Continuity mistake: In the kitchen at the beginning, Fran pours milk into three glasses. After she fills the third glass, she starts to put the milk down. In the next shot, she is holding the bottle up to the glass again and pours some more milk before putting the bottle down.
Continuity mistake: In the first office scene, when Fran picks up Allan Beck's resume and pages through it she is holding the pages in the middle. When the shot changes to Maxwell and he says "Yes, but I'm still flammable", watch Fran's hands in the corner of the screen. She's holding the pages by the corner.
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.
Continuity mistake: In the scene in the kitchen with Val, Fran takes two green cups and places them on the bench. She takes two teabags and places them in the cups. In the next scene the two cups are on the table with Val, and Fran carries the teabags over to them and puts them in. (00:01:55)von
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
Continuity mistake: When Mr. Sheffield is running towards the van to rescue Fran and Val, the kidnapper is watching him through binoculars but is looking through a window in the opposite direction that Mr. Sheffield is actually coming from. Mr. Sheffield is coming up the back and the guy is looking out of the side towards the front of the van but is still telling the girls what Mr. Sheffield is doing.