The best and biggest TV mistakes from shows which first aired in 1957. Vote as you browse around to help the best rise to the top, and add your own! Show entries not limited by media.
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".
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.
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.
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.
The Town That Wasn't There - S4-E3
Continuity mistake: John Astin, playing a homely sheep farmer, wears a large fake nose throughout the episode. But in the saloon meeting scene, where Beau introduces him to the townsfolk, the nose is conspicuously missing.
The Case of the Laughing Lady - S9-E1
Continuity mistake: Professor Toby is shown in the background as someone in the audience is highlighted, but is supposed to be on the witness stand and appears there in the next instant.
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