Continuity mistake: Near the beginning when Colleen and Becky are talking to the boy, there is a boy walking in the background. When he loses his hat, he is behind the boy talking to the girls. In the next shot he is already behind the two girls, which is quite a great distance to cover in a split-second. (00:06:30)Ronnie Bischof
Visible crew/equipment: Matthew is talking to Hank in the saloon about Hank's horse that Brian wants. After Hank agrees to let Brian work for him to pay for the horse, Matthew walks out of the saloon. The camera pans to the left slightly and a microphone can be seen moving behind Hanks head. (00:32:30)Lindsay LeValley Mackey
Audio problem: Just before Dorothy has her operation, Mike is seated at her desk looking through her medical books. Sully pays a visit to comfort her. During their moment, you can hear slight foot shuffling from the camera crew in the foreground - which is not coming from the outside. Also, you hear a slight grunting during a pause in their conversation.oprlvr33
Visible crew/equipment: Loren wakes Dorothy in the middle of the night to mention selling the store and taking her on a trip to New York. While seated at her bedside, you can see shadows of a crew member on the bed pillows next to her, and hear some muffled foot movement while Loren is seated, talking to her.oprlvr33
Continuity mistake: When the whole town comes to support Matthew, we can see Hank and the reverend walking up behind him. A few seconds later, we see them both again, now they're walking with Colleen and Brian, and they have just come around the corner to see what all the fuss is about.
Continuity mistake: Jesse and Brian enter the President's office from the secret passage shortly after Sen. Steward and Capt. Burgoyne leave. When the two boys hear the door rattle, Jesse whispers to Brian that somebody's coming and they race off Right. The President's desk is still in 3/4 view, and remains so as Burgoyne re-enters and goes to the desk, noticing the open cabinet door, which he checks. He hears movement and voices a threat, then goes to check the curtains only to find nothing. The camera then pans down to show Jesse and Brian hiding scared under the desk. Given the brief timespan, the two boys could not possibly have moved there without Burgyone noticing their presence.oprlvr33
Other mistake: Dr. Mike spots a charred Bible within the charred piles of books, and heads into the church. The Reverend is giving a sermon on morality, and offers Dr. Mike the floor and she briefs about certain stories in the book, which would be considered scandalous, without mentioning the book's title, then hands it to the Reverend who agrees such stories are scandalous, until he turns it over, to see that its 'The Holy Bible'. Being a Reverend, he should know The Bible cover to cover, but reacts surprised or shocked over the mentioning of the scandalous stories. (00:36:00 - 00:41:00)eaglegrad16
Factual error: Pilot: When the woman is giving birth and Dr. Quinn has to perform a c-section, she gives the baby to Mrs. Cooper, and after about a minute, she gives the baby to the mother. Dr. Quinn then leans towards Mrs. Cooper and they smile happily; she doesn't attempt to continue the "surgery". Even nowadays doctors need several minutes to close up again after a c-section, so there is no way that Dr. Quinn was anywhere near finished. Leaving the patient cut open on the bed is pretty irresponsible, something she would never do as she has to prove that she is a good M.D. (00:30:00)Ronnie Bischof
Other mistake: In the scene where Dorothy decides to join the church picnic (just before her operation) Grace is talking to her and hands her a glass of cider as Robert E. approaches. The sky is partly cloudy, but the lighting changes slightly during the shot, and at one moment, appears too bright on Dorothy just before she sets the glass down and walks away.oprlvr33
Plot hole: In the ending scene, Mike has a probable concussion from her fall, so Sully keeps her awake to prevent her slipping into a coma. They talk all night, reminiscing as Mike experiences periodic pain spasms. Their talk ends with discussion over them having another child, and then they instantly engage in an intimate moment, which would be impossible, considering her condition, and without further checkup from another doctor. Sometime later she is suddenly feeling 'cured', and they return home.oprlvr33
Factual error: Marjorie's tragic death: The Quinn family has her funeral in the town cemetery, where she did not belong, instead honoring her death with a vigil, then transporting her body back to Boston, to be buried properly with her Quinn relatives: A common respect reserved for dignitaries; which technically the Quinn family was/is, and soldiers.oprlvr33
Continuity mistake: When Dorothy is doing laundry, she grabs a large piece of linen from the washtub, as Dr. Mike approaches and they talk about Dorothy hiring a caregiver for Loren, during his stroke. As Dorothy starts cranking the linen through the wringer, she stops to protest to Dr Mike about it but then turns around holding the wrung linen in her hand, though she hadn't finished cranking it out. (00:32:30 - 00:33:20)eaglegrad16
Visible crew/equipment: When Sully visits Mike at the clinic, after dark, to console her over Dorothy's health condition. Watch as he moves past the window. You can see two control room blue screens in its reflection, alongside a boom mic, and the shadow of a long-haired crewman, who stands up, and then sits back down. Though the camera moves behind a potted plant on Mike's desk to conceal it all.eaglegrad16
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