Best TV revealing mistakes of 1972

Please vote as you browse around to help the best rise to the top.

Emergency! picture

The Mouse - S4-E20

Revealing mistake: At the apartment complex fire, after Johnny is knocked unconscious by the explosion, when the Pasadena fireman finds him and has to lift him up, it's funny how even though Johnny's unconscious we can see that he actually helps to stand himself up, so the fireman can lift him up and carry him out.

Super Grover Premium member
More Emergency! revealing mistakes
Are You Being Served? picture

German Week - S3-E6

Revealing mistake: When Mr. Humphries and Mr. Lucas make their toast with the German mugs, Mr. Lucas' mug breaks but Mr. Humphries' does not. A moment later, when Mr. Humphries notices the mug has not broken, you can see that he crushes the mug with his hand.

More Are You Being Served? revealing mistakes
M*A*S*H picture

Rally Round the Flagg, Boys - S7-E21

Revealing mistake: When Col. Flagg holds his pistol up to stop Mr. Pak Sr. from leaving, you can see there is no magazine in the pistol.

More M*A*S*H revealing mistakes
Sanford and Son picture

My Fair Esther - S5-E9

Revealing mistake: Fred is reading from "The Joanna Rhodes Beauty Book" and the title is shown on the dust cover. When Fred tilts the book, though, the words "Winston S. Churchill" are visible on the actual book under the dust cover. Also visible is the script from which the actor is reading, tucked inside the book and held by clips.

bixxell
More Sanford and Son revealing mistakes
The Sixth Sense picture

With This Ring, I Thee Kill! - S1-E7

Revealing mistake: In the hospital, a male nurse stands by as Rhodes talks to the patient, keeping an eye on all the beeping vital-signs monitors. But there's nothing attached to the man in the bed - no wires, no leads, not even an IV.

Jean G
More The Sixth Sense revealing mistakes
Kung Fu picture

One Step to Darkness - S3-E16

Revealing mistake: David Carradine's stunt double is obvious (different face, darker hair) in the fight scene between Caine and Shelby Cross.

Scott215
More Kung Fu revealing mistakes
El Chavo del Ocho picture

Lavando el carro del Sr. Barriga - S4-E4

Revealing mistake: When everyone is fighting with the water buckets, Don Ramón (Raymond) throws water at Quico. Doña Florinda (Mrs. Worthmore) chases Don Ramón inside the neighborhood. When Quico was about to throw water at Chavo, inside the door, the shadow of Don Ramón waiting for running so Quico can throw water at his mother. Plus, when Don Ramón and Doña Florinda runs outside the neighborhood, Doña Florinda is already covering herself in the last second before getting wet.

Miguel Campos
More El Chavo del Ocho revealing mistakes
The Waltons picture

The Hot Rod - S9-E12

Revealing mistake: When John-Boy, Mary Ellen, and Verdie are bringing Jody home from the hospital, during the drive in the two shots facing the front of the car, the edge of the rear projection screen can be seen at the left side of the screen. (00:45:25)

Super Grover Premium member
More The Waltons revealing mistakes

Join the mailing list

Separate from membership, this is to get updates about mistakes in recent releases. Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Check out the mistake & trivia books, on Kindle and in paperback.