... Good morning, jobseekers.

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Trivia: The league were invited to open a new section of the real-life butchers that they use in the show.

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Question: What is the "Spcial Meat" that is sold in the butchers? Most people believe it to be human flesh, but it's never specified.

Scrappy

Chosen answer: The members of the League refuse to admit what it's actually supposed to be, but have stated that it's possible to work it out from clues in the series. Human flesh seems like the most likely candidate, probably supplied by Edward and Tubbs from their general butchery of any non-local who sets foot in the place. Another theory is that cocaine is involved in some way as its effects seem to match most of the things that the special stuff is supposed to cause. So, combining the two, and why not, the "special stuff" is non-local human meat sausages impregnated with cocaine.

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