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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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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The Fender Benders - S3-E23

Character mistake: In the courtroom, Cindy and Bobby are repeating their fight over spilling ice cream and Cindy says "You spilled ice cream on my dress" but at the start of the episode when coming home from the store, Cindy is wearing pants, not a dress.

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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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Peruvian Puff Pepper - S2-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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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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Catch A Falling Star - May 21, 1979 - S2-E10

Character mistake: In the preview for this episode, Charlie has trouble getting his countdown straight. He shouts that Sam is on in 50 seconds, then 47, then 48. In the episode itself, the mistake is corrected with a rather obvious overdub, changing the final number to 43. (00:02:05)

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Ready or Not - S2-E16

Character mistake: When Alex mentions to Mallory that he's had sex before, he tells her he was 17 and that it was leap year. Not correct, this event occurred in 1982 (during one of the first episodes when Alex was 17), which was not a leap year.

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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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The Calculus Affair: Part 2 - S1-E13

Character mistake: After reaching the border, Snowy finds an umbrella and Tintin states that it is Calculus's umbrella. It isn't Calculus's umbrella - Calculus's umbrella has a brown handle, and this one has a grey handle. (00:42:25)

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Beaver Becomes a Hero - S4-E3

Character mistake: When Ward is reading the article in the paper about Beaver saving a girl from drowning ("Local Boy in Lake Rescue"), the headline spells his name "Theodour." The misspelled headline is shown twice. (00:11:25 - 00:13:10)

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