Best TV mistakes of 1960

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Taylors in Hollywood - S6-E8

Revealing mistake: While Andy, Aunt Bee, and Opie are at the Hollywood studio watching a scene being filmed, when Andy mistakenly stands up and interrupts the filming we can see the wall and shelves behind the director, and it should look familiar because it's the wall and shelves from Floyd's shop in Mayberry.

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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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Other mistake: During the closing theme (early seasons), when Fred walks by to close the birdcage, Wilma is shown in the background sleeping and her entire mouth is missing.

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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. (00:19:00 - 00:21:20)

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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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New this month Continuity mistake: In the episode "Scheming Shemers" (1956), after Moe reaches into his tool bag to get Larry out of the drain, he holds a plunger in his left hand and a wrench in his right hand. The camera suddenly changes angles towards the sink as Moe arrives and now the plunger and wrench are each held now in the opposite hand instantly.

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