Other mistake: Pretending to be Max's assistant, Fran dials a number for Bernadette Peters. The conversation is on speaker phone. The assistant says "one moment please." Niles and Fran continue talking and Maxwell comes in. Fran and Niles sheepishly hurry out of the room. Notice how, this whole time, Fran never touched the phone again to turn the phone off. So Max would hear Bernadette Peters and actually figure out Niles and Fran's plan before the episode's even halfway over.
Other mistake: About 2/3 into the show, Fran carries a box of cookies into Maggie's bedroom. The box's name brand is covered over but Fran says she brought the Mallowmars. However when they show an actual cookie they are eating, you can see it's a Snackwell Devil's Food Cake cookie, not a Mallowmar.terry s