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* ''Film/SpiderManHomecoming'' has a glaring one right at the start, claiming the events in ''Film/TheAvengers2012'' happened 8 years prior. For starters, both movies were made only 5 years apart. And in-universe, ''Homecoming'' is set months after ''Film/CaptainAmericaCivilWar'', which explicitly says only 4 years have passed since ''The Avengers''.



** A third is the perception of Jedi between the first and the two trilogies. In the original (Eps. 4-6), Jedi were considered the stuff of myth and legend and the Force "an ancient religion". The prequel trilogy (1-3) showed the Jedi as hundreds strong, with hundreds, if not thousands, more in training. They were front and center in the Clone Wars (which the people of the original do remember clearly). They were involved in Republic politics. People knew of them. One of Palpatine's first acts as Emperor was a speech denouncing the Jedi as traitors and usurpers who had to be put down. Somehow, in the two decades plus between the two trilogies, Jedi have gone from "the Texas Rangers" to "the Knights of the Round Table". Thirty years later, it is apparently as old as Ancient Egyptians or, say, Neanderthals, because old Han Solo heavily insists that it is entirely true, the Jedi and the Force, so it is supposed that young characters Rey and Finn have only heard of it as fairy tales. For a futuristic universe where average lifespan of a human is more around 100 years, you could say Star Wars people have goldfish memory. It would be as if people in RealLife today didn't believe UsesFulnotes/TheVietnamWar actually happened. It makes even less sense when you factor in that the (now non-canon) Extended Universe made Han Solo old enough to likely remember the Jedi as an active force, and ''Revenge of the Sith'' had Chewbacca ''fighting side by side with Yoda.''

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** A third is the perception of Jedi between the first and the two trilogies. In the original (Eps. 4-6), Jedi were considered the stuff of myth and legend and the Force "an ancient religion". The prequel trilogy (1-3) showed the Jedi as hundreds strong, with hundreds, if not thousands, more in training. They were front and center in the Clone Wars (which the people of the original do remember clearly). They were involved in Republic politics. People knew of them. One of Palpatine's first acts as Emperor was a speech denouncing the Jedi as traitors and usurpers who had to be put down. Somehow, in the two decades plus between the two trilogies, Jedi have gone from "the Texas Rangers" to "the Knights of the Round Table". Thirty years later, it is apparently as old as Ancient Egyptians or, say, Neanderthals, because old Han Solo heavily insists that it is entirely true, the Jedi and the Force, so it is supposed that young characters Rey and Finn have only heard of it as fairy tales. For a futuristic universe where the average lifespan of a human is more around 100 years, you could say Star Wars ''Star Wars'' people have goldfish memory. It would be as if people in RealLife today didn't believe UsesFulnotes/TheVietnamWar UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar actually happened. It makes even less sense when you factor in that the (now non-canon) Extended Universe made Han Solo old enough to likely remember the Jedi as an active force, and ''Revenge of the Sith'' had Chewbacca ''fighting side by side with Yoda.''



* ''Film/XMenApocalypse'': When Raven reminiscences about the original team from ''Film/XMenFirstClass'', she talks about how they were called the "X-Men." However, going by the events of that film, Moira only coined the term "X-Men" ''after'' the Cuban Missile Crisis, by which point the team had already broken up and Raven herself had left.
* ''Film/SpiderManHomecoming'' has a glaring one right at the start, claming the events in ''Film/TheAvengers2012'' happened 8 years prior. For starters, both movies were made only 5 years apart. And in-universe, ''Homecoming'' is set months after ''Film/CaptainAmericaCivilWar'', which explicitly says only 4 years have passed since ''The Avengers''.

