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The Vanishing Breed - S7-E9

Continuity mistake: When the Indian agent is killed, a very 20th Century rubber-tread shoe print is visible in the dirt beside him. When Cheyenne arrives and finds the body, though, the footprint has disappeared.

Jean G

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Trompe L'Oeil - S1-E7

Other mistake: When Charlotte Hale takes a cigarette from Theresa Cullen, she puts it in her mouth the wrong way around. (00:11:45)

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No Good Horses - S1-E3

Factual error: The intro takes place in March. The trees in the background say otherwise. In the mountains in March, leaves are usually not fully developed on trees until April at the earliest. The scene was likely shot in the fall.

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Wagon Train: Part 1 - S2-E5

Character mistake: When the gang is watering the horses, Chris walks over to meet Mary's man friend (whom she introduces as an old friend of the family) and the mystery man tells Chris that he'd proposed to Mary long before 'Frank' when Mary's late husband was Steve.

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Factual error: The show is set in the 1860s. However, in several episodes, trail boss Gil Favor can be seen wearing Wrangler jeans. The Wrangler brand was not introduced until 1947.

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The Doodle Bug - S1-E4

Other mistake: Lucy Lawrence enters the stage depot in Bentonville and introduces herself as the new schoolteacher. A young boy exclaims, "School! Phooey!" Mrs. Lawrence says, "Well, school isn't all reading and writing and sums, Edgar." She had no way of knowing his name.

Steven Lee

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Factual error: Two women come into town somewhere around San Luis Valley, Colorado with ring-necked Pheasants. The pheasants were brought into US a few times (East coast, CA) but really did not get established until late 1880s and in Colorado likely in the late 1890s (eastern and southwestern). The problem is it supposedly depicts the year 1880. They would more likely may have found some Gunnisons Sage-Grouse nearby or rabbits. (00:16:10)

Hall Boy

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The Kid from Silver City - S3-E10

Continuity mistake: Roy is visited by a deputy marshal who is looking for the son of a local storekeeper. When the two men leave to visit the storekeeper, Roy leaves his hat on the kitchen table, but when he enters the store the hat is on his head.

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The Fangs of Freedom - S1-E5

Plot hole: When the bandits attack the pioneer's wagons they are chased on horseback by the Captain, Jack and others for quite a distance until Ennis is killed in the confrontation with one of the bandits. In the following scenes Elsa is mourning over his body but her mother and others from the wagon train stroll up and the wagons are in the background-all this after a fairly long chase.

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Sharks Eat Sharks - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: Conchita slaps Cash across the left cheek, which he's rubbing as he returns to his office. In the next shot, as he comes through the door, he's rubbing his right cheek instead.

Jean G

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