Dexter

Dirty Harry - S4-E5

Continuity mistake: When Dexter listens to Officer Lundy's tape recording, we hear Lundy say that the Trinity killer's weight is 190 to 200 pounds. When we saw him recording that, he said 200 to 220 pounds.

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Monkey in a Box - S8-E11

Continuity mistake: In Season 3, Episode 2 during a conversation with Miguel's wife Sylvia, (Syl), and Rita in a kitchen, Syl says that they don't have any children after trying. In this episode, Syl is trying to help Dexter sell his condo and says that she downsized and focused more on "the kids."

Brian Galassini
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Do You See What I See? - S7-E11

Continuity mistake: Deb's daily drive is an E46 '03-'06 BMW 3 series. In this episode she is in a car accident and when Dexter shows up at the salvage yard to check the vehicle he is led to an E36 '95-'99 3 series. (00:18:45 - 00:36:25)

Bret Fair
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Let's Give the Boy a Hand - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When Doakes is about to be killed by Guerrero, the police save him by shooting Guerrero, giving him a bullet wound on his right shoulder. He is also cuffed on the ground to be arrested. However, when he is pulled up, Guerrero does not have a bullet wound anymore.

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Father Knows Best - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: Dexter goes to the morgue to see the body of his father. When he first sees the body, he bends down, and the clock behind him reads 4:11. A moment later when he stands back up the clock is at 4:17. A couple of minutes later the clock is at 4:01.

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Are You...? - S7-E1

Continuity mistake: When Dexter started removing the plastic off Travis' body, his small knife was stabbed into the chest, but during that, the sword was already stabbed into the chest, not the knife, and then again, he removed the knife from the body, and then stabbed him with the sword. (00:12:05)

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That Night, A Forest Grew - S2-E7

Continuity mistake: When Deb meets Lila, Lila is at the fridge and puts her arm over her breast - she isn't wearing the 'engagement' ring. However when she returns to Dexter's room it's on her finger.

Tracey Nicole Collins
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Our Father - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: When Dexter gets out of the car and talks to his sister, the strap on the camera keeps flipping back and forth. (00:52:45)

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Dexter - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: The door to Dexter's apartment opens out toward the walkway. However, in all subsequent episodes the door opens into his apartment.

Easy as Pie - S3-E7

Continuity mistake: When Dexter and Rita are having dinner at Miguel's house, his wife drops a glass. She sets 2 other glasses on the island in the kitchen. After a cut to another shot the 2 glasses are now on the counter by the sink, before she bends down and picks up the glass she dropped. (00:39:50)

There's Something About Harry - S2-E10

Continuity mistake: When Angel is drinking with Lila after finishing her apartment, the wine glass changes position throughout the scene.

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Shrink Wrap - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: The Ice-Truck Killer is responding to Dexter's Craigslist submission. The reply-to e-mail address is frozenbarbie@hotmail.web, but when in the new window that popped up when the ITK hit "Reply" the address is frozenbarbie@hotmail.com.

Sunshine and Frosty Swirl - S7-E2

Continuity mistake: When Wayne Randall is eating ice cream, the size/amount of ice cream on the cone changes as the camera pans back and forth between characters.

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Hello, Dexter Morgan - S4-E11

Continuity mistake: When Dexter is killing Stan Beaudry, the drop of Beaudry's blood encompasses the width of the blood slide when the two pieces of the slide are pressed together, but then goes to being roughly half the size when the shot changes.

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Make Your Own Kind of Music - S8-E9

Continuity mistake: Scene with Deb and Joey having lunch. Their water glasses switch between having ice and lemon wedges, to having no ice and a lemon slice floating at the top. (00:20:15)

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Shrink Wrap - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: When Doakes asks Deb "what took her so long" arriving at the first crime scene, Masuka is stood next to him. However, over the course of the conversation Masuka is seen in the background talking to another group inside the house, and in the next shot he is standing back next to Doakes. At the end of the conversation he walks over to the group inside the house. (00:05:30 - 00:06:00)

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Left Turn Ahead - S2-E11

Continuity mistake: When Doakes is carrying the packs of cocaine out of the cabin, the position of his arms and the cocaine varies wildly from shot to shot. Notable examples are that the cocaine goes from being arranged in neat, accurate stacks, to being haphazardly and irregularly stacked, and back to neat again. His grip on the cocaine also varies a lot; he starts out with straight arms, then suddenly has a 90-degree bend at the elbows, and back to straight again, all depending om camera angle. All of these changes happen too fast to have been natural, and Doakes is on camera the whole time.

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Resistance Is Futile - S2-E9

Continuity mistake: Dexter kills Jimenez with a chainsaw and is wearing an apron. But he gets blood all over his shirt. He leaves in a hurry after getting a call from Rita about her door being unlocked and him having the only other key. When he shows up, there is no blood on the same shirt he was wearing.

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It's Alive! - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: When Batista is saying to Dexter "Did you even take my advice, Jose?" Doakes is not in the background. The next shot he is back in his spot. (00:10:00)

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Buck the System - S7-E3

Continuity mistake: Near the beginning of episode 3, season 7, Dexter is attempting to take a mouth swab of a criminal in the interview room. When he first sits to request a swab from the man he is shown putting on forensic gloves. When the camera pans to him a second time to attempt taking a swab he no longer has forensic gloves on. As the man resists opening his mouth for a swab check Dexter is wearing forensics gloves again.

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Do You Take Dexter Morgan? - S3-E12

Other mistake: The marriage certificate for Rita's first marriage shows her date of birth as 04-19-1989 and Dexter states she married at 16. The marriage date is 08-16-1989, when she would have been 4 months old. She also would only be 17 at the start of the series (2006) if she was born in 1989. (00:13:45)

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Return to Sender - S1-E6

Trivia: (POSSIBLE SPOILER) When Masuka brings up the list of doctors authorized to get the M99, Dexter removes his alias note that Dexter's fake alias (used to get the M99 tranquilizer) is Dr. Patrick Bateman. Patrick Bateman is the lead character of "American Psycho". This was most likely an intentional "easter egg" of sorts within the show.

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Father Knows Best - S1-E9

Question: The DNA test is a match, but later in the 2-3rd season we discover that Harry (foster father) had an affair with the real mother. Is Harry the real father and takes him but not his brother in because of that or not?

Answer: No, Harry is not the real father. While he did have an affair with Dexter's biological mother (Laura Moser), this was when she was his C.I. Dexter was already born at that point.

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