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* ''Film/XMenApocalypse'': When Raven reminiscences about the original team from ''Film/XMenFirstClass'', she talks about how they were called the "X-Men." "X-Men". However, going by the events of that film, Moira only coined the term "X-Men" ''after'' the Cuban Missile Crisis, by which point the team had already broken up and Raven herself had left.
* ''Film/SpiderManHomecoming'' has a glaring one right at the start, claming the events in ''Film/TheAvengers2012'' happened 8 years prior. For starters, both movies were made only 5 years apart. And in-universe, ''Homecoming'' is set months after ''Film/CaptainAmericaCivilWar'', which explicitly says only 4 years have passed since ''The Avengers''.
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* ''Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse'': The {{uncancelled}} seventh and final season of ''[[WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars The Clone Wars]]'' contradicts the novel ''[[Literature/StarWarsAhsoka Ahsoka]]'' on one detail: in the novel, when Ahsoka abandons her lightsabers on Mandalore as part of a FakingTheDead ploy, the blades are the green and yellow that they were on the TV show. However, the season 7 trailer and footage shown at ''Star Wars'' Celebration Chicago in April 2019 shows the lightsabers with ''blue'' blades when Anakin returns them to her, and in all moments where she's shown using them.

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* ''Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse'': The {{uncancelled}} seventh and final season of ''[[WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars The Clone Wars]]'' contradicts the novel ''[[Literature/StarWarsAhsoka Ahsoka]]'' on one detail: in the novel, when Ahsoka abandons her lightsabers on Mandalore as part of a FakingTheDead ploy, the blades are the green and yellow that they were on the TV show. However, the season 7 trailer and footage shown at ''Star Wars'' Celebration Chicago in April 2019 shows the lightsabers with ''blue'' blades when Anakin returns them to her, and in all moments where she's shown using them. Now, the change in colour is likely due to Anakin's indication that he tinkered with the weapons, but that doesn't change the fact that according to the novel, the sabers had their original blade colours when Ahsoka abandoned them at the end of the Siege.


* The entire existence of ComicBook/WonderGirl resulted from such an error. ''Comicbook/TeenTitans'' originated as a team-up of [[KidSidekick the major DC heroes' sidekicks]]. But it was completely forgotten by the writers that Wonder Girl ''wasn't'' WonderWoman's sidekick, she was Wonder Woman herself as a teenager. When somebody remembered this fact, the {{retcon}} to explain it gave the Titans' version of Wonder Girl her own identity as Donna Troy and [[ContinuitySnarl possibly the most convoluted history of any fictional character, ever]].

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* The entire existence of ComicBook/WonderGirl resulted from such an error. ''Comicbook/TeenTitans'' originated as a team-up of [[KidSidekick the major DC heroes' sidekicks]]. But it was completely forgotten by the writers that Wonder Girl ''wasn't'' WonderWoman's Franchise/WonderWoman's sidekick, she was Wonder Woman herself as a teenager. When somebody remembered this fact, the {{retcon}} to explain it gave the Titans' version of Wonder Girl her own identity as Donna Troy and [[ContinuitySnarl (eventually) [[ContinuitySnarl/DonnaTroy possibly the most convoluted history of any fictional character, ever]].


** A third is the perception of Jedi between the first and the two trilogies. In the original (Eps. 4-6), Jedi were considered the stuff of myth and legend and the Force "an ancient religion". The prequel trilogy (1-3) showed the Jedi as hundreds strong, with hundreds, if not thousands, more in training. They were front and center in the Clone Wars (which the people of the original do remember clearly). They were involved in Republic politics. People knew of them. One of Palpatine's first acts as Emperor was a speech denouncing the Jedi as traitors and usurpers who had to be put down. Somehow, in the two decades plus between the two trilogies, Jedi have gone from "the Texas Rangers" to "the Knights of the Round Table". Thirty years later, it is apparently as old as Ancient Egyptians or, say, Neanderthals, because old Han Solo heavily insists that it is entirely true, the Jedi and the Force, so it is supposed that young characters Rey and Finn have only heard of it as fairy tales. For a futuristic universe where average lifespan of a human is more around 100 years, you could say Star Wars people have goldfish memory. It would be as if people in RealLife today didn't believe TheVietnamWar actually happened. It makes even less sense when you factor in that the (now non-canon) Extended Universe made Han Solo old enough to likely remember the Jedi as an active force, and ''Revenge of the Sith'' had Chewbacca ''fighting side by side with Yoda.''

