Best TV continuity mistakes of 1964

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Marooned - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When they are listening to the radio report describing the lost boat, the professor goes from standing up to sitting down between shots.

Joe Tomlin
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Edge of Impact - S1-E16

Continuity mistake: When The Hood drives his van off the broken bridge whilst escaping the police, watch carefully; the van bounces off the rocks on the other side and starts to fall roof-first into the river below. However, when it cuts to the van falling into the water it falls in upright. (00:42:00)

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Dead Men's Doubloons - S2-E21

Continuity mistake: Interior shots of the flying sub sows the sub rocking violently but exterior shots show the sub lying still on the sea floor.

Scott215
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It Takes One to Know One - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: When Larry tells Darrin that he is going home, the blinds behind Darrin are shut, however in the close up of Darrin, the blinds are open.

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The Deadly Decoy Affair - S1-E15

Continuity mistake: In the intro, Illya gets into the car and as he's talking to Solo, finishes the last of his breakfast donut in close-up. When we cut to a two-shot, he finishes the donut all over again. (00:03:40)

Jean G
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Are You Going to Be More Permanent? - S2-E10

Continuity mistake: When Drake is leaning against the back of the park bench while talking to the tailor, in the shots over his shoulder, his watch is partially covered by his shirt cuff. In the shots from in front, his watch is completely exposed, despite his arm never moving. (00:12:25 - 00:13:00)

Captain Defenestrator Premium member
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Gomer and the Dragon Lady - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: Sgt. Carter and two buddies are drinking beer in mugs. The "Dragon Lady" flips a man - he hits the table and knocks over a beer bottle and a beer mug on to the floor. When Sgt. Carter and his buddies go back to sit at the table all three beer bottles and mugs with beer are back on the table. (00:06:00 - 00:07:00)

Snag.1
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The Fregosi Emerald - S2-E21

Continuity mistake: In the kitchen, the popover trays alternate between half empty and full between angles.

Movie Nut
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The Addams Family Goes to School - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: After Mr. Hilliard goes through gate and nears the house, it's really at the real house. A second later, he's approaching the now-familiar front porch on the studio set. This is easy to tell because the layout of the two porches are radically different.

Movie Nut
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An Act of War - S1-E13

Continuity mistake: Savage's bomber is hit and the left wing catches fire. But in the stock footage shot that follows, it's the right wing that's burning. (00:10:00)

Jean G
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Emergency Marineville - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: When the second group of Spearhead jets take off from Marineville there are only two jets, but in the next shot you can see three jets, and in the next shot there are two again.

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The Robot Spy - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: When Dr. Quest and Race Bannon find the guard unconscious, his helmet is next to his head, but later shots show his helmet has disappeared.

Scott215
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A Rope for Mingo - S2-E11

Continuity mistake: When Mingo goes to swing the gun to hit Boone the gun gets out of his hands and suddenly is back.

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The Gulf Between - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: Bud is lying on a surf board, talking to Flipper. During different camera angles, his position on the board changes. He goes from the middle to almost the top. At the end of the scene, in the wide-shot, he's always to the end of the board. He also goes from being centered with a foot on each side of the board to being on the left-side with just that foot in the water. (00:13:20 - 00:14:20)

Jai Rodrigue
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