The Brady Bunch

The Not-So-Ugly Duckling - S2-E9

Continuity mistake: When Jan comes home and tells her parents that Clark didn't notice her at school, she's wearing a white blouse with a floral design and a red ribbon in her hair, but when she gets to her bedroom and accuses Marcia, she's wearing a striped blouse and a light green hair ribbon. Then when Jan talks to Greg she's wearing a green tee shirt and a dark green ribbon, but when she asks permission to go to the store she's back in the striped blouse and light green ribbon.

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The Private Ear - S3-E9

Continuity mistake: The microphone next to the tape recorder moves from one shot to the next. (00:26:05)

Jeff Swanson
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The Personality Kid - S3-E6

Continuity mistake: When Peter comes down to answer the phone, he's wearing a blue shirt. When he hangs up the phone, his shirt color changes to a light red/pink color. Then back to blue again.

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The Tattle-Tale - S2-E10

Continuity mistake: When Cindy goes downstairs to ask "isn't anyone coming up to say goodnight?" or something similar, when Alice is talking to Mike and Carol about Sam not coming over, Cindy is wearing her pyjamas. She then gets in trouble and goes straight back up to her room and she is suddenly dressed in jeans and a top - her hair has different hair ties in it too.

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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. (00:06:15)

Jeff Swanson
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The Winner - S2-E21

Continuity mistake: When Mike and Carroll drive Bobby to the TV show for the ice cream eating contest they leave in the blue convertible. They return home in the brown station wagon.

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Fright Night - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: When Jan, Marcia, and Cindy search the boys' room Cindy finds the slide projector under Greg's bed, and when Marcia holds up the transparency slide with the "ghost" image, the close-up of the slide presents two problems. First, the "ghost" is horizontal in the wide shots, but is vertical in the close-ups, and second, the fingers holding the slide in the close-up do not belong to Marcia.

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Try, Try Again - S5-E10

Continuity mistake: In the kitchen when Jan announces that she took up tap dancing, Mike's first button goes from buttoned to unbuttoned a few times during the scene. (00:06:00)

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A Room at the Top - S4-E23

Continuity mistake: In "Our Son, the Man", Greg wants his own room. One night, while in bed, Mike and Carol discuss their options. Carol says, "How about the attic?" Mike responds with, "That would be fine if Greg were only two and a half feet tall." Later, they give Greg the den for a while. However, in "A Room at the Top", after cleaning out the attic, which was now full size, both Greg and Marcia want it for their own private room.

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The Fender Benders - S3-E23

Continuity mistake: While they're in the courtroom, when Carol is standing beside Harry Duggan in front of the board, the small red car on the board keeps changing from being straight to slanted, depending on the camera angle.

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54-40 and Fight - S1-E15

Continuity mistake: When the kids are building the card castle to see who would get to choose what they get with the stamps, Jan is putting a card on, in one shot her hair is up in a ponytail then in the other shot her hair is down. This happens back and forth when the shots change.

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Snow White and the Seven Bradys - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When Mike rides up on stage he points to the damsel in distress with his right arm extended, but in the closeup it's his left arm extended.

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54-40 and Fight - S1-E15

Continuity mistake: When Marcia takes her last turn placing a card at the top of the tall house of cards, in the shots facing her she's stressed about accidentally collapsing the cards so she holds back her charm bracelet with her left hand, but in the first shot facing the three boys Marcia's left arm is down at her side and the charm bracelet is dangling at her wrist, right beside the cards. (00:21:00)

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Juliet is the Sun - S3-E7

Continuity mistake: At the start of the episode, in the exterior shot when Jan and Peter rush through the patio door Jan doesn't have a ribbon in her hair, but in the interior shot suddenly there's a long red yarn ribbon in Jan's hair.

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Greg's Triangle - S4-E11

Continuity mistake: When Marcia is cheering in the backyard, her locket tucks itself into her shirt when she finishes.

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Fright Night - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: Mr. Brady places the bust on the half-wall behind the couch. When Alice swings her purse at it, it shatters immediately, but when the lights are turned on, it looks like all of the pieces are in the middle of the floor between the couch and chair.

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The Great Earring Caper - S4-E20

Continuity mistake: During the kids' ping pong game in the backyard, there is something white near Jan's feet that appears to be a spare ball. But in the very next shot, it's gone. (00:12:40)

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Confessions, Confessions - S2-E12

Continuity mistake: When the vase gets broken, it's easy to see that one large piece flies off the chest of drawers onto the floor. And when the boys look down at the broken vase from upstairs, three pieces are on top of the chest of drawers. But Greg - seen later trying to fix it - says something to the effect of "Good thing it only broke into three pieces." So what about the piece that flew off onto the floor? (00:02:00)

Jeff Swanson
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Season 5 generally

Continuity mistake: In episode 5-8 the girls have their walls wallpapered from pink to a yellow pattern with a white background. In the next episode it is back to the pink walls. The following episode it is back to the new wallpaper.

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A Fistful of Reasons - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: Cindy's notebooks keep changing in number and color during Peter's confrontation with Buddy. (00:21:30)

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Sergeant Emma - S3-E20

Audio problem: At the end of the show when Alice is blowing the whistle, the whole family comes to the top of the stairs. Mike says "Alice, it's 6 o'clock in the morning" Watch his mouth. It looks as though he curses and the (curse) word was dubbed out.

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Trivia: Two of the "Sound of Music" kids had guest roles: Nicholas Hammond, who played the oldest son Friedrich, was in "The Subject Was Noses", and Kym Karath, who played the youngest child Gretl, was in "Cyrano de Brady".

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54-40 and Fight - S1-E15

Question: Would someone please explain to me why Marcia did not just simply remove her dangly bracelet that endangered the girls standing in the house of cards competition after Carol said "Oh Marcia, Marcia, your bracelet"? It would have made it less stressful on her not to mention her team, and she wouldn't have had to restrain it with her other hand.

Answer: There were several episodes throughout the run of the show where Marcia was infatuated with a guy she went to school with. This bracelet could have been a gift from her then-boyfriend; as such, she would not want to take it off, as a sign of loyalty. A stupid thing to do, of course, but it's not a mistake for a character simply to be dumb.

Matty Blast

Answer: The dangling bracelet was used for dramatic purposes - to keep the audience on edge.

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