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** A third is the perception of Jedi between the first and the two trilogies. In the original (Eps. 4-6), Jedi were considered the stuff of myth and legend and the Force "an ancient religion". The prequel trilogy (1-3) showed the Jedi as hundreds strong, with hundreds, if not thousands, more in training. They were front and center in the Clone Wars (which the people of the original do remember clearly). They were involved in Republic politics. People knew of them. One of Palpatine's first acts as Emperor was a speech denouncing the Jedi as traitors and usurpers who had to be put down. Somehow, in the two decades plus between the two trilogies, Jedi have gone from "the Texas Rangers" to "the Knights of the Round Table". Thirty years later, it is apparently as old as Ancient Egyptians or, say, Neanderthals, because old Han Solo heavily insists that it is entirely true, the Jedi and the Force, so it is supposed that young characters Rey and Finn have only heard of it as fairy tales. For a futuristic universe where average lifespan of a human is more around 100 years, you could say Star Wars people have goldfish memory. It would be as if people in RealLife today didn't believe TheVietnamWar UsesFulnotes/TheVietnamWar actually happened. It makes even less sense when you factor in that the (now non-canon) Extended Universe made Han Solo old enough to likely remember the Jedi as an active force, and ''Revenge of the Sith'' had Chewbacca ''fighting side by side with Yoda.''


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* ''Film/SpiderManHomecoming'' has a glaring one right at the start, claming the events in ''Film/TheAvengers2012'' happened 8 years prior. For starters, both movies were made only 5 years apart. And in-universe, ''Homecoming'' is set months after ''Film/CaptainAmericaCivilWar'', which explicitly says only 4 years have passed since ''The Avengers''.


** In the holiday-themed CompilationMovie ''Winnie the Pooh: Seasons of Giving'', Rabbit and the other characters act as though [[WesternAnimation/TheNewAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh Kessie]] hasn't been seen in the Hundred Acre Wood since her debut episode "Find Her, Keep Her". However, there actually ''was'' another episode ("A Bird in the Hand") in which Kessie returned to the Hundred Acre Wood for a visit. Kessie is also still in her young form when she makes a cameo at the end of the movie despite having grown up by the time of "A Bird in the Hand" (a form she has also been in in all of her subsequent appearances, such as in ''Series/TheBookOfPooh'').

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** In the holiday-themed CompilationMovie ''Winnie the Pooh: Seasons of Giving'', Rabbit and the other characters act as though [[WesternAnimation/TheNewAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh Kessie]] hasn't been seen in the Hundred Acre Wood since her debut episode in ''New Adventures'' "Find Her, Keep Her". However, there actually ''was'' another episode ("A Bird in the Hand") in which Kessie returned to the Hundred Acre Wood for a visit. Kessie is also still in her young form when she makes a cameo at the end of the movie despite having grown up by the time of "A Bird in the Hand" (a form she has also been in in all of her subsequent appearances, such as in ''Series/TheBookOfPooh'').


* ''Franchise/WinnieThePooh: Piglet's Big Movie'' recounts how Kanga and Roo first came to the Hundred Acre Woods. Tigger takes part in the event, even though Pooh and the others first met Tigger in ''Winnie the Pooh & the Blustery Day'', in which they already know Kanga and Roo.

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* ''Franchise/WinnieThePooh: Piglet's ''Franchise/WinnieThePooh'':
** ''Piglet's
Big Movie'' recounts how Kanga and Roo first came to the Hundred Acre Woods. Tigger takes part in the event, even though Pooh and the others first met Tigger in ''Winnie the Pooh & the Blustery Day'', in which they already know Kanga and Roo.Roo.
** In the holiday-themed CompilationMovie ''Winnie the Pooh: Seasons of Giving'', Rabbit and the other characters act as though [[WesternAnimation/TheNewAdventuresOfWinnieThePooh Kessie]] hasn't been seen in the Hundred Acre Wood since her debut episode "Find Her, Keep Her". However, there actually ''was'' another episode ("A Bird in the Hand") in which Kessie returned to the Hundred Acre Wood for a visit. Kessie is also still in her young form when she makes a cameo at the end of the movie despite having grown up by the time of "A Bird in the Hand" (a form she has also been in in all of her subsequent appearances, such as in ''Series/TheBookOfPooh'').

