How to handle a cast member listed twice in on screen credits

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I am correcting the cast list for a TV series and have discovered an actor whose credit is listed twice in the end credits - in the 9th and again in the 16th position (these are on separate boards so it is not glaringly obvious on screen). Both credits are identical.

1) I know that we are supposed to leave a gap in the numbering system if a cast member is listed in two separate places with different character names to show where the original 2nd credit was. Is this also the case for this erroneous credit?

2) I assume this should be entered as a goof, but which type: Continuity or Miscellaneous? (I'm guessing Miscellaneous)
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You've indicated that the performer's name and character name appears twice in the credits. In this case, I would submit this error in the Goofs section.

(Example statement for the Goof: Due to a post-production error, [name of the performer/character name] appears twice in the closing credit roll.)

I would also not assign number 16 in the Cast order.

I hope this helps.
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Thanks for confirming what I believed was correct. This is just one of those cases that is so rare I wanted a second opinion to verify my interpretation of the rules was correct.

The update is submitted now.
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DavidAH_Ca,

Following up on the previous message, in this case, submit the duplicate credit goof as Miscellaneous since it entails just the end credits and not contained within the program.

On another matter, I would consider the following as a Continuity Goof.

Example: A character's name is spoken and appears on an office nameplate but the closing credits show the character's name spelled differently.