Games of Thrones' coffee cup and 6 other TV and film bloopers

BBC Entertainment 07 May 2019 04:07
By Alex Taylor Arts & entertainment reporter, BBC News

This article contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season eight, episodes three and four

After the bruising Battle of Winterfell, the celebratory banquet scene in this weekend's Game of Thrones episode made perfect sense.

Choosing to toast the demise of the Night King with a cup of real-world branded coffee, however, certainly did not.

Eagle-eyed viewers spotted a coffee cup on the table in the great hall, as Mother of Dragons Daenerys Targaryen sat, more appropriately, with goblet in hand.

Responding to fevered social media reaction, the show's producers admitted the error in a good humoured tweet on Sunday night.

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During a battle in the Colosseum, a horse-drawn chariot flips over onto its side, revealing a gas cylinder.

Braveheart's Ford Mondeo (1995)

The sight of US actor Mel Gibson playing Scottish independence hero William Wallace raised more than a few eyebrows at the time of the film's release.

Talk about horsepower...

Producers of the period drama were left red-faced after a modern plastic bottle appeared in a promotional photo for a forthcoming series in 2014.

Perched on a mantelpiece behind Hugh Bonneville and Laura Carmichael, the bottle was spotted by eagle-eyed fans when the image was posted on Instagram.

Although later deleted from Instagram and the ITV press site, the internet never forgets, no matter what the year...

Steven Spielberg might be the visionary behind some of the best-loved films of the last 40 years, but it seems he wouldn't be much help in a geography test.

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But there's a problem. Thailand was called Siam until 1939, while Jordan was known as Transjordan until 1949.

Back to the Futuristic guitar (1985)

The inclusion of an anachronism in Back to the Future - a film about time travel - feels as head-spinning as it does fitting.

McFly shocks the crowed by playing power chords during a performance of Chuck Berry's Johnny B Goode. "I guess you guys aren't ready for that yet," he tells the bewildered teens. "But your kids are gonna love it."

Mad Men's Saturday Night Football (2010)

Famed for its historical accuracy, Matthew Wiener's long-running US advertising drama Mad Men did not quite manage to maintain a spotless record.

That's because prime-time football didn't start until 1970.

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