The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
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Bang the Drum, Ashley - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: When Phil is telling Geoffrey about his day at work he takes an aspirin and drinks the water. The glass of water is almost gone. But if you look closely a couple of shots later the glass is full of water again.

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Fresh Prince After Dark - S4-E9

Visible crew/equipment: In the episode where Hilary poses for Playboy, Hilary's strap-on mic is visible on the back of her red dress when she, Will, and Carlton first enter the Playboy party. It is gone in subsequent scenes.

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The Fresh Prince Project - S1-E1

Revealing mistake: When Will screams in front of the mirror, imagining himself turned into Carlton, something went wrong making the composite shot and not only you can actually see the line of separation between the two frames, but the superimposed one exposes a bit of the mirror woodframe before it wiggles into the correct position and covers it up. (00:11:30)

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Mistaken Identity - S1-E6

Continuity mistake: When the family kisses Will goodbye and when he sits bummed out on the couch, the pool float around his arm switches position, going under his left arm, then under his right, then left again. (00:02:50)

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Clubba Hubba - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: As Carlton and Will battle out with their "I bet he won't", "I bet he will", Will is holding his drink with his left hand. When he breaks the fourth wall with a joke in a new shot, the glass switches hands. (00:05:00)

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Bang the Drum, Ashley - S1-E2

Vivian: Philip, when I met you, you were into James Brown.
Will: He liked James Brown?
Vivian: Even wore his hair like him.
Will: He had hair?

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Mistaken Identity - S1-E6

Question: Why does Carlton believe that his driving too slow was the reason he got pulled over? Will even stated that the real reason they were pulled over is because two black people driving an expensive car in a lower-middle income neighborhood looked suspicious. It was a case of racial profiling but, at the end of the episode, Carlton still believed it was because he drove too slowly.

Answer: Because Carlton is naive, trusting, and optimistic. He lived a pretty sheltered life in Bel-Air and just doesn't think police officers would do anything unjust. At this point in his life, he just hasn't gone through the things Will has to make him think otherwise.

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