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* ''Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse'': The {{uncancelled}} seventh and final season of ''[[WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars The Clone Wars]]'' contradicts the novel ''[[Literature/StarWarsAhsoka Ahsoka]]'' on one detail: in the novel, when Ahsoka abandons her lightsabers on Mandalore as part of a FakingTheDead ploy, the blades are the green and yellow that they were on the TV show. However, the season 7 trailer and footage shown at ''Star Wars'' Celebration Chicago in April 2019 shows the lightsabers with ''blue'' blades when Anakin returns them to her, and in all moments where she's shown using them.


* An early ''Anime/FullmetalAlchemist'' episode has Alphonse clearly getting kicked into a pool of water. A much, much later episode has his seal getting wet, and Al not dying from it, as a plot point. It's likely the former scene was TheArtifact from the manga continuity.

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* ''Franchise/FullmetalAlchemist'':
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An early ''Anime/FullmetalAlchemist'' episode has Alphonse clearly getting kicked into a pool of water. A much, much later episode has his seal getting wet, and Al not dying from it, as a plot point. It's likely the former scene was TheArtifact from the manga continuity.



** The anime is rather consistent with implying that Jessie is in her mid-20s. A flashback in the Sinnoh episode "Crossing Paths" is an exception, however, as it implies she's much younger.



** In the first volume, its shown that Takatsuki does not know (the then unnamed) Kanako well enough to know of her ditzy qualities. The next volume establishes them as having been friends since kindergarten.

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** In the first volume, its it's shown that Takatsuki does not know (the then unnamed) Kanako well enough to know of her ditzy qualities. The next volume establishes them as having been friends since kindergarten.



** At the end of [[{{Film/Halloween1978}} the first movie]], Michael is shot by Loomis six times, then falls off a covered balcony at the back of the house; this scene is shown again at the start of [[Film/HalloweenII1981 the sequel]] and Loomis shoots Michael ''seven'' times (despite only having a six-chamber revolver), sending him flying off an ''uncovered'' balcony at the ''front'' of the house. Made all the worse when Loomis goes around shouting "I shot him six times!" in the first few minutes of the film.

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** At the end of [[{{Film/Halloween1978}} the first movie]], Michael is shot by Loomis six times, then falls off a covered balcony at the back of the house; this scene is shown again at the start of [[Film/HalloweenII1981 the sequel]] and Loomis shoots Michael ''seven'' times (despite only having a six-chamber revolver), sending him flying off an ''uncovered'' balcony at the ''front'' of the house. Made all the worse when Loomis goes around shouting "I shot him six times!" in the first few minutes of the film.


** Recent Portuguese cards and documentations are printed in Brazilian Portuguese instead of Portuguese Portuguese, resulting in many unexpected changes in names and terminology.

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** Recent Portuguese cards and documentations are printed in Brazilian Portuguese instead of Portuguese Portuguese, resulting in many unexpected changes in names and terminology. Apart from spelling changes (Portuguese ''activar'' > Brazilian ''ativar''), there were also term changes (Portuguese ''Anjo'' "Angel" > Brazilian ''Fada'' "Fairy"; Portuguese ''jogador'' "player" > Brazilian ''duelista'' "duelist").


* The first issue of Comico's 1980's ''[[Anime/SpaceBattleshipYamato Star Blazers]]'' ComicBookAdaptation, set after the events of the second season, shows Sparks at his post in Engineering. Sparks died in the first season of the original TV series, and his death was an important plot point.

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* The first issue of Comico's 1980's ComicBookAdaptation of ''[[Anime/SpaceBattleshipYamato Star Blazers]]'' ComicBookAdaptation, Blazers,]]'' set after the events of the second season, season of the TV series, shows Sparks at his post in Engineering. Sparks died in at the end of the first season of the original TV series, season, and his death was an important plot point.

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* The first issue of Comico's 1980's ''[[Anime/SpaceBattleshipYamato Star Blazers]]'' ComicBookAdaptation, set after the events of the second season, shows Sparks at his post in Engineering. Sparks died in the first season of the original TV series, and his death was an important plot point.


* In Disney's ''Disney/{{Bambi}}'', Bambi's mother says not one deer has lived half so long as the Great Prince; but in ''Bambi II'', when Bambi is still a fawn, the Great Prince says he was Bambi's age when he met Bambi's mother. However, it has been said that Bambi's mother might have just been exaggerating about the Great Prince's age.

