Thunderbirds (1964)

7 mistakes in Edge of Impact

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Edge of Impact - S1-E16

Continuity mistake: When The Hood drives his van off the broken bridge whilst escaping the police, watch carefully; the van bounces off the rocks on the other side and starts to fall roof-first into the river below. However, when it cuts to the van falling into the water it falls in upright. (00:42:00)

Edge of Impact - S1-E16

Visible crew/equipment: After Central Control announces the countdown for Red Arrow project is now operating, when it cuts to the tower the order is given to "begin photographic alert procedure," and in the next shot a human finger (with a long polished fingernail) is visible behind the seated male marionette, as he leans forward. (00:04:45)

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Edge of Impact - S1-E16

Continuity mistake: Before Jeff pushes the button on his desk to activate Operation Cover-Up, you can see there is a dark blue line around the edge of his sleeve, but in a close-up of him pushing the button, the line has disappeared. It reappears in the very next shot.

Edge of Impact - S1-E16

Continuity mistake: When the hood parks his car to watch the first Red Arrow crash, there is a white and pink car parked beside him. When he leaves, the white car is still there, but has changed parking lanes and the pink car is replaced with a red car.


Trivia: Jeff Tracy's five sons were named after Mercury astronauts - Scott Carpenter, Virgil Grissom, Alan Shephard, Gordon Cooper and John Glenn.

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