Best TV revealing mistakes of 1968

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Cloth of Gold - S4-E20

Revealing mistake: Near the end, McGarrett's boat is preceded by the wake of another boat that isn't there when the angle of the shot reverses. The wake belongs to the vessel carrying the camera crew. (00:46:45)

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Come In, Your Time Is Up - S8-E4

Revealing mistake: In the very first scene Captain Mainwaring and Sergeant Wilson cast multiple shadows despite supposedly being in bright sunshine.

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The Lay of the Land - S1-E16

Revealing mistake: Lori Chan picks Mundy up at the airport and proceeds to speed through town, spinning the steering wheel left, right and left again repeatedly. But the rear-screen projection behind them is showing footage from a car moving steadily in a straight line. (00:07:45)

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Revealing mistake: The mock-up of Clancey's ship that we see from the town never matches the stock footage of the ship at sea. Nor, apparently, did budget restraints allow for any movement of the mock-up that would make it appear to actually be floating on water. It glides into port on what is obviously wheels, perfectly level, and without a single creak or groan that a real ship would make.

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The Panel Show - S1-E6

Revealing mistake: The painted backdrop depicting the street and distant buildings is much too close to the Mayberry City Council office. As people come and go, they cast shadows on the backdrop.

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