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* In Disney's ''Disney/{{Bambi}}'', Bambi's mother says not one deer has lived half so as long as the Great Prince; but in ''Bambi II'', when Bambi is still a fawn, the Great Prince says he was Bambi's age when he met Bambi's mother. However, it has been said that Bambi's mother might have just been exaggerating about the Great Prince's age.


** ''Mang/{{Boruto}}'' implies that Naruto and Hinata's first missions were dangerous. According to ''Naruto'', Naruto's first few missions were simple chores like mowing grass and finding lost pet cats. It wasn't until Naruto asked for a higher level mission that he first went on a dangerous mission (and it was only dangerous because of complications).

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** ''Mang/{{Boruto}}'' ''Manga/{{Boruto}}'' implies that Naruto and Hinata's first missions were dangerous. According to ''Naruto'', Naruto's first few missions were simple chores like mowing grass and finding lost pet cats. It wasn't until Naruto asked for a higher level mission that he first went on a dangerous mission (and it was only dangerous because of complications).



** Ash being declared to be 10 years old by the narrator at the start of the Best Wishes series is this due to the Movie three short, in both versions, declaring Ash and Pikachu to be celebrating an anniversary of when they first met. Scaled in a year (with some fans arguing if it was the first year or second year due to conflicting sub and dub comments in previous episodes).

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** Ash being declared to be 10 years old by the narrator at the start of the Best Wishes ''Best Wishes'' series is this due to the Movie three short, in both versions, declaring Ash and Pikachu to be celebrating an anniversary of when they first met. Scaled in a year (with some fans arguing if it was the first year or second year due to conflicting sub and dub comments in previous episodes).

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** ''Mang/{{Boruto}}'' implies that Naruto and Hinata's first missions were dangerous. According to ''Naruto'', Naruto's first few missions were simple chores like mowing grass and finding lost pet cats. It wasn't until Naruto asked for a higher level mission that he first went on a dangerous mission (and it was only dangerous because of complications).


Certain facts or events are presented in a series that contradict earlier episodes. May be done [[{{retcon}} intentionally]], or [[NegativeContinuity incidentally]]. Can lead to a ContinuitySnarl or ContinuityDrift.

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Certain facts or events are presented in a series that contradict earlier episodes. May be done [[{{retcon}} intentionally]], or [[NegativeContinuity incidentally]].incidentally]], possibly because WritersCannotDoMath. Can lead to a ContinuitySnarl or ContinuityDrift.


* Despite the ''[[VideoGame/SonicRushSeries Sonic Rush]]'' series establishing them as being from another dimension, ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog2006'' and the ''VideoGame/SonicRivals'' series went on to claim Blaze and Eggman Nega (respectively) came from the future of Sonic's world (Nega in particular being Dr. Eggman's descendant). WordOfGod clarified Blaze as being from another dimension and Nega from the future in 2012.

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** Although the moon was half-obliterated in ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure2'', it has since been shown intact in subsequent games, as early as ''VideoGame/ShadowTheHedgehog'' in fact, only two games later. WordOfGod is that the moon ''is'' still damaged, but all subsequent appearances have been of [[ArtisticLicenseAstronomy the opposite, intact side]].
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Despite the ''[[VideoGame/SonicRushSeries Sonic Rush]]'' series games establishing them as being [[DimensionalTraveler from another dimension, ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog2006'' dimension]], ''[[VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog2006 Sonic '06]]'' and the ''VideoGame/SonicRivals'' series games went on to claim Blaze and Eggman Nega (respectively) came from the future of Sonic's world (Nega in particular being Dr. Eggman's descendant). WordOfGod has since clarified that Blaze as being is from another dimension and dimension, while Nega is from the future future.
** While ''VideoGame/SonicGenerations'' makes it abundantly clear that the "Classic" incarnations of Sonic, Tails and Dr. Eggman are from the past, ''VideoGame/SonicForces'' suddenly puts forth that Classic Sonic (and by extension, everyone
in 2012.''VideoGame/SonicMania'') is from another dimension.

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