3rd Rock from the Sun

3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)

13 mistakes in season 2 - chronological order

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See Dick Continue to Run (2) - S2-E1

Other mistake: When Dennis Rodman sees Harry, Tommy, and Sally at the hardware store, he addresses all three by name and asks what they are doing on Earth. If he didn't previously know they were on Earth, then he couldn't have known they were going by those names, as they chose those names after arriving at Earth. Harry even mentioned in a later episode that the names Tommy, Dick, and Harry were chosen by chance when they saw the phrase "Every Tom, Dick, and Harry" written down.

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Hotel Dick - S2-E3

Revealing mistake: Right at the beginning of the episode as the camera pans over to the doors of the movie theater you can see the actors playing the Solomons waiting for their cue to come bursting out of the doors as if they were running out of the theater.

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My Mother The Alien - S2-E9

Continuity mistake: When the baby Is in the ball pit you can see that he is at the edge. When they show him again he is in the middle, the last time they show him he is at the edge again.

Proud Dick - S2-E13

Other mistake: When Dick and Sally are playing with the cat toy in the kitchen, they make a lot of joyous noise while doing so. When the shot changes, we see Mary coming up the stairs to a completely silent home, and she can't seem to locate anyone until Harry pulls her into the closet. The kitchen is only a few feet away from the stairway, so not only should Dick and Sally's voices have still been very audible, but at the very least, Sally should have been in Mary's direct line of sight. (00:15:53 - 00:16:20)

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Guilty as Dick - S2-E15

Other mistake: When Dick is up in the tree fort, the aliens are looking at him through their hand binoculars, but the image is taken from the same height as Dick. However, since he is higher than they are, they would be seeing him at an angle. The view as seen would be impossible unless they were at the same height as he was.

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Suggested correction: What the camera shows is for the audience. It's not meant to be a POV shot of what the three are seeing.

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Dick on One Knee - S2-E16

Other mistake: When Dick is trying to get into the jewelry store, the clerk keeps trying to buzz him in. When that doesn't work because Dick doesn't understand to wait for the buzzer to finish before he tries opening the door, the clerk goes over to the door and unlocks the deadbolt and opens the door for him. If the door was locked by a deadbolt, then a buzzer wouldn't really do anything to unlock the door. (00:14:05 - 00:15:00)

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Suggested correction: It's not a deadbolt. If it was they have retracting deadbolts.

Dick, Who's Coming to Dinner - S5-E6

Dick: Does anyone remember why we all decided to be white?
Harry: Oh, um, I went with white ‘cause I thought it'd be a little cooler in the summer.
Tommy: Well don't you remember, Dick? All the television signals that we picked up in outer space were filled with white people.
Sally: Oh, except for that, uh, that black nerd with the hiked-up pants and the oversized glasses. What was his name?
Tommy: Bryant Gumbel.
Sally: Right.

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Dick's Big Giant Headache (1) - S4-E23

Trivia: When the Solomons meet the Big Giant Head at the airport and ask how his flight was, he says that it was horrible because when he looked out the airplane window, he saw something on the wing of the plane. Dick responds that the same thing happened to him. William Shatner appeared in the 1960's Twilight Zone episode "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet" in which a gremlin tried to destroy the wing of a plane. John Lithgow appeared in "Twilight Zone: The Movie" playing the same character in the same situation.

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