Best TV mistakes of 1957

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Beaver's Tree - S3-E8

Visible crew/equipment: The shadow of the boom mike is visible in the background when Wally is saying that June looks "ritzy". (00:14:45)

Jeff Swanson
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Three Bells to Perdido - S1-E1

Visible crew/equipment: When Paladin talks to the ranchers, two equipment shadows are moving on the wall at the upper left of the screen. (00:03:00)

Jean G
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Juvenile Jacket - S2-E11

Visible crew/equipment: Diamond parks outside the apartment house, and when he opens the car door, it mirrors several stage lights and reflectors.

Jean G
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The Case of the Wayward Wife - S3-E13

Revealing mistake: Perry and Della step into an elevator but there is no line in the floor between the floor they are on and the elevator floor. It's continuous.

LouM
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The Mark Miner Story - S5-E8

Factual error: At an 1868 church service, Mark sings "How Great Thou Art." While the tune of this hymn is 19th Century, the English lyrics he's singing weren't composed until the 1920s.

Jean G
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The Forbidden City - S4-E28

Revealing mistake: After he's ambushed and killed in the alley, the "dead" sheriff can be seen breathing quite healthily.

Jean G
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