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    17 Times TV Shows Had Small Continuity Errors They Thought No One Would Notice

    Objects really love to miraculously move on Friends.

    We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us a TV continuity error that really gets on their nerves. Here are the small and frustrating responses.

    1. Rory's disappearing cast on Gilmore Girls.

    Rory has a cast on her left hand, then she doesn't
    Warner Bros. Television

    2. On The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Geoffrey's glass magically refills itself.

    The glass on Geoffrey's tray is pretty empty, then it's pretty full
    Warner Bros.

    3. In the Sex and the City intro, the bus passengers vanish.

    There are passengers on the bus that goes by, and then the passengers are gone
    Home Box Office (HBO)


    4. And the splashes on Carrie's top change.

    Carrie has light water splashes on her shirt, and then her shirt is much wetter
    Home Box Office (HBO)


    5. Xander's elusive bag on Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

    Xander has a bag on his shoulder, then he doesn't
    Mutant Enemy

    6. On Friends, Phoebe's scarf moves between shots.

    Phoebe's scarf is resting on her left shoulder, then it's resting on her right shoulder
    Warner Brothers


    7. And Mike's scarf is tied and untied in a later Friends episode.

    Mike's scarf is tied in a knot, and then it's just hanging loosely
    Warner Brothers


    8. Also on Friends, the drinks in Joey's hand miraculously change.

    Joey is holding juice in his left hand, then he's got Coke in his left hand
    Warner Brothers


    9. ...And the paper towels that Rachel unrolled roll back up and then unroll again.

    The paper towels are unrolled, then they're not, then they are again
    Warner Brothers


    10. AND in the pilot Phoebe gets to a completely different spot in the apartment when zero time passes!!!

    Phoebe is standing and says to Rachel, "Ooh, I just pulled out four eyelashes, that can't be good," then when Paul reacts, Phoebe is sitting behind him
    Warner Brothers


    11. Sadie's bra strap moves back onto her shoulder between shots on New Girl.

    Sadie's bra strap has fallen off her shoulder, and then it's back on her shoulder
    Elizabeth Meriwether Pictures / 20th Century Fox Television

    12. And in another New Girl episode, Jess's nail polish just goes away like that.

    Jess is wearing red nail polish, and in the next shot she has no nail polish
    Elizabeth Meriwether Pictures / 20th Century Fox Television


    13. Richard's bandages are visible under his hat on Grey's Anatomy, but then he's bandage-less when he takes the hat off.

    Richard has bandages on his head under his hat, but later his head is clear of bandages when his hat is off

    14. On Game of Thrones, Roose Bolton doesn't move or anything, but his sleeve suddenly has something peeking out from under it. It's a ~big moment~ that doesn't add up.

    His sleeve is normal, and then the next time we see it, even though he hasn't moved, his sleeve has something peeking out
    Home Box Office (HBO)


    15. On Jane the Virgin, Petra's mom is in the hospital with a breathing mask on...except it's not there in the next shot we see her in.

    Petra's mother has a full breathing mask over her mouth, and then her mouth is free of any mask
    The CW


    16. In Avatar: The Last Airbender, Sokka gets the warrior mark, but then it's gone β€” before it's right back on his forehead.

    Sokka gets the warrior mark, then his forehead has no mark on it, then it has a mark on it again
    Nickelodeon Animation Studios

    17. And on Brooklyn Nine-Nine, a cop in the background walks out of the break room twice.

    A cop behind Jake exits the break room, then she exits the break room again

    Note: Not all submissions are from Community users.