Best TV mistakes of 1969

The Brady Bunch picture

Click - S3-E11

Continuity mistake: The last line of Alice's recipe, written on the chalkboard, changes from "3 egg yolk" to "3 egg yolks" and back again.

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Jeff Swanson
Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! picture

Never Ape and Ape Man - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: Scooby finds a clump of ape hair stuck in the wine cask. It cuts to the gang, then back to the cask as they walk up and suddenly the clump of hair is twice as thick.

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Monty Python's Flying Circus picture

Wither Canada? - S1-E2

Continuity mistake: In the Marriage Counselor sketch, Deidre Pewty is wearing such a tiny miniskirt that when she sits we see she is wearing white knickers. When she undresses behind the screen she throws a pair of black knickers out.

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On the Buses picture
On the Buses mistake picture

Boxing Day Social - S5-E15

Visible crew/equipment: In the opening scene, when Inspector Blake informs Stan and Arthur that the 10:45 bus has arrived, the camera pans over to the door of the bus where another cameraman's shadow can be seen on the side of the bus.

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Vestal Virgins - S1-E1

Other mistake: The banner over the platform says "Miss Vestal Virgin 79 B.C.", when it was earlier announced several times as the 72 B.C. Vestal Virgin festival.

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Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) picture

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Other mistake: Kenneth Cope had to wear a toupee for his part. He did so, only it was initially on the wrong way, though no one pointed it out or noticed. If it ain't broke...

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Marcus Welby, M.D. picture

Nguyen - S5-E11

Continuity mistake: When Nguyen falls of a building, breaking his leg he is taken to the hospital. Laying in a bed adjacent to him is another patient. The next shot is a close up of Nguyen. When the shot goes to a far shot Nguyen is alone in his room, the other patient and his bed is gone.

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The Perils of Penelope Pitstop picture
The Perils of Penelope Pitstop mistake picture

Wild West Peril - S1-E4

Continuity mistake: When the Hooded Claw tries to kill Penelope, by tying her to a stage coach that is calculated to hit the passing train, The Anthill Mob end up on the track. The train runs them over which flattens the car and Pockets uses a spatula to get the car off him. When the car pops back into its original shape, Pockets is supposed to be lying flat on the railroad, but he can be spotted in the car.

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H.R. Pufnstuf picture

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Revealing mistake: In the song "Living Island", we see Judy frog jumping over Pufnstuf. When she goes back down, the wires holding her up and putting her down are visible.

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