Best TV mistakes of 1973

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Men Without Women - S1-E6

Factual error: Throughout the whole show Godber, 'Bunny' Warren, McLaren, the Prison Governor and many of the guards refer to Fletcher as a Cockney. He even identifies himself as a Cockney on a number of occasions. However, in several episodes he refers to his upbringing in Muswell Hill and in this episode he refers to his having been born there - and we see his old stamping ground in that episode when he gets a weekend's compassionate leave. Nobody from Muswell Hill would ever refer to himself as a Cockney - Muswell Hill isn't even in East London!

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Moving House - S3-E1

Revealing mistake: At the beginning when Frank is directing the vans, we see that one gets its windscreen broken by a ladder from another van. However, the glass breaks just before the ladder touches it.

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Continuity mistake: 1-18 "The Illusion of the Deadly Conglomerate": Blake tosses the trick card, and it lands on the lower right side of the target. When Dominick walks over to pull the card free, it has moved itself to the upper left portion of the target. (00:29:20)

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Continuity mistake: Interior shots of Ivy's cafe show a window in the back wall of the kitchen, visible through the door to the dining area. Exterior shots of the building show only a plain stone wall where the window should be.

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The Likely Lads: A Special Christmas Edition - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: When Bob and Thelma are driving home after shopping, the exterior shots show them about to reach the traffic lights, but when the shot switches to inside the car they take longer to reach the lights.

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Beyond the Farthest Star - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: There is an alien in a Starfleet gold shirt sitting next to Sulu. For a second, there is a human in a Starfleet red shirt, then it goes back to the gold shirt alien.

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Revealing mistake: 44/34 Nick Newman is hit from behind and knocked unconscious. However, he bows his head and braces for the blow before he is hit. (00:48:00)

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A Community of Victims - S3-E3

Continuity mistake: Officer Ripley's shoes change from black to white as he chases the ambulance, then back to black.

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