Best family TV character mistakes of all time

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War of the Roses - S1-E9

Character mistake: When Becky comes down the stairs, Stephanie says "Hi Lori" which is the name of the actress who plays Becky.

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Dig Those Diglett - S1-E31

Character mistake: Brock states that the Diglett are plowing the ground and the Dugtrio are planting the trees, but the opposite is true (The Dugtrio are plowing, and the Diglett are planting).

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Just One of the Guys - S1-E18

Character mistake: In the scene where Steve is changing the diaper on the toy, DJ asks if he would like to go ice skating tomorrow. When he says he can't she then says "well we can go tomorrow."

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Tenacle-vision/I Heart Dancing - S7-E8

Character mistake: In "I Heart Dancing", the lady at the Krusty Krab tells Spongebob the dancing audition is the next day. Later, Spongebob is practicing at Squidward's house for a whole night, and the next morning Squidward says they have one more day to practice, even though the audition should have been that day.

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It May Look Like a Walnut! - S2-E20

Character mistake: Rob is having a nightmare, part of which involves the disappearance of his thumbs. When he finds Laura at home, the script calls for him to say, "I want you to help me get my thumbs back," but he actually says, "I want you to help me get my thumb backs."

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Class Reunion - S3-E19

Character mistake: When Andy and Barney are looking through the yearbook, Barny's middle name is Milton. But Barney says many times throughout the series that his name is Bernard P. Fife.

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Times Are Changing (1) - S9-E1

Character mistake: Almanzo says he hasn't seen his brother Royal in 10 years, but in fact he saw him not long ago as he looked after his 2 sons who were terrors, and at that time Royal didn't even have a daughter.

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A Long Walk To Pittsburgh (2) - S4-E17

Character mistake: In this episode Cory says that Topanga gave him his first kiss at age 13, but their first kiss actually happened when they were 11, in the 6th grade. (Season 1 - Episode 7 Cory's alternative friends).

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Amateur Nite - S4-E16

Character mistake: When the Brady kids are practicing for the talent show, instead of saying, "Come on, Pete," Marcia says, "Come on Chris," which is the actor playing Peter's real name (Christopher Knight). (00:14:30)

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A Remedy To Cure All Ills - S1-E6

Character mistake: King Uther calls the Lady Morgana, Morgause. (00:11:50)

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Cows - S2-E2

Character mistake: The narrator says, "some trucks were left behind", but only 1 truck was left behind.

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ISell Penny Tees - S4-E4

Character mistake: The girl Spencer dates does not speak Uzbek, she speaks Russian.

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The Peruvian Puff Pepper - S3-E2

Character mistake: Drake says he hasn't been in Megan's room since he was five, but he brings Grammy's bags up there in the episode "Grammy".

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Can You Dig It? - S2-E18

Character mistake: Bailey says that Princess Xaria perished before she ever got to see her crown; but when Xaria possess Bailey later, the spirit says she wore the crown to prom.

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Character mistake: Tai says "And it started to snow in the middle of July" but later you find out that it takes place on August first.

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Jet - S1-E10

Character mistake: When Jet tells Katara and Aang to waterbend the water from underground in the geysers, Katara states that she has never waterbent on water she couldn't see before. However, six episodes prior to this, in 'The Warriors of Kyoshi', she waterbends the water out from Aang's lungs to save his life.

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Suggested correction: That was a moment of desperation on her part, and she probably doesn't think of it/think she can do it again without the same desperate impetus, Furthermore, the water in Aang was only a small amount and very close anyway.

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Rudy's Walk on the Wild Side - S6-E18

Character mistake: At the beginning, when Vanessa is begging for money from her dad to buy a CD, Cliff says she can clean the garage. But the Huxtables live in a brownstone townhouse and brownstones do not have garages.

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Written in the Stars - S5-E3

Character mistake: This mistake happens in the town meeting scene. They are talking about the two business owners that dated, then moved when it ended badly. It hurt the town's economy. First it was said that Faye sold flowers and the guy sold candy. Then they said that Faye sold candy.

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No Hope With Dope - S3-E21

Character mistake: Brandon begins the scene giving his speech while he is sitting/leaning on the desk. The students all move into the picture from both sides and gather around Brandon then they all say, "There's no hope with dope". After the conversation with Mr. Belding, they watch the commercial they just shot (beginning with each student giving his/her opinion about drugs). Then Zach says his speech while sitting/leaning on the desk. He stands up, the rest of the students and Brandon move in and gather around Zach, then Brandon gives his anti-drug speech.

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Don't Bug the Mosquitoes - S2-E12

Character mistake: When the "Honey Bees" (Mary Ann, Ginger, Mrs. Howell) perform, Mrs. Howell (Natalie Schafer) messes up her lip-syncing throughout the number. But it is most noticeable at the very end when the girls put their heads together and say "buzzzzzzzzzzz" but Mrs. Howell is mouthing an "oooooooooo" which she changes to a "zzzzz" mid-way through the note.

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