Revealing mistake: During season 4 the same television clip of President Bush and VP Cheney disembarking Air Force One is used on the background television in the squad room. In some cases the clip is running and not in unison, on three of the televisions in the same scene from shot to shot.
Continuity mistake: When the bike and Mini turn down a road just after the crash at the start we see the car the bike is approaching from behind has got a junction to its right. Camera changes to behind the bike and now it is buildings to the right of the same car. We know it's the same car as the bike is still approaching the car from behind. (00:00:50)
Continuity mistake: When agent DiNozzo and agent Sacks are arguing on the stairs, Sacks proceeds down a flight of stairs. Director Sheppard then calls both of them to the top. When the camera changes, Sacks is level with DiNozzo despite having descended a flight just seconds before. (00:13:30)
Continuity mistake: When Fornell and Gibbs are talking in Gibbs' basement, Gibbs places a red storage box on some wood and there is a fair gap between the red box and the cardboard box that is next to it. When the camera changes, the boxes are almost touching with no-one touching it. (00:04:15)
Continuity mistake: Fornell gives Gibbs a juice box when Gibbs stays with Fornell. Gibbs puts the straw into the box with the straw closest to him. Camera changes and now the straw is at the other end of the box. Since there is only 1 hole for a straw on a juice box it is clear the box has turned around. (00:25:35)