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17 Inconsistencies In TV Shows That Are Genuinely Infuriating

Dorothy's marriage on Golden Girls makes no sense.

We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us a TV mistake or inconsistency that took them a while to notice. Here are the eye-opening responses.

1. "Ross has two different birthdays on Friends."

In Season 4, Ross says, "Mine's December—" and in Season 8, he says "October 18th"
Warner Brothers / NBC

2. "The twins on Riverdale are still infants. It's been years."

The twins being little babies in Season 2, and Penelope holding one of the still baby twins in Season 3
The CW

3. "There's an episode of Brooklyn Nine-Nine where Amy sneaks into Holt's bedroom to see what he and Kevin have DVR'd. But later, Holt says he doesn't have a TV in his bedroom."

In Season 1, Amy's in Holt's bedroom and says, "Alright, you DVR, tell me the Captain's secrets and unveil yourself to me," but in Season 2 Holt says, "I know they say it's not good to have a TV in your bedroom, which is why I don't"
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4. "On Gilmore Girls, Lorelai introduces Rory as being 16 in the first episode, but Rory's sixteenth birthday isn’t celebrated until the sixth episode."

In the first episode, Lorelai says about Rory, "She's 16," but in Episode 6, Rory has her sixteenth birthday party
Warner Bros. Television

5. "In M*A*S*H, Col. Blake refers to his wife as Mildred, but later her name is Lorraine."

In Season 1, Henry says, "Listen, tell Mildred — Mrs Blake, that her husband Henry loves her very much," but in Season 2 Henry says, "Oh for Pete's sake, why did Lorraine tack that on"
20th Century Fox Television

6. "On This Is Us, teen Kate takes a pregnancy test, but when we zoom in on the box, it reads, 'Ovulation Test.'"

Kate on "This Is Us" holds a box that clearly says "Ovulation Test," but then she ominously looks at a pregnancy test
NBC

7. "Pam's mom changes on The Office."

Pam's mom in Season 2 and an entirely different actor playing Pam's mom in Season 6
NBC

8. "In Season 2 of New Girl, Robby is described as boring. Then, in Season 6, he’s like the most interesting man in the universe."

In Season 2, Robby says, "I don't like music, what's up with me, you know," then in season 6, Jess asks him, "Is that a gold record on your wall," and he says, "Oh yeah, I played bass on a Santana album"
Elizabeth Meriwether Pictures / 20th Century Fox Television

9. "Dorothy from The Golden Girls married Stan because she was pregnant. She was married for 38 years, but somehow her kids are in their early twenties."

In Season 1, Dorothy says, "My father told Stan that he had to marry me, I was pregnant...Rose, he left me 38 years later," but in Season 2, Dorothy's son says, "Well, college isn't really my style, I attend the school of life."
Touchstone Television / NBC

10. "On Friends, the guys really love Die Hard, but Bruce Willis plays Ross's girlfriend's dad."

In Season 6 Bruce Willis's character on "Friends" says, "I usually prefer Liz's boyfriends to address me as Mister Stevens," then in Season 7 Chandler says, "'Die Hard,' still great"
Warner Brothers / NBC

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11. "Xo from Jane the Virgin tells her mom she's pregnant twice."

In Season 1, Xo says to Alba, "It's true, I'm pregnant," then in Season 4 Xo is vomiting and Alba asks, "You okay, should I get the VapoRub," but Xo says, "Don't bother, I'm pregnant"
The CW

12. "On Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Jake can't do a single pull-up for the FBI break in, but he does pull-ups in the stakeout with Boyle."

In Season 2, Jake does a pull-up, but in Season 3 he is hanging and says, "Use my muscles, oh great, why didn't I think of that, great advice, Terry"
Fremulon / Fox Network

13. "Moira in Schitt’s Creek auditions for The Crows Have Eyes 2 and brags about it being a sequel. When she starts working on it, it becomes The Crows Have Eyes 3: the Crowening."

In Season 3, Moira reads an email out loud that says, "Respected ornithologist Doctor Clara Mandrake, in the psychological thriller, 'The Crows Have Eyes 2,'" then Season 5, she's playing Doctor Clara Mandrake in "The Crows Have Eyes 3: The Crowening"
CBC / ITV Studios Global Entertainment

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14. "In Gilmore Girls, Kirk is first introduced as Mick."

In episode 2, Kirk says, "I'm Mick," but in Episode 10 Lorelai says to him, "Hold still, Kirk"
The WB

15. "In the pilot of The Office, Michael says he's been with Dunder Mifflin for twelve years. Five years later, it's his fifteenth anniversary with the company."

In Season 1, Michael says, "I've been at Dunder Mifflin for twelve years" and in Season 5 he says, "You have no right to cancel my fifteenth anniversary party"
NBC

16. "In the New Girl episode where Jess tries to help Nick and Schmidt work together, she has red nail polish on one second, and the very next second, she has no nail polish on."

Jess with nail polish in one shot and no nail polish in another
Elizabeth Meriwether Pictures / 20th Century Fox Television

17. And, "On Boy Meets World, the door in the school hallway is a bathroom, Feeny's office, the custodian's closet, a classroom, etc."

The same door is a boys' bathroom, the principal's office, and the custodian's closet
ABC / Michael Jacobs Productions

Note: Submissions have been edited for length and clarity.

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