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Continuity mistake: In season 1 it's revealed that Lynette and Tom first met when working for the same company, and Tom left his girlfriend for Lynette. In season 7 it's stated that they were already dating in college, and Tom betrayed Lynette with her friend Renee.

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Continuity mistake: Episode 2-23: Caleb hits Melanie with a piece of lumber and she falls to the ground. She falls with her feet towards Caleb, but in the close up (and each scene after) her head is now towards Caleb.

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Continuity mistake: Series 3 Episode 1: When Bree welcomes Carolyn to the engagement party, she is holding a tray in her hands, but when Carolyn starts telling her about Orson's past, the tray is gone.

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Continuity mistake: Season 2, Episode 20: When Gabrielle goes over to Dale to get him to sign the custody form for the baby; the sheet of paper is all creased and folded up. But when she shows it to Carlos it is not creased at all.

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Continuity mistake: When Betty is shown the crime scene photo of Melanie's body, Melanie is inches away from a pallet and the jacket covers most of her torso leaving only the right arm exposed. In the flashback scene, Melanie is feet away from the pallet and the jacket mainly covers her chest and face, leaving both arms uncovered.

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Continuity mistake: Episode 2-20 At the Hooters style restaurant, Edie intentionally trips the waitress. When the waitress falls, there is a lettuce leaf in the small of her back. When she starts to jump up, the lettuce is now at the base of her neck.

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Continuity mistake: On the note Mary Alice receives that leads to her suicide, the position of the three sentences changes throughout the series. In episode 1.1 (Pilot), all three lines are written on the top half of the note (above the crease), but in later episodes the first two lines are on the top and the third is on the lower half. The left margin also gets smaller, and the handwriting varies slightly.

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Continuity mistake: In "Getting Married Today," Gabby's hair in the beginning has her bun high on her head and her tiara is visible from the front. When Bree walks in, and when she overhears Victor and his father talking, her tiara is farther back on her head and no longer visible from the front.

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Continuity mistake: Throughout the series, any time you see into the front door of the Scavo house (from an exterior shot), there is a blue wall with a table in front of it, however, interior shots show that the front door leads to the lounge, with the staircase opposite the door.

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Continuity mistake: Episode 2-23: After Caleb thinks he has killed Melanie, he wipes his right hand across his T-shirt several times and leaves one bloody handprint. When he gets home, there are now several bloody prints from his right hand on the T-shirt.

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Continuity mistake: Season 3 Episode 7: When Nora dies, Lynette stands up and strokes her hand over her chin, so a little blood stays on her chin. During the yelling scene of Lynette towards Carolyn, the blood on her chin changes constantly between shots.

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Continuity mistake: Season 2, Episode 23: "Remember, Part 1" - In the 1994 flashback where Bree introduces herself to Mary Alice and forces her son Andrew to apologise when he stole a ornamental garden frog, the position of the frog changes between shots as Bree hands it to Mary Alice.

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Continuity mistake: Season 3 Episode 4: When Bree is talking to Vera about Andrew and her husband, Vera is holding a nearly empty glass of tea. She then fills the glass to the top, but when she picks up the glass after doing so, it's nearly empty again.

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Continuity mistake: Season 3 Episode 7: In the scene where Carolyn shoots Lynette, Lynette is wearing high heels when she is originally shot. But when Lynette falls into Art's arms, she is wearing shoes without heels.

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Carlos: You know who you are, Gaby? You're the kind of person who would have turned away Mary and Joseph from the inn.
Gabrielle: Well, they should have called ahead.

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