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Masking the 1st 3 sequence of The X-Files, the writer of this article issues out the error in continuity, logical inconsistencies, plot discrepancies and different "miXtakes" he has noticed as a loyal fan of the express.

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Mistake with the hand double. Not only is it an error, but a very obvious one seeing as he cracks the “Pardon my rubber” line after looking at the clipboard. Continuity 63 x There is a slight flaw concerning the date on the banner at the blood drive. It reads September 30th, which would be during Scully’s abduction. ” Title Explanation: The main person affected by the sprayings was Edward Funsch, who had a fear of seeing blood. This fear caused his abnormal behaviour. 2X04 “Sleepless” A scientist is dead, his body having suffered as if he had been exposed to fire but there is no evidence of flames at the scene of death.

How can you tell? Same camera movements, and the photos on the desk are the same (presumably from the Tooms case). Conti nuity x Here could be the reason Scully makes mistakes about dates and times. At one point in the episode, Scully looks at her watch, and we see it is one where there is both an analogue and digital display. When she looks at the watch, the digital display reads 4:22:10, but the analogue hands read 5:05. C o n t i n ui t y x If you watch when Mulder gets out of his car before he goes in the house, to find Phoebe and the MP kissing, he is wearing his trenchcoat, when he bursts in through the door he is wearing only his jacket.

Mulder: “Yeah. ” Agent Henderson: “Ten minutes may be enough time for you, Mulder. ” And later in the same scene: Mulder: “Thanks, Henderson. ” Title Explanation: Dr Ridley had performed experiments which prevented or reversed the ageing process and had been carried out on John Barnett, making him younger, so now Barnett was young at heart. This itself raises a nit-pick, because Barnett wasn’t actually “young at heart”, he may have wanted to be young and had the appearance of being young, but he was originally old.

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