White Collar "Bad Judgment" Nitpicks

Season 1, Episode 9 Air Date: January 26, 2010

When you watch a program over and over, you start to notice minor continuity issues, plot oversights and other goofs. This page is not intended to be a criticism aimed toward the show or anyone who works on White Collar. They produce a great show and should be proud of their work. That's why I titled it "Nitpicks" because to nitpick means "to be overly critical or criticize minor details." If it bothers you, please don't read them. This page is intended to be for people who love watching something and going "I never noticed that..."

Short Reunion! The man claimed that his daughter brought him and his father together, but Peter already said that the two had visited each other only four times. Doesn't sound like they had a warm and happy reunion or that Gramps got to know his granddaughter very well.

Not a Goof: It appears that the tip the detective leaves is missing the penny. Actually, the penny is slightly hidden under one of the dimes.

A Federal Case Federal judges do not handle probate cases because probate falls under state laws.

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Home Work? Why was Elizabeth trying out a new caterer at home when she has an office in New York City? Wouldn't it have made more sense to work there?

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Can You Hear Me Now? When Fowler is on the phone with the judge, his blackberry shows the home screen and not the call-in-progress screen.

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Arms Control: After Mozzie finds the photos and Peter returns home, Elizabeth's arms move back-and-forth between being crossed in front of her to resting on her hips each time the camera angle switches.

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Forged Signature: When Neal takes the clipboard from the delivery man, he doesn't sign upside down (which he said was the key to forging a signature. Wouldn't he be copying the secretary's signature on the document to ensure it's not traced back to him?

Radio Waves: Why couldn't the Burkes simply play a radio to drown out the sound (like they do in other movies)? Besides, what are they afraid Peter might reveal in his sleep?

Men in Black: Do FBI agents live in their suits or are they requried to wear them at the office, even if they are working off the clock in the middle of the night? All the FBI agents that arrive to help Peter are dressed up.

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