Lost

Whatever the Case May Be - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: When Kate and Sawyer find the deceased crash victims underwater, as Sawyer takes the man's wallet and heads for the surface the corpse's tie floats up freely, his suit jacket is pulled way up, and his legs are spread apart. Yet, when Sawyer and Kate go back for the case, the neat tie and suit are on properly, and now the corpse's legs are suddenly crossed, albeit in a twisted sort of way. There are other changes in both the female and male corpses' positions between shots. (00:05:20 - 00:05:50)

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Walkabout - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Jack joins Rose on the beach, he places a blue blanket round her shoulders. In the following shots while they sit together, until Rose and Jack stand up, the blanket moves around quite a bit, jumping on and off Rose's shoulders depending on camera angle.

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Raised by Another - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: When Claire visits the psychic for the second time, she is seen giving him AUS $100 (1 $50 note (yellow note) two $20 notes (red notes), and one $10 note (blue note)) but after the session she asks for her $200 back ($100 notes are green, and there is no sign of any green notes). (00:24:35)

...In Translation - S1-E17

Continuity mistake: Once Sun leaves the bathroom, Jin's hands begin to shake as he washes the blood off, in fact there is much more blood on his hands now to wash off. Suddenly there is a silver/red soap dispenser on the right of the faucet (this isn't the gold/red one on the left), where the bar of soap was earlier, and there are also two large white towels hanging on the bar, whereas there was only one in all the previous shots. The early part of this flashback is in "House of Rising Sun" and the additional last shot was filmed at a later date. (00:25:25)

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White Rabbit - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When Claire gets to Kate and sits down with her talking to her, Kate gives her a bottle of water. Then Claire asks "What are you doing?" and then puts the bottle to her mouth. When it cuts from behind her she has suddenly lowered the bottle. (00:08:40)

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Confidence Man - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: While Sawyer is tied to a tree in the "jungle of mystery," Sayid throws water on Sawyer's face to wake him. The amount and pattern of water stain on Sawyer's tee shirt differs significantly in the following shots. (00:22:30)

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The Hunting Party - S2-E11

Continuity mistake: In this episode Jack works on an old crippled man to try and perform another "miracle." Remember, this is supposed to be in Jack's past. When he's looking at the x-rays in the beginning, take a look at the dates on them. They're November 16, 2005. In the last episode of season 2, Desmond says that the plane crashed in September 2004.

Exodus (1) - S1-E23

Continuity mistake: When Walt notices the pillar of black smoke, in the overhead shot everyone gathers well behind the raft, including Claire, who was just sitting in front of the bushes in the previous shot. However, in the next shot, all the survivors are now gathered at the side of the raft. (00:08:30)

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The Greater Good (a.k.a. Sides) - S1-E21

Continuity mistake: In the garage, when Haddad tells Essam and Sayid to stay relaxed and focused, his collared shirt is on properly, but in the next shot, as he says, "Drive with the windows down," the shirt is off his right shoulder. This happens again when Essam takes the gun. (00:34:40)

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Whatever the Case May Be - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: When Kate and Sawyer go underwater to retrieve the case, in a close-up it is easy to see that the male corpse is barefoot. But in a following close-up, when Sawyer swims up with the Halliburton case - just as the words "Production Designer Carlos Barbosa" appear onscreen - in this specific shot the man is actually wearing a black shoe on his left foot. (00:06:15)

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White Rabbit - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: When Jack hangs off the cliff, he grips a vine covered in a multitude of leaves in the wideshots, but in the three tight close-ups his hand is dramatically shown slipping down a vine, without any leaves on or around it. He also remains at the same height position the entire time. (00:21:30)

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The Other 48 Days - S2-E7

Continuity mistake: When Mr. Eko heads out to the water to pick up the dead bodies you see all the bodies floating face down. When it cuts there is a close up of a body that suddenly floats face up.

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A Tale of Two Cities - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: Episode 3-1: When Jin gets out of the car and goes into the hotel, there is a sign that says it's the second floor. However when it cuts to him hitting the man in the face, it's now the 15th floor.

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Numbers - S1-E18

Visible crew/equipment: When Hurley is at the new house, after his mom hurts her ankle, he reaches into the car window to get the cell phone. When he begins to dial, the cameraman's arm moving about is reflected in the back chrome of the side view mirror. (00:12:10)

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House of the Rising Sun - S1-E6

[While fleeing from an angry swarm, Kate takes her shirt off as insects are trapped in it. Charlie later finds her and hands her the shirt she dropped with a questioning look.]
Kate: It was full of bees.
Charlie: [Looking at her chest.] I'd say more like C's.

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Trivia: The character Sun was created specifically for Yoon-jin Kim, after she auditioned for the role of Kate but the writers felt she was not right for the role.

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Season 1 generally

Question: When Claire is pregnant with her baby, her belly looks very realistic. Does anyone know how they make it look so real?

Answer: Using a mold, a realistic pregnancy belly is made of latex (rubber), including the distinct belly button, to suit the proportions of Emilie de Ravin who plays Claire. It is then painted with a special paint/adhesive compound that adheres to the surface and for shots of the actual belly, additional veining and stretch marks are airbrushed on.

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