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Did You Spot This Error In Last Night's Line Of Duty Premiere?

Hannah O'Connell
Hannah O'Connell

11:17 22 Mar 2021


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*SPOILERS AHEAD*

Line Of Duty burst back onto our screens last night with a drama-filed season six premiere.

And while most fans were caught up with major AC-12 changes and a host of new characters to meet, some noticed a continuity error in one of the first scenes.

Line of Duty's Vicky McClure on "biggest changes" making series 6

The episode opened with DCI Jo Davidson and her Murder Investigation team called to apprehend a suspect.

The group, which includes LOD original Kate Fleming, headed out in a convoy of four black cars.

Line of Duty was typically tense and complicated but bring on episode two'  - Nicola Methven - Mirror Online

However, eagle-eyed fans soon spotted that one of the cars switched model a number of times.

The original black vehicle was an older BMW E61. This then updates to a 2020 model with the same plates.

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Speaking on Twitter, one viewer wrote, "When did the convoy suddenly ditch one of their BMW G20 three series model for an 5 series E60 and then back again?"

Another said,  "Line of Duty, was thinking, that's strange they're using a 10+ yo BMW E61 and then mysteriously it changes to a 2020 model with same plates".

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Line Of Duty season six began filming in early 2020, but production was halted in March due to lockdown.

The cameras started rolling again in autumn last year, with a number of scenes finished more six months later.

Perhaps this vehicle mishap is simply a result of the pandemic.

Line of Duty, season 6 episode 1 recap: the men in balaclavas were back but  it's all change at AC-12 – for now

Either way, we have much more pressing LOD mysteries to solve!

Season 6 continues on BBC One next Sunday at 9pm.

 


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