Best TV mistakes of 1960

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Opie's Ill-Gotten Gain - S4-E8

Continuity mistake: Andy reads the inside cover of Barney's old schoolbook which has Barney's name "Bernard P. Fife" written out many times in it, but in two previous episodes Barney's middle name is either Oliver or Milton.

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Plot hole: Live 50th anniversary episode, aired December 9th 2010 - When Sally is allowed into the rubble to comfort Molly as the firemen attempt to free her, one of them says they'll get Sally a hard hat. But when we see her talking to Molly in the rubble, she has no hard hat on and instead one of the firemen is holding his hand above her head.

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Like This It Means Father... Like This - Bitter... Like This - Tiger... - S4-E15

Continuity mistake: The bruise on Wilcox's cheek switches from the right side of his face to the left and back again several times throughout the episode.

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The Sanctuary - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: The packages Drake and Kathy place on the table beside their coats have disappeared when they return for the coats a few shots later.


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Superstone - S5-E24

Continuity mistake: When the host tells the audience that Superstone (Fred) will demonstrate his strength at the Bedrock Theatre, the barbell in front of Superstone's feet changes position between shots.

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Factual error: In "The State Vs. Chip Douglas", Ernie finds his missing 1914-D penny when it falls out of his pocket. A close-up shows an Indian head penny lying on the floor. The problem is that Indian head pennies were not minted after 1909.

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Continuity mistake: In the episode "Malice in the Palace", Larry drops a hot dog after plating them, and never notices. After setting the cat up with a hot dog, the one on the floor, along with the small amount of water, has disappeared.

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